Ahoy me mateys Captain Cats here. The 2018 anime season was great and had a lot of hits with a few misses along the way. Today we are going to break down by each season what were the best anime that season had and didn’t had and make out pick for anime of the season and year.

Winter 2018 Season– This season had a lot going for it and it didn’t disappoint. A lot of great series came out of this season and with a few that were bad. Here is the best and worst of this season:

Best anime of winter 2018

  • Violet Evergarden
  • After the Rain
  • Pop Team Epic (2018 Winter Anime Winner)
  • Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens
  • Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen
  • Takunomi

Worst anime of winter 2018

  • Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody
  • Killer Bites
  • Dagashi Kashi 2
  • Mitsuboshi Colors
  • Slow Start

Spring 2018 Season– The best season out of all 2018. A lot of new series, a return of a classic series and a contender for anime of the year was here. Here is the best and worst of this season:

Best anime of spring 2018

  • Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku
  • Megalo Box ( 2018 Spring Anime Winner)
  • Golden Kamuy
  • Uma Musume: Pretty Derby
  • Lupin The III: Part 5
  • Aggressive Retsuko
  • Baki

Worst anime of spring 2018

  • Cutie Honey Universe
  • Fist of the Blue Sky: Regenesis

Summer 2018 Season– This season was by far the weakest of the year. We did see some great anime, but at the same time, there wasn’t that bad anime at all. Here are the best of summer 2018:

  • Cells at Work( Tie for 2018 Summer Anime Winner)
  • High Score Girl ( Tie for 2018 Summer Anime Winner)
  • Calamity of the Zombie Girl
  • FLCL Progressive
  • FLCL Alternative

Fall 2018 Season– This season pick up the slack of summer season and boy it did. Great series came out of this season and also a few duds. Here is the best and worst of Fall 2018:

Best anime of fall 2018

  • Goblin Slayer
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 5: Golden Wind
  • SSSS.GRIDMAN (2018 Fall Anime Winner)
  • Bloom Into You
  • Skull face Bookseller Honda-san
  • Golden Kamuy Season 2
  • Le Cirque de Karakuri
  • Double Decker! Doug & Kirill

Anime of the Year

Megalo Box & Pop Team Epic

Both of these series stand out and always stayed with me all year long. It was tough to pick either or, and that is why they are both anime of the year.

This year was great for anime and let us see 2019 can keep it going.