Top 10 Best Animes For Beginners [Web Series]


Hello, Guys welcome back to Yognut. This is my first article here. In this article, I’ll tell you about the best Anime Series for beginners, if you want to watch Anime.

So a question must be rising on your heads “What’s an anime”. Well, let me explain. Anime is a Japanese Animation Style that mainly focuses on hand-drawing and is processed on computer graphics. Almost, Every Anime is based on its Source Material i.e. Manga. Manga is a comic book or graphic book that is mainly originated from Japan.

If you want to start a journey into the world of Anime, sink right in.

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Best Animes For Beginners
Best Anime for Beginners

Here is the List of the top 10 Best Anime For Beginners:-

10. Another

Genre : Mystery, Thriller,Horror

Episodes : 12 + OVA(Original Anime Video)

Status : Completed

Where to watch : Netflix , Crunchy Roll , Funimation

Another was released in the year 2012 by the animation studio named P.A.Works.

Another is set in 1998 it focuses on the boy named Kōichi Sakakibara who is transferred into Yomiyama Middle School and is drafted into a class 3-3 which is cursed as many students of that class die every year mysteriously. In the year 1972, a student named Misaki suddenly died and the whole school was devastated by the loss, faculty and students behave as she was alive and her strange presence was felt on graduation photograph. In the class, he meets Mei Misaki who is ignored by the whole class. He decides the solve the curse of class 3-3 with her.

This anime is recommended if you like Horror and Thriller.

IMDb rating-7.6

“No matter how many relationships we seem to have, we’re all alone.

Mei Misaki

9. Assassination Classroom

Genre : Comedy ,Action

Episodes : Season 1 -> 22 , Season 2 -> 25

Status : Completed

Where to watch : Netflix , Crunchy Roll , Funimation

Assassination Classroom focuses on the students of class 3-E of Kunugigaoka Junior High School

The world leaders are insecure as an immensely powerful organism appears on the planet Earth and has destroyed 70 % of the moon and threatens to destroy Earth within a year. Meanwhile he is the homeroom teacher of class 3-E, the students of that class are given a mission to assassinate their teacher a.k.a. that organism by the end of the year.

It has good comedy and if you are into Action and Comedy then you can go for it.

IMDb Rating- 8

The world will always be filled with injustice. If you have time to give up or hold a grudge against that injustice, then use that time to enjoy battling those injustices instead.

Koro Sensei

8. Erased

Genre : Mystery, Thriller , Science Fiction

Episodes : 12

Status : Completed

Where to watch : Funimation

Erased was produced by A-1 Pictures and was aired in 2016.

It focuses on 29-year-old Satoru Fujinuma who has the ability called “Revival” which somehow allows him to go back in time to solve any life-threatening event before they occur and thus helping to stop the event from happening.

One day one unrevealed attacker killed his mother and Satoru is found guilty by the cops for the murder of his mother which he clearly didn’t commit and he ran away. So he activates the Revival to go back in time to prevent the incident to ever happen again.

Erased is enough to keep you engaged throughout the twelve episodes, the characters are beautifully drawn.

IMDb Rating : 8.5

“Every day, the words cross my mind. “If I had done this back then…” but they don’t take the sincere form of regret. The words are just an excuse that comes to my mind then disappears.”

Satoru Fujinuma

7. Dragonball Franchise

Genre : Shonen

Episodes : Dragon Ball-153

Dragon Ball Z – 291

Dragon Ball Z Kai – 167

Dragon Ball Super – 131

Status : Ongoing (Manga is still ongoing and Super Season 2 might come out soon )

Where to watch : Funimation , Crunchyroll

The anime that defined our childhood the Dragon Ball Series, we were eagerly waiting for our school to get over so that we could watch our favorite series on Television Channel (Cartoon Network ).

Dragon Ball focuses on its main protagonist who is the only person of Saiyan Race on Earth and he has to protect Earth from enemies against powerful enemies that vow to destroy the Saiyan Race.

DRAGON BALL the story starts from Goku childhood all about his learning to become a Super Siayan .

DRAGON BALL Z follows dragon ball where the anime focus on his sons Gohan and Gotan .

The Franchise is filled with some of the iconic fights and it is highly recommended if you love high paced action sequences.

IMDb Rating : Dragon Ball-8.5

Dragon Ball Z -8.7

Dragon Ball Z Kai -8.2

Dragon Ball Super -8.4

Even the mightiest warriors experience fears. What makes them a true warrior is the courage that they possess to overcome their fears.


6. Naruto and Naruto Shippuden

Genre : Shonen, Adventure.

Episodes : Naruto -> 220

Naruto Shippuden -> 500

Status : Naruto and Naruto Shippuden is completed ; It’s sequel series Boruto is Ongoing

Where to watch : Naruto -> Netflix

Naruto Shippuden -> Crunchyroll , Funimation

Naruto focuses on the kid named Naruto Uzumaki who is the vessel of the powerful demon fox, which attacked the village named Konoha a few years back and was sealed inside Naruto by the Fourth Hokage (Leader of the Village ) who died in the process.

Due to this, he is constantly ignored by the villagers, to get their attention. He pulls pranks so that Villagers can scold him. He dreams to be the Future Hokage of the Village, he wants to admired and acknowledged by everyone, although he is weak in the beginning and can’t perform basic Ninjutsu, to overcome his Weakness he trains hard and develops his own Ninja Way to NEVER GIVE UP.

In Naruto we see the story of the kid Naruto and Shippuden is basically focuses on teen Naruto after three years timeskip.

Naruto is a very special anime, it covers every aspect of human emotion it inspires us a lot. It gives us Comic Relief from time to time but at the same time, it has some scenes that are enough to make any grown-up man cry like a kid. It has a very deep storyline it connects deeply to the viewer and it has probably the best Character Development in Anime History. The characters are well written. It is once in a lifetime Anime.

The Anime has a lot of filler episodes which is not related to the main story. You can skip these episodes if you want. I’ll link it down below.

Naruto Filler List

Naruto Shippuden Filler List

IMDb Rating: Naruto ->8.3

Naruto Shippuden -> 8.6

“If you don’t like your destiny, don’t accept it. Instead have the courage to change it the way you want it to be.”

Naruto Uzumaki

5. Your Lie in April

Genre : Musical , Romantic Drama

Episodes : 22 +OVA

Status : Completed

Where to Watch : Funimation , Crunchyroll

Your Lie in April is based on the Manga of the same name.

The main character of this show is Arima Kousei who is hailed as Piano Prodigy due to his extreme talent in playing piano, he was accurate and precise with playing notes. He was infamously called ROBOT, the person made for only competitions. His mother was his piano teacher and she was very strict.

When his mother died he went into trauma. He stopped playing piano for two years and cannot listen to the tones of the Piano. Until he met Kaori a Violinist after meeting her his desire to play Piano reignites.

It is an heartwarming and yet very emotional anime. It has very good comic timing. It is perfect for Music Enthusiasts. The story line is very good and it is well directed anime.

IMDb Rating : 8.6

“Music speaks louder than words.”

Arima Kousei

4. One Punch Man

Genre : Action, comedy, superhero

Episodes : Season 1 -> 12

Season 2 -> 12

Status : Ongoing ; Season 3 in development

Where to watch : Netflix, Funimation

One Punch Man tells the story of Saitama who is a hero just for fun. As the title name suggests Saitama has trained himself to such extent that he can finish the enemies in just one punch.

It is a parody anime, but it slowly gained popularity all across the world. The story is well crafted and the comic timing is very good. One Punch Man motivated many people to do the workout after listening to Saitama’s workout schedule.

His Workout Schedule 100 Push ups,100 sit ups and 100 squats,then a 10 kilometre run .

IMDb Rating : 8.8

If you really want to become strong, stop caring about what others think about you. Living your life has nothing to do with what others think


3. Steins; Gate

Genre: Psychological Thriller, Science Fiction

Episodes : 25

Status : Completed

Where to Watch : Netflix

Steins; Gate was released in 2011. It’s setting is in 2010 in  Akihabara, Tokyo. Its main character is Rintaro Okabe who is a self-proclaimed scientist, who with his friends runs a Laboratory named  “Future Gadget Laboratory” in his apartment. He is researching on Time Travel.

Steins; Gate is an amazing Mind Bending series, it has lots of twists and turns that will keep you engaged throughout the Series.

IMDb Rating: 8.8

If you want to grant your own wish, then you should clear your own path to it.

Rintaro Okabe

2. Death Note

Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Psychological Thriller

Episodes : 37

Status : Completed

Where to Watch : Netflix

Death Note focuses on Light Yagami a.k.a. Kira a teenager student who gets the notebook titled “Death Note” .

The Notebook has the power to kill anyone when the person’s full name is written on it by remembering the person’s face while writing on the notebook. The user has to specify the time and the details of how the person will die, If the owner does not specify the details, the person will die simply of Heart Attack in 40 seconds.

Light comes in contact with Ryuk the Shinigami (God of Death ), who is the owner of the Notebook. Due to Light’s mass killing of Criminals, a Private Detective named L is after him intending to catch the Killer Kira.

Death Note is a masterpiece, it will keep you keep guessing what’s gonna happen in the next episodes and it has a very good plot. It is also considered one of the greatest Anime ever produced.

IMDb Rating : 9

“In This World, There Are Very Few People Who Actually Trust Each Other.”

Light Yagami

1. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Genre : Adventure,Fiction

Episodes : 64

Status : Completed

Where to Watch : Netflix

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is a rebooted version of Original Fullmetal Alchemist. When the Original show was airing the Manga was still in development. In order to complete the series the show writers distorted from the Manga and gave it an alternate ending.

Elric Brothers perform Human Transmutation (A forbidden technique) to revive their dead mother who died in an epidemic, but the process went wrong and they couldn’t revive their Mother, during the process the older brother Edward Elric lost his right arm and left leg and his younger brother Alphonse Elric lost his body later his soul was fixed in a metal armor by Edward. In order to get their bodies back, Edward becomes State Alchemist in search of Philosopher’s Stone.

Fullmetal Series is considered as one of the beautiful story ever written.The story has depth and the every characters serve a special purpose.

IMDb Rating : 9.1

You have to figure it out. Stand up and walk. Keep moving forward. You’ve got two good legs. So get up and use them. You’re strong enough to make your own path.

Edward Elric


There are lots of Anime Series you can watch. I’ve curated some of the best anime for beginners. I hope you have a good experience of watching these series. So that’s it for the series, I’ll make a separate article for Anime Movies. So Stay Tuned. Thank You!