Action is one of the most popular anime genres out there, and for good reason. Action combines beautifully with just about ever other genre - but without it, you don't have any of the spectacular fights that attract so many viewers to anime in the first place. In 2019, a plethora of awesome new action anime are debuting, so let's take a look at what's coming up.
There have already been some great new action anime in the Winter 2019 season - many people have watched and appreciated Dororo and The Rising of Shield Hero. But there are more awesome series that haven't come out yet to look forward to, including some sequels to beloved series like My Hero Academia and One Punch Man, and new shows like Blade of Demon Destruction and Fairy Gone. Whether you're hoping for an update to old favorites or looking for something new, action fans won't be disappointed in 2019.
Which 2019 action anime are you most looking forward to? Vote it up to let the world know what you think.
Update - Check out the best new 2020 action anime to see what to watch in the new year!
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One Punch Man, an anime about a laid back superhero who can defeat anyone with a single punch, is one of the hottest anime in recent history. Naturally, its second season can't help but provoke some excitement. The second season, which is being produced by J.C. Staff instead of Madhouse, will see Saitama battling two new foes. Not only that, but there's a strong possibility that the seemingly disinterested Saitama will fall in love.1,058218Are you hyped for this?
Fire Brigade is coming out in the Summer 2019 season - a fitting time of year for a show about fire and sweltering heat. It's year 198 of the Tokyo Solar Era, and a huge problem has cropped up. People are spontaneously bursting into flames, creating beings called Infernals that are a danger to society. Later on, people with more controllable fire-based abilities emerge, and those people form a special fire brigade dedicated to neutralizing Infernals. But why is this happening in the first place?614116Are you hyped for this?
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Dororo, which is based on a manga by Osamu Tezuka, one of the most important figures in anime history, is one of the most popular anime of the Winter 2019 season. Hyakkimaru is a 16-year-old boy whose father bartered away 48 of his organs to a group of demons in exchange for power and prosperity for his land. He seeks to get his body parts back by defeating demons. Joining him on his journey is Dororo, a young orphan child who quickly becomes his new family.604117Are you hyped for this?
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Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? is a cheerful fantasy action anime that's chock full of fanservice. For those who loved the first series, good news! The adventures of the dungeon explorer Bell Cranel and his goddess partner Hestia will continue in the Summer 2019 anime season. What their escapades will be have yet to be announced, but it's sure to be a fun time.700158Are you hyped for this?