Top 10 Anime with the Best Fights
The Top Ten
1 One Punch Man
One-Punch Man is an ongoing, online, web comic, which was later adapted into a Manga and Anime series . Created by ONE in 2009, It gained popularity, and soon after, went viral in 2012, surpassing 7 . 9 million views . One-Punch Man (OPM for short) focuses on the protagonist Saitama (Who is named after ...read more.
The anime was literally used by the top animators in Japan as a challenge to reach the same quality as the manga version. Think on that for a moment.
Phenomenal animation and wild action, even at the very first episode showcasing Saitama facing off Subterraneans. - Mcgillacuddy
The best part about this series's action is its ability to make the fights whatever mood they need to be. While there are a decent amount of serious fights, such as Saitama vs. Lord Boros or Genos vs. Deep Sea King, it also has the ability to create fights that have a humorous value, while still being as badass & high-tension as the serious ones. Even if we all know Saitama's gonna win (easily), we still end up on the edge of our seats, excited to see how it plays out.
2 Afro Samurai
For a 2007 anime, Afro Samurai put graphic animation at its absolute best with millions of dollars spent on JUST the animation itself. It's very overlooked by many anime fans. Fight scenes are super bloody and insanely detailed that it keeps your eyes glued to the screen. When in doubt, rewatch the skydiving fight. - Mcgillacuddy
3 Black Rock Shooter
Insane action sequences and excellent animation with use of some CG. - Mcgillacuddy
4 Seirei No Moribito
Super-fast animation and very detailed combat sequences. - Mcgillacuddy
5 Fate/Stay Night
Fate/stay night is a Japanese visual novel and anime series by Type-Moon. There are three story lines in the visual novel: Fate, Unlimited Blade Works, and Heaven's Feel. A 24-episode anime series based on the Fate route and a film based on the Unlimited Blade Works route were made by Studio Deen. A ...read more.
Hard to pick between Stay Night and Zero so I'll just put the one that was released first :/ - Mcgillacuddy
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6 Hajime No Ippo
Every blow looks like the character put everything they had into it, and the impact animation is gorgeous. - Mcgillacuddy
7 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.
A list of animes with the best fight scenes and DBZ isn't first? I'm surprised. - Goku02
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.
9 Kill la Kill
Kill la Kill is an anime television series produced by Trigger. In Kill la Kill, Ryuko Matoi transfers to a new high school in order to find her father's murderer.
Kill la Kill is just animated insanity at its finest, and featured some of the most wild fight scenes you can find in an anime. - Mcgillacuddy
The first fight between Ryuko Matoi and Satsuki Kiryuin can only be described with one word: breathtaking. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
They made a Fox face a Blind Man and it was still an exciting battle to see... - AnimeSportsFan619
11 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.
Fight scenes in this series are very detailed and just look amazing. It really makes me wish that someday, there would be technology to actually play video games like this. - Mcgillacuddy
I loved how they used CGI really well to design The Skull Reaper. I mean, the way it moved was well-choreographed (its movement is quite similar to how the Aragami from God Eater moved) and the slashes from the party fighting it were vibrantly colorful and gorgeous. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
12 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.
Fantastic fight scenes that are more about brain, than brawn and skill. Very clever and well animated, and you feel for each character involved in the fight.
13 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.
14 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.
Naruto shippuden are better than Naruto is
Fate/Zero is a series of light novels written by Gen Urobuchi, illustrated by Takashi Takeuchi, and is a prequel to Type-Moon's visual novel, Fate/stay night. An anime adaptation of Fate/Zero was jointly produced by Aniplex, nitroplus, Type-Moon, Seikaisha, and Ufotable that ran from 2011-2012.
In my opinion, ufotable is the best animation studio for anime. And Fate/Zero is a prime example of ufotable's greatness in well-choreographed traditional and computer animation. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
16 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.
17 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an anime series adapted from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga by Hiromu Arakawa.
18 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.
19 Tokyo Ghoul
The last fight of season 1 was amazing!
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