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The 10 Best Seinen Anime

Anime has always been a medium that’s been best suited for telling stories aimed at younger audiences. There are plenty of genres of anime worth watching. Action, romance, comedy, slice-of-life—the list goes on. But seinen is one genre that always seems to get a lot of love.

Seinen anime are aimed at adult males in their teens and twenties. If you are looking for the best seinen anime then we bring you the 10 best seinen anime that you can watch right now.

What is Seinen Anime?

Seinen, or “adult”, is a genre of anime that is often targeted toward an mature audience, typically those over 18. Seinen anime often deal with complex themes and features mature, realistic, and sometimes disturbing content.

The themes and storylines of Seinen also deal with topics such as isolation, loneliness, depression, relationships, morality, and other such topics.

They also often contain mature content such as blood and gore, nudity, sexual themes, and strong language. Some of the most well-known seinen anime series include Death Note, Psycho-Pass, Black Lagoon, and Monster.

Here are the 10 best seinen anime to watch right now

Over the past few decades, the anime industry has been expanding and evolving in a number of different ways. One of the biggest trends in anime over the past few years has been the seinen anime. The best seinen anime can be hard to find.

If you’re looking for something to watch that’s a little less predictable than your typical shonen series, seinen anime are a great choice. Here are our top 10 picks for the best seinen anime.

10. Gangsta.

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Two bulky men named Nicholas Brown and Worick Arcangelo are underground mercenaries. If you are in a serious pinch and don’t know who to call, you can just ring these bros a bell and they’ll take care of the rest. That’s how Nicholas and Worick have made a name for themselves by taking on jobs that no one but them can accomplish.

Now even the police and mob syndicates are more than willing to hire them but when they end up destroying a local pimp and decide to protect a prostitute from the people who were after them, this seemingly stagnant balance of power begins to crumble.

Will the two bros be able to handle this upcoming change? Well, of course bros can handle anything. Can’t they?

IMDB(7.4)

Dubbed – Yes

Season – 1(12 Ep.)



09. Black Lagoon

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Are you tired of all those cringe tsundere and yandere waifus? Do you want a cool and badass woman to fawn over? Well, I’ve got you covered.

Black Lagoon is an anime that features Revy, the living personification of badassery. Her character is so beguiling that even girls of all ages fawn over her. As for the anime itself, the story takes place in a crime-ridden city of Thailand. There’s a group called Black Lagoon.

They’re basically pirates but one day, they end up taking an overseas Japanese worker hostage and that’s how this story begins. I’m telling you, even if you watch the anime just for Revy, you’ll also end up impressed with the plot. It’s just that good.

IMDB(7.9)

Dubbed – Yes

Season – 2(24 Ep.)


08. My Dress-Up Darling

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Now for the anime that’s been dominating the winter 2022 ranking charts ever since its inception on January 9th 2022, My Dress-Up Darling is an anime that rose to the top even though the final season of Attack on Titan and the second season of Demon Slayer were also airing in the same season. If that doesn’t catch your interest in this anime, I don’t know what will.

The story might be simplistic, considering how it’s basically about cosplays but the character will rip your heart off, especially Marin Kitagawa. She is the greatest waifu material we’ve seen in ages.

IMDB(8.2)

Dubbed – Yes

Season – 1(12 Ep.)


07. Grand Blue Dreaming

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Grand Blue is an anime fully capable of destroying your stomach and giving you inconsistent bowel movements. Plus, the manga is even better.

The story follows a 20-year-old college student named Iori Kitahara. He escapes the seaside and moves in with his uncle in order to live the rose-colored university life he had always dreamt of.

Unfortunately, the reality of it all slaps him the moment he opens the door of his new home. There are naked guys drinking beer everywhere and little does he know he’ll soon be one of them.

IMDB(7.8)

Dubbed – No

Season – 1(12 Ep.)


06. Berserk

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Berserk is a manga that goes beyond the term legendary. It has consistently managed to stay at the very top of the manga rankings for decades; that’s the level we are talking about. It’s genuinely sad how the author died before he could finish this era of defined work of fiction.

However, his legacy still remains. It is the reason why Berserk has a total ranking of 8.7 out of 10, and trust me, it’s still very much worth reading even if it’s incomplete.

Although Berserk has yet to receive an anime adaptation that does it justice. The 1997 adaptation of Berserk is still very good and can even serve as your introduction to this epic.

IMDB(8.7)

Dubbed – Yes

Season – 1(25 Ep.)


05. Cowboy Bebop

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Steadily maintaining its reputation as a top-tier classic Cowboy Bebop is yet another prestigious work that everyone should watch. The story takes place in the year 2071; several planets and moons have been colonized.

As you can expect, humans have finally left earth after deeming it uninhabitable. So, in order to maintain law and order, there is the inter-solar system police. They often also require somebody’s help, bringing our attention to cowboys, space cowboys to be more precise.

The protagonist named Spike Spiegel. He is also a cowboy who continues transversing the space along with his partners and new members who keep on joining. I’d say this is an anime that everyone should watch.

IMDB(8.9)

Dubbed – Yes

Season – 1(26 Ep.)


04. Space Brothers

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Are you tired of the day-to-day mundanity? Do you miss the times of inspiration, the times when you truly felt alive? I know that watching Inazuma Eleven or Pokemon may no longer inspire you but Space Brothers is an anime that can. It’s a realistic slice-of-life drama about two brothers who decide to go to the moon when they were little.

Now, even though decades have passed and only one of them was working on their dreams, the older one starts falling deeper and deeper into the void of regrets until his mom sends the Japanese Space Agency his CV and clears the first selection.

Looks like it’s finally time for the older brother to follow suit. Also, don’t worry; this anime won’t mock your intelligence by pulling off stupid plot conveniences. Its realism inspires you and it makes you feel like living again.

IMDB(8.2)

Dubbed – No

Season – 1(99 Ep.)


03. Land of the Lustrous

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This story takes place in the futuristic mysterious world. The world was destroyed by six meteors. Now it is inhabited by gem-like crystalline beings who continuously have to fend off against the Lunarians who seek their bodies as decorations.

What makes this anime so interesting is how characters have transcended past the limitations of their mind and bodies as well as carnal desires, and yet it still manages to depict their individualistic struggles. Does that fascinate you?

Our prodigy is a Phosphophyllite, and I’m telling you, as you delve into this story, the emotional damage will definitely make you shed a few tears.

IMDB(7.9)

Dubbed – Yes

Season – 1(12 Ep.)


02. Vinland Saga

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Far to the west across the great sea, there’s a place called Vinland. It’s warm and fertile. Where neither slavery nor the fires of war can reach.

The entire dexterity of the Vinland Saga narrative is about the pursuit of Vinland and even though the anime is still a prologue, it is still brilliant enough to work as its own story. A man named Thorfinn is told by his father that he has no enemies. Nobody does. There is no one who is okay to hurt.

However, what will the emotionally devastated poor little soul do with the reality of this Viking world? The second season will come out soon, so if you want to experience this masterpiece, definitely watch the first season beforehand.

IMDB(8.8)

Dubbed – Yes

Season – 1(24 Ep.)


01. Monster

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It has been over 17 years since the monster anime came out and it is still recognized by many fans and critics alike as the greatest seinen anime of all time. Just like One Piece and Attack on Titan are the faces of shounen anime, Monster is the face of seinen anime.

Monster is an anime that’ll continue to stand the test of time and it’ll always be hailed as one of the greatest anime of all time. Watch as an ordinary Japanese doctor living in Germany ends up going face to face with the very kid he faced nine years ago.

The story is harsh, it’s cruel, and it’s sad, but one thing is for sure it is a serious anime with deep meanings and themes. Definitely, Monster is the best seinen anime of all time and still the best seinen anime of 2022.

IMDB(8.7)

Dubbed – Yes

Season – 1(74 Ep.)


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