This is our list of the Top 10 Anime of 2021 So Far! We are not even halfway through the year 2021, and some path-breaking shows are out already. No one can imagine what’s in the store for the rest of the year. Even the previous year was full of incredible anime series. The bar of recent anime is certainly rising to a higher level. Therefore, this is the reason every show that comes out becomes a hit.
But not all are worthy of joining the top 10. Only the best shows are capable enough to be called the top shows of a year. So, today we will take a look at only the best shows that were released this year. Hence, here is a list of the Top 10 Anime of 2021.
1. Dr. Stone: Stone Wars
The first name in our list of the Top 10 Anime of 2021 is the sequel of Dr. Stone. The much anticipated season 2 arrived this winter on 14 January. The sequel’s title suggests that the show follows the Stone War timeline. The story follows the human race after it revives back from stones with the help of Senkuu. Now, the war is against the Tsukasa Kingdom, which wants humanity and to go back to the stone age. Overall, the sequel stood up to the expectations of the former. Thus, this one joins the list.
2. Kemono Jihen
A new arrival that became a common name is the January release, Kemono Jihen. Ajia-Do Studios handles the show’s production. So, Kemono Jihen is a detective story of mysterious happenings that are supposedly done by demons. Investigator Kohachi Inugami must take help from a local boy, Dorotabou, in order to find out the real culprit. With just 12 episodes, Kemono Jihen was able to impress most of its audience. Thus, we give this one the second spot on our list of the Top 10 Anime of 2021.
3. Fruits Basket: The Final
A very recent show that will say goodbye with its ultimate season is Fruits Basket. The third and final season for this incredible show is currently running, with six episodes already up. While we’re only halfway through, the anime series has become a top name of 2021. The final season will deal with all the pay-off that was building since the first season. So, Tohru and her eccentric family will finally see a happy ending (or maybe not).
4. SK8 The Infinity
It looks like all the names from our list are going to be January releases. Studio Bones is responsible for this incredible show. SK8 deals with the world of skateboarding. The protagonist Reki is no longer able to skateboard because of a grave injury. Enters Langa, his new classmate, who offers to play at his place to earn him money. Surprisingly, Langa is not the rookie he was thought to be. Watch this story to find out what wonders the two boys do! Hence, we place SK8 The Infinity on the fourth spot of our list of the Top 10 Anime of 2021.
5. My Hero Academia Season 5
The anime adaptation of the classic franchise, My Hero Academia, is currently running its fifth season. The show is not even halfway through its course and has already become one of the most-watched shows of all time. So, the story of the fifth season follows the joint training arc of Class 1A and 1B. Both the classes are clashing against each other to prove their worth. Without a doubt, MHA Season 5 is one of the top anime series of 2021.
6. Wonder Egg Priority
Anime Wonder Egg Priority is a new release this year. The show deals with the themes of psychological thrillers and horror. The studio behind this anime is CloverWorks. The story follows Ai Ohto, who is tasked to protect a mysterious girl if she wants to meet her lost friend back. In helplessness, she uses the Wonder Eggs to save the girl. But who is the girl? Why was Ai given this task? Watch the show to find out yourself. Therefore, we give the sixth spot of Top 10 Anime of 2021 to Wonder Egg Priority.
7. The Promised Neverland Season 2
A show that ran from January to March this year is The Promised Neverland Season 2. CloverWorks is the production company of this sequel. The second season continues the adventures of Emma and her companions as they run away from the demons. They are looking for a safe house that is far from the reach of these demons. The Promised Neverland Season 2 might have felt rushed to many fans, but it remains a top anime of 2021.
This January was full of new releases. One such venture was the path-breaking anime Horimiya. This is another addition from CloverWorks to our list. Horimiya’s name comes from the two main characters- Kyoko Hori and Izumi Miyamura. These two are the most contrasting people to even come in contact with. Thus, Horimiya is a beautiful story of two clashing personalities who try to get along. Hence, we give this one the eighth spot on our list of the Top 10 Anime of 2021.
9. Yuru Camp Season 2
A show that starts its air tenure this January was Yuru Camp Season 2. This is a popular work of the C-Station Studios. The story of the sequel revolves around Nadeshiko and Rin Shima, who are explorers. Their wanderlust takes them to different sites in the mountains of Japan. Do watch this amazing sequel as Rin and her friends encounter new journeys. Thus, Yuru Camp Season 2 is definitely worth your time.
10. The Quintessential Quintuplets Season 2
Anime The Quintessential Quintuplets has gained much popularity since the past year. The sequel came out this winter in January. The show is a Bibury Animation Studios product. So, Quintessential Quintuplets is one of the better love stories with an eccentric twist. Five sisters are under the guidance of a common teacher who is helping them with academics. But chaos is not far away. So, new connections are forming, which will bring cracks in the sisterhood of these girls. Thus, QQ gets the final spot on this list of the Top 10 Anime of 2021.
With Quintessential Quintuplets, we conclude this list of Top 10 Anime of 2021. We hope to include many more anime that come this year into this list. Which one of these was your favorite watch? Do share your thoughts in the comment section. For more updates from the anime and manga world, The Anime Daily is your place.