We can say that 2022 has brought us some of the best anime movies so far because anime production is getting more sophisticated day by day. It uses better technology and higher budgets and is getting more and more attention from general audiences. A lot of people prefer it over live-action films.
Why Anime Movie?
There are many reasons why people prefer anime characters over feature films. it is possible to tell any kind of story, whether it contains ghosts, pirates, samurai, or alien characters, and all of these characters can do anything you can think of. They don’t have to stick to the laws of physics or natural properties. In anime everything is possible.
So please stay with us and find here the best 2022 anime movies chosen for you by the Trendy:
One of the best 2022 anime movies produced in Japan and it happens in an alternative universe where the gravity rules are not effective anymore. Strange bubbles fall to Earth and cover everything, and Tokyo becomes isolated from the rest of the world. A group of young friends stay in the city and compete in parkour.
Hibiki, one of the parkour players falls from Tokyo tower into the gravity-bending sea and is saved by a brave girl called Uta. The two of them bond over their many shared qualities, including a mysterious sound that only they can hear.
The film is directed by Tetsuro Araki, and written by Gen Urobuchi, Renji Ooki, and Naoko Satou, and starring Jun Shison, Riria, and Mamoru Miyano.
Fruits Basket: Prelude
This movie is full of romance and focuses on the bonds between family members. The plot follows “Tohru”, a young girl trying to understand the romance in the relationship of her parents and figure out the love story that brought them together by making them talk about their memories together.
The film is directed by Yoshihide Ibata, and written by Natsuki Takaya, and Taku Kishimoto, and stars Lydia Mackay, Miyuki Sawashiro, and Yoshimasa Hosoya.
Detective Conan: The Bride of Halloween
It is another adventure for Conan the smart detective, and another 2022 anime movie. In this film, Conan is trying to solve a crime that happened during a wedding party. It was Takagi’s wedding and there was an assailant that broke into the party and attacked Sato, but Takagi saved her life, now Conan has to figure out who is this person and why did he do that.
This animated movie is directed by Gosho Aoyama & Susumu Mitsunaka, and written by Gosho Aoyama & Takahiro Okura, starring Minami Takayama, Chafûrin, Megumi Hayashibara and Tôru Furuya.
Another 2022 anime movie, and in this film the story is about Suzu, a high school girl who lives in a small village. She cannot blend well with her colleagues because she is shy, so she lives her life like a shadow until she creates a virtual personality for herself on the internet. In the virtual world, she becomes a world-famous singer.
After her concert is interrupted by a strange creature, she tries to find it and get information about it. In her journey to find this creature she finds herself and gets more confident.
The film is directed and written by Mamoru Hosoda, and stars Kaho Nakamura, Ryô Narita, Shôta Sometani, and Tina Tamashiro.
Drifting home (Netflix’s best 2022 anime movies)
A story about two friends in sixth grade, Natsume and Kosuke, they are best friends living in the same neighborhood, so they have a lot of memories together, but life gets in the way and they start fighting and avoiding each other.
One day they went to the old housing complex where they used to live and grow, which is now scheduled to be demolished. Both of them went there to take a last look at their old houses, but they found themselves in a very strange phenomenon. They both lose consciousness, and upon waking, they find themselves drifting into a mysterious sea with the entire housing complex.
They try to find their way back to their homes and families while navigating their thorny friendship.
The film is directed by Hiroyasu Ishida, and written by Hiroyasu Ishida and Hayashi Mori, starring Daiki Yamashita, Nana Mizuki, Kana Hanazawa, and Inori Minase
Suzume no tojimari
The story is about a 17-year-old girl called Suzume. She is living in a small town in Kyushu. She meets a man with a mysterious mission to find a specific type of door. She follows him into the mountains and they find an old, ruined building with a free-standing door.
Suzume felt she has to open this door, but soon after a lot of other doors start opening throughout Japan, releasing many otherworldly disasters.
The two go on a mission to close all the doors before all these calamities are released from the other side. In the world beyond the doors, the sky seems different, it has the sun, moon, and stars visible at the same time as if all the hours of the day have blended.
The film is written and directed by Makoto Shinkai and stars Nanoka Hara, Eri Fukatsu, and Hokuto Matsumura.
Laid-Back Camp (The movie)
The film revolves around Rin Shima, Ena Saito, Nadeshiko Kagamihara, Chiaki Ohgaki, and Aoi Inuyama, a tightly-knit group of friends with a special bond. However, they separated after graduation and couldn’t connect again. Because they spent their best days together in a camp, they decide to build a new camp to become close again.
This animated film is directed by Yoshiaki Kyôgoku, and written by Afro, Jin Tanaka, and Mutsumi Ito, starring Yumiri Hanamori, Nao Tôyama, Sayuri Hara, and Aki Toyosaki.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0: the movie
After his best friend Rika died, Yuta Okkotsu found himself haunted by a very powerful creature. He discovers that the soul haunting him is Rika’s soul, and she’s just trying to protect him, but because she is so violent, Yuta decided to stay away from everybody to keep them safe.
A group of jujutsu sorcerers want to train him to control Rika and other creatures like her and use their power to help people. They enroll Yuta in Jujutsu High School and teach him to keep Rika under control.
Yuta starts to learn Jujutsu techniques with his other friends Maki Zenin, Toge Inumaki, and Panda. Eventually, he accepts his powers and becomes more adept at using them.
The film is directed by Seong-Hu Park and written by Gege Akutami, and Hiroshi Seko, starring Chinatsu Akasaki, Aya Endô, Kana Hanazawa, and Show Hayami.
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: Scarlet Bonds
Rimuru Tempest (a reincarnated soul from another world) evolved into a demon lord to protect his friends, together they go on to establish a land of monsters known as the Jura Tempest Federation. To the west, a conspiracy surrounds the queen and her mysterious power.
This animated film is directed by Yasuhito Kikuchi, written by Taiki Kawakami, and stars Miho Okasaki, Yuuma Uchida, and Makoto Furukawa.
one of the best 2022 anime movies. The story is about the Urashima Tunnel, a place surrounded by many rumors and legends. Kaoru Tono hears a rumor that it is a place where time becomes meaningless, and that if you walk through it, you’ll find your heart’s desire at the end of the tunnel, but at the price of years of your own life.
This anime movie is directed by Tomohisa Taguchi, and written by Mei Hachimoku, starring Marie Iitoyo and Oji Suzuka.