Best Anime Story: Hey guys! In this post, I will discuss a list of the top 10 anime with the best story. The anime with the best story is sure to attract a large audience. In general, the story is a factor that greatly affects the quality of the anime. Both plot and conflict occur depending on where the story will end. Today, I will give you a list of the 10 best anime with the best story. Then let’s get started.
10. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
More than 30 years have passed since this comic was published, precisely in 1987. This manga by Hirohiko Araki debuted in Shonen Jump magazine. When it was first published, the Jojo series only featured a simple story, dealing with the rivalry between two British men: Jonathan Joestar and Dio Brando. Dio Brando, who is the adopted son of the Joestar family, wanted to take over everything Jonathan has. Over the past 30 years, Jojo’s Bizzare series has evolved. It not only has different origins, but also different main characters with different traits. Generally speaking, the story of Bizarre Adventure is divided into 8 different stories. However, I will only show 3 main stories from the beginning of the Jojo’Bizzare Adventure series.
- The first story is Phantom Blood
Running for 5 volumes and the first 8 episodes became an anime adaptation that aired in 2012. The time setting was taken in the 19th century. It tells the story of the son of a nobleman named Jonathan Joestar, a man who has a good heart and doesn’t let bad things happen before his eyes. One day Jonathan’s father brought in a young man named Dio Brando to become an adopted son of the Joestar family.
- The second story is Battle Tencency.
In this story, there will be an affair with Joseph Joestar, Jonathan Joestar’s grandson, in 1938 in New York. It ran for 7 volumes and was adapted into an anime in episodes 9-25. Unlike Jonathan, José was cunning and was not afraid of cheating.
- The third story is Stardust Crusaders
This time, it tells about a 17-year-old boy named Jutaro Kujo is the grandson of Joseph Joestar. This story has 16 comic book volumes and was adapted into a 48 episode anime in 2014. The Stardust story introduced new story elements that will always be present in all subsequent Jojo stories. Here, the new power called Stand will be introduced.
9. Koukaku Kidoutai
Commonly known as Ghost in the Shell. This anime takes place in 2029 and is an adaptation of Kazunori’s manga of the same title, where the advancement of cybernetics allows people to replace all parts of their bodies with robotic organs. Released in 1995, this film had the Thriller Cyberpunk theme, which tells the story of a Cyborg security agent. In this period, cybernetics has succeeded in increasing the human body or even being replaced by cybernetic parts. It also enables the creation of a cyber brain, the mechanical casing around an organic brain that allows its users to connect to the Internet and other networks. One individual who has seen widespread cyber enhancement is Major Motoko Kusanagi, an operator for an elite Section 9 law enforcement organization. who has undergone a full-body replacement and his consciousness (known as a “ghost”) has subsequently been transferred to a new body. In 2017 this anime also accepted a live-action adaptation, which was played by Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson.
8. The Monogatari series
It is an anime that has a unique anime series that is quite confusing. Monogatari itself is an anime adapted from a light novel by Niso Isin and illustrated by Vofan. The Essence of the Monogatari series tells the story of Koyomi Araragi, a high school student who survived a vampire attack. During the series, Araragi himself is involved with various types of girls who have oddities such as gods, ghosts, and mythological beasts. The story centers on Araragi trying to help those with supernatural problems. Generally speaking, this anime is divided into several parts of the story plot, here is an overview of this anime for each season:
(a) First season:
-Bakemonogatari (2009) – tells the story of Mayoi Snail, Hitagi Crab, Nadeko Snake, Suruga Money and Tsubasa Cat.
-Nisemonogatari (2012) – tells the story of Tsukihi Phoenix and Karen Bee.
-Nekomonogatari Kuro (2012) – The prequel story of the Tsubasa family.
(b) Second season:
-Monogatari 2nd Season (2013) – Contains most of the main stories, namely Mayoi Jiangshi, Shinobu Time, Tsubasa Tiger, and Hitagi End.
-Hanamonogatari (2014) – tells the story of the Suruga Devil.
(c) Final season:
-Tsukimonogatari (2014) – tells the story of the Yotsugi Doll.
-Owarimonogatari (2015): tells the story of Ougi Formula, Sodachi Lost, Sodachi Riddle, and Shinobu Mail Stories.
-Koyomimonogatari (2016) – 12 short stories about Koyomi.
-Owarimonogatari Part 2: talks about Hitagi Rendezvous, Ougi Dark, and stories about Araragi Koyomi, including other stories.
-Zoku Owarimonogatari (2018) – in Koyomi Reverse.
A parody comedy anime written and illustrated by Hideaki Sorachi. Set in Edo, which has been conquered by an alien named Amanto. It tells the story of a former samurai named Gintoki Sakata who works as a freelancer with his friends Shinpaci Shimura and Kagura to pay the monthly rent. Uniquely, each season is only marked with punctuation, such as semicolons. Not only does it feature comedy and parody scenes, but this anime also has a complex story, so this anime is long-lasting and has hundreds of episodes, and is divided into several seasons. Perhaps, if someone has never followed this anime, they will be confused. Well, here is the summary if you want to follow the story of Gintama from the beginning of the season:
a) Gintama Spring 2006, with 201 episodes. The background is in the Japanese feudal era when an alien named Amanto ruled Edo.
b) Gintama The Movie , April 2010. It tells the story of Kotaro Katsura during the Joi war.
c) Gintama ‘Spring 2011, with 51 episodes. This season is full of wacky and random comedy scenes.
d) Gintama: Enchocene, Fall 2012, with 13 episodes. It tells the story of a man with golden straight hair named Sakata Kintoki.
e) Gintama Movie 2 Kanketsu-hen – Yorozuya yo Eien Nare July 2013. Starting from a pirate movie to an absurd comedy.
f) Gintama April 2015, with 51 episodes. It begins with an absurd apology from gintoki.
g) Gintama. Winter 2017, with 12 episodes. We will better understand the appearance of Utsuro, the antagonist from the previous series.
h) Gintama: Porori-hen Fall 2017, with 13 episodes. Another absurd season of the Gintoki series.
i) Gintama: Shirogane no Tamashii-hen
j) Gintama: The final
This anime is created from the popular 2004 KEY visual novel and produced by Kyoto Animation Studio. Clannad itself is a very famous old anime ending in Season 2: Clannad After Story. This anime is very interesting to watch because of the focus and how the relationships between the characters are formed. Perhaps in terms of visuals, this anime is quite old, but if it is a story and plot, this anime is highly recommended.
5. Ansatsu Kyoushitsu
Commonly called the Assassination Classroom. This anime is divided into 2 seasons, wherein season 2 it will delve into the past of the protagonist, Koro-sensei. Ansatsu Kyoushitsu is an action-comedy manga series written and illustrated by Yusei Matsui and published in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine since 2012. Beginning when the moon was destroyed by an octopus-shaped creature, whose next target is the earth. However, he will postpone destruction by having the opportunity to teach as a teacher in Class 3-E at Kunugigaoka High School. The students there are assigned to kill Koro-sensei, the creature before it destroys the earth. While waiting for the land to be destroyed, Koro-sensei will teach the class and also teach the students killing techniques. The anime that is presented with comedy and action makes this anime very interesting. Also, it is very surprising that the unexpected stories starting from Itona Hirobe’s background to Kaede Ayano are thoroughly discussed. By the end itself, this anime is one of the best I’ve seen.
4. Akame ga Kill!
Although it is titled Akame, the story of this anime will focus on Tatsumi, a boy from a town who travels to the capital and discovers the secret of the capital rottenness. Disappointed in the fact that the capital has been damaged, Tatsumi chooses to join a rebel group called the Night Raid to destroy the capital. This anime has something unique about the story. Although this anime is adapted from the manga by Tashiro Tetsuya, the story and arc will be different between the manga and the anime. Well, the anime itself will have an original ending, different from the end of the manga. Although several comedy scenes are inserted, the story of this anime will test emotions and is actually quite dark. In this anime, It also shows an intense and epic battle between main characters and antagonists that will inevitably lead to quite epic gore scenes. Perhaps a glitch in this anime, why does the Chelsea waifu have to end in a very tragic way? Can anyone explain this?
3. Shingeki no Kyojin
Commonly known as Attack on Titan. This anime tells the story of giants or commonly called titans. Based on the shonen manga series, written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama. The story unfolds when humanity lives in an area surrounded by a great wall, the goal of which is to protect them from the giant man-eating creatures known as Titans. The plot is one of the anime with dark undertones. It tells the story of Eren Yaeger along with his adoptive sister Mikasa Arckman and his best friend Armin Arlert, who joined the royal forces to fight the Titans. Perhaps, at first glance, the core of this story plot only contains human battles for survival against the Titans, but if you’ve watched the first season, you will definitely be curious about the mysteries that exist and want to keep watching the season. 2 and so on. Yes, this anime has a story and a plot twist that is very unexpected in each episode. Likewise, the given timeline will go from one side to another according to what is being discussed, starting from discussing the history of the wall of Maria and the origins of the Titans that will be discussed in a slow concept and full of dark mysteries.
2. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
It tells the story of the journey of two brothers in search of the truth of life. This anime is an adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa’s manga series that was published in the manga magazine Monthly Shonen Gangan in 2002.
There are 2 brothers named Edward Elric and Alphonse Elric who live happily, and until one day their mother dies. Inheriting the talents of their father, who was an alchemist, Ed and Al attempted to bring their mother back to life using alchemistic science. However, all the efforts made by Ed and Al failed and were in vain. As a result of the failed experiment, Al’s body disappeared, instead of taking one of Ed’s hands to replace the transmutation of Al’s soul into armor. As time passes, Edward and Alphonse become state alchemists as they think of ways to restore Alphonse’s body.
The story that is presented is quite complicated and intense, there are plot twists and surprises, especially about the past of Ed and Al’s father, the origin of the Philosopher’s Stone, and the secrets of King Bradley.
1. Dragon Ball
Dragon Ball is one of the animes that have the longest and most intense series. It is a manga by Akira Toriyama that started in 1984 to 1995, which was divided into 42 volumes in the manga series. This anime tells about a boy named Goku who lives alone in the mountains until he meets Bulma, a young and cool girl. Bulma is trying to collect 7 magic balls that according to her can grant all wishes, the balls are called dragon balls. Perhaps, many of you already know the origins of Goku; who he is, and where he comes from. Well, I’ll give you an overview if you want to follow the plot of Dragon Ball correctly from the beginning to the end:
a) Dragon Ball
series This series will introduce the main character, Son Goku, during his first encounter with Bulma. So, Goku’s adventure with Bulma to find Dragon Ball began. Along with his adventure, Goku has met many friends, one of them is a girl named Chi-Chi, a girl who will become Goku’s wife in the future. In this first series, Goku meets Piccolo and Krillin for the first time.
b) Dragon Ball Z Series
This series will discuss Son Goku’s background as a Saiyan nation. Goku, Gohan, Vegeta, Trunk, Goten can become Super Saiyan humans. The enemies this series faces are also much stronger and unique than before. There are 4 sagas in this Dragon Ball Z series, which are Saiya Saga, Frieza Saga, Cell Saga, and Buu Saga.
c) Dragon Ball GT series
It could be said that the Dragon Ball GT series is an alternate universe because the theme that is presented feels different from the previous series. There is 4 Saga in the Dragon Ball GT series, which are The Lost Episodes Saga, Baby Saga, Super 17 Saga, and Shadow Dragon Saga.
d) Dragon Ball Super series
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