Best Action Anime of 2023 (so far)

Do you know which is the most-watched genre in the anime industry? It is Romance, Sci-fi, and action. There are some anime series that always keep their fans on their toes and action series are surely the most favorite ones among fans. And for the record most expensive anime series fall in the genre of action. Gratefully many action shows are coming this year to grind your anime-watching gears. I won’t say each of them will be nail-biting goodies, but today, we have listed the best action anime of 2023 so far.


Some of these are the prequels and some are the newcomers, which already have a high reputation among die-hard fans. As an anime consumer if you don’t wanna miss 2023’s action superhits, stick to the list till the end.
Anime series have been ranked in descending order.

9: Doctor Stone Season 3

You surely would have known the 2019 superhit sci-fi action series “Doctor Stone”. One day all the human civilization turn into stones. After several thousand years a genius boy named Senku returns to normal and starts his quest to find answers to this incident and to revive humanity with the help of science.
Due to its unique plot to set up stone wars between people who wants to and not to revive humanity back along with Good animations, deep storyline, and character motives, we can consider it one of the best action anime series of 2023
Studio: TMS Entertainment

8: Bungo Stray Dogs Season 4

A boy named Atsushi Nakajima was living in an orphanage troubled by a mystical tiger. One day he becomes the prime suspect in incidents caused by the mystical being and is forced to leave the orphanage. He was dying of starvation on a river bank when he chose to save a man who was already in chase of the mystical tiger. The dual uncovers the mystery of a troubling being and Atsushi joins the supernatural investigation team consisting of bizarre characters.


As anime has already 3 seasons passed by, fully enjoying this one of the best action anime of 2023 will cost you a while. However, in my opinion, Supernatural beings, dark character developments, a dense storyline and smooth animations will be worthy of your while
Studio: Bones

7: Mashle Magic and Muscles

Honestly, this newly airing action anime is the mixture of Balck Clover anime and Harry Potter. And with little better and more precise animations.
A boy who can’t use magic is born in a magical realm where magicless beings are worth nothing. But Mashle’s hard work and determination have given him enough strength to counter any magic user.

Yup, you can say it’s the copycat of Black Clover but with better animations.
Apart from criticism, the storyline is lightweight and smooth with a bunch of sparkling magical action sequences. It would be fair enough to consider it one of the best action animes of 2023.

6: I got a cheat skill in another world

A kind fatty boy abandoned by his parents, siblings and society founds a gateway to another world accidentally. A world more like a gaming quest, where he starts living and through tough workouts, he eventually got killer looks. Now his looks make a difference in how people see him.
Yup, not a very convincing storyline but it has good animations and action sequences to offer alongside cool-looking characters.

5: Vinland Saga Season 2

Its story is based on Vikings or Norsemen. A boy named Thorfinn’s father “the mighty warrior” get killed by pirates while Seafaring. The troubled boy is now homeless and burning in vengeance as he got to join the same gang of pirates led by Askeladd.


To be honest, its first season was a total action-banger with fights and wars everywhere. But its second season is more focused on character developments, motives, a slice of life and slavery. As I have added Vinland Saga 2 to the list of best action anime of 2023, you’ll find a healthy amount of action and drama in it but lesser than its previous version created by Wit Studios.

4: Heavenly Delusion

Before airing, nobody was expecting this anime would be any kind of action banger but it is. A journey of a boy and a girl with the mind of a boy The dual is looking for a place called heaven. They have to complete their journey in a world full of chaos without being eaten by monsters called maneaters.
The Story is focused on sci-fi, supernatural beings and action sequences with a little touch of inhuman powers.

3: Hell is Paradise

Hell is Paradise is an adventure-action thriller beautifully animated by Mappa Studios. Story of Gabimaru the Hollow who is an insanely strong shinobi and gives up on living after a parting from his beloved wife. Gabimaru is offered freedom in the case of fulfilling a mission of finding the Elixir of life.


Now he has to find the Elixir of life on an island full of mystical creatures alongside his female Samurai companion.
I can assure you after watching its first episode, you will fall in love with its beautiful animations, action sequences and bizarre characters. Hell is Paradise is truly a treat to watch if you’re looking for the best action anime of 2023.

2: Attack on Titan Final Season Part

Thankfully we are truly blessed that Mappa Studios putting their everything in the anime. In the first quarter of 2023, we witnessed the ultimate piece of animation in the shape of the AOT Rumbling part.


The journey of Eren Yaeger, a boy inside the walls who want freedom by killing Titans. And he ended up committing genocide worldwide after the realization of the actual anime. Anyone who already watched the long episode of Rumbling would happily consider AOT the Best action anime of 2023.

1: Demon Slayer Season 3

Story of Tanjirou Kamado who got his family murdered while he was not home. And his younger alive sister became a demon. Now Tanjirou has started his journey as a demon slayer corps member to find a cure for his sister Nezuko.


The series has already won multiple awards held by Crunchyroll for its second season. The dark fantasy has already won the hearts of anime lovers worldwide with its two seasons. Demon Slayer has been mostly praised for its beautiful animations, character developments and action fights full of sparkling blasts.


The third season is released half already and fans have already witnessed breathtaking action sequences. In my opinion, Demon Slayer acing the list of best action anime of 2023 will be doubtless once it completed its full arc. And I already have high hope for it.


This is the most convincing list for this particular keyword and if you have better in mind, don’t forget to mention it in comment sections.

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