If you’re a fan of action anime, you’re definitely looking for some new title to start watching on your weekends or marathoning with friends. So, check out a list of the best action anime of all time, according to IMDb.
Best Action Animes according to IMDb
11 – Naruto (⭐: 8.3)
No less important and well known by the people in love with anime, Naruto couldn’t be on this list, right? Despite being a more recent anime, from 2002, it is on this highly ranked list even.
The plot tells the story of Naruto Uzumaki, an orphan boy who is looking for recognition in the village he belongs to, as well as dreaming of becoming a Hokage. However, as we watch the episodes, we see that Naruto’s story goes much further than that
10 – The Knights of the Zodiac (⭐: 8.4)
Premiered in 1994 in Brazil, Cavaleiros do Zodiaco has become a rage among anime fans. This was enough for the production to have a space in this IMDb list.
The Knights of the Zodiac tells the story of five knights who are on a mission to protect the reincarnation of the Goddess Athena. With this, they must face several opponents to keep Saori safe, who takes the Goddess of Wisdom with her, while they defend the Earth.
9 – Neon Genesis Evangelion (⭐: 8.5)
Released in 1995, Neon Genesis Evangelion won over audiences with its story totally tied to the future. The anime has a very loyal fan base, which follows the production’s history.
The anime takes place in a Tokyo of the future, where a big problem has arisen for humanity, known as the “Second Impact”. That’s when a strange organization called NERV recruits fourteen-year-old Shinji Ikari to pilot a machine called the Evangelion.
8 – Dragon Ball Z (⭐: 8.7)
An old acquaintance of the public, especially those who had the opportunity to follow TV Globinho when they were still children. Dragon Ball Z was part of the childhood of a good part of the anime fans.
The story of the anime shows a powerful warrior named Goku, who needs to fight alongside his allies in an attempt to protect planet Earth from threats. For this, they need to gather the seven Dragon Balls, which has a giant dragon named Shenlong, and grant wishes to whoever achieves the feat.
7 – Hunter x Hunter (⭐: 8.7)
Hunter X Hunter maybe a younger anime, as it debuted in 2011, but it has already surpassed many known names on this list.
The plot features 12-year-old Gon Freecss, who has a desire to find his missing father at any cost. Therefore, he decides to become Hunter, just like his father and embarks on an adventure to discover the whereabouts of the eldest.
6 – One Piece (⭐: 8.7)
One of the best animes on the list is, for sure, One Piece. In the IMDb database, he has the same rating as Hunter x Hunter and Dragon Ball Z.
One Piece presents Monky D. Luffy, a pirate who, after eating a demonic fruit, had his body turned into a kind of rubber. He and other pirates in his crew, called the Straw Hat Pirates, set out in search of Gold Roger’s treasure so that Luffy can become the next Pirate King.
5 – One Punch Man (⭐: 8.8)
Saitama and the plot of One Punch Man also conquered its space, becoming quite popular. Debuted in 2015, the super-powerful bald man seemed to draw a lot of public attention.
One-Punch Man tells the story of the famous Saitama, well known even by those who are not so into anime, who is an extremely powerful superhero. The problem is that he gets bored with finding opponents considered easy for his level of power and he goes out in search of a worthy opponent to face.
4 – Attack on Titan (⭐: 8.8)
The seventh anime on this list is well known for Attack on Titan, or in Brazil, Attack of the Titans. It was released in 2015 and surpassed big names on IMDb, even being a “newbie” in the anime world.
Attack on Titan (aka Shingeki no Kyojin) tells the story of Eren Yeager and a world in which he is surrounded by gigantic walls to protect himself from the Titans. Humanity is struggling to reclaim its territories and try to understand, as well as clarify, the appearance of these giant creatures.
3 – Demon Slayer (⭐: 8.8)
Probably the youngest anime on this list, Demon Slayer in 2019, and it has already won a lot of people and a good position on IMDb.
Tanjiro is a poor child, who sells charcoal to survive, as his family has been killed by a demon. The only survivor of the massacre was Nezuko, her younger sister, but she was also turned into a strange creature. Now, bent on avenging the sad event that happened to his family, Tanjiro becomes a demon slayer and intends to bring his sister back to human form.
2 – Cowboy Bepop (⭐: 8.9)
Released in 1998, despite being an older title, the Cowboy Bebop premise draws a lot of attention.
The anime’s plot takes place in 2071, which we can consider a time already dominated by machines for being in the future. And in Cowboy Bepop we meet a group of bounty hunters, who travel in a spaceship called the Bepop and help the police at that time to look for bandits scattered across the Solar System.
1 – Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (⭐: 9,1)
And the best action anime on this list is Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, which is rated 9.1 on IMDb.
The duo of Elric brothers, Edward and Alphonse, continue on their quest to find the Philosopher’s Stone. The hope of finding the object is to retrieve their bodies, which were lost while they used their alchemist skills to try to resurrect the dead mother.
So, which anime did you like the most from this list? If you could, which anime would you put on IMDb? Tell us in the comments!