Which Anime Needs a Reboot?

Slam Dunk, definitely.  I want a Slam Dunk with a nicer art style and smoother animation plus I want an anime that adapts the entire manga from beginning till the end.

Hmmmm.  Another one would probably be City Hunter, Cat’s Eye, and oh yeah, I want a reboot for Trigun.  Now that would be awesome.

How about you?  Do you have any anime series that you want to have a reboot?


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55 thoughts on “Which Anime Needs a Reboot?”

    1. I don’t think the Kuroko would immediately get a reboot since it’s only a few years since it ended. Perhaps in a few years when we’re older, they’re gonna reboot it. Same with Psycho pass. Anyway, thanks a lot for dropping by and sharing your thoughts with me. I appreciate it. Cheers!

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  1. A reboot of Rurouni Kenshin would be nice. I love the existing anime but it didn’t follow the manga to the end. If they rebooted the entire thing, following the manga from start to end, it’ll be awesome.

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  2. Ranma ½, Saint Seiya and Campione.

    Ranma ½ because while the story is still good, the animation is kinda old fashioned. The artists can do better now. They ought to do a reboot while retaining the original plot.

    Saint Seiya was never completed btw. The left the final arc un-animated. They should do a re-boot anime based on the original manga. I hate the S.S Omega.

    Campione because I like the light novel. It is a shame that so many interesting story arcs in the light novel never made it to the anime. They ought to do a re-boot and follow the light novel more faithfully his time round.

    Oh yeah, and Hell Teacher as well. They can do better animation now.

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    1. Oh my gosh. You just reminded me of Hell Teacher Nube. That was one of the staples of my childhood alongsode DB, HxH, Yu Yu Hakusho & those series. I agree. I would love to watch a reboot of it, but I’m not feeling very optimistic that it would happen. . .but we’ll never know.

      I also totally agree with Ranma 1/2. Ah, the nostalgia. I think that this seroes has the highest change of getting a reboot compared to the others you mentioned. As for Saint Seiya, I know I watched it when I was a kid but I don’t remember much of because it didn’t appeal much to me. Nice choices. Thanks for dropping by and sharing these with me. Keep on watching anime. Cheers!

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  3. The Rose of Versailles because the stiff older art is what turns people off from a masterpiece of storytelling and history. I honestly don’t mind the visuals, but it’d always be welcome if ufotable did a four-film reboot for the classic shoujo. They’d do a fantastic job at contrasting the glittery bits and the darker, more sophisticated tone.

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  4. Ooh, SLAM DUNK INDEED. And Prince of Tennis, old as sin too. Also Whistle! deserves a complete adaptation. It’d be great to see older anime adapted, like Saint Seiya. I just feel like 60-80’s anime have a lot of good qualities and just need a washing to become pretty and modern really!
    I’d love some mahou shoujos like CCSakura to get one too, or at least just a washing to look less grainy~
    TBH, I just them all to get washed and nice again o.(+・`ω・+).o

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    1. Yes yes yes! I was obsessed with PoT when it just came out. I love Atobe! Ehehehe~ I didn’t like Whistle! all that much but if they make a reboot, of course I’ll watch it. I love sports anime. Speaking of Cardcaptor Sakura, I’m also thinking of Magic Knight Rayearth. Do you know it? I used to love it as a kid.

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      1. Whistle manga made me cry loads, so I’m sad the anime is as old as it is, ditto for Tenipuri. I really want them to make them new and pretty hnnng
        Atobe and Ryoma hnng ᴗ<๑)
        Never ended up watching or reading Magic Knight Rayearth, but I do want to!

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      2. Cool. Let’s be optimistic. We’ll never know. Whistle might get a reboot and it might be awesome. That would be great. Oh yeah. That’s what I’m hoping for Atobe, Ryoma & Tezuka of course. But if there ever was a reboot, I kinda hoped that the original seiyuu would still voice them. Oh well. We’ll see.
        I used to watch Magic Knight Rayearth. I loved it as a kid.

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      3. Magic Knight was awesome when I was a kid. It’s magical girl-mecha-shoujo romance. I don’t think I’ll enjoy it as much now as an adult but I still have lots of fond memories of it.

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      4. I know, right? I frankly don’t remember much of its plot anymore because it’s been so long. I was literally a little girl the last time I watched it. Anyway, thanks for the discussion. I appreciate it. 😉

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    1. Ahahaha! I don’t think I’m not ready for a DB Super reboot yet. It’s too recent for me. But it’ll definitely be a good idea in about 10 years, I think, so that newer generation can enjoy it with much BETTER animation and story (hopefully).

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  5. I’ll be frank and say: Sword Art Online. SAO just has a really cool concept, though common nowadays, still had the exact flavor I wanted. It has this amazing art style and animation, to some extent everything had AMAZING potential even the characters! I just wish they’d redo it and do it..right.

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    1. I actually disagree. I liked both the Tokyo Ghoul manga and anime. The path that the anime took is very interesting, although I must agree that it felt rushed. However, I liked that we can follow 2 differing plots. But on another hand, of course I want a Tokyo Ghoul anime loyal to the manga. But I never thought for a second that the anime is atrocious.

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      1. Oh, so that’s what you meant. But don’t most anime series like that? I know ONE PIECE does it and it’s my favourite. But it’s not the best example, I guess because even as a big fan, it does have horrible animation at times. I think Initial D did it too.

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      1. True, but that doesn’t mean that I wouldn’t want some series to have reboots just like how you think Bebop doesn’t need one. But I personally want to see a reboot, even if it was already great the first time around.

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