20 Best Fantasy Anime of 2017

Best Fantasy Anime

2017 year was full of best fantasy anime of the genres so today we are going to create a list of best fantasy anime of 2017.

And we are not only going to talk about any random best fantasy anime of 2017 but the anime that was so amazingly good and got high ranks and millions of views.

So, lets count down the best fantasy anime of 2017.

20. Tales of Zestiria the X 2nd Season

Tales of Zestiria the X best fantasy anime

Sorey is a human youth who grew up among the seraphim, spiritual beings not visible to humans. Sorey believes in the folklore that says “long ago, every human was able to see the seraphim” and dreams of unraveling the ancient mystery to make the world a place where people and seraphim can live together in peace.

One day, Sorey visits the human capital for the very first time. He becomes embroiled in an incident during which he pulls out a holy sword embedded in a rock and ends up becoming a Shepherd, one who casts away calamity from the world.

He begins to realize the gravity of his mission, and his dream of coexistence between mankind and the seraphim becomes more intense— And thus, the Shepherd embarks on an amazing journey with his companions.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Best Fantasy Anime

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: Tales of Zestiria The Cross Second Season

19. Granblue Fantasy The Animation

Granblue Fantasy

This is a world of the skies, where many islands drift in the sky. A boy named Gran and a talking winged lizard named Vyrn lived in Zinkenstill, an island which yields mysteries.

One day, they come across a girl named Lyria. Lyria had escaped from the Erste Empire, a military government that is trying to rule over this world using powerful military prowess.

In order to escape from the Empire, Gran and Lyria head out into the vast skies, holding the letter Gran’s father left behind – which said, “I will be waiting at Estalucia, Island of Stars”.

Genre: Best Fantasy Anime

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: GRANBLUE FANTASY The Animation

18. Spiritpact

Spiritpact

Heir of an old famous family of exorcist, Keika You is stricken by poverty after losing his parents. He struggles as a street fortune teller and computer recovery part timer to earn money.

One night in a junkyard, he meets the mysterious yet charismatic exorcist, Ki Tanmoku, fighting an evil spirit. This encounter is the beginning of a fated story for Keika You.

Unfortunately for him, he was actually hit by a car and became a ghost. That was when the handsome exorcist Ki appeared and asked Keika to make a “pact” with him to fight evil spirits together. Here starts the friendship of our heroes!

Genre: Action, Shounen Ai, Supernatural, Best Fantasy Anime

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: Spirit Pact

17. DanMachi Gaiden – Sword Oratoria

DanMachi Gaiden

Sword princess Aiz Wallenstein. Today, once again, the strongest female swordsman heads to the giant labyrinth known as the “Dungeon” along with her allies.

On the 50th floor where mysteries and threats such as a decayed dragon’s corpse that crumbles to ash and an irregularity that creeps ever closer to the party loom, Aiz calls for the wind and heads deeper into the darkness of the Dungeon.

Eventually, she finds herself meeting a boy for the first time. “Um, are you OK?” In the Labyrinth City of Orario, the contrasting stories of the boy and the girl intersect!

Genre: Action, Adventure, Best Fantasy Anime

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: ダンジョンに出会いを求めるのは間違っているだろうか外伝 ソード・オラトリア

16. Chain Chronicle: Haecceitas no Hikari

Chain Chronicle

A TV anime adaptation of the mobile game Chain Chronicle This is the story of the Chain Chronicle, a book that describes everything that happens in the world.

The citizens of the remote continent of Yggd once thought that there was nothing beyond their continent. The continent was divided into several regions, each with its own king.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Best Fantasy Anime, Magic, Shounen

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: Chain Chronicle: The Light of Haecceitas, チェインクロニクル〜ヘクセイタスの閃(ひかり)〜

15. Kekkai Sensen & Beyond

Kekkai Sensen & Beyond

Three years ago, a gateway between Earth and the Beyond opened in New York City, trapping extradimensional creatures and humans alike in an impermeable bubble.

After the city’s restoration, monsters, magic, and madness are common findings in the area now known as Hellsalem’s Lot.

Genre: Action, Best Fantasy Anime, Super Power, Supernatural, Vampire

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond, 血界戦線 & BEYOND

14. Knight’s & Magic

Knight’s & Magic

Knight’s & Magic is set in a world where medieval knights use giant robots called Silhouette Knights to fight against demon beasts, magical ravenous animals that devour everything on sight.

The protagonist is Tsubasa Kurata, a mecha otaku from Japan who gets killed in a car accident.

Genre: Action, Best Fantasy Anime, Mecha, School

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: ナイツ&マジック

13. Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-hen

Ao no Exorcist

Humans live in the world of Assiah, demons in Gehenna. The two dimensions are not meant to interfere with each other, but demons still possess creatures in Assiah in spite of this. The humans who can fight these demons are known as exorcists.

Rin Okumura is a boy who bears the curse of being Satan’s illegitimate son. His foster father sacrificed himself to save him from demons. To avenge his foster father’s death as well as to prove himself, Rin decides to follow the path of an exorcist.

Genre: Action, Demons, Best Fantasy Anime, Shounen, Supernatural

Released: 2011

Status: Completed

Other name: Blue Exorcist, Ao no Futsumashi, 青の祓魔師(エクソシスト)

12. Sousei no Onmyouji

Sousei no Onmyouji

Rokuro is from a family of exorcists, but he’d rather be a singer, a soccer player or anything but an exorcist! He’s forced to own up to his own incredible potential when new arrival Benio stirs his competitive spirit.

But their rivalry gets a twist when they earn the prestigious title of “Twin Star Exorcists”—two supreme fighters fated to marry and birth the ultimate spiritual warrior!

Genre: Action, Best Fantasy Anime, Shounen, Supernatural

Released: 2016

Status: Completed

Other name: Twin Star Exorcists, 双星の陰陽師

11. Quanzhi Fashi Season 2

Quanzhi Fashi

He woke up in a familiar world that has vastly changed. His school has become a school that teaches magic, encouraging everyone to become a mighty magician. Outside the city, many wandering magical beasts and monsters attack and prey on humans.

A world of advanced science, changed into one of advanced magic. Despite this, his ambition in life, and his situation remains the same. One of the dregs of the society with a struggling father and a disabled step sister that couldn’t walk.

However, Mo Fan found when everyone can only have one major element, he can do much more!

Genre: Action, Best Fantasy Anime, Magic, School

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: Full-Time Magister 2, 全职法师 第2季

10. ACCA: 13-ku Kansatsu-ka

ACCA: 13-ku Kansatsu-ka

The kingdom of Dowa, which is subdivided into 13 states, is celebrating its monarch’s 99th birthday. These 13 states have many agencies that are controlled by the giant organization known as ACCA. Within ACCA, Jean Otis is the second-in-command of the inspection agency.

His agency has ten people placed in each of the 13 states, with a central office in the capital city. They keep track of all the activities of ACCA across the kingdom, and keep data on each state’s ACCA office flowing toward the central office.

Jean also often has business trips from the capital to the other districts to check on the situation and personnel there.

Genre: Drama, Police, Best Fantasy Anime

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: ACCA 13区監察課

9. Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 2

Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!

The life of Satou Kazuma, a hikikomori who likes games, all too soon came to an end because of a traffic accident… It was supposed to, but when he woke up, a beautiful girl who called herself a goddess was in front of his eyes.

“Hey, I have got something a little nice for you. Wanna go to another world? You can take only one thing of your choice along with you.” “…then I’ll take you.”

From here on, the great adventure of subjugating the Demon King will begin for the reincarnated Kazuma… Or so one would think, but it’s the labor for obtaining food, clothing and shelter that begins!

Despite Kazuma wanting to live in peace, the goddess keeps causing problems one after another, and eventually, they attract the attention of the Demon King’s army!?

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Best Fantasy Anime, Romance, Supernatural

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!, この素晴らしい世界に祝福を!

8. Fate Apocrypha

Fate Apocrypha

The setting is a parallel world to Fate/stay night where the Greater Grail mysteriously disappeared from Fuyuki after the Third Holy Grail War.

After many years of silence, around the same time as the Fifth Holy Grail War would have happened, the Yggdmillennia, a family of magi, openly declares their secession from the Mage’s Association, and that they are in possession of the Grail.

The Association dispatches fifty magi to retrieve it, and all but one are instantly slaughtered by a mysterious Servant. The one remaining manages to activate the reserve system of the Greater Grail, allowing for the summoning of fourteen Servants in total.

In the city of Trifas, two factions will fight for the control of the sacred relic, each of them possessing their own team of seven Servants : the Black Faction whose members are part of Yggdmillennia, protecting the Grail, and the Red Faction whose members were sent by the Mage’s Association, trying to take the Grail back.

For an event of this scale, the Grail itself summons its own Servant, the holy Ruler, to oversee the conflict.

Genre: Action, Drama, Best Fantasy Anime, Historical, Magic, Supernatural

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: Fate/Apocrypha

7. Berserk 2017

Berserk 2017

Guts, a man who calls himself “The Black Swordsman” looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed “the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield.”

Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and intelligent man named Griffith, together they battle their way into the royal court, and are forced into a fate that may change their entire lives.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Demons, Drama, Best Fantasy Anime, Horror, Magic, Military, Romance, Supernatural

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: Berserk, ベルセルク

6. Mahoutsukai no Yome

Mahoutsukai no Yome

Hatori Chise is only 16, but she has lost far more than most. With neither family nor hope, it seems all doors are closed to her. But, a chance encounter began to turn the rusted wheels of fate.

In her darkest hour, a mysterious magus appears before Chise, offering a chance she couldn’t turn down.

This magus who seems closer to demon than human, will he bring her the light she desperately seeks, or drown her in ever deeper shadows?

Genre: Best Fantasy Anime, Magic, Shounen, Slice of Life

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: The Ancient Magus’ Bride, 魔法使いの嫁

5. Re:Creators

Re:Creators

Humans have created many stories. Joy, sadness, anger, deep emotion. Stories shake our emotions, and fascinate us. However, these are only the thoughts of bystanders. But what if the characters in the story have “intentions”?

To them, are we god-like existences for bringing their story into the world? Our world is changed. Mete out punishment upon the realm of the gods. In Re:CREATORS, everyone becomes a Creator.

Genre: Action, Best Fantasy Anime

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: Re:CREATORS

4. Little Witch Academia

Little Witch Academia

Akko has been fascinated with magic from the moment she had seen her first magic show. Now, she is enrolling into Luna Nova Magic School, a famous school for magic in Europe.

However, contrary to her expectations, she is finding that lessons are boring. Magic lessons are staid and conservative, and not at all exciting.

One day, an emergency occurs threatening to destroy the school, and it is up to Akko to save the day!

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Best Fantasy Anime, Magic, School

Released: 2013

Status: Completed

Other name: リトルウィッチアカデミア

3. Black Clover

Black Clover

Asta and Yuno were abandoned together at the same church and have been inseparable since. As children, they promised that they would compete against each other to see who would become the next Emperor Magus.

However, as they grew up, some differences between them became plain. Yuno was a genius with magic, with amazing power and control, while Asta could not use magic at all, and tried to make up for his lack by training physically.

When they received their Grimoires at age 15, Yuno got a spectacular book with a four-leaf clover (most people receive a three-leaf-clover), while Asta received nothing at all.

However, when Yuno was threatened, the truth about Asta’s power was revealed, he received a five-leaf clover Grimoire, a “black clover”! Now the two friends are heading out in the world, both seeking the same goal!

Genre: Action, Comedy, Best Fantasy Anime, Magic, Shounen

Released: 2017

Status: Ongoing

Other name: Black Clover, ブラッククローバー

2. Attack on Titan Season 2

Attack on Titan Season 2

Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source.

A small percentage of humanity survived by walling themselves in a city protected by extremely high walls, even taller than the biggest of giants. Flash forward to the present and the city has not seen a giant in over 100 years.

Teenage boy Eren and his foster sister Mikasa witness something horrific as the city walls are destroyed by a super giant that appears out of thin air. As the smaller giants flood the city, the two kids watch in horror as their mother is eaten alive.

Eren vows that he will murder every single giant and take revenge for all of mankind.

Genre: Action, Drama, Best Fantasy Anime, Shounen, Super Power

Released: 2017

Status: Completed

Other name: Attack on Titan, 進撃の巨人

1. My Hero Academia Season 2

Midoriya Izuku was just a regular middle school student in a world where people with superpowers known as Quirks are the norm. However, he dreams of one day becoming a Hero, despite being bullied by his classmates for not having a Quirk.

After being the only one to try and save his childhood friend, Katsuki, from a Villain, All Might, the world’s greatest Hero, bestows upon him his own quirk, One For All.

The story follows Izuku’s entrance into Yuuei High School, a school that cultivates the next generation of Heroes.

Genre: Action, Comedy, School, Shounen, Super Power, Best Fantasy Anime

Released: 2016

Status: Completed

Other name: My Hero Academia, 僕のヒーローアカデミア

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