Top 15 Best Anticipated Anime of 2022!

Top 15 Best Anticipated Anime of 2022!

While 2021 was a goldmine for otakus, 2022’s line-up is looking to be even greater. This year is jam-packed with sequels of our favorite anime series, plus brand-new adaptations to feast our eyes on!

But if you’re sinking in a sea of endless anime series trying to find the best ones to watch, fear not! Because Anime Troops got you covered.

We have prepared for you a list of Top 15 Best Anticipated Anime of 2022 to hit our screens. So, let’s start!

Anime of 2022: Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2

Anime of 2022: Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2

Hajime Isayama’s Shingeki no Kyojin has won hearts since its debut in 2013 and continues to do so as the second part of its final season premiered on January 9th, 2022.

While it began with the simple idea of survival in an apocalyptic universe haunted with gigantic humanoids called “Titans”, it changed and the script become a controversial political drama that puts the world on the verge of extermination.

Attack on Titan Season 5 Release Date Confirmed for January 2022

Anime of 2022: Spy x Family

Anime of 2022: Spy x Family

For all the James Bond and spy anime fans, this new anime show is for you! Based on Tatsuya Endo’s manga, Spy x Family follows the story of an elite spy who has to assemble a pretend family to get close to a high-ranking politician.

While he is able to adopt a daughter, and recruit a modest clerk to pose as his wife, he is completely unsuspecting that they have secrets as well.

Cue the hilarity as the “Spy family” tries to lead an everyday life while keeping their double lives on the down-low.

With WIT Studio and CloverWorks taking the reins on its production, this action-comedy anime series will be worth the watch when it premieres on April 2022.

Anime of 2022: The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2

Anime of 2022: The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2

A rising star in the Isekai anime world, Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari (The Rising of the Shield Hero) quickly gained popularity after its first Season came out in 2019. After the pandemic delayed its renewal last year, The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 will finally premiere on April 2022.

The story follows the journey of Naofumi Iwatani after he was summoned to a fantasy world to defend it against interdimensional monsters that come in periodic “Waves”.

But as the story progresses, Naofumi, better known as the Shield Hero, faced with a brand-new set of dreadful foes that are determined to finish him and the world he is protecting.

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Delayed to April 2022!

Anime of 2022: Kaguya Sama: Love is War – Ultra Romantic Season 3

Anime of 2022: Kaguya Sama: Love is War – Ultra Romantic Season 3

One of Japan’s most popular rom-com series, Kaguya Sama: Love is War, will be back with a season 3 on April 2022.

Based on Aka Akasaka’s manga of the same name, the show revolves around the intense battle of love between Shuchiin Academy’s elite student representatives, Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane.

Despite having feelings for one another, their pride doesn’t allow both of them to make a confession. So, they resort to complicated schemes to force it out of each other.

Anime of 2022: The Devil is a Part-Timer! Season 2

Anime of 2022: The Devil is a Part-Timer! Season 2

Another well-known comedy anime series, “The Devil is a Part-Timer!”, will be returning for its second season on July 2022.

Even though it’s almost a decade-long gap, fans couldn’t be more excited to have their favorite show back in action.

The Devil is a Part-Timer! follows the story of Demon Lord Satan, who is forced to live in the Earth and adapt to the struggles of everyday human life after his plans of conquest are interrupted by a band of Heroes.

Anime of 2022: Kakegurui Twin

Anime of 2022: Kakegurui Twin

Kakegurui fans are in for a treat, as a spin-off and prequel to the famous gambling series is set to premiere on August 2022.

Taking place one year before the main series, Kakegurui Twin will be featuring the life of Mary Saotome when she first joined Hyakkaou Private Academy and how she spiraled down the path of ludomania.   

Anime of 2022: Boku no Hero Academia Season 6

Anime of 2022: Boku no Hero Academia Season 6

Kickstarting our fall line-up, we’ve got Boku no Hero Academia returning for its season 6 on October 2022.

My Hero Academia Season 6 will adapt the “Paranormal Liberation War” arc, wherein Deku and his Class A-1 students will engage in an all-out war against the Paranormal Liberation Front.

Anime of 2022: Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War

Anime of 2022: Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War

One of anime’s big leagues is finally making its comeback on October 2022 after nearly a decade-long of wait.

Ever since Tite Kubo wrapped up the manga in 2016, fans have been adamant that the anime deserves an appropriate end. And at long last, the final and much-awaited Thousand Year Blood War arc is finally getting adapted.

With an immersive plot and massive amount of action to be covered, Bleach fans are hyped and hopeful that the anime will keep up with their high expectations.

Anime of 2022: Uzumaki

Anime of 2022: Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War

Horror anime fans rejoice! We’ve got a brand-new adaptation that’s set to hit the screen on October 2022.

Based on acclaimed horror mangaka Junji Ito’s masterpiece of the same name, Uzumaki tells the tale of a town called Kurouzu-cho that’s tormented by the omnipresence of spirals.

With Ito’s signature and haunting black and white design, this supernatural and psychological thriller show will be worth the watch.

Anime of 2022: Chainsaw Man

Anime of 2022: Chainsaw Man

Fans of hard-core anime action are in for a treat, as Tatsuki Fujimoto’s Chainsaw man is set to premiere this year.

It follows the story of an impoverished Denji, who has taken up Devil hunting to pay off his dad’s debt to the Yakuza.

But when tragedy strikes, he is forced to resort to the drastic measure of turning into a Devil hybrid to save his life.

With MAPPA taking the reins of its animation, this show will be a wild ride you can’t miss.

Anime of 2022: Made in the Abyss Season 2

Anime of 2022: Made in the Abyss Season 2

Ever since its debut in 2017 and the massive success of its three movies, “Made in the Abyss” gained a solid fanbase that couldn’t be more thrilled for the return of its Second Season set to premiere on 2022.

Picking up after the events of Made in Abyss Movie 3: Dawn of the Deep Soul, Season 2 will focus on Reg, Riko & Nanachi’s exploration of the Sixth Layer, The Capital of the Unreturned.

Anime of 2022: Overlord Season 4

Anime of 2022: Made in the Abyss Season 2

One of the most highly anticipated Isekai anime series, “Overlord”, will finally be back with its Fourth Season this year.

Momonga, a devoted player of Yggdrasil (a virtual reality game), decides to spend the game’s last hours inside his guild, Ainz Ooal Gown. Strangely, at the stroke of midnight, the game does not log him out.

Instead, Momonga finds himself transported to another world, one that is seemingly identical to that of Yggdrasil. Trapped in his avatar’s skeletal body and desperate to uncover the cause of his predicament and find other players like him, Momonga sets out to take control of the new world with the help of his loyal subjects.

Anime of 2022: Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

Anime of 2022: Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

Cyberpunk 2077 is getting a spin-off anime series on 2022! Edgerunners will have a whole new story and a set of characters within the game’s setting.

The show will focus on a teen’s survival and journey of becoming a cyberpunk in a highly advanced futuristic city, where cybernetic body enhancements are the norm.

With Yoshiki Usa and Masahiko Ôtsuka spearheading the Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime series, it will be an exciting watch for anime-lovers and gamers.

Anime of 2022: Blue Lock

Anime of 2022: Blue Lock

If you are a sport anime fan, don’t miss “Blue Lock” that will also be making its debut this year.

Based on Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yusuke Nomura’s manga of the same name, “Blue Lock” follows the strong and intense battle between 300 of the best footballers in Japan, as they compete in the “Blue Lock” training regimen to earn a spot in the national football team.

With the title of “Best Shonen Manga” and Studio Eight Bit taking the reins of its production, this series is worth keeping an eye on.

Anime of 2022: Spriggan

Anime of 2022: Spriggan

Spriggan is an exciting new arrival that blends in history, technology, and mystery of an ancient civilization.

Based on Hiroshi Takashige’s manga series, it reimagines the penultimate years of the Cold War with ancient artifacts of immense power being the center of attention and conflict between the world’s superpowers.

With the threat of their misuse in the wrong hands, the ARCAM Corporation sends out operatives known as Spriggans or Strikers to protect the artifacts from being weaponized at all costs.

This is our Top 15 Most Anticipated Anime of 2022, We hope that you will enjoy watching them!