It’s a new year and a new beginning and what better way to start it off than with the return of previous anime as well as the debut of new ones. Today we will talk about upcoming anime in 2021 that are bound to grab the interests of weebs everywhere.
The anime on the list vary between many genres whether it’s action, adventure, horror, thriller, comedy, or slice of life. This list is guaranteed to cover many diverse types and genres of upcoming anime in 2021 that are worth watching this year.
01 : Log Horizon: Destruction of the Round Table
Shiroe and the guild of log horizon are making there way back to our hearts by 2021 after the news came out that it will return to screens in 13th of Jan 2021. Shiroe this time finds himself protecting the Peace in Akiba city from terrestrial invaders so will he be able to protect everyone in this virtual world they are living in now?
A trailer of season 3 was released but with very minimal information to be able to go on from so all the fans can do is hope that this anime return will be as good as its previous seasons and continue in the steps of its predecessor Sword Art Online.
02 : So I’m a Spider, So What?
Ever thought of what happens after a person dies? well in this anime after a class of students die in a mysterious explosion the students find themselves in a fantasy world reincarnated as princes or prodigies but sadly not all of them were so lucky in this anime.
We follow the story of a girl that got reincarnated in a Labyrinth swarming with monsters as a small defenseless spider. in the wild its “ Eat Or Be Eaten” being at the bottom of the food chain the newly reincarnated spider has to find a way to survive in the harsh environment she found herself in.
03 : Uzumaki: Spiral into Horror
In the town of Kurouzu-cho, Kirie Goshima lives a fairly normal life with her family. As she walks to the train station one day to meet her boyfriend, Shuuichi Saito, she sees his father staring at a snail shell in an alley. Thinking nothing of it, she mentions the incident to Shuuichi, who says that his father has been acting weird lately.
Shuuichi reveals his rising desire to leave the town with Kirie, saying that the town is infected with spirals.But his father’s obsession with the shape soon proves deadly, beginning a chain of horrific and unexplainable events that causes the residents of Kurouzu-cho to spiral into madness.
04 : Edens Zero
A young boy gazes up at the sky and sees a streaming bolt of light. The friendly, armor-clad being at his side tells him gently, “That’s a dragon.” The fact that he’s joking isn’t important.
What’s important is the look of wonder on the boy’s face… and the galaxy-spanning adventure that’s about to take place! there isn’t much info concerning this anime yet other than the fact that it is from the creator of FAIRYTAIL and if this anime is as half as good as its predecessor then its guaranteed to take the audience on a journey they will never forget.
05 : The Way of the Househusband
Once feared legendary member of the Yakuza Gang who’s only name is enough to strike fear in everyone that hears it suddenly disappears only to resurface again as a fulltime househusband. Trying to make an honest living for himself “ Immortal Tatsu” drops his lead pipe and puts on an apron facing the challenges of life as a househusband that range from fighting for sales in supermarkets to atrocious failures in the kitchen department.
However he will never get a break as misunderstandings follow him left and right. this anime will be fun to watch to have a laugh and enjoy your time with friends.
06 : Record of Ragnarok
In the heavens every one thousand years an assembly of gods from different mythologies is arranged to discuss the matters of the human world. However the gods this time are gathered to vote for the destruction of the human race as a whole after witnessing there cruelty and abuse to each other as well as the planet unanimously all gods agree to end the human race only for brunhild one of the demigod valkyries intervenes and offers the gods a competition to give the humans at least a slight fighting chance and enact ragnarok a 1 VS 1 battle event between gods and men to decide the fate of the human race.
Spurred on by the audacity of the challenge the gods directly agree as there is no chance for the humans to beat gods. Now the fate of humanity lies in the hands of brunhild to gather the strongest humans who ever lived to battle for the fate of their race.
07 : Back Arrow
All we know about this anime is that the inhabitants of the land of Ringarindo are protected by a wall that protects the whole land and live in peace to the people this wall is the god that guards them protects them and nurtures them.
However their lives are turned upside down as a foreign object falls from the sky and crash lands in the village of Essha out of it emerges a guy named back arrow that lost his memories but all he remembers and keeps saying repeatedly is that he came from outside the walls. Back arrow begins his journey outside the walls to reclaim his lost memories. This anime is destined to either make it big or fall into the dark realm of anime flops lets all hope for the best.
08 : SK8 The Infinity
It’s an anime about skateboarding I guess that is enough said right? Guess not well this anime is about Reki, A high school sophomore and skater, is addicted to “ S,” a highly secret and dangerous downhill skateboarding race that takes place in an abandoned mine. The skaters are especially wild about the “beefs,” or heated battles that erupt in the races.
Reki takes Langa, a transfer student returning to Japan after studying abroad, to the mine where the races are held. Langa, who has no skateboarding experience, finds himself pulled into the world of “S”…
This anime is an original anime so if the fans like it it might receive a manga version as well.
09 : Shaman King (2021)
Shamans are extraordinary individuals with the ability to communicate with ghosts, spirits, and gods, which are invisible to ordinary people. The Shaman Fight. A prestigious tournament pitting shamans from all over the world against each other is held every five hundred years, where the winner is crowned Shaman King.
This title allows the current incumbent to call upon the Great Spirit and shape the world as they see fit. this anime is finally receiving its long awaited remake after years of requests from the fans, hardcore fans as well as new anime watchers are guaranteed to enjoy this anime
10 : Chainsaw Man
Denji has a simple dream to live a happy and peaceful life, spending time with a girl he likes. This is a far cry from reality, however, as Denji is forced by the yakuza into killing devils in order to pay off his crushing debts. Using his pet devil Pochita as a weapon, he is ready to do anything for a bit of cash.
Unfortunately, He has outlived his usefulness and is murdered by a devil in contract with the yakuza. However, in an unexpected turn of events, Pochita merges with Denji’s dead body and grants him the powers of a chainsaw devil. Now able to transform parts of his body into chainsaws, a revived Denji uses his new abilities to quickly and brutally dispatch his enemies. Catching the eye of the official devil hunters who arrive at the scene, he is offered work at the Public Safety Bureau as one of them.
Now with the means to face even the toughest of enemies, Denji will stop at nothing to achieve his simple teenage dreams. this manga have been awaiting its anime adaptation for years and finally Mappa Studios have heard the wishes of fans and chainsaw man is screening this year Mappa studios have made a great effort animating the world acclaimed attack on titan and have done a phenomenal job so fingers crossed for chainsaw man to have a decent animation as AOT.
11 : Horimiya
Looks can be deceiving and This Anime does a great job portraying that. Although admired at school for her amiability and academic prowess, high school student Kyouko Hori has been hiding another side of her. With her parents often away from home due to work, Hori has to look after her younger brother and do the housework, leaving no chance to socialize away from school. Meanwhile, Izumi Miyamura is seen as a brooding, glasses-wearing otaku.
However, in reality, he is a gentle person inept at studying. Furthermore, he has nine piercings hidden behind his long hair and a tattoo along his back and left shoulder. By sheer chance, Hori and Miyamura cross paths outside of school neither looking as the other expects. These seemingly polar opposites become friends, sharing with each other a side they have never shown to anyone else. this anime can be a fun way to spend some quality time with friends or even chill alone watching it.
12 : Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation
Its another anime and another traditional Isekaid in a car accident kind of situation this time we follow the 34 year old NEET later to die and be reincarnated retaining his memories of his previous life in the body of a newborn named Rudeus Greyrat. Now gifted with a tremendous amount of magical power as well as the mind of a grown adult, Rudeus is seen as a genius in the making by his new parents.
Soon, He finds himself studying under powerful warriors, such as his swordsman father and a mage named Roxy Migurdia all in order to hone his apparent talents. But despite his innocent exterior, Rudeus is still a perverted otaku, who uses his wealth of knowledge to make moves on women whom he could never make in his previous life.
13 : Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki
This series revolves around Fumiya a gamer and a Highschool student that sees life as a “ Trash Game ” due to all its unbalances and unfairness so he retreats from life into gaming.
However all this is changed after Aoi Hinami his class mate considered a “ Perfect Existence ” is revealed to be a gamer as well that decides to help him and be his ” Walkthrough” in the game of life changing his view towards it.
14 : Kemono Jihen
When a series of animal bodies that rot away after a single night begin appearing in a remote mountain village, Inugami, a detective from Tokyo who specializes in the occult, is called to investigate.
While working the case, he befriends a strange boy who works in the field every day instead of going to school. Shunned by his peers and nicknamed “ Dorota-Bou ” after a Yokai that lives in the mud, he helps Inugami uncover the truth behind the killings but supernatural forces are at work, and while Dorota-Bou is just a nickname, it might not be the only thing about the boy that isn’t human.
15 : The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter
It’s your typical from 0 to hero kind of plot but this time it comes with a twist. Noir is the son of a minor noble with very little to his name other than a job offer which is canceled before he can even start his first day.
He does possess one rare trait, though: the magical ability to consult with a great sage, even if using the skill gives him terrible headaches! Unsure of what his future holds, He accesses the sage for advice on how to move forward and is directed to a secret dungeon filled with rare beasts and magical items. It is here that Noir will train, compiling experience and wealth, until he’s powerful enough to change his fate.
16 : Hortensia Saga
Hortensia Saga is a medieval fantasy tale of war and chaos. Three years ago, The king was betrayed and murdered by one of his dukes who then rebuilt the kingdom into his own.
But now, the original heir to the throne has secretly come of age. Hiding in the guise of a man, she and her loyal band begin the quest to save her homeland. Reclaiming her kingdom will prove challenging however she will not give up until her father death is avenged and her rule returned.
17 : Vlad Love
All what we know about this series came from its First episode that streamed in December 18th 2020 the anime is however returning to its usual streaming on February the 14th.
Mitsugu Banba is a high school girl who finds meaning in donating blood. She frequently visits a blood bank to donate blood, despite being harshly treated by the nurse. One day, she encounters a beautiful girl who looks like she’s from overseas at the blood bank. The pale girl looks like she’s about to faint any minute, but then, she starts destroying the blood bank. The girl loses consciousness and Mitsugu takes her home…
18 : Kaifuku Jutsushi no Yarinaoshi
MMO and RPGS always look down on the healer class as a class that “Can’t fight on its own” well in this anime you have never been more wrong as our protagonist comes to the realization that the healer class is in fact the strongest class ever.
However, by the time he realized that potential, he was deprived of everything. Thus, He used healing magic on the world itself to go back four years, deciding to redo everything. This is a heroic tale of one healing magician who became the strongest by using knowledge from his past life and healing magic.
19 : Dr. Stone – Stone Wars
After the first season was well received and got lots of positive response by fans the titular genius Senku Ishigami will return with the rest of the cast to carry on from where Season 1 left off Tsukasa and his empire of might are out for blood this season.
20 : Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Arc
Yes, it’s Official after years and years of fake “ Bleach Returns ” news. This time, bleach is actually returning with its most awaited arc (Thousand-Year Blood War Arc) to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
In this Season the leader of the Quincies Yhwach Bach unleashes total war on the soul society and the Gotei 13 squads. This anime will feature out-of-this-world battles, the return of familiar faces like Grimmjow and Aizen as well as of course new powers and abilities. this arc is supposed to reveal the true powers of Ichigo and the reason why he is so stuck along for the ride as we will dive into the final bleach arc saying a final farewell to the series.
And by that we complete our list of 20 Upcoming Anime Of 2021 we hope you liked our suggestions & If you agree with our list then don’t forget to comment in the section below which anime you are going to watch or currently watching.