Ten Anime Series About Revenge – Anime2You

An exciting and gripping story? Here you will find them! We have put together some anime titles for you that deal with the topic of »revenge«. You’ll have to find out for yourself whether all those seeking revenge will get it!

Ten revenge anime presented

If you would like to experience revenge from the cool north, you can watch the anime series, for example “Vinland Saga” bring to mind. With »91 days« there is also an action-drama in which the Italian mafia has a hand in the old Hollywood tradition.

For friends of sci-fi and mecha stories there is »Code Geass: Lelouch the Rebellion« to discover while fantasy fans are having »The Rise of the Shield Hero« and »Akatsuki no Yona« to be well entertained. Those with strong nerves can take a look »Redo of the Healer« take risk.

From now on you can contribute to our spotlight series! Which spotlights would you wish for and which titles would you not want to do without? Feel free to let us know in the comments and maybe your recommendation will be included in the next spotlight!

Anime with a revenge story:

»91 days«

The action drama »91 days« was directed by Hiro Kaburagi (»Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You«) at Studio Shuka and aired in Japan from July to October 2016. In Germany, the series was published by publisher KSM Anime on DVD and Blu-ray.


The “classic mafia drama” takes place during Prohibition. In Lawless County, the law has no power, the Mafia rules the streets, and illegal liquor flows freely. Avilio lived there, but after a mafia row ended in the murder of his family, he went into hiding. Later, Avilio receives a letter from a mysterious person, fueling his thirst for revenge, and he returns to Lawless.

»Akatsuki no Yona: Princess of the Dawn«

The anime series »Akatsuki no Yona: Princess of the Dawn« was directed by Kazuhiro Yoneda (»Gleipnir«) at Studio Pierrot and aired in Japan from October 2014 to March 2015. In Germany it is available on DVD and Blu-ray from KSM Anime.


Being the only princess of a great kingdom, Yona was raised with great care by her father and protected by her childhood friend and guardian Hak. However, her fate changes on her 16th birthday when her beloved cousin Soo-won murders her father to take the throne. She escapes from the castle in Hak’s hometown and begins her new life.

»Elven Song«

The action drama »Elven Song« was directed by Mamoru Kanbe (»The Promised Neverland«) at Studio Arms and was broadcast on Japanese television from July to October 2004. In Germany, the series was released by KSM Anime on DVD and Blu-ray.

  • Genres: Action, Drama, Horror, Supernatural
  • Consequences: 13 in 1 season + OVA
  • Availability: DVD & BluRay


Lucy is a psychopathic killer with powers beyond all humans. Nyu is a helpless child with no memories. Both couldn’t be further apart, but both find themselves in the same body. Two students who have taken Nyu into their home find their world turned upside down when the government decides to kill Lucy.


»Code Geass: Lelouch the Rebellion«

The first season of »Code Geass: Lelouch the Rebellion« was broadcast in Japan from October 2006 to July 2007, followed by the second season airing from April to September 2008. KAZÉ Anime secured the rights to the series in this country and released it on DVD and Blu-ray.

  • Genres: Action, drama, science fiction
  • Consequences: 50 in 2 seasons + OVA
  • Availability: DVD & BluRay


In the year 2017 of the Imperial calendar, parts of the world are under the control of the Holy Britannian Empire. Lelouch, a British prince in exile, meets a mysterious girl named CC who grants him great and terrible powers. The Geass. With this powerful ability, Lelouch can make anyone do whatever they want. But the power of the Geass: is it a blessing… or a curse?


The anime series »dororo« was directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi (»GetBackers«) at Tezuka Productions and MAPPA studios and aired in Japan from January to June 2019. In Germany it is available on DVD and Blu-ray from AniMoon Publishing.


Dororo, an orphaned thief, meets Hyakkimaru, a powerful ronin. Hyakkimaru’s father, a greedy feudal lord, made a pact with 12 demons and offered his unborn son’s body parts in exchange for great power. For example, Hyakkimaru—who was born without arms, legs, eyes, ears, nose, or mouth—was abandoned in a river as a baby.

He is given by Dr. Rescued and raised Honma, who fits him with prosthetics and teaches him to fight. Hyakkimaru discovers that every time he slays a demon, a piece of his body is restored. Now he roams the land in search of demons.


the anime »KILL the KILL« was directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi (»Promare«) at Studio Trigger and aired in Japan from October 2013 to March 2014. The series is available on-demand on Crunchyroll, while peppermint anime has released it on DVD and Blu-ray.


Ryuko’s search for her father’s killer lands her at Honnouji Academy, which is ruled with an iron fist by student assembly president Satsuki. In the school’s competitive hierarchy, those at the top are given clothing known as “Goku Uniforms,” ​​which grant the wearer superhuman abilities.

“Masamune-kun’s Revenge”

The romance comedy anime “Masamune-kun’s Revenge” was directed by Mirai Minato (»BOFURI«) at Studio SILVER LINK and was broadcast in Japan from January to March 2017. The streaming service Crunchyroll makes the series available on demand.

  • Genres: comedy, romance
  • Consequences: 12 in 1 season
  • Availability: crispy roll


Makabe Masamune has completely changed for one reason only: he wants revenge. Unlike his past, he worked hard to look good to achieve his goal. Sooner than expected, on the first day at his new school, he also meets the target of his revenge… Adagaki Aki! He wastes no time in launching his plan, but revenge doesn’t come easy.


»Redo of the Healer«

The dark fantasy anime »Redo of the Healer« was produced at Studio TNK, directed by Takuya Asaoka, and aired in Japan from January to March 2021. In Germany, AniMoon Publishing secured the license for the series and released it on DVD and Blu-ray.

  • Genres: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
  • Consequences: 12 in 1 season
  • Availability: DVD & BluRay


In a cruel world of monsters, adventurers, and mages, some of the most gifted healers are crushed with brute force even by their compatriots. But one magician, Keyaru, gains the ability to turn back time, turn the tables and right all wrongs.

»The Rise of the Shield Hero«

The Isekai Anime »The Rise of the Shield Hero« is being produced at the Kinema Citrus studio and directed by Takao Abo (»Norn9«). The first season ran from January to June 2019, while the second season is currently being simulcast. Crunchyroll offers the anime on demand.


Naofumi is a real otaku! One day, while reading the book Treatise on the Weapons of the Four Saints, he suddenly loses consciousness and finds himself in a different world. But that’s not all: he himself is said to be one of the four legendary heroes summoned to protect the world from monsters from another dimension!

In return, he receives the legendary shield as a weapon, which, however, is not held in particularly high esteem because it is only useful for defense. When he is then betrayed by his only mate, he decides to use a slave as a living weapon and wants to become stronger than ever…

“Vinland Saga”

The action anime “Vinland Saga” was created under the direction of director Shuuhei Yabuta (»Inuyashiki Last Hero«) at Studio WIT and was broadcast in Japan from July to December 2019. In Germany, KAZÉ Anime is selling the series on DVD and Blu-ray.


It’s the end of the millennium. The people of the extremely strong, boundlessly cruel Vikings appear everywhere. Thorfinn, son of the strongest of their warriors, whose life has been spent on the battlefield since he was a child, is drawn to the fabled continent of Vinland. This is the saga of a true warrior in an age of great upheaval.

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