What are some must-watch anime in the comedy genre?
The comedy genre of anime is a diverse category that covers anime of all stripes, from slice-of-life shows to parodies to action-packed comedies. What binds them together is humor and entertainment for viewers.
Gintama (2006-2018) Gintama is the ultimate comedy anime known for its absurdist humor, parodies, and pop culture references that are all over the show. Gintoki Sakata is a former samurai who now works with his two friends, Shinpachi Shimada and Kagura, in a freelance odd-job business. Anyone who loves to laugh watching an anime should watch Gintama.
Nichijou (2011) Nichijou is a slice-of-life comedy anime based on the ordinary day-to-day lives of high school students. The series is renowned for its surrealistic humor and exaggerated gags. For anyone who wants to watch a light-hearted and fun anime, Nichijou is the perfect choice.
Konosuba: God Bless on This Wonderful World! Konosuba is a parody isekai. Kazuma Satou, a NEET died & transported to a fantasy world. However, Kazuma soon comes to terms with the fact that he is too weak to defeat the Demon King. Working with a group of outcasts, such as a worthless goddess, an airhead magician, and a chuunibyou knight. Konosuba is an absolutely hilarious anime that you can’t help but laugh at.
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. (2016-2018) The story is a supernatural comedy anime, tells a story about Kusuo Saiki, a high school boy who is a psychic with many powers. Saiki tries to live a normal life but his powers are not always cooperative. Saiki deals with his powers and the peculiar people around him in the series full of hilarious moments.
Aggretsuko (2018-present) Aggretsuko is a Netflix original anime that describes the life of Retsuko, a red panda who works as an accountant in a Japanese company. Retsuko seems kind and courteous at her workplace and lets her anger out by singing death metal karaoke in the night. Aggretsuko is a very funny anime that will surely relate to anyone who has ever worked hard in life.
These are just a few of the many great comedy anime that are out there like One Punch Man, The Devil Is a Part-Timer!, Daily Lives of High School Boys, Barakamon, Non Non Biyori, Working!!, WataMote, Grand Blue Dreaming, Kaguya-sama: In that case, I would recommend any of the anime listed here for a good laugh.
People of all ages can enjoy anime in the comedy genre. They provide an awesome way to relieve stress. It would also be a good means for learning about Japan’s traditions and humor.