Anime has been around for an extremely long time and as a result, has thousands of incredible stories beloved by many.
At some point, you or someone you know will have been recommended to watch any number of these animes without a clue where to start.
Many popular gateway shows include Death Note, Dragon Ball Z, Attack on Titan, and even Pokemon. They're all great choices, but we'll be taking a look at some of the more modern additions - mainly to avoid sitting through all nine-hundred and twenty nine episodes of One Piece again.
When recommending a show or film it is often easy to confuse popularity with accessibility, whereas in truth it's key to find a good balance between the two.
For example, One Punch Man is an amazing show, that flips the shonen genre on its head. But if the viewer is not already familiar with the tropes that One Punch Man is parodying, then a lot of the jokes and messages are lost.
For this list, we've compiled some of the latest and greatest animes from multiple genres to recommend for any first timers out there.