Anime or Japanese-style animation is one of the film genres that is currently hotly discussed. Although the theme of animation, the audience is not segmented only among children. Many adults also become connoisseurs of this work.

In Indonesia, anime itself has quite a large fan, the storyline is indeed interesting and the unique characters characterize the country’s animation. The popularity of the work is also driven by various genres from sports, sci-fi, romance, fantasy, etc.

In 2021, various anime films with various genres from popular sequels to new titles are released again.

For you fans or maybe it’s the first time you want to watch an anime movie. Here is a list of the best 2021 anime film recommendations.

  1. Gintama The Final

Gintama is a seafaring warrior who is good at fighting, but in his adventures he follows Gitoki Sakata because of the demands to survive he becomes an errand boy. Gintama the Final is one of the best Anime films of 2021 that must be watched by anime movie connoisseurs

Launching in January 2021, Gintama the Final tells the story of the daily lives of 3 people who are followed by Gintama. On each of his journeys, he often gets into trouble with the people he meets, especially while on duty.


  1. Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0 Thrice Upon A Time

Neon Genesis Evangelion is one of several series included in the popular work of anime films. Tells the story of high school student (SMP) Shinji Ikari, the protagonist is an Evangelion driver who is skilled in fighting with evil monsters who want to rule the earth.

The fourth film, Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0, Thrice Upon A Time, is estimated to be Hideaki Anno’s last work. This Best Anime Movie of 2021 was originally planned to be released in 2020, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic last year, it required it to be postponed in order for its production to be fully completed.


  1. Detective Conan 24: The Scarlet Bullet

Detective Conan Movie 24: The Scarlet is the 24th film in the Case Closed series. In this film, Conan returns with the completion of an interesting case where the kidnapping incident of the World Sports Games (WSG) in Tokyo. In this story will follow Shuichi Akai, a mysterious and cunning agent in charge of the FBI.

Highly recommended for connoisseurs who like genres that are a little “thinking”. The uniqueness is not only in the special disclosure of Detective Conan, this film also adds several comedy scenes to add to the excitement of the audience in watching until the end of the film.


  1. Yuri!!! On Ice The Movie: Ice Adolescence

Yuri!!! on Ice is a series with the sports genre. Produced by MAPPA, directed and written by Sayo Yamamoto with an original script by Mitsurō Kubo under Jun Shishido.

Yuri!!! on Ice, tells the story of a talented seorag, named Yuri Katsuki. Departing from adversity and regaining his passion for skating, he meets Victor Nikiforov as his mentor teacher. Until it ended in a fierce competition against Yuri Plisetsky.

This anime is highly recommended for anime lovers who like the sport genre, which is fun and full of fighting spirit.


  1. Seitokai Yakuindomo 2

Seitokai Yakuindomo’s 2nd film is included in the best anime work of 2021. This anime is about Takatoshi Tsuda, vice president of the student council at Ousai Private Academy, the story of the school’s environment which has a strange atmosphere.

The school’s students are mostly women, even in student organizations all are dominated by women except the main character. It didn’t stop there, Takatoshi kept trying to face the strangeness while maintaining his sanity.


  1. Pretty Guardians Sailor Moon Eternal Part 1&2

This 6th anime film is also included in the list of the best anime of 2021. Tells the story of a character named Usagi and his friends, they are faced with the resistance of the Dead Moon Circus, a group of criminals currently led by Zirconia, Queen Nehelenia’s right hand man.

The Dead Moon Circus seeks to obtain the legendary Gold Crystal which will be given to him by his queen, to give him the power to seize the world.

This anime is a must for seasoned viewers, as well as nostalgia for viewers of the Sailor Moon series. Because this film will be a continuation of the Sailor Moon anime after it was re-released by Toei Animation in 2014.


  1. Best Anime Movies of 2021 Shirobako

This cool anime is about a person’s ambition for his job, coupled with the difficulties of adulthood in pursuing a dream.

In the story, there is a group of friends Aoi Miyamori, Ema Yasuhara, Shizuka Sakaki, Misa Todo, and Midori Imai all five are fighters to get success in jobs in the animation industry. They are friends who will fight hard to make their dreams come true

The release of this film will show the struggles of the artists behind an anime film. At the back it is also a motivation for viewers who are just stepping into the world of careers.

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