17 May 2021 12:50 PM +00:00 UTC

10 Anime Shows Like Tokyo Revengers You Should Start Watching

Tokyo Revengers surely has an interesting plot perfectly mixing science fiction with action that captivated many fans making it rise to the top of the ranks. It follows Takemichi and his time travel to save the gruesome future starting with the past. There are other animes similar to it which you can start binge-watching especially if you love sci-fi and action in one and here is a list of 10 animes like Tokyo Revengers.

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Based on the manga series of Ken Wakui published in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine, Tokyo Revengers now has an anime adaptation by Liden Films with 24 episodes in a double-cour. It won the 44th Kodansha Manga Award under the shōnen category in 2020, and recently, it announced that there would also be a live-action film of the same title.

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10. Re: Zero − Starting Life in Another World

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Although Subaru doesn't travel to the past, he gets transported to another world where the same thing happens over and over again. He dies only to return to life to the moment he arrives in the mysterious world. It shares the same element of time with Tokyo Revengers and Subaru takes on various deadly villains like Takemichi, too.

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9. Charlotte

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Charlotte follows the story of pre-adolescent kids who got superpowers when the comet Charlotte passed by Earth. Yuu Otosaka gets to possess any person's body for five seconds. Because of this, he transfers to Houshinoumi Academy where children with superpowers study their abilities. The same element of time is present in this anime as well as the life of a high school student like that of Tokyo Revengers.

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8. ReLife

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Following the story of Kaizaki Arata, a hopeless 27-year-old guy who is hitting rock bottom in life who found another way to correct his mistakes in the past when he met Ryo Yoake, an employee of the ReLife Research Institute where there are drugs that could transform a person to their 17-year-old self. Kaizaki uses it and restarts his life as a high school student again. The premise is quite similar to Tokyo Revengers sans the revenge plot.

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7. Orange

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Another time-traveling anime sans the vengeance plot, Orange focuses on a high-school romance wherein Takamiya Naho receives a mysterious letter from herself 10 years ahead of her current age. Initially thinking of it as a prank, Naho realizes that the contents of the letter are starting to come true. Her future self tells her to watch over Kakeru, their friend, who they lose in the future.

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6. Black Lagoon

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An action-packed anime with yakuza like Tokyo Revengers minus the time-traveling this time, Black Lagoon is about Rokuro Okajima whose ship he's on gets attacked by pirates. He was later kidnapped and the mercenaries turn out to be quite friendly. He then let go of being a corporate slave and joined the pirates as they travel through the South China Sea.

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5. Ikebukuro West Gate Park

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Ikebukuro West Gate Park is all about gangs and taking care of loved ones like in Tokyo Revengers. Makoto Majima lives his life in Ikebukuro as a troubleshooter of disputes between deadly yakuza and he is very capable of doing it, far from how the police handle it. He ends up with a dead loved one and he has to find out how to reconcile it with himself.

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4. Rainbow

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Another yakuza-centered anime; Rainbow is more on the emotional side of being in a gang where a group of teenagers has been transferred to the Shounan Special Reform School as they have committed crimes fit for such penitentiary facility. There, they meet Rokurouta Sakuragi, who taught them various things about life in general and how to hold on to hope and each other.

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3. Shounan Bakusozoku

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Gang culture with a mix of high school drama is the main serving of this anime series, very much like the past timeline in Tokyo Revengers. A biker, Shounan Bakusozoku, leads a high school gang while being a handicrafts club member. Those two aren't really jiving into each other but this anime beautifully portrayed the gang culture and how each member looks out for each other despite all the weirdness they have.

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2. Steins; Gate

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Yet another time travel-centered anime, Steins; Gate focuses on Rintarou Okabe, a mad scientist who focuses on futuristic gadgets used weirdly. He does these experiments with his team, Mayuri Shiina and Hashida Itaru. They made a breakthrough gadget, a phone microwave, which could send messages to the past through emails. Same as Tokyo Revengers, it also circles the concept of traveling in time to be able to save a loved one from a bad future.

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1. Erased

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Probably the closest anime to Tokyo Revengers, Erased focuses on Satoru Fujinuma who has hit rock bottom in his life carrying a childhood trauma. He gets the power of time traveling to be able to avoid accidents and even deaths, and he uses it to be able to correct his past and have a better future including saving a loved one through such power. His story is much like that of Takemichi.

Tokyo Revengers releases new episodes every Saturday, available for streaming online through Crunchyroll where it has been confirmed for an English dubbed version, at 2:07 AM JST/ 11:07, AM PT/ 1:07 PM CT/ 2:07 PM EST/ 7:07 PM BST.

Related: Tokyo Revengers Episode 6 Release Date and Time, Countdown