Anime is becoming more and more popular and it’s easy to see why. The massive number of anime genres provide options for any viewer to enjoy and the unique humor and interesting plotlines provide a refreshing mix-up from the television series viewers are used to. Yet, for some, it can be difficult to know what to watch. Even professional anime nerds sometimes get lost and forget that there are new series constantly coming out.
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There is plenty of new anime series out there with options for just about any viewer’s taste and they are all available to watch on either Hulu, Funimation, or Crunchyroll!
10 Combatants Will Be Dispatched – Available On Funimation
Looking for a light-hearted and goofy fantasy adventure? An evil organization is close to world domination and looking for new lands to conquer. Their genius scientist creates a machine that will send Agent Six and his new android partner to a new world to spy and prepare for an invasion. Unfortunately for Agent Six, he walks right into a raging battle between a human kingdom and the Demon Lord’s forces.
Will he be able to collect enough Evil Points to purchase the gear he needs to survive? This anime is silly, charming, and full of fan service, making it great to sit back, relax, and laugh at.
9 The Saint’s Magic Power Is Omnipotent – Available On Funimation
A 20-year-old woman named Sei works in an office. That is until she’s whisked away to a fantasy world where she’s supposed to banish dark magic as a Saint. Yet Sei wasn’t the only Saint summoned and so she gets pushed to the side, which is just fine by her.
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After opening a successful business, she thinks her life is set, but what happens when the other girl isn’t up to the task? This fantasy slice of life anime mixes up the typical anime formula to provide viewers with a unique experience.
8 The World Ends With You: The Animation – Available On Hulu & Funimation
This anime literally has it all, mystery, epic plot twists, a bit of romance, action, a unique art style, a killer soundtrack, and more! Join Neku as he wakes up in what appears to be a video game with no memory, a cute partner asking for his trust, and beings called Reapers sending creatures called Noise in their direction.
The World Ends With You: The Animation is highly creative, masterfully created, and will keep you guessing until the end.
7 Mars Red – Available On Funimation
Fantasy and video game anime are all well and good, but some viewers prefer super serious and dark vampire anime. Luckily for these fans, Mars Red has what they need.
It’s 1923 and vampires have begun infesting Tokyo due to the illegal trade of an artificial blood source. Colonel Yoshinobu Maeda has been assigned the task of leading a unit of vampires to kill or recruit vampires in the city. Tragedy is no stranger to this anime.
6 Shadows House – Available On Funimation
A family hidden away from humanity in a gigantic mansion has a strangeness about them. They are all black silhouettes and sometimes produce soot from their bodies. Each family member receives a living doll to be their servant and their face.
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The cheerful Emilico is one of these dolls. Newly created and learning about the meaning of her existence, Emilico stumbles upon something curious in the mansion but is told not to worry about it. Any fan of anime looking to get completely creeped out is sure to enjoy Shadows House.
5 Seven Knights Revolution: Hero Successor – Available On Crunchyroll & VRV
Epic heroes from a time gone by once fought the forces of destruction and came out on top, and their powers were transferred far into the future. Fairia, a successor of one of the hero’s powers, saves a boy named Nemo in an attack, yet, during the battle, Nemo also becomes a successor, Unfortunately for Nemo, no one knows about the hero whose powers he inherited. As the present and past begin to collide, Nemo realizes he is in the center of it all.
This fantasy anime based on a video game definitely sticks with the typical anime tropes, but sometimes fans want something familiar but new to relax to.
4 ODDTAXI – Available On Crunchyroll & VRV
Odokawa is a walrus taxi driver. After meeting several interesting characters in his taxi, he is then plopped into the middle of a mystery, as the police and yakuza both think he had something to do with a young girl’s disappearance.
Join Odokawa as he traverses a bizarre city attempting to solve the mystery of the missing girl while a duo of corrupt cops chase him. This anime is unique and thrilling.
3 To Your Eternity – Available On HBO Max
When a sphere, known only as It, drops from the sky, a great adventure to experience and explore the depths of humanity begins. The sphere is able to take on the body of whatever is reflected in it and eventually takes the form of a wolf and gains consciousness. It then meets a young and badly hurt boy who has decided to look for his people. The only question is, how far can the boy make it alone?
To Your Eternity is calm, captivating, and a little sad, and is sure to be a great anime for any fan looking for a deep experience.
2 Those Snow White Notes – Available On Crunchyroll & VRV
Setsu was taught to play the shamisen by his grandpa who, before he died, told Setsu that if he is only going to play what others have written, he should give up the instrument. After his grandpa’s death, Setsu moves to Tokyo, where his mother jumps back into his life. He meets a young girl who encourages him to create a shamisen club.
Those Snow White Notes is a masterfully created slice of life anime focusing on self-exploration and growth.
1 Tokyo Revengers – Available On Crunchyroll & VRV
Takemichi is 26 and always getting picked on and he is constantly apologizing to his younger boss at work. A train is about to end his life when he has a flashback to the past where he attempts to save his middle school girlfriend from being murdered in the future. But, when he flashes back to real life, he isn’t dead and the future has been rewritten!
What else can Takemichi affect and are there deeper designs than he realizes surrounding the murder of his former girlfriend?
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Forrest Brandenburg is a list writer for Screen Rant specializing in anime nerdism. Forrest graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in English Creative Writing and Communications and has backgrounds in Education and Leadership. His past work experiences include window washing, MMA personal training, Chinese food delivery, national communications coordinating, and more. Yet his real passions include fantasy novels, anime, beat boxing, electronic music, PC and Xbox gaming, and various outdoor activities specific to places like Colorado.
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