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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3,421 1,377
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Kent Williams, Iemasa Kayumi, Vic Mignogna

2
3,152 1,067
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Shayn Dwyer added Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda

3
3,858 1,232
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Mari Yaguchi, Kappei Yamaguchi, Mayumi Tanaka

4
3,562 909
Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Daisuke Namikawa, Kouichi Toochika, Katsuyuki Konishi

5
3,195 1,557
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Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook

6
1,787 873
Fullmetal Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Vic Mignogna, Aaron Dismuke, Romi Pak

7
3,109 598
The Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
The Seven Deadly Sins

8
1,920 846
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Laura Bailey, Chiaki Omigawa, Micah Solusod

9
1,842 639
Bleach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Fernando Viteri added Johnny Yong Bosch, Michelle Ruff, Stephanie Sheh

10
1,577 502
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Erik Scott Kimerer, Erica Mendez, Cristina Valenzuela

11
2,123 405
Naruto Shippūden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Joseph Anthony Ruiz added Nana Mizuki, Yukari Tamura, Kazuhiko Inoue

12
1,622 564
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13
1,306 530
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Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka

14
1,780 636
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15
1,018 553
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Nikolas Freeman, Jacob Hope Chapman, Doug Walker

16
1,464 478
InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Kappei Yamaguchi, Richard Ian Cox, Satsuki Yukino

17
1,304 403
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

18
1,383 336
Naruto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Joseph Anthony Ruiz added Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin, Junko Takeuchi

19
1,421 471
Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

20
1,292 283
Blue Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Haha Hoho added Nobuhiko Okamoto, Johnny Yong Bosch, Tobias Diakow

21
973 312
Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Kaylyn Dicksion

22
1,153 431
Dragon Ball is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa, Masako Nozawa

23
1,370 248
Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
StaB added Marina Inoue, Yuki Kaji, Josh Grelle

24
894 379
Yona of the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

25
1,054 440
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26
675 209
Trigun is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Hiromi Tsuru, Johnny Yong Bosch, Toshihiko Seki

27
719 309
D.Gray-man is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Sanae Kobayashi, Shizuka Itô, Ken'ichi Suzumura

28
960 455
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
maria-tereza added Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

29
770 205
Magi: The Kingdom of Magic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Kaori Ishihara, Yuki Kaji, Haruka Tomatsu

30
1,102 645
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Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, David Faustino

31
534 144
Overlord is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Dachi Nho added Satoshi Hino, Yumi Hara, Manami Numakura

32
536 305
Claymore is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Todd Haberkorn, Houko Kuwashima, Stephanie Young

33
660 163
Yu Yu Hakusho is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey

34
580 192
Fate/Zero is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added

35
508 325
Spice and Wolf is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Jun Fukuyama, Daisuke Namikawa, Ami Koshimizu

36
601 206
Fate/stay night is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Benjamin Bartuccio-Pereira added Ayako Kawasumi, Noriaki Sugiyama, Kana Ueda

37
615 360
Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
zaid-khan added Yuki Matsuoka, Mai Aizawa, Akira Ishida

38
430 328
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Rie Kugimiya, Kikuko Inoue, Yui Horie

39
506 288
Digimon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
ferb-fletcher added Digimon

40
533 176
Dragon Ball Super is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Codered added Masako Nozawa, Kôichi Yamadera, Hiromi Tsuru

41
352 238
The Legend of the Legendary He... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Ayana Taketatsu, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Ayahi Takagaki

42
355 136
Berserk is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
StaB added Nobutoshi Canna^! Unshô Ishizuka^! Marc Diraison

43
346 253
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Maaya Sakamoto, Takako Honda, Sumi Shimamoto

44
387 77
Tokyo Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
hamdiabdirhman added Natsuki Hanae, Michelle Rojas, Sora Amamiya

45
349 227
Guilty Crown is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Junaid Nizami added Koyasu Taketo, Kazuhiko Inoue, Nobutoshi Canna

46
239 100
Black Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
StaB added Houko Kuwashima, Brian Drummond, Kiyoyuki Yanada

47
228 105
Bungo Stray Dogs is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Amanda Bricio added Bungo Stray Dogs Anime series (2016) based on a manga:Synopsis (My anime List) For weeks, Atsushi Nakajima's orphanage has been plagued by a mystical tiger that only he seems to be aware of. Suspected to be behind the strange incidents, ...

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319 199
Shaman King is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

49
336 186
Vampire Knight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
StaB added Yui Horie, Mamoru Miyano, Laura Bailey

50
292 219
Pandora Hearts is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Ayako Kawasumi, Akira Ishida, Daisuke Ono