Every Shoujo Anime from the 90’s You Can’t Miss!

Anime and manga are gaining popularity worldwide and with the passage of time they are gaining more fans just as they should. While some people still only think of cartoons for kids when they hear the word anime, they are slowly realizing the media’s full potential. Through anime, a creator can talk about any kind of subject they want. And with new technology always on the way, new animes these days have great visuals and stories to brag about. The possibilities are endless when it comes to anime which is why it has so many genres.

Shoujo Anime or animes aimed at girls is one of the most popular genres of anime, nowadays only for shounen. These animes usually tell the story of a young girl, her dream and her struggles, her romances or her journey to make new friends and discover more about the world around her. While computer graphics have evolved so much over the years, the 90s and 70s had some of the most epic shoujo anime that are simply classics. Obviously they are classics because their original art design, storytelling and concept have left such a mark on the anime industry that it would be hard not to give them that status. So, here in this article, we’re counting down all the 90s shoujo animes that every anime fan should never miss!

1. Sailor Moon (1992)

Sailor Moon or Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon is a 1992 Japanese superheroine anime. It takes the theme of multiple powerful heroines from the Super Sentai series. The anime revolves around Usagi Tsukino, a high school student who gains the superpower to become a beautiful sailor soldier. She is joined by other sailors, and with them she protects the Earth from mass destruction. Sailor Moon was originally planned for only 6 months, but became so popular that it only ended after 5 years. It revolutionized shoujo anime with the magic girl soldier concept and proved once again that good storytelling always wins.

Watch Sailor Moon on Hulu or Amazon.

Sailor Moon
Sailor Moon

2. Marmalade Boy (1994)

Miki Koishikawa is a sophomore in high school and wants to live a simple life. But her life is turned upside down when her parents decide to divorce and switch partners with the Matsuura family. Though she doesn’t like the other family’s son, Yuu, at first, the two later get along. Now she’s caught between Yuu and her former crush Ginta Suou, while Yuu’s ex-girlfriend becomes her rival. This is a shoujo anime that deals with the emotions of all these people who are stuck in this situation.

Marmalade Boy has 76 episodes. Check it out on Crunchyroll.

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3. Magic Knight Rayearth (1994)

Three 8th grade girls, Hikaru Shidou, Umi Ryuuzaki, and Fuu Hououji, take their respective excursions to Tokyo Tower when they are drawn to another world called Cephiro. Cephiro is influenced by one’s will and sustained by the Pillar’s prayers. The current pillar is Princess Emeraude. And the girls’ task is to rescue her from her captor and high priest, Zagato. The girls then awaken their respective element-based magic and runic gods, which also turn into huge mecha robots.

Magic Knight Rayearth is a unique anime that combines the genres of Isekai, shoujo and Mecha. There is both action and comedy as the three girls fulfill their missions and discover more about their powers. And the glittering and vibrant images of the anime are to die for. Magic Knight Rayearth has 2 seasons with 49 episodes. Check it out here.

Magic Knight Rayearth
Magic Knight Rayearth

4. Fushigi Yugi (1995)

Here we have another Isekai shoujo anime, Fushigi Yugi, which translates to The Mysterious Game in English. The manga series it is based on is written and illustrated by Yuu Watase. The series revolves around two girls, Miaka and Yui, who are somehow drawn into the world of a novel titled “The Universe of the Four Gods” while reading it in the National Diet Library. The book is based on ancient China, but it has mythological creatures in it. Yui is brought back almost immediately, but Miaka becomes the priestess of Suzaku and has to live in this new world. Miaka must gather the seven heavenly warriors of the god Suzaku to summon Suzaku and obtain the 3 wishes. There is also the subplot where she falls in love with the Warrior Tamahome and has to battle Yui, who comes back to save her but becomes her rival for Tamahome.

Fushigi Yugi has 52 episodes in the original anime adaptation. Check it out on Amazon.

Fushigi Yuugic
Fushigi Yuugic

5. Kodomo No Omocha (1996)

Sana is a sixth grader with a perfectly happy life. Her mother is a successful author and she is the start of a children’s program called ‘Kodomo No Omocha’. The only thing that bothers her is Akito Hayama, a hyperactive boy in her class who is always out to make trouble. After seeing Akito’s example, the other boys in her class start behaving as well. Now Sana can’t go back. She decides to find out more about him and discovers that he’s not just a mean troublemaker. As time goes by, Sana helps with Akito’s family, and Akito helps with her career. It’s a shoujo anime with a good girl meets a bad boy trope that everyone should see.

Kodomo No Omocha has 102 episodes. Give it a watch.

Kodomo No Omochac
Kodomo No Omochac

6. Card Captor Sakura (1998)

It can’t be a 90s shoujo anime list without the mention of Cardcaptor Sakura. The show is extremely cute, with several action scenes as well. The story revolves around Sakura Kinomoto, who finds magical powers after accidentally releasing magical cards that her father had hidden in his personal library in the real world. Now she must embark on a dangerous yet magical journey to retrieve all these cards in order to save the world she knew. Cardcaptor Sakura has won the hearts of so many fans from different communities around the world that it is a must see anime.

The original anime has 70 episodes. Catch it on Netflix.

Cardcaptor Sakura
Cardcaptor Sakura

7. Boys About Flowers (1996)

This is a name that is popular not only among anime but also K-drama fans. The anime was based on the manga, “Hana Yori Dango”, by Yoko Kamio. It is a light-hearted rom-com series about Makino Tsukushi, a working class girl with strong ideals. She gets a scholarship to attend an elite school. She wants to lead a simple, carefree life. But that all changes when she meets Tsukasa Domyoji, the leader of the F4 boys at her school. They are a group of elites among the elites, and they have imposed a target on her.

Boys over Flowers is a story of perseverance and struggle as Tsukushi constantly struggles against the discrimination and limitations of high society. Over the years, it has gained such a fan that you can find a different version of this anime everywhere.

Watch the original anime on Crunchyroll.

Boys about flowers
Boys about flowers

8. Whisper of the Heart (1995)

Any book lover will enjoy watching “Whisper of the Heart”. This is a light-hearted, coming-of-age, musical shoujo anime film centered around Shizuku Tsukishima, an avid reader and wannabe author. One summer evening, she goes to get some books from the library, only to find that all her books were last loaned by the same boy, Seiji Amasawa. When she first sees him, he laughs at her self-written song, which puts her in a bad mood. But they later become friends when they both empathize with each other because of their dreams. Shizuku wants to be a writer, while Seiji wants to become a master luthier. He also has an alter ego that is sure to surprise you.

Whisper of the Heart is a rom-com movie with a typical boy-meets-girl trope, but so beautifully done. Watch the movie on Netflix.

Whisper of the heart
Whisper of the heart

9. Gokinjo Monogatari (1995)

Gokinjo Monogatari is a slice of life, romantic anime based on Ai Yazawa’s manga. As respected with Yazawa’s creations, it is a story of Kouda Mikako, a young fashion student with big goals. Yamaguchi Tsutomu is a very handsome boy and he lives right next to Mikako. The two are childhood friends who grow up together from adolescence to adulthood. She falls in love with him as he slowly matures. Gokinjo Monogatari is the story of their romance along with Koudo’s daily struggles as a student.

Gokinjo Monogatari

10. Escaflowne’s Vision (1996)

Escaflowne’s Vision is a fantasy, Isekai, mecha, romance series created by Shōji Kawamori. The plot centers around Hitomi Kanzaki, a 15-year-old girl who is training in reading tarot cards. But when a boy named Van fights a dragon in high school, she is drawn to another planet, Gaea. Van turns out to be the king of the land Fanelia. Her life changes forever when she gets caught up in a war in this new world. The evil Zaibach Empire wants to take over the planet. Now Hitomi must use her fortune-telling to awaken Escaflowne and defeat the Zaibach Empire.

The anime has 26 episodes and has everything a shoujo fan or a mecha fan would like. Be sure to check it out.

The vision of Escaflowne
The vision of Escaflowne

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