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23+ BEST Superhero Anime Of All Time!

Updated September 22, 2022 by Ernie

Ever since we were kids, we’ve always loved the concept of superheroes, right? We always got inspired by them and how they saved the world. Well, little did we know that the concept of superheroes would become super common and we’ll also get to see different stories of heroes in different ways. 

Today, we’ve got 23+ BEST Superhero Anime Of All Time for you guys! Overpowered superheroes like Saitama make our dreams come true. To be honest, we all have dreamt of knocking out someone by punching them like Saitama, right? If you want to watch more Superhero anime, take a look at our list! 

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24. Astro Boy

astro boy

INFORMATION
Title
Astro Boy
Genre
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Type
T.V
Studio
Mushi Production
Premiered
Winter 1963
Episode Count
193
Duration
26 min per ep

Astro Boy is the story of a robot boy who was created by Professor Tenma as his son was killed in an accident. Professor Tenma comes up with the idea of creating a robot boy who would do good for everyone and save those in danger

However, the professor was sad enough upon realizing how Astro Boy will never grow up, that’s why he gave it away to Ham Egg,  a cruel master of a robot circus. Fortunately, Astro Boy or Atom was saved by the kind professor Ochanomizu and adopted him. The professor inspired him to make Atom a superhero and later on, create his robot sister, Uran. 

This anime is a legendary and old superhero anime. So, if you’re looking for a cool superhero anime, give it a go! 

 

23. Tokyo Mew Mew New

Tokyo Mew Mew New

INFORMATION
Title
Tokyo Mew Mew New
Genre
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Type
T.V
Studio
Yumeta Company, Graphinica
Premiered
Summer 2022
Episode Count
12
Duration
24 min per ep

If you’re into mahou shoujo  anime, Tokyo Mew Mew is a must-watch. With its outstanding magical aspects blended perfectly into the superhero girls, Tokyo Mew Mew is going to steal everyone’s hearts. The story tells us about Ichigo Momomiya  who starts high school with one important goal in her mind. The goal is nothing more than to fall in love. Well, she luckily finds someone special named Masaya Aoyama who is quite passionate about the environment. 

When they became a “thing” and went on a date, Ichigo suddenly got struck by light and she suddenly sees a giant rat-like creature that injures Aoyama. However, since Ichigo had her superpowers, she awakens it and decides to save the day like a true superhero! 

 

22. A Certain Scientific Railgun

a certain scientific railgun

INFORMATION
Title
A Certain Scientific Railgun
Genre
Action, Sci-Fi
Type
T.V
Studio
J.C Staff
Premiered
Fall 2009
Episode Count
24
Duration
24 min per ep

A Certain Scientific Railgun is a story of middle school girls and a city filled with advancements of science. There are seven superheroes known as espers in Academy City. Among them is a middle schooler girl named Mikoto Masaka who is known as the Manipulator aka “The Railgun”.

Some strange incidents start taking place within the city and she finds that these crimes are connected with Level Upper – a legendary device that increases the level of its esper. But there’s more to the eye than just an increase in espers level. Academy City might be the most twisted place to ever exist in this world. Let’s see how our seven superheroes save the people of Academy City.

 

21. R.O.D the T.V

ROD THE TV

INFORMATION
Title
R.O.D the T.V 
Genre
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Type
T.V
Studio
J.C Staff
Premiered
Fall 2003
Episode Count
26
Duration
25 min per ep

Imagine running a detective agency with your sisters! Sounds chaotic, right? Anyways, this is the story of three sisters named Anita King, Maggie Mui, and Michelle Cheung run a Three Sisters Detective Agency where they solve cases involving books. They are hired to be local guides by Nenene Sumiregawa, a Japanese Novelist who has been struggling with her writer’s block . But after a terrorist attack at her book signing, they became her bodyguard. They protect Nenene using their powers as Paper Masters- they can control paper since. To know whether the novelist survived the writing block or not, watch R.O.D the T.V! These superhero sisters controlling paper will blow your minds as the story proceeds. 

 

20. Kill La Kill

Kill La Kill

INFORMATION
Title
Kill La Kill 
Genre
Action, Comedy
Type
T.V
Studio
Trigger
Premiered
Fall 2013
Episode Count
24
Duration
24 min per ep

. Ryuuko is on a mission to find the killer of his father and all clues lead to the prestigious Honnoji academy and to  Satsuki Kiryuuin,the president of the Student Council. 

She challenges her to a fight only to get beaten. Returning back to the ruins of her home, she comes across some magical clothes that are also known as Kamui named Senketsu. Using the superpowers in these clothes, she finds herself fighting and getting powerful!  

 

19. Witchblade 

witchblade

INFORMATION
Title
Witchblade 
Genre
Action, Sci-Fi
Type
T.V
Studio
Gonzo
Premiered
Spring 2006
Episode Count
24
Duration
24 min per ep

Masane Amaha along with her daughter Rihoko are running away from a government child welfare agency that wants to take her Rihoko away from her. As a result, Rihiko gets taken away and her mother gets attacked by a super-advanced weapon that can even disguise as  a human being. When faced with a dangerous situation, a strange light emits from her wrist and transforms into an overpowered being. She ends up destroying the weapon and then gets involved with powerful groups since everyone’s paying attention to her for being so strong. 

 

18. Gatchaman 

Gatchaman

INFORMATION
Title
Gatchaman 
Genre
Adventure, Sci-Fi
Type
T.V
Studio
Tatsunoko Production
Premiered
Summer 2013
Episode Count
12
Duration
23 min per ep

Hajime Ichinose’s life turns upside down when a transcendent being called J.J Robinson gives her a small book known as NOTE. This NOTE transfers her into one of the legendary protectors of City Tachikawa. She becomes the Gatchaman aka the famous superhero! Now, what are the duties of a superhero? To protect their loved ones? Too cliche! To protect everyone?

That’s right! Many responsibilities await Hajime now that she has become Gatchaman. However, the groups of Gatchaman are supposed to be kept secret. Hajime also has to fight several aliens in order to save humanity! Paiman,panda-like aliens invade this city and endanger the lives of everyone around them. Hajime being the Gatchaman has to take care of everyone! 

 

17. Edens Zero

Edens Zero

INFORMATION
Title
Edens Zero 
Genre
Action, Adventure, Comedy. Fantasy
Type
T.V
Studio
J.C Staff
Premiered
Spring 2021
Episode Count
25
Duration
23 min per ep

Shiki has always been surrounded by machines all his life. This young boy starts his journey after being reborn. He cut off his connection with the world and his friends. The world in which Shiki gets reborn is highly advanced. There are advanced technology and magic powers called Ether. Since he has entered this world, he has to face a lot of challenges and adjust to the new environment. The whole story takes place in the Grand Shiki Cosmos. This universe is divided into many smaller cosmoses that are inhabited by humans, aliens, and robots! So, in a universe where three different species live, will there be peace? To find out how things turn out for Shiki, watch Edens Zero! 

 

16. Casshern Sins

Casshern Sins

INFORMATION
Title
Casshern Sins 
Genre
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Type
T.V
Studio
Madhouse, Tatsunoko Production
Premiered
Fall 2008
Episode Count
24
Duration
24 min per ep

Set in a  a distant future on Earth, where the land has become dried and humanity has been wasted away. Now, there are only robots on Earth, they were supposed to live forever until one of them, Luna died and the Ruin started. Their bodies started to to turn rusty and nothing can be done to fix it. Robots are left to die and they’re waiting for their death. Unless they eat Casshern, they will become immortal

On the other hand, Casshern doesn’t remember anything about his past or what he is. He will just face the torment of getting run after by the robots. Imagine robots running after you. How will you feel? OMG! 

 

15. Sailor Moon

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INFORMATION
Title
Sailormoon
Genre
Romance
Type
T.V
Studio
Toei Animation
Premiered
Spring 1992
Episode Count
46
Duration
24 min per ep

Now, we have the shoujo anime with some kickass action in it. Sailor Moon has won the hearts of many otakus all around the world. Its merch is known as “aesthetic” or “retro” all around the internet. It was indeed one of the most interesting anime of all time that gave off almost similar vibes as Dragon Ball Z. (considering the sound effects and animation) 

Overall, it’s a really outstanding shoujo anime. So, if you’re looking for a retro-themed legendary anime about superheroes, Sailor Moon is literally the best pick for you! It’s about a hopeless romantic girl named Usagi Tsukino who comes across a magical cat turning her into a magical girl who saves the world from danger.

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14. Punch Line

Punch Line

INFORMATION
Title
Punch Line
Genre
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Supernatural
Type
T.V
Studio
MAPPA
Premiered
Spring 2015
Episode Count
12
Duration
23 min per ep

Yuuta Iridatsu escapes a hijacking bus with the help of a masked superhero known as Strange Juice. However, Yuuta finds himself disconnected from his soul and observes that it’s in the care of a cat spirit known as Chiranosuke. Now that he becomes a spirit, he wanders around and finds some other residents. Apparently, Yuuta became stronger after seeing a pair of panties. HAHA! I know this sounds really hilarious but it’s true! Every time our boy sees one, he gets stronger every time! So, if you want to become stronger, you know just what to do. (LOL) 

 

13. Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation

Mushoku Tensei

INFORMATION
Title
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation
Genre
Drama, Fantasy
Type
T.V
Studio
Studio Bind
Premiered
Fall 2008
Episode Count
11
Duration
23 min per ep

Now, we have Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation. The story tells us about a NEET who got isekai to a world full of magic and wonders. But the thing is that he got reincarnated inside the body of a baby boy who took his time to grow up. As a pro gamer, our boy learned magic secretly along with many other naughty things. 

As the story proceeded, Rudeus (MC) started practising magic and swordsmanship. In this world, he decided to socialize and make new friends. These new friends were a dream come true for him. He also found the love of his life here and went on many other adventures to save people around him. You will really like Mushoku Tensei if you’re into superheroes reincarnated in another world

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12. Zetman

Zetman

INFORMATION
Title
Zetman
Genre
Action, Drama, Horror
Type
T.V
Studio
TMS Entertainment
Premiered
Spring 2012
Episode Count
13
Duration
24 min per ep

 

Zetman starts with the war between two rivalries (heroes) known as ZET and ALPHAS. A young man named Jin Kazaki can turn into a superhuman called ZET and the other man known as Kouga Amagi has a strong sense of justice and tends to use technology in order to fight as ALPHAS! 

The story sounds pretty interesting, right? If you’re into intense superhero stories where there is strong competition between rivals, you’re at the right place. Zetman is just your pick! The concept of superhuman itself sounds really interesting, right? It’s like your dream comes true! Imagine you get looked down on by everyone around you but then you suddenly get the ability to transform into a superhuman! WOOSH! Your life takes a 180-degree turn! 

 

11. The Rising of the Shield Hero 

The Rising Of Shield hero

 

INFORMATION
Title
The Rising of the Shield Hero 
Genre
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Type
T.V
Studio
Kinema Citrus 
Premiered
Winter 2019
Episode Count
25
Duration
24 min per ep

The Rising of the Shield Hero is known to be one of the best superhero anime. It’s a very creative story about a university student named Naofumi Iwatani who got reincarnated into a completely different world where he was given a shield and was also told to protect the city! Now, Naofumi has no idea where he is, he will need to adjust himself to the systems of this world. He tried using the shield to protect himself whenever he faced danger. But it turned out that alone Shield isn’t going to be enough. That’s when he decided to buy a half-human half-fox girl named Raphtalia who stood by him and protected him too! 

 

10. Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Jojo's Bizarre Adventures

INFORMATION
Title
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure
Genre
Action, Adventure, Supernatural
Type
T.V
Studio
David Production
Premiered
Fall 2012
Episode Count
26
Duration
24 min per ep

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure is a bizarre story of different Joestars involved with a vampire named Dio who messed everything up for the Joestar bloodline. If you have never watched Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, you’re missing out on a lot! 

Basically, in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, every Joestar has a specific stand (superhuman) with specific abilities in it. Using those stands, they save the day and defeat the evil powers. If you’re into supernatural and bizarre things, you have definitely found your pick! 

First of all, all the Jojos look like heroes and you can’t change my mind. They are all good-looking and super strong. They’re quite big and muscular too, so if you’re into big guys, you’re going to love JJBA! 

 

9. Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen

INFORMATION
Title
Jujutsu Kaisen
Genre
Action, Fantasy
Type
T.V
Studio
MAPPA
Premiered
Fall 2020
Episode Count
24
Duration
23 min per ep

Okay, this anime right here is a chef’s kiss! The characters, the story, the design, and literally everything about this anime are beyond perfection! The story revolves around Yuuji Itadori who spends his days either in the clubroom or at the hospital to visit his sick grandfather. He got involved in some paranormal activities too, getting him  in danger. He encounters a very cursed item,Sukuna’s Cursed Finger! Welp, that’s sad. He ended up eating it to save everyone however, little did he know, he endangered himself this time. After eating Sukuna’s cursed finger, our boy became overpowered and started smashing things. That part is helpful for sure but the fact that Sukuna can do something wrong is kind of scary, right? If you want to know how Itadori adopted himself into such a parasite, watch Jujutsu Kaisen! 

 

8. Love After World Domination 

Love After World Domination

INFORMATION
Title
Love After World Domination
Genre
Comedy, Romance
Type
T.V
Studio
Project No. 9
Premiered
Spring 2022
Episode Count
12
Duration
23 min per ep

The story of Love After Domination is really wholesome. It revolves around Fudou Aikawa and Desumi Magahara who have just started dating but nobody has to know! They are the “Red Gelato” and “Reaper Princess” respectively. They both have certain duties to perform, mostly to be enemies. 

They are literally a hero and a villain who are dating but have to hide the fact that they are. Doesn’t that sound really waku waku? Despite being so loyal to their respective teams, they have to hide this one thing from them and date on tippy toes. 

 

7. Seven Deadly Sins

Seven Deadly Sins

INFORMATION
Title
Seven Deadly Sins
Genre
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Type
T.V
Studio
A-1 Pictures 
Premiered
Fall 2014
Episode Count
24
Duration
24 min per ep

Seven Deadly Sins is surely one of the most legendary anime of all time! It tells us the story of a group of strong warriors who were wrongly accused of doing something they didn’t. The Seven Deadly Sins became an active group of knights in Britannia who disbanded after their attempt of overthrowing the Liones Kingdom failed. 

Now, our heroes have to save the land of Britannia and prove their innocence. You’re going to love watching Seven Deadly Sins if you’ve been a huge fan of Naruto

 

6. Naruto

Naruto

 

INFORMATION
Title
Naruto 
Genre
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Type
T.V
Studio
Pierrot
Premiered
Fall 2008
Episode Count
220
Duration
23 min per ep

Next off, we have Naruto. The legendary Naruto. That’s right. It tells us the story of a loud yet short guy named Naruto who’s rigid enough to stick around to achieve his lifelong dream of becoming the very best ninja, Hokage. Well, that’s something he achieved aside from the fact that he protected his loved ones side-by-side. Naruto is an impressive human who deserves to be loved and protected! 

 

5. The Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime

the time i got reincarnated as a slime

INFORMATION
Title
The Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime
Genre
Action, Adventure, Comedy. Fantasy
Type
T.V
Studio
8bit
Premiered
Fall 2018
Episode Count
24
Duration
23 min per ep

The Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime tells us the story of a 37 years old guy named Satoru Mikami who is a typical office worker. His life takes a twist when he gets stabbed and reincarnates into another world as a slime. However, little did he know that it was going to be an overpowered slime! Everyone, especially the goblins, feared him. 

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4.  One Piece

One piece

INFORMATION
Title
One Piece
Genre
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Type
T.V
Studio
Toei Animation
Premiered
Fall 1999
Episode Count
Unknown
Duration
24 min per ep

This is the story of a boy named Monkey D. Luffy who hopes to become a Pirate King one day! He dreams big and hopes to protect everyone from evil, especially his loved ones. Even though he might not look like it yet he’s a powerful person who deeply cares about everyone. Luffy has real superheroic traits. For instance, he wouldn’t mind sacrificing his own life for his loved ones! 

 

3. Dragon Ball Z

Dragon Ball z

INFORMATION
Title
Dragon Ball Z 
Genre
Action, Adventure, Comedy
Type
T.V
Studio
Toei Animation
Premiered
Spring 1989
Episode Count
291
Duration
24 min per ep

Dragon Ball Z is the anime that really made our childhood a lot better than it was. At the end of the day, it’d be us and the T.V remote and Dragon Ball Z. It tells us about the story of Goku – a martial artist training to become the very best just so he can save the planet Earth! Now, if we take a look at the new Dragon Ball Series, there are tons of planets that got saved and destroyed. What do you guys think about Super Saiyan Goku? 

 

2. My Hero Academia

My Hero Academia

 

INFORMATION
Title
My Hero Academia 
Genre
Action
Type
T.V
Studio
Bones
Premiered
Spring 2016
Episode Count
13
Duration
24 min per ep

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that My Hero Academia is one of the best superhero anime of all time. This anime is literally about becoming a hero! It tells us the story of Izuki Midoritya who is a boy without any quirks. In a world full of quirks, our boy felt insecure. However, All Might, The no. 1 Hero helped him and passed down  shis quirks changing Midoriya’s life forever!

 

1. One Punch Man

One Punch Man

INFORMATION
Title
One Punch Man
Genre
Action, Comedy
Type
T.V
Studio
Madhouse
Premiered
Fall 2015
Episode Count
12
Duration
24 min per ep

One Punch Man tells us about the story of an overpowered guy named Saitama who is an C-Class hero. In a monster-ridden world, his power to knock out literally Anyonethrough his single punch comes in handy. You’re going to love watching One Punch Man if you’re into the concepts of superheroes! So, make sure to watch it! 

 

Conclusion

saitama

I hope you guys enjoyed reading this blog. That concludes our list of BEST Superhero Anime. Don’t forget to let us know about your favorite superhero anime in the comments down below! Also, share it with your friends as well! 

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