Good Original Anime Series

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1. Michiko and Hatchin (2008– )

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Michiko is a free-willed "sexy diva" who escaped from prison, while Hatchin is a run away girl fleeing from her strict catholic foster family. The two join forces and set off on an unpredictable road trip seeking their own freedom.

Stars: Terri Doty, Toru Kusano, Brandon Potter, Jad Saxton

Votes: 747

2. Samurai Champloo (2004–2005)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the "samurai who smells of sunflowers."

Stars: Kazuya Nakai, Ginpei Sato, Ayako Kawasumi, Steve Blum

Votes: 37,251

3. Ergo Proxy (2006)

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

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: 11,570

4. Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995–1996)

TV-14 | 624 min | Animation, Action, Drama

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: 43,864

5. Revolutionary Girl Utena (1997)

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

A tomboyish schoolgirl finds herself forced into repeated duels for another girl who has a role in a world revolution.

Stars: Tomoko Kawakami, Yuriko Fuchizaki, Aya Hisakawa, Kotono Mitsuishi

Votes: 1,196

6. Mawaru-Penguindrum (2011– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

A terminally ill girl is revived by a magical penguin spirit. In return, her brothers are sent on a quest for the mysterious 'Penguindrum'.

Stars: Shelley Calene-Black, Maggie Flecknoe, Adam Gibbs, Illich Guardiola

Votes: 665

7. Yuri Kuma Arashi (2015– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

In a world of war between bears and humans, a young schoolgirl is sent into an adventure quest to find the origin of this conflict.

Stars: Miho Arakawa, Yoshiko Ikuta, Nozomi Yamane, Jun'ichi Suwabe

Votes: 162

8. Kaiba (2008– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

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: 1,242

9. Cowboy Bebop (1998–1999)

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

The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.

Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara, Steve Blum

Votes: 81,657

10. Punch Line (2015– )

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

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: 155

11. Sound of the Sky (2010– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

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: 187

12. Tsuritama (2012– )

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

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: Chris Ayres, Clint Bickham, Maggie Flecknoe, Adam Gibbs

Votes: 217

13. Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day (2011)

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

Five childhood companions reunite when the ghost of their dead friends appears, and demands they grant her final wish.

Stars: Miyu Irino, Ai Kayano, Haruka Tomatsu, Takahiro Sakurai

Votes: 7,309

14. Gunbuster (1988– )

PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Drama

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: 1,278

15. FLCL (2000–2018)

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

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: 14,354

16. Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt (2010)

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Two Angels, Panty and Stocking, are kicked out of Heaven for bad behaviour and sent Ghost hunting by Garterbelt, a Priest of Daten City.

Stars: Jamie Marchi, Arisa Ogasawara, Mariya Ise, Kôji Ishii

Votes: 1,446

17. A Lull in the Sea (2013– )

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

Long ago, humanity lived in the sea, but some humans longed to go to land and eventually left the sea behind. Now in present day, the two human types co-exist though their thinking has ... See full summary »

Stars: Natsuki Hanae, Mikako Komatsu, Robbie Friedman, Nicole Gose

Votes: 692

18. Serial Experiments Lain (1998– )

TV-14 | 316 min | Animation, Horror, Mystery

Strange events begin to occur as a withdrawn girl named Lain becomes obsessed with interconnected virtual realm of "The Wired".

Stars: Kaori Shimizu, Bridget Hoffman, Dan Lorge, Randy McPherson

Votes: 10,115

19. Texhnolyze (2003– )

TV-MA | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

In a man-made underground society, descendants of a banished generation vie for control of the crumbling city of Lux. Ichise, an orphan turned prize fighter, loses a leg and an arm to ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Forest, Justin Gross, Satoshi Haga, Shizuka Itô

Votes: 2,191

20. Haibane renmei (2002– )

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

A young girl is reborn as an angel-like creature called a haibane, with no memory of who she once was.

Stars: Ryô Hirohashi, Junko Noda, Eri Miyajima, Fumiko Orikasa

Votes: 3,047

21. Tengen toppa gurren lagann (2007–2008)

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

Two friends, Simon and Kamina, become the symbols of rebellion against the powerful Spiral King, who forced mankind into subterranean villages.

Stars: Yuri Lowenthal, Kana Asumi, Steve Blum, Johnny Yong Bosch

Votes: 13,298

22. Kill la Kill (2013–2014)

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

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: 9,578

23. Inferno Cop (2012– )

Animation, Action, Comedy

A cop with a skeleton head towards evil around the world

Stars: Junichi Goto, Yuya Hayashi, Ren Shimorenjaku, Kaname Shimorenjaku

Votes: 378

24. Space Patrol Luluco (2016– )

TV-14 | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

A normal girl and an alien meet and spark an interstellar romance.

Stars: Bob Carter, Amber Lee Connors, Mao Ichimichi, Brittney Karbowski

Votes: 435

25. Kiznaiver (2016– )

TV-14 | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

The story of a group of diverse young adults who become connected to each other as part of an experiment to generate peace.

Stars: Misaki Kuno, Katrina Salisbury, Hans Wackershauser, Lori Bachynski

Votes: 921

26. Tamako Market (2013)

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

Tamako's life becomes complicated with friendships, rivalries and the arrival of a peculiar bird.

Stars: Caitlynn French, Jay Hickman, Rina Hidaka, Yûki Kaneko

Votes: 486

27. Arjuna (2001– )

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

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: 367

28. Eureka Seven (2005–2006)

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

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: 2,750

29. Kyôsôgiga (2013– )

Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Everything was peaceful until Myoue and Koto suddenly vanished. Their three children are left to take care of the city, and Yakushimaru inherits Myoue's name and duties. Stranded in this ... See full summary »

Star: Rie Kugimiya

Votes: 155

30. Mononoke (2007)

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

A mysterious man called the Medicine Seller travels along feudal Japan, uncovering and slaying evil spirits called "Mononoke".

Stars: Michael C. Pizzuto, Takahiro Sakurai

Votes: 1,426

31. Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011)

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

A creature named Kyubey offers Madoka and Sayaka a wish if they agree to become 'magical girls' and fight abstract beings called 'witches'. However, a magical girl named Homura is, for uncertain reasons, determined to stop this agreement.

Stars: Aoi Yûki, Chiwa Saitô, Emiri Kato, Christine Marie Cabanos

Votes: 6,447

32. Psycho-Pass (2012– )

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Action, Crime

Believing in humanity and order, policewoman Akane Tsunemori obeys the ruling, computerized, precognitive Sibyl System. But when she faces a criminal mastermind who can elude this "perfect" system, she questions both Sibyl and herself.

Stars: Kana Hanazawa, Miyuki Sawashiro, Noriko Hidaka, Shizuka Itô

Votes: 14,023

33. Kamichu! (2005– )

TV-PG | 28 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

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: 156

34. Princess Tutu (2002–2003)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Adventure, Animation

A duck turned girl with magical powers must help save a prince from an unfinished fairy tale.

Stars: Takahiro Sakurai, Christine M. Auten, Jessica Boone, Jay Hickman

Votes: 838

35. Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (2016– )

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A large group of survivors seek shelter while travelling on a train after their station was attacked by aggressive, undead creatures called Kabane.

Stars: Robbie Daymond, Ben Diskin, Richard Epcar, Doug Erholtz

Votes: 3,573

36. Infinite Ryvius (1999– )

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Over 400 teenagers are stranded without adult supervision aboard a prototype space battleship after their astronaut training school is sabotaged by an outside group.

Stars: Tetsu Shiratori, Sôichirô Hoshi, Houko Kuwashima, Tomokazu Seki

Votes: 214

37. Witch Hunter Robin (2002–2003)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Witches exist, and it is the mysterious organization STNJ's job to hunt them down. Robin is a recent trainee who joins up, and begins unravelling the secrets of both the witches and STNJ...

Stars: Akeno Watanabe, Steve Blum, Paul St. Peter, Karen Strassman

Votes: 1,825

38. Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (2009– )

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Drama

An apocalyptic look at the possibility of an earthquake of magnitude 7 or greater striking the Tokyo area. Mirai, a middle school freshman girl who goes to Tokyo's artificial Odaiba Island ... See full summary »

Stars: Satomi Hanamura, Yumiko Kobayashi, Christel Takigawa, Luci Christian

Votes: 1,163

39. Dennou Coil (2007– )

TV-14 | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Eleven years after the introduction of internet-connected, augmented reality eyeglasses and visors, Yuuko Okonogi moves with her family to Daikoku City, the technological center of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Hilary Haag, Tiffany Grant, Monica Rial, Brittney Karbowski

Votes: 702

40. Martian Successor Nadesico (1996–1997)

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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: Kira Vincent-Davis, Cynthia Martinez, Spike Spencer, Mark Laskowski

Votes: 409

41. Munemoshune no musume tachi (2008– )

TV-MA | Animation, Action, Adventure

Rin Asogi runs a private investigation agency in Tokyo's Shinjuku district, performing odd jobs ranging from finding lost pets to hunting rare stamps in order to get by. Yet despite ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Cason, Jamie Marchi, Mamiko Noto, Rie Kugimiya

Votes: 1,648

42. NieA under 7 (2000– )

Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

A poor Earth girl and NieA, a hotheaded alien girl of low class ("under 7"), bond in a world where aliens are part of every day society.

Stars: J-ray, Samantha Tabak, Justin Gross, Casey Strand

Votes: 250

43. Otaku no video (1991– )

Not Rated | 50 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

A half animated/half live-action mockumentary about the world of Japanese geekdom.

Stars: Shouji Murahama, Hiroki Sato, Jun Tamaya, Craig York

Votes: 495

44. Space Dandy (2014)

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

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, Joel McDonald

Votes: 3,032

45. Paranoia Agent (2004– )

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Horror

Seemingly unconnected citizens of Tokyo are targeted for bludgeoning by a boy with a golden baseball bat. As detectives try to link the victims, they discover that following the assaults, the victims' lives have improved in some way.

Stars: Shôzô Îzuka, Toshihiko Seki, Michael McConnohie, Liam O'Brien

Votes: 8,714

46. Space Battleship Yamato (1974–1975)

30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

In the year 2199, the space battleship Yamato embarks on a voyage to the planet Iscandar, to retrieve a device that will rejuvenate a war-ravaged Earth.

Stars: Kei Tomiyama, Gorô Naya, Shûsei Nakamura, Yôko Asagami

Votes: 406