Crunchyroll revealed a list of their most popular anime of the decade broken down by regions in the world.

North America

First up is North America and Central America. Crunchyroll declares that “Crunchyroll is the house that Naruto built” as Naruto Shippuden was its most popular show of the decade in both the United States and Mexico.

However, they do reveal the show had competition. One Piece dominated in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Barbados.

Black Clover would also dominate in countries like Anguilla.

However, Naruto spin-off Boruto would be the most popular show in Haiti and St. Vincent & the Grendadines.

In Canada, Attack on Titan would lay claim to the most popular anime.

The most popular show overall in North America and Central America would be Naruto Shippuden.

South America

In South America, Naruto Shippuden was the most popular in Brazil, but it would fall to Dragon Ball Super in the rest of the continent including Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Chile.

Dragon Ball Super would take the crown in South America.


In Europe, a number of anime reign crown in individual countries. Naruto took the crown in Spain, Switzerland, and Slovenia.

My Hero Academia took over the Vatican, while Black Clover was the most watched anime in Russia.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure would be the most watched in Poland and Belarus.

However, the overall regional crown would go to Black Clover.

The Middle East

In the Middle East, Naruto would reign supreme in Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates.

Black Clover took the crown in Iraq and Iran with Boruto winning in Yemen.

Naruto would take the crown in the Middle East.


Black Clover dominated Africa in over ten countries including Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of the Congo.

However, it would be challenged by Naruto who took the crown in Egypt, Nigeria, and Sudan.

My Hero Academia would take the crown in South Africa.

The most popular anime in Africa would be Black Clover.


Naruto dominated Asia from Kazakhstan to India, Nepal, and China and then down into Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia.

While Naruto dominated most of the continent, Black Clover was most popular in Turkmenistan and Tajikstan. But Uzbekistan fell to Bortuo.

And as for Japan, Crunchyroll reports that the most viewed show is RWBY.

The mos popular show in Asia was Naruto Shippuden.


My Hero Academia was the most popular in both Australia and New Zealand.

Naruto was also popular in Oceania taking the crown in Papua New Guinea and Guam.

Boruto took the crown in Fiji, Niue, Palao, and Samoa.

Fairy Tail was the most popular in Micronesia.

Ace Attorney was most popular in Nauru while Bladedance of the Elementalers was most popular in Norfolk Island.


The most popular show in Antarctica was Hunter x Hunter.


And if you couldn’t guess which show was the most watched worldwide for the decade, that title belongs to Naruto Shippuden.

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