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The Best New Anime Games Of 2020

List RulesOnly anime games released in 2020.

The best new anime games of 2020 feature classic characters and crisp and clean graphics. While the last few years have given us plenty of great anime games like Attack on Titan 2 and BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (which included numerous anime characters spanning different genres), new anime games like One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 and Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris include a range of different gameplay mechanics, utilizing classic RPG mechanics and beat 'em up-style button mashing.

What’s your favorite new 2020 anime game? Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot was one of the first big anime games to hit store shelves this year, and while it incorporates more RPG elements than any other Dragon Ball game, it still retains its anime-like design.

Vote up all your favorite new anime games that were released in 2020, and vote down all the titles you tried but couldn’t get into. And if your favorite new games are missing, add them below. Don’t forget to check back often as we update this list with more games.

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    My Hero One's Justice 2, also known as My Hero Academia: One's Justice 2 in Japan, is 3D battle action fighter video game. It is a sequel to 2018's My Hero One's Justice. It was released on March 12th 2020 in Japan and March 13th 2020 in the West on the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One.  ...more
    • Release: 2020
    • Developer: Byking
    • Genres (Video game): Fighting
    • Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
    • Platform: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
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  • Photo: Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot/CyberConnect2

    Metacritic score: 74% (PC)

    Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is a semi open-world action role-playing game developed by CyberConnect2 and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, based on the Dragon Ball franchise. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in 2020, and for Nintendo Switch in 2021. The game's plot follows the progression of the anime series, as the player interacts with the surrounding world as the different playable characters.  ...more
    • Release: 2020
    • Developer: CyberConnect2, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment
    • Genres (Video game): Action role-playing
    • Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
    • Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
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    One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 is an action-adventure video game developed by Omega Force (Koei Tecmo) and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch. It is the fourth installment in Pirate Warriors video-game series, based on the One Piece franchise. It is a sequel to the 2015 game One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3. It was released on March 26, 2020 in Japan and March 27, 2020 in North America and Europe. 43 characters are playable in the game, with 9 characters planned to be added as future DLC.  ...more
    • Release: 2020
    • Developer: Omega Force (Koei Tecmo)
    • Genres (Video game): Action-adventure Beat 'em up
    • Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
    • Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
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    Granblue Fantasy Versus is a 2.5D fighting game developed by Arc System Works for the PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows. Granblue Fantasy Versus is mainly a fighting game where the goal is to eliminate the opponent by using a combination of attacks to empty their character's life bar enough times to win the match. Each character has special abilities called "Skybound Arts," which correspond to skills that the character is able to use in the main Granblue Fantasy game.  ...more
    • Release: 2020
    • Developer: Arc System Works
    • Genres (Video game): Fighting, role-playing game
    • Publisher: Cygames
    • Platform: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows
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