Our list of the G.O.A.T Anime! Let us know If we missed one!
THE 10 BEST ANIME
10) AVATAR "THE LAST AIR BENDER"
Not Considered an anime by many, This amazing show makes our list at number 10! I consider it the gateway to the anime / manga universe! It warmed me up to watching animation as an adult.
It is an anime that stands as a testament to exceptional storytelling and character development. It expertly weaves together elements of fantasy, adventure, and Eastern philosophy, creating a rich and immersive world. The series follows Aang, the last surviving Airbender, as he embarks on a quest to restore balance to a war-torn world. With its engaging plot, complex moral dilemmas, and well-crafted characters,
Avatar: The Last Airbender explores themes of personal growth, identity, and the power of compassion. Its timeless messages and stunning animation make it a beloved and influential anime that resonates with viewers of all ages.
9) HUNTER x HUNTER
Hunter x Hunter is a standout anime that captivates audiences with its intricate storytelling, well-developed characters, and thought-provoking themes. The series follows Gon Freecss as he sets out on a perilous journey to become a Hunter, encountering dangerous creatures, complex challenges, and forging lasting friendships along the way. Hunter x Hunter masterfully balances intense action with deep exploration of human nature, morality, and the pursuit of one's dreams. With its unpredictable plot twists, rich world-building, and meticulous attention to detail, Hunter x Hunter offers a thrilling and intellectually engaging anime experience that has garnered a devoted fan base.
At the Number 8 spot, a lot of shade has been thrown its way for having too much filler. Granted there is a lot , but there are some really exciting moments! The ongoing anime expands on Naruto and gives us some heartfelt moments to appreciate such as seeing Naruto and his kids, Sasuke and Sakura with their daughter Sarada, as well as Boruto meeting his father as kid naruto.
The series provides a fresh perspective while staying true to the essence of its predecessor. Boruto offers a blend of action, comedy, and emotional storytelling, allowing viewers to witness the challenges faced by Boruto and his friends as they navigate their paths as ninja. The anime also delves into themes of legacy, friendship, and the consequences of one's choices, making it a compelling continuation of the Naruto saga.
The Anime is currently on hiatus but is expected to return with a time skip and the destruction of the leaf village!
7) FULL METAL ALCHEMEST
Fullmetal Alchemist is a truly exceptional anime that combines a captivating story, well-rounded characters, and thought-provoking themes. The series follows the Elric brothers, Edward and Alphonse, on their quest to restore their bodies after a disastrous alchemical experiment. Fullmetal Alchemist explores complex ideas such as the consequences of human ambition, the value of sacrifice, and the nature of humanity. With its blend of action, drama, humor, and poignant moments, the anime strikes a perfect balance, engaging viewers on an emotional and intellectual level. The richly detailed world, intricate plot twists, and profound character development make Fullmetal Alchemist a masterpiece that has left a lasting impact on the anime community.
6) DEATH NOTE
5) BLACK CLOVER
Landing in our top 5, Black Clover is a great anime that has garnered a dedicated fan base with its exciting action, intriguing magic system, and lovable characters. The series follows Asta, a young orphan with no magical abilities, on his journey to become the Wizard King in a world where magic is everything. Black Clover's fast-paced battles and intense storytelling keep viewers engaged, while its diverse and well-developed cast adds depth and charm to the narrative. With its blend of humor, friendship, and determination, Black Clover delivers an enjoyable and captivating anime experience.
4) DEMON SLAYER
Landing just outside of our top 3, Demon slayer does not disappoint, with some of the most breath taking animation and so many of the most enjoyable fight scenes to watch in all of anime!
Set in a fantastical realm infested by bloodthirsty demons, the story follows Tanjiro Kamado's journey to avenge his family and find a cure for his sister Nezuko, who has been transformed into a demon. Demon Slayer's animation is a masterpiece in itself, showcasing breathtaking fight sequences and mesmerizing visuals that bring the intense battles and eerie landscapes to life. The series boasts a diverse cast of characters, each with their own distinct personalities and motivations, making them relatable and endearing to viewers. Moreover, Demon Slayer explores themes of resilience, sacrifice, and the power of compassion, creating an emotionally resonant narrative.
The anime's exceptional storytelling keeps audiences hooked, with suspenseful plot twists and heartfelt moments that evoke a wide range of emotions. With its perfect blend of action, drama, and supernatural elements, Demon Slayer has rightfully earned its place among the best anime, leaving an indelible mark on fans worldwide.
3) ATTACK ON TITAN
This Anime is so popular they built a theme park for it! It is largely responsible for my entry into the anime world ! From the very first episode; entrancing audiences worldwide with its gripping storytelling, relentless action, and thought-provoking exploration of complex themes, AOT is certainly deserving of our number 3 spot!
From its very first episode, the series thrusts viewers into a post-apocalyptic world where humanity faces the constant threat of man-eating giants known as Titans. With its dark and intense atmosphere, Attack on Titan expertly combines elements of horror, suspense, and political intrigue to create a narrative that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats. The anime's meticulously crafted plot unveils layer upon layer of mystery, unveiling shocking revelations and intricate character motivations that leave a lasting impact. The series delves deep into themes such as power, identity, morality, and the lengths humans will go to survive.
Attack on Titan showcases superb animation, intense battle sequences, and a hauntingly beautiful soundtrack that elevates the emotional impact of every scene. Through its relentless exploration of human nature and the horrors of war, Attack on Titan leaves a lasting impression, making it a truly exceptional and must-watch anime experience.
2) ONE PIECE
Falling into number 2, One Piece stands tall as one of the greatest anime series ever created, grabbing fans worldwide with its grand adventure, vibrant world-building, and an ensemble of memorable characters. Spanning over a thousand episodes and still going strong,
One Piece takes viewers on a thrilling journey through the vast and imaginative world of pirates. Its intricate storytelling, filled with intricate plotlines and unexpected twists, keeps audiences on the edge of their seats, constantly craving for more. The series masterfully combines action, comedy, drama, and heartfelt moments, creating a perfect balance that appeals to a wide range of viewers. Moreover, the characters in One Piece are nothing short of exceptional, each possessing unique personalities, motivations, and dreams that resonate deeply with the audience. From the determined and rubber-powered Monkey D. Luffy to the enigmatic and brooding Roronoa Zoro, the Straw Hat Pirates form a crew that feels like a tight-knit family. Alongside its compelling narrative and charismatic characters,
One Piece explores themes of friendship, loyalty, dreams, and the pursuit of freedom, instilling powerful messages that inspire and uplift. With its vast world, captivating storylines, and timeless themes, One Piece undeniably secures its position as one of the best anime of all time, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of its dedicated fanbase.
Topping our list, Naruto is universally accepted as the best anime ever! Captivating audiences around the globe with its unique blend of thrilling action, heartfelt storytelling, and profound character development, we think it's second to none!
From its humble beginnings as a coming-of-age tale of a young ninja with lofty dreams, Naruto weaves a complex and richly detailed narrative that explores themes of friendship, redemption, and the indomitable spirit of never giving up. The series expertly balances intense battles with emotional depth, creating a truly immersive experience for viewers. Moreover, the characters in Naruto are brilliantly crafted, each with their own distinct personalities and backstories that make them relatable and endearing.
Through its 700 episodes, Naruto leaves an indelible mark on its viewers, teaching valuable life lessons about perseverance, sacrifice, and the power of believing in oneself. With its powerful storytelling, memorable characters, and lasting impact, Naruto unquestionably earns its place among the best anime of all time.