Best and Brightest Anime Spring 2023

The anime industry is constantly churning out new shows every season, and spring 2023 is no exception. From fantasy to horror, romance to action, there’s something for every anime fan this season. In this blog post, we’ll be taking a closer look at some of the most anticipated anime of the season.

Mashle: Magic and Muscles

Mashle is a highly anticipated anime adaptation of the popular manga series by Hajime Komoto. The story follows the adventures of Mash Burnedead, a young wizard with no magical abilities, in a world where magic is everything. Despite his lack of magical prowess, Mash is determined to become the greatest wizard in the world using his brute strength and cunning. The anime promises to be a thrilling ride, packed with action, comedy, and heart.

© Hajime Komoto/SHUEISHA・Mashle Project

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Hell’s Paradise

Hell’s Paradise is a dark fantasy anime that is sure to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. The story takes place on an island where criminals are sent to die. The island is also home to a mystical elixir that grants immortality, and the shogunate has sent a group of warriors to retrieve it. Among them is Gabimaru, a death row inmate who is promised his freedom in exchange for the elixir. However, the island is filled with deadly traps and fierce monsters, and Gabimaru soon finds himself fighting for his life.

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Oshi No Ko

Oshi No Ko is a romantic comedy anime based on the manga of the same name by Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari. The story follows Sueharu Maru, a high school student who is approached by his childhood friend, Kuroha Shida, who confesses her love for him. However, Sueharu soon discovers that Kuroha is actually a famous idol, and he finds himself caught up in the world of showbiz. The anime promises to be a lighthearted and funny take on the classic high school romance genre.

© Akasaka aka × yokoyari mengo/ Shūeisha[oshi no ko] seisaku iinkai

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Dead Mount Death Play

Dead Mount Death Play is a horror anime based on the manga series by Ryohgo Narita and Shinta Fujimoto. The story takes place in a haunted amusement park where visitors are forced to play a deadly game to survive. The anime follows a group of high school students who are lured to the park by a mysterious invitation. Once they arrive, they find themselves trapped in a twisted game of life and death, where the only way to escape is to win.

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Heavenly Delusion (Tengoku Daimakyo)

Heavenly Delusion is a sci-fi anime that explores the nature of reality and consciousness. The story follows a young woman named Rina who is pulled into a virtual world created by an AI. As Rina navigates this new world, she begins to question the nature of her own existence and the reality she thought she knew. The anime promises to be a thought-provoking exploration of the human mind and the nature of reality.

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In conclusion, the spring 2023 anime season promises to be an exciting one for anime fans. With a diverse range of genres and stories, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re in the mood for action, romance, horror, or sci-fi, these anime are sure to deliver a thrilling and unforgettable experience.