Best Animes

by nashisgod | created - 22 Jan 2016 | updated - 14 Jul 2017 | Public

The best animes ive ever seen

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1. Hunter x Hunter (2011–2014)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Gon Freecss aspires to become a Hunter, an exceptional being capable of greatness. With his friends and his potential, he seeks for his father who left him when he was younger.

Stars: Issei Futamata, Megumi Han, Cristina Valenzuela, Mariya Ise

Votes: 44,816

Raised the bar to a level that i didnt think was possible. Redifined the term "originality" in todays era of anime. Everything about it is pure genius, as the friendship between a bratty child assassin and a ditsy jungle boy will more than prove.

2. Tokyo Ghoul (2014)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

A Tokyo college student is attacked by a ghoul, a superpowered human who feeds on human flesh. He survives, but has become part ghoul and becomes a fugitive on the run.

Stars: Natsuki Hanae, Austin Tindle, Sora Amamiya, Brina Palencia

Votes: 30,836

Literally the most "gut wrenching" family oriented show iver seen. An instant classic, esp when kaneki discovers his soul.

3. Akame ga Kill! (2014)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

A countryside boy named Tatsumi sets out on a journey to The Capital to make a name for himself and met a seemingly dangerous group of Assassins known as Night Raid. Their journey begins.

Stars: Sôma Saitô, Corey Hartzog, Sora Amamiya, Molly Searcy

Votes: 13,634

Aw man, if only it was longer. Amazingly lovable characters despite their lack of development, with insane action, and the goal of all goals. Mightve been my favorite if it were longer.

4. One Punch Man (2015– )

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

The story of Saitama, a hero that does it just for fun & can defeat his enemies with a single punch.

Stars: Makoto Furukawa, Kaito Ishikawa, Max Mittelman, Zach Aguilar

Votes: 102,374

Cant help but smile at this one. Warning, entitled pompous intellectuals will have a hissy fit at the "simplicity" of it.

5. Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (2016– )

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A large group of survivors seek shelter while travelling on a train after their station was attacked by aggressive, undead creatures called Kabane.

Stars: Robbie Daymond, Ben Diskin, Richard Epcar, Doug Erholtz

Votes: 3,670

I'll probably end up liking it more than attack on titan, and i love attack on titan.

6. The Legend of the Legendary Heroes (2010– )

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Adventure

Also known as The Legend of the Legendary heroes, follows three main characters: A dongo-obsessed female, a peace-crazy half noble, and a lazy nap-taking mage. The mage is the main ... See full summary »

Stars: Luci Christian, Eric Vale, Todd Haberkorn, Kyle Hebert

Votes: 470

Written by the brilliant kagami takaya, the same author of seraph of the end. Im still heartbroken this wasnt continued. The most underrated anime ever.

7. My Hero Academia (2016– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A superhero-loving boy without any powers is determined to enroll in a prestigious hero academy and learn what it really means to be a hero.

Stars: Daiki Yamashita, Justin Briner, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Ayane Sakura

Votes: 26,127

punk vibe and all, this one is amazing. despite engulfing me with its brilliant humor it still manages to pull off the passion and rage elements quite well. in that regard its the closest ive seen to hxh in a long time. cant wait to see where it leads.

8. Attack on Titan (2013– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Yeager vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.

Stars: Marina Inoue, Yûki Kaji, Yui Ishikawa, Josh Grelle

Votes: 140,352

Makes stuff like the oscars an even bigger joke. Very intense, passionate, and truly questions the meaning of freedom.

9. Samurai Champloo (2004–2005)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the "samurai who smells of sunflowers."

Stars: Kazuya Nakai, Ginpei Sato, Ayako Kawasumi, Steve Blum

Votes: 37,885

Coolest show ever.

10. Gyangusuta (2015– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

In the city of Ergastulum, a shady ville filled with made men and petty thieves, whores on the make and cops on the take, there are some deeds too dirty for even its jaded inhabitants to ... See full summary »

Stars: Mamiko Noto, Felecia Angelle, Jun'ichi Suwabe, Kenjirô Tsuda

Votes: 1,778

The modern day cowboy bebop. Absolutely brilliant.

11. Owari no serafu (2015– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

In 2012, the world allegedly comes to an end at the hands of a human-made virus, ravaging the global populace and leaving only children untouched. It is at this time that vampires emerge from the recesses of the earth.

Stars: Miyu Irino, Micah Solusod, Saori Hayami, Nobuhiko Okamoto

Votes: 2,906

Could very well pass hellsing as best vampire anime ever. I have faith in mahiru to make sure that happens.

12. Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files (1992–1995)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

One day, 14-year-old Yusuke Urameshi suddenly finds himself dead, having died pushing a child out of the way of oncoming traffic. Since he has such a bad personality, even the Spirit World ... See full summary »

Stars: Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Christopher Sabat, Cynthia Cranz

Votes: 10,665

Still ahead of its time.

13. Deadman Wonderland (2011)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

After being falsely convicted for the murder of his entire class, a young man must learn to survive in a mysterious prison with a perverted take on incarceration while also looking to clear his name.

Stars: Greg Ayres, Kana Hanazawa, Romi Pak, Monica Rial

Votes: 8,412

I always wear mittens now.

14. Claymore (2007)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

In a world rife with deadly creatures called "youma", a young silver eyed woman, Clare, works on behalf of an organization that trains female youma halfbreeds into warriors with the ability... See full summary »

Stars: Todd Haberkorn, Stephanie Young, Houko Kuwashima, Cherami Leigh

Votes: 11,681

Dont mess with 47.

15. The Seven Deadly Sins (2014– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The legend of the confrontation between the Seven Deadly Sins and the Holy Knights.

Stars: Yûki Kaji, Rintarou Nishi, Misaki Kuno, Bryce Papenbrook

Votes: 18,277

A pervy child leader, a jealous powty girl giant, and others look to rid their sins in an attempt to overthrow a corrupt kingdom. Great action and the humor definitely grew on me.

16. Hellsing Ultimate (2006–2012)

Not Rated | 50 min | Animation, Action, Drama

The vampire Alucard, his master Sir Integra Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing, and his newly sired ward Seras Victoria, try to protect England from a war-crazed SS-Major who seeks to start an eternal war with his vampire army.

Stars: Katie Gray, Crispin Freeman, Victoria Harwood, Ralph Lister

Votes: 18,557

Yes my master. Best vampire anime ever.

17. Cowboy Bebop (1998–1999)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.

Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara, Steve Blum

Votes: 82,977

All about that real folk blues.

18. Brave 10 (2012– )

24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

A girl being pursued by assassins runs into a ronin samurai. He saves her and subsequently can't get rid of her, as she begs for him to escort her to a nearby castle. Once there the lord is... See full summary »

Stars: Yu Asakawa, Tetsuya Kakihara, Hiroshi Kamiya, Izumi Kitta

Votes: 321

A very underrated one. Like many on here, didnt get the respect it deserved.

19. Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai (1996–1999)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The adventures of a young wandering swordsman who stumbles upon a struggling martial arts school in Meiji era Japan.

Stars: Mayo Suzukaze, Richard Cansino, Dorothy Elias-Fahn, Rebecca Forstadt

Votes: 16,915

Duh

20. Bleach: Burîchi (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

High school student Kurosaki Ichigo is unlike any ordinary kid because he can see ghosts. After an accident with a hollow, he got a power.So begins Kurosaki Ichigo's training and duty as a Shinigami, Soul Reaper.

Stars: Johnny Yong Bosch, Michelle Ruff, Stephanie Sheh, Jamieson Price

Votes: 41,558

Obviously fillers and lack of bankais excluded.

21. Riddle Story of Devil (2014– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Thriller

Tokaku Azuma is a heartless teenage assassin on a mission of death. She's been sent to a prestigious, all-girls boarding school to compete in an assassination game against eleven other ... See full summary »

Stars: Morgan Berry, Hisako Kanemoto, Lauren Landa, Jamie Marchi

Votes: 302

A funky ending, but great show nonetheless. A very yin and yang approach to the assassin world.

22. Peace Maker Kurogane (2003– )

24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Two brothers in need of money join the shinsengumi during the revolution of the meji era. The series follows the brothers and introduces famous names from history such as cito and okito. ... See full summary »

Stars: David Born, Greg Ayres, Luci Christian, Yumiko Kobayashi

Votes: 241

An excellent samurai series.

23. Erufen rîto (2004)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

Two university students come across a seemingly harmless girl named Lucy, unaware that she's actually a mutant serial killer with a split personality.

Stars: Sanae Kobayashi, Chihiro Suzuki, Mamiko Noto, Adam Conlon

Votes: 28,459

Quite the lullaby. As underrated as it gets.

24. Basilisk: The Kouga Ninja Scrolls (2005)

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

The year is 1614 AD. Two warring ninja clans, each supporting a son of Hidetada Tokugawa as the next shogun, send ten representatives each to fight to the death for the possession Tokugawa ... See full summary »

Stars: Laura Bailey, Nana Mizuki, Kôsuke Toriumi, Troy Baker

Votes: 3,483

A showdown between the 2 most ruthless ninja clans in history. Classic.

25. Blood Lad (2013)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

A fight to decide the survival of mankind. A boy is chosen to save and pay back what he has lost. Will he win and live to see another day or fail resulting in the death of all mankind?

Stars: Xanthe Huynh, Iori Nomizu, Bryce Papenbrook, Ryôta Ôsaka

Votes: 1,456

a lazy delinquent demon king who loves human culture? look no further.

26. Mushibugyo (2013– )

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Well for starters the plot is about a young Samurai called Jinbei Tsukishima who joins the insect magistrate office which is an organization created to fight against giant insects who have invaded the earth.

Stars: Kenichiro Ohashi, Rumi Okubo, Takuma Terashima

Votes: 94

A bit corny, but the action and artwork is great.

27. Fairy Tail (2009–2019)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Lucy, an aspiring Celestial Wizard, becomes a friend and ally to powerful wizards Natsu, Gray, and Erza, who are part of the (in)famous wizard guild, Fairy Tail.

Stars: Todd Haberkorn, Cherami Leigh, Tia Lynn Ballard, Tetsuya Kakihara

Votes: 18,906

Like naruto, fairy tail is also a great kid show thats survived the test of time. If youre on the uppity side then swallow your pride, punch a hole in a wall, and enjoy a very "happy" show with wizard clans, dragons, and the most adorable talking cat ever.

28. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009–2012)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Two brothers search for a Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to revive their deceased mother goes awry and leaves them in damaged physical forms.

Stars: Kent Williams, Iemasa Kayumi, Vic Mignogna, Muriel Hofmann

Votes: 104,926

A unique show that attracts all ages and explores the world of alchemy.

29. Naruto: Shippûden (2007–2017)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Naruto Uzumaki, is a loud, hyperactive, adolescent ninja who constantly searches for approval and recognition, as well as to become Hokage, who is acknowledged as the leader and strongest of all ninja in the village.

Stars: Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, Kate Higgins, Chie Nakamura

Votes: 73,306

Obviously one of the most popular animes ever. Certainly not my favorite but it is a great show for kids, and no one can deny that Naruto has produced some of the most awe inspiring fights weve ever seen.

30. Dragon Ball Z (1996–2003)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

After learning that he is from another planet, a warrior named Goku and his friends are prompted to defend it from an onslaught of extraterrestrial enemies.

Stars: Doc Harris, Christopher Sabat, Scott McNeil, Sean Schemmel

Votes: 108,044

The god of anime.

31. Samurai 7 (2004)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Set in an alternate feudal Japan where mechas and giant airships are a common thing for humans to see. With in this time period is a small village that gets raided by bandits during every ... See full summary »

Stars: R. Bruce Elliott, Christopher Sabat, Sean Teague, Colleen Clinkenbeard

Votes: 3,635

A futuristic version of the legendary story. Embraces the samurai code very well.

32. Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic (2012–2014)

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Aladdin, Alibaba, and Morgiana go their separate ways after spending time together in Sindria to develop their own strengths, make new friends and prepare for what is coming.

Stars: Kaori Ishihara, Yûki Kaji, Haruka Tomatsu, Erik Scott Kimerer

Votes: 2,695

Very different story from that other alladin. Great action, magic, and humor while embracing the bonds of friendship against the tyranny of well, quite a few monarchys.

33. Noragami (2014–2016)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A minor god seeking to gain widespread worship teams up with a human girl he saved to gain fame, recognition and at least one shrine dedicated to him.

Stars: Hiroshi Kamiya, Maaya Uchida, Yûki Kaji, Bryn Apprill

Votes: 9,522

The best homeless demi god youll ever see.

34. Bungou Stray Dogs (2016– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Nakajima Atsushi was kicked out of his orphanage, and now he has no place to go and no food. While he is standing by a river, on the brink of starvation, he rescues a man whimsically ... See full summary »

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Kaiji Tang, Max Mittelman, Yûto Uemura

Votes: 1,906

Wanting to commit suicide in a trenchcoat has never seemed cooler.

35. The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water (2015– )

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

The Academy City on the water, Rikka (also known as Asterisk) is the world's largest stage for the integrated battle entertainment, "Star Wars Festival." The young boys and girls of the "... See full summary »

Stars: Atsushi Tamaru, Ai Kakuma, Kira Buckland, Erik Scott Kimerer

Votes: 1,179

Surprisingly enjoyable. Great action, corny yet very well thought out characters, and a plot that seems to add much more to the naked eye with each episode. Many more layers than i originally expected.



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