If you love foreign animation, then you'll die for the 10 best anime shows ever. With the amount of anime shows out there, counting down the best anime shows ever is a little difficult. However, we're doing out best to get something from every genre so that everyone reads this list happy. If you're ready for some great TV, here are the best anime shows ever.

  1. "Vision of Escaflowne". This is one of the best anime shows ever because it has a little bit of everything. A normal high school girl is transported from her world to one of knights, cat people, and giant robots. Chock full of action and romance, this has something for everyone.

  2. "Love Hina". For those who love a story of one guy with numerous ladies, this is one of the best anime shows for you. A young man is put in charge of a girl's dormitory, so you know there's going to be plenty of sexual tension and romantic hi-jinks!

  3. "Hellsing". If you're a fan of hardcore action and religious symbolism, be sure to check this one out! A vampire named Alucard works for a secret arm of the British government, taking care of supernatural villains in this action-packed anime series.

  4. "Trigun". One of the most critically-acclaimed anime series ever, this show follows the exploits of an outlaw named Vash the Stampede in a Wild West-esque setting. The bounty hunters who chase him are almost more dynamic than he is, and the plot twists that occur will leave you speechless!

  5. "Cowboy Bebop". What's better than bounty hunters in space? Bounty hunters in space set to a swinging jazz soundtrack! This is one of the best anime shows due to its eclectic cast of characters and amazing fight scenes.

  6. "Samurai Champloo". Believe it or not, this is from the same director from the previous entrant—just replace the bounty hunters with samurai and the jazz with hip-hop. This is definitely one of the most stylish, but also funniest, anime shows ever.

  7. "Tenjou Tenge". Imagine your average Japanese high school, except all the girls are extremely buxom and everyone is trying to kick the ever-loving crap out of each other. School clubs fight for legitimacy, literally, in this anime show that combines the best parts of "Gossip Girl" and "Bloodsport."

  8. "School Rumble". One of the funniest and most romantic anime shows ever, this series contains all of the high school archetypes that you've grown to love. However, they'r taken to an entirely-new level, making them more original and refreshing.

  9. "Neon Genesis Evangelion". This is one of the best and most controversial anime shows ever, this is one for those who love a darker story. Fourteen-year-old pilots are forced to pilot giant robots in a fight against God for dominion over the Earth. It plays with your mind and heart for the entire run and keeps you guessing until the very end!

  10. "Furi Kuri". If you want pure awesome in six episodes, then this is one of the best anime shows out there. Made by the same studio as the previous entry on this list, you have kids with robots coming out of their heads, crazy space chicks who wield Fender guitars like swords, and a rocking soundtrack by the Japanese band called The Pillows. Even though it's only six episodes long, it's one of the best anime shows ever.