Anime Underground The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games  

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It turns out there are some great anime all about board games and the talented players who excel at them, but which are really worth your time? This list ranks the best anime about board games, including older titles, as well as new board game anime that you may not know about.

One example of an anime featuring board games is March Comes in Like a Lion, which follows 17-year-old Rei, a shōgi player who is estranged from his family and has a small social circle. Another good anime about board games is Saki, based on the manga of the same name. In it, the titular Saki is recruited to be on her school's mahjong team after it's discovered she has the rare and prized ability to break even every time. With this skill mastered, winning is a snap.

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Hikaru no Go is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games

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Hikaru no Go: Journey to the N... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
Hikaru no Go: Journey to the North Star Cup

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Hikaru no Go: New Year Special is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
Hikaru no Go: New Year Special

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Shion no Oh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
Shion no Oh

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Hikaru no Go: Special Edition ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
Hikaru no Go: Special Edition - Match of Justice! The Ancient Flower Blooms! HOME

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Akagi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games

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Saki is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
Saki

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Saki: Episode of Side A Specia... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
Saki: Episode of Side A Specials

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March Comes in like a Lion is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games

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Saki: Episode of Side A is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
Saki: Episode of Side A

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Detective Conan Magic File 3: ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
Detective Conan Magic File 3: Shinichi and Ran: Memories of Mahjong Tiles and Tanabata

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Saki: The Nationals is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
Saki: The Nationals

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Legendary Gambler Tetsuya is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
Legendary Gambler Tetsuya

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Shogi Hour is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
Shogi Hour

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March Comes in like a Lion 2nd... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
March Comes in like a Lion 2nd Season

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Saki Biyori is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
Saki Biyori

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Mudazumo Naki Kaikaku is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
Mudazumo Naki Kaikaku

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March Comes in like a Lion Rec... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 15+ Best Anime About Board Games
March Comes in like a Lion Recap