Anime Underground The Best Adventure Anime of All Time  

Ranker Anime
Originally by
75.1k votes 10.7k voters 244.8k views 96 items
Ready to go on an adventure? Here's our list of the best adventure anime of all time, ranked by anime fans like you. What classifies an anime as an adventure series? The characters in the show are typically on some kind of journey, traveling unfamiliar territory and working towards some kind of goal. In Samurai Champloo, the main characters are traveling through Japan in search of the samurai who smells of sunflowers, for example. Adventure anime often features a group of heroes, rather than just one or two protagonists. The shows below are both old new, featuring established shows like Cowboy Bebop and newer ones like Sword Art Online and Log Horizon. Give an upvote to the series below that you would highly reccommend to other fans, and downvote any that you've seen and didn't really enjoy. If a series is missing, please add it to the list so that others can vote for that show too!
list ordered by

1
2,698 1,041
Ranker Video
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Kent Williams, Iemasa Kayumi, Vic Mignogna

2
2,436 780
Ranker Video
Shayn Dwyer added Hunter × Hunter Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda

3
3,081 952
Ranker Video
One Piece Mari Yaguchi, Kappei Yamaguchi, Mayumi Tanaka

4
2,769 669
Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Fairy Tail Daisuke Namikawa, Kouichi Toochika, Katsuyuki Konishi

5
2,632 1,196
Ranker Video
Sword Art Online Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook

6
1,388 628
Fullmetal Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Fullmetal Alchemist Vic Mignogna, Aaron Dismuke, Romi Pak

7
2,235 480
The Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
The Seven Deadly Sins

8
1,475 655
Ranker Video
Soul Eater Laura Bailey, Chiaki Omigawa, Micah Solusod

9
1,372 461
Bleach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Fernando Viteri added Bleach Johnny Yong Bosch, Michelle Ruff, Stephanie Sheh

10
1,198 371
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Erik Scott Kimerer, Erica Mendez, Cristina Valenzuela

11
1,449 264
Naruto Shippūden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Joseph Anthony Ruiz added Naruto Shippūden Nana Mizuki, Yukari Tamura, Kazuhiko Inoue

12
1,435 504
Ranker Video

13
1,014 410
Ranker Video
Samurai Champloo Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka

14
1,290 461
Ranker Video

The Best Adult Anime of All Time

15
796 426
Ranker Video
Gurren Lagann Nikolas Freeman, Jacob Hope Chapman, Doug Walker

16
1,140 371
InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
InuYasha Kappei Yamaguchi, Richard Ian Cox, Satsuki Yukino

17
958 284
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Dragon Ball Z Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

18
1,065 366
Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

19
946 237
Naruto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Joseph Anthony Ruiz added Naruto Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin, Junko Takeuchi

20
924 214
Blue Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Haha Hoho added Blue Exorcist Nobuhiko Okamoto, Johnny Yong Bosch, Tobias Diakow

21
903 345
Dragon Ball is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Dragon Ball Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa, Masako Nozawa

The Best Single Season Canceled Shows

22
735 249
Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Rurouni Kenshin Kaylyn Dicksion

23
698 301
Yona of the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

24
860 165
Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
StaB added Attack on Titan Marina Inoue, Yuki Kaji, Josh Grelle

25
865 357
Ranker Video

26
561 235
D.Gray-man is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
D.Gray-man Sanae Kobayashi, Shizuka Itô, Ken'ichi Suzumura

27
736 345
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
maria-tereza added Pokémon Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

28
897 517
Ranker Video
Avatar: Legend of Korra Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, David Faustino

The Best Yuri Anime of All Time

29
499 153
Trigun is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Trigun Hiromi Tsuru, Johnny Yong Bosch, Toshihiko Seki

30
549 147
Magi: The Kingdom of Magic is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Magi: The Kingdom of Magic Kaori Ishihara, Yuki Kaji, Haruka Tomatsu

31
418 239
Claymore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Claymore Todd Haberkorn, Houko Kuwashima, Stephanie Young

32
404 254
Spice and Wolf is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Spice and Wolf Jun Fukuyama, Daisuke Namikawa, Ami Koshimizu

33
484 272
The Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
zaid-khan added The Future Diary Yuki Matsuoka, Mai Aizawa, Akira Ishida

34
438 143
Fate/stay night is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Fate/stay night Ayako Kawasumi, Noriaki Sugiyama, Kana Ueda

35
442 116
Yu Yu Hakusho is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Yu Yu Hakusho Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey

The Best Current Sitcoms

36
411 140
Fate/Zero is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Fate/Zero

37
356 277
Ranker Video
Zero no Tsukaima Rie Kugimiya, Kikuko Inoue, Yui Horie

38
272 98
Overlord is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Dachi Nho added Overlord Satoshi Hino, Yumi Hara, Manami Numakura

39
387 227
Digimon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
ferb-fletcher added Digimon

40
294 201
Ranker Video
Tsubasa Chronicle Maaya Sakamoto, Takako Honda, Sumi Shimamoto

41
272 187
The Legend of the Legendary He... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
The Legend of the Legendary Heroes Ayana Taketatsu, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Ayahi Takagaki

42
328 116
Dragon Ball Super is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Codered added Dragon Ball Super Masako Nozawa, Kôichi Yamadera, Hiromi Tsuru

The Very Best Anime for Kids

43
236 85
Berserk is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
StaB added Berserk Nobutoshi Canna, Unshô Ishizuka, Marc Diraison

44
263 170
Guilty Crown is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Junaid Nizami added Guilty Crown Koyasu Taketo, Kazuhiko Inoue, Nobutoshi Canna

45
245 169
Pandora Hearts is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Pandora Hearts Ayako Kawasumi, Akira Ishida, Daisuke Ono

46
253 155
Shaman King is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

47
264 211
Ranker Video
Mushishi Kôjun Itô, Yûto Nakano, Travis Willingham

48
222 122
Vampire Knight is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
StaB added Vampire Knight Yui Horie, Mamoru Miyano, Laura Bailey

49
235 122
Wolf's Rain is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Wolf's Rain Johnny Yong Bosch, Kari Wahlgren, Crispin Freeman

50
150 148
Shingeki No Bahamut is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
niro balbuena added Shingeki No Bahamut