The 21 Best Anime Games of All Time

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Anime has become increasingly popular over the years. There are many streaming sites and companies that young children, teenagers, and adults use to watch their favorite anime programs. 

In fact, this genre is becoming so popular that there have been many anime games released. If you are someone who loves anime and playing games, you will be sure to find something that catches your eye in the list below. 

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While you might not agree with our list, we have based it on public consensus and statistics. We will be ranking the top 21 best anime games of all time.

The 21 Best Anime Games of All Time

 

21 – Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact

In this game, you will live through the Naruto anime storylines while fighting in various melee battles. 

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You can download this game from the official PlayStation website.

20 – Pokemon X

This game introduces various new characters and allows you to explore cities, such as Lumiose City. It also includes new battle formats to enhance your gaming experience. 

You can download this game from the official Pokemon website

19 – One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3

Pirate Warriors 3 has a few twists when compared to the previous games. In the game, each character has their own powers that they must use to defeat enemies in epic battles.

It can be downloaded from the Softonic website

18 – Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2

This game consists of a board-game like adventure. It entails Goku and a few of his allies traveling around 9 different levels in order to defeat enemies and collect money, capsules, and dragon balls. 

It can be downloaded from the Emulator Games website.  

17 – Naruto: Rise Of A Ninja

This game is exclusive to Xbox 360. It consists of one-on-one fighting and RPG, where players go on various missions to defeat enemies and collect valuables. 

It can be downloaded from the Naruto Games website

16 – Naruto: Ultimate Ninja

The player controls the characters within the Naruto anime world. You win the game by fighting an enemy until they run out of health and are destroyed. 

The game can be downloaded from the Emulator Games website

15 – Dragon Ball Z: Budokai

Budokai is a fighting game that involves battles between your character and various villains from the Dragon Ball Z universe. 

It can also be downloaded from the Emulator Games website

14 – Jump! Ultimate Stars

Jump! Ultimate Stars is the sequel to Jump! Super Stars. The game revolves around using manga panels that represent characters to create decks on a grid

It can be downloaded from the Emulator Games website

13 – Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations

This game is the third installment of the Ultimate Ninja Storm series. The game involves a story mode and online tournaments where you engage in battles between various enemies. 

It can be downloaded from the official PlayStation website

12 – Dangan-Ronpa: Kibou No Gakuen To Zetsubou No Koukousei

In this game, you have to search around various rooms in order to gather clues for a trial. 

The story was inspired by the movie Saw and has a ‘pop art’ style to it. This game can be downloaded from the DroidTrix website

11 – Pokemon Blue

This game can be downloaded from the Emulator Games website

Pokemon Blue is a role-playing game that involves you having to become the champion of the Indigo League by defeating the eight Gym Leaders and four Pokemon trainers. 

10 – Dragon Ball Xenoverse

This game features your own customized character. The story revolves around you having to defeat two villains who manipulate history. 

The game can be downloaded from the Softonic website

9 – Persona 5 

The story of this game revolves around five high school students who harness personas that are manifestations of their inner psyche. 

Persona 5 can be downloaded from the official PlayStation website

8 – Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2

Budokai Tenkaichi 2 is a fighting game that was released for the PlayStation and Wii. The player controls a character on their quest for dragon balls and skill capsules, and you also encounter villains who you must fight in order to proceed. 

The game can be downloaded from the official PlayStation website

7 – Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2

In this game, Naruto and his allies fight various enemies from the criminal organization known as Akatsuki

It can be downloaded from the official Nintendo website

6 – Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm

In this game, players can explore the Hidden Leaf Village and engage in combat between multiple enemies. 

It can be downloaded from the official Nintendo website

5 – Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3

This game entails your character traveling across Earth or Namek during the four sagas of Dragon Ball Z

Budokai 3 can be downloaded from the official PlayStation website

4 – Pokemon Red 

This is a role-playing game in which you have to battle various enemies to become the leader of the Indigo League. 

It can be downloaded from the Emulator Games website

3 – Dragon Ball FighterZ

The plot of this game revolves around destroying the main antagonist, Android 21

FighterZ takes place between ‘Universe 6’ and ‘Future Trunks’. It can be downloaded from the Bandai Namco website

2 – Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3

The story of this game revolves around the player trying to defeat the Nine-tailed Demon Fox of the Konohagakure village and its leader. 

Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 can be downloaded from the Bandai Namco website.

1 – Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3

Budokai Tenkaichi 3 features 161 characters – which is one of the highest numbers of characters in any fighting game. It offers a very good 3D fighting experience and over 20 battle stages. 

The game can be downloaded from the Emulator Games website

The 21 Best Anime Games of All Time

 

Summary

Some of the best anime games of all time include Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Pokemon Red, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3, and Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm. 

The two biggest and most popular anime gaming franchises are Dragon Ball Z and Naruto.

If you would like to find out about more awesome Dragon Ball Z games, take a look here.

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