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Durarara because it is everyday slice of life with a bit of anime quirks.. also the language is very true to everyday conversation in japanese and not so much like language you hear in typical anime
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My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU is really good and the 2nd season is currently airing.
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-Clannad has cute moments
-Akatsuki no Yona has princess yona becoming tough throughtout the series
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Death Note.
It can hook anyone into anime.
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Any advice is good! Thank you!


I've moved this to the Advice, Info, Recommendations forum, and have removed off-topic posts and those that refer to hentai.

I second (or third or something) the suggestion of Yona of the Dawn. For just cute I suggest Poyopoyo (each episode is just a few minutes long). I don't particularly like cute (though I seem to be softening up a bit) or cats but I enjoyed that.

Kill la Kill's got tough girls, and is excellent, but doesn't have a lot of cute, so that's a possibility, if she's okay with a fair amount of WTF.
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I wholeheartedly agree with Clannad, Toradora, and Usagi Drop. I've shown all three of them to my wife (who used to think anime = porn), and she liked all of them. Eureka Seven might also be a nice one to add: strong women characters, mecha action, good story.

For movies, if she likes sci fi with strong female protagonists, Ghost in the Shell is a must-see. Spirited Away is also great.

In terms of manga, if she likes stories about strong women, I'd also recommend SA: Special A and Kouichi wa Maid-Sama. I wasn't impressed with either anime adaptation, but both manga are top notch.
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Thanks everyone!
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Nana is a josei classic, has a soap-opera-ish feel to it. Covers the "strong independent woman" requirement.
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Posted 4/26/15 , edited 4/28/16
Blood-C she'll love.
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First of all. Watch a dub. I know it's painful for a lot of us fans to go back there....but for a newcomer it's often a necessity. Sad to say.

As far as titles go...you can never go wrong with Death Note or Attack on Titan. Some of the girliest girls I know started by randomly watching Death Note and enjoying it. Plus- they both have dubs that are good enough to not make an otaku's ears want to die.
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