Anime is full of Superhero Shows and the genre has been garnering popularity ever since its advent. However, while there is a slew of shows, it’s hard to pick from a large catalog. To solve that problem, we’re here to recommend some extremely high quality shows that you must watch.
Watch these legendary Superhero classics without a second thought:-
I. One Punch Man (2015-)
One-Punch Man: Wanpanman holds a total of Twenty-Four Episodes over the course of Two Seasons. Also, it is one of the funniest and most entertaining anime series of the decade. You will see a super-strong hero struggling to find a worthy enemy. He is struggling to feel the thrill and adrenaline of the fights he once felt when he was weak.
Perhaps the most notable accomplishment of this anime so far is the main hero Saitama. Through his plain bald appearance, he makes entertains us as he reveals little fractions of his power against formidable enemies.
II. Samurai Flamenco (2013)
Samurai Flamenco has so many plot twists that is really difficult to figure out what will happen in the next episode. Despite the craziness of the story, it is a very focused anime in the underlying message. It’s all about What happens behind the scenes at hero stories and the deconstruction of anime clichés. Going by those aspects, this anime is one of the best.
Also, for people who want the experience of a smaller set, this show is perfect. Samurai Flamenco only has one season with Twenty-Three Episodes. At the moment, the stock is low and the show seems to be floating under the radar after Eight years of release.
III. Heroman (2010)
Superheroes are synonymous with Marvel and its late-great creator Stan Lee. However, what most people don’t know is that he also had his hands over an anime. The show spanned 26 episodes airing over TV Tokyo from April 1, 2010 to September 23, 2010.
This show follows Joey, who rescues and fixes a broken toy robot and keeps it in his room. On a thunderous evening, the toy is hit by a flash that gifts it with life and a reason to be, to fight for him in the dangerous challenges that shall come.
IV. Cyborg 009 (2001-2002)
Saibôgu 009/Cyborg 009 is a Japanese Action-Adventure series from two decades ago. Over the two years and two seasons, the show carries over fifty episodes with twenty-five episodes each.
The show follows Nine prototype cyborgs who were once regular humans. Each of them was taken into captivity by the Black Ghost Terrorist Organization. Also, the villains are Lead by a mysterious being, who wants to achieve world domination. The Nine Cyborgs left and betrayed Black Ghost because they prefer world peace than to see the world in pain.
Each one is very different from the other in characterization and combat skills. With their skills and teamwork, they’ll be trying to defeat anything the Black Ghost uses to stop them from including other cyborgs and machines that are life-threatening.
V. Astro Boy (2009)
Astro Boy is an anime from David Bowers and it’s one of the best Action classics for kids. The premise of Astro Boy is set into motion when an android replica of a boy is rejected by his aggrieved creator. However, he goes off to find his own identity in a journey that would make him the greatest superhero of his time.
Short episode runtime and creative animation make sure that audiences stay hooked all the way.
VI. Charlotte (2015-16)
Charlotte is an incredible Drama-Fantasy franchise from 2015. The show only has one season with Fourteen Episodes which is a perfect binge-fest. Each episode is Twenty-Four minutes long which is not too short or too long.
The series follows a few teenagers who develop supernatural abilities around puberty & a group of students from a school that houses these special teens. They go out and prevent others from misusing their powers & putting the welfare of others at risk with abilities with their poor actions.
VII. A Certain Scientific Railgun (2009-)
To aru kagaku no rêrugan / A Certain Scientific Railgun is also a quirky action superhero series from Japan. The franchise is a successful spinoff of “A Certain Magical Index” with over Seventy-Five Episodes spanning over a decade.
The story revolves around a ‘Level 5’ power user, Misaka Mikoto AKA “Railgun”, who was an extremely minor character in the original anime series. The series follows her and her friends in events ranging from everyday life to those concerning the inner workings of Academy city and the sometimes questionable morals of those in power.
However, the most surprising thing is that the original series was extremely average but the spin-off is a classic.