Worst Anime Genres


The Top Ten

1 Hentai

Worst thing on the entire galaxy

Disgusting perverts watch this


It literally ruins all of your favorite anime’s everybody in the anime fandoms favorite anime and you will feel turn off to watch them again and by the way that’s why all of the anime fandoms of wars and beef with each of it comes to anime it’s all hentais fault by the way be deceased hentai and never be released

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2 Yaoi

Makes me cringe when I saw one.

If it has a decent story it's actually not that bad. - Scablex

Everyone is like "But Yaoi is so amazing" and blah blah blah. I hate Yuri and Yaoi. Is dislike the genre. Just my opinion. - Asuna_Yuuki

I hate yaoi. Especially when favorite anime guys are wrongly depicted as yaoi in fan art and fiction. Absolutely sickening.

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3 Shounen-ai

I don't see what's wrong with this one...? - Scablex

This isn't bad, actually. It's like a toned-down version of yaoi. - Absolite

I don't get why shounen ai is there too though. Since the author isn't focused on making the characters having sex the story is usually more decents. - TopiTaupe

4 Mecha

Mecha anime? Seriously? Have you ever seen gurren lagann, evangelion, gundam, etc. Just saying, mechanical anime are awesome.

But Mecha animes are cool. They are intelligent and strategic. They make you think. It shouldn't be here!

There are a lot of good ones like ever, TTGL, Geass, Ghost in Shell, and FLCL though

Apparently, SOME people need to watch Gurren Lagann, Evangelion, Code Geass, or even Aldnoah.Zero. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

5 Yuri

It seems like the yaoi and yuri fanbases hate each other. Or maybe they like both. Either way I hate both genres. I watched sakura trick this yuri anime and I found it boring and so stupid to watch. It didn't really have a storyline, so they put in kissing to make up for it. Like really? Also the characters are annoying. It's so cutesy for my tastes. - HappyFlower

What makes this worse is that the fangirls will tell you to get lost if you don't like what they like.. Plus their like " so Kawai! " Or "we don't want your kind here" as if we can't watch whatever we want...

6 Shoujo-ai

As a queer woman I love shoujo-ai especially ones like "their story", the only problem is a good one is hard to come by, and I have to wait like a month or more just to read the few ongoing ones worth reading. I hate hentai though and pretty much anything that's porn including most yuri (I don't have any experience with yaoi so I can't judge that). - evena

7 Shotacon/Lolicon

it's art

Only Pedophiles like this disgusting Genres

Why isn't this nr. 1?

An Anime Genre that sexualizes Minors? How is this not number 1?

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8 Military

Attack on Titan or Kabaneri much? - Absolite

9 Game

GAME?! But what about Sword Art Online and Accel World?! Or even No Game No Life and Log Horizon? - ModernSpongeBobSucks

That's such a vague term. Video game? Cards game? Hide and seek? - TopiTaupe

10 Harem

That actually should be on the first page. We have dozens by seasons, wether it's girl or boy oriented it's rarely good, because they rely on the idea that one person (usually bland and stupid) could be loved by several persons for ABSOLUTELY NO REASON. - TopiTaupe

After watching high school dxd I've never been able to like anime as I used to bruh harem is just...NO please just end this stupid nightmare

The Contenders

11 School
12 Ecchi

I don't know why this genre exist. It's basically a censored hentai. This doesn't make sense and destroy the anime. It's awful and idiot. How the heck can someone enjoy an anime that shows butts every time in screen? - Brunorsk

I hate Ecchi because it was ruined by one anime. HIGHSCHOOL DXD

I hate fanservice and this can apply to yaoi, yuri, and hentai anime. The reason I vetoed for this is because I need this one to get higher on the worst anime genre list since the others I listed are in the top spots. They might as well add this one too.

Ecchi can be good, like Kill la Kill or High School Of The Dead. - Absolite

13 Slice of Life

Comedy animes and heartwarming animes are mostly slice of life. Fact.

Slice of life is not worst

14 Vampire

Overrated. Vampires everywhere, they're like the plague.

Not all vampire anime are bad. Rosario+Vampire is pretty decent but I will admit Vampire Knight does suck. - BoredJeff02

I'm pretty sure the vampire genre is only hate solely because of Diabolik Lovers' infamous reputation. Other than that, good anime in the vampire genre include Hellsing Ultimate and the more recent Seraph of the End. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

What about Seraph of the End? That vampire anime is really good. - SelfDestruct

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16 Shounen

Shounen? How did Shounen make this list? Did you know that the best anime of all time in Japan is Death Note, and Death Note is a shounen anime? If you didn't know that that's a fact for you. I completely disagree. Shounen animes are fun and exciting to watch, I don't understand how shounen could be one of the worst genres.

Worst of all in my opinion. Almost all shounen are the same, they all follow the same tropes and they never do anything really out of the ordenary (there are some rare exemptions to this). I would ratter watch 2 gaylords kiss then watch an other dragonball, naruto, bleach nonsense.

17 Sports

I find it boring

18 Space
19 Magical Girl
20 Historical
21 Supernatural
22 Super Power
23 Shoujo

So, so boring. Shonen > Shoujo

Clearly SOMEONE needs to watch Madoka Magica, Kimi ni Todoke, or Clannad After Story. - Absolite

Shonen and shojo aren't even genre. They're demographic. - TopiTaupe

24 Romance

It's annoying

I LOVE romance! When I'm watching anime, I need a ship to become canon or I get triggered lol - Absolite

25 Horror
26 Comedy

So you don't like to laugh? - Absolite

27 Action
28 Netorare

This should be the worst

29 Reverse Harem
30 Seinen
31 Sci-Fi
32 Psychological

Wait... A genre that makes you think is a bad genre? I'm so confused I guess people don't like to think

Mirai Nikki, Psycho Pass, Madoka, Paranoia Agent. Need I say more? Yeah, Psychological is probably the BEST anime genre. - Absolite

33 Police
34 Mystery
35 Music
36 Martial Arts
37 Magic
38 Josei
39 Fantasy
40 Drama
41 Demons
42 Bishounen
43 Adventure
44 Crime
45 Isekai
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. Yaoi
2. Shounen-ai
3. Hentai


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