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Japanese Magazine Lists the Anime That Have Defined the Millennium

Paprika, one millennium-defining anime

Believe it or not, we’re almost 20 years into the new millennium. Toyo Keizai, a Japanese finance magazine that also reports on pop culture, has assembled a list of 20 anime titles that have defined the first two decades of the 2000s.

In chronological order, here they are:

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002)

Voices of a Distant Star (2002)

Paprika (2006)

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (2006)

Rebuild of Evangelion film series (2007, 2009, 2012)

K-On! (2009)

Tatami Galaxy (2010)

Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011)

Tiger and Bunny (2011)

Mawaru Penguindrum (2011)

The Idolmaster (2011)

Girls und Panzer (2012)

Psycho-Pass (2012)

Wolf Children (2012)

Coppelion (2013)

Non Non Biyori (2013)

Shirobako (2014)

Sound! Euphonium (2015)

Love Live! The School Idol Movie (2015)

Mr. Osomatsu (2015)

OUSAers: do you think these films and series accurately represent the millennium? Anything you’d add? Sound off!

Source: Crunchyroll