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Top 20 Best Fantasy Anime on Funimation (2023) | Updated

Last updated on May 15th, 2023 at 07:55 pm

Fantasy anime seems to be the most popular genre amongst anime fans considering the vast amount of series that fall under this genre. Every season, multiple new fantasy anime comes out, which entice fans of all ages.

Multiple sub-genres come under Fantasy like isekai and magic anime which present a vast catalog of anime for fans to choose from.

Funimation is one of the most extensive anime streaming services in the world, along with Crunchyroll. With its huge catalog of anime, it caters to the needs of everyone, be it romance or be it a thriller all in one place.

Let us look at the Top 20 Fantasy Anime on Funimation. This list consists of names you might’ve never heard before from all genres. Let’s hope you find something you might enjoy.

Top 20 Best Fantasy Anime on Funimation

20) Blood Blockade Battlefront

Blood Blockade Battlefront

Anime NameKekkai Sensen
MAL Rating7.60
Number of Episodes24 (2 seasons)
Genre(s)Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Aired2014 – 2017

One day a gate was opened between Earth and the Beyond in New York City, causing hundreds of supernatural creatures to invade the city. Now humans and the creatures live side by side, with the organization Libra, consisting of both parties, making sure to keep peace between them.

The protagonist, Leonardo Watch is a normal guy living with his parents and sister. But when he suddenly gains the All-Seeing Eyes in exchange for his sister’s eyesight, he must find a way to bring her eyes back. This leads to his encounter with Libra and causes his life to change forever.

19) Aria the Animation

Aria the Animation

Anime NameAria the Animation
MAL Rating7.67
Number of Episodes52 (3 seasons) + 1 OVA
Genre(s)Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Slice of Life
StudioHal Film Maker
Aired2005 – 2008

In the world Aqua, a world once known as Mars, Akari Mizunashi has quite recently made her home in the town of Neo-VENEZIA, a cutting-edge impersonation of the antiquated city of Venice. The innovation of “Man Home” (previously Earth) has not arrived at this planet, and Akari is separated from everyone else, having no contact with family or companions.

In any case, the town, with its enchanting mazes of waterways and trenches, turns into Akari’s new captivation, alongside the fantasy about turning into an undeniable gondolier. Returning to a more “crude” way of life and seeking after another exchange, the personality of Akari becomes both audacious and inspiring at the same time.

18) Soul Eater

Soul Eater

Anime NameSoul Eater
MAL Rating7.84
Number of Episodes51
Genre(s)Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Aired2008 – 2009

Set in the Shinigami specialized school for weapon meisters, the series revolves around three groups of each a weapon meister and a human weapon. Attempting to make the latter a “Death Scythe,” which is the most noteworthy title for a weapon and in this manner fit for use by the Shinigami, they should gather the spirits of 99 fiendish people and one witch.

Maka and Soul Eater, Black Star and Tsubaki, and Death the Kid with Patty and Liz Thompson are the characters Soul Eater centers around. Other than investing in some opportunity to assemble spirits, these understudies of Shibusen shield Death City from the strongest of creatures while as yet going to class and attempting to become more grounded.

17) The Case Study of Vanitas

The Case Study of Vanitas

Anime NameVanitas no Karte
MAL Rating7.91
Number of Episodes24 (2 seasons)
Genre(s)Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Aired2021 – 2022

The tales of vampires speak of Vanitas, a vampire born under the blue moon, who created the Book of Vanitas, a grimoire that will bring destruction upon the vampires born under the crimson moon.

Noé Archiviste is a vampire born under the crimson moon and is looking for the mythical Book of Vanitas. During his airship journey, he is saved by a man called Vanitas who not only holds the Book of Vanitas but also proclaims to be a human.

16) Overlord


Anime NameOverlord
MAL Rating7.92
Number of Episodes52 (4 seasons)
Genre(s)Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Aired2015 – 2022

The story happens in the year 2138 when computer-generated reality gaming is blasting. Yggdrasil, a well-known internet game, is unobtrusively closed down one day. Notwithstanding, the hero Momonga chooses not to log out.

Momonga is then changed into the picture of a skeleton as “the most impressive wizard.” The world keeps on changing, with non-player characters (NPCs) starting to feel emotions.

Having no guardians, companions, or spot in the public eye, this ordinary youngster Momonga then, at that point, endeavors to assume control over the new world the game has become.

15) Noragami


Anime NameNoragami
MAL Rating7.95
Number of Episodes25 (2 seasons)
Genre(s)Action, Fantasy
Aired2014 – 2015

Minor god Yato is going through an unlucky streak. Tired of his bum way of life, his accomplice suddenly quits. He has no cash, no admirers, and no shrine to call home. In any case, exactly when things are beginning to appear to be irredeemable, a transport mishap drives him to run into Hiyori Iki, a sweet and lively high school girl.

After the mishap, Hiyori’s spirit has a negative quirk of getting out of her body, and after enrolling Yato’s assistance to restore her once again, she starts to fall into the universe of spirits and gods. Yet, Hiyori’s not by any means the only one who’s monitoring Yato. A god from Yato’s past is back, and he’s not keen on an amicable gathering.

14) Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid

Anime NameKobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon
MAL Rating7.97
Number of Episodes25 (2 seasons)
Genre(s)Fantasy, Slice of Life
StudioKyoto Animation
Aired2017 – 2021

A funny and incredibly entertaining watch, Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid is also one of the best fantasy anime on Funimation. It begins with a dragon coming to seek refuge in Kobayashi’s house after Kobayashi apparently offered her a place to stay during a night of drinking.

The dragon turns into a cheerful girl, introducing herself as Tooru and promising to be Kobayashi’s maid to repay her kindness. And thus, Kobayashi finds herself with a dragon maid, soon attracting several other mythical beings.

13) Haibane Renmei

Haibane Renmei

Anime NameHaibane Renmei
MAL Rating7.97
Number of Episodes13
Genre(s)Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

A fantasy about tumbling from the sky and afterwards birth. Rakka is brought into the world from a colossal casing into the Old Home, welcomed by a gathering of females with little wings on their backs and shining halos over their heads.

Before long, Rakka’s wings grow, a halo is put on her head. Now she has to work in the nearby town of Grie. She before long understands that the city and the whole world they live in are restricted behind the Wall, a tall, impervious divider that none aside from the secretive Toga are permitted to exit.

12) A Lull in the Sea

A Lull in the Sea

Anime NameNagi no Asu kara
MAL Rating7.98
Number of Episodes26
Genre(s)Drama, Fantasy, Romance
StudioP.A. Works
Aired2013 – 2014

For some time in the past, humanity had lived on the seafloor. Notwithstanding, numerous people needed to live over the surface, and they moved to land, making a major partition between the two.

After their school shuts down, four 14-year-old school students from the ocean town, Shioshishio, need to go to Mihama Middle School on the surface. What follows is their battles to conform to another climate and the connections between the ocean and land individuals while managing their own newly discovered sentiments that have quite recently begun showing up with the finish of their youth.

11) Yona of the Dawn

Yona of the Dawn

Anime NameAkatsuki no Yona
MAL Rating8.03
Number of Episodes24
Genre(s)Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Aired2014 – 2015

Princess of the Kouka kingdom, Yona has always led a sheltered and pampered life, coddled by her father and protected by her childhood friend and bodyguard Hak. But when Soo-won, the man she loves, betrays her father and kills him, her life shatters around her.

Thankfully, she’s saved just in time by Hak, who flees the palace with her. But this tragedy has rid Yona of her sheltered life, and now she must gather an army of the fabled Four Dragons to get her kingdom back from the traitor.

10) Kamisama Kiss

Kamisama Kiss

Anime NameKamisama Hajimemashita
MAL Rating8.09
Number of Episodes25 (2 seasons) + 5 OVA
Genre(s)Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
StudioTMS Entertainment
Aired2012 – 2016

Nanami Momozono is distant from everyone else and destitute after her father leaves town to sidestep his betting obligations and the obligation authorities show her out of her condo.

So when a man she’s just saved from a dog offers her his home, she takes advantage of the open door. In any case, incidentally, his place is a shrine, and Nanami has accidentally assumed control over his occupation as a local deity!

Nanami has all sorts of new obligations she doesn’t comprehend, perils she’s uninformed about, and a grumpy ex-recognizable who’s pretty hot. What’s a new-fledged godling to do?

9) Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Anime NameCardcaptor Sakura
MAL Rating8.16
Number of Episodes70
Genre(s)Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Aired1998 – 2020

At some point, Sakura Kinomoto, a fourth-grader, coincidentally finds the strange book of Clow. After opening it and perusing the name of The Windy out loud, Sakura dissipates the cards to the breezes.

Sakura is chosen and named by Keroberos, Guardian of the Cards, to catch the excess cards. With her companion Tomoyo and opponent Syaoran, Sakura starts an experience that will perpetually change her.

8) Revolutionary Girl Utena

Revolutionary Girl Utena

Anime NameShoujo Kakumei Utena
MAL Rating8.19
Number of Episodes39
Genre(s)Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

Soon after Utena’s parents passed on, she was comforted by a ruler who gave her a ring with a rose crest on it. Being dazzled by the Prince, she pledged to become one herself one day.

A couple of years after the fact, Utena is going to Ohtori Academy, where she gives every one of the instructors migraines since she dresses in a boy’s uniform so she can resemble the ruler she met sometime in the past. The Student Council offended Utena’s companion. And after that Utena battles in a duel for her companion’s honor.

Utena’s rose crest permits her to enter the dueling field, where Utena wins the duel and becomes engaged to the Rose Bride. Unwittingly, Utena is maneuvered into a progression of duels with different individuals from the Student Council.

As she becomes attached to Anthy, the Rose Bride, she must battle to keep her companion safe and to find the sickening mystery behind Ohtori Academy.

7) Spice and Wolf

Spice and Wolf

Anime NameOokami to Koushinryou
MAL Rating8.22
Number of Episodes25 (2 seasons)
Genre(s)Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Aired2008 – 2009

The seller Kraft Lawrence goes through the world selling a wide range of things. After visiting a town, he finds a dozing young lady under the pelts in his truck.

She has wolf ears and a tail. The wolf young lady clarifies that she has been known as a “god,” however that she goes by Holo, and that’s it.

Lawrence prods the young lady somewhat, yet in the wake of hearing a more significant amount of her story. He is moved and chooses to go with her further north.

Their ventures to every part of the two have many undertakings, frequently causing problems, yet the connection between them develops further.

6) Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Anime NameMahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
MAL Rating8.36
Number of Episodes12
Genre(s)Drama, Suspense

Madoka Kaname and Sayaka Miki are standard middle school young ladies with normal lives. However, all that changes when they experience Kyuubey, a feline-like supernatural familiar, and Homura Akemi, the new student from another school.

Kyubey offers them a recommendation. He will give any of their desires. And in return, they will each turn into a magical girl, acquiring sufficient ability to satisfy their fantasies.

In any case, Homura Akemi, an otherworldly young lady herself, urges them not to acknowledge the proposition, expressing that everything isn’t what it appears. An account of trust, misery, and kinship, Madoka Magica manages the hardships of being a magical girl. The value one needs to pay to make a little glimpse of heaven.

5) Heaven Official’s Blessing

Heaven Official’s Blessing

Anime NameTian Guan Ci Fu
MAL Rating8.38
Number of Episodes11
Genre(s)Action, Adventure, Drama, Supernatural
StudioHaoliners Animation League
Aired2020 – 2021

Xie Lian, the crown prince of Xian Le Kingdom, effectively rises to Heaven during his third trial despite progressive downgrades. Be that as it may, he incidentally breaks the Gold Palace of heavenly officials.

With no humans adoring him, Xie Lian needs to come down to the ordinary world to exorcize ghosts. It might assist him with supporting his eternality.

4) The Promised Neverland

The Promised Neverland

Anime NameYakusoku no Neverland
MAL Rating8.51
Number of Episodes23 (2 seasons)
Genre(s)Mystery, Sci-Fi, Suspense
Aired2019 – 2021

Emma, Norman, and Ray are the most brilliant children at the Grace Field House orphanage. Also, under the consideration of the lady, they allude to as “Mother,” every one of the children has partaken in an agreeable life.

Great food, clean garments, and the ideal climate to learn—what more would a vagrant be able to request? At some point, however, Emma and Norman uncover the dim reality of the rest of the world they are taboo from seeing.

3) Demon Slayer

Demon Slayer

Anime NameKimetsu no Yaiba
MAL Rating8.51
Number of Episodes37+ (2 seasons) + 1 movie
Genre(s)Action, Fantasy
Aired2018 – present

It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a generous kid who sells charcoal professionally, observes his family butchered by an evil presence. To exacerbate the situation, his more youthful sister Nezuko, the last one standing, has been changed into a demon herself.

However, crushed by this troubling reality, Tanjiro makes plans to turn into a demon slayer so he can transform his sister back into a human and eliminate the demon that slaughtered his family.

2) Ranking of Kings

Ranking of Kings

Anime NameOusama Ranking
MAL Rating8.55
Number of Episodes23
Genre(s)Adventure, Fantasy
StudioWit Studio
Aired2021 – 2022

Unfit to hear, talk, or use a sword, Prince Bojji doesn’t appear to be a commonplace successor to the lofty position—and his realm concurs. Yet, his critical experience with Kage, a shadow on the ground, gives him his first obvious companion.

The two set off on a great experience. They form a structured bond that can defeat any obstacle, even being king.

1) Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen

Anime NameJujutsu Kaisen
MAL Rating8.65
Number of Episodes26 + 1 movie
Genre(s)Action, Fantasy
Aired2020 – 2021

The night Yuji Itadori loses his grandfather, he encounters Megumi Fushiguro, a boy looking for a cursed finger in his school.While helping him, Yuji is thrust brutally into the world of Cursed Spirits and Jujutsu Sorcerers, and eats the cursed finger in a desperate attempt to save Megumi and himself.

This makes him the vessel of Sukuna, the King of Curses, who’s excited to be back. Now in a precarious situation, Yuji becomes a student at the Tokyo Jujutsu High, with the sole purpose of eating all of Sukuna’s fingers and dying with him.

There goes our list of the top 20 best fantasy anime on Funimation (2023). Check these awesome fantasy anime out, and when you’re done, visit Otakus’ Notes for more suggestions for anime of various genres.

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