Top 5 anime

The anime world is gaining tremendous popularity, with every passing time. Although, there was a time you would get bullied for watching anime. Now almost everybody seems to be watching them. Apart from their creative sceneries and animations, they are also popular for their strong plots and dynamic character developments.

Thousands of anime exist out there, with multiple new ones making their debut. Therefore it can be hard to find a perfect choice. That’s why we created a list of Top 5 anime everyone must watch at some point in life. The shows in this article are handpicked by us from Peoplewall. It is not easy to narrow down to only five anime, as there are other attractive anime worth watching. Therefore the list is more of a personal opinion. In no particular order, here are the top 5 anime you must watch.

Dragon Ball

Dragon Ball (ドラゴンボール) is an adaptation of the first 194 chapters of the manga of the same name. It first aired in 1984. Dragon ball is considered one of the most influential anime of all time. Pokemon and Dragon Ball were the first major success in the western part of the world. Paving the way for other anime like Naruto and bleach. The battle scenes in dragon ball are one of the highlights of the show. Because of this reason, this is an anime you must watch as a beginner.

Death Note

This mystery and horror anime Dearth Note (デスノート), based on the manga is highly rated by manga fans all over the world. Death Note is a 2006 anime adaptation of a 2003 manga that follows the story of Light Yagami, a high school student who happens across a supernatural notebook that grants him the ability to kill anyone, anyway he likes, just by writing their name in the book. One of the most interesting things about death note is their ability to make you question your morals. Also, the slow build-up makes the show more even captivating. The show also adds a bit of Sherlock Holmes spice, with a genius detective in the picture.


This is arguably the most popular anime of all time. Naruto has a large cult-like following worldwide, which is deserved. Many most iconic battles in anime history are from the Naruto series. If you love action-packed series then Naruto is sure one of the series you must add to your “Must Watch List “. This show covers a lot of themes, most essentially, friendships, betrayal and separation. The plot of the series, the dialogues and everything has a deeper meaning and it almost reflects the real-life situation of many people.

FullMetal Alchemist: Brothehood.

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. Fullmetal AlchemistBrotherhood (Japanese: 鋼の錬金術師) is a Japanese anime television series adapted from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga by Hiromu Arakawa. The series is directed by Yasuhiro Irie, written by Hiroshi Ōnogi and composed by Akira Senju. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is one of the highest-rated anime of all time. This is mainly due to its complex plot and fleshed out character development.

Attack On Titan.

Attack On Titan

This is one of my favourite show of all time. Attack on Titan (進撃の巨人) was originally a manga released in 2009 and the first season of the anime adaptation aired in 2013. The show is popular for its unexpected twists. Also, its intense action scenes are sure to leave you on the edge of your seat. Attack on Titan also has a lot of deep meanings and metaphors that may go over your head the first time.

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