Are you a gamer but also love anime? Why not merge the two worlds with anime games with amazing graphics? Check out these best anime games that any anime lover will instantly get addicted to!
After anime shows and mangas, it seems like the fanatics of the anime verse just can’t get enough of any of the anime verse.
Anime games have now become more popular than ever, and if you haven’t checked them out, then you are missing out on some really cool stuff. With every new anime coming up, you just don’t get a tv show or a manga, but games and lots of things that can make your day exciting.
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The anime adaptation has been taken on to a whole different level and the world is just loving it!
Here is a list of the most renowned and admired anime mobile games that you will find on the Google Play Store and the App Store.
Exciting Anime Games
Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Batte
Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle is a free-to-play mobile game which has been developed with reference to the famous Dragon Ball anime franchise, collecting more than 350 million downloads online and grossing a sum of over $3 billion.
The game is accessible to both Android and iOS users. The game is all about tactical fighting and using your brains to wreck the enemies. You can equip the character of Goku and other protagonists of the show to fix the timeline, formerly disrupted by the enemies who will not stop causing chaos.
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Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle is an easy-to-play game as the fighting techniques are not as difficult as they might look and the fighting scenes are very well animated and the game graphics are meticulously designed.
Released in 2015, the game became a big cash cow for the developers as the anime series Dragon Ball Z was on the hype, earning a revenue of $678 million from Japan alone. The game has components of a board game, card collecting and tapping.
There are miscellaneous orbs that lie between the heroes and the villains and the game revolves around them. According to the storyline, there is a mysterious person who misuses the powers of the Dragon Balls to create this glitch between space and time.
The game makes you apply logistics and strength in synchronization to win over the monster and fix everything up.
Naruto X Boruto: Ninja Voltage
Naruto X Boruto is another riveting role-playing free-to-play game developed by Bandai Namco Entertainment launched worldwide in November 2017. It is available to both Android and iOS users and would intrigue those who like a combination of both duels as well as intellect in a game.
The game goes around the idea of a user building their own fortresses and modifying them with various defense tools like ninjas and traps to protect the estate against invaders, who would get points if they destroy the user’s base. And in return, the user has to breed troops to invade the fortress of some other gamer.
The game has phenomenal CGI movements and can be played both solo and in a team. In the mode that goes by Team Battle, players team up to play co-op missions and collectively war on multiple fort bases.
The game concepts came into extraordinary recognition after games with a similar concept, Clash of Clans and Mobile Legends were released. You can collect Ninjas from both Naruto and Boruto anime.
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The game has epic cutscenes and several rewarding Surprise Attack missions and other engrossing components.
Honkai Impact 3D
Honkai Impact is a three-dimensional free-to-play game that was created by miHoYo, as a mobile-exclusive game for both Android and Apple users but soon ported itself to Microsoft Windows.
It was launched as an ordinary mobile game but gradually developed into anime adaptations. The game uses the gacha mechanics, in essence, the game induces the user to spend in-game currency to gain in-game items and points.
Honkai Impact 3D was directly inspired by the game Houkai Gakuen 2, where you might get several similar characters in a variant storyline. It is a role-playing game where heroes wander around a labyrinth environment combatting enemies using melee and shooting weapons.
The gamer is regarded to be the leader of a group of Valkyries and engages in a face-off with Honkai, a sinister influential demon with crazy superpowers.
One Piece: Bounty Rush
One Piece: Bounty Rush is a free-to-play game released on smartphones in the year 2018 exclusively in Japan and The United States. But the game was taken down after multiple glitches and public dissatisfaction.
But the game took a leap forward after the improved version of the game was launched worldwide in the same year.
Inspired by the anime that has over 1,000 manga chapters and the anime episodes streaming for 20+ years, there is no wonder why a good game on such an anime is not deserved.
One Piece Bounty Rush is a 4v4 multiplayer that follows the gacha mechanics where the players have to take reign of a minimum of three treasure fields on the map to prosper. The more loot one possesses, the closer one is to become the King of the Pirates.
Characters have the potential to dodge obstacles, attack and equip unique skills. Players acquire these characters through the exchange of “Rainbow Diamonds”, the most premium currency that exists in the game.
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The most fun part is: you get to be the protagonists of One Piece during the battles!
The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross
The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross is a mobile game accessible to both android and iOS users and is one of the most famous role-playing gachas, as a spiritual successor of The Seven Deadly Sins Anime Series and manga.
The game was developed by Netmarble F&C in the year 2020 and got famous due to its strategy adventure genre.
The game gives an opportunity to the players to combine different cards and create their own strategies to defeat the enemies and move up through the stages. The CGI movements have been so well crafted that they will drown you in the anime universe.
There have been some fan grievances for the game though, mostly sticking about to the game size.
This can’t be helped because the game’s fighting techniques are remarkable with high-level graphic content and self-customizing avatars. Yes, unlike other RPG games, here you can customize your hero as you like before any kind of battle.
The game also has options as to what to do when you are not in a mood to fight- interacting with characters and building a promising plot, eating meals and grabbing a beer. This game is just a perfect pastime if you have nothing to do all day long.
Unlike other games, this game just needs no introduction. Pokemon Go was launched in 2016, and was all over the news already, with people going berserk for catching pokemons all over the world.
Pokemon Go is an augmented reality mobile game based on the Pokemon franchise published by Niantic in partnership with Nintendo for both Android and iOS.
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After all, the game was bound to be famous. The Pokemon franchise is the most famous anime cartoon show of all time with the most viewership.
Pokemon Go is a free-to-play game with in-app purchases and supports short advertisements.
The game grossed a revenue of over a whopping $6 billion by 2020 already. The game was initially praised because it increased physical activity and helped small businesses grow due to the increased footfall, but complaints started to lodge for heightened public accidents and nuisance.
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Pokemon Go is the highest downloaded anime game, crossing over a billion downloads. The concept of this game was admired by its critics as well.
The reason Azur Lane is so unique and one of the best anime games is because the anime show was actually inspired by the game, the anime being released in 2019 and the game being launched in 2017.
Azur Lane is a role-playing gacha which is a side-shooting shooting game, much like the Super Mario Run. Azur Lanne was developed by Chinese developers Shanghai Manjuu and Xiamen Yongshi for both Android and iOS operating systems.
The game is based on a maritime warfare theme where you have to combat the enemies with your ship girls. The game takes place in a parallel universe with World War II going on.
The game is a free-to-play strategic action pastime. The game has amazing visuals and well-designed fighting scenes.
Players had nominated the game for Google Play’s top game in 2017. During its launch year, the game was popular only in regions of China and Japan and eventually, the English formal version of the game was launched the next year.
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