The 20+ Best Anime About Forests

It turns out there are some great anime about forests and/or nature, but which are really worth your time? This list ranks the best anime about forests, including older titles, as well as new forest anime that you may not know about.

One example of a great forest anime is the critically acclaimed Princess Mononoke by Hayao Miyazaki. In this epic fantasy, the focus is on environmental and natural themes and how humans impact earth. Another good anime about forests is Mushishi: Zoku-Shō, which is actually the second season of an anime first done by Artland. Based on the manga Mushishi by Yuki Urushibara, the story follows main character Ginko as he protects the human world from Mushi, a kind of supernatural creature.

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  • Natsume Yuujinchou: Nyanko-sensei to Hajimete no Otsukai
    2
    19 votes

    Natsume Yuujinchou: Nyanko-sensei to Hajimete no Otsukai

  • Hotarubi no Mori e
    3
    17 votes

    Hotarubi no Mori e

  • Mushishi Zoku Shou: Suzu no Shizuku
    4
    8 votes

    Mushishi Zoku Shou: Suzu no Shizuku

  • Legend of the Forest
    5
    6 votes

    Legend of the Forest

  • Mushishi Zoku Shou: Odoro no Michi
    6
    8 votes

    Mushishi Zoku Shou: Odoro no Michi