Anime derived from Japanese term animation. Anime is the animation works produced in japan. The early anime started in 1917. it started gaining world wide popularity in 1960’s when they started to release manga( Manga are comics or graphic novels originating from Japan).even manga was there from late 19 th century but first manga which got world wide popularity was astroboy .
They also try to build many video games to promote their anime which gained more popularity in coming ages. Now The anime industry in Japan consists of over 430 production studios. As of 2016, anime accounted for 60% of the world’s animated television shows.
In this list we are not going to add series like DBZ, Naruto, one piece . In this list we want to target completely beginners who want to start watching anime but don’t know what to watch or not able to watch because it contains a lot of episodes.
10. DR Stone(2019-)
DR stone is Japanese manga series written by richiro inagaki. It consists of total 24 episodes in which you will get involved through it from 1 st episode. It is an educational animated series with full intense fights and wonderful story. So if you want to start anime Dr stone would be a great option for you.
In the modern world, every human on the planet was turned into stone after a mysterious flash of light. This series tells the story of how some people from the Pre-Petrification World try to rebuild civilization in the Petrification Age, the Stone World.
code geass was directed by goro taniguchi and written by ichiro okuchi. it consists of 50 episodes in total . if you want to start your anime career then this might be the one of the best pick for you.
After Holy Empire of Britannia attacks and conquers Japan and reduces the once proud nation as an occupied country, Lelouch, an exiled Imperial Prince of Britannia empire, vows to wrestle Japan to its freedom. He encounters a mysterious girl named C.C., who bestows upon him the mystical power of Geass.
8. sword art online(2012)
Sword art online was produced by A1 pictures and directed by tomohiko ito. This anime consists of total 25 episodes and one special episode for fans. It is one of the best sci-fi anime ever made . This anime not only in terms of story but this has stunning visuals which make difference from other anime.
The story starts at 2022 where they release a new VR game sword art online and more than 10,000 players get into the game but they find that it is highly impossible to log out and if a player dies in game they die real world too.
cowboy bepop is an Japanese science fiction anime which is directed by shinichiro watanabe. This consists of a total of 26 episodes. This anime was one of those anime which got high success in international level and consider to be one of the most successful series world wide this series was a huge hit in united states. This anime has one of the best sound tracks ever made. Even many consider that sound track played a huge role in success of this anime.
Anime starts at 2071 where bounty hunters called as cowboys chase criminals and they achieve rewards The main story arc focuses on Spike and his deadly rivalry with Red Dragon Syndicate.
Parasyte is an Japanese., horror series which was written by hitochi iwaki. It consists of total 24 episodes. It is to be considered as the one of the most underrated anime of all time because of its story. You can never guess whats going to be happened next and this is scary too so better not miss this one. Some one would find the ending some what controversial but overall it is a master piece.
This centers along a 17 year old boy who live in Tokyo one night tiny worms like aliens(parasites) try to enter into human body. How can hero manage to get rid of parasites.
5. attack on titan:
Attack on titan was written by hajime isayama. it consists of total 59 episodes and its season 4 is yet to be released in late 2020. it is breaking all the records set by previous animes. it is often considered as the game of thrones(GOT) of anime. This became a huge hit since its first episode. The manga sold more than 100 million copies in no time. The visual effects of this show are one of the best. It is must watch anime for all.
In a world where humanity lives in bounded walls which protects them from huge man eating monsters referred as titans.
4. one punch man:
One punch man is a Japanese super hero franchise created by artist one. This consists of total 24 episodes plus 12 special episodes. firstly this series is one of the most funniest anime. This anime is considered to be one of the best anime and became an international hit and it became a huge success in US and Australia. If you think that this is only based on humour then you are wrong it consists of epic fights and very good story line so don’t miss it.
Our hero saitama can defeat any opponent with only one punch so he feels so bored and he wants to fight with a worthy opponent.
3. Tokyo ghoul:
Tokyo ghoul is a Japanese dark fantasy series written by sui ishida. it has 4 seasons each consisting of 12 episodes a total of 48 episodes. Before watching this anime if you are light hearted then skip this. it has heavy violence and dark is not a good genre for everybody. But due to its relatable story and thrilling screen play you have to watch this anime.
A college student had attacked by a ghoul, a being that feeds on human flesh. He later receives an organ transplant from the ghoul, becoming part monster himself.
2. full metal alchemist: brotherhood
Full metal alchemist: brotherhood is the second adaptation of full metal alchemist series by hiromu arakawa. it consists of 64 episodes. firstly This anime is considered to greatest of all time and it is most rated and most loved anime all over the world even it has rating 9.2 in IMDB. The story of two brothers will take you to an emotional rollercoaster and the ending of this is considered to best ending. If you want to watch anime you should not miss the masterpiece .
Two brothers who were abandoned by their father after loosing their mother they try resurrect her using alchemy(which allows you to transform physical matter from one form to another).
Death note is an Japanese manga series written by Tsugami ohba. This anime consists of 37 episodes. it is the perfect start for anime lovers. it consists of very gripping story line and very intelligent fight between two characters. This anime redefined the whole anime industry. it got fans from worldwide. Some may even consider this to be greatest of all time. If you want to start anime better start with this masterpiece.
Light is an college student once he discovers a note book lying on the ground and finds that it is used to kill people and he trie s to eliminate all the terrorists . L who is an detective assigned to the case of mysterious deaths of terrorists. From then onwards L try to put end to this mysterious murders.
Some may have different taste not necessarily that all can like every anime so better go with your favourite genre. Some may debate that FMA is better than deathnote or parasyte is better than Tokyo ghoul . but the list is for complete beginners. So some of your favourite anime may be missing or may be I haven’t watched yet. So please let me know which others deserve to be in top 10.
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