This is our list of the Best Anime By Toei Animation! Since the release of Dragon Ball, the world started acknowledging the work of Toei Animation Studio. However, even before there was a DBZ franchise, the company came out with incredible shows. Toei Animation first came into existence in the year 1948. Now, even after seventy-three years of establishment, the production house is coming up with new projects every month. Today, in acknowledgment of the works by this production house, we are listing some of the nest anime that have come out in the past seven decades. So, without any further ado, here is a list of the 13 Best Anime By Toei Animation.
The first anime on this list of the 13 Best Anime by Toei Animation is the 2007 romance venture by Toei Animation- Lovely Complex. This television anime is one of the most loved and heartfelt shows of the 2000s. The story revolves around an eccentric love story between Risa Koizumi and Atsushi Ootani. The reason why this plot is unconventional is because both of them have a significant height difference. While Risa is a tall woman, Atsushi is a relatively short guy. But their shortcomings make them come closer. Watch the beautiful story of love and compassion as two halves fulfill each other.
Anime Pretty Cure is a single-season show that first came out in the year 2004. Much like other magical shows, this one also deals with the struggles of a witch who is trying to prove her powers to the world. The bigger picture here is the Dark Zone that is attacking the sorcery world. The Pretty Cure must protect the sanctum that is the Garden of Light and the Garden of Rainbows. Toei Animation has certainly outdone themselves through this one. If not for the story, watch this for the amazing visuals, especially in the magic battles.
War of the Worlds
The next name on this list of the 13 Best Anime by Toei Animation is easily one of the most underrated and overlooked shows by this production company. War of the Worlds anime came out in the year 2012. The project was predominantly a western venture. But it became a sensation around the globe. The story revolves around a post-apocalyptic world where the survivors are expecting another intergalactic stack. Amid this, Goliath is the last resort for humanity to defeat the Martians. But will the people overlook their own battle for power to finally be ready for the action of survival? Watch War of the Worlds finds out for yourself.
If you have been watching One Piece ever since the beginning, then, first of all, congratulations on being old. Secondly, you must be aware of how incredible and path-breaking work Toei Animation is doing on this one currently. With the Land of Wano afire, and all the characters in one place, fans are certainly going all gag about One Piece. For the people who are not familiar with the plot of One Piece. Follow the journey of Monkey D Luffy, who is a voyager looking for the titular treasure. Along with him is a team of mismatched pirates and surfers who are collectively known as the Straw Hat Pirates. Even though it is tough now for a Gen Z to start watching One Piece, but your efforts will not be in vain, that’s a promise.
Dragon Ball Z
Here you go! There’s your Dragon Ball Z on the list. Since the early 90s, Toei Animation has been receiving praise for bringing the epic work of Akira Toriyama to life. Besides, this was not just any other animated adaption of a manga, the production company made sure that the best people were on board for this venture. What we got, as a result, was a classic that still has a long way to go. The story of DBZ focuses on Goku and his companions as they train relentlessly to master their martial art skills. With a sprinkle of magic and might, DBZ comes your way! If you haven’t watched this one, then it’s high time to undo the mistake.
Yes, we are as shocked as you! Toei Animation can also bring incredible sports stories. Is there anything this production company cannot do? Well, that judgment is for you to make. The story of Slam Dunk follows Hanamichi Sakuragi, who is less of a sportsman and more of a lover boy. In the struggle to impress the ladies of the school, he flaunts his basketball skills. What follows is an enjoyable piece that will keep you on the edge of your seat until you reach the season finale.
The next name on this list of the 13 Best Anime by Toei Animation is the 2007 mystery drama Mononoke. This historical plot follows the titular plague that is eliminating the human race in Japan. Amid this epidemic, thousands and thousands of people succumb to Mononoke. The only man that has the powers to counter the effects of this deadly disease is our protagonist. But can the Medicine seller fight the illness of such a magnitude? The answer lies in watching the show. There are indeed some moments in Mononoke that will stay with you even after the show ends.
If you are closely following the recent updates that come forth regarding Sailor Moon, then to know that Toei Animation has recently brought out two Sailor Moon films consecutively. But there is nothing like the classic 1992 anime. The story of Sailor Moon follows Usagi Tsukino, who has it in her fate to become the only savior of Earth in times of destruction. Her journey of warriorship begins when a talking cat gifts her a magical brooch that can give her the powers of a sorcerer. Now, she must master her powers before she is ready to work for humanity.
Dragon Ball Super
Dragon Ball Super is the ongoing anime in the same chain as the Dragon Ball franchise. If you have been following the show recently, then you know that Toei Animation has come a long way from the 90s. The art style, the animation, and the picturization, everything has taken a huge leap. And thankfully, everything is for the good of the show. The story of DBS continues with the lives of Goku and Vegeta as the strongest defenders of Earth. This time, they have stronger enemies to deal with! So, ready for an action-packed fiesta because this is easily the best of Toei Animation.
In the same chain, Slam Dunk, Air Gear is also a great sports show by this production house. This 2006 anime follows the story of Itsuki Minami, who has been a rebellious brat all his life. However, an offer leads to him becoming a street fighter for his survival. Follow the story of Itsuki as he learns many life lessons after facing almost every denial that fate could have put in front of him. Thus, Air Great joins the list of the 13 Best Anime by Toei Animation.
Digimon was one such anime that came during the era of Dragon Ball and Naruto. Despite great stories and praise-worthy writing, the show could become as famous as the rest of its peers. This attests to the fact that luck is also an essential factor sometimes. So, the story of Digimon Adventures follows a group of children how are transported to a digital world where they must accompany Digimons and become their trainers. Next up, these children compete against one another to win the Digimon Championships.
The last name on this list of the 13 Best Anime by Toei Animation is the 1959 anime film Magic Boy. This is one of the first anime that came out of the Animation studio. The story of Magic Boy is much like its title- simple and direct. A young and naïve boy in Japan is looking for magic. In his search, he climbs the esteemed mountain that everyone talks about. There, he finds a wizard who is willing to share his sorcery with the young boy. The story of the wizard and the boy make up for the plot of Magic Boy.
With this, we have we can conclude our list of the 13 Best Anime by Toei Animation. Which one of these shows do you plan on watching next? Is there any other anime that we did not include in this list? Please let us know in the comment box below. For more such exciting listicles on popular anime, keep coming back to The Anime Daily.