17 Best Anime Featuring Bounty Hunters

Hey otaku,

Today we are going to list some of the best anime that we can find on the internet about bounty hunters in this article.

So, If you’re interested in watching the hard-knock life of bounty hunters in the anime universe, then we have some bounty hunter anime ranked for you.

Now, let’s begin the list without wasting any more time.

17. Desert Punk

Desert Punk

When the apocalypse comes and the world dries out, it becomes a dangerous place, as you would expect.

However, that opens up a whole lot of paid opportunities for a man that is willing to do anything.

In a post-apocalyptic future, where Japan is a desert.

One such person is the masked handyman “Sunabouzu,” or Desert Punk, who has forged a legendary reputation for always finishing his jobs, no matter the nature or cost.

Cunning and ruthless, he has become a force of crude destruction to the other desert people.

This show follows his story.

16. Solty Rei

Solty Rei

After the death of his daughter in a catastrophic incident that ravaged humanity, Roy became a bounty hunter with a reputation for violence toward his prey.

However, one day, that violence catches up with him, but just as he is about to be killed, a girl falls from the sky and saves his life.

Solty, an android who has lost her memory, has escaped and is being hunted by the RUC Security Bureau.

She encounters the bounty hunter Roy and he adopts her as his daughter after being hired as a bodyguard for Miranda

15. El Cazador de la Bruja

El Cazador de la Bruja

Nadie is a bounty hunter with an attitude, and she’s got a lock on her next target: Ellis, a young amnesiac girl who is a suspect in the murder of a famous scientist.

Nadie manages to apprehend Ellis, but on a whim, decides to accompany her to Winay Marka, a place that supposedly holds the key to unlocking Ellis’s memories and her mysterious past.

The two set off on their adventurous journey south through Mexico to search for the mysterious “Eternal City” of Winay Marka.

14. Hyper Police

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.

13. Cosmo Warrior Zero

Cosmo Warrior Zero

Human beings try to adjust to life under the control of immortals.

Some find it possible to acquiesce to the new rules in an easy way.

Others bear hard days.

And some leave earth, hoping to find humankind’s future in the universe.

Warrior Zero is the commander of the Independent Fleet, the Armed Forces of the earth.

He lost his family and friends in the war between human beings and mechanized men.

He parted from his best friend, Captain Harlock, whom he fought with side by side.

Zero’s soul was crushed by the loss of family and friends. He has no hope.

One day, Zero receives an order from the Supreme Commander – the order to hunt down a space pirate called Captain Harlock.

He is surprised.

He hesitates.

He detests this mission.

Captain Harlock only assaults mechanized men’s spaceships.

Why should he help the immortals?

12. The Hard: Bounty Hunter

The Hard: Bounty Hunter

Bounty hunter Hard is given the job of locating and bringing in small-time crook Freddie after he skips bail for his robbery of a South Bronx church offering box.

However, Freddie got himself mixed up in a far bigger conspiracy, and now Hard is in over his head too.

11. Mezzo


In the not-so-distant future of troubled Tokyo, no job is too big or too small for the Danger Service Agency, as long as the danger is involved.

The crew is made up of an unlikely team of misfits: Mikura, a girl with a flair for guns and a love of martial arts, Kurokawa, an old man/ex-detective addicted to noodles, Harada, an engineering nut, and Asami, a schoolgirl.

Unfortunately, no matter how small or simple the job appears to be, the Dsa team always finds themselves biting off more than they can chew.

10. Dream Dimension Hunter Pandora

Dream Dimension Hunter Fandora

In the future when dimensional travel is possible, criminals thrive throughout the universes.

Fandora and her assistant Kue are two dimension hunters that hunt down such criminals for ample bounty awards.

Fandora’s magical jewel and battle skills, along with Kue’s shapeshifting abilities, help take down the baddies with ease.

Having just cashed in on a bounty, they set forth to obtain their next victory – this time on a planet rumored to be a paradise.

However, upon arriving Fandora and Kue discover there’s evil at work; obtaining the magical duo’s cash reward just got a little bit harder.

9. Daphne in The Brilliant Blue

Daphne in The Brilliant Blue

Maia Mizuki finds herself caught in a gunfight between two scantily clad women and a pair of bank robbers.

The women are from Nereids, a private detective agency that will do anything if the price is right.

One thing leads to another and Maia takes a job working for Nereids, where she”ll receive room and board.

Her jobs range from collecting rent to saving pets to capturing criminals.

Now she just has to balance her life of “fighting crime” with her dream of one day being a part of the Ocean agency.

8. Madlax


The country of Gazth-Sonika has been engaged in a civil war for more than a decade.

A mysterious book in one young girl’s possession may be the only key to uncovering the truth and bringing an end to the war.

This book, however, is sought by many.

And when the invincible agent Madlax is hired to protect those in search of its truth, Gazth-Sonika dispatches a ruthless soldier to make sure that truth stays in the darkness.

7. Rage of Bahamut

Rage of Bahamut

Although the plot of the show moves onto a bigger picture pretty quickly, let us not forget that the primary profession of both Favaro and Kaiser is that of bounty hunters.

Favaro is your typical lifelong scumbag while Kaiser adopted the bounty hunter life after family disgrace.

If you like your bounty hunters as flippant jerks who drink their paychecks and occasionally save the world, then these are your sort of bounty hunters.

6. Black lagoon

Black lagoon

A Japanese businessman, captured by modern-day pirates, is written off and left for dead by his company.

Tired of corporate life, he opts to stick with the mercenaries that kidnapped him, becoming part of their gang.

A non-stop, high-octane thriller, Black Lagoon delves into the depths of human morality and virtue.

Witness Rokurou struggling to keep his values and philosophies intact as he slowly transforms from businessman to ruthless mercenary.

5. Space Dandy

Space Dandy

He’s a Dandy guy, that Space Dandy.

He plies the stars with his rag-tag small crew doing what few others dare to do.

His job is not so much to complete small jobs as a bounty hunter but to discover and register new species of aliens.

4. Black Cat

Black Cat

Completing every job with ruthless accuracy, Train Heartnet is an infamous assassin with no regard for human life.

Donning the moniker “Black Cat” in the underground world, the elite killer works for the powerful secret organization known only as Chronos.

Assassin-turned “stray cat” can only wander so far before the deafening sound of gunfire rings out.

3. Outlaw Star

Outlaw Star

Gene Starwind is a jack-of-all-trades tough guy with a partner named Jim Hawking.

A mysterious woman named Hilda shows up at Starwind’s job and presents a not-so-simple request.

Starwind’s mysterious and motley crew seek out a legendary outer space treasure trove called the Galactic Leyline.

A series of adventures including pirates, assassins, poison, and a space race keep the Outlaw Star crew on their toes at all times.

2. Hunter x Hunter

Hunter x Hunter

Hunter x Hunter is set in a world where Hunters exist to perform all manner of dangerous tasks like capturing criminals and bravely searching for lost treasures in uncharted territories.

Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss is determined to become the best Hunter possible in hopes of finding his father, who was a Hunter himself and had long ago abandoned his young son.

1. Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

A more classic bounty hunter anime series than there ever was.

Cowboy Bebop doesn’t have an overall plot, it has several small plots that surround the members of the Bebop crew.

Sometimes you watch them as they blunder their way through a job, sometimes you watch them come to terms with their painful past.

This show is beautiful, elegant, classy, funny, and heartbreaking.

Cowboy Bebop is a real emotional roller coaster, and it’s hard to keep a dark story about organized crime from getting out of hand.

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Anukul Saini

Anime and gaming enthusiast with a passion for sharing my knowledge and insights. I've watched over 1000 anime and spent countless hours playing video games.

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