The 2010 anime was for enthusiasts and newcomers alike. Over the past decade, seamless streaming and online streaming services like Netflix, Crunchyroll, Amazon Prime, and Hulu changed the nature of the medium in subtle and terrifying ways, showing how anime fans shared the show and how you celebrated movies that they liked. Japanese animation is now a stronger medium than at any other time in its existence and looking at the 2023 offering, things are only going to get better.
Release date: January 3
Director: Yoshinobu Tokumoto
Animation Production: Nexus
If you were to beat Henry Jost and Ariel Shulman’s adrenaline-fueled social thriller Nerve, with ultraviolence fueled by Hiroya Oku’s mystery Gantz, it would probably resemble Darwin’s game.
Release date: January 6
Director: Takahiro Omori
Animation Production: Geno Studios
The stomach is a real way of thinking, in more ways than one. Based on the manga of the same name by Ranjo Miyake, the series follows Sukka and Hitomi, two sympathizers who have the ability to penetrate the minds of others and manipulate their memories and perceptions.
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Somali and forest spirit
Release date: January 9
Director: Kenji Yasuda
Animation production: Satelight
If your taste is more than whimsical food from Studio Ghibli, clearly action-oriented titles, Somali and One Spirit is a perfect choice.
In / Spectre
Release date: January 11
Director: Kenji Gatoh
Animation Production: Brain Base
When it comes to anime, the supernatural mystery series has more than a dozen, so when it arrives it’s refreshing, with just as intriguing a foundation and personality as in / specter.
Tower of God
Release date: April 1
Director: Takashi Sano
Animation Production: Telecom Animation Film
Tower of God 2023 has been one of the most talked-about new series and for good reason. Collaboration between Chronicroll and the publisher of digital comics WebToon.