Top 10 Best Anime To Watch in Summer 2023


Top 10 Best Anime To Watch in Summer 2023

It’s only a week before we say goodbye to the Spring season. A lot of great anime has concluded its final episode. It means that we are closer to the summer anime of 2023.

Many exciting shows catch the eye, which is mostly sequels, there are also new series who doesn’t lose their hype against the big name (ie Jujutsu Kaisen, Bleach, and Mushoku Tensei) that has planted their roots in fans’ heart.

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Here we have the 10 best anime to watch in summer 2023. We also listed the premiere date, studio, and trailers for each upcoming anime. Enjoy!

10. My Happy Marriage

Premiere Date: July 5, 2023

Studio: Kinema Citrus

If you’re wondering what this anime is about, just think about Cinderella in the Classic Japanese version. Instead of using the common historical drama setting, the series is imbued with a fantasy setting like innate psychic power.

The story tells about Miyo Saimori who has had her life berated by her sibling and stepmother since she was young. This happens because she was born out of loveless arranged marriage. After her mother died, her father wed someone she loved, resulting in the birth of her stepsister. From then on, she lives as a mere servant instead of the lady of the house.

The boiling point comes when her father arranged her marriage with Kiyoka Kudou, who is a military person infamous for driving away all of his potential wives. Miyo already gave up on her life, knowing that she will never achieve happiness.

9. Reign of the Seven Spellblades

Premiere Date: July 8, 2023

Studio: J.C. Staff

Dubbed Harry Potter with a Sword, Reign of the Seven Spellblades is a wonderful anime series set in a magic academy for the gifted. Unlike Harry Potter, the magic practitioner is also using a blade beside their wand for everyday use.

The story follows Oliver who is a freshman at the prestigious magic school Kimberly. His first impression of the academy is, everything isn’t all it seems at Kimberly. Many dangerous factors such as labyrinths and monsters will endanger the student all the time. Can he survive at the school while he achieves his ulterior motive?

8. Rent-a-Girlfriend

Premiere Date: July 8, 2023

Studio: TMS Entertainment

Let’s face it, Rent-a-Girlfriend is one rom-com anime of ambivalence. Fans hate this series because of Kazuya’s spineless behavior, meanwhile, they also love this anime because every female character is gorgeous with their unique trait.

But, the third season is supposed to change Kazuya’s perspective among fans. With the famous movie arc. It is arguably the best arc among Rent-a-Girlfriend arcs because it moves Kazuya and Chizuru’s relationship rapidly. Moreover, he will become dependable in this arc compared to the previous season.

7. Atelier Ryza the Animation

Premiere Date: July 2, 2023

Studio: LIDENFILMS

When you search for the most famous Atelier game series, most of the time, Atelier Ryza will come out on top. The first and second games surpassed 1.6 million in shipments. Thus, following the trend, it’s time we have Ryza animated.

Atelier Ryza tells about Stout Reisalin, a girl living on Kurken Island in search of adventure. She begins his journey to the mainland along with her friends Marslink Lent and Mongarten Tao. Along the road, they meet Vollmer Empel and his companion Decyrus Lila. Under their tutelage, Ryza and her friends immerse themselves in alchemy.

6. The Girl I Like Forgot Her Glasses

Premiere Date: July 5, 2023

Studio: GoHands

While the action anime of this season is hard to beat, why not take a break for a while and enjoy a sweet romance and slice of life? GoHands studio comes back with its unique animation styles in their previous work, the K series and Hand Shakers. But, instead of adapting the action genre as they did, they pick a romance genre instead.

The series tells about Kaede Komura who has a crush on his deskmate, Ai Mie. He is attracted to her cute charms and always finds a way to get her attention. But just a few days after becoming an acquaintance, Kaede notices something different about Ai. Her eyes are squinting while her glasses are missing. Nonetheless, she is still adorable as ever!

5. Rurouni Kenshin

Premiere Date: July 7, 2023

Studio: LIDENFILMS

Nostalgic time! It is absurd if we don’t mention Rurouni Kenshin in this list. After many remakes, it is time the classic samurai will have its second coming. Just like other remakes, the series will start from the beginning. Though it isn’t leaked, many fans wonder if it will adapt to the last arc in the manga.

The story follows Kenshin Homura who is on an atonement journey. Though he looks like a run-of-the-mill samurai, he is actually known as Hitokiri Battousai, the most nefarious revolutionary from ten years ago. He wanders off the land to see that the blood he took still has value for a new era.

4. Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead

Premiere Date: July 9, 2023

Studio: Bones

What comes first in your mind if you hear about zombies? Maybe horror or despair will appear most of the time. But, that’s not what happens in this series. Instead of having negative thoughts on the last day on Earth, why not enjoy it instead?

This series tells about the salaryman Akira Tendou. He spends his three years depressed for having too much work. His soul is crushed and his body is reduced to nothing but husk. One day, he stumbles upon his landlord who is having lunch-which is another tenant! Even though he realizes that the whole city is infected by the zombie virus, Akira never feels more alive.

3. Mushoku Tensei 2nd Season

Premiere Date: July 3, 2023

Studio: Studio Bind

Every season, for the past years, we will somehow have isekai anime. Guess what? We have over 8 series in that genre. Among them, Mushoku Tensei comes as the top contender among other isekai anime. The first season ends with phenomenal results. It cemented itself as the highest-rated isekai series in MAL with an 8.7 rating.

The series will continue its story after Rudes faces his depression over Eris. After Eris’s departure, the only thread that keeps Rudeus moving forward is finding his mother, Zenith. As the PV suggested, he will be an adventurer for a while before regaining his spirit back.

2. Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War – The Separation

Premiere Date: July 8, 2023

Studio: Pierrot

Dubbed as Big 3 along with Naruto and One Piece, Bleach ends its season without adapting the final arc in 2012. But, when the 20th anniversary comes, it breathed new life into the franchise after the announcement of the final arc. It’s like a big celebration for Bleach fans after 8 years of no hope.
The first part ends with astonishing admiration from the fans and successfully earned a 9.07 rating on MAL. Looking at that, fans are looking forward to the second part. Now that Yhwech appoints Ishida as the next leader, the next battle between Ichigo and him is sealed.

1. Jujutsu Kaisen 2nd Season

Premiere Date: July 6, 2023

Studio: MAPPA

MAPPA has once again outdone itself. With an amazing PV released, Jujutsu Kaisen is undoubtedly the most anticipated anime in the summer of 2023. Even before release, it already surpassed 300 thousand members on MAL, with more than 100 thousand gaps against the second seat Mushoku Tensei.

The second season will become a prequel to the movie. It will explain why Gojou identifies himself as the strongest and why Getou ends up twisted. Not only that, it will also reveal their relationship with Megumi’s father, Fushiguro Touji. The epic turning point that builds the future of the Jujutsu world!

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the summer anime starting?

Summer anime starts on June 29 with its first summer anime release, BanG Dream! It’s MyGO!!!!!

What is the most anticipated summer anime of 2023?

Based on MAL, Jujutsu Kaisen is the most anticipated summer anime of 2023. But, Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead holds the highest anticipated non-sequel anime.


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