There are a whole lot of anime production studios out there and most of them just go unnoticed. The major reason for this is that the content they produce fails to challenge the imagination of anime lovers. But one name that every anime fan is well versed with is A-1 Pictures. The Studio consistently delivers some of the greatest anime shows every year. It also features a diverse slate of anime that includes shows of varying lengths and types.
So, cherry-picking some of the best anime shows from such a rich legacy was quite challenging. Also, some of their titles are pretty amazing and yet failed to gain enough popularity. So, we decided to face this challenge head-on by creating a list of their best works. The anime mentioned below are not confined to any particular genre and some of them may not be that popular. You can watch several of these best A-1 Pictures anime on Netflix, Crunchyroll or Hulu.
10. Sword Art Online (2013 – )
Set in a futuristic world, ‘Sword Art Online‘ is known as one of the best Isekai anime ever made. It revolves around a virtual reality game that allows the players to literally immerse themselves into a fantasy world full of monsters and magic. Thousands of players including Kirito, the protagonist, start playing the game only to realize that it impossible to log out of it.
As the dream turns out into a nightmare, the players realize that if they die within the game, they would be dead in real life as well. Kirito and his friends must strive to be the best players who emerge as the winners in order to stay alive within the game as well as in the real world outside. Being the popular anime, all the seasons of ‘Sword Art Online’ are available on Netflix.
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