Dragon Ball, Jujutsu Kaisen, Cyberpunk…: The 12 most anticipated anime of 2022

News culture Dragon Ball, Jujutsu Kaisen, Cyberpunk…: The 12 most anticipated anime of 2022

In a period where there are more and more outings, it is not easy to remember all the unmissable events of the year. The editorial staff of JV therefore offers you a selection of anime from 2022 that you absolutely must not miss.


  • Bleach
  • Blue Lock
  • Chainsaw Man
  • Cyberpunk Edgerunners
  • Dragon Ball Super : Super Hero
  • Jujutsu Kaisen 0
  • Attack on Titan – Final Season Part 2
  • Mobile Suit Gundam : The Witch from Mercury
  • My Hero Academia – Saison 6 & World Heroes’ Mission
  • Ranking of Kings
  • Shenmue The Animation


2022 marks the return of the series Bleach left hanging since 2013. This final season is set to conclude the adventures of the shinigami Ichigo with the arc of The Bloody 1000 Year War. Bleach tells the story of Ichigo Kurosaki, a high school student who has the ability to hear, see and touch the souls of the dead. When his path crosses that of Rukia Kuchiki, he becomes a “Shinigami”, a god of death. His mission is then to protect humans from “Hollows”, creatures created by souls unable to find rest.

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Blue Lock

Japan is a country that loves football but has never really performed in this sport. Jinpachi Ego then becomes a coach and creates the program Blue Lock where the name of the manga and future anime is taken from. Blue Lock is a huge structure bringing together 100 Japanese attackers. The only objective is then to find the player who will crush all the others by his hyper individualistic game. The latter will have the chance to join the national team while for the others, the door of the Japanese selection will be forever closed. Isagi Yoichi accepts the bet and takes part in the Blue Lock program while he is in the last of the selection.

Chainsaw Man

When his father dies, Denji recovers his debts. To repay them, the young boy living in misery becomes a “devil hunter”. Accompanied by a chainsaw-demon dog “Pochita”, as a weapon but also as his only friend, he tries to pay what he owes. Denji is betrayed, falls into an ambush, and tries everything to get out of poverty. During a total carnage, his comrade Pochita sacrifices himself merging with the teenager to make him a half-chainsaw demon. Recruited by an organization, Denji will discover the world and human thoughts in a dark and bloody world… that of Chainsaw Man.

Cyberpunk Edgerunners

During the many Cyberpunk 2077 game teasers, a trailer showed off an anime that will be released on Netflix in 2022. Named Cyberpunk Edgeruners, the latter will consist of 10 episodes and will not require having played the game to follow the series. Taking up the universe set up by the CD Projekt RED studios, Cyberpunk Edgeruners will make us follow a street child who does not have an easy life. In the future, people only think about getting rich and are obsessed with technology. The child then makes the heavy decision to become “bladerunner”, a mercenary defying the laws.

Dragon Ball Super : Super Hero

A veritable institution, Akira Toriyama’s manga continues with the Dragon Ball Super series. The events begin 6 months after the confrontation with Boo and we find Goku and his comrades there for new stories. This sequel has the right to another film called Dragon Ball Super : Super Hero. In it, we find the army of the Red Ribbon, opponents that Goku has already faced and defeated. The people who got their hands on this organization again created super-powered cyborgs, Ganma 1 and Gamma 2. The latter call themselves “Super Heroes” and attack Gohan and Piccolo.

Jujutsu Kaisen 0

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is the prequel film to the manga phenomenon Jujutsu Kaisen, and is due to be released in French cinemas in 2022. This prequel is based on the first chapters of Gege Akutami’s work, the same pages that allowed him to serialize his now essential work. Jujutsu Kaisen tells the story of a world where the negative emotions of humans generate plagues. These destructive demons can only be killed by other plagues. So, when his comrade is in danger from one of them, Yuji Itadori does not hesitate to eat the finger of an overpowered demon to become one in turn and save his comrade.

Attack on Titan – Final Season Part 2

The second part of this season 4 marks the end of the attack of the Titans. Hajime Isayama’s manga is a must for its very strong script and its very neat post-apocalyptic universe. In this terrifying world, titans attack humans who are forced to take refuge behind huge walls. Young Eren Jäger saw his mother being devoured by a titan right before his eyes. He therefore decides to join the prestigious Exploration Battalion to discover the origin of these monsters and eliminate them to the last.

Mobile Suit Gundam : The Witch from Mercury

Mobile Suit Gundam : The Witch from Mercury marks a return of the cult Gundam series. Mecha anime, those hugely famous giant robots in the Land of the Rising Sun, hasn’t had a new series since 2017, when Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans ended. In a world where humanity has conquered space, the inhabitants of the asteroids yearn for independence which generates a stellar conflict. In this climate of political tension, despite an eight-month peace, giant robots are developed in order to fight and are named the Mobile Suit Gundam.

My Hero Academia – Saison 6 & World Heroes’ Mission

2022 is going to be a pivotal year for My Hero Academia. Kohei Horikashi announced that the end of the manga should arrive during 2022 but also the release of the season 6 in autumn. This season will adapt the Paranormal Liberation War arc. This is an opportunity to find Deku, who originally without powers inherited those of his favorite hero, All Might. The student of the Yuei, a school of superheroes, will also appear in the film, World Heroes’ Mission, where he will be wanted by the authorities after being involved in an incident. It will be necessary to be fast for the heroes of the Yuei who must also face the organization Humarise. This terrorist group considers power-wielders or “quirks” to be dangerous and have developed a weapon to eliminate them all. The film will be released in cinemas at the end of January 2022.

Ranking of Kings

In a universe where kings are ranked among themselves, Bojji has no great chance of being at the top of the ladder. The young prince was born deaf, frail in addition to being completely naive. His father is meanwhile 7th and the people fear the succession that Bojji represents. The young heir will meet Shadow, a monster as weak as him but with a big heart. The child then gains self-confidence. Alone it was not easy, but together with his friend, Bojji, full of hope, decides to climb to the top of the rankings. This is the starting premise of the animated series Ranking of Kings.

Shenmue The Animation

The Shenmue saga will have the right to an anime adaptation soberly titled Shenmue The Animation. The latter will be released on February 5 and we will follow the daily life of Ryo Hazuki, a young man who watched helplessly at the murder of his father. He then decides to do everything to find the murderer, and tries to do this to become a master in martial arts. The young man’s quest for revenge will ultimately lead him into a much more complex story than it seems.

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