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13+ BEST Battle Royale Anime Of All Time!

Updated September 22, 2022 by Ernie

Imagine getting transported into a dangerous world full of monsters and other difficulties. Would you be able to survive? Or will you be the first one out? That’s the whole point of Battle Royale! In a Battle Royale anime, you get sent to some other world where you have to survive. You’re not alone! You have a lot of other people with you. So, today, we’re going to be talking about 14 BEST Battle Royale Anime Of All Time! 

 

 

14. Fate/Zero

Fate Zero

INFORMATION
Title
Fate/Zero
Genre
Action, Fantasy, Supernatural
Type
T.V
Studio
Ufotable
Premiered
Fall 2011
Episode Count
13
Duration
28 min per ep

Fate/Zero is the story of seven mages who are also known as Masters. They summon Servants who are  Heroic Spirits from human history and they fight a deadly battle as well! Fate/Zero is set in Fuyuki city of Japan and tells us all about the Fourth Holy Grail War. 

It is a battle royale anime where the winner gets Holy Grail. It’s a legendary magical object that can grant wishes! Now, in this anime, we get to see the battle royale concept, supernatural aspects as well as intense action too! What’s better than a good old anime with such genres? Nothing! So, if you want to start a battle royale anime, Fate/Zero should definitely be your pick! 

 

13. Magical Girl Raising Project

magical girl raising project

 

INFORMATION
Title
Magical Girl Raising Project
Genre
Action, Fantasy, Supernatural
Type
T.V
Studio
Lerche
Premiered
Fall 2016
Episode Count
12
Duration
24 min per ep

Imagine being inside a game that will give you magical powers in real-life. Sounds like a dream to me. What about you guys? Well, that’s what the girls went through in this anime. Magical Girl Raising Project is a platform that chooses certain players to be magical girls in real life. Each of the girls in this anime possesses a certain type of magic depending on their avatar in the game! They perform good deeds and help other people too to gain points. 

However, the real plot twist occurs when the game announces that half of the girls with the lowest points will lose their powers and will go back to living ordinary lives. Now, that’s a big plot twist. Imagine being inside such magical girls who might become your competitor anytime soon. Sounds thrilling, right? Now, these girls will have to survive and that’s the major concept of a battle royale anime. If you want to know more about Magical Girl Raising Project, watch it! 

 

12. My-Hime

my hime

 

INFORMATION
Title
My-Hime
Genre
Action, Comedy, Drama
Type
TV
Studio
Sunrise
Premiered
Fall 2004
Episode Count
26
Duration
23 min per ep

The story of My-Hime tells us about thirteen girls who are able to materialize elements and summon metallic guardians known as “Childs”. They have been brought to the academy of these thirteen girls known as The Fuuka Academy. These guardians have to fight against mysterious creatures, Orphans. Every guardian bears a different personality and they all have to think about who they want to fight for. So, My-Hime is a battle royale anime since many guardians fight the creatures altogether,

 

11. Mirai Nikki/Future Diary

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INFORMATION
Title
Mirai Nikki/Future Diary
Genre
Action, Suspense, Supernatural
Type
T.V
Studio
Asread
Premiered
Fall 2011
Episode Count
26
Duration
23 min per ep

Here comes the old, legendary anime of all time! Yes, it’s Future Diary! This anime has a peculiar concept. It tells us the story of a shy middle schooler boy named Yukiteru Amano. He’s the type of guy who summarises every single day of his life in his digital diary. (phone) However, the story of Future Diary is much more than that. After some time, Yukiteru’s diary started predicting his future! Yukiteru gets used to living like this and finds out that his classmate Yuno Gasai also has the same occurrence. They are then chosen along with ten other participants in a survival game, the last one to survive becomes the new God of Time.  Now the two must team up and survive. 

 

10. Alice in Borderland

Alice in the Borderland

INFORMATION
Title
Alice in Borderland 
Genre
Action,Suspense, Supernatural
Type
OVA
Studio
SILVER INK, Connect
Premiered
Fall 2014
Episode Count
3
Duration
23 min per ep

The story of Alice in Borderland focuses on Arisu Ryohei who’s also known as the titular “Alice”  He is a high schooler who is bored of life. He’s mostly hanging out with his friends. These friends are super bored and want something dramatic to happen in their lives. 

After a blinding fireworks display , he and his  friends get transported to another world which resembles Tokyo but is empty! Imagine living in a city with no people. Well, now these friends have a series of adventures lying in front of them. They will have to survive brutal and weirdt games of all time. Will they be able to survive? To find out, watch Alice in Borderland! 

 

9. Btooom!

Btooom!

INFORMATION
Title
Btooom! 
Genre
Action, Sci-Fi
Type
T.V
Studio
Madhouse
Premiered
Fall 2012
Episode Count
12
Duration
24 min per ep

When it comes to Btoom, Ryota Sakamoto is one of the top players in it. Our Main Character is known to be an isolated and unemployed young man who gets to be one of the nominees of playing the real-life version of this game. As a result, he gets sent to a remote island and forced to recreate the game along with other players and now he has to survive. However, he got to meet the love of his life in this world. So, that’s something good that happened to him. 

This anime is quite suspenseful since Ryota and Himiko must fight while finding their way back home! Isn’t that thrilling? With such smooth animation, unique characters and powers, this anime will surely win your heart! Make sure to watch Btooom! If you’re into battle-royale anime. 

 

8. Juuni Taisen: Zodiac War

Juuni Taisen

INFORMATION
Title
Juuni Taisen: Zodiac War 
Genre
Action
Type
T.V
Studio
Graphinica
Premiered
Fall 2017
Episode Count
12
Duration
24 min per ep

Have you ever imagined the Chinese Zodiac Animals fighting against one another? Have you ever imagined whether your Chinese Zodiac Animal is the strongest or not? Well, the answers to these questions are hidden right inside this anime! 

Every 12 years, smart, strong, and efficient mercenaries get to take part in the Zodiac Tournament. Each participant possesses the abilities of a certain Chinese Zodiac Animal. With their pride hanging above their heads like swords, they have to do their best and defeat each other!

The tournament starts in an isolated city without a trace of the million people who had lived there. The winner will be granted a wish, whatever it may be, that’s what a strong battle royal anime sounds like, isn’t that right? What are your guys’ opinions on Juuni Taisen: Zodiac War? 

 

7. Gantz

Gantz

INFORMATION
Title
Gantz  
Genre
Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Type
T.V
Studio
Gonzo
Premiered
Spring 2004
Episode Count
13
Duration
22 min per ep

Kei Kurono and Masaru died in a train accident. They end up transferring inside a game where many other people are forced to hunt and kill different creatures such as aliens. These people are given different weapons to kill these creatures. OOF! The intensity of this story will blow your mind! Make sure to give Gantz a go!

 

6. World Trigger 

World Trigger

INFORMATION
Title
World Trigger 
Genre
Action, Sci-Fi, Supernatural
Type
T.V
Studio
Toei Animation
Premiered
Fall 2014
Episode Count
73
Duration
23 min per ep

One day, a gate opens to a whole new world into the city of Mikado. It gets invaded by strange creatures who are named “neighbors”. They’re used as a weapon. An organization that is established to fight these creatures is known as the Border Defence Agency. They use their special weapons also called “Triggers” to fight them. These weapons are not to be used outside their organization. However, some circumstances lead to our boy, Osamu using these weapons outside the organization in order to save a newbie. 

 

5. Deadman Wonderland 

deadman wonderland thumbnail

INFORMATION
Title
Deadman Wonderland  
Genre
Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Type
T.V
Studio
Graphinica
Premiered
Spring 2011
Episode Count
12
Duration
24 min per ep

Have you ever been on a trip to prison? Well, that’s what our MC, Ganta Igarashi went through! This prison, the amusement park is called Deadman Wonderland. The convicts commit different crimes and killings in this park and try to kill the guards. 

The lives of Ganta and his friends take a twist when they get killed by a mysterious man in red. Ganta gets blamed for this incident and as a result, gets sent to jail! However, his life in jail is just getting started. Further nightmares lie ahead of him! To know more about this anime, watch Deadman Wonderland! You’re not going to regret it! 

 

4. Danganronpa

Danganronpa_ The Animation

INFORMATION
Title
Danganronpa  
Genre
Horror, Mystery
Type
T.V
Studio
Lerche 
Premiered
Summer 2013
Episode Count
13
Duration
24 min per ep

Imagine going into a prestigious l institute which is quite popular all around the world only to find out that it will lead you to an abandoned classroom. WHEW! I know it sounds confusing but hear me out! This is the story of Makoto Naegi who’s an average teenager. He’s not that talented like other people of his age. He just exists. Somehow, he gets accepted to a prestigious academy known as Hope’s Peak Academy by a lottery and is invited as the Ultimate Lucky Students

On his first day at the academy, he wakes up inside an abandoned classroom. He has no memories of how he got there. He starts discovering things such as a robotic Teddy principal and fifteen other students. Now, everyone including Naegi is confused and wondering what’s going on. Just what are the mysteries inside this academy? To find out, watch Danganronpa! 

 

3. The Law of Ueki 

the law of ueki

INFORMATION
Title
The Law of Ueki  
Genre
Action
Type
T.V
Studio
Graphinica
Premiered
Fall 2017
Episode Count
51
Duration
23 min per ep

Again, we’re back with a huge tournament-themed anime known as The Law of Ueki. It tells us the story of a bizarre tournament in which 100 Heavenly Beings aka “God candidates” are supposed to search among middle schoolers, a student that will be willing to use their  powers. The chosen student will have to battle tough battles and fight for their survival. The winning student will be given a Black Talent, any talent they wish, while their God Candidates will eventually become the king of the Heavenly World. Sounds pretty exciting to me! 

 

2. Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online

Gun Gale Online

INFORMATION
Title
Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online   
Genre
Action, Fantasy, Adventure 
Type
T.V
Studio
Studio 3Hz
Premiered
Summer 2012 
Episode Count
12
Duration
23 min per ep

This legendary anime tells us the story of Kazuto aka Kirito and Asuna who are trapped inside a virtual game known as Sword Art Online. They have to clear all the 100 floors of the game and defeat the boss at the very end in order to escape from the game. Sounds pretty hectic, right? But that’s how things are supposed to be in this anime! 

In Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online, a girl named Llenn takes part in a team-based squad Jam event a long with M. They soon realize that one of the skilled teammate takes out another. They conclude that they must be pro at combating and using Gun Game Online in order to gain battle experience. 

 

1. Darwin’s Game 

darwin's game

INFORMATION
Title
Darwin’s Game  
Genre
Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Type
T.V
Studio
Nexus 
Premiered
Winter 2020
Episode Count
11
Duration
26 min per ep

A 17 years old Kaname Sudou accepts an invitation to an online game without knowing the fact that it’s a game of life and death! This game is called Darwin’s Game. The players inside this game are given Sigil, which is an ability that is different for different players. So, now these players have to fight for their survival in a world full of danger! 

 

Conclusion

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That concludes our list of Battle Royal Anime. I hope you guys enjoyed reading the blog and found your next pick! Don’t forget to let us know which anime you are going to watch next! Stay tuned for more content! See you guys on the next blog!