Japanese anime fans wonder which Shonen Jump anime is the most entertaining
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Weekly Shonen Jump is possibly the most recognizable Japanese manga anthology magazine in the world, simply because it hosted some of Japan’s most famous series. Founded in 1968, the magazine is now over 50 years old and has serialized hundreds of manga, many of which have turned into anime that have achieved as much, if not more, fame and popularity.
It’s a lot of anime, so which ones are the best? 1,425 Japanese anime fans have voted and the results are in! Here are the top 10 most entertaining Shonen jump everyone’s anime time, according to the classification of Japanese otaku.
10. Town Hunter
Town hunter was one of the most popular anime of the 1980s, but with a recent blockbuster movie under its belt as well, it’s probably quite popular with young anime fans as well. Town hunter revolves around the antics of Ryo Saeba, a womanizer and private investigator, and Kaori Makimura, the tomboy sister of her murdered partner (whose untimely death is ranked by fans as one of the anime’s most notable ), while operating their one-stop shopping mall called “City Hunter”.
The original manga was serialized in Jump from 1985 to 1991, and the anime, premiered in 1987, became a huge hit across Asia. Its success has earned it several follow-up series, animated films, live-action movies, and live-action dramas from around the world, including a Hong Kong action comedy starring Jackie Chan.
Arguably one of the most popular animes of the 2000s, Naruto can absolutely be considered one of the most quintessential “shonen” style anime. Combining thrilling fantasy action and slice of life, coming-of-age drama, everyone fell in love with Naruto and his dream of becoming a mighty ninja and the ruler of his village. Seriously, there’s a reason fans watched all 220 episodes of the original series and all 500 episodes in the sequel. Shuppuden series, and why they continue to watch the sequel on his son!
8. Yu Yu Hakusho
If you grew up in the 90s or early 90s, you are probably familiar with this anime. Although its 112 episodes originally aired in Japan from 1992 to 1994, it wasn’t until 2001 that it was licensed in the United States and uploaded to Cartoon Network for Western fans to enjoy. . The story of Yusuke, the teenager who died and brought back to life as a detective from the underworld to investigate supernatural events on earth, was so entertaining that those of us who watched him grow up still speak fondly. nowadays.
7. KochiKame: Tokyo beats the cops
Known as Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen Mae Hashutsujo in Japanese – a mouthful of a title that became a joke in its own way – this comedic anime was about a goofy cop and his misadventures in his Tokyo police station. It serialized for 40 years in Weekly Shonen Jump from September 1976 and his beloved anime lasted a total of 382 episodes between 1996 and 2004. Although Kochi Kame Perhaps less well-known abroad than some of the other heavyweights on this list, it has earned its ranking – and longevity – as one of the funniest and most heartfelt anime.
6. Slam Dunk
You didn’t think this list would go number one without a sports anime, did you? Slam dunk, arguably the most popular basketball manga, serialized for six years starting in 1990, then became an anime in 1993. With a cast of adorable misfits determined to win the National Championship for their team, this funny and full anime heart has gained consistent popularity throughout Asia and Europe and is considered one of the reasons basketball has become a popular sport in Japan.
5. One piece
How could we Jump list be complete without A play?! One of Jumpthe most successful franchises of all time, A play has become a cultural phenomenon and still maintains its popularity after 22 years and over 980 episodes (and more). Will the Straw Hat Pirates ever find the world’s ultimate treasure and crown their elastic-limbed captain Luffy as the Pirate King? We can’t help but keep watching to find out.
Haikyuu is a great story about two rival / friend volleyball players working to revitalize the once sterling reputation of their high school volleyball team. It’s newer than some of the other anime on this list, with the final seasons airing in 2020, but that doesn’t make it any less entertaining. Endearing, funny, and with sporting action right on the edge of your seat, there’s a good reason the anime is ranked as the fourth most interesting. Jump animated!
3. Dragon Ball
Here’s another series that, if you grew up watching anime in the 80s, 90s, or 2000s, would be one of the first Jump anime coming to mind. The Dragon ball The franchise has such an incredibly long reach that it spans four decades, 519 manga chapters, five animated series, 20 animated films, and three TV specials (plus one terrible Hollywood adaptation that we don’t like to talk about) . If you’ve watched it, you know how fun it is to watch Goku and his fellow fighters constantly fight against various powerful opponents for the safety of their planet. Seriously, the fun never ends (even when it sometimes seems like it should).
2. Demon Slayer: Kimestu no Yaiba
I’m sure at this point you’ve heard how amazing the success is Demon slayer is. Anime fans of all ages are heavily invested in Tanjiro Kamado’s journey to become a powerful demon slayer and learn how to save his sister Nezuko from becoming a full-fledged demon. With an interesting plot and some truly gorgeous imagery, it’s no wonder people love this anime. While this is by far the most recent series on the list, with its second season slated to air later this year, we have to admit that it’s probably one of, if not the Most popular anime of all time, if we are by the numbers.
Beat surprisingly Demon slayer-but no surprise because it’s so good-Gintama takes the first place among anime fans as the most entertaining Shonen jump anime of all time. With a cast of great characters, a hint of comedy, Edo-era setting, samurai swordfights, and a hint of sci-fi in the form of alien conquerors, who wouldn’t think so? It’s also relatively new, although originally made into an OVA in 2005, the full 367-episode anime aired from 2006 to 2018, and the third movie just released this year. Maybe this recent impact has put it at the top of the list… but given its popularity, we’re inclined to say that’s not the only factor involved.
Who Jump animes would you put on your list? Have you seen it all? Otherwise… you have work to do! And while you’re on the hunt for the best anime to watch, check out the anime that makes fans cry the most and the top 10 anime that ended 10 years ago as well. This way you will be fully in the know.
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