Top 15 best anime series you can watch on Crunchyroll at the same time they air in Japan

The streaming platform specialized in Japanese animation has several fictions with simultaneous transmission or simulcast with the country of origin.

Netflix premieres its series and movies at the same time all over the world. Amazon Prime Video too. HBO Max broadcasts its original series just one day after its premiere in the United States. Y Crunchyroll has several anime series that premiere at the same time as they air in Japan, episode by episode.

For this reason, we have gathered the 15 best series that you can watch on the streaming platform specialized in anime while enjoying it in Japan. The list is ordered from ‘worst to best’, according to the criteria of the website MyAnimeList where fans constantly vote for their favorites. And no, neither Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba nor Shingeki no Kyojin they got the job.

We leave you below with the complete list:

15. The Rising of the Shield Hero

Note: 8.02

Kaito Ishikawa is the protagonist of The Rising of the Shield Hero, the same one who is transported to a parallel world along with three other young people from other universes to become the Cardinal Heroes. However, this one receives the only defensive weapon, compared to the other three who receive a spear, a sword and a bow.

14. Requiem of the Rose King

Note: 8.11

Requiem of the Rose King follows the story of Richard Plantagenet, the son of the Duke of York during the Middle Ages, specifically, in the great civil wars that became known as the Wars of the Roses in England. This one is hated by the mother of him for being born without concrete sex. This hatred evolves in itself to the level of being called a demon.

13.Detective Conan

Note: 8.16

The mythical Detective Conan, Shinichi Kudo, is poisoned by men dressed in black. But instead of dropping dead, what the poison does to him makes him look like a 7-year-old. But this is not going to stop him from continuing to solve crime cases and find a way to recover his body.

12. Tomodachi Game: The Friendship Games

Note: 8.23

Yuuichi Katagiri is the protagonist of Tomodachi Game. This one has always remained positive thanks to his circle of friends. And although he is not doing very well financially, he has managed to save enough money to accompany them on the school trip. But everything changes when they discover that the money has been stolen and are later woken up in a mysterious room to pay off a debt, as reported by a controversial character in a children’s series.

11. 86 Eighty-Six

Note: 8.23

86: Eighty-Six follows the story of several young men who lead autonomous units called Juggernauts in a world where the Republic of Saint Magnolia has been at constant war with the Empire of Giad. Although the general belief is that robots fight against machines, in reality they are controlled by humans and that they are 86 years old.

10. Re: Zero – Starting Life in Another World

Note: 8.25

Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World follows the story of Subaru Natsuki, the same one who is transported to another world where he manages to have a power: to go back in time but only when he dies. On his way he will meet Felt, Elsa and Puck, three friends who will accompany him on this new adventure.

9. To Your Eternity

Note: 8.39

To Your Eternity follows an immortal being who is sent to Earth where he meets a wolf and a boy who lives alone in the middle of a snowy landscape. This one has the peculiarity of becoming everything that is around it and has made contact. Thus it begins to be a sphere, then a rock, moss, a wolf, and finally a boy.

8. My Dress Up Darling

Note: 8.41

My Dress Up Darling revolves around Wakana Gojou, a boy who spends his spare time perfecting the art of making hina dolls in hopes of becoming as good as his grandfather. But it is a hobby that he does not want to share with many people. Until he meets Marin Kitagawa, who asks him to make her a dress.

7. Attack on Titan

Note: 8.53

Shingeki no Kyojin has been this seventh place. The story is set hundreds of years later where humans have almost been exterminated by titans. A small percentage of humanity has managed to survive in a large walled city. But everything changes radically when a giant titan opens a hole in the wall, causing several titans to enter and kill almost all the humans.

6. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Note: 8.55

Closely followed is Kimetsu no Yaiba, the anime of the moment. Tanjiro must become a true Demon Hunter to kill them all and try to find a cure for his sister Nezuko, the only survivor of his family who has become a demon.

5.One Piece

Note: 8.63

One of the longest-running anime in recent years. one piece enters the top 5 of the best Crunchyroll anime series that you can watch simultaneously in Japan. Luffy’s story has managed to dazzle millions of people, even to the level of Netflix making a live action adaptation of the anime, just like it did with Cowboy Bebop.

4. Kaguya-sama: Love is War

Note: 8.65

Miyuki Shirogane and Kaguya Shinomiya are the protagonists of Kaguya-sama: Love is War. Both very different but they have always been considered the perfect couple, although they do not have any type of romantic relationship. They both know that they are in love with each other, but they are not going to make any first move. Thus they start a war to get each other’s confession.

3. Ranking of Kings

Note: 8.67

Ranking of Kings get the bronze medal. The anime follows the story of Bojji, a deaf prince who doesn’t even have the woods to ever become a king. So he must work very hard for it. Despite everything, Bojji will have the help of a shadow, called Kage, who will help him to achieve it.

2. The Ancient Magus Bride

Note: 8.7

The Ancient Magus’ Bride It has achieved second place on this list. Chise Hatori is 15 years old and has suffered abuse throughout her life. But everything changes when she meets a man with the head of a beast and strange powers, thus taking her as his slave.

1Spy x Family

Note: 9.08

One of the most famous premieres of 2022 has achieved first place. Spy x Family stars Twilight, a spy agent who must investigate a politician infiltrating his son’s school. To do this, she will form a fake family with a six-year-old orphan girl and an office worker as a wife.

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