10 Best shounen anime recommendations

Shonen is always is the most popular and most booming genre in the anime market, With classic series like Naruto, Bleach, Yu-Gi-Oh!, and One Piece, Shonen captured the world by storm, but in this blog, we are going to look at 10 Best Modern Shonen Anime.

Currently, there are many series that are running in the most well-known Shonen publications; we have listed the ten 10 Best Modern Shonen Anime.

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Best Modern Shonen Anime

Sorcery Fight

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Sorcery Fight is a newly started anime, and it had some good potential, and if you are a fan of fighting anime and supernatural things, then this might be a great watch for you.

Yūji Itadori is an abnormally fit high school student living in Sendai with his grandfather. He regularly evades the track team due to his hostility to athletics, despite his natural talent for the sport.

However, this comfortable lifestyle soon takes a turn for the strange when he unknowingly finds a cursed item. Triggering a series of supernatural phenomena, Yuuji finds himself suddenly thrust into the world of Curses—dreadful beings formed from human malice and negativity—after swallowing the said item, revealed to be a finger belonging to the demon Sukuna Ryoumen, the “King of Curses.”

Attack on Titan

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Attack on Titan is a dark fantasy anime series and this best combination of the best fight scene and beautiful visuals.

The story follows the adventures of Eren Jaeger, his friends Mikasa Ackerman and Armin Arlert, whose lives are changed forever after a Colossal Titan breaches the wall of their home town. Vowing revenge and to reclaim the world from the Titans, Eren and his friends join the Scout Regiment, an elite group of soldiers who fight Titans.

Assassination Classroom

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Assassination Classroom is a quite unusual shonen anime, if you like comedy, then you can give this a shot. this anime is a perfect combination of comedy and shonen.

When a mysterious creature chops the moon down to a permanent crescent, the students of class 3-E of Kunugigaoka Middle School find themselves confronted with an enormous task: assassinate the creature responsible for the disaster before Earth suffers a similar fate.

The series follows the daily lives of an extremely powerful octopus-like being working as a junior high homeroom teacher, and his students dedicated to the task of assassinating him to prevent Earth from being destroyed.

Food Wars

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Three If By Space

Food Wars is not for fight fans, but it has all those shonen elements like competition and improvement. This anime is all about making the best foods.

Teenager Soma Yukihira aspires to become a full-time chef in his father, Joichiro’s family restaurant “Restaurant Yukihira” and surpass his father’s culinary skills, but Joichiro gets a new job that requires him to travel around the world and close his shop.

Joichiro has Soma enroll in Totsuki Saryo Culinary Institute, an elite culinary school where students engage in food competitions called shokugeki.

He secures himself a spot at the school, despite the objections of Erina Nakiri, the talented granddaughter of the school’s dean.

Black Clover

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We’re Still Cool

Black Clover is one of the Best Modern Shonen Anime and its continually running anime.

Asta and Yuno were abandoned at the same church on the same day. Raised together as children, they came to know of the “Wizard King”—a title given to the strongest mage in the kingdom—and promised that they would compete against each other for the position of the next Wizard King.

However, as they grew up, the stark difference between them became evident. While Yuno can wield magic with amazing power and control, Asta cannot use magic at all and desperately tries to awaken his powers by training physically.

Demon Slayer

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Demon Slayer is probably the Best Modern Shonen Anime right now. this anime also has one of the best anime fight seans and a great story, this anime is filled with all kind of shonen elements.

It follows Tanjiro Kamado, a young boy who becomes a demon slayer after his family is slaughtered and his younger sister Nezuko is turned into a demon.

Fire Force


Fire force is also one of the Best Modern Shonen Anime, this anime has great flued fight scenes.

Spontaneous Human Combustion: a chaotic phenomenon that has plagued humanity for years, randomly transforming ordinary people into flaming, violent creatures known as Infernals.

Shinra Kusakabe is a third-generation pyrokinetic youth who gained the nickname “Devil’s Footprints” for his ability to ignite his feet at will.

However, this is not the hero’s game Shinra imagined. The Fire Force is a fractured mess of feuding brigades, abnormal Infernal sightings are increasing all over Tokyo, and a shadowy group is claiming to have answers to the strange fire that caused the death of Shinra’s family 12 years ago.

My Hero Academia

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My Hero Academia needs no introduction because and it became of the Best Modern Shonen Anime.

Izuku Midoriya is an aspiring middle schooler who has wanted nothing more than to be a hero. Izuku’s unfair fate leaves him admiring heroes and taking notes on them whenever he can.

But it seems that his persistence has borne some fruit: Izuku meets the number one hero and his idol, All Might. All Might’s quirk is a unique ability that can be inherited, and he has chosen Izuku to be his successor!

Dr. Stone

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Dr. Stone is one of the best Modern Shonen Anime because of its unique storyline.

After five years of harboring unspoken feelings, high-schooler Taiju Ooki is finally ready to confess his love for Yuzuriha Ogawa. Just when Taiju begins his confession, however, a blinding green light strikes the Earth and petrifies mankind around the world—turning every single human into stone.

Several millennia later, Taiju awakens to find the modern world completely nonexistent, as nature has flourished in the years humanity stood still.

Among a stone world of statues, Taiju encounters one other living human: his science-loving friend Senkuu, who has been active for a few months. Taiju learns that Senkuu has developed a grand scheme—to launch the complete revival of civilization with science.



I never realized a sports anime can be this interesting, this anime is not about fighting, but it has some great action though.

Inspired after watching a volleyball ace nicknamed “Little Giant” in action, small-statured Shouyou Hinata revives the volleyball club at his middle school. The newly-formed team even makes it to a tournament; however, their first match turns out to be their last when they are brutally squashed by the “King of the Court,” Tobio Kageyama.

Hinata pledges to surpass Kageyama, and so after graduating from middle school, he joins Karasuno High School’s volleyball team—only to find that his sworn rival, Kageyama, is now his teammate.

That’s it for the Best Modern Shonen Anime, if you have any favorite anime on this list then list your favorite anime below.

Sujeet Kumar
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