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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2,879 1,141
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Kent Williams, Iemasa Kayumi, Vic Mignogna

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2,609 878
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Shayn Dwyer added Hunter × Hunter Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda

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3,304 1,018
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One Piece Mari Yaguchi, Kappei Yamaguchi, Mayumi Tanaka

4
2,972 727
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

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2,763 1,298
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Sword Art Online Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook

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1,476 692
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

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2,452 515
The Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
The Seven Deadly Sins

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1,576 702
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Soul Eater Laura Bailey, Chiaki Omigawa, Micah Solusod

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1,467 521
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

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1,617 299
Naruto Shippūden is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Joseph Anthony Ruiz added Naruto Shippūden Nana Mizuki, Yukari Tamura, Kazuhiko Inoue

11
1,294 408
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Erik Scott Kimerer, Erica Mendez, Cristina Valenzuela

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1,519 542
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1,374 488
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1,074 441
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Samurai Champloo Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka

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846 454
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Gurren Lagann Nikolas Freeman^! Jacob Hope Chapman^! Doug Walker

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1,220 399
InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
InuYasha Kappei Yamaguchi, Richard Ian Cox, Satsuki Yukino

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1,039 314
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
1,070 256
Naruto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Joseph Anthony Ruiz added Naruto Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin, Junko Takeuchi

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1,135 402
Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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1,015 235
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

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789 265
Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Rurouni Kenshin Kaylyn Dicksion

The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time

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964 369
Dragon Ball is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Dragon Ball Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa, Masako Nozawa

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759 326
Yona of the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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992 185
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

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914 379
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801 370
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
maria-tereza added Pokémon Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

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606 254
D.Gray-man is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
D.Gray-man Sanae Kobayashi, Shizuka Itô, Ken'ichi Suzumura

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944 555
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Avatar: Legend of Korra Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, David Faustino

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532 165
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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599 159
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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432 257
Claymore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Claymore Todd Haberkorn, Houko Kuwashima, Stephanie Young

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433 273
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

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488 126
Yu Yu Hakusho is listed (or ranked) 33 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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513 298
Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 34 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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456 166
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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432 159
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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379 286
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Zero no Tsukaima Rie Kugimiya, Kikuko Inoue, Yui Horie

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319 109
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

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408 245
Digimon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
ferb-fletcher added Digimon

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292 200
The Legend of the Legendary He... is listed (or ranked) 40 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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308 212
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Tsubasa Chronicle Maaya Sakamoto, Takako Honda, Sumi Shimamoto

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375 129
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

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250 98
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

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283 185
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

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263 182
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

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281 221
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Mushishi Kôjun Itô, Yûto Nakano, Travis Willingham

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267 167
Shaman King is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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258 140
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

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256 131
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

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222 155
Black Cat is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Black Cat Kikuko Inoue, Hideyuki Hori, Shin-ichiro Miki