It can be be quite challenging trying to find the funniest anime of all time.
Having comedy in an anime is great but what’s even better is to have an amazing story as well.
That’s why today’s post ranks 30 of the most funny animes out there today.
Let’s get started!
Dubbed in over 20 languages, Crayon Shin-chan was quick to become the funniest anime for kids and adults alike.
Shin-chan is a 5-year-old boy who can’t seem to stop joking around with people.
What’s even funnier is that even though Shin-chan is just a little kid, he has an adorable habit of blushing and acting strangely around beautiful women.
Did I forget to mention that those women are about 5 times as tall as he is?
In most episodes, Shin-chan can be seen pulling numerous pranks on his parents and friends.
If that wasn’t hilarious enough wait till you meet Shin-chan’s younger sister Himawari.
Saitama is the most average-looking superhero you’ll ever find.
As a gag character, Saitama can usually be seen doing the impossible.
How could a man so short and scrawny destroy enormous mountains with just one punch?
Surprisingly, those punches don’t even have any power added to them.
Wait till you see Saitama using his hilarious special move called ‘serious punch’.
Although the name sounds funny, the impact created by the move is enough to crush the Earth a 100 times over.
And, would you believe me if I told you that Saitama is actually a C-class ranked hero?
Seika High School was an all-boys school for the longest time ever.
So naturally, you would expect the student council president to be a boy right?
In a strange turn of events, a girl named Misaki Ayuzawa won the elections right after the all-boys school became co-ed.
Misaki faced hell itself trying to manage such a large number of boys.
Her disciplinary actions were so authoritarian that the boys were quick to give her the nickname ‘Demon President’
One day, however, the most popular boy in the school gained the upper hand on Misaki after discovering that she was secretly working as a maid.
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The Devil Is A Part-Timer
The horrifying Demon Lord Satan once wished to conquer a place called Ente Isla.
Although he had the backing of an impressive demon army, he was still defeated by a hero named Emilia.
After retreating to Planet Earth, the all-powerful Satan discovered that he was unable to use any of his magic skills.
Thus he was doomed to live the life of a normal human being named Sadou Maou who works at a fast-food restaurant called MgRonald’s
And, if that’s not funny enough, just wait till you see the powerless Demon Lord struggle his way through his new life as a part-timer.
In a universe filled with the strangest of lifeforms, a hunter named Dandy is tasked with bringing down a number of unclassified aliens.
However, things begin to go south when the brave hunter gets interrupted by several funny characters.
These include zombies, weird-looking aliens, and even random orphans that have nothing to do with the show.
In addition, ‘Space Dandy’ includes lots of fan service too.
So if that’s your type of thing, you may have found your perfect match!
Words can’t explain how breathtaking the world of One Piece truly is.
As one of the world’s five most popular animes of all time, One Piece never fails to entertain.
The best part is that you have over a 1000 episodes to watch!
So don’t worry, you’ll never have to say goodbye to your favorite characters.
In a world filled with pirates voyaging across the dangerous oceans, a man named Monkey D. Luffy set out to become the pirate king.
During his journey, Straw Hat Luffy meets the wildest personalities and tries his best to recruit them as a member of the Straw Hat Crew.
In terms of pure comedy, Gintama might just rank above One Piece as the funniest anime show.
Set in the world of samurais and feudal lords, Gin Tama is the story of how aliens conquered Japan.
To make matters worse, the ‘Amanto’ have banned swordsmanship.
And because of that, a samurai named Gintoki is now unable to find a job in this world ruled by aliens
So he and his samurai partner decided to open up their own agency.
Whether it’s finding a lost kitten or saving the world itself, Gintoki and his pal will do whatever it takes to gain back their lost pride.
Monthly Girls Nozaki Kun
After confessing her feelings to a handsome man named Nozaki, Chiyo expected to be showered with love and care.
But instead, all she got was a signed autograph.
Apparently, the emotionless boy was an illustrious manga author who thought Chiyo was nothing more than just a fan.
To add to Chiyo’s surprise, she somehow became Nozaki’s personal assistant when all she wanted was to be accepted as his partner.
Ouran High School Host Club
Haruhi was a girl with a highly masculine physique that was made even more apparent thanks to her boyish fashion sense.
One day, Haruhi accidentally broke an exceptionally valuable vase inside the Host Club – a group of attractive boys who entertain women.
To pay for the damages, Haruhi had no choice but to become a part of the host club and work as an entertainer.
That’s right, Haruhi was forced to pose as a boy and cozy up to several beautiful women.
Nichijou is an anime where life goes from normal to bizarre for three young girls who had no clue what life had in store for them.
Upon meeting a genius named Hakase, the trio was surprised to learn that Hakase had a robot guardian named Nano.
To add to their surprise, Hakase was also happy to introduce her talking cat.
As time went by, the girls became more and more accustomed to how funny life can truly become.
Great Teacher Onizuka
When a bike gang leader chooses to become a school teacher, you would say to yourself: ‘Hey, I guess bikers are not so bad after all.
However, former gang leader Onizuka is going to leave you in a world of surprise when you learn why he became a school teacher
The only reason Onizuka became a school teacher is to hunt for a teenage wife.
And, to make his dreams come true, Onizuka decided that he would not be just your average school teacher.
Onizuka wishes to become the number one teacher in all of Japan.
Naota was just your average child living in an average town filled with boredom.
However, his life takes a turn after he meets a psychotic woman named Haruko
Soon after, Naota is shocked to see that his mundane existence became a lot crazier thanks to the Vespa-riding Haruko.
Poor Naota grows even more upset when he realizes that Haruko has moved inside his own house!
If you love how happy Haruko is, be sure to check out the 20 happiest anime girls of all time.
Detroit Metal City
Normal college graduate Souichi Negishi didn’t expect to become the king of indie music.
Especially because his of bizarre persona.
When on stage, Souichi transforms into a demon named Johannes Krauser whose goal is to rule the entire world.
This rockstar gained such an astounding reputation that fans soon began to worship him and devote their lives to the demon king.
Since Souichi does not have any other way to make money, he is hilariously forced to dress up as a demon and go on insane adventures that make absolutely no sense.
For all the wannabe rockstars out there, Detroit Metal City could be easily be the funniest anime for you to watch.
Romance animes are just brilliant in the way they are able to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.
But when you add a comedy aspect to the mix, the anime becomes a gift that keeps on giving as episodes pass by.
School rumble is the story of how a girl named Tenma finds the courage to confess to the boy of her dreams.
The show also focuses on infamous troublemaker Kenji Harima who is also unable to reveal his true feelings to his crush.
Thanks to rivalries, hobbies, and misunderstandings, their mission grows more and more comical as the days pass by.
Seitokai no Ichizon (Student Council’s Discretion)
All high schoolers dream of being able to join the student council.
Ken knew that he would’ve been the center of attraction had he won the elections.
Fame, respect, and gorgeous girls. The young man just had to have it all.
But unfortunately, he grew upset at the fact that he would never have won the popular vote.
Thus Ken decided to win the position by scoring the best grades.
And he did!
However, Ken was beyond surprised when he learned that no girl wanted to be with him.
Funny enough, this was not enough to stop Ken from chasing his comical dreams.
Hetalia Axis Powers
What if the country you’re living in became a human being?
Would Italy be known as a pasta artisan with a profound sense of fashion?
Or would France become a romantic monsieur famous for his looks and one-liners?
Hetalia Axis Powers answers all these questions as these nations try to convince each other how great they truly are.
For fans who like to learn about different cultures, this is just the anime you were looking for.
What makes Hetalia one of the funniest anime shows is that all these events take place during the time of World War 1 and World War 2.
Yukitaka is a highly prodigious baseball player who played for the number one middle school in Japan.
Although he was elated to receive a scholarship from Yamagata High School, Yukitaka was stunned to see that an alien had been living inside his new home.
What’s more bizarre is that it was not just some ordinary alien. It was the crown prince of planet Dogra named Baka ki el Dogra.
But the surprises did not stop there for Yukitaka as he realized that thousands of aliens were living on Earth undetected.
I Am Sakamoto (Sakamoto Desu-Ka)
The seemingly perfect Sakamoto is nothing but a high school icon.
All men want to be him and all women want to be with him.
Sakamoto has the looks of a movie star, the brains of a genius, and the composure of a lion.
As a result, Sakamoto’s classmates constantly try to compete with him and steal his fame.
What’s unbelievable is that his very own teacher begins competing with him too!
Sakamoto Desu-Ka is another great pick if you aspire to be a model citizen such as our boy Sakamoto.
Shimoneta: to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai
To remove perverts from society, Japan began to force people into wearing a monitoring device around their neck.
This device can tell how impure your thoughts are and, by doing so the government is able to preserve chastity among all its youth.
What could make this Shimoneta the funniest anime is that in this world, one can become a notorious terrorist just by breaking a sex law.
Tanukichi is the son of a sex terrorist and has just joined a terrorist organization called SOX.
This group of students has only one objective.
Spread. Erotic. Material.
To Be Hero
Although Uncle was a gorgeous young man, he was too perverted for his own good. All he needed was a single glance to accurately measure the size of a lady’s hip.
But one day, Uncle made the mistake of showing off his superpower a little too much.
Because of that, Karma hit Uncle as he was magically sucked down into a toilet.
At the end of his journey, he had reached the Space Peace Republic Alliance Hero Committee.
Uncle was then transformed into an actual superhero in order to save the world.
As a result, the handsome young man lost all his looks and turned into a hideous human being.
In fact, Uncle’s transformation was so bizarre that his own daughter failed to recognize him.
Now the poor man has set out on his new journey of saving the world and winning back the love of his daughter.
If you think Uncle has a funny face, be sure to check out 20 funny anime faces
Kiss Him, Not Me
Perhaps the most peculiar character on this list is a girl named Seinruma.
The reason for that is, Seinruma is not interested in boys. Or even girls for that matter.
Instead, she wants all the handsome boys in her school to make out with each other.
Her obsession with Boy’s love definitely caught viewers by surprise.
But unfortunately for young Seiruma, the boys in her school were not in love with each other at all.
In fact, they were in love with Seinruma herself!
Daily Life of High School Boys
Sanada North High School is an all-boys institution, much to the distaste of the three main characters.
Hidenori is the most lively out of the bunch.
Fans have found him to be very amusing thanks to his insane ideas and comical role-play characters.
Yoshitake looks like a delinquent and is very much into the wildest of activities
Tadakuni is the normal dude who prefers to avoid making a fool of himself, but usually fails and jumps right into whatever his friends are doing.
Their antics never cease to add spice to their boring life.
Freshman year is always exciting. But it gets even better when you move next to the beach.
Iori’s new home is right on top of his uncle’s scuba diving shop Grand Blue.
And, because of that, he can easily befriend the diving club members.
A group that Iori might regret joining thanks to their obsession with drinking alcoholic beverages.
So the question is: will Iori live his best college life, or will he get sucked into the misadventures of the diving club?
Iori’s antics have definitely made Grand Blue one of the funniest anime shows of all time.
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K
Saiki Kusuo makes most viewers (including me) jealous as he has the most ideal superpower.
His psychic abilities have begun to attract all sorts of people. And because of that, poor Saiki is unable to live a normal life.
Saiki wishes that he could one day quit being a mind-reading wizard.
Sometimes he even hates the fact that he is a human X-ray machine.
But Saiki won’t give up that easily as he is now committed to making the most out of his disastrous life.
Seishuu was a caligrapher brimming with talent.
In addition, he was young and exceedingly handsome too.
However, his life turned upside down after his dad punished him not for not being able to handle criticism.
From living the comfy life in Tokyo to being thrown inside a random island, Seishuu was quite disappointed, to say the least.
As Seishuu tries his best to adapt to his new life, a number of funny people keep barging into his home.
Olivia has to adapt to her new school life but that is going to be quite challenging thanks to her inability to speak Japanese.
But that does not stop Olivia from spicing up life as she befriends a hyperactive girl named Hanako who just loves games and mischief.
These two misfits had managed to enrage a girl named Kasumi who was fed up with being a loser.
After a series of funny events, Kasumi joins the fun as well.
If you are looking for a comedy show that explores high school drama, Asobi Asobase is definitely what you’re looking for.
Hachimitsu Academy is a famous all-girls boarding school that offers an exceptional level of education and quality of life for all its students.
One day, Hachimitsu changed its rules and began admitting boys into the school.
Needless to say, this decision was not taken too kindly by the girls.
There was no way we were going to leave KonoSuba out of our list of funniest anime shows.
Kazuma was an avid gamer who had just left the gaming store.
Unfortunately, he had died during his trip and now he wakes up in front of a Goddess named Aqua.
The dead man has two choices given to him by Aqua.
Either move to Heaven or live a new life inside a fantasy world.
Naturally, Kazuma chose to fulfill his dreams but was later scared to death after realizing that he has to defeat the almighty Demon King.
Isekai Quartet is an anime that is one of its kind.
It’s not your average isekai anime that ends in 12 episodes.
By joining 4 other isekai animes together, Isekai Quartet has created a world where all four main characters go back to school after being transported to an entirely different realm.
These fan-favorite characters have the strangest of personalities.
However, they must work together and make new friends so that their new chaotic lives can grow into something much more profound.
The 4 animes are KonoSuba, Overlord, Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World, and Saga of Tanya the Evil.
Tanaka-kun is Always Listless
Anime characters are usually known for being hyperactive, interesting, and funny.
But young Tanaka is the absolute opposite.
This high schooler wishes for nothing but to live his life as lazily as possible.
In fact, he is so inactive that he can actually fall asleep wherever he wants.
Much to Tanaka’s disappointment, his high school life is full of humorous events that disallow him from living his dream life.
Hopefully, you had a great laugh while reading this post.
Now I want to hear from you:
Which of these 30 shows did you feel was the funniest? Is it To Be Hero because of all its funny anime characters?
Or was it Ouran High School because you feel it is the best funny anime out there today?
Either way, don’t forget to leave your answers in the comment section down below.