In the world of entertainment, survival games capture audiences. When it comes to anime, this genre has taken on a life of its own. In this article, we will explore the top 10 survival game anime that have captured the hearts of fans worldwide.
1. Alice In Borderlands
Arisu and his friends are transported to the deadly Borderlands. To survive in Borderlands, they are forced to participate in a deadly game and accomplish given tasks. Arisu's boring life takes a thrilling turn as he embarks on a dangerous adventure in the Borderlands.
Ryouta Sakamoto, a talented gamer, is trapped on an island in a real-life version of his favorite game, Btooom! He can only escape by eliminating players and seizing their crystals. He teamed up with Himiko to escape the island.
3. The Future Diary
Yukiteru Amano, an introverted middle schooler, documents his daily life in a digital diary on his phone. To his surprise, the entries in his diary come true in the future. Together with his classmate Yuno Gasai, they come to understand that they are part of a ruthless game to decide the next god. Using their "Future Diaries" as a guide, they must endure and outlast the competition by utilizing their cell phones effectively.
4. Highschool Of The Dead
Highschool of the Dead story unfolds in the present, as humanity deals with a devasting pandemic that turns individuals into zombies. In the outbreak, a group of high school students together with a school nurse and a young girl, must make their way through the streets of Japan. Under the leadership of Takashi Komuro, the survivor battle for their survival and finds a safe place.
5. Deadman Wonderland
After surviving a devastating class massacre, Ganta is falsely accused of the crime and gets convicted for it. He is transferred to a one-of-a-kind and distorted prison, where the public is entertained through treacherous games. Within the prison walls, every prisoner has their ambitions, and their main concern is staying alive. Now, Ganta must navigate this hostile environment, not only to survive but also to find the truth and prove his innocence.
6. Darwin's Game
Kaname Sudou, an ordinary high school student, received an unexpected invitation to join the virtual world of Darwin's Game. Excited by its mysterious nature, he decides to give it a try. After launching the app, Kaname is startled by the snake's unexpected attack, leading to him losing consciousness. When he regains consciousness, he ignored it as a mere hallucination. Driven by curiosity, Kaname succumbs to temptation and decides to give the game another try, only to realize that it's a ruthless fight for survival.
7. Riddle Story Of Devil
Tokaku Azuma is a new commer at Myoujou Academy. With her classmates, she participates in a deadly competition. In the challenge, they have to eliminate their kind-hearted classmate, Haru Ichinose. If they fail to do so, they will be expelled from school. Despite their mission, Tokaku develops feelings for Haru and decides to protect her from the other assassins who are determined to harm her.
8. Eden Of The East
During an event called Careless Monday Japan is struck by missile strikes but luckily, no one is injured. While traveling in America, Saki Morimi encounters Akira Takizawa, a cheerful yet amnesiac young man who believes he is involved in terrorism, resulting in an unexpected meeting. He carries a mysterious cell phone that contains a large amount of money. Together, Saki and Takizawa are caught up in a death game where money, cell phones, and the future of humanity are at stake. With each step forward, they uncover the hidden secrets of Takizawa's history and his profound involvement in the past incident.
9. 7 Seeds
A meteor was going to collide with the Earth which will wipe out mankind. To prepare for this destruction, the government initiates "Project 7SEEDS." Five sets of 7 young men and women are chosen and put into cryogenic sleep to ensure humanity's survival. Upon awakening, they find themselves in a harsh and unfamiliar world. Despite their grief and loss, they must adapt and find ways to survive.
10. King's Game The Animation
Nobuaki Kanazawa, an introverted student, is forced to participate in a deadly game known as the King's Game. The players must obey the given instructions or face deadly consequences. Having experienced the game before, Nobuaki makes every effort to protect his classmates from the same tragic destiny. He must choose between his survival and saving those around him.