Today we are going to talk about the classics 1980s anime how good are they and which are the 1980s anime that you should watch.

This industry has been just booming in the past couple of years with new hits shows coming one after another and these days are like everything can be considered as an anime.

But today we are going to tell you about all those traditional 1980s anime yes all those anime series with those weird anime moves.

25 Awesome 1980s Anime to Watch Now

Lets continue with the list of 25 awesome 1980s anime to watch in todays times.

25. Vampire Hunter D

10,000 years in the future, the world has become a very different place; monsters roam the land freely, and people, although equipped with high tech weapons and cybernetic horses, live a humble life more suited to centuries past.

The story of this 1980s anime focuses on a small hamlet plagued by monster attacks and living under the shadow of rule by Count Magnus Lee, a powerful vampire lord who has ruled the land for thousands of years.

Vampire Hunter D 1980s anime

When a young girl is bitten by the Count and chosen as his current plaything, she seeks out help of a quiet wandering stranger, D. It so happens that D is one of the world’s best vampire hunters, and he takes it upon himself to cut through Magnus Lee’s many minions, and put an end to the Count’s rule.

24. Urusei Yatsura

This 1980s anime is about Not much is notable about the lecherous Ataru Moroboshi, but his extraordinary bad luck sticks out like the horns in an alien’s head. When Earth is threatened by a fleet of alien invaders known as the Oni, Ataru is selected to represent humanity in a duel against one of them.

It’s a stroke of rare luck for Ataru that the duel is in fact a game of tag, and that his opponent is Lum, daughter of the Oni’s leader, who places her personal dignity above victory—as Ataru finds out by seizing Lum’s bikini top and with it, victory.

However, in this 1980s anime misfortune kicks in again when Lum mistakes Ataru’s promise to marry his girlfriend, Shinobu Miyake, as the desire to wed Lum herself, and decides she rather likes the idea. Wielding her influence as an alien princess, she moves in with him.

Urusei Yatsura

Forced to deal with the consequences of his womanizing ways, Ataru must balance his crumbling relationship with Shinobu while keeping Lum happy, all the while flirting with every woman he meets.

23. Dirty Pair

If you’re in a big trouble, call the World Welfare Work Association or WWWA and this 1980s anime is all about this. They will send out a team of highly trained capable agents called Trouble Consultants who can solve your problems.

Dirty Pair

But if the team they send you is the Dirty Pair, there will be a lot of collateral damage aside from solving your problems.

22. Macross

After a mysterious spaceship crashes into Earth, humanity realizes that they are not alone and this 1980s anime is all about this. Fearing a potential threat from space, the world pushes aside their nationalism, conflicting interests, and cultural differences, unifying under the banner of the United Nations.

The newly formed UN forces decide to repurpose the alien spacecraft, naming it SDF-1 Macross. Unfortunately, on the day of its maiden voyage, a fleet of spaceships belonging to a race of aliens known as Zentradi descend upon Earth, and the SDF-1 Macross, acting of its own accord, shoots down the incoming squadron, sparking an intergalactic war.

In an attempt to escape in this 1980s anime, the Macross tries to launch itself into the Moon’s orbit, but the ship—as well as the city was in—is teleported to the far reaches of space.


Caught up in the mess are Hikaru Ichijou, a free-spirited acrobatic pilot, and Minmay Lynn, an aspiring idol. Together, alongside Macross’s bridge officer Misa Hayase, they experience an epic journey rife with grief and drama as they begin their trek back to Earth, facing with the cruelties of war along the way. 

21. Angel’s Egg

In a desolate and dark world full of shadows, lives one little girl who seems to do nothing but collect water in jars and protect a large egg she carries everywhere.

Angel’s Egg

In this 1980s anime a mysterious man enters her life… and they discuss the world around them

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