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The 20 Best New Action Anime Coming in 2020 

Anna Lindwasser
Updated January 21, 2020 5.5k votes 1.3k voters 35.9k views 20 items

If you're an action buff who loves awesome fight scenes and stunning acts of heroism, there's a ton to look forward to in the coming year. Let's take a look at some of the thrilling new action anime of 2020. 

Major shows like Attack on Titan and Sword Art Online: Alicization will be entering into their final arcs, while shows like Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeonand Fire Force will be continuing their stories. Love nostalgic childhood shows like Yu-Gi-Oh! and Digimon? Yu☆Gi☆Oh!: Sevens and Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna might be right up your alley. There are also plenty of brand new series to get hyped about, like Dorohedoro, Plunderer, and Gibiate.

Which 2020 action anime are you most looking forward to?

 

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Attack On Titan: Season 4
Attack On Titan: Season ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 20 Best New Action Anime Coming in 2020
Photo:  Wit Studio

Release Date: October 2020

Attack on Titan will reach its thrilling conclusion this Fall. Now that the secrets of Eren's basement have been revealed, the Survey Corps and the rest of humanity within the walls must figure out what to do with this information - and how to protect themselves in the process. 

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Fire Force Season 2
Fire Force Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 20 Best New Action Anime Coming in 2020
Photo: Funimation

Release Date: July 2020

In a world where people randomly burst into flames and have to be taken care of before they destroy everything around them, the Fire Force is one of the humanity's last hopes. Shinra Kusakabe has a troubled past, but wants to join the Fire Force to become a hero. This is Season 2 of his story.

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Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? III & OVA
Is It Wrong to Try to Pi... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 20 Best New Action Anime Coming in 2020
Photo: J.C.Staff

TV Release Date: July 2020 | OVA Release Date: January 29th, 2020

If you're a fan of Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, it's time to get excited, because the series is getting two new additions this year: an OVA in January, and a third season in July. The series focuses on adventurer Bell Cranel and the goddess Hestia as they explore the dungeons (and other parts) of a magical world.

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Sword Art Online: Alicization - War of Underworld 2nd Season
Sword Art Online: Aliciz... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 20 Best New Action Anime Coming in 2020
Photo: A-1 Pictures

Release Date: April 2020

Sword Art Online: Alicization War of the Underworld is back in the Spring of 2020 with the final cour of the series. Kirito is in a vegetative state, Alice has been captured by Vecta, and Asuna and Becouli are trying to save the Priestess of Light - all while a war is brewing. Will the heroes get out of their dire straights alive?

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