The Best Time Travel TV Shows on Crunchyroll
Finding a good Time Travel TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Time Travel TV shows of all time streaming on Crunchyroll.
1. One Piece
What it's about: Years ago, the fearsome pirate king Gol D. Roger was executed, leaving a huge pile of treasure and the famous "One Piece" behind. Whoever claims the "One Piece" will be named the new pirate king. Monkey D. Luffy, a boy who consumed one of the "Devil's Fruits", has it in his head that he'll follow in the footsteps of his idol, the pirate Shanks, and find the One Piece. It helps, of course, that his body has the properties of rubber and he's surrounded by a bevy of skilled fighters and thieves to help him along the way. Monkey D. Luffy brings a bunch of his crew followed by, Roronoa Zoro, Nami, Usopp, Sanji, Tony-Tony Chopper, Nico Robin, Franky, and Brook. They will do anything to get the One Piece and become King of the Pirates!
Where to Watch: 874 episodes (45%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 844 episodes (44%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Crunchyroll & Funimation). 117 episodes (6%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
2. Sword Art Online
What it's about: In the near future, a Virtual Reality Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (VRMMORPG) called Sword Art Online has been released where players control their avatars with their bodies using a piece of technology called Nerve Gear. One day, players discover they cannot log out, as the game creator is holding them captive unless they reach the 100th floor of the game's tower and defeat the final boss. However, if they die in the game, they die in real life. Their struggle for survival starts now...
Where to Watch: 89 episodes (75%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 87 episodes (73%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu, Crunchyroll & 2 others). 26 episodes (22%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).
3. The Ancient Magus' Bride
What it's about: Hatori Chise is only 16, but she has lost far more than most. With neither family nor hope, it seems all doors are closed to her. But, a chance encounter began to turn the rusted wheels of fate. In her darkest hour, a mysterious magus appears before Chitose, offering a chance she couldn't turn down. This magus who seems closer to demon than human, will he bring her the light she desperately seeks, or drown her in ever deeper shadows?
Where to Watch: 24 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 23 episodes (96%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Crunchyroll).
What it's about: One day, Naho Takamiya receives a letter written to herself from ten years in the future. As Naho reads on, the letter recites the exact events of the day, including the transfer of a new student into her class named Kakeru Naruse. The Naho from ten years later repeatedly states that she has many regrets, and she wants to fix these by making sure the Naho from the past can make the right decisions—especially regarding Kakeru. What's more shocking is that she discovers that ten years later, Kakeru will no longer be with them. Future Naho asks her to watch over him closely.
Where to Watch: 13 episodes (81%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 10 episodes (63%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Crunchyroll). 13 episodes (81%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).
5. Zombie Land Saga
What it's about: A typical morning. The usual music. Their normal lives. The peace these seven girls experience will suddenly be destroyed. By the living dead... zombies. A reality that they never wanted a part of, an amazing and terrifying zombie world. They all share one wish: "We want to live." These girls will struggle through this saga, in order to achieve a miracle.
Where to Watch: 11 episodes (92%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 12 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Crunchyroll & Funimation). 12 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & YouTube).
6. Boogiepop and Others
What it's about: There is an urban legend that tells of a shinigami that can release people from the pain they are suffering. This "Angel of Death" has a name—Boogiepop. And the legends are true. Boogiepop is real. When a rash of disappearances involving female students breaks out at Shinyo Academy, the police and faculty assume they just have a bunch of runaways on their hands. Yet some students know better. Something mysterious and foul is afoot. Is it Boogiepop or something even more sinister...?
Where to Watch: 18 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 18 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Crunchyroll & Funimation).