Top 10 Anime With the Best StoryAnime has a lot of qualities, most other forms of media don't have! One of those is the unique stories of every anime! These are the ten with the best ones!
The Top Ten
One Piece is simply the gold standard for how to write a long running anime. Each saga is it's own confined epic and the variety from saga to saga is just brilliant. The characters are simply phenomenal with interactions that make them seem real. The emotional beats are hit every single time and no form of art has ever made me cry as much as One Piece has. While a lot of people who haven't seen/read One Piece like to say that it's just a classic "I wanna be the best" story with Luffy's goal being becoming Pirate King. But the concept of Pirate King and what it takes to become the Pirate King plays beautifully into the lore of the world, global politics, power dynamics, and what it means to truly be free. Above all else One Piece is an adventure and it takes you with it. - spirituallemon
One piece is the best epic anime/manga ever. Odd has just created a wonder. The excitement of each arc is amazing. I would recommend it to people of all categories. The jokes can give you tummy aches. About the story, alabaster arc was great. Sky Island was good too. Enies lobbies was amazing. Thriller bark was average, but contained important information. Whitebeard war arc was amazing even if it had a sad ending. Fishman Island was great. Dressrosa was like supper amazing. When Zoe is complete it will be great too. Wholecake is going on with superamazing twists. There are only few fillers with is not boring. Apart from fillers all other episodes is a must watch because it is a continuous story and each episode contains important information. The only problem I see is the video quality. Therefore I would recommend the Manga. But even when having a bad video quality it stands out in the top. People may say that it is very long but it is worth every second. Overall One piece is the ...more
The overall plot is very unique. The feeling when watching every arc is different from other Anime, because the feeling of excitement never fades and you'll want it more. Unfortunately, the only negative side is when you are waiting for the latest because it's a very annoying feeling.
I would die for luffy, my captainV 40 Comments
If the quality was consistent throughout the entire show, I'd say it'd be gunning for the #1 slot. Unfortunately, things kind of take a nosedive halfway through the show after a major character is killed off.
I loved the story, I recommend some people to watch it. It's a very good anime with a good story. - SapphireGrim
Near killed it. But this anime is easily 11/10 because Near is in maybe 1/3 (probably less) of it. Even some of those were good. 11/10 anime.
I salute on it's ranking, it deserves the number two slot,.. the show was filled of mind blowing ideas and techniques,.. smart show,..V 36 Comments
Everything about brother hood is incredible. Story, characters, plot, animation. If you really don't like this anime you may need to go to the hospital cause you have something wrong with you. Sucks you in from beginning to end.
FMAB has a brilliant, flawless storyline that is told through characters that are perfectly imperfect and you can easily relate to. Not a single filler episode to distract from the main plot, and is the only anime that will make you laugh, cry, and throw something at the screen all in one episode.
A true masterpiece. If you want anime which is full of everything its gotta be Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood. Strongly recommend.
Fullmetal have best plot line of all anime, Code Geass follows...V 13 Comments
This is a cool list and all, but where the hell is Berserk! It is not even on the list and I think it definitely has the potential to be amongst the top 10.
My absolute favourite; just make sure you watch the movie at the right place in the series, because you absolutely must make sure that the final episode is the final thing that you watch from this amazing anime.
I think it's time we blow this stand... get everybody and their stuff together... OKAY 3 2 1 LET'S JAM
This is such an amazing anime, til this day I won’t get over how it ended.. literally a 10. - ashauriam_V 4 Comments
It has too many fillers, but also has the most detailed stories for each character
Great storyline, people hate the filler but the filler is adding different stories for the person whom is watching get anticipated for the further on episodes and so people wont get bored of the main story.
Not in the top ten wow that is so stupid it has a great storyline
The best animeV 35 Comments
It definitely has a good story line at some parts, like the whole time travel/Cell/Future Trunks thing, but that isn't why anyone watches DBZ. - Yoshilord
It does not have that much of a good story but the whole anime itself is more than brilliant
Best story, best actions, best characters,... Everything's perfect. - Goku02
One of best hands down after all it is the king of amines
plus with more arcs coming up with super, dragon ball z is growing rapidly
It may be somewhat cliched, but everything in this anime is executed perfectly, which makes it stunning to watch. - Mcgillacuddy
I really didn't want to watch this show at first but now I spend every day waiting for season 2 to come out.
Best anime the story is perfect and in the manga when they go to the basement and know the truth about the titans it's so unexpected
Perhaps one of (if not) the best anime I have ever seen. Watched both seasons a couple times now and it's still amazingly good.V 16 Comments
My favorite anime of all time. Crazy over-the-top story and animation with some of the best characters I've ever seen.
This one really beats the HECK out of all anime, the characters on this were GIGANTIC and POWERFUL, Even Goku was puny compared to these.
Watching this changed my life. I'll never find an anime as powerful
I will sum this up with just one simple question...Who the hell do you think I am?V 4 Comments
It's just too good, it ruined Anime for me, I can't watch anything else cause it can't compare to Code Geass. However I did watch Death Note right after because people said it had similarities so I might enjoy it as well. Death Note is also a great Anime until half way through but makes up for it in the end. In my opinion you should watch Death Note first so that you can't compare it to Code Geass so you can enjoy it more, than watch Code Geass.
I love this show so much. It was my second anime, my first was Naruto.
Code Geass has an amazing story! This should be much higher!
Awesome!V 18 Comments
Anyone who has seen Monster knows it is the number one.
How is this not number one? I'm not even a big anime fan, but I loved this one.
Should be number one!
It's the best anime with the best plot ever..it has everyhing that is required to be a perfect anime...mood swings, action shooting stuffs and has the best protagonist and anti protagonists..what a change in the persinality..cool as ever has to be the first one in this listV 2 Comments
Good story overall great characters religion diversity I recommend this anime
The definition of cool
Best physiological anime ever.
Hell YAS - AnimemeV 1 Comment
Overall, it's very intriguing. The storyline has many details filled with action, mystery, and romance. You get so attracted to the characters, their personalities are amazing, the animation is beautiful, it is relatable to gamers, and anyone really. I loved it, but it does kind of lose it's fire by the second season.
An Anime that could have been the very best if they made 50-100 episodes and developed the world they were in and the characters a lot more. But instead they rushed a lot of what was happening and kept changing things up. I could make more sense of my opinion but I don't want to ruin the show for new viewers. Still worth watching.
Has its flaws, but it had its ups and downs. Still loved the anime series and I can't wait for Season 3. It might be an improvement from a few of the arcs that had some flaws.
The action and the way asuna and kitito grlw is pretty goodV 23 Comments
Shows classic story progression and plot, in a good way. The main characters are very likable and they approach manipulation of the elements in a fresh way. I prefer Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood to the first attempt at the series because I think the plot progression is more smooth because it is following the manga. Definitely worth a watch.
I loved the plot - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ
Probably should be number 1
Amazing plot and characters! - ashauriam_V 2 Comments
Yes, yes, yes, YES! Unlike many other shows about card games (read: Pokemon) this has a plot. Every villain, every hero, every anti-hero, fits in so well with the story. Each season the duels just get bigger and better, and you can relate to all the characters (even the villains! ) and some of the events. All in all, the best anime I have watched with a great, thought-out plot. I LOVE THIS SO MUCH!
"Best Card Game in the World?!?! "
Best story plot everrr
How is this not in the top ten? It blew my mind with its many plot twists and amazing character development. It had a great story, and it really drew me into the world it created.
This anime has LOADS of plot twists that you CAN NOT see coming
Great plot with an ending you can't see coming
Mind-bogglingV 16 Comments
Hands down, the best anime/show I have ever watched in my life. Nothing else can compare to it. I watched it 2 years ago and I still haven't found a show that is even close to as good as it.
This is my absolute favourite Anime of all time. The character development is insane, the character design is different (never seen before and I watch at least 1 Anime/week), story is really great and keeps you watching, good fights in which the characters think instead of putting their whole feeling into it and let it have a great bom (if you know what I mean) and beautiful pictures which garantees goosebumps.
Should be higher. It almost sickens me that it is down here with Sword Art Online. Actually it is fine where it is, Sword Art Online just needs to go. It would be number 1 for most poorly executed idea in Anime history.
Best of them all guysV 10 Comments
Best ending in an anime ever. Yes, even better than my favorite anime, Cowboy Bebop.
Watch this anime, I mean it, it is one of the best anime ever created! - Skyrim1275
Fairy Tail obviously doesn't have best storyline here. Every arc are same. Example for Natsu, every time he fight with strong opponent, he badly defeated. Then later on, when one of his friend been hurt or what so ever, he become angry and stronger. Then he defeat the opponent that have overwhelmingly power with ease. Every damn time. The power love what so ever give him strength. Well, that too irrelevant. I suspect with the power of love he can defeat God either in that anime. Honestly, fairy tail not really have a good story
Fairy Tail has some good elements as far as action and "The Hero's Journey" but it has some really annoying qualities that throw off the viewers. Like thecompletely unnecessary blue talking cat sidekick and the kind of disgusting over-sexualization of women so common in anime. Entertaining? Yes. A classic? Probably not.
This is an all in one anime comedy, action, romance. I really like Fairy Tail it's the best. You will also learn good things here.
It's awesome do watch itV 15 Comments
Love it good story
My childhood anime! Still loved it till this day. The character, the original sound track, the plot and everything.
Love this series
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