Compared to other prominent studios in the industry like Toei, KyoAni, Madhouse and a few others, MAPPA is fairly new and was established just recently in 2011 by none other than Maruyama Masao. Maruyama Masao was once the co-founder of the well-known Madhouse Studio, so it comes as no surprise that even MAPPA has started doing so well in such a short span. The main goal of MAPPA has always been to create anime that are directed by a younger generation of directors in order to bring in new ideas that will appeal to the anime viewers of today.
Apart from the younger directors, MAPPA has also been associated with some of the most revered directors like Shinichiro Watanabe and Sato Keiichi. Their current portfolio is huge and is full of some of the most highly successful shows, so to choose the best out of these can be a little bit of a challenge. Fortunately for you, we have decided to take up this challenge by listing down the best anime that have been produced by the Studio. The list below not only includes commercially successful anime but also has some quality shows that may not be all that popular but do deserve your attention. Here’s the list of top MAPPA anime of all time:
10. Punch Line (2015)
This borderline Hentai Ecchi anime only made it to this list because we’re considering anime of diverse genres. The entire plot of ‘Punch Line’ is wacky and is so non-linear that it is hard to even describe it. Let’s just say that it’s one of those shows you would classify as your “guilty pleasures”. Undeniably, it packs a whole lot of fun but just make sure you watch it only when no one’s around. Thank me later!
9. Teekyuu (2012)
‘Teekyuu’ is just a sweet comedy for those who dig the CGDCT (Cute Girls Doing Cute Things) genre. It’s about a bunch of young girls who decide to play tennis at their school’s tennis club but none of them know anything about the sport. ‘Teekyuu’ is a ridiculously hilarious show with nicely animated moe characters. It also has its own Ecchi moments and it can only be enjoyed if you’re in the mood for something that does not require you to think too much. If you look for deep plots and well-developed characters in every anime you watch, then don’t even think about this one. But if you just want to kill some time, then go ahead and watch it on Crunchyroll.