Many had been anxiously waiting and we are all excited. Craving for the most anticipated Chinese anime of 2022? We have prepared a list of 10 donghua titles that fans should keep an eye on this year. In fact, the hype of these titles has already begun since it was first announced by Tencent and Bilibili during their respective events last year where they unveiled their Chinese anime lineup for 2022.
In line with this, here are 10 of the most anticipated Chinese anime of 2022 that every donghua fan should add to their watchlist this year. Regardless, of it will have official releases or not soon, we are all grateful that these series had been officially announced and confirmed.
Most Anticipated Chinese Anime of 2022
Without further ado, let’s start our list with some big sequels such as the following:
Link Click Season 2
Shiguang Daili Ren | The best Chinese anime of 2021 had been already confirmed to return for another season the moment it reached the 1st season finale. With how it ended and how it left us all hanging with such a huge cliffhanger, we are all excited to learn what will happen next. Voila, Link Click Season 2 will put some answers to our questions and Bilibili has officially confirmed it along with a teaser trailer that promises a dramatic and full-scale emotional ride.
Heaven Official’s Blessing Season 2
Tian Guan Ci Fu | Here’s another donghua from Bilibili 2022 lineup. Heaven Official’s Blessing Season 2 is coming and we are all excited for this despite the studio change. Nevertheless, some more revelations are coming as we delve deeper into the conspiracy of heaven with our favorite danmei couple in the center of it all. Yes, cheers for more Hua Cheng and Xie Lian moments once again.
Fog Hill of Five Elements Chapter 2
Wu Shan Wu Xing | One of the best Chinese anime of 2020 is also returning and this time promises the highly anticipated fight between humans and demons. With only 3 episodes from its 1st season, it was amazing how this donghua was able to capture the hearts of many anime fans, all thanks to its vivid and powerful animation quality. We’re definitely ready for more action this time, aren’t we?
Blades of the Guardians
Biao Ren | With so much action and drama, Blades of the Guardians is a donghua that has been making anime fans crazy these past years. With fantastic teaser trailers out there, it seems that this donghua is going to be huge bait for shounen fans. It’s animated by Colored-Pencil Animation, the studio behind The King’s Avatar Season 2, so we can expect decent animation quality from this one.
An adaptation of one of the most popular and successful novels in China, Dragon Raja is such a huge name of a franchise. It was listed as one of the first batches of Chinese anime in 2022 from Tencent.
Battle Through The Heavens Season 5
Doupo Cangqiong 5 | Many fans often get confused about this, they often think that Battle Through The Heavens Season 6 is coming next after the exception Three-Year Agreement special which highlights the best arc from the donghua so far. Tencent has previously unveiled that Battle Through The Heavens 1st season is getting a reboot, after that, the highly anticipated season 5 will follow which will involve Xiao Yan’s journey in the Black-Corner Region where he will be reunited with Gu Xun’er.
The King’s Avatar Season 3
Quan Zhi Gao Shou 3 | The highly anticipated Challengers League where the grassroot Team Happy of Ye Xiu will be pitted against the relegated Team Excellent Era is the highlight of The King’s Avatar Season 3 which had been already confirmed by Tencent as part of their 2021-2022 lineup.
Novoland Eagle Flag
Here’s another donghua that will adapt another novel from Jiang Nan, the author who wrote Dragon Raja novel. Novoland Eagle Flag had been one of the frontrunners in the rise of Chinese web novels and it is an ambitious project between Tencent and Smart Dragon, and to be animated by studio BYMENT. It also received a live-action drama in 2019.
Sponsored by the Chinese Basketball Association, Left-Hand Layup! is an ambitious sports Chinese anime that will awaken the youthful dreams inside our hearts. With a resemblance to the phenomenal Slam Dunk, Left-Hand Layup! promises a youthful ride filled with teenage drama and aspirations.
A Will Eternal Season 2
Brother Bai Xiaochun is scheduled to return in the summer of 2022 for A Will Eternal Season 2. The donghua has been the epitome of a Chinese cultivation story in 2D animation, all thanks to the fantastic work of BCMAY Pictures. A Will Eternal was able to set itself differently from many xinxia donghua since it is animated in 2D while the majority of the cultivation series are in 3D such as Battle Through The Heavens, Martial Universe, and Stellar Transformations to name a few.
Aside from the top 10, here are also some more donghua that many fans should watch out for this 2022 as shown below:
- Martial Universe Season 3
- Full-Time Magister Season 6
- The Ravages of Time
- Jade Dynasty
- The Legend of Princess Chang Ge
- Warm Sun
- Dragon Prince Yuan
- AWM: PUBG Mobile
- No Doubt In Us Season 2
- The Island of Siliang Season 2