Anime shows and films in Japan are all over the internet and on different media platforms. This makes it simple for fans of Japanese animation to find and enjoy them. It’s a fun hobby that doesn’t require much money. Crunchyroll is one of the most liked places where you can dive into new and imaginative worlds.
Whether you’re looking for heart-pounding scenes or hardcore fighting sequences, you can find the right anime movie or series. If you’re up for a binge-watching session, here are 12 anime shows and films that might keep you up at night.
1. Jujutsu Kaisen
Jujutsu Kaisen is one of the most famous anime series today because of its action-packed fight scenes.
It follows the story of Yuji Itadori, a newbie sorcerer known for his incredible physical strength who cursed his soul when he ate the finger of Sukuna, the king of the curses. He attends the Tokyo Jujutsu High School, an academy teaching student sorcerers, with Satoru Gojo as his guide.
2. Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation is an isekai anime that follows the story of Rudy, who dies at 34 years old when he is run over by a truck but is then reincarnated as an infant in a new fantasy world with magic.
“Isekai” refers to stories where the main character is transferred into an unfamiliar place or another world. In this series, Rudy plans to go on an epic adventure and live his life differently this time.
3. Vinland Saga
The 2019 Vinland Saga is a shonen anime that focuses on Thorfinn, the son of the greatest Viking warrior that ever lived. This anime series is one of the most popular because the animation looks realistic, and the foundation of the story is historically accurate.
For history geeks and anime fans, this is a masterpiece.
4. Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead follows the story of Akira Tendo, a hopeless 24-year-old company worker who felt like his life was a major disappointment, from his career to his love life.
Luckily for him, the zombie apocalypse started, and he saw this as an opportunity to restart his life.
5. Reborn as a Vending Machine, I Now Wander the Dungeon
Reborn as a Vending Machine, I Now Wander the Dungeon is another isekai anime show that features a man killed by a vending machine but was reincarnated as the immobile and animated thing that killed him.
Will this even be a new life worth living?
6. The Great Cleric
Crunchyroll rating: 4.6
The Great Cleric is also an isekai anime show that’s on the rise these months.
It follows the life of Luciel, who, after getting shot and dying, was reborn into a magical world. His new mission in life is to be a great healer in his new home, which he didn’t think would be very challenging.
7. The Girl I Like Forgot Her Glasses
With only 1 season to watch, The Girl I Like Forgot Her Glasses is a cutesy romance that narrates the story of Kaede Komura as he constantly pines over his cute classmate, Ai Mie.
When the class seating was rearranged, he finally had the chance to know her better. And one of the things he found out is that she tends to forget her glasses.
Hormiya is a school romance anime that puts the spotlight on Hori, the popular girl in school, and Miyamura, the gloomy classmate who barely has any friends in class.
The two started to get to know each other outside school and reveal another side of themselves they never showed to their classmates.
9. Masamune-Kun’s Revenge
Masamune-kun’s Revenge is a romantic anime TV series that narrates the adventure of the titular character Makabe Masamune.
He wants to have revenge on his crush, who rejected him when he was fat, but now that he’s thinner, he’ll show her what she’s missing.
10. Dead Mount Death Play
In Dead Mount Death Play, you will follow Polka Shinoyama, a young boy who just got reincarnated into a new world.
And the interesting thing is that in his past life, he is the legendary hero, The Corpse God. Before reaching victory against a dark sorcerer, he was hit by reincarnation magic, which brought him to this new world.
11. In Another World With My Smartphone
Another isekai anime show, In Another World With My Smartphone, follows the story of Touya in a new and parallel world.
As an apology after God accidentally killed him, he was reincarnated in a fantasy world and was allowed to keep his smartphone with him, something that’s not normal in this new world.
Rent-a-Girlfriend is a rom-com anime that tells the story of Kinoshita Kazuya, a 20-year-old college student who was dumped after a month of dating.
In his fear of experiencing heartbreak again, his solution is to rent a girlfriend instead.
Which of these anime shows have you already watched?
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