Animecast: 100 Anime Series Suggestions


To celebrate an anime viewing milestone, the hosts of the Animecast sit down to run through 100 titles worth watching. Ranging from comedy, to horror, to romance, to sci-fi, and many other genres.

100animesuggestionCheck below for a full list of all 100 anime series as featured in this episode. Again, please keep in mind that this is a suggestion list and isn’t intended for purpose of claiming any shows are better than another. This is also a relatively quick runthrough of each series. For more details of a series, most of these series have been reviewed, so check our Review page for an extensive analysis.

The opening song for this episode is the OP for Higurashi When They Cry Called “Higurashi no Naku Koro ni” by Eiko Shimamiya. The closing song for this episode is the ED for Wolf’s Rain called “Gravity” by Maaya Sakamoto.

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The 100 Anime Series Suggestion List:

  • A Lull in the Sea
  • Air TV
  • Armitage III
  • Azumanga Daioh
  • Baccano
  • Blood+
  • Bunny Drop
  • Castletown Dandelion
  • Chobits
  • Clannad
  • Claymore
  • Code Geass
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Crest of the Stars
  • Darker Than Black
  • Death Note
  • Death Parade
  • Dennou Coil
  • Durarara
  • Eden of the East
  • Erased
  • Fate Series
  • Flying Witch
  • From The New World
  • Full Metal Alchemist
  • Gatchaman Crowds
  • Girls Und Panzer
  • Great Teacher Onizuka
  • Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
  • Gunslinger Girl
  • Haibane Renmei
  • Hanasaku Iroha
  • Hare and Guu
  • Higurashi When They Cry
  • Inari Konkon Koi Iroha
  • Iria Zeiram The Animation
  • K Series
  • K-ON
  • Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
  • Kanon
  • Katanagatari
  • Kino’s Journey
  • Knights of Sidonia
  • Kokoro Connect
  • Konosuba
  • Kurenai
  • Little Busters
  • Love Chuunibyo and Other Delusions
  • Lucky Star
  • Maoyu
  • Maria The Virgin Witch
  • Midori Days
  • BECK Mongolian Chop Squad
  • Monogatari Series
  • Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun
  • Mushi-shi
  • My Teenage Romantic Comedy SNAFU
  • Natsume’s Book of Friends
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Nichijou: My Ordinary Life
  • Non Non Biyori
  • Noragami
  • Oreimo
  • Outbreak Company
  • Overlord
  • Paranoia Agent
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Punch Line
  • Re:Zero Starting Life In Another World
  • Record of Lodoss War
  • Samurai 7
  • Sayonara Zetsuba Sensei
  • School-Live
  • Scrapped Princess
  • Serial Experiments Lain
  • Shakugan no Shana
  • Shirobako
  • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Shuffle!
  • Snow White With The Red Hair
  • Soul Eater
  • Sound of the Sky
  • Spice and Wolf
  • Steins;Gate
  • Sword Art Online
  • Tamako Market
  • Servant X Service
  • Tenchi Muyo
  • Terror in Resonance
  • The Hentai Prince and the Stony Cat
  • The Vision of Escaflowne
  • Three Leaves Three Colors
  • Time of Eve
  • Tokyo Magnitude 8.0
  • Toradora
  • Ushio and Tora
  • Utawarerumono
  • Wakaba Girl
  • Wolf’s Rain
  • Yuki Yuna is a Hero
  • Co-Founder of and Co-Host of the OtakuSpirit Animecast. A huge fan of anime since the early 1990s, consuming over 1300 shows. Outside of Otaku Spirit, he has been a judge for the Anime Awards and aided in reviewing titles for some publishers. While he's late to the collecting scene, he's found a lot of joy in filling his DVD/Blu-ray collection as well as collecting figures. Sharing this joy, he posts unboxing and feature videos on anime goods to YouTube.