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The 25+ Best Anime About Making It In Showbiz

Updated October 13, 2018 479 votes 120 voters 1.5k views25 items

Whether it's the movie, television, or music industry, these anime about show business give viewers a look inside what it's like to create pop culture icons. This list ranks the best anime about showbiz, from musical series like Beck and Detroit Metal City to anime about movie making, like Perfect Blue. If you haven't seen Perfect Blue by the way, you should definitely check it out- it definitely exposes a dark side of show business that many of these other series don't. It was directed by Satoshi Kon, the same man that brought us the hauting series Paranoia Agent. What in your opinion is the best anime about showbiz? Vote up the best choices below, and downvote anything you watched but didn't enjoy.

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    97
    3

    Skip Beat!

  • 2
    42
    13

    Love Stage!!

  • 3
    38
    14

    Glass Mask (2005)

  • 4
    35
    13
  • 5
    22
    2

    Full Moon wo Sagashite

  • 6
    16
    4
  • 7
    19
    9

    Kodomo no Omocha

  • 8
    16
    5

    Kaleido Star

  • 9
    16
    5

    Kaleido Star: New Wings ~Extra Stage~

  • 10
    14
    5

    Magic-Kyun! Renaissance

  • 11
    9
    4

    Glass Mask OVA

  • 12
    9
    4
  • 13
    2
    2

    Wake Up, Girls! Movie 1: The Shadow of Youth

  • 14
    1
    2

    Aikatsu! 4

  • 15
    1
    2

    Aikatsu Stars! The Movie

  • 16
    0
    2

    AKB0048: Next Stage

  • 17
    4
    2

    Aikatsu Stars!

  • 18
    4
    2

    Aikatsu Stars!: Hoshi no Tsubasa

  • 19
    0
    4

    Wake Up, Girls! Movie 2: Beyond the Bottom

  • 20
    0
    4

    The iDOLM@STER Movie

  • 21
    3
    2

    Aikatsu!: Nerawareta Mahou no Aikatsu Card

  • 22
    3
    2

    Detroit Metal City: Birth of the Metal Devil

  • 23
    4
    5
  • 24
    3
    4

    Aikatsu! The Movie

  • 25
    3
    4

    Kaleido Star: Legend of Phoenix ~Layla Hamilton Story~