Heres my list of good animes this year that I recommended to others, and agreed with me, that they were good:
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (Season 1, 25 episodes)
Season 2 is in the making, so its best to watch this before it ever airs.
Kaze no stigma (24 episodes)
An interesting anime about magic users, and the lineage of fire magic users.
Monster (74 episodes)
Unlike the name, the anime centers around a doctor that saved a boys life over the mayor's, and loses everything...
Claymore (26 episodes)
Very good anime about demons, the storyline is excellent.
DeathNote (37 episodes)
Need I say more?
D. Gray-man (50+episodes and ongoing)
A very good anime about demons created by the Millenium Earl, and the Dark Order which exists solely for the purpose of destroying him. An interesting take on the story of Noahs Arc, and the great flood.
History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi (50 episodes)
The story centers around a boy who seeks to become stronger, and ends up getting trained by the strongest martial artists in the world.
Heroic Age (26 episodes)
An interesting anime about space exploration, and how the golden tribe left this universe, leaving behind their knowledge and power for others to find.