There are many good anime, but Naruto will always be my number 1 since. The meaning of anime dates back to 1917, when Japanese artist Jun'ichi Kouchi created the term "animation while working on an adaptation of a traditional Chinese folk tale, The Story of the Stone. He used it as shorthand for animation to differentiate his work from other cartoons that were popular at the time. Around the time of World War II, manga evolved into a new form called "gekiga" that presented more mature themes and social issues for adults.
The 1950s saw the popularity of "Kaidanshi (spooky stories) and "shoujo manga aimed at girls. Anime, which literally means "animation in Japanese, is an art form that reflects many different Asian cultures. This form of visual storytelling was born in Japan and has grown to become one of the most popular entertainment media in the world today, from children's cartoons such as Pokemon to more serious films such as Akira. From its humble beginnings as a low-cost form of entertainment in the 1960s, anime has come a long way and can now be found on almost every screen imaginable.
The 1960s was a period marked by great economic growth in Japan, which increased the demand for mass entertainment such as films, television programmes, video games and, above all, comic books. With the help of increased demand for anime as a form of cheap entertainment for the masses; for example, Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy was considered a "smash hit". Then came the so-called "TV manga and other derivative works". Since the 1980s, when anime started to gain popularity outside Japan, we have been watching and enjoying the countless new series, playing anime-based games and getting to know the genre closely.
Death Note is number one on our list for many reasons. Firstly, it has been voted by Japanese fans as the number one anime series of all time. It is also ranked as the number 1 most popular anime series on the MyanimeList website. Death Note is quite dark, and its protagonist is not a stereotypical good guy like in many other series.
The film goes places where other anime series haven't dared to go, and this is what makes it absolutely gripping. The Shinigami is a god of death capable of killing anyone as long as he is able to see the victim's face and write down his name in the Death Note notebook. Prodigal high school student Light Yagami finds the Death Note and begins to test it by writing the name of a criminal on it. If you want to see and experience the best of the anime world, Death Note is definitely a series you should watch first.
Apart from the series, Naruto fans can watch one of the 11 original anime films and 11 anime videos, as well as video games, light novels and collectible cards based on Naruto's characters and storyline. The Dragon Ball Z series ran from 1989 to 1996 and ran for 261 episodes. Due to the enormous popularity of the series in the United States and Japan, 17 films and a total of 148 video games based on Dragon Ball have been released. This beautiful long-running anime series makes it to the top 10 list because it combines great animation, interesting characters and a series arc structure.
The series follows the adventures of D-monkey Luffy, who is only 17 years old, but overcomes numerous surprising adventures, unravels dark mysteries and battles various enemies on his way to the coveted prize and title. The Toei Animation-produced series premiered on 20 October 1999 on Fuji Television, and has since aired more than 800 episodes on multiple networks around the world. The broadcast was stopped at episode 143, as well as the home video release, because 4Kids realised that it was not appropriate for its target audience. Since then, the entertainment company implemented much more serious guidelines and controls on all anime series it acquired.
The 26 episodes aired in 1998 and 1999 and premiered in 2001 on Adult Swim in the United States, attracting a multitude of new fans thanks to the series' strong Western note. But after 10 years, the Holy Knights manage to capture the king and proceed to become tyrannical rulers. As a result, Princess Elizabeth begins her journey to the Seven Deadly Sins in an attempt to reclaim the lost kingdom and find justice lost to the world. Soul Eaters can transform into weapons only after having consumed 99 evil souls and 1 of a witch.
Many fans of the anime prefer the first 26 episodes of the series' total of 51 because they are funnier and more entertaining than the second half, which becomes somewhat more serious. Overall, this is a very well-made, fun and stylish anime series that you will definitely have fun watching. You have a great selection of the 276 episodes that have aired from 1997 to 2002 to watch the epic adventures of Pokemon, which became the first manga series to reach such a wide Western audience. Alongside Inuyasha, the 15-year-old girl is accompanied by the fox demon Shippo, a lethal demon hunter named Sango and the clever monk named Miroku.
The series lasted 4 years and consisted of 167 episodes full of adventure and action. But the 17-year-old boy is saved by his headphones, and the parasite enters his body through his right hand. Over time, Shinichi and the monster, who is called Migi, learn to coexist together so that they both survive. Thus, he is now half-child half-monster in search of survival.
The series has 153 episodes that aired between 1986 and 1989, so it is quite old, but this anime classic is definitely not outdated and will continue to be loved by young and old anime fans for years to come. It tells the story of a 14-year-old delinquent boy named Yuusuke Urameshi who one day decides to do the right thing, and do something completely altruistic, and jumps in front of a moving car to save a child's life. Funimation licensed it in 2001 for North America and it aired on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim and Toonami. Jojo's bizarre adventure should be number 1 you should watch all the openings and listen to them and watch parts 1-5 and read parts 6-7 to prove that it really is bizarre and the best and frankly the only anime I like.
Lol... watch death note before you say "JOJO SHOULD BE THE 1 guy I agree with everything on the list but I will add 1 more anime which is one punch man. Here are the top 30 anime series of all time, including both classic anime franchises and new series. This list of the best anime will help beginners to find which anime to start watching in the world or anime fans to decide which anime they should try next.
Otherwise, check out the best anime by freak standards. It's not easy to narrow it down to just 30 anime and rank them, and there are many others worth watching outside of this list of recommendations, of course. A 12-year-old boy named Naota meets a strange woman one day, riding a Vespa and wielding a large guitar. As soon as she appears, mysterious things start to happen.
MHA is mainly filled with wannabe weebs, people don't hate the series but people just watch it and say they watch anime. My Hero Academia is also popular among international anime fans, as the feel and atmosphere of the anime is more like an American superhero comic than Japanese anime. There is a video game for Android smartphones called Tokyo Ghoul and a video game for PlayStation Vita inspired by the popular manga and anime series. In addition, anime has flourished around the world so quickly that anyone can access Japanese anime with English dubbing and subtitles.
According to me naruto is my best anime character and also my best anime but how come there is no one punch man and kimetsu no yaiba. Most fans already know what to look for when searching for their next catch, and some have watched so much anime that they might as well watch every series available. With over 150 episodes, the series features some of the most unique anime scenes ever made, such as Goku's transformation to become Super Saiyan and the Cell Games. While most people would think of it as Dragon Ball Z, Pokemon, One Piece or Attack on Titan, another popular anime trumps them all worldwide, and that anime is Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto.
Although the beginning is quite slow, and some of you may feel bored during the first few episodes of Akame ga Kill, please be patient because you are in for a great adventure with this amazing anime series. Don't take the existence (or popularity) of this type of anime to mean that anything with an adult theme is lowbrow, because you'd be missing out on some awesome cinema. My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (やはり俺の青春ラブコメはまちがっている。) , which is also known simply as OreGairu or My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I expected, is a popular modern anime series with the slice of life genre (the setting is based on everyday life). I must add that naruto can get boring at times in the anime but it is a good series the fillers are so bad they give me headaches but if you are new to anime it shows you what you are getting into the fights are awesome but sometimes they drag on too long.
Voted best action anime by Ranker, Attack on Titan is definitely a fantastic and revolutionary anime. Older anime can be of low quality due to the limited resources used for production; they tend to be darker in terms of colour and slower in speed. Overall, this series is known for its dark and gory graphic content, and has a large following among fans of Japanese anime series.