15 Best Assassin Anime of All Time

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Best Assassin Anime

From “Dogs: Bullets & Carnage”, and “Black Cat”, to “Buddy Daddies”, Here are the 15 best assassin anime.

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15. The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World As An Aristocrat

The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World As An Aristocrat

Betrayed by the very organization he dedicated his life to, the world’s top assassin meets his end.

But fate has other plans for him when he is summoned by a goddess and offered a chance to be reborn in a new world.

His mission? Prevent the destruction of this world by killing its hero.

Reborn as Lugh Tuatha Dé, he learns the art of assassination once again under the tutelage of his noble family.

But this time, he discovers a new way of killing – one that requires empathy and compassion.

With new allies by his side, he sets out to face his ultimate challenge and perfect his craft to save the world from destruction.


14. Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens

Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens

In the seemingly peaceful town of Fukuoka, a dark underworld of crime and violence lurks just beneath the surface.

Here, assassins, detectives, and revenge seekers engage in a dangerous game of cat and mouse, all seeking to eliminate their targets and rise to the top.

But when rumors start to circulate of a shadowy figure who specializes in taking out professional killers, the game changes completely.

Suddenly, no one is safe, and everyone is a potential target.

As the body count rises, the true identity of this “killer of killers” remains shrouded in mystery, leaving the town’s inhabitants to wonder who will be the next to fall.


13. Dogs: Bullets & Carnage

Dogs: Bullets & Carnage

In the gritty city of Ergastulum, danger lurks at every turn, and survival is a constant battle.

Four individuals navigate this treacherous world, each with their own unique struggles.

Mihai, a seasoned hitman haunted by his past, seeks redemption through an unlikely reunion.

Badou, a streetwise information dealer, stumbles upon dangerous secrets that threaten to consume him.

Naoto, a fierce and determined orphan, seeks revenge against the murderer of her parents.

And Heine, a genetically enhanced experiment, strives to protect others like him from a cruel and unforgiving society.

In a place where every step could be their last, these four must find the strength to persevere and carve out their place in the world of Ergastulum.


12. Assassins Pride

Assassins Pride

In a society where magical powers are everything, Merida is a noble-born without the ability to wield mana.

As she faces pressure from her prestigious family, a deadly assassin named Kufa is sent to evaluate her true potential.

But as Kufa begins to mentor her, he discovers a dark secret that could endanger her life.

With time running out and the fate of the Angel family hanging in the balance, Merida and Kufa must navigate a dangerous world of politics and power struggles to protect themselves and those they love.


11. Noir

Noir

Mireille Bouquet is the top assassin in France, but her life takes a surprising turn when she meets Kirika, a young girl with incredible killing skills and a mysterious past.

Together, they unravel the secrets of their shadowy histories and uncover a sinister organization with an agenda to control the fate of the world.

As they delve deeper into the organization’s plans, Mireille and Kirika must use their lethal abilities to fight against those who seek to manipulate destiny itself.


10. Gungrave

Gungrave

Brandon Heat and Harry MacDowell were two young men living by their own rules, but when they crossed the wrong people, they lost everything.

In a world with no options, they turned to the most powerful organization in the city, Millenion, to survive.

But with power comes a price, and they soon find themselves embroiled in a world of violence, betrayal, and tragedy.

Brandon, driven by his love for those closest to him, must navigate this dangerous world and help Harry rise through the ranks of Millenion, even if it means sacrificing everything he holds dear.


9. Gunslinger Girl

Gunslinger Girl

In a world where the government’s dirty work is outsourced to a “welfare group,” young Henrietta is a cybernetically-enhanced hit-girl with no memory of her past.

Alongside her partner Jose, they carry out their deadly missions without hesitation, while struggling with their own conflicting emotions.

Henrietta is haunted by the murder of her family and Jose battles between his duty to the organization and his growing affection for her.

As they continue to take lives, they also lose a little more of their humanity with each bullet fired.


8. Black Cat

Black Cat

Chronos, an organization dedicated to world peace, employs the deadliest assassins in the world, known as ‘Erasers.’

Each assassin possesses a unique weapon made of the strongest material on Earth, orichalcum ore.

Among the thirteen elite assassins, Train Heartnet (codenamed Black Cat) is the most revered, but a tragic event leaves him questioning his purpose.

Train teams up with the living weapon Eve and a failing bounty hunter named Sven Vollfied to become a bounty hunter while evading the lunatic who wants him, Creed Diskenth to join the Apostles of the Stars, a group determined to destroy Chronos.


7. Phantom: Requiem For The Phantom

Phantom: Requiem For The Phantom

A young man wakes up with no memory of who he is, in a dark and eerie warehouse.

His confusion turns to terror as he’s suddenly attacked by a masked girl, who gives him a daunting ultimatum – fight her with all his might or die.

After surviving the brutal confrontation, he learns that he’s been recruited by the infamous Inferno organization as a Phantom – a highly skilled assassin.

With a new identity and purpose, he begins his intensive training under the tutelage of the mysterious girl.

But as he nears his final test, he’s faced with a life-altering decision that could change the course of his destiny forever.


6. Scisscor Seven

Scisscor Seven

Wu Liuqi, a bounty hunter with a killer edge and a murky past, is a force to be reckoned with.

Armed with his telekinetic scissors and shape-shifting powers, he strikes fear into the hearts of his targets – or so it seems.

In reality, Wu is a bumbling mess, constantly fumbling his jobs and targeting the wrong people.

Despite his failures, Wu continues to work as a hairdresser by day and a bounty hunter by night, all in an effort to piece together his forgotten memories.

With his trusty companion Dai Bo by his side, Wu’s journey takes unexpected turns as he discovers the connection between his past and his present.


5. Buddy Daddies

Buddy Daddies

As ruthless assassins, their life is all about eliminating targets with precision and speed.

But when two partners unexpectedly find themselves taking care of a four-year-old girl, their world turns upside down.

From changing diapers to playing tea parties, they suddenly have to juggle between their lethal job and their newfound parental responsibilities.

And to make matters worse, the little girl they’ve grown to love turns out to be the secret love child of a notorious crime boss they killed!

As they struggle to keep their family together, they wonder if they can ever escape their past and find true happiness.


4. Spy X Family

Spy X Family

Master spy Twilight is a man of many talents, but even he isn’t prepared for his latest mission to get married and have a child.

As an undercover agent, Twilight has tackled countless dangerous missions, but playing the role of a family man may prove to be his toughest assignment yet.

With his reputation on the line, Twilight must find a wife and a child to infiltrate an elite private school.

But little does he know that his chosen partner is an assassin with secrets of her own, and the child he’s adopted is a telepath with extraordinary abilities.


3. Assassination Classroom

Assassination Classroom

Get ready for a wild ride with this hilarious and thrilling tale!

Class of 3-E is a group of misfits who are tasked with a seemingly impossible mission: to kill their new teacher.

But this isn’t just any ordinary teacher – it’s an alien octopus with strange powers and super strength.

And to make matters worse, this teacher has already destroyed the moon and is threatening to do the same to Earth.

The clock is ticking, and these students must put their heads together and use all their skills to take down their beloved yet deadly teacher before it’s too late.


2. Darker Than Black

Darker Than Black

Tokyo’s fate hangs in the balance as a mysterious and deadly otherworld threatens to breach its walls.

And if that wasn’t enough, the emergence of ruthless and powerful killers called Contractors has made life in the city even more dangerous.

But fear not, for Kirihara Misaki and her team from the Foreign Affairs Public Security are on the case, determined to bring the Contractors under control.

However, their task is complicated by the appearance of a masked vigilante known only as Messier Code BK201, who possesses the ability to take down the Contractors.


1. Akame Ga Kill

Akame Ga Kill

In a world plagued by corruption and oppression, Tatsumi’s journey to save his impoverished village takes a treacherous turn.

He crosses paths with Akame, an assassin with a tragic past, who has been forced to serve the tyrannical Empire.

Akame is part of a secret group of skilled assassins, known as Night Raid, who wield powerful weapons called Teigu.

As Tatsumi joins forces with Night Raid, they embark on a dangerous mission to take down the corrupt Empire and restore peace to their war-torn world.

Peter Williams
Peter Williams

Peter Williams is the Founder of Gumfo. His passion for Anime, Manga, and Manhwa/Webtoons lead him to work full-time on this website. In his free time, he seen debating about one piece theories.

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