50 Best Anime of 2018 You Must Watch

The Japanese anime industry has experienced an increase every year, it can be seen from the number of titles released each season. In 2018 there were lots of sequels from popular anime to the latest anime that was still fresh. Some anime sequels even have their final story in 2018.

2018 is no exception, so as not to be confused, some of the best anime that will be present in 2018 can be an option in watching anime.

If you are not an anime fan or have never watched one, this is the perfect list for you. All these shows are new releases, and they give a great introduction to the world of anime!

So, here’s the Best Anime of 2018 according to Animagz. We have compiled a list of the best anime of 2018 you must watch. The list features anime from various genres including action, adventure, drama etc.

So without further ado, here are some recommendations that will make your 2018 more exciting!

All of these titles are based on subjective opinion by Animagz Team.

Violet Evergarden

best anime of 2018
Japanese Title
GenreDrama, Fantasy, Slice of Life
StudioKyoto Animation

Overlord Season II & III

best anime of 2018
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural

Steins; Gate 0

best anime of 2018
Japanese Title
GenreDrama, Sci-Fi
StudioWhite Fox

My Hero Academia 3

best anime of 2018
Japanese TitleBoku no Hero Academia 3rd Season
GenreAction, Comedy, School, Super Power

Food Wars! The Third Plate: Totsuki Train Arc

Shokugeki no Souma 3
Japanese Title-Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara – Tootsuki Ressha-hen
GenreSchool, Ecchi, Shounen

Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku

Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii 2
Japanese TitleWotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii
GenreComedy, Romance, Slice of Life
StudioA-1 Pictures

Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online

sao ggo
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Game
StudioStudio 3Hz

Attack on Titan Season 3

aot 3
Japanese TitleShingeki no Kyojin Season 3
GenreAction, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
StudioWit Studio

Cells At Work!

Hataraku Saibou 1
Japanese TitleHataraku Saibou
StudioDavid Production

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

aobuta 1
Japanese TitleSeishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai
GenreComedy, Drama, Romance, Supernatural, School

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken 1
Japanese TitleTensei shitara Slime Datta Ken
GenreAction, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Sword Art Online: Alicization

sao alicization
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Game
StudioA-1 Pictures, Egg Firm

Fairy Tail: Final Series

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Japanese Title
GenreAction, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
StudioA-1 Pictures, Bridge, CloverWorks

Goblin Slayer

Goblin Slayer 1
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy
StudioWhite Fox

Tokyo Ghoul: re

Tokyo Ghoul 5
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Supernatural
StudioStudio Pierrot

Grand Blue

Grand Blue 1
Japanese Title
GenreComedy, Slice of Life

Asobi Asobase: Workshop of Fun

Asobi Asobase 1
Japanese TitleAsobi Asobase
GenreComedy, School

Darling in the FranXX

Darling in the Franxx 1
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Mecha
StudioA-1 Pictures, Trigger, CloverWorks

The Seven Deadly Sins: Revival of the Commandments

nanatsu 1
Japanese TitleNanatsu no Taizai: Imashime no Fukkatsu
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural
StudioA-1 Pictures

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. 2

Saiki Kusuo 1
Japanese TitleSaiki Kusuo no Ψ-nan 2
GenreComedy, Slice of Life, Supernatural, School
StudioJ.C.Staff, Egg Firm

Teasing Master Takagi-san

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi san 1
Japanese TitleKarakai Jouzu no Takagi-san
GenreComedy, Romance, Slice of Life
StudioShin-Ei Animation

A Place Further Than The Universe

Sora Yori mo Tooi Basho 1
Japanese TitleSora yori mo Tooi Basho
GenreAdventure, Comedy, Drama

Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyousoukyoku 1
Japanese TitleDeath March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyousoukyoku
GenreAdventure, Fantasy, Harem
StudioSILVER LINK., Connect

Laid-Back Camp

Yuru Camp 1
Japanese TitleYuru Camp
GenreComedy, Slice of Life

After the Rain

Koi wa Ameagari no You ni 1
Japanese TitleKoi wa Ameagari no You ni
GenreDrama, Romance, Slice of Life
StudioWit Studio


Hinamatsuri 1
Japanese Title
GenreComedy, Sci-Fi, Slice of Life, Supernatural

Megalo Box

Megalo Box 1
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sports
StudioTMS Entertainment

Golden Kamuy

Golden Kamuy 1
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Adventure, Historical
StudioGeno Studio

Real Girl

3D Kanojo Real Girl 1
Japanese Title3D Kanojo: Real Girl
GenreRomance, School
StudioHoods Entertainment

Banana Fish

Banana Fish 1
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Adventure, Drama

A Certain Magical Index III

To Aru Majutsu no Index 2
Japanese TitleToaru Majutsu no Index III
GenreAction, Sci-Fi, Super Power

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind

JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 5 Ougon no Kaze
Japanese TitleJoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 5: Ougon no Kaze
GenreAction, Adventure
StudioDavid Production

Zombie Land Saga

Zombieland Saga 1
Japanese Title
GenreComedy, Supernatural, Music

Run with the Wind

Kaze ga Tsuyoku Fuiteiru 1
Japanese TitleKaze ga Tsuyoku Fuiteiru
GenreComedy, Drama, Sports
StudioProduction I.G


SSSS Gridman 1
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Sci-Fi, Mecha

Gintama.: Silver Soul Arc

gintama 1
Japanese TitleGintama.: Shirogane no Tamashii-hen
GenreAction, Comedy, Parody
StudioBandai Namco Pictures


Kokkoku 1
Japanese Title
GenreDrama, Mystery, Supernatural
StudioGeno Studio

Tada Never Falls in Love

Tada kun wa Koi wo Shinai 1
Japanese TitleTada-kun wa Koi wo Shinai
GenreComedy, Romance, Slice of Life
StudioDoga Kobo

Captain Tsubasa (2018)

Captain Tsubasa 1
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Sports
StudioDavid Production

School Babysitters

Gakuen Babysitters 1
Japanese TitleGakuen Babysitters
GenreComedy, Slice of Life, School
StudioBrain’s Base

Last Period: the journey to the end of the despair

Last Period Owarinaki Rasen no Monogatari 1
Japanese TitleLast Period: Owarinaki Rasen no Monogatari
GenreAction, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Persona 5 the Animation

Persona 5 The Animation 1
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Fantasy, Supernatural

Devils’ Line

Devils Line 1
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Drama, Romance, Supernatural
StudioPlatinum Vision

Holmes of Kyoto

Kyoto Teramachi Sanjou no Holmes 1
Japanese TitleKyoto Teramachi Sanjou no Holmes
GenreDrama, Mystery, Romance, Slice of Life

Free! 3rd Season

best anime 2018
Japanese TitleFree!: Dive to the Future
GenreComedy, Drama, Slice of Life, Sports, School
StudioKyoto Animation, Animation Do

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord

best anime 2018
Japanese TitleIsekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu
GenreComedy, Fantasy, Harem

Sirius the Jaeger

best anime 2018
Japanese TitleSirius
GenreAction, Supernatural, Historical, Vampire
StudioP.A. Works

Lupin the Third Part 5

best anime 2018
Japanese Title
GenreAction, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
StudioTelecom Animation Film

Mitsuboshi Colors

best anime 2018
Japanese Title
GenreComedy, Slice of Life


best anime 2018
Japanese Title
GenreSports, Seinen

There are so many good anime movies and anime series to choose from, and it can be hard to narrow down your choices. Hope you enjoy it! You can read all of the synopsis here.

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