Your friends have been persuading you to explore the world of anime and you have finally decided to give in. But this world has so much to offer that you don’t know where to start! Don’t you worry, we have got you covered. Whether you are an anime beginner or a full-on weeb, this list will have something for everyone. Well, everything except Naruto because that one’s already quite popular and familiar. Let’s have a look at the best anime series of all time that you can watch if you haven’t already!
1. Attack on Titan
Japanese name- Shingeki no Kyojin
The last of surviving humans live in a world protected by three great walls. The walls protect them from giant man-eating Titans that reign the world outside. This series hits you with extremely shocking and mind-blowing twists when you least expect them.
Japanese name- Hagane no Renkinjutsushi
An alchemy experiment conducted to bring their deceased mother back to life goes out of hand and two brothers (Edward and Alphonse) find themselves in a new catastrophic reality. With a 9.15 MAL rating, this is one of the best anime series to binge on.
Japanese name- Gintama
Okay, you love aliens? What about samurai? If I tell you that there is an anime series that has both, it would be exhilarating, isn’t it? In the world of anime, any fantasy that you can think of becomes a reality. Watch this gem and thank me later. P.S. This anime is like an encyclopedia of Japanese culture and history.
Japanese name- Wan Pīsu
Looking for an anime with pirates, are you? Here’s the best one for you. The story follows Monkey D. Luffy in his journey towards finding the One Piece treasure and his dream of becoming the king of all pirates.
Japanese name- Tōkyō Ribenjāzu
Awesome characters, impeccable plot, mindblowing songs, a fair dose of science fiction, a truckload of action, love beyond dimensions, friendship goals, and a cry baby hero amidst it all. That’s Tokyo Revengers for you.
Japanese name- Haikyū
Most people overlook this gem because they are not into sports. Trust me, you are missing out on so much! Every minute of this anime has a lesson for you, the character development of each and every character would move you, and you will evolve as a person. I am not exaggerating. This anime is worth the watch.
Japanese name- Furūtsu Basuketto
The Souma family is afflicted with a curse that turns the members into animals of various zodiac signs when hugged by a person of the opposite gender. When 16-year-old Tooru Honda moves in with them, she discovers their secret. The depiction of love in this anime transcends all knowledge of love you ever had.
Japanese name- Kimetsu no Yaiba
After his family was slaughtered and his little sister was turned into a demon, Tanjiro Kamado strives to become a demon slayer and avenge their deaths and also find a cure. The lead character is one of the purest would you’ll ever come across in the world of anime.
Japanese name- Desu Nōto
Once you start watching this one, you won’t stop until you finish it. Light Yagami finds a notebook and discovers that the notebook has the power to kill the person whose name is entered into it. The show is damn intriguing and will keep you hooked till the end.
Japanese name- Kōdo Giasu: Hangyaku no Rurūshu
In a dystopian future, Japan (Area 11) is striving to gain independence from the Empire of Britannia, a powerful military nation. You will encounter the greatest war tactician in the history of anime in the form of Lelouch Lamperouge, the protagonist.
Japanese name- Shutainzu Gēto
This show can entertain you and also teach the most complex theories of science to you in the simplest way possible. This is, without a doubt, the best time travel anime out there. The story is quite complicated, make sure you pay attention to every detail. It would be worth the effort.
Japanese name- Monsutaa
You wouldn’t have seen a villain like this one. This is not science fiction or fantasy anime but there are some uncanny abilities of the villain that will make you feel like it is. Out of all the anime listed in this article, this one stands out for its sheer brilliance of execution and masterful storytelling.
Japanese name- Kuranado
Just the presence of a person in our life can make it completely different. Something similar happens to Tomoya when he meets Nagisa. The way the protagonist evolves in this anime from a delinquent to a morally upright gentleman will definitely move you.
14. Your Lie in April
Japanese name- Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso
Keep your tissues ready. This one will make you weep. It will entrance you, overwhelm you, inspire you, and change you as a person. And the music, oh the music, I don’t have words that would do justice to its brilliance.
Japanese name- Boku no Hīrō Akademia
Young Midoriya learns a very important lesson: anyone can become a hero if they believe in themselves and care for others. Boku no Hiro Akademia is a show that will make you feel alive, every moment of this anime will set your heart racing. Look out for the background song for All Might, you’ll know what I mean.
Once you enter the world of anime, there’s no looking back. You’ll be craving for more and more. Hope that this article has helped you decide which anime to watch next. Do let us know the one that got you really curious in the comments section. Happy watching, fellow weebs!