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42 Disaster Anime Which Are Too Good To Miss Out!

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Every day we hear about a different disaster occurring in some or other part of the world, and although these disasters may be only natural, sometimes things turn a different way. Be it a zombie apocalypse, or maybe the seizure of power by alien forces, perhaps it could be the multiverse theory being proved right, or perhaps some mythical creatures are out in the wild.

Whatever it may be, if you have a vivid imagination, disaster anime are definitely your cup of tea out of all the wonderful anime available in this genre. We have put together a list of 42 such series, which are sure to keep you on your toes. Please bear in mind this is not a rank list. All these anime series are some recommendations from the author for your next watch.

1. Night Warriors: Darkstalkers’ Revenge

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 4

Night warriors: Darkstalkers’ revenge, more commonly known as Vampire Hunter: The Animated Series in Japan, is an OVA adaptation of the first two Darkstalkers video games, which came out in 1997 by madhouse and DR movie.

The anime, Consisting of four seasons, follows the storyline of the invasion of Earth by a demon alien by the name of Pyron. Amidst this, we see a face-off between the vampire Demitri Maximoff and succubus Morrigan Aensland who fight to see who is stronger. Another character, Felicia, tries to expand her live music performance.

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Night Warriors: Darkstalkers’ Revenge

 We see Hsien-Ko and her sister Mei-Ling who are in search of a way to redeem their mother’s soul. Donovan Baine and his comrade, Anita, strive to fight off the dark forces, and the long-dormant Huitzil robots awaken and make it their mission to eradicate humans and the Darkstalkers.

2. Beyblade

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-3
  • Number of episodes- 51

Also known as Bakuten Shūto Beiburēdo; Explosive Shoot Beyblade) in Japan, it is an adaptation of the Japanese manga series Beyblade that was written and illustrated by Takao Aoki. This is considered one of the most classic anime series and was aired worldwide because of its ever-increasing popularity.

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Beyblade

The series’ plot is pretty basic and follows the Bladebreakers in their journey to become the World Beyblade Champions. The series is full of some of the greatest rivalries, very accurate Beyblade games, and has the perfect mixture of drama and comedy, which makes it a worthy watch.

3. Cannon Busters

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 12

Netflix’s canon busters is an anime adaptation of a fantasy comic book series by LeSean Thomas. The anime follows the adventure of S.A.M., a sophisticated, royal-class friendship cyborg who is accompanied by a quirky, rejected maintenance robot and a brash, deadly escapee.

cannon busters anime

Cannon Busters

Together, the very peculiar trio embarks on a memorable journey in a fantastic and dreamy yet dangerous world in order to search for SAM’s best friend, the heir to a dominant kingdom under siege. Definitely a series worth watching if you are looking for something short but fun.

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4. Wolverine

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 12

Marvel wolverine is a series released in 2011, which is an anime adaptation of the comic series ‘Marvel.’The series comprises Logan, who is a mutant X-man wolverine and is on a quest to find the love of his life, Mariko Yashida, his girlfriend, which disappeared quite some time ago.

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Wolverine

 Logan then learns that her father is arranging a marriage for her, and she has been taken to Tokyo. He then decided to go to Tokyo to free his girlfriend. The story follows Logan’s adventures and struggles as he tries to save his girlfriend from the shackles of her father, who is the head of the Japanese crime syndicate.

5. Slayers

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 12

Long ago, a powerful and covetous sorceress, Lina Inverse, journeyed around the world, and she would steal treasures from every thug who crossed her path. However, her latest victim, a band of thieves, patiently waits in an ambush in a forest, ready to take revenge on her.

Lina, the powerful witch, who is ready to smoothly thrash her attackers, a swordsman who introduces himself as Gourry Gabriev, suddenly proclaims his presence. He makes an assumption that Lina is a damsel in distress, and hence, the imprudent nobleman confronts the group of gangsters in order to rescue her.

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Slayers

After ‘rescuing’ Lina and defeating the thieved, Gourry Gabriev offers Lina to escort her to Atlas city. Lina, although a little uninterested in the offer, ends up accepting the offer and starts her new journey.

We find out that without even realizing it, Lina has ventured upon a very magical treasure in her most recent theft. Eventually, two mysterious men try to hunt down the sorceress and her self-proclaimed guardian to take away the magical artifact for some obviously evil purposes. This marks the beginning of an adventure, one where the fate of the world is at risk itself.

6. ODDTAXI

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 13

The story revolves around a taxi driver named Odawa, who lives a very mundane and uneventful life. The man has no family, and he doesn’t really like to hang out much around people. He often comes out to be an oddball, a person who is narrow-minded and doesn’t engage in conversations much.

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ODDTAXI

He has a handful of people to call ‘friends,’ and those are his doctor named Gouriki, and his old high school friend, Kakihana. The weird thing is all his known people are a little odd themselves. The series features other characters, like a college student who desires the world to notice him online, Kawakawa.

A nurse who is full of secrets named Shirakawa. A comedic duo that just can’t stop and are known as the ‘Homosapien’s.’ A local mobster named Dobu and an idol group that’s just blowing up and gaining popularity call themselves the ‘Mystery Kiss.’All these unexciting conversations will somehow rediscover the case of a girl who’s gone missing. This town should look acquainted, but somehow, it’s anything but familiar.

7. Radiant

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-2
  • Number of episodes- 42

The story stars a boy named Seth who dreams of being a renowned sorcerer. He desires to be powerful enough to defeat the Nemesis. Nemesis is the monster that descends down from the sky. One of their major drawback of Seth is that he is too eager, and it is this eagerness that often ends him up in trouble as he angers most of the villains and his guardian, Alma too.

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Radiant

Later we see that a gigantic Nemesis really attacks the village. Determined to save his village and the world, Seth boards on a journey in search of the “Radiant,” the legendary lair of the Nemesis. In his journey, he makes new friends, fights string villains, and confronts various hardships.

8. Knights of Sidonia

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-2
  • Number of episodes- 24

The story features a catastrophic event. After destroying the Earth a long time ago, the alien race named Gauna starts to pursue the reaming humans who have successfully escaped and have fled across the galaxy using big spacecrafts.

In the year 3394, Nagate Tanikaze finally awakens from his lifelong isolation deep below the seed ship Sidonia in order to search for food on the upper levels to satiate his hunger. This led him to get wrapped in some events he never really intended to get into, only to find himself dragged into events he never intended to get into.

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Knights of Sidonia

 

It is when the Gauna force begins their attack on Sidonia, it becomes a duty of Tanikaze, alongside his comrades and friends Shizuka Hoshijiro, Izana Shinatose, and Yuhata Midorikaw, to fight against the alien force and restore humanity by ensuring their survival. 

Sidonia no Kishi (Knights of Sidonia) follows the story of the protagonist Tanikaze as he discovers the world that was unknown to him for the longest time and transforms into the hero Sidonia needs.

9. Chaika – The Coffin Princess

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-2
  • Number of episodes- 22

For over five centuries, the Taboo king, Emperor Arthur Gaz, ruled the empire of Gaz in a highly oppressive and commanding way. So much so that he conducted inhumane experiments on his own people. His reign was brought to an end by a group of gallant warriors known as the ‘Eight Heroes’ who defeated the cruel king in a battle to seize control of the kingdom.

The death of Arthur Gaz ended the long going 300 years between the Gaz Empire and the alliance of six nations. Fast-forward to the present, we see Tooru Acura, who is a former member of the war. Tooru is seen to face difficulty surviving in the new peaceful world as he is not being able to use the skills he has trained for so hard, and that is fighting.

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Chaika-The Coffin Princess

An opportunity is suddenly presented before him when he confronts an old, white-haired person who turns out to be a wizard named Chaika Trabant. The wizard has a coffin on her back and claims that she is in search of the dispersed relics of her father so that she can collect them and honor him with a proper burial.

Eventually, she hires Tooru and his adoptive sister Akari to aid her. On the other side of the story, the six nations alliance, which has now designed the Council of Six Nations, sends out Albéric Gillette and his men from the Kleeman Agency to catch and restrain the late king Gaz’s daughter named Chaika.

The story unfolds the shocking revelation of Chaika’s true identity, and here, the Acura siblings must make the crucial choice between helping her gather the remnants of her late father and safeguarding the peace of the continent.

10. Dragon Ball Z

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-9
  • Number of episodes- 291

This anime series needs no description. Being one of the highest-grossing series and one of the top old-generation anime, the popularity of Dragon Ball Z has surpassed it all. Dragon Ball Z showcases the journeys of the adult Goku who, along with his comrades, defends the Earth against numerous villains ranging from extra-terrestrial alien fighters and conquerors to insanely powerful androids and near imperishable, god-like magical entities.

dragon ball z

Dragon Ball Z

The original Dragon Ball anime series followed Goku’s adventures through childhood into adulthood. Dragon Ball Z focuses on his adulthood life. What is interesting to note is that this series also follows the maturation of Goku’s son, Gohan, as well as other characters in the series.

Dragon Ball Z has a more serious tone to it as compared to the original Dragon Ball anime series. The anime also features characters, situations, and backstories which were previously not written in the original manga.

Also Read: When Did Dragon Ball Z End Premiering on Screen?

11. Goblin Slayer

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 13   

The series follows a fantasy world filled with monstrous creatures and tough adventures. There lives a man in this world who becomes obsessed with his personal goal and dedicates his whole life to it. His name was Goblin Slayer, and he gave his entire life to the sole purpose of exterminating the goblins after experiencing the traumatic event of his village being destroyed by them.

goblin slayer anime

Goblin Slayer

After years of fighting the goblins alone, he finds himself in a group comprising a young priestess, an elven archer, a dwarven shaman, and a lizardman priest. As he, along with his newfound team, continues to journey together, the cold and obsessive man has a character development in which he slowly warms up and finally finds people to make friends with.

12. The Way of the Househusband

  • Anime series (ongoing)
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 10

One of the most interesting anime of the year 2021 follows the life of an average househusband named Yakuza. But Yakuza has a past and not just any mundane past. Yakuza, also known as Yakuza “the Immortal Dragon” in his glory days, was a legendary gangster.

the way of the househusband

The Way of the Househusband

But he decides to leave his past and continue with his life normally, but it proves to be quite difficult for him to stand away completely from the mobster life.

Yakuza was one of the fiercest members, and hence living a normal life or, better yet, opting for the life of a househusband proved to be quite difficult for him. The comedic story revolves around Yakuza and his everyday struggles.

 13. Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

  • Anime series (ongoing)
  • Season(s)-4
  • Number of episodes- 51

The bustling life in the city of Orario is never boring, especially for Bell Cranel, a naïve young man who is determined to become the greatest adventurer to ever exist. His dream slowly comes closer to reality when he encounters a lonely goddess named Hestia.

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Blessed with her support, Bell marks his journey into the unknown. He discovers the city’s deep monster-filled catacombs, known only as the “Dungeon.” What he is unaware of are the terrifying evils that reside deep within these walls and a mysterious power that prevails all through them.

Even above these catacombs, on the surface, survival is only of the fittest, for in a world where humans and gods work together and clash often, nothing is predictable. One thing is guaranteed, though, the tale contains the perfect mix of ups and downs, clashes and friendships, and an adventure to last and enjoy.

14. Psycho-Pass

  • Anime series (ongoing)
  • Season(s)-4
  • Number of episodes- 51

Justice has completely revolutionized. In the 22nd century, Japan imposes the Sibyl System. It is a system that can determine the threat level of each citizen by examining their mental health and providing signs of any criminal intent they may have.

This system is called the Psycho-Pass. The officers do justice to this law by using lethal force to eliminate anyone harboring the slightest ill mindset. Alongside the officers and inspectors are people called Enforcers, worn-out Inspectors that have transformed into hidden criminals who are often awarded relative freedom in exchange for carrying out the inspectors’ murky work.

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Psycho-Pass

Akane Tsunemori, a young woman with an honest desire to uphold justice, joins the force. When she works along with veteran Enforcer Shinya Kougami, she soon discovers the truth that the Sibyl System’s judgments are not as accurate as others have assumed. With everything she has ever known turned upside down, Akane faces the dilemma of what justice truly is and whether it can be advocated through the use of a corrupt system.

Also Read: Top 10 Anime Similar To Psycho-Pass That You Should Watch!

15. Plastic Memories

  • Anime series (ongoing)
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 13

Eighteen-year-old Tsukasa Mizugaki was unsuccessful at passing his college entrance exams, but after putting in some effort, he finally came to land a job at the Sion Artificial Intelligence Corporation.

SAI Corporation was an agency responsible for the creation of ‘Giftias,’ extremely advanced androids that are almost the same as a normal human. The one difference is that these androids, unlike humans, have a maximum lifespan of 81,920 hours which is approximately nine years and four months.

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Plastic Memories

Terminal Service I was the station assigned to Tsukasa. The station is responsible for collecting Giftias that are almost expired and may soon lose their data and memory. Shortly after being placed at Terminal Service One, Tsukasa is partnered with a gorgeous Giftia named Isla.

She is a Terminal Service veteran and is considered the best in Giftia retrievals. Time is running out though, and Tsukasa must confess his feelings for Isla before her time is up. Since no matter how much one loves someone, nothing lasts forever.

16. After lost

  • Anime series (ongoing)
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 12

The story follows the incident of a town which was annihilated. Yuki is a young woman and the sole person to have survived the annihilation of the town. Yuki meets Takuya, a loner, and a smuggler eventually, and together, with a letter left behind by Yuki’s father, they go back to the town they now call Lost. What they are unaware of is the unexpected obstacles that stand in their way.

afterlost

After lost

The long-forgotten thoughts of lost people, secrets, and secretive organizations, along with many hidden conspiracies, await Yuki and Takuya as they follow their path to debunk the mystery of the town Lost.

17. Tower of God

  • Anime series (ongoing)
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 13

The series consists of a tower that summons some chosen people called the “Regulars” and promises them to grant their desires. They are guaranteed that whatever it may be that they want, they can get it all when they reach the top of the Tower.

Twenty-Fifth Bam is a boy who has only ever known the harsh conditions in life and has never experienced anything good. This all changes when a girl named Rachel walks into his life and shows him what happiness looks like. They soon became good friends, and Rachel told him everything about the outside world. But when Rachel declares that she must leave him to climb the Tower, the young boy’s world comes to a dead halt.

tower of god

Tower of God

Soon he vows to himself to follow her and climb to the top of the Tower. This marks the beginning of the journey of Bam, who, unlike others, was not chosen by the Tower but decided to climb it anyways. They call his kind “Irregulars,” people that have dismantled the basic principle of the Tower.

18. Dawn of the Dead – HighSchool of the Dead

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 12

Based on a light novel/ manga written by Daisuke Sato and illustrated by Shiji Sato. The series follows Kimuro Takashi and his classmates, who didn’t expect the whole outside world to go to hell while they were at school, but that is what happened when the dead rise and one of them wreaked incredible havoc at his high school.

Dawn of the Dead – HighSchool of the Dead

Dawn of the Dead – High School of the Dead

Takashi is forced to kill his best friend, Hisashi, right in front of Miyamoto Rei, who is Hisashi’s girlfriend. Promising to protect her, the two, with other students, striving to escape the zombie uprising that their high school has turned into. Unfortunately for them, the outside world had already fallen to the undead. Friendships are tested, people die gruesomely, and panic arises. All in all, a drama-filled series that is sure to keep you on your toes.

19. Black Bullet

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 12

In 2021, a parasitic virus named the “Gastrea Virus” pollutes the human race and turns them into malicious insect-like monsters that glide by an equivalent name. The remnants of humanity are forced to reside behind the safety of the stone Walls.

The stone wall is made up of a product called Varanium, the only substance capable of wounding the Gastrea. To fight and kill the Gastrea, a group of people known as the “Cursed youngsters” – formally known as Initiators, are arranged in duos with partners referred to as Promoters.

Black bullet

Black Bullet

The Cursed Children are basically female children whose bodies still contain a significant amount of the Gastrea Virus, granting them extraordinary abilities. With the help of his Initiator, Aihara Enju, Satomi Rentaro sets intent to prevent the Gastrea threat – one black bullet at a time.

20. Guilty Crown

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 22

The series showcases the year 2029; an apocalypse Virus ravaged the face of Japan. Ten years passed by, and now Japan is being ruled by a group called the GHQ, a force that targets to restore order within the country by hook or by crook.

The cruelty shown by GHQ results in the formation of a second party. The group, the crystal rectifier led by Tsutsugami Gai, acts as a hindrance between GHQ’s rule and resists them. One day, Yuzuriha Inori, a main member of the ceremony Parlour, finds a weak and retiring person named Ouma Shu on one of their operations.

guilty crown

Guilty Crown

The incident helps Shu develop “the Power of Kings,” a superhuman ability that grants him the power to delay the exhibition of one’s character – their “Void.”Given his key ability, Shu is now, without a doubt, drawn into the conflict between headquarters and the funeral residence. Now it is up to Shu to help the ceremony Parlour to rebuild japan without cruelty.

21. Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)- 4 (ongoing)
  • Number of episodes- 86

A long time ago, humankind was on the verge of extinction by giant monster-like creatures who weirdly resembles human, known as the Titans. This forced the remaining survivor of humanity to find refuge behind a concentric circle of enormous walls which were tall enough to keep the titans on the other side.

After a century without a single titan encounter, the sudden reappearance of a colossal titan shatters the ‘fake’ or the remaining peace that the humans created, as it forms a huge hole in the outermost wall, spiraling terror once again, reminding humanity of their cruel existence.

attack on titan

Attack On Titan

After his mother is mercilessly wolfed right in front of him, Eren Jaeger vows to eliminate all the titans and enlists himself in the Survey Corps, a military unit that is responsible for fighting the titans outside the safety of the walls. With the company of his adopted sister Mikasa and childhood friend Armin, Eren joins the war against the titans to restore peace.

Also Read: Attack on Titan Ending and Eren’s Fate Explained

22. Eden of the East

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 11

On the day of November 22nd, 2010, the land of Japan was struck by numerous missiles as an act of terrorism which, thankfully, had no casualties. This very peculiar incident was given the name of “Careless Monday” and was rapidly forgotten as people continued with their lives.

On her graduation trip to America, roughly three months after the Careless Monday incident, Morimi Saki’s life changes forever when the mysterious Takizawa Akira rescues her. While Takizawa shows himself as cheerful and charming, he has an unsettling appearance, as he is completely naked and seems to be an amnesiac on their first meeting and believes himself to be a terrorist.

eden of the east

Eden of the East

Not only this, but Takizawa has a special cell phone loaded with 8.2 billion yen in digital currency. But despite his oddness, Saki makes friends with Takizawa. What she is unaware of is her admission into a risky game involving money, phones, and Japan’s salvation.

23. Ushio & Tora

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 39

The main character, Aotsuki Ushio, is a middle school student and the son of an unusual temple priest. Ushio’s father often tells him about the tales of monsters called youkai, but Ushio pays no heed to them. That is until he finds an exceptionally menacing-looking youkai pinned on a wall in their basement by the legendary Beast Spear.

The youkai here is an ancient who was widely known for his immensely destructive power, and he tries to manipulate Ushio into releasing him from his five hundred years old imprisonment.

Ushio & Tora

Ushio & Tora

The once-guarded Ushio previously refuses, but when youkai sets on to attack his friends, Ushio is left with no choice but to rely on the beast from the basement. Ushio can only control the beast with the aid of his Beast Spear. This incident marks the commencement of the unlikely duo’s journey into the spiritual realm.

 24. Earth Girl Arjuna

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 11

On a hot summer afternoon, 16-year-old Ariyoshi Juna faced death after going on a motorcycle joyride with her boyfriend, Tokio. During her death, she foresees some horrific visions and premonitions of a destructed and desolate Earth. An Earth overwhelmed by giant monstrous creatures known as the Raaja.

Earth Girl Arjuna

Earth Girl Arjuna

Juna, in her vision, is then confronted with a wheelchair-bound person with psychic abilities known as Chris, who offers her with ultimatum-she can either proceed with her death or earn a second chance at life, but she has to become the Earth’s protector and guardian, the Avatar of Time.

25. Eureka Seven

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 11

In a small town of Bellforest, there lived a 14-year-old Renton Thurston, whose only wish was to leave home and join the infamous mercenary group, Gekkostate. Unfortunately for him, Renton was stuck between his grandfather’s dream to train him as a mechanic like himself and his deceased father, Adroc’s legacy.

Just constantly longing for a little bit of adventure, Renton is suddenly granted his wish when an unknown object crashes into his garage. It turns out to be a Light Finding Operation, a special robot capable of riding the Trapar Wave particles in the air.

eureka seven

Eureka Seven

Specifically, the Nirvash TypeZERO. The pilot of the machine turns out to be a young girl named Eureka, who requests that Renton and his grandfather mend her machine. This incident marks the beginning of Renton’s long voyage with the group he once idolized for the longest time, as well as his journey as the co-pilot of the Nirvash.

26. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 64

“In order for something to be obtained, something of equal value must be lost.” This is the law, the basic principle that bounds all of Alchemy. The Law of Equivalent exchange. Alchemy only had one major taboo, and that was human transmutation.

However, unfortunately, the Elric brothers, Edward and Alphonse, had to recognize this the hard way when they tried to use alchemy to revive their late mother. This violation of the rules of alchemy costs Edward his left leg and Alphonse his entire physical body. In order to retain his brother, Edward sacrifices his right arm and attaches Alphonse’s soul to armor.

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Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood

With their lives turned upside down after the incident, the brothers decide to dedicate themselves wholeheartedly to returning back to their original bodies. It is this ambition that drives Edward to gain metal limbs known as automail and to become a State Alchemist at the very young age of twelve.

Research and constant travel bring them to the Philosopher’s Stone, a relic that allows them to waive the Law of Equivalent Exchange. Embarking on their journey to find the Philosopher’s Stone, they uncover various unpleasant truths about the origins of their country of Amestris, and they get to know about a dark nationwide conspiracy that strives to uncover the stone’s true nature all throughout their journey.

Also Read: Fullmetal Alchemist Celebrated 20th Anniversary With New Project

27. Neon Genesis Evangelion

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 26

It’s the year 2015. The world stood on the brink of eradication when giant alien-like creatures named the ‘Angels’ began to appear on the planet. The survival of humanity and their only hope lies in the hands of NERV, an agency under the UN, which has produced beings called the Evangelions, giant robots with superhuman-like powers to defeat the angels.

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion

The only obstacle is finding pilots who can coordinate with the Evangelions in order for them to fight with their true potential. 14-year-old Ikari Shinji’s normal life is completely turned upside down when his father and head of NERV, Ikari Gendou, commands him to become the pilot of Evangelion Unit-01, placing the fate of the world directly on young Shinji’s shoulders.

28. Strike the Blood

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 26

“The fourth true ancestor” is considered to be a legendary and mythical strong vampire that should not exist. With the company of about 12 companions named the “gun-beasts,” this phantom vampire is said to have existed in Japan for a long period of time.

Hence, in order to find and execute this mythical being, the government and an organization that goes by the name of Lion King Organization command the dispatch of numerous attack mages called the “sword-maidens.”

strike the blood

Strike The Blood

 For some unknown reason, an apprentice named Yukina Himeragi was chosen for this difficult task. Wielding the strongest spiritual spear in existence, Yukina arrives at the special demon district, Itokami City. It is here that she encounters Kojou Akatsuki and learns the truth about the reality of the “fourth true ancestor.”

29. Blood-C

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 26

The series revolves around a girl named Saya Kisaragi, who is a pretty, average girl and is excessively clumsy and kind. She lives with her father, who is the head of a shrine and acquires the ‘art of the sword’ from her father.

Later she is tested with various forms of ‘trials’ that check her kindness. However, it brings a great amount of misfortune to her for being ‘exceedingly kind.’ Against all the misfortune and for the sake of her loved ones, she continues to maintain her kind heart and becomes stronger every day. The shrine maiden is later assigned the task of eliminating the demons that emerge in her town.

Blood C

Blood C

The head of the shrine entrusts her with a sword that her mother once used to eradicate the demons, and now Saya is entrusted to do the same. What Saya doesn’t know is that things are not exactly what they appear to be.

30. The Case Study of Vanitas

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 24

Hundreds of years before the beginning of the French Revolution, a scientist named Paracelsus came up with the concept of the “World Formula,” a theory that hypothesized that the world was administrated by some mathematical formulas whose variables could be recognized and, in fact, can be altered too.

 In an attempt called Babel, he tried to modify these variables to eliminate certain disasters like a disease. But in an upsetting twist of events, he caused a number of calamities and brought about the existence of beings called “Vampires.”

Since these creatures were deemed as abominations before God, a race arose. In the war, humans nearly eliminated all vampires but failed to wipe out the entirety, and hence vampires were declared as extra-legal individuals who could be legally killed for revealing themselves.

case study of vanitas

Case Study Of Vanitas

Noé Archivist, a young vampire living in France, was sent by his Teacher to Paris on a mission to discover the Book of Vanitas and find out about its true nature. It was speculated that the Book of Vanitas is a cursed grimoire originally created by the vampire of the Blue Moon from which the incurable illness named Malnomen originates.

Noé is able to find the Book on his way to Paris when a man who calls himself Vanitas treats a case of Malnomen right in front of his eyes. Vanitas titles himself to be a completely normal human being who simply came in possession of the Book and declares that it is his motive to protect the vampire race at any cost.

31. Voltron Force

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 26

A very powerful and potent robot Golion, who happens to have emotions and sentiment, misuses his valiant powers by attacking and eliminating entities known as Death black Beastmen. After accomplishing this, he boasted that there was no one who could overthrow him.

A divine space creature punishes Golion for the destruction he caused by splitting him into five diverse lion robots. It was then, in the year 1999, a group of five young men returned back to Earth after a long space journey. On their arrival, they discover that the Earth has been ravaged by a nuclear war.

voltron force

Voltron Force

Later, they encounter an alien race called the Galra. The five youngsters then end up on the planet of Altea and learn that the five lion robots that the Golion was split into are put in a deep slumber and are placed in various parts of Altea. They are given the task of reuniting the five lion robots to reform Golion, as it is the only hope for humanity to survive.

32. B: The Beginning

  • Anime series (ongoing)
  • Season(s)-2
  • Number of episodes- 18

The series begins with a frightened girl in the woods running away from unknown men who were holding crossbows and night-vision hunting spectacles. The woman is shown to be in a terrible condition, with her feet badly cut.

Later we are shown that when the woman is about to be stabbed by the men, a hidden figure suddenly appears and slashes their heads off. Eventually, RIS officer Lily Hoshina hurriedly drives to the brutal scene, and Keith Flick, the legendary investigator of the Royal Police Service, arrives later to help with the investigation.

B: The Beginning

B: The Beginning

Lily and Keith, along with the other RIS members, attempt to find who beheaded the two men. The only clue that is left with the officers is that the mysterious entity, who is suspected of killing the hunters, goes by the name of the only clue they have is that the bizarre enigma goes by Killer B.

33. The Tatami Galaxy

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 11

It all begins when a third-year college student, Shimogamo Shrine,  comes across a man who claims himself to be a ‘god of matrimony’ behind old ramen stand near an old ramen stand meeting this strange individual, the lonely student is forced to contemplate the last two years of college, where he desperately tries to break up couples on campus with the help of his only friend Ozu, a ghostly-looking man apparently set on turning his life as miserable as possible.

The guy decides to put an end to this and aims at making his remaining college life as fun as possible. He attempts to ask out the unsociable but kind-hearted underclassman Akashi, but that idea fails, and this leads to him regretting not living out his college life differently.

the tatami galaxy

The Tatami Galaxy

As soon as this thought passes through his head, he is somehow pushed back in time and space to the beginning of his years at college, and he is indeed given another chance to relive his college days as he always wanted to. Follow Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei in his journey of getting over regret, finding love, and making new friends.

34. Saga of Tanya the Evil

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 11

Tanya Degurechaff is a young soldier who has gotten herself the nickname “Devil of the Rhine because of her ruthlessness and utterly uncanny behavior. Underneath her innocent appearance lies the soul of a man who once challenged the ‘Being X,’ the self-proclaimed God, to a battle of wits which concluded in him being reincarnated as a young girl into a world of the magical feud.

Saga of Tanya the Evil

The saga of Tanya, the Evil

Determined to take revenge, Tanya aims to ascend the ranks of her country’s military as the world war slowly approaches. With only ‘Being X’ proves to be the toughest obstacle in recreating the peaceful life she once lived. But what happens when her observant actions and combat skills have an unplanned side effect?

 35. Grand Blue

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 11

Iori Kitahara moves to the town of Izu for their freshman year of university. Iori takes residence above Grand Blue, his uncle’s scuba diving shop. Iori has high hopes for his new college life and lives to his fullest, but as soon as he enters the shop, he is drawn into the alcoholic activities of the carefree members of the Diving Club, who frequently throw parties there.

Grand Blue

Grand Blue

Influenced by upperclassmen Shinji Tokita and Ryuujirou Kotobuki, Iori hesitantly joins their bizarre party. Eventually, his cousin Chisa Kotegawa walks in and catches him in the act, and this gets Iori’s disdain. The anime Grand Blue follows Iori’s misadventures as he tries to settle in a new town and explore his college dreams.

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36. Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro

  • Anime series (ongoing)
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 12

The series follows an introverted male student who meets a girl called Nagatoro, and his entire life takes a 360-degree turn. Initially, she quietly observes the boy’s reaction to verbal bullying from some other high-school girls.

Don't Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro

Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro

The insults are not exactly easy either, but it is here when she realizes that a little teasing is what the guy needs to open up more, and so begins a system of her teasing him. Later in the series, it becomes glaringly obvious to the viewers that her action of bullying the guy is actually quite sardonic and well-intentioned, even flirtatious if you may, but he eventually starts to catch on.

37. Tsuki ga Kirei

As the new school year starts, the classes are shuffled, and an aspiring writer Kotarou Azumi and the track team member Akane Mizuno end up in the same class. Although it wasn’t the first time they saw each other, the initially complete stranger had their fair share of encounters that stirred the desires within their heart.

The innocent hearts encounter their young love with fluttering eyes and raging heartbeats. However, though their love is patient and kind, Kotarou and Akane soon explore the depths of love and that it is not always as simple as it may seem. Hence, despite all the comfort they find in each other’s company, heartache and anxiety come hand in hand with chasing their first love story.

Tsuki ga Kirei

Tsuki ga Kirei

The uncertainty of how they truly feel for one another and the attention they receive from others around them puts them on a road that is quite unclear ahead. Eventually, Kotarou toughens up enough to ask Akane a question that completely transforms their relationship.

38. Ghost in the Shell

  • Anime series (ongoing)
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 52

The story features cyborg federal agent Maj. Motoko Kusanagi (Mimi Woods) trails “The Puppet Master,” who can illegally hack into the computerized minds of cyborg-human hybrids. Her quest for a man who can adjust the identity of various strangers leaves Motoko thinking deeply about her character.

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

She wonders what her life may look like if she had more human-like traits. Alongside her partner Richard George, she finally captures the hacker, but her curiosity about her true identity gets the worst of her and pushes the situation in a completely unpredictable direction.

39. Sirius the Jaeger

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 12

It is the year 1930, and vampires have infiltrated the land of Tokyo to feast upon its innocent citizens. As the number of victims gradually increased, the governing authorities decided to hire the Jaegers. Jaegers were a bizarre, diverse group of individuals who were assigned the task of hunting down vampires around the world by the V Shipping Company.

Sirius the Jaeger

Sirius the Jaeger

They often carry musical instrument cases in order to disguise their true identity. The Jaegers fight the vampires with the same mercilessness and brutality demonstrated by their enemies. Yuliy, the Jaeger’s most skilled warrior, is the only survivor in his village to have escaped the vampire raid.

With the help of his monstrous strength granted to him by his werewolf blood, he works along with the team to help the government to eliminate the city’s vampire problem. However, their true intention is to seize control over the mystical Ark of Sirius. The legendary artifact contains the power to change the very fate of the world, and hence Yuliy and his friends must find it before the vampires use it to achieve their vicious goals.

40. Kuromukuro

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 12

During the 21st century, the United Nations Kurobe Research Institute was first established in Japan to examine an antique artifact that was found during the construction of the Kurobe Dam. Scientists from around the world gathered in the institute to study the object and to assist their children were to enjoying everyday lives by attending Mt. Tate International Senior High School.

Kuromukuro

Kuromukuro

Yukina Shirahane is a very reserved girl. She is also the daughter of the facility’s head scientist. During her daily visits to her mother at the facility, Yukina, being the intelligent woman she is, manages to solve a part of the artifact’s puzzle. It is revealed that what was before her is Kennosuke Tokisada Ouma, a samurai from the Sengoku era.

As evil forces approach outer space, Yukina, alongside Kennosuke, is determined to defend Earth against these entities. Gradually she finds out the mystery behind Kennosuke and the real reason he is so determined to protect her.

 41. After the Rain

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 12

The story follows Akira Tachibana, who is a reserved high school student and a former track runner. But she has not been able to race the way she used to since she tackled an intense foot injury.

She is described as being really pretty by her classmates, but she admits she has no interest in boys at all. However, this changes when young Akira begins to develop feelings for her older manager, who is a 45-year-old man, while working part-time at the Garden Café.

After the Rain

After the Rain

Kondou, the manager, is soft and kind-hearted, and this is what draws Akira to him. After spending quite some time together at the restaurant, they grow closer than ever, which further strengthens her feelings toward the older man. After being constantly weighed down by uncertain emotions and tensions, Akira finally gains the courage to confess her feelings.

42. Re: Creators

  • Anime series
  • Season(s)-1
  • Number of episodes- 22

In a universe where every human has designed their own world, each one of them born from the exclusive imagination of its creator, Souta Mizushino is a high school student who aspires to be such a world creator by writing his own light novel.

On one random day, while Souta is watching some anime to get some inspiration for his novel, he is briefly transported into a fight scene out of nowhere. But when he returns back to the real world, somehow, the anime’s heroine, Selesia Yupitilia, returns with him to the real world. It does not take much longer as other characters from the fictional world start entering the real world.

Re:Creators

Re: Creators

Amongst these characters, there is one mysterious woman in full military regalia, dubbed “Gunpuku no Himegimi,” and she knows a lot more than anyone from the fictional world. The story continues, and we see a reunion between the fictional characters and their real creator.

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