10 Non-RPG Anime Video Games That Fans Wish Were Real

Anime titles receive a fair number of video game adaptations that offer the opportunity for players to game alongside beloved characters. Anime games expand across multiple genres from fighting to action and adventure and incorporate a mix of video game features. The adaptation of popular anime across various generations of gaming consoles ensures that fans have access to anime's virtual worlds.

While anime games frequently engage with the role-playing genre, some of anime's most engaging game titles exist in other forms of content. The worlds these titles portray are able to catch the attention of fans and capture the attributes that give shows their popularity.

10 Attack On Titan: Wings of Freedom Offers Freedom Of Movement

Gameplay of Eren fighting the Colossal Titan

The game Attack On Titan: Wings of Freedom adapts the world of Attack On Titan into a hack and slash adventure that focuses on combat against Titans. Players assume control over Attack On Titan's main characters and survive against groups of enemies in novel scenarios.

The game's maneuvering gear system provides freedom of movement through the environment that allows players to attack from multiple directions. Though Titans pose a lethal danger to humans, the ability to soar through the air and repel off objects creates a thrilling real-life concept.

9 Ace Attorney Dramaticizes The Courtroom

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The Ace Attorney game series offers a visual novel adventure game that guides players through the role of a defense attorney in various court cases. Ace Attorney requires players to examine evidence and question witnesses to prove their client's innocence. Despite the game's legal setting, the overdramatization of courtroom proceedings provides a comedic experience.

Although real-life legal battles invoke stress, Ace Attorney's constant series of facial expressions, gestures, and unnecessary shouting adds entertainment to the game's verbal battle. The gameplay's exaggerated theatrics would turn the tense atmosphere of law into a thrilling battle of wits.

8 Guilty Gear Portrays A Fantastical Environment

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The Guilty Gear series of fighting games introduce players to a fantastical environment and a novel series of characters. Each character utilizes specific fighting abilities that players strategically use to deplete an enemy's life gauge. Though the game focuses more on combat rather than storyline, its magical attacks and artistic backgrounds portray a compelling fictional world.

Guilty Gear allows players to wield powers that remain impossible to observe or obtain in reality. The series' animated visuals depict an action-adventure that would be impossible to survive outside the world of anime gaming.

7 One Piece: World Seeker Turns The Anime Into An Open-World Game

One Piece: World Seeker combines an open-world environment with action-adventure elements to allow players to explore the world of One Piece. Players take control of Monkey D. Luffy as he interacts with other One Piece characters and periodically battles foes. Luffy's devil fruit abilities provide players the option of navigating the environment with ease and creativity.

Though the game restricts the range of activities that players can do, One Piece: World Seeker presents a lush island and the adventures of the Stray Hat Crew that gives the series its charm.

6 Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes Of Heaven Combines Storylines Together

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The fighting game Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven combines the characters and storylines from Jojo's Bizarre Adventure's various parts into a single plot. Players combine each character's Stand abilities to defeat opponents from across the franchise. Teamwork between specific characters triggers unique combo attacks and in-game dialogue.

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven provides fans the novel opportunity of watching character interactions that never get the chance to occur in canon. The ability to unleash devastating attacks within familiar settings brings the anime's complex world into the hands of players.

5 Steins;Gate Immerses Players Within Science Fiction

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The visual novel game Steins;Gate guides players through dialogue between Steins;Gate's main characters. Players follow the protagonist's attempts to change the future and make calculated decisions that affect the plot's outcome. Steins Gate's emphasis on time travel enables players to visit various points in time to correct past events.

Steins;Gate's visuals and text-based gameplay immerse players in a science fiction setting with technologies that only exist in the imagination. The conversations between the protagonist and in-game characters delve deeper into the thought processes and morality behind the anime's events.

4 Little Witch Academia: VR Broom Racing Sends Players On Aerial Adventures

Little Witch Academia: VR Broom racing gameplay

Little Witch Academia VR Broom Racing brings the world of Little Witch Academia to life by simulating broom flight. Each in-game flight sends players to race against other witches, dodge obstacles, and encounter supernatural creatures through vibrant landscapes. The accompanying magical sounds and visuals immerse fans into the adventures surrounding Luna Nova Magical Academy.

Little Witch Academia: VR Broom Racing incorporates dialogue based on the anime's storyline into the player's interactions as a student of magic. The gameplay style ensures a carefree racing experience through an imaginative world in the skies.

3 J-Stars Victory VS Connects Anime Universes

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The fighting game J-Stars Victory VS features characters from multiple Jump series who fight for the chance to fulfill their wishes in battle tournaments. Players move between teams to battle dark forces, defeat competitors, and navigate 3D environments. J-Stars Victory VS explores each character's motivations and brings the universes of popular anime into contact with each other.

The fighting styles specific to each anime's power system enable players to brainstorm effective strategies for winning battles. The variety of opponents for players to face ensures that each fight yields unique combos and approaches to gameplay.

2 Dragon Ball Fighter Z Features High Energy Combat

The fighting game Dragon Ball Fight Z focuses on battles between the main characters of the Dragon Ball Z franchise. Playable characters wield individual fighting styles and a handful of shared moves that spend a character's energy as the player sees fit. Players have the chance to earn Dragon Balls through successful attacks and utilize their power to benefit their team.

Each combat sequence enables players to unleash the devastating power that gives Dragon Ball characters their reputation. The colorful visuals and non-stop explosive action capture the franchise's energetic approach to combat.

1 Initial D Arcade Stage 8 Infinity Is High-Speed Racing Without The Risk

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The racing game Initial D Arcade Stage 8 Infinity features the rival street racers of the anime Initial D. A series of races allows players to drift and speed through scenic routes in rural Japan against increasingly skilled opponents. Time trials and challenges outside of the main gameplay give players the option of competing both locally and globally.

Initial D Arcade Stage 8 Infinity offers multiple car models for players to master and navigate through the anime's mountainous terrain. The virtual gameplay allows racers to reach rapid speeds without the real-life risks of injury or collision.

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