The Best Chinese Action Anime You Should Add to Your Watchlist

Chinese Anime

The sudden surge in the popularity of Chinese anime recently had raised the bar in the competitive anime industry. This wave of Chinese anime is all thanks to The King’s Avatar undeniable success. This led to the rise of Chinese anime as a new trends and different anime streaming sites added a bunch of this Chinese animation on their database is just a proof of that.

For my fellow anime fans who’d been hooked with Chinese anime just like me, I would like to recommend this list of Chinese action anime like The King’s Avatar. This set of action Chinese anime comes from different source materials such as novels and game series filled with fantastic animation sequence, cheesy generic dialogue, and astounding visuals.


The King’s Avatar (Quanzhi Gaoshou)

The King's Avatar (Quanzhi Gaoshou)
The King’s Avatar (Quanzhi Gaoshou)

This epic action-game Chinese anime had set the flame on fire and draws the attention to Chinese animation in the recent years. Animation wise, the quality of this anime is one of the best I’d seen so far matched with witty humors and somehow exciting narration.

In fact, The King’s Avatar is returning for its 2nd season this July 2019 as is one of the most anticipated Chinese anime of the year together with its prequel movie – The King’s Avatar For the Glory.

Battle Through the Heavens (Doupo Cangqiong)

Battle Through the Heavens
Battle Through Heavens, also known as Fights Break Spheres is an exciting Chinese anime that features beautifully done CG animation and some o.p. characters. Nonetheless, the story is decent although its generic. One good thing about this anime is the fun fight scenes and visually stunning character designs.


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Soul Land (Douluo Dalu)

Soul Land (Douluo Dalu)

Pretty decent animation, astounding fight scenes which is executed perfectly, the attention to details and seriously good opening theme song, Duoluo Dalu suddenly became one of my favorite Chinese anime ever.

Currently, it’s 2nd season is among the best Chinese anime airing in 2019 with over 40 episodes on its archive.

Sword Dynasty (Jian Wangchao)

Sword Dynasty Chinese Anime

Another generic action martial arts Chinese anime, Sword Dynasty revolves around the story of a warrior that will bring changes in its world’s history. Almost every Chinese anime shared similar plots, or themes, and this genre just don’t gets old and it was executed well in this anime.

Legend of Condor Hero

Legend of Condor Hero Chinese Anime

Adapted from a Chinese classic, this anime simply have a special place in my heart since I am big fan of The Return of Condor Heroes, my favorite installment of the Condor trilogy by Jin Yong. It is great to see the story depicted in a different perspective.

 Under One Person (Hitori no Shita: The Outcast)

Hitori no Shita: The Outcast Anime

A rather darker approach among the wide range of Chinese action anime. Hitori no Shita: The Outcast which had been released in Japanese too is quite a peculiar anime to watch equipped with heavy dosage of dark humor and exciting actions. It’s 3rd season is scheduled to air this 2019.

Spirit Realm franchise

It may sound ordinary especially with its generic plot and widely used theme, this Chinese anime find a refuge on its decent animations and visual designs.


Way of Choices (Ze Tian Ji)

Way of Choices (Ze Tian Ji) Chinese Anime

An exciting and fun-filled anime, Way of Choices is an exuberant adventure Chinese anime with good narration and pretty decent visuals.


Rakshasa Street (Zhen Hun Jie)

Rakshasa Street anime

If you like action-filled anime with good storyline, you’ll definitely find this manhua very intriguing. In fact, this is a pretty solid Chinese anime with intense emotions that will drive you on the edge of your seats while watching the show. A possible setback on this anime is probably the language which could be easily get used too.

Storm Rider Clash of the Evils (Feng Yun Jue)

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A pretty average Chinese anime with some flashy fight scenes to delight your eyes.

Qin’s Moon: Hundred Steps Flying Sword

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This anime is about the chivalrous journey that doesn’t only give us actions and excitement but moral lessons at the same time. It is coated with Chinese philosophy which is brilliantly shown and executed in its story and plot.

The Legend of Qin or alson known as Qin’s Moon is one of the biggest anime franchise in China with various animation series sprung out of it.

Twin Spirit Detectives (Shuangsheng Lingtan)

Twin Spirit Detectives

A combination of light and dark humor together with mischievous narration. The plot is pretty solid and executed pretty well, thus producing a good quality of storyline in the process. The art is simply superb with good music, and intriguing atmosphere.

Black and White Warriors (Heibai Wushang)

Heibai Wushang

This is a rather funny Chinese anime to follow while having some action makes it even more entertaining.


Which of these anime had you seen already? Do you have any suggestions or recommendations to be added on this? Kindly let us know by dropping a comment below.

1 thought on “The Best Chinese Action Anime You Should Add to Your Watchlist”

  1. Thank you so much for posting this. I watched Legend of Condor Hero many many years ago but couldn't remember the name. After countless searches, I finally found a blog post that mentions this gem! Thank you!!!

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