Best Action & Adventure Anime 2021 on Funimation
Anime in 2021 To dominated by action and adventure, and nowhere is this more apparent than Funimation. The popular anime streaming service has had an exceptional year, filled with excellent action and adventure anime series. This includes a few returning favorites and several new shows that quickly captured viewers’ imaginations.
For the thrill-seeking audience this holiday season, here is the best action-adventure anime now available to stream on Funimation.
My Hero Academia Season 5
My hero university does not need to be introduced at this point. Kohei Horikoshi’s manga and Studio BONES anime adaptation have established themselves as modern classics. Fans have been eagerly awaiting the fifth season and luckily it doesn’t disappoint. Season 5 completes the Pro Hero arc of Season 4 and continues with the next four arcs of the manga.
These arcs see the franchise’s most popular characters find themselves in very unexpected situations. This includes a work-study program with Endeavor that sees Deku, Bakugo, and Shoto being pushed to their limits as they learn new things about themselves and each other. This season also sees the League of Villains bottoming out. However, when All For One’s personal bodyguard arrives to get them back in shape, things seem to get better. Nevertheless, youunbeknownst to the heroes, a new group lurks in the shadows, waiting for the moment to strike. When they do, the whole world is will be shot Upside down.
Watch all 25 episodes of season 5.
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 (English Dub)
Based on the light novel written by Fuse, Eight Bit’s This time I reincarnated in slime received a lot of praise during its first season for its unique take on the isekai and fantasy tropes. When 37-year-old salaried Minami Satoru is killed, he awakens in a world of swords and witchcraft. However, he is not in the body of a hero or a king. Rather the opposite; Minami was resurrected as a humble slime.
At first, it seems that this life will be worse than the last, as slimy creatures are weak, blind, and deaf. However, as a slime, Minami has two special abilities: “Predator” and “Great Sage”. enemies as he explores this strange new world.
Watch all 24 episodes of season 2.
Hosted by the famous Studio BONES and written by Ichiro Okouchi, SK8 infinity was one of the dormant hits of 2021, quickly generating a massive fan base through social media and word of mouth. It follows two high school students who share a common passion for “S”. This is a very dangerous, top-secret, unrestricted underground roller-downhill race that can only be found in Okinawa. However, what makes S so extreme is that the race takes place in an abandoned mine, making the already dangerous sport even more risky.
Reki, a sophomore high school student, befriends Langa, the new transfer student from his school. Reki decides to take Langa to S, where Langa falls in love with the sport. Together, these teenagers navigate this strange scene and give their all to come out on top. Studio BONES ‘excellent animation turns this story of youthful exuberance into a mind-boggling, action-packed visual spectacle.
Watch all 13 episodes.
MEGALOBOX 2: NOMAD
Produced by TMS Entertainment and directed by Yo Moriyama, MEGALOBOX 2: NOMAD is the immensely popular sequel to 2018 MEGALOBOX. The series is set in an alternate Japan where the citizens live in the beautiful administrative area while everyone lives in a slum called the Restricted Zone. In this world, Megaloboxing, a hyper-violent form of boxing where fighters wear metal exoskeletons to make their punches harder, is a popular sport.
MEGALOBOX 2: NOMAD follows “Gearless” Joe, the man who rose through the ranks of the megalobox in the first series. However, seven years later, Joe is back in the drab underground fight clubs he started out in. Now, under the name Nomad, he tries to save himself through battle again – but can his scarred and battered body go the distance?
Watch all 13 episodes.
Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-
Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song- was an instant cult favorite this year thanks to its unique storyline and memorable characters. Produced by beloved Wit Studio and created by Tappei Nagatsuki and Eiji Umehara, the series follows Vivy, the first autonomous AI. Vivy spends her time at the NiaLand amusement park, where she sings for the guests. She lives a peaceful existence until one day when Matsumoto arrives 100 years in the future.
Matsumoto warns Vivy that in the future there will be a war between humans and AI. However, Matsumoto believes he can prevent this war by forcing Vivy to modify specific events. Changing the flow of time and history in the process. Vivy, eager to protect her happy existence, agrees to help her, and the singer is quickly thrown into a twisted web of political intrigue. A striking look at AI and the tropes that surround it, Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song- is one of the most fascinating and enjoyable series of the year.
Watch all 13 episodes.
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