Are you able to remember the first show that really got you hooked into anime? Well, find some junk food and your nostalgia glasses because we’re counting down the 30 shows that made us want to watch more anime.

Anime fans have voted for their gateway show through a survey based around the fan-voting customary ranking system known as Charapedia.

Out of a total of 10,000 votes, the top 30 anime shows that will most likely make you an addict are:

30. Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica with 192 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica visual haruhichan.com series

29. Digimon Adventure with 201 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Digimon Adventure visual haruhichan.com series

28. Shakugan no Shana with 202 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Shakugan no Shana visual haruhichan.com series

27. Doraemon with 204 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Doraemon visual haruhichan.com series

26. Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni with 207 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni visual haruhichan.com series

25. Angel Beatswith 210 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Angel Beats! haruhichan.com series

24. Yu Yu Hakusho with 227 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Yu Yu Hakusho haruhichan.com series

23. Free! with 254 pointsFree! Eternal Summer anime

22. Naruto with 275 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Naruto haruhichan.com series

21. Mobile Suit Gundam with 314 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Mobile Suit Gundam haruhichan.com series

20. Monogatari with 321 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Monogatari series haruhichan.com series

19. Saraba Uchuu Senkan Yamato: Ai no Senshitachi with 323 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30  Saraba Uchuu Senkan Yamato Ai no Senshitachi haruhichan.com series

18. Detective Conan  with 338 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Detective Conan haruhichan.com series

17. Fullmetal Alchemist with 350 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Fullmetal Alchemist haruhichan.com series

16. Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch  with 351 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Code Geass Hangyaku no Lelouch haruhichan.com series

15. Dragon Ball with 380 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Dragon Ball  haruhichan.com series

14. Mobile Suit Gundam SEED  with 383 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Mobile Suit Gundam SEED haruhichan.com series

13. Cardcaptor Sakura with 392 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Cardcaptor Sakura haruhichan.com series

12. Shingeki no Kyojin  with 399 pointsShingeki-no-Kyojin-Visual

11. Prince of Tennis with 411 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Prince of Tennis haruhichan.com series

10. Clannad with 420 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Clannad haruhichan.com series

9. Kuroko no Basuke with 450 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Kuroko no Basuke haruhichan.com series

8. Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu with 465 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu series haruhichan.com

7. Sailor Moon with 492 pointsSailor Moon Season 1 Viz release

6. One Piece with 536 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 One Piece haruhichan.com series

5. Neon Genesis Evangelion with 552 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Neon Genesis Evangelion haruhichan.com series

4. Gintama with 645 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Gintama haruhichan.com series

3. K-Onwith 666 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 K-On!! haruhichan.com series

2. Sword Art Online with 678 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Sword Art Online haruhichan.com series

1. Toaru Majutsu no Index with 746 pointsTop 30 addicting anime Top 30 Toaru Majutsu no Index haruhichan.com series

What was the first anime series you watched that got you hooked? Let us know in the comments below.

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