10 Best Underrated Video Games Based On Anime

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Video games based on anime have been and remain popular, with upcoming titles such as Dragon Ball: The Breakers and One Piece Odyssey coming out this year.

Since so many are released every year and licensed video games often have a bad reputation, most anime-based video games are either forgotten or simply unknown.  Also, some of these titles were never released outside of Japan.

Despite their ambiguity or poor reviews, a lot of these anime-based games have interesting ideas and gameplay elements.  Despite being a fan of anime, games like MS Saga: A New Dawn are worth a look.

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Released in 1999 for the PlayStation, Vampire Hunter D is a survival horror game based on the animated film Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust, which in turn is based on the third light novel in the Vampire Hunter D franchise titled Demon Deathchase.

Vampire Hunter D (1999)

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Developed as the influential anime of the same name, Serial Experiments LAN is a 1998 multimedia experience that was released on PlayStation.  Despite sharing similar themes

Serial Experiments Lain (1998)

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The 2001 game Neon Genesis Evangelion: Aanami Rising Project is a 2004 life sim game created as a sequel to Neon Genesis Evangelion: Shinji Ikari Rising Project where the player

Neon Genesis Evangelion

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Despite Prince of Tennis being a shnen series, meaning it was aimed at a younger male demographic, the series has released several official dating sims where a female protagonist can date one of the male characters.  

The Prince Of Tennis

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Before merging with Chunsoft and becoming Spike Chunsoft, Spike was already a game developer, whose staff included former Human Entertainment members.

Detective Conan & Kindaichi Case Files

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Created for both fans and newcomers, MS Saga: A New Dawn is a 2005 PlayStation 2 JRPG that follows the classic Universal Century era of the Gundam franchise.

MS Saga: A New Dawn

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Developed by Sega and released for PlayStation 2 in 2004, Blood Will Tale: Tezuka Osamu's Dororo is a third-person hack-and-slash with some minor RPG elements.

Blood Will Tell: Tezuka Osamu's Dororo

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