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Top 5 Comedy Anime That Will Make Your Day
Almost everyone loves comedy anime. Yet not many comedy anime shows have wide fame. Unlike other genres (Shonen/Action, etc…) the comedy genre is far less known and not quite recognized as a distinct genre. Many great anime shows have decent comedy and are quite funny despite the fact that they are action anime shows (or any other genre). For example, Naruto, One Piece and Bleach are known as the big 3 for being masterpieces in the battle-Shonen genre. Although they have lots of comedy inside them as well. In this article, we will talk about the Top 5 Comedy Anime that are pure comedy and will make you laugh hysterically.
Gintama – Top 5 Comedy Anime
Gintama is considered a masterclass in comedy writing and variety and for good reason. The series is an adaptation of the manga of the same name by Hideaki Sorachi. The Manga’s time is in the late Edo period. The story takes place on earth. Although aliens named Amanto conquered earth in the story. The plot of the show mimics life from the perspective of Gintoki Sakata, who works as a yorozuya. Of course, His jobs are not always simple. As Gintoki frequently have run-ins with the police, ragtag rebels, and assassins. Thus leading to funny yet unfortunate moments.
Noucome is one of the rather less known shows on the list. Despite that Noucome is still a great comedy anime that you should definitely watch. Noucome is short for My Mental Choices are Completely Interfering with my School Romantic Comedy. The plot of the show follows Kanade Amakusa. He is a high school student and has a strange curse called “Absolute Choices“. His curse Forces him to choose an option two or three weird/insane options and to perform exactly what it says. That curse can appear before Amakusa at any given moment. Amakusa cannot control what choices appear or at what time. Thus putting him in most weird yet extremely funny situations.
Shimoneta: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist is a great comedy anime. The story is set in the Strange and hellish future of 2030. The government of Japan cracks down on any observed immoral action. The actions vary from using risqué language all the way to distributing any lewd materials in the whole country. The laws are very extreme that all citizens have to wear high-tech devices named Peace Makers (PM) all the time. These devices are to analyze each spoken word as well as any hand motions for every action that may break the law.
Grand Blue is one of the most hilarious anime shows you will ever see. The show is an adaptation for a Japanese manga series written by Kenji Inoue and illustrated by Kimitake Yoshioka. The story of the show follows Iori Kitahara. Iori goes to the coastal town of Izu to live there. As he prepares for his freshman year at its university. He lives above his uncle’s scuba diving shop “Grand Blue”. Iori’s hopes and dreams were high about having the perfect college life. Yet when he enters the shop he finds the lighthearted members of the Diving Club who regularly visit the place. He then gets sucked into their alcoholic activities. Which results in extremely hilarious moments.
Konosuba – Top 5 Comedy Anime
Konosuba is pretty much what you would call raw comedy and sarcasm. The story of the show follows Kazuma Satō. After he dies a funny death on his way back from buying a game, Kazuma finds himself sitting before a beautiful yet obnoxious goddess named Aqua. She provides the NEET with two options: continue on to heaven or reincarnate in every gamer’s dream. There he forms a party with a goddess, a wizard, and a crusader. Although at first glance his party seems powerful, in reality, all of his friends are useless. He then tries to survive in this new world while figuring things out. Thus leading him to funny and desperate situations.