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Old 10-17-2020, 01:51 PM   #1
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any suggestions besides
my little witch academia
totoro and ponyo?
anything for kids under 7 ish?

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Old 10-17-2020, 02:41 PM   #2
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Well, basically any from World Masterpiece Theater. Other recommendations, I'd say Dogtanian, D'Artagnan and the Three Musketeers, Doraemon, Shin-chan, Ninja Hattori, Kiteretsu, Kimba the White Lion, SONIC X, and so on.

Unfortunately, most of those anime series are not dubbed or subbed in English, but rather in Portuguese, Spanish, French and German.
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Old 10-17-2020, 03:13 PM   #3
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7 is a bit hard to figure. Japan sensibilities is different than English speaking, so something like the original Dragon Ball series would be seen as totally fine for kids in Jp, but not for kids in the US/UK. And depending on how new you want a series to be, it gets a little harder. When I was a kid, Voltron (GoLion) and Tranzor Z (Mazinger) were awesome shows of giant robots fighting giant monsters - so you might wanna try those out (at least the edited US versions - Voltron and Tranzor). And then something like Rurouni Kenshin might be okay since it's literally about a samurai who doesn't kill his enemies by using a non-lethal sword (at least the first season is pretty chill with it's story content of action mixed with humor). But again, that's on the action-side of storytelling versus slice-of-life stuff like The Smurfs or The Muppets would be.

Honestly, you might wanna lean more English speaking for that young of an age - most notably in the 80's and 90's eras. Voltron, Inspector Gadget, TMNT, Muppet Babies, Thundercats, Transformers, Silverhaws, etc...
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but not for kids in the US/UK.
Well, I don't remember any parents in U.K. or any other part of Europe complaining that DB, Z or GT had too much violence. Matter of fact, in some countries they'd stop everything just to watch an episode of Dragon Ball Z.

It was like going to church for them.
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What about Pokemon?
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Old 10-17-2020, 04:07 PM   #6
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Well, I don't remember any parents in U.K. or any other part of Europe complaining that DB, Z or GT had too much violence. Matter of fact, in some countries they'd stop everything just to watch an episode of Dragon Ball Z.

It was like going to church for them.
Yea, but Dragonball has child nudity, underage sexual themes, and inappropriate touching in it.

The violence is one thing, but the unedited naive story points with the sexual stuff, as innocent and humorous as it is, is still seen as a bit more obscene to English speaking audiences.
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Old 10-17-2020, 05:57 PM   #7
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Discotek Media has The Wizard Of Oz anime on Blu-Ray. It's a whole thing your family can get into watching.
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Old 10-17-2020, 06:06 PM   #8
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Kiki's Delivery Service
The Secret World of Arrietty
Flying Witch
Mary and the Witch's Flower
Bananya
Hamtaro
A Little Snow Fairy Sugar

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Old 10-17-2020, 06:40 PM   #9
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I would recommend all things Ghibli for starter. Your 7-yr-old kid will love them.

Then there are similar titles to Ghibli's such as Mary and the Witch's Flower, Okko's Inn, Mirai, Modest Heroes, The Red Turtle, etc.

Other movies from other studios that are great for young audiences as well, such as: Astro Boy, Panda Go Panda, Summer Days with Coo, to name a few.

Then there're Ronja: The Robber's Daughter, Cardcaptor Sakura, Sailor Moon, Pokemon, Digimon, etc for longer series.
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Old 10-17-2020, 10:17 PM   #10
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Cardcaptor Sakura
Yo-kai Watch
Yu-Gi-Oh!
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I forgot about Willy Fog.

The song "America, America, is a classic.

And it's dubbed in English. However, only the first season is worthwhile, not so much the second.
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Yea, but Dragonball has child nudity, underage sexual themes, and inappropriate touching in it.

The violence is one thing, but the unedited naive story points with the sexual stuff, as innocent and humorous as it is, is still seen as a bit more obscene to English speaking audiences.
Yeah..

I watched it as a kid, and that didn't bother me. People are a bit too uptight nowadays.

Disney's Pinocchio even though it kinda scares as an adult, I enjoyed it as a kid.
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Old 10-18-2020, 01:18 AM   #13
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Has your kid under the age of 7 seen a PG-13 movie already? If they can handle movies like the MCU and Michael Bay Transformers, I would suggest DBZ and Galaxy Express 999. I was 7 when I saw Galaxy Express 999 on Sci-Fi and I loved it.
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Well, I don't remember any parents in U.K. or any other part of Europe complaining that DB, Z or GT had too much violence. Matter of fact, in some countries they'd stop everything just to watch an episode of Dragon Ball Z.

It was like going to church for them.
It certainly was for me. I was NOT going to miss an episode of DBZ after getting home from school.
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zoids, digimon, dragon ball z, Pokemon, yugioh, mar, cyborg 009 and sonic x.

Personally for 7 year old's I am leaning towards violence being ok and a little nuditiy that is for comedy being OK (the way dbz uses it I mean even pixar uses it this way with movies like inside out).

I would avoid blood and gore but kids watch shows like power rangers etc at that age so violence seems to be pretty accepted at that age.

As for movies
Summer wars, mary and the witch's flower and most studio ghibli films.

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As others have said, the Studio Ghibli stuff is a good place to start. 'Spirited Away' is a solid choice. It's got fun fantasy elements, and a pretty quick pace.

Some of the Ghibli stuff is probably not good for kids that young. Although a beloved film, 'Princess Mononoke' just has too complex politics and gory depictions of animals suffering. So, I wouldn't recommend it for most young kids.
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I don't remember DBZ being to perverted so that should be fine but Dragon Ball is kind of up to the parent because there is a bunch of adult humor especially when Roshi or Oolong are involved.
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They're dvd only, but I recommend: Mighty Orbots, Galaxy High, Galaxy Rangers. They're all animated by TMS. Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers was syndicated back during the 80's while Orbots and GHS was Saturday Morning stuff.
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Cells at Work is a nice educational and entertaining anime about the human body. Though there’s some blood when the bad cells are killed. It’s on Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Netflix.

It’s getting a second season and a darker spin-off (Code Black) next year.
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There's also the English dub of Arcadia of My Youth which cut out several scenes to make it more family friendly approval in the 80s.
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