You already know about popular anime shows like:
- Attack On Titan Season 3.
- Steins Gate 0.
- How Not To Summon A Demon Lord.
And any other anime fans love in 2018. The same is true for the
But here’s a question: what are the most popular anime and
Without thinking about it, I took a look at Google Trends to find out.
According to 10’s of millions of anime fans who search Google, there are at least 10 anime and
Popular Anime And
Manga in 2018:
1. Citrus (
Citrus is known by people like myself for one reason: the new anime that aired in 2018.
It’s a “yuri” anime about two lesbians, with the first episode being one of the most uncomfortable I’ve ever seen for an anime.
But ignoring the anime for a second, the
Ranking #1 in terms of Google searches internationally.
Black Clover ( Manga Series)
If you’re well aware of what’s “hot” in the anime community, then
Even though the anime is the reason I know of it (as well as many fans in 2018), the
It’s ranked #2 according to Google trends for the “rising in popularity” trend in 2018.
3. Overlord (
Light Novel Series)
Obviously not a “
Overlord is a well-known series in the anime world, with the first “overlord” being adapted from video
And even though there are popular shows like Attack On Titan in 2018, fans who use Google to search for anime and
This ranks #3 according to Google Trends in 2018.
My Hero Academia ( Manga Series)
We all know how outrageously popular
And with My Hero Academia rising through the ranks in 2018, the
5. Food Wars (
Ranking in #5th place is Food Wars. Also known as: Shokugeki No Soma in Japanese.
Food Wars is a creative anime (and
It’s a shounen that focuses on food battles, business and self-improvement instead of flashy powers or hero speeches.
So it’s no wonder it’s continuing to shine and make a name for itself in 2018.
Related: 18 Appetizing Quotes From Food Wars
6. The Persona Series
Not many video
7. The Seven Deadly Sins (
So many anime and manga series are named after a popular phrase or term. But only a few like “The Seven Deadly Sins” become popular enough to carve out their own niche.
As big as this mainstream series is, it’s only right that the
8. Tokyo Ghoul (
Tokyo Ghoul is another mainstream series that’s impossible to ignore.
Even fi you haven’t watched it (or read the
Tokyo Ghoul also made it in last year’s “popular anime and
9. Baki The Grappler (
Personally this one is a surprise for me. Because it’s the first time I don’t KNOW of the series I’m mentioning.
The series began in 1991 and has been running ever since. Making it a legendary
10. The Disastrous Life Of Saiki K (
The Disastrous Life Of Saiki K is like a “
Being one of the most creative series of its kind in recent years, this isn’t much of a surprise to me. And I’d recommend all fans give this a try, in the format you like best (
Ignoring this list for a second, which anime and
Violet Evergarden is a personal favorite of mine in 2018 so far.