Anime Underground The 25+ Best Time Travel Anime of All Time  

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List of the best time travel 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've ever wondered what it would be like to travel through time, these anime will give you an inside look at time travel and all the fun and danger that goes along with it. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about time travel in one way or another. The list you're viewing is made up of anime like Ambition of Oda Nobuna and Higurashi no Naku Koroni Kai. What is the greatest time travel anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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Steins;Gate is a 2011 anime series created by the animation studio White Fox, based on 5pb. and Nitroplus's video game of the same name. It is set in 2010, and follows Rintaro Okabe, who ...more
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Inuyasha, also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. It premiered in Weekly Shōnen Sunday on November 13, 1996 and ...more
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InuYasha: The Final Act
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Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
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Higurashi no Naku Koroni Kai
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Dragon Ball Z Special 2: The History of Trunks
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41 37
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Noein - to your other self
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Occult Academy
Occult Academy is a Japanese anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures and Aniplex and directed by Tomohiko Itō. The 13-episode anime premiered in Japan on the TV Tokyo television network ...more
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The story centers around Saburō, a high school boy who time-travels to Japan's Sengoku Era. He must become Oda Nobunaga, the famed warlord who helps unite Japan
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Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock
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Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time - A Tale of the Eight Guardians
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Asura Cryin' 2
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Natsuiro no Sunadokei
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DNA²
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Fire Tripper
Fire Tripper is a Japanese manga by Rumiko Takahashi and published in Weekly Shōnen Sunday in 1983. It was adapted into an anime OVA. In North America, this was released on VHS by Central Park ...more
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Natsu no Arashi! is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Jin Kobayashi, who is known for his previous work School Rumble. The manga started serialization in Square Enix's Gangan Wing ...more
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Thermae Romae
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Hyper Police
Hyper Police is the name of a manga and anime series created by Minoru Tachikawa under the pseudonym MEE. It is a comic science fiction, set in a period in the far future, in which humanity is ...more
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Generator Gawl
Generator Gawl is a 1998 12-part anime series. The story is set in 2007, when Professor Takuma Nekasa uncovers a gene code that will unlock the human body's greatest mystery and expose mankind ...more
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Misaki Chronicles
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Tamagotchi! Miracle Friends