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The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day 

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Updated November 5, 2019 4.1k votes 1.1k voters 17.2k views 19 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 Devil Is A Part-Time... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
The Devil Is A Part-Timer!
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No Game No Life is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
No Game No Life is a light novel series by Yū Kamiya. Sora and Shiro are two hikikomori step-siblings who are known in the online gaming world as Blank, an undefeated group of gamers. One day, ...more

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Erased is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Bodudake ga inai machi is an anime television adaptation directed by Tomohiko Itō and written by Taku Kishimoto. The story follows Satoru Fujinuma, a young man who somehow possesses an ability ...more

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Violet Evergarden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Violet Evergarden (Kyoto Animation, 2018) is a Japanese anime series based on the light novel series of the same title. The story revolves around Auto Memory Dolls: people initially employed by ...more

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The Promised Neverland ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Dark Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The Promised Neverland is a Japanese manga series written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu that was adapted as an animated series in 2019. The comic has been serialized in Weekly ...more

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Angel Beats! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Angel Beats! is a 13-episode Japanese anime television series produced by P.A.Works and Aniplex and directed by Seiji Kishi. The story was originally conceived by Jun Maeda, who also wrote the ...more

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Yuri!!! on Ice is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Yuri!!! on Ice is a 2016 sports anime series about figure skating, directed by Sayo Yamamoto and written by Mitsurō Kubo. The series revolves around the relationships between Japanese figure ...more

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Elfen Lied is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Elfen Lied is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Lynn Okamoto. Elfen Lied takes place in Kamakura and Kanagawa, and focuses on the "Diclonius", a newly mutated species. ...more

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Made In Abyss is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Made In Abyss
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Monthly Girls' Nozaki-ku... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun is an ongoing Japanese four-panel romantic comedy webcomic written and illustrated by Izumi Tsubaki. High school student Chiyo Sakura has a crush on schoolmate Umetarō ...more

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Terror in Resonance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Terror in Resonance, also known as Terror in Tokyo in Japan, is a Japanese anime television series produced by MAPPA. The anime was directed by Shinichirō Watanabe, with character designs by ...more

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Devilman Crybaby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Devilman Crybaby (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese anime series directed by Masaaki Yuasa, based on the manga by Go Nagai. When an ancient race of demons invades the world, Akira Fudo transform into ...more

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Barakamon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Barakamon
Barakamon is a animated adaptation of the manga by the studio, Kinema Citrus and was directed by Yoshitaka Koyama and produced by Diomedéa. The story follows Seishū Handa, a calligrapher ...more

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Baccano! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Baccano! is a Japanese light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita and illustrated by Katsumi Enami. The series, often told from multiple points of view, is mostly set within a fictional United ...more

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A Place Further Than The... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
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Serial Experiments Lain ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Serial Experiments Lain is an anime series directed by Ryutaro Nakamura, with character design by Yoshitoshi ABe, screenplay written by Chiaki J. Konaka, and produced by Yasuyuki Ueda for ...more

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After the Rain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
After the Rain (Wit Studio, 2018) is a Japanese anime series based on the manga series of the same title. The story of Akira Tachibana, a high school student working part-time at a family ...more

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Paranoia Agent is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
Paranoia Agent is a Japanese anime television series created by director Satoshi Kon and produced by Madhouse about a social phenomenon in Musashino, Tokyo caused by a juvenile serial assailant ...more

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Ping Pong the Animation ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 15+ Best Anime You Can Watch In One Day
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