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Top 50 Best Short Anime Of All Time

 Kay SebastianKay-Updated June 4, 2022


Short Anime

 

Anime is one of the best gifts Humanity has offered to Humanity. It's a fact, don't question it!

 

However, in today's generation, people tend to be quite busy with their life and work.

 

Heck, even I am writing this article sitting in the gym. So you know we don't have time to watch yet another 700+ episodes of anime these days.

 

So should we forget about anime altogether? No! You see, there are a lot of fabulous series in the market that are short and fulfilling.

 

And yours truly has brought you a list of such spectacular anime here. That's right ladies and gentlemen!

 

This is the Top 50 Best Short Anime list. So if you thought about giving up on watching anime because you don't get time, well now you shouldn't.

 

So grab your TV remote, prepare your clock and get ready to enjoy some short and sweet anime right here, right now!

 

I hope you enjoy it!

 

 

50. The Comic Artist and His Assistants

 

The Comic Artist and His Assistants

 

Entity Detail
Title Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to The Animation
Type TV
Studios Zexcs
Premiered Apr 8, 2014 to Jun 24, 2014
Source Manga
MAL Score 7.161
Duration 13 min. per ep.

 

Starting our massive list, we have the Comic artist and his assistant. A manga about a manga author.

 

The Comic Artist and His Assistants is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2014.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a manga series. The manga was written and illustrated by Hiroyuki.

 

The series tells us about Yuuki Aito who is drawing a manga about panties. Therefore, he asks for references from his female assistants.

 

And even though he has a perverted nature, my man is a kind and generous person from the inside.

 

How will his journey be with his manga assistants? The anime is all about manga and manga creation.

 

Sweet and simple with ecchi added to it. A combination that deserves your respect.

 

 

 

49. Deadman Wonderland

 

Deadman Wonderland

 

Entity Detail
Title Deadman Wonderland
Type TV
Studios Manglobe
Premiered Apr 17, 2011 to Jul 3, 2011
Source Manga
MAL Score 7.201
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

Do you like Horror? Well if you do then the next anime is for you.

 

Deadman Wonderland is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2011. It is an anime adaptation of a manga series.

 

The manga was written and illustrated by Kondou Kazuma and Kataoka Jinsei. It tells the story of Ganta Igarashi who was going to a park called Deadman Wonderland.

 

This park is known for lethal stunts and action. However, his journey changes upside down when he gets to become a part of the park himself.

 

Yup, because of a Red Masked guy, he is now in the park and is supposed to perform lethal stunts.

 

How will Ganta make it out alive and prove his innocence? With some of the most horrifying and scary tricks on display, this anime is something you wouldn't want to miss out on.

 

Especially if you love to watch your horror.

 

 

 

48. Darwin’s Game

 

Darwin’s Game

 

Entity Detail
Title Darwin's Game
Type TV
Studios Nexus
Premiered Jan 4, 2020 to Mar 21, 2020
Source Manga
MAL Score 7.271
Duration 26 min. per ep.

 

The next anime on our list is technically an Isekai. However, it is much different than what you are assuming in your head.

 

Darwin’s Game is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2020. It is an anime adaptation of a manga series.

 

The manga was written and illustrated by FLIPFLOPs. Darwin's Game tells the story of Kaname Sudou who is teleported to an unknown game.

 

Here, he must fight and survive to his limits in order to make it out alive.

 

In a world where your life's on the line every second, how will Kaname make it out?

 

Will he be able to pass Darwin's Natural Selection? Many of you might have heard about Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection.

 

Survival of the fittest. Yup, this anime is based on the same principle and presents it beautifully.

 

 

 

47. Afro Samurai

 

Afro Samurai

 

Entity Detail
Title Afro Samurai
Type TV
Studios Gonzo
Premiered May 3, 2007 to May 4, 2007
Source Original
MAL Score 7.361
Duration 27 min. per ep.

 

For anyone who loves to love their fighting anime, Afro Samurai is nothing less than an absolute treat.

 

High-octane combat? You are welcome! Afro Samurai is a 5 episode TV anime that aired back in 2007.

 

It is an anime original directed by Kizaki Fuminori and animated by Studio Gonzo. The story talks about Afro, a guy who witnessed his father getting cut down by someone named Justice in a duel.

 

Now Afro is out for revenge and he will do whatever he can to achieve it.

 

He has been training his face off and now he is ready to take on Justice.

 

However, while he is preparing to decimate Justice, others are preparing to decimate him   With the feels and the chills, this anime is a work that will fascinate every action fan out there.

 

You are one of them? You are welcome.

 

 

 

46. Prison School

 

Prison School

 

Entity Detail
Title Prison School
Type TV
Studios J.C.Staff
Premiered Jul 11, 2015 to Sep 26, 2015
Source Manga
MAL Score 7.671
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

The next entry in our list is an ecchi series. So make sure that you get your CULTURE glasses out.

 

Prison School is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2015. It is an anime adaptation of a manga series.

 

The manga was written and illustrated by Hiromoto Akira. The story talks about 5 guys who get caught in a former all-girls school while trying to peek where they shouldn't.

 

Now they have been detained in a cell with the intent to punish them. However, these guys, even though they feel guilty for their actions, won't accept this punishment.

 

And thus begins the hilarious race of our boys trying to escape this jail. This is Prison School.

 

Hilarious, fun-to-watch, and short. These are the words that describe Prison School the best.

 

 

 

45. Ishuzoku Reviewers

 

Ishuzoku Reviewers

 

Entity Detail
Title Ishuzoku Reviewers
Type TV
Studios Passione
Premiered Jan 11, 2020 to Mar 28, 2020
Source Manga
MAL Score 7.521
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

Woah Woah! Don't take those cultured glasses off yet, ladies and gentlemen. We have found another gem of the cultured world on our list.

 

This is Ishuzoku reviewers. Ishuzoku Reviewers is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2020.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a manga series. The manga was written by Amahara and illustrated by Masha.

 

The anime tells the story of a group of people who are supposed to review something.

 

Okay, doesn't seem unusual at all. However, what do they have to review? Well, they have to review the intercourse process of various species.

 

And that is exactly why they are called 'Interspecies Reviewers'. Oh yeah, just by reading the synopsis, you would have understood how incredible this anime is.

 

But let me tell you, it's far ahead of what you are imagining.

 

 

 

44. Another

 

Another

 

Entity Detail
Title Another
Type TV
Studios P.A. Works
Premiered Jan 10, 2012 to Mar 27, 2012
Source Light novel
MAL Score 7.521
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

Horror fans! I have yet another short gift for you. This time it's even more disturbing and anxious.

 

This is the anime we call Another. Another is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2012.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a light novel. The light novel was written and illustrated by Ayatsuji Yukito.

 

The story talks about a group of people getting involved with the death of a student.

 

However, they aren't directly involved in this situation. Instead, it is this school that has made them get trapped with this girl and her spirit.

 

Filled with misery, and tragic events, our group is going to experience the most bizarre things they have ever experienced.

 

And that is the premise of another. A horror series that can make you terrified and uncomfortable.

 

That's a great horror story if you ask me.

 

 

 

43. Elfen Lied

 

Elfen Lied

 

Entity Detail
Title Elfen Lied
Type TV
Studios Arms
Premiered Jul 25, 2004 to Oct 17, 2004
Source Manga
MAL Score 7.541
Duration 25 min. per ep.

 

We aren't done with the horror yet, weebs. The next anime on our list is yet another gripping yet terrifying piece.

 

However, this time, the intensity is much higher. Elfen Lied is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2004.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a manga series. The manga was written and illustrated by Okamoto Lynn.

 

A girl named Lucy was being experimented on by the government. Now she has gained two horns and the power of telekinesis.

 

Moreover, she has escaped the government confinement and is on the run. However, she gets injured during her escape and develops a split personality disorder.

 

When Kouta and Yuka come across her, they take her in for her care. However, they don't realize that this girl can massacre millions without breaking a sweat.

 

The greatness of Elfen lied stands in the fact that it is terrifying to its core.

 

With uneasiness and discomfort all along, this anime is something that horror fans would crave.

 

 

 

42. Sakamoto desu ga?

 

Sakamoto desu ga?

 

Entity Detail
Title Sakamoto Desu ga?
Type TV
Studios Studio Deen
Premiered Apr 8, 2016 to Jul 1, 2016
Source Manga
MAL Score 7.581
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

Now we have had our share of getting scared. However, I feel that this is the moment we should just relax and watch some hilarious stuff.

 

And what better hilarious stuff to watch other than Sakamoto Desu Ga? Sakamoto desu ga? is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2016.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a manga series. The manga was written and illustrated by Sano Nani.

 

The story tells about the life of Sakamoto, a perfectionist, to say this list. With his extreme intelligence and attractiveness, my man has captured every heart in his class.

 

But being a perfect person is hard, you know. And that is depicted even more interestingly in this anime.

 

The sheer amount of fun and humor in this anime is just too good. Without a doubt, one of the most unique and creative anime of its year.

 

 

 

41. Orange

 

Orange

 

Entity Detail
Title Orange
Type TV
Studios Telecom Animation Film
Premiered Jul 4, 2016 to Sep 26, 2016
Source Manga
MAL Score 7.621
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

Time to put those smiles on a halt for once. Because the next anime on our list might very well break you into tears.

 

Orange is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2016. It is an anime adaptation of a manga series.

 

The manga was written and illustrated by Takano Ichigo. The series talks about Naha Takamiya, who got a weird letter claiming to save a transfer student.

 

Thinking of it as a prank, she dismisses it. However, soon she realizes that the letter was true when Kakeru Naruse takes admission to her class.

 

Now she has complete faith in the letter and she will do all she can to motivate Kakeru and save him.

 

But what is she supposed to save him from? Orange is a slow and steady drama series that can bloom your heart and make your eyes ball out.

 

Trust me, it is very emotional.

 

 

 

40. Paranoia Agent

 

Paranoia Agent

 

Entity Detail
Title Mousou Dairinin
Type TV
Studios Madhouse
Premiered Feb 3, 2004 to May 18, 2004
Source Original
MAL Score 7.681
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

Now let's take a look at some mind-bending anime, ladies and gentlemen. This is the series we call the Paranoia Agent.

 

Paranoia Agent is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2004. It is an anime original directed by Satoshi Kon and animated by Madhouse.

 

The story talks about a killer called Shounen Bat who has been killing his victims with a golden bat.

 

Moreover, this guy is a serial killer who travels on rollerblades and kills anyone and everyone.

 

Seems to be impossible to catch, two detectives prepare themselves to put an end to him once and for all.

 

But who is this guy? And why is he doing so? Many more such questions will be answered as our detectives try to find this killer.

 

This anime is not only mind-bending but also has a unique vibe to it. Something that will shake you from the core.

 

 

39. Aoi Bungaku

 

Aoi Bungaku

 

Entity Detail
Title Aoi Bungaku Series
Type TV
Studios Madhouse
Premiered Oct 11, 2009 to Dec 27, 2009
Source Novel
MAL Score 7.731
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

This might seem like Death Note and Light Yagami. However, it is not. Although it is similar to a certain extent, at its core, they are two different stories.

 

Aoi Bungaku is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2009. It is an anime adaptation of a novel.

 

The series is directed by Tetsurou Araki and animated by Madhouse. This anime is a collection of short stories that have one or some other meaning to them.

 

All these stories are not only captivating but also well-thought-out. If you just so happen to be a fan of such segmented series then this is the anime for you boys.

 

It might not seem like something extravagant but just watch one segment and you will realize why am I appreciating it so much.

 

 

38. Charlotte

 

Charlotte

 

Entity Detail
Title Charlotte
Type TV
Studios P.A. Works
Premiered Jul 5, 2015 to Sep 27, 2015
Source Original
MAL Score 7.761
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

The next anime on our list is so much better as a work that you and I would love to watch.

 

In other words, it's a high school-based anime! Yup, it's been a while. However, this series isn't written in reality.

 

It's about magic. Charlotte is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2015.

 

It is an anime original directed by Asai Yoshiyuki and animated by P. A. Works.

 

Charlotte is set in a world where students with special powers come and study together.

 

These powers can be anything, from going invisible to stopping time. And this is the story of students possessing these incredible powers and studying alongside.

 

How will they use these strengths to their advantage? This anime is not only adorable but also interesting and fun to watch.

 

Something that almost all of us would love to live.

 

 

37. The Devil is a Part-Timer

 

The Devil is a Part-Timer

 

Entity Detail
Title Hataraku Maou-sama!
Type TV
Studios White Fox
Premiered Apr 4, 2013 to Jun 27, 2013
Source Light novel
MAL Score 7.801
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

Isekai anime? No, it's a reverse Isekai, ladies, and gentlemen. Instead of our main character going to the devil's world, a devil has come to our world.

 

The Devil is a Part-Timer is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2013.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a light novel. The light novel was written by Wagahara Satoshi and illustrated by 029.

 

The series talks about a devil who was about to conquer all dimensions when a Hero defeated him and fixed him on Earth.

 

Now he can't use magic and has none of his servants. So let's just say that this dimension ruler now has to work to pay his rent.

 

And this is the story of this devil whose fate led him to be a part-timer.

 

Yup, it's a hilarious anime that tries to ridicule the daily life of humans in the human world.

 

Without a doubt, worth all your time and effort.

 

 

36. Devilman Crybaby

 

Devilman Crybaby

 

Entity Detail
Title Devilman: Crybaby
Type ONA
Studios Science SARU
Premiered 2018-01-05 00:00:00
Source Manga
MAL Score 7.811
Duration 25 min. per ep.

 

Alright, seems like we are on a bit of a mature side of things, weebs.

 

And this mature side has been summoned up by Devilman Crybaby. Devilman Crybaby is a 10 episode ONA series that aired back in 2018.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a manga series. The manga was written and illustrated by Nagai Go.

 

The story talks about Akira Fudou who gained the strength of a devil and has now become what we call a 'Devilman'.

 

However, deep down, he is still a weak and kind person who seeks nothing but a help for others.

 

And this selfless nature is going to expand a lot more with Akira now attaining insane powers as a Devilman.

 

The anime is not only horrifying but also entertaining. You would have a great time watching this and it isn't THAT long either.

 

 

35. House of Five Leaves

 

House of Five Leaves

 

Entity Detail
Title Saraiya Goyou
Type TV
Studios Manglobe
Premiered Apr 16, 2010 to Jul 2, 2010
Source Manga
MAL Score 7.811
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

The next anime on our list is a rather unknown series. It is great in terms of story and it's time to give it some more recognition as well.

 

House of Five Leaves is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2010.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a manga series. The manga was written and illustrated by Ono Natsume.

 

The series talks about Masanosuke Akitsu who is an amazing swordsman from the Edo Period.

 

However, his personality is what lets people off of him. So when he gets the opportunity to be the bodyguard of Yaichi, he grabs it with no hesitation.

 

However, Yaichi and his actions are going to challenge Akitsu and his principles. This is because Yaichi is no simple man.

 

He is a Mafia leader. Things are going to get very interesting here. The story is not only intriguing but also captivating.

 

Filled with action and drama, this anime is what might be up your alley.

 

 

34. Classroom of The Elite

 

Classroom of The Elite

 

Entity Detail
Title Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e (TV)
Type TV
Studios Lerche
Premiered Jul 12, 2017 to Sep 27, 2017
Source Light novel
MAL Score 7.841
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

Well well, what do we have here? The next entry on our list is nothing other than the fabulous, Classroom Of The Elite.

 

Classroom of The Elite is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2017.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a light novel. The light novel was written by Kinugasa Shougo and illustrated by Tomose Shunsaku.

 

The anime tells the story of a school that boasts a 100% employment and admission rate.

 

So when Kiyotaka Ayanokoji manages to get into this school, he starts looking forward to his bright future.

 

However, this school is like none other. You can't communicate with anyone outside and have to live your entire graduation years there only.

 

Moreover, in order to buy something, you need to use your points. So what is this point system?

 

And why are students getting ¥100,000 worth of points every month? More such mysteries will unfold as we stand alongside these students in this classroom of the elite.

 

The anime is amazing for anyone who loves their school anime. Moreover, this one also has an interesting premise so you won't get bored at all.

 

 

33. School Babysitters

 

School Babysitters

 

Entity Detail
Title Gakuen Babysitters
Type TV
Studios Brain's Base
Premiered Jan 7, 2018 to Mar 25, 2018
Source Manga
MAL Score 7.871
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

Cute and wholesome are the words that will pop out of your mouth when you watch the School Babysitters.

 

School Babysitters is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2018. It is an anime adaptation of a manga series.

 

The manga was written and illustrated by Tokeino Hari. The anime tells the story of a boy who got engaged with babysitting.

 

How? Well, my boy Ryuuchi Kashima had a younger brother and no one else. So to survive in this situation, he was asked by the chairman of an elite academy to become a babysitter.

 

And let's just say that this decision is going to be the best one of his life yet!

 

A great series about raising kids filled with adorable and lovely children. Your wholesome index will break right when you start this anime.

 

 

32. Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun

 

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun

 

Entity Detail
Title Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun
Type TV
Studios Doga Kobo
Premiered Jul 7, 2014 to Sep 22, 2014
Source 4-koma manga
MAL Score 7.911
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

The next anime on our list is a beautiful and hilarious romance series. And let's just say that it's much different than what you are expecting.

 

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-Kun is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2014. It is an anime adaptation of a manga series.

 

The manga was written and illustrated by Tsubaki Izumi. The series talks about Chiyo Sakura who falls for Umetarou Nozaki.

 

However, she soon realizes that Nozaki is a shoujo manga artist. As interactions go on, she ends up being one of his manga assistants.

 

And so begins the life of our girl who is spending hours with her crush.

 

However, their time is spent more on manga talks than romance. This anime is particularly great for people who love their romance with pinches of comedy and fun.

 

You are one of them? Then go for it!

 

 

31. Yuri! On Ice

 

Yuri! On Ice

 

Entity Detail
Title Yuri!!! on Ice
Type TV
Studios MAPPA
Premiered Oct 6, 2016 to Dec 22, 2016
Source Original
MAL Score 7.911
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

Are you a Yaoi fan? If yes then I have good news for you, my friend.

 

Yuri! On Ice is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2016. It is an anime original directed by Yamamoto Sayo and animated by MAPPA.

 

The series tells us about Yuri Katsuki, a professional Japanese Ice Skater who lost the Grand Prix.

 

And so, my man decided to give up on ice skating. However, when the legendary Ice Skater Victor Nikiforov shows up to help Yuri, he can't help but return to skating.

 

A video of Yuri performing Victor's program went viral and that caused Victor to come for his help.

 

Will Yuri be able to win the Grand Prix with the help of the legend, himself?

 

Yuri On Ice is one of the most commercially successful yaoi manga of all time.

 

A work of art that should be appreciated by you and many others.

 

 

30. Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku

 

Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku

 

Entity Detail
Title Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii
Type TV
Studios A-1 Pictures
Premiered Apr 13, 2018 to Jun 22, 2018
Source Web manga
MAL Score 7.951
Duration 22 min. per ep.

 

Love is indeed hard. And we can understand that with the help of this anime.

 

This is Wotakoi. Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku is an 11 episode TV anime that aired back in 2018.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a manga series. The manga was written and illustrated by Fujita.

 

The anime is all about Narumu Momose and Hirotaka Nifuji. These two individuals are Otakus and in the world where Otaku are looked down upon, these guys are staying in cover.

 

They work in the same office and are seeking the love of their life. Therefore, as they have discussions about Otaku stuff together, love starts to bloom between them.

 

This is the story of two Otaku falling for each other. The title explains the series very well.

 

The anime dives into awkward social problems that Otakus in Japan face very frequently.

 

 

29. Re: LIFE

 

Re: LIFE

 

Entity Detail
Title ReLIFE
Type TV
Studios TMS Entertainment
Premiered Jul 2, 2016 to Sep 24, 2016
Source Web manga
MAL Score 8.011
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

The next anime on our list is an interesting one. It talks about the opportunity of living your life once again.

 

How? Let's find out. Re: LIFE is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2016.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a manga series. The manga was written and illustrated by Yayoi Sou.

 

The series talks about Arata Kaizaki who got the opportunity to live back his 17-years-old self.

 

Now he must do all he can to improve his past so that he can have a bright future.

 

However, he will also get money for this activity from the organizers of it. And so begins the journey of our boy trying re-live the days of his merry, his highs school days.

 

How much growth potential is there in life? And more of such philosophical questions are answered by this anime.

 

 

28. Golden Boy

 

Golden Boy

 

Entity Detail
Title Golden Boy
Type OVA
Studios APPP
Premiered Oct 27, 1995 to Jun 28, 1996
Source Manga
MAL Score 8.021
Duration 29 min. per ep.

 

From the olden days comes the golden series we know by the name of Golden Boy.

 

Golden Boy is a 6 episode OVA series that aired back in 1995. It is an anime adaptation of a manga series.

 

The manga was written and illustrated by Egawa Tatsuya. The series talks about Kintarou Ooe, a part-timer who will do anything and everything as a job.

 

On his bike across the street, my man is ready to do every work. From cleaning to baking, he can do it all.

 

And he gets to meet beautiful ladies on his way as well so that's a plus, right?

 

Golden Boy is a short, sweet, and eye-opening series that teaches you the importance of experience in the real world.

 

 

27. FLCL

 

FLCL

 

Entity Detail
Title FLCL
Type OVA
Studios Gainax, Production I.G
Premiered Apr 26, 2000 to Mar 16, 2001
Source Original
MAL Score 8.031
Duration 25 min. per ep.

 

Logic? Yeah, forget about that one mate! Because the next anime on our list doesn't have it at all.

 

FLCL is a 6 episode OVA series that aired back in 2000. It is an anime original directed by Tsurumaki Kazuya and animated by Studio Gainax.

 

The story talks about a boy who gets head-to-head with his brother's girlfriend and develops a unique relationship with her.

 

Moreover, another girl with a Vespa shows up and the boy creates a mech from his forehead!

 

Wait, what? FLCL is an art piece that focuses a lot more on symbolism and metaphor than precise presentation.

 

Therefore, if you are a fan of such artistic anime, ONLY THEN you should watch it.

 

 

26. SK8 The Infinity

 

SK8 The Infinity

 

Entity Detail
Title SK8
Type TV
Studios Bones
Premiered Jan 10, 2021 to Apr 4, 2021
Source Original
MAL Score 8.041
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

Well well, we have a sports anime here, ladies and gentlemen. This one is new in the market but still gained a lot of traction you know.

 

SK8 The Infinity is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2021. It is an anime original directed by Utsumi Hiroko and animated by Studio Bones.

 

The series talks about our protagonist who takes part in a skateboard race called 'S' and loses miserably.

 

However, a turn of events takes place when a snowboarder defeats the one who defeated him and so, our boy is getting fascinated by him.

 

Now he is on a journey to teach this snowboarder how to use a skateboard.

 

And let's just say that this journey is going to be a fun one. Sk8 is a new original but with its Yaoi elements and intentional action, this series rose the ranks of popularity very easily.

 

 

25. Serial Experiments Lain

 

Serial Experiments Lain

 

Entity Detail
Title Serial Experiments Lain
Type TV
Studios Triangle Staff
Premiered Jul 6, 1998 to Sep 28, 1998
Source Original
MAL Score 8.051
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

Time to talk about some mind-bending anime, weebs. The next entry on our list might be a shock to many of you guys.

 

Serial Experiments Lain is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 1998. It is an anime original directed by Nakamura Ryuutarou and animated by Triangle Staff.

 

The series talks about the existence of digital personas and their effects on people. With Lain as our protagonist, the series tells us how machines and technology can overpower human wit and control.

 

This anime is another art piece that will only be appreciated by those looking for something new.

 

Make sure you are one of them before diving into it.

 

 

24. Angel Beats!

 

Angel Beats!

 

Entity Detail
Title Angel Beats!
Type TV
Studios P.A. Works
Premiered Apr 3, 2010 to Jun 26, 2010
Source Original
MAL Score 8.121
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

Get ready to ball your eyes out. Because Angel Beats has made its way to the list.

 

Beware! Angel Beats! is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2010. It is an anime original directed by Kishi Seiji and animated by P. A. Works.

 

The series is set in a world where those who died for an unfair reason get a chance to live their life again.

 

However, here they get to meet more people like them and have a completely different atmosphere.

 

Otonashi is one such boy who lost his life and is now present in this new world.

 

However, he realizes that he must do all he can to survive the villain of this story, Tenshi, and make sure that he stands true.

 

Angel Beats is an amazing anime for all those who want to clean their eyes with tears.

 

With only 13 episodes, this series can give you an experience of your life.

 

 

23. Zankyou no Terror

 

Zankyou no Terror

 

Entity Detail
Title Zankyou no Terror
Type TV
Studios MAPPA
Premiered Jul 11, 2014 to Sep 26, 2014
Source Original
MAL Score 8.121
Duration 22 min. per ep.

 

The next entry on our list is a bit serious. Make sure that you have your guards up.

 

Zankyou no Terror is an 11 episode TV anime that aired back in 2014. It is an anime original directed by Watanabe Shinichiro and animated by MAPPA.

 

The series is set in a world where mass destruction occurred that was caused by two boys.

 

And now these boys are challenging the government that they will cause even more destruction.

 

In order to stop them, the police force gets to work. But why are these boys doing it and how?

 

All these questions are yet to be answered. With one of the best-directed episodes of its time, Terror in Resonance is a series that all my action and mystery fans wouldn't wanna miss out on.

 

 

22. Kuragehime

 

Kuragehime

 

Entity Detail
Title Kuragehime
Type TV
Studios Brain's Base
Premiered Oct 15, 2010 to Dec 31, 2010
Source Manga
MAL Score 8.131
Duration 22 min. per ep.

 

The next entry on our list is yet another forgotten series. But let's just say that it is a lot more qualitative than you might think.

 

Kuragehime is an 11 episode TV anime that aired back in 2010. It is an anime adaptation of a manga series.

 

The manga was written and illustrated by Higashimura Akiko. The story talks about Tsukimi who has been obsessed with Jellyfish all her life.

 

And a change in her life is also caused by the presence of one such Jellyfish.

 

A young confident woman saves a Jellyfish with her and they get acquainted. However, this girl might be having some interesting secrets of her own.

 

For starters, She might not be she but he. Oh yeah, amazing indeed. The story is simple and straightforward.

 

Nothing complex or mind-bending. This makes it easier to watch and love.

 

 

21. Kaiba

 

Kaiba

 

Entity Detail
Title Kaiba
Type TV
Studios Madhouse
Premiered Apr 11, 2008 to Jul 25, 2008
Source Original
MAL Score 8.161
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

The next anime on our list is an interesting work ladies and gentlemen. This is a story about souls and spirits.

 

However, the twist is rather interesting. Kaiba is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2008.

 

It is an anime original directed by Yuasa Masaaki and animated by Madhouse. The series talks about souls, spirits, and memories.

 

Set in a world where people can't lose their memories and don't need to worry about letting go of their Soul, this anime talks about some deep psychological aspects of life.

 

With our protagonist Kaiba, we are going to understand the depths of life with the help of this narrative.

 

Kaiba is a lot more on the artistic side of things than we think. Therefore, it would be great if you watch it only if you are a fan of such a series.

 

 

20. Death Parade

 

Death Parade

 

Entity Detail
Title Death Parade
Type TV
Studios Madhouse
Premiered Jan 10, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015
Source Original
MAL Score 8.191
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

We are in the Top 20, ladies and gentlemen. And wouldn't I say that there is no better series to start this segment other than Death Parade?

 

Death Parade is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2015. It is an anime original directed by Tachikawa Yuzuru and animated by Madhouse.

 

The anime is set in the afterlife where those who have died end up for their Justice.

 

However, the story here is different. If you want your life back, you must win the games organized by the bartender.

 

And if you don't, you will be falling into nothingness. A story that talks about the human mind and emotions, this is the complexity of Death Parade.

 

The greatness of Death Parade is in its focus on details. Taking care of every important aspect and highlighting it properly is what gives it the 20th spot on this list.

 

 

19. Horimiya

 

Horimiya

 

Entity Detail
Title Horimiya
Type TV
Studios CloverWorks
Premiered Jan 10, 2021 to Apr 4, 2021
Source Manga
MAL Score 8.231
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

Well well. Look what do we have here? A wholesome romance series waiting to be watched by us, huh?

 

Horimiya is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2021. It is an anime adaptation of a manga series.

 

The manga was written by HERO and illustrated by Hagiwara Daisuke. Horimiya talks about Hori Kyouko and Miyamura Izumi, two classmates who give off one vibe but have another.

 

They both have secrets that are hidden from those around them. And when they get together and express those secrets to each other, they feel comforted on another level.

 

This is the story of two souls meeting with an accident and loving each other forever.

 

Horimiya is a recent entry into the romance anime world. However, it managed to capture the heart of anyone and everyone who watched it.

 

 

18. Erased

 

Erased

 

Entity Detail
Title Boku dake ga Inai Machi
Type TV
Studios A-1 Pictures
Premiered Jan 8, 2016 to Mar 25, 2016
Source Manga
MAL Score 8.341
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

Do you like Murder Mystery? Well if you do then Erased is the anime for you.

 

Erased is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2016. It is an anime adaptation of a manga series.

 

The manga was written and illustrated by Kei Sanbe. The story talks about Satoru Fujinuma who has the power to return back in time right before something miserable is about to happen.

 

So when his mother is killed by someone, he travels back to his childhood self.

 

But why did he travel so early? Is the cause of her mother's murder so old?

 

All these questions are yet to be answered by our boy Satoru. Erased is an incredible anime for anyone who wishes to enjoy some short and sweet stories.

 

With interesting mystery and beautiful execution, this anime is something I can't help but recommend to all of you.

 

 

17. Katanagatari

 

Katanagatari

 

Entity Detail
Title Katanagatari
Type TV
Studios White Fox
Premiered Jan 26, 2010 to Dec 11, 2010
Source Light novel
MAL Score 8.351
Duration 50 min. per ep.

 

Many of you would have already guessed what this anime is going to be about.

 

Those who didn't, let me tell you. It's about swords aka Katanas. Katanagatari is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2010.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a light novel. The light novel was written by NISIO ISIN and illustrated by Take.

 

The story talks about the journey of Shichuka Yasuri who is asked for help by one of his new friends.

 

Both of them must collect all the 12 deviant swords to get stronger and put an end to this Edo era politics.

 

However, this task is going to be the hardest of all they have faced. For starters, they have to fight super-strong warriors to attain just one sword.

 

This is going to be fun. Katanagatari is a feast for all those who cherish action anime.

 

With its fearsome presentation and interesting narrative, this series is what YOU should definitely try.

 

 

16. Given

 

Given

 

Entity Detail
Title Given
Type TV
Studios Lerche
Premiered Jul 12, 2019 to Sep 20, 2019
Source Manga
MAL Score 8.351
Duration 22 min. per ep.

 

Music has always been an integral part of almost all of our life. However, has music ever created your new life?

 

Given is an 11 episode TV anime that aired back in 2019. It is an anime adaptation of a manga series.

 

The manga was written and illustrated by Kizu Natsuki. The series talks about the accidental meeting of guitar enthusiasts Mafuyu Satou and Uenoyama Ritsuka.

 

When Uenoyama helps out Mafuyu with his guitar, he asks him to meet for band practice.

 

Although he was a bit hesitant at first, Satou ends up costing and realizes how cool this band is.

 

After listening to Satou's voice, Uenoyama gives him an offer. An offer that will change Satou's life once and for all.

 

Given has been a great anime for any music enthusiast. It dives into the hardships and problems that someone faces when they pursue their passion.

 

This makes it even more relatable and interesting.

 

 

15. Puella Magi Madoka Magica

 

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

 

Entity Detail
Title Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Type TV
Studios Shaft
Premiered Jan 7, 2011 to Apr 22, 2011
Source Original
MAL Score 8.361
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

Have you watched any magical girls' shows? Yes? Do you think this one is like that as well?

 

Yes? NO! Puella Magi Madoka Magica is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2011.

 

It is an anime original directed by Shinbou Akiyuki and animated by Studio SHAFT. The anime tells us about Madoka and Miki who had a normal life until they met a cat-like familiar named Kyuubey.

 

Now Kyuubey offers them an opportunity. They can get any of their dreams to come true in exchange for becoming a magical girl.

 

And so, our girls decide to take the offer even when a magical girl herself advised them not to.

 

And soon, both these girls are going to realize what kind of Pandora's Box they have opened.

 

The series is dark, gory, and rude. Let's just say it is far, far different from any magical girls show you have ever watched in your life.

 

 

14. Anohana

 

Anohana

 

Entity Detail
Title Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai.
Type TV
Studios A-1 Pictures
Premiered Apr 15, 2011 to Jun 24, 2011
Source Original
MAL Score 8.381
Duration 22 min. per ep.

 

Another anime that will leave you crying for 3 hours straight. This is the story of Anohana.

 

Anohana is an 11 episode TV anime that aired back in 2011. It is an anime original directed by Nagai Tatsuyuki.

 

Anohana talks about Jinta who lost his childhood friend Menma back when they were kids.

 

Moreover, this incident also led him and his group to get separated. However, years later, Jinta is somehow able to see Menma's spirit.

 

Soon the old group gets together once again and this time, they are doing it to fulfill the wish of their lost friend, one last time.

 

I know many of you would have understood the magnitude of this series just by reading this synopsis.

 

Well, let's just say that it is much more emotional than that.

 

 

13. Hellsing Ultimate

 

Hellsing Ultimate

 

Entity Detail
Title Hellsing Ultimate
Type OVA
Studios Madhouse, Satelight, Graphinica
Premiered Feb 10, 2006 to Dec 26, 2012
Source Manga
MAL Score 8.381
Duration 50 min. per ep.

 

Do you like Vampires? Do you like Vampires when they fire? If you answered either of the questions with a yes then this anime is for you my friend Hellsing Ultimate is a 10 episode OVA series that aired back in 2012.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a manga series. The manga was written and illustrated by Hirano Kouta.

 

The series talks about the co-existence of vampires and humans. However, this co-existence is hurdled as vampires have started decimating humans.

 

A human organization named Hellsing is about to put a stop on them. And their strongest weapon is something you couldn't have thought about.

 

Their strongest weapon is a vampire himself named Alucard. But why is he fighting against his own kind?

 

And what is Hellsing as a whole? All such questions will be answered in this series.

 

Hellsing Ultimate is a re-adaptation of the Hellsing manga. This time, it is much truer to its source and has an engaging screenplay to offer.

 

 

12. Baccano!

 

Baccano!

 

Entity Detail
Title Baccano!
Type TV
Studios Brain's Base
Premiered Jul 27, 2007 to Nov 2, 2007
Source Light novel
MAL Score 8.401
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

Oh hell yes! In a list about amazing short anime, there's no way we couldn't have included the incredible Baccano!

 

Baccano! is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2007. It is an anime adaptation of a light novel.

 

The light novel was written by Narita Ryohgo and illustrated by Enami Katsumi. Baccano is an anime about Mafia, murders, gangs, and a magical spell.

 

With almost 20 main characters, their 20 backstories, and 4 different timelines, this series might seem like a confusion pool.

 

However, the impeccable execution of this anime leaves us with nothing but amazement. This anime is very hard to express in one line.

 

Just watch it completely. You might feel a bit confused at first but over time, things will start connecting together.

 

 

11. Usagi Drop

 

Usagi Drop

 

Entity Detail
Title Usagi Drop
Type TV
Studios Production I.G
Premiered Jul 8, 2011 to Sep 16, 2011
Source Manga
MAL Score 8.411
Duration 22 min. per ep.

 

A cute and wholesome series was waiting for us at the 11th spot ladies and gentlemen.

 

Allow me to introduce you to Usagi Drop. Usagi Drop is an 11 episode TV anime that aired back in 2011.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a manga series. The manga was written and illustrated by Unita Yumi.

 

The series talks about Daikichi Kawachi who visits her grandfather's funeral. When he visits there, he comes across his grandfather's illegal daughter named Rin.

 

The family is against taking her in and treats her rudely. Therefore, Daikichi decides to take care of her instead.

 

However, he has zero experience of raising a child. And now, this task is going to be quite troublesome for him.

 

However, if it is for Rin's happiness, my man will do it no matter what.

 

A beautiful and pleasing representation of love and care. An anime that will calm you down and teach you about life and its admiration to another level.

 

With the metaphor of father-daughter love, this anime will tell you about the hardships of raising a child in a fun and unique way.

 

 

10. Barakamon

 

Barakamon

 

Entity Detail
Title Barakamon
Type TV
Studios Kinema Citrus
Premiered Jul 6, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014
Source Web manga
MAL Score 8.401
Duration 22 min. per ep.

 

We are in the Top 10 ladies and gentlemen. Every anime from here on out is not only short but also amazing and entertaining to the next level.

 

And you will realize why I am saying this just by watching Barakamon. Barakamon is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2014.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a manga series. The manga was written and illustrated by Yoshino Satsuki.

 

The series talks about Seishuu Handa who is a coming-of-age calligrapher with an arrogant attitude.

 

That is why he lost his cool when one of the veterans called his art to be 'Unoriginal'.

 

To make him realize his mistake and find his own style, Handa's father sends him to the countryside.

 

And thus begins the journey of Handa from being an elite in the city to a rookie in the village.

 

However, the village that he considers annoying at first might end up giving him his original style.

 

Barakamon talks about artistry and its execution. With some amazing characters and fine execution, this anime has made its way to be one of the best short anime in the industry.

 

 

9. No Game, No Life

 

No Game, No Life

 

Entity Detail
Title No Game No Life
Type TV
Studios Madhouse
Premiered Apr 9, 2014 to Jun 25, 2014
Source Light novel
MAL Score 8.151
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

Oh, come on! This list would have been incomplete without the presence of this beauty.

 

That's right, ladies and gentlemen. This is the story of No Game No Life. No Game, No Life is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2014.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a light novel. The light novel was written and illustrated by Kamiya Yuu.

 

The series talks about Sora and Shiro, siblings who are perfect in games. They can't be beaten by hackers or a general player.

 

And their name is 'Blank'. However, their shut-in life changes when they defeat God in a chess game.

 

And now they are invited to a new world where games decide it all. Thus begins the journey of this duo who are known to be insane at games in a world where games decide your fate.

 

Not gonna lie, seems like a dream come true. No Game No Life is an infamous series for being only 12 episodes long.

 

However, despite being short in length, the sheer amount of entertainment this anime provides is just way too good.

 

 

8. Grand Blue

 

Grand Blue

 

Entity Detail
Title Grand Blue
Type TV
Studios Zero-G
Premiered Jul 14, 2018 to Sep 29, 2018
Source Manga
MAL Score 8.421
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

The next anime on our list is a laughter-fest for anyone and everyone who enjoys his anime with an open mind.

 

This is the story of Grand Blue. Grand Blue is a 12 episode TV anime that aired back in 2018.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a manga series. The manga was written by Inoue Kenji and illustrated by Yoshioka Kimitake.

 

Grand Blue talks about the life of Iori Kitahara who shifted to his uncle's place so he could attend college and have a normal college life.

 

However, his life is going to be much more fun when he gets involved with the diving club.

 

Old men dancing naked and drinking all day? Oh yeah, this 'normal' life is going to be so much fun for our boy.

 

Grand Blue is not only funny but also thought-provoking. It grabs you in with its narrative and then teaches you some important life lessons.

 

This is why it's appreciated so much in the community.

 

 

7. Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song

 

Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song

 

Entity Detail
Title Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song
Type TV
Studios Wit Studio
Premiered Apr 3, 2021 to Jun 19, 2021
Source Original
MAL Score 8.551
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

The next anime on our list is new in the anime world. However, it managed to grasp everyone's attention instantly.

 

Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2021.

 

It is an anime original directed by Ezaki Shinpei and animated by WIT Studio. The series is set in a world where AI is on a mission to demolish mankind.

 

To stop them, one of the surviving humans sent back an AI to the past.

 

This is so they can bring back someone that can bring peace to this Hideous world.

 

And that someone is none other than Vivy. With her beautiful and melodious voice, Vivy is now supposed to make sure that she calms the rage of all these AIs and, show them, a beautiful path for humanity.

 

This anime is not only gorgeous in terms of animation but also entertaining and intriguing.

 

Well, that's a combo that you and I would love to see.

 

 

6. A Place Further Than The Universe

 

A Place Further Than The Universe

 

Entity Detail
Title Sora yori mo Tooi Basho
Type TV
Studios Madhouse
Premiered Jan 2, 2018 to Mar 27, 2018
Source Original
MAL Score 8.551
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

Have you ever dreamed of reaching somewhere far beyond? You did? Well, then I have an amazing anime lined up for you.

 

A Place Further Than The Universe is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2018.

 

It is an anime original directed by Ishizuka Atsuko and animated by Madhouse. The story talks about two girls.

 

The first one is Mari Tamaki who wants to go far beyond this world. She wants to reach a new place, never been visited by anyone.

 

A place further than the universe. And the other girl is Shirase Kobuchizawa who is looking for her lost mother and wants to visit Antarctica.

 

As both of these aspirants meet each other, their desire for doing the impossible reaches new heights.

 

And with the help of two more girls, our group is going to achieve what they want.

 

And this time, no one can stop them. A wholesome and fun-to-watch series that will act as something much more than just inspiration.

 

It is a movement and let's just say that this movement is too good to be true.

 

 

5. Tatami Galaxy

 

Tatami Galaxy

 

Entity Detail
Title Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei
Type TV
Studios Madhouse
Premiered Apr 23, 2010 to Jul 2, 2010
Source Novel
MAL Score 8.601
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

We are in the Top 5, weebs. The best of the best are here. And I think we can't start our 5 best short anime segments with anything other than Tatami Galaxy.

 

Tatami Galaxy is an 11 episode TV anime that aired back in 2010. It is an anime adaptation of a novel.

 

The anime was directed by Yuasa Masaaki and animated by Studio Madhouse. The story talks about our main character Watashi being sent back in time by a God Of Matrimony.

 

His life before this has been stale and boring and his college years were as mundane as anything.

 

However, now is the chance for our boy to redeem himself and find the love of his life.

 

And let's just say that our boy does end up finding it. Tatami Galaxy is unique in a sense that will make you question how anime can be projected on the screen.

 

If you are a fan of such works or Masaaki Yuasa in general then this anime is for you my friend.

 

 

4. Ping Pong the Animation

 

Ping Pong the Animation

 

Entity Detail
Title Ping Pong the Animation
Type TV
Studios Tatsunoko Production
Premiered Apr 11, 2014 to Jun 20, 2014
Source Manga
MAL Score 8.621
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

Yet another artistic anime is on its way, weebs. Done by the same guy as before, this is Masaaki Yuasa's, Ping Pong.

 

Ping Pong the Animation is an 11 episode TV anime that aired back in 2014.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a manga series. The manga was written and illustrated by Matsumoto Taiyo.

 

The story talks about a guy named Smile who ironically never smiles and a ping pong pro named Peco.

 

These two have been friends for a while and Ping Pong has been their segment for connection.

 

And even though Smile doesn't like to participate in competitions, he is going to be doing it this time alongside Peco.

 

With the help of his selfless trainer and with his pride and skills, Smile and Peco are going to go against the best of the best respectively.

 

And by doing so, they would realize the true meaning of sports and its characteristics.

 

Ping Pong The Animation, just like Tatami Galaxy falls under the 'artistic' pieces category. It is one of the most critically acclaimed anime series and has won the animation of the year award as well.

 

Yup, it is worth your time.

 

 

3. Violet Evergarden

 

Violet Evergarden

 

Entity Detail
Title Violet Evergarden
Type TV
Studios Kyoto Animation
Premiered Jan 11, 2018 to Apr 5, 2018
Source Light novel
MAL Score 8.651
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

Prepare yourself. And this time, prepare yourself for good. Because the next anime on our list is nothing less than mind-blowing.

 

This is the legendary Violet Evergarden. Violet Evergarden is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2018.

 

It is an anime adaptation of a novel. The anime was directed by Ishidate Taichi and animated by Kyoto Animation.

 

The series talks about a world where a massive war had occurred. Millions have lost their lives and one of them is Major Gilbert.

 

Major Gilbert is the prized possession of an emotion-less girl named Violet Evergarden. And Major said 'I Love You' to her right before his death.

 

But since she doesn't have any emotions, she can't feel the gravity of his words.

 

Therefore, to understand what Major said, Violet aims to become an auto memory doll who will write letters on behalf of someone.

 

However, when you can't understand emotions on the first go, things are going to get very complicated.

 

How will Violet be able to make her dream come true and understand those words?

 

This series is filled with adorable and spectacular moments that you can't help but love so very much.

 

With unreal animation and the finest direction, Violet Evergarden is an anime that you just can't sleep on.

 

And it's only 13 episodes so that's a plus right?

 

 

2. Odd Taxi

 

Odd Taxi

 

Entity Detail
Title Odd Taxi
Type TV
Studios OLM, P.I.C.S.
Premiered Apr 6, 2021 to Jun 29, 2021
Source Original
MAL Score 8.771
Duration 23 min. per ep.

 

Yet another amazing anime from 2021 has made its way to our list. For runner-up, we have, probably the best anime of this year, the incredible Odd Taxi.

 

Odd Taxi is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2021. It is an anime original directed by Kinoshita Baku and animated by Studio OLM.

 

The series is set in a world where animals are used as a metaphor for humans.

 

Here our protagonist is a walrus named Hiroshi Odokawa who has no superpowers or specialty.

 

He is just a simple taxi driver making his living on the road. However, soon he gets to be an individual of concern when a girl goes missing.

 

Now with cops and Yakuza looking for him, his life is going to be a hell of a ride.

 

The greatness of Odd Taxi lies in its execution. On the surface, this seems like no new concept.

 

However, when you watch this anime on screen, you will experience the intelligent and brilliant presentation of this narrative.

 

One of the most critically acclaimed anime in recent times, Odd Taxi managed to gather an unreal amount of attention.

 

And once you complete it, you will realize why it deserves even more.

 

 

1. Bunny Girl Senpai

 

Bunny Girl Senpai

 

Entity Detail
Title Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai
Type TV
Studios CloverWorks
Premiered Oct 4, 2018 to Dec 27, 2018
Source Light novel
MAL Score 8.331
Duration 24 min. per ep.

 

And finally, the first rank on our list. A series that has an incredible mixture of every aspect.

 

Romance, drama, comedy, you name it, it has it. That's right ladies and gentlemen, you guessed it correctly.

 

The first ranker on our short anime list is none other than the beloved Bunny Girl Senpai.

 

Bunny Girl Senpai is a 13 episode TV anime that aired back in 2018. It is an anime adaptation of a light novel.

 

The light novel was written by Kamoshida Hajime and illustrated by Mizoguchi Keiji. The story tells us about the concept of 'Puberty Syndrome' which is the physical creation of negative thoughts.

 

Sakuta Azusagawa has had first-hand experience with Puberty Syndrome and he knows how painful it is.

 

So when popular model Mai Sakurajima starts to experience this syndrome, he can't help but hold her hand for assistance.

 

And as the story continues, Sakuta meets more and more people experiencing Puberty syndrome and tries to help them out.

 

The reason why this anime made it to the top is because of its versatility.

 

Do you want something funny? It is. Do you want something emotional? It is. Do you want something interesting?

 

It is. No matter what you demand, this anime will fulfill it. A complete package that takes human drama and relationships to the next level.

 

Looked upon by many as the best anime of 2018 and has one of the most popular female characters.

 

Without a doubt, the best choice for an incredible short anime. And that is why Bunny Girl Senpai is at the top of this list.

 

So there you have it, weebs! This is the Top 50 Best Short Anime list.

 

I hope this was a quick ride for you and you at least had one short anime added to your watchlist.

 

Thanks a lot for reading and until next time, Sayonara!

 

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