Out of all the fighting games in the world, only a handful truly have the anime aesthetic. Here are the anime fighting games that have recently been released or are being released in the coming months.
Dragon Ball FighterZ
Release Date: Jan 26, 2018
This highly anticipated title gives what every Dragon Ball Z fan ever wanted in a fighting game. Not only can they pull off amazing combos and signature special moves, but they look damn good doing so. Dragon Ball FighterZ utilizes the graphical capability of Unreal Engine 4 to pull off 3D characters that perfectly resemble their anime counterparts. Using this technique they made fighting in the game feel like a part of the show, with its dynamic camera angles drawing you into the fight.
Blazeblue Cross Tag Battle
Release Date: May 31, 2018
Characters from Blazeblue, Persona 4 Arena, Under Night In-Birth, and Rooster Teeth’s anime-like RWBY cross paths to duke it out in Blazeblue Cross Tag Battle, a 2-on-2 tag team fighting game.
Under Night In Birth Exe: Late[st]
Release Date: Feb 9, 2018
Under Night In Birth Exe: Late[st] is an updated version of the previous game. Previously it has only been available in arcades, but will be released on console in 2018. It will feature new game modes as well as characters.
SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy
Release Date: Summer, 2018
SNK Heroines feature everyone’s favorite female SNK fighters from their various series in a 2-on-2 tag team fighting game. The game features a costume feature, which I’m sure is filled with all sorts of fanservice.