So Today we will be counting down our picks for the Top 15 most popular Anime in India. Since the early 2000s there has been a huge viewership for Anime in India. There are a few anime series that had made a huge impact on the lives of the people of India.
This list includes the anime had aired on TV in India as well as the Anime which are watch online on the streaming website and also which are pirated. This list is combined from anime forums, Indian anime fan groups as well as Quora and Reddit. So let’s Begin……..
Note: This List is based on the popularity of Anime , it doesn’t rank according which is better or worse.
15. The 7 Deadly Sins (Nanatsu No Taizai)
This anime is officially on Netflix. It’s is based on the Manga published with the same name. It’s quite popular around the world and India no exception.
Its popularity saw a rise due to the availability of Netflix in India. It follows the story of the most powerful 7 knights who betrayed the Kingdom. No kingdom is in Danger. A princess named Elizabeth is on the mission to get them together to save the kingdom. It’s is a must-watch anime. It happens in the magic world.
14. Beyblade Series
This Beyblade series was made in Japan to promote the sales of spinning tops called Beyblades. This Anime series is adapted from the manga having the same name.
The story of Tyson in the world of Beyblade matches to very much popular in India. All the sequel and spin-off series like Metal Fusion and others are still popular and are aired on TV. This is more targeted towards a younger audience. Giving a huge fan base in India.
Fun Fact: I cried for 2 days in front of my parents to buy it.😭😭 Then they bought it for me.😈😈
13. Black Clover
It’s popularity charts has blown everything away. Black Clover is on top of the suggestion list of Magic anime. It’s is having one of the best present-day Shonen storylines.
It’s is based on Manga named same. It flows the hardship and adventures of a boy named Asta who does not have magic in the world magic is an everyday tool. He got the power of anti-magic and starts his journey to became the Wizard King with his Friend Yuno. It’s magical action ride and one of my personal favorites. Go be sure to check it out.😏😏😏
Black Clover is becoming famous in India, among people watching anime online. It can even become more famous as it is ongoing anime and its manga is also ongoing. Now it’s also available on Netflix in India.
12. My Hero Academia
If I forget to include it into this list Hero fans will kill (Just Joking !!).
In recent time it got it’s fan base from Indian Dragon Ball Fans. It’s is quiet famous in Dragon Ball community. No doubt Dragon Ball community is very big in India.
It’s is an explosive action-packed Anime. Our main protagonist doesn’t have any special power, In a world where every single person has a sort of power and dreams to be super Hero. He got a number 1 hero All might as his mentor. Rest is Spoiler. He wants to be a hero. It’s a go-go to watch it. 😤😤😤
11. Fairy Tail
Do Fairies have Tails, Ha it’s a Mystery !!
Fairy Tail is one of the best Action-adventure anime with Magical Powers in it. In some ways similar to Black Clover.
This is my personal favorite after only Bleach anime. Its popularity is rising in India as online streaming services are gaining momentum. No one can deny the fact that it’s near the level of Big 3 Shonen Anime.
It’s Diary of Lucy in the world of Magic, where people and things have magic. Mages make guilds and do small jobs and earn money. Lucy joins a guild named Fairy Tail and her adventures start with Natsu, Happy, and others. Also available on Netflix India. Must Watch😏😏
10. Tokyo Ghoul
It’s is as popular as no other. A very dedicated fan base in India. Fans of the series will argue and it must be in a higher position. But again anime above are even more popular.
It follows the story of our Protagonist who became a ghoul ( Cannibal ) due to some incident. Spoilers Alert. It’s all about the story of his survival in Tokyo among different Ideologies of other Ghouls and himself.
Very different premises can watch it for different feel. Also available on Netflix India.
9. Attack on Titan
It’s is the anime that has the best and most memes after Dragon Ball. This is enough to show its popularity in India.
It’s is anime with one of Best Animation, Action and Adventure. Which great story writing and one of the best theme song in the history of anime. It’s a very dark and brutal anime. Not for people with weak hearts.
It follows the story of a world where great mindless creatures named Titans rule and love to eat humans. Humanity for its survival takes refuge inside 3 layers of great walls. Which Titans cannot pass through.
Rest watch it, I’m not gonna tell everything.
8. One Punch Man
The Legend himself Saitama. The anime with great fanbase just because the protagonist can defeat everyone in One Punch. One punch man is hilarious.
Anime with undoubtedly best animation, great story, direction, and action scenes. It’s the first anime my Brother saw and he got surprised. He was unable to sleep for 2 days because he was thinking about it.
It follows a world where only humans and monsters are there. Heroes save them from monsters. Our protagonist Saitama became a hero JUST FOR FUN. He trained so hard that he became invincible. Anime has Two seasons go and check it out.
7. Death Note
The anime is most rated on IMDB. Death note is always the first anime suggestion for a newbie in the anime community. Especially in India.
It’s is having great story and the mind game b/w Light and L is just jaw braking. It not spoiler.
The light Yagami is student who got a notebook. When write anybody’s name the person dies. He started mass killing of criminals which and came under notice buy L and the chess begins.
Best Swordfights you name it we have it. Action, comedy, and great shonen powerup we have it all. The series is part of Big 3.
Despite being never aired on Indian TV screens. The Bleach anime has a big fan base. They actively take part in the community and petition to bring Bleach anime back.
It has a story of People named shinigami with lives in a world named soul society. They have swords to bring back souls from the earth and kill corrupted souls named Hollows. Our protagonist Ichigo can see them.
Must watch anime, Especially my most favorite anime of all time is Bleach.
5. One Piece
The mainstream shonen anime with the highest number of episodes and manga still ongoing. Have great fans in India. They love the protagonist Luffy.
The anime once dubbed in Hindi aired for new weeks and then was cancel due to poor response by children. As it is anime for teenagers and huge cuts were there in scenes.
It follows the story of a boy named Luffy who wants to be the Pirate King. In a world of ocean and pirate, he wants to find the legendary treasure named One Piece.
Great action, adventure and story. Most Iconic fight scenes. Part of Big 3
4. Naruto Series
Fans will say the one-piece is more popular but the Naruto series have more fans as it aired in Hindi dubbed for a long time.
It follows the story in the world of Ninjas. A child named Naruto Uzumaki wants to be Hokage. The series packs a punch.
Fantastic fights , techniques and storyline with great direction.
3. Pokemon Franchise
Due you want to have a strange animal-like creature with strange powers. After watching Pokemon you definitely will.
It is one of the most iconic, impactful, and successful anime franchises in India. Its game Pokemon Go was the most talked about and hyped game on mobiles.
It is targeted towards children. It is a story of a different world were anime like creatures named Pokémon lives with humans. Humans catch them and have matches among themselves.
2. Shinchan And Doremon
It’s a tie because both are as popular in India. You must have seen any one of them in your childhood on TV.
Shinchan is a naughty boy who creates mischief around him. It’s a story about him and his family, their daily lives.Doremon is a Robot who comes from the future to help a dumb boy named Nobita. He gives him gadgets to make him cool and Nobita every time gets stuck in problems.
1. Dragon Ball Franchise
Undoubtedly the King is the Dragon Ball franchise. From Dragon Ball Z to Super, From Kamehameha to Super Saiyan. Dragon ball fans love the series and it has massive support from India.
When I fans came to know Dragon ball super Broly movie was not gonna release in India. They stormed the petitions and social media. Finally, they were able to get a theatrical release but after 2 months of release.
Dragon ball is an iconic series. Every child from the 2000s knows it and most of them love it. From Goku to Vegeta, from Freeza to Broly all characters are loved. The series is full of Super Saiyan fights and great comedy. From Vegeta’s hard training to defeat Goku, to study of Gohan. Series have special place in the hearts of Anime fans in India. Hence
Dragon Ball Series is all together most popular anime in India.
So there you have it folks our list of Top 15 Most Popular Anime in India.
- Dragon Ball Series
- Shinchan And Doremon
- Naruto Series
- One piece
- Death note
- One Punch Man
- Attack on Titan
- Tokyo Ghoul
- Fairy Tail
- My Hero Academia
- Black Clover
- Bayblade Series
- The 7 Deadly Sins
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