Anime Underground The Best Growing Up Anime  

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List of the best growing up 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. Plunge into the trials and tribulations of growing up, and all of the drama, love, and emotion that goes along with it. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about growing up in one way or another. The list you're viewing is made up of different anime like Star Driver and Toradora!. What is the greatest growing up anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!

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Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day is an 11-episode 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures and directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai. The anime aired in Fuji TV's noitamina block between April and June 2011. The anime is licensed in North America by NIS America. An anime film was ...more

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2 18 VOTES

Toradora!


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Toradora! is a 2008 anime television series directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai. ...more

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3 18 VOTES

Eureka Seven


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Eureka Seven, known in Japan as Psalms of Planets Eureka seveN, is a 2005 Japanese anime series created by Bones. The series was directed by Tomoki Kyoda, with series composition by Dai Satō and music by Naoki Satō. Eureka Seven tells the story of Renton Thurston and the outlaw group Gekkostate, his ...more

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4 9 VOTES

Durarara!!


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Durarara!!, often shortened to DRRR!!, is a Japanese light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita, with illustrations by Suzuhito Yasuda, that has also been adapted into a Japanese anime series. Durarara!! tells the story of a dullahan working as an underworld courier in Ikebukuro, an internet-based ...more

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