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 anime for younger kids to watch, don't forget to check out our list of the Best Anime Movies and Studio Ghibli Movies.

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Doraemon TV Poster Image
Fun, adventurous anime series has decent messages for kids.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
(2014)
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Yo-Kai Watch TV Poster Image
Game-inspired anime explores emotions in a creative way.
Network: Disney XD
(2015)
(2015)
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Avatar: The Last Airbender TV Poster Image
Asian mysticism meets epic fiction in top-notch 'toon.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2005)
(2005)
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Inazuma Eleven TV Poster Image
Misfit soccer team teaches perseverance, overcoming fears.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
(2014)
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The Legend of Korra TV Poster Image
Strong heroine, positive messages make great fantasy series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
(2012)
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Oban Star-Racers TV Poster Image
Anime series for tweens is filled with thrills.
Network: Freeform, Toon Disney
(2006)
(2006)
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Skyland TV Poster Image
Good battles evil in Star Wars-esque 'toon.
Network: Nicktoons
(2006)
(2005)
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Wakfu TV Poster Image
Excellent game-inspired anime has likable hero at heart.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
(2014)
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Sailor Moon Crystal TV Poster Image
'90s anime reboot boasts girl power, but iffy body images.
Network: Hulu, Online
(2015)
(2014)
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Fruits Basket TV Poster Image
Thoughtful anime has great messages for older tweens.
Network: Online
(2014)
(2002)
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InuYasha TV Poster Image
Fantasy-themed anime features strong female lead.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2005)
(2002)
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Naruto TV Poster Image
Popular anime series has lots of fights, strong characters.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2005)
(2005)
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BNA: Brand New Animal TV Poster Image
Humans and beasts clash in sometimes-violent anime.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Drifting Dragons TV Poster Image
Ethereal anime has hunting and fantasy violence; weak plot.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood TV Poster Image
Powerful anime explores mature themes with some gore.
Network: Adult Swim
(2012)
(2010)
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Heroic Age TV Poster Image
Complex anime has intriguing story but some cursing, too.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
(2009)
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Hi Score Girl TV Poster Image
Charming anime mixes comedy, romance, and violence.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2018)
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Carole & Tuesday TV Poster Image
Teen musicians connect in sweet, futuristic anime
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Cowboy Bebop TV Poster Image
Space adventures meant for mature anime fans.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2006)
(2001)
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The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened TV Poster Image
Fun teen psychic anime is witty, wacky, and mildly violent.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2019)
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Fullmetal Alchemist TV Poster Image
Plot-heavy sci-fi anime can get quite violent.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2005)
(2003)
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Neon Genesis Evangelion TV Poster Image
Classic anime series is violent, introspective.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(1995)
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Revisions TV Poster Image
Fun teen anime has violent moments, strong language.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Scissor Seven TV Poster Image
Irreverent anime-comedy mix has violence, cursing, beer.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2018)
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Ingress: The Animation TV Poster Image
Cyberpunk anime has violence, some clunky storytelling.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2018)
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Bleach TV Poster Image
Mature anime series is spooky and violent.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2006)
(2006)
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Blood+ TV Poster Image
Powerful girl battles vampires in gory anime.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2007)
(2007)
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Death Note TV Poster Image
Dark psychological anime mixes sci-fi, drama.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2007)
(2015)
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Beastars TV Poster Image
Beautiful but questionable anime series has sex, violence.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Dorohedoro TV Poster Image
Bizarre anime series is compelling but extremely violent.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Haganai TV Poster Image
Racy sexual content overshadows insightful anime's messages.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
(2011)
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