25 Longest Running Anime You Have To See

When you think of Anime, what comes to mind? Sailor Moon? Dragon Ball Z? For those really caught up in the world of Anime, there is so so much more. What some people don’t realize is that Anime has been around for a very long time, and while most Anime series come and go, there are some that have lasted for a long long time. Today we are showcasing these Anime that have seemed to stand the test of time with 25 Longest Running Anime You Have To See.

25

Gin Tama

Gin Tama

This anime started filming in 2006 and is still in production with 332 episodes as of this writing. Set in Tokyo, it follows life from the perspective of a Samurai after the city has been invaded by aliens.

24

Keroro Gunsō

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Literally translated as “Sergeant Keroro” or Sergeant Frog, this anime comedy follows the adventures of a platoon of alien frog-like creatures as they attempt to invade the Earth. It has 358 episodes.

23

Bleach

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With 366 episodes, this anime follows the adventures of hotheaded teenager Ichigo Kurosaki when he obtains the powers of a Soul Reaper (basically a Grim Reaper).

22

Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo

Kochikame

Literally translated, the name of this anime is “This is the Police Station in Front of Kameari Park in Katsushika Ward.” Fortunately, it’s often shortened to KochiKame and it follows the adventures of middle aged Tokyo police officer Kankichi Ryotsu. The series has 373 episodes.

21

Naruto

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Following the story of Naruto Uzumakim, a young ninja looking for recognition, this anime ran for 10 years from 2007 to 2017 and has 500 episodes.



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