Best Anime Movies Released in Japan 2020

List of Japanese Anime Movies in 2020

Rei Ayanami

Japanese Anime has been watched by more and more people all over the world recently. In Japan, the source of the pop culture, hundreds of Anime are released on TV and movie screens every year: from brand new Anime movies to classic Anime series’s new episodes. In 2019, the smash-hit Anime movie Weathering with You directed by Makoto Shinkai was released. And, lots of expected Anime movies are scheduled to be released at the theater in 2020. Especially popular Anime movies in 2020 will be also screened not only in Japan but worldwide. This is the list of all potential Anime movies coming to the screen in 2020 and the release dates of each Anime movie.

NOTE: Many upcoming anime movies that were supposed to be released in 2020 are delayed due to the Covid-19 situation. Some anime movies’ renewed release dates have been just announced!

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NOTE: The releases of some new anime movies in 2020 below are postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19.


Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul (劇場版 メイドインアビス 深き魂の黎明)

Release Date: 17th January, 2020

Director: Masayuki Kojima (小島正幸)

High School Fleet the Movie (劇場版 ハイスクール・フリート)

Release Date: 18th January, 2020

Director: Yu Nobuta (信田ユウ)

アングリーバード2

Release Date: 31st January, 2020

Director: Thurop Van Orman

Ongaku (音楽)

Release Date: January, 2020

Director: Kenji Iwaisawa (岩井澤健治)

Goblin Slayer: Goblin’s Crown (ゴブリンスレイヤー -GOBLIN’S CROWN-)

Release Date: 1st, February, 2020

Director: Takaharu Ozaki (尾崎隆晴)

Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna (デジモンアドベンチャー LAST EVOLUTION 絆)

Release Date: 21st February, 2020

Director: Tomohisa Taguchi (田口 智久)

SHIROBAKO

Release Date: 29th February, 2020

Director: Tsutomu Mizushima (水島 努)

Onward (2分の1の魔)

Release Date: 13th March, 2020 (Its release is subject to postponement due to the outbreak of COVID-19)

Director: Dan Scanlon

Attack on Titan CHRONICLE (『進撃の巨人』〜クロニクル〜)

Release Date: 17th July, 2020

Crayon Shin-chan: Crash! Rakuga Kingdom and Almost Four Heroes (映画クレヨンしんちゃん 激突!ラクガキングダムとほぼ四人の勇者)

Release Date: 24th April, 2020 (Its release is subject to postponement due to the outbreak of COVID-19)

Director: Takahiko Kyogoku (京極尚彦)

Majo Minarai o Sagashite (魔女見習いをさがして)

Release Date: 15th May, 2020 (Its release is subject to postponement due to the outbreak of COVID-19)

Director: Junichi Sato (佐藤順一)

Love Me, Love Me Not (思い、思われ、ふり、ふられ)

Release Date: 29th May, 2020 (Its release is subject to postponement due to the outbreak of COVID-19)

Studio: A-1 Pictures

Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 (シン・エヴァンゲリオン劇場版:||)

Release Date: June, 2020 (Its release is subject to postponement due to the outbreak of COVID-19)

Director: Hideaki Anno (庵野秀明)

Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash (機動戦士ガンダム 閃光のハサウェイ)

Release Date: 23rd July, 2020

Director: Shuko Murase (村瀬修功)

Stand by Me Doraemon 2 (STAND BY ME ドラえもん 2)

Release Date: 7th August, 2020 (Its release is subject to postponement due to the outbreak of COVID-19)

Director: Takashi Yamazaki/Ryuichi Yagi ( 山崎貴/八木竜一)

Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] III.spring song

Release Date: 15th August, 2020

Director: Tomonori Sudo (須藤友徳)

Fate/Grand Order: Camelot -Wandering; Agateram- (劇場版 Fate/Grand Order -神聖円卓領域 キャメロット- 前編)

Release Date: 15th August, 2020

Director: Kei Suezawa (末澤慧)

Violet Evergarden the Movie (劇場版 ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン)

Release Date: The release is rescheduled to 18th September, 2020.

Director: Taichi Ishidate (石立太一)

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train (劇場版 鬼滅の刃 -無限列車編-)

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Release Date: 16th October, 2020

Director: Haruo Sotozaki (外崎春雄)

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal First Movie (劇場版 美少女戦士セーラームーン Eternal 前編)

Release Date: 8th January, 2021

Director:Chiaki Kon (今千秋)


If you are interested in the lineup of latest anime movies, check this best anime movie list by year!

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