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Top 100 Anime of All Time According to MyAnimeList
Here’s a list of the Top 100 Anime of all time. Popular anime refers to anime shows that have gained significant attention and a large following among fans. These shows often have a wide appeal and attract a large audience of viewers. Popularity can be influenced by a variety of factors, such as the quality of the storytelling, the depth of the characters, the animation style, and the themes and genres explored in the series. Some examples of popular anime include Naruto, Attack on Titan, One Piece, My Hero Academia, Sword Art Online, and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, among many others.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (Rating: 9.1/10)
The story follows two brothers, Edward and Alphonse, who attempt to use alchemy to resurrect their deceased mother, but the experiment goes horribly wrong, leaving Edward without an arm and a leg and Alphonse trapped in a suit of armor. The brothers set out on a journey to find the Philosopher’s Stone, which they believe can restore their bodies.
Attack on Titan (Rating: 8.8/10)
In a world where humanity lives inside cities surrounded by enormous walls due to the Titans, gigantic humanoid creatures who devour humans without reason, a young boy named Eren Jaeger vows to exterminate every Titan after witnessing the death of his mother.
Death Note (Rating: 8.6/10)
The story revolves around a high school student named Light Yagami, who discovers a mysterious notebook that can kill anyone whose name he writes in it. Light starts using the notebook to rid the world of criminals, but his actions attract the attention of a mysterious detective known only as “L.”
One Piece (Rating: 8.6/10)
The story follows Monkey D. Luffy, a boy with rubber powers, as he sets out on a journey to become the Pirate King and find the ultimate treasure known as “One Piece.” Along the way, he recruits a diverse crew of pirates and battles against other pirates, Marines, and other foes.
Naruto (Rating: 8.3/10)
The story follows Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja with the dream of becoming the Hokage, the leader of his village. Along with his friends and mentors, he battles against powerful enemies, learns new jutsu, and grows stronger.
My Hero Academia (Rating: 8.2/10)
In a world where most of the population has superpowers known as “Quirks,” a young boy named Izuku Midoriya dreams of becoming a hero despite being born without a Quirk. He enrolls in a high school for aspiring heroes and trains under the number one hero, All Might.
Cowboy Bebop (Rating: 8.9/10)
The story takes place in the future and follows a group of bounty hunters who travel through space in their spaceship called the Bebop. Each episode features a different adventure or mission for the crew.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (Rating: 8.5/10)
The story takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where humans are forced to battle against monstrous beings called Angels using giant bio-mechanical mechs called Evangelions. The story focuses on the psychological struggles of the main characters as they fight against the Angels and deal with their own personal demons.
Steins;Gate (Rating: 9.1/10)
The story follows a group of friends who accidentally discover a way to send text messages to the past. As they experiment with time travel, they discover that changing the past can have unforeseen and dangerous consequences.
Your Lie in April (Rating: 8.7/10)
The story follows a young piano prodigy named Kosei Arima, who loses the ability to hear the sound of his own playing after the death of his abusive mother. He meets a free-spirited violinist named Kaori Miyazono, who helps him rediscover his love for music and teaches him to live life to the fullest.
- Kizumonogatari III: Reiketsu-hen (9.01)
- Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica (9.00)
- One Punch Man (9.00)
- Psycho-Pass (8.99)
- Death Note (8.98)
- Mushishi (8.98)
- Kimi no Na wa. (8.97)
- Great Teacher Onizuka (8.95)
- Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3 Part 2 (8.93)
- Koe no Katachi (8.92)
- Owarimonogatari 2nd Season (8.91)
- JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Diamond wa Kudakenai (8.90)
- Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann (8.89)
- Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (8.88)
- Fate/Zero 2nd Season (8.87)
- Gintama’: Enchousen (8.86)
- Gintama’ (8.85)
- Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger (8.84)
- Sangatsu no Lion 2nd Season (8.84)
- Mononoke Hime (8.83)
- Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (8.83)
- Gintama° (2015)
- Gintama’: Enchousen
- Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2
- Clannad: After Story
- Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen
- Mushishi Zoku Shou 2nd Season
- Vinland Saga
- Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai.
- Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
- Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)
- Neon Genesis Evangelion
- Mob Psycho 100 II
- Great Teacher Onizuka
- Made in Abyss
- Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice)
- Fate/Zero 2nd Season
- Kuroko no Basket 3rd Season
- Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice) – Movie
- Boku no Hero Academia 3rd Season
- Cowboy Bebop
- Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 2nd Season Part 2
- Hellsing Ultimate
- Mushishi Zoku Shou
- Mononoke Hime (Princess Mononoke)
- Kimetsu no Yaiba (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
- Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki (Wolf Children)
- Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
- Gintama’ (2011)
- Angel Beats!
- 3-gatsu no Lion 2nd Season (March Comes In Like A Lion 2nd Season)
- JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Diamond wa Kudakenai (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable)
- Hajime no Ippo
- Ping Pong the Animation
- Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan – Tsuioku-hen (Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal)
- Boku dake ga Inai Machi (Erased)
- Fullmetal Alchemist
- JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Stardust Crusaders 2nd Season (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders – Battle in Egypt)
- Monogatari Series: Second Season
- Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (Your Lie in April)
- Ookami to Koushinryou (Spice and Wolf)
- Mushishi Special: Hihamukage
- Slam Dunk
- Haikyuu!! Second Season
- Violet Evergarden
- Kizumonogatari II: Nekkets