Top 5 MAPPA anime with best animation ranked

Top 5 MAPPA anime with best animation ranked

MAPPA has held the record for some of the best animated shows in recent years. This has stirred up debate in countless forums on which one of their projects can take the title of being their best animation. Well, I am here to end that discussion for good. Here are the Top 5 MAPPA anime with best animation ranked to give you extra credibility in your arguments.

Ranking the Best Animated Show from MAPPA

5. Hell’s Paradise

Gabimaru from Hell's Paradise on the list of best animated shows from MAPPA
Hell’s Paradise | Courtesy of MAPPA
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
  • Status: Finished

The ninja, Gabimaru the Hollow, is sentenced to death. Yet, despite all their efforts, all of his executions fail. Finding no other, they call in Asaemon Yamada Sagiri for his execution. However, to their surprise, Sagiri offers him a chance to receive full pardon so that he can meet his wife, someone for whom he has been resisting death for so long. This pardon comes at a cost, to travel to the island of Shinsekyo and bring back the elixir of immortality. As easy as it sounds, all those who traveled to the island came back having lost their minds.

The anime boosts a story that is enriched with different cultural elements and different inherent motivations for each of the convicts. Each of the convicts has varying unique abilities and that’s where MAPPA’s ingenious talent shines. A colorful palette with gorgeous animation fit for the biggest serotonin boost your brain would get. Fluid and smooth action sequences hurdled with gut-wrenching action choreography, you can tell MAPPA gave their very best here.

4. Attack on Titan: The Final Season

Eren Yeager from Attack on Titan on the list of the best animated shows from MAPPA
Attack on Titan: The Final Season | Courtesy of MAPPA
  • Genre: Action, Drama, Suspense
  • Status: Finished

After realizing the truth about their existence, Eren Yeager was hellbent on exacting revenge and creating a safe world for his friends where they would not have to live at the edge wishing that their lives were not endangered the very next moment. While good intentions, his actions were a bit harder to negotiate on. Awakening the Rumbling, Eren is now met with an allied front consisting of his friends and past foes, all of them trying to stop his steps toward a worldwide genocide.

MAPPA took over the Final Season of Attack on Titan, and although began with some backlash in the beginning, the series has been beautifully executed in the studio’s masterful hands. From fast-paced escape sequences to gigantic Titan blows, the studio made sure fans experienced the story at its most crisp version.

3. Bucchigiri?!

  • Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
  • Status: Ongoing

Tomoshibi Arajin transferred to his own town’s high school which is filled with delinquents. Wanting a peaceful life, he tries his best to not get involved in any fights, yet when he meets his childhood friend Matakara, his life seems to take its direction to the world filled with delinquents wanting to reach the apex of their school. Stuck between the two gangs – Minato Kai and Siguma Squad – he is haunted by his desire of wanting to lose his virginity.

MAPPA couldn’t hold back animating an original anime project, and while the story is yet to show its shine, the animation and actions have already made their mark. With a clean and crisp flow of animation, Arajin’s Bucchigiri will make all your testosterone rile up to its max. With his childhood dream of becoming Honki people resurfacing again, don’t miss out on Arajin‘s epic journey of losing his virginity.

2. The God of High School

Jin Mo-Ri from The God of High School on the list of the best animated shows from MAPPA
The God of High School | Courtesy of MAPPA
  • Genre: Action, Fantasy
  • Status: Finished

Jin Mo-Ri is excited to participate in the God of High School Tournament where all the best martial artists from all of Korean High Schools come to take the title of the greatest fighter. Besides the eminent glory and honor that shines upon the winner, the person is granted one wish irrespective of what it might be that would get fulfilled. Befriending Han Dae-Wi and Yu Mi-Ra, what lies within this tournament that will call out the very best from everyone.

When it comes to martial arts, it’s more about the efficient and smooth-flowing actions of the artists, something which if not done right will make the entire show come crashing down. Well luckily, MAPPA’s masterful strokes in God of High School made the show one of the most visually pleasing series in recent years. From superpowers that grab hold of your heart to its visual execution that takes your breath away.

1. Jujutsu Kaisen

Itadori Yuji from Jujutsu Kaisen in the list of Best Animated Shows from MAPPA
Jujutsu Kaisen | Courtesy of MAPPA
  • Genre: Action, Fantasy, Supernatural
  • Status: Finished

Itadori Yuji’s entire life does a 360 when he encounters the cursed item [Sukuna’s finger]. Stuck in a situation where cursed spirits are attacking him for the finger and a sorcerer at his tail to take it back, he finds no other solution but to eat it. Immediately becoming the host of the Strongest Curse known to mankind, Yuji has now entered the world of Jujutsu Sorcerery, which will demand of him sacrifices he never imagined he would have to make.

MAPPA went all out with this project. With Season 1 and Movie 0 being absolutely stunning, Season 2 went beyond expectations. Although these results came at a cost of larger price, it is undeniable that Jujutsu Kaisen is MAPPA’s best-animated series, with no competitor that nearly comes close. With the Sukuna vs. Mahoraga fight solidifying their position in the industry with almost unparalleled flow and animation, there can be no doubts about this claim.


Currently, the names on the list are the best MAPPA has to offer. With more time, the list will only grow and you can be sure that we’ll be here to update you about it. So mark this piece that will become your go-to reference for the best animated shows from MAPPA.

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