5 Educational Animes to Watch

If you are the type to dislike studying through books but through listening or watching a video, then I suggest you watch anime. There are a lot of educational animes that you can watch, starting from animes about biology, chemistry, sports, and even agriculture. So, here are the five educational anime you can watch to learn something.

1. Dr. Stone

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Genre: Sci-fi, Comedy, Adventure

Episode: 35 episodes

Season: 2 seasons

Status: Completed

Written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by a South Korean artist Boichi, the manga is serialized by Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from March 6 2017, until now, having about 23 volumes. The manga was then adapted to an anime by TMS entertainment and first aired on several tv channels such as Sun, BS11, and Tokyo MX.

Senku Ishigami is an 18-year-old who woke up 3,700 years after a mysterious flash that turned all human beings into stones. His friend, Taiju Oki, soon woke up, and both tried to find a way to revive the humans with the help of science. They then revived their friend, Yuzuriha Ogawa, and a famous mixed martial artist, Tsukasa Shishio. However, things did not turn well since Shishio did not like the idea of reviving the old civilizations. He thinks that elderlies would only take advantage of the youth. They then split ways, and Senku grew civilization and introduced them to technologies hoping to take down Shishio.

2. Cells at Work

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Genre: Comedy

Episode: 21 episodes

Season: 2 seasons

Status: Completed

Written and illustrated by Akane Shimizu, Monthly Shonen Sirius from Kodansha serialized the manga from January 2015 until January 2021. The manga has around six volumes. The manga was then adapted into an anime by David Production and first aired on various tv channels like Tokyo MX, BS11, and yTv.

The story follows a red blood cell, AE3803, who is new to her job in transferring oxygen and nutrients to some organs and U-1146, a white blood cell, who is a part of the immune system that takes care of the safety of the other cells and takedown threats.

3. Silver Spoon

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Genre: School, Comedy, Slice of life

Episode: 22 episodes

Season: 2 seasons

Status: Completed

Silver Spoon was written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa and was serialized by Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday from April 6 2011, to November 27 2019, and has around 15 volumes. The anime adaption first aired on Fuji Tv by A-1 Pictures.

The story revolves around Yugo Hachiken, who decided to escape from the stressful school life in the city, and enrolled on an agricultural high school. Unlike his schoolmates who enrolled because of passion, Yugo enrolls in that school simply because he thinks it is less competitive. But he soon adapted to the unfamiliar surroundings.

4. Haikyuu

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Genre: School, Comedy, Sports, Drama

Episode: 60 episodes

Season: 3 seasons

Status: Completed

Haikyuu was written and illustrated by Haruichi Furudate and serialized by Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump from February 20 2012 to July 20 2020, and has about 45 volumes. The anime adaption first aired on JNN by Production I.G.

The story tells about Shoyo Hinata, a 16-year-old boy who dreams of becoming a volleyball player, despite his small and short figure.

The story starts with Hinata, a middle school student who went to a volleyball tournament along with his team. Soon they were smashed by Tobio Kageyama, who has a nickname “The King of the Court”. Hinata then pledges to exceed Kageyama by joining Karasuno High School’s volleyball team. Surprisingly, Kageyama joins the same team as him. Together with their teammates, they compete with the teams from other schools.

5. A Silent Voice

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Genre: Drama, School

Status: Completed

A Silent Voice is a 2016 anime movie produced by Kyoto Animation. The movie was written by Reiko Yoshida and directed by Naoko Yamada and ran for about 2 hours and 9 minutes. It was based on “A Silent Voice” manga written by Yoshitoki Oima.

A deaf student named Shouko Nishimiya transferred to an elementary school and Shouya Ishida’s class. Shouya and his friends began to bully Shouko when he learned she was deaf.

A high school student Shouya now regrets his past life actions towards Shouko and live a life with guilt. Not long after that, he met Shouka and told her that he regrets everything through his actions.

Those are some educational animes you can watch, which might teach you something that you never knew from other resources. But, I still have to remind you that you still have to study from your school resources.

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