Anime Underground The Best Adventure Anime of All Time  

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Ready to go on an adventure? Here's our list of the best adventure anime of all time, ranked by anime fans like you. What classifies an anime as an adventure series? The characters in the show are typically on some kind of journey, traveling unfamiliar territory and working towards some kind of goal. In Samurai Champloo, the main characters are traveling through Japan in search of the samurai who smells of sunflowers, for example. Adventure anime often features a group of heroes, rather than just one or two protagonists. The shows below are both old new, featuring established shows like Cowboy Bebop and newer ones like Sword Art Online and Log Horizon. Give an upvote to the series below that you would highly reccommend to other fans, and downvote any that you've seen and didn't really enjoy. If a series is missing, please add it to the list so that others can vote for that show too!
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Kent Williams, Iemasa Kayumi, Vic Mignogna

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Hunter × Hunter Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda

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One Piece Mari Yaguchi, Kappei Yamaguchi, Mayumi Tanaka

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Sword Art Online Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook

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Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Fairy Tail Daisuke Namikawa, Kouichi Toochika, Katsuyuki Konishi

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+ - 757 310
Fullmetal Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Fullmetal Alchemist Vic Mignogna, Aaron Dismuke, Romi Pak

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The Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
The Seven Deadly Sins

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Soul Eater Laura Bailey, Chiaki Omigawa, Micah Solusod

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+ - 666 262
Death Note is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Death Note Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong

10
+ - 666 169
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Erik Scott Kimerer, Erica Mendez, Cristina Valenzuela

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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Bleach Johnny Yong Bosch, Michelle Ruff, Stephanie Sheh

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+ - 646 284
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Cowboy Bebop Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara

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+ - 829 280
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+ - 469 244
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Gurren Lagann Nikolas Freeman, Jacob Hope Chapman, Doug Walker

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Samurai Champloo Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka

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+ - 634 185
Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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+ - 587 183
InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
InuYasha Kappei Yamaguchi, Richard Ian Cox, Satsuki Yukino

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+ - 461 88
Naruto Shippūden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Naruto Shippūden Nana Mizuki, Yukari Tamura, Kazuhiko Inoue

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+ - 426 159
Yona of the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Yona of the Dawn Tomoaki Maeno, Monica Rial, Christopher Sabat

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+ - 400 71
Blue Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Blue Exorcist Nobuhiko Okamoto, Johnny Yong Bosch, Tobias Diakow

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+ - 396 138
Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Rurouni Kenshin Kaylyn Dicksion

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+ - 259 81
Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Code Geass Kikuko Inoue, Jōji Nakata, Fumiko Orikasa

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+ - 342 125
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

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+ - 347 130
D.Gray-man is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
D.Gray-man Sanae Kobayashi, Shizuka Itô, Ken'ichi Suzumura

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+ - 315 76
Naruto is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Naruto Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin, Junko Takeuchi

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+ - 463 211
Dragon Ball is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Dragon Ball Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa, Masako Nozawa

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Avatar: Legend of Korra Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, David Faustino

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+ - 385 123
One Piece is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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+ - 405 194
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Pokémon Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

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+ - 240 134
Spice and Wolf is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Spice and Wolf Jun Fukuyama, Daisuke Namikawa, Ami Koshimizu

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Magi: The Kingdom of Magic is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Magi: The Kingdom of Magic Kaori Ishihara, Yuki Kaji, Haruka Tomatsu

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+ - 226 128
Claymore is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Claymore Todd Haberkorn, Houko Kuwashima, Stephanie Young

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+ - 220 38
Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Attack on Titan Marina Inoue, Yuki Kaji, Josh Grelle

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+ - 261 177
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Zero no Tsukaima Rie Kugimiya, Kikuko Inoue, Yui Horie

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+ - 196 65
Trigun is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Trigun Hiromi Tsuru, Johnny Yong Bosch, Toshihiko Seki

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+ - 258 159
Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Future Diary Yuki Matsuoka, Mai Aizawa, Akira Ishida

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+ - 175 105
The Legend of the Legendary He... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
The Legend of the Legendary Heroes Ayana Taketatsu, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Ayahi Takagaki

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+ - 188 58
Fate/stay night is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Fate/stay night Ayako Kawasumi, Noriaki Sugiyama, Kana Ueda

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+ - 203 127
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Tsubasa Chronicle Maaya Sakamoto, Takako Honda, Sumi Shimamoto

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+ - 186 67
Fate/Zero is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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+ - 184 94
Pandora Hearts is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Pandora Hearts Ayako Kawasumi, Akira Ishida, Daisuke Ono

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Guilty Crown is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Guilty Crown Koyasu Taketo, Kazuhiko Inoue, Nobutoshi Canna

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+ - 176 56
Yu Yu Hakusho is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Yu Yu Hakusho Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey

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+ - 199 150
Digimon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Digimon

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Shaman King is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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+ - 174 146
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Mushishi Kôjun Itô, Yûto Nakano, Travis Willingham

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+ - 138 84
Black Cat is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Black Cat Kikuko Inoue, Hideyuki Hori, Shin-ichiro Miki

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Puella Magi Madoka Magica Chiwa Saitō, Junko Iwao, Yūko Gotō