We all love action filled Anime, good fights and a well-written plot. But when it comes to anime, these are not the only things fans look forward to. Anime doesn’t always have to be based on intense fights, long arcs and a complex plot. Not every day we want to immerse in a magical, adventurous, action or fantasy world. Sometimes all we want to watch is a lively and feel-good show and a set of characters that we can relate to. Here is when the slice of life genre comes to our aid. This genre of anime is about the realistic representation of simple things in daily life. The characters in these types of shows experience the world that is somehow relatable to us. In slice of life anime, we also get to experience the culture and life of Japan up close. This genre explores the goodness of everyday life with a touch of humor, a bit of emotions and a dash of romance. If you are up for an entertaining yet calming experience, grab your popcorns because you wouldn’t want to miss this amazing list of slice of life anime that we have shared with you. Here is an amazing list of top 10 Slice of Life anime of 2020.
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Slice of Life, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
12 Jan 2020
A girl named Kotoko was abducted by demons at the age of 11 for two weeks and the demons asked her to become their God of wisdom, to maintain a balance between humans and spirits. The girl agreed but at the cost of her left leg and right eye. Now whenever demons need any kind of help, they look forward to Kotoko.
Meanwhile, a 22-year-old university student, kurou has just broken up with his girlfriend. Seeing this as a chance to become closer to him, Kotoko makes her move.
After spending some time with him, Kotoko realizes that there is a mystery behind kurou, so she asked him to help her in solving some mysterious cases while wishing that he will return her feelings.
It is a great anime about daily life and its mysteries.
Fruit basket season 2
Comedy, Drama, Slice of Life, Romance
7 April 2020
Our protagonist was forced to live in a tent because of some harsh circumstances. A family tragedy happened which turned her life upside down. The tent she was living in was on private land belonging to a mysterious souma clan. When the owner of the land found out about it, he decided to take her in. The mysterious clan also has a secret, when they’re touched or hugged by the opposite sex they turn into animals. So, her life beings in her new home with some mysterious people.
Asteroid in Love
Comedy, Drama, Slice of Life
03 Jan 2020
The story is about a girl (Mira) who met a boy named “Ao” at a campsite in town. They were looking at the lonely sky together. They found out that there’s a star named Mira, but no star named Ao. Then they promised to explore the asteroids one day and find a star and name its “Ao”.
Several years later, Mira decided to join the astronomical club in a famous high school to fulfill her promise. However, she learns that the astronomical club will be merged with the geological society to form a new club named the earth science club. She didn’t want that, so she reluctantly goes to the club room to complain, but there she finds the same boy who was with her at the campsite. Their meeting opened up new ways in this story.
Smile Down the Runway
Drama, Slice of life
10 Jan 2020
The story of a girl named Fujito Chiyuki who is an aspiring fashion model and daughter of Fledgling Model Agency. Since her childhood, she has always dreamt of becoming the star model of her dads Agency and was doing her very best, but a serious hurdle came in her way. Her height was stuck at 158cm which was considered short for a Perfect Model. Will she give up on her dreams? I don’t think so…
This daily life anime of a beautiful model is never boring. Try it out and share your thoughts in comments below.
Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina
Action, Adventure, Slice of Life, Fantasy, Sci-Fiction
02 October 2020
A girl named Elaina wanders around like a butterfly. She was inspired by her favorite book and decided to go on a journey to explore the world. She goes to places she has never been before and meets with people. Furthermore, she sees humanity in all its forms, whether strange, crazy, or emotional, and with each meeting, Elaina would come a small part of their story and her world would get a bit bigger and brighter.
An astonishing storyline in which you get to experience the joy and sorrow of life along with Elaina. The true meaning of slice of life is covered in this anime.
A Destructive God Sits Next to Me
Comedy, Slice of Life
11 Jan 2020
Our protagonist Koyuki Seri is just trying to have a normal school life, but his classmate kabuto won’t let him live peacefully. Kabuto is an odd boy who is probably going through delusions of grandeur. He thinks he has an alter ego who will come out when he removes his eye patch. Seri has decided not to get bothered by him, but this might not be easier said than done. Watch the comedy-filled daily life of these two.
Monster girl doctor
Comedy, Fantasy, Slice of Life, Romance
04 Jul 2020
Just like the title says, Our Protagonist is a doctor of Monster Girls in a town. He also has a Lamia Assistant named Sapphee.
Whether treating a centaur Injured in battle or suturing the delicate wounds of a flesh golem, Dr. Glenn performs his job with grace and confidence. Every day is filled with joy and fun. This anime is a perfect example of a slice of life.
Haikyuu! Season 4
Comedy, Sport, Slice of Life
10 jan 2020
Life can be so comfortable when you have a twist of sports in it. The story is about a boy, Hinata who is in love with Volleyball. His club had no members, but somehow, he made it into the final matches of middle school. It was steamrolled by Tobio Kageyama, who is a superstar player also known as the king of the court.
Hinata applied to the volleyball club just to get his revenge and to come face to face with Kageyama. A tale of hot-blooded matches beings.
Princess Connect! Re:Dive
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Slice of Life, Fantasy, Sci-Fiction
07 April 2020
A boy named Yuki who has lost all his memories was descended by Ameth(A god) to complete a mission. He was followed by a girl name Kokoro. They are accompanied by a swordswoman with a huge appetite and a cat beast girl. They found a gourmet Guild whose goal is to try every dish in the world. The lives of these four are filled with joy. They enjoy their daily lives without care. As Yuki has no memories of his past, so he is focused to enjoy his life now and go on great adventures.
Honestly, the animation of this anime is superb. It has adventure and the true spice of daily life. I never get tired of rewatching it after many times. That’s the reason it is on the top 2nd.
Science fell in love so i tried to prove it
Comedy, Romance, Slice of life
11 Jan 2020
This is the story of two fellow scientists who want to find out if love can be measured by scientific methods. These two also have feelings for each other and wish to solve love through proven facts. The perfect opportunity to solve the love Riddle while getting closer to each other.
This anime is full of great romantic scenes and comedy. The characters are well-developed and the awkward moments in this anime have a little spice in them. Their daily life of love and comedy is the reason it is on top first.