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  • ♪ (upbeat theme music) ♪

  • - (Vincent) Today we're gonna see how well you know '90s anime.

  • - Oh, no.

  • - That's not a thing that I know if I know or not.

  • - I don't even know anime at all.

  • Like, I barely know what that word means.

  • - I recently got into animes.

  • I think I'll know some of them.

  • - I know anime pretty well.

  • '90s anime, I'll know, like, Cowboy Bebop.

  • - My godbrother, who was 14 years old when I was born,

  • he was really big on '90s anime.

  • I'd just go back to his room.

  • We'd play video games or watch '90s anime.

  • - I got this. I watch anime so much. Oh my god.

  • ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪

  • - ♪ Fighting evil by moonlight

  • - I've seen memes of this on Tumblr.

  • - It looks super familiar.

  • - Oh, Sailor Moon.

  • - Oh, this is Sailor Moon.

  • - (singing along) ♪ She is the one named Sailor Moon

  • - ♪ Fighting evil by moonlight

  • Winning love by daylight ♪ - This is, like,

  • top-quality animation right here.

  • - ♪ With her Sailor Scouts to help fight

  • - She's, like, feminist as [bleep].

  • - She's legit though. Girl power.

  • - I had the biggest crush on her too, bro, but she's a cartoon.

  • - It's so cute. It has the '90s charm.

  • They do, like, the, "Ah."

  • - That's a show that I've heard everything about

  • but I've seen, like, half of an episode.

  • - (Vincent) This theme, do you know it?

  • - No, I have no idea what it is.

  • - Something Moon.

  • - I'm, like, 100% sure that's Sailor Moon.

  • - Sailor Moon.

  • -Sailor Moon.

  • - It's Sailor Moon, obviously.

  • - (Vincent) This is from the hugely popular Sailor Moon.

  • - Sailor Moon!

  • I used to watch it all the time as a kid.

  • I have it on cassette also.

  • - I have never heard of that. I've been under a rock apparently.

  • - Sailor Moon is one of the most popular anime and mangas

  • of all time, selling over 35 million copies worldwide.

  • - Well, damn. Is it really that good?

  • - It's a classic anime,

  • and I'm pretty sure everyone knows who she is.

  • - It really appeals to the wide audience that's like,

  • "We don't have enough female protagonists,"

  • because there are so many strong female characters in that show.

  • Just a cool thing to see.

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  • - ♪ Zankoku... ♪

  • - "Gainax." "Goku"? I heard "Goku."

  • - (gasps) Evangelion.

  • - ♪ Shonen yo... ♪

  • - Is this, like, the story of Jesus Christ?

  • It's got trees and angel wings.

  • ♪ (uptempo brass music) ♪ - Ooh.

  • - This is definitely '90s music.

  • - Yeah, no. I have no idea what this is.

  • - ♪ Kono sora wo daite... ♪

  • - Sadly, I don't recognize that giant mechanized robot.

  • - ♪ ...yo, shinwa ni nare

  • - This looks dramatic, whatever it is.

  • - There was a robot, and there was a little boy.

  • So it's Transformers. I have no clue.

  • - (Finebros) Do you know it? - No.

  • - I've heard of it, I feel like. But I don't know it.

  • - I'm just gonna say Gundam.

  • - I was gonna go with Gundam, but I don't think it is.

  • - It's Evangelion.

  • - (Vincent) This is the opening of Neon Genesis Evangelion.

  • - It's a long name.

  • - Not only have I never seen that,

  • I've never even heard of that.

  • - I've heard of that. I've never seen it.

  • - It was a great show. But it's just one of those things

  • where, like, a little too emo for me.

  • ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪

  • ♪ (heavy metal music) ♪ - Ooh, dragons. I love dragons.

  • - ♪ (mimicking guitar chords) ♪

  • - Oh! Dragon Ball Z.

  • - Dragon Ball Z. Right?

  • ♪ (intense rock music) ♪

  • - This is my life! Oh my god.

  • - Super Saiyan.

  • - This is like the most-- I think the most famous

  • anime of all time.

  • - That's a show that I watched 500 episodes of and was like,

  • "Oh, I'm not even a quarter of the way through.

  • I'm gonna not finish this."

  • - (Vincent) This one, do you know it?

  • - That is Dragon Ball Z?

  • - Dragon Ball Z.

  • - Dragon Ball Z!

  • - Dragon Ball Z was my shit when I was younger.

  • - (Vincent) The DBZ franchise, though starting decades ago,

  • is still very popular and known by most teenagers today,

  • unlike other animes. - It's such a-- it's so awesome.

  • You can watch an episode and be so hooked

  • that you have to keep going. It makes you an addict.

  • - It's such a big show internationally too.

  • Like, when I went to Pakistan, kids were watching this dubbed.

  • - Great show. It got super-awesome characters:

  • Goku, Vegeta, Nappa--

  • well, this was kind of old, so Nappa.

  • But he-- you know, he (click). Spoiler alert.

  • Vegeta kills him. It was so cool.

  • ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪

  • ♪ (big band jazz music) ♪

  • - Ooh, I've heard this before.

  • - Jazzy.

  • Oh! Okay. Oh!

  • - Oh! I know what this is.

  • - Uh, Cowboy Bebop?

  • - Cowboy Bebop.

  • - I really like this intro.

  • - Me. That's me right there with the high heels.

  • I'm just kidding. I never wear high heels.

  • - ♪ (vocalizing along) ♪

  • I exercise to this music.

  • - I've seen this somewhere.

  • I think it was on Adult Swim for a while.

  • - It's a really good show.

  • ♪ (squeaky sax playing) ♪ Cowboy Bebop! Yeah!

  • ♪ (music concluding) ♪ - I don't know this one.

  • But I like it.

  • ♪ (music ends) ♪

  • - I have no idea what that is,

  • but the level of coolness is up there.

  • - (Vincent) So do you know it? - No.

  • - It looks familiar.

  • - No clue. James Bond?

  • - Anime Sherlock with guns.

  • - I hope I'm right. Holy-- is that-- yeah.

  • Cowboy Bebop.

  • - Cowboy Bebop.

  • Space westerns are the best kind of westerns.

  • - (Vincent) This is the opening to Cowboy Bebop.

  • - Cowboy Bebop!

  • - I've heard of this!

  • On Tumblr! Everyone's been like,

  • "Oh my god, you should watch Cowboy Bebop."

  • - I'm probably gonna start watching this tonight

  • just 'cause you guys showed me this.

  • ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪

  • ♪ (hard rock music) ♪

  • - Okay, okay.

  • Trigun.

  • - Dude looks familiar.

  • - (snickers) My favorite one already,

  • 'cause the old man with no teeth.

  • - Ooh, nice revolver.

  • - Oh, I've seen this so much. I've seen this so many times.

  • ♪ (electric guitar thrashing) ♪

  • - Yeah.

  • - I feel like this is something my dad watched.

  • - I like the fact that they all have the same exact hairstyle.

  • Like, they always look like they just got electrocuted.

  • - (Vincent) How about this one? Do you know it?

  • - No.

  • - Soulcalibur.

  • - This is Trigun?

  • - It's Trigun or "Tri-goon."

  • - It's either Trigun or Six-Gun.

  • I'm going with Six-Gun.

  • - (Vincent) This is from Trigun.

  • - I actually hate my life right now.

  • - I've never heard of that.

  • - I've watched all these shows. I just don't know the name.

  • - I watched this one anime review guy

  • who just reviews all these different old animes.

  • His name's, I think, Glass-- Arkada?

  • So I know a lot of this stuff through him.

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  • ♪ (dramatic electropop music) ♪

  • - This is Voltron, huh?

  • - All right, I don't know this one yet.

  • - Gundam.

  • - This is Gundam. This is for sure Gundam.

  • - ♪ (singing in Japanese) ♪

  • - What is going on?

  • - There's robots, Power Rangers.

  • - This is like the Asian Transformers thing.

  • I know this. What is this called?

  • - It's... Power Rangers?

  • - This is my absolute shit. It still is my shit.

  • - (Vincent) How about this? Do you know it?

  • - I don't know.

  • - It's not Transformers. It's just mech suits.

  • - I'm gonna go with GoBots.

  • - It's Gundam, I know that.

  • - It's Gundam Wing.

  • - (Vincent) This was the opening to Mobile Suit Gundam Wing.

  • - Yeah, I don't know what that is.

  • - I've heard of Gundam.

  • I haven't watched a lot of mech shows.

  • - Main reasons I wanted to be an engineer as a kid

  • is so that I can make one of these.

  • But then my dad told me, "Yo, this is only in cartoons."

  • ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪

  • - ♪ I wanna be... ♪

  • - Pokémon! Something I know!

  • - Everyone knows this theme song.

  • - (singing along) ♪ To catch them is my real test

  • - (singing along) ♪ To train them is my cause

  • - I love this show so much.

  • - The greatest show of all time, hands down.

  • Don't even argue with me.

  • - I don't-- I know there's gonna be people singing along to this.

  • - (singing along) ♪ The power that's inside

  • - (singing along) ♪ Pokémon

  • - This was such a heartfelt song.

  • If you love this show, you would feel this.

  • - ♪ I know it's my destiny

  • Pokémon, oh

  • - (singing along) ♪ You're my best friend

  • - (singing along) ♪ In a world we must defend

  • - Join in. Ready?

  • Gotta catch 'em all, gotta catch 'em all

  • Pokémon

  • - I love Pokémon so much!

  • It's like, top five favorite shows.

  • - (Vincent) Last one: do you know it? - Pokémon.

  • - I've seen it. It's Pokémon.

  • - Pokémon, man, the greatest show of all time.

  • - Pokémon. (chortles) Pokémon.

  • - (Vincent) This is of course the theme

  • to the popular series Pokémon. - Yes, it is.

  • - It's iconic.

  • - If you don't know Pokémon,

  • then you're literally living under a rock, like for real.

  • Like, even if you're living under a rock, that's Pokémon.

  • You know what Pokémon is.

  • - (Vincent) Pokémon is another huge anime franchise

  • that has stood the test of time,

  • with numerous movies, games, and trading cards.

  • The show's been in constant syndication

  • since it began nearly 20 years ago

  • and currently has aired over 900 episodes. - 900?

  • - Dang, that's a lot.

  • - What do they do for 900 episodes?

  • - The genius thing about Pokémon

  • is that they didn't just create a series;

  • they created a universe around it.

  • - I've been watching since season 1, episode 1.

  • On my 16-hour flight to Dubai, I watched 10 episodes in a row,

  • starting from season 1. The girl next to me was like,

  • "This kid's like 19. What is he watching?"

  • I'm like, "Pokémon. What do you mean?"

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  • - Bye!

  • - Kamehameha!!!

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