Top Ten Anime of 2013
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I know that there's another list, but since that list is so jacked up already, there should be a new list. Here is the requirements

1) It can start in 2012 as long as it ENDS in 2013 (i.e Magi, Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo)

2) It has to run within 2013. If an anime series, however begins this year, but ends the next year, don't put it on the list. If you're planning to put a series on here from the Summer or Fall 2013, please do some research on the anime to see how long it will run  before adding it. After all, according to Random Curiosity, you can't really judge a series until it's over. So if a series will continue on into next year, PLEASE DON'T ADD IT TO THIS LIST!

3) Long running series ( Naruto, Bleach, One piece, Fairy Tail) should not be put on this list, to give new shows a chance to be on the spotlight.

4) If the series is completed before 2013, don't put in on this list. I don't care if the series was great, other shows need a chance.

5) Please don't put a series on the list until it has been CONFIRMED.

6) Please don't put an anime on the list unless it has been AIRED

7) This list is for TV ANIME only.

8) When you add an anime, please put a full name.

9) Please put a description of the anime. You can copy the synopsis.

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10
Golden Time
posted by cyberchicken - 12/7/2013
36 Ratings
Score: 
61
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Tada Banri, a newly admitted student at a private law school in Tokyo, found himself completely lost after the opening ceremony, trying to find his way to the freshman orientation. At that moment, he ran into another lost freshman from the same school, Yanagisawa Mitsuo, and they hit it off at once. Somehow arriving at their intended goal just on time, there appeared in front of the two a beautiful girl holding a bouquet of roses. The girl then whacked Mitsuo across the face with the bouquet and handed the flowers over to him. "Freshman, congratulations", was all she said, and then left. The stylish, well dressed, perfect woman that had swung at Mitsuo was his childhood friend, Kaga Kouko. As children they had promised to marry each other one day, fulfilling their dreams. In order to escape from her, Mitsuo had gone out secretly and taken the examination for this well known private college, but now she showed up in the freshman orientation hall. She too had taken the law school entrance examination, catching up with him there

9
Hataraku Maou-sama
posted by HeroinDark - 4/26/2013
154 Ratings
Score: 
62
%

Devil King Sadao is only one step away from conquering the world when he is beaten by Hero Emilia and forced to drift to the other world: modern-day Tokyo. As "conquering the world" are the only skills the Devil King possesses—and are obviously unnecessary in his new situation—he must work as a freeter to pay for his living expenses!

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Date A Live
posted by chidori31 - 4/22/2013
58 Ratings
Score: 
62
%

Thirty years ago a strange phenomena called a "spacequake" devastated the center of Eurasia, claiming the lives of at least 150 million people. Since then, smaller spacequakes plague the world on an irregular basis. Shido Itsuka, a seemingly ordinary high schooler comes across a mysterious girl at the ground zero of a spacequake and learns from his sister Kotori she is one of the "Spirits" who are the real cause of the spacequakes that occur when they manifest themselves in the world. He also learns that Kotori is the captain of the airship Fraxinus, crewed by the organization Ratatoskr, and is recruited to make use of his mysterious ability to seal the Spirits' powers thus stopping them from being a threat to mankind. However, there is a catch: to seal a Spirit, he must make her fall in love with him.

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Danganronpa: Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no Koukousei The Animation
posted by Skeleton09112 - 8/3/2013
27 Ratings
Score: 
63
%

The story takes place at Hope's Peak Academy, an illustrious private school that only accepts "super" students: the best of the best of the best. The criteria extends to any niche, so in addition to super-geniuses and super-athletes, they take super-idols, gang leaders, and geeks. Makoto Naegi, the protagonist, is still baffled as to how he got in, as his only outstanding trait seems to be his super "good" luck - and that's only because he was randomly chosen to be accepted by the school. In fact, he hasn't even started his first day of school when he suddenly loses consciousness and wakes up in a creepy alternate version of the academy.

It's soon revealed that Naegi and fourteen other new students have all been abducted by a sadistic teddy bear named Monobear, who refuses to let them leave. The only way out of the locked-down dark school is to graduate...by killing another student. Once a murder is committed, Monobear holds a trial so that the class can try to figure out which one of them is the culprit, culminating in a vote. If they make the right choice, the murderer will be messily executed. Make the wrong choice, and not only does the murderer escape, but the rest of them will take the punishment in their place...

6
Kyoukai no Kanata
posted by cyberchicken - 12/13/2013
34 Ratings
Score: 
65
%

I thought this was on the list already but apparently not.

The dark fantasy follows a high school student named Akihito Kanbara. Although the boy appears human, he is half youmu and invulnerable to wounds because he can heal quickly. One day, Akihito meets freshman Mirai Kuriyama when it seems she is about to jump from the school rooftop. Mirai is isolated because of her ability to manipulate blood, which is unique even among members of the spirit world. Disturbing events begin to unfold after Akihito saves Mirai.

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Zetsuen no tempest
posted by Raven - 1/13/2013
32 Ratings
Score: 
66
%

The story revolves around Mahiro Fuwa, a teenager whose family was mysteriously murdered one year before, and his friend Yoshino Takigawa. Mahiro is contacted by Hakaze Kusaribe, the leader of the Kusaribe clan who was left stranded on an unknown deserted island by her followers, and agrees to help Hakaze in exchange for her help to find out the culprit for the death of his family. Upon learning of his friend's intentions, Yoshino joins him on his quest to stand against the Kusaribe clan who intends to awaken the "Tree of Exodus" whose power can bring ruin to the entire world.

Several dialogues and plot elements in Zetsuen no Tempest pay homage to the works of William Shakespeare.

4
Tokyo Ravens
posted by ie - 12/31/2013
24 Ratings
Score: 
67
%

In the "Great Disaster," Japan has been thrown into chaos by onmyouji. Harutora Tsuchimikado was born into an onmyouji family, but has no power whatsoever. His estranged childhood friend appears one day to take him up on a promise he made long ago to become her familiar, a shikigami.

3
Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru
posted by Gecko69Mars - 1/17/2013
81 Ratings
Score: 
67
%

This romantic comedy revolves around an antisocial high school student named Hikigaya Hachiman with a distorted view on life and no friends or girlfriend. When he see his classmates talking excitedly about living their adolescent lives, he mutters, They're a bunch of liars. When he is asked about his future dreams, he responds, Not working. A teacher gets Hachiman to join the volunteer service club, which happens to have the school's prettiest girl, Yukinoshita Yukino. The manga link is below.

http://www.mangahere.com/manga/yahari_ore_no_seishun_love_come_wa_machigatteiru/c001/

 

2
Psycho-Pass
posted by JK - 1/11/2013
103 Ratings
Score: 
70
%

The series takes place in the near future, when it is possible to instantaneously measure and quantify a person's state of mind and personality. This information is recorded and processed, and the term "Psycho-Pass" in the anime's title refers to a standard used to measure an individual's being. The story centers around the "enforcement officer" Shinya Kōgami, who is tasked with managing crime in such a world.

1
Shingeki no Kyojin
posted by Gecko69Mars - 1/17/2013
101 Ratings
Score: 
77
%

Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A small percentage of humanity survived by walling themselves in a city protected by extremely high walls, even taller than the biggest of giants. Flash forward to the present and the city has not seen a giant in over 100 years. Teenage boy Elen and his foster sisterMikasa witness something horrific as the city walls are destroyed by a super giant that appears out of thin air. As the smaller giants flood the city, the two kids watch in horror as their mother is eaten alive. Elen vows that he will murder every single giant and take revenge for all of mankind. WATCH THE TRAILER !!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KKzmOh4SuBc

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