List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

Anime is loved by a wide range of Indian audiences. Available on television and various over-the-top (OTT) platforms, most of them are based on the comics of the ’90s. Are you also an Anime fan? If yes, you are at the right spot! We have curated a list of the most watched anime in India. Read along to find out.  

Most Watched Anime In India

Anime, also termed as Japanese Animation, is a hand-drawn and computer-generated animation that originated in Japan. Anime became popular in India in 2000 and is still among the watchlists of the masses. Let’s dig in and find out about the most-watched anime in India.

List Of Top 20 Most Watched Anime In India

Dragon Ball Franchise

Dragon Ball Franchise

Dragon Ball Franchise is one of the most popular anime series among 90’s kids in India. The story is about Son Goku and his friends who follow him throughout his adventurous journey. Goku trains in martial arts and meets a girl named Bulma who encourages him to join her to explore the world

The series under Dragon Ball Franchise are -Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon ball super, and Super dragon ball heroes.



There was barely a 90’s kid who grew up watching Doremon. It is a story about a robotic cat named Doremon who travels back in time from the 22nd century and has amazing gadgets to help a young boy named Nobita Nobi. Nobita is a kind yet clumsy kid who is average at studies and gets bullied by his schoolmates Gian and Suneo. He has a huge crush on his friend Shizuka and he dreams of marrying her one day.



Shinchan appeared in 1992 and has 1000 episodes and 26 movies. The show has been dubbed in 30 languages and is popular among the Indian Audience. The story revolves around a young adventurous boy Shinchan, his family, and friends.


Pokemon, List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

The next among our curated list is another popular anime called Pokemon. The story is about Ash who aspires to be the greatest Pokemon (pocket monster) trainer in the world. For that, he takes the help of Pikachu. There are 900 pokemon species among all.



The Naruto series is about a young Ninja who aspires to become the head of the village or Hokage one day. You can imagine the popularity of the series from the fact that the series was translated into Hindi and was telecasted on Cartoon Network. Naruto is one of the best-selling manga having circulation across 47 countries.

Fairy Tale

Fairy Tale

The fairy tale is an anime series with love, drama, adventure, and magic embedded interestingly. The series is about the adventures of Natsu Dragneel, Lucy, Happy, and a team of people in a guild called fairy tail. The series is admired by young audiences for its plot and twists.

Death Note 

Death Note , List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

The next on the list is Death Note. It is a horror anime series that is available on Netflix. It is a story of a Japanese high school student Light Yagami who finds a mysterious notebook. The notebook provides the user with the power to kill anyone whose name is written on the notebook.

One-Punch Man

One-Punch Man List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

One Punch Man is an anime series that tells the story of Saitama who can defeat his opponents with a single punch. He is unable to find a worthy opponent for himself and becomes a superhero. The hilarious plot of the series was widely appreciated by the viewers.

Attack On Titans

Attack On Titans List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

Attack on Titans is a four-season TV series that gained immense popularity among the Indian Audience. Titans are large-sized dangerous monsters who consume human flesh. Because of them, humanity is compelled to live in a city surrounded by three walls. Eren Yeager fights titans after they destroy her city and kill her loved ones.

The Seven Deadly Sins

The Seven Deadly Sins, List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

The Seven Deadly Sins is a story of Princess Elizabeth who begins a journey to find seven deadly sins so that they could help her in saving the Liones kingdom from tyrants. She finds Meliodas during the journey and continues to fight for the kingdom.


Gintama, List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

Gintama is the story of a man called Gintoki who takes odd jobs for survival. The story is set during the period when the country is invaded by aliens. Gintama and his gang are trouble makers but have not forgotten the morale of a swordsman.

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One Piece

One Piece

One Piece is an anime series filled with action, mystery, and adventure. It is the story of a Monkey D. Luffy who aspires to become the king of pirates. He aims to gain the treasure left by the legendary pirate Gold Roger.



The next series on our list of most-watched anime in India is Bleach. It is an adventurous series. The story is about a high school student Ichigo Kurosaki who can see ghosts. She gains soul-reaping powers and makes efforts to save the world from hollows, who are monstrous ghosts who feed on other souls if not purified.

Assassination Classroom

Assassination Classroom, List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

The next on the list is the Assassination classroom. It is a story of a powerful creature who claims to destroy the earth within a year. He then offers humans a chance to safeguard their planet. He becomes a homeroom teacher and teaches students about ways to kill him.

My Hero Academia

My Hero Academia, List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

My Hero Academia is an action anime series that is widely popular among adventure lovers. It is the story of a boy named Izuku Midoriya who aims to become a superhero but has no powers. He then joins a prestigious hero academy to chase his lifelong dream of becoming a superhero.

Detective Conan – Case Closed

Detective Conan – Case Closed, List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

A great blend of action and comedy, Detective Coman is a tv series that tells the story of a high school detective Shinichi Kudo whose age is chemically reversed. The detective solves mysterious cases and has to hide his true mental abilities.

 Yu Yu Hakusho

Yu Yu Hakusho, List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

The anime is a story of a 14-year-old boy named Yusuke Urameshi who dies at a very young age while saving a child in front of a car. He then becomes a spirit detective and protects the world. His interactions with demons and the comic factor added to the series make it worth watching.


Berserk, List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

One of the most popular manga series, Berserk, is the story of Guts, who is chased by demons because of a demonic brand on his neck. He aims to become free along with his lover Casca. He also aims to find and kill his former best friend who condemned him and his other friends.

Demon Slayer – Kimetsu No Yaiba

Demon Slayer – Kimetsu No Yaiba, List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

Another admired action and adventure series on our list is Demon Slayer. This is the story of a family who is attacked by demons and only Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko survive the attack. Tanjiro becomes a demon slayer and cures his sister.

Code Geass

Code Geass, List Of 20 Most Watched Anime In India

Are you an action and drama lover, this can be the right series for you. An exiled prince named Lelouch gets some mysterious powers. After gaining those powers, he becomes a masked leader and fights against the Holy Britannian Empire.

Boruto – Next Generations

Boruto – Next Generations

The last on our list is the Boruto-Next Generations. The story is about the son of Naruto Uzumaki who aims to become a great ninja just like his fathers. He aims to make a great impression on the ninja world through his efforts.


kaiji anime

Kaiji is an anime based on a popular Japanese comic book that has sold over 11 million copies. It tells the story of Kaiji, a young man without a stable job. He becomes a guarantor for his friend’s debts and ends up with a large debt. One day, a woman who runs a financial firm invites him to participate in a game in which he has the chance to win a large sum of money. In order to repay the debt, he becomes involved in a dark game that puts his life in danger… It has been a popular work for a long time, but gambling anime has recently become popular due to the spread of online casinos in Japan, and it is becoming popular again.

Which one is your favorite anime? 


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