Top 26 Best Action Anime Series of All Time

Action anime is one that is very much favoured by many people after the romance anime. The interesting thing about anime action was fierce fighting that made audience eager to watch.

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Ok, Let's see action anime list:

Magi Series

It tells about the adventures of a Trio of Moe: Aladdin; Alibaba and Morgiana, they conquered a dungeon, wandering from one Kingdom to another Kingdom, until faced with a mysterious organisation that tries to destroy the world.

Basically, this anime is inspired by the stories of the Arabian Nights (the fabled 1001 nights). Then it is not strange if main character names will sound familiar in the ears of the audience.

FullMetal Alchemist : Brotherhood

This anime tells the story of Edward Elric and Alphonse Elric (ed. & Al) who tried to revive his mother had already died. But unfortunately, their attempts fail.

The body of Ed and Al's left leg is taken as the "entrance fee" because human transmutation is taboo in the science of Alchemy.

Ed panics, he tried hard to return the body of his brother and finally move the spirit of Al into hauberk with paid his right hand.

After the incident, Ed takes a test and pass a State alchemist test as the youngest State alchemist in history and getting the nickname of Fullmetal Alchemist.

From here, their struggle began.


Togame gets tasks from the Shogun to collect 12 strongest sword maker swords famous works, Shikizaki Kiki.

But it turns out that sword has a ' poison ', which can tempt the holder to always have it.

And due to the ' poison ' Togame has twice betrayed by his own servants.

In order to prevent the third betrayal, Togame seeking help to Yusari Mutsue, expert martial artist Kyotouryuu who never uses a sword.

But it turns out Mutsue has long died. Togame else forced to invite boys from Mutsue, Shichika.

This is where the story of the anime story begins, where Shichika Togame wandering and surrounding Japan to collect swords Shikizaki Kiki one by one.


Fate/Zero tell stories about the Holy Grail War, a war between magicians to get the Holy Grail, which purportedly can grant any ask for its owners.

The workings of this war, each sorcerer would call a Knight or hero of them. Totalling 7 Knights, those who call the Knights were the employers of their Knight.

They must mutually destroy each other where survive can have the Grail.


The story is centred around Ryuuta Sakamoto, a young NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) and top-ranked players in the game of Btooom!, a combat game online.

One day, he woke up on a tropical island without recalling how he could get there.He saw a figure in the distance and ask for help.

But it turns out that the figure would answer by throwing something at Ryuuta a bomb "BIM".

That's when Ryuuta finally been realised two things: first, his life was in danger, second, he now exists in the world of Btooom


An era where everyone can mind read by technology. The majority of humanity ever do evil feel regret after doing so.

But, to prevent a crime that happened deeper emotional level measurement system, a desire, as well as the psychological state and tendencies which could lead to a crime i.e. Sibyl System.

This is where the story's Pscyho-pass with modern technology starts.

Sword Art Online

Best action anime ever and popular. Game VRMMORPG (Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online role-playing Game)named Sword Art Online entered Open Beta.

But in the middle of the game, Kayaba Akihiko designers and makers of the game Sword Art Online States that a player will not be logged out before completing the game. To finish the game they must complete 100 dungeon floors and defeat the boss on the last floor.

But it's not as easy as that, because of the dead in the game means death in the real world, which means that their lives have not only lost the Game but also in the real world.

Welcome to Sword Art Online~

Hamatora The Animation

Hamatora The Animation set in a fictional world where there are people who are born with special powers called the Minimum and they are called Minimum Holder.

Nice and Murasaki is Minimum Holder which derive from Facultas Academy, special schools are looking for and developing the ability of the Holder of a Minimum since they were a child.

Nice and Murasaki formed a private detective named Hamatora who completed cases based on client requests.

Of case they handle, slowly revealed that any such cases are related and everything turned out just great scenario is part of the world to change who masterminded by an old acquaintance of theirs.


Guts is a young mercenary who was born from his mother's corpse.

The battlefield is where he's sustaining life. Until at last, he met with Griffith, the leader of a mercenary group, the Band of the Hawk.

Guts joined Griffith. They eventually became a very respected person in the entire Kingdom until one day they fight with an immortal.

They are almost dead, the immortal who was about to kill them, said that friendship Guts and Griffith one time turned into hostility, then finally the immortal is not so kill them both.

Berserk is the only anime of the 1990s who entered in this list, the anime presents something interesting with an in-depth perspective on the story. Existing development makes this anime can be enjoyed.


Weapons traders named Koko Hekmatyar who travelled the world to sell their wares. Weapons traders is a dangerous job that often life threatening. Therefore, to complete each mission main, Koko escorted by a formidable bodyguard who can protect them from any threat of danger.

Anyway, if you a fan of anime action filled with action, then the shootout Jormungand is a worthy watch for you.

Shingeki no Kyojin

Shingeki no Kyojin take place in the fictional world where humans live in a city that is surrounded by a wall which can protect them from terror by the Titans.

The story begins when the appearance of a mysterious titan (Titan's Colossal) whose size is higher than the wall. With expression without sin, Colossal Titan it instantly destroying walls that had protected the human race for centuries.

As a result, the titan-titan that others can freely attack the residents living in the vicinity of the wall. The incident killed many people, one of whom is the mother of main character Jaeger Eren of the anime.

In that tragedy, Eren Jaeger saw her mother chewed by Titan before the eyes of the head itself. Since that time, Eren was determined to revenge and exterminating all the Titans in the world.

Zetsuen no Tempest

The story begins when the Fuwa Aiko found in conditions already lifeless.

10 months has passed, but the police did not find any evidence at all of any kind related to such tragic murder.

As a siscon brother, Mahiro certainly couldn't accept the fact that it has not the discovery of the perpetrator who killed his brother. Therefore, he did contract with a mage that purportedly can help her find the perpetrators of the murder.

Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu

One night, a mysterious creature shaped like a worm (also called parasyte) came to invade Earth. The creature is able to take over the entire human body by infecting his brain.

Shinichi Izumi is one of the victims of the parasyte. Lucky, parasyte failed to infect the brains of Shinichi and only managed to take over his right hand only.

Ao no Exorcist

The story is set in a fictional world where the world is divided into 2 dimensions, dimensions of Assiah (human) and dimensions of Gehenna (the devil).

Both dimensions it facing each other, but cannot interact with each other (Like a mirror). It's just that, demons can enter the dimensions of Assiah permeates the way the human body.

Until one day, a demon named Astaroth knowing that Rin Okumura (son of the King of demons) live in a church and was raised by an Exorcist.

Do not take a long time, Astaroth and also King of the demons attack the Church in order to bring Rin returned to "globe". The attack was successfully thwarted, but the death of the adoptive father of Rin.

The death left the revenge in the hearts of Rin. Therefore, he decided to become an Exorcist in order that one day could kill the Devil King.

Akame Ga kill

Akame Ga kill is the anime that can be classified as sadistic, almost all the characters from this anime death by sadist way.

Only the main characters just living, namely Akame. While his friends die one by one the other way pretty sadistic.

Akame Ga kill tells the story of an organisation called night raid against the Government because of the prevailing unjust and oppressed people who are weak.


Tells the story of a God who is not known, named Yato. He helped a man and ask for rewards from the man in order to raise money for the temple that he would like to create your own.

One day she was almost hit by a car and rescued by a girl named Hiyori Iki. Since that time the spirit of Hiyori often separated from his body and made him half phantom.

Then Hiyori asks to help him, Yato in order that he can come back as before. But Yato, don't know how to help her. Finally Hiyori so more often follow Yato and frequent dealing with other gods.

To finally be the Hiyori know what gods and who's Yato.

To Aru Kagaku No Railgun

A girl named Mikoto Misaka had the ability to control electricity and has the ability level 5. In this world, humans specially divided into several size level in accordance with the power he had.

Misaka Mikoto was one person with special ability level 5. And his friends along with Misaka had to fight and keep the peace in a city that he lived from the esper and non-esper.

Nanatsu No Taizai

An imperial Princess named Elizabeth Liones was looking for seven legend people (Nanatsu no Taizai). Elizabeth Reviews These seven searches find people to help his Government the which is being colonised by a Knight on his own.

In his first trip, he met with the Chairman of Meliodas i.e. Nanatsu no Taizai but Meliodas do not know anymore where to six of his friends.

Finally they both adventurous for looking into six of his friends, and helping Elizabeth take his Kingdom back.

Log Horizon

This anime is about where the world is changing into the gaming world. The city of Akiba, who had a sunny town that was transformed into a town in the game who have NPC and its inhabitants into a player.

One of the people who enter world game that is Shiro. 2 years before Shiro also ever played the same game called elder tale. So Shiro has a level above items and more. And also the Shiro ever entered into the list of the strongest players.

Finally, he tried to resolve the problems that exist in the world, and aspire to create the world it becomes like the world at large.

Hunter X Hunter

A boy aged 12 years named Gon Freecss, and trying to meet up with his father, Ging Freecss. Ging is a Hunter, Hunter is the one who got the rights to do anything anywhere.

However, to meet her father, he must be a hunter first. And he had to pass some test to be able to become a hunter.

Tokyo Ghoul

A normal young man named Kaneki are in love with a beautiful woman who turned out to be a Ghoul.

During nighttime, he was almost killed by the female Ghoul. But it turns out they both were hit by huge iron thus until both of them were seriously injured and should in operation.

Kaneki are critical times, the doctor helped him are forced by taking body parts from the ghoul in the move to body Kaneki.

After that, he became a man half ghoul and began to see the dark side of the city.

Accel World

A young boy named Haruyuki Arita always bullied by friends. He was not able to with his life and was embarrassed by the situation. He can go through all of that with how to play virtual games.

Haruyuki life changed when Kuroyukihime, the most popular girl in school to introduce her mysterious program called Brain Burst and virtual reality World called Accel World.

Guilty Crown

The story is set in Tokyo in the year 2039. After a mysterious virus outbreak exposed "Lost Christmas" in the year 2029, Japan was under the control of the Organization among countries named as GHQ.

Ouma Shu students aged 17 years who have psychic power in his right hand. He could use "the power of the King" to pick up equipment or weapons of the human body. He got the strength of a medication given by Inori Yuzuriha.

Ouma's life began to change gradually.

One Punch Man

A Superhero named Saitama has the ability deadly blows. It was so incredible getting his shot, he was able to finish off the giant monsters just with one blow.

With the Saitama plain look and bald made him the very funny and enough to whisk you belly.

Mob Psycho 100

A Junior Highs school boy named Shigeo Kageyama aka Mob who has psychic powers. Since childhood, he can bend spoons and move objects with his mind, but he's less able to control his powers.

He wants to be friends with a girl in his class named Tsubomi. Under the guidance of  teacher  (which actually does not have psychic powers), he leading a daily life and trying to find the meaning of his existence in the world.

This anime also became one of the anime action.


A former samurai named Sakata Gintoki. Now the world is banning people for using the samurai, Gintoki this should look for another job.

Gintoki eventually preferring to be a freelancer who takes any kind of job. However, due to an invasion of alien nation and weak rule of the shogun when. A former samurai Gintoki has to go back to fight against the aliens.

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That's some of the best action anime that you can watch.