List of best anime series to watch in 2022 | Entertainment

List of best anime series to watch in 2022 | Entertainment
List of best anime series to watch in 2022 | Entertainment

Here is a list of the 13 best anime series of 2022, including brand new titles and the next seasons of popular franchises. See also what season they are on air

How will 2022 be for you?  A large number of new anime series are airing in Japan and abroad in 2021, and each season features some outstanding titles.  Of course, you have many upcoming anime going to be released this year as well.

This best anime list of 2022 includes unreleased anime for their high potential and advance promotion, which means this lineup is tentative until 2022 is over.  It will always be updated with the latest information.  Stay tuned and don't miss out on the best recent selections!

You can enjoy these 2022 anime on various anime streaming websites like Netflix, Crunchyroll, Funimation etc.

1. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Season 2)

After recently becoming a huge hit all over the world, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (鬼滅の刃) is entering new part after first season in 2019 and sequel film in 2020.  The biggest dark-fantasy anime series re-opens in December, 2021 with Season 2 titled Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Ark.  The bulk of the season airs in the winter of 2022, so it's included in this list.  You can see Tanjiro's new adventures and the emergence of a new Hashira.

Season: Winter of 2021-2022

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2. Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (Season 5)

For every fan of JoJo's bizarre adventure manga series published since 1987, the new season of its anime adaptation is one of the most anticipated anime in 2022.  The latest season 5 titled Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean (ジョジョの奇妙な冒険) begins in January, 2022, which was distributed on Netflix with 12 episodes in advance and an additional 12 episodes in the autumn.  It centers on Jolin Cujoh in Florida, the daughter of Stardust Crusaders protagonist Jotaro Cujo.

Season: Winter of 2022 / Autumn of 2022

3. My Dress-Up Darling

My Dress-Up Darling (その着せ替え人形は恋をする) is one of the brand new anime series of 2022 that is gaining the most popularity this winter.  Romantic comedy anime adapted from a hot manga series serialized by Cloverworks on Young Gangan from 2018.  My Dress-Up Darling presents the relationship between a high-school newcomer who yearns to prefer cosplay to a traditional Japanese hina doll and her classmate and heroine.

Season: Winter of 2022

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4. The Orbital Children

Netflix, now renowned as one of the biggest platforms offering new anime series more than anywhere else, released The Orbital Children (地球外少年少女), an expected anime title in January and February 2022  .  The sci-fi anime, directed by Mitsuo Iso, consists of 6 episodes divided into two parts.  Orbital Children is set in a space station in 2045, where 5 children are left behind.

Season: Winter of 2022 

5. Ranking of Kings

Ranking of Kings (王様ランキング), which appears to be the perfect anime for kids, has been one of the hot topics even in the winter season for adults since it aired in October last year.  Its manga series has been serialized by Sosuke Toka since 2017 on Manga Hack, an online publishing website.  The Ranking of Kings tells the story of Bojji, the first prince of the Bose Empire.  He dreams of becoming the next king, although the underprivileged child is looked down upon by the people around him.  The story begins when he meets Cage, a mysterious survivor of the Shadow Clan.

Season: Winter of 2022

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6. Rust-Eater Bisco

An expected brand new anime Rust-Eater Bisco (錆喰いビスコ) begins airing in January, 2022.  Classified as fantasy and adventure, it is adapted from the trendy similar-titled light novel published since 2018.  The setting is a post-apocalyptic world.  Rusty is affected by wind which causes rust in Japan.  A young boy Bisco Akaboshi embarks on a journey in search of a miraculous mushroom known as the Rust-Eater.

Season: Winter of 2022

7. World's End Harem

World's End Harem (終末のハーレム) is one of the 2022 anime adapted from the popular manga series.  The original manga has been serialized since 2016, and its first anime adaptation was scheduled to air from October 2021, postponed to January 2022.  The erotic dark-fantasy depicts a futuristic world infected with a novel virus that kills 99.9%.  male population around the world.

Season: Winter of 2022

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8. Attack on Titan (Final Season Part 2)

Attack on Titan (進撃の巨人), one of the biggest anime series in a few decades, is ending with the final season part 2.  The first part of the final season was aired between December, 2021 and March, 2021.  And, the second half started in January, 2022.  The original manga series was completed some time ago, while a lot of mystery related to the Titans and the main characters still remains for the fans of the anime series.

Season: Winter of 2022

9. Spy × Family

Spy × Family is a new anime series released in April, 2022, adapted from the successful manga serialized on Shnen Jump+ from 2019.  The popular spy-themed comedy anime adaptation is created by Witt Studios and Cloverworks.  Spy × Family centers on a fake family consisting of Lloyd Forger, a veteran detective, a mastermind assassin Your Forger, and Anya Forger, a psychic girl.

Season: Spring of 2022

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10. Chainsaw Man

As the most promising new anime series, Chainsaw Man (チェンソーマン) should be added to your bucket list for 2022.  Dark Fantasy was originally published as a manga on Weekly Shnen Jump from 2018 to 2020, having been made into the first anime adaptation.  By Trendy Studio Mappa.  It has been announced to release within 2022.  A hero named Denji, who can transform himself into the Chainsaw Devil, fights various devils alongside the Public Safety Devil Hunters.

Season: Within 2022

11. Bleach

Bleach, one of the most famous and popular modern anime around the world, shows a movement towards the end.  The upcoming title Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War (Bleach ) was announced to air from October 2022, following the first 366-episode anime series that ended in 2012.  It marks the climax of the original manga story with the final.  Battle of Ichigo Kurosaki.

Season: Autumn of 2022

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12. Overlord (Season 4)

Isekai is a recent light novel genre, and Overlord (オーバーロード) is one of the best-known Isekai anime adapted from the original light novel published from 2012.  It began airing in 2015, and the latest fourth season will premiere within 2022.  Like the previous three seasons, Overlord follows Momonga, a VRMMORPG player who is sent to another world, similar to a virtual gaming setting.

Season: Within 2022

13. Dr. Stone: Ryusui

Modern fantasy adventure Dr.  Stone debuted in 2019, based on the original manga serialized on Weekly Shnen Jump.  After the first and second seasons, a television special Dr. Stone: Ryusui (Dr.Stone) will air in July 2022.  Furthermore, it has been officially announced that the third season will be released in 2023.  Doctor.  Stone: Ryusui centers on Ryusui, who is revived by Senku to help him as a professional sailor.

Season: Summer of 2022

Source: Japan Web Magazine, Direct News 99, Googly Market