Top 10 Best Super Power Anime

Updated on February 5, 2017
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Top 10 Best Super Power Anime
Top 10 Best Super Power Anime

Anime Top 10 List: Super Power

Spotting a “Super Power” anime is simple—it’s a show filled with supernatural and mythical powers, abilities, and skills—physical, mental, elemental, and such! You get the idea. Most of the time, these shows go par-on-par with the adventure and fantasy genres. And yeah, they are often explosive and glistening with energy! When watching, you just can’t help but be in awe and marvel in admiration. That’s, after all, the essence of the genre.

All of that being said, this list collects the best super power anime shows in existence. Prepare to feel the insurmountable force as you watch the shows and immerse yourself!

10 – Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic | Source

Filled with remarkable magic and mighty raw power, “Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic” reigns with an enthralling fist as a super power anime! With the concept of elemental djinns, enchanted items and weapons, and inconceivable forces, this show just makes you wow! Mix all that with lots of action and a fantastical story, then you get a wonderful concoction of a show!

This anime follows young Aladdin as he ventures into the world, immersing himself in adventures and wonders. As he travels, he witnesses the ways of the world and the undeniable truths behind it. Then, he meets Alibaba—a young man who cares deeply about the world, its state, and its people. And so, an even grander adventure ensues with him, Alibaba, and few friends, struggling to discover everything about the world and stop those who wishes to destroy it.

9 – Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de

Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de
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As the title suggest, Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de (a.k.a. When Supernatural Battles Become Commonplace) is definitely about super powers! And it surely is! The idea is that unique supernatural abilities suddenly manifests in mundane life. And that’s how the said abilities, as well as the battles that comes, become commonplace! This is the reason why this show deserves a spot here.

One day in school, the literature club finds itself involved with the mystic. Suddenly, all members have amazing abilities that one would only find fiction. Black flames, elemental control, time manipulation—these are just some of the powers that were invoked within the members! But as mystical as they are now, they shall try to live as if everything’s normal—as to remain unnoticed and unobserved. After all, having such abilities can make life complicated and chaotic if left unchecked.

8 – Toriko

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Stationed here at top 8 is Toriko—a show that’s all about muscles and brawn, brute force, and raw power! To begin with, it’s about food and hunting. Yeah, you have to eat to survive in this show. After all, food is the number one commodity in the Toriko world! With food-themed skills, cooking-based abilities, and yeah…MUSCLES—Toriko might just fling everyone across the world with its sumptuousness!

The world is in the “Gourmet Age” and everyone’s all gaga for food and the hunting of it. Actually, food is the greatest commodity that everyone is ready to kill for it. And so, enter—Toriko—a legendary gourmet hunter whose dream is to create the ultimate full course meal! So, with him and the newbie, chef Komatsu, they will scramble across the world in search for new discoveries and unparalleled success!

7 – Naruto

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It shouldn’t be a surprise why Naruto is here on this list and at #7 on top of it all! Why? Well, not only is it an epic ninja saga, it’s also a tale that starts from zero to infinite! Who would have imagined that what started as weak and powerless would end as the greatest super power of the world?! With taijutsu, ninjutsu, genjutsu, and all the various powerful jutsu in existence, this show is something you shouldn’t avert your eyes from!

Years ago, a nine-tailed demon fox attacked the Hidden Leaf Village. The said attack left death and trauma in the village. And so, everyone came to hate the child whose body cages the sealed nine-tailed fox. The boy is Uzumaki Naruto, and his dream is to become the Hokage—the highest ninja leader of the village. With his only guts and determination, he will carve a path towards his ultimate dream, becoming a ninja that is respected and loved by everyone in the village.

6 – One Piece

One Piece
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If you’re looking for bizarre powers and abilities, then One Piece is it! This anime possesses some of the weirdest capabilities in anime. The main character, for example, has a body with the properties of rubber and gum. The others? They range from turning into smoke to always having smooth skin. Weird huh? But these don’t prevent the show from becoming the awesome treasure that it is! It so merits being on the top 6 spot of this list.

The pirate king, Gol D. Roger, has finally been executed! But, the pirate dream won’t just end with him. As a matter of fact, it’s all just the beginning! And so, with his last words, he announces that the legendary treasure—One Piece—exists in the Grand Line. And so, it begins! The golden age of pirates has begun!

5 – Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure | Source

What can I say? Furiously posing on Top 5 is an anime that is raging with testosterone and sheer power! That is none other than—Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure! This show is it’s raging and sun-hot that it’ll scorch you with flares of awesomeness! The absolute powers, the mannish visage, the unadulterated combat—what more do you want from a clearly awe-inspiring super power show?

It all began with the Joestar and Brando families. Destiny intertwined both families, as well as threw them in a cyclone of complications and battle of powers! Then, the Aztec stone mask—a mask with insane supernatural forces—made things even more chaotic! The Joestars, the Brando heir, the Aztec stone mask, and even the sinister Pillar Men—this is the beginning of an earth-shaking feud that will continue on for the years to come!

4 – Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia)

Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia)
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Pouring upon the world unnatural quirks that are as diverse as the rain, Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) slowly changes the course of the world into a hero-filled future! But when heroes exist, so do villains! And so, a quirk feud that will fuel the upcoming battles around the world begins!

Midoriya Izuku is a wannabe hero who was inopportunely born with no quirk. So, despite having a hero’s big heart and overwhelming admiration towards the greatest hero in the world—All Might—he is left to only dream his dreams. Then suddenly, fate begins to conspire with him. With him stumbling upon All Might and the reality that his quirk has the unique facet of being transferable, Midoriya finally gets a much-deserved spark for his dream.

3 – Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins)

Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins)
Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins) | Source

Charging in at Top 3 is an anime with a bunch of overpowered characters! Clashing with the opposing forces and laying waste upon villainous threats with superb skills and abilities, the Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins) of the show with the same name, jars everyone into a thrilling and action-packed adventure like no other!

The continent of Britannia is facing incomparable peril! And so, hope lies in the hands of the greatest combatants in existence—the Seven Deadly Sins! But, the thing is—the members of the said group are currently known for also being the Kingdom of Liones’ prime criminals! Just what you expect from them? Even so, the Holy Knights have turned coat and revealed their inner corruption. So now, it’s up to the Seven Deadly Sins to fight, redeem themselves, and prove their worth.

2 – One Punch Man

One Punch Man
One Punch Man | Source

When you say super power, it’d be a shame to not speak of One Punch Man. Why is that? It’s because the said show has the potential to rule them all! And as the title state, one punch is all it takes to defeat any villain and make you submit to the greatness of the show. By the way, this one’s funny, action-packed, surprisingly deep, and utterly amazing, so it’s actually a compressed piece of awesomeness!

The story tells of a man who claims to be just a hero for fun. Yup, that’s none other than Saitama—the caped baldy, the unknown and underrated hero, the One Punch Man! But actually, despite being able to defeat any villain with just one punch and potentially being the strongest, most powerful being in existence, Saitama isn’t actually a legitimate hero yet! Being a hero requires application to the Hero Association! And so, Saitama goes on through with all the nuances while still being a hero for fun! He might already be at the highest level, but his journey has just begun!

1 – Dragon Ball

Dragon Ball
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So finally, here we are at #1 and I’m sure no one would dare oppose or deny this super power anime. Well, what am I talking about? Two words: DRAGON BALL! Almost everyone should know this anime by this time. It’s a classic, it’s a paragon, and it’s a legend! That is Dragon Ball, and from nothing—it transcends even the boundaries of the universe! Kamehameha Wave!!

This is the legendary tale of Son Goku as he trains and go in a grand adventure in order to become the strongest being in the universe. He eats foes for breakfast, battles for lunch, and saves the world for dinner! His time is loaded with unending fights and clashes. Then there’s the Dragon Balls—mythical balls that can grant any wish if gathered together! With friends, life journeys, and world-saving antics—Goku is about to unleash a universal power-adventure that will be hailed for generations to come!

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      Lithium 9 days ago

      I prefer this. One punch man isnt good fighting anime. Animation is good but there is no real fight(except his fight with boros). Agree with #1 dragon ball is the real deal when it comes to fighting it is literally action packed anime.

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      XepxiZ 13 months ago

      One Punch man should me the top 1, and u should add Mob Psycho as the top 2, both are extremely strong.

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      Patricia Scott 18 months ago from sunny Florida

      My eldest grandson is a huge fan of Anime...he has a collection of many things Anime...I am sharing this with him.

      Angels are on the way to you this morning ps

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      Kuan Leong Yong 19 months ago from Singapore

      For me, One Punch is definitely the top one here. I used to like JoJo though, back in the 80s (LOL), and was quite happy to watch the new series. But somehow, it didn't quite feel the same after so many years.


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