Colder weather and darker nights mean the streaming season is upon us! With thousands of choices, both original and acquired, it feels like there’s almost too much great action anime shows coming to TV networks and streaming services to find time to watch them all.
In this post, we’ll specifically look at animation TV shows and help you navigate them by choosing only the best series that are worth binge-watching. Animations are not a strictly-defined genre category, but rather a film technique, although they often contain genre-like elements. Animation genre is often directed to, or appeal most to children, but easily can be enjoyed by all.
We’ve picked fantastic action anime series to watch (or stream) and keep you thoroughly entertained. From Assassination Classroom starring Jun Fukuyama and One Punch Man with Makoto Furukawa, to Dorohedoro, animation series from Tokyo MX, and Akame ga Kill!. You’ll quickly notice that most of the TV shows here do not fall below 7 on IMDb ratings, meaning the majority of reviewers enjoyed them.
Time to get comfy on the couch, we’ve singled out the best action anime shows to watch in October 2020 below ⬇️
Please note, reviews and ratings are not updated in real-time. They are accurate at the time of writing or editing. We strive for accuracy and edit this page frequently with the most up to date information and accurate ratings available. You may click on the title to view more details about the series and upcoming season.
Follow the intergenerational feud between the Joestar Family and various forces of evil, the most prominent of which is Dio Brando and his followers.
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure is an a Japanese animation TV show and is produced by David Production. The show stars Matthew Mercer, Daisuke Ono and Fuminori Komatsu and Unshô Ishizuka. The series rating on IMDb is 8.4 out of 10, based on 7,894 votes. You may also visit Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure’s official homepage and IMDb page. The show first aired on Tokyo MX on October 1, 2012. The shows is rated TV-MA.
Binge time: There are four seasons of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure and it will take you about 76 hours to get through the whole show.
From creator and starring Jun Fukuyama. A powerful creature claims that within a year, Earth will be destroyed by him, but he offers mankind a chance by becoming a homeroom teacher where he teaches his students about how to kill him. An assassination classroom begins.
Fuji TV’s Assassination Classroom is an a Japanese animation TV show. It first aired on Fuji TV on January 10, 2015. The show stars Jun Fukuyama, Mai Fuchigami and Christopher Bevins and Luci Christian. The series has 8 out of 10 rating on IMDb. Assassination Classroom is rated TV-14. View Assassination Classroom’s official homepage for more details.
Binge time: There are two season of Assassination Classroom and should take you more or less 18 hours to get through the whole show.
An exceptional animation TV show starring Makoto Furukawa. Saitama is a hero who only became a hero for fun. After three years of special training, though, hes become so strong that hes practically invincible. In fact, hes too strongeven his mightiest opponents are taken out with a single punch, and it turns out that being devastatingly powerful is actually kind of a bore. With his passion for being a hero lost along with his hair, yet still faced with new enemies every day, how much longer can he keep it going?
It’s not often that animation series is universally acclaimed as a must-watch series, but One Punch Man provides very addicting hours of television around since its 2015 launch. The show has 8.8 user score on IMDb. One Punch Man has an age rating of TV-PG.
Binge time: Just about 10 hours to get through all two seasons.
Dorohedoro is another excellent show from Tokyo MX. In a sad town a clan of sorcerers use its people to experiment with the dark arts.
Dorohedoro is an a Japanese animation TV show. The series originally premiered on Tokyo MX on January 13, 2020. The show stars Wataru Takagi, Reina Kondou and Ken’yû Horiuchi and Yoshimasa Hosoya. The series was rewarded with a score of 8.1 out of 10 rating on IMDb. Check out ‘s official homepage for more details.
Binge time: There are one season of Dorohedoro and it will take you approximately 5 hours to get through all the episodes.
In another world, ninja are the ultimate power, and in the Village Hidden in the Leaves live the stealthiest ninja in the land. Twelve years earlier, the fearsome Nine-Tailed Fox terrorized the village and claimed many lives before it was subdued and its spirit sealed within the body of a baby boy. That boy, Naruto Uzumaki, has grown up to become a ninja-in-training who’s more interested in pranks than in studying ninjutsu.. but Naruto is determined to become the greatest ninja ever!
The show first premiered on TV Tokyo on September 10, 2005. Now going into 4th season, the animation series is a loved by many critics and audiences alike. The show stars Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan and Kate Higgins and Chie Nakamura. Naruto has 8.3/10 rating on IMDb. The shows is rated TV-Y7-FV.
Binge time: There are four season of Naruto and it will take you about 88 hours to get through all the seasons.
Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by Titans. Titans are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A small percentage of humanity survived by walling themselves in a city protected by extremely high walls, even taller than the biggest Titans. Flash forward to the present and the city has not seen a Titan in over 100 years. Teenage boy Eren and his foster sister Mikasa witness something horrific as the city walls are destroyed by a Colossal Titan that appears out of thin air. As the smaller Titans flood the city, the two kids watch in horror as their mother is eaten alive. Eren vows that he will murder every single Titan and take revenge for all of mankind.
Attack on Titan is surely among the great TV shows of recent memory. It first aired on HTB on April 1, 2013. The show stars Marina Inoue, Yûki Kaji and Yui Ishikawa and Josh Grelle. The series has 8.8 out of 10 grade on IMDb, based on 148,687 votes. For more info, you can check out Attack on Titan’s official website here.
Binge time: There are four season of Attack on Titan and it will take you more or less 24 hours to get through all the episodes.
Follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his pirate crew in order to find the greatest treasure ever left by the legendary Pirate, Gold Roger. The famous mystery treasure named “One Piece”.
Rated TV-14, One Piece is an a Japanese animation TV show and is produced by Toei Animation. The show stars Mayumi Tanaka, Tony Beck and Laurent Vernin and Akemi Okamura. Based on 62,567 user votes, One Piece has a 8.7 out of 10 on IMDb. The series is going into twenty first season, premiering first on September 18, 2004 on Fuji TV. There’s not much to dislike about the Fuji TV series.
Binge time: It should take approximately 379 hours to get through the whole show.
In a high school ruled by force, a transfer student wielding a scissor blade sword brings about upheaval.
‘s MBS animation is nothing short of awesome upon its premiere in 2015.
Kill la Kill is an a Japanese animation TV show and is produced by TRIGGER. The show stars Ami Koshimizu, Aya Suzaki and Toshihiko Seki and Shin’ichirô Miki. Kill la Kill is rated 7.9 on IMDb. The show is on first season. There’s not a lot to dislike about the MBS series. If you missed it the first time around, grab this chance with both hands. For more details check out Kill la Kill’s homepage.
Binge time: It will take you just about 10 hours to get through all the seasons.
A countryside boy named Tatsumi sets out on a journey to The Capital to make a name for himself and met a seemingly dangerous group of Assassins known as Night Raid. Their journey begins.
This animation series starring Sôma Saitô, Corey Hartzog and Sora Amamiya and Molly Searcy is another excellent show to binge this month. Akame ga Kill! has 7.9/10 score on IMDb. One seasons of this great show are available on MBS now. The show first aired on Sunday, June 1, 2014.
Binge time: It will take you more or less 10 hours to get through all one seasons.
With Majin Boo defeated half-a-year prior, peace returns to Earth, where Son Goku (now a radish farmer) and his friends now live peaceful lives. However, a new threat appears in the form of Beerus, the God of Destruction. Considered the most terrifying being in the entire universe, Beerus is eager to fight the legendary warrior seen in a prophecy foretold decades ago known as the Super Saiyan God. The series retells the events from the two Dragon Ball Z films, Battle of Gods and Resurrection ‘F’ before proceeding to an original story about the exploration of alternate universes.
This animation series ran for one hundred thirty one seasons on Fuji TV, starring Masako Nozawa, Naoki Tatsuta and Ryô Horikawa and Sean Schemmel. Dragon Ball Super is an a Japanese animation TV show created by Akira Toriyama and is produced by Toei Company, Toei Animation, Fuji Television Network and Fizz Sound Creation. Dragon Ball Super has a 8.4 IMDb rating based on user votes. The show is rated TV-PG. All seasons of the good animation series are worth binging.
Binge time: About 52 hours to get through all the seasons.
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