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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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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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Bleach Johnny Yong Bosch, Michelle Ruff, Stephanie Sheh

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Cowboy Bebop Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara

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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Death Note Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong

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Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Gurren Lagann Nikolas Freeman, Jacob Hope Chapman, Doug Walker

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InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
InuYasha Kappei Yamaguchi, Richard Ian Cox, Satsuki Yukino

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Samurai Champloo Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka

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Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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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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Blue Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Blue Exorcist Nobuhiko Okamoto, Johnny Yong Bosch, Tobias Diakow

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Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Rurouni Kenshin Kaylyn Dicksion

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Yona of the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Yona of the Dawn Tomoaki Maeno, Monica Rial, Christopher Sabat

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Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Code Geass Kikuko Inoue, Jōji Nakata, Fumiko Orikasa

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Dragon Ball is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Dragon Ball Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa, Masako Nozawa

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Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Pokémon Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

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Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

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D.Gray-man is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
D.Gray-man Sanae Kobayashi, Shizuka Itô, Ken'ichi Suzumura

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

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Naruto is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Naruto Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin, Junko Takeuchi

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One Piece is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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Claymore is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Claymore Todd Haberkorn, Houko Kuwashima, Stephanie Young

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Spice and Wolf is listed (or ranked) 33 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) 34 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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Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Future Diary Yuki Matsuoka, Mai Aizawa, Akira Ishida

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Zero no Tsukaima Rie Kugimiya, Kikuko Inoue, Yui Horie

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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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Tsubasa Chronicle Maaya Sakamoto, Takako Honda, Sumi Shimamoto

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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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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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Yu Yu Hakusho is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Yu Yu Hakusho Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey

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

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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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Digimon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Digimon

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Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Attack on Titan Marina Inoue, Yuki Kaji, Josh Grelle

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Shaman King is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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Guilty Crown is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Guilty Crown Koyasu Taketo, Kazuhiko Inoue, Nobutoshi Canna

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Mushishi Kôjun Itô, Yûto Nakano, Travis Willingham

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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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