First anime for previews/commercial breaks?

What was the first anime TV series to show previews for the next episode?

And what was the first anime TV series to show commercial break cards/animations?

1 Answer

  • 10 months ago

    Don’t know if we could possibly track that down as there’s so many anime to exist, and the concepts may very well originate from live action shows of the time. I know that Mobile Suit Gundam (1979) does both those things, and I believe Space Battleship Yamato (1974) does as well. So if you wanted you could just keep going back a couple years at a time looking at the major shows of the 60s and extrapolate from then.

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