Vision of Escaflowne

3 Short Anime You Need to Watch

Looking for something quick to binge watch? Below are 3 short (less than 50 or so episodes) Anime series that you’re sure to want more of.

My goal is to bring those quick and easy watch anime titles to everyone’s attention so that if you don’t have a lot of time on your hands but still would like to enjoy watching anime then you can have these added to your queue and be sure it was worth your time!

Without further ado..

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In this installment of Short and Sweet, I am outlining and recommending three anime:

  1. Cowboy Bebop

    Cowboy Bebop

    • Network: TV Tokyo
    • Aired: April 1998 -> December 2012
    • Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Western
    • Total # of Episodes: 26
    • My Rating: 8/10

    Join Spike and his team and they travel in space in the year 2071 to complete various contracts for “bring back alive” bounties. The team works from their spaceship, Bebop as they try to collect on various bounties and fight against rivalries from the past. Past dealings create foggy situations where the team has to learn to overcome.

    Plan your attack and start by viewing our Cowboy Bebop Series Watch Order!

  2. Trigun


    • Network: TV Tokyo
    • Aired: April 1998 -> April 2010
    • Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Western
    • Total # of Episodes: 26
    • My Rating: 7.2/10

    The $$60,000,000,000 (sixty billing double dollar) man, Vash the Stampede–as they call him, is the main protagonist in this western anime adventure series. Trouble seems to follow poor Vash everywhere he goes. Being quite the gunslinger, with quite the bounty, he is a target on every bounty hunters list. Inevitably all of the damage being caused surrounding Vash, is none other than those going through much trouble to get to him.. or get him turned in. Take a quick adventure in this 26 episode series to find out about Vash’s past and the full history of planet Gunsmoke as it is slowly unveiled until you reach the final episode and finale.

    Get on the Trigun train and start by reviewing the watch order here: Trigun Series Watch Order. Make sure you don’t miss the movie!

  3. Vision of Escaflowne aka Escaflowne

    Vision of Escaflowne

    • Network: TV Tokyo
    • Aired: April 1996 -> June 2000
    • Genre(s): Fantasy, Mecha, Romance
    • Total # of Episodes: 26
    • My Rating: 7/10

    Hitomi Kanzaki, a young teenage high school girl, is thrust into the world of planet Gaea as she meets Van on the track field, oddly enough battling a dragon. Hitomi discovers her ability to use psychic powers, which let her fit in quite well into this new world. Unbeknownst to her, she is in the middle of an age old war to stop the Zaibach Empire. As you go deeper into the plot, many of the characters unveil stunning past and present history and desires which ultimately bring us to the real reason for Planet Gaea and its existence.

    Thinking of getting started with this series? It is pretty straightforward, however make sure you don’t miss anything by checking out the Vision of Escaflowne Series Watch Order

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