Presently, Anime or Japanese Animation has taken over the entertainment sector all around the world. It typically features colorful graphics and animation techniques, as well as an anime art design aesthetic. Our website has covered a wide range of genres, from action-adventure to comedy to drama to horror. Therefore, in this particular, we will comprise the list of most popular anime available on VRV for free.
Fans don’t have to purchase a premium membership in order to watch these most popular anime series. I recognize the majority of our audience loves Shōnen anime; that’s why I’ve centered more on Shōnen rather than Seinen. So, without any further ado, let’s begin.
Top 15 Most Popular VRV Free Anime Series
15. The Rising of the Shield Hero
The Rising of the Shield Hero is one of the best action-adventure anime on VRV for free. It has a total of 25 episodes and is available in English, French, German, and Spanish. However, only English dubbed and subbed are accessible for fans without VRV premium.
It has a story of the four ordinary men who were summoned in the Melromarc Kingdom as the Cardinal Heroes. They have to protect the country from the Waves of Catastrophe. The four heroes have bestowed a sword, spear, bow, and shield, respectively, to destroy these obstacles and save the citizens.
However, Naofumi Iwatani gets a shield and becomes the “Shield Hero.” With the lack of offensive power, he is always looked at as weak among the other heroes. Also, he is betrayed by his comrade, Malty Melromarc. After all these incidents, he decides to begin his journey alone to strengthen himself.
14. World Trigger
It is one of the best supernatural sci-fi anime series. It has a total of 2 seasons (85 episodes), and the 3rd season is currently airing.
The story begins when a mysterious gate opens on Earth through which many strange creatures called “Neighbors,” arrive and attack humankind. To eliminate “Neighbors,” the Border Defense Agency has been formed. They use a special weapon called “Triggers.”
One day, Osamu Mikumo, the protagonist and a member of the Border Defense Agency, is at his school. However, due to some uncertain circumstances. Some school bullies are attacked by “Neighbors.”
To protect them, Osamu has no choice but to use “Triggers.” But a twist is a new transfer student Yuuma Kuga has already eliminated some aliens, revealing that he is a humanoid Neighbor.
13. Fire Force
Fire Force is one of the best action anime series on VRV. It has only 1 season with 24 episodes. Luckily, you can watch them for free. It has an exciting plot where due to a chaotic phenomenon in Tokyo, normal humans are transformed into overpowered creatures known as Infernals.
Infernals are the first generation; however, the second and third generations who can also control their flames are called Pyrokinetic. To oppose them, a combined force called the Special Fire Force is organized.
Shinra Kusakabe, a young protagonist, is a third-generation Pyrokinetic who can manipulate flames through his feet. His nickname is Devil’s Footprints. He joins the force to eliminate these overpowered creatures; however, they are much more powerful than he imagined.
Haikyu is the best volleyball anime series that you can watch on VRV. It has a great plot with a lot of knowledge of the volleyball game. This anime is perfect for any age group. Along with sports activities, it also has comedy and drama in it.
Currently, on VRV, you can watch all five seasons (85 episodes) free in English sub. The story revolves around a middle school boy, Shouyou Hinata, nicknamed “Little Giant,” who decides to revive the volleyball club at his school. After forming a team and training hard, the team makes it into a tournament.
However, in their first match, they are overwhelmingly crushed by the “King of the Court,” Tobio Kageyama. After that, Shouyou practices day and night to surpass his rival, Tobio.
In high school, he joins a volleyball team where he finds Tobio Kageyama as his teammate. Now they both practice together to form a successful team.
11. Demon Slayer
Demon Slayer or Kimetsu no Yaiba is an anime series that has gained worldwide popularity recently and surpassed all the box office records. I’m pretty sure that you’ve already watched its first season and the Mugen Train movie. If not, then you can watch its anime free on VRV with 26 episodes.
However, the 2nd season is under the premium section of VRV. I recommend you to purchase VRV’s subscription to watch the 2nd season in both dubbed and subbed.
Tanjiro Kamado, a kind boy who lives with his family on a remote mountain. After his father’s collapse, he is the only earning member of his family who sells woods in villages.
One night on his way back, he decides to stay in the village. The next day when he visits home, he is met with a horrifying sight.
His whole family has been annihilated, and the worse part is that his sister, the lone survivor, has been transformed into a demon. At that time, Tanjiro swears to take revenge for his family and her sister.
10. That Time I got Reincarnated as a Slime
That Time I got Reincarnated as a Slime or Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken is an action-adventure anime series with 48 episodes. The story revolves around a man, Satoru Mikami, who is 37 years old cooperate worker.
One day unluckily, he gets stabbed by some random assailant, and in his last moments, he hears some voice echoes.
After this incident, Satoru regains his consciousness as a reincarnation of the slime in an unfamiliar realm. Also, he gains the ability to devour anything and mimic its appearance and abilities.
Accidently, he stumbles upon a sealed monster, Veldora, and from there, his life changes.
9. Black Clover
Another anime that has gained too much popularity within a few years is Black Clover. This anime series is based on magic. The series begins in a world where magic is everything.
The more magic you have, the more recognized you will. Also, based on the mana and talent, you will assign a Grimoire with clover leaves in it.
It is a story of two orphan boys Asta and Yuno, raised in a church outskirt of the Clover Kingdom. They both have the same dream to become the Wizard King, the strongest mage of the Clover Kingdom.
On one side, Yuno has been talented since birth and can wield a high amount of wind magic. On the other hand, Asta struggles because he doesn’t have any magic or mana. So, to overcome his depression, he physically trains himself every day.
At the age of 15, Yuno is chosen by the four clover Grimoire, the legendary Grimoire, which is extremely rare. And on the contrary, Asta is the only one in history who is not chosen by any Grimoire.
These two incidents spread in the whole kingdom. But the twist is after some time, Asta is selected by the five-leaf Grimoire known as the “Black Clover.” The devils prefer the one who is not loved by mana.
8. Jujutsu Kaisen
Jujutsu Kaisen is a supernatural anime series and the Mappa Studio’s most outstanding achievement. It is my favorite anime in terms of animation, and I highly recommend you watch this series.
The story revolves around a schoolboy, Yuji Itadori, who is living a great life with his friends. However, one day he and his friends accidentally encounter a Cursed object, and from there, all the unwanted cursed spirits are after them.
To save everyone, Itadori decides to eat that cursed object. It was not an ordinary object; it was one of Sukuna’s (the King of Curses) fingers that was sealed away a long time ago.
After eating, Itadori has become the vessel for the King of Curses, who has been waiting for hundred years. But the twist is Itadori can control his own body and can use Sakuna’s power any time. From there, Itadori’s life changed.
7. Hunter x Hunter
Everyone has already heard about this anime. Hunter x Hunter is an incredible anime with action, adventure, fantasy, and superpowers. You can watch all 148 episodes of Hunter x Hunter on VRV in English sub for free. Also, this anime is best for beginners.
In a world where Hunters exist to perform all the dangerous tasks in exchange for money. The protagonist Gon Freecss decides to become the best hunter in the hope of finding his father.
Before the hunter exam, he befriends Leorio, a doctor, Kurapika, and Killua, an ex-assassin. These four form a team and advance for their Hunter journey.
6. Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure
Another great anime series, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, with a lot of action. If you like anime with a boundless plot, then this series is for you. You can watch its all four seasons with a total of 152 episodes on VRV for free (but only for sub).
It has variable plots for every season. In contrast, the story revolves around the Joestar family, who are cursed with intense psychic strength. Each season comprises the adventure of different members of the Joestar family throughout their lives.
If you like comedy anime with a lot of action in it, Gintama is best for you. It is a parody anime with a lot of popularity. It has even secured 2nd position in the myanimelist with a score of 9.09. In VRV, the English subbed is freely available with a total of 367 episodes.
Honestly speaking, it doesn’t have a particular plot. People love it because of its action and comedy. You will get a glimpse of many anime as a parody in this series.
The story revolves around three characters Gintoki, Shinpachi, and Kagura, who worked as a Yorozuya team. They are living in a world where aliens have conquered Japan and banned all the swords.
One night an alien ship crashed in front of Gintoki’s house. The alien crew gives an incredible clock-shaped device to Gintoki and warns him to use it properly. He installs the device as his alarm clock, and the following day after smashing it, the life of the Yorozuya team has changed.
Bleach is one of the great three anime. If you are an anime lover, then this is the must-watch series. The good news is VRV has all of its 15 seasons with 366 episodes for free.
The story revolves around a high school boy, Ichigo Kurosaki, who is living everyday life. One night his family is attacked by an evil spirit known as Hollow to devour their souls. They are saved by Rukia Kuchiki, a Soul Reaper who hunts hollows. But she gets injured while protecting.
Therefore, to save her and his family, Ichigo accepts Rukia’s power and becomes a Soul Reaper. As a result, instead of Rukia, Ichigo is given the task of eliminating all the hollows in their town.
Later he discovers that his friends, Orihime Inoue, Yasutora Sado, and Uryuu Ishida, also have some unique abilities. Now they all form a team to eliminate all the threats from the human world.
3. Attack on Titan
Attack on Titan is the first anime series on the list having Seinen demographics in it. If you are craving for Seinen along with an award-winning plot, then Attack on Titan is for you. The best part is it has only four seasons with a total of 75 episodes. And its last season will officially come this winter.
Centuries ago, a monstrous humanoid called Titans attacked and slaughtered humankind. In fear of the Titans, humans constructed enormous concentric walls and started living behind these walls. These walls are incomparably higher than the Titans, which makes them impenetrable.
Hundreds of years passed, and everyone lived happily inside the wall. However, one day, a Colossal Titan suddenly appears on the outer side, having the same height as the wall. With its overwhelming strength, it has made a hole in the wall for the Titans. And from there, the story begins.
2. Naruto, Naruto Shippuden & Boruto
Another best part of VRV is that you can watch the whole Naruto and Boruto series for free in the English subbed. You have already heard of Naruto. So, if you haven’t watched the Naruto series till now, then it is the best time to kick start your anime journey.
The watch order will be Naruto (220 episodes), then Naruto Shippuden (500 episodes), and end it with the currently airing Boruto (223 episodes).
The story revolves around a boy named Naruto who has a Nine-Tail Fox Beast sealed inside his body. In fear of this beast, no one befriends him. But he trains so hard to fulfill his dream of becoming a Hokage so that he can protect everyone.
1. One Piece
One Piece is the most popular anime series. It is a complete anime with action, adventure, comedy, emotion, drama, and many more. It is also one of the longest-running anime series. Currently, it has a total of 998+ episodes. You can watch every of it line-wise on VRV for free.
In terms of plot and suspense, no one can beat One Piece. The plot is: After the collapsing of the Pirate King, Gol D. Roger, everyone in the world desires to become a Pirate in search of the Pirate King’s treasure somewhere in the Grand Line.
The story revolves around Monkey D. Luffy, who desires to become the King of Pirate. He has eaten Rubber-Rubber fruit, which grants him all the elastic properties, but has to lose his ability to swim in exchange.
Now with his crew, he enters the Grand Line, where they have to face many powerful opponents.
Here we conclude our list of the Top 15 Most Popular VRV Free Anime Series. This ranking seems to be slightly similar to one of the articles, “Top 20+ Best Anime on VRV.” However, in this ranking, we have mainly focussed the availability.
You can watch these anime free of cost without even logging in to VRV. Other than the US, anime fans worldwide can use VPN to access VRV and watch one of your watch-list series.
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