Greatest Anime Story Arcs of All Time

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81 The Band of Seven Arc (Inuyasha) The Band of Seven Arc (Inuyasha) The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in 1965 . Which originally consisting of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, drums, vocals) and Robbie Robertson more.

This is my favorite arc in all of Inuyasha because of all the cool, kick-ass characters like bankotsu and jakotsu, and the way it all leads up to, well you'll see and if you'd already watched or read Inuyasha, you know what I mean by EPIC!

82 Near and Mello Arc (Death Note)

Not as well regarded as the L arc. The Near and Mello Arc is the final arc of Death Note. Starting 5 years after the L arc. This arc focuses on the conflicts between Light and the task force as well as his battle against Near and Mello. The arc concludes with the downfall of Kira. Darker and Sadder than the previous two arcs (L arc and Yotsuba arc), this arc is the most crime focused of the three arcs. - LelouchYagami

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83 Kyo's True Form Arc (Fruits Basket) V 1 Comment
84 Kumagawa Incident Arc (Medaka Box)

The best arc in Medaka. Focuses on Kumagawa who is one of the best characters ever created.

85 First Capture: Ayumi Takahara Arc (The World God Only Knows)
86 Stars Arc (Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon)

This arc is perhaps the most well written and quite possibly the darkest arc as there are many many deaths in this arc.

87 Kurosuki Family Removal Mission (Naruto)
88 Greed Island arc (Hunter X Hunter) V 1 Comment
89 Introduction Arc (Naruto) V 1 Comment
90 The Lost Substitute Shinigami Arc (Bleach) V 1 Comment
91 Nationals Arc (Prince of Tennis) V 2 Comments
92 Yotsuba Arc (Death Note)

Tied into the L arc of Death Note, this arc focuses on the hunt for the third Kira, Higuchi and returning the Death Note to an Amnesiac Light Yagami. - LelouchYagami

93 Sanctuary Arc (Saint Seiya)

A classic at his best, the battle that defied every probability, defeating the 12 gold saints in 12 hours, in epicness is the best ever

94 Four Devas Arc (Gintama) V 1 Comment
95 Sister's Arc (Toaru Kagaku No Railgun)

This arc was full of emotions. The action was top notch and it introduced to us greatly the darkness of Academy City. Even if Accelerator is my favorite character, in this arc I would hate on him for doing those cruel things to the Sisters. This arc is so original and underrated. It is really a great arc

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96 Inazuma Eleven (Lightning Eleven)

Most inspiring anime ever... How can it be so low on the list?

97 The Ship Arc (Black Butler)
98 Minagoroshi-hen (Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni)

I'm sorry but how is nothing from higurashi here. Seriously.

99 Phantom Lord Arc (Fairy Tail)

This took place when the Golden Age of Fairy Tail was around

100 Battle for Trost Arc (Attack On Titan) V 1 Comment
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