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.

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Video: YouTube

Actors: Kent Williams, Iemasa Kayumi, Vic Mignogna

Premiered: 2010

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#36 on The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

#2 on The Best Anime Series of All Time

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

#6 on Which Anime Universe Would You Want To Live In?

8,761 3,084
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2 11,987 VOTES

Cowboy Bebop


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Video: YouTube

Actors: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara

Premiered: 1998

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#48 on The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

#14 on The Best Anime Series of All Time

#5 on Anime You Wish Was Streaming on Netflix

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

8,860 3,127
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3 5,621 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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#29 on The Best Anime Series of All Time

#26 on The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

#42 on The Best Action Anime of All Time

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

4,161 1,460
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4 10,239 VOTES

Yu Yu Hakusho


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Video: YouTube

Actors: Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey

Premiered: 1992

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#30 on The Best Anime Series of All Time

#6 on Anime You Wish Was Streaming on Netflix

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

#32 on The Best English Dubbed Anime of All Time

7,527 2,712
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