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The Best Superhero Anime of All Time

Updated February 11, 2020 13.2k votes 3.5k voters 139.0k 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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