Earlier this year, big anime production studios released their lists of adaptation projects for the rest of the year. Anime fans are delighted to hear the adaptation announcements and release dates of their favorite manga or light novel that is in line with other summer manga to anime adaptation releases.

Fans do not have to wait long for summer releases to come to their favorite streaming applications slowly. Some are already starting, but it is not too late for you to catch up. Here are some of the must-watch and highly anticipated summer anime releases of 2022.

Highly Anticipated Summer Manga to Anime Adaptation of 2022

Classroom of the Elite Season 2 (Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e)

Genre: Psychological Thriller, Drama

Demographic: Seinen

First on the list is Classroom of the Elite’s season 2, announced earlier this year, five years after its first season in 2017. As a result, fans were delighted to hear that finally, they will receive another season of their favorite Japanese light novel, adapted to Japanese manga and translated to many languages and now, anime.

The protagonist, Ayanokoji Kiyotaka, continues on his journey in Koudo Ikusei Senior High School, a school perceived as a utopia by many. The school’s most competitive students race to the top to avoid suffering from the sick system of ranking through merit. Will Ayanokoji and the rest of his classmates beat the system and come out as victorious?

Call of the Night (Yofukashi no Uta)

Genre: Supernatural, Romance, Comedy

Demographic: Shounen

This romantic comedy manga to anime adaptation has been gaining popularity since its serialization in 2019. It follows a meek and insomniac middle school boy named Yamori Ko and his journey to discovering the life of the undead. As a result, this manga has captured the hearts of many through its fun and light storyline. Catch it on its release!

Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting (Kumichou Musume to Sewagakari)

Genre: Slice of Life, Comedy

Demographic: Seinen

Since its English manga serialization, this slice-of-life comedy has been on the radar of many manga enthusiasts. It’s a cute manga with many daily soft moments between the protagonist, Kirishima Toru, and the yakuza boss’ daughter, Sakuragi Yaeka. Thus, you should not miss out on this manga to anime adaptation because it is worth reading and watching on streaming platforms.

Phantom of the Idol (Kami Kuzu☆Idol)

Genre: Supernatural, Comedy

Demographic: Shoujo

This manga to anime adaptation revolves around the idol world. Niyodo Yuya, an unmotivated idol, is part of ZINGS, an idol duo group. Despite feeling unenthusiastic, he continues to be a part of it because he needs easy money flowing into his bank account. However, after nearly losing his job, he meets a ghost who is dying to perform more and stay in the world for as long as possible. He makes a deal with her to possess his body. Phantom of the Idol is a manga to anime adaptation that is perfect if you want a good laugh with some supernatural elements.

Overlord Season 4 

Genre: Isekai, Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Demographic: Shounen

Overlord receives another season, bumping the count to four. It’s one of the highly anticipated anime releases this year since its announcement. The popular series is based on a light novel written by Kugane Maruyama. It revolves around a popular MMORPG, Yggdrasil, which is scheduled for permanent shut down. Veteran player Momonga, a powerful wizard and master of the dark guild Ainz Ooal Gown refuses to log out. Once the server slowly shuts down, NPCs begin to develop personalities and minds of their own. Momonga decides to take over the digital realm. If you are a big fan of the light novel, the anime series will catch your eye.

Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 (Kanojo, Okarishimasu)

Genre: Romance, Comedy

Demographic: Shounen

Rent-A-Girlfriend is a manga to anime adaptation series translated into multiple languages. Due to its solid fanbase and popular demand, it’s been licensed for another season. The main character, Kazuya Kinoshita, continues his journey of romance with a dash of comedy on the side. His rollercoaster drama of a life recommences as he involves himself with four women. Continue to subscribe to Kazuya’s life as he embarks on a wild adventure of love, lies, and awkward moments.

My Stepmom’s Daughter Is My Ex (Mamahaha no Tsurego ga Motokano datta)

Genre: Romance, Comedy

Demographic: Shounen

This romantic comedy anime came from a light novel adapted into a manga series. It’s about a middle-school secret couple who decided to break up right before entering high school. Despite parting ways, fate has other plans for both of them. Through twists and turns, they now have to get along when suddenly their parents decide to get married. Now stuck in the inevitable, they have to pretend to like each other for the rest of their cohabitation. This anime series must definitely be on your list if you love watching light and fun series.

Manga to Anime Adaptation 2022

With the rise in popularity of Japanese entertainment worldwide, manga and anime have taken the top spot as the most consumed media in Japan. Famous manga titles such as One Piece, Tokyo Ghoul, Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku, Kaguya-sama: Love is War, and Komi Can’t Communicate made into anime adaptations which garnered more audiences. This became possible due to manga translation in multiple languages. The demand for more content from manga fans, in turn, boosted its popularity, not only in Japan but all over the world.

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