Updated: Mar 7
Thanks to the branching out of anime on major platforms such as Netflix and Hulu. Many different animes are now accessible to many anime lovers and viewers. Although theses platforms have popular animes, there still few animes that go under the radar. Check out these fun and whimsical animes.
10. Back Street Girls: Gokudolls
Genre: Comedy, Ecchi, Seinen
If you like comedy and a ridiculous plotline then you’ll love Back Street Girls: Gokudolls. We follow 3 Yakuza underlings Kentaro, Ryo and Kazuhiko become idols after failing a mission. Forcing into a sex change the debut as Airi, Mari and Chika, the Gokudols. Fall in love with this idol group who are Yakuza at heart.
9. Hi-Score Girl
Like gaming? Like anime? Then Hi-Score Girl is a must watch for you. Hi-Score Girl provides a nostalgic 90s arcade style anime. This anime brings the love playing an arcade anime in your youth with anime. Hi-Score Girl is a comical anime revolving around the life of gamer Haruo Yaguchi and female gamer Akira Ono.
Baki is a down right fighting anime. If you enjoy martial arts or bloody over the top fights, then Baki is your show. We fall Baki on his journey to surpass his father Yujiro Hanma who is said to be the strongest fighter.
7. Drifting Dragons
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
As Dragons, the rulers of the sky but they a source of for the people on the surface. As special teams are assembled to carry out these hunts as they travel the vast sky. There are those who hunt the dragons.
6. Great Pretender
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Psychology, Mystery
This fun filled comedy follows Makoto Edamura a con man who cons the wrong man Laurent Thierry. Unbeknownst to Makoto, Laurent is a world class con man. These two con men partner up conning innocent people.
*5. B: The Beginning
*two storyline intertwining
Genre: Action, Supernatural, Mystery, Thriller
In a world were advanced technology and crime sweep through archipelagic nation of Cremona. "Killer B", a serial killer who has thrown the city into chaos. Keith a famous detective is tasked with catching the criminals.
4. Children of the Whales
Genre: Tragedy, Fantasy, Drama
In the Mud Whale, society is divided into two kinds of people: the Marked, who can move objects with their minds using a strange power called "thymia", at the expense of shortened lifespans, and the Unmarked, people who lack thymia but enjoy longer lifespans. Chakuro, a young boy ventures out a drifting island were the discovers a young. Changing his life forever and discovering hidden truth of Mud Whale.
3. Forest of Piano
Genre: Drama, Musical, School Life
This a classic tale of how two people from different words are brought together by classical music. Kai a young boy born in the red-light district and Shuhei a son of a professional pianist with a promising future in music. This anime captures the beauty of classical music as well as the relationship between Kai and Shuhei
2. The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.
Genre: Comedy, Slice of Life, Supernatural
This slice of life comedy is exactly what you need after a long day. Kusuo Saiki is one of the high school students who was born having powers, including psychokinesis and teleportation. He attempts to hide it from everyone at school. This is a whimsical and fun anime to watch with friends and family
1. Seis Manos
*Rated M for graphic content
Genre: Action, Supernatural, Violent
Seis Manos is an interesting action pack anime that takes place in Mexico. We follow three orphans Isabela, Jesus and Sliencio who are taken in by a kung-fu master Chiu. He trains this trio in the ways of Kung-Fu and Chinese Martial arts. When their town is attacked by supernatural forces the trio must work together to save their town and themselves.