chii Finally Made One!

chii Finally Made One!

Favourites are a great thing. What makes these shows mine is that I think about them very often when I'm thinking about anime and wish to watch them more than once. Some of them I've already watched 5+ times. To be a favourite they also must be entertaining as a whole series. So if they have season 2's or more, I should have loved them just as much as their season one. Everything on the list below applies! I've been meaning to make this kind of list for many years now and I've finally sat down and mulled through all my anime titles and picked these 100 to be my absolute favourites.

Like digitalboy I'll be updating this list regularly from now on but not once a month. I will only update when I feel an anime has stood up to my standards to break into this 100 anime list. I will keep a list at the bottom of this page which of which anime has moved in and which it has kicked out. I doubt that it'll happen very often but time will tell. Check out my Does Not Want List for a taste of my dislikes.


1. Legend of the Galactic Heroes

2. Fullmetal Alchemist

3. Full Metal Panic!

4. Hikaru no Go

5. Macross Plus

6. Romance of the Three Kingdoms

7. Jyu Oh Sei

8. Baccano!

9. Ristorante Paradiso

10. Infinite Ryvius

11. Mushishi

12. Princess Mononoke

13. Serial Experiments Lain

14. Ninja Scroll

15. Berserk

16. Super Dimensional Fortress Macross

17. Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory

18. Strawberry Marshmallow

19. Hi no Tori

20. Nasu: Summer in Andalusia

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21. Gintama

22. Neon Genesis Evangelion

23. Koi Kaze

24. Oseam

25. Rose of Versailles

26. You're Under Arrest!

27. Durarara!!

28. Kare Kano

29. Kita e ~Diamond Dust Drops~

30. Twelve Kingdoms

31. Kemono no Souja Erin

32. Cowboy Bebop

33. Crest of the Stars / Banner of the Stars

34. Mobile Suit Gundam 00

35. Himitsu: The Revelation

36. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni / Umineko no Naku Koro ni

37. 3 x 3 Eyes

38. Whisper of the Heart

39. Honey and Clover

40. Now and Then, Here and There

41. Katanagatari

42. Kurenai

43. s-CRY-ed

44. D.Gray-man

45. Hunter X Hunter

46. Yakitate!! Japan

47. Detroit Metal City

48. Battle Angel Alita

49. Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo

50. Last Exile

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51. Turn A Gundam

52. Guin Saga

53. Blue Submarine No. 6

54. Haibane Renmei

55. Astro Fighter Sunred AKA Tentai Senshi Sunred

56. One Piece

57. Detective Conan

58. Kara no Kyoukai - The Garden of Sinners

59. Bokurano

60. Claymore

61. House of Five Leaves AKA Sarai-ya Goyou

62. Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo

63. Chobits

64. Vandread

65. Hotori: Tada Saiwai o Koinegau

66. Tytania

67. Heroic Age

68. Dirty Pair

69. Millennium Actress

70. Neko Rahmen

71. Kuruneko

72. Kuragehime

73. Puni Puni Poemy

74. Excel Saga

75. Arakawa Under the Bridge

76. Giant Robo

77. Dominion Tank Police

78. Canaan

79. Antique Bakery

80. Tokyo Godfathers

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81. Iria: Zeiram The Animation

82. Nodame Cantabile

83. Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind

84. Grave of the Fireflies

85. Trigun

86. Alien Nine

87. Gunbuster

88. Texhnolyze

89. Rurouni Kenshin

90. Patlabor: The Mobile Police

91. Junjou Romantica

92. Ryofuko-chan

93. Gravitation

94. Gungrave

95. Sora no Otoshimono

96. Video Girl AI

97. Simoun

98. Shangri-La

99. .hack//SIGN

100. X: The Movie

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chii Finally Made One!, 3.3 out of 5 based on 23 ratings

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    15 Responses to “chii Finally Made One!”
    1. Crimm says:

      I like some of these on this list as well.

      Looks like I may have to look into some of these others! 🙂

      Great list.

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    2. chii says:

      I highly suggest all XD

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    3. TWWK says:

      Nice to see you make this list – you’re my go-to anime expert, having seen so many. 😛

      Two comments: First, judging by your intro, I’m guessing Kenshin would’ve ranked higher if it hadn’t been for the third season? Where would you have put it, then? And are you including the OVAs in that ranking?

      And second, I’ve got a show for you that’ll make you immediately edit your list. You’ll love. Top ten, even. It’s a little show called…Clannad.


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    4. chii says:

      Actually I love the Kenshin series a lot more than the ova’s. So that would be why it’s way lower on the list. It wouldn’t change it’s placement in the slightest honestly and really does pose a high risk of being kicked off if something better comes along

      And don’t you worry about Clannad not being here. I have a special list for that one that will come out shortly mohohohohoho

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    5. NimirRa says:

      Unless I can’t count (which I wouldn’t be all that surprised) I’ve seen 44 of these chii approved shows. I guess I have my work cut out for me!

      Just one question…. how the HELL did the old men show get in the single digits??? I swear you’re just doing it to smite me at this point.

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    6. Patches says:

      Really? The X Movie? Maybe I need to see the TV show first… =/

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    7. otou-san says:

      Love so many of these. A lot of them I haven’t seen for a while (it’s been at least 15 years since I saw 3×3 Eyes for instance) and of course there’d be disputes (Eva so far down? Where’s Gundam 0080?), but this is a pretty good recommendation list if I had to point somebody at one! And no Clannad… beautiful.

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    8. chii says:

      @NimirRa 44 out of 100 is pretty darn good though! old man show is just THAT much love for me. EMBRACE IT NIMMY!!! EMBRACE THE OLD MAN!

      @Patches no the movie is stand along and won’t explain anything. It’s honestly just amazing imo. It gets a lot of hate for being too random and complex but holy crap the action, the battles, the END! just awesome.

      @otou-san gundam 0080 is definitely on the lower side of things for me. I didn’t enjoy it the first time I watched it and the second viewing was a little better but not enough to change my mind for a higher rating. Eva has a lot of love and hate moments for me so that’s why it’s lower even though it’s still in the top 25 out of almost the 2000 anime i’ve watched is still pretty darn good 😀 3×3 eyes I gotta re-watch myself soon but I know I love it so much. I’ve seen it about 5 times but it has been a few years.

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    9. kadian1364 says:

      Can’t wait for your hate list. You got some ‘splaining to do on that one lol.

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    10. KiraRin says:

      You forgot to put Clannad AS on there…



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    11. Canne says:

      I seriously doubt that I have watched more than 100 titles in my anime fandom years so far >_<

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    12. Yana Valladares says:

      Damn! I have to watch a load… But definitely I share more than one title in my favourite list with you.

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    13. Plain Jane says:

      Tokyo Godfathers was awesome. You may have seen it already, but ‘The Castle of Cagliostro’ is so sweet. It’s one of Miyuzaki’s older animated films, but…I don’t know. I really loved it. I love anime, I love the drama and the action, but sometimes I get kind of tired of gore and boobs and guts, and it’s nice to watch something, well, ‘innocent’ for lack of a better word.

      🙂 Great list, by the way. I totally intend on saving this page. I love my anime club, but they’re mostly guys and they love ‘action’, even if it’s kind of stupid. I’m pretty sure Bo-Bo-Bo-Bobbobo-whatever subtracted about fifty IQ points from my brain just by looking at it >:(

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