The 20 Best Anime of 2020 That You Should Watch
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Best Anime of 2020: 2020 was a bizarre year and with all the different things happening around the world, binging anime has become a mechanism to stay indoors and entertained. These anime are to look forward to as some of them have been around for years and new titles that are enjoyable and fun to watch. Here are 20 best anime of the troublesome year that you should consider including in your binge-list. (some of these may be found on Netflix!)
Kami no Tou (Tower of God)
Tower of God is based off a webtoon turned into anime which makes it really interesting as webtoons are distinguishably different from mangas. The story revolves around a guy named Twenty Fifth Bam who has lived beneath a mysterious tower for all his life and the story starts to get more interesting when Rachel, his companion, decides to enter the tower but unexpectedly disappears which makes Bam vow to find Rachel by also entering into the tower.
This anime is about a man struck with amnesia after getting cursed with a lizard’s head and is on a mission to find the cause in a world full of mystery and sorcerers. Action and magic are to look forward upon for this show and you get to see different dimensions filled with stronger sorcerers. Caiman’s journey and mission will bring us along with him throughout the show which is an action-packed adventure that you surely should not miss.
A natural first impression for Gleipnir is its weirdness and mystery and also the main reasons why this has become an interesting anime to watch. This anime causes viewers to speculate as to why the characters are this and that but this anime is also filled with powers and evolutions that will cultivate your interest for the anime. Don’t miss it!
Famously known as “Rent-A-Girlfriend”, this is a definitely the modern day rom-com anime to watch! The anime revolves around Kazuya, who is a lonely frustrated lad that is just desperate and the admirable female lead Chizuru. From the title itself, the story is set in the modern day filled with social media particularly one that stands out is a rental app service. This is a really fun romantic anime and is a must watch!
God of High School
God of High School is from a webtoon and has spectacular art and visuals with awesome fights and battles but not only that, this anime has more to offer. The amazing and powerful main characters are determined to participate and win the competition named “ The God of Highschool” to gain a wish. The interesting strong main characters’ personal desires and wishes motivate and make them stronger throughout the story. This is a must watch for shounen lovers!
Enen no Shouboutai: Ni no Shou (Fire Force Season 2)
Best known as “Fire Force”, this great show is followed up by a second season and if that’s not enough reason to interest you in checking this out, Fire force is an action anime that is primarily headed by the Fire Force that respond to a bizarre phenomenon called “Spontaneous Human Combustion” that turn a random person into a demon otherwise known as an “Infernal”.
The main protagonists are pyrotechnic humans that have the ability to control fire accordingly which makes it epic and exciting. The mysterious and dark pasts of the protagonists also make it more interesting and keeps us on the hook. The journey of the Fire Force and their hardships along the way is definitely a major reason why you should watch this. Látom!
Itai no wa Iya nano de Bougyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu
Otherwise known as “Bofuri: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, So I’ll Max Out My Defense”, it is an anime with a unique and long title as a first impression but the anime has definitely more to it than the title. It is a fun video game anime that certainly will entertain and make you want to play the game that the main protagonist is in as well. The main character stacks up on defense which makes her overpowered despite having a weak offense which is why this is a fun and exciting anime that will definitely put a smile on your face constantly.
Re:Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 2nd Season
For the isekai fans and fresh anime viewers that enjoy watching anime with plots that take the main character to a different world then this is the one. Re:Zero revolves around an ordinary young man that is suddenly transported to a mysterious new world and embarks on a journey. This great popular anime is awesome enough to get a 2nd season and should definitely be added to your anime list.
Darwin’s Game is a spectacular and thrilling death game anime that features a 17-year-old main character that accepts an online invitation to an odd game called “Darwin’s Game” from a friend. Little did he know, the game full of murder and missions sets the protagonist to determinely finish the game and kill the game master. This uncomplicated thriller death game anime is a must watch.
Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta… (My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!)
If you’re looking for an anime full of laughs and goofiness then you should definitely check this out. As most people would dream of becoming a protagonist, a particular girl meets an unfortunate fate as she reincarnates as the main antagonist. As she tries to avoid doom as the villainess, the atmosphere and vibe of the anime is just fun and lively which entertains and cheers up viewers.
Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Kan
The English title, “My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected” and also famously known as Oregairu, is an addicting romantic comedy anime composed of original characters with great character development and just how the story does not lack and completely satisfies the viewers. The anime is filled with bonds and relationships that are just precious and touches the viewer’s heart or breaks it. Either way, this is a must watch anime and definitely binge-worthy if you’re looking into Romance Animes.
Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld 2nd Season
The legendary anime, SAO, has been around for quite some time and Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld concludes with its final season but definitely won’t be the last series and this anime needs no description as it is just one of the best ever. Alicization – War of Underworld still presents us with awesome and epic characters along with a great story. Check it out now!
Japan Sinks 2020
“Japan Sinks 2020” is a horrifying mini-series that depicts apocalypse and terror which also shows us a glance of how it might actually look like if it were to happen in real life (fingers crossed). Right from the first episode until the last, it just keeps us on the edge of our seats and triggers the natural tendency to bite our nails off. Our worry for the characters and the bond they create with each other and to the viewers increases over each episode and certainly this is a must-watch anime that you should not miss.
Shokugeki no Souma: Gou no Sara (5th Season)
The 5th season of Shokugeki no Souma is what made fans of the series rejoice in 2020 ending a major popular Anime series this year. Shokugeki no Souma or Food Wars is a classic hunger-triggering anime that provides us with the most epic and addicting dish battles that keeps our palates curious and watery. The great character developments and awesome “foodporn” and art are just spectacular to watch and the journey of the characters to make the best ever dish and to become master chefs makes us loyal to the anime. A piece of advice, have a full stomach before you watch it *wink*.
Haikyuu!! To the Top
Arguably the best and most famous Volleyball anime ever, “Haikyuu!!” has been triggering the adrenaline in us throughout the seasons as nerve wracking moments and thrilling matches have become a drug for the fans and a sport anime that fresh viewers would definitely love. Not only that the action and thrill have made this anime interesting but also the relationships they create and strengthen and the obstacles they go through all the time. Viewers would definitely side and feel how it’s like to be an underdog and how the feeling of hard earned victory gloriously feels like. If you are into sports and anime, this should be on the top of your list!
Beastars (Season 2)
Beastars is a revolutionary anime that consist of anthropomorphic animal characters that are in a society with a cultural divide between carnivores and herbivores. This anime depicts a world where predator and prey exist and how this is relatable in real life. Beastars shows us that by disregarding the animals’ beastly nature, a society is capable of existing. This anime also has spectacular characters, music, and a story that will definitely entertain you. A common first impression of this anime is that it is underwhelming because it is portrayed by animal characters but I assure you, checking this out won’t be disappointing.
Kaguya-sama: Love is War (Season 2)
If you are looking for an anime that will fill you with overwhelming romantic excitement and hilarious comedy then this popular anime has got both of those. This much loved anime creates a safe environment where you could just enjoy and jump around endlessly because the rom-com is just too much to handle. It is just a well-written anime that every viewer would definitely enjoy and love.
This anime has surprised fans for its amazing well-written story, great characters, and out of this world fight scenes and art. Jujutsu Kaisen is a dark fantasy adventure that contains horrific monsters and incredibly strong enemies but we are provided with the best ever interesting and mysterious protagonists that take us on a higher level every episode. This anime has met its expectations and hype and this should be included in your top list. Watch it now!
Attack On Titan Season 4
The most awaited season and anime not just in this list but arguably this decade. AOT Season 4 is the final season and loyal dedicated fans are just going crazy over it including new viewers. Attack On Titan brings you to a different world as you watch it and all sorts of emotions are just in this anime. Perfection and art greatly defines AOT especially with the much improved animation and details in this latest season. AOT is personally the best among all in this list and you should watch this anime definitely not miss it ever in your life. Shinzou wo sasageyo!
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train
One of the most awaited anime, Mugen Train is the movie that follows the first season of Demon Slayer and the gateway to the upcoming season 2. This stunning and astounding movie continues the incredible story of Kimetsu no Yaiba in a mysterious train packed with action and out of this world animation and art which is still consistent from the first season which makes it one of the best ever breathtaking and epic anime. Mugen Train will definitely control your breathing as you watch it along the way (pun intended).
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