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The Best Bounty Hunter Anime of All Time 

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List of the best bounty hunters 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. Everybody knows that the most popular anime about bounty hunters is the famous Cowboy Bebop, but there are other great shows that involve catching criminals for money as well. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about bounty hunters in one way or another.

Anime here include everything from Chaika - The Coffin Princess to Solty Rei. What is the greatest bounty hunters anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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Cowboy Bebop is a 1998 Japanese anime series developed by Sunrise featuring a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto, character designer Toshihiro Kawamoto, mechanical designer Kimitoshi Yamane, and composer Yoko Kanno. The twenty-six episodes of the series are set in the year 2071, and follow the adventures of a bounty hunter crew traveling on the Bebop. Cowboy Bebop explores philosophical concepts including existentialism, existential ennui, and loneliness. The series premiered in Japan on TV Tokyo's 18:00 timeslot from April 3 until June 26, 1998, broadcasting only twelve episodes and a special due to its controversial adult-themed content. The ...more on Wikipedia

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Hunter X Hunter
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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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