Best Anime Games

In this list we have focused on recommending recent games based on anime/manga or with anime aesthetics. You’ll see anime games for PC, PS4, Switch, and Xbox One, among others, and even a few for Android and iOS. Some of the list are free anime games, fighting games, RPGs or other genres, and they usually include online modes

Discover 35 Best Anime Games :

Dragon Ball FighterZ

Dragon Ball FighterZ Best Anime Games

Dragon Ball FighterZ is not only one of the best games based on the Dragon Ball franchise, but fighting games! Amazing aesthetics at a level never seen before, with spectacular graphics and effects. It is a game with good balance, well-characterized characters, and a very solid gameplay.

If you are looking for an anime fighting game with online, don’t hesitate to play Dragon Ball FighterZ!

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

Dragon Ball Z Kakarot

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is a good RPG that doesn’t lack combat. The story spans portions of the Saiyan saga to the Buu saga, and the game lets us freely explore, interact with other characters, and complete side quests. In addition to Goku, it is possible to play as Vegeta, Piccolo or Trunks from the future, among others.

If you like Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot very much, the DLCs allow you to experience more Dragon Ball sagas.

Dragon Ball Legends

Dragon Ball Legends Best Anime Games

Dragon Ball Legends is a free game for Android and iOS cell phones that mixes the fighting genre with RPG elements. In addition to normal attacks, it is possible to use cards that spend energy and allow you to activate special attacks. Unlike the previous two games, here we enjoy a new story based on a new character: Shallot. Of course, you can play with emblematic characters from the saga and fight online against other players!

Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact Best Anime Games

Genshin Impact is an impressive free-to-play with dozens of hours of content. For all lovers of RPGs with anime aesthetics, this game will give you many days of fun with almost no limitations. You will be able to unlock and form a team with unique characters, each with their own abilities. The story of the game features lots of various missions, so you won’t get bored.

Although it has paid content, as is often the case with free games, you can enjoy a lot for free! Better yet: Genshin Impact has an online cooperative mode, so you can join your friends and complete difficult dungeons.

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One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4

One Piece Pirate Warriors 4 Best Anime Games

One Piece: Pirate Wariors 4 is a very fun game for both single player and multiplayer. It takes key elements of Dynasty Warriors gameplay and combines it with One Piece’s unique aesthetic and humor. Therefore, it is an action game without brakes, in which you fight constantly. It has many game modes, and you can manage fifty characters!

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4

Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Best Anime Games

The fourth installment of the Ultimate Ninja Storm is the culmination of years of games with amazing quality. Hold on; This game has more than 100 controllable characters, simple but deep gameplay, and the best combat in the series. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 is the perfect fighting game to play with other manga and anime fans.

The Road to Boruto expansion adds more content to an already excellent game.

Naruto x Boruto Ninja Voltage

Naruto x Boruto Ninja Voltage Best Anime Games

Naruto x Boruto Ninja Voltage is a very good free game, although it’s different from what we’re used to with Naruto games. It is a strategy and action game in which you must create fortresses, set traps and defend yourself or attack against other ninja clans. There is a lot of competition and it is necessary to improve your ninjas to face the best players. A nice online game based on the Naruto series!

Persona 5 Royal

Persona 5 Royal Best Anime Games

Persona 5 Royal has a very strong personality, with a unique anime aesthetic and a tremendous soundtrack. It contains more than 100 hours of content. The most amazing thing is that every minute of play is awesome! The plot knows how to hook you, the characters are very interesting and the gameplay is as rich as it is deep. Every fan of RPGs and anime games who owns a PS4 should at least give this game a try.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age

Dragon Quest XI Echoes of an Elusive Age Best Anime Games

Dragon Quest XI is considered one of the best contemporary RPGs in the series, and for several reasons! Bet on staying in the traditions of the saga and refine the formula to present a solid game in almost all aspects. The plot, gameplay, art, game content… all work together to give us an excellent RPG that will keep you entertained for a long time.

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition

Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition

The Definitive Edition brings us an improved version of the already impressive Tales of Vesperia. The entire game is made with care, from a well-developed story and characters to playable mechanics full of possibilities. In this RPG there is a whole world to explore, be it by land or by sailing the seas. In our point of view, the main group is one of the best in the series and in RPGs in general.

Tales of Crestoria

Tales of Crestoria Best Anime Games

Tales of Crestoria is a unique game, being an RPG with turn-based combat instead of real-time. Apart from that, the rest maintains the hallmark of the saga: good characters with different abilities, a long story and many missions to complete. Throughout Tales of Crestoria you will see other famous characters from the saga, and you will even play with them in side missions!

Saint Seiya Awakening: Knights of The Zodiac

Saint Seiya Awakening Best Anime Games

Saint Seiya Awakening is an ode and celebration to the manganime The Knights of the Zodiac! It allows you to relive the stories of the franchise, with scenes created in detail. The graphics, soundtrack, combat, everything is done to celebrate this saga. It has a lot of content both for a player and to measure your skill in online combat. Get Knights, upgrade them, and prove that your team of fighters is the best!

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy

Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Trilogy Best Anime Games

If you like to protest left and right, get Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy! It is a compilation of three spectacular titles of the saga. They are games that combine phases of investigation, history and trials, and one must pay attention to all the details. As you progress, the cases get more complicated and the lines blur. It’s not easy being a lawyer!

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered

Ni no Kuni Wrath of the White Witch Best Anime Games

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch stands out for its artistic section, inspired by and helped by Studio Ghibli. We follow the story of a boy who seeks a way to save his mother, and introduces us to a fantasy world mired in conflict. We have the freedom to explore and team up with other characters. In addition, it is possible to tame creatures to help us in combat. An interesting RPG!

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Fire Emblem Three Houses Best Anime Games

Fire Emblem: Three Houses is a tactical RPG that requires a good preparation to fight and be victorious. The game alternates between parts of interaction and training with turn-based battles in which unit placement is paramount. Each unit has its own class, and with dedication, it is possible to teach them new skills. Choose one of the houses, and fight for its glory!

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel

The Legend of Heroes Trails of Cold Steel 1 Best Anime Games

Trails of Cold Steel is the first part of a tetralogy immense in content, background and world construction. It is a game with a very detailed anime aesthetic, with very charismatic characters and playable mechanics that allow you to be creative in character development. For every enthusiast of Japanese RPGs, Trails of Cold Steel is a must play game.

If you really like this game, don’t hesitate to follow the story with the rest of the saga. The script work is masterful!

Phantasy Star Online 2

Phantasy Star Online 2 Best Anime Games

Phantasy Star Online 2 is an MMORPG focused on PvE action, that is, cooperative play. It allows us to create a character at will and there are many ways to develop it. Being a free game, it’s easy to get together with other friends from your region and enjoy a title with a good amount of missions to complete. If you love anime games and MMORPGs, try Phantasy Star Online 2!

Trials of Mana (2020)

Trials of Mana Best Anime Games

Trials of Mana is a remake of Seiken Densetsu 3, a classic RPG that came out in 1995. It underwent a tremendous facelift, making the leap to 3D and remastering the soundtrack, among other details. You can select two of six characters as protagonists, with an extra one as support. The plots are not very deep, but the gameplay is very fun, with totally unique characters.

Trials of Mana does not claim to be a very challenging game, so it is accessible to everyone. It is replayable, since selecting one character or another will change many aspects of the main story. A perfect RPG to play calmly for a long season!

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony

Danganronpa V3 Killing Harmony Best Anime Games

In Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony you will participate in the cruel game of Monokuma, the very shady stuff. The anime aesthetic of this game is original and striking, and the characters are tremendously charismatic. You will have to investigate 16 characters and try to discover who or who is behind the murders. Everyone wants to survive; some go to great lengths to achieve it!

Although it is the third numbered installment, it features a new story and cast of characters. Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair is another excellent game, available for the same platforms.

Astral Chain

Astral Chain Best Anime Games

The world of Astral Chain has been invaded by interdimensional creatures called Chimeras. As law enforcement officers tasked with protecting what’s left of humanity, two twins embark on a perilous journey. Astral Chain invites us to investigate, solve puzzles and fight in somewhat technical combat, so it is not a simple button masher. A Nintendo Switch exclusive game that is so worth it!

SoulWorker

SoulWorker Best Anime Games

For all of us looking for a multiplayer anime action game, SoulWorker is a good option. It is a game that exudes spectacularity minute after minute, with incredible movements and attacks. SoulWorker allows us to choose between six characters, each with their own combat style. We can overcome dungeons alone, or in cooperative up to four players!

Code Vein

Code Vein Best Anime Games

How about we combine Dark Souls with an anime? Although it has its differences, that’s Code Vein! We will be able to create our own character and, from the beginning, the objective is to try to escape from the nightmare in which we find ourselves. Code Vein places more emphasis on telling a story and holding your hand a bit; Still, it’s also a challenge to complete!

It can be played both solo and online cooperatively with another player.

Attack on Titan 2

Attack on Titan 2 Best Anime Games

If you are a fan of the manganime series, Attack on Titan 2 is based on the second season of the same series, although with tweaks and additions. It is an action game that transitions between quiet phases of interaction and preparation with incredible combat against the fearsome Titans. It has a very good gameplay, and if you play cooperatively, much better! After all, unity is strength!

.hack//G.U. Last Recode

Hack GU Last Recode Best Anime Games

.hack//GU Last Recode is an excellent remastering of the .hack//GU trilogy, to which it adds a fourth chapter to close the story. It’s an action RPG that, in part, feels like an MMORPG due to the playable approach. You handle a single character, Haseo. However, you can team up with others and battle in real time against countless enemies, in a variety of dungeons to complete.

Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise

Fist of the North Star Lost Paradise Best Anime Games

Fist of the North Star fans are in for a treat! And even more so if they are also from the Yakuza saga, because Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise takes inspiration from it. Kenshiro goes in search of his fiancée and, for this, we must help him by exploring Eden and fighting Yakuza-style enemies. There is also no shortage of fun mini-games!

Azur Lane

Azur Lane Best Anime Games

Azur Lane gained a lot of popularity from the first few months after its release, and much of it is due to its addictive gameplay. It mix RPG elements well with 2D shooting action, as well as having its share of simulation. The story recounts an alternate version of World War II, in which women-ships-of-war fight each other in battalions. It is possible to play it alone or online!

There’s also Azur Lane Crosswave for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC, but it’s not as great by comparison.

BlazBlue: Centralfiction

Blazblue Centralfiction Best Anime Games

BlazBlue is a well-established fighting game saga with numerous quality titles. Centralfiction is one of the most excellent recent installments of the franchise. It includes more than 30 fighters, numerous offline or online game modes, and an extensive story that you can spend 10 hours or more on. BlazBlue: Centralfiction is a powerful fighting game!

Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation Dx 2

Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx 2 Best Anime Games

Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation Dx 2 puts us in the shoes of a Liberator, who can handle demonic beings. The mission is to defend civilians from the Acolytes, the rival faction and the main enemy of the game. The game plays out like other Shin Megami Tensei titles, with turn-based combat, plenty of RPG elements, and several hundred beings to recruit.

Despite having microtransactions with a gacha model (with item summons), you can play it all without paying!

Doki Doki Literature Club

Doki Doki Literature Club Best Anime Games

With Doki Doki Literature Club!, appearances can be deceiving. Trust us. It’s a visual novel that, at first glance, looks like it’s a dating sim. You will meet four young people who are part of the same school club, the literature club. As you get to know them more and do activities with them, you soon realize that something is wrong… Not for sensitive people!

My Hero: One’s Justice 2

My Hero One's Justice 2 Best Anime Games

We continue with another fighting game, this time based on the manganime My Hero Academia. My Hero One’s Justice 2 is a fighting game in a 3D environment where you can control your favorite characters from the series. Each combat is a visual spectacle and each character has his strengths and weaknesses. The best thing is to play against other friends, either on the same screen or online.

Sword Art Online: Memory Defrag

Sword Art Online Memory Defrag Best Anime Games

Sword Art Online has quite a few decent games for different platforms, including mobile. We wanted to highlight Memory Defrag because of how simple and addictive it is. Beat levels alone or with other players, and upgrade your characters to face strong enemies. With this free game, you will be able to relive some stories from the series and get to know some new ones.

Honkai Impact 3rd

Honkai Impact 3rd Best Anime Games

From the same creators of Genshin Impact, Honkai Impact 3rd is an action game with RPG elements. The important thing is to assemble a good team of three Valkyries, then you must defeat the enemies that appear on the battlefield. It exudes quality in all aspects and contains missions and events to entertain you for weeks.

Yu-Gi-Oh!  Duel Links Best Anime Games

It’s no surprise that Yu-Gi-Oh! have plenty of card games, whether physical or in video game format. The saga is very popular, and that has led to incredible games like Duel Links. You can choose to beat the main campaign or show who is the best deckbuilder. Yu-Gi-Oh in its purest form!

Granblue Fantasy: Versus

Granblue Fantasy Versus Best Anime Games

Granblue Fantasy: Versus is a good fighting game with a cast of quality characters. The combats are very colorful, with a very successful visual aesthetic. In addition to 1v1 modes, one can enjoy a story mode that combines conversation scenes with 2D action phases. You will be able to upgrade your characters and turn them into fierce fighters!

Battle Chef Brigade

Battle Chef Brigade Best Anime Games

We close this article with Battle Chef Brigade, an atypical game and quite good and fun. Two chefs seek to achieve glory and become part of the cooking elite. To do this, Battle Chef Brigade challenges us to overcome levels of fights with a lot of action and kitchen puzzles. Can you chain the same pieces and rise as the best chef?