Top 10 Adventure Anime of 2015


1. MUSHI-SHI: Suzu no Shizuku

Adventure, Slice of Life, Supernatural, Mystery, Fantasy

The anime adaptation of the final Mushishi manga arc. Ginko stumbles upon a young girl in a mountain with branches and leaves growing out of her body. He later realises that she is the lord of that mountain but finds it strange that a human like her was chosen as the lord. He later meets her older brother who has continued to search for her ever since she disappeared while she was accompanying him on a stormy day. The story is about that girl, Kaya, and how she is torn between continuing her duty as a mushi lord and returning back to her loving human family.

(Source: ANN)


2. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders - Battle in Egypt

Action, Adventure, Supernatural, Comedy

After 30 days of travel across the world, plagued with countless battles, Jotaro and his companions have finally arrived in Egypt! Now only the strongest "Stand" users remain to rebuff our heroes' final march on Cairo: The Nine Egyptian Gods, Dio's most zealous servants. Will the Joestar line fall to the monstrous vampire, or can Jotaro defeat Dio and save his mother's life?

(Source: Crunchyroll)


3. Noragami Aragoto

Action, Adventure, Supernatural, Comedy

Season two of Noragami, which adapts the manga's Bishamon and Yomi arcs.


4. The Boy and The Beast

Adventure, Supernatural, Drama, Action, Comedy, Fantasy

The story is set in the human realm (Tokyo's Shibuya ward) and the bakemono realm ("Shibutenmachi"). In these two worlds which must not intersect, there lives a lonely boy and a lonely bakemono. One day, the boy gets lost in the bakemono world, becomes the disciple of the bakemono Kumatetsu, and is renamed Kyuuta.

(Source: Anime News Network)


5. Overlord

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The story takes place in the year 2138 when virtual reality gaming is booming. Yggdrasil, a popular online game is quietly shut down one day. However, the protagonist Momonga decides to not log out. Momonga is then transformed into the image of a skeleton as "the most powerful wizard." The world continues to change, with non-player characters (NPCs) beginning to feel emotion. Having no parents, friends, or place in society, this ordinary young man Momonga then strives to take over the new world the game has become.

(Source: Anime News Network)


6. Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

You can tell witch training is not going swimmingly for the young sorceresses Akko, Lotte, and Sucy—they face expulsion for screwing up one class too many, and their only way out is if they successfully organize their academy's annual parade through a nearby town. But when they stumble upon the momentous discovery that the objective of the parade is to humiliate witches and commemorate their past subjugation, Akko decides it is time for a change: It is time to show the world how fantastic modern witches truly are! However, with the other girls struggling to keep up with Akko's grandiose ambitions, and everything from mischievous boys to slumbering giants getting in their way, maybe pulling it off will require not only all the magical prowess the pupils of Luna Nova Magical Academy can muster, but also a miracle.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


7. Lupin the 3rd Part IV

Action, Adventure, Comedy

Infamous master thief Lupin Sansei is back once again to do some grand thievery, now in San Marino, Italy. Only this time he's stealing... Love? Rebecca Rossellini, a famous heiress and businesswoman, is now married to Lupin, much to the surprise of Lupin's gang who were invited to the wedding, and Interpol Inspector Zenigata Kouichi, whom has not yet given up on catching Lupin, and even went as far as to crash the wedding in order to give his objection. But did Lupin really fall in love with a woman other than Mine Fujiko? Surely he must have something up his sleeve, right? That's what his right-hand man Jigen Daisuke believes, and the swordsman Ishikawa Goemon wants to believe this as well.

One thing is for certain; He is not the only scheming thief in San Marino. And not only that, but it seems that a cunning MI6 agent, Nyx, is stationed here as well. Just what exactly is in store for Lupin in his Italian adventure?

(Source: AniDB, written by Mortsyn)


8. Blood Blockade Battlefront

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural, Comedy

A breach between Earth and the netherworlds has opened up over the city of New York, trapping New Yorkers and creatures from other dimensions in an impenetrable bubble. They've lived together for years, in a world of crazy crime sci-fi sensibilities. Now someone is threatening to sever the bubble, and a group of stylish superhumans is working to keep it from happening.

(Source: Anime News Network)


9. Gate

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The military fantasy series begins when a gate appears in Tokyo's Ginza district sometime in the 21st century. From the gate pours out monsters, knights from middle-age Europe, and other fantasy-like beings, and they kill many of the citizens of Tokyo. This event is known as the Ginza Incident.

The government sends a small group of soldiers from the Japanese Self-Defense Forces (a replacement for Japan's military) to the alternate world beyond the gate. Led by otaku soldier Youji, they find that the villages in the world are being attacked by a dragon. An elf girl who is a survivor from the dragon's rampage joins the group in their travels across the dangerous new world.

(Source: Anime News Network)


10. Pokémon the Series: XYZ

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

What secret is hidden in the legendary never-before-seen Pokémon Zygarde? What is the mysterious phenomenon that occurs only with Satoshi's Gekkouga? What is the aim of Alain and Team Flare, who stands in the way of Satoshi and his friends? When all the mysteries are revealed, the greatest danger the Kalos region has ever seen will appear!

(Source: Anime News Network)

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