Best Anime of All Time

Deep story, multidimensional personalities and breathtaking landscapes, these are the criteria that the best anime of all time possess. A number of great titles, all with different narratives and worlds to find out about. This list of the best anime allows you to browse through and vote for the best Japanese animation product you have ever seen. It includes older series as well as new ones that have already conquered huge fan base around the world. Magic, demons, knights, techniques, love, hatred, wars, distant future, what do you like the most? Pick the top 10 anime simply by voting for your best candidate!

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Naruto

My anime list could not do without Naruto, a long story about a restless boy, who dreams to become the strongest ninja. He is a student of sensei Kakashi Hatake. In the course of events, the protagonist finds friends and acquire new skills to fulfill his dream. Naruto faces a lot of exciting adventures, which surprises everybody with the unpredictability.

2

Dragon Ball Z

English dubbed anime sequel for the original Dragon Ball, this one continues and expands the universe, adding more depth and colorful characters. It pushes Goku, the main hero, to the level when he is able to compete with Marvel and DC heroes for popularity and recognition. Is it your favorite Dragon Ball product?

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Death Note

Death Note has an honorable place among top anime movies; the plot almost completely repeats the story of the manga of the same name. While viewing, we learn what would happen if someone could kill with impunity. Unexpected events and outcomes keep the audience on the edge of the seats.

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Fairy Tail

Great example of anime dubbed properly, Fairy Tail makes us dive into a wonderfully created story filled with beautiful bright characters with stunning bodies and abilities that make Gandalf cry. Numerous arcs combined into one orchestra of great story and exquisite visuals force us to stick with the series for ages.

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One Piece

One piece is the name of the treasure that was sought by pirate Monkey D. Luffy in one of top anime of the whole world. The fictional universe, where all the events develop, is also called the same. There are magic fruits which give people different supernatural abilities. The main character ate one of such fruits, so his body can stretch like rubber.

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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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Attack on Titan

This English dubbed anime’s name speaks for itself. Based on 2009 manga the story reveals us the world where titans fight against humans and the latter try to survive by all means. Great narrative shows us love, hatred, twists, side shifting and much more, immersing viewers into the world, where mythology comes to life.

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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood‎

Second adaptation of the original novels, it is often considered to be the best English dubbed anime. The story circulates around Elric brothers heavily relying on 2003 manga. Exclusive characters, original plot twists and character development, all the tasty pieces that we love are inside. Ready to dive into the world of alchemy?

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Naruto Shippuden

The best dubbed anime for many, Naruto Shippuden expands the story of the main hero, making him older and more experienced. Tension raises high with stunning techniques, impossible fight scenes and path of shinobi. New enemies offer new challenges that are shown amazingly. A great continuation of an already amazing story that surpasses the predecessor.

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Bleach

This English dub anime depicts Ichigo Kurosaki as he gains the powers of a SOul Reaper and pursues the goal of protecting the humanity from evil. It parallels Egyptian mythology as Ichigo’s duty is to deliver souls to the afterlife. Stunning visuals, colorful characters and fighting techniques that anime fans would fall in love with.

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Seisen Cerberus: Ryuukoku no Fatalites
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Sword Art Online

One of the recent products, it is among the best dubbed anime for a reason. Near future and virtual reality combine into a perfect setting with people living inside the game, fighting for their lives. Incredible plot twists and protagonists that steal the show easily seal the deal for millions of fans around the globe.

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Dragon Ball
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Angel Beats!

Angel Beats! is a 13-episode Japanese anime television series produced by P.A.Works and Aniplex and directed by Seiji Kishi.

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InuYasha

InuYasha is a manga franchise created by Rumiko Takahashi. It was adapted into two anime television series produced by Sunrise. The first was broadcast for 167 episodes on Yomiuri TV in Japan from October 16, 2000 until September 13, 2004. The second series, called Inuyasha: The Final Act, began airing ...read more.

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Yu Yu Hakusho

Yu Yu Hakusho is a manga franchise created by Yoshihiro Togashi. An anime adaptation consisting of 112 television episodes was directed by Noriyuki Abe and co-produced by Fuji Television, Yomiko Advertising, and Studio Pierrot. The television series originally aired on Japan's Fuji TV network from October ...read more.

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Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop is a 1998 anime television series animated by Sunrise featuring a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto, character designer Toshihiro Kawamoto, mechanical designer Kimitoshi Yamane, and composer Yoko Kanno.

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Hunter x Hunter

Hunter × Hunter is a manga franchise created by Yoshihiro Togashi. In 1999, Hunter × Hunter was adapted into a 62-episode anime television series produced by Nippon Animation and directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi. The show premiered on Japan's Fuji TV and ran until 2001. Three separate original video ...read more.

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Ouran High School Host Club

At Ouran High School, an academy where only the children of the rich and powerful attend, there exists a club consisting of the most elite of the student body: the legendary Host Club. Within the club's room, six beautiful, bored boys spend their time entertaining equally beautiful and bored girls. Haruhi Fujioka, a poor scholarship student, has no interest in the Host Club—until she breaks a valuable vase in their clubroom. After being mistaken for a boy, Haruhi is forced by Kyouya Ootori to work for the Host Club to repay her debt. Tamaki Suou, the princely leader of the club, eagerly takes her under his wing to teach her the ways of the host. Things, however, are never quite so simple with the Host Club around. Even the most mundane events can turn into huge spectacles with the likes of prankster twins Hikaru and Kaoru Hitachiin, stoic Takashi Morinozuka, and sweet Mitsukuni "Hunny" Haninozuka. The crazy adventures of the Host Club are just beginning, and Haruhi must learn how to survive in the glitzy world of the hosts.

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Clannad
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Black Butler
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Pokemon

This top anime is one of the most popular in the world. It includes 800 episodes and does not get boring from season to season. Events occur in fictional reality, the main peculiarity of which is cute animals called Pokemon, endowed with supernatural skills. The protagonists are kind-hearted boy Ash Ketchum and his best friend, Pokemon Pikachu.

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Avatar: The Last Airbender

One of the popular nickelodeon tv shows is Avatar. In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.

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Katekyo Hitman Reborn!
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Trigun
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Elfen Lied
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Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, is an anime series animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It was also directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi and written by veteran playwright Kazuki Nakashima.

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Clannad After Story
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Yu-Gi-Oh!

Yu-Gi-Oh! was aired from 2000 to 2004 in Japan, and 2002 to 2006 in the US. It continues where the Toei Anime Left off. When 10th grader Yugi Muto solves the Millenium Puzzle, Yami Yugi emerges, taking control of him to help his friends. In Duel Monsters, they mostly played children's card games because ...read more.

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Future Diary
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Steins;Gate
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Soul Eater

Soul Eater is an anime series directed by Takuya Igarashi and produced by Bones, Aniplex, Dentsu, Media Factory, and TV Tokyo, which adapts the Soul Eater manga written and illustrated by Atsushi Ohkubo.

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Konosuba
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Fullmetal Alchemist

Another example of a great dubbed anime, it was created in 2003 and follows the storyline of Elric brothers who are searching for the Philosophers stone. Epic scale warfare, exquisite alchemy and breathtaking fighting sequence, all in one package.It is an immersive trip to the world of protoscientific experiments that one can’t forget.

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Rurouni Kenshin