What Are the Top Anime Shows for 2021 According to IMDB Users?

If you’ve been wondering which anime to watch next or if you want to make sure that you have watched all the top-rated and most popular anime, this might be the right place for you. We are presenting the list of some of the most popular anime series of all time at the conclusion of 2021 and the beginning of 2022.

Hopefully, 2022 will bring big new names along with new seasons of some of our favorite anime shows. Until then, you can browse through the list of IMDB’s top-rated anime according to the people who voted. All the anime on the list of the top-rated anime series are ranked by IMDB users and every show on the list has more than 5,000 votes.

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

With a rating of 9.1 out of 10, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is one of the most popular anime series of all time.  

Attack on Titan

Shingeki no Kyojin is ranked among the top anime with a rating of 9 out of 10.

Demon Slayer

Demon Slayer is rated 8.7 with over 5,000 votes.

One Punch Man

One Punch Man is rated 8.8 on IMDB.

Death Note

Death Note is rated 9 out of 10.

Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop is an anime classic that had recently gotten a live-action adaption on Netflix. The anime series is rated 8.9.

Hunter x Hunter

The adventure of Gon and his friends in Hunter x Hunter series from 2011 to 2014 is rated 9.

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Steins; Gate

This anime series is rated 8.8.

Dragon Ball Z

Dragon Ball Z (1998 – 2003) is rated 8.7 and is still one of the favorites among anime fans.

One Piece

One Piece is rated 8.8 and is one of the biggest anime show that first aired in 1999 and is still an ongoing series.

Code Geass

Code Geass run from 2006 to 2012 and is rated with 8.8 on IMDB according to more than five thousand votes.

Fullmetal Alchemist

Fullmetal Alchemist (2003 – 2004) is rated 8.5.


Monster (2004 – 2010) is rated 8.6 with over 25,000 votes.


This anime action-adventure is rated 8.7.

Samurai Champloo

Another classic anime adventure with a score 8.5.

Naruto Shippuden

Naruto Shippuden is one of the most favorite anime shows of all time. This anime series is rated 8.6 with over 100,000 votes.

  • Robert is the co-owner of Fiction Horizon and a lifelong fan of movies, TV shows, comics, and video games. Especially fascinated by Marvel, he enjoys every aspect of the franchise.