250 Anime Recommendations

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1. Kôkyô shihen Eureka Sebun (2005–2006)

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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14-year-old Renton joins the rebel GekkoState ship, co-pilots the TypeZero with the mysterious Eureka, and unknowingly becomes part of a grand scheme.

Stars: Yûko Sanpei, Keiji Fujiwara, Kaori Nazuka, Johnny Yong Bosch

Votes: 2,382

2. Shin Seiki Evangerion (1995–1996)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.6
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A teenage boy finds himself recruited as a member of an elite team of pilots by his father.

Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Spike Spencer

Votes: 31,597

3. Ping Pong the Animation (2014– )

TV-14 | Animation, Drama, Sport

8.7
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Five ping pong prodigies learn to navigate the harsh climate of competitive sport and the even more frightening realm of self realization.

Stars: Koki Uchiyama, Alan Chow, Micah Solusod, Terri Doty

Votes: 1,293

4. Kamichu! (2005– )

28 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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A middle school girl suddenly becomes a god. Now she must take on godly duties as well as attend school.

Stars: Megan Taylor Harvey, Mako, Kaori Mine, Carrie Savage

Votes: 135

5. Yojôhan shinwa taikei (2010– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.6
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When a nameless student at Kyoto University encounters a demigod one night, he asks to relive the past three years in order to win the heart of Ms. Akashi, the object of his affection.

Stars: Shintaro Asanuma, Keiji Fujiwara, Yuki Kaida, Rin Mizuhara

Votes: 1,427

6. Aria: The Animation (2005– )

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Stars: Erino Hazuki, Chiwa Saitô, Chinami Nishimura, Kaori Mizuhashi

Votes: 223

7. Kaiba (2008– )

TV-MA | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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In a futuristic dystopian world where memories are literally stored, bought and sold and rich have all the privileges, a young amnesiac is trying to find out who he is.

Stars: Houko Kuwashima, Mamiko Noto, Romi Pak

Votes: 861

8. Sound of the Sky (2010– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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15-year old Kanata Sorami enlists in the 1121st Platoon of the Helvetians Army to become a great bugle player, and experiences missions and adventures with her fellow platoon members.

Stars: Aya Endô, Aoi Yûki, Juri Aikawa, Misato Fukuen

Votes: 138

9. Tsuritama (2012– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Four individuals' adventures on an island while fishing; Yuki, who is terrible at communicating and hence never made any real friends, Haru who attempts to teach Yuki fishing, Natsuki an ... See full summary »

Stars: Miyu Irino, Tomokazu Sugita, Koki Uchiyama, Ryôta Ôsaka

Votes: 173

10. Gatchaman Crowds (2013– )

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.1
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The story focuses on the Gatchaman, a group of superheroes, who protect earth. The series also focuses on the question on what it means to be a hero.

Stars: Maaya Uchida, Ryôta Ôsaka, Daisuke Namikawa, Kotori Koiwai

Votes: 147

11. Suzumiya Haruhi no yûutsu (2006–2009)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.0
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The crazy adventures of the SOS Brigade, led by the insane but charismatic Haruhi.

Stars: Tomokazu Sugita, Aya Hirano, Minori Chihara, Yûko Gotô

Votes: 5,995

12. Space Dandy (2014)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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The cosmic and comic adventures of Space Dandy, a handsome space explorer tasked to tour the universe and discover new alien beings.

Stars: Jun'ichi Suwabe, Uki Satake, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Ian Sinclair

Votes: 2,192

13. Bakemonogatari (2009– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.1
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Third-year high school student Koyomi Araragi is human again. Cured of his vampirism, he seeks to help other supernaturals with their problems. Koyomi becomes involved in their lives, revealing secrets in people he once knew.

Stars: Hiroshi Kamiya, Eri Kitamura, Yuka Iguchi, Chiwa Saitô

Votes: 2,406

14. Humanity Has Declined (2012– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.5
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An unnamed girl acts as a mediator between humans and "fairies" after they have become the most prosperous species following the decline of the human population.

Stars: Mai Nakahara, Unshô Ishizuka, Satomi Akesaka, Hisako Kanemoto

Votes: 162

15. FLCL (2000–2001)

TV-14 | 151 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A 12-year old boy named Naota one day meets a strange woman, riding a Vespa and wielding a big guitar. As soon as she appears, mysterious things start happening.

Stars: Jun Mizuki, Mayumi Shintani, Izumi Kasagi, Suzuki Matsuo

Votes: 11,838

16. Kill La Kill (2013–2014)

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.0
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A young girl arrives at a school of superhumans to find out the truth behind her father's murder.

Stars: Ami Koshimizu, Aya Suzaki, Toshihiko Seki, Shin'ichirô Miki

Votes: 6,282

17. Punch Line (2015– )

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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High schooler Yuta Iridatsu has experienced "astral projection" i.e. his spirit has been separated from his body. He woke up in a mansion named Koraikan and met a cat spirit named ... See full summary »

Stars: Marina Inoue, Sora Amamiya, Rie Kugimiya, Minako Kotobuki

Votes: 62

18. Fuujin Monogatari (2004–2005)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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Star: Kaori Nazuka

Votes: 25

19. Martian Successor Nadesico (1996– )

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Some unknown presence is attacking Earth with dangerous robots and the only thing that can save the day is the crew of the Nadesico: a powerful spaceship.

Stars: Spike Spencer, Mark Laskowski, Phil Ross, John Swasey

Votes: 361

20. Yahari ore no seishun rabukome wa machigatteiru. (2013– )

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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About an antisocial high school student named Hikigaya Hachiman with a distorted view on life and no friends or girlfriend. His life change when he was forced to enter the "Volunteer Service Club" by his teacher.

Stars: Takuya Eguchi, Saori Hayami, Nao Tôyama, Takashi Kondô

Votes: 1,454

21. Aoi Bungaku Series (2009– )

22 min | Animation, Drama, History

7.9
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Aoi Bungaku is a 12 episode anime series that is comprised of adaptations of six Japanese literary classics. The stories included are 'No Longer Human' and 'Run, Melos!' by Osamu Dazai, 'In... See full summary »

Stars: Aya Endô, Aya Hisakawa, Hidenobu Kiuchi, Rikiya Koyama

Votes: 541

22. Figyua 17 Tsubasa & Hikaru (2001–2002)

Not Rated | 780 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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After a young girl's mother dies she is moved from the city to the country where she accidentally meets a synthetic alien 'Figure' that takes the guise of a twin sister and begins attending school with her.

Stars: Akiko Yajima, Fumiko Orikasa, Rikiya Koyama, Jun Mizuki

Votes: 68

23. Ginga eiyû densetsu (1988– )

25 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

9.1
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Various people, especially two rising commanders, cope with a massive continual space conflict between two interstellar nations.

Stars: Shô Hayami, Tesshô Genda, Jôji Nakata, Ryûsei Nakao

Votes: 1,186

24. Kareshi kanojo no jijou (1998– )

Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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TV series that tells the every-day stories of a group of teenagers in high-school, focusing on their romances and personal problems.

Stars: Atsuko Enomoto, Christopher Nicholas, Dick Rodstein, Chihiro Suzuki

Votes: 1,026

25. N.H.K ni yôkoso! (2006– )

TV-MA | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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This surreal dramedy follows Satou Tatsuhiro as he attempts to escape the evil machinations of the NHK.

Stars: Yutaka Koizumi, Yui Makino, Wataru Hatano, Asuka Ideno

Votes: 4,016

26. Little Busters! (2012– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Riki was a child when his parents died, leaving him hopeless and depressed. What saved him was a group of four kids calling themselves the Little Busters. They took Riki out and played with... See full summary »

Stars: Genevieve Simmons, Caitlynn French, Riko Hirai, Jenya

Votes: 183

27. Ergo Proxy (2006)

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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In a post-apocalyptic future humans live in peace with androids in a domed city. However, a strange series of murders has intruded into bored inspector Re-l Mayer's life.

Stars: Kôji Yusa, Akiko Yajima, Rachel Hirschfeld, Liam O'Brien

Votes: 9,443

28. Gunbuster (1988– )

PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.9
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A young pilot, daughter of a deceased space captain, is selected to pilot a colossal robot as the key point of Earth's defence in a space war.

Stars: Noriko Hidaka, Rei Sakuma, Norio Wakamoto, Maria Kawamura

Votes: 953

29. Macross Plus (1994– )

Not Rated | 115 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Two old friends/rivals find themselves rival test pilots in competing projects while a mutual old flame returns to them with her own secrets.

Stars: Beau Billingslea, Bryan Cranston, Richard Epcar, Rica Fukami

Votes: 3,055

30. Berusaiyu no bara (1979–1980)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

8.4
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The story of Lady Oscar, a female military commander who served during the time of the French Revolution.

Stars: Reiko Tajima, Tarô Shigaki, Hisashi Katsuda, Nachi Nozawa

Votes: 1,217

31. Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water (1990– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.0
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A teen acrobat of mysterious origins and a young inventor find themselves entangled in a sinister plot that involves the fate of the world.

Stars: Noriko Hidaka, Carl Domaski, Judson Jones, Craig Kanne

Votes: 1,180

32. Ano hi mita hana no namae o bokutachi wa mada shiranai. (2011– )

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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Six childhood friends have grown apart over the years following the death of one of them, Menma. The original 'leader' of this friend group, Jintan, is currently aimless in life and it is ... See full summary »

Stars: Griffin Burns, Ray Chase, Erica Lindbeck, Erica Mendez

Votes: 3,939

33. Arjuna (2001– )

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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A fatally injured girl is saved in her near death experience to become the chosen defender of Earth.

Stars: Mami Higashiyama, Maggie Blue O'Hara, Alaina Burnett, Trevor Devall

Votes: 334