Anime TV for Teens and Tweens

Anime fans -- as you know if you have any living in your house -- are passionate about the characters and series they love. This list includes some of our favorites for teens and older tweens. Some of them mix a lot of violence, language, and sex in with their epic stories, so be sure to check out our full reviews before giving your kids the all clear. If you're looking for an anime title for younger kids, don't forget to check out our list of the Best Anime Movies and Studio Ghibli Movies.

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Fun, adventurous anime series has decent messages for kids.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
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Yo-Kai Watch TV Poster Image
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Game-inspired anime explores emotions in a creative way.
Network: Disney XD
(2015)
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Asian mysticism meets epic fiction in top-notch 'toon.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2005)
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Misfit soccer team teaches perseverance, overcoming fears.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
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Strong heroine, positive messages make great fantasy series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
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Anime series for tweens is filled with thrills.
Network: Freeform, Toon Disney
(2006)
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Good battles evil in Star Wars-esque 'toon.
Network: Nicktoons
(2006)
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Excellent game-inspired anime has likable hero at heart.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
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'90s anime reboot boasts girl power, but iffy body images.
Network: Hulu, Online
(2015)
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Thoughtful anime has great messages for older tweens.
Network: Online
(2014)
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Fantasy-themed anime features strong female lead.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2005)
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Popular anime series has lots of fights, strong characters.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2005)
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Powerful anime explores mature themes with some gore.
Network: Adult Swim
(2012)
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Complex anime has intriguing story but some cursing, too.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
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Space adventures meant for mature anime fans.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2006)
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Plot-heavy sci-fi anime can get quite violent.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2005)
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Mature anime series is spooky and violent.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2006)
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Powerful girl battles vampires in gory anime.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2007)
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Dark psychological anime mixes sci-fi, drama.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2007)
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Racy sexual content overshadows insightful anime's messages.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
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