Best Anime To Watch In 2023 (So Far)| Otaku Fanatic

Best Anime To Watch In 2023 (So Far)| Otaku Fanatic

Aug 26 , 2023

Here are the absolute best anime to watch this year so far! Get ready to binge on the best-picked animes of 2023.

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2023 is ongoing, and we have the best 2023 anime series masterpieces lined up for you to watch.

Last year the anime of 2022 with the best animation was released, and now 2023 has topped the set bar high with anime series like this year, fan favourites like Bleach, one piece and Jujutsu Kaisen are back with the new series, while brand new series already set a left solid print with the new fanbase.

As the best list of anime series to watch in 2023, here are some of the finest anime picks to start your streaming game.

Tomo Chan Is A Girl!

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We have heard an anime with a strong, overpowered male lead who has all the girls swooning over him. Tomo Chan is here to break all the stereotypes.

The writer and illustrator of Tomo Chan is a Girl, Yamada Fumita, who has changed the game of stronger MC. Tomo is a girl with huge amounts of physical strength; she can easily beat men in combat, has a great sense of morals and personality, and has a cute face and physique that even girls around Tomo get swayed by her charms. 

The catch?

Her love interest Jun took her whole-hearted love confession as a best friend bonding session, and he can't seem to see her as a woman.

Now Tomo and her best friends are on a mission to girly-fy Tomo so that her best friend will recognise Tomo as a girl. The series is filled with cute attempts by Tomo and her best friends Carol and Misuzu to get Jun's attention with a strong sense of self-discovery and friendship.

Tomo Chan is available to watch on Crunchyroll.

Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku

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A mixture of darkness, fantasy, adventure, and love, Hell's Paradise is perfect if you are looking for animes like Jujutsu Kaisen and Demon Slayer.

A periodic anime set in the Edo period of Japan, it revolves around Japan's greatest assassin, Gabimaru the Hollow. 

Gabimaru was betrayed by his clan and sentenced to be executed. After endless attempts to execute Gabimaru, the higher-ups notice his ability to withstand immense physical pain and damage (He is even named “The one who cant be killed “). He is offered a pardon for all his crimes and promised to return to his loving wife. To earn his pardon, Gabimaru has to travel to an isolated toxic island Shinsenkyo, collect the magic elixir of eternal life, and bring it back.

The best anime of 2023 with a new touch of ninjitsu and horror, a great mixture of fantasy and supernatural for all the horror fans to watch.

The anime is available to stream on Netflix.

Oshi No Ko

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Behind all the charisma and fame hides your favourite TV idol’s deepest and darkest secrets. This murder mystery is based on Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari's popular manga of 2023.

The dynamic and setting of the story on Oshi no ko are twisted for some of us. It starts with the hiatus of Japan's famous idol and sensation, Ai Hoshino, due to an unexpected 

pregnancy. She moves away to the countryside for her hiatus and pregnancy. Her doctor, a die-hard fan of Ai, is killed mysteriously and reincarnated as one of Ai's twins with his memories intact. The other twin is also a reincarnation of a terminal illness patient who is also a fan.

The first episode is 80 minutes long! But the twist at the end of the first episode is worth every minute. The anime is available to stream on Netflix and HIDIVE.

Yamada-Kun To Lv999 No Koi Wo Suru!

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Simply said,
Yamada-Kun To Lv999 No Koi Wo Suru! has everything needed for a great romance anime for gamers. If you enjoy anime like Love is Hard for an Otaku, this is the best anime to watch in 2023.

The show follows Akane, a college student who is recently dumped by her boyfriend because her boyfriend found someone else on the online game that he used to play with Akane.- the online game is called Forest of Savior (FOS). 

Akane is heartbroken but decides to attend a game fair to find her ex-boyfriend and win him back. At the game fair, he meets Yamada, a pro gamer who is a famous streamer. To make her boyfriend jealous, Akane bribes Yamada to pretend to be her boyfriend.

After finding out that Yamada is her guild member, their friendship sparks up.

Yamadakun is the only anime of 2023 that realistically shows the small struggles of new gamers and pro gamers; it also exhibits the cute bond of friendship between the guildmembers and the diversity of gamers.

The anime is available to stream on Crunchyroll.

Skip and Loafer

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The best part 2023 anime watch list is all the cute school life and romance anime we got this year. Skip and Loafer is all about two completely different personalities clashing in the best possible way.

The story follows an ambitious overachiever, Mitsumi Iwakura, who worked hard to get into a prestigious high school in Tokyo but isn't ready for the chaos of city life. Her first day of school starts enthusiastically but soon weights down on her with a public transit issue — thankfully, a classmate is there to help.

Sosuke Shima is best described as a nice guy who is handsome, popular, and incredibly laidback, he met Mitsumi sulking in the corner of the subway, and since they had matching uniforms, he guided the way.

The unlikely friendship between a go-getter, enthusiastic Mitsumi, and a patient and laidback Shima is a great twist for a school-life romance. Shima may be a heartthrob for all the girls, but for Mitsumi, his heart is naturally drawn towards her because of her genuine, hardworking personality.

The anime is available to watch on Crunchyroll.

Buddy Daddies 

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The world of accidental and family is given a new meaning in this anime. Written by Vio Shimokura and directed by Yoshiyuki Asai, this masterpiece has all you need if you are looking for a wholesome anime with kids and sweet fathers.

The story starts when little Miri Chan sets out to look for her father after being disowned by her deadbeat mom. On Christmas Eve, Miri Chan walks into a room filled with desserts and causes disbalance into a calculated plan of two assassins, Kazuha and Rei.

Kazuha and Rei may be assassins, but they aren't monsters! They set to the mission of bringing Miri Chan back to her mother, but it turns out the vile woman wants no responsibilities. The two agree to raise Miri as their child.

The series is filled with Miri's cute moments, all unpredicted by the two assassins. Her presence makes their lives change drastically and for the better. Both our assassins are now "Papa." 

The anime is available to stream on Crunchyroll.

Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2

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Jujutsu Kaisen is back with a new season, picking up from the momentum of the Origin of Obedience arc, where season one ends while being beautifully animated and loved deeply by the fans to watch moment by moment.

The second season of the Jujutsu Kaisen Kaigyoku/Gyokusetsu arc follows Gojo's past. The arc unfolds Geto's journey from protecting the non-sorcerers to setting the course to brewing a deep-rooted hatred for them.

The season will be aired in two parts; after the release of the Kaigyoku/Gyokusetsu arc, the show will go on a short break till August 31st and return with the other half featuring the Shibuya Incident arc.

To tell the truth, talking too much about the plot of JJK risks the plot being spoiled. The hype created by Jujutsu Kaisen characters has the whole fandom in its grasp. It wouldn't be the best-rated anime to watch in 2023 if it wasn't a complete masterpiece animation-wise and story-wise, and as far as the end of the season is concerned, the fans are promised exciting twists and revelations to chew on!

The anime is streaming on Crunchyroll and Netflix.

Horimiya: The Missing Pieces

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Are you a fan of cute school relationships with a goofy gang of friends? Horimiya seasi 2 is for you! It's a great slice-of-life anime to binge.

Love friendship, school life, and chaos, Horimiya made its name in the last anime list in 2023. 

Season 2 is back with our favourite wholesome couple. Horimiya's missing piece consists of all the little kids and missing scenes that were left unanimated in the first season.

Hori and Miyamura's friendship grew as a little secret about their personalities only they knew about each other, which bloomed into love. Now it's a wholesome and funny dynamic of school life love that we all enjoy. 

The anime episode usually has three to four small events that went throughout the day.

The anime is Streaming on Netflix and Crunchyroll.

Zom 100: Bucket List Of The Dead

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What if the world is in the middle of an apocalypse? What would be your bucket list?

Written by Haro Aso and illustrated by Kotaro Takata, the anime's protagonist is tangled up in a company that exploits its employees and juices them till they retire. Akira is too exhausted, even as a newcomer in the industry. 

The daily grind has Akira in the clutches of depression, but then god finally answers. He prays, and the world is plagued with a zombie apocalypse. Kotaro finally feels free after a long time. He now has a bucket list of all the things he aims to enjoy in life.

This is, without a doubt, the best anime to watch in 2023, with its new twist on classical zombie apocalypse animes. 

The anime is currently streaming on Crunchyroll.

Reborn as a Vending Machine, I Wander Through the Labyrinth

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Isekai world is taking charge of the anime world. As the unspoken rule of the isekai world, you become what you hate. A similar thing happened here as well.

The protagonist in this anime is a vending machine. How, you ask? The protagonist, Boxxo, dies from an unfortunate encounter with a vending machine that flies off a truck and crashes face-first into Boxxo; he then gets reincarnated into another world as a vending machine.

The anime circle's around Boxxo, who now lives as a vending machine to provide the best customer service.

 The better Boxxo sells the items, the more points it collects and levels up.

The series is in the first half of its release, so now is the perfect time to watch it on Crunchyroll.

This concludes the list of best anime to watch 2023, but the year still has six more months of anime fun left for us! Be ready to visit again for another update on the best anime list!

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