Introducing a selection of popular mobile games that anime fans can’t miss.
The options to play today are huge and on mobile, there are thousands of titles that can accompany you anywhere or become your next great addition. Among all these games there are many of our favorite licenses and if anime is your thing, you should know that the options are not few.
Today we will take a look at some of the best free anime-inspired games that you can play on your mobile today. Some of these titles already have a long tradition and years of experience in which their content and game modes have expanded. Some even rank higher on the popularity charts on social media or as the most downloaded mobile games.
Some that we contemplated for the list for their game mechanics or their popularity, unfortunately, have ended their services. To mention a few we have Naruto Ultimate Ninja Blazing, Attack on Titan Tactics, and RWBY: Amity Arena. Considering this, it is worth emphasizing that the list includes games whose services are active today, but whose fate we do not know.
In the list that you can find below, we find RPGs, brawlers, fighting games, and much more, a wide selection of popular free-to-play games where the gacha system dominates. Some constants are the attention to animations and stories that can be direct adaptations of what is seen in anime or complementary sequences thereof.
1. My Hero Academia: The Strongest Hero
We start the list with one of the most recent releases. This title inspired by the popular anime My Hero Academia presents an open-world adventure with combat in which you can make use of some of the most iconic abilities of the series. Players will be able to create their own teams to take on iconic villains, all featuring the original voices from the animated series.
2. Dragon ball legends
Goku and company could not be missing from the list. Legends is one of the most popular Dragon Ball games for mobile and it is not much different from other fighting games in this format with simple controls. It has a story mode and PvP battles (with some connection problems); anime fans will love to find a very extensive catalog of characters that they can access.
3. Dragon Ball Dokkan Battle
If it’s a more strategic experience you’re looking for, you’ll be happy to know that Dragon Ball also has another game, but that it involves the search for collectible cards. Dokkan Battle has been available since 2015 and puts you to form a team of fighters whom you will summon to overcome the available missions. If you manage to summon Shen Long you can get very interesting benefits for the game.
4. Fate / Grand Order
Inspired by Type-Moon’s Fate/stay night franchise, this title was released in 2015 in Japan and in 2017 in the West. It is a turn-based RPG in which you take on the role of a master who summons his “servants” to fight against all kinds of enemies. It is the most successful game on this list, it has been conquering the popularity charts on Twitter for several years and is one of the most downloaded on mobile phones.
5. Sword Art Online Alicization Rising Steel
This is another gacha in which it is necessary to assemble a team with several characters, but this will be very special for fans of Sword Art Online. The story it presents belongs to the Alicization series, but it contains unpublished scenes that connect with the anime. It shines for its colorful animated sequences and among the characters, it includes there are also some that come from Alfheim Online and Gun Gale Online.
6. Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team
Known as Oliver and Benji in Spain or Super Champions in Latin America, this is one of the most loved anime for a whole generation and it also has a very good game for mobile. You can relive the wonderful stories of the series in your campaign or participate in online matches against other fans of the world, putting together the team of your dreams, training your players, and choosing your best strategy.
7. One Piece Treasure Cruise
With more than 100 million downloads worldwide, One Piece Treasure Cruise is a very faithful adaptation of the original anime story to a turn-based RPG. This title presents a very intuitive combat system and, despite its linearity, it will pleasantly surprise anime fans with more than 2000 characters and abundant content that have been added to one of the most addictive games for lovers of the genre.
8. Naruto X Boruto Ninja Voltage
Being one of the most popular anime, Naruto has had a strong presence in mobile games and has several proposals of different genres. Ninja Voltage is a brawler with simple controls, in which you will also have to obtain resources for your village, build your ninja fortress, and assemble a dream team with anime characters to defend your fortress or attack that of your rivals.