Anime Underground The Best Adult Swim Anime of All Time  

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List Rules Check out the attached videos- we've included Adult Swim promos for every anime when available!

American anime fans have a lot of fond memories watching anime on Adult Swim. You could always find the best anime on Adult Swim, from classic titles like Cowboy Bebop to current gems like One Piece and Sword Art Online II. The purpose of this poll isn't to vote for the best anime on the list, but to vote for your favorite anime to watch on Adult Swim. For example, if you used to watch a lot Adult Swim in 2005, you probably have great memories of watching Fullmetal Alchemist and Inuyasha every Saturday night.

Vote up the top anime on Adult Swim, no matter how popular it is in any other context. Check out some of our other Adult Swim content, such as Things You Didn't Know About Adult Swim and the Best Rick and Morty Quotes.
1 12,296 VOTES
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Actors: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara

Premiered: 1998

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#14 on The Best Anime Series of All Time

#46 on The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

#10 on The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time

#92 on The Best Sci Fi Television Series of All Time

9,123 3,173
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Actors: Kent Williams, Iemasa Kayumi, Vic Mignogna

Premiered: 2010

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#3 on The Best Anime Series of All Time

#35 on The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

#3 on The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time

#6 on The Best Anime on Crunchyroll

8,984 3,154
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3 5,861 VOTES
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Video: YouTube

Actors: Hiromi Tsuru, Johnny Yong Bosch, Toshihiko Seki, Satsuki Yukino, Aya Hisakawa, + more

Premiered: 1998

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#30 on The Best Anime Series of All Time

#4 on The Best Madhouse Anime, Ranked

#30 on The 25+ Best First Anime to Watch for New Fans

#50 on The Best English Dubbed Anime of All Time

4,361 1,500
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4 10,521 VOTES
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Video: YouTube

Actors: Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey

Premiered: 1992

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#29 on The Best Anime Series of All Time

#44 on The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time

#45 on The Best Adult Anime of All Time

#16 on The 30+ Best Shounen Anime Of All Time

7,777 2,744
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