Anime are extremely fascinating, encompassing thrill, action, horror, romance, slice of life themes. However, it can be easily said that one of the most beautiful genres of anime is definitely the inspirational animes. They deal with heavy topics with extreme sensitivity and offer uplifting yet realistic advice. Here is a list of the 10 most inspirational animes that will definitely win your heart.
1. Blue Period
Popular high school student Yatora Yaguchi, fed up with life, finds inspiration in a painting and decides to plunge into the stunning yet demanding world of art. Starting on September 25, 2021, Netflix Japan streamed each episode one week before the TV launch. From October 9, 2021, each episode with subtitles was made available on Netflix International one week after it aired on Japanese television. On October 2, 2021, regular TV programming commenced. Blue Period is definitely one of the most inspirational anime of all time.
Arata Kaizaki, 27, is in awe at how swiftly the ReLIFE project has altered him after he relived the life of a high school student. He has rediscovered a different way of looking at things that he had forgotten entirely as an adult. With each of them, he has established friends and developed close relationships. Ryou Yoake, who is there to encourage him, however, points out that everything is just a dream, and that once his experiment is through, everyone will have forgotten about him. Satoru Kosaka directed the show, Michiko Yokote and Kazuho Hyodo handled series composition, Junko Yamanaka created the characters, and Masayasu Tsuboguchi created the soundtrack. The show was produced by TMS Entertainment.
Madhouse is the creator of the anime original television series A Place Further Than the Universe. Takahiro Yoshimatsu created the character designs for the series, which is directed by Atsuko Ishizuka and written by Jukki Hanada. It was co-produced with Crunchyroll, who also handled the worldwide distribution, and it aired in Japan between January and March 2018. Mari Tamaki, a second-year high school student, aspires to live life to the fullest but is frequently paralysed by fear. One day, she meets Shirase Kobuchizawa, a young woman who has been accumulating money to go to Antarctica, the location of her mother’s three-year disappearance. They embark on a journey to the Antarctic with two additional girls, Hinata Miyake and Yuzuki Shiraishi. The anime stays true to its name and is in fact one of the best and the most inspirational anime that are out there.
An emotionally distant soldier adjusts to postwar life as a ghostwriter and starts to feel again as she looks for the significance of her former commander’s last remarks to her. Reiko Yoshida wrote the screenplay for the series, which is directed by Kyoto Animation’s Taichi Ishidate. The characters were created by Akiko Takase, and Yota Tsuruoka is in charge of sound design. Sincerely by True serves as the opening theme, and Michishirube by Minori Chihara serves as the closing theme. With the exception of the US and Australia, Netflix started streaming the show on January 11, 2018, in all other countries they did so on April 5, 2018.
When he moves in with a supportive coach who assembles a motley crew of rookie runners, a retired running prodigy finds his competitive drive reignited. From October 2, 2018, through March 26, 2019, NTV, SDT, YTV, and BS-NTV showed an adaptation of an anime television series. The show is produced by Production I.G. and directed by Kazuya Nomura with writing by Kohei Kiyasu. Takahiro Chiba created the character designs for the series, and Yuki Hayashi wrote the music. Crunchyroll streamed the whole 23-episode run of the show. Sentai Filmworks has obtained the rights to the series for streaming and home video distribution. It will be remiss to leave out Run With the Wind when mentioning the most inspirational anime ever.
Based on the 1989 manga of the same name by Aoi Hiiragi, Whisper of the Heart is a 1995 Japanese animated musical coming-of-age love drama film directed by Yoshifumi Kondo and written by Hayao Miyazaki. For Tokuma Shoten, Nippon Television Network, and Hakuhodo, Studio Ghibli animated it. The movie stars Keiju Kobayashi, Shigeru Muroi, Issei Takahashi, Takashi Tachibana, Yoko Honna, and others. Before his passing in 1998, Kondo only directed one movie, Whisper of the Heart. Kondo was intended to succeed Miyazaki and Takahata, according to Studio Ghibli.
Watanabe is the director, Kanno is the composer, Nobuteru Yki is the character designer, Yoshimitsu Yamashita is the principal animation director, and Ayako Kat and Yko Kakihara are the scriptwriters. A manga series of Kids on the Slope’s length would ordinarily have been adapted as 15 or 16 episodes, but having to cram it into 12 episodes “necessitated a little of hurrying,” Watanabe said of adapting the story with a condensed amount of episodes. Kids on the Slope is a literal gem and is one of the best and most inspirational anime of all time.
Rei Kiriyama is one of the select elite in the world of shogi, having attained professional status in middle school. As a result, he is under a great deal of pressure from both the shogi community and his adoptive family. He moves into an apartment in Tokyo in an effort to gain independence from his stressful home life. Rei meets Akari, Hinata, and Momo Kawamoto, a trio of sisters who live with their grandfather, who runs a traditional wagashi shop, not long after he arrives in Tokyo. The oldest of the three girls, Akari, is motivated to provide motherly hospitality to Rei in order to fight her isolation and subpar living. The Kawamoto sisters, who are also dealing with past tragedies, have a special familial tie with Rei that he hasn’t had for the majority of his life. Rei must learn how to communicate with others and comprehend his own complex feelings as he battles to sustain himself physically and psychologically throughout his shogi career. Character designs for the series were done by Nobuhiro Sugiyama, and the music was composed by Yukari Hashimoto. The show is made by Shaft and directed by Akiyuki Shinbo and Kenjirou Okada. Bump of Chicken sings “Answer” and “Fighter,” the initial opening and closing themes for the anime, respectively. The second opening theme music for the series was performed by Yuki, and the second closing theme song, “Orion,” was performed by Kenshi Yonezu.
Seishuu Handa is a rising calligrapher who is young, attractive, brilliant, and regrettably, narcissistic. When a veteran calls his prize-winning work “unoriginal,” Seishuu loses his cool and suffers serious consequences. Seishuu’s father banishes him to the Goto Islands, far from the comfortable Tokyo lifestyle the temperamental artist is used to, as a punishment and also to help him with self-reflection. Seishuu must try to discover new inspiration and create his own distinctive creative style now that he is in a rural area. On July 5, 2014, Kinema Citrus, the studio, launched its anime adaption. For streaming and home media release, Funimation has obtained a licence for the series. Super Beaver’s “Rashisa” serves as the show’s opening theme, and NoisyCell’s “Innocence” serves as the closing theme.
10. Mob Psycho 100
Mob, a young man with psychic abilities, tries to balance his involvement in school and his work as an exorcist. However, when competing groups of ghosts, psychics, and con artists try to con him, Mob’s emotions become more and more volatile. Yuzuru Tachikawa directed the anime adaption, which was made by Bones. Yoshimichi Kameda created the characters, Hiroshi Seko authored the texts, and Kenji Kawai created the soundtrack. Between July 12, 2016, and September 27, 2016, the series ran on Tokyo MX. It then appeared on ytv, BS Fuji, and TV Asahi Channel 1. Mob Choir sings “99,” the show’s opening theme song, while ALL OFF sings “Refrain Boy,” the show’s closing theme song.
We hope you feel better after watching these anime, just like we did. These are all incredibly amazing, and we hope they speak to you and lighten your worries for a while.