Top 20 Best Time Travel Anime List

Best Time Travel Anime List

Anime Time Travel or time leap, skip and travel . Anime that tells the main character does something that most of us want.That is to go back in time to correct a mistake we made or to the future to know  good or bad of ourselves in the future.Some of the anime's stories about time travel are the main characters traveling time to save someone or save themselves from bad things.

But there is also a telling of the main character who thrown in the distant past to the time in different times then find a way to return to where it came from.Anime with the story has an interesting story but sometimes there is also a complicated story that makes us watch over and over and need to think to understand the story. For this time will discuss about Best Anime Time Travel (Doing Travel Time).

20. Zipang

Zipang - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 26
Genre: Action, Military, Sci-Fi, Historical, Drama, Seinen

JDS Mirai, is the latest destroyer ship under Congou-Class control and is the most superior ship in the entire Japanese Self Defense Forces (SDF). The ship has a crew that is also a new member led by Captain Umezu Saburo and an Executive Officer named Kadomatsu Yosuke.

They sailed for training with the navy from the United States. But on the way, a strange weather occurred in the form of a violent storm that caused the Mirai ship to lose contact and the navigation system of the ship deteriorated. After lull in a few minutes, then all the crew noticed the presence of an approaching Armada fleet.

They were surprised to see the Yamato warship, a ship that had sunk in 1945. Not only that, They were faced with the abundance of old model ships. After seeing the situation around, it has been concluded that they were thrown into 60 years ago. Precisely on June 4, 1942 where World War II was under way.

19. Nobunaga Concerto

Nobunaga Concerto - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 10
Genre: Comedy, Historical, Romance, Shounen
Saburou, a student from a high school who is not concerned with Japanese history and the past that happened in japan. He said that Japan's past has nothing to do with his life. Suddenly, Saburou was thrown into the past in the Sengoku Era and faced directly with the Nobunaga legend Oda. Nobunaga who was running from under him and hoping to rest quietly. Asked Saburou to replace him as a nobleman because Saburou has a face very similar to him.

On the other hand Saburou was confused by an environment he had never seen before and he thought the place was alien to him. Nobunaga in a hurry to give the objects that membungikan himself is a noble. After giving Nobunaga hastily went straight to enjoy the holidays. Now Saburou is faced with people he does not recognize, but with his experience and knowledge in the modern era. Saburou can play his role well as Nobunaga Oda, but he must face difficult problems and must try to unite japan

18. Inuyasha

Inuyasha - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 167
Genre: Action, Adventure, Magic, Comedy, Demons, Fantasy, Romance,  Supernatural, Shounen
Once upon a time there was a stealth dog named InuYasha, he met a girl pastor named Kikyo who has "Shikon no Tama" or can be called a sphere four spirits, a ball that has great power in it. Inuyasha  falls in love with her and Kikyo promises to give Shikon no Tama to him. But InuYasha is cheated, when angry and attacking Kikyo he is finally sealed with his arrow.

Centuries have passed and entered the modern age. Higurashi family is a family that has many objects that are sacred even have a special store to sell these objects. Kagome Higurashi, the girl who was born as Higurashi's family, did not even believe in the existence of such objects and only considered a superstition. But after she enters a well called bore-eating well, Kagome is surprised that she is in the Ancient Age.

Because of the incident, she begins to believe that sacred objects and legendary tales really exist.Soon the crowd of villagers tried to attack Kagome because she was considered a Demon, after overcoming the misunderstanding, she confronted a grandmother named Kaede. She tells Kagome that he is a reincarnation of Kikyo. Having the same power as Kikyo, Kagome managed to pull out the arrow seal and free Inuyasha. But because of an event Shikon no Tama is split, and many bad people are after him. Now Inuyasha and Kagome embark on their counterfeiting to collect the Shikon no Tama fractions and prevent the bad guys from getting them.

17. Occult Academy (Seikimatsu Occult Gakuin)

Occult Academy (Seikimatsu Occult Gakuin) - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 13
Genre: Sci-Fi, Mystery, Comedy, Supernatural, School

In 2012, the World has been attacked by Alien and cause destruction.To overcome such devastation, a time traveler named Fumiaki Uchida was sent back to time in 1999 with a mission to destroy the Nostradamus Key which led to a Nostradamus prophecy about the end of the world.

Maya Kumashiro is the daughter of a former principal of the Waldstein Academy. She became headmaster with the aim of destroying the school and succeeding her father.

However, his plan stopped after he met with Fumiaki and learned that the destruction of the world was approaching. To find the key, Fumiaki has a special phone that can find an interesting object, and if an object is photographed and thought about to destroying it. Then the phone will produce a picture of the state of the world.

If there is a picture of a peaceful world, it is the Nostradamus Key. But if it gets a picture of a ruined world, it is not the Nostradamus Key. With the help of his cell phone, Maya and Fumiaki investigate events in the city.

16. Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 25
Genre: Psychological, Drama, Thriller, Fantasy

After shopping at the store, Natsuki Subaru, a teenager who runs his daily life, has suddenly been thrown into another world without knowing who has called him.When he was in a strange world, he was very confused, many people with strange faces around him. When he is confused, he meets a rogue who wants to beat him up.Unable to carry it, Subaru finally beaten to death because he does not have any weapons and only carry mobile phones and groceries. When Subaru gets into trouble, a beautiful silver-haired half-elf girl named Emillia, helping Subaru.

After being helped, Subaru offers Emili's help in return. Subaru finally helped Emilia to join in searching for a missing badge. When Nighttime, Subaru managed to find the badge, but when they managed to find it, suddenly they were killed by a mysterious person.But after being killed, Subaru returns to where he was thrown. Once it was found Subaru has a capability that makes himself back after death.

15. When They Cry: Kai (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai)

When They Cry: Kai (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai) - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 24
Genre: Mystery, Psychological, Supernatural, Thriller

Is a sequel or continuation of the series "Higurashi no Naku Koro ni". In a small village of Hinamizawa, Rika Furude and her friends have enjoyed a beautiful and calm life. However, behind her peace there is a hidden darkness. From that, there is only one thing that Rika can understand. In an eternal summer, she has witnessed a frightening thing that can not be expressed in words.

When time is repeated, Rika must find the perpetrator behind an unreasonable death before a tragedy strikes back. But when solving the mystery, she only gets a half of the clue and just makes the disaster continue to recur. At all times, she believed that things would change, the annual Festival was getting closer, and now Rika had to break the terrible chain of fate that had tied it all together.

14. Noein: to your other self 

Noein: to your other self  - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 24
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Slice of Life

In the next 15 years, a great battle has been going on that takes place between the dimensions of space and time. The dimension of La'cryma, a dimension that is the protector of humanity and the Shangri-La dimension, another dimension that is likely to devalue the time dimension.There is only one way to stop the Shangri-La invasion and save the dimension. A group called Dragon Calvary is sent past time and searches for a mysterious object named "Ryu no Toruku" (Dragon Torc).

In the present day, Haruka Kaminogi, a 12-year-old girl and her theme named Yuu Gotou thinks to escape from her home when they meet with a member of Dragon Calvary named Karasu, who is likely to be Yuu from the future. La'cryma believes that Haruka is a Dragon Torque and Karasu vows to protect her until she sacrifices herself. On the other hand, there are others who also target Haruka. She is Noein, a figure of Shangri-La who wants to take Haruka to the time dimension space to end the world.

13. The Future Diary (Mirai Nikki)

The Future Diary (Mirai Nikki) - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 26
Genre: Action, Psychological, Supernatural, Thriller, Mystery, Shounen
Amano Yukiteru, a lone kid who likes to write diaries on his cell phone. One day, he was suddenly summoned into a survival game created by a god called Ex Machina. In the game has been selected 13 participants who are asked to kill each other until the remaining 1 participants who will become the next god and prevent the destruction of the world. Participants were given each a future diary.Initially Yukki did not trust the diary. But after passing many things, it turns out that the incident that happened to him in accordance with what is written on the diary.

One day he meets a girl named Yuno Gasai Somewhere, Yukki realizes that Yuno is the holder of the diary book of the future and it turns out that Yuno is one of the participants of the survival game. Yukki who was shocked immediately dodged him, but his efforts failed, because Yuno always finds out where Yukki is. After Yuno approached Yukki, apparently he did not intend to kill him but wanted to help from other dangerous participants. That's because Yuno has fallen in love with Yukki and he does not want Yukki hurt.

12. In Search of the Lost Future (Ushinawareta Mirai wo Motomete)

In Search of the Lost Future (Ushinawareta Mirai wo Motomete) - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 12
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Romance, School
Tells of a mystery that happened at Uchihama Academy school. Kaori Sasaki, is a kind and understanding girl. He is a member of the astronomy club at Uchihama Academy. One day he expressed his feelings to his childhood friend Sou Akiyama, but in the afternoon he died of an accident on the road. Friends and fellow members of his club just lament his death at the hospital.

However Kaori soon reappears at school the next day and no one realizes the weirdness. The day was over without any unusual events, and a group of friends made plans for an upcoming cultural festival.
Suddenly, an earthquake happened in an unnatural way. All but Nagisa Hanamiya, separate and investigate what happened. Nagisa who remained there told me that strange relics began to emit light. On the other hand Sou stumbles by a girl who passes out naked.

11. The Tatami Galaxy (Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei)

The Tatami Galaxy (Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei) - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 11
Genre: Mystery, Psychological, Romance
At the time of Evening, at a ramen shop behind Shimogamo Shrine, an unnamed solitary man, he was a student at a college campus. He collides with a man with a strange head named Ozu who calls himself the god of marriage and is the only friend who makes his life a mess.

It reminded him of the last two years when he was desperate to try to break off the relationship with Ozu in order to live his college life to the fullest. He asked this to a girl named Akashi, a second-year student from an unfriendly but heart-warming technician. But the man failed to do, so he encouraged not to regret his different college life.

When it began to occur to him, he suddenly passed the time and returned to his first year in college. Now pira is given the opportunity to improve his life.

10. Your Name. (Kimi no Na wa.)

Your Name. (Kimi no Na wa.) - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 1 (Movie)
Genre: Supernatural, Drama, Romance, School
Miyamizu Mitsuha, a high school girl who lives in a small village with her family in a small town called Itomori and wants to move to a big city. Mitsuha went through his usual days, but she sensed that there was something unusual inside him. Even his friends thought Mitsuha was weird, but she did not remember what was going on.

In her book there is the inscription "Who's Your Name", and she answers by writing her name under the text by ignoring what happened. On the other hand Taki Tachibana, a teenager living in Tokyo experienced the same thing initially nothing happened to him. However, his friends assume Taki has a different nature than usual. They experience an unusual supernatural events that make him swapping the body after waking up.
Those who initially panicked start to understand each other, and live life as usual. They began to investigate what was going on. Time after time began to pass and a startling mystery began to unfold.

9. Charlotte

Charlotte - Best Time Travel Anime List

Number of Episodes: 13
Genre: Drama, School, Super Power

Yuu Otsaka is a teenager who is considered an intelligent child. But his intelligence comes from Yuu's ability to get himself into someone else's body in five seconds and that he uses to get himself the highest score in school. The supernatural ability he used wrongly, already known by Nao Tomori. She immediately arrested Yuu and forced him into the Hoshinoumi Academy where many students possessed an uncontrollable supernatural ability like Yuu.

Nao who is the head of the school's OSIS has a secret duty to gather people who have supernatural powers because he does not want researchers to find them first and make them experimental materials that make their lives a mess like his sister's. Those who have supernatural abilities are forced to become members of the OSIS and unravel the mystery. A challenge begins to take place and they begin to realize that there is a surprising fact of their ability that allows them to have more power.

8.  Puella Magi Madoka Magica (Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica)

Puella Magi Madoka Magica (Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica) - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 12
Genre: Drama, Magic, Psychological, Thriller
Madoka Kaname, a modest girl and a junior high school student who lives an ordinary life with great pleasure.One day she dreamed of seeing a girl with long black hair. The next day, he meets the person as a transfer student, he is Homura Akemi, a girl who is in his dream and has a cold nature.

At one time Madoka met with a strange creature named Kyuubey. The creature gives an offer that is, he will grant all requests but instead Madoka must undergo a contract with Kyuubey and become a Magical Girl to eradicate the crime.But when the offer went on, Akemi, who turned out to be a Magical Girl, prevented Madoka from refusing her offer because it was different from what she was thinking.The story of the friendship, despair, and hope of the Magical Girls to make their wish come true.

7. Arata naru Sekai: World's/Start/Load/End

Arata naru Sekai: World's/Start/Load/End - Best Time Travel Anime List
Episode : 1 (OVA)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Four girls in high school uniforms, secretly walking on barren ground. Once known The girls turned out to be a time traveler sent from 6000 years into the future. At the present time on the same day they go through a time that does not stop recurring to avoid humans from extinction.

They learn to browse time at school, through aptitude tests, and are sent to the future as to what is appropriate to say. Those who have made it to the future do not know what to do, and just carry a toy-like phone that has no signal. The girls start walking, see strange birds above the sky and see a sea of color changing when viewed from afar. But one of the girls found an empty house and saw a familiar name for him written in the gate.

6. The Ambition of Oda Nobuna (Oda Nobuna no Yabou)

The Ambition of Oda Nobuna (Oda Nobuna no Yabou) - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 12
Genre: Comedy, Historical, Romance
Yoshiharu Sagara, a regular 17-year-old high school student who is on a typical day.
But one day, suddenly he was thrown into the past and jumped back time 450 years ago, where Japan is still entering the era of Sengoku, Jaman which is part of a samurai is a woman.

After being thrown in the past, Sagara knows himself that he is in the battlefield. When his life was threatened, someone saved him. He was Toukichirou Kinoshita, one of the guards of the kingdom. After saving him, he has died. In the prevention of historical change he replaced the role of Kinoshita. He became a servant by a samurai woman named Oda Nobuna, and earned the nickname "Saru" or Monkey.

5. The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu)

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu) - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 14
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Parody, School, Sci-Fi, Slice of Life
Kyon, is a high school student who has spent days full of adventure. After he was forced to join a club called SOS club by a jovial girl named Haruhi Suzumiya who loves things related to the supernatural.Kyon who initially did not believe in supernatural things after so long, now he has been confronted with things that do not make sense.

Together with other SOS members, the soft-spoken girl named Mikuru Asahina, the quiet and nerdy named Yuki Nagato, and the ever-cheerful man named Itsuki Koizumi.They enjoy a summer vacation, and when the summer is almost over, something related to the SOS club and the haruhi has taken place.

4. Erased (Boku dake ga Inai Machi)

Erased (Boku dake ga Inai Machi) - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 12
Genre: Mystery, Psychological, Seinen, Supernatural
Telling about Satoru Fujinuma, a 29-year-old man who became a manga artist, had the ability to return to a few minutes before the event. That ability he got after his mother became a victim in the murder. The ability of the phenomenon is called "Revival" and the ability he received to benefit himself in saving the lives of those he loves.

One time Satoru was accused of being a murderer who happened to his closest person. To know the truth, Satoru uses his ability to return to the time before the incident. But now he did not return a few minutes before the incident, but back to 18 years ago where he was still in elementary school. He realized that the murder had something to do with the kidnapping and disappearance of one of his childhood friends, Kayo Hinazuki. This is a great opportunity for Satoru to unravel the unsolved mystery. Satoru started his struggle to start the task of exposing the truth that happened 18 years ago and saved the people he cares about.

3. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 1 (Movie)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Konno Makoto, a teenage girl who lives with her family in Tokyo. Makoto has 2 good friends, they are Chiaki Mamiya and Kousuke Tsuda, they always play baseball together.One day Makoto went through a bad day of late getting up to make a mess at school. In the last bad incident, when Makoto came home from school on his bike that ran very fast, when she wanted to reduce his speed, his bicycle brake was damaged, and in front of the train door that would be closed, Makoto finally resigned and thought she might die, and thinks if she was careful in her life it probably would not happen something like this.

She finally regretted his actions and his bicycle hit a latch that made him thrown in the middle of the train line and ended up hit by a train. After feeling hit by a train, Makoto wakes up. She was confused by what was happening, she asked her aunt and her aunt replied that Makoto is probably over time. She also took advantage of his ability to change his life and have fun. Makoto does not realize that the ability to pass the time from him that if used continuously, it will cause harm to others.

2. Doraemon

Doraemon - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 500 ++
Genre: Sci-Fi, Comedy, Kids, Shounen
Nobita Nobi, a child who just stepped on grade 4 elementary school and lives in Tokyo with her family. He is known as a foolish, lousy, and useless child. Nobita always scores in 0 in various subjects during school exams. One day When nobita enters his room, a creature of a big blue cat who has no ears has appeared.
Once known, it turns out he is a robot cat from the future named Doraemon who comes from the 22nd Century.

He has a duty to change Nobita's fate in the future. Doraemon is sent by Nobita's offspring because in the future, he says that Nobita will grow up to be a failed man, make his family's life dissolved in poverty, and have a debt that will never go to the next. With the help of Doraemon and the unique tools of a very useful future, Nobita now can improve her behavior and bad habits to change her future. But instead of getting better, Nobita instead takes advantage of Doraemon and asks for his tools for his own sake.

1. Steins;Gate

Steins;Gate - Best Time Travel Anime List
Number of Episodes: 24
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

Calling itself a mad scientist, Rintarou Okabe conducted research on an old building in Akibahara to create a front mad gadget along with lab members Mayuri Shiina and Hashida Itaru. They work hard to create a tool they really want.

Finally, their efforts are not in vain, a tool has been created and called a microwave phone. The tool can be used to send messages from different times. But when using it there is an unexpected mysterious incident, where a message makes history change and causes events related to death. Now Okabe is faced with mystery and must save people with the help of time travel.