With 2015 upon on us, it's time that we anime fans ask ourselves an important question- what was the best anime of 2014? That isn't an easy question to answer, considering 2014 boasted an array of must-watch shows from every genre. Sure 2014 introduced brilliant new anime like Tokyo Ghoul and Sword Art Online II, but there were also several surprise shows that peaked the interest of anime lovers in 2014. Take Ping Pong: The Animation for example. The somewhat crudely drawn anime about competitive table tennis is a beautiful work of art, making fans of anime lovers who were looking forward to more hyped releases by bigger studios.
If you haven't watched a ton of anime from last year yet, then this list is a perfect guide for 2014 anime that is worth watching. After all a ton of great anime came out last year, and it's hard to make time to watch it all.Sometimes we unintentionally leave off people's favorite shows, but don't worry! If your favorite anime from 2014 is missing from this list, you can easily add it by logging in or creating an account. Check out other great anime lists on Ranker too, like the best anime streaming on Netflix and the best mecha anime of all time.