There are so many live-action shows on television and streaming right now and so many of them are telling very brilliant and unique stories but what anime brings to the table is unlike anything any live-action show can do. Anime shows are popular because they wow the fans with their brilliant animation style while also telling a genius story and one of those brilliant anime shows is Yu-Gi-Oh! which follows Yugi Moto as he battles and defeats powerful villains via a special card game. Fans of the anime series are absolutely in love with the show and want to watch more shows like it and that’s why we have prepared a list of the best shows you could watch if you love Yu-Gi-Oh!
Hunter X Hunter: Greed Island
Synopsis: After the battle with the Spiders, the search for Ging continues as Gon and Killua decided to once again attempt to purchase the rare game “Greed Island”. However, Gon came up with a better plan, which was to volunteer to complete the game for the billionaire who owned it. But some training must be done, as Gon and Killua’s abilities are still at a developing stage and “Greed Island” is no simple game for anyone to play with. It is the infamous game that could easily lead to one’s death. Based on the manga by Togashi Yoshihiro.
Synopsis: While at summer camp, seven kids (Tai, Matt, Sora, Izzy, Mimi, Joe, and T.K) come across seven Digivices and are transported to a strange digital world. In this new world they make friends with creatures that call themselves Digimon (short for Digital Monsters) who were born to defend their world from various evil forces. The children learn they have the ability to help their new Digimon friends digivolve into different Digital Monsters and fight as a team to defend enemies and ultimately find their way home.
Synopsis: Beyblade is an animated series that is focused on a group of friends and their highly powerful Beyblades. Each Beyblade is enchanted with spirits of mythical and powerful creatures. The Beybladers as they are know, work in teams to fight against each other and win blading competitions. Along the way the Beybladers meet many new friends, and enemies, to become the ultimate Beyblade Champions.
Synopsis: The young duelist Shobu Kirifuda battles his way to stardom, in an attempt to follow in his fathers footsteps and become a Kaijudo master, aided by his mentor Knight, and his friends Rekuta, Sayuki and Mimi he battles against many strong adversaries such as the Reaper duelist Kokujo, leader of the White Soldiers, Hakuoh as well as the Master of the Temple.
Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Misaki finds herself caught up in the world of Angelic Layer. Can Misaki handle the pressure of non-stop competition and adapt to life in an unfamiliar city?
Bakugan Battle Brawlers
Synopsis: In an alternate universe called Vestoria, a rogue Bakugan is scheming to seize total power. But when the battle spills over into Earth, a Bukugan named Drago must ally himself with his human friend Dan to eliminate the evil Naga and restore balance to the parallel universes. Along the way, Dan must play his cards wisely in order to help lead the Bakugan Brawlers to victory.
Gundam Build Fighters
Synopsis: Sei Iori is a Gunpla builder whose family runs a hobby shop in a small town. He aspires to be a Gunpla Battle champion like his father, but despite his exceptional building skills, he lacks the combat abilities to compete with other contestants. Then one day, he meets a mysterious boy named Reiji, who helps him improve his confidence in participating in Gunpla Battles. Together, Sei and Reiji battle their way to the 7th Gunpla Battle World Tournament.
Synopsis: It’s Ash Ketchum’s tenth birthday, and he’s ready to do what many 10-year-olds in the Kanto region set out to do—become a Pokémon Trainer! Things don’t go exactly the way he planned when he ends up with a Pikachu instead of a standard first Pokémon, and winning Gym Badges turns out to be much tougher than he thought. Luckily he’s got former Gym Leaders Brock and Misty at his side, along with a bevy of new Pokémon friends, including Bulbasaur, Squirtle, and Charmander.
Synopsis: Polishing off the Silver Conference, Ash heads toward his next challenge—the far-off Hoenn region! While he must say goodbye to old friends, he makes the acquaintance of May, a Trainer just starting out on her Pokémon journey. Along with her little brother Max and the ever-reliable Brock, this pack of Pokémon Trainers begin pursuing their dreams—with Ash racking up three Gym Badges, while May changes tack to follow the Contest path of a Pokémon Coordinator.
Synopsis: The main protagonist, Aichi Sendou, is a timid and mundane third-year middle schooler. The thing that supported Aichi’s heart, was the “Blaster Blade” card that he received as a child. From the day he reunited with the person who gave him that card, Toshiki Kai, Aichi’s life began to change. It’s a youthful story of Vanguard cardfighters who clash passionately with each other through fights.