Top 10 Must-Watch Anime Series for Beginners: Your Gateway to the Exciting World of Japanese Animation


Are you new to the captivating world of anime and wondering where to start? With a plethora of options available, choosing your first anime series can be a daunting task. See, there’s an anime for everyone.

Anime is all about action-packed adventures, heartfelt romances, or thought-provoking dramas. To help my TOTTers navigate, here’s a list of 10 must-watch anime series. The list is tailored specifically for beginners. So here we go with-

The Best 10 Anime Series for Beginners

Dragon Ball Franchisee

Dragon Ball, created by Akira Toriyama, is an iconic anime and manga series that has left an indelible mark on popular culture since its debut in 1984. The anime is set in a fantastical world where martial arts and supernatural powers reign supreme. The story follows Goku, a pure-hearted Saiyan warrior, and his friends.

Picture Credit Bird Studio/Shueisha
Picture Credit Bird Studio/Shueisha

Now he embarks on epic adventures to defend Earth from formidable villains, seek out the powerful Dragon Balls, and hone his skills as a fighter. The anime has dynamic action sequences, memorable characters, and themes of friendship, perseverance, and self-discovery. Dragon Ball has captured the hearts of millions globally and continues to inspire new generations of fans with its enduring legacy.

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Attack on Titan

Picture Credit Wit Studio
Picture Credit Wit Studio

Attack On Titan or you can call it AOT is a gripping tale set in a world where humanity is on the brink of extinction. But why? It’s due to giant humanoid creatures known as Titans. Follow Eren Yeager and his friends as they join the fight against these monstrous beings. Well, definitely there is more to experience and explore.

My Hero Academia

Picture Credit - Bones
Picture Credit – Bones

In a world where almost everyone possesses “Quirks,” that make them superhumans, follows the journey of Izuku Midoriya. But he is a Quirkless boy who dreams of becoming a hero. With engaging characters, exhilarating action scenes, and a deeper storyline this series is sure to inspire.

Death Note

Picture Credit Madhouse
Picture Credit Madhouse

Prepare to be enthralled by the psychological battle of wits between Light Yagami, and L. The story revolves around a supernatural notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written in it. It’s exciting, engaging, and quite dark, I must say.

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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Picture Credit Bones
Picture Credit Bones

This epic fantasy series follows the Elric brothers. Edward and Alphonse, search for the Philosopher’s Stone. Again why? After the alchemical experiment failed, they needed to find a way to restore their bodies to their original state. With its rich world-building and complex characters, it’s a masterpiece not to be missed.

One Punch Man

Picture Credit Madhouse
Picture Credit Madhouse

A hilarious parody of superhero tropes, “One Punch Man” follows Saitama, a hero who can defeat any opponent with a single punch. Join him on his quest for a worthy adversary while enjoying its clever humor and dynamic fight scenes.

Your Lie in April

Picture Credit A-1 Pictures
Picture Credit A-1 Pictures

Experience a rollercoaster of emotions with this poignant romance-drama. The anime is centered around Kousei Arima, a piano prodigy who lost his ability to hear music after a traumatic event. When he meets the free-spirited violinist Kaori Miyazono, his world begins to change in unexpected ways.

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Naruto Franchisee

Picture Credit - Pierrot
Picture Credit – Pierrot

Embark on an epic adventure alongside Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja with dreams of becoming the strongest ninja and leader of his village. But the journey is definitely not easy. He faces formidable foes and overcomes personal challenges. With its memorable characters and thrilling battles, “Naruto” is a classic shounen series.

Cowboy Bebop

Picture Credit Sunrise
Picture Credit Sunrise

Set in a futuristic universe where bounty hunters roam the galaxy. “Cowboy Bebop” follows the crew of the spaceship Bebop as they take on various missions while confronting their troubled pasts. With its stylish visuals and eclectic soundtrack, it’s a must-watch for any anime fan.

Studio Ghibli Films

Picture Credit Studio Ghibli
Picture Credit Studio Ghibli

Explore the enchanting works of Studio Ghibli for sure this year. The movies are renowned for their breathtaking animation and captivating storytelling. From the magical adventures of “Howl’s Moving Castle” to the heartwarming tale of “My Neighbor Totoro,” there’s a Ghibli film for every mood and occasion.

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While TOTT Concludes On Anime Series for Beginners

So these are our picks on the must-watch Anime Series for Beginners. The list covers every genre precisely. Whether you’re seeking action-packed thrills, heartfelt moments, or thought-provoking narratives, these 10 anime series are an excellent starting point for beginners. So, without any further delay, grab all your favorite snacks before you explore the amazing world of Anime. You might stumble upon your new favorite show for a lifetime!

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