Anime games are always the main talk among us, but which of them should you check out? Your answer is right on our list of best anime games for PlayStation 4! So, Otaku gamers, it’s time to unite and explore the coolest anime games that could make you fall in love.

1. Persona 5

Persona 5 - one of the best anime games for PS4
Persona 5 is one of the best anime games for PS4
  • Platforms: PS3, PS4
  • Genres: RPG, turn-based, social simulation
  • Mode: Single player

Boasting a well-balanced plot, this single-player RPG game occurs in present-day Tokyo and is about a high school student, who goes by the name alias Joker, as he moves to a new school after being kicked out of the old one following false accusations that he assaulted a fellow student. In his new school, together with his classmates, they come in possession of special power and form the Phantom Thieves of Heart, a secret vigilante group.

Discover a supernatural realm resulting from people’s subconscious craving and fight Shadows by manifesting your Persona. The game simulates social scenarios and includes dungeon crawling elements and role-playing.

Pros of persona 5 include a remarkable visual presentation, an incredible story, great art direction, and awesome music. It’s one of the top RPG video games ever made. Indeed, it has won several awards, including the best RPG at 2017 IGN’s ‘Best of’ Awards.

2. Gravity Rush 2

Gravity Rush 2 gameplay
Gravity Rush 2 gameplay
  • Platform: PlayStation 4
  • Genres: RPG, action-adventure
  • Mode: Single player

This single-player action-adventure anime game is a sequel to the fantastic Gravity Rush. Follow Kat, a gravity-manipulating teenage girl pulled from her home, Hekseville, into another universe and must fight to set free the people of Jirga Para Lhao from a brutal regime.

If you loved Gravity Rush, you are surely going to enjoy this game. It takes place straight after the original’s events and includes many witty characters you will fall in love with or hate, and for completely good reason.

Enjoy awesome combat, combining gravity powers with martial arts to kick enemy ass from all sides. After all, who doesn’t love a good heroine story? Just watch the Overture online first before getting into the game.

3. Megadimension Neptunia VII

Megadimension Neptunia - one of the top anime games for PS4
Megadimension Neptunia – one of the top anime games for PS4
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows
  • Game genre: RPG
  • Game mode: Single player

Compared to the previous versions, Megadimension Neptunia VII is added more depth to the link attacks, making it the best of the series. Regarding the plot, it is divided into three different chapters. As a player, you’ll see a lot of improvements, making it worth explored at once!

The game focuses on the adventure of the CPUs. Among them, there are five Dark CPUs who are the game antagonists you have to fight against. You also have three other worlds to save and three stories to discover. Megadimension Neptunia VII incorporates a special style of turned-based gameplay that you’ll love!

4. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4

naruto shippuden ultimate ninja storm - one of the best japanese anime games for ps4
Naruto shippuden ultimate ninja storm – one of the best japanese anime games for ps4. Image by BagoGames via Flickr, released under Creative Commons License.
  • Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
  • Genres: Fighting, action
  • Modes: Single-player, multiplayer

It’s the first fighting game in the famous series ‘Naruto Shippuden’ made for the current generation consoles. The developer team added a lot of great visuals into the game, making it more impressive than ever!

All combats are intense with loads of cinematic camera angles for use. Simply switch the Ninjas between the most active fighters and two more support characters in one battle. Afterward, you can get ready to launch your powerful combo of punches or Naruto Jutsu attacks.

5. Valkyria Chronicles Remastered

Valkyria Chronicles Remastered gameplay
Valkyria Chronicles Remastered gameplay
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows
  • Genres: TPS, tactical RPG
  • Mode: Single player

This tactical RPG (Role-playing game) is set in a fictional Europe during World War II; in the name, it’s known as Europa. Play a Gallian Militia character, dedicated to fighting off inversion from the East European Imperial Alliance that wants to take your Ragnite, a precious mineral that’s replaced petroleum.

Valkyria anime game features a well-crafted turn-based fighting system called BLiTZ. With BLiTZ command mode, you see an overhead map as you turn but can zoom in to play each unit on the battlefield. The anime game also boasts a wonderful orchestra music soundtrack that is a mix of fear, melancholy, and hope. Valkyria anime game is a single-player type of game.

6. God Eater 2: Rage Burst

God Eater 2: Rage Burst ps4 anime gameplay
God Eater 2: Rage Burst ps4 anime gameplay
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows
  • Game genre: Action RPG
  • Game modes: Single player, Ad-hoc (Vita only)

After three years since the first launch of God Eater, Bandai Namco has finally released the most anticipated game in the North American – God Eater 2: Rage Burst. The game is provided with brand new chapters, weapons, foes, and even the ‘Rage Burst’ mechanic.

The long wait is worth it! All gamers would enjoy the full experience of creature hunts throughout the game. Rage Burst also lets you explore more badass beasts with incredible blades. Be strong and triumph over those fierce beasts for hours of fun!

7. Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth anime game for ps4
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth anime game for ps4
  • Platforms:  PlayStation Vita‎, ‎PlayStation 4
  • Game genre: RPG
  • Game modes: Single player, multiplayer

Not just Digimon gets back, but the giant monsters in Digimon also look much better than the original anime. As the story goes, a detective tries best to solve a mysterious secret. And what you must do are battling, training, and digivolving with two hundreds of Digimon.

Being on the list of best anime games for PlayStation 4, Cyber Sleuth is something you should not miss out, especially if you’re a fan of Digimon. It’s time to hack the way to the final truth. You’ve got no choice but dive more into a digital universe with robust monster collectors.

8. Senran Kagura Estival Versus

Senran Kagura Estival Versus anime game on ps4
Senran Kagura Estival Versus gameplay
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows
  • Game genre: Beat ’em up
  • Game modes: Single player (2-10 players), multiplayer (PS4, PC)

Senran Kagura Estival Versus takes gamers to the limit with its irresistible beat-em-up gameplay. As a player, you will have the chance to play gorgeous warrior females who can beat up anyone in their sights.

The story mode includes up to 27 characters who can help you mash the way to the big victory. There are tons of challenges for you to unlock and test how well you’ve succeeded in the combat system. Another feature that most gamers love is that they can use many poses and facial expressions for their beautiful warrior girls.

9. Saint Seiya: Soldier’s Soul

anime game on ps4 Saint Seiya: Soldier’s Soul gameplay
Saint Seiya: Soldier’s Soul gameplay
  • Platforms:  PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows
  • Game genre: Fighting
  • Game modes: Single player, multiplayer

Saint Seiya follows the mystical journeys of the guardians who protect the Goddess Athena from other Greek Gods. For the first time, all players travel to the coldest land to triumph over the mighty army of Polaris Hilda. With a bunch of new characters and awesome items added to the game, it’s worth checking out!

As compared to other best anime games for PlayStation 4, Saint Seiya might be more entertaining. If you’re a fan of this anime, you must be excited about trying a new fighter in the similar clothes. Besides the Saint Seiya, there are also many great warriors for you to choose.

10. Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness

Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness japanese anime gameplay ps4
Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness gameplay
  • Platforms:  PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
  • Game genre: Visual novel
  • Game mode: Single player

Set in the futuristic setting, Psycho-Pass is a good game with a great concept. The players can use their special weapons to dodge crime and other challenges. The game is also a thrilling adventure you’ll be addicted for the first try!

The game is filled with mysterious moments that can throw anyone into its appealing scenario. It will ask you many tough questions, and many of them indeed make sense in our world. So, be a wise detective to find out the last solution to those inquiries.

11. Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls

Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls gameplay - anime games for ps4
Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls gameplay – an anime game for ps4
  • Platforms:  PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows
  • Game genre: Action-adventure game
  • Game mode: Single player

This game has a fun gameplay with many hilarious characters. You get to enjoy the gunplay, just like that of Titanfall 2. However, in Ultra Despair Girls, you can use a variety of bullet-types. Thus, every combat feels more interesting than ever!

Moreover, the game offers a cool combination of puzzle-solving and action segments. Note that since you’re unable to move fast, it’s challenging to avoid any attack. So, you should rely on your fellow to carry yourself through the severe fights.

12. Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star anime game for ps4
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star gameplay
  • Platforms:  PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows
  • Game genre: Action
  • Game modes: Single player

In the realm of SE.RA.PH, the land has to deal with new threats from different sides. Across it, all Masters of magic ordered their Servants, heroes, and villains to fight in the war. As a player, you will try to win the ‘Holy Grail’ prize or a supercomputer that can grant any of your wishes

The Umbral Star is a high-speed action game where you will fight against others and their army. Let’s take time to enjoy the story of the famous ‘Fate’ series and meet all characters, from Fate/Stay Night to Fate Zero, once again.

13. Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle

Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle anime games on PS4
Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle is an amazing anime games available on PS4 and other platforms
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows
  • Genres: Action, hack and slash
  • Modes: Single player, multiplayer

This second title based on Manga by Hajime Isayama has fine-tuned mechanics that put its predecessor to shame. The developers, Omega Force, really did a great job producing something with action sequences closer to the manga.

All the first fifty chapters of Attack on Titan are included in the game. It retells the account of the first 3 seasons of the anime; the third season was released as downloadable content A.O.T.2: Final Battle. The game’s incredible and high-flying action sequences offset its repetitive mission structure, plus it has a unique ending, different from the manga and anime. You can play this game with friends or solo.

14. Dragon Ball Fighter Z

Dragon Ball Fighter Z gameplay
Dragon Ball Fighter Z
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
  • Genres: Fighting
  • Modes: Single player‎, ‎multiplayer

This fighter game is based on the fan-favorite Dragon Ball franchise. Dragon ball fans and non-fans alike love this anime because the team-ups are fantastic. It involves three-on-three-battles. You have to pick a team of 3 playable characters and fight a human or AI opponent. But you play just one character at a time. The controls work great; press a button anytime while in the battle to play a different character or bring them in to back your attack and inflict maximum damage.

Dragon Ball Fighter Z also boasts fun banter between characters, good visuals, fantastic music, and the character roster is incredible to boot! Enjoy watching as different characters with no love lost between; reluctantly agree to team up for the sake of the mission. It’s going to be fun all the way. Even Gotenks trying to show Nappa how to transform into a Super Saiyan will give you a good laugh. You can play Dragon Ball Fighter Z with friends or solo.

15. Jo Jo’s Bizzare Adventure: Eyes of Heaven

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  • Platforms:  PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 (in Japan)
  • Game genre: Fighting
  • Game modes: Single player, multiplayer

Featured a 2-on-2 combat system and a large cast of characters and fighting styles, this game is simply awesome. Compared to the previous version of Jo Jo’s Bizzare Adventure, you can now perform combats in Eyes of Heaven with simple button combinations displayed on the screen, eliminating the need of memorizing complicated inputs.

Battles are hectic and satisfying. They’re the main reason which keeps the gamers engaged so much. Besides, Eyes of Heaven is overloaded with many fascinating figures, game modes, and levels. Those are great things that you must try.

Summary – Final list of 10 anime games for PS4

  1. Persona 5
  2. Gravity Rush 2
  3. Megadimension Neptunia VII
  4. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4
  5. Valkyria Chronicles Remastered
  6. God Eater 2: Rage Burst
  7. Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth
  8. Senran Kagura Estival Versus
  9. Saint Seiya: Soldier’s Soul
  10. Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness
  11. Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls
  12. Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star
  13. Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle
  14. Dragon Ball Fighter Z
  15. Jo Jo’s Bizzare Adventure: Eyes of Heaven

Games based on manga or anime fantastic. They boast of intriguing stories, good action sequences, and awesome music. Try the above games on your PS4 for a remarkable experience.

If you are an Xbox One owner, you can visit this list of Xbox One anime games.

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