Top 15 Anime of all Time

The anime universe is flourishing day by day. So, we decided to make a list of the top anime shows of all time in the world. This list is the result of proper research. So, in this list, we have include anime from every genre (Adventure, Dark Fantasy, Horror, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller, Martial Arts, Western, Psychological thriller, Science Fiction).

1. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009): 9.1

top anime of all time

Brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric search for the Philsopher’s Stone. Hoping to restore their bodies, which were lost when they attempted to use their alchemy skills to resurrect their deceased mother. I am sure that every anime lover has watched this anime so it’s worth watching.

  • Episodes : 64
  • Genre : Dark fantasy, Drama, Adventure, Science fiction

2. Death Note (2006): 9

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death note

In this anime Light Yagami, a high school boy gets a notebook (death note) by which anyone can be killed just by writing their name. And also Light Yagami was interested in making the world a place where there is no scope for criminals.

  • Episodes : 37
  • Genre : Mystery, Thriller, Psychological thriller

3. Attack on Titan (2013): 9

attack on titan

When man-eating Titans first appeared 100 years ago, humans found safety behind massive walls that stopped the giants in their tracks. But the safety they have had for so long is threatened when a colossal Titan smashes through the barriers, causing a flood of the giants. The story is dark but beautiful, and the animation is the best anime has to offer. The show has an amazingly good pace, with a blend of gut-wrenching tense action scenes and heartfelt character moments.

  • Episodes : 75 –
  • Genre : Action, Dark fantasy, Post-apocalyptic

4. Hunter x Hunter (2011): 9

Hunter x Hunter

Hunter x Hunter is set in a world where Hunters exist to perform all manner of dangerous tasks like capturing criminals. And bravely searching for lost treasures in uncharted territories. Gon Freecss is on a mission to train himself as a hunter just like his father. Later on, he reunites with his father, who is alive and an accomplished hunter too.

  • Episodes : 148 
  • Genre : Adventure fiction, Fantasy, Martial Arts

5. Link Click (2021): 9

top anime of all time

Using superpowers to enter their clientele’s photos one by one, Cheng Xiaoshi and Lu Guang take their work seriously at “Time Photo Studio,”. A small photography shop set in the backdrop of a modern metropolis.

  • Episodes : 11
  • Genre : Supernatural, Action fiction, Fantasy

6. Cowboy Bebop (1998): 8.9

cowboy bebop

This show is beautiful, elegant, classy, funny, and heartbreaking. Moreover, a true emotional roller coaster. Cowboy Bebop has the difficult task of attempting to balance a dark story about organized crime. And, a lighthearted Star Wars-esque space adventure.

  • Episodes :
  • Genre : Western, Space Western, Action, Adventure, Science fiction

7. One Piece (1999): 8.8

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After Gol D Roger announced that, he have left the world’s greatest treasure One Piece. A lot of pirate crew start their journey to find the One Piece. But the path is going to be very difficult for the new generation of pirates. Moreover, they have to face Admiral, Yonkos, and Warlord in the new world. This story focus on a pirate crew name ‘Straw hat pirate’.One piece is surely top anime of all time because of it’s unique arcs.

  • Episodes : 982 – 
  • Genre : Adventure fiction, Comedy, Fantasy

8. Steins;Gate (2011): 8.8

top anime of all time

If you find quantum mechanics interesting, you will especially appreciate the way they incorporate real-life science to tell a fascinating piece of fiction. A group of friends creates a machine capable of sending messages across time, and cause ripples through the past and present.

  • Episodes : 26
  • Genre : Science fiction, Comedy, Drama, Psychological thriller

9. Dragon Ball Z (1996): 8.7

top anime of all time

The whole story of the anime revolves around a hero of the other world who comes to be known as Goku. He lands on Earth as an infant, sent with the main motive of destroying Earth. But He accidentally hits his head somewhere and forgets the mission completely, for which he was sent. A few years later, he now protects the earth from various other alien enemies who seek to cause utter destruction on this earth. It is unsightly the top anime of all time.

  • Episodes : 291
  • Genre :  Adventure, ‎Fantasy‎, ‎Martial arts

10. Code Geass (2006): 8.7

code geass

Code Geass has plenty of tricks up its sleeve to keep anyone, especially mystery fans, entertained throughout. If you are someone who loves this genre, then Code Geass is your best bet of seeking such thrills with every episode.

  • Episodes : 50
  • Genre : Mecha, Action, Action fiction, Military fiction

11. Demon Slayer (2019): 8.7

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It follows teenage Tanjiro Kamado, who strives to become a demon slayer after his family is slaughtered and his younger sister Nezuko is turned into a demon. So, It is a journey to kill the demon protect his sister from obstacles.

  • Episodes : 23
  • Genre : Adventure fiction, Dark fantasy, Martial Arts

12. Naruto: Shippuden (2007): 8.6


The story follows Naruto Uzumaki, a young boy who wants to be Hokage of a leaf village. He posses the power of nine tail fox, so everyone is afraid of him. Later on, he takes control of nine tail fox.

  • Episodes : 500
  • Genre : Adventure fiction, Comedy, Fantasy

13. Gintama (2006): 8.6

top anime of all time

The story follows life from the point of view of samurai Gintoki Sakata. He works as a freelancer alongside his friends Shinpachi Shimura and Kagura to pay the monthly rent.

  • Episodes : 353
  • Genre : Comedy, Science fiction, Historical Fiction

14. Monster (2004): 8.6

top anime of all time

Dr. Kenzou Tenma, an elite neurosurgeon recently engaged to his hospital director’s daughter, is well on his way to ascending the hospital hierarchy. That is until one night, a seemingly small event changes Dr. Tenma’s life forever. Talking about villains, this anime created one of the best villains in TV history by the name of ‘Johan Liebert’. Basically, he will make your skin crawl by just the way how he talks and manipulates.

  • Episodes : 74
  • Genre : Horror

15. Owarimonogatari (2015): 8.5

top anime of all time

Koyomi Araragi is introduced to a transfer student named Ougi Oshino by his underclassman Kanbaru Suruga. So, you should definitely check out this mystery psychological anime.

  • Episodes : 20
  • Genre :  Mystery, ‎Paranormal‎, ‎Psychological‎

So, I hope the list of top anime of all time is useful to you. Make sure to check out our list of BEST ENGLISH DUBBED ANIME and MOST POPULAR ANIME.

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