Action anime is one of the most watched anime genres. This is because of the way action is portrayed in anime is quite unique. The action scenes are cool and ‘over the top’. This is accentuated by some freaky characters, the concept of power levels, hidden powers and other stuff. We all loved it when Ichigo revealed his Bankai for the first time or when Goku transformed into Super Saiyan 3. So, what are some of the best action anime out there that one can watch? To know, keep reading this list of top action anime movies and shows ever. I have tried to skip the famous ones like ‘Dragon Ball’ and ‘Naruto’ to ensure that some lesser known anime makes the list. You can watch some of these best action anime on Hulu, Netflix, Crunchyroll, YouTube or Amazon Prime. The list also includes best action adventure anime.
15. Psycho-Pass (2012)
Dystopian future has forced the law enforcement agencies to come up with a solution to stop crime. The answer is the Psycho-Pass analysis of every citizen, the Sybil system. Even if a person shows a little bit of criminal intent, he or she is arrested. Akane is a new inspector in the law enforcement. She has to work with enforcer Shinya as her partner. As the series progresses we see Akane begins to doubt the justice provided by the Sybil system.
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14. Gurren Lagann (2007)
The plot follows two young boys Simon and Kamina who were born and brought up in a secret underground village. It had no contact with the surface (which was left all to the imagination). One day the boys found a key for some ancient armor. This helped them defend against an attack from the surface. The boys then set out on a journey to explore the surface. They are joined by Yoko a girl with a massive gun (not a euphemism).