The Best Action Anime Movies You Need to Watch In 2022


Anime films have a particular style that distinguishes them from traditional animated films and cartoons. Even though it appears to be aimed at a youthful population, the anime genre contains something for everyone. Even the most discerning spectator will be enthralled by the best action anime movies, which feature riveting narratives, visuals, and characters.

Anime isn’t only a drama or romance genre. Action anime is also fantastic! Fighting anime movies are frequently epic, with exceptional animation quality and attention. Many anime action films are regarded as masterpieces in the genre.

Funimation is the home to hundreds of amazing anime action titles. You can watch your favorite Anime Action movies on Funimation in and outside of USA. To watch Funimation abroad, you will be needing a VPN service provider.

For all Anime lovers out there, we have listed down the finest action anime films from Japan that you can watch and enjoy.

My Hero Academia- Two Heroes (2018)

Director: Kenji Nagasaki

Writers: Kôhei Horikoshi

Cast: Kenta Miyake, Yûki Kaji, Daiki Yamashita

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

Humankind has created superpowers known as “Quirks,” which the great majority of the population has; those who do not are prejudiced against and looked down upon. Villains have superpowers, and they want to remake the world to appear the way they want it to. However, a famous institution known as The Hero Academy prepares its students to become superheroes and aid others who have weaker Quirks or none at all and oppose the villains’ intentions.

Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel I. Presage Flower (2017)

Director: Tomonori Sudô

Writers:  Akira Hiyama

Cast: Noriaki Sugiyama, Bryce Papenbrook, Kyle McCarley

IMDB Rating:  7.5/10

Shirou Emiya is a young wizard in Fuyuki City’s Homurahara Academy. He sees a fight between superhuman beings one day while cleaning the Archery Dojo at his school. He becomes embroiled in the Holy Grail War, a rite in which magicians known as Masters fight each other with their Servants in an attempt to obtain the Holy Grail. Shirou joins the fight to prevent an evildoer from getting the Grail and to save innocent civilians. Still, everything goes awry when a strange “Shadow” begins to slaughter individuals in Fuyuki without regard for their race or gender.

Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side Of Dimensions (2016)

Director: Satoshi Kuwabara

Writers:  Kazuki Takahashi

Cast: Kenjirô Tsuda,  Shunsuke Kazama

IMDB Rating:  7.0/10

Yugi Muto and his pals are ready to graduate from college six months after the first series ended. While Yugi still feels as if a piece of himself has been taken away, he has come to terms with the Pharaoh’s death and is looking forward to a future with his peers. Seto Kaiba is still looking for a means to resurrect the old King and demonstrate his dueling authority over him. Aigami, a mystery transfer student with a peculiar quarrel with our protagonists, presents a new issue in this film.

Cartels (2017)

Director: Keoni Waxman

Writers:  Keoni Waxman

Cast:  Georges St-Pierre, Steven Seagal, Florin Piersic Jr.

IMDB Rating: 3.8/10

An elite group of DEA officers has been tasked to guard a deadly drug lord and has taken sanctuary in a high-end hotel while awaiting extraction. As the drug lord’s erstwhile associates begin an explosive attack on the hotel, they find themselves in the middle of an ambush. A team of US Marshals has apprehended a drug lord and is holding him in a Romanian hotel, awaiting directions on what to do with him. The US Marshals would have to battle for their lives over the next 24 hours when the hotel is attacked by hitmen and troops hired by the kingpin’s second-in-command.

Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry (2017)

Director: Tatsuma Minamikawa

Writers:  Hiro Mashima

Cast:  Wataru Hatano, Yui Horie, Aya Hirano

IMDB Rating:  7.1/10

“Dragon Cry” is a magical item with the potential to destroy the entire planet. She was kept in the Kingdom of Fiore for a long time before being abducted by the Kingdom of Stella. The main protagonists are on a covert operation in the Kingdom. They’ll have to deal with King Animus and his entourage in the end. Is the Animus’ goal to enslave the entire world? And Sonya was working behind the scenes to preserve the country? Expect thrilling adventures on a sea of mystery as you attempt to save the world.

One Piece: Stampede (2019)

Director: Takashi Otsuka

Writers: Eiichiro Oda

Cast:  Tia Lynn Ballard, Felecia Angelle, Anthony Bowling

IMDB Rating: 7.7/10

The Straw Hat Pirates visit Delta Island for Buena Festa’s Pirate Fest, a huge pirate gathering. Festa sends the pirates to a floating platform, searching for a treasure that formerly belonged to Gol D. Roger, the Pirate King. However, this event is being staged in secret as part of a plot hatched by Festa and famous pirate Douglas Bullet. They spent two decades in the considerable prison Impel Down before being released two years ago. Meanwhile, the other pirates try to flee Delta Island but are intercepted by the Marine Buster Call fleet. They would have lost out on many unique experiences, according to Luffy, if they had taken it.

Mutafukaz  (2017)

Director: Shôjirô Nishimi

Writers:  Amanda Céline Miller

Cast:  Gringe, Féodor Atkine,  Orelsan

IMDB Rating:  6.7/10

Angelino is one of Dark Meat City’s tens of thousands of deadbeats. However, an otherwise ordinary scooter unfortunate accident by a gorgeous, enigmatic stranger is going to turn his life into a nightmare! He begins to see hideous creatures roaming the streets of the city. Is Angelino going insane, or might an extraterrestrial invasion be taking place right now? Willy, who had also vanished after the brawl, records his debut song. Mr. K is seen to have escaped and has established a base on the moon, from which he launches UFO attacks on Earth.

No Game, No Life The Movie: Zero (2017)

Director: Atsuko Ishizuka

Writers: Jukki Hanada

Cast: Ricardo Contreras, Alexandra Bedford, Kregg Dailey

IMDB Rating:  7.5/10

The Film No Game, No Life is based on the light novel series of the same name, and the film starts up on volume 6 of the book. Tet relates the tale of Humanity’s struggle during World War I and how he came to be known as the “One True God.” When the conflict events come together, it becomes clear that the Imannity race lacks magic circuits. This epic arc, which serves as a prologue to the No Game, No Life world, demonstrates the real power of the mind.

Blame! (2017)

Director: Quinn Shephard

Writers: Quinn Shephard

Cast:  Marcia DeBonis, Carlyle Owens,  Quinn Shephard

IMDB Rating: 5.8/10

At a modest suburban high school, it’s the start of a new year. Abigail is an outsider who finds refuge in the worlds of the people she reads about, much to her manipulative classmate Melissa’s delight. When Abigail is cast over Melissa in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible by an attractive new theatre instructor named Jeremy, Abigail’s confidence grows, and her connection with Jeremy quickly moves beyond imagination. Melissa spirals out of control, motivated by bitter jealousy, and concocts a scheme against Abigail.

Hunter × Hunter: The Last Mission

Director: Keiichiro Kawaguchi

Writers: Nobuaki Kishima

Cast: Laila Berzins, Keiji Fujiwara,  Steven Batash

IMDB Rating: 6.8/10

Like typical fighting anime movies depict an absolute action performance. The Hunter Association’s strongest Hunters were divided into “light” and “dark,” Each proceeded along their road. The “evil” side begins their march to slaughter all Hunters! Killua is hurt, and Kurapika is nearly dead after a violent attack by the “evil” side Hunters. What is the true motivation for the attack on all Hunters? Now that Netero’s and the Association’s misdeeds have been made public, Will Gon turn to the dark side for the power he needs just to save his friends? What will Gon do when Netero’s and the Hunter Association’s numerous misdeeds are revealed!?

Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘f’ (2015)

Director: Tadayoshi Yamamuro

Writers: Akira Toriyama

Cast: Hiromi Tsuru, Masako Nozawa,  Mayumi Tanaka

IMDB Rating: 7.3/10

The extraterrestrial Sorbet, leader of Frieza’s military remnants, returns to Earth, forcing the Pilaf Gang to gather and use the mystical Dragon Balls to unleash the wish-granting everlasting dragon Shenron to revive Frieza. The world is once again at peace after the God of Destruction; Beerus opted not to destroy it. However, past Freeza’s servants, Sorube and Tagoma resolve to use the Dragon Balls to resurrect their master. After his plot succeeds, Freeza vows to come back To earth to exact vengeance on the Saiya-jin who previously humiliated him.

 Pokémon The Movie: The Power Of Us (2018)

Director: Tetsuo Yajima

Writers: Atsuhiro Tomioka

Cast: Edward Bosco, Kimlinh Tran, Bill Butts

IMDB Rating: 6.7/10

Fula City was built on a lonely piece of ground that humans developed when the Legendary Pokémon Lugia gave them the ability to control the wind. Every year, the wind festival takes place. The neighboring mountain forest was consumed in flames fifty years ago due to people destroying the woods searching for the enigmatic Pokémon Zeraora.

 Lupin The Third: The Blood Spray Of Goemon Ishikawa (2017)

Director: Takeshi Koike

Writers: Monkey Punch

Cast: Hisao Egawa, Takaya Hashi, Masuo Amada

IMDB Rating: 7.4/10

Goemon accepts a position as a yakuza boss’s bodyguard. On the other hand, he failed to defend the boss after a ruthless assassin named Hawk assassinated him. As a result, Goemon not only goes on a search to avenge Hawk but also undergoes a grueling training session to improve his swordsmanship. On the other hand, Hawk shows to be more than challenging; in fact, he out-skills our beloved samurai pal! Will Lupin be able to stay one step ahead of the “Ghost of Bermuda” long enough for Goemon to turn him into a real ghost?

 Boruto: Naruto The Movie (2015)

Director: Hiroyuki Yamashita

Writers: Masashi Kishimoto

Cast: Kokoro Kikuchi, Yûko Sanpei, Chie Nakamura

IMDB Rating: 7.9/10

The film begins with a fight between ninja Sasuke Uchiha and an unknown opponent observed by another adversary. Boruto Uzumaki is the son of Naruto Uzumaki, the Hidden Leaf Village’s Seventh Hokage. Boruto aspires to be better than his father after hearing about Naruto’s heroic exploits. Boruto encounters his father’s buddy, Sasuke Uchiha, after Sarada Uchiha and begs to be instructed by him. Naruto reconciles with Boruto in the days following the triumph. Boruto decides to train as a ninja to protect the town from the darkness.

 Godzilla: Planet Of The Monsters (2017)

Director: Hiroyuki Seshita

Writers: Gen Urobuchi

Cast:  Takahiro Sakurai, Mamoru Miyano, Tomokazu Sugita,

IMDB Rating: 6.0/10

Years later, the human species has been conquered numerous times by the planet’s new governing force: “kaijus.” Godzilla, the King of Monsters, is the commander of that military. Humanity has reached such a point of defeat that preparations have been formed to abandon the world. Certain people have been selected to investigate a new planet to discover if it is livable. When the human species realizes this isn’t the case, they turn to plan B: defeating Godzilla and reclaiming their world. Godzilla was considered to be one of the most famous adventure anime movies for a decade.

Blackfox: Age Of The Ninja (2019)

Director: Koichi Sakamoto

Writers: Naoki Hayashi

Cast:  Hideo Ishiguro, Masayuki Deai, Takeshi Masu

IMDB Rating: 4.9/10

The story is set in Japan at the time of the Samurais and Ninjas. Rikka Isurugi, groomed to be the next Kitsune (Fox) leader—a ninja clan that will do anything for the excellent price—meets Miya, a girl traveling the mountains seeking the Kitsune. Rikka Isurugi grew up in a Ninja clan that was cut off from civilization, and he encountered Miya, a girl with a strange power who got stranded in the mountains. Even though Rikka is afraid that someone is chasing Miya, she vows to Hyoue Isurugi, the leader of the Isurugi clan, for the father’s retribution.

The Last: Naruto The Movie (2014)

Director: Tsuneo Kobayashi

Writers: Kyozuka Maruo

Cast: Nana Mizuki, Junko Takeuchi, Chie Nakamura

IMDB Rating: 7.7/10

The moon that Hagoromo Otsutsuki constructed long ago to lock away the Gedo Statue begins to fall towards the planet two years after the end of the Fourth Great Ninja War, intending to become a meteor that would destroy everything on contact. During this turmoil, Toneri Otsutsuki, a direct descendant of Kaguya Otsutsuki, attempts to capture Hinata Hyuga but abducts her younger sister Hanabi. Naruto and his comrades must now embark on a rescue attempt before engaging in a climactic battle that will determine the destiny of everything.

Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (2012)

Director: Mahiro Maeda

Writers: Hideaki Anno

Cast: Megumi Ogata, Yûko Miyamura, Kotono Mitsuishi

IMDB Rating: 7.0/10

Shinji Ikari awakens from the long slumber of 14 years and it seems his age hasn’t increased at all; however, his surroundings have changed drastically. The Earth is facing mayhem, the people have become his enemies, and everything seems lost in a labyrinth. Can he make it through the changed world and stop mankind’s extinction?

One-Piece Film: Gold (2016)

Director: Hiroaki Miyamoto

Writers: Eiichiro Oda

Cast: Kazuya Nakai, Hiroaki Hirata, Mayumi Tanaka

IMDB Rating: 7.3/10

Set in Gran Tesoro, an independent country chartered by the World Government and home to the world’s most extensive entertainment city, where well-known pirates, Marines, and millionaires from all over the globe assemble in an “absolute sanctuary” that even the Central Authority can’t touch. The Straw Hat Pirates encounter the country’s ruler, the golden emperor, Gild Tesoro, who uses the money to effortlessly woo pirates, Marines, and even the Global Government to his side. He will act to fulfill his bottomless desire, leading to dramatic shifts in power dynamics in the New World.

Starship Troopers: Traitor Of Mars (2017)

Director: Shinji Aramaki

Writers: Edward Neumeier

Cast: Dina Meyer, Justin Doran, Emily Neves

IMDB Rating: 5.5/10

Johnny Rico has been promoted to the rank of colonel and sent to a Martian spaceship to train a new group of soldiers following the events of the Invasion. Snapp intends to demolish Mars while winning public favoritism in the process. Jenkins eventually frees himself from his captivity and returns to power. Rico is promoted to general and takes command of the mission to recapture Mars, while Snapp’s betrayal is exposed to the world.

The Seven Deadly Sins The Movie: Prisoners Of The Sky (2018)

Director: Noriyuki Abe

Writers: Makoto Uezu

Cast: Sora Amamiya, Yûki Kaji, Tatsuhisa Suzuki

IMDB Rating: 7.1/10

The narrative is set in a world where humans and non-humans coexisted in a single civilization. The Demon Clan nearly destroyed the Kingdom of Liones, but it was spared owing to the efforts of the Kingdom’s third Princess, Elizabeth, and a band of powerful yet horrible knights known as The Seven Deadly Sins. Hawk agrees to eat it for him and, much to his surprise transforms into a Skyfish.

Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna (2020)

Director: Tomohisa Taguchi

Writers: Akiyoshi Hongo

Cast: Mutsumi Tamura, Natsuki Hanae, Hitomi Yoshida

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

Tai and the other DigiDestined are reaching maturity five years after the incident of Digimon Adventure: tri., but Tai and Matt are still unsure about their future objectives. Menoa Bellucci, a lecturer at Columbia University in New York City, and Kyotaro Imura, her bodyguard, are subsequently encountered by the DigiDestined. The group realizes that as they get older, their bond with their Digimon will deteriorate. They understand that the more they argue, the more their relationship weakens, and the moment to make a decision is rapidly coming.

Godzilla: The Planet Eater (2018)

Director: Hiroyuki Seshita,

Writers: Gen Urobuchi

Cast: Takahiro Sakurai, Tomokazu Sugita, Mamoru Miyano

IMDB Rating: 5.1/10

The surviving Bilusaludo aboard the Aratrum demanded retribution for Haruo demolishing what they viewed as essential to combat Godzilla after the devastation of Mechagodzilla City. Haruo disclosed Bilusaludo’s actual objectives of absorbing Earth, according to the humans. The Bilusaludo revolted and closed down the ship’s control tower, forcing the vessel to operate on backup batteries for the next two days. Accompanied by Yuko, Haruo provokes Godzilla to kill him and any remnants of the living nanometal for the Houtua’s benefit.

 Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry (2017)

Director: Tatsuma Minamikawa

Writers: Hiro Mashima

Cast: Aya Hirano, Makoto Furukawa, Yui Horie

IMDB Rating: 7.1/10

“Dragon Cry” is a magical item with the potential to destroy the entire planet. She was kept in the Kingdom of Fiore for a long time before being abducted by the Kingdom of Stella. The main protagonists are on a covert operation in the Kingdom. They’ll have to deal with King Animus and his entourage in the end. Is the Animus’ goal to enslave the entire world? And Sonya was working behind the scenes to preserve the country? Expect thrilling adventures on a sea of mystery as you attempt to save the world.

 Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon A Time (2021)

Director: Hideaki Anno

Writers: Hideaki Anno

Cast: Yûko Miyamura, Megumi Ogata, Fumihiko Tachiki

IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

The fourth and last installment of the Evangelion Rebuild. Wille, Misato’s anti-Nerv squad, arrives in Paris, which has become crimson due to coreization. The crew of the Wunder’s flagship lands on a confinement tower. They just have 720 seconds to bring the city back to life. Mari’s upgraded Eva Unit 8 must intercept when a swarm of Nerv Evas appears. Shinji, Asuka, and Rei, meanwhile, are wandering about Japan.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba The Movie: Mugen Train (2020)

Director: Haruo Sotozaki

Writers: Koyoharu Gotouge

Cast: Akari Kitô, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Natsuki Hanae

IMDB Rating: 8.3/10

Tanjiro Kamado, together with Inosuke Hashibira, a child reared by boars who wears a boar’s head, and Zenitsu Agatsuma, a terrified youngster who displays his real strength when he sleeps, embark the Infinity Train on a particular assignment with the Flame Pillar, Kyojuro Rengoku, to battle a demon that has been torturing the people and murdering the demon slayers Tanjiro and Nezuko, together with Zenitsu and Inosuke, joins Flame Hashira Kyojuro Rengoku, one of the Demon Slayer Corps’ most formidable swordsmen, to fight the demon onboard the Mugen Train, which is on its way to doom.

My Hero Academia- Heroes Rising (2019)

Director: Kenji Nagasaki

Writers: Kôhei Horikoshi

Cast: Yûki Kaji, Daiki Yamashita, Yuka Terasaki

IMDB Rating: 7.9/10

Humanity has created superpowers known as “Quirks,” which the great majority of the population has; those who do not are prejudiced against and looked down upon. Villains have superpowers, and they want to remake the world to appear the way they want it to. Following the events of Season 4 of the anime, Izuku Midoriya, and Katsuki Bakugo go from battling against each other to fighting with each other as they face the domain’s greatest threat: NINE.

 Promare  (2019)

Director: Hiroyuki Imaishi

Writers: Kazuki Nakashima

Cast: Steve Blum, Melissa Fahn, Arata Furuta

IMDB Rating: 7.1/10

Fires from mass require significant changes; combustions destroy half of the world’s inhabitants during the Great World Blaze. The Burnish were a group of people that gained pyrokinetic talents during and after the incident. Thirty years later, the mutants known as the “Burnish” have been controlled, thanks in part to pumped-up firefighting units. “Burning Rescue” is their name, and its commander is Galo Thymos, a boisterous, blue-haired disciple of Primeopolis’ flamboyant governor Kray Foresight.

Human Lost (2019)

Director: Fuminori Kizaki

Writers: Tow Ubukata

Cast: Kana Hanazawa, Jun Fukuyama, Mamoru Miyano

IMDB Rating: 5.0/10

Internal nanomachines and the “S.H.E.L.L.” system have revolutionized medical care, but only the wealthiest can pay to participate. Yozo Oba isn’t the richest person on the planet. He joins his friend’s biker gang on an ill-fated incursion to “The Inside,” where society’s elite dwells after having odd visions. This sets in motion a terrible quest for discovery that will forever alter Yozo’s life. It’s absolute entertainment for your weekend nights through the film couldn’t make it to the top 10 action anime movies.

Dragon Ball Z: Battle Of Gods (2013)

Director: Masahiro Hosoda

Writers: Akira Toriyama

Cast: Hiromi Tsuru, Masaharu Satô, Masako Nozawa

IMDB Rating: 7.2/10

Battle of Gods took place a few years after the battle with Majin Buu, which decided the destiny of the whole universe. Bills, the God of Destruction, keeps the cosmos in some form of order. Bulma’s birthday celebrations on Earth are disrupted by Beerus’ arrival. Vegeta, mindful of the God of Destruction’s might, puts his pride aside to satisfy him, and he, along with Whis, develops an interest in Earth’s cuisine.

Gantz: O (2016)

Director: Yasushi Kawamura

Writers: Hiroya Oku

Cast: Tomohiro Kaku, Saori Hayami, Tomohiro Kaku

IMDB Rating: 7.1/10

Kei Kurono saves his companion Reika while fighting invading demons. Despite her objections, he fights the creatures’ leader, slaying it and dying in the process. Reika and her colleagues who have survived are transported back to their headquarters. How the resurrections operate, what happens to the bodies when they’re resurrected, how the players are selected, what they do in between games, and who they’re playing for are all unsolved mysteries.

Pokémon The Movie: Hoopa And The Clash Of Ages (2015)

Director: Kunihiko Yuyama

Writers: Atsuhiro Tomioka

Cast: Tomohiro Kaku, Saori Hayami, Tomohiro Kaku

IMDB Rating: 6.0/10

When Ash, Pikachu, and their pals travel to a desert city by the sea, they meet the Legendary Pokémon Hoopa, who can call anything with its magic ring, including people and Pokémon. They discover a story about a courageous hero who stopped the rampage of a frightening Pokémon long ago after a terrifying occurrence. Now, a menace that has been pent up for years is about to erupt once more! Will Ash be able to assist his new buddy in conquering his inner darkness, or will a terrible secret explode into a battle of legends?

Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway (2021)

Director: Shûkô Murase

Writers: Yoshiyuki Tomino

Cast: Jun’ichi Suwabe, Yui Ishikawa, Kenshô Ono

IMDB Rating: 6.7/10

U.C. 0105 – Twelve years after the Second Neo Zeon War, “Mafty,” a terrorist organization intent on stopping the Earth Federation from privatizing the planet to the privileged, disrupts the calm on Earth and its colonies. Hathaway Noa, son of renowned Federation Captain Bright Noa and pilot of the experimental RX-105 Gundam, leads Marty.

Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Writers: James Cameron

Cast: Jennifer Connelly, Rosa Salazar, Ed Skrein

IMDB Rating: 7.3/10

Set many decades in the future, Ido, a caring cyber-doctor, discovers the abandoned Alita in the scrapyard of Iron City and transports the comatose cyborg Alita to his clinic. Alita has no recollection of who she is or of the world she finds herself in when she awakens. Ido strives to protect Alita from her strange background as she adjusts to her new life and the perilous streets of Iron City.

Code Geass: Lelouch Of The Resurrection

Director: Gorô Taniguchi

Writers: Gorô Taniguchi

Cast: Takahiro Sakurai, Jun Fukuyama, Ayumu Murase

IMDB Rating: 7.4/10

The Kowa Period is in its second year. The world has joined together behind the restructuring of the United Nations and has enjoyed days of peace, but that peace is now coming to an end. Suzaku as Zero gets into difficulties while guarding Nunnally against an adversary unlike any other, some time after Zero Requiem. He can’t accomplish anything, even with the geass he was cursed by his late companion. Now it’s Lelouch’s time to play the puppet master once more.

Pokémon: Mewto Strikes Back- Evolution (2019)

Director: Kunihiko Yuyama

Writers: Satoshi Tajiri

Cast: Bill Rogers, Sarah Natochenny, Ikue Ôtani

IMDB Rating: 5.7/10

Giovanni, Team Rocket’s commander, hires scientist Dr. Fuji to use his cloning abilities to create a live weapon based on an eyelash from the legendary Pokémon Mew. Soon after its creation, the weapon acquires sentience and is given the name Mewtwo. Meanwhile, Team Rocket is trapped on New Island, but they are having a good time. After the credits, Mewtwo, Mew, and the clones fly towards Mount Quena in a short sequence.

Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale (2017)

Director: Tomohiko Itô

Writers: Tomohiko Itô

Cast: Kanae Itô, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Ayana Taketatsu

IMDB Rating: 7.4/10

In 2026, the Augma, the new machine designed to compete with the NerveGear and its descendant, the Amusphere, was invented. The Augma is a next-generation wearable gadget that lacks the full-dive capability of its predecessors. Instead, Augmented Reality (AR) is used to engage participants in the game. “Ordinal Scale,” an ARMMORPG designed specifically for the Augma, is the most popular game on the device. Asuna and the gang had been playing OS for quite some time, and Kirito soon decided to join them. They’re about to discover, though, that Ordinal Scale isn’t all fun and games.

Dragon Ball Super: Broly (2018)

Director: Tatsuya Nagamine

Writers: Akira Toriyama

Cast: Aya Hisakawa, Toshio Furukawa, Masako Nozawa

IMDB Rating: 7.8/10

After a Super Saiyan destroys the south galaxy, King Kai learns that the north galaxy would be attacked next. He telepathically communicates with Goku, who starts tracking the energy of the Super Saiyan. A spaceship crashes into a picnic on Earth, and an army of humanistic extraterrestrial troops hail Vegeta as their ruler. Goku, his comrades, and the slaves rejoice as they escape on Piccolo’s spaceship just as the comet hits and destroys New Vegeta.

Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel Iii. Spring Song (2020)

Director: Tomonori Sudô

Writers: Akira Hiyama

Cast: Michael Donovan, Crispin Freeman, Yu Asakawa

IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

Sakura Matou is planning to merge with the darkness after murdering her brother, Shinji, for his alleged rape once she returns home. This is the third and final installment of the Heaven’s Feel trilogy. Angra Mainyu has taken control of his spacecraft Sakura Matou. Rin, Shirou, and Rider must purify the grail or the universe, and magecraft as we know it will be destroyed. This movie secures its place in the list of best action anime movies.

Batman Ninja (2018)

Director: Junpei Mizusaki

Writers: Leo Chu

Cast: Wataru Takagi, Rie Kugimiya, Kôichi Yamadera

IMDB Rating: 5.6/10

As Gorilla Grodd’s time machine sends many of Batman’s deadliest adversaries to feudal Japan, including the Dark Knight and a few of his allies, Batman Ninja begins a voyage through the centuries. The villains assume the roles of feudal lords who reign over the split land, with the Joker leading the warring groups. Due to the fact that his usual high-tech weapons are quickly depleted, Batman must depend on his intelligence and friends, including Catwoman and the rest of the Bat-family, to restore law and order to the land and return to modern-day Gotham City.

Adventure films, shounen films, and battle films are among the best action anime movies on this list. Action anime is recognized for films with fast-paced and gripping narratives that keep spectators on the edge of their seats. Anime has gone through several phases, from amateur efforts to nationalist propaganda, to niche cultural export to final worldwide success, with each iteration fitting to the style of the period in which it was made.

Joshua Garner

Joshua calls himself nerd+geek who is also passionate about football. He enjoys comics, animes, and science fiction. He finds his comfort in writing about suspense, thrillers and science fiction shows and movies.

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