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The Best Superhero Anime of All Time

Updated February 11, 2020 13.0k votes 3.4k voters 137.8k views20 items

List RulesVote up the superhero anime that'll save anyone's day.

List of the best superhero 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 like watching superheroes duke it out with the forces of evil and save the world, WATCH EVERY ANIME ON THIS LIST! The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about superheroes in one way or another. The list you're viewing has a variety of anime, like Sailor Moon R and Tokyo Mew Mew, in it. What is the greatest superhero anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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    My Hero Academia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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    One-Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
    The seemingly ordinary and unimpressive Saitama has a rather unique hobby: being a hero. In order to pursue his childhood dream, he trained relentlessly for three years—and lost all of his hair in the process. Now, Saitama is incredibly powerful, so much so that no enemy is able to defeat him in battle. In fact, all it takes to defeat evildoers with just one punch has led to an unexpected problem—he is no longer able to enjoy the thrill of battling and has become quite bored.
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    Tiger and Bunny is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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    Sailor Moon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
    Sailor Moon is a media franchise created by Naoko Takeuchi. The series began as a manga... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Zetman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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    Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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    Iron Man, also known as Iron Man: The Animated Series, is an American animated television... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Cyborg 009 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
    Cyborg 009 is a manga created by Shotaro Ishinomori. It was serialized in many different... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Witchblade is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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    Samurai Flamenco is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
    Samurai Flamenco is a television anime series directed by Takahiro Omori at Manglobe. It... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Sailor Moon R is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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    Heroman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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    Heroman is a manga/anime series created by Marvel's Stan Lee, Tamon Ohta, and Bones. The manga... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Sailor Moon Sailor Stars is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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    Barom One is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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    Megaman Star Force is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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    Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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    Ryosei no Rockman Tribe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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    Vividred Operation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
    Vividred Operation is a Japanese anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures and directed... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Dokkoida?! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
    Dokkoida?!, known in Japan as Sumeba Miyako no Cosmos-sō Suttoko Taisen Dokkoidaa is a comedic... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    8 Man After is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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    Dark Side Cat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Superhero Anime of All Time
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