Top 20 Seinen anime you should watch right now. [2024 List]

Seinen anime you should watch right now.

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20. One Punch Man

One Punch Man

The seemingly ordinary and unimpressive Saitama has a rather unique hobby: being a hero. In order to pursue his childhood dream, he trained relentlessly for three years—and lost all of his hair in the process. Now, Saitama is incredibly powerful, so much so that no enemy is able to defeat him in battle. In fact, all it takes to defeat evildoers with just one punch has led to an unexpected problem—he is no longer able to enjoy the thrill of battling and has become quite bored.

This all changes with the arrival of Genos, a 19-year-old cyborg, who wishes to be Saitama's disciple after seeing what he is capable of. Genos proposes that the two join the Hero Association in order to become certified heroes that will be recognized for their positive contributions to society, and Saitama, shocked that no one knows who he is, quickly agrees. And thus begins the story of One Punch Man, an action-comedy that follows an eccentric individual who longs to fight strong enemies that can hopefully give him the excitement he once felt and just maybe, he'll become popular in the process.

One Punch Man has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: ワンパンマン, One Punch-Man, OPM, One-Punch Man

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19. Dungeon Meshi

Dungeon Meshi

Dungeons, dragons...and delicious monster stew!? Adventurers foray into a cursed buried kingdom to save their friend, cooking up a storm along the way.



Note: A world premiere screening of Episode 1 was shown in the Studio TRIGGER panel at Anime Expo on July 1, 2023.

Delicious in Dungeon has finished airing and it has 24 Episodes. It is also Known as: ダンジョン飯, Dungeon Food, Dungeon Meal, Tragones y Mazmorras, Gloutons et Dragons, Подземелье вкусностей, 던전밥, สูตรลับตำรับดันเจียน, Mỹ vị hầm ngục, Підземелля смакоти, 迷宫饭, מבוכים ומטעמים

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18. Kusuriya no Hitorigoto

Kusuriya no Hitorigoto

Maomao lived a peaceful life with her apothecary father. Until one day, she’s sold as a lowly servant to the emperor’s palace. But she wasn’t meant for a compliant life among royalty. So when imperial heirs fall ill, she decides to step in and find a cure! This catches the eye of Jinshi, a handsome palace official who promotes her. Now, she’s making a name for herself solving medical mysteries!

The Apothecary Diaries has finished airing and it has 24 Episodes. It is also Known as: 薬屋のひとりごと, Drugstore Soliloquy

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17. Kaii to Otome to Kamikakushi

Kaii to Otome to Kamikakushi

Sumireko Ogawa’s dream of becoming a novelist is reinvigorated with new rumors of mystical incidents. Now a clerk at a bookstore, she enlists her young coworker, Ren Adashino, to investigate urban legends, black magic, and ghost stories across the city. Sumireko has a knack for triggering magical events, and Ren has a dark secret of his own. Will they survive their investigation unscathed?

Mysterious Disappearances has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 怪異と乙女と神隠し, Mysteries, Maidens, And Mysterious Disappearances, Totokami, เรื่องพิศวง เด็กสาว และเทพลักซ่อน

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16. Zom 100: Zombie ni Naru made ni Shitai 100 no Koto

Zom 100: Zombie ni Naru made ni Shitai 100 no Koto

With three years under his belt at the company from hell, Akira Tendo is mentally and physically spent. All at the ripe old age of twenty-four. Even his crush from Accounting, Saori, wants nothing to do with him. Then, just when life is beginning to look like one big disappointment, it happens. The zombie apocalypse descends on Japan! Surrounded by hordes of hungry zombies, Akira comes to a realization that will forever change his life…

“Wait, does this mean I never have to go to work again?”

Confess to… party like it's… travel Japan coast to…

Now, with his nightmare job no longer, Akira's got his mojo back. Let the bucket listing begin!!

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: ン100~ゾンビになるまでにしたい100のこと~, Bucket List of The Dead, Zombie 100: 100 Things I Want to do Before I Become a Zombie

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15. Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari

Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari

Iwatani Naofumi, a run-of-the-mill otaku, finds a book in the library that summons him to another world. He is tasked with joining the sword, spear, and bow as one of the Four Cardinal Heroes and fighting the Waves of Catastrophe as the Shield Hero.

Excited by the prospect of a grand adventure, Naofumi sets off with his party. However, merely a few days later, he is betrayed and loses all his money, dignity, and respect. Unable to trust anyone anymore, he employs a slave named Raphtalia and takes on the Waves and the world. But will he really find a way to overturn this desperate situation?

The Rising of the Shield Hero has finished airing and it has 25 Episodes. It is also Known as: 盾の勇者の成り上がり, Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari

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14. Vinland Saga

Vinland Saga

As a child, Thorfinn sat at the feet of the great Leif Ericson and thrilled to wild tales of a land far to the west. But his youthful fantasies were shattered by a mercenary raid. Raised by the Vikings who murdered his family, Thorfinn became a terrifying warrior, forever seeking to kill the band's leader, Askeladd, and avenge his father. Sustaining Throfinn through his ordeal are his pride in his family and his dreams of a fertile westward land, a land without war or slavery … the land Leif called Vinland.

Vinland Saga has finished airing and it has 24 Episodes. It is also Known as: ヴィンランド・サガ, Vinland Saga

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13. Sono Bisque Doll wa Koi wo Suru

Sono Bisque Doll wa Koi wo Suru

Wakana Gojo is a high school boy who wants to become a kashirashi--a master craftsman who makes traditional Japanese Hina dolls. Though he's gung-ho about the craft, he knows nothing about the latest trends and has a hard time fitting in with his class. The popular kids--especially one girl, Marin Kitagawa--seem like they live in a completely different world. That all changes one day, when she shares an unexpected secret with him, and their completely different worlds collide

My Dress-Up Darling has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: その着せ替え人形〈ビスク・ドール〉は恋をする, Sono Kisekae Ningyou wa Koi wo Suru

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12. Vinland Saga Season 2

Vinland Saga Season 2

A new millennium begins in the southern part of the Jutland peninsula in Denmark.
After the death of his longtime enemy, Askeladd, Thorfinn lost his purpose in life. He was bought by the landowner Ketil as a "slave" and engaged in land reclamation work on his farm. Thorfinn meets a young man there, Einar, who was also a slave like him. The encounter with Einar led Thorfinn to face the sins he had committed and began to find meaning in life.
On the other hand, Canute, who became the King of England, attempted to extend his territory for the establishment of "the promised land".

Vinland Saga Season 2 has finished airing and it has 24 Episodes. It is also Known as: ヴィンランド・サガ SEASON2, Vinland Saga Season 2

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11. Tengoku Daimakyou

Tengoku Daimakyou

In the year 2024, grotesque monsters lurk amongst the ruins of Japan, while the remaining people scrape together what they can to survive. Kiruko accepts a mysterious woman's dying wish to take a boy named Maru to a place called Heaven.

Tengoku Daimakyo has finished airing and it has 13 Episodes. It is also Known as: 天国大魔境, Heavenly Delusion, Tengoku-Daimakyo: Ilusão Celestial

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10. Ousama Ranking

Ousama Ranking

How prosperous your nation is, how many powerful warriors it boasts, and how heroic and strong its king is. These are the criteria that factor into the system known as the Ranking of Kings. The main character, Bojji, was born the first prince of the kingdom ruled by King Bossu, who is ranked number seven. But Bojji was born unable to hear and is so powerless that he can’t even swing a sword. In consequence, his own retainers and the public, look down upon him as completely unfit to be king. It is then that Bojji finds his first friend, Kage, and Bojji’s life takes a dramatic turn…

Ranking of Kings has finished airing and it has 23 Episodes. It is also Known as: 王様ランキング, Ousama Ranking

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9. Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai?: Tensaitachi no Renai Zunousen

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai?: Tensaitachi no Renai Zunousen

After a slow but eventful summer vacation, Shuchiin Academy's second term is now starting in full force. As August transitions into September, Miyuki Shirogane's birthday looms ever closer, leaving Kaguya Shinomiya in a serious predicament as to how to celebrate it. Furthermore, the tenure of the school's 67th student council is coming to an end. Due to the council members being in different classes, the only time Kaguya and Miyuki have to be together will soon disappear, putting all of their cunning plans at risk.

A long and difficult election that will decide the fate of the new student council awaits, as multiple challengers fight for the coveted title of president.

Kaguya-sama: Love is War? has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: かぐや様は告らせたい?~天才たちの恋愛頭脳戦~, Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen 2, Kaguya-sama: Love is War Season 2, 辉夜大小姐想让我告白~天才们的恋爱头脑战~第二季, 辉夜大小姐想让我告白~天才们的恋爱头脑战~ 2, Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai?: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen, สารภาพรักกับคุณคางุยะซะดีๆ ~สงครามประสาทความรักของเหล่าอัจฉริยะ~ ภาค 2

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8. Goblin Slayer

Goblin Slayer

"I'm not saving the world. I just kill goblins." Rumor has it that, in a certain guild in the middle of nowhere, there is an extraordinary man who has climbed all the way to the Silver rank just by killing goblins. At the same guild, a priestess who's just become a new adventurer has formed her first party... and the man who ends up rescuing that party when they get into trouble is none other than the Goblin Slayer.

Goblin Slayer has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: ゴブリンスレイヤー, Goblin Slayer

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7. Bungou Stray Dogs 3

Bungou Stray Dogs 3

The White Tiger and the Black Beast – Nakajima Atsushi and Akutagawa Ryunosuke’s fight against Francis F. brings an end to the great war against the Guild. Life goes on as normal in Yokohama, thanks to the continued truce between the Armed Detective Agency and the Port Mafia, who, together, saved the city from ruin. But there are still rumors of Guild stragglers and other crime organizations making their way in from abroad. Meanwhile, Dazai Osamu had premonitions of another impending disaster. Lurking in the darkness is the Fyodor D., leader of pirate organization Rats in the House of the Dead, his dreadful plans on the verge of execution.

Bungo Stray Dogs 3 has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 文豪ストレイドッグス 第3期, Bungou Stray Dogs 3

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6. Great Pretender

Great Pretender

Only BADs are our targets! Trick you! Deceive you! Cheat all fortunes of you! You can hear our stories in LA, Singapore, London, Shanghai and Tokyo, Why? Our "CON GAMEs" stage, is the whole WORLD!

Edamura Makoto is supposedly Japan's greatest swindler. Together with his partner Kudo, they try to trick a Frenchman in Asakusa but unexpectedly get tricked instead. The Frenchman, whom they tried to swindle, turns out to be Laurent Thierry—a much higher-level "confidence man," in control of the mafia. Edamura is yet to find out what fate awaits him, after having engaged in the Frenchman's dirty jobs...!

Great Pretender has finished airing and it has 23 Episodes. It is also Known as: Great Pretender

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5. Fuufu Ijou, Koibito Miman.

Fuufu Ijou, Koibito Miman.

Third-year high school student Jirou Yakuin hoped to partner with Shiori Sakurazaka of the same class in the mandatory "Couple Practical" course. In this practical, students must demonstrate that they have the necessary skillset to live with a partner of the opposite sex while presenting a certain level of harmony to the video surveillance that grades them.

Unfortunately, random chance put his slightly subdued self into the practical with the person polar opposite to him, the gyaru Akari Watanabe. Akari on the other hand hoped to be paired with her crush Minami Tenjin.

Their hopes are doubly dashed when they find out that Shiori and Minami are assigned together. Thus, they reluctantly decide to cooperate to reach the top ten, which would give them the right to exchange partners if both couples agree. To that end, Jirou steals Akari's first kiss without realizing what he'd done, while giving a hurried good-bye kiss...

More than a married couple, but not lovers. has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 夫婦以上、恋人未満。, More than a Couple, Less than Lovers.

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4. Undead Girl Murder Farce

Undead Girl Murder Farce

The 19th century — a world inhabited by vampires, golems, werewolves and other paranormal creatures. Immortal beauty and disembodied head Aya Rindo, along with half-human-half-demon "Demon Killer" Tsugaru Shunichi and her loyal maid Shizuku Hasei, travels through Europe as supernatural detective "The Cage User," solving supernatural mysteries while she searches for her lost body.

Undead Murder Farce has finished airing and it has 13 Episodes. It is also Known as: アンデッドガール・マーダーファルス, Undead Girl Murder Farce

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3. Tensei Oujo to Tensai Reijou no Mahou Kakumei

Tensei Oujo to Tensai Reijou no Mahou Kakumei

Despite her supposed ineptitude with regular magic, Princess Anisphia defies the aristocracy’s expectations by developing “magicology,” a unique magical theory based on memories from her past life. One day, she witnesses the brilliant noblewoman Euphyllia unjustly stripped of her title as the kingdom’s next monarch. That’s when Anisphia concocts a plan to help Euphyllia regain her good name-which somehow involves them living together and researching magic! Little do these two ladies know, however, that their chance encounter will alter not only their own futures, but those of the kingdom...and the entire world!

The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess and the Genius Young Lady has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 転生王女と天才令嬢の魔法革命, Tensei Oujo to Tensai Reijou no Mahou Kakumei

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2. K-On!

K-On!

Hirasawa Yui, a young, carefree girl entering high school, has her imagination instantly captured when she sees a poster advertising the "Light Music Club." Being the carefree girl that she is, she quickly signs up; however, Yui has a problem, she is unable to play an instrument.

When Yui goes to the clubroom to explain, she's greeted by the other members: Ritsu, Mio, and Tsumugi. Although disheartened at Yui's lack of musical know-how, they still try to convince her to stay to prevent the club's disbandment. After playing Yui a short piece which re-ignites her imagination, they succeed in keeping their new member and guitarist.

Along with the tasks of school and homework, Yui begins to learn the guitar with the help of the other band members, experiencing many mishaps along the way. However, with the school festival drawing near and Yui getting stuck with her practice, will the Light Music Club be ready in time for their debut?

K-ON! has finished airing and it has 13 Episodes. It is also Known as: けいおん!, Keion, K-ON! Season 1

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1. Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: First Kiss wa Owaranai

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: First Kiss wa Owaranai

Shuchiin Academy’s student council room: the place where Student Council Vice President Kaguya Shinomiya and President Miyuki Shirogane met. After a long battle in love, these two geniuses communicated their feelings and, at the Hoshin Festival, had their very first kiss. However, there was no clear confession of love. The relationship between these two, who assumed they would be a couple, remains ambiguous. Now, overly conscious of their feelings, they must face the biggest challenge yet: Christmas. It’s Shirogane who wants it to be perfect versus Kaguya who pursues the imperfect situation. This is the very “normal” love story of two geniuses and the first kiss that never ends.



Kaguya-sama: Love is War -The First Kiss That Never Ends- first premiered in theaters across Japan on December 17, 2022. It was later released as 4 episodes on TV, streaming, and Blu-Ray/DVD.

Kaguya-sama: Love is War - The First Kiss Never Ends has finished airing and it has 1 Episodes. It is also Known as: かぐや様は告らせたい -ファーストキッスは終わらない-, Kaguya-sama: Love is War -The First Kiss That Never Ends-

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