Top 10 Best Action Anime 2022

Action Anime has always been the most popular genre in this community, and every year, the Anime that end up having the most significant attention and popularity fall under this genre, and 2022 was not an exception! in fact, this year will be remembered as one of the greatest Anime years for Action genre!

In this article, we are so excited to share with you the best Action Anime that came out this year! here is our Top 10 Best Action Anime 2022.

Take note that this list will include shows with high potential but didn’t air yet which also means that this is not the final ranking (it will be updated later so stay notified!)

Note: HM stands for Honorable Mention.

HM. Golden Kamui 4th Season

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  • Other Genres: Historical, Comedy, Seinen
  • Season: Fall 2022
  • Episodes:
  • Main Cast: Sugimoto Saichi, Asirpa

After an insane season 3 that held a lot of great moments, Sugimoto and Asirpa are back once again in this season 4 to continue their adventure and search for the treasure!

Note: not aired yet, more details later!

HM. My Hero Academia Season 6

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  • Other Genres: Shounen, Superpowers, Drama, Comedy
  • Season: Fall 2022
  • Episodes: 25
  • Main Cast: Midoriya Izuku, Bakugo Katsuki, Todoroki Shouto, Uraraka Uchako

For the sixth year in a row, My Hero Academia is back again with a new season to continue the story of Midoriya Izuku who dreams of becoming the greatest hero that saves everybody!

Note: not aired yet, more details later!

HM. Mob Psycho 100 Season 3

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  • Other Genres: Supernatural, Comedy, Drama
  • Season: Fall 2022
  • Episodes:
  • Main Cast: Kageyama Shigeo, Arataka Reigen, Ekubo

This new season of Mob Psycho 100 was one of the most appreciated announcements of 2022! everybody was extremely happy to know that one of the most beloved Anime series is back with a new exciting season!

Note: not aired yet, more details later!

HM. Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War

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  • Other Genres: Shounen, Superpowers, Comedy
  • Season: Fall 2022
  • Episodes:
  • Main Cast: Kurosaki Ichigo, Ishida Ryu, Rukia Kuchiki

After years and years of waiting, the Bleach fans finally got to witness the last piece of this popular series in its Anime form! the Thousand-Year Blood War arc came to conclude the Bleach Anime after 10 years of hiatus.

Note: not aired yet, more details later!

READ: Bleach Filler List: What to Skip and What to Watch

HM. Chainsaw Man

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  • Other Genres: Psychological, Gore, Adventure
  • Season: Fall 2022
  • Episodes:
  • Main Cast: Power, Denji, Makima, Aki

Due to life circumstances, Denji found himself giving up on his dream of living a peaceful and calm life and working for the Yakuza in order to earn some cash however, the type of work Denji is confronted with is not a pleasing one!

Note: not aired yet, more details later!

READ: Why Chainsaw Man Will Break The Internet ?!

10. RWBY: Ice Queendom

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  • Other Genres: Adventure, Fantasy
  • Season: Summer 2022
  • Episodes: 12
  • Main Cast: Ruby Rose, Schnee Weiss, Belladonna Blake, Xiao Long Yang

The passionate girl Ruby Rose found herself in a great position of achieving her dream of joining the Beacon Academy after putting up a great fight against a gang of robbers! she began an enthusiastic journey full of adventures alongside her precious friends.

This RWBY Anime was an awesome compilation of beautifully Animated fight scenes but it’s certainly not the greatest-paced Anime series! studio Shaft did a great job with the visuals and the looks of this Anime but when it comes to the story adaptation, the pacing, and the narrative, a lot of people were unhappy with it!

Overall, the Action in this series is great even without context, however, this Anime adaptation could have been way better than this.

09. Sabikui Bisco

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  • Other Genres: Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy
  • Season: Winter 2022
  • Episodes: 12
  • Main Cast: Bisco, Milo, Pawoo, Tirol

The events of this Anime take place in an apocalyptic world where a terrifying and bizarre disease related to mushrooms is being dispersed all over the place by a man called Sabikui Bisco

This Anime is full of cool action and intense fights with a very respectful and consistent animation and a sharp art style. The music in this series is probably the best thing that makes the action even better and makes the show more enjoyable overall.

A lot of people had high expectations for this Anime when it first came out but unfortunately, it didn’t reach that expected level of a series and it didn’t acquire a lot of popularity. Despite that, it’s still a passable Action Anime.

08. Fuuto PI

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  • Other Genres: Detective, Mystery, Adventure, Romance
  • Season: Summer 2022
  • Episodes: 12
  • Main Cast: Hidari Shoutarou, Philip, Tokime

This Anime tells the story of Shoutarou and his friend Philip who run a private investigation agency in Fuuto City. Using the power of the Kamen Raider W, they work day and night fighting against the Gaia users in order to protect their city.

the Kamen Raider fans were extremely happy with this one because this was an awesome anime that embodies their favorite series!

Fuuto Pi was a great Anime on both sides of the coin! the mystery and the different thrilling cases were intriguing and captivating, and the action was intense and epic with great choreography and beautiful color effects and lighting.

07. Lycoris Recoil

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  • Other Genres: Comedy, Drama, Moe
  • Season: Summer 2022
  • Episodes: 13
  • Main Cast: Nishigiki Chisato, Inoue Takina

Lycoris is a name given to assassin girls who were raised and trained by an organization called the DA in order to protect the surface peace of the country by executing top-secret missions in the shadows.

Despite being a Moe show with cute girls as the main cast doing wholesome things here and there, this Anime is a great Action feast and it doesn’t hold back when it’s time for the serious moments!

In addition to the intense gun fights, the huge explosions, and bloody scenes, This Anime gave us one of the best Anime characters of 2022 and probably the best waifu of the year!

06. Overlord IV

action anime 2022
  • Other Genres: Isekai, Fantasy, Political
  • Season: Summer 2022
  • Episodes: 13
  • Main Cast: Ainz Ooal Gown, Albedo

In this Fourth season, Nazarik continues their plan toward world domination and after making of E-Rantel the capital of the Sorcerer Kingdom, it’s time for Ainz to show the world why he can’t be played with!

This new season of Overlord, as always, was heavily focused on the political side of the story but nonetheless, we had some awesome action-packed episodes where Ainz or one of his subordinates showcases their limitless power level.

You probably don’t wanna watch this series for its Action components but for the suspense, the mystery, and the insane mind games, but Overlord is still a really good Anime when it comes to Action.

READ: TOP 10 BEST ISEKAI ANIME 2022

05. DanMachi

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  • Other Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
  • Season: Summer 2022
  • Episodes: 11
  • Main Cast: Bell Cranel, Hestia

In this new season, Bell and his companions will face the hardest crisis yet in the Dungeon. After becoming a level four adventurer, Bell will put his newly acquired power to this hard test and hopefully gain valuable experience from it.

Throughout the four seasons, DanMachi had its ups and downs, but in terms of fights and action, we believe that this was the best season of this Anime!

DanMachi is usually seen as a seinen Anime due to its dark elements but it’s also considered a shounen show because of the epic fights, the character development of the main character, and the great supporting cast that this series has.

04. Spy x Family

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  • Other Genres: Comedy, Drama, Slice of Life, Childcare
  • Season: Spring & Fall 2022
  • Episodes: 12(part 1) 13(Part 2)
  • Main Cast: Loid Forger, Anya Foger, Yor Forger

This Anime follows the story of the most talented spy agent known as Twilight who was assigned the most important mission yet! To completely achieve his purpose, the first thing Twilight needs to do is to build a family and make his child join the Eden Academy.

This show is one of the best new Anime we got in 2022 overall! and despite the slice-of-life, comedy core that dominates the series, the Action and the Sakuga in this show are so good!

Spy x Family is without a doubt a fantastic Anime that aired this year that not only gave us a great entertaining experience but also presented some extremely good characters that we all fall in love with.

READ: Top 10 Anime Similar to Spy x Family

03. CyberPunk: Edgerunners

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  • Other Genres: Seinen, Sci-Fi, Nudity, Romance
  • Season: Summer 2022
  • Episodes: 10
  • Main Cast: David Martinez, Lucy

This Anime tells the story of a boy called David who lives in a very technologically advanced world where people are obsessed with changing their body parts with mechanical instruments. David must fight with all his might in order to survive in this chaotic world.

This Anime was an incredible and unique experience! it has all the elements that make it a great show! studio Trigger put everything into this Anime adaptation to make this project a perfect Sci-Fi Anime and they succeeded to do it!

This Anime has so much into it! the characters, the unexpected plot, the pleasing soundtracks, and of course, the great and solemn Action that this Anime provides!

02. Kingdom Season 4

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  • Other Genres: Seinen, Military, Historical,
  • Season: Spring 2022
  • Episodes: 26
  • Main Cast: Shin, Kyoukai, Ei Sei, Karyou Ten

In this Fourth season, things took a huge turn and a lot of things happened! Shin continues digging his way toward achieving his dream of becoming a great general and helping his friend Sei who officially became the King of Shin.

After the insane action-packed season 3 of Kingdom and all the intense battles of the Coalition Campaign war, this season focuses more on the political and economical side of the story, however, this still contained some great Action moments and character development.

Kingdom is easily the most underrated Anime on this list, a lot of people are sleeping on it even though it was on the top of the list as the highest-rated series on MAL for the Spring season. Please watch this Anime!

01. Demon Slayer: Entertainment District Arc

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  • Other Genres: Shounen, Fantasy, Drama
  • Season: Winter 2022
  • Episodes: 11
  • Main Cast: Kamado Tanjirou, Kamado Nezuko, Hashibara Inosuke, Agatsuma Zenitsu

After the dramatic events of the Mugen Train and all the crazieness that happened in that arc, the Redlight District arc comes in with a new challenge for Tanjirou and his friends.

READ: TOP 50 MOST POPULAR SHOUNEN ANIME OF ALL TIME

This is the best Action Anime of the year, whether it’s the Animation, the music, the plot twists, the insane fights and the different sides (characters) of the battle, this Anime provided the best of the best and UfoTable did a magical work with the adaptation of this arc.

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