The love for anime continues to grow amongst TV Time users! With Attack on Titan holding the No. 1 position on our Binge Reports, and One Piece becoming a top 10 staple, let’s take a look at the most binged anime series over the past year.
15. Sword Art Online
In the near future, a Virtual Reality Role-Playing Game called Sword Art Online has been released, where players control avatars with their bodies using a piece of technology called Nerve Gear. One day, players discover they cannot log out, as the game creator is holding them captive unless they reach the 100th floor of the game's tower and defeat the final boss. However, if they die in the game, they die in real life.
Bleach follows the story of Ichigo Kurosaki, a man born with the ability to see ghosts. When Ichigo meets Rukia Kuchiki, he finds his life is changed forever when he is turned into a Soul Reaper.
13. Death Note
Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects, but he's bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god.
Tanjiro, a kind-hearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.
11. Fairy Tail
The story follows a teenage girl named Lucy Heartfilia, who is determined to join the notorious magical Fairy Tail wizard guild. During a daring rescue, she befriends Natsu, who is part of the guild and eventually offers her a place. They become teammates, performing various missions for the guild. Be prepared for an action-packed adventure!
Boruto Uzumaki, son of Seventh Hokage Naruto Uzumaki, has enrolled in the Ninja Academy to learn the ways of the ninja. Now, as a series of mysterious events unfolds, Boruto’s story is about to begin!
9. Black Clover
In a world where magic is everything, Asta and Yuno are both found abandoned at a church on the same day. While Yuno is gifted with exceptional magical powers, Asta is the only one in this world without any. At the age of fifteen, both receive grimoires, magic books that amplify their holder’s magic. Asta’s is a rare Grimoire of Anti-Magic that negates and repels his opponent’s spells. Being opposite but good rivals, Yuno and Asta are ready for the hardest of challenges to achieve their common dream: to be the Wizard King.
When a kingdom is taken over by tyrants, the deposed princess begins a quest to find a disbanded group of evil knights to take back her realm. (Netflix)
Jonathan Joestar, nicknamed JoJo, becomes involved in a battle against his stepbrother, Dio Brando, who is intent on taking control of the Joestar fortune. To do this, Dio uses the power of an ancient stone mask, which allows him to become a powerful vampire. (Apple TV)
Haikyu!! revolves around Shōyō Hinata’s love of volleyball. Inspired by a small-statured pro player, Hinata creates a volleyball team in his last year of middle school. Unfortunately, in their first tournament, Shōyō’s team loses to a team led by Tobio Kageyama, the "King of the Court.” After the crushing defeat, Shōyō vows to surpass Tobio — but upon entering high school, the two find themselves on the same volleyball team.
Izuku has dreamt of being a hero all his life — a lofty goal for anyone, but especially challenging for a kid with no superpowers. In a world where eighty percent of the population has some kind of super-powered “quirk,” Izuku was unlucky enough to be born completely normal. But that’s not enough to stop him from enrolling in one of the world’s most prestigious hero academies.
Gon, a young boy who lives on Whale Island, dreams of becoming a Hunter like his father, who left when Gon was still young.
Many years ago, the last remnants of humanity were forced to retreat behind the towering walls of a fortified city to escape the massive, man-eating Titans that roamed the land outside their fortress. Only the heroic members of the Scouting Legion dared to stray beyond the safety of the walls — but even those brave warriors seldom returned alive. Those within the city clung to the illusion of a peaceful existence, until the day that dream was shattered and their slim chance at survival was reduced to one horrifying choice: kill – or be devoured!
Naruto Uzumaki wants to be the best ninja in the land. He's done well so far, but with the looming danger posed by the mysterious Akatsuki organization, Naruto knows he must train harder than ever and leaves his village for intense exercises that will push him to his limits.
1. One Piece
For two years in a row, One Piece remains our most binged anime series! Monkey D. Luffy refuses to let anyone or anything stand in the way of his quest to become the king of all pirates. With a course charted for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line and beyond, this is one captain who'll never give up until he's claimed the greatest treasure on Earth: the legendary One Piece!
*All show descriptions courtesy of Crunchyroll, except where noted. The “Most Binged Anime Series” is based on episodes tracked in TV Time from 3/1/20-3/1/21.