If you love and regularly watch anime, more or less will know that each show has its main genre centered, and often blends elements from several genres at the same time. The genres of anime are also plentiful – no matter what action, romance, horror …
So, to grasp the full range of anime (endless numbers) is not easy for a novice, making finding a suitable anime for your mood, inspiration and hobby. more difficult. Hence, the following list of popular anime genres with full basic definitions will be helpful for this.
As the name implies, this genre has military-related content in one way or another. Warfare is a huge chunk of the genre, where armies are used to their fullest extent. This genre is often paired with mecha or action anime.
For example: Fullmetal Panic, GATE, Kantai Collection
The anime genre of music today is not popular, but they still exist and proved very trendy. Throughout the broadcast, the show will be filled with music, whether it’s singing, dancing or playing an instrument – these anime will also show their full potential in this area.
Examples: K-On, Beck, and Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch
19. Mystery /Mysterious
One thing in common for all these anime is the existence of a central mystery, be it an event, a place or a particular object – if there’s a mystery surrounding it. , then the anime will be immediately listed as a mystery genre. In the history of anime, the most loved series in the mystery genre often feature detectives and spies. But in general, if there is something strange or telling the usual but requires further dig to give the roots, then it is this genre.
Examples: Detective Conan, Hyouka, and Eden of the East
20. Parody / Craft
An anime of this genre will parody countless other anime throughout the plot. Be it a popular joke, a famous icon or a parody of another anime character, in short any attempt to bring other shows into the anime’s scope. One of the most significant anime of this genre is “Gintama”, which frequently uses similar elements from other anime to show off in its content.
Examples: Gintama, Blood Lad, and Senyuu
This is a genre that focuses on the lives and struggles of police characters with their duties. Originally just a genre of characters, police-based characters began to appear in so many shows that it evolved into a separate genre. However, the police anime is not only about the police but also detectives, investigators and law enforcement in its ranks.
For example: You’re Under Arrest, Psycho-Pass, Lupine the Third
22. Post apocalypse
The post-apocalyptic anime is set in the context after the world falls into a state of turmoil: ruined, humanity is almost extinct, surviving an apocalypse, … Before, the genre was not quite. is a popular topic, but as people realize how influential it is, it has become a genre and is increasingly popular.
Examples: Sidonia no Kishi, Shin Sekai Yori, and Fist of the North Star
Digging deep into how the mind, spirit, and thought work, this anime series attacks every level of psychology, even philosophy. You will often find mind games in the brain and the person to be maximized is the main center. Anime that often play with your mind or make you think awful are also part of this genre.
Examples: Death Note, Mirai Nikki, and Zetauen no Tempest
24. Reverse Harem
Hearing the name of this genre immediately knew that this was the opposite of conventional harem. What does this mean? To the reverse Harem, it’s not the male protagonist surrounded by girls anymore, but the opposite. Here, a female lead will be surrounded by the boys and everyone is a potential lover.
Examples: Fruits Basket, Akatsuki no Yona, Fushigi Yuugi
Romantic love and sweet moments are the main themes for this genre. These anime have the ability to make people’s hearts pound with scent and emotional scenes. The focus of the talk is the emotional relationship of the characters as well as the explosive love they have for each other. The genre is often closely related to the shoujo line, but also works well with comedy, harem, and drama.
Examples: Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun, Kimi ni Todoke, Special A