Are you bored watching the same Hollywood and Bollywood movie? With the same stories and fighting scenes without any emotional motives. In today’s time, movies are not doing well with their mediocre storylines, except for some superhero movies.
Then what should we do? Stop watching movies or series. Why not expand our taste in the genre? At some point in our childhood, we had all seen Anime without even knowing it like Dragon Ball Z, Naruto, and Pokemon which are the best anime to watch as a child.
But Anime is for kids?
It is very common in a society where people don’t have much knowledge about anime considered childish and cartoonish, indeed there are anime for kids but not all of them, There are various types of genres and a lot more to explore in anime culture, if you are just getting started then here is the list of best anime to watch for beginners.
List of what is the best anime to watch for beginners
“This world is rotten” no I am not saying it, but this is what the main character Light Yagami believes.
A classic anime Death Note is one of the most popular anime of all time with an IMDb rating of 9/10.
It’s a story of 17-year-old intelligent high school student Light Yagami who discovers a book “death note” at his school which gives him the power to kill anyone just by writing a name on the note. It is the most watched anime of all time.
Aired: October 2006 to June 2007
Genre: Mystery, Supernatural
If you enjoyed Death Note believe me you will be going to love Code Geass too.
The storyline of Code Geass is the world is divided into three superpowers continent, the Holy Britainnian Empire, Europa United, and the Chinese Federation.
Prince of the Holy Britainnian Empire “Lelouch vi Britannia” was exiled with his sister by his father.
After seven years, Lelouch found a mysterious girl and got mysterious power known as Geass. He will use this power to make his sister’s life better and for a lot more things too. Do not want to spoil many things.
It got an 8.7/10 IMDB rating and is a must-watch series
Season 1: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
Season 2: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi
Themes: Mecha, Super Power
The Devil is a Part-Timer
The modern-age animation in this anime is “a treat for the eyes”! Jujutsu Kaisen which is the most popular anime of 2022
If you are a fan of action, thriller, or fantasy genre then Jujutsu Kaisen is for you.
The plot is about a boy named Itadori Yuji, he joins an organization of wizards called Jujutsu Sorcerers who eliminate evil curses (creatures) by their unique abilities like magic.
Recently the movie Jujutsu Kaisen 0 got released and became one of the highest-grossing movies in 2022 and returning for the 3rd season in 2023.
IMDb rating: 8.6/10
Genres: Action, Fantasy
Death parade is for a mature audience, if you are a fan of psychological thrillers then this one is for you.
The 12th episode of the short anime series Death Parade tells the story of how people are either reincarnated or sent to the void after they die by playing death games to reveal they are true to nature.
Their fates were decided by the mysterious bar attendant whether or not they would be reincarnated.
IMDb rating: 7.9/10
Genres: Drama, Supernatural, Suspense
Themes: Adult Cast, Psychological
Fate Anime series
Here are the 3 fate series you can watch in order:
Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works 2014
Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel Movie (trilogy)
Average IMDb rating: 7.8
Genres: Action, Fantasy, Supernatural
Cowboy Bebop is the most popular anime that is loved by everyone, you cannot miss it.
The show’s pace will be slow at first.
It has numerous genres including action, suspense, comedy, cyberpunk, etc., and entertaining background music including jazz, blues, rock, and many others.
IMDb rating: 7.8/10
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi
It is considered a classic with a legacy, much like Cowboy Bebop. The anime is also mecha but is more comedic than Code Geass.
As with Cowboy Bebop, Gurren Lagann takes place in a distant future, but instead of space westerns and neo-noir, it features action, mecha, and comedy.
Genres: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Promise Neverland (Yakusoku no Neverland)
So far, Promised Neverland (season 1) is one of the best horror anime. In the beginning, it appears to be a coming-of-age story for a group of young people living in a group home. The season is filled with a lot of suspense and a creepy atmosphere.
Season 1 is better than season 2.
IMDb rating: 8.3/10
Parasyte known as Parasyte -the maxim is famous for the original renowned manga published from 1988 to 1995 was aired with 24 episodes in 2014-2015.
Parasites are worm-like creatures that parasitize humans. People who become parasitized by the creatures go berserk and can kill other people.
17-year-old Shinichi Izumi, the protagonist, is attacked by a Parasite but prevents it from living inside his head. Instead, the parasite infests his right hand. Human beings are portrayed as emotional in the anime, while parasites are shown to be rational.
People who love horror and thrillers will enjoy this anime. Anime like this is scary and disturbing at times, but also funny in places.
Genres: Action, Horror
Themes: Psychological, Gore
These are my top 10 anime recommendations for beginners
Which Is The Most Popular Anime To Watch
Here is the list of the best long anime of all time with over 100 episodes
Dragon Ball Z
It is impossible to imagine anime without Dragon Ball. Akira Toriyama was a genius when he debuted the series in 1986 which changed the entire generation.
The Dragon Ball saga follows the life of Goku, who evolved from an alien boy, known as a Saiyan, after crashing on earth to become one of the galaxy’s greatest warriors.
As one of the highest rated animes with a rating of 9/10, Fullmetal Alchemist has become one of the most popular animes of all time in history.
With two different series, Fullmetal Alchemist follows two brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric. In order to restore harmony to their lives, the two must find the legendary Philosopher’s Stone after they lost their bodies after a failed attempt to bring their mother back using Alchemy
If someone asks me which is the most popular anime, I would say Naruto. The series about everyone’s favorite ninja knucklehead, Naruto.
Naruto is the story of young ninja Naruto Uzumaki, who wishes to be recognized by his village as a leader known as the Hokage. A deadly monster is sealed inside him, which makes him the village outcast. The anime became so popular that it was named one of “The Big Three”
The king of “The Big Three” With over 1,000 episodes and counting, One Piece is one of the most popular anime series of all time. It is story of Monkey D. Luffy, a boy born with a rubber-like body after having eaten a Devil Fruit unintentionally.
In order to become King of the Pirates, this rubber boy uses his newfound powers with a merry crew of misfit pirates to find the ultimate treasure, the One Piece.
Attack On Titan
The most watched and popular anime of all time is Attack on Titan; it is among the greatest animes in history.
It is a dark theme anime that delivers a number of intense moments that will send chills down your spine. I assure you it’s not just any ordinary story; it’s considered one of the greatest plots of all time. This series has 9/10 on IMDb and its nine episodes rated 9.9/10 on IMDb.
In this world, humans hide behind walls to protect themselves from titans who eat them.
Eren Yeager lives in a small town inside a wall (Wall Maria), with the dream of one day seeing the outside world. Suddenly, a mysterious colossal titan breaks through the wall and attacks his hometown, decimating it and killing his mother.
With rage in their hearts, they enlist in the Survey Corps, a military organization tasked with fighting the titans. As a result, Eren sets out on a journey to reclaim humanity’s dignity by killing titans.