Looking at the year ahead in anime, 2022 will be a big year, filled with highly anticipated new projects, the long-awaited return of the dormant series, and of course, whatever fun surprises come in between.
Luckily, watching these titles has never been more accessible, with free tiers on Crunchyroll and Funimation, Hulu’s simulcasting deal, and Netflix producing its own originals.
1. SPY X FAMILY
The Spy X family adopts multiple faces in a short amount of time in this highly anticipated anime adaptation. Based on the Shnen Jump+ series of the same name by Tatsuya Endo, it advances the intoxicating combo of slice-of-life comedy and hard-boiled spy fiction from the life of mangaka – the conceit of Mr. & Mrs. Smith with Cold War deceit.
Mixing up and homemaking The Americans’ Secret Agent. What’s more, the creative team, beyond just making the animation amazing, has already proven incredibly skilled at finding fun and organic ways to expand on the manga, turning only a few pages throughout the episode or that short. The scene is looking for an additional character to add to.
2. Attack on Titan
Attack on Titan Eren Yeager, a passionate young boy, and his friends, Mikasa Ackerman, a female powerhouse, and Armin Earlert, a brainwashed nervous wreck, in a post-apocalyptic world, where remnants of civilization have lived amicably for 100 years. follows, follows. Protecting them from the giant human-like titans behind the walls.
The Titans come after a giant new type of Titan, Colossal, wakes up and breaks the outer wall, destroying Eren’s hometown and eating his mother. Eren takes an oath of vengeance and trains as a soldier, eventually achieving his longstanding ambition to join the elite Survey Corps, a group of soldiers set out to combat the Titans.
3. Detective Conan
Detective Conan is basically an institution at this point, the series also known as Case Closed, with over a thousand episodes of anime so far. With the recently released film, Detective Conan: The Bride of Halloween, making some major box office progress in Japan, a recent report from the producers behind the films stated that there could be thirty films to fill the mystery series. can. Later this year, Netflix will release two new spin-off series that will expand the world of a detective trapped in a child’s body.
4. My Dress-Up Darling
My Dress-Up Darling, one of the newcomers to the scene, takes the world by storm by discovering the story of a young man and woman who discover a connection to the world of cosplay. In case you haven’t experienced it, here’s the official description from Crunchyroll:
“Wakana Gojo is a high school boy who wants to become a kashirashi – a master craftsman who makes traditional Japanese hina dolls. Although he is gung-ho about the craft, he knows nothing about the latest trends, and It has a hard time fitting in with his class.
5. Hunter x Hunter
The series follows a young boy named Gone Freaks, who discovers his father Ging, who he thought was dead, is actually alive and well. Not just alive, Ging is a legendary ‘hunter’ – a nobleman whose job includes finding people and things, solving mysteries, and protecting knowledge, much like a bounty-hunting detective.
Gon decides he wants to follow in his father’s footsteps, takes his first exam to become a hunter, and quickly shows a natural talent for the job. From there, as you might expect, hijinks, adventures, battles and suspense ensues.
Hunter x Hunter is a classic shonen anime. (Shonen actually means anime targeted at young boys, but is practically used to refer to PG adventure shows, often with a young boy as their main character. Dragon Ball Z, My Hero Think Academia and Naruto.)
The 2011–2014 series is probably one of the best adaptations of the Hunter x Hunter manga series and is widely beloved. The show is exciting and well put together, with lovable, fully fledged characters.
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