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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1,695 461
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Shayn Dwyer added Hunter × Hunter Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda

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2,171 626
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One Piece Mari Yaguchi, Kappei Yamaguchi, Mayumi Tanaka

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1,859 393
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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1,926 805
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Sword Art Online Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook

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919 376
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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1,434 315
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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990 455
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Soul Eater Laura Bailey, Chiaki Omigawa, Micah Solusod

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821 261
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
796 221
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

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1,083 353
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957 320
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563 300
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Gurren Lagann Nikolas Freeman, Jacob Hope Chapman, Doug Walker

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684 288
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Samurai Champloo Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka

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702 129
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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756 237
Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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736 244
InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
InuYasha Kappei Yamaguchi, Richard Ian Cox, Satsuki Yukino

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556 104
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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496 201
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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483 114
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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494 171
Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
Rurouni Kenshin Kaylyn Dicksion

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669 267
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482 171
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 23 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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577 253
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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668 367
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Avatar: Legend of Korra Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, David Faustino

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413 161
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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489 234
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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397 74
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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329 86
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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287 91
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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288 172
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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274 158
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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320 186
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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293 209
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Zero no Tsukaima Rie Kugimiya, Kikuko Inoue, Yui Horie

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245 77
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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245 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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206 124
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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230 145
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Tsubasa Chronicle Maaya Sakamoto, Takako Honda, Sumi Shimamoto

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234 74
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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183 102
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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196 116
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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242 174
Digimon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time
ferb-fletcher added Digimon

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204 164
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177 112
Shaman King is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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111 54
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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102 35
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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163 107
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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110 123
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152 162
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica Chiwa Saitō, Junko Iwao, Yūko Gotō

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113 58
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