Military/War Anime can be extremely fun to watch! With strategies and tactics, timelines and settings, plot and all characters involved. This genre is fairly unique and makes the watcher engage with all aspects of the anime. In todays post Anime Culture will list 10 of the best Military/War anime that is incredbly entertaining and addciting to watch.
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Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online
This Anime was honestly really good and interesting, the story was a bit rushed due to the fact that the series wasn't apart of the canon SAO story, but did take place in the same universe. When this anime was done i was honestly hoping for a second season. The character development, the story, the fights and everything about this anime was really good even though it was a side story, this is a highly recommended show for those who enjoy a military themed anime, and girls!
Dressed in all pink and the size of a child, the infamous "Pink Devil" hunts dow other players in the military centered world of the virtual reality gam Gun Gale Online. Though in real life, this feared player killler is nothing like her merciless character
Karen Kohirumaki is a shy university student in Tokyo and she stands in stark contrast to her in game avatar, literally. Karen stands above everyone els due to her tall stature, much to her dismay. Towering above all people around her, her insecurity about her hieght reaches a point where she turns to the world of VR to escape. With many failed attempts to load up into a game as a short and cute character, she finally achieves what she has been looking for once she loads up into the world of Gun Gale Online. Ecstatic about this she pours alot of her time into the game as LLENN, She eventually becomes a renowned player killer.
However one day one of LLENN's targets gets the best of her which results in her meeting Pitohui, a female player who is very skilled at the game. Quickly becoming friends with Karen, Pitohui suggests that LLENN participate in Squad Jam, an intense battle royale. Thrust into the heat of competition, LLENN must use all her skills and shoot her way to the top
Alderamin On The Sky
Alderamin On The Sky was a really incredible anime that kept you engaged with its characters, art style and tactical ways of thinking. The cultures displayed in the anime are amazing and the war strategies and tactics the MC uses are astounding. Anime Culture recommends this anime for anyone who loves various culture's displayed in anime, war themed anime and a strategic anime!
Ikta Solork is simple and carefree young man who only wants a woman on his arm and a place to take his naps. Unfortunatley for him, his peaceful life is brought to an end when war breaks out between The Katjvarna Empire and the Republic of Kioka. Ikta is forced to join the army with his childhood friend Yatorishino Igsem as military officers. On a boat heading to the military exam site they meet Matthew Tetojirichi, an infantryman, Torway Remion, a skilled sniper and Haroma Becker, a medic
Though on their way, the boat is caught up in a horrible storm and sinks their vessel, the five of them end up behind enemy lines near an enemy military outpost. In this situation they also discover that the heir to the Katjvarvan throne, Princess Chamille Kitora Katjvarnmaninik, is with them in this ugly situation. The five of them achieve getting her back home safely, and to reward them, they were granted high titles within the military. Now Ikta has to put his dream of a peaceful life on hold. as he must now become the hero he never wanted to be.
Magical Girl Spec Op Asuka
This Anime was a pretty good one with a unique art style and setting. They have magical girls fighting in a modern military world. there are many climactic scences once you get into the series. I personally wish it could get renewed for a season 2, the series left one huge question unanswered. I do recommend this anime for those who love magical girls and modern warfare.
Three years ago, violent and bloodthristy interdimensional beings known as the Disas waged a gruesome war on humanity, hitting the with ordinarey weapons was useless, Humanity's last hope of survival relied on humans who became "magical girls" after forming an alliance with the spirit realm. Afterall the violent conflict, the squad of magical girls who emerged as the victors were known as the "Magical Five"
Afterthe war ended, the Magical Five disbanded and went their seperate ways. Kurumi Mugen, Mia Cyrus, Tamara Volkova, and Lau Peipei continue their own ,ilitary services by fighting for their respective countries, while their leader Asuka Ootorii retires and becomes a high school student. For a short time she lives in peace and even makes some friends, though Asuka's peace is short-lived due to enemy survivors become active.
Lord Marksman And Vanadis
Lord Marksman And Vanadis was unique in my personal opinion. The setting, the characters and the plot were very unique. This Anime was a bit repetitive with many battles going on, though it will always keep you engaged, entertained, and on the edge of your seat once you are into it. I recommend this anime for those who enjoy a Military Harem themed anime.
In a fantasy version of Europe, a war between countires is brewing. One of these countries has is seven regions ruled by War Maidens also known as Vanadis. These beautiful womem wield powerful dragon-carved weapons, Eleonora "Elen" Viltaria is a Vanadis and she has recently launched an invasion on the neighboring country of Brune. This lead to her capturing Tigrevurmud Vorn, a young archer and an earl for Brunes region Alsace. With his entire army decimated his is left at the mercy of Elens hands,Though she decides to spare his life and gives him one order. "Become Mine!"
Seraph Of The End
This Anime was a really good up until the end when things got a bit confusing. Though it has an amazing story, art style and characters. There are many god tier moments with amazing emotions, fights, and animation. I highly recommend this anime for every anime fan to watch.
One day the wortld is hit with a strange and mysterious virus that kills everyone above the age of 13. With a liarge chunk of the humans dead, the survivors become enslaved by vapmires emerge in order to take control of society with the promise that they will protect the surviving humans so long as they give their blood to the vampires to feast upon.
Among the survivors Are Yuuichirou and Mikaela Hyakuya, two young boys who are taken captive from an orphanage, Along with other children they consider their family. Not enjoying their life of captivity they hatch a plan to escape the vampires and once again return to their own world which ultimatley ends up failing. The only one to survive and get out on the other side is Yuuichirou, Finally outside he is found by the Moon Demon Company, a military unit dedicated to waging war against the vampires in order to win back their world After years pass, Yuuichirou is now a member of the Japanese Imperial Demon Army and is determined to take revenge on the vampires that slaughtered his family.
Izetta The Last Witch
This anime was really good with everything epecially the characters. anyone watching this will absolutely fall in love with the main characters. The plot was amazing featuring a military theme resembling WWII. .
After The Germanian invasion in 1939, Europe spirals into a devastating war. During the war, Germania turns it eyes to the weak alpine country, Elystadt. Having a way more powerful military and success in all of the war's battles. Germania thought they would conquer Elystadt with ease.
Elystadt falls into more trouble when the small country's princess Ortfine Fredericka von Elystadt is captured by germanian soldiers as she is heading to an important meeting with Britannia. Though while transporting the prinmcess a problem arises, Izetta, the last witch alive escapes captivity and when she recongnizes the princess from her childhood she rescues her from her germanina captors using her magical abilities. Now reunited with the princess Izetta pledges to protect Elystadt. With the last witch and her immense magical powers on their side, Elystadt hopes to turn the tides and win this war against the might empire.
Arslan Senki/The Heroic Legend of Arslan
Arslan Senki was a bit repetitive with many battles, though it was still an extremely awesome anime that displayed wars fought between huge medieval kingdoms along with cultures displayed within each kingdom. They also display amazing wits and strategic planning which make it all the more better. The story is one that keeps you engaged and entetained at all times. I recommend this anime to anyone who loves medieval anime with a Military/War Theme.
Under the rule of King Andragoras III, The Kingodm of Pars is at war with the neighboring empire, Lusitania. Different from his father in many ways, Arslan, The prince, sets out to prove his valor by fighting on the battlefield alongside his soldiers. However things go wrong when the king is betrayed by on of his most trusted offcials. The parsian army is decimated and the capital city of ecbatana is taken by the Lusitanians. With the army in shamble and the Lusitanians looking for him, Prince Arslan is forced to flee. With a respected, honorable, and skilled general at his side, Daryun, Arslan sets off on a journey in search of allies who will help him take back his kingdom.
Full Metal Alchemist
FMA is a classic within anime and is even rated #1 on MAL, the story of these two brothers is interesting and sad. this series is amazing with both plot, emotion, and character development. This anime is highly recommended by many anime fans!
"In order for something to be obtained, something of equal value must be lost." Alchemy is bound by this sacred law of equivalent exchange. Something the two young brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric only find out after a huge mistake. They pay a terrible price for their transgression which lead to Edward losing his left leg, and Alphonse losing his entire physical body. After a desperate attempt edward then sacrifices his right arm in order to tether his brothers soul to a suit of armor. Devastated and alone, they hope one day they can return to their original bodies and this hope gives Edward the insirpation to obtain automail limbs and become a state alchemist, The Fullmetal Alchemist
Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri/GATE: Thus the JSDF Fought There!
Gate was an incredible Anime with a unique story and characters. This is an anime where there is a modern war being waged in a medieval world. While watching this you will fall in love with many characters throughout the series and always be entertained. What comes around each corner is always surprise.
Youji Itami is an off duty Japanese Self-Defense Force officer and an otaku. One day on his way to a doujin convention in Ginza, Tokyo , Suddenly a mysterious portal in the form of a gate appears and from this gate supernatural creatures and warriors wearing medieval armor emerge and they charge through the city, killing and destroying everything in their path. With swift actions, Youji saves as many lives as he can while the rest of the JSDF focus on stopping this invasion
A few months after the attack, Youji is now taked with leading a special recon team, that will go to the world beyond the gate also known as the "Special Region." They must go to this unknown world and find out what they are dealing with as well as befirend the locals in hopes of creating a peaceful relationship with the ruling empire of the world. Though if they fail, face being thrown into a bloody war that will involve both sides of the gate.
Youjo Senki/The Saga of Tanya the Evil
Saga Of Tanya The Evil was an anime that resembled WWII that had Isekai, Fantasy and Military genres all in one. this anime showed an awesome story with pretty cool, unique art. The music in this one was one of my personal favorites, characters also showed amazing strategic planning, skills and power.
Tanya Degurechaff is a young soldier who has become famous due to her ruthless nature and tactical aptitude , this earns her the nickname "Devil Of The Rhine." Though underneath her incredibly youthful appearance lies the soul of a man who died in his previous life and has been reincarnated into a world that is engulfed in war. This was his punishment for challenging Being X, the self-proclaimed God. Now in this world where world war is just getting worst, Tanya decides to climb the ranks in the military and recreate the peaceful life she once knew, Though her immense power has unintended side effects: She is constantly sent to the battlefield in order to repel the empires enemies and aid the empire in their conquest to becoming the mightiest nation in mankinds history
As is said before Anime Series that have a military theme to it can become pretty addicting to watch due to how intricate the plot can be, how smart the characters are and overall just by being awesome, Anime Culture will soon start producing Manga and Anime, and we cant wait to bring a great military themed series to all anime fans! This list will be updated showcasing more Military/War anime in the near future. If you liked this post be sure to leave a like to show your support. Be sure to follow us on our social media platforms for the best Manga and Anime Content. Until Next Time. Peace Out Anime Fans.