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The Best Anime Like Black Cat 

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Updated October 13, 2018 390 votes 68 voters 3.5k views 20 items

In Black Cat, the story revolves around former assassin Train Heartnet and his new life as a Sweeper (or bounty hunter.) For fans of Black Cat new and old, what other anime like Black Cat can satisfy you in the same way? Since there are quite a few solid recommendations, this list ranks the best anime like Black Cat, with the order determined by anime fans like you.

To become a bounty hunter, Train leaves a powerful, elite group known as Chronos Numbers. Similarly, in the supernatural anime Darker than Black, the story centers on a behind-the -scenes organization called the Syndicate as it works to unlock Hell's Gate. For more sci-fi thrills like those found in Black Cat, check out GetBackers and the 24-episode anime Chrono Crusade. Still more anime recommendations to watch after Black Cat include Trigun, Zombie-Loan, and Black Lagoon.

By voting up or down these anime like Black Cat, you'll be helping your fellow anime fans know which thriller to check out first or next. Also, if you find an anime similar to Black Cat that's not yet on the list, feel free to add it yourself and keep the list growing!

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Kaze no Stigma is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Kaze no Stigma is a Japanese light novel series by Takahiro Yamato(writer) and by Hanamaru Nanto(artist). A 24-episode anime adaptation directed by Junichi Sakata and animated by Gonzo aired ...more

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Darker than Black is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Darker than Black, known in Japan as Darker than Black: The Black Contractor, is an anime television series created, directed and written by Tensai Okamura and animated by Bones. It premiered ...more

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Black Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Black Lagoon is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rei Hiroe. It has been published in Shogakukan's Monthly Sunday Gene-X since 2002, and ten collected volumes have been released ...more

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Bungo Stray Dogs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Bungo Stray Dogs is a 2016 anime series adapted from the manga series written by Kafka Asagiri and illustrated by Sango Harukawa. The story centers on individuals who are gifted with super ...more

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Phantom: Requiem for the... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
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Black Bullet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Black Bullet is a Japanese light novel series written by Shiden Kanzaki and illustrated by Saki Ukai and 2014 anime series. A 2021 viral epidemic yields a batch of female "Cursed ...more

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Fate/stay night is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Fate/stay night is a Japanese visual novel developed by Type-Moon. A 24-episode anime series created by Studio Deen aired in Japan between January and June 2006. Fate/stay night chronicles a ...more

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La storia della Arcana F... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
La storia della Arcana Famiglia is a Japanese visual novel series by HuneX and Comfort. The first game was released on October 27, 2011 for the PlayStation Portable. A fan disc titled Arcana ...more
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Trigun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Trigun is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yasuhiro Nightow. Both manga were adapted into an anime television series in 1998. Trigun revolves around a man known as "Vash ...more

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Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story, also known as Samurai X, is a Japanese manga series created by Nobuhiro Watsuki. Studio Gallop, Studio Deen and SPE Visual Works adapted the ...more
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Zombie-Loan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Zombie-Loan is a Japanese manga series created by Peach-Pit: Banri Sendo and Shibuko Ebara. It is published by Square Enix and is serialized in the Japanese shōnen manga magazine GFantasy. The ...more

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GetBackers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
GetBackers is a manga series written by Yuya Aoki and illustrated by Rando Ayamine. The series was serialized and is published by Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine from 1999 until 2007, totaling ...more

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Chrono Crusade is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Chrono Crusade, originally released as Chrno Crusade due to a typo in the original logo, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Daisuke Moriyama. It was originally published by ...more

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Blade & Soul is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Blade & Soul is a Korean fantasy martial-arts massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by NCsoft. On September 13, 2012, NCsoft announced that Blade & Soul would release ...more
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Needless is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Needless is an action comedy science fiction manga and anime series by Kami Imai. Serialized in Shueisha's seinen magazine Ultra Jump beginning in 2003, an anime adaptation by Madhouse began ...more
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Full Metal Panic! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Full Metal Panic! is a series of light novels written by Shoji Gatoh and illustrated by Shiki Douji. The series follows Sousuke Sagara, a member of the covert anti-terrorist private military ...more

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Gurren Lagann is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, is a Japanese mecha anime television series animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It ran for 27 episodes on ...more

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Cowboy Bebop is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
Cowboy Bebop is a 1998 Japanese anime series developed by Sunrise featuring a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto, character designer Toshihiro ...more

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To Love-Ru is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
The story is about Yuuki Rito, a high-school boy who cannot confess to the girl of his dreams, Sairenji Haruna. One day when coming home and sulking in the bath-tub a mysterious, nude girl, ...more

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El Cazador de la Bruja ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Black Cat
El Cazador de la Bruja, is an anime television series directed by Kōichi Mashimo and animated by Bee Train studio. It is a spiritual successor of Noir and Madlax and the final installment of Bee ...more