5 Wildly Popular Anime That Never Made a Splash in the West

How many of these series are you familiar with?

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Look, even the most dedicated anime viewers can't possibly expect to be familiar with every single series. That goes for the really popular shows, too, which is a topic Crunchyroll recently explored on its YouTube channel. Dive in below for an exploration of 5 anime that have made a lasting impact on Japanese viewers, but didn't quite reach the same level of notoriety in the west. 

 

See how many are news to you in the video below, and let us know if you're fans of any of the shows in the comments!  

 

 

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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