Gay Pink Husky who cant afford a fursuit.
Ninja Scroll and Akira.
Whoah trippy. The other ones apply as my other first 2 anime experiences probably, as well, but I was trying to settle on a single movie and only managed to narrow it down to the two surefire earliest among the 4 you mentioned.
Now have you watched any Fist of the North Star and really not a whole lot else other than maybe first gen Pokemon? If so we might be "casual anime" brothers.
No I'm not to casual
I've seen dozens upon dozens of other anime since then.
I even know a small amount of Japanese, because I tend to watch with subtitles only. over the years I've picked up on a few words and phrases