The greatest facet of pop culture is its ability to generate unique, exciting and compelling genres from different parts of the world. Japanese cinema is one of the best mediums in the world but it pales in comparison to the ‘Anime culture’ from the region. The fan following for popular anime’s has quickly multiplied across different parts of the world and rightfully so. Anime’s are highly stylized, doused in realism and built on the backs of ethical quandaries, making it a unique viewing experience. Here is a list of some of the best anime’s that deserve a watch.
1. Death Note
Perhaps the most universally beloved Anime on this list, Death Note is a psychological thriller of epic proportions that keeps you hooked through its short 33 episode plotline. When a highly intellectual high school student gets his hands on a ‘notebook of death’, that allows him to kill whoever he wants in a manner of his choosing, he decides to use it for the sake of good and change the world for the better. His path is riddled with complications including finding the answer to the big question: “Is it okay to sacrifice the life of one to better the lives of many?“