Do you like to watch anime? Then, here is a collection of top 50 anime movies and series, that you MUST WATCH!
Are you an anime fan? Do you like to watch the same anime over and over again? Do you keep on anticipating about the next episode so much, that waiting hurts? Do you keep changing your computer wallpaper, every time you fall in love with a new anime? If the answer is yes, then you have got to see some of the most unique anime ever made. And whether you are a hardcore anime otaku or just a beginner to the world of anime, you just have to see the anime mentioned below. Many of them are available for download on the internet or you can buy the DVD’s. All of them are available with English subs, while some have a dual audio, which mostly has English as the second audio. So, even if you don’t understand Japanese you can still watch these top anime movies/series.
If you still can’t find subtitles to watch a particular anime, go to subtitle related site, and download the subtitles for the particular anime in your preferred language. It will be in srt file format. This file you will have to upload in the player along with the video clip you want to watch.
25 Must Watch Anime Movies
|My Neighbor Totoro
|This is an incredibly cute movie, in which two little sisters with their father move to countryside where they meet a forest spirit, Totoro.
|In this classic movie, two kids are trying to save the city from a psychopath biker gangster.
|Ghost in the Shell
|In this movie, a female cyborg is trying to hunt down a nasty hacker with her partner.
|Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
|Nausicaä, a princess is desperately trying to save two of the dying planets.
|This movie has couple of stories which depict the back story of the Matrix universe.
|Grave of the Fireflies
|This is a movie which surely will bring tears to your eyes, a brother is trying to save his and his baby sister’s life during the World War.
|This is a horror/suspense movie in which a singer is stalked continuously by an obsessed fan.
|5 Centimeters per Second
|This is a very unique and one of the best anime movies, which has three interconnected parts of a guy and girls life.
|Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie
|In this movie, a leader of an international terrorist organization is searching for the best fighter on the planet.
|Ponyo on the Cliff
|In this extremely cute movie, a fish girl who is a princess, is trying to change into a girl.
|This movie portrays the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy’s life in Japan.
|This movie has unique artwork, and is about Afro Samurai, who takes up the sword again to kill a sadistic leader.
|Paprika is a female therapist, who is trying to stop a thief who attacks psyches.
|The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
|This movie is so much fun to watch. A girl accidentally learns how to time travel, and tries to go back to past to right the wrongs that happened.
|This is another great movie by Miyazaki, in which a boy is trying to cure a curse and finds himself in the middle of a war.
|This Miyazaki movie won an Oscar and is considered as one of the top anime movies around the world. It is about a girl who finds herself in the spirit world, where her parents are transformed into pigs.
|A bounty hunter with his crew is trying to catch a terrorist. If you like the movie, watch the series too.
|X – The Movie
|This story is set in 1999, which is the Year of Destiny and the beginning of the end of the whole world.
|This is very funny movie that takes place in Japan and has three homeless friends who find a newborn abandoned child.
|Jin Roh: The Wolf Brigade
|In this movie a traumatized member of an elite para-military police, falls for a sister of a female terrorist.
|Kiki’s Delivery Service
|This is a light movie about a witch called Kiki. Kiki leaves her home with her pet cat, for a city to earn a living.
|Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
|In this movie a cyborg detective is investigating a case of a female robot. This movie has a PG-13 rating, so it is not suitable for kids.
|A hired ninja is forced to fight an old nemesis, who is trying to overthrow the government.
|In this movie, a famous actress is acting out in different genres to find a person who gave her a key.
|This is a freaky movie, in which Nishi journeys to heaven and back and then gets trapped inside a whale.
25 Must Watch Anime Series
|The best anime series I have ever seen, in which a guy finds a death note-book, that allows the owner to kill a person by writing the person’s name in the book.
|A bounty hunter and his crew hunt down various criminals. This series has an amazing climax.
|This series has it all, action, fantasy, comedy and romance. A half dog demon is trying to gather shards of a pearl to become a full-fledged demon.
|This famous series is about Ichigo, a high school student who can see ghosts and has to fight them.
|This is a long series in which shows the struggle of three ninjas, Naruto, Sasuke and Sakura during their training.
|This is a very cute anime, in which a girl is living with members of Sohma family, who when hugged by humans, turn into animals.
|In this historical anime, a girl saves two fierce warriors, and together they set out on a journey to find a samurai that smells like flowers!
|Full Metal Alchemist
|In this series two brothers are trying to revive their dead mother. This is a very popular series, if you like it then watch the Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood too.
|Avatar: The Last Airbender
|This is one of the best anime which is popular around the world. In this anime, Ang is supposed to master all the four elements because he is the Avatar, so that he can defeat the fire lord.
|Full Metal Panic!
|This is a brilliant comedy in which an undercover soldier is given a mission to protect a high school girl, by posing as a transfer student.
|This is a romantic musical anime, which is very funny. It is about Nodame and Chiaki, who are in a conservatory learning music. Watch the chapter 2 of Paris and Finale too, if you like this series.
|Luffy is a captain of a pirate ship and with his crew he is looking for the legendary treasure, One Piece.
|Japan is called Area 11, after the giant robot weapons from the Empire of Britannia invaded it. A boy called Lelouch, vows to his Japanese friends that he will destroy Britannia.
|This is the story of a wolf, who with other wolves and a flower girl are in a quest for paradise.
|A young girl is reborn as an angel, and has no memory of who she was before. She lives with other angel-like looking people.
|Anne of Green Gables
|This is a beautiful story of Anne, who is an orphan adopted by a kind brother and sister.
|Yuki Cross is protecting the Day class students consisting of humans from the Night Class students who are vampires.
|Karin (Chibi Vampire)
|This is a very unique series, in which a child from a vampire family instead of sucking blood, produces blood which she injects by biting someone.
|This is a romantic comedy anime in which a girl and guy from high school are enemies in the beginning and then start liking each other.
|They are neither plants nor animals, and unlike any other beings. Ginko is traveling around to investigate more about Mushi.
|In future, Hideki Motosuwa finds a Persocon, and names it Chobit, because it seems to be a more advanced Persocon.
|In this series a boy with a golden gold bat, keeps hitting people of Tokyo. Detectives are in search of this boy, but they discover that the lives of the victims have somehow become better after the assaults.
|This is an awesome anime, which portrays a utopia, where the differences between human and robots, and reality and dreams, intermingle.
|Future Boy Conan
|This is a classic anime in which a boy and his friends fight to save the world.
|This series is a great thriller like Death Note, and you will keep wondering what Kaiji, a gambler is going to do next.
So, start making your own collection of anime by collecting the special DVD’s. Have a good time watching the anime. Tanoshimu!