SonTyler
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Time to catch em' all Nakama!

Welcome to a part 2 of my anime story. last time I gave you my full story on how I got into anime: make sure you check that out! Now it's time to go into a little bit more detail on all the anime I've seen; at the very least the ones that made an impact.
Best to start from the beginning, time to be the very best like no one was before!

So you want to be a Master?! Pokemon!

Like many of 90's babies I grew up with Pokemon. It's still popular now but it was at it's height in the late 90's. Without even knowing it this was my first anime. To be honest I don't even remember how I got started with this. Who was the one to show me Pokemon? My Mother? My Brother? Myself? Who knows? I suppose it doesn't really matter but think about it; do you know how you started watching? maybe your one of those weirdos who watched Digimon; the question still remains.
Anyway I digress. The point I was trying to make was that I don't no how I got started but it was awesome nonetheless.

The adventures of Ash and Pikachu!

Every morning before school my brother and I would wake up, put on the WB and watch as Ash Ketchem, a young boy from Pallet Town and his Pokemon Pikachu went on to become a Pokemon Master! Of course he never really got there but the adventure was still fun. This was the perfect show for a kid; it taught me so much about friendship and basic human morals. Ash may of been a numskull but he cared about his friends and Pokemon.
Pokemon got me started on the right path to being a good person and being a good friend. It was my first legit anime and although it wasn't the one that made me into an anime addict, It planted the seed that would grow into the anime tree.

Forever and Always!

Of course as a kid I watched the anime and played the games but that didn't last.

I grew up and moved on, trying to hard to be cool and leaving my Pokemon buddies behind. Twas not till High School and the release of both the Nintendo DS and Pokemon Diamond and Pearl did I return to the world of Pokemon.
I suppose it was because of an old friend that played that got me back into Pokemon as well as realizing I don't care what others think I love Pokemon and will play no matter what. I still didn't watch the show, I suppose even then I still felt childish to watch the anime.
It is a different time now and no one will question my love for Pokemon and anime. I will watch the show and play the games and no one will tell me otherwise. As of the writing of this card I am currently re-watching all of Pokemon as Ash and his friends make their way towards the Johto League!

So there you have it Nakama, my Pokemon Story.

One that seems simple but is more complex as I go on.

Do you have a Pokemon story or a story similar with a different anime?

What was your first anime?

My full anime story continues, follow the collection for more.
Thanks for reading everyone and have a great day!
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I think my pokemon story starts with the games before the anime. but those were the good ol days
I watched Pokemon when it first came on tv. It was a couple years before I started collecting the cards, but once I did, I played the card game as much as I could. I still have some cards lying around somewhere. Even a couple still in the original packaging. With the games, I think I only played Red. I love exploration games and battling, but just got kinda bored with it. Then they started adding more and more Pokemon, and I just stopped. I still like the originals, but there are just too many now.
Well I vividly remember watching Pokemon enough that it inspired me. I wanted to be the best, the very best. Maybe even like no one ever was. I still do, and sometimes this thought inspires me.
Similarly, I didn't know it, but Pokemon was definitely my first anime, not long after came Dragon Ball Z, which is when I got into anime. But what stuck with me with Pokemon wasn't the show, it was the games. The games are no doubt the best part of the series. I like the anime, but after the first couple seasons it is hard to watch. It's too obvious that it is geared toward 10 year olds, but I'll never stop loving the Indigo league and orange islands. But the games never get old, I've loved almost every generation, new and old, and their replay value is through the roof. You gotta Catch Em All
@TurtleyTurtles It's not weird to me that he's young 40 year old man could be 5'4 I wouldn't bat an eye but the REFUSAL to age him because "it's targeted to a young audience" makes ZERO sense EVERY anime under the sun has a character that experiences age through this age comes wisdom look at Naruto when IT started Naruto was the boy, now Naruto is THE MAN character growth comes with aging and Ash will FOREVER be a child as long as they pander to this "demographic" they are so desperate to keep.
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