15 Best Dubbed Anime on Hulu to Watch, Ranked

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Hulu is one of the most underrated streaming services, not only because it features countless varieties of films and shows but also due to the fact it delves into every known fan-favorite trend. For instance, although Hulu is mainly notable for carrying a vast library of films from Western and others alike, it also features countless dubbed anime, which many prefer before getting accustomed to subs.

In fact, the vast collection of dubbed anime on Hulu makes it seem like a challenge for most subscribers, given its overwhelming titles. To help you with that, we’ve compiled an easy list combining both popular and unpopular ones, but each is worth watching. So, without further ado, here are the best dubbed anime on Hulu you can watch right now.

15. Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest

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Arifureta, although not the perfect adaptation, gives a somewhat decent and enjoyable storyline with a consistent animation quality, although you can make exceptions for the latter. More than anything, it provides you with fantastic character development as well as a good English dub to get you through.

When Hajime Nagumo and his entire class are summoned to a fantasy world, everyone has been allocated with impressive abilities to aid them in their mission to save humanity. However, Hajime ends up with average skills, and to further unlock anymore, he must clear a deadly dungeon, which no one has ever been able to do so.

14. Overlord

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Overlord anime’s popularity speaks for how good it is, and if you don’t compare it to either anime or manga, it won’t hinder you in the slightest from enjoying the show. While it is your typical RPG anime, it does bring something new to the table with an anti-hero touch and takes the story in unexpected directions.

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Momonga gets stuck in the most popular virtual reality game during the last day of its shutdown, and with the world feeling so much more real than usual, he decides to explore this new world and conquer it through his sheer dominance and power. Will he be able to do it, though? Especially when there are many things out of his knowledge.

13. Air Gear

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Air Gear is a rare anime show that executes its already unique and remarkable concept exceptionally well with a lovable and hilarious main protagonist. It is a feel-good anime with an equal amount of action and comedy and also offers some truly good English dubs making it one of the best dubbed anime on Hulu.

In the anime, a couple of orphans decide to reach the top in a competitive sport that involves Air Treks, motorized rollerblades which can move with impressive speed. So, they form a gang called Storm Riders and try to make their dreams come true, but it is easier said than done.

12. Darwin’s Game

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Darwin’s Game addresses the sick and sad reality of the modern world where people always fall for some sort of scam, eventually taking their life. In the anime’s case, there is a mysterious mobile game named Darwin’s Game which draws in people to install it and later forces them to survive various life-threatening situations with no way out.

You could say it is an excellent blend of everything one desires in anime except for romance, but it wins your attention with the perfectly scripted storyline and a great ending.

11. Fire Force

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Fire Force is the epitome of quality over quantity, but it often gets downvoted for its untimely fan service. Honestly, it is one of the few anime shows that utilize the story’s theme and turn those into delightful visuals and mind-blowing action sequences.

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When the world is turned into ruins by mysterious yet spontaneous human combustions, several humans are turned into infernals, mindless creatures who attack everyone. However, many people have also been blessed with pyrokinetic powers to stop these beings from destroying the world entirely. Will the Fire Force, formed by these special humans, solve the mystery behind these cursed creatures and save the Earth?

10. Akame ga Kill!

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Akame ga Kill! is a splendid anime, shining in all aspects, whether it be romance, action, or a good story, but it still feels heavily flawed, much like Tokyo Ghoul, except this one stays a bit original to the manga. It gets brutal from the very first episode, but as you move on to the next ones, it gets more intense and exciting; combine that with a great English dub, and you have one spectacular anime to watch.

The anime follows a countryside boy named Tatsumi who sets out to The Capital to make a name for himself, but when he finds the realities of the kingdom, he has no choice but to join a group of dangerous assassins named Night Raid.

9. D. Gray-man

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D. Gray-man is the prime example of ‘never judge an anime too early’ as it gets better and better as you move further into the story. It is mostly devoid of flaws, and with multiple genres blended in, there is something for everyone.

The anime revolves around Allen Walker, a young Exorcist with a cursed eye that has the ability to see demons created by The Millenium Earl. When he’s found by General Cross Marian, he joins fellow exorcists and travels the world to search for the Anti-Akuma weapon to end the suffering once and for all.

8. The Rising of the Shield Hero

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The Rising of the Shield Hero is a solid isekai anime that has a terrific first season that immediately hooks you up right from the beginning. Unlike various other isekai anime where the main character gets power-ups for no reason, this one actually has less plot armor and places significant importance on the main character’s development.

Naofumi Iwatani, an Otaku, was summoned to a fantasy world along with a few others and faced the cursed fate of becoming a shield hero who was hated and ridiculed by everyone. However, when he is further framed for the things he didn’t commit, Naofumi storms out of the kingdom to become stronger, and along his journey, he makes new companions like Raphtalia, who will aid him further.

7. Summer Time Rendering

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Summer Time Rendering is one anime that surprised the viewers most when it came out, with its seemingly unexpected story with back-to-back plot twists. Starting from the animation, which is mesmerizing in every way, to the characters, storyline, and music, everything was very well executed to the point that you can deem it no less than a masterpiece.

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The story revolves around Shinpei, who returns to his hometown of Wakayama City after hearing about Ushio’s death. However, even though the funeral goes well, he begins to suspect something strange is happening on the mysterious island, which he couldn’t quite decipher at first glance.

6. Afro Samurai

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Afro Samurai is an anime that heavily demonstrates Western culture with a black character at the forefront. It is one of those rare action anime that will stay in your experience as a guilty pleasure, and due to it being a very short anime, you don’t really need to spend a lot of time watching it.

Set in a strange fictional world where guns, swords, and all kinds of Western culture are abundant, Afro Samurai seeks vengeance on a man named Justice who killed his father right in front of him when he was young. However, Justice is the number 1 fighter in the world, and he must become number 2 before challenging him.

5. Parasyte: The Maxim

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After reading the synopsis of this anime, you might guess it would be another anime filled with action and weird alien species, and you’re not wrong. However, Parasyte gives us a different reason why we should savor the beauty of anime, and since it only has one season, you can’t have another experience at this fascinating show. So, we genuinely recommend you enjoy it with full attention.

When worm-like parasitic insects invade Earth, they try to take over humans and co-exist alongside humans. While an alien parasite tries to borrow its way into Izumi’s brain through his ear, it gets blocked since he forgot to take out his earphones during the night, and in a desperate attempt, it takes over his right hand. With a new alien companion living with him 24/7, Izumi must survive against other parasites, as not everyone wants a peaceful life.

4. Erased

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Erased is a remarkable murder mystery anime that keeps you guessing until the end but also doesn’t take up too much of your time. However, the pacing is just right, with the first episode pretty much setting the stage for the story, and it’s never too hard to follow between the events. If you enjoy some quality anime with a unique take on the time travel concept, Erased is a good dubbed anime on Hulu you can watch.

When a struggling manga author named Satoru Fujinuma faces the supernatural phenomenon of getting back in time, he decides to do the thing that is always met with regret. During his childhood days, he couldn’t save one of his classmates who died mysteriously, but this time, he also needs to change the future in order to save his mother. Will he succeed, though?

3. Naruto

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Naruto probably doesn’t need any introduction, as it is, without a doubt, the most popular anime. In terms of action, comedy, great storyline, and character attachment, Naruto is always a go-to-destination place, and it also has a great dub to offer if you are particularly interested in watching the English language. So, everything you’ve heard of Naruto is true, and it could change your life if you take it as the right inspiration.

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Naruto Uzumaki is hated by the people of Hidden Leaf village for, the reason that Fourth Hokage sealed the nine-tailed fox inside him, and he does everything to get their attention every single day. He vows to become the strongest person in the village, the Hokage, and make them love him despite their understanding of him, which they label as a “demon.”

2. Hunter x Hunter

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Hunter x Hunter is one of those anime that isn’t ridiculously long like One Piece and Naruto but isn’t short to binge-watch as well. However, it is perfectly sensible to compare it to the likes of every best anime we know out there because you probably won’t see another anime like it, as its quality is incredible. In fact, many of us started watching it in English dub, and it was simply too good to degrade it by comparing it to the subs.

Gon Freecs, a young boy from Whale Island who was raised by his aunt, leaves his home in order to become a “Hunter,” who is regarded as a powerful individual in this fictional world. However, his ambition is partly due to his father leaving him when he was born, but to become a full-fledged Hunter, he must go through countless trials, and the Hunter Examination is just the tip of that iceberg.

1. Yu Yu Hakusho

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Honestly, the 90s were a great time for English dubbed anime, and Yu Yu Hakusho can be considered a prime example. This hardcore action-filled anime is for everyone who prefers action and a very well-written story, as every aspect of the series is executed with sheer perfection.

Fourteen-year-old Yusuke has died in an accident while saving a young boy and arrives at the Spirit World, only to get resurrected again as it was a mistake, and it supposedly isn’t his time yet. However, since it goes against the laws of nature, he has to become a Spirit Detective who saves Earth from various threats, including demons, aliens, and even villains who are corrupting the world from within.

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