Highest Rated Animation TV Series With At Least 1000 Votes


1. Rick and Morty (2013– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

9.3
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An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not so bright grandson.

Stars: Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer, Sarah Chalke

Votes: 91,715

2. Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005–2008)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.2
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In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.

Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena

Votes: 138,712

3. One Punch Man: Wanpanman (2015– )

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

9.1
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The story of Saitama, a hero who is a hero just for fun & can defeat his enemies with a single punch.

Stars: Max Mittelman, Makoto Furukawa, Kaito Ishikawa, Zach Aguilar

Votes: 37,331

4. Hagane no renkinjutsushi (2009–2010)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.1
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Two brothers search for a Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to revive their deceased mother goes awry and leaves them in damaged physical forms.

Stars: Kent Williams, Iemasa Kayumi, Vic Mignogna, Romi Pak

Votes: 54,813

5. Ginga: Nagareboshi gin (1986– )

22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.1
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An Akita-Inu puppy is destined to defend his people against a monstrous bear.

Votes: 1,924

6. Death Note: Desu nôto (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

9.0
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An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong, Ryô Naitô

Votes: 119,353

7. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.0
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The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bob Hastings

Votes: 55,407

8. Cowboy Bebop (1998–2003)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.0
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The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.

Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara, Steve Blum

Votes: 54,651

9. Gravity Falls (2012–2016)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.9
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Twin siblings Dipper and Mabel Pines spend the summer at their uncle's tourist trap in the enigmatic town of Gravity Falls.

Stars: Jason Ritter, Kristen Schaal, Alex Hirsch, Linda Cardellini

Votes: 26,937

10. Hunter x Hunter (2011– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.9
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Gon Freecs a young boy aspires to become a Hunter, an exceptionnal being capable of greatness. With his friends and his potential, he seeks for his father who left him when he was younger.

Stars: Cristina Valenzuela, Megumi Han, Mariya Ise, Daisuke Namikawa

Votes: 19,443

11. Dragon Ball Z: Abridged (2008– )

TV-PG | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.9
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A non-official parody of the popular anime Dragon Ball Z, where all the characters are made simply to be funny. Every character has at least one trait making all of them terrible friends. That's all there is to it.

Votes: 1,018

12. Hajime no ippo (2000–2002)

TV-PG | 20 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.9
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Makunouchi Ippo is an ordinary high school student in Japan. Since he spends most of his time away from school helping his mother run the family business, he doesn't get to enjoy his ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Doyle, Beau Billingslea, Richard Cansino, Joe Cappelletti

Votes: 2,953

13. The Mysterious Cities of Gold (1982–1983)

TV-Y7 | 28 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.9
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A trio of kids must search throughout 16th Century South America for personal answers linked to the legendary El Dorado.

Stars: Janice Chaikelson, Adrian Knight, Michael Rudder, Terrence Labrosse

Votes: 2,654

14. Mirai shônen Konan (1978– )

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.9
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After the world is nearly destroyed by a war, a young boy and his friends must fight to save the world from those who seek to conquer what is left of civilization.

Stars: Noriko Ohara, Masatô Ibu, Mieko Nobusawa, Kazuyo Aoki

Votes: 2,282

15. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 275,947

16. South Park (1997– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall

Votes: 248,246

17. Archer (2009– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.8
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Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and relationships between secret agents and drones.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 94,125

18. Attack on Titan (2013– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.8
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After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Jaegar vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.

Stars: Marina Inoue, Yuki Kaji, Josh Grelle, Bryce Papenbrook

Votes: 69,688

19. Dragon Ball Z (1996–2003)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.8
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After learning that he is from another planet, a warrior named Goku and his friends are prompted to defend it from an onslaught of extraterrestrial enemies.

Stars: Doc Harris, Christopher Sabat, Sean Schemmel, Terry Klassen

Votes: 81,119

20. Wan pîsu: One Piece (1999– )

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.8
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Follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his friends in order to find the greatest treasure ever left by the legendary Pirate, Gol D Roger. The famous mystery treasure named "One Piece".

Stars: Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin, Mayumi Tanaka, Kazuya Nakai

Votes: 42,436

21. Steins;Gate (2011– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.8
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After discovering time travel, a university student and his colleagues must use their knowledge of it to stop an evil organization and their diabolical plans.

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Asami Imai, Kana Hanazawa, Trina Nishimura

Votes: 19,067

22. Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru zetto (1989–1996)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.8
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The adventures of Earth's martial arts defender Son Goku continue with a new family and the revelation of his alien origin. Now Goku and his allies must defend the planet from an onslaught of new extraterrestrial enemies.

Stars: Masako Nozawa, Jôji Yanami, Mayumi Tanaka, Kyle Hebert

Votes: 42,879

23. Gintama (2006– )

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.8
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The comic adventures of a samurai having to live in an alternate history of Japan occupied by aliens.

Stars: Tomokazu Sugita, Daisuke Sakaguchi, Rie Kugimiya, Kazuya Nakai

Votes: 2,901

24. Haikyuu!! (2014– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Hinata Shouyou, a short middle school student, gained a sudden love of volleyball after watching a national championship match on TV. Determined to become like the championship's star ... See full summary »

Stars: Ayumu Murase, Kaito Ishikawa, Satoshi Hino, Miyu Irino

Votes: 1,260

25. Hunter x Hunter (1999–2001)

23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.8
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The history of Gon Freecs, a boy who left home alone to become a Hunter. In the hard test, Gon meets Leorio, Kurapika and Killua.

Stars: Hozumi Gôda, Yuki Kaida, Junko Takeuchi, Annika Odegard

Votes: 2,882

26. Clannad: After Story (2008– )

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.8
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A sequel to the recently wrapped anime based on the Key Clannad franchise. After Story is a path that opens in the original visual novel after all the other paths have been opened. Life ... See full summary »

Stars: Yûichi Nakamura, David Matranga, Luci Christian, Mai Nakahara

Votes: 4,660

27. Slam Dunk (1993–1996)

22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sport

8.8
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About Sakuragi Hanamichi, a freshman of Shohoku High School who joins the basketball team because of the girl he has a crush on, Haruko. Although he is newbie in this sport, he is no ordinary basketball player.

Stars: Michael C. Pizzuto, Hisao Egawa, Eriko Hara, Akiko Hiramatsu

Votes: 2,273

28. Nu, pogodi! (1969– )

10 min | Action, Family, Animation

8.8
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Much like Tom and Jerry, this show revolves around the relationship between the wolf and the mischievous hare.

Stars: Klara Rumyanova, Anatoliy Papanov, Igor Khristenko, Olga Zvereva

Votes: 3,068

29. Mad Jack the Pirate (1998–1999)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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Stars: Charles Adler, Jocelyn Blue, Cam Clarke, Robert Pike Daniel

Votes: 1,016

30. Adventure Time (2010– )

TV-PG | 11 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.7
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A human boy named Finn and adoptive brother and best friend Jake the Dog, protect the citizens of the Land of Ooo from foes of various shapes and sizes.

Stars: John DiMaggio, Jeremy Shada, Tom Kenny, Hynden Walch

Votes: 50,279

31. Young Justice (2010– )

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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Teenage superheroes strive to prove themselves as members of the Justice League.

Stars: Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North, Khary Payton

Votes: 18,954

32. Kôdo giasu: Hangyaku no rurûshu (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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The Empire of Britannia has invaded Japan using giant robot weapons called Knightmare Frames. Japan is now referred to as Area 11, and its people the 11's. A Britannian who was living in ... See full summary »

Stars: Johnny Yong Bosch, Yuri Lowenthal, Jun Fukuyama, Brian Beacock

Votes: 27,394

33. Fullmetal Alchemist (2003–2004)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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The Elric brothers' deciding to perform a forbidden human transmutation to bring their dead mother back, they end up losing their bodies. Now Edward must find the chemical privileges to restore their body back.

Stars: Vic Mignogna, Aaron Dismuke, Romi Pak, Rie Kugimiya

Votes: 40,537

34. Berserk (1997– )

Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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Guts is a skilled swordsman who joins forces with a mercenary group named 'The Band of the Hawk', lead by the charismatic Griffith, and fights with them as they battle their way into the royal court.

Stars: Nobutoshi Canna, Unshô Ishizuka, Marc Diraison, Kevin T. Collins

Votes: 15,763

35. Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (2015– )

20 min | Animation, Action, Family

8.7
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Marinette and Adrien, two normal teens, transform into superheroes Ladybug and Cat Noir when an evil threatens their city.

Stars: Mela Lee, Carrie Keranen, Keith Silverstein, Ben Diskin

Votes: 1,317

36. Monster (2004–2010)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

8.7
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A brilliant neurosurgeon living in Germany finds his life in utter turmoil after getting involved with a psychopath that was once a former patient.

Stars: Liam O'Brien, Karen Strassman, Richard Epcar, Keith Silverstein

Votes: 10,551

37. Boku dake ga inai machi (2016– )

TV-14 | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

8.7
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Struggling manga author Satoru Fujinuma is beset by his fear to express himself. However, he has a supernatural ability of being able to prevent deaths and casualties by being sent back in ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Diskin, Shin'nosuke Mitsushima, Michelle Ruff, Minami Takayama

Votes: 4,126

38. InuYasha: Kanketsu-hen (2009– )

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Fantasy

8.7
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InuYasha's story draws to a close but not before finding Naraku and the Sacred Jewel, and facing new enemies and new dangers.

Stars: Kappei Yamaguchi, Satsuki Yukino, Kumiko Watanabe, Kôji Tsujitani

Votes: 1,389

39. GTO (1999– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.7
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About Eikichi Onizuka, a 22-year-old ex-gangster member and a virgin. He has one ambition that no one ever expected from him. His solely life purpose is to become the greatest high school teacher ever.

Stars: Steve Blum, Tom Fahn, Jun'ichi Suwabe, Wataru Takagi

Votes: 2,820

40. Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (2006– )

Animation, Comedy

8.7
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Imagine Yu-Gi-Oh!, condensed into about 5 minutes. That's what this is.

Stars: Martin Billany, Curtis Arnott, Chris Niosi, Anthony Sardinha

Votes: 1,231

41. Monkey Dust (2003– )

29 min | Comedy, Animation

8.7
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Stars: Tom Hillenbrand, Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Votes: 1,517

42. Pat & Mat (1976–2011)

Animation, Family

8.7
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Two friends facing self-made problems where they try to solve them by using anything impossible and possible and their solutions lead to more problems, at the end the "problem" is fixed and finish off with their distinctive handshake.

Votes: 1,070

43. The Legend of Korra (2012–2014)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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Avatar Korra fights to keep Republic City safe from the evil forces of both the physical and spiritual worlds.

Stars: Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, David Faustino, J.K. Simmons

Votes: 68,231

44. Justice League (2001–2006)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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Seven of the most formidable heroes form arguably the most powerful team ever.

Stars: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Votes: 28,095

45. The Venture Bros. (2003– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.6
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The bizarre animated escapades of pseudo-heroic scientist Dr. Rusty Venture, his competent, high strung bodyguard, and his two over-enthusiastic sons.

Stars: Christopher McCulloch, James Urbaniak, Michael Sinterniklaas, Doc Hammer

Votes: 19,167

46. Dragon Ball (1995–2003)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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Follows the adventures of an extraordinarily strong young boy named Goku as he searches for the seven dragon balls. These balls, when combined, can grant the owner any one wish he desires. ... See full summary »

Stars: Brice Armstrong, Steve Olson, Stephanie Nadolny, Zoe Slusar

Votes: 36,483

47. Shin Seiki Evangerion (1995–1996)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.6
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A teenage boy finds himself recruited as a member of an elite team of pilots by his father.

Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Spike Spencer

Votes: 27,899

48. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.6
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The futuristic adventures of a female cyborg counter intelligence agent and her support team.

Stars: Shirô Saitô, Peggy O'Neal, Dino Andrade, Kevin Brief

Votes: 12,516

49. Samurai chanpurû (2004–2005)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the "samurai who smells of sunflowers."

Stars: Kazuya Nakai, Ginpei Sato, Ayako Kawasumi, Steve Blum

Votes: 25,255

50. The New Batman Adventures (1997–1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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The further and darker adventures of Batman with a new Robin, a closer association with Batgirl and the previous Robin now as Nightwing.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 7,774