In 2022, there will be plenty of new series make their debut, and some series will release their new seasons. Out of them, only a few of them became commercial hits and got enormous love from fans around the world.
As a result, fans were eager to know which series got the most attention around the world. So, as you know, Google is the best source to know which one got more attention by analyzing their search results around the world.
However, don’t worry; we are here for all your mathematical and research work; you just enjoy this fantastic list. So let’s get straight to this interesting list of the most searched anime on Google in 2022.
Note: We rank each anime on the list according to their 2022’s Google searches across the Globe.
Top 15 Most Searched Anime on Google in 2022
15. Dragon Ball
Total percentage of searches on Google: 2.6%
Even though Dragon Ball lies in the last position on the list, if you ask for the most searched manga, its ranking result will be different. This is because, for the past 4 years, they have not released anything.
Furthermore, they have not featured Goku and Vegeta, two of the greatest characters of the franchise, in the latest released movie of the franchise. But the movie still got a good response from fans, which brought the series to our list.
14. Naruto Shippuden
Total percentage of searches on Google: 2.7%
Naruto Shippuden, another series from the Naruto franchise, makes it to our list. The reason is quite simple; after all, it features some of the best arcs of the franchise.
Moreover, it also introduced some of the greatest villains of the franchise, who left an indelible impression on fans’ hearts. On the other hand, fans find this series quite worth watching and consider it a very compulsory part of the franchise.
13. Urusei Yatsura
Total percentage of searches on Google: 2.71%
Urusei Yatsura was one of the most searched anime on Google in 2022. It is the recreated version of the series that was first released in 1981. Fans find this newly released version of the series quite appealing and give huge support to the series.
As you yourself saw how much of a per cent it got out of total searches, that was quite appreciative of the series. You should watch this series, as it is the new and best version of one of the classic hits of the anime world.
12. Death Note
Total percentage of searches on Google: 2.8%
Even though Death Note was finished a long time ago, the series is still searched for and watched by fans. There is no doubt that it is one of the best short anime in the anime world and is impossible to beat by any other short series.
The series depicts the story of a young guy who unintentionally finds a mysterious book of Shinigami that is capable of killing anyone by just writing their name on it.
He decided to make the world the best place for humans by eliminating all criminals and creating the fear of death in their hearts.
11. Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury
Total percentage of searches on Google: 4.22%
Mobile Suit Gundam is one of the biggest anime franchises and has released more than 15 anime series. The reason for its huge search is the hype for the second season of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury.
Fans already watched the frost season in 2002 and eagerly awaited the second part. As a mecha anime, it features some of the greatest technologies and machines, as well as excellently depicting political corruption.
10. My Hero Academia
Total percentage of searches on Google: 4.9%
My Hero Academia is one of the most underrated anime in the anime world and deserves more attention from fans. However, recently, just after releasing the sixth season, the series suddenly got enormous attention from fans.
As you already see, MHA beat some of the greatest anime of all time in the list of most searched anime on Google in 2022. This series mainly revolves around the inspiring journey of a young guy named Deku who wants to become a Pro Hero just like his idol, All Might.
9. Attack on Titan
Total percentage of searches on Google: 5.2%
Attack on Titan is the greatest modern anime and the shiniest gem in the anime world. As the series reaches its end, it becomes more popular and gains enormous popularity around the world.
The series is filled with plenty of emotional weight and jaw-dropping action sequences and has taught us valuable life lessons such as the true meaning of freedom and families. If you have not watched this epic series yet, then you have missed one of the most essential parts of the anime world.
8. Lycoris Recoil
Total percentage of searches on Google: 6.02%
It is quite surprising to see a new series in the very top position of the most searched anime on Google in 2022.
Lycoris Recoil debuted in 2022, has released just 13 episodes, and became so popular among fans for its beautiful female characters and highly captivating visuals.
On the other hand, this series was also nominated in the category of best anime of the year in the Crunchyroll anime awards 2023.
The series revolves around a group of high school girls who are all assassins and spies as well as living a normal life as ordinary high school girls.
7. One Piece
Total percentage of searches on Google: 7.2%
One Piece is the only series that has been on the list of the most searched anime every year for more than 20 years. There are numerous reasons behind the huge success of this franchise, such as amazing world-building, excellent characters, a unique power system, jaw-dropping action sequences, and so on.
The series mainly revolves around the journey of Luffy and his Straw Hat pirate group. He embarks on a journey to find the greatest treasure in the world, named One Piece.
6. Jujutsu Kaisen
Total percentage of searches on Google: 7.3%
You might have heard about Jujutsu Kaisen, but if not, then you definitely heard about our handsome guy with white hair, Gojo Satoru. This series also recently released a movie that became a huge commercial hit and made it the most searched anime.
The series mainly revolves around Itadori and his two buddies. They were enrolled in a jujutsu school where they were trained by Gojo to save people from different supernatural evil spirits.
5. Demon Slayer
Total percentage of searches on Google: 7.8%
Demon Slayer definitely deserved this position in the list of the most searched anime on Google in 2022. This is because it is not only a popular anime for weebs but also for non-weebs. It follows the story of a teenage guy named Tanjiro, whose entire family was killed by demons except for his sister.
Now he embarks on a journey to find the cure for her sister to make her human again, and he faces several powerful demons along the way.
Total percentage of searches on Google: 8.8%
Pokemon is one of the greatest franchises in the anime medium and holds one of the greatest fandoms. Despite releasing more than 1200 episodes, it is still ongoing on several streaming platforms.
This series follows the journey of a young Pokemon trainer named Ash Ketchum and his pet Pikachu. Throughout his journey, he won several tournaments and defeated a number of professional Pokemon trainers.
3. Spy x Family
Total percentage of searches on Google: 9.61%
There is no need to be surprised to see Spy x Family so high on the list of the most searched anime on Google in 2022. Even though its genre is not very popular, fans find this series interesting and worth watching.
This series follows the story of Loid Forger and his fake family, including an assassin and a mysterious girl child. He was assigned an important task, and to complete it, he needed to act like a normal family man.
2. Chainsaw Man
Total percentage of searches on Google: 14.17%
Even though Chainsaw Man began airing at the end of 2022, it got enormous attention. The reason for its huge population is its unique main character and wide range of hottest characters.
This series follows the story of a handsome guy named Denji who just wants to live a normal life. However, in order to do that, he joined a hunter’s association to hunt several powerful devils.
Total percentage of searches on Google: 16.2%
Naruto finished a long time ago, but it is still regarded as the treasure of the anime world. Due to its wide range of excellent male and hottest female characters, it still creates an enormous fan following around the world.
The series is about the inspiring journey of a young boy named Naruto, who wants to become the Hokage of his village. Aside from his journey, the series also excellently depicts the stories of other characters.
We’ll wrap up this article by going over each of the most searched anime on Google in 2022. Regardless of their search percentage, each anime is great in its own way and has brought us some of the best storylines and excellent characters.
We hope you found our list to be more useful and know which anime got the most attention in 2022 according to their Google search.
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I am Sahil Khan and I was born in Dhanbad and raised in New Delhi, India. I am currently pursuing my graduation while also pursuing my passion for writing about anime. This is because I have been an otaku since I was 7 and writing about anime helps me overcome my stress while also honing my writing skills. Aside from writing, I am a filmmaker and an actor.