[2021 Fist Half] Top 15 anime you should watch today!

Recently, many anime titles are available on multiple OTT media services. Some titles might not be familiar to you yet. Today, we will share the Top 15 anime 2021 the first half in Japan.

We hope you will find something new to watch for you.


Looking at the monthly ranking from January to June 2021, Jujutsu Kaisen, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, and Attack on Titan were in the top 3 in many months. Also, Detective Conan was in second place in April and May consecutively. Moreover, the specific anime titles were in the top ranking for six months.

Other titles that consistently ranked in the top 10 include That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime and Laid-Back Camp.

In addition, My Hero Academia and Tokyo Revengers were among the titles that rose rapidly in the ranking. My Hero Academia was ranked between 30th and 40th place from January to March. However, it entered the top 10 from April after its 5th season started. Tokyo Revengers jumped from 40th place in April to 4th place in May, and then to 1st place in June, making an even more remarkable leap forward.

anime ranking of the first half of yearin Japan #15 -> #6

Rank Title
#15 Haikyu!
#14 Cells at Work!
#13 Kingdom
#12 Tokyo Revengers
#8 My Hero Academia
#7 Laid-Back Camp
#6 That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

Top 5 anime watched most at the first half of the year in Japan

#5 The Promised Neverland

The Promised Neverland


The Promised Neverland Synopsis:
Emma, Norman, and Ray are the brightest kids at the Grace Field House orphanage. And under the care of the woman they refer to as “Mom,” all the kids have enjoyed a comfortable life. Good food, clean clothes, and the perfect environment to learn—what more could an orphan ask for?

One day, though, Emma and Norman uncover the dark truth of the outside world they are forbidden from seeing.

#4 Detective Conan

Anime ranking of the week: Detective Conan
Detective Conan Synopsis:
Shinichi Kudou, a high school student with astounding talent in detective work, is well known for solving several challenging cases. One day, when Shinichi spots two suspicious men and decides to follow them, he accidentally becomes witness to a disturbing illegal activity.

Unfortunately, he is caught by the men. They do him with an experimental drug formulated by their criminal organization, leaving him to death. However, Shinichi lives to see another day, but now in the body of a seven-year-old child.

#3 Attack on Titan

Anime ranking of the week
Attack on Titan Synopsis:
A century ago, the grotesque giants known as Titans appeared and consumed all but a few thousand humans. The survivors took refuge behind giant walls.

Today, the threat of the Titans is a distant memory, and a boy named Eren yearns to explore the world beyond Wall Maria. But what began as a childish dream will become an all-too-real nightmare when the Titans return and humanity is once again on the brink of extinction. Source: Kodansha

#2 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Anime ranking of the week: Demon Slayer
Demon Slayer-Kimetsu no Yaiba Synopsis:
Ever since his father’s death, the burden of supporting the family has fallen upon Tanjirou Kamado’s shoulders. Though living impoverished on a remote mountain, the Kamado family can enjoy a relatively peaceful and happy life. One day, Tanjirou decides to go down to the local village to make a little money selling charcoal. On his way back, night falls, forcing Tanjirou to take shelter in the house of a strange man, who warns him of the existence of flesh-eating demons that lurk in the woods at night.

#1 Jujutsu Kaisen

Anime ranking of the week: Jujutsu Kaisen


Jujutsu Kaisen Synopsis:
Yuji Itadori is a genius at track and field. But he has zero interest running around in circles. He’s happy as a clam in the Occult Research Club. Although he’s only in the club for kicks, things get serious when a real spirit shows up at school. When his grandfather is on his deathbed, Yuji promises him; that he will do kind deeds so that he dies surrounded by loved ones, unlike his grandfather.

Weekly anime ranking in Japan [8th – 14th May 2021]

May 20, 2021

Weekly anime ranking in Japan [10th – 16th April 2021]

April 22, 2021

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