Anime Underground 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows  

Crystal Brackett
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List Rules Vote up the best anime adaptations of American shows.

America loves to make Hollywood adaptations of Japanese anime, as seen in the big-screen debuts of Ghost in the ShellDragon Ball, and the Netflix adaptation of Death Note. These are perfect examples of westernized anime titles that are bound to ring a bell. But this flip-flop of animation isn't exclusive to Japanese anime making transformations into Hollywood feature-length films. There are plenty of anime adapted from the best American TV shows.

American television that inspires anime counterparts come from a variety of genres and time periods, ranging from the modern and colorful world of well-known western animations such as The Powerpuff Girls and Lilo and Stitch, to the real-life dramas of Highlander, Supernatural, and Little House on the Prairie. Check out this list of shows and vote up the best Japanese versions of American TV series. 

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X-Men (Anime) is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows
X-Men (Anime)

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Batman: Gotham Knight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows

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Powerpuff Girls Z is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows

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Supernatural The Animation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows

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Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows

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Witchblade is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows

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Iron Man (Anime) is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows
Iron Man (Anime)

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Blade is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows
Blade

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Stitch! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows

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Highlander: The Search for Ven... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows

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Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows

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Mutant Turtles: Superman Legen... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows
Mutant Turtles: Superman Legend

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Ultraviolet: Code 044 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows

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Laura, The Prairie Girl is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 14 Anime Versions Of American Shows
Laura, The Prairie Girl