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NHK Announces Best 100 Anime

by tsubasalover
May 3, 7:07 AM | 355 Comments

To commemorate one hundred years of Japanese anime history, NHK has announced a list of 100 Best Anime on Wednesday at NHK BS Premium. The list is based on the audience's votes regarding their best anime that aired until September 2016; which was held between January 8 to March 31, 2017. The 3-hour program featured seiyuu interviews, promotional videos, polls, anime clips, commentaries, and talks about the industry in-between rankings. A variety of anime were also honorably mentioned but are not ranked such as Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni and Yuri!!! On ICE.

The list for ranks 101 to 400 has also been announced on the official website prior to the announcement.

**1 Tiger & Bunny
**2 Tiger & Bunny Movie: The Rising
**3 Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
**4 Love Live! School Idol Project
**5 Love Live! School Idol Project 2nd Season
**6 Tiger & Bunny Movie: The Beginning
**7 Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch
**8 Cardcaptor Sakura
**9 Love Live! The School Idol Movie
*10 Osomatsu-san

*11 Gintama
*12 Joker Game
*13 Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu
*14 Neon Genesis Evangelion
*15 Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2
*16 Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka?
*17 Mobile Suit Gundam
*18 Digimon Adventure
*19 Psycho-Pass
*20 Sword Art Online

*21 Clannad: After Story
*22 Girls und Panzer
*23 Haikyuu!!
*24 Detective Conan
*25 Hyouka
*26 Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica Movie 3: Hangyaku no Monogatari
*27 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
*28 Shingeki no Kyojin
*29 Uchuu Senkan Yamato
*30 Shoujo Kakumei Utena

*31 Bungou Stray Dogs
*32 Prince of Tennis
*33 Love Live! Sunshine!!
*34 Cowboy Bebop
*35 Steins;Gate
*36 Natsume Yuujinchou
*37 Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works
*38 Hoshi no Ko Poron
*39 Mirai Shounen Conan
*40 Mobile Suit Gundam Seed

*41 K-On!
*42 Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu
*43 Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
*44 Lupin III: Cagliostro no Shiro
*45 Bakemonogatari
*46 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
*47 Hibike! Euphonium
*48 Free!
*49 Girls und Punzer der Film
*50 Fate/Zero

*51 Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso
*52 Shirobako
*53 Pokemon Diamond & Pearl: Giratina to Sora no Hanataba Sheimi
*54 Kaze no Tani no Nausicaä
*55 Gintama'
*56 Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love 1000%
*57 Kimi no Na wa.
*58 K-On!!
*59 Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa
*60 Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon

*61 Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
*62 Free!: Eternal Summer
*63 High☆Speed!: Free! Starting Days
*64 Katekyo Hitman Reborn!
*65 Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho
*66 The iDOLM@STER
*67 Haikyuu!! Second Season
*68 Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka??
*69 Mob Psycho 100
*70 Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans

*71 Fullmetal Alchemist
*72 One Piece
*73 Macross F
*74 Shounen Hollywood: Holly Stage for 49
*75 Saraba Uchuu Senkan Yamato: Ai no Senshi-tachi
*76 Cardcaptor Sakura (2nd Season)
*77 Angel Beats!
*78 Mushishi
*79 Urusei Yatsura
*80 Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu

*81 K
*82 Kuroko no Basket
*83 Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai.
*84 Hunter x Hunter
*85 Pokemon
*86 Soukou Kihei Votoms
*87 Juuni Kokuki
*88 Kekkai Sensen
*89 Hetalia: The Beautiful World
*90 Fushigi no Umi no Nadia

*91 Mononoke
*92 Kill la Kill
*93 InuYasha
*94 Urusei Yatsura Movie 2: Beautiful Dreamer
*95 Dennou Coil
*96 JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Stardust Crusaders
*97 Akira
*98 Macross: Do You Remember Love?
*99 Gan to Gon
100 Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei

Source: Mainichi Shinbun

20 of 355 Comments Recent Comments

I'm just gonna rage and rant about my thoughts about this "top 100" anime list. One how the fu*k is fate stay night ubw higher than fate zero?! In my opinion it should be the other way around. Most importantly how is it that sao is higher that the fate series?! I mean come on now people, not to hate on sao or anything but it is a very and highly overrated anime of all time. Heck Mob psycho 100, your lie in April , clannad,and other shows should have been in higher places than sao and don't get me started on love live. Seeing this list makes me believe that Japan does have bad taste in anime And I'm sorry if anybody got offended by my response to this "top 100" anime thingy. My throat hurts from yelling out cursing words while reading this list and I'm gonna end it here

Yesterday, 8:14 PM by light-at-dawn

oh god when i saw people commenting i was starting to think there was another one
i am starting to get tired of people freaking out whenever a new japanese anime ranking comes out

Jul 16, 7:39 PM by gabrielrroiz

Clannad: After Story falls below SAO....

Just end my suffering

Jul 16, 7:38 PM by James_McGee

SAO is #20 and Death Note is not on the list...

Jul 16, 7:30 PM by Fullmetal_Heart7

FMA:Brotherhood 27 bitch in what world?

Jul 16, 12:10 PM by blackiemma22

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood on number 27? Joudan ja nai yo dude. It isn't funny

Jul 15, 10:41 AM by AraragiElric

what a fucking joke of a list hahaha

Jul 14, 4:04 PM by visioncreation

Lol Steins;Gate is number 36 and below Attack on Titan? I didn't know it was April Fools

Jul 10, 4:24 PM by mastermemester00

"It's better than MAL's top list"


No shit

Jul 2, 5:20 PM by Lich9n

No Monster and Death Note? You gotta be kidding me...

Jun 28, 3:43 AM by Anime_Consumer

Rank One Instead I Stop to watch it

Jun 19, 12:31 PM by MisakiOji

Sword Art Online above Clannad After Story and Shigatsu wa kimi no uso??? WHAT THE HELL??? WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOU JAPANESE PEOPLE!

Jun 19, 9:59 AM by Yasaal_Abrar

Lol, tiger and bunny and Love live having 6 of the top 10, oh Japan, never change

Jun 13, 9:20 PM by pacify

Pre cure is not on it surprisingly :o

Jun 13, 3:33 PM by DestinyWreck

If Monster isn't top 100, it won't be a serious poll.

Jun 13, 1:24 PM by Hypeantonio

**7 Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch
*19 Psycho-Pass
*20 Sword Art Online
*21 Clannad: After Story
*23 Haikyuu!!
*25 Hyouka
*27 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
*28 Shingeki no Kyojin
*35 Steins;Gate
*41 K-On!
*45 Bakemonogatari
*47 Hibike! Euphonium
*48 Free!
*50 Fate/Zero
*51 Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso
*72 One Piece
*77 Angel Beats!
*82 Kuroko no Basket
*84 Hunter x Hunter
*92 Kill la Kill
*93 InuYasha

May 31, 12:46 PM by Miauu

Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu? Did MAL's superior elite taste kings hack the poll?

May 30, 9:52 PM by CatSoul

Japans got bad taste

May 30, 7:03 PM by zaloner

The real winners here are the older shows that still managed to make the list that people actually remember after all this time.

May 29, 9:44 PM by 5layer

lmao people getting mad because people share a different opinion to them

May 29, 10:20 AM by rainbowboi

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