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Top Ten Best Anime

Cowboy ​Bebop​
Cowboy ​Bebop​

Anyway, Cowboy Bebop is a great anime, one of the best out there! The voice work is great, the animation has very good quality, the action is fantastic, and the characters... My God, the characters are perfect! Spike, is one of the coolest characters I've ever come across.

Dragon Ball Z​
Dragon Ball Z​

Dragon Ball Z is nowhere near the best, and quite frankly whoever says otherwise either has a horrible taste in anime, nostalgia is clowding their judgment or they have not watched enough to anime to know any better.

Fullmetal ​Alchemist: Brotherhood​
Fullmetal ​Alchemist: Brotherhood​

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an alternate retelling of Hiromu Arakawa's Fullmetal Alchemist manga that is closer to the source material than the previous 2003 adaptation, this time covering the entire story. On March 31, 2016, FUNimation Entertainment's license to the series expired.

Code Geass​
Code Geass​

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, often referred to as simply Code Geass, is a Japanese anime series created by Sunrise, directed by Gorō Taniguchi, and written by Ichirō Ōkouchi, with original character designs by manga authors Clamp.

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Neon Genesis ​Evangelion​
Neon Genesis ​Evangelion​

Looking for information on the anime Neon Genesis Evangelion? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. In the year 2015, the world stands on the brink of destruction.

Gurren ​Lagann​
Gurren ​Lagann​

Looking for information on the anime Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann (Gurren Lagann)? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. Simon and Kamina were born and raised in a deep, underground village, hidden from the fabled surface.

Naruto ​Shippūden​
Naruto ​Shippūden​

Naruto: Shippuden is the ongoing sequel to the original Naruto anime and covers the Naruto manga from volume twenty-eight on. The TV adaptation of Naruto: Shippuden debuted in Japan on February 15, 2007 on TV Tokyo. It is developed by Studio Pierrot and directed by Hayato Date.

Samurai ​Champloo​
Samurai ​Champloo​

Top 15 Best Samurai Anime of A... Top 15 Best Samurai Anime of All Time Samurai are probably one of the most well-known aspects of Japanese history and culture, which also makes them a highly sought after theme in the anime world.

Kill la Kill​
Kill la Kill​

Kill la Kill has been praised as hilarious satire of action anime, but it ultimately fails to communicate to the watcher that it is satire by attempting to include profound thought amidst a spectacular display of skin and stupidity.

Angel Beats!​
Angel Beats!​

Angel Beats! is an original anime that was created by screenplay writer Jun Maeda and directed by Seiji Kishi. A manga adaptation was later released by Jun Maeda and published by ASCII Media Works in Dengeki G's Magazine.

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Psycho-Pass​
Psycho-Pass​

Psycho-Pass aired on Fuji Television's noitaminA block. In the 2013 Newtype Anime Awards it was voted as fourth best title of the year. It's 11th episode was awarded "Best Episode" in the Noitamina 10th anniversary fan vote. It has spawned several video-game spin-offs, a novel series and a manga series as well.

Baccano!​
Baccano!​

Thankfully, Baccano! is not one of those. Animation Baccano! maintains a very high standard of animation throughout its entirety. Brains Base made good use of color to heighten the effect of the more dramatic moments in the show.

Puella Magi ​Madoka Magica​
Puella Magi ​Madoka Magica​

Looking for information on the anime Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. Madoka Kaname and Sayaka Miki are regular middle school girls with regular lives, but all that changes when they encounter Kyuubey, a cat-like magical familiar, and Homura Akemi, the new transfer student.

Steins;Gate​
Steins;Gate​

Beer stein (/ ˈ s t aɪ n / STYNE), or simply stein, is an English neologism for either traditional beer mugs made out of stoneware, or specifically ornamental beer mugs that are usually sold as souvenirs or collectibles.

Dragon Ball ​Super​
Dragon Ball ​Super​

I'll be brave and just say it: Dragon Ball Super is not bad! For the avid anime fan or someone growing up in the late 90s there was nothing like Dragon Ball Z. The hype was incomparable, and the beloved series had no equal for many.

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Anohana: The ​Flower We Saw That Day​
Anohana: The ​Flower We Saw That Day​

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day (あの日見た花の名前を僕達はまだ知らない。, Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai., lit. "We Still Don't Know the Name of the Flower We Saw That Day.") is an 11-episode 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures and directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai.

Fruits Basket​
Fruits Basket​

The Fruits Basket anime adaptation has also been well received, ranking third in Anihabara's list of top televised anime series in Japan for February 2002. In the June 2002 issue of Animage magazine, the series was first in a list of the best twenty anime series in Japan.

Case Closed​
Case Closed​

Here is every character from the anime series Case Closed, ranked from best to worst. The series is arguably one of the best detective anime of all time, and has been running new episodes for almost 20 years.

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Ergo Proxy​
Ergo Proxy​

Ergo Proxy is a highly experimental show, and just like all shows of that kind it always divides the viewers into two camps: while the ones enjoy its complex story and thought-provoking symbolism, the others fiercely criticize it for "pretentiousness" or simply scratch their heads in perplexity, wondering what this whole thing is supposed to mean.

Guilty Crown​
Guilty Crown​

Guilty Crown is the perfect example of an interesting premise going wrong. It is a very formulatic show : following every damn cliches in anime history. It seems Production I.G tried really hard to make something revolutionary.

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Hunter x ​Hunter​
Hunter x ​Hunter​

Hunter x Hunter is truly a king of an anime, amongst the best. Honestly hunter x hunter should of made top 10. It's an old school anime that got reintroduced to the new school. What makes hunter x hunter so great is the characters.

Deadman ​Wonderland​
Deadman ​Wonderland​

Deadman Wonderland adapts the first 5 volumes of Kazuma Kondou's and Jinsei Kataoka's manga series of the same name. Some characters from the manga were not featured in the anime, notably the then minor character Azami Midou and the gay crossdressing character Masaru Sukegawa.

Yuri on Ice​
Yuri on Ice​

Yuri on Ice is a rare meeting point between two disparate audiences: anime fandom and professional athletes. World-class skaters love its accurate yet affectionate depiction of the sport, and everyone loves the addictive emotional rollercoaster of its romcom storyline.

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Ghost in the ​Shell: S
Ghost in the ​Shell: S

Ghost in the Shell is one of the world's most famous Japanese animated films, being the first to reach #1 on Billboard magazine's video best-seller list, and also served as a major inspiration for the Wachowskis in their creation of the Matrix movies.

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Serial ​Experiments Lain​
Serial ​Experiments Lain​

Serial Experiments Lain is a paragon of many dimensions, and completely unparalleled in many more. It's a masterpiece of intellectuality, and utterly unparalleled in providing a mind-warping trip into extreme psychological and philosophical themes whose impact lingers and haunts like nothing I've ever experienced.

Sword Art ​Online​
Sword Art ​Online​

Looking for information on the anime Sword Art Online? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. In the year 2022, virtual reality has progressed by leaps and bounds, and a massive online role-playing game called Sword Art Online (SAO) is launched.

Blood+​
Blood+​

Sure, a lot of anime have degrees of violence in them, but these shows will really gross you out with torn limbs, spewed blood, and whatever other awful things you can think of. In gory zombie anime or action anime TV shows like Attack on Titan, you'll see people being eaten alive.

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Kino's ​Journey​
Kino's ​Journey​

Kino's Journey is a collection of societal parables, told through the eyes of a wanderer who visits countries and observes them. Kino, the main character, takes a somewhat prime directive stance toward the civilizations, although she is sometimes coaxed to interfere out of compassion.

Mobile Suit ​Gundam Wing​
Mobile Suit ​Gundam Wing​

While Mobile Suit Gundam outlines what the top brass and aces are doing, 08th MS shows how other people got on during the war. 0080: War in the Pocket — UC 0079-80. What it is: A One Year War side story starring a child protagonist as the horrors of war come straight to his front door. Worth Watching? Yes.

Eureka Seven​
Eureka Seven​

Looking for information on the anime Eureka Seven? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. In the backwater town of Bellforest lives a 14-year-old boy named Renton Thurston.

Clannad​
Clannad​

Clannad is a romance slice-of-life and drama anime and also has some supernatural and comedic elements mixed in with it. It´s source material is the Visual Novel Clannad. The anime consists of two season with After Story being the follow-up to the original Clannad and literally following the events after the ending of Clannad.

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Bleach​
Bleach​

Bleach is the best anime I have ever seen!... it motivates us more than any other anime (even though Naruto would defeat it in emotional feelings ) and the characters are so awesome, each one has a unique personality which other characters don't have..

Chobits​
Chobits​

Looking for information on the anime Chobits? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. When computers start to look like humans, can love remain the same? Hideki Motosuwa is a young country boy who is studying hard to get into college.

Terror in ​Resonance​
Terror in ​Resonance​

Looking for information on the anime Zankyou no Terror (Terror in Resonance)? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. Painted in red, the word "VON" is all that is left behind after a terrorist attack on a nuclear facility in Japan.

Dragon Ball​
Dragon Ball​

Nope. Dragon Ball Z is nowhere near the best, and quite frankly whoever says otherwise either has a horrible taste in anime, nostalgia is clowding their judgment or they have not watched enough to anime to know any better.

Gankutsuou: ​The Count of Monte Cristo​
Gankutsuou: ​The Count of Monte Cristo​

Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo is a science fiction anime series produced by Gonzo. An adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo, the 24-episode series aired on Japanese television between October 2004 and March 2005; it was later licensed for a Western release first by Geneon Entertainment and later by Funimation.

Pokémon​
Pokémon​

The gym battles were great and Ash actually managed to beat some Legedary Pokémon this time around in the Battle Frontier. Diamond and Pearl: Horribly paced, very little filler, sparse character development.

Dragon Ball ​GT​
Dragon Ball ​GT​

It's been 19 years since Dragon Ball Z came to a close, and we're finally getting a bona-fide follow up to the mega-popular anime. The new series, titled Dragon Ball Super, premiered on July 5th. It might've been a while since you last boned up on the series, so let's go over what we know.

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Kabaneri of ​the Iron Fortress​
Kabaneri of ​the Iron Fortress​

Looking for information on the anime Koutetsujou no Kabaneri (Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress)? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. The world is in the midst of the industrial revolution when horrific creatures emerge from a mysterious virus, ripping through the flesh of humans to sate their never-ending appetite.

Mobile Suit ​Gundam UC​
Mobile Suit ​Gundam UC​

In every Gundam series the mobile suite are all 58-63 feet tall and 28-32 tons heavy nothing that big and heavy can move in reality from a mechanical point of view, unless of course you manage to warp the gravity around the mech (witch ahab reactor do in this series).

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Paranoia ​Agent​
Paranoia ​Agent​

Paranoia Agent is a brilliant, intelligent story that is extremely hard to explain without spoiling. The general story revolves around what you see above: people are being randomly attacked by Shounen Bat. But around episode 5 or 6, a new plotline evolves, which becomes very enthralling and in depth.

Princess Tutu​
Princess Tutu​

Of all the dancers in Princess Tutu story, both main characters and one-episode victims, who are the very best?

Turn A ​Gundam​
Turn A ​Gundam​

Gundam Age turns out to be an interesting series as it follows 3 generations of Gundam pilots. It shows the pilots of the first, second and third generation. The 3 main characters are Flit Asuno, Asemu Asuno and Kio Asuno.

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Dennō Coil​
Dennō Coil​

Dennou Coil is an anime series about a circle of children who are growing up in a city that is becoming increasingly virtualized. The female lead, Yasako, owns a cyber pet. Giant robots named Satchii wander the city applying software patches (even the city buildings are part virtual) and eliminating viruses and other illegal or malicious software-- using lasers, apparently. The characters wear ...

The Irregular ​at Magic High School​
The Irregular ​at Magic High School​

Looking for information on the anime Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei (The Irregular at Magic High School)? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database.

Yu-Gi-Oh! ​Duel Monsters​
Yu-Gi-Oh! ​Duel Monsters​

Although it is by no means the greatest anime ever, I have to pay homage to Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters as the anime that got me into anime. It's up there with Sailor Moon, although it came slightly later.

K​
K​

Looking for information on the anime K? Find out more with MyAnimeList, ... K can be best described as a poorly baked cake covered with an excessive amount of icing.

Speed Racer​
Speed Racer​

Speed Racer, also known as Mach GoGoGo (Japanese: マッハGoGoGo, Hepburn: Mahha GōGōGō), is a Japanese media franchise about automobile racing. Mach GoGoGo was originally serialized in print in Shueisha's 1966 Shōnen Book. It was released in tankōbon book form by Sun Wide Comics, and later re-released in Japan by Fusosha.

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Now and ​Then, Here and There​
Now and ​Then, Here and There​

Now and Then, Here and There (今、そこにいる僕, Ima, Soko ni Iru Boku) is a thirteen episode anime series directed by Akitaro Daichi and written by Hideyuki Kurata. The story was originally conceived by director Daichi.

Mobile Suit ​Gundam 00​
Mobile Suit ​Gundam 00​

In every Gundam series the mobile suite are all 58-63 feet tall and 28-32 tons heavy nothing that big and heavy can move in reality from a mechanical point of view, unless of course you manage to warp the gravity around the mech (witch ahab reactor do in this series).

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One Piece ​(JP)​
One Piece ​(JP)​

Taste and content aside, the numbers prove Japan loves One Piece, and is the best running anime. The world thinks highly of it too, as it's been translated to over 20 different languages.

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