One Anime Opening Crawl to Rule them All

DAICON was a series of sci-fi and animation conventions held in Osaka in the 80s. Here's the phenomenally weird opening of DAICON IV, with music provided by Electric Light Orchestra.

You can compare the above video with the one below, which is the opening to the wildly-successful J-drama "Densha Otoko."

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PhD Candidate in Japan, researching Narrative in Games. Responds favorably to Thrash Metal, Karaoke, and Dungeons & Dragons.

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