best anime of 2021

30 Best Anime of 2021 and 2022 So Far [Ranked]

The world of anime has always been one of the most colorful fictional worlds known and 2021 has not disappointed in that aspect. We’ve seen some great movies, series, and OVA material, and in this article, we are going to bring you the best of the best anime as far as 2021 is concerned.

Our list is going to contain a total of 30 titles, ranked from 30th to 1st place. We shall include movies, anime series, ONA, and OVA material, encompassing all genres without any discrimination. Also, we’ll be including newly released seasons of old(er) anime series, so the list won’t be restricted to only those anime series that have premiered during the year.

30. The Promised Neverland (Season 2)

Release: January 8 – March 26
Number of Episodes: 11

Emma, ​​Norman and Ray are three 11-year-old orphans who live in a Victorian country orphanage run by a mother figure, Isabella. Their life flows peacefully, between play, rest and daily aptitude tests, the results of which are used to draw up a ranking of the most intellectually gifted children.

From the orphanage it is impossible to see the outside world as it is surrounded by high walls which are forbidden to approach.

One day Conny, a six-year-old girl, is taken up for adoption by a family and is preparing to leave the facility, forgetting a puppet she was very fond of. Emma and Norman, therefore, decide to bring the soft toy back to their friend before she leaves for good and they head for the only door in the walls.

Once there, the two discover a shocking truth: after seeing Conny’s lifeless body, they discover the existence of monstrous beings (the “demons”) and their business with Isabella, who gives them the children to send to the “rich” to eat them.

29. Fate/Grand Order Final Singularity – Grand Temple of Time: Solomon

Release: July 30
Running Time: 94 minutes

When Ritsuka and Mash Rayshift travel to the Singularity, they both see a vision of someone talking about how they can not bear the endless suffering of humanity that they face because of their clairvoyance, which exposes them to all the horrors of the past and the future. They decide that the only way to correct the repulsive state of the world is to destroy humanity.

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To accomplish this, everything must be recreated and perfected from scratch, from truly nothing. Their plan is to recreate the planet from scratch, requiring the massive amount of energy generated by the burning of all life over 3000 years. When Ritsuka and Mash awaken from their vision, they find that they have arrived at the Time Temple.

Leonardo da Vinci reports that a beast has been discovered throughout the room. Lev Lainur Flauros appears before them and praises Chaldea for surviving the Seventh Singularity, while also expressing surprise and disgust that they still survive. When asked if he intended to destroy Chaldea and humanity from the beginning, he replies, “No.

28. Fate/Grand Order: Camelot – Paladin; Agaterám

Release: May 15
Running Time: 96 minutes

Along with Leonardo da Vinci, Ritsuka and Mash arrive in the era in a desert during a sandstorm. Da Vinci is trying to calculate their current position when the group is attacked. They defeat the attackers, but a sphinx soon appears. After forcing her to retreat, they head west to a water source. During their journey, Ritsuka becomes fatigued from the very dense mana in the atmosphere.

Da Vinci gives them a mana-blocking mask for protection. However, the group turns back when Da Vinci discovers countless sphinxes nearby. They fight off some cloaked humans when they see the bound woman they are carrying. One of their masks breaks during the fight, revealing that it is Hassan of the Hundred Faces. Hundred Faces orders the others to retreat, as their opponents are servants.

Their subordinate points out that Da Vinci kidnapped the woman during the fight. Hundred Faces assumes the group is working for Ozymandias when a group of Medjed forces them and the others to retreat. Da Vinci then unties the woman, who reveals herself to be Nitocris when she wakes up. She assumes the group has kidnapped her and fights them.

27. The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light

Release: July 2
Running Time: 79 minutes

Six months have passed since the Seven Deadly Sins disbanded after defeating the Demon King and Cath Palug, the last battle being won at the expense of their comrade Escanor.

After Meliodas leaves Liones with Elizabeth to visit the places she lived in her past lives before her coronation, he meets his younger brother Zeldris and his beloved Gelda, who were on a similar journey before returning to the Demon Realm.

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The brothers then encounter a mortally wounded demon who reveals that the demon realm has been taken over by a fairy and a giant. The culprits turn out to be the missing Second Fairy Queen Dahlia and the “Giant Master Craftsman” Dubs, who overpowered the brothers before capturing Meliodas and Elizabeth.

26. The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬

Release: January 8 – March 26
Number of Episodes: 12

High school student Futarō Uesugi is one of the best students at his school, but his life is very complicated: his mother died years ago, he has no friends, and his father has to work hard to pay his debts, while Futarō and her younger sister Raiha often go hungry.

An opportunity presents itself when the Nakano, a wealthy family, send their daughters to the same school as Futarō, who is hired as their tutor at a large salary.

He soon discovers that his students are five quintupled sisters, all identical in appearance but with different personalities, who have in common no interest in study and rather unfavorable grades. To top it all, some of the sisters object to an unknown man being in their apartment.

However, little by little Futarō manages to convince the girls to accept him and take their studies seriously to improve their grades and graduate with honors.

At the beginning of the series, a flashforward reveals that Futarō ends up marrying one of the sisters, but the five of them end up falling in love with him during tutoring – leading to the question of which of them will be the protagonist’s future wife.

Although in the manga his wife turned out to be one of the quintuplets, in the anime, there have been indications that it may be another of the sisters who wins, since a year ago it was leaked that the author would have planned to change the ending of the anime due to the displeasure of several fans regarding the end of the manga.

25. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean

Release: December 1
Number of Episodes: 12

Continuing the legacy of the Joestar Jolyne family and their allies, they face new Stand users – even behind bars. Set in 2011, Jolyne Cujoh was sentenced to 15 years in prison after being involved in a car accident and being charged with murder. She is held in Florida’s Green Dolphin Street Prison, nicknamed the “Aquarium”.

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Her father, Jotaro Kujo, gives her a pendant that upon touching it awakens a mysterious power within her. When a series of inexplicable events occur, Jotaro informs her daughter that a DIO disciple framed her so he could kill her in prison, and encourages her to escape.

24. Fate/Grand Carnival

Release: June 2 – October 13
Number of Episodes: 2

A resource shortage in Chaldea due to a surplus of servants prompts Ritsuka and Mash to carry out their toughest assignment yet to determine who gets to stay: a servant-only version of the Olympics.
The Laughing Bartender: An attempt by Lancelot to improve his relationship with Mash goes horribly wrong, thanks to Moriarty.

Jeanne Alter takes a job as a hostess at Club M in the Kabukicho district, hoping to earn more QP. Her irascible temper immediately causes problems. Edward Teach leads the Chaldean servants on strike to protest their cruel working conditions.

At the suggestion of Dumuzid, Ereshkigal starts her own ServantTube channel in hopes of increasing her appeal to Ritsuka, which leads to a rivalry with Osakabehime.

23. Record of Ragnarok

Release: June 17
Number of Episodes: 12

At the Valhalla Council held every thousand years, the gods unanimously voted for the extinction of the human race. The only ones to oppose are the Valkyries, whose leader, Brunhilde, reminds them that in such cases humanity is granted one last chance, represented by the Ragnarok tournament: thirteen human fighters and thirteen divine fighters must battle to the death. in an arena.

The first faction to get seven wins is considered the winner. The fate of humanity is therefore in the balance between extinction and existence for another 1000 years. Those who are defeated in Ragnarok see their souls reduced to ashes and sent to Niflhel, the Norse realm of mist, breaking the cycle of reincarnation and leading to the permanent death of the spirit.

Thus begins a series of battles where great men of history face the gods for the salvation of humanity by exploiting the power and the link with the Valkyries known as Volund.

After an initial advantage of the gods in the first two rounds thanks to Thor and Zeus, who respectively defeat Lu Bu and Adam, the humans show their potential by catching up in the third and fourth round thanks to Sasaki Kojiro and Jack the Ripper, who defeat respectively Poseidon and Heracles, leaving the deities who are witnessing astonished.

In the fifth round the gods take the lead thanks to Shiva’s victory over Raiden Tameemon. In the sixth round, however, something unpredictable happens: the competitor of the Buddha gods decides to fight for humanity and faces Zerofuku, the fusion of the Seven Gods of Fortune led by Bishamonten.

Despite Zerofuku being possessed by the demon Hajun, Buddha wins the duel and the humans are back on par with the gods, which is why Hades decides to take the field in the seventh round against Qin Shi Huang, taking the place of Buddha in the array of gods to avenge his brother Poseidon.

22. My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission

Release: August 6
Running Time: 104 minutes

A mysterious organization called “Humarize”, led by Flect Turn, believes in a Theory of the Apocalypse that the Quirks will bring about the end of humanity. For this reason, the organization places “Trigger bombs” in countries around the world, which at the time of their detonation will cause a total loss of control of the Quirks by their owners.

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For this reason, a team of Pro Heroes, together with the students of the Yuei High School who are facing an internship in their agencies, are tasked with finding and defusing these bombs. Midoriya, Bakugo and Shoto, interns from the Endeavor agency, are sent to a fictional European country called Otheon.

Midoriya, who in the meantime makes the acquaintance of a boy called Rody Soul, after being involved in an accident, is unjustly accused of having committed a massacre. The two boys, having come into possession of a briefcase containing documents sought by Humarize, are thus forced to flee.

21. Tesla Note

Release: October 3 – ongoing
Number of Episodes: 13

Botan Negoro is a student who trained as a ninja and secret agent from an early age. He joins Kuruma, another secret service agent, and takes over “Mission T”. Your job is to find the “Tesla Shards” that are distributed all over the world. Nikola Tesla is the inventor of the Tesla Shards and whoever manages to assemble the Tesla Shards into a crystal receives unimaginable powers.

20. I’m Standing on a Million Lives (Season 2)

Release: July 10 – September 25
Number of Episodes: 12

Middle school student Yotsuya Yūsuke becomes an outsider after moving from the countryside to metropolitan Tokyo. This continued until his time at high school. Yotsuya, who hates Tokyo and the people who live there, has no ambitions to change his life. He much prefers to retire in his spare time and play video games.

One day when his class teacher admonished him to fill out his questionnaire about his future career, he was watched by his classmates Iu Shindō and Kusue Hakozaki, only to find out shortly after his teacher’s moral sermon that they had disappeared. Shortly afterwards, Yotsuya is apparently teleported into a computer-like world, together with Iu and Kusue.

There he learns that they were brought into this world by a being called the Game Master and who seems to come from the future, in order to solve various tasks as heroes. If a challenge is successfully solved, the heroes are returned to their original world and are allowed to ask the game master a question.

The heroes are divided into different classes: Iu is a wind mage and Kusue is a warrior, while Yotsuya is assigned the farmer when determining his hero class.

When a certain level is reached, the hero is assigned a new class by the Game Master. In this world the heroes are almost immortal: If a hero dies, this is revived after a certain time, as long as at least one hero in the group survives.

After the group wins their challenge after a lengthy battle with a troll, Yotsuya asks the Game Master what will happen when the heroes have completed all the tasks. The Game Master shows the group a vision in which Tokyo is attacked by a giant monster and the heroes try to prevent the city from being destroyed.

19. Super Crooks

Release: November 25
Number of Episodes: 13

Johnny Bolt is a supervillain who relentlessly tries to make money by doing robberies in league with other masked criminals like him. Systematically each of their shots fails due to the intervention of the superhero who manages to defeat them. In his latest robbery he is stopped without problems by the superhero The Gladiator and is sentenced to 5 years in prison.

After exiting he returns to his ex-girlfriend and ex-supervillain Kasey who now works as a waitress. Although she has psychic powers she now wants to lead a normal life and doesn’t want Johnny back in his life.

During their meeting, an elderly supervillain friend of theirs named Carmine also arrives and finds himself forced to raise $ 100 million to give to a casino in Las Vegas because he was caught cheating paired with a boy with foresight.

Johnny has a new plan to make a lot of money and that is to change country and go to a state (other than the United States of America) where there are not hundreds of superheroes who then in the end always win by making theirs triumph justice.

The chosen state is Spain, which apparently does not have superheroes and is the ideal country to implement Bolt’s plan. He manages to convince many of his fellow supervillains, some of whom are not even active anymore.

18. Pokémon Evolutions

Release: September 9 – December 23
Number of Episodes: 8

In the moments leading up to his championship fight, Galar’s champion Leon reflects on his defeat at the hands of Eternatus during Darkest Day and the subsequent triumph of Victor, Leon’s challenger.

After Lusamine uses Nebbby’s power to travel to the Ultrawormhole and fight Necrozma, Lillie, along with Selene, summons the Legendary Pokémon Lunala to both restore Nebbby’s power and save Lillie’s mother.

After both Guzma and Lusamine fall out of the Ultra Wormhole, Necrozma appears behind them. Nebby, who is now a Lunala, fights Necrozma but is defeated and subsequently absorbed by Necrozma to create his Twilightwing form.

After activating the ultimate weapon below the city of Geosenge, Lysandre fights Calem and his Xerneas with his Mega Gyarados, but is defeated. After reflecting on his ideals to preserve the beauty of the world, Lysandre fires the ultimate weapon to give himself, Calem, and his friends eternal life.

Shortly after N’s castle rises above the Pokémon League, Ghetsis reflects on his previous plan. He recalls several key events, from meeting young N and making him King of Team Plasma to delivering his message of liberation to the citizens of Unova.

After N’s victory over Alder, Hilda arrives at the entrance to N’s throne room, where Ghetsis instructs her to go in and fight N for the title of Hero of Unova.

As Barry enters the battle tower and challenges the tower tycoon, whose identity is largely obscured, he reflects on his journey to become strong enough to challenge his father.

Events range from when he and his rival Lucas received their starter Pokémon, to his defeat at the hands of Team Galactic Commander Jupiter, to his subsequent triumph over Jupiter alongside Lucas at the top of the Spear Tower. After Barry’s victory over the Tower Tycoon, the Tycoon is revealed to be Palmer, Barry’s father, who then congratulates his son.

After May arrives at the sky pillar, Zinnia welcomes her. She thanks May for her visit to the Celestial Column and tells her the story of Ur-Kyogre and Ur-Groudon, as well as the origins of Mega Evolution. The two later head to the top of the Celestial Column, where Zinnia successfully summons Rayquaza.

Despite Zinnia’s pleas to move the Pokemon in the Sky Pillar to Mega Evolution, it is unable to do so because the meteoroids in Rayquaza’s body have lost power over the year.

The Kimono Girls perform a play at the Ecruteak City Dance Theater, taking turns telling part of the story of Ho-oh, Lugia, and the destruction of the Brass Tower, which caused Lugia to flee into the depths of the ocean. The girls’ respective Pokémon help with the visual effects.

Green is looking for the 150th Pokémon to complete her Pokédex, and notices Trace entering the Cerulean Cave with the same goal. When she confronts Trace, she explains that she will compete to catch the Pokémon first. She later learns that Elaine has already beaten them both in catching the Pokémon, which turns out to be Mewtwo.

Green challenges Elaine to see Mewtwo in battle but is defeated. She returns to Professor Oak’s lab and apologizes for not completing the Pokédex, before Oak assures her that she was involved with Trace and Elaine in completing the Pokédex. Oak is informed of the discovery of Steel-type Pokémon and explains that the Pokédex is not yet complete.

17. Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash (Part 1)

Release: June 11
Running Time: 95 minutes

Hathaway Noa, still haunted by her recent past, joins a terrorist organization called Mafty under the false name of Mafty Navue Erin. The organization is carrying out a terrorist campaign against the government of the Earth Federation, made possible by the stealing of a very powerful mobile suit, the prototype RX-105 Xi Gundam, of which Hathaway becomes the pilot.

After an escalation of attacks, including the destruction of an orbital satellite, the government creates an anti-terrorism task force, the so-called Circe team, to crush the Mafty, equipping it with new mobile suits, including the RX-104FF Penelope .

In April 105 UC the Mafty, which calls for the reopening of land borders, strikes in Australia, attacking the government headquarters in Adelaide, but the arrival of the Circe team puts an end to the action: the Penelope and the Xi Gundam destroy each other, and Hathaway Noa is captured and executed.

16. Restaurant to Another World (Season 2)

Release: October 2 –
Number of Episodes: 12

Antre du chat restaurant is a restaurant located in a mundane corner of a Tokyo shopping district that offers non-Japanese cuisine, most of the dishes are from the western world. It is open on weekdays according to normal opening hours and is closed during holidays and weekends.

But in reality, the restaurant is secretly open on Saturdays for a rather special clientele, in fact, during the weekends doors connecting to the restaurant appear in another world; this parallel world is inhabited by elves, dragons, humanoid animals and other fantastic creatures.

They enter the Cat’s Lair hungry and taste the menu with ecstasy, some of them even being regular customers.

15. Moriarty the Patriot (Part 2)

Release: April 4 – June 27
Number of Episodes: 13

At the end of the 19th century in London, when the social system discriminated against the lower social classes, an aristocrat adopted two orphans in order to alleviate this social problem.

The eldest of the two brothers is endowed with a knowledge that commands the respect even of adults. Determined to put his knowledge at the service of the idle, William and his brothers will choose to take the path of crime together to create a world where all lives will have the same value.

14. Odd Taxi

Release: April 6 – June 29
Number of Episodes: 13

The story takes place in a world inhabited by anthropomorphic animals which form a society that fully reflects that of human beings. Odokawa, a mild-mannered and intelligent walrus, does his job by arguing with his passengers and giving them simple but valuable life advice.

Unintentionally, however, he ends up enmeshed in a series of mafia events that personally involve some of his close acquaintances and his own safety. Odokawa makes a pact with a member of the underworld that he knows he can trust and tries to frame the yakuza boss Yano, in order to return to live with the same serenity as before.

13. Higurashi: When They Cry – Sotsu

Release: July 1 – September 30
Number of Episodes: 15

The main character, Keiichi Maebara, moves to Hinamizawa and becomes friends with her classmates Rena Ryugu, Mion Sonozaki, Rika Furude and Satoko Houjou. Keiichi participates in their after-school club activities, which mostly consist of board games and card games (with related punishments for the underdog, usually himself).

Hinamizawa initially appears as a normal and peaceful rural village in Keiichi’s eyes, however, the tranquility suddenly ends after the annual Watanagashi Festival, a celebration to commemorate and thank the local god, Oyashiro.

Keiichi in fact becomes aware of the fact that in the last four years one person had been killed and another had disappeared on the day of the Festival. Keiichi himself soon becomes tense due to the strange events related to Watanagashi and Oyashiro.

12. Blade Runner: Black Lotus

Release: November 14 – ongoing
Number of Episodes: 13

Black Lotus takes place in 2032 (13 years after the 1982 film), the day after Black Out, and centers on Elle, a female replicant. The latter wakes up in Los Angeles with no memory within her possession an encrypted data device and a tattoo of a black lotus on her back. She decides to investigate to find her memories and find those responsible for her condition.

11. Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet

Release: April 16
Running Time: 110 minutes

Japan is preparing to host the World Sports Games (WSG) in Tokyo. The all-new Hyper Linear “Japanese Bullet” very high-speed train is the first in the world to operate in a vacuum tunnel. This jewel of Japanese technology, capable of reaching 1000 km / h, will be inaugurated at the opening of the JSM.

At a party organized for the sponsors of the games, strange incidents take place and then famous people are kidnapped. Conan investigates and finds a potential connection to the kidnappings that took place at JSM Boston 15 years ago.

10. Digimon Ghost Game

Release: October 3 – ongoing
Number of Episodes: TBC

In recent years, innovative technology has emerged – holograms. On social networks, rumors circulate about strange phenomena whose authenticity is unknown, known as “holographic ghosts”. Hiro Amanokawa is a middle school student at Hazakura Private School, quite helpful and serious.

He is also very curious, which prompts him to take an interest in a mysterious artifact inherited from his father called a “digivice”, making visible to his eyes unknown creatures that cannot be seen by ordinary people, the Digimon.

9. Shaman King

Release: April 1 – ongoing
Number of Episodes: 52

Manta is a very ordinary college student. One day, crossing a cemetery to save time, he meets Yoh, a shaman. Yoh can see the ghosts, and merge with them to use their skills.

His dream is to become Shaman King, the shaman possessing the ultimate ghost, the Great Spirit, universal knowledge. But the road is strewn with pitfalls, and many other shamans have the same goal: to win the Shaman Fight.

8. Aria the Crepuscolo

Release: March 5
Running Time: 60 minutess

It is autumn and the city of Neo-Venezia is covered with fallen leaves. Something is troubling Anya, who works at the Orange Planet. Her older colleagues Alice and Athena have not seen each other because of their busy schedules, which makes Athena sad.

But for some reason, Alice seems to be avoiding her altogether. With the help of her friends Ai and Azusa, Anya tries to find a way for Alice and Athena to get together for good. But during this time, Anya learns of a situation that only she can see because of where she stands.

7. Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night

Release: October 30
Running Time: 97 minutes

In 2022, Akihiko Kayaba created a virtual reality massively multiplayer online role-playing game (VRMMORPG) called Sword Art Online (“SAO”). The NerveGear was a second generation FullDive machine or helmet that was created by the company called Argus, by the intellectual scientist Akihiko Kayaba.

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It has a single interface that covers the entire head and face of the player. It completely controlled the player’s consciousness by redirecting the signals that the brain sent to the body and sending its own waves to stimulate the five senses, so that they could experience and control their game characters with their minds, without any physical movement.

It has its own battery source, as well as a high frequency electromagnetic microwave transmitter. It was the first virtual reality technology to be mass produced.

6. My Hero Academia (Season 5)

Release: March 27 – September 25
Number of Episodes: 25

The story takes place in a world where 80% of the population has developed “Quirks”, thus emerging heroes and villains. Among the 20% of people without gifts, is Izuku Midoriya, whose greatest wish is to be able to study at the U.A. and become a hero like his idol All Might.

One day, after meeting All Might personally, he offers to inherit his powers by seeing his great determination despite being born without a Quirk. Midoriya agrees and begins studying at the U.A, where he makes new friends, meets other professional heroes, learns to master his powers and faces real villains.

5. Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

Release: March 8
Running Time: 155 minutes

In Paris, a team from the Wille organization, led by Maya Ibuki, is working on a system designed to restore the city to its previous state. When attacked by the forces of Nerv, they are defended by the Wunder fleet and Mari Illustrious Makinami in Unit-08. Mari defeats the attackers and Wille’s team restores Paris.

Meanwhile, Asuka Shikinami Langley, Rei Ayanami, and Shinji Ikari, still dejected, walk on the outskirts of Tokyo-3.

They eventually arrive at a settlement made up of survivors and meet Toji Suzuhara, Hikari Horaki, and Kensuke Aida, now adults. Touji is a doctor and has a son with Hikari, while Kensuke is a technician and they are all friends with Shinji. Asuka expresses frustration with Shinji, force-feeding him.

As Shinji slowly recovers, Rei explores the town and settles down, working as a farmer. Shinji meets Ryoji Kaji, the son of Misato Katsuragi and the late Ryoji Kaji. Rei requires constant exposure to LCL and cannot sustain herself, breaking down in Shinji’s presence.

4. Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World (Season 2, Part 2)

Release: January 6 – March 24
Number of Episodes: 12

Subaru Natsuki is a hikikomori who, leaving a convenience store, is mysteriously transported to an otherworldly kingdom, where the first thing that happens to him is to meet some bandits; However, he is rescued by a beautiful silver-haired demi-elf girl named “Satella”. As payment he decides to help her with a problem that she ignored for helping him.

However, soon the girl dies and Subaru himself is mortally wounded when he tells her: “I promise I will save you.” Then the boy dies but suddenly time rewinds and he finds himself at the same point where he started, what he calls “Return from Death.”

However, upon meeting “Satella” she demands that he not call her the Witch of Jealousy, so that’s when Subaru wants to help her again, but confused, he ends up doing everything on his own trying to save the girl from her attacker.

Who is “Satella”? Why was Subaru transported to that world? Why does only he remember what happened in previous loops? He himself will have to return again and again from death to discover it and also save those he wants with the power granted by the Witch, who wants to keep his returns as a secret between them.

3. Star Wars: Visions

Release: September 22
Number of Episodes: 9

Star Wars: Visions is a collection of animated shorts presented “through the lens of the world’s best anime creators” offering “a fresh and diverse cultural perspective on Star Wars.”

2. Lupin the Third Part 6

Release: October 10 – ongoing
Number of Episodes: 25

The gentleman thief Lupine III becomes the main suspect in the murder of Dr. Watson and so Sherlock Holmes begins a series of investigations into the affair with the intent of discovering the truth about him. Meanwhile, Lupine is on the hunt for a treasure hidden by the “Ravens”, a mysterious organization that manipulates the British government in the shadows.

1. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Entertainment District Arc

Release: December 5 – ongoing
Number of Episodes: 11

Japan, Taishō period. Tanjiro is the eldest son of a large family orphaned by his father, who lives in an isolated mountain house in the woods. One day, returning home from being in the village to sell coal, he finds his mother and brothers massacred, with the exception of his sister Nezuko who has been turned into a demon, but still has some human thoughts and emotions.

Thus Tanjiro begins his journey in search of a cure to make his sister human again and to prevent the same tragedy that happened to them from happening to others.


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30 Best Anime of 2021 and 2022 So Far [Ranked]

The world of anime has always been one of the most colorful fictional worlds known and 2021 has not disappointed in that aspect. We’ve seen some great movies, series, and OVA material, and in this article, we are going to bring you the best of the best anime as far as 2021 is concerned.

Our list is going to contain a total of 30 titles, ranked from 30th to 1st place. We shall include movies, anime series, ONA, and OVA material, encompassing all genres without any discrimination. Also, we’ll be including newly released seasons of old(er) anime series, so the list won’t be restricted to only those anime series that have premiered during the year.

30. The Promised Neverland (Season 2)

Release: January 8 – March 26
Number of Episodes: 11

Emma, ​​Norman and Ray are three 11-year-old orphans who live in a Victorian country orphanage run by a mother figure, Isabella. Their life flows peacefully, between play, rest and daily aptitude tests, the results of which are used to draw up a ranking of the most intellectually gifted children.

From the orphanage it is impossible to see the outside world as it is surrounded by high walls which are forbidden to approach.

One day Conny, a six-year-old girl, is taken up for adoption by a family and is preparing to leave the facility, forgetting a puppet she was very fond of. Emma and Norman, therefore, decide to bring the soft toy back to their friend before she leaves for good and they head for the only door in the walls.

Once there, the two discover a shocking truth: after seeing Conny’s lifeless body, they discover the existence of monstrous beings (the “demons”) and their business with Isabella, who gives them the children to send to the “rich” to eat them.

29. Fate/Grand Order Final Singularity – Grand Temple of Time: Solomon

Release: July 30
Running Time: 94 minutes

When Ritsuka and Mash Rayshift travel to the Singularity, they both see a vision of someone talking about how they can not bear the endless suffering of humanity that they face because of their clairvoyance, which exposes them to all the horrors of the past and the future. They decide that the only way to correct the repulsive state of the world is to destroy humanity.

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To accomplish this, everything must be recreated and perfected from scratch, from truly nothing. Their plan is to recreate the planet from scratch, requiring the massive amount of energy generated by the burning of all life over 3000 years. When Ritsuka and Mash awaken from their vision, they find that they have arrived at the Time Temple.

Leonardo da Vinci reports that a beast has been discovered throughout the room. Lev Lainur Flauros appears before them and praises Chaldea for surviving the Seventh Singularity, while also expressing surprise and disgust that they still survive. When asked if he intended to destroy Chaldea and humanity from the beginning, he replies, “No.

28. Fate/Grand Order: Camelot – Paladin; Agaterám

Release: May 15
Running Time: 96 minutes

Along with Leonardo da Vinci, Ritsuka and Mash arrive in the era in a desert during a sandstorm. Da Vinci is trying to calculate their current position when the group is attacked. They defeat the attackers, but a sphinx soon appears. After forcing her to retreat, they head west to a water source. During their journey, Ritsuka becomes fatigued from the very dense mana in the atmosphere.

Da Vinci gives them a mana-blocking mask for protection. However, the group turns back when Da Vinci discovers countless sphinxes nearby. They fight off some cloaked humans when they see the bound woman they are carrying. One of their masks breaks during the fight, revealing that it is Hassan of the Hundred Faces. Hundred Faces orders the others to retreat, as their opponents are servants.

Their subordinate points out that Da Vinci kidnapped the woman during the fight. Hundred Faces assumes the group is working for Ozymandias when a group of Medjed forces them and the others to retreat. Da Vinci then unties the woman, who reveals herself to be Nitocris when she wakes up. She assumes the group has kidnapped her and fights them.

27. The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light

Release: July 2
Running Time: 79 minutes

Six months have passed since the Seven Deadly Sins disbanded after defeating the Demon King and Cath Palug, the last battle being won at the expense of their comrade Escanor.

After Meliodas leaves Liones with Elizabeth to visit the places she lived in her past lives before her coronation, he meets his younger brother Zeldris and his beloved Gelda, who were on a similar journey before returning to the Demon Realm.

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The brothers then encounter a mortally wounded demon who reveals that the demon realm has been taken over by a fairy and a giant. The culprits turn out to be the missing Second Fairy Queen Dahlia and the “Giant Master Craftsman” Dubs, who overpowered the brothers before capturing Meliodas and Elizabeth.

26. The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬

Release: January 8 – March 26
Number of Episodes: 12

High school student Futarō Uesugi is one of the best students at his school, but his life is very complicated: his mother died years ago, he has no friends, and his father has to work hard to pay his debts, while Futarō and her younger sister Raiha often go hungry.

An opportunity presents itself when the Nakano, a wealthy family, send their daughters to the same school as Futarō, who is hired as their tutor at a large salary.

He soon discovers that his students are five quintupled sisters, all identical in appearance but with different personalities, who have in common no interest in study and rather unfavorable grades. To top it all, some of the sisters object to an unknown man being in their apartment.

However, little by little Futarō manages to convince the girls to accept him and take their studies seriously to improve their grades and graduate with honors.

At the beginning of the series, a flashforward reveals that Futarō ends up marrying one of the sisters, but the five of them end up falling in love with him during tutoring – leading to the question of which of them will be the protagonist’s future wife.

Although in the manga his wife turned out to be one of the quintuplets, in the anime, there have been indications that it may be another of the sisters who wins, since a year ago it was leaked that the author would have planned to change the ending of the anime due to the displeasure of several fans regarding the end of the manga.

25. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean

Release: December 1
Number of Episodes: 12

Continuing the legacy of the Joestar Jolyne family and their allies, they face new Stand users – even behind bars. Set in 2011, Jolyne Cujoh was sentenced to 15 years in prison after being involved in a car accident and being charged with murder. She is held in Florida’s Green Dolphin Street Prison, nicknamed the “Aquarium”.

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Her father, Jotaro Kujo, gives her a pendant that upon touching it awakens a mysterious power within her. When a series of inexplicable events occur, Jotaro informs her daughter that a DIO disciple framed her so he could kill her in prison, and encourages her to escape.

24. Fate/Grand Carnival

Release: June 2 – October 13
Number of Episodes: 2

A resource shortage in Chaldea due to a surplus of servants prompts Ritsuka and Mash to carry out their toughest assignment yet to determine who gets to stay: a servant-only version of the Olympics.
The Laughing Bartender: An attempt by Lancelot to improve his relationship with Mash goes horribly wrong, thanks to Moriarty.

Jeanne Alter takes a job as a hostess at Club M in the Kabukicho district, hoping to earn more QP. Her irascible temper immediately causes problems. Edward Teach leads the Chaldean servants on strike to protest their cruel working conditions.

At the suggestion of Dumuzid, Ereshkigal starts her own ServantTube channel in hopes of increasing her appeal to Ritsuka, which leads to a rivalry with Osakabehime.

23. Record of Ragnarok

Release: June 17
Number of Episodes: 12

At the Valhalla Council held every thousand years, the gods unanimously voted for the extinction of the human race. The only ones to oppose are the Valkyries, whose leader, Brunhilde, reminds them that in such cases humanity is granted one last chance, represented by the Ragnarok tournament: thirteen human fighters and thirteen divine fighters must battle to the death. in an arena.

The first faction to get seven wins is considered the winner. The fate of humanity is therefore in the balance between extinction and existence for another 1000 years. Those who are defeated in Ragnarok see their souls reduced to ashes and sent to Niflhel, the Norse realm of mist, breaking the cycle of reincarnation and leading to the permanent death of the spirit.

Thus begins a series of battles where great men of history face the gods for the salvation of humanity by exploiting the power and the link with the Valkyries known as Volund.

After an initial advantage of the gods in the first two rounds thanks to Thor and Zeus, who respectively defeat Lu Bu and Adam, the humans show their potential by catching up in the third and fourth round thanks to Sasaki Kojiro and Jack the Ripper, who defeat respectively Poseidon and Heracles, leaving the deities who are witnessing astonished.

In the fifth round the gods take the lead thanks to Shiva’s victory over Raiden Tameemon. In the sixth round, however, something unpredictable happens: the competitor of the Buddha gods decides to fight for humanity and faces Zerofuku, the fusion of the Seven Gods of Fortune led by Bishamonten.

Despite Zerofuku being possessed by the demon Hajun, Buddha wins the duel and the humans are back on par with the gods, which is why Hades decides to take the field in the seventh round against Qin Shi Huang, taking the place of Buddha in the array of gods to avenge his brother Poseidon.

22. My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission

Release: August 6
Running Time: 104 minutes

A mysterious organization called “Humarize”, led by Flect Turn, believes in a Theory of the Apocalypse that the Quirks will bring about the end of humanity. For this reason, the organization places “Trigger bombs” in countries around the world, which at the time of their detonation will cause a total loss of control of the Quirks by their owners.

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For this reason, a team of Pro Heroes, together with the students of the Yuei High School who are facing an internship in their agencies, are tasked with finding and defusing these bombs. Midoriya, Bakugo and Shoto, interns from the Endeavor agency, are sent to a fictional European country called Otheon.

Midoriya, who in the meantime makes the acquaintance of a boy called Rody Soul, after being involved in an accident, is unjustly accused of having committed a massacre. The two boys, having come into possession of a briefcase containing documents sought by Humarize, are thus forced to flee.

21. Tesla Note

Release: October 3 – ongoing
Number of Episodes: 13

Botan Negoro is a student who trained as a ninja and secret agent from an early age. He joins Kuruma, another secret service agent, and takes over “Mission T”. Your job is to find the “Tesla Shards” that are distributed all over the world. Nikola Tesla is the inventor of the Tesla Shards and whoever manages to assemble the Tesla Shards into a crystal receives unimaginable powers.

20. I’m Standing on a Million Lives (Season 2)

Release: July 10 – September 25
Number of Episodes: 12

Middle school student Yotsuya Yūsuke becomes an outsider after moving from the countryside to metropolitan Tokyo. This continued until his time at high school. Yotsuya, who hates Tokyo and the people who live there, has no ambitions to change his life. He much prefers to retire in his spare time and play video games.

One day when his class teacher admonished him to fill out his questionnaire about his future career, he was watched by his classmates Iu Shindō and Kusue Hakozaki, only to find out shortly after his teacher’s moral sermon that they had disappeared. Shortly afterwards, Yotsuya is apparently teleported into a computer-like world, together with Iu and Kusue.

There he learns that they were brought into this world by a being called the Game Master and who seems to come from the future, in order to solve various tasks as heroes. If a challenge is successfully solved, the heroes are returned to their original world and are allowed to ask the game master a question.

The heroes are divided into different classes: Iu is a wind mage and Kusue is a warrior, while Yotsuya is assigned the farmer when determining his hero class.

When a certain level is reached, the hero is assigned a new class by the Game Master. In this world the heroes are almost immortal: If a hero dies, this is revived after a certain time, as long as at least one hero in the group survives.

After the group wins their challenge after a lengthy battle with a troll, Yotsuya asks the Game Master what will happen when the heroes have completed all the tasks. The Game Master shows the group a vision in which Tokyo is attacked by a giant monster and the heroes try to prevent the city from being destroyed.

19. Super Crooks

Release: November 25
Number of Episodes: 13

Johnny Bolt is a supervillain who relentlessly tries to make money by doing robberies in league with other masked criminals like him. Systematically each of their shots fails due to the intervention of the superhero who manages to defeat them. In his latest robbery he is stopped without problems by the superhero The Gladiator and is sentenced to 5 years in prison.

After exiting he returns to his ex-girlfriend and ex-supervillain Kasey who now works as a waitress. Although she has psychic powers she now wants to lead a normal life and doesn’t want Johnny back in his life.

During their meeting, an elderly supervillain friend of theirs named Carmine also arrives and finds himself forced to raise $ 100 million to give to a casino in Las Vegas because he was caught cheating paired with a boy with foresight.

Johnny has a new plan to make a lot of money and that is to change country and go to a state (other than the United States of America) where there are not hundreds of superheroes who then in the end always win by making theirs triumph justice.

The chosen state is Spain, which apparently does not have superheroes and is the ideal country to implement Bolt’s plan. He manages to convince many of his fellow supervillains, some of whom are not even active anymore.

18. Pokémon Evolutions

Release: September 9 – December 23
Number of Episodes: 8

In the moments leading up to his championship fight, Galar’s champion Leon reflects on his defeat at the hands of Eternatus during Darkest Day and the subsequent triumph of Victor, Leon’s challenger.

After Lusamine uses Nebbby’s power to travel to the Ultrawormhole and fight Necrozma, Lillie, along with Selene, summons the Legendary Pokémon Lunala to both restore Nebbby’s power and save Lillie’s mother.

After both Guzma and Lusamine fall out of the Ultra Wormhole, Necrozma appears behind them. Nebby, who is now a Lunala, fights Necrozma but is defeated and subsequently absorbed by Necrozma to create his Twilightwing form.

After activating the ultimate weapon below the city of Geosenge, Lysandre fights Calem and his Xerneas with his Mega Gyarados, but is defeated. After reflecting on his ideals to preserve the beauty of the world, Lysandre fires the ultimate weapon to give himself, Calem, and his friends eternal life.

Shortly after N’s castle rises above the Pokémon League, Ghetsis reflects on his previous plan. He recalls several key events, from meeting young N and making him King of Team Plasma to delivering his message of liberation to the citizens of Unova.

After N’s victory over Alder, Hilda arrives at the entrance to N’s throne room, where Ghetsis instructs her to go in and fight N for the title of Hero of Unova.

As Barry enters the battle tower and challenges the tower tycoon, whose identity is largely obscured, he reflects on his journey to become strong enough to challenge his father.

Events range from when he and his rival Lucas received their starter Pokémon, to his defeat at the hands of Team Galactic Commander Jupiter, to his subsequent triumph over Jupiter alongside Lucas at the top of the Spear Tower. After Barry’s victory over the Tower Tycoon, the Tycoon is revealed to be Palmer, Barry’s father, who then congratulates his son.

After May arrives at the sky pillar, Zinnia welcomes her. She thanks May for her visit to the Celestial Column and tells her the story of Ur-Kyogre and Ur-Groudon, as well as the origins of Mega Evolution. The two later head to the top of the Celestial Column, where Zinnia successfully summons Rayquaza.

Despite Zinnia’s pleas to move the Pokemon in the Sky Pillar to Mega Evolution, it is unable to do so because the meteoroids in Rayquaza’s body have lost power over the year.

The Kimono Girls perform a play at the Ecruteak City Dance Theater, taking turns telling part of the story of Ho-oh, Lugia, and the destruction of the Brass Tower, which caused Lugia to flee into the depths of the ocean. The girls’ respective Pokémon help with the visual effects.

Green is looking for the 150th Pokémon to complete her Pokédex, and notices Trace entering the Cerulean Cave with the same goal. When she confronts Trace, she explains that she will compete to catch the Pokémon first. She later learns that Elaine has already beaten them both in catching the Pokémon, which turns out to be Mewtwo.

Green challenges Elaine to see Mewtwo in battle but is defeated. She returns to Professor Oak’s lab and apologizes for not completing the Pokédex, before Oak assures her that she was involved with Trace and Elaine in completing the Pokédex. Oak is informed of the discovery of Steel-type Pokémon and explains that the Pokédex is not yet complete.

17. Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash (Part 1)

Release: June 11
Running Time: 95 minutes

Hathaway Noa, still haunted by her recent past, joins a terrorist organization called Mafty under the false name of Mafty Navue Erin. The organization is carrying out a terrorist campaign against the government of the Earth Federation, made possible by the stealing of a very powerful mobile suit, the prototype RX-105 Xi Gundam, of which Hathaway becomes the pilot.

After an escalation of attacks, including the destruction of an orbital satellite, the government creates an anti-terrorism task force, the so-called Circe team, to crush the Mafty, equipping it with new mobile suits, including the RX-104FF Penelope .

In April 105 UC the Mafty, which calls for the reopening of land borders, strikes in Australia, attacking the government headquarters in Adelaide, but the arrival of the Circe team puts an end to the action: the Penelope and the Xi Gundam destroy each other, and Hathaway Noa is captured and executed.

16. Restaurant to Another World (Season 2)

Release: October 2 –
Number of Episodes: 12

Antre du chat restaurant is a restaurant located in a mundane corner of a Tokyo shopping district that offers non-Japanese cuisine, most of the dishes are from the western world. It is open on weekdays according to normal opening hours and is closed during holidays and weekends.

But in reality, the restaurant is secretly open on Saturdays for a rather special clientele, in fact, during the weekends doors connecting to the restaurant appear in another world; this parallel world is inhabited by elves, dragons, humanoid animals and other fantastic creatures.

They enter the Cat’s Lair hungry and taste the menu with ecstasy, some of them even being regular customers.

15. Moriarty the Patriot (Part 2)

Release: April 4 – June 27
Number of Episodes: 13

At the end of the 19th century in London, when the social system discriminated against the lower social classes, an aristocrat adopted two orphans in order to alleviate this social problem.

The eldest of the two brothers is endowed with a knowledge that commands the respect even of adults. Determined to put his knowledge at the service of the idle, William and his brothers will choose to take the path of crime together to create a world where all lives will have the same value.

14. Odd Taxi

Release: April 6 – June 29
Number of Episodes: 13

The story takes place in a world inhabited by anthropomorphic animals which form a society that fully reflects that of human beings. Odokawa, a mild-mannered and intelligent walrus, does his job by arguing with his passengers and giving them simple but valuable life advice.

Unintentionally, however, he ends up enmeshed in a series of mafia events that personally involve some of his close acquaintances and his own safety. Odokawa makes a pact with a member of the underworld that he knows he can trust and tries to frame the yakuza boss Yano, in order to return to live with the same serenity as before.

13. Higurashi: When They Cry – Sotsu

Release: July 1 – September 30
Number of Episodes: 15

The main character, Keiichi Maebara, moves to Hinamizawa and becomes friends with her classmates Rena Ryugu, Mion Sonozaki, Rika Furude and Satoko Houjou. Keiichi participates in their after-school club activities, which mostly consist of board games and card games (with related punishments for the underdog, usually himself).

Hinamizawa initially appears as a normal and peaceful rural village in Keiichi’s eyes, however, the tranquility suddenly ends after the annual Watanagashi Festival, a celebration to commemorate and thank the local god, Oyashiro.

Keiichi in fact becomes aware of the fact that in the last four years one person had been killed and another had disappeared on the day of the Festival. Keiichi himself soon becomes tense due to the strange events related to Watanagashi and Oyashiro.

12. Blade Runner: Black Lotus

Release: November 14 – ongoing
Number of Episodes: 13

Black Lotus takes place in 2032 (13 years after the 1982 film), the day after Black Out, and centers on Elle, a female replicant. The latter wakes up in Los Angeles with no memory within her possession an encrypted data device and a tattoo of a black lotus on her back. She decides to investigate to find her memories and find those responsible for her condition.

11. Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet

Release: April 16
Running Time: 110 minutes

Japan is preparing to host the World Sports Games (WSG) in Tokyo. The all-new Hyper Linear “Japanese Bullet” very high-speed train is the first in the world to operate in a vacuum tunnel. This jewel of Japanese technology, capable of reaching 1000 km / h, will be inaugurated at the opening of the JSM.

At a party organized for the sponsors of the games, strange incidents take place and then famous people are kidnapped. Conan investigates and finds a potential connection to the kidnappings that took place at JSM Boston 15 years ago.

10. Digimon Ghost Game

Release: October 3 – ongoing
Number of Episodes: TBC

In recent years, innovative technology has emerged – holograms. On social networks, rumors circulate about strange phenomena whose authenticity is unknown, known as “holographic ghosts”. Hiro Amanokawa is a middle school student at Hazakura Private School, quite helpful and serious.

He is also very curious, which prompts him to take an interest in a mysterious artifact inherited from his father called a “digivice”, making visible to his eyes unknown creatures that cannot be seen by ordinary people, the Digimon.

9. Shaman King

Release: April 1 – ongoing
Number of Episodes: 52

Manta is a very ordinary college student. One day, crossing a cemetery to save time, he meets Yoh, a shaman. Yoh can see the ghosts, and merge with them to use their skills.

His dream is to become Shaman King, the shaman possessing the ultimate ghost, the Great Spirit, universal knowledge. But the road is strewn with pitfalls, and many other shamans have the same goal: to win the Shaman Fight.

8. Aria the Crepuscolo

Release: March 5
Running Time: 60 minutess

It is autumn and the city of Neo-Venezia is covered with fallen leaves. Something is troubling Anya, who works at the Orange Planet. Her older colleagues Alice and Athena have not seen each other because of their busy schedules, which makes Athena sad.

But for some reason, Alice seems to be avoiding her altogether. With the help of her friends Ai and Azusa, Anya tries to find a way for Alice and Athena to get together for good. But during this time, Anya learns of a situation that only she can see because of where she stands.

7. Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night

Release: October 30
Running Time: 97 minutes

In 2022, Akihiko Kayaba created a virtual reality massively multiplayer online role-playing game (VRMMORPG) called Sword Art Online (“SAO”). The NerveGear was a second generation FullDive machine or helmet that was created by the company called Argus, by the intellectual scientist Akihiko Kayaba.

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It has a single interface that covers the entire head and face of the player. It completely controlled the player’s consciousness by redirecting the signals that the brain sent to the body and sending its own waves to stimulate the five senses, so that they could experience and control their game characters with their minds, without any physical movement.

It has its own battery source, as well as a high frequency electromagnetic microwave transmitter. It was the first virtual reality technology to be mass produced.

6. My Hero Academia (Season 5)

Release: March 27 – September 25
Number of Episodes: 25

The story takes place in a world where 80% of the population has developed “Quirks”, thus emerging heroes and villains. Among the 20% of people without gifts, is Izuku Midoriya, whose greatest wish is to be able to study at the U.A. and become a hero like his idol All Might.

One day, after meeting All Might personally, he offers to inherit his powers by seeing his great determination despite being born without a Quirk. Midoriya agrees and begins studying at the U.A, where he makes new friends, meets other professional heroes, learns to master his powers and faces real villains.

5. Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

Release: March 8
Running Time: 155 minutes

In Paris, a team from the Wille organization, led by Maya Ibuki, is working on a system designed to restore the city to its previous state. When attacked by the forces of Nerv, they are defended by the Wunder fleet and Mari Illustrious Makinami in Unit-08. Mari defeats the attackers and Wille’s team restores Paris.

Meanwhile, Asuka Shikinami Langley, Rei Ayanami, and Shinji Ikari, still dejected, walk on the outskirts of Tokyo-3.

They eventually arrive at a settlement made up of survivors and meet Toji Suzuhara, Hikari Horaki, and Kensuke Aida, now adults. Touji is a doctor and has a son with Hikari, while Kensuke is a technician and they are all friends with Shinji. Asuka expresses frustration with Shinji, force-feeding him.

As Shinji slowly recovers, Rei explores the town and settles down, working as a farmer. Shinji meets Ryoji Kaji, the son of Misato Katsuragi and the late Ryoji Kaji. Rei requires constant exposure to LCL and cannot sustain herself, breaking down in Shinji’s presence.

4. Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World (Season 2, Part 2)

Release: January 6 – March 24
Number of Episodes: 12

Subaru Natsuki is a hikikomori who, leaving a convenience store, is mysteriously transported to an otherworldly kingdom, where the first thing that happens to him is to meet some bandits; However, he is rescued by a beautiful silver-haired demi-elf girl named “Satella”. As payment he decides to help her with a problem that she ignored for helping him.

However, soon the girl dies and Subaru himself is mortally wounded when he tells her: “I promise I will save you.” Then the boy dies but suddenly time rewinds and he finds himself at the same point where he started, what he calls “Return from Death.”

However, upon meeting “Satella” she demands that he not call her the Witch of Jealousy, so that’s when Subaru wants to help her again, but confused, he ends up doing everything on his own trying to save the girl from her attacker.

Who is “Satella”? Why was Subaru transported to that world? Why does only he remember what happened in previous loops? He himself will have to return again and again from death to discover it and also save those he wants with the power granted by the Witch, who wants to keep his returns as a secret between them.

3. Star Wars: Visions

Release: September 22
Number of Episodes: 9

Star Wars: Visions is a collection of animated shorts presented “through the lens of the world’s best anime creators” offering “a fresh and diverse cultural perspective on Star Wars.”

2. Lupin the Third Part 6

Release: October 10 – ongoing
Number of Episodes: 25

The gentleman thief Lupine III becomes the main suspect in the murder of Dr. Watson and so Sherlock Holmes begins a series of investigations into the affair with the intent of discovering the truth about him. Meanwhile, Lupine is on the hunt for a treasure hidden by the “Ravens”, a mysterious organization that manipulates the British government in the shadows.

1. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Entertainment District Arc

Release: December 5 – ongoing
Number of Episodes: 11

Japan, Taishō period. Tanjiro is the eldest son of a large family orphaned by his father, who lives in an isolated mountain house in the woods. One day, returning home from being in the village to sell coal, he finds his mother and brothers massacred, with the exception of his sister Nezuko who has been turned into a demon, but still has some human thoughts and emotions.

Thus Tanjiro begins his journey in search of a cure to make his sister human again and to prevent the same tragedy that happened to them from happening to others.

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