Top 10 Anime Shows You Need to See Before You Die


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21 Darker Than Black 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 more.
22 Michiko & Hatchin Michiko & Hatchin

Very underrated anime deserves more attention. - egnomac

23 Cardcaptor Sakura 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

24 Neon Genesis Evangelion 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


25 Clannad Clannad

So sad but very good

This anime has many outcomes, alternate worlds but is touching at the same time

26 Sword Art Online 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". 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!

27 Angel Beats

Very Touching. I cried in the end

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

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28 FLCL FLCL 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

29 Pokemon Pokemon 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.

This is the worst and most overrated show ever. Like every anime nothing about it is good

30 Monster Monster

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.

31 Rurouni Kenshin Rurouni Kenshin

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.

32 HeartCatch PreCure! 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 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

33 Fullmetal Alchemist 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 more.
34 Jojo's Bizarre Adventure 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.
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36 Mobile Suit Gundam SEED 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

37 Berserk Berserk  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.
38 Kaze no Stigma Kaze no Stigma
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