Top 10 Action Anime of 2022

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1. BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War

Action, Adventure, Supernatural

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 declare 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 is finally brought to light.

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

87%

2. Mob Psycho 100 III

Action, Comedy, Psychological, Slice of Life, Supernatural

The third season of Mob Psycho 100.

The appearance of a divine tree and new religion turns Mob and Reigen's city upside down!

(Source: Crunchyroll)

86%

3. Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2

Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Psychological

The war for Paradis zeroes in on Shiganshina just as Jaegerists have seized control. After taking a huge blow from a surprise attack led by Eren, Marley swiftly acts to return the favor. With Zeke’s true plan revealed and a military forced under new rule, this battle might be fought on two fronts. Does Eren intend on fulfilling his half-brother’s wishes or does he have a plan of his own?

(Source: Funimation)

86%

4. SPY x FAMILY

Action, Comedy, Slice of Life, Supernatural

Everyone has a part of themselves they cannot show to anyone else.

At a time when all nations of the world were involved in a fierce war of information happening behind closed doors, Ostania and Westalis had been in a state of cold war against one another for decades. The Westalis Intelligence Services' Eastern-Focused Division (WISE) sends their most talented spy, "Twilight," on a top-secret mission to investigate the movements of Donovan Desmond, the chairman of Ostania's National Unity Party, who is threatening peace efforts between the two nations.

This mission is known as "Operation Strix." It consists of "putting together a family in one week in order to infiltrate social gatherings organized by the elite school that Desmond's son attends."

"Twilight" takes on the identity of psychiatrist Loid Forger and starts looking for family members. But Anya, the daughter he adopts, turns out to have the ability to read people's minds, while his wife, Yor, is an assassin! With it being in each of their own interests to keep these facts hidden, they start living together while concealing their true identities from one another.
World peace is now in the hands of this brand-new family as they embark on an adventure full of surprises.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

86%

5. Chainsaw Man

Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Supernatural

Denji is a teenage boy living with a Chainsaw Devil named Pochita. Due to the debt his father left behind, he has been living a rock-bottom life while repaying his debt by harvesting devil corpses with Pochita.

One day, Denji is betrayed and killed. As his consciousness fades, he makes a contract with Pochita and gets revived as "Chainsaw Man" — a man with a devil's heart.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

85%

6. CYBERPUNK: EDGERUNNERS

Action, Drama, Psychological, Sci-Fi

An original anime series set in in the universe of Cyberpunk 2077.

CYBERPUNK: EDGERUNNERS tells a standalone, 10-episode story about a street kid trying to survive in a technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future. Having everything to lose, he chooses to stay alive by becoming an edgerunner—a mercenary outlaw also known as a cyberpunk.

(Source: CD PROJEKT RED)

Note: The first episode received a pre-screening at Anime Expo on July 2, 2022. The first 3 dubbed episodes were streamed on Twitch as part of a co-stream promotion on September 12, a day before the show’s premiere.

84%

7. ROAD OF NARUTO

Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Supernatural

A special animation made to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the NARUTO anime.

84%

8. SPY x FAMILY Cour 2

Action, Comedy, Slice of Life, Supernatural

The second half of SPYxFAMILY.

83%

9. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: STONE OCEAN Part 2

Action, Adventure, Drama, Supernatural

The second and third cour of JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Stone Ocean.

The legacy of the Joestar family continues with Jolyne as she and her companions take on new Stand users behind the bars of Green Dolphin Street Prison.

(Source: Netflix)

83%

10. Summer Time Rendering

Action, Drama, Mystery, Supernatural, Thriller

A sci-fi, summer story filled with suspense set on a small island with Shinpei Aijiro, whose childhood friend Ushio Kofune died. He returns to his hometown for the first time in two years for the funeral. Sou Hishigata, his best friend, suspects something's off with Ushio's death, and that someone can die next.

A sinister omen is heard as an entire family next door suddenly disappears the following day. Furthermore, Mio implicates a "shadow" three days before Ushio's death.

(Source: Disney+)

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