13 Best 2000s Anime That You Must Rivisit This Year | The Anime Daily
Are you looking for a list of the 13 Best 2000s Anime? This is the right corner for you. The 2000s have been a colorful decade for all sorts of filmmaking, be it live-action or anime. Throughout this decade, many shows came and went it, and some never left. Today, we will talk about all those shows that made your childhood adventurous.
From Naruto to Soul Eater, this list contains some of the best shows that millennials watched during their teenage and young adult times. So, be ready to go down memory lane with this article. Thus, without any further ado, here is a list of the 13 Best 2000s Anime in no particular order.
The first on this list of the 13 Best 2000s Anime is Fullmetal Alchemist. For many millennials, the show happens to be a classic action drama. Follow the story of two alchemist brothers who are facing the adversities of a failed experiment. Both of them have lost their bodies after an alchemy test. Now, they are wandering around in town to look for an Alchemist who can reverse the effects of the experiment and bring back their bodies. The second edition in the form of Brotherhood is also a great watching expectation for the fans of Fullmetal Alchemist.
Code Geass is a reappearing name in The Anime Daily lists. This is sheerly for the fact that the show has all the elements to entertain audiences of all ages. Code Geass follows the story of Lelouch Lamperogue, who finds himself stuck between a war-ridden area. CC is a mysterious soldier who rescues her from the battlefield and provides him shelter. After knowing about CC’s cause, Lelouch also joins her in order to free the territories of Japan from foreign invasions. If you love action-packed anime, then Code Geass is nothing short of a treat.
The next name on this list of the 13 Best 2000s Anime is Naruto. Yes, Naruto is not a 90s show, we were all grown-ups when the anime first came out. Meet Naruto Shippuden, who is a naive orphan boy looking for power and fame in the village. The only way to do so is by becoming the greatest ninja of all time. Devoid of all resources, Naruto only has the physical skills to achieve his dreams. Thus, a beautiful yet quirky story of endeavor and perseverance begins.
Anime Black Butler happens to be an all-time favorite of many otakus. The reason being the smart and brilliant writing of the characters. Meet Ceil Phatomhive, who gets a Butler as a trading gift from Satan himself. Being the resident of the dark realms, the Butler is an extraordinary partner to Ciel. Both of them solve murder mysteries and lead happy life until a case strikes their way. Is this the end of Black Butler’s cunning? Watch this classic detective story to find out yourself.
The next name on this list of the 13 Best 2000s Anime is Soul Eater. This science-fiction takes us to the Death Weapon Meister Academy that is running with human children for a long time. These children are then recruited by professional Soul Eaters who devour human souls for a living. However, the students have now realized that the organization is backing the children against their own will. Now, these students are rebelling with their own organization to bring down the demon community.
Ghost in the Shell
Ghost in the Shell is not only a popular show in Japan but also famous in the western territories. Motoko Kusanagi is a scientist who has created a technology that can culminate human brains in an Android body. After a series of failed experiments, one such Android manages to see the light of the day. But as she jumps from mission to mission, her past memories haunt her present. This justifies the name Ghost in the Shell.
The next name on this list of the 13 Best 2000s Anime is Ergo Proxy. It looks like the decade of 2000 was a time of action thrillers. In the same chain is Ergo Proxy. The anime revolves around a world where humans and androids reside together. However, the world is shrinking in resources that are emerging an uncalled war upon the two races. Now, officer Re-l Mayer is on the authority to investigate the androids and their plans to eliminate the humans. If you enjoy the serious tone of shows, then Ergo Proxy is the show for you.
Bleach is another classic that joins our list. Meet Ichigo Kurosaki, who is one of the most unlikable protagonists that you will ever come across. Ichigo is a Soul Reaper by lineage. But he feels that his familial work does not suit his skills and ambitions. Thus, Ichigo decides to leave the purpose of a Soul Reaper to become a kingsguard soldier. This is a story of rebellion and perseverance that will stay with you for a long time.
The next anime on this list of the 13 Best 2000s Anime is Death Note. The story takes us to modern-day Japan, where a Shinigami is looking for fun. So, he drops his death note on a rushing street. Yagami Light, a young high schooler, comes across this book. What follows is the rise of Kira, the greatest criminal in the history of the world. Kira is a mass murderer who believes that every criminal must be executed right away. Death Note is easily one of the best anime that has come out from the palette of the 2000s.
One more action thriller that joins our list is Elfen Lied. This story of the rebellion of Diclonius Lucy, an android, who has been facing discrimination against humans for a long time. Thus, she forms an underground organization to bring justice to her race. What follows is a war that sees the murder of hundreds and thousands. Who will win this war this time? Humans or Androids? Watch Elfen Lied to find out yourself.
The next name on this list of the 13 Best 2000s Anime is Fairy Tail. This show tells the story of a magical world that works to ease the struggles of common humans. Lucy and Natsu are budding apprentices who want to make money out of helping humans. But as they receive more missions, they realize that this job is not easy in any sense. Thus, witness a story of two underdogs who go on to become the greatest sorcerers of all time.
Another thriller that joins our list is Baccano! The story takes us to the time of Prohibition America, where we land in Chicago. Here, a transcontinental train begins a journey that makes it to the headline of the globe. Despite knowing that the train is a trip to hell, people hop up on the journey in order to acquire the elixir for life. Baccano has one of the most insane premises and even eccentric screenwriting that will amaze you from beginning to end.
The last name on this list of the 13 Best 2000s Anime is Samurai Champloo. The mere name of the show is enough to know that this is an anime from early 2000. Samurais and ninjas were big in that era. So, the story follows Mugen and Jin, who you are combating in the secluded teahouse of the kingdom. Little to their knowledge, the prince of the kingdom is also in the same teahouse. Their fate cannot get worse as they accidentally murder the royal with a sword blow. Now, the only person that can save them is a Samurai that lives at the edge of the kingdom. Thus, a search mystery for this Warrior begins.
With this, we have come to the conclusion of our list of the 13 Best 2000s Anime. Which one of these shows has been your personal favorite? Is there any other show from the 2000s that we did not include in this list? Please share your thoughts with us in the comment box below. Lastly, for more such exciting listicles, keep visiting The Anime Daily.