Saw my first anime about 13 or 14 years ago. It was on Channel 4 at about 1am (did I tell you I live in the UK). I was about 6-7 at the time. I don't know the name of the film, but it got me hooked. My interests lay dormant until the fist of the north star series was shown on C4. The interest lay dormant again for another 4-5 years until Sky digital was installed and the sci fi channel became available. It was at this point the interest became serious. The first anime I saw on the channel was Blue Sonnet (If anyone can point me in the direction of a PAL copy, please do). It was at this point that I started to aquire a collection. With in the last year the collection has gone from 5 recorded VHS to 50+ DVD's (30+films, 6+ series). This is my story. Can anyone tell us not only how you got interested, but when you got started and how big a collection you might have.