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The 20 best anime in history

The popularity of Japanese animation is experiencing a golden age, but only a few fall into the category of best anime of all time.

There is no doubt that manga and anime have conquered the world of entertainment, just go to any bookstore and see the amount of Japanese comics for sale. sleeves like Tokyo Revengers They have been a huge phenomenon in our country, causing hundreds of people to queue up to get the first volumes. But in general, it seems that the phenomenon generated with the Japanese culture has no end.

Although we have mentioned manga, the increase in demand has arguably been most noticeable in anime, the traditional or digital animation style of Japanese origin. This phenomenon began years ago, with emissions of Heidi, Oliver and Benji or the still fashionable dragon ball. nowadays animes like Blue Lock, One Piece or Guardians of the night These are the ones that are in vogue, but the list of series of this type is huge compared to those of years ago.

Of course, with so much anime there is a question that many ask, what are the best anime of all time? This question certainly has many answers, and depending on where you live, your opinions may vary significantly. The Japanese website Goo Rankingwanted to do a survey in the Japanese country about the best anime in history. More than 35,000 people participated in the survey, and below we will show you the anime that these people consider to be the best in history.

20. Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch

Year 2017 of the Imperial Calendar. Lelouch, a young man whose right to take the throne was taken away from him, becomes “Zero”, the Masked Man, and leads a full-scale rebellion, the “Black Rebellion”, against his own homeland, the superpower of the Saint. Empire of Britannia. As anti-British sentiment grows stronger, the Empire decides to use its overwhelming military power to suppress the rebels.

code geass best anime

20. Re: Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World)

Subaru Natsuki is an ordinary high school student who meets a beautiful silver haired girl from another world who saves him. To return the favor, he decides to stay with her, but the fate that the girl carries is much heavier than Subaru can imagine. The enemies attack relentlessly, one after the other, until finally both he and the girl are killed. Subaru doesn’t want the girl to get hurt, so he vows to put an end to any enemy, no matter what fate awaits him, always to protect her.

Re ZERO Starting Life in Another World

Anime is available on Crunchyroll.

18. Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru (Oregairu: My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU)

Hachiman Hichigaya is a rather antisocial and cynical student who has no intention of making friends… at least until one of his teachers, worried about his cynicism, decides to send him as a forced volunteer to the service club, a strange club in his area. school in those who try to help other students with the most diverse problems. The head of the club is also Yukino Yunkinoshita, a sweet and intelligent girl, from a good family and as cynical as he is. Will these two teenagers be able to become friends and help each other overcome their insecurities?

Oregairu My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU

17. Toaru Kagaku no Railgun (A certain scientific railway gun)

A huge city, home to 2.3 million people, lies west of Tokyo. In this academy town, 80% of the population are students, and supernatural abilities, abnormal phenomena that seem to defy all laws known to man are being developed. The students who possess these abilities are classified according to the range of their abilities, ranging from level 0 for those with no power, to the elite of the elite, level 5.

A certain scientific railway gun

Anime is available on Crunchyroll y Netflix.

16.Naruto Shippuden

Naruto wants to be the best ninja on earth. The action begins after the two and a half years that the main character, Naruto Uzumaki, has spent training with his teacher Jiraiya. In it, all the characters from the previous series reappear, but with more experience and strength. The Akatsuki organization also steps in, after their brief appearance in the previous installment, and their goals are revealed.

Naruto Shippuden

Anime is available on Crunchyroll y Amazon Prime video.

15. Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World!)

When young Kazuma dies a humiliating death, the goddess Aqua offers to reincarnate him in a game-like fantasy world. He agrees and takes her with him.

KonoSuba: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World!

Anime is available on Netflix.

14. Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (Your lie in April)

Arima Kosei is a piano prodigy and every musician in the world knows his name, but when his mother and also a teacher die, he collapses in the middle of a recital and from that moment he is completely unable to hear the sound of his piano , even though he has hearing problems. Two years later, Kosei still does not play the piano and sees the world as monotonous, colorless. He was content to live a quiet life with his friends Tsubaki and Watari, at least until a girl changes everything: Miyazono Kaori.

Your lie in April

13. Bakemonogatari

One day after Golden Week vacation, third-year student Koyomo Araragi finds himself saving a classmate, Hitagi Senjyogahara, by catching her as she slides down the stairs and comes bouncing from above. He discovers that his light weight is impossible, as if he had no physical weight…


12. Jujutsu Kaisen

Difficulties, regret, shame… Man’s negative emotions become curses that haunt us in our daily lives. Curses abound throughout the world and can lead people to terrible misfortune and even lead to their death. And what’s worse: only one curse can drive out another curse.

Jujutsu Kaisen 1

Anime is available on Crunchyroll.

11. Neon Genesis Evangelion

Fifteen years after a disaster, Shinji Ikari becomes a pilot in NERV, his father’s organization that fights against monstrous beings.

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Anime is available on Netflix.

10. Haikyuu!!

Shoyo Hinata has wanted to play volleyball ever since she saw a short player succeed in the national tournament when she was in elementary school. Unfortunately, when he finally managed to form a team, he was crushed by his rival Tobio Kageyama. When Shoyo enters Karasuno High School, he sets out to fulfill his dream of playing on a top-level volleyball team.


Anime is available on Amazon Prime video.


Set in Akihabara, the story is about a group of friends who have turned their microwave into a device that can send text messages to the past. As they run various experiments, an organization called SERN, which has also done their own research into time travel, tracks them down, forcing the group to find a way to avoid capture.


8. Natsume Yujin-Cho (Natsume’s Friends Book)

Takashi Natsume has seen yokai all his life. He inherited from his grandmother Reiko a book of yokai names, which gives the owner power over the yokai, so he and his self-proclaimed bodyguard, Nyanko-sensei, spend their days restoring these names to their original owners. Many yokai mistake him for his grandmother, leading to many emotional… and dangerous situations.

Natsume Yujin-cho

7. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

The Elric brothers broke one of the most important taboos in alchemy, so Ed lost almost half of his body, now replaced by mechanical parts, and his younger brother Al, was turned into a soul bound to armor. Both will search for a way to restore their bodies, solve one of the great mysteries of alchemy, and reclaim their mother.

Full metal alchemist

6. Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2

Second season of the series Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch

Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2


Gon, a young man living on Whale Island, dreams of becoming a hunter just like his father who left when Gon was still a child.

Hunter x hunter

Anime is available on Crunchyroll y Netflix.

4. Violet Evergarden

The war is over and Violet Evergarden needs a job. Unable to feel emotions, she takes a job as a letter writer to understand the past.

Violet Evergarden

Anime is available on Netflix.

3. Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia)

In a world where most of the population is born with a gift, another extraordinary ability in each individual, it didn’t take long before villains and heroes alike seemed ready to stop them. Over time, the heroes became officials, were regulated and lived off their work, as well as becoming objects of admiration for many. Now, being a hero is the dream of the vast majority of children who wait from a very young age for their gift to manifest to start training and dream of becoming the number one hero.

my whole academic world

Anime is available on Crunchyroll y Netflix.

2. Gintama

Gintama’s story places us in a Japan subjugated by alien creatures known as Amantos. Thanks to these, the country enjoys excessive technological advances, but at the same time, the human species has been detached from the authority to watch over its own planet. To avoid war riots, the use and carrying of swords under any circumstances by earthlings has been completely banned, but still in this new era, there are people who remain faithful to their beliefs and traditions of the past, as is the case with the main character, Gintoki .


Anime is available on Crunchyroll.

1. Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

Many years ago, humanity was on the brink of extinction with the appearance of gigantic creatures that devoured all humans. On the run, humanity managed to survive in a fortified city with high walls that has become the last stronghold of civilization against the titans roaming the world. Now that peace is about to be interrupted by a chain of events that will reveal what the Titans are and what they looked like.

shingeki no kyojin

Anime is available on Crunchyroll, Netflix y Amazon Prime video.

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