Top 10 Fantasy 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. Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works 2nd Season

Action, Fantasy, Supernatural

The 2nd season of ufotable's adaptation of the Unlimited Blade Works route of Fate/stay night.


3. 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: ANN)


4. Kamisama Kiss◎ OVA

Comedy, Romance, Supernatural, Fantasy

Four OVA episodes bundled with the 22nd, 23rd, 24th, and 25th volumes of the manga.

The OAD project will adapt the "past arc," which spans from mid-volume 14 to volume 17 in the manga.


5. Beyond the Boundary -I'LL BE HERE-: Future

Fantasy, Slice of Life, Supernatural, Drama, Romance

This is the second part of a two-part movie. The story takes place one year after the TV series.


6. Kamisama Kiss◎

Fantasy, Romance, Supernatural, Comedy

Season two of Kamisama Hajimemashita.


7. Anthem of the Heart -Beautiful Word Beautiful World-

Drama, Fantasy, Slice of Life, Supernatural, Romance, Music

Jun is a girl whose words have been sealed away. She was once a very happy girl, but because of a certain thing she said when she was very young, her family was torn apart. One day, the egg fairy appeared in front of her and sealed away her ability to talk in order to stop her from hurting anybody else. Since this traumatic experience, Jun lives in the shadows away from the limelight. But, one day, she is nominated to become an executive member of the "community outreach council." On top of that, Jun is also appointed to play the main lead in their musical...

(Source: Official website)


8. Aria The Avvenire

Fantasy, Slice of Life, Sci-Fi

The first episode's story starts with Ai practicing on the gondola with Akari. As they travel through a canal, they meet Aika and Alice. All three have not had much time to meet since becoming Prima undines. Considering even the little time they spend together a "miracle," Akari remembers a certain incident and relates it to Ai.

The second episode's story begins with Ai relating a story to Akari of her experiencing a "miracle" while she was practicing. She saw Cait Sith as she was traveling down an unfamiliar path. When she disembarks from her gondola to follow it, she meets two Single undines from Himeya company and Orange Planet in the middle of practice.

(Source: ANN)


9. Yona of the Dawn OVA

Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Action

The first episode adapts two bonus chapters from Mizuho Kusanagi's 12th manga volume, titled "On That Back" and "Kija." "On That Back" follows an incident at a hot spring hotel, and "Kija" depicts the past of the Hakuryuu Kija. The second two episodes adapt the rest of the Zeno Arc and were bundled with the 21st and 22nd volumes of the manga.

(Source: ANN)


10. 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: ANN)

View More Fantasy Anime