Anime Underground The Best Adventure Anime of All Time  

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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!
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1,862 640
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Kent Williams, Iemasa Kayumi, Vic Mignogna

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1,645 442
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Shayn Dwyer added Hunter × Hunter Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda

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2,104 615
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One Piece Mari Yaguchi, Kappei Yamaguchi, Mayumi Tanaka

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1,892 776
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Sword Art Online Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook

5
1,809 376
Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Fairy Tail Daisuke Namikawa, Kouichi Toochika, Katsuyuki Konishi

6
904 363
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
1,393 306
The Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
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971 446
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Soul Eater Laura Bailey, Chiaki Omigawa, Micah Solusod

9
794 251
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
779 212
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
1,061 346
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12
939 318
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13
558 293
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Gurren Lagann Nikolas Freeman, Jacob Hope Chapman, Doug Walker

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678 282
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Samurai Champloo Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka

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662 124
Naruto Shippūden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Joseph Anthony Ruiz added Naruto Shippūden Nana Mizuki, Yukari Tamura, Kazuhiko Inoue

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740 229
Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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718 238
InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
InuYasha Kappei Yamaguchi, Richard Ian Cox, Satsuki Yukino

18
537 100
Blue Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Haha Hoho added Blue Exorcist Nobuhiko Okamoto, Johnny Yong Bosch, Tobias Diakow

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484 196
Yona of the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Yona of the Dawn Tomoaki Maeno, Monica Rial, Christopher Sabat

20
487 167
Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Rurouni Kenshin Kaylyn Dicksion

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460 109
Naruto is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Joseph Anthony Ruiz added Naruto Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin, Junko Takeuchi

22
467 163
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Dragon Ball Z Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

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655 265
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569 246
Dragon Ball is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Dragon Ball Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa, Masako Nozawa

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656 361
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Avatar: Legend of Korra Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, David Faustino

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404 159
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

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477 227
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

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371 68
Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
StaB added Attack on Titan Marina Inoue, Yuki Kaji, Josh Grelle

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281 89
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

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319 84
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

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280 166
Spice and Wolf is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Spice and Wolf Jun Fukuyama, Daisuke Namikawa, Ami Koshimizu

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270 157
Claymore is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Claymore Todd Haberkorn, Houko Kuwashima, Stephanie Young

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307 184
Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
zaid-khan added Future Diary Yuki Matsuoka, Mai Aizawa, Akira Ishida

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283 207
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Zero no Tsukaima Rie Kugimiya, Kikuko Inoue, Yui Horie

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239 76
Fate/stay night is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Fate/stay night Ayako Kawasumi, Noriaki Sugiyama, Kana Ueda

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237 86
Fate/Zero is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Fate/Zero

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202 124
The Legend of the Legendary He... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
The Legend of the Legendary Heroes Ayana Taketatsu, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Ayahi Takagaki

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227 144
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Tsubasa Chronicle Maaya Sakamoto, Takako Honda, Sumi Shimamoto

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233 73
Yu Yu Hakusho is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Yu Yu Hakusho Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey

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179 101
Guilty Crown is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Junaid Nizami added Guilty Crown Koyasu Taketo, Kazuhiko Inoue, Nobutoshi Canna

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193 115
Pandora Hearts is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Pandora Hearts Ayako Kawasumi, Akira Ishida, Daisuke Ono

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241 172
Digimon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
ferb-fletcher added Digimon

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202 162
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Mushishi Kôjun Itô, Yûto Nakano, Travis Willingham

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175 110
Shaman King is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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104 53
Overlord is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Dachi Nho added Overlord Satoshi Hino, Yumi Hara, Manami Numakura

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159 105
Black Cat is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Black Cat Kikuko Inoue, Hideyuki Hori, Shin-ichiro Miki

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96 33
Berserk is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
StaB added Berserk Nobutoshi Canna, Unshô Ishizuka, Marc Diraison

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109 121
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148 159
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica Chiwa Saitō, Junko Iwao, Yūko Gotō

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108 55
Vampire Knight is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
StaB added Vampire Knight Yui Horie, Mamoru Miyano, Laura Bailey