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List of the best assassin anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation, but all of these shows are worth checking out if you're looking for something new to watch. This poll includes video clips of each show, so if you haven't seen one you can watch it right here on this page. Explore the underground world of assassins as they stalk their prey, inching closer and closer toward their next targets. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about assassins in one way or another.

List ranges from Future Diary to Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor, plus much more. What is the greatest assassin anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!

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Darker than Black


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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 across Japan from April 5, 2007 on MBS, TBS, and its affiliated broadcast stations, with its satellite television premiere in Japan on Animax in May 2007. The music for the series is composed by Yoko Kanno. The series has also been adapted into two manga series, which are serialized in Monthly Asuka and in Young Gangan. A sequel titled Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor premiered in Japan on October 8, 2009. ...more on Wikipedia

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Black Cat


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Black Cat is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kentaro Yabuki. It was originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine from July 2000 to June 2004, with the chapters collected into twenty tankōbon volumes by Shueisha. The story centers on a man named Train Heartnet who withdrew from an elite group of assassins called the Chronos Numbers to become a bounty hunter. The series was adapted into a twenty-four episode anime series by Gonzo studio, which originally aired on Tokyo Broadcasting System channel from October 2005 to March 2006. The manga was licensed for English-language publication in North America by Viz Media and by Madman Entertainment in Australasia. Funimation ...more on Wikipedia

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