Police Anime and cops is not a famous genre, but recently I am running out of shows to watch that’s why I start watching these Police Anime lately and to my surprise i enjoyed them.
And as you know Police Anime and Cops have inspired many of us these kinds of characters are like heroes to us because you they usually put there life on line for us to fight crime, drugs, violence.
Police Mans have inspired many Hollywood movies, TV series, and of course, Japanese anime series.
So today we decide to create a list for best police anime to watch Here We Go!
- 19. Burn Up Scramble
- 18. Tokko
- 17. Patlabor - The Movie
- 16. New Dominion Tank Police
- 15. Appleseed
- 14. Himitsu – Top Secret
- 13. Onihei Hankachō
- 12. Jin Roh - The Wolf Brigade
- 11. Peacemaker Kurogane
- 10. You’re Under Arrest
- 9. B - The Beginning
- 8. Paranoia Agent
- 7. Kochira Katsushikaku Kameari Kouenmae Hashutsujo
- 6. Kidou Keisatsu Patlabor
- 5. Hyper Police
- 4. The Kindaichi Case Files
- 3. Detective Conan
- 2. Psycho-Pass
- 1. Ghost in the Shell - Stand Alone Complex
19. Burn Up Scramble
This police anime set in AD. 2023, Tokyo. Because of the change of the society such as internationalization and enlargement of the trading, the dark side of the society also continues changing.
The criminals are getting deep, and their organizations are increasing its size, then the peace and security is getting worse.
The government takes it seriously, and decides to introduce an innovative system. In order to cope with the special criminals, an extralegal police is founded. It is a special criminal team, Warriors, which consists of a few elite members.
Shindou Ranmaru has just graduated from police academy and assigned to Tokki: Special Mobile Investigation Force. On the day of his graduation, he meets the half-naked girl he has been seeing in his dreams, Rokujo Sakura.
It turns out she works for a secret group within Tokki, known as Tokko: Special Public Safety Task Force. Shindou ends up joining Tokko to avenge his parents’ death, and solve the mystery mass murder of residents in his hometown of Machida.
Bottomless pits start to appear around Japan, and mysterious creatures emerge from them, linked to the mass murder of humans. All this to do with something called “The Box of Dirge”
17. Patlabor – The Movie
This police anime is in the future, advanced robotics has created heavy robots (“labors”) for use in a variety of functions: construction, fire-fighting, military, and more.
However, though the robots are only machines, their operators are also only human – and humans sometimes turn to crime. Since a heavy labor unit can be a dangerous weapon, the police of the future are set to fight fire with fire, using advanced patrol labor units, “patlabors”.
This is the story of the Second Special Vehicles Division, a motley crew of patlabor policemen and -women doing their best to fight crime and live a normal life.
16. New Dominion Tank Police
In the follow up to Shirow’s classic police anime, Al, Leona and their trusty steed, Bonaparte, continue to fight crime in New Port City, alongside the rest of the Tank Police.
But a new threat appears in the form of a series of terrorist attacks, using the latest weapons technology.
The Tank Police are out-numbered and out-gunned, but Al and Leona set out to discover who or what is behind these attacks.
With massive explosions and high-speed chases, Leona often causes more damage than the criminals she pursues.
This police anime set in 2131 AD Deunan Knute has been a soldier on countless battlefields for most of her life. When the World War ends.
She is transported to the city of Olympus to live peacefully and finds out that, in an effort to protect the human race from future wars.
Humans have created the Bioroids, a genetically enhanced race of people that have restrained feelings and therefore cannot hurt each other.
She discovers, however, that not everyone is happy with this Human-Bioroid symbiosis: Many humans treat Bioroids as a lower species and as a threat to their future.
The human-controlled military is seeking to annihilate all Bioroids, and the Bioroid-controlled government is afraid of a coup d’état.
The task falls on Deunan to control the situation, and to avert the inter-species war. In this she is aided by her former lover, Briareos, who has lost his body in war, to become a cyborg — a brain in an artificial body.
14. Himitsu – Top Secret
The story of this police anime takes place in five decades from now, when brain scanners have been perfected to the point that the government can retrieve up to five years’ worth of memories from people’s minds — even if they are dead.
The investigators of the National Research Institute of Police Science’s 9th Forensics Laboratory must weigh the ethical choices in the ultimate invasion of privacy as they delve into people’s minds to solve crimes.
13. Onihei Hankachō
The blade arts of the “Devil” tasked with stiking down evils threatening a peaceful Edo! Heizou Hasegawa, upholding the role of chief officer protecting against crime and arson!
In 1783, the heart of the Tenmei era, Hasegawa held the office of chief director of the department charged with sustaining safety in the region, suppressing the most vile of thieves and criminals, an individual largely feared, renowned as Devil Heizou…
12. Jin Roh – The Wolf Brigade
In the riot-torn 1960’s Tokyo of an alternate history… a special police force, the Capitol Police Organization (CAPO) has been formed.
Within CAPO is the special unit that gets the toughest jobs. Some of the men in the unit, according to rumour, comprise a vigilante group called the Wolf Brigade.
Fuse, a member of the special unit, broods obsessively about a terrorist girl who blew herself up in front of him. Then he meets the girl’s sister and becomes emotionally involved…
11. Peacemaker Kurogane
Although traumatized by witnessing the murder of his parents by one of the Choushuu, Ichimura Tetsunosuke’s thirst for revenge lead him to desire strength.
At the age of 15, Tetsunosuke approached the Shinsengumi, wanting to become one of its members. However, Tetsunosuke lacked the skill, mind and will to emotionlessly cut down whoever threatened peace and the Shinsengumi.
10. You’re Under Arrest
You’re Under Arrest is a Japanese seinen manga series written and illustrated by Kōsuke Fujishima and was serialized in Kodansha’s Morning from 1986 through 1992.
It centers on a fictional police station in Sumida, Tokyo, as its officers tackle everyday criminals while keeping people safe.
9. B – The Beginning
Genius investigator Keith Flick rejoins the royal police force, RIS, just as serial killer “B” emerges and commits a double murder. Mysterious youth Koku may be an ally of the group’s — or a target.
When the RIS investigates a death that appears to be linked to B, Keith disagrees with the crime being connected to the criminal mastermind.
An attack on a member of the RIS leads members of the group to suspect a traitor within their ranks. After being declared a murder suspect, Keith turns himself in. Koku is forced to fight for his survival.
8. Paranoia Agent
An elementary school kid dubbed with the title “shounen bat” or “lil slugger” has been going around attacking people with his bent, golden bat.
Now, two detectives are investigating so they can stop this kid from making any more attacks, but they will find out soon enough… that this case is much more than they expected.
7. Kochira Katsushikaku Kameari Kouenmae Hashutsujo
Ryoutsu, being an underpaid policeman, is always coming up with underhanded schemes in order to make a quick buck.
But in the end, his plans (which are ridiculous to begin with) always go wrong and land him in big trouble with the chief.
6. Kidou Keisatsu Patlabor
This police anime set in the future, rapidly advancing technology gives birth to giant robots known as “Labors,” so named for their usefulness in heavy industry.
However, this also gives rise to “Labor crimes,” resulting the need for a new branch of law enforcement equipped with and dedicated to the policing of Labors.
When Izumi Noa, a female police officer, becomes the newest recruit of Special Vehicle Division 2, she and her top of the line “Patrol Labor” (or “Patlabor”) Alphonse are swept into a series of adventures featuring crazed construction workers, eco-terrorists, and sea monsters.
5. Hyper Police
Sasahara Natsuki is a poor bounty hunter in a world where monsters and humans live together. Most of her cases involve monsters infringing upon the rights of humans, who are protected by law from their generally more powerful neighbors.
Being half-human and half cat-beast, Natsuki straddles the two societies and tries to understand and respect both while enforcing the law.
She is assisted by a werewolf named Batanen who is afraid to admit he loves her; another werewolf named Tommy; and a Kyubi fox demon named Sakura who has her own plans–which include eating Natsuki to complete her her nine tails and thereby her magical powers.
4. The Kindaichi Case Files
Kindaichi Hajime may look dumb, but he is one of the smartest detectives that you will ever see. He encounters mysteries after mysteries with his good friend, Miyuki, and he swears to solve them in the name of his grandfather, who was a great detective.
3. Detective Conan
In order to find the reason for this transformation and the one who is responsible for it, Shinichi hides his identity and lives with Ran – his childhood sweetheart, whose father happens to be a hopeless detective, and with that begins an adventurous series of murders and mysteries that he must solve in search for the ones who put him in his awkward situation.
In the future, it is possible to quantitatively measure a person’s emotions, desires, and every inclination. In this way, it is also possible to measure a person’s criminal tendency factor, which is used to judge criminals.
This is the story of a team of policemen dedicated to maintaining public order. Some of them work in the Enforcement Division, responsible for the apprehension of criminals, while others belong to the Supervisory Division which oversees their colleagues in Enforcement.
1. Ghost in the Shell – Stand Alone Complex
This police anime se in the future, life between the digital and physical world has been blurred. The boundary of technology and humanity has been stretched beyond imagination with lives being led in both the electronic and physical worlds.
With the melding of man and machine – a new cybernetic level of existence is being created – An existence that continues to redefine mankind.
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