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Animes Advisable by BTS Members That Are Excellent for A Binge-Watch Session

Animes Advisable by BTS Members That Are Excellent for A Binge-Watch Session

What began with shows like Naruto for most anime fans, has now become a huge phenomenon across the globe. People from all parts of the world watch Japanese animes, and this genre of movies and shows has a fan following like no other. You will be surprised to know that the BTS members including — Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook, are also huge fans of anime characters and often have recommended a few favourite shows and movies for their fans to watch.

The band has often talked about their love for anime and has expressed how it works as a great stress-buster for them. While interacting with fans, BTS members including Jin, Suga and Jungkook have repeatedly talked about their favourite anime characters and usually also give recommendations as to what the ARMY can watch. If you are seeking to explore the list, then look no further. Here are a few BTS recommended animes that you should binge-watch right away.

From Naturo to One Piece: BTS recommended animes that are worth a watch

Watching the BTS-recommended animes can be a great way to feel closer to the boys. The list is a mix of shows and movies across different genres, making sure that the binge-watch session is worth your time.

Naruto: Shippuden

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Directed by: Hayato Date, Masaaki Kumagai, Yasuaki Kurotsu, Osamu Kobayashi, Chiaki Kon, Toshinori Watanabe, Masahiko Murata
Cast: Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, Chie Nakamura, Kate Higgins, Dave Wittenberg, Kazuhiko Inoue, Kyle Hebert, Noriaki Sugiyama, Yuri Lowenthal, Masako Katsuki
Release date: 15 February 2007
No. of episodes: 500 episodes

Synopsis: Naruto Shippuden is the sequel to the original Naruto series. It follows the journey of Naruto Uzumaki as he grows up and continues on his quest to become the strongest ninja and leader of his village, the Hokage. With the help of his friends, Naruto faces formidable enemies like the Akatsuki organisation, while discovering secrets about his past and the world of shinobi. This is one of the best BTS-recommended animes to watch. The BTS members love Naruto and they even chose to sing the anime’s theme song during karaoke while doing the signature running action.

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Dragon Ball

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Directed by: Minoru Okazaki, Daisuke Nishio
Cast: Masako Nozawa, Jôji Yanami, Brice Armstrong, Stephanie Nadolny, Hiromi Tsuru, Mayumi Tanaka, Christopher Sabat, Tôru Furuya, Naoko Watanabe, Kôhei Miyauchi
Release date: 26 February 1986
No. of episodes: 153 episodes

Synopsis: The show revolves around the adventures of Goku, who is a Saiyan warrior. He trains in martial arts and aspires to attain the mystical Dragon Balls, which grant any wish when gathered. Along the way, he fights with powerful rivals including otherworldly beings and intergalactic villains. Vegeta, Piccolo, and Bulma become his friends who help him on this journey. Dragon Ball is one of the favourite animes loved by BTS members, Jin and Suga, who always recommend fans to watch it.

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One Piece

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Directed by: Kōnosuke Uda, Junji Shimizu, Munehisa Sakai, Hiroaki Miyamoto, Toshinori Fukazawa, Tatsuya Nagamine, Kōhei Kureta, Aya Komaki, Satoshi Itō, Yasunori Koyama
Cast: Mayumi Tanaka, Akemi Okamura, Laurent Vernin, Tony Beck, Kazuya Nakai, Kappei Yamaguchi, Hiroaki Hirata, Ikue Ôtani, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Yuriko Yamaguchi
Release date: 20 October 1999
No. of episodes: 1,009 episodes

Synopsis: The story revolves around Monkey D. Luffy and his pirate crew, the Straw Hat Pirates. The team embarks on a journey across the Grand Line in search of the legendary treasure known as One Piece. The journey is not simple as they encounter rival pirates, powerful government organisations, and mythical creatures. Roronoa Zoro is BTS member Jimin’s favourite anime character and he loves watching One Piece a lot.

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Attack on Titan

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Directed by: Tetsurō Araki, Masashi Koizuka, Yuichiro Hayashi, Jun Shishido
Cast: Jessie James Grelle, Bryce Papenbrook, Trina Nishimura, Yûki Kaji, Yui Ishikawa, Marina Inoue, Kishô Taniyama, Hiro Shimono, Clifford Chapin
Release date: 07 April 2013
No. of episodes: 94 episodes

Synopsis: Humanity is on the brink of extinction after giant humanoid creatures known as Titans attack Earth. Eren Yeager and his friends Mikasa and Armin want to fight the humanoids and hence decide to join the military. The mission helps them uncover the mysteries surrounding their existence, while the show discusses the consequences of war in a post-apocalyptic setting. The song, Attack on Bangtan by BTS, was inspired by this hit anime which is why it is a highly recommended show to watch by all the members.

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My Hero Academia

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Directed by: Kenji Nagasaki, Tomo Ōkubo, Masahiro Mukai, Naomi Nakayama
Cast: Daiki Yamashita, Justin Briner, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Clifford Chapin, Ayane Sakura, Yûki Kaji, Luci Christian, Kaito Ishikawa, David Matranga
Release date: 3 April 2016
No. of episodes: 138 + 9 OVAs episodes

Synopsis: Izuku Midoriya lives in a world where nearly everyone possesses superpowers called the quirks. Izuku is, however, an exception as he is a quirkless boy who dreams of becoming a hero like his idol, All Might. His dream comes true when he receives a powerful quirk from his idol himself. Izuku then enrols himself in U. A. High School to train and become a professional hero, alongside his classmates who also aspire to make a difference in society. BTS member V loves to watch this anime while training for their concerts and shows, just Like Suga loves watching his favourite anime during his free time.

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Slam Dunk

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Directed by: Nobutaka Nishizawa
Cast: Hisao Egawa, Eriko Hara, Akiko Hiramatsu, Yukimasa Kishino, Takeshi Kusao, Hikaru Midorikawa, Toshiyuki Morikawa, Tomomichi Nishimura, Ryôtarô Okiayu, Yoku Shioya
Release date: 16 October 1993
No. of episodes: 101 episodes

Synopsis: Hanamichi Sakuragi is a high school delinquent with a bad temper and a love for basketball. He joins the Shohoku High School basketball team despite having no prior experience just to impress Haruko, a girl he likes. But soon he forms strong bonds with his teammates and discovers a passion for the game. He then competes at the national level with his team and overcomes various challenges, both on and off the basketball court. Slam Dunk is the favourite anime series that BTS member Suga recommends everyone to watch. He once revealed that the show helped in shaping his childhood. His stage name is also derived from the first syllables of the term ‘shooting guard,’ the basketball position he played as a student.

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Directed by: Susumu Mitsunaka, Masako Satō
Cast: Ayumu Murase, Kaito Ishikawa, Yu Hayashi, Satoshi Hino, Miyu Irino, Kôki Uchiyama, Sôma Saitô
Release date: 06 April 2014
No. of episodes: 85 + 5 OVAs episodes

Synopsis: The anime series centres around the life of Shoyo Hinata. He is a committed and spirited young volleyball player, who considers the “Little Giant,” a legendary player he saw on TV as a child, his idol. Despite his short stature, he dreams of becoming a top volleyball player. He joins the Karasuno High School’s volleyball team and works tirelessly to improve his skills. He creates a bond with his team and together they strive to reach the pinnacle of the sport and prove themselves on the national stage. This is one of the favourite animes loved by Jungkook, who constantly mentions the main character of the show during his interviews and live sessions.

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Spirited Away

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Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Takashi Naito, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Tsunehiko Kamijō, Takehiko Ono, Bunta Sugawara
Release date: 20 July 2001

Synopsis: Spirited Away follows the story of a young girl named Chihiro. She gets trapped in a mysterious and magical world after her parents are transformed into pigs. In an attempt to rescue her parents and find her way back home, Chihiro has no other option but to navigate a realm inhabited by spirits, witches, and other fantastical creatures, while also discovering her inner strength and resilience. Did you know when Jungkook was a kid, he had a dream to become an anime character and his favourite one was a dragon.

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Howl’s Moving Castle

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Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: Chieko Baisho, Takuya Kimura, Jean Simmons, Emily Mortimer, Lauren Bacall, Christian Bale, Josh Hutcherson and Billy Crystal.
Release date: 20 November 2004

Synopsis: The Japanese animated fantasy film follows the journey of Sophie, a young woman who is cursed by a witch. She is transformed into an elderly woman, after which she sets on a mission to find a way to break the curse. Sophie seeks refuge in the magical moving castle of the enigmatic wizard Howl. Sophie along with Howl’s companions — a young apprentice Markl and a fire demon named Calcifer, embark on a magical adventure filled with love, friendship, and self-discovery. This BTS-recommended anime is the best movie to watch with fellow ARMY members as it features some of the favourite characters loved by the boys.

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Hero & Features Image: BTS Official/Instagram

This story first appeared on Lifestyle Asia Hong Kong

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

– What anime does BTS recommend to watch?
There are many animes that the BTS members recommend their fans to watch.

– What is Jimin’s favourite anime?
During an interview, Jimin confessed that his favourite anime is One Piece.

– What is Jin’s favourite anime?
Dragon Ball is Jin’s favourite anime.

Source: Prestige Online

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