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The Best Mythology Anime

Updated June 15, 2018 676 votes 315 voters 27.0k views8 items

List RulesVote up the best mythos in anime.

List of the best mythology 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. If you're looking to escape into the world of myth and magic, this list should steer you in the right direction. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about mythology in one way or another. This is a list that features anime like Fate/stay night and Campione!. What is the greatest mythology anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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  • Fate/stay night
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    Fate/stay night (Studio Deen, 2006) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the visual novel developed by Type-Moon. Amateur mage Shirou Emiya gets involved in a fight between mages using mythological heroes....  more
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  • Campione!
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    Campione! is a Japanese light novel series written by Jō Taketsuki and illustrated by Sikorski. It has been published by Shueisha in their Super Dash Bunko imprint since September 2008. It has been adapted into a manga series published in Shueisha's Super Dash & Go!. A 13-episode anime television series, produced by Diomedéa aired in Japan on AT-X and Tokyo MX beginning in July 2012 and ended in September 2012. Sentai Filmworks released an English dub of the TV series in North America. The novel's story focuses on Godou Kusanagi, a retired baseball player, as he becomes a Campione after killing the god of war, Verethragna....  more
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  • Mushi-shi
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    Mushishi is set in an imaginary time between the Edo and Meiji periods, featuring some 19th-century technology but with Japan still as a "closed country." The story features ubiquitous creatures called Mushi that often display what appear as supernatural powers. It is implied that there are many more lifeforms more primitive than "normal" living things such as animals, plants, fungi and bacteria, and Mushi is the most primitive of all....  more
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  • Mushishi: The Next Chapter
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