There are a lot of long-running anime franchises out there. However, the list of long-running anime franchises is extensive. In fact, the list is so extensive it’s kind of impressive how many franchises keep entertaining fans week after week and year after year. But, what are the longest continuous anime franchises ever made?
Tekken, a long-running fighting video game series, turned heads in 2014 with the announcement of Pokkén Tournament–a title that uses elements from the Tekken series to create a fighting game for Nintendo’s Pokémon franchise. When it came out, the doors opened for limitless imagination: What other franchises would be good candidates to get a Tekken-style makeover?