Japanese Fans Name the Top Ten Most Exciting Hero Anime

Which series are the most heart-poundingly exciting?

Hero-centric anime never goes out of style, and there's a lot to choose from. But which ones are top of the crop? Anime! Anime! asked fans to vote on the most heart-poundingly exciting hero anime ever.


1,274 people voted, with over 80% being female. Voter age range was 30% 40s and up, 20% each 20s and 30s, and 10% in their teens.


Here are the top ten results -- there were a lot of ties. How do they match up to your faves?


8. Yatterman (tie)

8. Gatchaman (tie)

8. Tekkaman Blade (tie)

6. Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! (tie)

6. Cyborg 009 (tie)

5. World Trigger

4. s-CRY-ed

3. One Punch Man

2. My Hero Academia

1. Tiger & Bunny

Tiger & Bunny won with nearly 70% of the vote!


Are any of your favorites in here? Is there something you feel was left off? Tell us in the comments!


Source: Anime! Anime!




Kara Dennison is responsible for multiple webcomics, blogs and runs interviews for (Re)Generation Who and PotterVerse, and is half the creative team behind the OEL light novel series Owl's Flower. She blogs at karadennison.com and tweets @RubyCosmos.

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