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The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day

Updated November 14, 2020 7.8k votes 2.0k voters 35.4k views19 items

Sometimes you just want to watch an entire anime series in one day, and there's nothing wrong with that. However, considering the limitations of space and time, there are only certain anime you can watch in one day, depending on their length. Let's take a look at the best anime you can finish in one day, ranked by your votes.

Ever seen Terror in Resonance? This psychological thriller follows two boys named Nine and Twelve, who are trying to "wake up the world" with destruction. Another great anime you can finish in 24 hours is Paranoia Agent, a really creepy series by Satoshi Kon that only runs for 13 episodes. Other great anime you can finish in a weekend are Erased, No Game No Life, and Violet Evergarden.

Use this list as a recommendation guide for anime to watch in a single day, but also vote up the series you've already seen and would want others to watch too.

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    The Promised Neverland

    Dark Fantasy, Sci-Fi
    The Promised Neverland (CloverWorks, 2019) is a Japanese mystery anime series based on the...  more

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    Mystery, Psychological
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    No Game No Life

    Game, Adventure
    No Game No Life (Madhouse, 2014) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the light novel...  more

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  • 4

    The Devil Is A Part-Timer!

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    Violet Evergarden

    Slice of Life, Drama
    Violet Evergarden (Kyoto Animation, 2018) is a Japanese drama anime series based on the light...  more

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    Angel Beats!

    Action, Comedy
    Angel Beats! (P.A. Works, 2010) is a Japanese supernatural anime series. In a realm within the...  more

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  • 7

    Yuri!!! On Ice

    Comedy, Drama
    Yuri!!! on Ice (MAPPA, 2016), sometimes stylized as Yuri!!! On ICE, is a Japanese sports anime...  more

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  • 9
    Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun (Doga Kobo, 2014) is a Japanese romantic comedy anime series based...  more

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  • 10

    Made In Abyss

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    Elfen Lied

    Action, Horror
    Elfen Lied (Arms, 2004) is a Japanese supernatural horror anime series based on the manga...  more

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  • 12
    Devilman Crybaby (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese anime series directed by Masaaki Yuasa, based...  more

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  • 13


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  • 14

    A Place Further Than The Universe

  • 15
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  • 16
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  • 17
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    Paranoia Agent is a Japanese anime television series created by director Satoshi Kon and...  more

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