If you are a gamer who never has enough of his favourite game and you also happen to enjoy anime, well you are in luck because some really amazing video games have really cool anime out there. Here are our top 5.
We cannot talk about video games with anime adaptations without mentioning the iconic Pokémon anime we all grew up with.
Pokémon first aired back in 1997 after Pokémon Red and Green and Pokémon Blue became such huge hits in Japan.
Pokémon is still airing entering it’s 22nd season in 2019. It’s never too late to pick up wherever you left and catch up with the show.
4. Devil May Cry
The famous hack and slash DMC series has an anime adaptation following Dante’s devil hunting business. The show was released back in 2007 and was made by Madhouse studios, known for 1997’s Perfect Blue.
Devil May Cry: The Animated Series is mostly canon and is part of the newest game’s lore.
A SSStylish show for all the devil hunters and sons of Sparda out there.
Almost all of the Persona games have animated adaptation but the newest title Persona 5 has one of the most memorable animated series, released on April 7th, 2018 by CloverWorks, the studio behind Darling in the Franxx.
A recommendation for all the Persona fans who wanted to play the newest game but didn’t own a console.
Danganronpa: The Animation is a show as brilliant as its video game counterpart. The story follows the students of Hope’s Peak Academy as they find themselves n a psychological trap made to entice them to kill each other.
The series also has multiple shows that are complementary to the video games and exist in the same timeline.
In conclusion, the Danganronpa anime are a must watch if you want to fully understand Danganronpa’s story and chronology.
The Castlevania anime is a modernised recreation that captures the essence of the old Castlevania platformers and translates it into a TV format.
The Castlevania show was released in 2017 and it follows the last remaining Belmont in his quest to save the world from Dracula’s wrath.
It’s a western made anime with english vocals that garners nostalgia in everyone who ever played the Castlevania games.
A must watch for any western made animation enthusiasts and otaku alike.
Yassine Ben Ahmed
JET Press Team