2021 is definitely an exciting year, no less exciting when it comes to the world of anime. From highly anticipated releases like My Hero Academia Season 5, Megalobox: Nomad, and Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean to novelty favorites like Oddtaxi, Pui Pui Molcar, and Ranking of Kings, not to mention critically acclaimed feature films like Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train and Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0: Thrice Upon a Time, last year bragged an impressive anime anthology to watch. The good news is that 2022 looks to offer more if not more movies in the way of exciting new series.
Are from Mob Psycho 100 Part Three, Vinland Saga Part Two, Chainsaw Man, Uzumaki, Bleaching the bloody war of a thousand years and beyond that, there’s a real embarrassment of riches for longtime anime fans and this year’s first-time viewers. You don’t have to wait until the end of the year to get excited, though, as Winter is bursting with lots of new and back anime series to enjoy.
Here is a list of the top 10 hottest anime that you should watch this season.
Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
The fourth season of Attack the giant finally bringing the famous dark fantasy epic its long-awaited climax. With Eren Jaeger’s followers having taken control of the Walled City and the Marleyan army at great distances, Eren will have to use all of his Titan powers to confront Reiner Braun to decide his fate. of all mankind. Jun Shishido and Yūichirō Hayashi return as co-directors for the second half of the final season, with Hiroshi Seko as the main screenwriter of Hajime Isayama’s original manga.
Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2 premieres January 9 and will stream on Crunchyroll and Funimation.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Part 2)
Part 2 of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Found a last minute spot on our Best of 2021 , though its first seven episodes are remastered versions of the events depicted in the feature-length Mugen Train series. The second season of season 2, Entertainment District, is finally hitting its stride with Tanjiro and co. face the evil superior demon Daki. With a steady stream of episodes, exciting new characters, and beautiful animations, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2 has been one of the must-watch anime of Winter 2022.
Part 2 of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Currently streaming on Crunchyroll and Funimation.
The Prince of Genius’s Guide to Lifting a Nation Out of Debt
If you are a fan of 2021 How a Realist Hero Rebuilds the Kingdom, good news: the second half of the series will premiere on January 9! If you happen to be looking for a new fantasy anime series this season with the same irreverent vibe, The Prince of Genius’s Guide to Lifting a Nation Out of Debt (what a mouth) will definitely be up your alley. The series follows Wein, the so-called “Genius” prince who is looking to relinquish his responsibilities as ruler by auctioning off his country so he can retire. However, his plans don’t work out the way he wants, leading to a series of mishaps, random wins and perhaps most surprising – a newfound popularity among his people. ta.
The Prince of Genius’s Guide to Lifting a Nation Out of Debt premieres January 11 and will stream on Funimation.
Ms. Kuroitsu from the Department of Monster Development
Remember Finster, the insidious elf craftsmen who created many of the monsters and weapons used by Rita Repulsa and the villainous Lord Zedd in 1993. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers? Is not? Me too, and I think that sounds like a great premise for a funny anime! Miss Kuroitsu from the Monster Development Departure Teamt follows the work life of Touka Kuroitsu, an employee for a company that secretly produces creatures for an evil organization that wants to take over the world. What is more nefarious than world domination? Of course useless bureaucracy and pointless office politics!
Ms. Kuroitsu from the Department of Monster Development premieres January 9 and will stream on Crunchyroll and Funimation.
The first original work of the famous director and animator Mitsuo Iso (Den-noh . Coil, Neon Genesis Evangelion) over 15 years follows a group of children in the year 2045 who are stranded on a newly opened commercial space station after a catastrophic crash. With no hope of rescue from their parents, the kids must use their wits and technology to avert a crisis that threatens their lives, but the common destiny of humanity itself. Considered a two-part series, Children’s orbit will be released on Netflix as a six-episode miniseries, with the first three set to premiere on January 28.
Children’s orbit premieres January 28 and will stream on Netflix.
Ranking of Kings part 2
Ranking of Kings quickly became one of the must-watch anime of 2021 when it premiered last year, and the trailer for the second half of the season looks just as impressive as the first. Pick up right after finishing his training with Desper, part 2 of Ranking of Kings finds Bojii and his companion Kage on their way back to rescue his stepbrother Daida from the clutches of the nefarious underworld knight Ouken. With the mystery going on behind Miranjo and the plot of the late King Bosse and the coup plot of Queen Jiling, tensions are escalating to a high level in the Bosse kingdom!
Ranking of Kings returns January 6 and streams on Funimation and Crunchyroll.
Set in a far post-apocalyptic future where a mysterious bright fire known as “rust” has turned Japan into a barren desert, Sabikui Bisco follows Bisco Akahoshi, a notorious criminal who was Dubbed the “Mushroom Guardian”, he wanders the remnants of civilization in search of the fabled “Sabikui”, a fungus said to be able to devour any and all forms of rust. The trailer certainly looks as wild as the series’ weird premise, with pink bunny-masked villain minions firing rockets that explode into mushrooms while Bisco and teammate Milo ride a giant pincer crab into battle.
Sabikui Bisco premieres January 10 and will stream on Crunchyroll and Funimation.
She claimed to be a student of the Wise Man
Based on the novel of the same name, She claimed to be a student of the Wise Man is an isekai fantasy series revolving around Sakimori Kagami, a 27-year-old gamer who wakes up to find herself transported into the world of her favorite game as a little girl. With no clue as to how he got there and no other pleas for help, Sakimori took on the name “Mira”, posing as the apprentice of a powerful wizard named Dunbalf who had disappeared for 30 years. before. To find her way home, Mira will have to solve the mystery of Dunbalf’s disappearance and how their mysterious appearance in this new world is connected.
She claimed to be a student of the Wise Man premieres January 11 and will stream on Funimation.
Tokyo 24th Ward
Directed by Naokatsu Tsuda, known for directing on JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Tokyo 24th Ward is an original anime series set on an artificial island in Tokyo Bay. The film continues the story of Shuta, Ran and Koki; Three childhood friends from different backgrounds whose lives are irretrievably changed by the loss of a dear friend. At a memorial service a year later, the three receive a text message from their presumed deceased friend, urging them to make a decision that will shape the future of 24th Ward and all those living. over there.
Tokyo 24th Ward premieres January 5 and will stream on Crunchyroll and Funimation.
The Nine Tribes
The Nine Tribes, an anime based on the media franchise created by Kazutaka Kodaka (Danganronpa, Akudama Drive), about a group of gangs vying for supremacy and survival in the futuristic metropolis of “Neo Tokyo Country.” How do these cute young men settle their disputes? Through the elaborate fictional death sport known as Extreme Baseball (XB) of course! Anime definitely looks like a series of creators Danganronpa with Rui Komatsuzaki contributing character design, and the premise itself sounds unique and engaging. Akudama Drive made a successful comeback in 2020 and if The Nine Tribes is anything like that, the audience is sure to be in for a wild time.
The Nine Tribes premieres January 10 and will stream on Funimation.