Top 40 Funny Anime
After a long day at work or school, all you need is to chill down. In recent days another thing is now associated with it. Guess? Of course, “Netflix” and that too a fun show. You are definitely not going for an action show to relax.
The anime scene is not far behind in the ‘funny’ genre. Most of the anime have a comedic touch to them, with shows like Gintama and Spy X Family being the face of it.
In this blog post, I talk about the Top 40 Funny Anime. These anime will keep you engaged with their plot and make you laugh hard,
Unlike most anime, Gintama is not plot or story-driven. It is not even a sweeping saga despite over 360 episodes. Story arcs in the anime are comparatively shorter.
The major focus is on gags and parodies. Different characters loosely tie these episodes together. This unconventional anime makes a good laugh and its beautiful animation adds to it.
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Spy X Family
Despite the trio gang being a fake family, it all seems real. The fake family bonds and carries their missions. The character of Anya is cute and acts as a laughter therapy to the seriousness of the plot.
The characters get in a lot of trouble and its over-the-top comedy is hilarious.
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The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.
The main character is born a psychic and has superpowers. Though, he sees his psychic abilities as a problem. He just wants to lead a normal life.
The different characters in the show and their interaction with our Psychic hero make a good laugh.
Humanity has settled down underground and the land above is barren. The land above is dwelled by Beasts. Some humans fight back against these beasts to reclaim their freedom.
High School DxD
The main character, Issei Hyoudou is a high school student. He goes on his first date and gets killed. Later, he is revived by a red-haired girl named Rias. Rias recruits him as a servant.
Issei becomes part of an elite demon society and gains superpowers.
This ecchi anime is filled with over-the-top comedy and is hilarious. Few boys get admitted to an all-girls school. They are treated unequally in the school and severely punished even for small mistakes.
The characters and their interaction are the most fun part of the show.
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The Devil is a Part-Timer!
It is an isekai anime but with a small twist. The ruler of hell, Satan himself ends up in modern-day Japan. To survive in this new world, he joins a fast food chain.
Satan adjusting to this new environment is funny. He aims to climb the corporate ladder and become the head of the fast fast food chain.
It represents the harsh realities of wage slave working life. The protagonist of the show, a red panda is a hard-working accountant stuck in an office. The office is filled with self-centered jerks.
Across the episodes, she attempts to somehow escape her terrible job and find happiness.
Kaguya Sama: Love is War
Kaguya, the female lead of the show has a crush on a guy named Miyuki. They both reciprocate the feeling but don’t want to confess to each other. This leads to many hilarious scenes.
The side characters are also fun and add to the comedic element of the show.
Nichijou: My Ordinary Life
The show is the exact opposite of ordinary life. The show sends you on a psychedelic fun trip. The show has Gen-Z humor and many times it leaves you laughing without even knowing what the joke is.
Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu
Sakura Sasuke is a mercenary sent to a High School to protect a girl named Chidori. The plan is to protect Chidori without realizing that she is in danger. Sasuke is a lifelong soldier and doesn’t know what it is to lead a normal life.
Everyone’s childhood favorite, Shin Chan’s humor is set toward a rather younger audience. The anime is weirdly funny.
Daily Lives of High School Boys
Recently this show’s short clips are being used as Sigma mentality memes. The character’s interactions in the show are hilarious. The jokes are set up and delivered perfectly.
Ouran High School Host Club
This harem anime is strangely hilarious and has a gender-bender element to it.
Ouran Academy is the school for the richest kids in the country. The main character in the show, Haruhi somehow ends up being a host for the school’s host club. To compensate for an expensive vase he has broken. He has to bring 1000 customers.
Great Teacher Onizuka
The anime is funny and the jokes range from just a few exchanges from characters to visual insanity. It is amazing how the author puts so many hilarious moments into the show.
It is a commentary on what it means to be an adult and a kid, on sex and violence. The anime has a lot of things going on in a limited time-space.
On first viewing, it seems crazy, confusing, and kind of stupid. The difference is that it is meant to be this way.
Bocchi The Rock!
It is a music genre anime with its main character being anti-social. She uploads on YouTube and gains over 30k followers. After overthinking a lot, she decides to join a band in her high school.
All the characters have different personalities, yet they balance each other out.
Monthly Girls Nozaki-Kun
Chiyo, the female lead of the show confesses her feeling to Umetarou Nozaki. She has a crush on Nozaki and somehow finds herself as a manga assistant to him.
Workshop of Fun
The show is hilarious and revolves around three friends. The main character is a foreign exchange student struggling with the language.
The story follows Dandy, a space bounty hunter, and his adventures. The storyline is inconsistent yet turns out to be funny.
The execution of the jokes is top notch and the comedic element is great. The story follows a team of a young boy, a goddess, a wizard, and a crusader.
Many consider it to be one of the funniest manga ever written. The main character is weird and the jokes are overplayed. Yet, the anime is one of the funny ones.
At its core, this anime is a story of self-reflection. The main character is an accomplished calligrapher and his method of artwork is both revered and criticized.
The anime is a beauty in simplicity.
They perfectly manage to catch the vibe of the show and manage to make you laugh. The episodes are short yet lively. Overall a fun watch.
To Be Hero
The two main characters of the story are hit by an intergalactic spaceship. The aliens accidentally kill both of them. Then after a brief argument, they replace Inuyashi and Hiro’s bodies with combat battles.
The show is a dark comedy and has a great plot.
Japan is dealing with the issue of overpopulation. To deal with the issue, dirty jokes, words, and physical touch are banned.
The anime gets funny as the high school students go on a mission against the government.
Detroit Metal City
The anime is filled with gag comedy. The show’s comedic element relies on shock. Though each episode is short thus it not overstays its welcome. The absurd situations the show gets into are amusing.
The show gives a similar vibe to Yakuzi games out there. The plot is unconventional and makes for a good laugh.
Good Luck Girl!
The main character in the show, Ichiko Sakra has a lot of Fortune energy in her. She is extremely lucky. To balance things out, the God of misfortune is sent to earth.
At Kaimei High School, a club named SKET brigade is formed to help others in need. They mostly do odd jobs or slack in their room.
That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime
Mikami Satoru gets reincarnated as a slime. The slime has the ability to absorb the powers of other beings. With time this slime gets powerful and goes on an adventure.
Komi Can’t Communicate
The main character in the story, Komi is the most beautiful girl in her class. She is afraid of dealing with people. She decides to take action and make friends.
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The main character, Misaki is a student in a newly turned co-ed school. She is the most exemplary student and the teacher’s favorite. She also works in a café.
The anime is a story about love and related feelings.
A yellow tentacle creature destroys the moon and makes our planet its next target. Although he gives humankind a chance. He asks students of a class to assassinate him before the deadline.
One Punch Man
The most powerful being in the whole universe, Saitama decides to become a hero. He gives an examination to become a hero and passes.
The anime has thrilling action scenes. Despite all, all it takes for Saitama to destroy someone is a punch.
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The main character is a delinquent in school. He somehow ends up as care taken to the Demon lord.
The Way of the Househusband
Once a gangster, the main character turns into a house husband. The premise is funny and the jokes do land.
Yoshiko is a happy-go-lucky girl. She fails in all her tests and everyone has lost hope in her, Except for her best friend. The story is funny and has a lot of fan service.
Cromartie High School
The story follows Takashi Kamiyama and his experiences in school. The anime is full of unusual characters. The side characters add a fun element to the anime.
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