Top 10 Most Underhated Anime


The Top Ten

1 Midori: Shojo Tsubaki Midori: Shojo Tsubaki

Is this about Hitler? - BlueTopazIceVanilla

2 Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid

If you thought that Sailor Moon Crystal was the worst revival of a magical girl series ever, you've certainly never seen this... - PerfectImpulseX

How did we go from three spectacular, action-packed seasons that mixed both the mecha and magical girl genres and dealt with dark themes such as loneliness, depression, military corruption, destiny, the ethics of science, and child abuse in a clever way while having some light-hearted comedy to help balance the tone so it didn't feel pretentious at all to a lolicon's fanservice-filled wet dream that feels like bad fanfiction with little-to-no substance? - PerfectImpulseX

3 Ryuusei no Rockman Tribe Ryuusei no Rockman Tribe

Just by looking at the picture you can tell it's a children's T.V. show with barely any plot made to sell toys - BlueTopazIceVanilla

4 Mega Man Star Force Mega Man Star Force Mega Man Star Force, known as Shooting Star Rockman in the original Japanese language version, is an anime and manga series based on the video game of the same name.
5 Viewtiful Joe Viewtiful Joe

The title doesn't even make sense - BlueTopazIceVanilla

6 Cross Ange: Rondo of Angel and Dragon Cross Ange: Rondo of Angel and Dragon
7 Puella Magi Madoka Magica Puella Magi Madoka Magica Puella Magi Madoka Magica is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Shaft and Aniplex, directed by Akiyuki Shinbo, written by Gen Urobuchi, music by Yuki Kajiura, opening sang by ClariS, ending by Kalafina (sometimes by the seiyuus) and original characters by Ume Aoki. It also has 3 movies, more.

This anime doesn't look horrid. It's totally overrated in my opinion (and I don't get why it's so popular), but it's no ways on the level of "bad" as Sailor Moon Crystal is.

I like Magical Girl Raising Project better though. - SailorSedna

The first three seasons of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, ViVid Strike!, Heartcatch Precure, Cardcaptor Sakura, and Symphogear are all better magical girl animes than this pretentious mess. - PerfectImpulseX

8 Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
9 Monster Monster Monster (Japanese: モンスター Hepburn: Monsutā, sometimes referred to as "Naoki Urasawa's Monster") is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa. Monster has been critically acclaimed, with the manga having won several awards and its anime adaptation being called one of more.
10 ViViD Strike! ViViD Strike!

In my opinion, this was actually a surprisingly good anime considering that it was spun-off from the terribleness that is Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViViD. - PerfectImpulseX

The Contenders

11 Mobile Suit Victory Gundam Mobile Suit Victory Gundam
12 Infinite Stratos Infinite Stratos Infinite Stratos, also written as IS is a Japanese light novel series by Izuru Yumizuru with illustrations provided by Okiura and CHOCO. more.

Basically a male version of diabolik lovers since the writer wrote himself into a corner.

13 Dancouga: Blazing Epilogue Dancouga: Blazing Epilogue
14 Mega Man: Upon a Star
15 UzaMaid!

If Kodomo no Jikan and Don't Leave Me Alone, Daisy married and had a mutant child, this would be it. A pedophile maid who says she's "interested in girls who haven't menstruated yet", stalks, physically assaults and tries to seduce an 8-9 year old girl whilst her father looks the other way. That's supposed to be funny? The fact it's got a lot of people (possibly Digibro for one) praising it and thinking it's "awesome" is making me lose faith in the anime/manga community and the fact Crunchyroll thought it was OK, appropriate, and LEGAL to license something like this is making me lose faith in them, they're making their website a safe haven for pedophiles and creeps to roam. - SailorSedna

16 Sailor Moon Crystal 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.

I was gonna watch it, but after seeing all these comments talking bad about it I'm not gonna - BlueTopazIceVanilla

@ BlueTopazIceVanilla
Season 3 is fairly decent, you might wanna try that. - SailorSedna

Worst Sailor Moon anime and the worst anime I've ever seen, this needs to be higher.

The producers who made the first two terrible seasons of this anime had no imagination or creativity, and adequately assumed rabid Sailor Moon fans (especially manga purists/Pride Siders) would eat up any crappy anime as long as it looked something like Sailor Moon, especially the overrated (but good) manga. Sadly that was the case...

17 Lucky Star Lucky Star Lucky star is an anime that first aired (april 8th, 2007 to September 16th, 2007) in Japan. The anime follows the daily lives of Konata Izumi, Kagami and Tsukasa hiiragi, and Miyuki Takura. The show is best known for the cute "moe" characters. The target audience is shouen.

I don't get the appeal for this at all. Heard Konata's cover of Cha La Head Cha La, she sounds like Usagi Tsukino if Usagi were drowning in sulfuric/hydrofluic acid.

18 Vividred Operation
19 Virgin Fleet
20 Miyuki-Chan in Wonderland
21 Sleeping with Hinako
22 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
23 Princess Mononoke

It’s not an anime show it’s an anime movie, it’s an awesome masterpiece that deserves its love it gets. If you hate or are neutral over it I respect your opinion. - BlazingParasol

24 Macross 7
25 Outlaw Star Outlaw Star
26 Black Lagoon Black Lagoon
27 One Piece One Piece One Piece is a manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. The manga has been adapted into an original video animation (OVA) produced by Production I.G in 1998, and an anime series produced by Toei Animation, which began broadcasting in Japan in 1999 and has aired 851 episodes to date.
28 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 more.
29 Kissxsis Kissxsis
30 Pillow Boys
31 My Hero Academia My Hero Academia
32 Kodomo No Jikan

It's disturbing how so many people...I mean, pedophiles (pedos aren't human) could enjoy this disgusting piece of crap anime that's about some 9 year old school student trying to seduce a 23 year old teacher...yeah. - SailorSedna

33 Maze
34 Don't Leave Me Alone, Daisy

A psychopath named Techno abuses, stalks, kidnaps and harasses a girl named Hitomi, tries to own her like a pet calling her "Daisy", and eventually she falls for him! Makes it seem like abuse is a perfectly normal thing when it ISN'T. And it's supposed to be "comedy." This is one of those shows, that, like any lolicon, would make you wish you never saw any anime in your life. - SailorSedna

35 My Sister, My Writer

Has animation problems just like Sailor Moon Crystal, and the pedophilic incest is what kills it too. Why does the latter have to show up in modern day anime? Otaku suck so much sometimes... - SailorSedna

36 Angel Links
37 Elfen Lied

All it is is just a bunch of blood, gore, and nudity. I don't get its appeal. - SailorSedna

38 Iczelion

The final and worst of the Iczer anime series. What kills it mostly is how useless and annoying they made this version of Nagisa here, she's like Usagi from the start of Sailor Moon, but way worse, she gives up almost immediately in fighting and is a total wuss, who only grows confident at the very, very end, despite the excellent art/animation, it's not worth it. The Japanese version also has a wasted voice talent. - SailorSedna

39 Zaion: I Wish You Were Here

Crappy CG animation, mediocre 2D animation, bad concept, bland, uninteresting characters, I don't think I need to say anymore. - SailorSedna

40 Goblin Slayer Goblin Slayer
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