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 professional eliminators 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 taking out people for money 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!
- Assassination Classroom (Fuji TV, 2015) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Yusei Matsui from Lerche studio animation. A powerful creature claims that within a year, Earth will be destroyed by him, but he offers mankind a chance by becoming a homeroom teacher where he teaches his students about how to kill him.... more2,282420Is this the best?
- Akame ga Kill! (Tokyo MX, 2014) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Takahiro and Tetsuya Tashiro from White Fox animation studio. Tatsumi, a young villager who travels to the Capital to raise money for his home, is recruited by an assassin group known as Night Raid to help them in their fight against the corrupt Empire.... more1,820382Is this the best?
- 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.... more1,179242Is this the best?
- Nitroplus and Kadokawa Shoten have adapted the story, from the visual novel game created by Nitroplus, and distributed by Hirameki International, into an anime series produced by Bee Train under the direction of Koichi Mashimo, titled Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom. The series went on air on April 2, 2009. The series is about a Japanese national who gets kidnapped by an assassin syndicate called Inferno after he had personally witnessed an assassination while visiting the United States. ... more463154Is this the best?