MyAnimeList has released the top 10 anime of 2022 based on their website user ratings! 2022 was truly a great year for anime fans as a lot of new series aired. Classic animes have returned as well – notably Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War.
And indeed, its return had hyped a lot of OG fans, which is why it has the highest rating on MyAnimeList website: 9.14 out of 10. So it became the number 1 anime of 2022! Well-deserved!
Check the announcing tweet here:
Bleach: TYBW is followed by Kaguya-sama: Love is War – Ultra Romantic with the 9.08 rating and Bocchi the Rock! with 8.99 in the top 3. Demon Slayer: Entertainment District Arc secures the 4th spot with 8.82 rating, while Attack on Titan: The Final Season Part 2 dominates the 5th spot with the 8.78 score.
It is interesting that the genres of these anime are a mixture of shonen, rom-com, and comedy. It shows that anime excels in a lot of genres and are getting the attention they deserve.
What is Bleach: TYBW about?
Ichigo Kurosaki has the mission of fighting against the evil dark spirits called Hollows. He is the substitute Soul Reaper, and is being aided by his closest allies: Orihime Inoue, Yasutora Sado, and Uryuu Ishida.
One day, a new threat has arrived in the form of Asguiaro Ebern, who leads the return of the ancient Quincy king, Yhwach. Yhwach has the goal of reigniting the bloody feud between Soul Reaper and Quincy. His endgame would be erasing both the human world and the Soul Society.
Ichigo and his friends intend to put a stop to this dangerous plan to prevent the world from ending.
Where to watch Bleach: TYBW?
Bleach: TYBW is streaming on Hulu exclusively in the US, while international fans can watch on Disney+. Ani-One Asia YouTube channel also streamed the series but it is only available to premium subscribers. Bleach: TYBW can also be found on Netflix but in few regions from Asia: Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, India, and Japan.