It turns out there are some great anime with animals as the protagonists, but which are really worth your time? This list ranks the best anime with animal protagonsists, including older titles, as well as new animal protagonist anime, like the film Da Yu Hai Tang, that you may not know about.
One example of a great anime with animal protagonists is Silver Fang, based on the adventure manga by Yoshihiro Takahashi. In it, an Akita Inu pup named Gin leaves his home to join a resistance group (of dogs) readying to battle a bear named Akakabuto. Another good anime with an animal protagonist is Chi's Sweet Home, which tells the tale of a little grey and white kitten that's found by a mother and son; eventually they become the kitten's family who name her Chi.
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