Top 5 anime shows to check out in 2022

One Piece Film: Red

Toei Animation Official U.S.

One Piece Film: Red is an upcoming Japanese anime fantasy action-adventure film directed by Gorō Taniguchi and produced by Toei Animation. It is the fifteenth feature film of the One Piece film series, based on the manga of the same name written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda.

One Piece Film: Red is the upcoming 15th One Piece movie, set to be released on August 6, 2022. The film was first announced on November 21, 2021. Cover Story: From the Decks of the World

  • Director: Goro Taniguchi
  • Distributed by Toei company
  • Based on: One Piece; by Eiichiro Oda
  • Production Company: Toei Animation

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero

Funimation Productions

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero is an upcoming Japanese computer-animated martial arts fantasy/adventure film produced by Toei Animation and written by Dragon Ball series creator Akira Toriyama.

  • Initial release: August 6, 2022
  • Release date: April 22, 2022 (Japan)
  • Director: Tetsurô Kodama
  • Produced by: Norihiro Hayashida
  • Production Company: Toei Animation
  • Screenplay by: Akira Toriyama
  • Adapted from: Dragon Ball Super, Dragon Ball

The Orbital Children


In 2045, two children born on the moon and three kids from Earth try to survive after an accident on their space station leaves them stranded. The Orbital Children is a two-part Japanese anime science fiction film series written and directed by Mitsuo Iso. Kenichi Yoshida provided the character designs for the anime and is also the animation director, while Toshiyuki Inoue is the main animator. The film’s soundtrack was produced by Rei Ishizuka.

  • Initial release: January 28, 2022
  • Director: Mitsuo Iso
  • Language: Japanese
  • Production company: Production +h

Tokyo Revengers

Kodansha USA

Tokyo Revengers is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Ken Wakui. It has been serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine since March 2017. A live-action film adaptation was released in Japan in July 2021. As of January 2022, the manga had over 50 million copies in circulation.

  • Author: Ken Wakui Volumes: 25 (List of volumes)
  • English publisher: NA: Kodansha USA (digital); Seven Seas Entertainment (print)
  • English network: SEA Animax Asia
  • Runtime: 120 minutes
  • Genres: Action, Science fiction, Yankee

Jujutsu Kaisen 0


Yuta Okkotsu gains control of an extremely powerful, cursed spirit and gets enrolled in the Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School by sorcerers to help him control his power and keep an eye on him.

  •  Release date: March 18, 2022 (USA)
  •  Director: Sunghoo Park
  •  Box office: $101 million
  •  Japanese: 劇場版 呪術廻戦 0
  •  Language: Japanese
  •  Production company: MAPPA