Greatest Japanese Animated Movies and Shows

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The Top Ten

1 Howl's Moving Castle
2 Dragon Ball Z 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.
3 Digimon Digimon “Digimon” is a term commonly used to sum up several Japanese anime series based on the Bandai virtual pet brand “Digimon” (Dejimon). As of 2017, there are 7 series: “Digimon Adventure” (1999), “Digimon 02” (a.k.a. “Digimon Adventure 02”) (2000), “Digimon Tamers” (2001), “Digimon ...read more.
4 Spirited Away
5 Pokémon
6 Saint Seiya
7 Captain Tsubasa
8 Yu-Gi-Oh! Yu-Gi-Oh! Yu-Gi-Oh! was aired from 2000 to 2004 in Japan, and 2002 to 2006 in the US. It continues where the Toei Anime Left off. When 10th grader Yugi Muto solves the Millenium Puzzle, Yami Yugi emerges, taking control of him to help his friends. In Duel Monsters, they mostly played children's card games because ...read more.
9 Naruto Naruto 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.
10 Kiteretsu

Wow! You've seen it keyson. This is the source of my name. I read the manga some time before and loved it! - Kiteretsunu

Then why the -nu in the end of your username Kiteretsunu? I am just curious. - SelfDestruct

The Contenders

11 Death Note 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".

Tis is the most intelligent anime I've ever seen. It's the main reason I got into loving anime. The plot is amazing, the direction, the character development, EVERTHING. This is the best anime for anyone new to watch. If you haven't seen it... what are you waiting for? Go ahead and watch it NOW ^_^
Light Yagami, a high school student who discovers a supernatural notebook, the titular "Death Note". This notebook grants its user the ability to kill anyone whose name and face they know. The series centers around Light's subsequent attempts to create and rule a world "cleansed of evil" as "God" using the notebook, and the efforts of a detective known as L to stop him.

12 Kuroko's Basketball
13 Princess Mononoke
14 Ponyo
15 The Cat Returns
16 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
17 My Neighbor Totoro
18 Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
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