10 Most Loved Anime In Past Ten Years That Fans Can’t Forget About
For the past ten years, anime had a great impact on the entertainment industry. People found something new and interesting to rely on without getting bored. And it wouldn’t have been a possibility without some amazing anime shows that made their name in the industry.
So, in this article, we will take a look at some of the most loved anime in the last 10 years that entertained the audience to such an extent that not a single fan ever forget their favorite series.
Please keep in mind the anime listed here are all taken from the year 2011-2020. So, the anime which released in 2021 is not listed here. It means don’t be mad Tokyo Revengers fans.
Not wasting any more of your time, let’s get started.
Hunter X Hunter (2011)
Hunter X Hunter broke the internet with its sequel debut in 2011. It entered the decade with pride and shocked all the anime fans around the world. Hunter X Hunter set the definition of shōnen anime series.
It made such a huge impact on people’s lives that they can never forget this series, even if they try to. Credit goes to the production house Madhouse as well for making this series a sensation through incredible direction and storytelling.
Hunter X Hunter is popular manga series written by Yoshihiro Togashi which got an anime adaptation in 1999 and then a sequel in 2011. The show is about a kid, Gon Freecss who sets on a journey to find his father besides, being the best hunter in the world as well.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (2012)
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is one of the most popular anime in the last 10 years that is loved by almost every fan. Its unique animation style and characterization cannot be seen anywhere else and JoJo fans know this better than anyone else.
JoJo is well-known for its art style and pose which is inspired by Western music and fashion. The audience loves this show for its uniqueness and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure never disappoint their fans.
In 2012, the show aired for the first time produced by Studio David. Until now five seasons of JoJo have been released and the 6th part titled “JoJo Stone Ocean” is on its way to release in December 2021. So, it will entertain more in the upcoming years.
Psycho Pass (2012)
Psycho Pass is a cyberpunk psychological thriller anime produced by Production I.G. The series premiered for the first time in 2012 and from there it turned into one of the best crime suspense anime series.
Many critics praised the show for its societal and psychological themes. Psycho Pass explores the characters’ roles and interactions within a dystopian environment that seems different in itself. All these factors together complement this series.
Moreover, many outside works including the books & movies influenced the making of Psycho Pass over the years. The producers acclaimed the inspiration behind the series came from several live-action films and the most notable being the 1982 American sci-fi film Blade Runner.
The series takes place in the near future when it is possible to instantaneously measure and quantify a person’s state of mind and personality. This information is recorded & processed and is referred to by the term “Psycho-Pass” used to measure an individual’s being. The story centres around the enforcement officer, Shinya Kõgami, who is tasked with managing crime in such a world.
Attack On Titan (2013)
One of the unforgettable and thrilling anime series, Attack On Titan made its debut in 2013 and it became a sensational anime in no time. The way it gained praise and popularity throughout the years is not an easy thing for a new anime.
The way Hajime Isayama portrayed the characters and illustrated the key elements in the series was really fantastic. Binding up suspense, action, thrill, emotion and mystery in a single show is not possible, but Attack On Titan proved it wrong.
Attack On Titan is based on a fantasy world where big giants called Titans, devour the humans. To protect humanity from this misery, the people of Eldia got concealed in humungous walls.
But, one day the wall got breached and humanity is in danger once again. Who will protect the world from Titans? The series beautifully explore this amazing story.
What is Volleyball? How it is played? If you will ask these questions to an anime fan their answer will be, Haikyū!! It was the first sports anime that made a deep influence on the lives of normal people.
Through Haikyū!! people came to know about Volleyball and its basic rules. It taught many great life lessons to the fans. Many famous Japanese Men’s Volleyball Team players claimed that how Haikyū!! changed their life completely and it made them fall in love with the sport.
Haikyū!! is not just a sports anime, it is beyond that. It shows the dedication, hard work and moments of emotions that can make you cry. It’s not just a story about one character, it is a race among each player to reach excellence facing ups and downs throughout their journey.
One Punch Man (2015)
Action-comedy anime series One Punch Man debuted in 2015 and fans got amazed for the first time like how the main character can be so overpowered that he can beat the opponent in one punch.
The story was a bit surprising and funny for the audience. They were eager to know about the series and One Punch Man never disappointed them. Saitama’s journey to find a worthy opponent is very interesting to watch.
One Punch Man proved that a character can still be interesting even if they’re totally overpowered. It’s not about the character, it is about the hilarious fights that viewers look forward to in One Punch Man.
Mob Psycho 100 (2016)
Mob Psycho 100 is a supernatural comedy anime and it is good at surprising its fans. The build-up of this anime is so good that once you start watching it, you stick to it.
The art style of Mob Psycho 100 is kind of different as it sends the viewers to a hallucinating world. The proportionate use of colors and directions gives an impressive edge to the series.
In 2019, Polygon named Mob Psycho 100 as one of the most loved anime of the 2010s. Even Crunchyroll and IGN added this series to their best anime list of the 2010s. Mob Psycho was one of the best series of 2016 and it is still the most loved show as well.
After two successful seasons, Mob Psycho Season 3 is also announced by Studio Bones and a new trailer is released as well.
Demon Slayer (2019)
2019 can be called the best anime year so far and the biggest show-stealer of this year was Demon Slayer. The series surpassed all the expectations of the fans and showed the Western culture, what a Japanese anime can do.
Ufotable did such a wonderful job on Demon Slayer that no one can imagine. The beauty of the animation in this series is way beyond the word unbelievable. Demon Slayer revolutionized the anime industry and set a benchmark for others which is what we call the “New Generation of Anime”.
The year 2019 was just the beginning for Demon Slayer and it still has a long way to go. Demon Slayer Mugen Train movie was a huge box-office hit and the fans are waiting for the upcoming Demon Slayer Season 2 ‘Entertainment District Arc’ which will be released on December 5.
Vinland Saga (2019)
Vinland Saga was also released in the year 2019 but, it didn’t get much attention at that time because of the massive popularity of Demon Slayer. But, apparently, the show made its way and became favorite of many.
The journey of Thorfinn alongside his enemy Askeladd is portrayed brilliantly in the anime. The development of all the characters throughout the series is a treat to watch.
The historical theme of Vinland Saga gives a decent amount of thrill because of its brutal and bloody battles. WIT Studio is responsible for delivering such an outstanding show to the audience. So, if you still haven’t watched this amazing series then you need to.
Jujutsu Kaisen (2020)
When the world was going through a serious pandemic and tough time, then Gege Akutami’s Jujutsu Kaisen brought a smile to their faces. The series aired in October 2020 amid the pandemic and it went on to become the best anime of that year.
The cheerful & joyous nature of Yuji Itadori and the funny & charming characterization of Gojo Satoru was something fans were missing for a long time. This series gave a reason to anime fans to smile once again.
And, to add more fun to the hectic life of people the series is returning with Jujutsu Kaisen Vol.0 movie which is scheduled to be released on December 24, 2021, in Japan.
With this, our list of most loved anime in the past 10 years comes to an end. We hope you liked it. Let us know in the comments section, which is your favorite anime series other than the one’s listed here.
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