10 Anime series to watch legally for FREE! [Recommendations]

"Anime"—If you haven't heard about this or have little knowledge about it, it's likely that you might misinterpret it. If you're a seasonal Anime fan or want to try out Anime without paying for any online streaming service, then you're in the right place.


Without any further ado, let's get started. Here's the list of 10 Anime series—in no particular order—you can watch legally for FREE without paying a penny.

 

10) The Devil is A Part-Timer! [Total no. of seasons - 1; Status - Season 2 Announced]



Overlord Satan, who is defeated by the Hero, comes from another world called Ente Isla to modern Tokyo, Japan, and becomes a commoner working as a part-timer in the rough times of the Japanese economy. Hero Emilia, who also comes to Japan in pursuit of the Overlord, also makes a living at a call center. How the arch-enemies go about their lives and what they do when they meet each other, becomes the core of the story.


9) Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway [Total no. of seasons - 1; Status - Completed]



Yoshida is an ordinary guy who was rejected hard by the woman he’d spent the last 5 years having a crush on. On his way home after getting drunk at a bar, he finds a teenage girl crouched on the side of the road... “If you let me stay at your place, you can sleep with me.” “You shouldn’t say that, even as a joke.” “Then let me stay over for free.” Before he knows it, the girl, Sayu, has moved in with him. This is the story of a runaway teen girl and an ordinary 26-year old man.



8) The Millionaire Detective Balance: Unlimited [Total no. of seasons - 1; Status - Completed]


Daisuke Kambe, a detective with an extreme amount of personal wealth, is assigned to the Modern Crime Prevention Headquarters, a place where officers who have caused problems for the Metropolitan Police Department are sent. There, Daisuke is partnered with Haru Katou, who is repulsed by Daisuke's bribery. Challenging mysteries unfold in front of the two detectives, who must work together to solve them.



7) Classroom of the Elite [Total no. of seasons - 1; Status - Season 2 Likely]



On the surface, Tokyo Metropolitan Advanced Nurturing High School is a utopia. The students enjoy an unparalleled amount of freedom, and it is ranked highly in Japan. However, the reality is less than ideal. Four classes, A through D, are ranked in order of their proficiency, and only the top classes receive favorable treatment. Kiyotaka Ayanokoji is a student of Class D, where the school dumps its worst. There he meets the unsociable Suzune Horikita, who believes she was placed in Class D by mistake and desires to climb all the way to Class A, and the seemingly amicable class idol Kikyo Kushida, whose aim is to make as many friends as possible. While class membership is permanent, class rankings are not; students in lower ranked classes can rise in rankings if they score better than those in the top ones. Additionally, in Class D, there are no bars on what methods can be used to get ahead. In this cutthroat school, can they prevail against the odds and reach the top?



6) So I'm a Spider, So What? [Total no. of seasons - 1; Status - Season 2 Likely]



In a world where the battle between Hero and Demon Lord repeated itself time and time again, an enormous space-time spell misfired and hit a certain Japanese high school class on Earth, killing everyone in it. However, guided by what seemed to be a miracle, the students were all reincarnated into that other world. While a handful was fortunate enough to become royalty, nobles, and other kinds of influential people, one girl was not so lucky. Being reborn as a spider monster of the weakest kind in a dungeon filled with vicious beasts, she is forced to experience extreme hardship. Even so, armed with nothing but her human knowledge and overwhelming positivity, she continues to press on and survive against creatures much stronger than herself.



5) Hyouka [Total no. of seasons - 1; Status - Season 2 Unlikely]



"Energy-saving" high school student Houtarou Oreki's way of life is to avoid getting involved with others and their activities. Things take a turn when he is implored by his sister to join the Kamiyama High School Classic Literature Club to prevent its abolishment. To his surprise, the club gains some members, and together, they begin to investigate an old mystery left behind by the club in the 1960s.



4) That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime [Total no. of seasons - 2; Status - Season 3 Likely]




Thirty-seven-year-old Satoru Mikami is a typical corporate worker, who is perfectly content with his monotonous lifestyle in Tokyo, other than failing to nail down a girlfriend even once throughout his life. In the midst of a casual encounter with his colleague, he falls victim to a random assailant on the streets and is stabbed. However, while succumbing to his injuries, a peculiar voice echoes in his mind and recites a bunch of commands which the dying man cannot make sense of. When Satoru regains consciousness, he discovers that he has reincarnated as a goop of slime in an unfamiliar realm. In doing so, he acquires newfound skills—notably, the power to devour anything and mimic its appearance and abilities. He then stumbles upon the sealed Catastrophe-level monster "Storm Dragon" Veldora who had been sealed away for the past 300 years for devastating a town to ashes. Sympathetic to his predicament, Satoru befriends him, promising to assist in destroying the seal. In return, Veldora bestows upon him the name Rimuru Tempest to grant him divine protection. Now, liberated from the mundanities of his past life, Rimuru embarks on a fresh journey with a distinct goal in mind. As he grows accustomed to his new physique, his gooey antics ripple throughout the world, gradually altering his fate.



Honorable Mention:- Re: ZERO - Starting Life in Another World [Total no. of seasons - 2; Status - Season 3 Likely]



Natsuki Subaru, an ordinary high school student, is on his way home from the convenience store when he finds himself transported to another world. As he's lost and confused in a new world where he doesn't even know left from right, the only person to reach out to him was a beautiful girl with silver hair. Determined to repay her somehow for saving him from his own despair, Subaru agrees to help the girl find something she's looking for...


Note: The reason for this being an honorable mention is because only season 1 is available to watch legally for FREE, otherwise pretty good series to watch!


3) To Your Eternity [Total no. of seasons - 1; Status - Season 2 Likely]



An Orb, known only as It, is cast to Earth to be observed from afar. Capable of changing forms from beings whose reflections It captures, It first becomes a rock and then, due to the rising temperature, moss. It does not move until one snowy day, a wolf at death's door barely crosses by. When It takes the animal's form, It attains awareness of its consciousness and starts to wander with an unclear destination in mind. Soon, It comes across the wolf's master—a young boy waiting for his tribe to return from a paradise abundant with fish and fruit in the south. Although the boy is lonely, he still hopes those whom he holds dear in his memories have not forgotten him and that he will reunite with them one day. The boy wants to explore new surroundings and decides to abandon his home with It to find paradise using the traces his tribe left behind. However, with a heavily injured body and no sight of his elder comrades, what will become of the boy? To Your Eternity illustrates the story of an immortal being experiencing humanity, meeting all types of people in many places throughout time.



2) Tokyo Revengers [Total no. of seasons - 1; Status - Season 2 Likely]



Takemichi Hanagaki is a part-time timer whose life is at rock bottom. Later he learns that the only girlfriend he ever had in his life whom he dated back in middle school, Hinata Tachibana had been killed by the "Tokyo Manji Gang," a group of vicious criminals. The day after he learned about the incident, Takemichi was standing on a station platform and got his back pushed onto the railroad by someone. Thinking he would die from the fall, he closes his eyes. However, when he opens it back, he somehow finds himself traveling back twelve years into the past. Now that he returned to the peak of his life, the middle school days twelve years ago, in order to save his girlfriend, in order to change himself who had been running away all these time, Takemichi started his Revenge on his life!



1) Mushoku Tensei jobless reincarnation [Total no. of seasons - 1; Status - Ongoing]



Despite being bullied, scorned, and oppressed all of his life, a thirty-four-year-old shut-in still found the resolve to attempt something heroic—only for it to end in a tragic accident. But in a twist of fate, he awakens in another world as Rudeus Greyrat, starting life again as a baby born to two loving parents. Preserving his memories and knowledge from his previous life, Rudeus quickly adapts to his new environment. With the mind of a grown adult, he starts to display the magical talent that exceeds all expectations, honing his skill with the help of a mage named Roxy Migurdia. Rudeus learns swordplay from his father, Paul, and meets Sylphiette, a girl his age who quickly becomes his closest friend. As Rudeus' second chance at life begins, he tries to make the most of his new opportunity while conquering his traumatic past. And perhaps, one day, he may find the one thing he could not find in his old world—love.

 

Conclusion: Thanks to Youtube channels like Muse Asia and Ani-one Asia, streaming Anime isn't a hassle anymore, and moreover it's ABSOLUTELY FREE. Do check around other playlists within those channels and don't stop binge-watching!

 

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