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The 20 Best Anime You Should Look Forward To in 2020  

Anna Lindwasser
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As 2019 enters its final anime season, there's plenty to get excited about. But many anime fans aren't just looking at what's coming up next - they're looking at the shows that have been announced for 2020. While the full roster of upcoming 2020 anime, has yet to be determined, there's a lot to look forward to. 

The best anime of 2020 includes sequels to beloved shows like That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Haikyuu!!, Attack on Titan, Fruits Basket, The Promised Neverlandand more. But there are also brand new shows that look promising, like the upcoming anime adaptation of Junji Ito's horror manga, Uzumaki. 

What shows are you hyped for?

That Time I Got Reincarnated a... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 20 Best Anime You Should Look Forward To in 2020
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That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime is one of the most popular isekai anime out there, so it's awesome that it's getting a sequel. The series will continue the adventures of Rimuru Tempest, a former corporate employee who was reincarnated into an extremely powerful slime monster who creates peace and happiness for monsters everywhere.

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The Promised Neverland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 20 Best Anime You Should Look Forward To in 2020
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The Promised Neverland will continue in 2020, and it looks poised to be just as emotionally intense as the first one. While the first season followed a group of children discovering that their peaceful orphanage is actually a human farm, the second season will follow their adventures into the terrifying world outside the orphanage.

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Plunderer
Plunderer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 20 Best Anime You Should Look Forward To in 2020
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Everyone in the world of Plunderer is branded with a number. The number can refer to anything from "number of compliments given" to "number of miles you've walked." The numbers drop as time passes, and when your number reaches zero, your life may be at risk. Hina's mother, whose count has dropped to zero, left her with a quest to find the Legendary Red Baron. On her way, she meets a swordsman named Licht whose count is quite low, and has a bad reputation because of it. What adventures will the two of them get into?

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Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 20 Best Anime You Should Look Forward To in 2020
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Attack on Titan will wrap up its epic tale in Fall 2020. The hotly anticipated conclusion will reveal more secrets about the titans, and provide heart-stoppingly gory battle scenes. 

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