The 25 best action anime of all time
Best anime of action that has the purest pressure, that nail-biting suspense, beautiful and lethal feminine characters, not to mention the wonderfully psychotic villains? Oh, yes, please! You can find all this and more in the genre of action. Let's take a look at 25 of the best anime of action that you're sure to love.
25. Black Lagoon, the
Okajima Rokuro is a typical Japanese business man, who lives in his daily routine until, he is sent by his company to the South Asian with a disc containing top-secret information, arriving there he is kidnapped by pirates inside a ship called Black Lagoon, he thought the company would pay the bounty, but the company decides to send mercenaries to reclaim the record and "Shut Up" by Rokuro. He can hardly escape with life, but now he has nowhere to go. He decides to forget his name and his past and live as a member of the Black Lagoon.
24. Psycho Pass
The story takes place in a near future where it is possible to measure and qualify the personality and mental state of a person instantly. This information is processed and recorded, and the term "Psycho Pass" refers to the pattern used to measure the spirit state of an individual. In Psycho-Pass we follow the protagonist Shinya Kogami, a government agent who fights crime.
23. Hunter x Hunter (2011)
This is a remake of the original series with a different team. Gon is a young man who lives on a small island. Your dream is to become a Hunter as the father, to search for treasures, artifacts and mythical creatures. Determined to become a professional Hunter and put his life at risk by challenging the unknown, he leaves on a journey and finds people who find themselves hunters: Killua, Kurapika and Leorio.
Trigun tells the story of Vash's wandering life, the stampede. Vash is a fanatical pacifist who, despite carrying a powerful revolver, refuses to kill anyone and avoids hurting his opponents when he has a chance. Despite this character, Vash is seen as the most dangerous criminal on the planet, a reputation due to the fact that he is the sole survivor of the destruction of the city of July, which makes him the main suspect in the Cataclysm. In addition to this initial accusation, the increasingly intense persecutions that suffer from bounty hunters (who little care about collateral casualties) and their spectacular and destructive breakouts only increase their fame and price for their heads.
21. Samurai Champloo
Fuu, it's a 15-year-old girl who works in a tea house. One day, the Samurai Mugen and Jin came into the tea house who began to fight violently. At the end the tea house was burnt in a fire and the two samurai were arrested and condemned to execution. In exchange for helping them escape from Fuu prison, ask them to help her find a "sunflower-smelling Samurai."
The story unfolds around Ryuuta Sakamoto, a neet who is one of the best players of Btooom!, an online game of combat. One day he wakes up on a tropical island without remembering how he got there. He sees a distant silhouette and asks for help, in response to the silhouette throws something at him, a "Bim" bomb. At that moment Ryuuta realizes two things: that his life is in danger and that is now in the world of Btooom!
19. Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan
For 10 years Kenshin wandered through Japan until he found shelter at the Kamiya Dojo, where young Kaoru Kamiya taught kendo in the Kamiya Kashin style (sword for Life). The wandering walk of the young Ronin had a purpose: the atonement for the countless deaths it caused during the Bakumatsu (end of the bakufu/shogunate) when it was a Hitokiri (Killer Shredder) at the service of Ishin Shishi (monarchists who wished to restore the Government to the hands of the emperor) of the Choushuu fief. At that time, Kenshin became known as "Hitokiri Battousai" (Battousai, the Shredder) for his great skill with the Battoujutsu, technique that in a continuous movement, draws the sword and perform the cut. Even with the victory of the monarchists who culminated in the overthrowing of the Tokugawa shogunate, giving rise to the Meiji Era, Kenshin, repentant for the countless lives he took, decides never to kill again. Even ending its long journey, the Ex-hitokiri will have to Brande again its Sakaba (sword in which the blade is on the back) to face new and old enemies.
18. Kiseijuu: Sei No Kakuritsu
Young 17-year-old Izumi Shinichi lives with his parents in a quiet neighborhood in Tokyo. In one night, an alien creature called Parasyte invaded the Earth, taking the brains of the host humans, entering their bodies by their ears or nose. A parasite tried to get into Shinichi's ear while he was sleeping, but it failed because he was wearing headphones. Then he enters Shinichi's arm and gets stored in his right hand, forcing both of them to coexist.
Mireille Bouquet is a professional assassin, and very good at what she does. But when you follow an email from a Japanese girl named Yumura Kirika, called you to "take a trip to the past," your life becomes even more dangerous than it already is. Now, with an astonishing melody that invokes the memory of a very ancient event, Mireille and Kirika have decided to work together to find the truth about a thousand-year organization that has controlled both their lives since before they were born. And the only clue in his quest, the only thing Kirika remembers about her, becomes his codename of work: a name that designates an ancient fact, of two girls who reign over death-Noir.
Claymore takes place at a time when the earth is full of youmas, demonic creatures that feed on human viscera. There is an "organization" in order to exterminate these aberrations and for an end in the fear they generate about humans. For this, it creates warriors with potential above the common, from the flesh and blood of the Youmas-claymores, half-human, half-Youma. Full of action and many surprises, the anime tells the story of Clare, a warrior with some differences from the other Claymores, an eternal thirst for vengeance, and a reason to fight, which makes this anime incredible
15. Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom
The story focuses on an organization called Inferno that intends to solidify itself as the great leader of the underworld of crime. For this, she uses Phantom, a girl who had her memory erased and is now considered the perfect assassin, the main responsible for the rapid rise of hell. However, everything changes when, during the execution of a mission, a Japanese tourist witnesses the action of Phantom and manages to Furgir, escape, fight, hide, for quite a long time, enough time for master Scyte to see something different in the boy. When captured, instead of being executed as the standard procedure would be, hell submits the young man to the same process performed in Ein, the Phantom, erding his memories, removing all his perspectives, renaming him as Zwein and transforming him into a Cold, calculating killer, a Phantom… Or is it not? Follow the series to the end and discover the answer to this and so many other questions that will emerge along the chapters of this breathtaking action story.
14. Deadman Wonderland
Ten years have passed since the great earthquake in Tokyo, a natural disaster that sank 70% of Tokyo at sea. What would you do if you suddenly saw a creature covered in blood on the balcony of your living room window? What if she emitted a sound that only you listened to? and even worse… when this creature, which only you can see, kills 21 students in a brutal way and only leaves you alive? Ganta Igarashi was accused of a crime in which he did not commit, and sent to a new and incredible prison installed in Japan, where the inmates, are the biggest attractions in the largest, most modern and crazy Coliseum of all time… When he found a little girl, he discovered powers that until then did not know he possessed, thus starting his quest for innocence and vengeance.
13. Fate/Stay Night
Based on a Visual Novel by TYPE-MOON, Fate/Stay Night tells the story of seven wizards fighting for the Holy Grail. To do so, they possess several abilities, one of them very peculiar: the invocation. Called Servant, they are the trump cards of those who use magic. The stage of the current war is the city of Fuyuki, where four battles have already taken place.
Emiya Shirou, son of a great selfless wizard, also desires to fight to protect others, but lacks as much skill as his father, only the ability to stiffen objects. But in order to prevent the Holy Grail from falling into the wrong hands, he will have to awaken all his latent ability, even invoke his Servant and fight, but that will be nothing easy…
12. Akame GA Kill!
Tatsumi leaves his village in order to enlist in the army of the capital of the country in which he lives and make wealth with his skills in combat he has trained since small. But when he arrives in the city, he discovers that nothing was as he thought, with chaos, violence and corruption everywhere. After having several of his ideologies and broken illusions one after the other Tatsumi is still captured by a guild of murderous members of the revolutionary Army called Night Raid.
The Hellsing agency is a group of warriors protecting England and the Anglican Church of vampires. Guided by Integra Hellsing, the leader of the legendary Hellsing family, the agency fights vampires along with Arucard, a renegade vampire who fights for mankind. Arucard is not an ordinary vampire, and is also not a human lover, he possesses his own motives for fighting alongside humans.
In 1711, a group of alchemists seeking eternal life unite to invoke the "demon" that kept this secret. The demon agrees to give what they want-an elixir of life, beyond the method to create more and how to end their immortality-the next night, Alchemists began to disappear, "eaten" by their own. Realizing it was dangerous to be together, they decide to spread around the world. Centuries later, in an America in the dry-law season, the Immortals meet again and then the Baccano! (Noise in Italian) starts again.
Sakata Gintoki is a lazy former samurai who does anything for money. Along with Shimura Shinpachi, a boy who aims to be a samurai, and Kagura, a member of the most powerful clan in the universe, enter into great trouble, accept any work to make the world better… and to pay the rent.
8. Shingeki No Kyojin
The story of Shingeki in the Kyojin revolves around a humanity that has been exterminated by giants. But some human beings are willing to change history and form an army of attack on murderous beings. This is how it enters Eren, our protagonist, who after seeing his mother eaten by a giant decides that he will not leave any of them alive and seek his full vengeance.
7. Code gearse: Hangyaku no Lelouch
Japan was invaded and conquered by the Britannia Empire. And now it is known as "area 11" and Citizens as "elevens". The Empire of Britannia took away the independence of Japan and imposed rules to use the knightmares. The laws of the Empire have never begotten, but trouble has begun to emerge… The young Britannian, Lelouch, received a special power from a mysterious girl: Gearse. An absolute power, which allows the user to give orders to everyone. Lelouch decides to plan the destruction of the Britannia Empire using his power as a weapon. Your goals are: Avenge your mother's death and create a world in which your little sister, Nunnally, can live in peace. He who will decide all that is to come is his father, the Emperor of Britannia.
6. Berserk (1997)
Gatts never had an easy life. He became the best in the art of fighting, and subsequently joined a group of mercenaries led by charismatic Griffith. Griffith's meteoric rise to power and fame leads him to the extreme depths of evil; The desire for power that can possess a man altogether. In the agglomerated genre of action anime, Berserk stands out. From animation to history with deep characters, this anime really stands out. The anime has several brutal sequences of action, but with a relatively complex storyline that makes the action more meaningful. The battle scenes are very lively, even in the one-on-one fights. In addition, an expressive soundtrack composed by Hirazawa Susumu is added. Berserk is recommended for those looking for an adult medieval fantasy title with great characters and an intriguing storyline.
5. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
After losing his mother, Alphonse and Edward Elric try to bring her back using a forbidden alchemy technique. However, the basic principle of alchemy is the ' equivalent exchange ', and trying to resurrecting someone costs very high. Ed loses his leg, and Al loses his body. Ed manages to seal Al's soul inside a large metallic armor, giving in return his arm. Years later, Ed (with two metal limbs) and Al (still trapped in armor) leave his hometown. Ed, who possesses a natural talent for alchemy, becomes an alchemist with a national certificate, and soon comes to be called ' Full Metal Alchemist '. But the true goal of the brethren is to find the philosopher's Stone in the hope of recovering their original bodies. Soon they discover that this mystical stone, which may not exist, is aimed not only at them, but as many others too.
The year is 2019 and Neo Tokyo (formerly Tokyo) was already shaken by a 3rd World War. Biker gangs populate a new city terrorized by anti-government groups. Kaneda is the leader of one of these gangs, and one night he is warned that a rival group has invaded their territory. His group goes hunting for the rival group ("Clowns") and, during the pursuit, one of the members of his group ends up disgraced-Tetsuo. This one suffers a mysterious accident, and ends up being arrested by a colonel with a thirst for power and a half-paranoid doctor. In an attempt to rid his young friend, Kaneda ends up getting involved with a group of anarchists. Along with a young woman named Kay, part to try to help him. In the meantime, Tetsuo becomes the victim of a series of experiments, which try to make him develop a kind of psychic power.
3. Ghost in the Shell (1995)
2029. The world has become a highly computerized site, to the point that human beings can access extensive information networks with their cyber-brains. Cybernetic Agent Major Motoko is the leader of the Secret Service Unit Shell Squadron, which fights crime. Motoko has been so modified that almost all of his body is already robotic. Human would only have left a "ghost of herself." The Government informs the group that the famous hacker known as the puppeteer, expert in invading and controlling the cyber-brains of people, is in Japan. Now, Motoko and his team will have to hunt down this criminal, and they will end up engaging in a plot of conspiracies, which strikes the interests of the high copulation of politics.
2. Neon Genesis Evangelion
In 2000, a major meteor impact in Antarctica melted the icy continent, raising the level of the seas. It came to the conclusion that God would be trying to eliminate the human race, and the sending of "Angels" was predicted to end mankind. Preparing for this, a large organization was created, funded all over the world: Nerv. His goal would be to protect mankind by researching forms of defense. Thus were born the Evangelelions (EVA): Gigantic robots piloted by someone with the gift of "synchronize" with the system.
1. Bebop Cowboy
Spike Spiegel, a boy with the mysterious past and Jet Black, an ex-cop, unite to go after criminals who have a prize head inside the bebop ship. Along the way they meet with nothing ordinary characters, a very rare dog that possesses great intelligence, Ein, the greedy and fatal feye Valentine and many others. Cowboy Bebop was an innovative anime, breaking traditional styles and creating a new rule, considered by many not just a title, but rather a genre by itself.
The most epic fights only with the best anime of action
Who doesn't like a good action on animes? With your violence, epic battle scenes, even the good humor we find and to turn that happy Psychos…? Well, unique stories, the best I'd say, that has a good deed to offer us hours of entertainment. If you like to take a chance with action, see these super traveled tips: How to exorcise an otaku in 5 steps.
Note: Do not confuse shounen with action. The same is a public division and it's not just about action.
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