5 Anime You Should Watch In Spring 2022

Every season has its own sets of anime that you should definitely watch. Winter 2022 has the sequel of hit anime like 86 and the final season of Attack on Titan, along with new fan favorites like My Dress-Up Darling. Likewise, the upcoming season also has some anime that you should watch.

However, rather than going for the sequels, this list focuses heavily on some new anime instead. Keep in mind that every anime in this list is adapted from well-established great manga, so as long as the animation studio can do a decent job in adapting the story, they are guaranteed to be the highlights for the spring 2022 releases. These are the anime that you should watch in spring 2022.

5. Tomodachi Game

As the name suggests, the story of Tomodachi Game revolves around games that are designed to break your friendship. In the story, five high schoolers wake up in a mysterious room and are told that one of them owes 100 million Yen. However, the debt will be divided equally among them now, and they have to play some games if they want to reduce that debt.

These five students are best friends and have known each other for years. Even then, these sinister games will break their friendship into pieces. There are so many layers of mystery as to what truly happens in the story and what the fate of these students will be. In a way, it's like Squid Game but with less gore and more psychological analysis.

You can watch this on Crunchyroll!

4. Kawaii dake ja Nai Shikimori-san

Izumi is a shy boy who has a relatively weak physique and unusually bad luck. Getting hurt due to trivial road accidents is par for the course for him. Shikimori is Izumi's girlfriend. She is a cheerful and reliable girl who performs extremely well in both academics and physical activity. Shikimori always feels anxious whenever her beloved Izumi does anything. This is why she always keeps him in her sight, and protects him from any potential disturbance, just like a fearless female knight who watches over her precious prince.

The story of Shikimori-san reverses the usual role in romantic comedies where the man protects the woman. Here, Shikimori is still the usual cute girl just like what you can find in any other romantic comedy, but make no mistake, because she is also effortlessly cool. There will be numerous hilarious and awesome moments when you can see the full extent of Shikimori's coolness. And just like Izumi, your heart will also melt by the sight of the gallant Shikimori.

You can watch this on Crunchyroll!

3. Thermae Romae Novae

In Thermae Romae Novae, Lucius Modestus is an architect who wishes to create a new kind of bathhouse for the public of Rome. Unfortunately, he doesn't know what kind of innovation he should make that can be well-received by the public. When he tries to calm himself in one of the busiest bathhouses there, he suddenly gets sucked into a mysterious hole on the ground.

When he emerges from the water, he finds himself in a foreign bathhouse, surrounded by foreign people and foreign objects. But one thing is for sure, this bathhouse is way more advanced than everything Lucius has ever seen in Rome. In that instant, he decided to use this Japanese bathhouse as an inspiration for his new bathhouse back in Rome, the Thermae Romae.

Thermae Romae is a historical comedy about two distant civilizations, ancient Rome and modern-day Japan, and their shared love of Public Baths. It is a story, unlike anything you've ever watched before. It will make you laugh and fill you with fun knowledge at the same time.

2. Summer Time Render

On July 22nd, after two years living in a big city, Shinpei Ajiro finally came back to the little island in the outskirts of Japan called Awajishima in order to attend the funeral of his childhood friend and sweetheart, Ushio Kofune.

The official cause for her death was due to drowning. However, Shinpei quickly found an indication of foul play here. Unfortunately, when he begins to sniff around looking for clues all over the island, he gets shot in the head and dies. When Shinpei opens up his eyes, he is back to the morning of July 22nd, the day he first arrived on the island. Shinpei Ajiro is now stuck in a time loop.

Summer Time Render is a murder mystery with a time travel element that will only get more complicated as the story unfolds. There will be so many bizarre things that happen to the point that you don't even know who or what to believe.

1. Spy x Family

Codename: Twilight are the best spies that the country of Westalis has to offer. No matter how impossible a task may be, Twilight will achieve the objective with flying colors. That is until he receives a mission that requires him to find a wife and a child in the next seven days. So he decided to use the name Loid Forger and adopt a little girl called Anya from a rundown orphanage. Unbeknownst to him, Anya is actually a telepath that can read other people's minds. Next on the list is a wife. Loid manages to find a woman named Yor who agrees to be his wife and live together with Loid and Anya.

What he doesn't know is the fact that Yor is actually a lethal assassin known as the Thorn Princess. The only one who knows their true identity is Anya the telepath, and she has a blast knowing how awesome her new parents are. So can this fake family help Twilight achieve his secret mission? Well, sort of. There are so many strange and awesome incidents happening all the time in Spy x Family. Watching Anya try to help their parents succeed in their own individual missions is hilarious, to say the least. But other than comedy, Spy x Family is also packed with thrilling action sequences and wholesome moments from start to finish. This is the anime that will make you hold your breath, laugh out loud, and warm your heart at the same time.

You can watch this on Crunchyroll!

Final Thoughts

There are a couple of dozen anime that will air in any given season. More often than not, you don't really know how good it will be before you watch it. However, for anime adapted from well-established manga, you can easily find out how good the story will be before even watching a single episode. That is what this list ultimately represents. As mentioned at the beginning of this article, the story of the original manga for these titles are super solid. So you can be fairly confident that the anime version will be great as well.

Have you seen the list of anime that will be aired in Spring 2022? Is there any other anime that you think deserves to be on this must-watch list? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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Author: Harry

Harry is a manga addict first and freelance writer second. While he hasn’t read every manga under the sun, he has read an unhealthy amount of Shounen and Seinen manga. When he’s not writing in Honey’s Anime, you can find him in his personal blog: MangaDigest.com.

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