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The Most Popular Anime Right Now 

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Updated August 13, 2020 368.4k votes 52.7k voters 561.5k views 83 items

List Rules Vote up all your favorite anime that's currently popular.

What's 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.

It doesn't matter what genre these popular anime fall under - 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 qualify for the list, as do brand new anime series.

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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Blade Of Demon Destructi... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Rastapasta52 added
Demon Slayer is a Japanese manga series by Koyoharu Gotōge. An anime television series adaptation by Ufotable premiered on April 6, 2019. Tanjiro Kamado is a kindhearted, intelligent boy who ...more
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My Hero Academia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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) 3 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
makaila.siciliano added Action, Military, Mystery
Attack on Titan (MBS, 2013) is a Japanese fantasy anime television series adapted from the manga of the same name by Hajime Isayama. It is set in a world where humanity lives inside cities ...more
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Black Clover is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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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One-Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 5 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... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Chris Abraham added Fantasy, Isekai
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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The Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Diego Fernandez added
The Seven Deadly Sins (Netflix, 2014) is a Japanese animated series based on the manga by Nakaba Suzuki. A once-active group of knights called the Seven Deadly Sins must band together to defeat ...more
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Dr. Stone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
joost.vincent11 added
Dr. Stone is a Japanese manga series written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Boichi. An anime television series adaptation by TMS Entertainment will premiere in July 2019. Typical student ...more
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Haikyuu!! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Sports, Shonen
Haikyuu!! (Netflix, 2014) is a Japanese anime series based on the manga by Haruichi Furudate. Inspired by a championship match he sees on TV, junior high schooler Hinata joins a volleyball club ...more
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The Promised Neverland ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Chris Abraham added Dark Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The Promised Neverland is a Japanese manga series written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu that was adapted as an animated series in 2019. The comic has been serialized in Weekly ...more
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That Time I Got Reincarn... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Isekai, Fantasy
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime is a Japanese fantasy light novel series written by Fuse and illustrated by Mitz Vah. Satoru Mikami, an office worker, is killed in a stabbing incident ...more
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Fire Force is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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One Piece is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Kier Dan Talana added
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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Is It Wrong to Try to Pi... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Josh Neace added
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, also known as DanMachi for short, and with English subtitle Familia Myth, is a Japanese light novel series written by Fujino Ōmori and ...more
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A Silent Voice is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Zuclyn added Romance
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Goblin Slayer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Dark fantasy
Goblin Slayer is a Japanese dark fantasy light novel series written by Kumo Kagyu and illustrated by Noboru Kannatuki. In a world of fantasy, adventurers come far and wide to join the Guild, in ...more
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Overlord is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
David Talmadge added
How close did D-Day come to failure? Despite meticulous planning, deception plans and specialised equipment, its success was always balanced on a knife-edge.
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Sword Art Online: Aliciz... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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Dragon Ball Super is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
jjsjsjjs added
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
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KonoSuba is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
David Talmadge added
KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World! (Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o!) is a comedic Japanese novel series written by Natsume Akatsuki and 2017 anime series. Following his ...more
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Kaguya-sama: Love Is War... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Kaguya-sama: Love Is War is a Japanese seinen manga series written and illustrated by Aka Akasaka. Two spinoff manga launched in 2018, and an anime television series adaptation premiered from ...more
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Tokyo Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
mmccou1890 added
Tokyo Ghoul is a Japanese dark fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Sui Ishida. The story follows Ken Kaneki, a college student who barely survives an encounter with Rize Kamishiro, ...more
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Tower of God is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
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Rascal Does Not Dream of... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
Psychological, Supernatural
Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai is a Japanese light novel series written by Hajime Kamoshida. Sakuta Azusagawa's life takes a turn for the unexpected when he meets teenage actress Mai ...more
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Bungo Stray Dogs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Anime Right Now
makaila.siciliano added
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