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.
Controversial for all the wrong reasons. Thanks, PETA and religious nuts. Oh, and rabid shippers. - Zach808
It has "animal abuse" is what I heard - Adventurur2
3 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.
Very very controversial due to obvious reasons - PerfectImpulseX
5 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.
Controversial due to the skimpy outfits - PerfectImpulseX
6 PaniPoni Dash!
7 Elfen Lied
8 Violence Jack
I thought that was samuri jack - Adventurur2
9 Bubblegum Crisis
10 Midori: Shoujo Tsubaki
Very controversial... - RoseRedFlower
11 Puni Puni Poemi
Banned in New Zealand due to underage sex and excessive violence (I think) - PerfectImpulseX
12 Dancouga – Super Beast Machine God
Okay if your cool with fanservice.
14 Excel Saga
15 Cross Ange: Rondo of Angel and Dragon
Controversial due to the rape scene in episode 1 - PerfectImpulseX
16 Ichi the Killer
17 Kodomo No Jikan
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.
Banned in China due to claims that it's a metaphor for how rebels might fight their communist government - PerfectImpulseX
But Not banned in japan - Adventurur2
19 Mobile Suit Gundam SEED
Controversial due to a sex scene in the episode Burning Clouds of Sand - PerfectImpulseX
20 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.
22 Hetalia: Axis Powers
23 Afro Samurai
24 School Days
25 Legend of the Overfiend
26 Angel Cop
28 Gurren Lagann
Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, is an anime series animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It was also directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi and written by veteran playwright Kazuki Nakashima.
29 Mobile Suit Gundam: Reconguista in G
31 Jojo's Bizarre Adventure
Especially the 1993 OVA due to the scene where Dio reads a certain holy book... - PerfectImpulseX
32 Boku No Pico
Boku no Pico is an anime series of three OVA episodes created by Katsuhiko Takayama. It was released to DVD on September 17, 2006.
33 Sailor Moon
34 Paranoia Agent
35 Serial Experiments Lain
Serial Experiments Lain is an avant-garde anime series directed by Ryutaro Nakamura, with character design by Yoshitoshi ABe, screenplay written by Chiaki J. Konaka, and produced by Yasuyuki Ueda for Triangle Staff. It was broadcast on TV Tokyo from July to September 1998. The series is influenced by ...read more.
36 Blood C
37 Blood +
38 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".
39 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.
40 Nadesico the Motion Picture: Prince of Darkness
41 Mobile Suit Gundam 0079
42 Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
43 Sailor Moon Crystal
Sailor Moon Crystal, known in Japan as Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal, is a 2014 original net animation adaptation of the shōjo manga series Sailor Moon written and illustrated by Naoko Takeuchi and produced in commemoration of the original series' 20th anniversary.
44 Dance in the Vampire Bund
45 Dance in the Vampire Bund
46 No Game No Life