You may have heard a friend or two talking about some anime like it is the best thing ever! But when googled, they seem just like some cartoon. But wait, my friend, they are more than just some cartoon. It is a whole another world of manga. Manga is a term used for Japanese animation, comics, and cartooning. Among this realm, we would talk about anime here.
Particularly action anime…
There are hundreds of anime lists out there. If you are a beginner and love action, here are some anime that you should consider checking out!
1. Death Note
It is highly likely that you heard the name ‘Death Note’ with ‘anime’. It is about a boy, a brilliant boy that finds a book that can kill people. There is more than just killing people because of a notebook. But you would have to watch it to it find out.
2. Attack On Titan
Attack on Titan is a twisting, heroic anime that would keep you in your toes every episode. Human beings are living for the sake of survival in big walls. Their life is dangerous outside these walls because of titans, who savour humans for their fun.
3. Cowboy Bebop
In addition to a great soundtrack, a strong storyline is what keep the viewers captivated. Cowboy Bebop has these both. The story shows that fate of cowboys, lonely wanderers and bounty hunters trying to steer the fractured world around them.
4. Dragonball Z
Not much of a surprise. Dragonball Z is one of those animes that manages to reach even those who were not aware of anime. This is one of the best animes out there and perfects to get started. Warning! You’ll get hooked!
The half-human heroine is all ready to kick the ass of demons who are threatening the survival of the world. If bloodshed on the screen is okay for you, or you are a Game of Thrones fan, this one is for you.
6. Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Two brothers mess up their bodies after trying to bring their mother back from the dead from alchemy. Besides the amazing world of magic and science, the heart-touching compelling relationship of the brothers makes the anime spectacular.
7. Neon Genesis Evangelion
Stuffed with angst, fight for survival and giant fighting robot. The complex story would kick ‘Pacific Rim’ and ‘Transformers’ out of your mind.
8. Tokyo Ghouls
Flesh-eating monsters ghouls are invading the streets of Tokyo. The protagonist (the main character) finds out he is a hybrid (half-human – half-ghoul) after a bad date. Things get more intense in his life than just being hybrid…
9. Sword Art Online
The dream anime of a gamer. This game is loaded with RPG that hold the attention of viewers not just gamers, but those who are not.
10. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
This anime showed the world of human-cyborg hybrids and their effect long before ‘Westworld’ and ‘Black Mirror’. A badass cyberman heroine along with cybernetic law enforcement team is protecting the law against dangerous criminals and hackers while asking about the future with technology.
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Some other action anime:
Besides this, you can also check out these action anime from the following list:
- Elfen Lied
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