[Top 20] Anime Games For PC

Fire up your desktops and have a blast playing these stimulating anime games!

Without a doubt, anime has a significant impact on popular culture. Due to its continuous appeal to audiences, anime has also found success in the gaming industry, which has been expanding ever since. 

With the amount of mass-produced anime video games, players might have a difficult time choosing which game is suitable for them. Here are the top 20 recommended PC games, ranging from RPGs to fighting, mystery, and card strategy games, that may level up your connection with many familiar and well-loved anime classics!


20. Black Clover: Quartet Knights (PC / PS4)

“Black Clover,” a famous anime series, had its first video game adaptation from Bandai Namco in 2018. “Quartet Knights” is a third-person shooter magical game where you can take on the roles of a fighter, shooter, healer, support, or wizard king. Similar to the source material, the narrative focuses on how the Clover Kingdom was in peril because of Karna Freese, and it's up to the Magic Knights to try to protect their land.

The game is a 4v4 combat game, and the available set of abilities is heavily magic-based. Since most battles have distinct map-based objectives, different terrains can be used in strategic preparation. Moreover, the playable characters are also based on the original series, including Asta, Noelle, Yuno, and others.

Players can choose from additional interesting modes to play the game, like treasure hunt, zone control, crystal carry, alliance battle, and a challenge mode that is unique per character. This is ideal for gamers who want an engaging playing experience as well as for fans seeking to relive their enjoyment of the animated series in a new way.

A sample team lineup with a healer, fighter, shooter, and support (From left to right) Mimosa, Asta, Yuno, and Noelle are a few of the playable characters in the game!


19. Angels of Death (PC / PS4 / Nintendo Switch / Android / iOS)

“Angels of Death” is a psychological horror indie game by Vaka Game Magazine that revolves around a teenage girl named Rachel ‘Ray’ Gardner who finds herself imprisoned in a mysterious basement with no recollections of why or how she got there. She and the 6th-floor master, Isaac ‘Zack’ Foster, will then form a peculiar alliance to achieve their respective goals: Zack needs her help to escape the building, while Rachel wants to be killed by him.

This RPG adventure game consists of four episodes, and the two main characters will try to navigate the area and escape from the other killers who are wandering on each floor. It also features several puzzles that need to be solved in order to advance. Its escape mission gameplay will appeal to players, accompanied by the nostalgic charm of the pixelated art style.

Episode 1: Rachel meets Zack for the first time on the sixth floor. She must pass this trial first before being able to form an alliance with him.


18. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy (PC / PS4 / Xbox One / Nintendo Switch / Android / iOS)

In the Phoenix Wright franchise developed by CAPCOM, players get to experience being a novice attorney, detective, forensic scientist, and spirit medium all at once in this visual adventure novel. In addition to its interesting mystery murder cases, it offers the gameplay of interrogating witnesses, poking holes in faulty alibis, and locating valuable clues that can help them attain the truth. Players will control the character of a defense attorney named Phoenix as he protects his clients and secures a “not guilty” verdict for them.

The first three games of the series (“Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney,” “Justice for All,” and “Trials and Tribulations”) were remastered and turned into a trilogy collection. Even with the heavy courtroom drama, the game is successful in adding comedic scenes and executing growth for the main characters as the story progresses. It contains 14 episodes in total that will leave players hooked for more every time!

Phoenix Wright, as well as other significant characters from each installment of the trilogy, will be crucial in some of the murder cases that the players must solve.


17. Steins;Gate (PC / PS4 / PS3 / PSP / PS Vita / Xbox 360 / Android / iOS)

The power of sending text messages and receiving calls in the past is made possible in this science fiction visual adventure novel by 5PB and Nitroplus called “Steins;Gate.” However, meddling with any previous timeline always has consequences. Players will help Okabe Rintaro, the protagonist, make important decisions in order to save his fellow lab members from danger as their invention caught the attention of SERN, a dangerous organization.

At crucial moments, players will have to choose whether to accept or reject calls and messages from a different timeline. Every decision has the potential to alter the course of the plot and the current state of the characters, for better or worse. With its enticing concept of time travel and scientific storyline, time will surely pass by fast while playing this game.

Okabe Rintaro with his close friends Mayuri Shiina and Itaru Hashida. They’re all gathered in the Future Gadget Lab, where they usually meet.


16. Fairy Tail (PC / PS4 / Nintendo Switch)

Witness several well-known arcs from the original story of the Fairy Tail series in its action-role-playing video game version by Koei Tecmo! It is a turn-based game where players can choose from sixteen playable characters and reach the goal of being the best guild of all. Social bonds can be strengthened between these characters if they are often on the same team. 

It also has a feature where players can select from a range of quests posted on the request board. Some require hunting tasks, while others demand defeating wanted enemies. For each harder task, there would be greater monetary rewards and experience points. Join Natsu and the gang to climb the lettered guild ranking system and finally become an exceptional mage.

Natsu and his friends face Igneel in a boss fight. Players can also challenge Igneel in the DLC mode dungeon.


15. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle (PC / PS3 / PS4 / PS5 / Xbox One / Xbox Series X/S / Nintendo Switch )

Enter Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure universe and enjoy its distinctive artistic flair in this fighting game developed by CyberConnect2. Similar to most combat games, the goal is to completely deplete the health bar of the enemy in order to win. Players can choose from the characters of the eight arcs in the original manga, and they can also utilize special techniques through their various battle styles (Ripple, Vampirism, Mode, Stand, and Mounted).

“All-Star Battle” also offers unique features that make it stand out, such as dramatic finishes, all arena stages having gimmicks, and scenes where characters execute their iconic ‘Jojo’ poses. This game can be played in different modes (Story, Ranked, and Campaign that can customize a character’s style) which can maximize the player’s entertainment.

Combat between Johnny and Jonathan Joestar. Johnny’s battle style is mounted, and his special skills are heavily reliant on his horse.


14. Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle (PC / PS4 / Xbox One / Nintendo Switch)

“Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle” by Koei Tecmo is a hack-and-slash game that focuses on a protagonist who joins the 104th Cadet Corps and aims to defeat the Armored Titan, who killed their parents when the Wall Maria was breached. The game also includes an original ending that differs from both the manga and anime storylines. 

Players can test their tactical skills and experience slaying titans in their own ODM gear or shoot them with the new equipment, like the Thunder Spear and Gatling Gun. Moreover, Attack on Titan 2 offers a PvP mode where humans can battle with each other and a Territory Recovery Mode where players can add original characters to their team to reclaim the base beyond the walls.

Preview of Beast Titan (Zeke) defeating the Armored Titan (Reiner) in Episode 4 titled Warriors Story: One on One.


13. Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet (PC / PS4 / Xbox One / Nintendo Switch)

Set in the futuristic world of Gun Gale Online, “Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet” is a third-person shooter RPG by Bandai Namco. Players are able to customize their characters and explore dungeons to fight robots and drones. Weapons are not limited to swords since the characters can also unlock upgradeable firearms.

The game has references to the original anime in some of its locations and story dialogues as well. Other than the story mode, it includes four versus four PvP matches where players are divided into Alpha and Bravo teams, where they will fight with each other and various enemies on the map.

A sample of combat experience and the enemy robot in Fatal Bullet. Maps and instructions are given to help players.


12. Demon Slayer - Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles (PC / PS4 / PS5 / Xbox One / Xbox Series X/S / Nintendo Switch)

Following the Unwavering Resolve Arc and Mugen Train Arc from the anime "Demon Slayer", the action video game counterpart by CyberConnect2 centers on the story of Tanjiro's journey to help his sister regain her human form after she was transformed into a demon. It comes with a two-versus-two arena battle system and an extensive variety of characters that can be played online or offline.

The Hinokami Chronicles succeeded in capturing the allure of manga and anime's distinguishing art styles. This adds to the impact of the various cutscenes and boss battles that players can get a thrill out of. 

Tanjiro executes his special skill, a ‘Water Breathing Technique’, on a demon in Chapter 1: Final Selection.


11. Bleach Brave Souls (PC / PS4 / Android / iOS)

“Bleach Brave Souls” is a free-to-play 3D-action RPG developed by KLabGames that utilizes hack-and-slash battles. The story starts when Ichigo meets a Shinigami named Rukia, who changes his normal life entirely. More characters and pivotal plot events unfold as players complete quests.

This anime video game supports both online co-op and single-player modes; its characters also have skill combinations and special moves that may be utilized against opponents, and they can get stronger as they are leveled up through the Soul Tree. To further provide convenience for its players, the game's progress can be synced on PC or mobile.

Resurrected Ichigo Kurosaki (Fully-Hollowfied Version) in action. This character is one of the Soul Reaper/Hollow type's 5-6 star rarities.


10. Berserk and the Band of the Hawk (PC / PS3 / PS4 / PS Vita)

Koei Tecmo’s “Berserk and the Bank of Hawk” is a 3D hack-and-slash video game collaboration of the Dynasty Warriors franchise with references from the original dark fantasy manga series Berserk. Its plot begins in the Golden Age arc, where the Kingdom of Miand and the Tudor Empire had been at odds for nearly a century.

Guts, along with his trusty giant-sized sword that is known as the Dragon Slayer, is the protagonist in the game, but other playable characters are not limited only to him. This tactical-action game allows players to interact with characters and explore the world of Berserk by challenging a variety of fearsome boss battles. Additionally, there's a survival mode called Endless Eclipse, where there are unlimited enemies and stages until the character is completely exhausted. 

Guts prepares to fight the enemies around him while gripping his Dragon Slayer.


9. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel (PC / PS4 / PS5 / Xbox One / Xbox Series X/S / Nintendo Switch)

“Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel” by Konami is a free-to-play digital strategy card game that includes fast-paced competitive battles for any duelist. It follows the major mechanics of the Yu-Gi-Oh franchise but with additional new rules and some rare or limited cards among the 10,000+ cards on the list. 

The gacha and trading card elements are employed in this game to obtain cards that can be added to the player's deck. To battle, players can enjoy the single-player mode and the storyline of the original source material, or they can also choose to enter tournaments that can boost their ranks.

Sample card battle match in Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel. Players can build competitive decks to counter any enemy combos.


8. Tekken 7 (PC / PS4 / Xbox One)

Bandai Namco is known for developing Tekken, an established fighting game series. The most recent release from the franchise is “Tekken 7,” which highlights the era of the war between G Corporation and the Mishima Zaibatsu clan. Its mechanics still revolve around head-to-head or 1v1 cinematic combat. 

The game consists of a wide range of rosters, with fifty estimated playable characters. The intensity of each battle is heightened in Tekken because of the backstory and lore provided for each character. In comparison to previous releases, the game presents new special moves and combo systems such as Rage Art, Power Crush, and Screw.

Tekken 7 character selection screen. Players may choose their desired character here before entering a match.


7. Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PC / PS4 / PS Vita / Xbox One / Android / iOS / Nintendo Switch)

“Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony” is the third release from the murder mystery visual novel series created by Spike Chunsoft. A new set of sixteen ultimate high school students will be forced to experience the despair of Monokuma’s mutual killing game in exchange for their freedom.

The mechanics are fairly similar to the prior games since players get to experience interacting with other students, gathering evidence when a body is discovered, and conducting the iconic class trials where everyone would try to find the culprit and solve the mystery to survive. It contains side minigames and new features in the class trial segments like Mass Panic Debates (several characters talking at the same time) and Debate Scrum (students will argue to counter each other's statement) that fans can be excited about.

Overview of some of the sixteen students, Himiko, Tsumugi, Rantaro, Tenko, Kaede, Kaito, Kokichi, Shuichi, and Ryoma (from left to right). 


6. One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 (PC / PS4 / Xbox One / Nintendo Switch)

“One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4” is an action-adventure game collaboration by Bandai Namco and Koei Tecmo that takes place during the Wano arc, with enemies like Big Mom, Kaido, and Blackbeard appearing on the battlefield. There are fifty-two available characters on the roster that are divided into four action categories: Power, Speed, Technique, and Sky.

The game can be played online or offline and introduces some new multiplayer modes like Giant Boss Battle, Total Bounty Battle, Timed Defense Battle, and Territory Battle. A notable update to this fourth installment's gameplay is that fans are now able to witness Monkey D. Luffy's Gear 5 in action.

Luffy is in battle with Big Mom, one of the Four Emperors, in a boss fight.


5. Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker (PC / PS4 / Xbox One)

Battle as a team of four and compete against other teams online in the multiplayer video game adaptation of 'Naruto and Boruto by Bandai Namco. The story of the game unfolds during the Chunin Exams conducted by Konohagakure, and Naruto currently serves as the Seventh Hokage. Available characters have different strengths, so they are formed into various kinds: Action, Ranged, and Heal types.

“Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker” has other team-based modes like Barrier, Base, Combat, Survival, Sub-Mission (AI Battles), and Flag Battle that require a team effort to win. Players can now customize their own characters and level up to become skilled ninjas.

Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura are battling with Boruto, Mitsuki, and Sarada. Both teams have Action, Ranged, and Heal characters, which are recommended for a powerful lineup.


4. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (PC / PS4 / PS5 / Xbox One / Xbox Series X/S / Nintendo Switch)

“Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot” is an action RPG developed by CyberConnect2 and published by Bandai Namco. Other than battling with opponents, the game features exploration and activities like interacting with characters, tail fishing, driving around the map after getting a driver's license, and unlocking soul emblems.

Players can pick from seven playable characters in the game (Goku, Vegeta, Gohan, Piccolo, Future Trunks, Vegito, and Gotenks). Different sagas are covered in the plot, such as the Saiyan, Frieza, Cell, Buu, and other bonus storylines.

Vegeta, Goku, and Future Trunks are in combat with a level 29 enemy called the Skull Robo.


3. Final Fantasy VII Remake (PC / PS4 / PS5)

On the metropolis of Midgar, unite with Cloud Strife, a former Shinra soldier who then joins an eco-terrorist group named Avalanche, and his companions in the recent remake of “Final Fantasy VII” by Square Enix. In this version, graphics are enhanced, and the plot of the story is expanded to develop more in-depth character development and arcs.

This adventure game highlights the resistance to Shinra Electric Power Company since they are draining the planet's life energy. Players can control their characters to explore the map and engage in battle at the same time. It also features a materia system (Magic, Command, Support, Summoning, and Complete) that players can utilize to enhance their characters.

Cloud Strife is attacking a Mechanical type enemy with his trademark weapon, the Buster sword.


2. Persona 5 Royal (PC / PS3 / PS4 / PS5 / Xbox One / Xbox Series X/S / Nintendo Switch)

“Persona 5 Royal” is a part of the popular Megami Tensei franchise by Atlus. It is an enhanced installment of Persona 5. The storyline of the RPG focuses on a high-school boy with the nickname ‘Joker’ who was forced to transfer to Tokyo and his secret group of vigilantes called the Phantom Thieves of Hearts, which has the goal of stealing any malevolent emotions from the hearts of adults.

This re-release version of the game has amusing components added as the developers improved the gaming mechanics by adding more personas, opponents, weapons, items, and two possible story endings. Moreover, there's a new character named Kasumi; they also added a third semester for the storyline, expanded the map, a 'Thieves Den' menu full of unlockable bonus content, and additional cutscenes.

The Joker is completing his quest by trying to find the treasure’s location in Shibuya Central Street.


1. NieR: Automata (PC / PS4 / Xbox One / Nintendo Switch

In “NieR: Automata” by Square Enix, players will dive into the dystopian world of androids with the YoRha forces (2B, 9S, and A2) in the distant future and fight the widespread invasion of machine lifeforms in hopes of reclaiming the Earth. This open-world action RPG utilizes a hack-and-slash feature for its battle system, where players can get experience and level up.

There is an auto mode option to cater to new players’ convenience, which allows them to seamlessly attack and escape foes. With its story and enchanting graphics, many are hooked on this anime video game.

2B and 9S are currently exploring the current state of Earth in the game.


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