Top Ten Best Anime Episodes

The problem about anime is that you can't just see your favorite episode of an anime, whenever you want! Still there are some episodes, that just stood out for being simply incredible!

The Top Ten

1 "Re;" Episode 50 - Code Geass

So happy to see this episode at number 1. It more than deserves the spot

Undebatably the best anime ending of all time. The episode itself, godly.

Best Anime Ever

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2 "Ballad Of The Fallen Angels" Episode 5 - Cowboy Bebop

Best episode of one of my favorite animes.

3 "Overcast" Episode 7 - Death Note

The best episode you can ever ask an anime to make. Although we all know that Light is somehow going to survive, we did not know whether Naomi Misora would. For all we know, she could have survived and given information to the police and the plot could have been awesome from there on, too. Plus, it showed that Light would indeed kill anyone, if they threaten him, which is another way of character development. And, the ending, the ending. As Naomi's face becomes dark and lifeless as she heads on to her inevitable suicide, to the stairs of heaven. Just a godlike episode.

So glad to see this at number 5. When I watched Death Note for the first time all those years ago this was the hook episode for not just the series but anime as a whole.

4 "Gaara vs Rock Lee" Episode 48 - Naruto
5 "Thank You Merry! The Sea of Seperation in the Snow" Episode 312 - One Piece

The Enies Lobby Arc was simply amazing and this episode was just the a perfect ending

MERRY ;( A talking boat successfully made almost the whole fandom cried...

Tell me, have you ever cried over a ship
If you did, then it must be over our dear Merry

6 "Death Of The Undying" Episode 19 - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Damn I was overjoyed when Lust died! Seriously what a brutal killer she was. And when she killed Maes, I was so sad, I spoiled three boxes of tissue. All hale ROY MUSTANG!

Many many many episodes of this Anime is awesome but this one is the starting point of the change in the characters and developpment.

7 "Zero x And x Rose" Episode 126 - Hunter X Hunter
8 "Shoto Todoroki: Origin" Episode 23 - My Hero Academia


9 "Fairy Tail of the Dead Meeeeeeeeen" Episode 226 - Fairy Tail
10 "Confrontation" episode 2 - Death Note

The Newcomers

? Girl of Morning Dew (Episode 11) - Sword Art Online
? The End of the World (Ep 14) - Sword Art Online The End of the World (Ep 14) - Sword Art Online

The Contenders

11 "Open The Steins Gate" Episode 23 - Steins;Gate
12 "Transformed at Last" Episode 95 - Dragon Ball Z
13 "Recoome Unleashed" Episode 64 - Dragon Ball Z
14 "Graduation" Episode 13 - Angel Beats!
15 "The Outside of Madness" Episode 15 - Re:Zero

Hands down one of the greatest episodes of anime I've ever seen. The amount of emotions this episode alone evokes is enough to carry all 25 episodes of this anime alone. From beginning to end it is a true Masterpiece.

The best episode ever... - peyman_eun

Must be at 1# - peyman_eun

16 Violet Evergarden (Ep 9) - Violet Evergarden Violet Evergarden (Ep 9) - Violet Evergarden
17 "Hero" Season 3 Episode 17 - Attack on Titan

No episode was as godly as this..

This could be the greatest episode I have ever seen, in anything, everything from erwin to armin is just absouletly amazing.

Best climax

18 Truth (Ep 141) - Naruto Shippuden Truth (Ep 141) - Naruto Shippuden
19 "Smile: Assault On Stohess Part 1" Episode 23 - Attack on Titan
20 "Another Super Saiyan?" Episode 120 - Dragon Ball Z
21 "Anger × And × Light" Episode 131 - Hunter x Hunter

The themes displayed in this episode is something worthy of being taught in a university level literature class. It will make you despise the revenge you wanted to get for so long and it will make you question the innocent light-hearted hero you have traveled with the whole series. Truly my favourite episode of any anime I've watched so far ever.

Single greatest episode in anime history

22 "The Beginning, The End or 'Knockin on Heavens Door'" Episode 24 - Neon Genesis Evangelion

This was the episode that showed just what Evangelion can be, and it also showcases why it is so popular. Now, if only the last two episodes were this great... - Elric-san

23 Episode 10 - Violet Evergarnde

Best Episode of the series by far. Can even be watched without knowing the context of the series.

Turn you into a pile of tears

24 Spring Wind (Ep 22) - Your Lie in April Spring Wind (Ep 22) - Your Lie in April
25 “overcast” (Ep 7) - Death Note “overcast” (Ep 7) - Death Note
26 "Warriors" Attack on Titan - Season 2 Episode 6

The reveal scene...The ost...

One of the most gripping anime episodes I've ever watched.

Is the best scene in the world

27 "Chinmoku: Silence" Episode 25 - Death Note
28 "The Ends of the Earth" Episode 18 - Clannad: After Story

I cried at least 4 times during this episode.

29 "Head-to-Head Match with the Black Organization: A Dual Mystery on a Full Moon Night" Episode 345 - Detective Conan

It was a thriller, head to head I guess

30 Episode 13 - Darling in the Franxx

This episode alone made my cry. Best episode I have ever seen.

31 "Graduation Time" Episode 24 - Assassination Classroom Season 2
32 "Ghoul" (Ep 12) - Tokyo Ghoul
33 "Circular" Episode 8 - Tokyo Ghoul
34 "Uchiha Madara" Episode 322 - Naruto Shippuden

Why is this not on top? I can't find anything of this level.

35 "Storage" Episode 221 - Naruto Shippuden
36 Episode 10: I Won't Depend on Anyone Anymore - Madoka Magica
37 Episode 11 - Psycho Pass
38 Episode 85 - Hunter x Hunter 2011

The best episode ever - That ending and that feels ---

39 "Baseball Blues" Episode 23 - Samurai Champloo
40 Episode 110 - Dragon Ball Super
41 "Historia" - Attack on Titan Season 2 Episode 5
42 The End Of The World (Ep 15) - Sword Art Online The End Of The World (Ep 15) - Sword Art Online
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Top Remixes

1. "Confrontation" episode 2 - Death Note
2. "Gaara vs Rock Lee" Episode 48 - Naruto
3. "Shoto Todoroki: Origin" Episode 23 - My Hero Academia
1. "Ballad Of The Fallen Angels" Episode 5 - Cowboy Bebop
2. "Overcast" Episode 7 - Death Note
3. "Re;" Episode 50 - Code Geass
1. The End of the World (Ep 14) - Sword Art Online
2. Violet Evergarden (Ep 9) - Violet Evergarden
3. Truth (Ep 141) - Naruto Shippuden


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