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What is a hero? A cheerful person who saves innocents with a smile on their face, or a melancholic individual with boundary issues who drops in to pull their comrades out of trouble. Regardless of the definition, heroes are always in short supply in this big bad world filled with wolves. 

Here are 35 different anime shows that’ll make one wonder about the concept of superpowers.

We don’t want to waste your time. So, Here’s the entire list of the best superpower anime. If you want to know the details keep reading. I bet you’ll enjoy this guide.

No.AnimeTotal Episodes
 1Fist of the North Star152
 2Bleach366
 3Naruto & Naruto Shippuden720
 4Dragon Ball444 (ongoing after DBZ)
 5Hunter x Hunter148
 6Jujutsu Kaisen244
 7My Hero Academia113
 8Assassination Classroom47
 9Demon Slayer26 + 2 movies
 10That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime48
 11Attack on Titan87
 12Code Geass50
 13Gurren Lagann27
 14One-Punch Man24
 15The Daily Life of the Immortal King27
 16Tokyo Ghoul48
 17The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.50
 18Fire Force48
 19Blue Exorcist39
 20Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood64
 21Noragami29
 22Kill la Kill25
 23Fate/Stay Night (All alternate stories)49+ 3 movies
 24Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure164
 25The Misfit of Demon King Academy13
 26Spare Me! Great Lord12
 27Inuyashiki11
 28The God of High School13
 29Soul Eater51
 30The Seven Deadly Sins103
 31Shaman King116
 32God Eater13
 33Fairy Tail328
 34K, K: Return of Kings26
 35Claymore26

#35 Claymore

#35 Claymore - Superpower Anime

Genre: Adventure, Action, Dark Fantasy, Superhero, Sorcery
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 26
Studio: Madhouse

The story focuses on the conflict involving Yoma and human beings. The monstrous humanoid creatures feast on humans. An organization designs and manufactures human-Yoma hybrids to hunt down these demons in exchange for a fee. These female gladiators are armor-clad expert fighters. They are commonly referred to as “Claymore” because they carry massive swords or “Silver-Eyed Witches.” 

Clare is the female protagonist of this tale. She is a Claymore who rescues a human boy named Raki from a Yoma. Clare was raised by a top-ranked warrior named Teresa, who was later murdered by Priscilla. Thus, Clare and Priscilla have a tumultuous relationship. When the anime concluded, Clare had successfully beaten Priscilla in battle. Before she strikes the final blow, Raki stops her and reminds her of Teresa’s kindness and altruistic nature. 

The Claymores and the Yoma use Yoki to increase their strength and potential. When too much demonic energy is consumed, they become “Awakened Beings.” Although Clare is the lowest-ranked Claymore at No. 47, she proves her efficiency through combat.

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#34 K, K: Return of Kings

#34 K, K Return of Kings- Superpower Anime

Genre: Action, Martial Arts, Superpower, Supernatural, School
Number of Seasons: 2
Number of Episodes: 26
Studio: GoHands

This anime is centered around the adventures of Yashiro Isana. This boy had a normal life, devoid of mayhem. He resided in Shizume City, a futuristic setting, and is a student of Ashinaka High School. Yashiro’s friendly and warm-hearted demeanor is a noticeable trait. 

Isana is targeted by HOMRA, a group that believes that he assassinated Tatara Totsuka, who just happened to capture footage of the attacker before his demise. Since the attacker resembles the male protagonist, the Red Clansmen chase after Yashiro. In reality, an entity called Adolf K Weismann dwells within Isana. Adolf was a researcher associated with Germany.

With HOMRA and Scepter 4 hot on his trail, Yashiro tries to solve the mystery of Tatara’s death while comprehending this newfound world that includes several kings warring for the top spot. 

In K: Return of Kings, Adolf Weismann returns to take down Nagare Hisui of the Green Clan by demolishing the Dresden Slate. Even though Yashiro seems sweet and benevolent, the researcher inside him is a cunning and deceitful king who can manipulate others with relative ease. Kuroh Yatogami and Miyabi Ameno (Neko) later join the Silver Clan and work with Yashiro. 

#33 Fairy Tail

#33 Fairy Tail- Superpower Anime

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Superpower, Adventure, Demons, Magic
Number of Seasons: 8
Number of Episodes: 328
Studio: A-1 Pictures, Satelight, Bridge, Cloverworks

This anime is set in the Earth-land, home to countless guilds who complete tasks and get monetary compensation for their bravery. Natsu Dragneel is an accomplished wizard who represents the Fairy Tail guild. He comes across a celestial wizard who goes by the name of Lucy Heartfilia. 

Natsu hopes to encounter his adoptive father, who was none other than the great dragon Igneel. We are introduced to several characters like Dragneel’s partner Happy, Gray Fullbuster, Wendy Marvell, Laxus, Ezra Scarlet, and other warriors who are part of Fairy Tail. 

The story primarily focuses on the adventures of Natsu, Happy, and Lucy at the very beginning. As the plot progresses, they face formidable foes like the Black Magician Zeref and the slayer of dragons, Acnologia. With an indomitable spirit, “fire-eater” Natsu keeps moving forward, aided by his friends and loved ones. Friendship is a theme central to this tale, as the Guild survives dangerous situations by keeping their bonds intact. 

There are malevolent guilds like Grimoire Heart and Tartaros who often present obstacles to try and eradicate Fairy Tail. But our heroes never lose hope and continue working towards a better and brighter future. 

#32 God Eater

#32 God Eater- Superpower Anime

Genre: Action, Military, Superpower, Sci-Fi
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 13
Studio: Ufotable

An anime adaptation of a popular video game series, this anime depicts the battle between violent gods and humans who have incorporated Oracle Cells into themselves. The dangerous beings utterly ravaged the entire planet till most civilizations were laid to waste. The Aragami consumes everything in their path without hesitation. 

In 2071, due to the conceptualization of the God Arc, humankind can use their enemy’s technology against them. Lenka Utsugi is the main protagonist in the anime series, who never thinks twice before putting himself in treacherous situations in the hopes of saving a life.

With the help of Kota Fujiki, Lindow Amamiya, and Alisa Ilinichina Amiella, a desperate Lenka decides to fight the Aragami to the bitter end, come what may. The rest of the story forms the basis of the anime. 

#31 Shaman King

#31 Shaman King- Superpower Anime

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Superpower, Supernatural
Number of Seasons: 2
Number of Episodes: 116
Studio: Bridge

Shaman King is a classic manga series written and illustrated by Hiroyuki Takei. Asakura Yoh is the main character. Yoh isn’t particularly driven but enjoys communicating with spirits and befriending them. In contrast to the relentless Tao clan, Asakura doesn’t seek to establish total control over the spirits. His kindness helps him gather many allies.

In a world where Shamans face-off against each other to prove their worth and supremacy, Yoh overcomes many foes and gains loyal comrades like Anna, Usui Horokeu, Unemiya Ryunosuke, Chocolate McDonell, Lyserg Diethel, Johann Faust VIII to rise through the ranks and fight against the tyrannical Asakura Hao who also happens to be his brother. In the first anime series, Yoh kills Hao. Yoh’s passion and benevolence is a pivotal theme in the story as it greatly contrasts Hao’s nihilism. 

#30 The Seven Deadly Sins

#30 The Seven Deadly Sins- Superpower Anime

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Superpower, Comedy, Ecchi, Action
Number of Seasons: 4
Number of Episodes: 103
Studio: A1- Pictures, Studio Deen

Once heroic fighters who collaborated with the Holy Knights affiliated with the Kingdom of Liones, the Seven Deadly Sins were framed as perpetrators behind the murder of Zaratras. Following this event, the Sins escaped and didn’t return to the kingdom until Princess Elizabeth set out to look for Meliodas, the Dragon’s Sin of Wrath.

The other Sins include Ban, aka Fox’s Sin of Greed; Diane, aka Serpent’s Sin of Envy; King, aka Bear’s Sin of Sloth; Gowther, aka Goat’s Sin of Lust; Merlin, aka Boar’s Sin of Gluttony; and Escanor aka Lion’s Sin of Pride. All these 7 seven individuals have specific features that render them immeasurably powerful under certain conditions. 

As the team battles countless enemies, most notably the ten commandments, we discover there is more to the love story of Meliodas and Elizabeth than what meets the eye.

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#29 Soul Eater

#29 Soul Eater- Superpower Anime

Genre: Action, Dark Fantasy, Black Comedy, Superpower, Magic
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 51
Studio: Bones 

The famed Death Weapon Meister Academy is run by the quintessential Shinigami, i.e., Death himself. The tale is centered around the students of the academy who can turn into deadly weapons and their wielders, i.e., meisters. The main protagonists are Maka Albarn and her scythe Soul Eater.

Alongside Maka, the assassin named Black Star and his weapon Tsubaki Nakatsukasa, and the Shinigami’s ward Death the Kid armed with Liz and Paty Thompson are also notable side characters. The meisters hope to catch the souls of 99 evil humans and a single witch to power up their weapons which would give them an upper hand during fights. 

Maka and the rest of her friends are tasked with defeating the vile witch Medusa who will stop at nothing to revive an unhinged being named Asura, who almost plunged the entire world into chaos. 

#28 The God of High School

#28 The God of High School- Superpower Anime

Genre: Action, Martial Arts, Superpower, Comedy, Fantasy, 
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 13
Studio: MAPPA

Mori Jin is a laid-back individual who also happens to be a proficient martial artist. He receives an invitation to a tournament titled “The God of High School.” This event is organized to bring together the strongest fighters in South Korea so that the best one wins. At the end of the contest, the winner is granted a wish. 

Created by Yongje Park, Jin gains the companionship of Mira Yoo and Daewi Han as he beats multiple opponents during the tournament. Jin Mori is the famed Jaechondaesong, aka the Monkey King. Park Mujin is the main antagonist in the manhwa and a key cog in the National Assembly of Korea. He is the man behind the tournament and recognizes Jin Mori’s potential during the final fight against Jegal Taek in the anime. 

#27 Inuyashiki Last Hero

#27 Inuyashiki Last Hero- Superpower Anime

Genre: Action, Superpower, Sci-fi, Gore, Psychological, Drama
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 11
Studio: MAPPA

This science fiction manga was conceptualized and drawn by Hiroya Oku. Inuyashiki Ichiro is an old man with a family that disrespects his existence. His miserable life takes a sudden turn when he turns into a cyborg after being caught in a strange explosion at a park. Using his powers to help others, Ichiro quickly becomes a force of good who spreads hope. 

Another man was at the same spot at the park alongside Inuyashiki. Hiro Shishigami is a teenage boy who also turns into a cyborg. However, he isn’t altruistic like Iuyashiki. Hiro goes around indiscriminately killing people who irk him and even eradicates entire families. An utter maniac, Shishigami feels alive when he commits massacres. Hiro does care about his mother, his best friend Ando, and the woman he later falls in love with. 

Eventually, the two meet and have a fiery confrontation that leads to a whole lot of public property being destroyed. One wants to save people, and the other hopes to traumatize humanity. Who shall stand, who shall fall?

#26 Spare Me! Great Lord

#26 Spare Me! Great Lord- Superpower Anime

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Superpower, Adventure
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 12
Studio: BigFireBird Animation

In this Chinese anime series, two orphaned children try hard to survive in a cruel world. Because of an amulet left by the woman who abandoned him as a baby, Lu Shu, the male protagonist, and his adoptive sister Lu Xiaoyu receive special abilities that render them incredibly powerful. 

The two metahumans start growing. Lu Shu constantly tries to enrage his classmates and anyone else he encounters, for negative emotions help him evolve rapidly. He is mentored by Li Xianyi, who teaches him how to wield a blade. A formidable classmate of his is an attractive woman named Cao Qingci, who helps Lu clear the final dungeon. Lu has few friends and well-wishers because of his uncouth demeanor, but Xiaoyu is immensely attached to him as they have been inseparable since their time at the orphanage. 

#25 The Misfit of Demon King Academy

#25 The Misfit of Demon King Academy- Superpower Anime

Genre: Adventure, Romance, Isekai, Superpower, Supernatural
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 13
Studio: Silver Link

Anos Voldigoad is the main protagonist of this anime series. After enduring thousands of years of conflict, the hero Kanon and the demon lord made a pact to usher in an era of peace. As per the terms of the deal, Anos gets reincarnated 2000 years later. 

As a hybrid himself, Anos is shocked to find that those associated with his old self’s lineage tyrannically rule over demons who have since multiplied drastically due to breeding with spirits and humans. Anos is also enraged to see how weak magicians are in his present age. 

A certified “misfit” at the Demon King Academy, Anos hopes to become a Demon King yet again. He is assisted by Misha Necron and Sasha Necron, both twin sisters. On his way to reclaim his previous title, Anos has to deal with a varying range of obstacles who are mostly his descendants.

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#24 Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

#24 Jojo's Bizarre Adventure- Superpower Anime

Genre: Superpower, Adventure, Action
Number of Seasons: 6
Number of Episodes: 164
Studio: David Production

This anime series follows the adventures of many generations of the Joestar family. The first protagonist is Jonathan Joestar, who battles against an immortal vampire named Dio Brando, looking to consolidate power. Then comes Joseph Joestar, who takes down Kars of the Pillar Men. Jotaro Kujo plays the central role in the war against a resurrected Dio exploiting Jonathan’s body. 

Josuke Higashikata is Joseph’s son who plays a significant role in locating a serial killer named Kira Yoshikage in Morioh. Giorno Giovanna is Dio’s child with Joestar DNA pumping through his veins; he overwhelms his enemy Diavolo and finally, Jolyne Cujoh chases after Enrico Pucci after the latter put Jotaro in a coma. 

Fashionably trendy, our Jobros never fails to save the day, sometimes at the cost of their own lives. Using Hamon (an ability that involves Jonathan and Joseph in the first two parts) and later Stands, the Joestars confront many adversaries for the sake of everything good in this world. 

#23 Fate/Stay Night

#23 FateStay Night- Superpower Anime

Genre: Fantasy, Superpower, Action
Number of Seasons: 3 seasons + 3 movies
Number of Episodes: 49
Studio: Studio Deen, Ufotable

The Holy Grail War is something adept magicians look forward to. The winner of this war is granted a single wish, alongside their servant. The Fate series is based on a renowned visual novel franchise with multiple adaptations that mainly focus on Emiya Shirou.

After being saved by a distraught Kiritsugu, Emiya grows to be a hopeful and benevolent man. He wishes to save the world by becoming a true savior. There are various alternate timelines, so the story might get confusing.

Shirou has to face his future self reincarnated as a nihilistic heroic spirit EMIYA, Gilgamesh the King of Heroes, Medusa, and other ancient legendary figures to win the Grail. Shirou’s love interest is Saber in the original Fate/Stay Night; in Unlimited Blade Works, it is Tohsaka Rin, and in Heaven’s Feel, he tries to save the beautiful Sakura Matou from a horrifying fate.

#22 Kill la Kill 

#22 Kill la Kill- Superpower Anime

Genre: Magical Girl, Comedy, Action, Superpower, Ecchi, Military, Parody
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 25
Studio: Trigger

Honnouji Academy is a school situated at Tokyo Bay. The Student Council associated with the school is led by the domineering Satsuki Kiryuin and her loyal subjects. All students in the Academy wear Goku Uniforms which imbues their bodies with unique abilities and give them a rank.

Ryuko Matoi is the female protagonist of this story. She is a stubborn delinquent desperately trying to locate her father’s killer, and the trail leads her to the Honnouji Academy. She boldly challenges Satsuki and her minions. Ryuko is armed with her father’s special suit Senketsu and presents a formidable threat. Aided by Mako Mankanshoku, Ryuko takes on the Student Council.

Matoi soon meets Nui Harime, her father’s killer, and is driven mad with rage, almost losing herself during the fight. She later discovers that Satsuki is her sister and Ragyo Kiryuin is a human/Life Fiber hybrid (Matoi’s mother) who had ordered her father’s death. Together with Nudist Beach, and Satsuki’s soldiers, Ryuko decides to battle against Ragyo to foil her plan of world domination. 

#21 Noragami

#21 Noragami- Superpower Anime

Genre: Superpower, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Supernatural
Number of Seasons: 2
Number of Episodes: 29
Studio: Bones

In the post-modern era, minor gods often get sidelined. One such diety is Yato, who was a feared God of Calamity in the past. As a struggling god, Yato charges 5-yen to do menial jobs that range from locating a missing cat to rescuing a freefalling suicidal man. 

Yato is a jovial fellow who can be rude and impetuous when his demands are rejected. After meeting Iki Hiyori, Yato discovers a spirit who later turns into his new regalia, Yukine. Yato is forced to deal with Bishamon, a formidable goddess who hates the protagonist because of his involvement in the massacre of her previous shinki (i.e., regalia family). She is later faced with the hard truth that her previous batch of shinki was infected and slowly turned into Ayakashis (i.e., curses). 

 As Yato overwhelms various enemies and later an old comrade, he grows closer to Hiyori and develops a great bond with his new regalia. 

#20 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

#20 Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood- Superpower Anime

Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Action, Superpower, Drama, Military
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 64
Studio: Bones

In the nation of Amestris, alchemy is a science practiced by scores of individuals. Although human transmutation is forbidden, Edward and Alphonse Elric try to raise their dead mother via alchemy. This plan backfires, with Edward losing one of his limbs and Alphonse sacrificing his body. Edward willingly gives up an arm after this to retrieve Alphonse’s soul. As an accomplished alchemist, Edward is given prosthetic limbs.  

While Elric’s hunt for the Philosopher’s Stone, the Homunculi proceed with their scheme to ensure their Father turns into a supreme being by merging with God. Roy Mustang, with the assistance of the Elric brothers, tries to stop their enemies and restore order in Amestris. They soon realize that Fuhrer Bradley is a homunculus named Wrath, and there are 6 more like him. 

Greed joins Edward’s camp as he wishes to rebel against his tyrannical Father. With the help of able allies like Van Hohenheim, Winry Rockbell, Izumi Curtis, and Roy Mustang, the Elric brothers take on the strongest foe they have ever faced.

#19 Blue Exorcist

#19 Blue Exorcist- Superpower Anime

Genre: Dark Fantasy, Supernatural, Superpower
Number of Seasons: 2
Number of Episodes: 39
Studio: A-1 Pictures 

In the human realm, i.e., Assiah dwells Rin Okumura and his twin brother Yukio Okumura. Both Rin and Yukio are sons of Satan, the ruler of the demon realm, i.e., Gehenna. The brothers were raised by a priest named Shiro Fujimoto, who works for the Vatican and is a proficient exorcist. 

After seeing his adoptive father die because of Satan, Rin joins the True Cross Academy. Rin hopes to surpass Fujimoto and aims to become an expert exorcist. Using his demonic powers and the sword Kurikara, Rin prevails over various threats. 

Despite resistance from Ryuji Suguro and other students at the Academy, Rin never loses sight of his goal. No matter how many times Rin’s flames and intentions are subjected to doubt, he never hesitates to save the life of humans. 

#18 Fire Force

#18 Fire Force- Superpower Anime

Genre: Adventure, Sci-fantasy, Superpower
Number of Seasons: 2
Number of Episodes: 48
Studio: David Production

In the aftermath of the Great Cataclysm, spontaneous human combustion becomes a common phenomenon. This process turns civilians into “Infernals” capable of causing massive destruction on an unprecedented scale. To tackle these cases, the Fire Force was established. 

Shinra Kusakabe is a pyrokinetic boy who is also referred to as the “Devil” because of his creepy smile. Shinra believed that his mother and younger brother Sho perished in the fire that destroyed his home years ago. However, that wasn’t the reality, as Sho was raised by a doomsday cult responsible for creating Infernals within Tokyo. 

The White Clad organization is pitted against the heroic Fire Force; as the cult tries to draw Shinra in. White Clad hopes to usher in a new era by initiating another Great Cataclysm using the Kusakabe brothers and 6 more sacrifices. 

#17 The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

#17 The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.- Superpower Anime

Genre: Superpower, Adventure, Supernatural, School, Comedy
Number of Seasons: 3
Number of Episodes: 50
Studio: Egg-Firm, J.C. Staff

Saiki Kusuo is an inscrutable boy who is essentially an overpowered protagonist. Saiki strives to maintain normalcy in his class and town as a gag character. Unfortunately for him, the MC is surrounded by goofy idiots and weirdos with a tendency to land in trouble. 

Kusuo has many abilities, including psychokinesis, clairvoyance, telepathy, time reversal, cryokinesis, shape-shifting, etc. He uses his powers only for the betterment of society and doesn’t seek to harm anybody who isn’t his opponent. Although Kusuo’s elder brother has plans involving world domination, Saiki never fails to spoil Kusuke’s unpredictable schemes. 

Methodical and compassionate at the same time, Saiki is an odd one. However, it is primarily because of his tireless efforts that his classmates and loved ones end up having a simpler life. Other side characters include Riki Nendou, Aren Kuboyasu, Shun Kaidou, Teruhashi Kokomi, and many more. 

#16 Tokyo Ghoul

#16 Tokyo Ghoul- Superpower Anime

Genre: Dark Fantasy, Gore, Action, Superpower
Number of Seasons: 3
Number of Episodes: 48 + 2 OVAs
Studio: Pierrot

Kaneki Ken was an ordinary human boy whose life changed when he met a gluttonous ghoul named Rize. After being brutally attacked by the violet-haired creature, Kaneki recovers when her organs are transferred into his body. Thus, Ken turns into a one-eyed ghoul. 

Kaneki was at first a gentle soul and refused to feast on human flesh even as a ghoul. However, after being kidnapped by an Aogiri Tree operative named Jason, Kaneki is subjected to brutal torture, which causes his mind to snap. Ken becomes immensely powerful after consuming Jason once he escapes his restraints. 

After this incident, Kaneki tries to bring peace between ghouls and humans. 

#15 The Daily Life of the Immortal King

#15 The Daily Life of the Immortal King- Superpower Anime

Genre: Slice of Life, Action, Fantasy, Comedy, Superpower
Number of Seasons: 2
Number of Episodes: 27
Studio: Haoliners Animation League

Based on the Chinese novel by Kuxuan, the story focuses on the life and adventures of Wang Ling. A genius cultivator who is arguably the most powerful being on the planet, Wang’s power level is so high that his parents have to ensure he keeps himself in check at all times. 

After joining Senior High School, Wang gains negative attention from various students. But he also grows close to a girl named Sun Rong and later falls in love with her. The main antagonist in the first season is Jian Liuying, whose reckless and selfish actions enrage the hero to such an extent that he wreaks havoc and even recreates the world to save Sun’s life.

#14 One-Punch Man

#14 One-Punch Man- Superpower Anime

Genre: Superpower, Action, Adventure
Number of Seasons: 2
Number of Episodes: 24
Studio: Madhouse, J.C. Staff

Saitama is the strongest hero and the primary protagonist of this anime. Originally conceptualized as a web novel by One, this anime centers around the activities of the Hero Association and how the saviors deal with threats. The baldy MC trained heavily for years before he reached the pinnacle of heroism, even though the majority of others part of the Association are unaware of his existence. Only Genos, King, and Silver Fang know Saitama’s potential. 

 When serious, Saitama can utterly disintegrate opponents with a single punch. In his final battle against Boros (an alien conqueror), Saitama used a single Serious Punch to decimate the adversary. Boros is the strongest enemy Saitama has ever faced in the anime. 

Saitama is bored because most of his enemies are significantly weaker than him. The baldy misses the excitement he had experienced during the early years of his career when he hadn’t mastered his skills completely. A goofy man who never hesitates before saving people, Saitama is a great MC and an excellent gag character.

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#13 Gurren Lagann

#13 Gurren Lagann- Superpower Anime

Genre: Magic, Action, Adventure, Mecha, Military, Superpower, Sci-Fi
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 27
Studio: Gainax

Simon the Driller, aided by Kamina and Yoko Littner, set out on an enlightening journey to conquer the heavens. Shy and withdrawn initially, Simon blossoms into a courageous and exemplary warrior due to Kamina’s guidance and fighting spirit. In the aftermath of Kamina’s death, Simon overwhelms the Spiral King and re-establishes human settlements on the planet’s surface. 

However, their troubles are far from over, as the Anti-Spiral launches an offensive to eradicate humankind. This mecha series is a classic tearjerker, as it teaches the audience about the indomitable side of human nature that refuses to submit to harsh authority. By battling against probable extinction, Simon rouses a fire in the hearts of all members of the Dai Gurren brigade. 

During the final arc of the anime, Simon and his friends face off against the mighty Anti-Spiral entity that firmly believes Spiral energy will bring about the end of all universes.

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#12 Code Geass- Lelouch of the Rebellion

#12 Code Geass- Lelouch of the Rebellion- Superpower Anime

Genre: Action, Superpower, Mecha, Drama, Thriller, Military
Number of Seasons: 2
Number of Episodes: 50
Studio: Sunrise

This anime series is an original masterpiece that led to many spin-offs. Code Geass is centered around a boy called Lelouch Vi Britannia and how he hopes to reshape the world for the sake of his beloved sister. Lelouch has to deal with countless obstacles, including his father, Charles VI Britannia, his friend Suzaku Kururugi, and many more.

Lelouch uses his Geass to manipulate his targets into fulfilling his wishes. He unknowingly contributes to a massacre perpetrated by Euphemia Britannia, who also happens to be his half-sister. Throughout the story, Lelouch is forced to sacrifice and betray those he cares about in pursuit of his goal of bringing true peace across the globe. 

Using the alias of Zero, Lelouch starts a revolution. Will he succeed in bringing about a lasting change? And at what cost? 

#11 Attack on Titan

#11 Attack on Titan- Superpower Anime

Genre: Action, Adventure, Superpower
Number of Seasons: 4
Number of Episodes: 87
Studio: Wit Studio, MAPPA

In a world overrun by gigantic creatures fearfully referred to as Titans, Eren Yeager is a resident of Paradis. When he was young, Eren watched his mother being eaten by a Titan. Since that moment, Yeager has developed great hatred toward his enemies and vows to vanquish them by any means necessary. 

Eren, his adoptive sister Mikasa and his childhood friend Armin join the Survey Corps to fight against the Titans. Slow at first, Yeager later becomes a worthy candidate. Unknown to him, Eren can turn into the Attack Titan, which he utilizes in fights. The Attack Titan successfully takes down many opponents, including the Female Titan. 

After discovering the truth about Paradis and Marley in his father’s basement, Eren turns his attention toward Marley. More headstrong than ever before, Yeager decides to eliminate all potential enemies of Paradis Island by any means necessary.

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#10 That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime

#10 That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime- Superpower Anime

Genre: Isekai, Adventure, Action, 
Number of Seasons: 3
Number of Episodes: 48
Studio: 8bit

This famous Isekai anime series focuses on friendship and the necessity of order. Satoru Mikami is reincarnated in a strange world as a slime. He meets the Storm Dragon Veldora, who becomes his first friend in the new world. The Dragon names the slime “Rimuru.” 

In this world, Rimuru has a massive number of skills that he can use for his benefit. Specifically, “Predator” lets him consume other creatures and everything else under the sun so that the slime can mimic its characteristics. Rimuru befriends many courageous individuals and establishes the kingdom of Tempest. In this nation, creatures irrespective of race and species strive to maintain peace.

At first glance, Rimuru may seem immature to the lazy observer. However, underneath that facade exists a brilliant being capable of being intelligent, articulate, and decisive. His companions include Milim Nava, Veldora, Diablo, Rigurd, Benimaru, Shion, and other able warriors who are all fiercely loyal. Rimuru’s benevolent nature is the primary reason why he has so many allies willing to walk alongside him every step of the way.

As the story unfolds, the slime keeps evolving. Currently, in the anime, Rimuru Tempest is a True Demon Lord after devouring thousands of human souls who were attacking his nation.

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#9 Demon Slayer

#9 Demon Slayer- Superpower Anime

Genre: Supernatural, Action, Adventure, Superpower, Drama
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 26 + 2 movies
Studio: Ufotable

This tale focuses on the battle between Muzan Kibutsuji, the progenitor of demons, and the humans working tirelessly to kill the monsters. Kamado Tanjiro is a cheerful boy who resides in a rural area with the rest of his family. After his father’s passing, Tanjiro had to support his family by selling charcoal.

One day, he returns home to find his siblings and mother lying in a pool of blood. As he struggles to make sense of the horrifying slaughter, Kamado finds Nezuko, the sole survivor of the attack.

Because Nezuko had turned into a demon, Tanjiro begs the Water Hashira to spare his sister’s life in return for a promise that she would never target humans. The doe-eyed boy then joins the Demon Slayer Corps after being trained under the watchful eyes of Urokodaki. Tanjiro comes across several brave slayers like Zenitsu Agatsuma and Inosuke Hashibira, who become priceless companions for his journey. 

Starting with Lower Moon 6 (of the Twelve Kizuki, i.e., the strongest demons under Muzan), Tanjiro targets formidable demons. The protagonist is aided in his tasks by the Hashira and his pals. Over time, he becomes a better demon slayer while preparing for the final battle.

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#8 Assassination Classroom

#8 Assassination Classroom- Superpower Anime

Genre: Comedy, Action, Superpower, School, Military
Number of Seasons: 2
Number of Episodes: 47
Studio: Lerche

An assassin who has morphed into a creature that is virtually indestructible tasks a class to find a way to assassinate him within a specific amount of time, at which point he would destroy the world. Nagisa Shiota is the main character and one of Korosensei’s favorite students. 

Korosensei is the assassin infamously referred to as “The Reaper.” Entire Governments feared this individual when he was still human, as The Reaper never failed to hit his mark. A methodical killer, The Reaper always viewed people as tools and disposed of them if he didn’t deem them valuable. Thus, he was betrayed by his assistant. 

The humanoid assassin with a head that resembles a yellow octopus imparts many life lessons that help his students overcome obstacles. The Reaper became a kind man after falling in love with a human woman. The rest of the anime is about how Korosensei’s pupils tackle the complex matter of assassinating him.  

#7 My Hero Academia

#7 My Hero Academia- Superpower Anime

Genre: Superhero, Action, Fantasy, School, Comedy
Number of Seasons: 5
Number of Episodes: 113
Studio: Bones

In this anime series, the world is overrun with superheroes and villains. Most children are born with quirks, which give them special abilities that they may use for the betterment or decline of society. Izuku Midoriya is born without quirks. He loves watching the Number 1 Hero All-Might fight to rescue the innocents. All-Might (whose real name is Toshinori Yagi) recognizes the sincerity and drive inside Deku’s heart and decides to bestow upon Midoriya his unique quirk “One for All.” 

Izuku is a hard worker, as he constantly tries to evolve and become a better hero. Shoto Todoroki, Katsuki Bakugo, Togata Mirio, Uraraka Ochaco, and numerous new heroes assist Midoriya as they all mature together. 

Their primary adversaries include the group known as the League of Villains, led by Shigaraki Tomura. Tomura was raised by the All For One user, an ancient villain looking to seize OFA for centuries. Initially an impetuous antagonist, Shigaraki rose to become the most lethal enemy the heroes ever encountered. After surgery, Shigaraki was able to use All For One to steal quirks. Will Deku (Midoriya) be able to conquer his limits and “Go Beyond”? That forms the rest of the story. 

#6 Jujutsu Kaisen

#6 Jujutsu Kaisen- Superpower Anime

Genre: Supernatural, Superpower, School, Fantasy, Drama
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 24
Studio: MAPPA

The story chronicles the war between Jujutsu Sorcerers and Cursed Spirits. Yuji Itadori is a teenager whose athletic prowess is second to none. He is also piqued by occult phenomena. Itadori’s batchmates try to unwrap a cursed object sealed centuries ago. This object was Sukuna’s finger, which Itadori swallows to prevent further damage from befalling his friends. Sukuna is reincarnated in Itadori’s body, but Yuji has the ability to overcome the “King of Curses.” 

Satoru Gojo is the strongest sorcerer of the modern era. Armed with Six-Eyes and Limitless, the guy is a veritable powerhouse. Gojo guides Itadori, alongside Megumi Fushiguro, Nobara Kugisaki, and various other newbie sorcerers so that they can master their skills to face sturdy curses and spirits.

As the series progresses, Itadori faces Hanami, Jogo, Mahito, and various other S-Grade Cursed Spirits hell-bent on destroying humankind. The pink-haired protagonist is also plagued by the monster residing within him, trying to manipulate Yuji every step of the way. 

Will Yuji be able to exorcise Sukuna and save the life of innocents? Or will the future get enveloped in blood and darkness? 

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#5 Hunter x Hunter

#5 Hunter x Hunter- Superpower Anime

Genre: Action, Adventure, Superpower, Fantasy
Number of Seasons: 6
Number of Episodes: 148
Studio: Madhouse

Hunter X Hunter is a manga series created by Yoshihiro Togashi, the mind behind Yu Yu Hakusho. The tale focuses on the life and adventures of Gon Freecss, who is on an all-encompassing journey to look for his father, Ging, a famous Hunter. Gon decides to become a Hunter himself to understand his father’s motivations for abandoning him at a tender age. 

On the way, Gon befriends many talented hunters like Killua Zoldyck, Kurapika, and Leorio Paradinight. The trio becomes inseparable during Hunter’s exam. The story’s latter half focuses on the Chimera Ant arc when Meruem unleashes chaos on the planet. 

Gon’s Nen ability alongside Kurapkia, Leorio, and Killua keeps growing at a fast rate as they race against time to thwart the plans of multiple enemies like Meruem, the Phantom Troupe.

#4 Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z

#4 Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z- Superpower Anime

Genre: Martial Arts, Action, Superpower
Number of Seasons: 18
Number of Episodes: 444
Studio: Toei Animation

Dragon Ball draws inspiration from a 16th Century Chinese novel titled Journey to the West. The male protagonist Son Goku is based on the character of Sun Wukong, a terrifying warrior who challenges the heavens. 

In the story, Son Goku is a Saiyan who lives on Earth. After training for an extended period, Goku encounters Bulma, and the duo sets out to look for 7 dragon balls that would grant them a wish by summoning the dragon Shenron. Master Roshi prepares him for future battles, and Goku gains another ally named Krillin. 

Later on, the black-haired MC beats the evil King Piccolo and his son. He is soon tasked with combatting Vegeta, a Saiyan prince, and Frieza following his death and resurrection after the battle with Raditz. As Goku evolves, he garners the support of many Earthling warriors and even some of his old enemies. 

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#3 Naruto, Naruto Shippuden

#3 Naruto, Naruto Shippuden- Superpower Anime

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Superpower, Supernatural
Number of Seasons: 26 
Number of Episodes: 720
Studio: Pierrot

In the shinobi world, Naruto is a boy whose body houses the spirit of the nine-tailed fox. As the jhinchuriki of Konohagakure village, Naruto Uzumaki is treated like a volatile stranger. He is often berated and ridiculed because of his antics. The only ones who extend kindness towards him are Iruka sensei, Shikamaru, and the Third Hokage Sarutobi. Naruto becomes part of Team 7, alongside Uchiha Sasuke and Sakura Haruno. 

The trio is trained by Kakashi Hatake. Kakashi is an expert shinobi, also referred to as the “copy-ninja” because of his use of the Sharingan. The anime showcases the journey of Naruto as he goes from being an eyesore to a respected shinobi, loved and accepted by all in the village. Sasuke’s tale of vengeance, despair, and redemption is also crucial to the central plot of this anime. 

#2 Bleach

#2 Bleach- Superpower Anime

Genre: Adventure, Action, Supernatural, Superpower, Fantasy, Comedy
Number of Seasons: 16
Number of Episodes: 366
Studio: Pierrot

This anime chronicles the life of Substitute Shinigami Kurosaki Ichigo. When the ginger-haired protagonist meets Kuchiki Rukia, he is blessed with the powers of a soul reaper. Aided by Yasutora Sado, Inoue Orihime, Urahara Kisuke, Ishida Uryuu, and many others, Ichigo sets out to vanquish hollows and save the innocents. 

Kurosaki’s adventures take him to Soul Society, where he faces off against powerful Shinigami like Zaraki Kenpachi, Abarai Renji, and Kuchiki Byakuya. After rescuing Rukia, Ichigo meets Aizen Sosuke, a man who betrays the Soul Society in search of greater power. The protagonist travels to Hueco Mundo to locate Inoue when she is kidnapped by Yammy and Ulquiorra, two Espadas loyal to Aizen. After overcoming many enemies, Ichigo finally achieves his goal. 

Bleach is one of the most popular shounen mangas of all time. It has a unique story filled with thoughtful characters. During the final arc, Kurosaki and his comrades are tasked to defend Soul Society and the human realm against the onslaught of the Sternritters, led by Yhwach.

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#1 Fist of the North Star

#1 Fist of the North Star- Superpower Anime

Genre: Martial Arts, Superpower, Dystopian, Action, Drama
Number of Seasons: 2
Number of Episodes: 152
Studio: Toei Animation

Based on one of the most popular mangas of all time, Hokuto no Ken is about the life of a seasoned martial artist named Kenshiro. Kenshiro is an expert at using Hokuto Shinken, which helps him destroy an enemy by striking their unseen vital points. A true warrior of justice, Kenshiro keeps targeting gang-lords and dacoits in a post-apocalyptic society. 

In a world that’s essentially a wasteland, Kenshiro doesn’t smile often. His catchphrase is still used by otaku across the globe; while dispatching an opponent to death’s door, Kenshiro says, “You’re already dead.” Joined by Lin and Bat, Kenshiro encounters his elder brother Raoh who has chosen to walk a dark path after assassinating his master. 

Following the defeat of Raoh, Kenshiro embarks on a new journey that brings him face-to-face with Kaioh, an evil warlord hell-bent on destroying the Hokuto Shinken. After Lin is kidnapped, Kenshiro takes Kaioh on once he discovers the secret of his weakness.

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Honorable Mentions

  • One Piece
  • Katekyo Hitman Reborn!
  • Death Note
  • Mob Psycho 100
  • Log Horizon

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