At the time of the pandemic, anime entered the mainstream entertainment media. The last years have been great for otakus. Now, the year 2023 also brings some awesome, jaw-dropping anime series for fans.
From new releases such as – Solo Leveling and Mashle to some existing bangers like Attack On Titan and Jujutsu Kaisen to name a few, there’s just so much to look forward to this year!
With so much coming our way it might be a problem to keep track of all the major releases. So here is a list of some of the most popular/ anticipated series the fans are eagerly waiting for in 2023.
Upcoming Anime Releasing in 2023
- Attack On Titan Final Season Part 3
- Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2
- Tokyo Revengers Season 2
- Classroom Of The Elite Season 3
- Bungou Stray Dogs Season 4
- Dr Stone Season 3
- Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon, Season 4 Part 2
- The Misfit Of Demon King Academy Season 2
- Mushoku Tensei Season 2
- Vinland Saga Season 2
- Solo Leveling
- In Spectre Season 2
- Ayakashi Triangle
- Record Of Ragnarok Season 2
- In Another World With My Smartphone Season 2
- Spy Classroom
- Am I Actually The Strongest?
- The Duke Of Death And His Maid Season 2
- NieR:Automata Ver 1.1a
- THE RISING OF THE SHIELD HERO(SEASON 3)
- SPY X FAMILY
- CHAINSAW MAN
- BLUE LOCK
- BLEACH: THOUSAND YEAR BLOOD WAR
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Attack On Titan Final Season Part 3
- AUTHOR: Hajime Isayama
- GENRE: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Shounen, Super Power
Humanity was nearly exterminated by Titans hundreds of years ago. Titans who are massive in size and possess no intelligence, devour humans for pleasure and not for hunger. Only a small percentage of humanity was left now and they survived by building extremely large walls and confining themselves within them.
Now, this city has not seen the titans for 100 years. But one day out of the blue, a city wall was destroyed by a colossal titan and all the rest of the titans flooded the city.
Eren, the main character of this story watched his mother being eaten by a titan. Now Eren vows to himself that one day he would exterminate every single titan present and take revenge for humankind.
Now fast forwarding to season 4 part 3, this plot purely focuses on the war between Paradis and Marley. Eren has started the Rumbling process. And the survey corps led by Mikasa now has to stop him before everything ends.
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2
- AUTHOR: Gege Akutami
- GENRE: Action, Demons, Horror, School, Shounen, Supernatural
This story focuses on curses and the curse users where the curses feed upon human negative emotions. Ryoumen Sukuna, the king of the curses was sealed and scattered into pieces thousands of years ago. If anyone got his hand into Sukuna’s pieces, he would gain power strong enough to destroy everything.
Now exists a group of Jujutsu sorcerers who protect humankind from these curses and help in exterminating the curses. Yuuji Itadori, a high schooler with excellent physical abilities was caught in a battle and that’s when he came across Sukuna’s finger and breaking the seal, he ate the cursed object.
Tokyo Revengers Season 2
- AUTHOR: Ken Wakui
- GENRE: Action, Drama, School, Shounen
Takemichi Hanagaki’s life is a boring and lazy one. When he thought that his life wouldn’t get any worse, he found out that his ex-girlfriend from his high school- Hinata Tachibana was murdered by Tokyo Manji Gang. A gang of criminals who have been destroying society’s peace for a long time.
One day, Takemichi’s life took a new turn, when he finds himself to be time-traveling to the past 12 years ago. At this time he was still in a relationship with Hinata. He realized that he has a scope of saving Hinata, so he thought of infiltrating the Tokyo Manji Gang and rising to the top of the gang to rewrite the future.
Classroom Of The Elite Season 3
- AUTHOR: Syougo Kinugasa
- GENRE: Drama, Suspense, School, Romance
SYNOPSIS:- Koudo Ikusei Senior High School is the topmost leading prestigious school where nearly every student gets jobs or can go to better universities after passing out. Here the students have their freedom, as they can do any hairstyle and bring anything they wish.
It may seem like a dream place but the fact is only the top students receive good treatment. Class D is a place where all the students with comparatively low intelligence and inferior students are placed, due to this they become a subject of the joke to other classes. Kiyotaka Ayanokouji is a student in this class.
Kiyotaka meets with Horikita Suzune and Kushida in the class, and a new plot opens in his life.
Bungou Stray Dogs Season 4
- AUTHOR: Sango Harukawa
- GENRE: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Supernatural
This story is about humans possessing supernatural powers who dominate the world from their backgrounds. Nakajima Atsushi was thrown out of the orphanage and was now wandering into the streets in search of some work to earn money and food.
When he was passing by a river, he saw a man drowning in the river. He jumped to save the man, and after this, he came to know that the man was committing suicide. That man was none other than Dazai Osamu. He is a part of a very special detective agency that deals with these supernatural powers.
They were tracking down a tiger who has recently come to the area, around the same time as Atsushi.
Dr Stone Season 3
- AUTHOR: Riichiro Inagaki
- GENRE: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Shounen
Humanity was petrified in a few seconds by a blinding flashlight on a sudden day. Several millennia have passed, and at last, a high school boy named Taiju awakened from his petrified form. He found himself in a world unknown to him.
After searching for other people, he came across his friend Senku who has been awakened a few months earlier than him. He is a science lover with a genius mind and now has a great scheme in his mind. Senku wants to establish a new civilization with the power possessed by science.
Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon, Season 4 Part 2
- AUTHOR: Toshio Sato
- GENRE: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
The city of Orario has a huge labyrinth present underneath its ground, people refer it to as the dungeon. The name attracts all kinds of people in hopes of adventure, horror, exciting activities, or romance with a cute girl.
An adventurer Bell Cranel starts his new journey here and encountered a goddess named Hestia. Together, they go on a journey to explore the dungeon and reach their goals with some added romance on it.
The Misfit Of Demon King Academy Season 2
- AUTHOR: Shu
- GENRE: Fantasy, Magic, School
The demon king of tyranny has finally reincarnated into the world after 2000 years. Previously, Anos Voldigoad the demon lord could destroy everything in his way- be it gods, humans, or elementals. But after some time he became sick of the war and decided to reincarnate into the future.
But when he was reincarnated, he found himself in a completely peaceful world where his descendants became too weak and lazy due to the continued peace and there was a huge drop in the magical powers.
Also, everyone has forgotten about Anos’s name, so now Anos must prove himself that he is the original demon lord and uplift the rules of this current world.
Mushoku Tensei Season 2
- AUTHOR: Rifujin na Magonote
- GENRE: Drama, Fantasy, Magic
A 34-year-old Neet was killed while he saved a stranger from an accident. He was reincarnated into a world full of magic as Rudeus Greyrat. He remembered everything from his previous life, and all the knowledge, information, and experiences. In this second life, he promises that he would not make the same mistake he did in his previous life.
He possessed a vast amount of magical power and therefore was considered a genius by everyone. He was trained by his swordsman father and was also appointed a mage named Roxy Migurdia and through this, he was improving his skills.
Vinland Saga Season 2
- AUTHOR: Makoto Yukimura
- GENRE: Action, Adventure, Drama, Historical, Seinen
The Viking-themed anime is coming back. Vinland Saga’s season 1 ending was one of the most shocking finales of any anime. The fans are waiting for season 2 for almost 2 years. What will happen now in this upcoming season?
Vikings are known for their immense strength and violent capacities for a thousand years. Thorfinn, the main protagonist of this story is the son of one of the Viking’s greatest warriors. His father was betrayed by his allies and killed in front of his eyes. Thorfinn now vowed to himself that he would take revenge for his father.
He now enhances his skills in his harsh adventure to kill a certain person. Follow Thorfinn on his journey as he becomes one of the strongest.
RENT A GIRLFRIEND (SEASON 2)
- AUTHOR: REIJI MIYAJIMA
- GENRE: ROMANCE/ COMEDY
- RELEASE DATE: 2022
One of the Fan-favorite rom-com is returning with its complex story plot. A romantic comedy that very beautifully tells the love story of A boy named Kazuya. This became an immediate fan favorite as it depicts the beauty of true love very minutely.
SYNOPSIS: After getting dumped by his girlfriend Kazuya decides to rent a girlfriend from the online app. He then meets Chizuru his rental girlfriend but he thought she was inauthentic. So after some thought, he gave her a low rating. Which makes Chizuru angry and she shows Kazuya her anger. Through some interesting events, those two spend more time together. However, they quickly discover that they are next-door neighbors and even attend the same college. What does the future hold for them?
- AUTHOR: Chugong
- GENRE: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The Gate is a connection formed between the human world and the world of demons and monsters. Nearly ten years ago it appeared in the human world. To protect the human race from the demons who comes across the gate, several people received some superhuman powers and they came to be known as Hunters.
Sung-Jin-Woo, a twenty-year-old is known as the world’s weakest hunter and can’t even defeat an E-rank monster. Still, he tries his best to earn money and pay his mother’s hospital bills.
One day during a hunt, Sung-Jin-Woo found himself in front of death and the only one who was left to die, but something strange occurred there- instead of dying, three days later he found himself in the hospital bed. He found a mysterious screen appearing in front of him with some quests log which he needed to fulfill. Following the system, Sung- jin-woo is now developing into one of the most fearsome hunters in the world!!
- AUTHOR:- Hajime Komoto
- GENRE:- Action, Comedy, Supernatural
In this world of magic, there lies a single boy with no magical power- Mash Burnedead. He is considered a threat to the magic society by everyone and for that, he must be purged. Due to this, Mash lives alone and trains his body every day to become the strongest.
But when everyone finds out about him, he was compelled to set out on a journey as a Divine Visionary. To have a peaceful life, he enrolls in Easton Magic Academy. Mash was at a disadvantage due to his lack of magic at first.
Now he has to compensate for his lack of magic with his muscle strength and fist powers.
In Spectre Season 2
- AUTHOR: Kyo Shirodaira
- GENRE: Comedy, Demons, Mystery, Romance, Shounen, Supernatural
Kotoko Iwanaga was kidnapped by a youkai and was asked to become the god of wisdom for the youkai at the age of 11. She agreed to it but lost her right eye and left leg.
Now after six years, the youkai come to her whenever they need consultation. Kurou Sakuragawa has just been heartbroken as he left his girlfriend alone when they encountered a kappa. Kotoko wishes to Kurou someday but that’s when she realizes that there is something more to Kurou.
- AUTHOR: Itou Junji
- GENRE: Drama/ Horror/ Romance/ Seinen
SYNOPSIS: Junji Ito’s stories are one of a kind. Uzumaki is no different from that. The story follows the lives of Kirie Goshima, Shuichi Saito along with the citizens of Kurozu-Cho. The slow, uncanny creep of horror begins when Shuichi’s father discovers a hobby to collect Uzumaki. Uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the world which manifests itself in various ways like seashells, ferns, whirlpools in water, and even in people’s bodies. As the madness spreads, the inhabitants of Kurozu-Cho are pulled ever deeper, as if into an Uzumaki of no return…….
- AUTHOR: Kentaro Yabuki
- GENRE: Action, Comedy, Ecchi, Romance
Matsuri Kazamaki and Suzu Kanade both possess the ability to see Ayakashi who is youkai searching for a life force. They were both childhood friends but in high school, their friendship shatters.
Now Matsuri thinks that all the Ayakashi are a threat to his friend whereas Suzu herself was an Ayakashi medium. They stumbled upon a white cat who is the King Of Ayakashi. He wants to devour Suzu but Matsuri won’t let that happen as he vows to protect his childhood friend.
Record Of Ragnarok Season 2
- AUTHOR:- Shinya Umemura
- GENRE:- Action, Drama, Seinen, Super Power, Supernatural
The Gods have decided that humanity will not be further allowed to exist. Under the leadership of the god Zeus, the other gods came together to decide on this matter. Humans have continued to deteriorate the planet and abuse it, so their fate is to die was decided by all.
But before the bill passes thoroughly, Brunhild, a demigod valkyrie puts an alternate option- to conduct a sparring session between the gods and humans- the winner shall say what to do on the matter.
The divine council accepted it and was fully confident in their powers, now Brunhild starts gathering the best warriors from Earth’s history to win the match.
In Another World With My Smartphone Season 2
- AUTHOR: Patora Fuyuhara
- GENRE: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Harem, Romance
A peculiar story where the MC- Touya Mochizuki was killed accidentally and was therefore granted a wish by God. He was allowed to reincarnate into a fantasy world and he can wish for any one thing.
Touya wishes to keep his smartphone in the fantasy world which God accepted. Now he befriends many people in this world and inherits the legacy of this world’s ancient civilization. He now possesses powers that rival the power of the kings of this world.
- AUTHOR: Yasuhiro Nightow
- GENRE: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A gunman with a 60 billion dollars bounty is on the run to hide his appearance. He is known as Vash the Stampede. Every place he visits has been attacked and destroyed due to his capturers but no people were killed due to the actions. It was a miraculous incident.
Meryl and Milly were two agents sent to find Vash and keep him under their surveillance. Meryl refuses to believe the fact that Vash is the legendary gunman. But a dark past looms over Vash as the story progresses.
- AUTHOR: Takemachi
- GENRE: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Romance
The governments of this world have opted for a different scheme after the last war caused immense damage to the general populace. Now their new tactic was to fight the war from the shadows.
Lily is trained to be a capable spy in one of the institutions that train youths to become warriors. She scored well in her written exams but barely passed the practical exams. She thought that she won’t graduate with these marks.
Until she joined a group named Tomoshibi and joined into an impossible mission. But when the true nature of the mission comes to light, she was stuck in a difficult situation.
Am I Actually The Strongest?
- AUTHOR: Ai Takahashi
- GENRE: Isekai, Magic, Shounen, Romance
A twenty-year-old boy named Haruto is determined to live as a shut-in where the world is dominated by magic. He was originally reincarnated into this world but was abandoned by his royal parents after they saw that he possessed low magic powers. He was an abandoned prince now.
But little did everyone know, that his true magic power is superior to anyone else. Follow Haruto on his journey as he meets new friends, goes on adventures, and fights off strong guys who come his way.
The Duke Of Death And His Maid Season 2
- AUTHOR:- Inoue
- GENRE:- Comedy, Drama, Romance
The young duke could kill any living thing with his touch. He was cursed by a witch when he was a child and gained this power. Due to this power, he was forced to live alone in the woods and was seen as a non-existent being by all.
However, he was always accompanied by Rob and Alice- his butler and maid. The duke now sets his goal to break free of the curse and for that, he needs some supernatural help.
NieR:Automata Ver 1.1a
- Author: Yoko Taro
- Genre: Action, sci-fi
Humanity was forced to leave Earth by some alien mechanical beings who came to Earth one day from another planet. But humanity must fight against them to take back their home. Humanity now sends their android soldiers to destroy the mechanical beings. A war between the mechanical beings and the androids soon breaks out, and a long-forgotten history of humankind soon comes to light.
THE RISING OF THE SHIELD HERO(SEASON 3)
- AUTHOR: Aneko Yusagi(LN), Aiya Kyu(Manga)
- GENRE: Seinen/ Action/ Adventure/ Fantasy/ Harem/ Romance
- RELEASE DATE: TBA
After a lot of rescheduling from 2020 the Rising of the Shield Hero season 2 is finally confirmed to be released in 2023. A fan favorite Isekai anime adapted from the Light Novel of the same name. Let us again join the journey of Shield Hero Iwatani Naofumi!
SPY X FAMILY
- AUTHOR: Tatsuya Endo
- GENRE: Action/ Comedy/Shounen
- RELEASE DATE: April 2022
SYNOPSIS: Twilight is an elite spy who has to “build a family” to fulfill an undercover mission. So, he agrees to a fake marriage with Yor and adopts Anya as their daughter not knowing that his wife Yor is actually an assassin and little Anya is a telepath. A fun and suspenseful life with the most unique family in the world. I wonder what will happen next!
- AUTHOR: Tatsuki Fujimoto
- GENRE: Action/ Drama/ Horror/ Shounen/ Supernatural
- RELEASE DATE: 2022
Probably the most awaited new Anime series of 2022 is Fujimoto’s, Chainsaw Man. A story that is gory, painful, and makes you feel despair as you never felt with a frequent comedy.
A poverty-stricken kid Denji was stuck with a huge debt to the yakuza that his father left before death. But thanks to a devil dog he saved named Pochita, he somehow managed to survive by killing Devils for the Yakuza. But soon he was betrayed by the yakuza and was killed by a Zombie Devil. After that Pochita in order to save his master sacrifices himself, bringing Denji back from the dead but now Denji is a Chainsaw man!
With all these new popular mangas getting animated we are also getting some of the old series back this year which will also create a storm among the fan base. So check out these old but popular animes. Here’s the list…….
- AUTHOR: Kaneshiro Muneyuki
- GENRE: Shounen/Sports
- RELEASE DATE: Mid-2022
The story begins with Japan’s failure in the World Cup which begins the Football Union’s search for new players to play in the upcoming 2022 World Cup. Isagi Yoichi is one of the 300 U-18 strikers chosen by Jinpachi Ego, a man who was hired by the Japan Football Association to guide Japan to win the World Cup. Ego isolates the chosen 300 players into a prison-like institution called “Blue Lock” in order to create “the world’s greatest egotist striker”. The lone surviving striker will earn the right to become the national team’s striker.
- AUTHOR: Takashige Hiroshi
- GENRE: Action/ Adventure/ Historical/ Shounen/ Supernatural
- RELEASE DATE: 2022
SYNOPSIS: Hiroshi’s Spriggan takes place after the Cold war where Out Of Place Artifacts(OOPArts) are taking over various parts of the world. Different Armed forces started secret searches for these Artifacts for their own selfish reasons. The ARCAM private army with the help of their elite secret agents known as Spriggans plans to turn the tides of the battle against those who would endanger humanity by using these artifacts.
- AUTHOR: Ohtaka Shinobu
- GENRE: Action/ Fantasy/ Shounen
- RELEASE DATE: 2022
SYNOPSIS: The author of Magi makes a comeback in the anime world with Orient, the story of 15-year-old Musashi. This fantasy series takes place during Japan’s warring states period. Mushashi made a promise to his friend Kanemaki that they will become Samurai. But as time passed the samurai were exiled and disgraced. Fighting against all odds this duo gets on a journey of unknown dangers to recover the tarnished name of the Samurai. What does life hold for them in this journey?
BLEACH: THOUSAND YEAR BLOOD WAR
- AUTHOR: Tite Kubo
- GENRE: Action/ Comedy/ Drama/ Fantasy/ Shounen/ Supernatural
- RELEASE DATE: October 2022
Tite Kubo’s magnum opus Bleach returns after an 8 year-long hiatus with its final arc Thousand-Year Blood War. The fans are already on the hype train. Will it become the best anime of 2022?
SYNOPSIS: The Thousand-Year Blood War is a war that takes place between the Gotei 13 and the Wandenreich. The Quincy will finally rise to strike against the Shinigami and the Soul society. This will create a war between the two.
The primary difference between Shinigami and Quincy is that while Shinigami purifies Hollows and allows the pure souls to transmigrate, Quincy destroys the Hollows completely.
- AUTHOR: Maruyama Kugane(LN), Satoshi Oshio(Manga)
- GENRE : Seinen/ Action/ Adventure/ Fantasy/ Harem/ Romance/ Supernatural
- RELEASE DATE: 2022
Overlord is an anime series that is based on a light novel of the same name. It’s been a long time since its season 3. After a long hiatus of 4 years, Ainz is returning with a movie and season 4.
SYNOPSIS: Overlord season 4 should be adapting volumes ten, eleven, and twelve of the light novel series, effectively concluding with the first part of “The Paladin of the Holy Kingdom” arc which will begin with Ainz’s coronation.
KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR -ULTRA ROMANTIC
- AUTHOR: Aka Akasaka
- GENRE: Comedy/ Romance/ School Life/ Seinen
- RELEASE DATE: April 2022
Fans are pretty hyped about this anime getting another season. Kaguya and Shirogane’s competition of love creates a very hilarious comedy for the fans to enjoy. And so here is what to expect in this season –
SYNOPSIS: As the story unfolds more with the pasts of its characters we expect an awesome season again. Perhaps, Kaguya will finally confess her love for Miyuki. Though like the previous season it might not be a journey very comfortable.
KOMI CAN’T COMMUNICATE
- Author: Oda Tomohio
- Genre: Romance/ Comedy/ Slice of Life/ Drama
- Release Date: APRIL 6, 2022
This series has become very popular among the fans after the first season. The animation is also very beautiful. This series is very emotional and amazingly depicts the inner beauty of a person.
SYNOPSIS: Komi is the most beautiful girl in the class. Everyone in the class loves her and praises her like a goddess. However, she has her own problems in life. She has a communication disorder. She can’t talk with anyone as she gets embarrassed. At this hard time, she meets a normal person. Tadano is the most normal person in the class whose existence is almost forgotten in class. These two meet and their exciting journey begin. More of their cute romance filled with awesome incidents continues in season 2.
MADE IN ABYSS: THE GOLDEN CITY OF THE SCORCHING SUN
- AUTHOR: Tsukushi Akihito
- GENRE: Adventures/Dark Fantasy/ Seinen/ sci-fi
- RELEASE DATE: 2022
After the remarkably awesome ending of season 1 fans were waiting for an announcement of season 2. One of the darkest fantasy anime – Made in Abyss makes a comeback in 2022 what does it have in store for us?
SYNOPSIS: The second season is a direct continuation of where season 1 ended. As the title tells us it will adapt the “The Golden City” arc from chapter 49. So the anime will probably be picking up in the next level of the abyss which is the 6th layer. Let’s follow them on their journey once again.
So, There it is, the most anticipated anime list of 2022. There is still much news about a few anime releases that have not been confirmed just yet. We will notify you about them as soon as they get a confirmed release date.
Did your favorites make it to the list? which of these anime you will be watching in 2022? Share your thoughts with us in the comments.