Top 10 Upcoming Anime of October 2021 Ranked

The next anime season is just a few days away from officially being started. Summer 2021 has been just “average” with respect to what this season has to offer to anime fans. Here are the Top 10 most anticipated anime according to MyAnimeList.

10. World’s End Harem

Starting off with the most controversial anime of the Fall 2021. Once this anime starts airing, you are definitely going to see some posts criticizing this anime, and even comparing with notorious Redo of Healer.

The story is set in a world where a virus has killed all the man on earth. There are 5 “lucky” boys who survived this virus. Now there job is to repopulate the world by having “segs”. 5 Men for 5 billion women on earth, what do you think is going to happen?

Release Date: October 8, 2021

Genre: sci-fi, Ecchi

9. The World’s Best Assassin Gets Reincarnated As an Aristocrat

I know that you might be thinking: “Another “boring” Isekai light novel with long name gets anime adaptation”. Well, you might be right to some extent, but this anime might surprise you in a good way. Also, this anime is from the author of Redo of Healer franchise.

The earth’s greatest assassin, who has lived his whole life following orders of his bosses. When he gets old, and is not useful to his employees, they stop letting him live. He gets reincarnated into another world where magic and the sword is everything. He is given the task to stop a hero who will bring ruin to this world.

Release Date: October 6, 2021

Genre: Action, Fantasy

8. Mieruko Chan

Mieruko Chan is a combination of Horror and Comedy, there are not many quality anime in this genre.

Miko is a high school student, whose life changes one day when suddenly she starts seeing monsters, but the problem is that nobody else can see them except her. Instead of running away or confronting them, she decides to ignore them. These monsters start appearing in her house, her bathroom, her school and even in her bed. Watch her daily life where she does her best to ignore these horrifying creatures.

Release Date: October 3rd, 2021

Genre: Comedy, Horror, Supernatural

7. Takt Op. Destiny

Two of the biggest studios in the anime industry, Mappa and Madhouse will be teaming up to create Takt Op. Destiny. A trailer for the anime was released previously.

One day, a meteorite fell from the sky, which created monsters called D2. These monsters started rampaging the cities. Music was the only weakness of D2, but they quickly banned music. However, there are some women with the power of music ability who can stop them. The story is set in post apocalyptic America in the year 2047, the continent has fallen to D2.

Release Date: October 6, 2021

Genre: Action, Fantasy

6. Blue Period

The Blue Period story is heavy on emotions, and has beautiful art. Especially the female anime fans will love this series. The first episode has been released in Japan, but it will come worldwide exclusively on Netflix in a few days time.

Yatora Yaguchi is a high school student, who gets good grades and gets along with his friends, but in reality he doesn’t enjoy either of those activities. One day he sees a drawing from the art club, and discovers the joy of painting. He finds so much joy in painting that he wants to do it for a living. But of course, there are many obstacles in his way, like his parents not approving of his choices.

Release Date: October 9, 2021

Genre: Drama, Slice of Life

5. 86 Season 2

86 was one of the highest rated anime of Spring 2021. Now the series is coming back for the second season.

Release Date: October 3, 2021

Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-fi

4. Platinum End

From the creators of Death Note, another anime series about life and death. From the looks of the trailer, this series is looking really good.

Mirai is a teenage boy, who is living with his violent relatives after his parents’ death. He becomes depressed, and wants to end his life. At the final moment. He is saved a beautiful girl angel. She offers to help him become a god of the new world. However, he will have to defeat 12 other candidates in 999 days to become a god.

Release Date: October 8, 2021

Genre: Drama, Supernatural

3. Komi Can’t Communicate

One of the most wholesome manga series is finally getting an anime adaptation. The manga was quite popular even before the anime announcement.

On the first day of school, Komi instantly captures everyone’s heart with her long beautiful hair and her elegance but there is one tiny problem, she is terrible at communicating. Another classmate Tadono, who is aware of Komi’s lack of communication skills, promises to help her make at least 100 friends.

Release Date: October 7, 2021

Genre: Comedy, Slice of Life

2. Mushoku Tensei 2nd Season

After watching the first season, you might have understood why they call this series the father of Isekai genre. Thanks to the stunning animation, great music and the powerful voice cast, Mushoku Tensei is ranked in 2nd place.

A 34 year old shut-in Otaku dies while trying to save someone from Truck-kun. He gets reincarnated into another world as a baby, while his memories from previous life are still intact. After being bestowed upon a 2nd chance, he vows to live his life to the fullest.

Release Date: October 4, 2021

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Ecchi

1. Demon Slayer 2nd Season

Demon Slayer: Mugen Train film has shattered numerous box-office records, and now the franchise is coming back as a TV series. First, the Mugen Train film will be released as a 7 episode arc, starting from October 10.

Demon Slayer season 2 will be releasing on December 7.

Release Date: October 10, 2021

Genre: Action, Fantasy

This ranking is based on MyAnimeList, although Japan seems to differ with this ranking. A Japanese website recently conducted a survey asking fans: What anime they are looking forward too? You can see the results here.

Source: MyAnimeList

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