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23 Of Your Favorite Smash-Hit TV Franchises, Anime Style  

Crystal Brackett
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Get ready for some cross-cultural mashups, because this list is full of your favorite TV characters reimagined as anime characters, changing the way you see these shows forever. If you've ever wanted to see an anime adaptation of Breaking Bad, Stranger Things, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, or Glee, these artists will bring you insanely close to that dream. 

Sci-fi, comedy, action, drama, it's all here, so keep scrolling to see these American TV show characters that you love so much as anime fan art. Let others know which ones are the best by voting up your favorite ones!

Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 23 Of Your Favorite Smash-Hit TV Franchises, Anime Style
Photo:  osy057/DeviantArt

This totally anime'd out poster rendition of the gang from Scooby-Doo is the beautiful work of Steve OK.

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X-Men: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 23 Of Your Favorite Smash-Hit TV Franchises, Anime Style
Photo:  ryusukehamamoto/DeviantArt

The mutants are here! Ryusuke Hamamoto made this awesome anime rendition of the cast of X-Men.

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The Golden Girls is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 23 Of Your Favorite Smash-Hit TV Franchises, Anime Style
Photo:  sparklearmy/DeviantArt

The Golden Girls look great as granny Sailor Scouts. Awesomely illustrated by Sparklearmy.

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Game Of Thrones
Game Of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 23 Of Your Favorite Smash-Hit TV Franchises, Anime Style
Photo:  galleryofthrones/Tumblr

These anime characters are actually from Game of Thrones, beautifully transformed by galleryofthrones.

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