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The Best Sentai Anime

Updated October 12, 2018 414 votes 103 voters 11.7k views17 items

List RulesVote up the best sentai-based anime.

List of the best sentai 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. Sentai is a term meaning a team of warriors that get together to save the world from evil forces, which is exactly the kind of anime you'll find on this list. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about sentai in one way or another. Everything from Sailor Moon R to Tokyo Mew Mew is included on this list. What is the greatest sentai anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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    Gatchaman

    Gatchaman
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    Gatchaman is a three-part original video animation (OVA) based on the popular 1970s anime Science Ninja Team Gatchaman. It was released in Japan and the United States during the mid-1990s. This version of Gatchaman is set in the year 2066 where the evil leader of the nation of Hontwall is threatening to take over the planet. Scientists from the International Science Organization are disappearing and only five teenage heroes, the Science Ninja team, can stop the disaster. The OVAs were licensed by Urban Vision through Harmony Gold USA and were released on VHS and DVD. At Anime Boston 2013, Sentai Filmworks had announced that they have rescued the OVA series along with the original 1970's...  more
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  • Sailor Moon Sailor Stars
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  • Sailor Moon
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    Sailor Moon is a media franchise created by Naoko Takeuchi. The series began as a manga published in 1991 and the anime adaptation began airing in March 1992. Since then, the series have been adapted into several different languages, including English. One of the series' later localizations, the English version was a broadcast success. The entire manga series has also been translated and published in English twice. The executive producer for the first 82 English adapted anime episodes was Andy Heyward and the other for the entire localization and the three films was Janice Sonski. Lisa Lumby-Richards is the only writer to be credited throughout the seasons, and the only script writer listed...  more
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  • Ronin Warriors (JP)
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    Ronin Warriors, known in Japan as Yoroiden Samurai Troopers, is a Japanese anime series and manga adaptation created by Hajime Yatate. The anime was produced and animated by Sunrise, and aired across Japan on Nagoya Television from 30 April 1988 to 4 March 1989 and has a total of 39 episodes. Ronin Warriors was produced by Graz Entertainment and distributed by Cinar, and it was recorded by the Ocean Group. Ronin Warriors first aired on American television during the summer of 1995 and subsequently appeared through syndication, as well as the USA Network and later on Cartoon Network. The series was released on DVD in 2002, including the original Japanese version with English subtitles on the...  more
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