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

War anime you should watch right now.

What is this genre all about? War is a phenomenon of organized violent conflict, typified by extreme aggression, societal disruption and adaptation, and high mortality. The objective of warfare differs in accord with a group's role in a conflict: The goals of offensive warfare are typically the submission, assimilation or destruction of another group, while the goals of defensive warfare are simply the repulsion of the offensive force and, often, survival itself. Relative to each other, combatants in warfare are called enemies. The terms military, militant, and militarism each refer to fundamental aspects of war, i.e. the organized group, the combative individual, and the supportive ethos (respectively).

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20. One Piece

One Piece

Gol D. Roger was known as the "Pirate King," the strongest and most infamous being to have sailed the Grand Line. The capture and death of Roger by the World Government brought a change throughout the world. His last words before his death revealed the existence of the greatest treasure in the world, One Piece. It was this revelation that brought about the Grand Age of Pirates, men who dreamed of finding One Piece—which promises an unlimited amount of riches and fame—and quite possibly the pinnacle of glory and the title of the Pirate King.
Enter Monkey D. Luffy, a 17-year-old boy who defies your standard definition of a pirate. Rather than the popular persona of a wicked, hardened, toothless pirate ransacking villages for fun, Luffy’s reason for being a pirate is one of pure wonder: the thought of an exciting adventure that leads him to intriguing people and ultimately, the promised treasure. Following in the footsteps of his childhood hero, Luffy and his crew travel across the Grand Line, experiencing crazy adventures, unveiling dark mysteries and battling strong enemies, all in order to reach the most coveted of all fortunes—One Piece.

One Piece is currently airing and will have Episodes. It is also Known as: ONE PIECE, ワンピース

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19. Boku no Hero Academia 7

Boku no Hero Academia 7

The seventh season of Boku no Hero Academia

My Hero Academia Season 7 is currently airing and will have 21 Episodes. It is also Known as: 僕のヒーローアカデミア7, Boku no Hero Academia 7

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18. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

On August 10th of the year 2010, the Holy Empire of Britannia began a campaign of conquest, its sights set on Japan. Operations were completed in one month thanks to Britannia's deployment of new mobile humanoid armor vehicles dubbed Knightmare Frames. Japan's rights and identity were stripped away, the once proud nation is now referred to as Area 11. Its citizens, Elevens, are forced to scratch out a living while the Britannian aristocracy lives comfortably within their settlements. Pockets of resistance appear throughout Area 11, working towards independence for Japan.

Lelouch, an exiled Imperial Prince of Britannia posing as a student, finds himself in the heart of the ongoing conflict for the island nation. Through a chance meeting with a mysterious girl named C.C., Lelouch gains his Geass, the power of the king. Now endowed with absolute dominance over any person, Lelouch may finally realize his goal of bringing down Britannia from within!

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion has finished airing and it has 25 Episodes. It is also Known as: Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch, コードギアス 反逆のルルーシュ, Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch

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17. Boku no Hero Academia 6

Boku no Hero Academia 6

Deku, Bakugou and Todoroki have grown stronger during their internship. On the other hand, Shigaraki has awakened by regaining the miserable memories of his childhood during the battle with Re-Destro. Afterwards, Shigaraki leads the Paranormal Liberation, gradually expands its force, and seeks new power in order to destroy everything. Deku and Shigaraki. Heroes and villains. The all-out war is going to begin!

My Hero Academia Season 6 has finished airing and it has 25 Episodes. It is also Known as: 僕のヒーローアカデミア, Boku no Hero Academia 6

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16. Violet Evergarden

Violet Evergarden

There are words Violet heard on the battlefield, which she cannot forget. These words were given to her by someone she holds dear, more than anyone else. She does not yet know their meaning.
A certain point in time, in the continent of Telesis. The great war which divided the continent into North and South has ended after four years, and the people are welcoming a new generation.

Violet Evergarden, a young girl formerly known as “the weapon”, has left the battlefield to start a new life at CH Postal Service. There, she is deeply moved by the work of “Auto Memories Dolls”, who carry people's thoughts and convert them into words.

Violet begins her journey as an Auto Memories Doll, and comes face to face with various people's emotions and differing shapes of love. All the while searching for the meaning of those words.

Violet Evergarden has finished airing and it has 13 Episodes. It is also Known as: ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン, Violet Evergarden

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15. Chiyu Mahou no Machigatta Tsukaikata: Senjou wo Kakeru Kaifuku Youin

Chiyu Mahou no Machigatta Tsukaikata: Senjou wo Kakeru Kaifuku Youin

When ordinary high school student Usato happens to bump into student council president Suzune and classmate Kazuki on his way home. All three are suddenly swallowed up by a magic circle and transported to another world. The trio are summoned as heroes to save a kingdom from a demon king's army — but, only Suzune and Kazuki have what it takes to be heroes. Usato just happened to be dragged along for the ride. However, things turns around when Usato is discovered to have the rare knowledge of a healing mage. He is abducted by a woman who identifies herself as Rose, the leader of the life-saving corps, and drafted into her ranks.

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The Wrong Way to use Healing Magic has finished airing and it has 13 Episodes. It is also Known as: 治癒魔法の間違った使い方~戦場を駆ける回復要員~, Chiyu Mahou no Machigatta Tsukaikata: Senjou wo Kakeru Kaifuku Youin

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14. Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

Sophie, a quiet girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. The vain and vengeful Witch of the Waste, jealous of their friendship, puts a spell on Sophie. In a life-changing adventure, Sophie climbs aboard Howl's magnificent flying castle and enters a magical world on a quest to break the spell.

Howl's Moving Castle has finished airing and it has 1 Episodes. It is also Known as: Howl no Ugoku Shiro, ハウルの動く城, Howl's Moving Castle

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13. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2

One year has passed since the Black Rebellion, a failed uprising against the Holy Britannian Empire led by the masked vigilante Zero, who is now missing. At a loss without their revolutionary leader, Area 11's resistance group—the Black Knights—find themselves too powerless to combat the brutality inflicted upon the Elevens by Britannia, which has increased significantly in order to crush any hope of a future revolt.

Lelouch Lamperouge, having lost all memory of his double life, is living peacefully alongside his friends as a high school student at Ashford Academy. His former partner C.C., unable to accept this turn of events, takes it upon herself to remind him of his past purpose, hoping that the mastermind Zero will rise once again to finish what he started, in this thrilling conclusion to the series.

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 has finished airing and it has 25 Episodes. It is also Known as: Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2, コードギアス 反逆のルルーシュ 続編, Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch 2nd Season, Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch Second Season

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12. 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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11. 86

86

The Republic of San Magnolia.

For a long time, this country has been besieged by its neighbor, the Giadian Empire, which created a series of unmanned drones called the Legion. After years of painstaking research, the Republic finally developed autonomous drones of their own, turning the one-sided struggle into a war without casualties—or at least, that's what the government claims.

In truth, there is no such thing as a bloodless war. Beyond the fortified walls protecting the eighty-five Republic territories lies the "nonexistent" Eighty-Sixth Sector. The young men and women of this forsaken land are branded the Eighty-Six and, stripped of their humanity, pilot the "unmanned" weapons into battle...

Shinn directs the actions of a detachment of young Eighty-Sixers while on the battlefield. Lena is a "handler" who commands the detachment from the remote rear with the help of special communication.

The farewell story of the severe and sad struggle of these two begins!

86 has finished airing and it has 11 Episodes. It is also Known as: 86―エイティシックス―, Eighty Six

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10. 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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9. Attack on Titan: The Final Season - Final Chapters Part 2

Attack on Titan: The Final Season - Final Chapters Part 2

Eren, as the Founding Titan, advances on Fort Salta with countless other Titans. Appearing before the refugees, who stand on the brink of despair, are Mikasa, Armin, Jean, Conny, Reiner, Pieck, and Levi, who narrowly escaped from the rumbling. The battle between former comrades and childhood friends with Eren concludes here.

Attack on Titan: The Final Season - Final Chapters Part 2 has finished airing and it has 1 Episodes. It is also Known as: Shingeki no Kyojin: The Final Season Kanketsu-Hen (Kouhen), 進撃の巨人 The Final Season 完結編 (後編), Attack on Titan Season 4 Part 4, Attack on Titan Season 4 - Final Edition (Part 2), Attack on Titan: The Final Season - Final Edition (Part 2), Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 2, Attack on Titan: The Final Season Part 4

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8. BLEACH: Sennen Kessen-hen - Ketsubetsu-tan

BLEACH: Sennen Kessen-hen - Ketsubetsu-tan

With the secrets of his past and power finally revealed to him, Ichigo has reforged his Zanpakuto, and can now continue his training under the Squad Zero. However, time is not on his side; Yhwach and his assembled Sternritter are on the warpath once more, ready to finish their destruction of Soul Society and complete their millennium-long vengeance. What's more, their ranks have grown, with Uryu Ishida joining his fellow Quincy in their blood war. When the fates of every soul in the universe are at stake, Ichigo must find the strength to take on his own friend.

BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War Part 2 - The Separation has finished airing and it has 13 Episodes. It is also Known as: BLEACH 千年血戦篇-訣別譚-, BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War - The Separation -, BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War Part 2, BLEACH 千年血戦篇 2クール

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7. 86 Part 2

86 Part 2

The second cour of 86: Eighty-Six.

86 Part 2 has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 86-エイティシックス- 第2クール, EIGHTY-SIX Part 2

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6. BLEACH: Sennen Kessen-hen

BLEACH: Sennen Kessen-hen

Was it all just a coincidence, or was it inevitable? Ichigo Kurosaki gained the powers of a Soul Reaper through a chance encounter. As a Substitute Soul Reaper, Ichigo became caught in the turmoil of the Soul Society, a place where deceased souls gather. But with help from his friends, Ichigo overcame every challenge to become even stronger.

When new Soul Reapers and a new enemy appear in his hometown of Karakura, Ichigo jumps back into the battlefield with his Zanpakuto to help those in need. Meanwhile, the Soul Society is observing a sudden surge in the number of Hollows being destroyed in the World of the Living. They also receive separate reports of residents in the Rukon District having gone missing. Finally, the Seireitei, home of the Soul Reapers, comes under attack by a group calling themselves the Wandenreich.

Led by Yhwach, the father of all Quincies, the Wandenreich declares war against the Soul Reapers with the following message: "Five days from now, the Soul Society will be annihilated by the Wandenreich."

The history and truth kept hidden by the Soul Reapers for a thousand long years are finally brought to light.

All things must come to an end as Ichigo Kurosaki's final battle begins!

BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War has finished airing and it has 13 Episodes. It is also Known as: BLEACH 千年血戦篇, BLEACH: The Blood Warfare

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5. Youjo Senki

Youjo Senki

On the front lines of the war, there is a little girl. Blond hair, blue eyes, and porcelain white skin, she commands her squad with lisping voice. Her name is Tanya Degurechaff. But in reality, she is one of Japan's most elite salarymen, reborn as a little girl after angering a mysterious being who calls himself God. This little girl, who prioritizes efficiency and her own career over anything else, will become the most dangerous being amongst the sorcerers of the imperial army.

Saga of Tanya the Evil has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 幼女戦記, The Military Chronicles of a Little Girl

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4. Hellsing Ultimate

Hellsing Ultimate

There exist creatures of darkness and evil that plague the night, devouring any human unfortunate enough to be caught in their grasp. On the other side is Hellsing, an organization dedicated to destroying these supernatural forces that threaten the very existence of humanity. At its head is Integra Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing, who commands a powerful military and spends her life fighting the undead.
Integra's vast army, however, pales in comparison with her ultimate weapon: the vampire Alucard, who works against his own kind as an exterminator for Hellsing. With his new vampire servant, Seras Victoria, at his side, Alucard must battle not only monsters, but all those who stand to oppose Hellsing, be they in the guise of good or evil.
In a battle for mankind's survival, Hellsing Ultimate proves that appearances are not all they may seem, and sometimes the greatest weapon can come in the form of one's worst nightmare.

Hellsing Ultimate has finished airing and it has 10 Episodes. It is also Known as: HELLSING OVA, Hellsing Ultimate

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3. No Game No Life: Zero

No Game No Life: Zero

Six thousand years before Sora and Shiro were even a blink in the history of Disboard, war consumed the land, tearing apart the heavens, destroying stars, and even threatening to wipe out the human race. Amid the chaos and destruction, a young man named Riku leads humanity toward the tomorrow his heart believed in. One day, in the ruins of an Elf city, he meets Shuvi, a female exiled "Ex-machina" android who asks him to teach her what it means to have a human heart.

No Game No Life: Zero has finished airing and it has 1 Episodes. It is also Known as: ノーゲーム・ノーライフ ゼロ, No Game No Life Movie, No Game, No Life Zero, NGNL Zero, NGNL the Movie

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2. Guilty Crown

Guilty Crown

Japan, 2039. Ten years after the outbreak of the "Apocalypse Virus," an event solemnly regarded as "Lost Christmas," the once proud nation has fallen under the rule of the GHQ, an independent military force dedicated to restoring order. Funeral Parlor, a guerilla group led by the infamous Gai Tsutsugami, act as freedom fighters, offering the only resistance to GHQ's cruel despotism.
Inori Yuzuriha, a key member of Funeral Parlor, runs into the weak and unsociable Shuu Ouma during a crucial operation, which results in him obtaining the "Power of Kings"—an ability which allows the wielder to draw out the manifestations of an individual's personality, or "voids." Now an unwilling participant in the struggle against GHQ, Shuu must learn to control his newfound power if he is to help take back Japan once and for all.Guilty Crown follows the action-packed story of a young high school student who is dragged into a war, possessing an ability that will help him uncover the secrets of the GHQ, Funeral Parlor, and Lost Christmas. However, he will soon learn that the truth comes at a far greater price than he could have ever imagined.

Guilty Crown has finished airing and it has 22 Episodes. It is also Known as: ギルティクラウン, GUILTY CROWN

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1. Maou Gun Saikyou no Majutsushi wa Ningen datta

Maou Gun Saikyou no Majutsushi wa Ningen datta

Ike is known as "the strongest magician in the demon king's army" and is a single-handedly conquering fortresses. The way he mowed down the enemies with his immense magic is truly a ""monster"" that makes him feared by both allies and foes alike.
However, he had a secret that he could not tell other demons.
"--I'm actually human."
Aiming for a coexistence between demons and humans while the leader of demon's army is hiding the fact that he is actually a human!?



Note: Each episode was streamed seven days in advance of the TV broadcast from June 26, 2024, on ABEMA and Crunchyroll. Regular broadcasting began July 3, 2024.

The Maou Army's Strongest Magician Was a Human is currently airing and will have 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 魔王軍最強の魔術師は人間だった, Maougun Saikyou no Majutsushi wa Ningen datta

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