Whether its a university student prepping for your weekly tests and tests, or somebody who is operating in the office or in the house on a 9 to 5 schedule throughout the weekdays, something both demographics are bound to share would be the consistent yearning for vacations to get here earlier. As luck would have it, everybody still has the weekends to be grateful for a short break from a chaotic way of life. And a weekend is an ideal period for binging these succinct, yet extremely unforgettable anime.

Anime might be available in the type of a feature film or television serialization, with the latter varying from 7000+ episodes like Sazae-san to much shorter run-times that inform an excellent immersive story within 12-24 episodes.

Fear Representative (2004)

13 episodes – 25 mins/ep

Satoshi Kon is a master at using audiences mind-bending stories that would provide Christopher Nolan and David Lynch a run for their cash. Aside from a well known filmography consisting of Perfect Blue (1997) and Tokyo Godfathers (2003), Kons just television anime contribution – Fear Representative (2004) is a suspenseful and mentally-tormenting development equivalent to its movie predecessors.

The psychological-horror anime series follows a series of victims who were apparently assaulted by a juvenile nicknamed “shounen bat” or “lil slugger. Each victim ultimately ends up being the focus of the story, clarifying their secret lives and unmentioned difficulties.


Ouran High School Host Club (2006)

26 episodes – 23 mins/ep

Yearning for a romantic-comedy anime series that satirizes stereotypes and clichés bombarding the shoujo category? An anime that needs to have gotten a 2nd season, Ouran High School Host Club (2006) may look all pink and dreamy on the surface area, however it is among the pioneering anime to expose gender functions and shows that not all women are damsels in distress.

After inadvertently breaking a costly vase, the poverty-stricken high school lady Haruhi Fujioka should work for the schools notorious Host Club, where appealing young boys of varied characters captivate female trainees. Frequently incorrect for the opposite gender, Fujioka ends up being a natural at her “job” whilst handling her male coworkers.

Banana Fish (2018)

24 episodes – 22mins/ep

Banana Fish (2018) concentrates on Ash Lynx, a runaway turned teenage gang leader in New york city City, and his experiences discovering the strange “Banana Fish”, latest things said by his older sibling.

The criminal activity experience series is not just notable for its comprehensive action series and mafia disturbances, Ashs relationship with Japanese professional photographer Eiji Okamura does not overtly sexualize homosexuality, which has actually painted a more favorable representation of same-sex relationships. The series not just attract fans of hot-blooded action series however draws in female fans who have a fondness for “boys-love” products.

Devilman Crybaby (2018)

10 episodes – 24-27 mins/ep

Among the best animes Netflix has actually produced, Devilman Crybaby (2018) is not for the faint of heart with its unjustified violent and sexual material. Undeterred by a much-debated ending and uncommon animation design, the progressive supernatural scary anime series amassed masses of fans due to its excellent storytelling, inclusive characters, and loyalty to the manga.

Based Upon Go Nagais manga, Devilman, the series occurs in the 21st century instead of its initial setting of the 70s. It focuses around Akira Fudou, who inadvertently combines with the devil Amon and got wicked powers to beat other devils, regardless of still having a crybabys heart.

Samurai Champloo (2004)

26 episodes – 24 mins/ep

From the very same developers of Cowboy Bebop (1998) and Fear In Resonance (2004), the 2004 samurai action anime series is the only anime to ever integrate the concept of standard Japanese sword-fighting with a styling hip-hop soundtrack.

Samurai Champloo manages the journey of a trio of strange people who set on a journey to discover a samurai that gives off sunflowers. Their exploration is not constantly smooth-sailing as the tea waitress Fuu constantly needs to keep the wanton hooligan Mugen and taciturn ronin Jin from eliminating each other.

One Outs (2008)

25 episodes – 23 mins/ep


One Outs