Series of posts on anime trends in the first decade of the 21st
Part 1: Looking Back by sdshamshel
Reflection on the trends of the decade.
decade: From ‘Japan Cool’ to ‘cooling off’
by Matt Alt
“I was surprised and shocked to witness the rise of anime in
the 1990s, and now I feel those same emotions again as I watch it
collapse in slow motion. Truly, the early 2000s timeline reads like
the plot of an epic novel with an appropriately apocalyptic anime
– Decade Summary Part 1 by Psgels
Very detailed post listing top three shows for each year and
season with brief impressions.
Well-described unordered list of favorites with some
50 Anime Series of the Decade by Gaguri
Excellent ordered list with over 4000 words, characterizing each
anime. This list inspired several other people to create their own
50 animes of the
decade by Sasa
Ordered list that includes many all-time favorites as well.
50 Anime of the decade by Cokematic
Ordered list that also includes anime movies and OVAs.
List with brief impressions by genre.
Favorites: 2000-2009 by Animekritik
Heading to a deserted island? Take these five shows with you
Ordered lists that feature some not very widely-known anime.
“…a good show should always be a good show no matter
the subject matter and the intended audience.”
Ordered list with links to full reviews.
(+) Anime Worth Taking With Us Into the Next Decade by
“a list of every single worthwhile anime of the past
Top five anime series, movies, and OPs
Selection of anime by year with commentary.
Ordered list with commentary.
“My list of twenty titles that made an impact upon me in
this past decade. “
Top Eleven Anime Of The Decade by Omisyth
Ordered list with impressions for each show.
Ordered list with commentary, including an anime that is described
simply as “perfection”.
“…a decade of wonderful anime titles, most of them
contributing to my all-time best list”
Ordered list of 50 anime with commentary.
Anime of the Decade: 2000-2009 by Kitsune
Ordered list with AMVs, OP/EDs, excerpts from anime, and links to
Awesomest Anime of the Decade (2000-2009) by Brikhaus
“My list probably won’t sit well with the pretentious
arthouse goons or the moe-loving fapboys, but rest assured these
anime are actually good shows.”
Decade Highlights by Kavik Ryx
“for all the anime I’ve missed this decade, I feel
blessed that I had the opportunity have seen these ones.”
Ordered list with an interesting choice for the top spot…
Noughties in Anime by Absolute0
“I am by no means proclaiming that these series are the best
of the decade. Some of them might be on your list, some of them might
not. Whatever the case, I definitely enjoyed these.”
Reflection on a Decade by Shadowmage
Ordered lists of top 20 series and top 20 films/OVAs.