As the decade comes to an end, everyone is in a state of reflection over the best of the best. From films to television, gaming to books, there’s a list for everything these days. And anime is no different. However, Funimation asked their fans to vote on their all-time favorites of that decade, and the results are in! Some of these won’t surprise you at all while others might surprise you in the best way.
The streaming service introduced their list, “From a fan-favorite hero and villain Shounen that made it’s highly anticipated television debut, to sleeper hits that surprised fans across the globe, some of the decade’s best anime is on Funimation.”
Favorite Shonen Anime of the Decade: My Hero Academia
Favorite Shoujo Anime of the Decade: Fruits Basket
Favorite Sports Anime of the Decade: Haikyu!
Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Anime of the Decade: Steins:Gate
Favorite Isekai Series of the Decade: KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World!
Favorite Romance of the Decade: Your Lie in April
Favorite Animation of the Decade: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Favorite Companion Creature of the Decade: Happy from Fairy Tail
Favorite Original Series of the Decade: Kill la Kill
Favorite Anime Film of the Decade: Your Name.
The runner-ups can be found here, but some of them include Attack on Titan, Mob Psycho, Death Parade, and A Silent Voice. If you haven’t had the chance to check out these anime for yourself, luckily enough, all of them are available on Funimation Now. Through January 5th, 2019, the anime streaming service is running a special for a free month of Premium Plus
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