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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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Kent Williams, Iemasa Kayumi, Vic Mignogna

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1,749 479
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Shayn Dwyer added Hunter × Hunter Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda

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2,247 639
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One Piece Mari Yaguchi, Kappei Yamaguchi, Mayumi Tanaka

4
1,917 411
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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1,962 830
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Sword Art Online Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook

6
942 390
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
1,494 326
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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1,017 463
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Soul Eater Laura Bailey, Chiaki Omigawa, Micah Solusod

9
848 278
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
834 229
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
1,110 366
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978 330
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578 311
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Gurren Lagann Nikolas Freeman, Jacob Hope Chapman, Doug Walker

14
749 139
Naruto Shippūden is listed (or ranked) 14 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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702 299
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Samurai Champloo Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka

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781 248
Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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758 257
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
580 115
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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514 214
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

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516 124
Naruto is listed (or ranked) 20 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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506 179
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 21 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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508 180
Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Rurouni Kenshin Kaylyn Dicksion

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683 274
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597 261
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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680 382
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Avatar: Legend of Korra Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, David Faustino

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424 169
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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429 81
Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 27 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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507 249
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
maria-tereza added Pokémon Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

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349 92
Magi: The Kingdom of Magic is listed (or ranked) 29 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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303 98
Trigun is listed (or ranked) 30 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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302 178
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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288 164
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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333 192
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

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301 213
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Zero no Tsukaima Rie Kugimiya, Kikuko Inoue, Yui Horie

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260 81
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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258 91
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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213 128
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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239 149
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Tsubasa Chronicle Maaya Sakamoto, Takako Honda, Sumi Shimamoto

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244 79
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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191 106
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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198 120
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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250 179
Digimon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
ferb-fletcher added Digimon

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212 169
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119 57
Overlord is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Dachi Nho added Overlord Satoshi Hino, Yumi Hara, Manami Numakura

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184 116
Shaman King is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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111 39
Berserk is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
StaB added Berserk Nobutoshi Canna, Unshô Ishizuka, Marc Diraison

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169 111
Black Cat is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Black Cat Kikuko Inoue, Hideyuki Hori, Shin-ichiro Miki

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125 62
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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158 168
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica Chiwa Saitō, Junko Iwao, Yūko Gotō

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167 89
Wolf's Rain is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Wolf's Rain Johnny Yong Bosch, Kari Wahlgren, Crispin Freeman