The best Studio Madhouse anime films and shows always leave viewers wanting more. They have been producing anime for over three decades and are behind some of the most popular animes of all time, including One Punch Man, and Hunter × Hunter. Did you know they assisted with the production of the WW2 anime Barefoot Gen? With so many hit animes though, which one is their best? See what fans like you think is the best Madhouse anime in the ranked list below.
With a plethora of famous anime under its belt, Madhouse has established itself as one of the most dominant anime studios of the modern era. To help you rank the best Madhouse animes, every single one they've ever produced is listed below. Their worksspan multiple genres of anime, including fighting, horror, mecha, adventure and a lot more. Some of the anime included on this list are juggernaut shows, such as Claymore and Strawberry Panic!
Vote for you favorites on this list of all Madhouse anime, and watch them rise to the top! If you haven't seen a show, please don't vote it down. To help you decide whether or not to watch a series, we've included trailers when available. Just click on the name of the anime. Aside from being a crowdranked voice on the the best Madhouse anime, this list can also help you find some new shows to marathon!
- 3,502631Hunter × Hunter (Fuji TV, 2011), also known as Hunter x Hunter (2011), is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Yoshihiro Togashi from Madhouse animation studio. Twelve-year-old Gon... more
- 4,8861,008One-Punch Man (TV Tokyo, 2015) is a Japanese action anime series based on the webcomic by ONE from Madhouse animation studio. Saitama, a superhero who can defeat any opponent with a single punch,... more
- 2,942667No Game No Life (Madhouse, 2014) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the light novel series by Yu Kamiya. When siblings Sora and Shiro, who are the most feared team of pro gamers in the world... more
- 1,842341Parasyte: The Maxim (Madhouse, 2014) is a Japanese sci-fi horror anime series based on the manga by Hitoshi Iwaaki. Partially infected by a Parasyte (monsters that consume humans), 17-year-old... more
- 4,6421,427Death Note (Madhouse, 2006) is a Japanese supernatural thriller anime series based on the manga by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. The story follows Light Yagami, a teen genius who stumbles across a... more
- 2,221562How close did D-Day come to failure? Despite meticulous planning, deception plans and specialised equipment, its success was always balanced on a knife-edge.... more
- 1,778500Death Parade (Madhouse, 2015) is a Japanese supernatural anime series. Decim, the lone bartender of the Quindecim bar who oversees the Death Games between people who have died and must be judged,... more
- 1,977465Tokyo Ghoul (Tokyo MX, 2014) is a Japanese dark fantasy anime series based on the manga by Sui Ishida from Studio Pierrot animation studio. A Tokyo college student is attacked by a ghoul, a... more
- 1,604531Hellsing Ultimate (Fuji TV, 2006) is a Japanese supernatural horror OVA anime series based on the manga by Kouta Hirano, and a remake of the 2001 anime Hellsing, from Satelight animation studio. The... more
- 1,228272Parasyte is a 1988 science fiction horror manga series written and illustrated by Hitoshi Iwaaki. When strange worm-like creatures called Parasytes start appearing on Earth, high school student... more
- 2,7261,074Hunter x Hunter (Nippon Animation, 1999) is a Japanese action anime television series based on the manga by Yoshihiro Togashi. A young boy named Gon Freecss sets off on an adventure to become a... more
- 1,040265Yu Yu Hakusho (Studio Pierrot, 1992) is a Japanese supernatural anime series based on the manga series by Yoshihiro Togashi. When delinquent Yusuke dies saving someone else, he gets a second shot at... more
- 1,242525Black Lagoon (Madhouse, 2006) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Rei Hiroe. Tired of the corporate life, a Japanese businessman opts to stick with the mercenaries that kidnapped... more
- 417129Monster is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa. The manga was adapted by Madhouse into a 74-episode anime TV series, which aired April 2004 to September 2005. The story... more
- 1,562629Highschool of the Dead (Madhouse, 2010) is a Japanese supernatural anime series based on the manga by Daisuke Sato and Shoji Sato. A group of high school students are overwhelmed with the start of... more
- 1,108414The Irregular at Magic High School (Madhouse, 2014) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the web novel series by Tsutomu Satō. Siblings Tatsuya and Miyuki Shiba begin their studies at the... more
- 1,414629Trigun (Madhouse, 1998) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Yasuhiro Nightow. Vash the Stampede, the most infamous outlaw on the planet Gunsmoke, travels the wasteland and... more
- 651188Wolf Children is a 2012 Japanese supernatural anime film directed by Mamoru Hosoda. After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident while hunting for food for their children, a young woman... more
- 912399Claymore is a dark fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Norihiro Yagi. The series initially premiered in the now defunct Monthly Shōnen Jump in the May 2001 issue. When the magazine was... more
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- 806327Btooom! is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Junya Inoue. An anime adaptation covering the first 50 chapters of the manga was produced by Madhouse. Ryōta Sakamoto is an... more
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- 381189Ninja Scroll is a 1993 Japanese animated action thriller film written and directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri. The critically acclaimed film was theatrically released on June 5, 1993, and received a... more
- 356229Paranoia Agent is a Japanese anime television series created by director Satoshi Kon and produced by Madhouse about a social phenomenon in Musashino, Tokyo caused by a juvenile serial assailant named... more