What are the best shounen anime?

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    #1One Piece

    One Piece

    The One Piece is an anime TV series adaptation of the manga series of the same name written by Eiichiro Oda. Since its inception on October 20, 1999, the show still continuously produces episodes following the life of Luffy.

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    Hao Shi
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "When I was younger, I have always wanted to become a pirate because hell, Luffy is so amazing!! I spend like 2-3hours catching up on the episodes I missed after doing my homework and it is such a good source of laughter. I would definitely recommend this to my friends who love constant adventure--it is a long series so brace yourself for all the tears, sadness, laughter, and other emotions to come :D"
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    #2Naruto Shippuden

    Naruto Shippuden

    Naruto Shippuden is a Japanese anime TV adapted from the manga series written by Masashi Kishimoto. This centers on Naruto Uzumaki who constantly searches for approval and recognition, as well as to become Hokage. 

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    Phillip White
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "I thought I'd rather stick to reading the manga but well, I decided to give the anime series a shot. Characters are interesting enough. Naruto and his seemingly endless quest of becoming the Hokage of Konoha is just one part of whole anime. I admire Sakura the most because she selflessly wants to become stronger for her loved ones!!"
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    #3Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan
    Attack on Titan is an anime adaptation of the manga series of the same name, written and animated by Hajime Isayama. This post-apocalyptic TV series follows the story of Eren Jaegar as he vows to cleanse the earth.
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    $8.99- Varies by plan

    Joseph Burton
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "Y'all, I am so tempted to tell you the biggest plot twist of this anime just like what my brother did to me!!! but I would rather leave it to you as you watch it. I don't normally pay attention to the storyline itself but man, the survival story is very engaging!! So engaging that I actually dreamed of this a few times!! LOOL Animation graphics are superb too. Shingeki no Kyojin is simply the best!!"
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    #4My Hero Academia

    My Hero Academia

    Boku No Hero Academia: My Hero Academy is a Japanese action and adventure anime adapted  from the manga illustrated by Kohei Horikoshi's. It was released April 18, 2017. Christopher R. Sabat, Justine Briner and Luci Christian were the English voice-over.

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    Luke Jaunay
    Written on November 13, 2018
    "Has so many different characters and powers to watch and admire. Talks about personal relationships as well as fighting villains. Also the video game is pretty fire."
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    #5One-Punch Man

    One-Punch Man

    This anime is a story of Saitama, a hero who is a hero just for fun. Saitama can also defeat his enemies with a single punch. One Punch Man is based on Yusuke Murata's manga remake of ONE's original webcomic.

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    Xie Fu
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "Is it weird that I really like the villains in this anime?? IDK? I see them all as a Final Boss also because of their voice. Spekaing of voice, I think Saitama's voice is really bringing the character into life and his voice fits his personality. Whenever I see a bald dude in the street I always remember Saitama. LOL JK"
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    #6Dragon Ball Z

    Dragon Ball Z

    Dragon Ball Z is an anime series by which follows the adventures of Goku who, after learning that he is from another planet, along with the Z Warriors, defends the Earth against evil. It was produced by Toei Animation and was released in 1990.

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    Frank Rice
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "Goku and Gohan are timeless! I have been following this anime even before the release of Dragon Ball Z. The first Dragon Ball anime already caught my interest. I have been binge-watching the past few days on kissanime and so far, I just can't get enough of it. Vegeta, Piccolo, and Truniks are among my favorites. It is one of the classic shounen anime!!"
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    #7Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

    Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

    Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an adaptation of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga. The story follows two brothers' quest for the Philosopher's Stone after an attempt at human transmutation goes horribly wrong.

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    Gregory Carlson
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "Graphics are impressive. Although i think Brotherhood's pacing is a little fast compared to the original manga but the plot is still adherent. It was a little fast that i think half a volume of the manga is compressed within a few eps. Anyway, the intriguing factor stays. "
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    #8Bleach

    Bleach

    Bleach is an anime series that is based on Tite Kubo's manga series of the same name. It follows Ichigo as he becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping spirits find peace.

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    Ai Yu
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "Tit Kubo has a brilliant mind. I was able to read the manga version of Bleach and both the anime series and manga are awesome. Diverse characters in the anime have truly developed over 300 episodes. "
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    #9Death Note

    Death Note
    Death Note is Japanese animated series directed by Tetsurō Araki and animated by Madhouse. Before turning into an anime, Death Notes was originally a manga of the same name written by Tsugumi Ohba.
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    Han Yao
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "For me Death Note stands out among all the shounen anime because it has a very compelling story to tell. The famous and notorious notebook used by L to kill the people he could and would imagine is also interesting. This some gothic theme for me as the anime is dominated by dark colors. Suspense anime it is."

Summary

Best What are the best shounen anime
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1One PieceTV Shows 21 Paid
2Naruto ShippudenTV Shows 20 Free
3Attack on TitanTV Shows 19 Paid
4My Hero AcademiaTV Shows 13 Paid
5One-Punch ManTV Shows 12 Paid
6Dragon Ball ZTV Shows 10 Paid
7Fullmetal Alchemist: BrotherhoodTV Shows 10 Paid
8BleachTV Shows 6 Paid
9Death NoteTV Shows 5 Paid
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