Beauty in Japanese Anime is one of the attractions of this genre. Not only the characters in the anime are taken care of, but other artwork in the anime such as the scenery is always meticulously designed. These are the 50 Best Aesthetic Anime Movies and TV Series ever!
Table of Contents
- 1. Attack On Titan
- 2. Your Name
- 3. Spirited Away
- 4. Grave Of The Fireflies
- 5. Howl’s Moving Castle
- 6. A Silent Voice
- 7. The Garden Of Words
- 8. My Neighbor Totoro
- 9. Violet Evergarden
- 10. Norn9
- 11. The Tatami Galaxy
- 12. Made In Abyss
- 13. Ancient Magus Bride
- 14. Fate/Zero
- 15. A Place Further Than The Universe
- 16. Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex
- 17. Kakuriyo: Bed and Breakfast for Spirits
- 18. Snow White with the Red Hair
- 19. Mischief of the Gods
- 20. Magical Girl Madoka Magica
- 21. Natѕume’ѕ Book of Friendѕ
- 22. Princess Mononoke
- 23. Your Lie in April
- 24. Kiki’s Delivery Service
- 25. Assassination Classroom
- 26. Land Of The Lustrous
- 27. Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms
- 28. Orange
- 29. Non-Non Biyori
- 30. Sᴡord Art Online
- 31. Five Centimeters Per Second
- 32. March Comes In Like A Lion
- 33. Katanagatari
- 34. Romeo x Juliet
- 35. Nobunaga the Fool
- 36. Masamune-Kun’s no Revenge
- 37. Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea
- 38. Hyouka
- 39. Bungo Straу Dogѕ
- 40. Little Witch Academia
- 41. Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid
- 42. Clannad After Story
- 43. Sound! Euphonium
- 44. Beyond the Boundary
- 45. Humanity Has Declined
- 46. Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor
- 47. Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo
- 48. Bakemonogatari
- 49. The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl
- 50. Birthday Wonderland
1. Attack On Titan
Attack on Titan is a dark fantasy anime TV series that premiered in 2013. This series is adapted from the popular manga of the same name by Hajime Isayama. Since its debut, the TV series has received wide popularity and has a large fan base around the world. In addition to the plot, characters, and voice acting, Attack on Titan is also praised for its beautiful and epic scenes.
2. Your Name
Your Name is a famous anime movie with the highest-grossing of all time. The film tells about the fateful meeting between the guy Taki and the girl Mitsuha and their journey to find each other again. The images of the scene where Mitsuha lived have left a deep impression on viewers.
3. Spirited Away
Spirited Away is one of the anime films produced by the famous Studio Ghibli. The special thing is that author Miyazaki hand-drawn the entire 125 minutes of the film. This classic cartoon makes children fall in love with bright drawings, and fascinating details with strange magic, while adults can learn thousands of things from the story of Sen and the spiritual land.
4. Grave Of The Fireflies
Grave Of The Fireflies is an anime series that has brought tears to many viewers. The anime is based on the novel by Akiyuki Nosaka and was released in 1988. Grave Of The Fireflies tells a deep and touching story, every stroke and scene in the film evokes a lot of emotions in the audience.
5. Howl’s Moving Castle
Howl’s Moving Castle is one of those anime series that just watch for the first time, you will really be captivated by everything, from the plot, and the characters to the plot of the movie. The film has beautiful footage, carefully invested. The dialogue is witty, funny, and meaningful. The circumstances are mild but provocative, as gentle as a dream but true as our own life.
6. A Silent Voice
A Silent Voice, produced by studio Kyoto Animation, has always been referred to by fans as an anime masterpiece of the century. One of the factors that make the film successful is the beautiful images that perfectly reproduce real life. The anime has a very elaborate image investment when each film perfectly reproduces the scenes in reality at Ogaki in Gifu Prefecture, located in the center of Japan.
7. The Garden Of Words
The love story in the movie The Garden of Words is shown in the most idyllic and everyday way, with warmth, simplicity, sometimes subtle, filled with loneliness. The film’s footage of the rain soaked with sadness and the film’s bleak but hopeful blue make those feelings so real.
8. My Neighbor Totoro
My Neighbor Totoro is an anime film suitable for all ages, one of the most watchable series by Ghibli Studio films. The drawing of the film is taken care of by Ghibli Studio to be smooth, lovely, and funny. The lovely images in the movie brought a feeling of comfort to the viewers. The anime can bring miracles like in fairy tales, making anyone watching the movie feel happy and joyful.
9. Violet Evergarden
Violet Evergarden is always on the list of the most carefully invested anime art. Every image in the film reaches perfection, creating a lot of sympathy for viewers. The scenes of the anime are covered with fresh, beautiful green colors, making viewers unable to help but immerse themselves in the movie with its main character.
Norn9 is an anime adapted from the game, the movie takes place in a multi-dimensional space, and the scene is very magical. In addition to having many beautiful scenes, the most noticeable point is that the characters are very beautiful. In particular, the film brings beautiful scenes with many trees that are very eye-catching.
11. The Tatami Galaxy
The Tatami Galaxy is an anime TV series that aired in 2010, based on the manga by Tomihiko Morimi. The anime has creative, beautiful, and extremely attractive drawings that highlight the main character’s story.
12. Made In Abyss
Made In Abyss is an anime with a lovely but dark and emotional story. The film revolves around the fascinating adventure of the little girl Riko, with lovely and mischievous drawings. In addition, the scene in the anime is also very beautiful and well-invested.
13. Ancient Magus Bride
Ancient Magus Bride is a hot movie recently, this is an anime in the magical magic genre. Because the content of the film is about the magical world, the scenes in this anime are also extremely magical and enchanting.
Fate/Zero deserves to be listed in the ranks of the perfect Japanese animation masterpieces thanks to its captivating visuals, catchy soundtrack, and dramatic and profound plot alongside a cast of characters’ personalities. The anime film is carefully cared for in terms of effects and effects, bringing extremely satisfying scenes to viewers.
15. A Place Further Than The Universe
A Place Further Than The Universe is the leading anime of the Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019. The anime follows the journey of four high school girls to Antarctica, accompanied by the true value of youth. With dynamic and youthful drawings, the film brings a new feeling of youth.
16. Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex is an anime series released in 2003 in Japan, about the boundaries of technology and people. The film revolves around a domestic crime-fighting team tasked with preventing acts of terrorism and technology-related crimes.
17. Kakuriyo: Bed and Breakfast for Spirits
Kakuriyo: Bed and Breakfast for Spirits is a hit anime released in 2018 based on the light novel of the same name by writer Midori Yuuma. The film tells the story of a young girl Aoi who has to work and earn money to pay off debts instead of marrying Odana Sama. The dreamy scenes in the film are also a factor contributing to the success of this anime.
18. Snow White with the Red Hair
Snow White with the Red Hair is one of the anime series known for having beautiful shimmering anime art. The film tells the romantic love story between a red-haired princess Shirayuki and a smart, polite prince named Zen. The scenes in the anime are so beautiful that they attract a lot of viewers.
19. Mischief of the Gods
The anime TV series Mischief of the Gods brings the story of the god Zeus opening a school so that other gods can learn knowledge, perfect their personalities, and correct their mistakes. The scenes of a monumental school for gods with fairy scenes are what make this series attractive.
20. Magical Girl Madoka Magica
Magical Girl Madoka Magica is a magical anime series directed by Akiyuki Shinbo. The film is about a girl who uses magical powers to fight witches. With cheerful, witty drawings, the anime has brought a satisfying feeling to the audience when watching it.
21. Natѕume’ѕ Book of Friendѕ
Natѕume’ѕ Book of Friendѕ is an anime TV series first released in 2008. The story revolves around Natsume and the cat monk Nyanko who always helps those in need. The scenes in the movie are very beautiful and pure, showing the kindness of both people.
22. Princess Mononoke
Princess Mononoke is also one of Studio Ghibli’s most popular anime. The story follows the journey of the last prince of the Emishi tribe, Ashitaka, and his efforts to protect the forest. Although this is an animated film for children, the film gives adults a lot of reflection on issues of nature, people, and the struggle to protect life.
23. Your Lie in April
Your Lie in April is about Arima Kousei, a famous piano prodigy. This is an anime series that is very suitable for school-age, students with gentle content that integrates stories about friendship and love of school age.
24. Kiki’s Delivery Service
Kiki’s Delivery Service tells the story of Kiki – a young witch in training – old enough to leave her family, according to tradition she has to go somewhere else and live alone for a year so she can become a real witch. consume. Throughout the film is a beautiful European scene mixed with Japan that really brings the audience a lot of emotions that are hard to describe!
25. Assassination Classroom
Assassination Classroom is an anime series with a very interesting plot. The film is about a special creature in the shape of an octopus that claims to destroy the Earth, but it gives humanity a chance, which is to ask to be taught a class and create all conditions for students to assassinate it.
26. Land Of The Lustrous
Land Of The Lustrous is produced by studio Orange and released in 2017. The film’s story is about the world of crystalline life forms known as The Lustrous. Here, the crystal forms must fight for their survival.
27. Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms
Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms is about Maquia, a girl from the Lorph tribe with the ability to live forever. The special thing about this movie is the ravishing movie scene built with surreal materials. All the details in the film, even the smallest, are carefully polished, realistic scenes. The wide-angle shots have immersed the audience in the perfect magnificence, pushing the emotions to the extreme. It can be said that the thing that weaves the magical and poetic scenes of the film is a heartbreakingly beautiful sadness.
Orange is an anime series that tells the story of a girl named Naho who receives letters from herself 10 years later. From there, Naho decided to change some things in the past to improve her future.
29. Non-Non Biyori
The anime series Non-Non Biyori is set in Asahigaoka, which is the epitome of a rural town. It is about the main character Hotaru Ichijo, who moves to a small town due to her father’s job and she becomes close with other students. The scenes that recreate the beauty of the countryside are peaceful scenes and attract viewers’ love.
30. Sᴡord Art Online
Sword Art Online is a Japanese anime series, which has been adapted into an anime. With the content of the story being the setting of a near future, the story includes many interwoven real and virtual events. The film recreates a fantasy world but full of reality, thanks to the elaborate drawings of the artists.
31. Five Centimeters Per Second
Five Centimeters Per Second follows the life of protagonist Tono Takaki from his elementary years to adulthood. Each part of the film in turn tells viewers about the important milestones in his life. This is one of those movies that has brought tears to the eyes of many viewers, with the same memories with promises, farewells, and even tears of the characters.
32. March Comes In Like A Lion
The plot of the anime March Comes in Like a Lion revolves around Rei – a lone shogi player and his relationship with the neighboring family. Rei then becomes close with Akari and two cat-owning girls named Hinata and Momo.
Katanagatari follows the journey across Edo period Japan to collect the twelve deviant blades of Shichika Yasuri and the swordsman Togame. The film was animated by White Fox and released in 2010.
34. Romeo x Juliet
Romeo x Juliet is an anime series inspired by the work of William Shakespeare, about a young couple from two feuding families. The anime recreates a beautiful love story, full of dreams but destined to go through many hardships. The anime has been modified a lot compared to the original, adding a little color of fiction, whether you read through the original or not, this will definitely still be an anime worth watching.
35. Nobunaga the Fool
TV series Nobunaga the fool is an anime series inspired by the life of the infamous lord Nobunaga – who made a great contribution to ending the Sengoku era. The anime has successfully combined seemingly unrelated elements of historical material and mecha context.
36. Masamune-Kun’s no Revenge
Masamune-Kun’s Revenge is about Masamune, a chubby and shy boy who was once rejected by Adagaki. Therefore, he was determined to change himself to take revenge on her. Masamune has transformed into a completely new person, a handsome guy with outstanding achievements
37. Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea
Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea is an anime TV series about seven friends with overlapping stories highlighting the suffering of young love. The film shows that in real life, love is painful and often comes with unnecessary problems. While it can be beautiful, it can also be painful and unpredictable.
Hyouka is an anime masterpiece that should not be missed by Kyoto Animation. This is one of the best anime series for those of you who love school and Slice of Life anime. Great graphics and smooth animation are always outstanding features of anime produced by Kyoto Animation. Hyouka not only inherits the most quintessential things but is also carefully polished, it is no exaggeration to say that Hyouka is one of the anime TV series with the highest visual quality ever of Kyoto Animation. So much so that whenever you press the pause button, you will also get a nice frame.
39. Bungo Straу Dogѕ
Bungou Stray Dogs is an anime that once created a craze in anime in 2016. With a cast of characters inspired by famous people in Japan, plus humorous details and novel content, Bungou Stray Dogs is one of the most sought-after anime titles by fans.
40. Little Witch Academia
Little Witch Academia is a 2013 anime short episode produced by Trigger, directed by Yoshinari Yoh, and written by Otsuka Masahiko. The anime revolves around a young girl Akko Kagari and her friends at Luna Nova Magic Academy, thereby discovering a colorful and unique wizarding world.
41. Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid is set in modern Japan and revolves around a software engineer girl named Kobayashi. During the 13 episodes, we will see Kobayashi’s life with dragons from another world as well as how they integrate and get used to human life. This is a good and worth-watching anime series, it has all the advantages of both engaging humorous content and a unique character cast.
42. Clannad After Story
Clannad After Story is the story of how the male lead Tomoya Okazaki helps Nagisa restore the drama club, as a way to pass the time, with the help of the Fujibayashi twin sisters, Kyou and Ryou. Then there is the love story that the young couple has for each other from the time they fell in love until they became a young family. No need for shimmering romance, no need for sweetness, and full of love, the story of the film still makes many people sob and jealous.
43. Sound! Euphonium
Sound! Euphonium is an anime about the theme of music that is very good and worth watching. Adapted from a Japanese novel written by author Ayano Takeda, the anime produced by the famous Kyoto Animation studio has won many awards in the category of humanistic film nominations. The picture in the movie is colorful and wonderful, everything in this anime is harmonious both in sound and image.
44. Beyond the Boundary
Beyond the Boundary is set in a world where beings from the spirit world are called Youmu. The anime is about the friendship between Mirai and Akihito and the various challenges that cement their friendship.
45. Humanity Has Declined
Humanity Has Declined is based on the light novel of the same name by Romeo Tanaka, produced by AIC C.A.S.T.A. The anime follows a hidden girl whose mission is to act as a mediator between humanity and fairies in a post-apocalyptic world.
46. Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor
The anime Akashic Records Of Bastard Magic Instructor is a story revolving around a lady from a noble family Sistine Fibel and her best friend Rumia Tingel. Both are studying at a famous magic academy with the desire to hone their magic skills and solve the mysteries of Sky Castle. The film’s story also reveals each character’s different past and the contrast of that past with the present, and points to their uncertain fate in the future.
47. Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo
Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo is based on the famous novel “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo” by Alexander Dumas. The anime is set in the future when people can travel easily through the planets. Starting from Albert – a noble from Paris, went to Luna (the moon) to attend the festival. Here, he meets The Count of Monte Cristo – a rich but mysterious count – and quickly befriends this strange person.
The anime Bakemonogatari is the opening film for the classic and extremely popular anime series Monogatari, marking the success of a relatively picky anime genre. This anime received the attention of a large audience in Japan right from the time of its official release. Director Akiyuki Shinbo built this anime with an art style quite different from most anime produced at the time. Bakemonogatari’s Gothic-influenced visual construction really captivated the audience with each frame.
49. The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl
The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl is a unique, strange, colorful, and emotional anime work and equally monstrous. The anime won the Best Animated Feature category of 2017 by the Japan Academy. The film possesses a special plot and brings a new and creative look, making the audience keep “revolving” in interesting dreams.
50. Birthday Wonderland
Birthday Wonderland is about Akane, a very self-deprecating little girl. On the day before her birthday, Akane encounters an alchemist named Hippocrates and his disciple Pipo, from which they begin their adventure to Wonderland. Shy girl Akane finds herself dubbed the savior of Wonderland.