20 Best Korean Anime You Must Watch 

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Hello friends! How are you doing? Today I have come up with a very interesting topic named “Korean anime”. I guess, at present everyone loves watching Korean anime, and why not? It’s always worth watching anime, primarily because, these anime can sure add a whiff of freshness and sweetness to your world. 

However, this article comprises a list of 20 such best Korean anime which absolutely can make you go crazy. As they are completely fiction-based anime and the real world is actually not as beautiful as been shown in Korean anime. Still, if something is making you happy then it’s worth giving it a shot. 

Furthermore, one of the great things about these anime is that it emphasizes having and showing emotions and that it doesn’t make you weak but allows you to know yourself and the people around you better. Isn’t that a beautiful thing about Korean anime? we as an individual often feel sad, happy, jealous, angry, etc., we don’t have to be perfect all the time. This thing is beautifully conveyed through these Korean anime. 

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It not just only kills your time, nevertheless also allows you to experience various emotions in one shot. Coming back to the topic, this article will provide you with 20 such Korean anime that one should watch without giving any second thought to it. Hence, I will take you through the list without any further ado. Continue reading.

1- The Fake


This famous anime has a rating of 6.8/10 on IMDb. however, at first, you will find this anime quite depressing as it has a dark story. At the same time, it will provide you with engaging content to make your day for sure. 

This Korean anime also share some moments of pure genius with the audience. The story of the anime revolves around a man who comes out of prison after years and then heads toward his hometown to discover it. 

2- Oseam


Oseam is about two little orphans, one blind girl and one younger boy, who are siblings. Later, they both are adopted by a Buddhist monk. The girl finds her solace in the temple with the Buddhist lord, on the contrary, the little cute boy is fun-loving and starts playing around here and there to disturb the place with his cute kinds of stuff. 

Oseam.. korean best movie..on my opinion 🥺🙃

Furthermore, one day this girl tells her brother that her mother visited her in her dream last night and it was a great experience. The little boy gets depressed thinking of why his mother did not visit him as well in his dream. To find the answer to it, he starts following the monk as per his instructions. This anime will provide you with a soothing experience.

3- Yobi, The Five-Tailed Fox


You will surely be going to enjoy this anime named Yobi only if you have already watched Miyazaki’s anime. However, after watching this anime you will also be in doubt with certain doubts in your mind. 

Yobi The Five Tailed Fox - Animated Film Review

Nevertheless, that’s also a good part. Because when anime keeps you engaged with the story, it’s natural to have doubts in mind then. The emotions are perfectly blended with the entire story of anime. Again, if you like beautiful animation and childhood stories and legends, you will love this film.

4- Tower Of God


It is a South Korean anime made for quality entertainment. The story of the anime is all about reaching the top and everything will be yours. 

Why You Should Watch Tower Of God Anime !!!

Action-based anime, added with a pinch of emotions and feelings will tell you about At the top of the tower exists everything in this world, and all of it can be yours. The protagonist of the anime is Rachel who is very much afraid of the darkness and doesn’t wish to live in a depressing world. 

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5- A Day Before Us


This has a rating of 7.5/10 on IMDb. however, it is all about beautiful love stories that can make you fall in love too. 

A Day Before Us - Love Is Gone [AMV]

In the story, you will find that there are four characters who are madly in love with each other. Well, guys, I am at a loss for words because this anime can literally lift up your depressed mood, it is that much good. 

6- Noblesse


This anime has a rating of 7.1/10 on IMDb. The story of the film is bound to draw applause. It’s very fascinating. It is about dark fantasy. However, it is written by shun Fukudome, a very famous Korean writer. 

The main hero of the anime is Rai, someone who holds the title of Noblesse, a pure-blooded Noble and protector of all other Nobles. The action-based anime will revolve around fights for saving or protecting Rai from his enemies known as the unions.

7- Leafie, A Hen Into The World


With a rating of 7/10 on IMDb, this anime is beautifully designed to give you a wonderful experience whilst watching. The story in the anime is about a laying hen whose name is leafy. She faces a lot of horrible situations and finds herself alone. She stays on a chicken farm and starts longing to go in the yard which is visible to her from her chicken farm.

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The reason why she wishes to go there in the yard is that she wants to care for her eggs there. Ironically, she escapes from the farm and instead of taking care of her eggs she took care of a duck’s egg. Later, she along with that baby duck went on a journey of life’s freedom. 

8- The Kings Of Pigs

The Kings Of Pigs

I agree that it is not a reality-based anime, nevertheless sometimes to keep you away from the real world it is also good to watch non-reality-based anime. The movie’s story is about two boys and their experiences with bullying during their middle school days. however, The movie starts from the present when they are adults and uses flashbacks to tell the story switching back and forth to keep you engaged throughout the anime. 

The King of Pigs (2011) | DISTURBING BREAKDOWN

In addition to this,  The movie tackles hard real-life issues like bullying in schools and the system of inequalities and favoritism in Korean society.

9- Aachi & Ssipak

Aachi & Ssipak

This particular anime is about the diaper gang, hilarious. Something that is purely beyond our imagination. However, it’s an action-based comedy anime.  

Aachi & Ssipak Official Trailer

Watching this film will surely give you the Wahoo factor. The poopiness in the film is a plus factor. Undoubtedly, the film has a unique story, good characters, and great violence, so don’t think twice before streaming it. 

10- Sky Blue

Sky Blue

This anime was released in 2003 and was a super hit. However, the film used decent traditional backgrounds which were processed to look like traditional graphics. The plot of the anime revolves around, due to pollution and war the city has been destroyed, nevertheless the people who survived, built a city named Ecoban. 

Sky Blue - Anime Review

Furthermore, as most of the natural resources get destroyed because of war, hence Ecoban gets powered by pollution. Am sure that you will be hooked up from the opening sequence of the anime. It’s stunning and has jaw-dropping scenes. 

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11- Seoul Station

Seoul Station

This anime will give you a zombie experience. Yes, the story of the anime revolves around Several groups of people trying to survive a zombie pandemic that unleashes itself in downtown Seoul.

SEOUL STATION - Official UK Trailer - In cinemas now

The story, themes, characters everything is damn fascinating. Here is what you gotta find in the story, Are the walking dead the only monsters?

12- Element Hunters

Element Hunters

To all those egg-headed people who are fond of science, especially chemistry, this particular anime is all for you. It’s a science-based fiction anime to generate your interest in the science of chemistry. 

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The plot of the anime revolves around the year 2009, certain chemical elements are continuously disappearing from the earth. This resulted in disturbing the natural environment. Later, this destruction is resulting in the destruction of houses, cities, and entire countries. Do stream it to how the protagonists stopped all this from happening. 

13- Pucca


To begin with, the protagonist of the anime is pucca. She is in love with a ninja named Garu. However here is the twist in the story, Garu doesn’t want to be with pucca. As a result, he doesn’t return her affection. 

Pucca: What's Yours is Mine Ep01

Furthermore, this results in hilarious scenes that can give you hard laugh. You wouldn’t believe that this girl often goes to the next extent to get a kiss from Garu. Do watch it if you wanna have a fun time. 

14- The Nut Job

The Nut Job

The protagonist of the anime is surly and squirrel. No doubt, it’s one of the very positive movies. Although some characters in the anime are quite predictable still they are worth giving a watch. 

The Nut Job - AniMat's Reviews

The whole composition of the anime is beautiful. However, the story of the movie comprises the elements of crime and friendships. Why do people like this anime so much? It is because it is beautifully animated, finely voiced, and has a subsequent amount of humor. 

15- Green Days: Dinosaur And I

Green Days: Dinosaur And I

This particular anime premiered at the 15th Busan International Film Festival in 2010 and competed for the top prize at the 2011 Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Furthermore, the story of the film revolves around a high school girl who is struggling to find the meaning of her life. 

Green Days

During that process, she also falls in love with a boy for the very first time. Overall the film depicts the adolescent’s face of life where people go through several unique experiences in life, for instance, romance, pain, hopes, and pain. 

16- Underdog


This is my personal favorite anime. It can be yours as well if you are compassionate enough for dogs and you love them beyond imagination. Let me spot some light on the story of the anime. There is an Abandoned dog named Moong-chi who runs into a dog called Jjang-ah and his pack, which hide in a derelict re-development area. 


furthermore, Moong-chi wants to believe his owner’s last words to him, “Wait for me!” but finally accepts the reality of being abandoned and gets used to living with Jjang-ah and his pack.

One day he comes across another lead dog called Bam-i and his pack, which live wild in the woods. Later, they go to the place where every dog lives happily. Well, you gotta find out whether they will reach that place easily or not, and that is the most interesting part of the anime. 

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17- Pororo, The Racing Adventure

Pororo, The Racing Adventure

It is directed by a very talented young Kyun park. It’s a Chinese animated film. It is completely based on the Korean computer-animated television series named Pororo the little penguin. Pororo is the protagonist of the anime. He performs an emergency on his airplane with his friends in their home in Pororo village. However, there were some turtles present on their airplane and due to an emergency landing, they all drifted apart from each other.

Pororo, The Racing Adventure   Korean Movie   Main Trailer

Later, Pororo and his friends follow the turtles to Northpia to participate in the race. Upon arriving at icily beautiful Northpia’s race, Pororo and his friends wind up unlikely front-runners, ahead of the polar bears, and make it to the finals.

18- The Haunted House: The Secret Of The Ghost Ball

The Haunted House: The Secret Of The Ghost Ball

This anime is about two kids. Their names are Ha Ri-Koo and Doo-Ri. However, they both move into the Shinbi Apartments, where they encounter Shinbi, a 102-year-old goblin.

the haunted house the secret of the ghost ball and asta and noelle

Furthermore, it’s a children’s show but nobody expected it to be very dark and scary at all. What I really liked about this anime is the idea of helping out ghosts by breaking their curses and collecting ghost orbs. However, this will surely remind you of a lot of yokai watches & Cardcaptor sakura. 

19- Mari Iyagi

Mari Iyagi

The mysterious flying girl in the anime who lives in a different world will give you a beautiful experience while watching this anime. For your information, The film won the 2002 Annecy International Animated Film Festival for Best Feature Film.

Mari Iyagi (de Lee Sung-Gang) - Bande-annonce

Again it is also a fiction-based anime far away from reality, you will feel connected with the characters only if you watch it taking a complete interest. Here you will find two boys who will experience the world of magic. 

20- Blade Of The Phantom Master

Blade Of The Phantom Master

This particular anime revolves around the question that is the protagonist of the anime is going to be the last of phantom masters.  

Blade of the Phantom Master - Trailer

As the name suggests, it’s a straightforward action-based adventurous anime that can make you go addicted to it whilst watching. 

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