“Asta and Yuno were abandoned together at the same church and have been inseparable since. As children, they promised to compete against each other to see who would become the next Emperor Magus. 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.”
If you are looking for anime similar to Black Clover, which has an adventure-shonen theme, intense battles, friendly rivalry, and a lot of fun, then this list of best anime like Black Clover is made for you.
Best Anime like Black Clover!
13. Full Metal Alchemist
When a failed alchemical ritual leaves brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric with severely damaged bodies, they begin searching for the one thing that can save them; the fabled philosopher’s stone.
Both the anime protagonists have extraordinary capacities and powers/ excellent fighting/action scenes, comedy, and tragedy. The characters in both anime have a goal they are trying to reach with a never-give-up attitude.
12. The Seven Deadly Sins
Holy Knights of Britannia are supposed to use immensely powerful magic to protect the region of Britannia and its kingdoms. But they staged a coup d’état and thus became the new, tyrannical rulers of the Kingdom of Liones.
However, a small subset of the Knights supposedly betrayed their homeland and turned their blades against their comrades in an attempt to overthrow the ruler of Liones. The Holy Knights defeated them, but rumors continued to persist that these legendary knights, called the “Seven Deadly Sins,” were still alive.
Both series are sitting in similar worlds full of Magic and Fantasy. Both main characters are related to Demon, and both are Knights. Both have a rivalry between the main character and his best friend. Both main characters look small.
11. Hunter x Hunter
Set in a world where Hunters exist to do tasks like capturing criminals and searching for lost treasures. Gon Freecss is determined to become the best Hunter possible in hopes of finding his father, who abandoned his young son.
However, Gon soon realizes the path to achieving his goals is far more challenging than he could have ever imagined.
The first similarity is that they are both shounen, they both have Magic, they both have a powerful main character, and both shows are over 100 episodes.
Both series have incredibly supportive friends, and they both never give up, both animes have dark undertones, and they take place in vast complex worlds.
They have multiple evil villains and obstacles to overcome; they both come from small villages, they have family abandonment problems, and powerful teachers.
Berserk is about a former mercenary, also known as guts or the Black Swordsman. He is on his journey to find someone he can trust and respect, only to end up in betrayal.
It is set up in medieval fantasy times, but it shows the aspects like Revenge, Betrayal, Trust, Thirst for blood. Guts Steeling his resolve, he takes up the monstrous blade Dragonslayer and vows to exact vengeance on the one responsible, hunting down the very man he once looked up to and considered a friend.
Both series are sitting in fantasy worlds where there are Knights and use magic. Both main characters are related to demons and have a massive sword. Both main characters are rivals with their best friend, but in Berserk, it’s more like hatred, but they are both related through their past.
9. Demon Slayer
One day, Tanjirou comes back to his house only to find out that his entire family was slaughtered except his little sister Nezuko who was also turned into a demon.
Tanjirou swears to kill all the demons and cure his sister. He starts his journey and trains hard to become a demon slayer. Although Tanjirou wants revenge for his family’s murder, he is a kind kid. So kind that he even shows mercy to demons.
Both are battle shounen with similar fast pacing, so if you enjoy either one of them for that, the other one will also appeal to you.
8. Ace of Diamond
When Eijun Sawamura lost his final middle school baseball match, he was frustrated by this defeat. But his fate was about to change everything when he was unexpectedly invited to Tokyo’s prestigious Seidou High School after seeing the potential in his pitching style.
Eijun accepts the offer and is ready to improve his skills and play a higher level of baseball in his new team. However, now his team has highly skilled players, Now he has to struggle to find his place on the team.
He announced that he would become the ace of the team, but that’s only if fellow first-year Satoru Furuya doesn’t take the title first, with his breakneck fastballs earning him a coveted spot on the starting roster like Asashi in Haikyu.
The Seidou baseball team has to face off against several formidable foes that stand in their way aims to become the best in Japan. Both are not much related in terms of world setting, but the main characters resemble each other.
7. Jujutsu Kaisen
Jujutsu Kaisen is a new-age anime. It’s a story about a kid in his teens who was in school’s occult club for fun. He finds a cursed object which changes his life.
He finds himself fighting curses and hosts the most powerful and king of curses, ‘Sukuna.’ His goal is to protect his friends until they can execute king of curses. Also, he wants to know the perfect way to die.
Both are Action Shonen and are about a young boy who an Orphan has a Demon living inside them. Quite often, you see them getting out of control, and their friends help them get back to their senses.
Haikyu!! tells the story of the whole team, their individual struggles, their problems with each other, and their hunger to surpass each other but not leave each other behind.
Their voice actors did a great job; openings were not skippable and what amazes me is even opponents and side characters have backstories. Haikyu!! It is a wholesome anime. It has comedy, sad moments, struggles, defeat, success, progress, teamwork, and everything a story requires.
Both the protagonist wants to be the best at something (one want to become like a little giant, and the other wants to become a wizard king) but are held back due to something. Both are kind of Baka (dumb) and have a side character who helps the emcee to push his limits.
5. My Hero Academia
My Hero Academia is the story of Deku, who does not have any quirks in the world filled with superheroes. His life was changed when he met All Might, the strongest hero in the world.
He became his student and started working hard on his childhood dream of being a superhero. He begins as the successor of the world’s strongest superhero.
Both the anime show story of a boy who wants to be the strongest and at the top. Both care for their friends, and both are battle shonen. One wants to become the greatest hero in the world, and the other wants to become the Wizard King.
4. Fairy Tail
Natsu Dragneel, a dragon slayer with his friend Happy, is searching for his foster father. He is part of a Guild called Fairy Tail. Natsu will do anything for his friends, and his goal is to do a 100-year quest which is the highest level of difficulty which a wizard can achieve.
Both series are centered on friendship and have the same “never give up” motto. The main protagonist is in a guild squad where there are many people very different from each other.
Both shows are about “I will do anything to protect my friends” and “everyone can understand each other.” Friendship, rivalry, fights, life or death battles. Both involve wizards, insane action scenes, and quite a lot of plot twists.
Although, in the end, Natsu was given a 100-year quest mission, it was never animated. But it is announced that it will be soon.
3. One Piece
Death of the Pirate King started the great pirate era. And 20 years later comes the Monkey D. Luffy, who is an unusual pirate. His aim is not to plunder and kill people.
He wants to find One Piece, the great treasure left behind by the pirate king himself, and become the Pirate King. he loves adventure and making new allies on the way.
Both the MCs are idiots and have similar goals to be the kings. They refuse to give up irrespective of the condition they are in. Both the animes are all about friendship and rivalries. Both the MCs have unusual abilities.
You’re bound to fall in love with this anime, although some people think it’s too long, and it is, but once you know the story, it’s not actually that long. This series should never end (at least that’s how I feel).
Ichigo Kurosaki, a high school student, meets a Soul Reaper named Rukia Kuchiki, who gets injured while protecting Ichigo’s family from an assailant. To save his family, Ichigo accepts Rukia’s offer of taking her powers and becomes a Soul Reaper as a result.
There are a lot of similarities to point out. You can find them if you while watching them. As the creator of black clover was inspired by bleach to make this series.
Although this series is already over, and it’s been some time since it was over, but it was announced that the Final arc would be animated.
Naruto struggled to find his place in his village. Everyone shunned him because of a secret that lies within him. He is an unpredictable, knucklehead ninja, but he wants to be Hokage, the most important person in the village, and wants to be acknowledged by everyone.
Both are Action Shonen, the same studio made these both anime, both are about a young boy who wears a headband and both Emcees are Orphans with a Demon living inside of them, both the main characters want to be the king in their respective worlds.
Naruto ended on a good note. He did achieve his dream and got married and now has kids. If you want to follow his life further, then watch Boruto – Naruto next generations. After all, it is an anime similar to Black Clover.
So these were some of the anime which I felt like closest to Black Clover in man ways. Considering storyline, villains, powers, etc., these are must-watch if you want to watch anime similar to Black Clover.
If you think I missed some anime or some other anime should have been on the list. Or just any fault you find with the article, feel free to comment below. Also, tell us what you want to read next in the comments.
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