The genre of Anime is attracting millions of fans around the world. It’s basically the ‘Disney of East’. But there are too many of them being produced and released every year, which can make you confused and wonder what to watch! To make it easier, here are some best and most popular anime that are definitely worth a watch.
Attack on Titan
This epic anime takes us to a world where mankind is close to extinction. Giant human-eating creatures called ‘Titans’ are wandering around, and humans are hiding and being protected inside circular walls. The anime particularly follows the story of Eren Yeager and his friends who lose their families, home and town when Titans invade after breaking a wall. Watch them become warriors and deal with these terrifying creatures.This anime has lots of twists and turns, which makes it so addicting.
The story of this anime is so addictive that it has been adapted into many more films, TV dramas, video games, light novels and musicals. It revolves around a high school boy, Yagami Light, who finds a notebook called the “Death Note.” That notebook belongs to a Death God and can kill people when their names are written on it. So Light decides to end evilness in the world by wiping out criminals one by one. But by killing everyone, has Light become evil himself? And due to the huge number of deaths, detective L tries to find the reason.
Ouran HighSchool Host Club
Haruhi Fujioka, a scholarship student of Ouran High School, searches for a quiet place to study at school. She accidentally enters a wrong room which belongs to the “Host Club”. Owned by rich, popular, good looking boys, this club is known for entertaining their female clients. While leaving the room in a hurry, Haruhi breaks an expensive vase which she can’t even afford to pay back. Therefore she joins the club in order to pay the huge debt. Due to her masculine appearance, she manages to make people think that she’s a boy. Watch her in an exciting and weird journey of being a part of this wealthy Host Club.
This science-fiction and time-travel anime is always ranked higher in many of the rating platforms. The story revolves around Rintaro Okabe, a university student who accidentally discovers time travel. He and his friends get the ability to send messages to their past selves, thus they can change the past/future. But there is an evil corporation trying to misuse his discovery, and Rintaro must try to prevent it from happening.
When Ken Kaneki, a high-school student goes on a date with a nice girl, he realises that she is a ghoul. Ghouls are bloodthirsty, man-eating creatures who co-exist and blend in the human world. The girl’s plan of feasting on Ken Kaneki becomes a fail, but she ends up merging with him. Thus the anime portrays Ken Kanaki’s new, secret life as a half-ghoul/half-human.
Shoyo Hinata joins a volleyball club in order to become the next “Little Giant” in volleyball. He and the other members participate in a junior high school tournament and come across a very strong opponent called “King of the Upper Court”, Tobio Kageyama. When their team loses the game, Shoyo is determined to win against Tobio Kageyama. But when he enters high school, he finds himself and Kageyama in the same high school volleyball club! The anime has great characters and even the side characters are so well written.
Naruto Uzumaki is a mischievous teenage boy who struggles and dreams of becoming the village’s strongest ninja and leader. Although he’s not able to perform well in it, he is unaware of the fact that a powerful fox monster exists inside him. Only the fox monster in him has the ability to fight against the Nine-Tails which attacks the village. The anime shows his journey as a ninja and his different missions which he’ll do to protect his village. The anime can be found in two parts – Naruto and Naruto: Shippuden. Naruto is the beginning of anime and Naruto: Shippuden covers his chronicles after he becomes a mature ninja. This anime has probably the biggest fan bases around the world.
A Pirate King is to be executed, but before that, he reveals that his treasure has been hidden somewhere. So a teenage boy embarks on his journey to find that treasure. Throughout his journey, he explores many places and gains lots of friends which will form the best team ever!
My Hero Academia
Like classic DC and Marvel characters, this anime tells the story of Izuku, who has dreamt of becoming a hero all his life. Unfortunately, in a world where everyone was born with superpowers, Izuku was born completely normal. But by taking proper training, he’s still determined to enrol in the most prestigious hero academy. The anime has complex characters and dramatic turns which will keep you hooked for sure!
Sword Art Online
This anime is about a virtual reality multiplayer game. And a group of players realise that they cannot log out of this game. He/she will die in real life too if their avatars die in the game. In order to leave the game, they need to win against the final boss. The story particularly revolves around Kirito, who has been stuck for 2 years in the game. He eventually becomes friends with a female player named Asuna. The duo fight for themselves and the other players. But Kirito realises that there’s some conspiracy behind it and it has not only affected this game, but other games too.