This year’s Winter period is coming to an end and new and interesting Anime are being rolled out. If you were a great fan of the Sword Art Online showdown which is still ongoing, then this post is for you. In today post, we will tell you about new must-watch anime like Sword Art Online worth watching this 2020. The anime we have selected are all new and share a common feature in that it takes place inside an MMORPG.
And as you all know, Sword Art Online is an engaging anime series where thousands of players get trapped in an online role-playing game. And in this virtual world, death means death in the real world. Concerning the anime we have below, not all share the aspect of the players being trapped in the game world, but as we said earlier, it is all about an MMORPG.
New must-watch ongoing anime like word art online
1. Darwin’s Game
Darwin’s Game is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by FLIPFLOPs. An anime television series adaptation by Nexus premiered on January 3, 2020.
An unknowing Sudou Kaname main protagonist is invited to try out a new mysterious mobile app game called Darwin’s Game but later realizes that he’s in for more than he’s bargained for when he finds out that there’s no way to quit the game.
Those who play the game are given a Sigil, an evolutionary ability that varies from player to player. Trapped in this game of relentless murder and conquer, Kaname determines to clear the game and seek out and kill the Game Master.
2. BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense.
In Japanese “Itai no wa Iya nano de Bougyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu” is an MMORPG just like sword art online(SAO) but different in that the gamers aren’t trapped in-game.
This Japanese light novel series is written by Yuumikan and illustrated by Koin. It began serialization online in 2016 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō. And now the anime is ongoing and really captivating and fun watching. If you did love SAO, then this anime series should also be fun to you.
The story centres around Kaede Honjou, who is invited by her friend Risa Shiramine to play a virtual reality MMO game with her. While Kaede doesn’t dislike games, what she really, truly dislikes is being in pain. She creates a character named Maple and decides to put all her points in VIT to minimize pain. As a result, she moves slowly, can’t use magic, and even a rabbit can get the best of her. However, as it turns out, she acquires a skill known as “Absolute Defense” as a result of her pumping points into VIT, as well as a “Counter Skill” that works against special moves. Now, with her ability to nullify all damage, she goes on adventures.
3. Infinite Dendrogram
Infinite Dendrogram is a Japanese light novel series written by Sakon Kaidō and illustrated by Taiki. It began serialization online in 2015 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō. An anime television series adaptation by NAZ for this light novel started airing this year January 9, 2020
In the year 2043, , the world’s first successful full-dive VRMMO was released. In addition to its ability to perfectly simulate the five senses, along with its many other amazing features, the game promised to offer players a world full of infinite possibilities. Nearly two years later, soon-to-be college freshman, Reiji Mukudori, is finally able to buy a copy of the game and start playing. With some help from his experienced older brother, Shuu, and his partner Embryo, Reiji embarks on an adventure into the world of . Just what will he discover and encounter in this game world known for its incredible realism and infinite possibilities?