Animes are getting a lot of acknowledgment in the modern world, and more and more viewers throughout the globe are getting attracted to them because the characters and stories of these animes are simply so stunning that every time a person watches them, he, again and again, feels to watch it without any break. This is why animes are called so eye-catching and captivating by their fans.
When we talk about animes, the first thing that comes to our mind is either ‘Pokemon’ or ‘Dragon Ball Z’ as these are right now the most famous and the longest-running animes globally. A lot of animes are released worldwide, and most of them just come and go after 1-2 seasons, but some animes that haven’t disappeared even after hundreds of episodes, yes we have listed them below, so definitely have a look.
1. One Piece (961 Episodes)
‘One Piece’ is right now the longest-running anime series and is also right now the most followed and most loved anime globally. This anime is going on for the last two decades and has reached almost 1000 episodes and still is not getting slow down instead, its following is multiplying day by day, and we can say that this series will surely continue for decades.
If anyone is planning to binge-watch it from the start, then it is almost close to impossible for him as this series is almost touching down 1000 episodes, and for those who are watching it from the start and have never missed even a single episode can surely tell how amazing and tremendous this anime is and the level of entertainment it has given is almost close to infinity.
2. Naruto Shippuden (500 Episodes)
The second-longest anime series is ‘Naruto Shippuden’, and a total of 500 episodes were released in the entire series. This anime was first premiered in 2007, and after running for almost a decade, it ended in 2017 with a total of 500 episodes. This anime was a renovation of the Naruto anime that started in 2002 and ended in 2007.
This anime had almost everything from its original anime and or we can say it was having a lot more than it and it has entertained its viewers for a long decade and the lead character of this anime, Naruto Uzumaki, the hyperactive and smartest ninja is the main highlight of this anime or we can say is the main reason because of which millions of viewers have attracted to this series.
3. Gintama (367 Episodes)
If anyone asks us which is the best anime series in the comedy category, then this is the anime “Ginatam’ which is the best comedy anime series, and till now, we can confidently say that no anime is able to match the level of comedy which is shown in this anime. This was the first anime because of which the viewers started liking the comedy animes.
As before that, mostly the animes were known for crime, action, adventure, fantasy, drama, supernatural genres, and not for comedy, but this anime proved to be a game-changer for the anime world, and from this anime, the era for comedy world started, and till now it is going on very successfully. We would like to know from our readers that what are your opinions about this anime.
4. Bleach (366 Episodes)
Bleach, the very famous adventure and supernatural anime series were started in 2002 and ended in 2012 after premiering a total of 366 amazing episodes in almost a decade time. You all might have noticed that this era between 2000-2010 has released the maximum number of longest-running animes, and this is because at that time this anime world was at the boom, and a lot of animes were released at that time in which a lot of just ended within 1-2 seasons and some are still running.
This anime is the one which has always remained in the limelight as its fans have always compared it with ‘One Piece’ and ‘Naruto’ and this has always remained as the point of conflicts between the fans of these particular series that which one is best and which one is not and from our point of view, each anime is stunning in their own way, and we cannot compare one legendary thing with the other.
5. Dragon Ball Z (291 Episodes)
Dragon Ball Z, according to our point of view and research, although this anime is not the longest-running anime ever, we can say that it is the most famous anime ever with the biggest fan following. Even a small kid is familiar with this anime, and honestly saying this anime has a fan following from all the age groups, and this makes it different and unique from others.
Daisuke Nishio and Shigeyasu Yamauchi are the directors and creators of this anime series, and it is produced by Kenji Shimizu and Kōji Kaneda, and this is all because of these great personalities that such an amazing and mind-blowing anime was premiered for 291 episodes. For a fighter or action anime fan, this series is the most beautiful experience that they can ever have in their lifetime.
6. Pokemon (276 Episodes)
We think that everyone might be familiar with this anime series as this anime is almost covering every sector. Like, we have a game of Pokemon, mangas of Pokemon, films of Pokemon, novels of Pokemon, anime series of Pokemon, toys of Pokemon, playing cards of Pokemon, and a lot more things which we can’t even describe here. It is also one of the most famous and highly followed anime series.
Within a very few years of its release, it came like a storm and grabbed each and every sector and completely changed the anime world. This series is most attracting the younger audience, and even after the end of the anime series, it is, again and again, coming back in new versions, and this is why its fan following is increasing rapidly.
7. Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (224 Episodes)
Kunihisa Sugishima has directed this anime, and it is produced by Hidetaka Ikuta, Naoki Sasada, and Noriko Kobayashi. Junki Takegami, Atsushi Maekawa, Shin Yoshida, and Akemi Omode have written all the 224 episodes of this series. This series was started in 2000 and ended in 2004, and within four years, it released 224 amazing episodes.
Like other anime series, it was also a phenomenal series, and all the characters of this series were shown so purely, and the creators of this series were extremely successful in presenting all the amazing characters of this series. Although in the start, this anime was criticized a little bit, but with time, as the viewers started understanding it, they became a die-hard fan of this anime series.
We have shared all the details about the seven longest running anime series ever, and we know most of you might be already familiar with these animes as if you are an anime fan, then you might have watched all of them, and if you have not watched any of them, then you cannot say yourself as an anime fan. For upcoming updates regarding animes, stay connected.