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The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out  

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List Rules Any anime that would keep you excited and make you forget that you're even working out.

Believe it or not, there are many of us who watch anime while we exercise! For that reason, let's take a look at some great anime to watch while working out. This list focuses on exciting anime that can match your increased heartbeat while you're getting your sweat on. After all, you don't want to watch a boring romance anime while you're furiously pedaling on your bike!

Anime like Attack on Titan and My Hero Academia are great for working out because they provide heart-pounding action scenes. When it comes to music, the upbeat tempo of the songs in Initial D will definitely motivate you to keep on going. If you just want something mindless to watch in short bursts while you're exercising, maybe Pokemon would be a good choice!

Use this list as a recommendation guide for what anime to watch while exercising, but also vote up the series that you most agree would be good for working out.

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My Hero Academia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
My Hero Academia is a 2016 anime series based on the superhero manga series Boku no Hīrō Akademia, written by Kōhei Horikoshi. Izuku Midoriya is a regular middle school student in a world where ...more
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Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z is the sequel to the Dragon Ball anime and adapts the last 325 chapters of the original 519-chapter ...more
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Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Fairy Tail is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. It has been published in Weekly Shōnen Magazine since August 2, 2006, and has been published by Kodansha in 48 ...more
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Hajime no Ippo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Hajime no Ippo is a Japanese boxing manga series written and illustrated by George Morikawa. A 76-episode anime adaptation titled Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting! was produced by Madhouse, Nippon ...more
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One Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
One-Punch Man is an ongoing Japanese superhero webcomic created by ONE which began publication in early 2009. An anime television adaptation by Madhouse aired in Japan between October and ...more
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The Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
The Seven Deadly Sins (Netflix, 2014) is a Japanese animated series based on the manga by Nakaba Suzuki. A once-active group of knights called the Seven Deadly Sins must band together to defeat ...more
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Kuroko's Basketball is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Kuroko's Basketball, known in Japan as Kuroko no Basuke, is a Japanese sports manga series written and illustrated by Tadatoshi Fujimaki. The English rendering The Basketball Which Kuroko Plays ...more
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Hunter × Hunter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Hunter × Hunter is a 1999 television series and is part of the Hunter × Hunter media franchise. The story focuses on a young boy named Gon Freecss, who one day discovers that the ...more
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Yu Yu Hakusho is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Yu Yu Hakusho is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. Yu Yu Hakusho follows Yusuke Urameshi, a 14-year-old street-brawling delinquent who, in an uncharacteristic ...more
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One Piece is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
One Piece is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. The manga has been adapted into an original video animation produced by Production I.G in 1998, and an anime series ...more
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Naruto Shippūden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Naruto Shippuuden is the continuation of the original animated TV series Naruto.The story revolves around an older and slightly more matured Uzumaki Naruto and his quest to save his friend ...more
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Naruto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Naruto is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. It tells the story of Naruto Uzumaki, an adolescent ninja who searches for recognition from his peers and the ...more
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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Bleach is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tite Kubo. Bleach follows the adventures of the hotheaded teenager Ichigo Kurosaki after he obtains the powers of a Soul Reaper from ...more
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Fullmetal Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Fullmetal Alchemist is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa. It was serialized in Square Enix's Monthly Shōnen Gangan magazine between August 2001 and June 2010; the ...more
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Mob Psycho 100 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Mob Psycho 100 (Mobu Saiko Hyaku) is a Japanese webcomic created by ONE and 2016 anime series. Average middle-schooler Shigeo Kageyama realizes that he is a powerful esper, and that his psychic ...more
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherho... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an anime adaptation of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga by Hiromu Arakawa. Developed by Bones, the series is directed by Yasuhiro Irie and written by Hiroshi ...more
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Blue Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Blue Exorcist is a manga written and illustrated by Kazue Katō. The series was adapted into an anime television series during 2011. The story revolves around Rin Okumura, a teenager who ...more
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Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Akame ga Kill! is a Japanese shōnen manga series written by Takahiro and illustrated by Tetsuya Tashiro. An anime television series adaptation of the main series premiered in Japan in July 2014. ...more
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Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do ...more
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Magi: The Kingdom of Magic is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is a Japanese fantasy adventure manga series written and illustrated by Shinobu Ohtaka. An anime television adaptation by A-1 Pictures aired in Japan from October ...more
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Kill la Kill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
This series is an anime television series produced by Trigger. It follows vagrant schoolgirl Ryuko Matoi on her search which brings her into conflict with the iron-fisted student council ...more
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Samurai Champloo is a Japanese anime series developed by Manglobe. It featured a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, character designer Kazuto Nakazawa and mechanical designer ...more
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Sword Art Online (2012) is a Japanese anime series based on the light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. The story takes place in the near-future and focuses on ...more
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Tokyo Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Tokyo Ghoul is a Japanese dark fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Sui Ishida. The story follows Ken Kaneki, a college student who barely survives an encounter with Rize Kamishiro, ...more
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Soul Eater is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
Soul Eater is a manga series written and illustrated by Atsushi Ōkubo. The series revolves around three teams, each consisting of a weapon meister and weapon that can transform into a humanoid.