Since I've started to live away from Japan, I've met a lot of people who've claimed to be great fans of anime, but never have I met a foreigner who knows the classics. People seem to only know of the highstream ones that have come out over the past ten years. Either that, or extremely old series that they've watched as a child, but something I've never done because they never release such old shows anymore in Japan.
There are anime series that have been going on for years in Japan and the majority of Japanese people know of such series (this includes the young and the old). I would now like to ask if there are people here in this forum (who aren't from Japan), who could give me a list of these anime series.
NB. Anime and manga series from the past that are known by the majority of Japanese people would do as well.
For once, I would like to nod and say, Yes! That's well known in Japan! hehe