Top 10 Anime an Aquarius Would Watch [Updated]

Aquarius signs are celebrating their birthdays this time of year! These beloved daydreamers can find themselves full of creativity but can be perfectionists to the point of being overly idealistic. They are self-reliant people who are often credited with being optimistic or forward-thinking. With that in mind, here are our favorite anime that we know those born under the Aquarius sign will enjoy!

10. Ouran Koukou Host Club (Ouran High School Host Club)

  • Episodes: 26
  • Aired: April 2006 – September 2006

First up is our favorite after-school club, the Ouran High School Host Club. This anime centers around Haruhi Fujioka, who attends a school for the rich and famous on an academic scholarship. After an unusual turn of events, Haruhi breaks an expensive antique vase and has to join the Host Club to work to pay off the debt. Only after she is accepted does the club realize she is a female student being asked to join a club of boys who charm the girls that visit for tea and conversation!

Ouran High School Host Club makes this list for several reasons. Haruhi’s birthday is February fourth, so the main character of this show is also an Aquarius! More than that, this comedy is a slice-of-life anime about the Host Club planning and executing extravagant events while keeping Haruhi’s gender a secret from the rest of the school. The Aquarius, who enjoys creativity and optimism, will get sucked into this longtime favorite.

9. Mushishi (Mushi-shi)

  • Episodes: 26
  • Aired: October 2005 – June 2006

Ginko wanders quietly from place to place while meeting unusual individuals everywhere he goes. He is aware of the presence and influence of subtle beings, called mushi. When mushi come into contact with ordinary people, the effects are severe. People gain unnatural abilities or physical mutations because of these entities that they cannot see. They have such little knowledge of mushi that they do not even know that they are part of the problem. This is where Ginko comes in. If there is a rumor about mushi, he is there to calmly observe and assist.

Mushi-shi is about the spirit-life mushi and their harmful impact on humans, but the way the anime comes across is like a breath of fresh air. This is a calm and serene experience to watch, and the Aquarius who enjoys a sense of fairness will enjoy the gentle treatment of the mushi, who sometimes only need to be guided away from the human they are impacting.

8. Radiant

  • Episodes: 21
  • Aired: October 2018 – February 2019

The world is helpless against Nemeses. They are beings that destroy people and property, and anyone who gets too close to one and survives becomes “infected.” The infected can use magic and are the only individuals who can fight against a Nemesis, but sorcerers are shunned and outcast from the general public. Seth is a sorcerer who was raised by a woman named Alma, who has a goal to destroy Radiant, the motherland of all Nemeses. Helped by instructors and friends, Seth learns more about himself and his magical prowess to get stronger and look for Radiant.

In Radiant, Seth sets off on a journey filled with magic, acceptance, comedy, and mystery. It is not long into the series before we learn that Seth has more than meets the eye. The Aquarius, who relates to the trait of being optimistic to the point of being overly idealistic, will enjoy this steadfast and open main character, who is full of human flaws but admirable just the same.

7. Akatsuki no Yona (Yona of the Dawn)

  • Episodes: 24
  • Aired: October 2014 – March 2015

Yona is the only daughter of King Il. She lives in luxury, away from issues larger than taming her red curly hair. On the night of her sixteenth birthday, Yona’s father is murdered by her cousin Soo-Won, who Yona previously adored. Yona and her bodyguard flee the palace and eventually look for the rumored “four dragons” of legend. Going from the comfort of a castle to the hard ground will be the least of Yona’s troubles as she seeks new purpose and guidance as the princess of her country’s assassinated king.

The Aquarius sign is heavily related to water and fluidity, and this story of survival contains characters who make many changes to keep evading the new king’s army. The story is empathetic to the struggles of everyday people, as Yona learns that her father was a loving parent but a disliked ruler. For a well-loved story by anime fans who like some action with their shoujo, check out Yona of the Dawn!

6. One Piece

  • Episodes: 1000+
  • Aired: October 1999 - Current

Alright, most anime fans know something about One Piece, but if you haven’t caught on to watching this pirate’s-life adventure, this is your sign to do it! One Piece has aired continuously since 1999, and something does not have this reach and continuous renewal if it is anything less than exceptional. Monkey D. Luffy is going to be the King of the Pirates! He and his crew of pirates all have their own goals, but they all want to see Luffy succeed. Though this is a journey around the world, Luffy never takes himself too seriously, and this crew's adventures are unlike any anime you have watched already.

Aquarians will adore the carefree but fair-minded captain of the Straw Hat Pirates. Luffy’s crew are all skilled in their areas and made up a diverse bunch, but everyone has a place to belong in the Straw Hat Crew. If the length of this anime scares you, please note that the first season stands on its own, so you can watch a healthy 53 episode stretch and not feel like you are missing out by not continuing. If you haven’t already, get on board with the Straw Hat crew!

5. Vanitas no Carte (The Case Study of Vanitas)

  • Episodes: 24
  • Aired: April 2019 – October 2019

The Case Study of Vanitas is about an ancient grimoire of Vanitas. The Vanitas grimoire, more commonly called The Book of Vanitas, is now in the possession of a doctor, who also calls himself Vanitas. Though the book contains magic that could destroy a vampire, the doctor Vanitas looks to use this tome to heal vampires who have been dealing with an ailment that leaves them bloodthirsty and insane. Vanitas is a human who heals vampires, and with his unwitting assistant, Noé, they begin to figure out just how deep the situation plaguing vampires can be.

The art in Vanitas no Carte is beautiful, and any Aquarius out there who identifies themselves as a perfectionist will enjoy the work put into making something truly unusual. Vanitas no Carte is not your Twilight or Tokyo Ghoul vampire story. It has action, adult romance, and a vivid charm in animation. For something unique that shows a vampire trope that is not predictable, great characters, art worth talking about, and the historical setting of old Paris, take a look at The Case Study of Vanitas.

4. Jujutsu Kaisen

  • Episodes: 24
  • Aired: October 2020 – March 2021

Yuuji Itadori was living a normal life until he crossed the path of a cursed object. After a deadly encounter with demons, Yuuji lives a life possessed by the King of Curses, who lived more than a thousand years ago. Yuuji winds up attending Jujutsu High and learning about cursed energy, curses that cause death and destruction, and how any of this has to do with him. With friends he can trust and a sensei that is undoubtedly the strongest, what could go wrong?

Jujutsu Kaisen makes this list because of how much we can see an Aquarius loving the fair-minded Yuuji and his overly idealistic “best friend.” His Sensei Gojo reminds us of Kakashi from Naruto. Even though Yuuji harbors a millennia-old demon inside of him, Gojo is always trying to keep the situation under control so Yuuji can enjoy high school life. The Aquarius will also love how Yuuji remains optimistic yet down to earth and who can be incredibly self-reliant.

3. Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia)

  • Episodes: 13
  • Aired: April 2016 – June 2016

Quirks are the supernatural and highly-individualistic abilities that are the most recent human development. People with quirks often use their superpowers to become superheroes, and this is the dream of Izuku Midoriya. He has grown up watching his favorite superhero, All Might, and dreamed of being like him. With this as his dream, it was crushing for Midoriya to learn that he was not born with a quirk and would never have one. Just when it seems that hope is lost for Izuku, he is given an inherited quirk and goes to school with other heroes-in-training to learn if he has what it takes to save the day.

With a main character who is not exactly the most clever but has a strong sense of right and wrong, Midoriya is hard not to like for anyone, Aquarius included! Though teamwork is the way to accomplish most goals, Izuku has enough power to save the day, himself, if he ever learns to control it properly. My Hero Academia is a high school shounen anime with a cast of interesting characters. For something unusual that has heartfelt moments, get to watching My Hero Academia.

2. Kimetsu no Yaiba (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)

  • Episodes: 26
  • Aired: April 2019 – September 2019

Tanjirou Kamado and his family live a quiet life in the countryside as charcoal merchants. One fateful day, Tanjirou is late coming home and invited to stay with someone in town for the night. When he returns home the next day, Tanjirou’s family has been slain, and the sole survivor is his sister, who seems to be hovering between life and death. Nezuko turns out to have become a demon whose only source of nutrition is usually humans. Through suffering and struggle, Nezuko manages not to eat people, and Tanjirou gains the swordsmanship needed to set out on an impossible journey to turn his sister human again.

Demon Slayer shows a central character with perseverance and optimism that is inspiring. Tanjirou has one family member left who is no longer human, but he still keeps pursuing his goals without faltering. He works for the Demon Slayer Corps and has a few close friends with whom he regularly goes on missions. For a shounen heavyweight with a sentimental side, check out Demon Slayer!

1. Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World!)

  • Episodes: 10
  • Aired: January 2016 – March 2016

And taking the next spot on today's list is KonoSuba! This isekai begins when a high schooler who was a recluse, dies. He is offered to come back to life in a fantasy game-like world, but after reincarnating, Kazuma learns that life is more challenging than it was in his original life.

The struggle of the grind and overcoming obstacles is something that Aquarians can do, and this grind is present, but with a huge dose of comedy that it is hard to hate. This very funny adventure comedy isekai is refreshing and will cheer you up. Those of us who have already watched too many isekai shows know that sometimes the plot needs work and while KonoSuba’s plot is no exception here, the characters and ride of how fun the show is make up for that. Fans love KonoSuba, and the fun vibe is something we thought an Aquarius specifically would enjoy.

Final Thoughts

Whether you are the Aquarius celebrating your birthday or not, we hope you found something that will add to your watchlist. The fun-loving Aquarius signs are bound to enjoy some of the great characters and stories that relate to their astrological sign traits. Have you seen these titles yet? Which one are you starting next? Let us know in the comments!

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Aquarians (January 21st – February 19th) belong to the Air element of the zodiac, alongside Gemini, and Libra. This sign is ruled by Uranus, which influences Aquarians' personalities in different ways: they are eccentric people, loving all what is non-conventional. Aquarius-born are analytical, and it actually means that they live in their own world. Lost in space, they think, re-think, and over-think all the time. They daydream a lot, so much so that you could say Aquarians live on the clouds 24h per day. Even though they are shy at first, they are very energetic; Aquarians love helping others, and they are able to look at things without prejudices – that's what makes them very good friends, and very efficient problem-solvers. If it's true that Aquarians need some time alone to recharge, it's even true that they give great importance to friendship. In this article, considering what we know about Aquarians, we tried to guess what anime they would enjoy watching. So stick with us until the end to discover our picks!

1. Natsume Yuujinchou (Natsume's Book of Friends)

  • Episodes: 13
  • Aired: Jul 2008 – Sep 2008

Our first anime is Natsume Yuujinchou, the touching story revolving around Takashi Natsume – the boy who can see the spirits. Natsume is an orphan who jumped from one relative to the other during his childhood; when he found the Book of Friends – a notebook that belonged to his long-gone grandmother Reiko – Natsume's life changes for good. Together with a powerful spirit imprisoned in the body of a maneki-neko, Natsume begins his journey bound to return their names, to those spirits written in the Book of Friends.

As you can see, Natsume Yuujinchou wields all what an Aquarius may enjoy. In this anime, the theme of friendship is the very cornerstone of the entire show. What's more, Natsume Yuujinchou is episodic, and each episode has a definite ending. That's why Aquarians, who tend to get bored easily, may never get tired of Natsume Yuujinchou!

2. Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu (Parasyte -the maxim-)

  • Episodes: 24
  • Aired: Oct 2014 – Mar 2015

Shinichi Izumi is your average high school student, but his normal life is turned upside down when a parasite enters his body, and takes the place of his right hand. Parasites are horrible creatures that eat humans, so whenever Migi – his right hand parasite – announces to him that there's another parasite nearby, Shinichi just wants to run away. What's more, what would happen if someone should discover his secret? He may become a guinea pig, as he is the only human being coexisting with a parasite who didn't subjugate his brain!

Although by the premises it doesn't look like it, Kiseijuu wields a lot of subjects that Aquarians love. Migi and Shinichi build up a non-conventional friendship made of mutual trust, and understanding; the theme of an alien race trying to survive on the Earth is debated highlighting the hardships of both, aliens and humans. What's more, Shinichi is not your typical protagonist who faces the situations head-on, on the contrary he is scared to death, therefore he is very relatable.

3. Hachimitsu to Clover (Honey and Clover)

  • Episodes: 24
  • Aired: Apr 2005 – Sep 2005

Shinobu, Yuuta, and Takumi are college students sharing a little room without a bath. Ayumi is a sweet girl who has an unrequited love that affects her life on a daily basis. Hagumi is the last one to enter the picture, and she is a doll-like talented artist with brilliant ideas. The lives of these five people are unavoidably intertwined, and then forced to separate. Each of them will learn an important life lesson from the other, and their friendship will stay everlasting in spite of the distances.

As we said up above, Aquarians tend to get bored easily. With Hachimitsu to Clover such a thing is impossible. In fact, this show is a roller-coaster of emotions, featuring very relatable characters. With a solid plot, this show portrays situations each person comes to face in their lives. But the most heartfelt topic it debates is the importance of bonds, and that's why we think an Aquarius will like it!

4. Haikyuu!!

  • Episodes: 25
  • Aired: Apr 2014 – Sep 2014

Shouyo Hinata is a shorty who fell in love with the “Little Giant”, a volleyball ace he can identify with because of his height. The “Little Giant” represents for Hinata the proof that impossible is nothing when you work hard to realize your dreams! During middle school, some events led Hinata and Tobio Kageyama to meet as rivals on the field. Later on, the two of them meet once again, as they enroll in the same high school: the Karasuno High. It's a fated encounter, as both of them, surrounded by the other teammates, will take the Karasuno Volleyball Club to the next level!

Probably we wouldn't even need to explain why Aquarians may enjoy Haikyuu!! First of it all, like any other sports anime, it's adrenaline-filled and captivating – a show that can't make the viewers bored. Then, we have a non-conventional protagonist who daydreams a lot, just like Aquarius-born people. What's more, it features the theme of friendship and camaraderie. It's just perfect for Aquarians!

5. Boku dake ga Inai Machi (ERASED)

  • Episodes: 12
  • Aired: Jan 2016 – Mar 2016

Satoru Fujinuma is a 29-year-old man, with a power that he calls “revival” which sends him back in time by a few minutes, allowing him to fix something that went wrong. When his mother gets murdered, and he becomes the prime suspect, the revival sends him 18 years back in time, to when Satoru was living in Hokkaido. Is the revival asking him to fix something there, in order to save his mother and himself? Has it something to do with the abduction and murder of one of his classmates? 11-year-old Satoru begins investigating, but the truth he will discover will be a real shock...

Boku dake ga Inai Machi is a mature anime, featuring dark themes like domestic violence, child abuse, rape, abduction, and murder. With an eerie atmosphere, and each adult character potentially guilty, it's the show keeping the Aquarians at the edge of their seats! What's more, in this show the theme of friendship is debated deeply, to an unthinkable extent. Each Aquarius-born's cup of tea!

Final Thoughts

This is it! These are the anime we think Aquarians would watch. We tried to pick those anime involving all those themes Aquarius-born hold dear, keeping in mind the fundamental traits of their personality. Whether you are Aquarians, or not, let us know what you think in the comments below! See you next time.

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