Even if you've never seen an anime show now's a better time then ever, the Top Ten Anime Shows that everyone should see at least once.
1 FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood
First of all get your facts strait no one is forcing anyone to watch anything this list is solely for anime fans who haven't had the chance to see other anime series or for people who are open to new things not for ignorant jerks who constantly hate on anime. - egnomac
All you Anime haters completely misunderstood the list. This list was for Anime fans to look at so they know which Anime is recommended to them before they die. It wasn't for comments like "you are forcing us to watch them". Egnomac is not forcing you to do anything. He is just recommending the Animes to Anime FANS before they die. - EpicJake
FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood is better than wasting time
2 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.
I've saw the 2011 version. Does that count? - MLPFan
1 of the best anime watched
3 Dragon Ball Z
Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z follows the adventures of Goku who, along with the Z Warriors, defends the Earth against evil. The action adventures are entertaining and reinforce the concept of good versus evil. Dragon Ball Z teaches valuable ...read more.
There is no reason for anyone to skip out on one of the best anime ever. - egnomac
I love this show. One of the best anime shows ever made, without a doubt.
Amazing story lineup, characters and all the other things.
No needs are needed to describe this show!
4 Fairy Tail
Fairy Tail is a manga franchise created by Hiro Mashima. The manga has been adapted into an anime series produced by A-1 Pictures and Satelight, which began broadcasting in Japan on October 12, 2009. Additionally, A-1 Pictures and Satelight have developed seven original video animations and an animated ...read more.
I loved this anime! I surely recommend it!
Cool anime series. I love when the main character gets "fired up"
Best anime of all... I recommend this...
That's anime iv watch ever
5 Death Note
Death Note is a Japanese television drama series based on the manga series of the same name by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.
The show is centered around Light Yagami a promising highschooler and aspiring detective with a strong sense of "justice".
Best Anime there ever was! I can't describe it...
Death Note is the best anime and manga ever. No one can beat this. But
WHAT THE HECK IS IT DOING ON 10? PUT IT ON FIRST! - dusk_taker
6 Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Puella Magi Madoka Magica is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Shaft and Aniplex, directed by Akiyuki Shinbo, written by Gen Urobuchi, music by Yuki Kajiura, opening sang by ClariS, ending by Kalafina (sometimes by the seiyuus) and original characters by Ume Aoki. It also has 3 movies, ...read more.
Naruto is an anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto. The manga was later adapted into a television anime, which was produced by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex. It premiered across Japan on the terrestrial TV Tokyo and other TX Network stations on October 3, 2002. The first series ...read more.
Yea because it was anime and that's all you need. For almost all of you all it needs to be is an anime and then you love it and then it's a perfect masterpiece
Yes you need to see it. Naruto is one anime that can bring you the will to live with all emotions and deep feelings.
Naruto is an anime that shows people to follow their dreams and never give up hope. This anime is perfection.
Everyone must watch this anime its very interesting and you can learn many things you didn't know about your life...
8 Samurai Champloo
Samurai Champloo is a Japanese anime series developed by Manglobe. Samurai Champloo is set in an alternate version of Edo-era Japan with an anachronistic, predominantly hip hop, setting. It follows Mugen, an impudent and freedom-loving vagrant swordsman; Jin, a composed and stoic rōnin; and Fuu, a ...read more.
9 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.
10 Attack on Titan
Attack on Titan, also known as Shingeki no Kyojin in Japanese, created by Hajime Isayama, is one of the most popular Japanese anime series to be released. It was first watched in Japan during 2013 and was dubbed in English to be watched in America in 2014. It is best known for its emotional moments, ...read more.
How can this be at 36th position. Man this anime deserves a better shot. I mean come on! It's better than Many of the animes. The atmosphere is excellent, story and characters are amazing. And the concept is just brilliant.
Not the best but should be in top 3
This show is epic
How's this in the 15th place? THIS IS THE BEST ANIME SERIES I'VE EVER WATCHED, yet I watched whatever that comes up to your mind and NON OF WHAT I WATCHED WAS LIKE ATTACK ON TITANS!
11 One Piece
One Piece is a manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. The manga has been adapted into an original video animation (OVA) produced by Production I.G in 1998, and an anime series produced by Toei Animation, which began broadcasting in Japan in 1999 and has aired 851 episodes to date.
I love this anime. I have seen every episode and am still watching them one every week. There are about 750 out now.
Its weird and freaky - egnomac
It should be number 1
Best their is, best there ever will be!
12 Spice and Wolf
Spice and Wolf is a Japanese light novel series written by Isuna Hasekura, with illustrations by Jū Ayakura.
Ken makes me fangirl and faint at the same time!
Better known as Battle of the Planets/G Force in america, should be on everyone's must see list. - egnomac
One of the best anime produced by anime powehouse Tatsunoku. - egnomac
14 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.
Classic and a legendary anime.
It is the best anime ever
Best anime ever
Best Anime Ever
Steins;Gate is a 2011 anime television series created by the animation studio White Fox based on 5pb. and Nitroplus's 2009 video game of the same name, and is part of the Science Adventure franchise.
16 Case Closed
If you want to see the best mysteries that the manga of Japan has to offer, watch out read this!
Yea, there's a lot of other good animes but this one is a must see
Also popularly known as "Detective Conan" - Kiteretsunu
17 Love Hina
It's a really good story of a guy hopelessly trying to get into Tokyo you to fulfill a promise to girl from his childhood all while managing an apartment full of beautiful girls who make life difficult for him filled with humor and heartwarming moments. - egnomac
18 Naruto Shippuden
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.
It needs to be above 15 it should be 1
Best anime ever
How come this be at 16th pos. This is one of my favorite anime and had taught me many things in my life. please bring this up...
19 The Pet Girl of Sakurasou
Bleach is a Japanese anime series based on Tite Kubo's manga of the same name. Bleach adapts the first 54 volumes of Tite Kubo's manga series of the same name. In addition, 4 anime-original arcs were broadcast in-between and during the adaptations of original arcs of the manga. ...read more.
Why is Bleach so far down the list? It should be in top ten. - Goku02
This is one cool anime
21 Ouran High School Host Club
Ouran High School Host Club is a manga series by Bisco Hatori, serialized in Hakusensha's LaLa magazine between the September 2002 and November 2010 issues. The manga has been adapted into a series of audio dramas, an animated television series directed by Takuya Igarashi and produced by Bones, a Japanese ...read more.
Oh come on, isn't this everyones favorite anime
22 Kuroko's Basketball
23 Ai Yori Aoshi
Ai Yori Aoshi is a Japanese seinen manga written and illustrated by Kou Fumizuki and serialized from 1998 to 2005 in Hakusensha's Young Animal.
I love this series it's such a beautifully done love story of two individuals reuniting years later but because of circumstances their forced to keep it a secret which isn't easy when other girls move into the mansion. - Darkusmaximus
A love story with plenty of humor and heartwarming moments. - egnomac
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.
Inuyasha is a good fantasy romantic action anime.
25 Sword Art Online
Sword Art Online is a series of Japanese light novels written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. In 2012, it received an anime adaptation produced by A-1 Pictures and the SAO Project, and is directed by Tomohiko Ito . The first season is divided into two arcs known as "Aincrad" and "Fairy Dance". ...read more.
I can't believe that this anime got such a low position, I mean seriously, this was an awesome anime.
I know! I had so many feels in Sword Art Online and Sword Art Online II!
26 Higurashi: When They Cry
27 The Slayers
29 Spirited Away
I love this movie but isn't it top ten anime shows?
30 Fate/ Zero
31 Neon Genesis Evangelion
Neon Genesis Evangelion, commonly referred to as Evangelion or Eva, is a Japanese animated television series produced by Gainax and Tatsunoko Production, and directed by Hideaki Anno.
Heavy,philosophical themes along with brilliantly-written characters. - Tia-Harribel
BUT BE READY FOR THE MENTAL EXPLOTION
32 Darker Than Black
Darker than Black, known in Japan as Darker than Black: The Black Contractor, is an anime television series created, directed and written by Tensai Okamura and animated by Bones. In 2007, the 26 episode anime named Darker Than Black: The Black Contractor aired with a huge commercial success. It was ...read more.
Pokémon, abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters and currently advertised in English as Pokémon: The Series, is a Japanese anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television markets.
The yellow bunny with lightning tail is SO CUTE!
Everyone should watch this
This is the worst and most overrated show ever. Like every anime nothing about it is good
34 Michiko & Hatchin
Very underrated anime deserves more attention. - egnomac
35 Cardcaptor Sakura
Cardcaptor Sakura, abbreviated as CCS and also known as Cardcaptors, is a Japanese shōjo manga series written and illustrated by the manga group Clamp.
A classic, groundbreaking magical girl series by CLAMP that deals with real-world problems? How isn't this a must-watch? - PerfectImpulseX
Clannad is the anime adaptation of the visual novel developed by KEY for Windows PCs in 2004, which was later ported to PlayStation consoles and the Xbox 360. The game was the best-selling PC game in 2004 and charted in national top 50 rankings several more times afterwards. Clannad has been adapted ...read more.
So sad but very good
This anime has many outcomes, alternate worlds but is touching at the same time
37 Akame ga Kill
Akame ga Kill! (アカメが斬る!, Akame ga Kiru! is a manga published in Gangan Joker authored by Takahiro and Tashiro Tetsuya. It received an anime adaptation that premiered on July 6, 2014 and ended on December 14, 2014.
Story is worthy to watch
Really good anime, must see
38 Angel Beats
Very Touching. I cried in the end
SO SAD! But it's very good!
You need to see this one because it will help you with your afterlife. No, jk, but it is awesome
ITS AWESOME NICE STORY best feeling one of the sadest animes ever
FLCL is an anime original video animation series written by Yōji Enokido, directed by Kazuya Tsurumaki and produced by the FLCL Production Committee, which consisted of Gainax, Production I.G, and King Records.
The reason people should see FLCL is because its one of the most bizarre and over the top anime you will see. - egnomac
Monster (Japanese: モンスター Hepburn: Monsutā, sometimes referred to as "Naoki Urasawa's Monster") is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa. Monster has been critically acclaimed, with the manga having won several awards and its anime adaptation being called one of ...read more.
A classic anime and one of the best you will ever see. Every episode deserves a standing ovation. If you haven't watched this yet, then you're missing a lot.
42 Rurouni Kenshin
Rurouni Kenshin Wiki is a collaborative website about the series 'Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story' (るろうに剣心 明治剣客浪漫譚, Rurōni Kenshin Meiji Kenkaku Rōmantan), also known as 'Rurouni Kenshin' and 'Samurai X'. ...read more.
This one deserves to be in top 10. A complete package. Watch the OVAs to fully appreciate the anime. If you don't cry as you watch it, then you're not human.
43 HeartCatch PreCure!
Heartcatch Precure is a Japanese anime series and the seventh series of the Pretty Cure anime franchise by Izumi Todo that premiered on February 7, 2010, replacing Fresh Pretty Cure! on its initial timeslot. The series theme is flowers, which leads to their true definitions of Hanakotoba as of the season's ...read more.
This anime changed the Precure franchise forever and for good reason. Every Precure series since has tried the same feel that HeartCatch had. For those looking to start your anime/Precure journey, please watch this anime first because it's the greatest magical girl anime ever made. - PerfectImpulseX
Gin Tama, also styled as Gintama, is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Hideaki Sorachi and serialized, beginning on December 8, 2003, in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump.
Berserk, also known as Sword-Wind Chronicle Berserk, is a Japanese anime television series that aired from 1997 to 1998. An adaptation of the manga Berserk, it comprises 25 half-hour episodes produced by Oriental Light and Magic and first aired on Nippon TV.
46 Fullmetal Alchemist
Fullmetal Alchemist is an anime series adapted from the manga of the same name by Hiromu Arakawa. It is about two brothers, Edward Elric and Alphonse Elric, trying to restore their bodies after failing at bringing their mother back to life. It aired in 2003 and was remade as Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood ...read more.
47 Jojo's Bizarre Adventure
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is an anime and manga franchise originally written by Hirohiko Araki. It centers around the perilous journey of the members of the legendary Joestar bloodline.
48 Parasyte: The Maxim
49 Mobile Suit Gundam SEED
Don't let the haters fool you because this and SEED Destiny are both a must-watch for any anime fan in my opinion. You'll be blown away by a deep tragic story about war, prejudice, politics, and giant robots. - PerfectImpulseX
50 Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha is a Japanese anime television series directed by Akiyuki Shinbo, with screenplay written by Masaki Tsuzuki, and produced by Seven Arcs.
At least the first 3 seasons (the original, A's, and StrikerS), the movies, and ViVid Strike!
The series jumped the shark with ViVid. - PerfectImpulseX