Since my birthday draws near, I’ve compiled a list of facts that made me feel old, and will make you feel as old as me, or at least make you say “woah that’s crazy!”
1. The manga Ghost In The Shell was published TWENTY-TWO years ago:
2. The movie, SIXTEEN years ago
3. The first SAC aired in 2003 EIGHT years ago
4. Princess Mononoke’s release date:
5. The last Azumanga episode aired in:
6. The manga was released in 1999. Chiyo Chan was 8 years old then.
7. If she aged, this year she would be:
8. Yotsuba first appeared in 1998. She was 4 years old then.
9. If Yotsuba aged, this year she would be:
10. Card Captor Sakura was first serialized FIFTEEN years ago.
11. If Sakura aged, she would be a gorgeous:
12. Chobits serialized in 2001.
13. Sailor Moon was released in North America in 1995, SIXTEEN years ago.
14. Serena’s voice actress, Tracey Moore is now 51 years old.
15.Tokyo-Pop stopped printing Sailor Moon 6 years ago.
16. RadiantDreamer has been around for 5 years.
17. RadiantDreamer’s mascot “Melody” first appeared in 2008.
18. Bullets were flying in Touhou Project FIFTEEN years ago.
20. Hello Kitty is 37 years old.
Okay, so maybe she doesn’t quite need a rocker yet… But if you’ve know Hello Kitty all your life, that’s how much older you are.
21. Flamboyantly colored Mighty Morphin Power Rangers aired in North America EIGHTEEN years ago.
22. This is what the Red Ranger looks like now.
23. Amy Jo Johnson was 23 at the time she played as the spunky teenaged Pink Ranger:
24. Her current age:
25. Popular Fate Stay Night came out 7 years ago.
26. The first Haruhi publication was older:
Just 3 years after the Y2K scare!
27. But neither could top the first publication of Naruto:
28. When Naruto debuted, he was 12 years old. Today he would be:
29. To Aru Majutsu no Index first published in:
30. Evangelion first aired SIXTEEN years ago.
31. If Asuka Langley aged, that cute little red-head would be:
32. Read or Die came out 11 years ago.
33. Death Note comes close. Its first publication was EIGHT years ago in 2003.
34. The final volume was released FOUR years ago. Will L ever die?!
35. Guitars to the head OVER A DECADE AGO in 2000 with FLCL (Fooly Cooly)
36. Spike began stealing from people’s pockets in Cowboy Bebop in 1998. THIRTEEN years ago.
37. The final episode aired TWELVE years ago.
I hope you feel as old as I do right now… 😛