Must See Anime Series

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1. Attack on Titan (2013– )

TV-14 | 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: 129,443

2. 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: 35,668

3. Vinland Saga (2019– )

24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Thorfinn is the son of one of the Viking's greatest warriors, Thors. However, his father is killed by the mercenary leader Askeladd, who is not as powerful as Thorfinn's father, but cruel ... See full summary »

Stars: Makoto Furukawa, Hiroki Gotou, Satoshi Hino, Mitsuhiro Ichiki

Votes: 1,672

4. Death Note (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong, Ryô Naitô

Votes: 194,548

5. The Promised Neverland (2019– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

A group of the smartest kids at a seemingly perfect orphanage uncover its dark truth when they a break a rule to never leave the orphanage grounds. Once the truth is discovered, they begin to plan an escape to save all of the children.

Stars: Sumire Morohoshi, Maaya Uchida, Mariya Ise, Shinei Ueki

Votes: 4,920

6. Dr. Stone (2019– )

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

One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he's... See full summary »

Stars: Yûsuke Kobayashi, Manami Numakura, Tomoaki Maeno, Ayumu Murase

Votes: 1,603

7. One Punch Man (2015– )

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

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, Hiromichi Tezuka

Votes: 92,456

8. Made in Abyss (2017– )

TV-14 | 325 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

A girl and her robot companion search for her mother, who's lost within a vast chasm.

Stars: Miyu Tomita, Mariya Ise, Luci Christian, Brittany Lauda

Votes: 3,767

9. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba (2019– )

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

A family is attacked by demons and only two members survive - Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko, who is turning into a demon slowly. Tanjiro sets out to become a demon slayer to avenge his family and cure his sister.

Stars: Natsuki Hanae, Zach Aguilar, Akari Kitô, Hiro Shimono

Votes: 4,291

10. Mob Psycho 100 (2016– )

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

A psychic middle school boy tries to live a normal life and keep his growing powers under control, even though he constantly gets into trouble.

Stars: Setsuo Ito, Takahiro Sakurai, Akio Ôtsuka, Miyu Irino

Votes: 7,712

11. Dororo (2019– )

30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A father in pursuit of power gives parts of his new-born son to a host of demons. Years later, the son battles those demons to regain what is rightfully his.

Stars: Rio Suzuki, Mugihito, Hiroki Suzuki, Mutsumi Sasaki

Votes: 2,862

12. The Rising of the Shield Hero (2018– )

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

Stories of old tell of four otherworldly heroes - wielding the sword, spear, bow, and shield - who defended the land from wave after wave of calamity. With the fate of the world in balance,... See full summary »

Stars: Kaito Ishikawa, Asami Seto, Billy Kametz, Erica Mendez

Votes: 2,436

13. Monster (2004–2010)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

A brilliant neurosurgeon living in Germany finds his life in utter turmoil after getting involved with a psychopath that was once a former patient.

Stars: Hidenobu Kiuchi, Liam O'Brien, Mamiko Noto, Karen Strassman

Votes: 16,903

14. Naruto (2002–2007)

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

Naruto Uzumaki, a mischievous adolescent ninja, struggles as he searches for recognition and dreams of becoming the Hokage, the village's leader and strongest ninja.

Stars: Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, Du-Hui Jiang, Kate Higgins

Votes: 58,679

15. Steins;Gate (2011–2015)

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

After discovering time travel, a university student and his colleagues must use their knowledge of it to stop an evil organization and their diabolical plans.

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Asami Imai, Kana Hanazawa, Ashly Burch

Votes: 34,969

16. Goblin Slayer (2018– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

In a fantasy world, a lone hero makes his living by exterminating all goblins he encounters. But one day he meets a friend, and his life begins to become more intense.

Stars: Yuichiro Umehara, Yui Ogura, Nao Tôyama, Yûichi Nakamura

Votes: 2,361

17. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (2006–2012)

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

After being given a mysterious power to control others, an outcast prince becomes the masked leader of the rebellion against an all powerful empire

Stars: Johnny Yong Bosch, Yuri Lowenthal, Jun Fukuyama, Takahiro Sakurai

Votes: 42,309

18. Sword Art Online (2012– )

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

In the year 2022, thousands of people get trapped in a new virtual MMORPG and the lone wolf player, Kirito, works to escape.

Stars: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Bryce Papenbrook, Haruka Tomatsu, Cherami Leigh

Votes: 30,733

19. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (2018– )

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

Lonely thirty-seven-year-old Mikami Satoru is stuck in a dead-end job, unhappy with his mundane life, but after dying at the hands of a robber, he awakens to a fresh start in a fantasy ... See full summary »

Stars: Miho Okasaki, Megumi Toyoguchi, Chikahiro Kobayashi, Brittney Karbowski

Votes: 1,810

20. Kanata no Astra (2019– )

24 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

The year is 2061, when space travel is now possible and commercially viable, and the students of Caird High School embark on their Planet Camp. But soon after Group B5 arrived at their ... See full summary »

Stars: Brianna Roberts, Sakyiwaa Baah, Dawn Michelle Bennett, Dani Chambers

Votes: 274

21. 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: Iemasa Kayumi, Kent Williams, Muriel Hofmann, Lili Troncale

Votes: 95,410

22. 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, Kaito Ishikawa

Votes: 20,027

23. Hellsing (2001–2002)

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

A British taskforce, lead by the daughter of the vampire hunter Prof. Van Helsing, battles the supernatural with the aid of two vampires.

Stars: Jôji Nakata, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Fumiko Orikasa, Steven Brand

Votes: 13,266

24. The Devil Is a Part-Timer! (2013– )

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

Hilarity and fun ensues when Satan ends up in modern day Japan without any magic to return, and starts working part time in a fast food joint.

Stars: Ryôta Ôsaka, Yôko Hikasa, Nao Tôyama, Yuki Ono

Votes: 3,679

25. Elfen Lied (2004)

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

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: 27,339

26. Banana Fish (2018– )

22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The story captures the war between a mafia boss named Dino and a young gang leader searching for redemption.

Votes: 750

27. Overlord (2015– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A young man is trapped within a video game as a warrior king, and sets out to make this new world his own empire.

Stars: Satoshi Hino, Chris Guerrero, Yumi Hara, Masayuki Katô

Votes: 3,832

28. 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: 27,751

29. Naruto: Shippûden (2007–2017)

TV-14 | 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: Du-Hui Jiang, Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, Kate Higgins

Votes: 68,067

30. Parasyte: The Maxim (2014–2015)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Horror

17-year-old Shinichi Izumi is partially infected by a Parasyte; monsters that butcher and consume humans. He must learn to co-exist with the creature if he is to survive both the life of a Parasyte and human, as part monster, part person.

Stars: Adam Gibbs, Aya Hirano, Brittney Karbowski, Nobunaga Shimazaki

Votes: 18,322

31. Your Lie in April (2014–2015)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Drama, Music

A piano prodigy who lost his ability to play after suffering a traumatic event in his childhood is forced back into the spotlight by an eccentric girl with a secret of her own.

Stars: Natsuki Hanae, Risa Taneda, Ayane Sakura, Ryôta Ôsaka

Votes: 10,485

32. 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: 14,873

33. 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: Megumi Han, Mariya Ise, Issei Futamata, Cristina Valenzuela

Votes: 38,509



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