Animation, Japanese (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Attack on Titan (2013– )

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

8.9
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After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Jaeger vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.

Stars: Yûki Kaji, Marina Inoue, Josh Grelle, Yui Ishikawa

Votes: 221,303

2. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.6
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner

Votes: 369,310

3. My Hero Academia (2016– )

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

8.5
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A superhero-loving boy without any powers is determined to enroll in a prestigious hero academy and learn what it really means to be a hero.

Stars: Daiki Yamashita, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Ayane Sakura, Kaito Ishikawa

Votes: 38,675

4. One Piece (1999– )

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

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

Stars: Mayumi Tanaka, Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin, Akemi Okamura

Votes: 74,180

5. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba (2019– )

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

8.7
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A family is attacked by demons and only two members survive - Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko, who is turning into a demon slowly. Tanjiro sets out to become a demon slayer to avenge his family and cure his sister.

Stars: Natsuki Hanae, Zach Aguilar, Abby Trott, Aleks Le

Votes: 33,679

6. Jujutsu Kaisen (2020– )

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

8.7
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A boy swallows a cursed talisman - the finger of a demon - and becomes cursed himself. He enters a shaman's school to be able to locate the demon's other body parts and thus exorcise himself.

Stars: Junya Enoki, Yûichi Nakamura, Yuma Uchida, Asami Seto

Votes: 13,547

7. Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train (2020)

R | 117 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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After his family was brutally murdered and his sister turned into a demon, Tanjiro Kamado's journey as a demon slayer began. Tanjiro and his comrades embark on a new mission aboard the Mugen Train, on track to despair.

Director: Haruo Sotozaki | Stars: Natsuki Hanae, Akari Kitô, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Hiro Shimono

Votes: 5,661

8. Death Note (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: 247,556

9. Hunter x Hunter (2011–2014)

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

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

Stars: Issei Futamata, Megumi Han, Cristina Valenzuela, Mariya Ise

Votes: 61,715

10. The Way of the Househusband (2021– )

TV-14 | 16 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.3
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A retired gangster spends his time as a househusband carrying out home chores.

Stars: Kenjirô Tsuda, Shizuka Itô, Kazuyuki Okitsu, Melissa Greenspan

Votes: 958

11. Naruto: Shippûden (2007–2017)

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

8.6
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Naruto Uzumaki, is a loud, hyperactive, adolescent ninja who constantly searches for approval and recognition, as well as to become Hokage, who is acknowledged as the leader and strongest of all ninja in the village.

Stars: Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, Kate Higgins, Chie Nakamura

Votes: 88,007

12. The Promised Neverland (2019–2021)

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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When three gifted kids at an isolated idyllic orphanage discover the secret and sinister purpose they were raised for, they look for a way to escape from their evil caretaker and lead the other children in a risky escape plan.

Stars: Sumire Morohoshi, Mariya Ise, Shinei Ueki, Lynn

Votes: 25,021

13. Black Clover (2017–2021)

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

8.1
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Asta and Yuno were abandoned together at the same church and have been inseparable since. As children, they promised that they would compete against each other to see who would become the next Emperor Magus.

Stars: Dallas Reid, Cris George, Jill Harris, Micah Solusod

Votes: 10,734

14. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009–2012)

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, Muriel Hofmann

Votes: 126,541

15. The Seven Deadly Sins (2014– )

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

8.1
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The legend of the confrontation between the Seven Deadly Sins and the Holy Knights.

Stars: Bryce Papenbrook, Erika Harlacher, Max Mittelman, Cristina Valenzuela

Votes: 24,186

16. Spirited Away (2001)

PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.6
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96 Metascore

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino, Rumi Hiiragi

Votes: 665,188 | Gross: $10.06M

17. One Punch Man (2015– )

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

8.8
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The story of Saitama, a hero that does it just for fun & can defeat his enemies with a single punch.

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

Votes: 120,605

18. Cars (2006)

G | 117 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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73 Metascore

A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.

Directors: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft | Stars: Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, Paul Newman, Larry the Cable Guy

Votes: 374,427 | Gross: $244.08M

19. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012– )

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

8.4
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The story of the Joestar family, who are possessed with intense psychic strength, and the adventures each member encounters throughout their lives.

Stars: Matthew Mercer, Daisuke Ono, Unshô Ishizuka, David Vincent

Votes: 11,003

20. Naruto (2002–2007)

TV-Y7-FV | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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Naruto Uzumaki, a mischievous adolescent ninja, struggles as he searches for recognition and dreams of becoming the Hokage, the village's leader and strongest ninja.

Stars: Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, Kate Higgins, Chie Nakamura

Votes: 73,937

21. Your Name. (2016)

PG | 106 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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79 Metascore

Two strangers find themselves linked in a bizarre way. When a connection forms, will distance be the only thing to keep them apart?

Director: Makoto Shinkai | Stars: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi, Ryô Narita, Aoi Yûki

Votes: 204,669 | Gross: $5.02M

22. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)

PG | 119 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.2
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80 Metascore

When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura, Tatsuya Gashûin, Akihiro Miwa

Votes: 341,975 | Gross: $4.71M

23. Sing (2016)

PG | 108 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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59 Metascore

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists find that their lives will never be the same.

Directors: Garth Jennings, Christophe Lourdelet | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson

Votes: 136,313 | Gross: $270.40M

24. Haikyuu!! (2014–2020)

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

8.7
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Determined to be like the volleyball championship's star player Shouyou, a short boy nicknamed "the small giant," joins his school's volleyball club.

Stars: Ayumu Murase, Kaito Ishikawa, Yu Hayashi, Satoshi Hino

Votes: 12,587

25. Boruto: Naruto Next Generations (2017– )

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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Son of Naruto Uzumaki, Boruto, follows his father's footsteps along with his friends to become great ninja. Throughout all their adventures, Boruto is determined to make his mark in the ninja world and live outside of his father's shadow.

Stars: Yûko Sanpei, Kokoro Kikuchi, Ryûichi Kijima, Kenshô Ono

Votes: 9,714

26. Code Geass (2006–2012)

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

8.6
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After being given a mysterious power to control others, an outcast prince becomes the masked leader of the rebellion against an all powerful empire

Stars: Johnny Yong Bosch, Yuri Lowenthal, Jun Fukuyama, Takahiro Sakurai

Votes: 52,738

27. Cowboy Bebop (1998–1999)

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

8.9
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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: 91,612

28. Re: Zero, Starting Life in Another World (2016– )

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

8.1
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Shortly after being summoned to a new world, Subaru Natsuki and his new female companion are brutally murdered. But then he awakes to find himself in the same alley, with the same thugs, the same girl, and the day begins to repeat.

Stars: Yûsuke Kobayashi, Rie Takahashi, Sean Chiplock, Rie Murakawa

Votes: 12,199

29. High School DxD (2012–2018)

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.6
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After being killed on his first date, idiotic and perverted Issei Hyodo is resurrected as a demon by Rias Gremory only to be recruited into her club of high-class devils.

Stars: Yûki Kaji, Yôko Hikasa, Azumi Asakura, Shizuka Itô

Votes: 7,316

30. To Your Eternity (2021– )

25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

9.1
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A lonely boy wandering the Arctic regions of North America meets a wolf, and the two become fast friends, depending on each other to survive the harsh environment. But the boy has a history, and the wolf is more than meets the eye as well.

Stars: Reiji Kawashima, Kenjirô Tsuda, Rikako Aikawa, Rie Hikisaka

Votes: 298

31. Vinland Saga (2019)

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

8.8
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Thorfinn pursues a journey with his father's killer in order to take revenge and end his life in a duel as an honorable warrior and pay his father a homage.

Stars: Naoya Uchida, Hiroki Yasumoto, Yûto Uemura, Kenshô Ono

Votes: 16,283

32. Tokyo Ghoul (2014)

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

7.8
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A Tokyo college student is attacked by a ghoul, a superpowered human who feeds on human flesh. He survives, but has become part ghoul and becomes a fugitive on the run.

Stars: Natsuki Hanae, Austin Tindle, Sora Amamiya, Brina Palencia

Votes: 38,539

33. Sword Art Online (2012– )

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

7.6
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In the year 2022, thousands of people get trapped in a new virtual MMORPG and the lone wolf player, Kirito, works to escape.

Stars: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook, Cherami Leigh

Votes: 37,689

34. Princess Mononoke (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.4
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76 Metascore

On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Votes: 350,042 | Gross: $2.38M

35. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Not Rated | 89 min | Animation, Drama, War

8.5
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94 Metascore

A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

Director: Isao Takahata | Stars: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi, Yoshiko Shinohara

Votes: 240,656

36. Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016)

PG-13 | 110 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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35 Metascore

King Regis, who oversees the land of Lucis, commands his army of soldiers to protect the kingdom from the Niflheim empire's plans to steal the sacred crystal which gives Lucis its magic and power.

Director: Takeshi Nozue | Stars: Aaron Paul, Lena Headey, Sean Bean, Neil Newbon

Votes: 20,303 | Gross: $0.23M

37. Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995–1996)

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

8.5
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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: 52,561

38. Fruits Basket (2019– )

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.5
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After Tohru is taken in by the Soma family, she learns that twelve family members transform involuntarily into animals of the Chinese zodiac and helps them deal with the emotional pain caused by the transformations.

Stars: Manaka Iwami, Laura Bailey, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Jerry Jewell

Votes: 2,170

39. Bleach (2004–2012)

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

8.1
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High school student Ichigo Kurosaki, who has the ability to see ghosts, gains soul reaper powers from Rukia Kuchiki and sets out to save the world from "Hollows".

Stars: Johnny Yong Bosch, Michelle Ruff, Stephanie Sheh, Jamieson Price

Votes: 44,896

40. Dr. Stone (2019– )

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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Awakened into a world where humanity has been petrified, scientific genius Senku and his brawny friend Taiju use their skills to rebuild civilization.

Stars: Yûsuke Kobayashi, Manami Numakura, Gen Satô, Ayumu Murase

Votes: 11,126

41. Steins;Gate (2011–2015)

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, Ashly Burch

Votes: 46,565

42. Tenkuu Shinpan (2021– )

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Action, Horror

6.7
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High schooler Yuri finds herself atop a skyscraper in a strange world, where she must survive against masked assailants bent on killing their prey.

Stars: Haruka Shiraishi, Shiki Aoki, Yuichiro Umehara, Zeno Robinson

Votes: 1,222

43. Pokémon (1997– )

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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Ash Ketchum, his yellow pet Pikachu, and his human friends explore a world of powerful creatures.

Stars: Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart, Ikue Ôtani

Votes: 38,311

44. Redo of Healer (2021– )

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

6.2
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"Healing magicians cannot fight alone". Keyaru, who was bound by this common knowledge, was exploited again and again by others. One day, he noticed what lay beyond healing magic and was ... See full summary »

Stars: Yuya Hozumi, Ayano Shibuya, Shizuka Ishigami, Mami Fujita

Votes: 1,116

45. Isle of Dogs (2018)

PG-13 | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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82 Metascore

Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban

Votes: 143,019 | Gross: $32.02M

46. A Silent Voice: The Movie (2016)

Not Rated | 130 min | Animation, Drama, Family

8.1
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78 Metascore

A young man is ostracized by his classmates after he bullies a deaf girl to the point where she moves away. Years later, he sets off on a path for redemption.

Director: Naoko Yamada | Stars: Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Aoi Yûki, Kenshô Ono

Votes: 52,290

47. Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

G | 84 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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53 Metascore

Separated by a garden fence and a feud, are blue gnomes on one side and red gnomes on the other. This doesn't stop blue Gnomeo and red Juliet from falling in love with each other. Do they have a future together?

Director: Kelly Asbury | Stars: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Maggie Smith, Ashley Jensen

Votes: 52,870 | Gross: $99.97M

48. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

G | 86 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.2
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86 Metascore

When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi

Votes: 297,827 | Gross: $1.11M

49. Tokyo Revengers (2021– )

24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.2
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A middle-aged loser travels in time to his school years and in order to save the love of his life from future doom, he must become the leader of a dreaded school gang.

Stars: Takuya Eguchi, Shota Hayama, Yu Hayashi, Satoshi Hino

Votes: 168

50. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (2018– )

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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Lonely thirty-seven-year-old Mikami Satoru is stuck in a dead-end job, unhappy with his mundane life, but after dying at the hands of a robber, he awakens to a fresh start in a fantasy ... See full summary »

Stars: Miho Okasaki, Brittney Karbowski, Mallorie Rodak, Megumi Toyoguchi

Votes: 4,992


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