Check Out This Beginner’s Guide To The World Of Anime

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With amazing creativity and unbeatable visuals, anime series have amassed a huge fan base of their own much like K-dramas. They are filled with drama, humour and plot twists. Viewers often tend to avoid anime series over mainstream TV series simply because they believe that being animated, are for kids. Despite this misconception, anime series have amassed popularity through the years across the world. Here’s a list of the best anime series you can watch as a beginner.

Not only do they provide unbeatable humour, but they also present useful life lessons as well. If one is willing to dig deep into the series the extent of creativity in the storyline and character development will definitely blow your mind! Not to forget, there’s literally every genre available for every kind of viewer.

If you’re bored with the mainstream drama series and are willing to try something new, we have a list of best anime series for you to begin with:


Simply among the best anime series as well as the favourite is Naruto. It is based on popular manga series by Masashi Kishimoto by the same name. It follows the story of a young ninja Naruto Uzumaki who aspires to become the Hokage (leader) of his village to gain recognition and respect from his peers and villagers. The story is completed in the follow-up series Naruto Shippuden which further elaborates his struggles and perseverance through the years.

Black Clover

Black Clover is adapted from Yūki Tabata’s manga series by the same name which was published by Shueisha. The animated series is set in a fantastical world where childhood friends Asta and Yuno aspire to become the Wizard King. While Yuno is a master of magic arts, Asta possesses absolutely no magic in a world of wizards. However, he manages to embody physical strength. Who will become the next Emperor Magus? I guess you’ll just have to complete the series to know that.

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One Piece

Japanese animated series One Piece is based on the manga series by the same name written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. One Piece follows the story of a young man Monkey D. Luffy who gained a rubber body after eating a devil fruit. The series follows his journey to become the next king of pirates as he embarks on a journey with his pirate crew called Straw Hats Pirates to find the ultimate treasure known as the “One Piece”. Film One Piece: Red based on the series was announced back in the fall of 2021 and will release on August 6, 2022. Watch the trailer here.

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Monkey D. Luffy

Death Note

If you are not willing to invest your time in the long course of anime series, this is the perfect match for you. The anime series Death Note is based on popular manga series by the same name written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. The series is completed within one season and follows the story of a high school student who discovers a mysterious notebook that possesses the ability to kill people. The student uses the notebook to create a crime-free society, however, things don’t really go as planned. The mystery-thriller anime series is directed by Tetsuro Araki.

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A still from anime series Death Note

Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen is based on Gege Akutami’s Japanese manga series by the same name. Yuji Itadori, the protagonist, becomes the host of a demon in order to protect his friends by consuming a finger of Sakuna, the demon. However, he soon realises that he is able to control the demon’s magical power without any interruptions from it. Later, he joins the Tokyo Metropolitan Magic Technical College to be able to eat all the fingers of Sakuna to exorcise and ultimately free him.