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The Most Popular Anime Right Now  

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Is Rascal Does Not Dream Of Bunny Girl Senpai the most popular anime right now? If you want to know what the hottest current anime is, you've come to the perfect place! This list ranks all the most popular anime that people are watching right now, including many anime that are currently airing. Right now That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime seems to be one of the most popular anime, but that will certainly change over time as new series begin to air.

It doesn't matter what genre these popular anime fall under - some are dark fantasy series like Black Clover, while others are sci-fi mech adventures like SSSS.Gridman. The only criteria for being on this list is the anime has to be a hot series that fans are really into right now. These are the shows you can't stop talking about that have you eagerly counting down the days until the next episode comes out. Returning anime like Tokyo Ghoul:re 2 qualify for the list, as do brand new anime series like Zombieland Saga.

Don't forget that your votes directly influence the order of the list, so make sure to do your part and help decide what the best current anime series is!

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My Hero Academia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now

Genre: Adventure Fiction, Fantasy, Superhero Fiction

My Hero Academia is a 2016 anime series based on the superhero manga series Boku no Hīrō Akademia, written by Kōhei Horikoshi. Izuku Midoriya is a regular middle school student in a world where ...more
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Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do ...more
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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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Genre: Adventure, Demon, Dark Fantasy

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One-Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
One-Punch Man (TV Tokyo, 2015) is a Japanese anime series based on the webcomic by ONE. The story of Saitama, a hero that does it just for fun & can defeat his enemies with a single punch.
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The Rising of the Shield Hero is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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The Rising of the Shield Hero is a Japanese light novel series written by Aneko Yusagi. Naofumi Iwatani was summoned into a parallel world along with 3 other people to become the world's Heroes. ...more
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Black Clover is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now

Genre: Adventure Fiction, Fantasy

Black Clover is a 2017 anime series based on the manga by Yūki Tabata. Seemingly born without any magic power, a young boy aims to be the Wizard king with his ambition, newfound abilities, and ...more
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Nanatsu No Tazai is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy

Fairy Tail is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. It has been published in Weekly Shōnen Magazine since August 2, 2006, and has been published by Kodansha in 48 ...more
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That Time I Got Reincarnated A... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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The Promised Neverland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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The Promised Neverland is a Japanese manga series written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu. It has been serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump since August 1, 2016, with the individual ...more
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Goblin Slayer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now

Genre: Dark Fantasy

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Dororo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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Genre: Samurai, Dark Fantasy, Historical Drama

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One Piece is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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One Piece is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. The manga has been adapted into an original video animation produced by Production I.G in 1998, and an anime series ...more
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Rascal Does Not Dream Of Bunny... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now

Genre: Psychological, Supernatural

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Sword Art Online: Alicization is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now

Genre: Adventure Fiction, Science Fiction

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Bungo Stray Dogs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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Bungo Stray Dogs is a 2016 anime series adapted from the manga series written by Kafka Asagiri and illustrated by Sango Harukawa. The story centers on individuals who are gifted with super ...more
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Naruto Shippūden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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Naruto Shippuuden is the continuation of the original animated TV series Naruto.The story revolves around an older and slightly more matured Uzumaki Naruto and his quest to save his friend ...more
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Tokyo Ghoul:re 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now

Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Seinen, Supernatural

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Philosopher's Grandson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Philosopher's Grandson is a Japanese light novel series written by Tsuyoshi Yoshioka and illustrated by Seiji Kikuchi. A manga adaptation written by Yoshioka and illustrated by Shunsuke Ogata ...more
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Angels of Death is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now

Genre: Horror Fiction, Adventure

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural

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Isekai Quartet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Isekai Quartet is a Japanese anime series that serves as a chibi-style crossover between the light novel series KonoSuba, Overlord, Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World, and The Saga of ...more
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Why the Hell are You Here, Tea... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Why the Hell are You Here, Teacher!? is a Japanese manga series by Soborou. Every volume features different pairs of female teacher and their male student as they always ended up in an awkward, ...more
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The Helpful Fox Senko-san is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
The Helpful Fox Senko-san is a Japanese comedy manga series by Rimukoro. It has been serialized online via Kadokawa Shoten's Comic Newtype website since October 2017 and has been collected in ...more
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Dragon Ball Super is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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Dragon Ball Super (Adult Swim, 2015) is a Japanese anime television series and a syndicated/serialized entry in the Dragon Ball media franchise. The series follows the adventures of Goku and his ...more