In recent years we have noticed a rise in power of eats and anime in European society. Already known for a long time in Japan, this new “culture” is arriving in force in Europe, and it does not displease. An anime or manga is a real new way to express yourself and have fun.
Indeed, whether it is the well-known platform netflixor more specialized Wakanim and DNA, anime are now well and truly present with us.
The main question, when starting out in this new world, “Where do I start?” “.
One piece, with its 1000 episodes? Naruto with Shippuden and Boruto?
It can quickly become a real hell to find the anime with which we will start this adventure.
IMDb users then rated their favorite anime, and today, for you new viewers, or you who know your stuff but want to rediscover nuggets, here are the top 10 best rated anime on IMDb.
All anime on this list are available on Netflix!
10. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures
We start this list with an anime known for its graphics different from those we can usually see.
This anime remains a must in the Japanese anime world, and also a source of inspiration (especially concerning Hisoka from HunterxHunter, who was inspired by Dio Brando).
In this anime considered as a shônen, we can follow the adventures of the Joestar family. Each arc is dedicated to one person in the family, nicknamed Jojo, and the series spans over a century.
This anime is one of a kind, although the shonen style is very common. It is the animation which, in fact, gives it this unique side. But also the outfits and poses of the characters, make the anime even more intriguing.
It’s definitely an anime to watch, with an 8.5 rating on IMDb.
9) Your lie in April
This time, it’s a shojo that we are going to present to you!
In the romantic drama style, you will be served with this anime!
We find Kaori Myazono, a lively and extroverted violinist, and Kosei Arima, a pianist withdrawn and full of secrets. Two completely different worlds meet around music, trauma and family.
Comprising 22 episodes as well as an OVA, this anime is not considered long. Although the story is powerful and filled with emotions, it is a must-see anime!
We do not guarantee that you will remain indifferent to this anime, which has a very good rating of 8.6 on IMDb.
8) Code Geass
Code Geass is also of a new kind. Bringing together political intrigue, drama, adolescence and mechanical costumes, this anime quickly went viral and very popular!
You will find the adventures of Lelouch Vi Britani, son of an imperial family, who uses his intelligence and manipulation to gather rebels and overthrow his father.
Yet a simple story at first, Code Geass is a true animated spectacle. It even gets a very good rating, around 8.7 on IMDb.
A real card! Although shonen style, this anime meets all the criteria to explode records, and it is!
As a reminder, this anime is the story of Saitama, a young man who has become so powerful that he is able to annihilate an alien monster with a single punch.
Unfortunately for him, having become the strongest man in the world no longer gives him any satisfaction… The story tells his story, but also of his difficulties in regaining his joie de vivre after living in boredom for many years. .
During his attempts, he will meet Genos, a human android who also seeks to become better. The two will then accompany each other during fights and mysteries to be solved.
This anime, although one might think it is long and busy, is a real gold mine of humor. Certainly the fights are “impressive” given the strength of Saitama, but it’s an anime that can be watched in one go.
It gets the very good rating of 8.7 on IMDb.
We are talking here about the revelation of the year, the anime that broke all records, a real nugget!
Demon Slayer is the story of Tanjiro Kamado, who lives in a world of human-killing demons. When a demon kills his entire family and turns his little sister, Nezuko, into a demon, Tanjiro makes a promise to himself: to become a Demon Slayer and bring his sister back to life.
He will train for many years to become a real destroyer. Along the way, he’ll meet Inosuke, a lone slayer with a boar’s head, and Zenitsu, another slayer with unparalleled strength and agility, but unaware of his abilities.
Between fights of unparalleled magic and beauty, humor and a skillfully told story, Demon Slayer is the anime not to be missed at the moment.
It already has 2 seasons and 1 film, and a season 3 has already been announced. It has also obtained the rating of 8.7 on IMDb.
5) Cowboy Bebop
Anime from the 90s, Cowboy Bebop fits easily into the must-watch anime on Netflix.
This anime tells the story of a team of bounty hunters who travel the solar system in search of their next loot. However, being a bounty hunter is not enough to escape his sad past.
This anime is a real gem in the anime community and is a great anime to start with! If you’re not a fan of subtitles, it has one of the best English dubs in all of anime.
A word of advice, we don’t recommend the most recent version, but the original, which is clearly better!
Cowboy Bebop is rated 8.9 on IMDb.
4) Death Note
A real revolution, this shonen-like anime was almost unanimous among fans of this culture. It’s a very good anime to start its introduction.
Worthy of a true psychological thriller, we meet Light Yagami, a true prodigy, who comes across the Death Note, a notebook capable of killing the person whose name is written on it, and which belongs to a God of death. Ryuk, the God who possesses the Death Note, then accompanies Light, who has only one objective: to rid the world of crime.
He will therefore become a serial killer, under the name of Kira and will end up attracting the attention of L, a detective known to have solved all the crimes he has faced.
A real game of cat and mouse, between a renowned detective who does not like failure and a brilliant student capable of intellectual prowess of a very high level.
Undoubtedly one of the best-written anime of our generation, earning an excellent 9.0 rating on IMDb.
Without doubt the anime that I personally prefer, and which is also an excellent introduction to the world of anime.
The story of Gon, a 12-year-old boy on an isolated island in search of his father. To find him, he decides to become a Hunter, a member of an elite organization, the cream of the crop, with different and unique goals. During his journey, he will meet his best friend, Killua, a member of a very famous assassin family.
Together, they will face the worst enemies, make incredible encounters and face huge stalemates.
Although considered a traditional shonen, HunterxHunter brings together so many different characters, with a real backstory, and a combat aura system called N’en, that it quickly becomes a terrifically complete and endearing anime.
Unfortunately, it is not said that this anime with enormous potential will have a sequel one day, due to the health problems of the mangaka, who can no longer write for the moment.
But we still remain on an exceptional anime, which obtains a score of 9.0 on IMDb.
This anime literally revolutionized the manga/anime world. A real global phenomenon, which immediately made everyone agree.
Considered a shonen, the Attack of the Titans tells the story of a civilization destroyed by the titans, and of which the rest of humanity is partitioned between walls, which each form a city.
Eren Jaeger, a young teenager, lives peacefully in the city of Shingashina, safe from the titans. When a colossal titan destroys the walls with a kick, the titans immediately enter the city and decimate the population, including Eren’s mother.
Since that day, Eren swore to himself to annihilate all the titans and kill the titans responsible for the fall of the wall.
You will therefore be able to follow his adventure and his progress towards his goal. Accompanied by Mikasa, his sister and Armin, his best friend, Eren will join the exploration brigades and will do everything to reach his goal.
This anime is a bit like watching the first episode and saying “hey, I know exactly how this is going to end! “, and that in the last episode, we realize that absolutely everything we thought is wrong and that we discover things that we would never have thought of even in a dream.
This anime is therefore a real revolution, a rough diamond that is still in production, and whose fans are impatiently awaiting the final outcome!
This masterclass gets a 9.0 rating on IMDb.
Last but not least!
Surely one of the most faithful adaptations of a manga to an anime. Fullmetal Alchemist traces the lives of brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric, who embark on a journey to discover the Philosopher’s Stone, after a rather failed attempt to bring their dead mother back to life. During their journey, they will be at the heart of a plot that endangers the lives of millions of people.
Although the base anime has a lot of potential, the re-named Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood retells the story in its entirety. In Brotherhood, the relationship between the two brothers will be at the center of the anime.
Filled with mystery, brotherly love, and danger, Fullmetal has everyone on board with a 9.1 rating.
With these ten anime, you will surely find THE rare pearl to start your journey in this world, or you will find a nugget that you had forgotten!