21 Best Action Anime Movies To Watch In Canada [Most-Updated]

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Are you looking for the best Action Anime movies to watch in Canada? in this guide, we have compiled a list of 21 top action anime movies you can watch and enjoy your favorite characters and stories.

For decades, Japanese anime characters have captivated audiences because of their distinct appearance and feel, which includes themes, artwork, narrative, convictions, and cultural variations. The first reason anime is so popular is its diverse spectrum of genres.

Anime stories cover various genres, including romance, Comedy, action/adventure, and horror.

Action movie buffs who also share a taste in anime have often wondered which anime has the best action. The best action anime movies range from Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time to My Hero Academia series and Dragon Ball Super: Brolly. Apart from these, the enlisted movies are incredible masterpieces for anyone who wants to enjoy some twisting, thrilling and gripping anime action.

Below we have chosen the 21 best action anime movies to watch in Canada. Now you can directly watch the best anime movies in Canada without any hassle.


My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission

My Hero Academia

Director: Kenji Nagasaki

Writer: Yōsuke Kuroda

Cast: Daiki Yamashita, Nobuhiko Okamoto, and Yuki Kaji

IMDB rating: 7.1/10

Genre: Action, Adventure

It features a Japanese animated superhero team-up mission against a terrorist organization. According to the ideology of the group Humarise, the Quirk Doomsday Theory claims that all persons with quirks are unacceptable and should be wiped out.

Extremists within the organisation have developed a lethal weapon known as a “Trigger Bomb,” which causes people with quirks to lose control and expire. A chemically enhanced green gas was released that covered the whole city and was destructive to anyone who inhaled and hence lost control of their super-empowered Quirks.

The fate of the world is now in the hands of future heroes. Witness the forestall of the world’s imminent destruction by the heroes worldwide.


One Piece: Stampede

stampede

Director: Takashi Otsuka

Writer: Atsuhiro Tomioka, and Takashi Otsuka

Cast: Felecia Angelle · Perona; Greg Ayres · Cabaji; Tia Lynn Ballard · Porche; Brian Barber · Maynard; Johnny Yong Bosch

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

Genre: Adveture/ Fantasy

One piece: Stampede revolves around the pirates from all around the world who gathered at the Pirates Expo to participate in the competition of hunting treasure. This time the treasure belonged to none other than Gol D Roger. However, things may not proceed as fluidly as we may assume.

Things will eventually get out of hand, and thrilling action will take place.

It’s an action-packed treat for the fans of the “One Piece” series. Its captivating twists will be intriguing from the beginning right to the very end to achieve the goal of finding “One Piece.”

If you are a one-piece fan, you must watch it.


Dragon Ball Super: Brolly

Dragon Ball Super

Director: Tatsuya Nagamine

Writer: Akira Toriyama

Cast: Masako Nozawa, Ryō Horikawa, Bin Shimada, Ryūsei Nakao, Aya Hisakawa, Toshio Furukawa, and Takeshi Kusao

IMDB Rating: 7.8/10

Genre: Action, Fantasy

Brolly’s role is simplified by making him a legendary super Saiyan that can channel the great ape’s power through his human form. A brand-new quest to prove oneself as the strongest starts. After the Tournament of Power, there is serenity on Earth.

After realising that the planets still have a lot more formidable creatures to face, Goku devotes all of his waking hours to training in order to reach even greater heights. However, one night, a Saiyan named “Broly” who they had never met before attacks Goku and Vegeta.

Will Brolly overpower Goku and Vegeta and knock them out? Both of these villains are also extremely powerful. This anime movie updates Broly’s origin while also detailing how Frieza obliterated Planet Vegeta and the Saiyans.


Demon Slayer-Kimetsu no Yaiba-The Movie: Mugen Train

mugen train

Director: Haruo Sotozaki

Writer: Koyoharu Gotouge

Cast: Natsuki Hanae · Kamado Tanjirô ; Akari Kitô · Kamado Nezuko ; Yoshitsugu Matsuoka · Hashibira Inosuke ; Hiro Shimono · Agatsuma Zenitsu ; Satoshi Hino

IMDB Rating: 8.2/10

Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Action, Mystery, Horor

Demon Slayer is one of the best anime movies to ever be released. Its stunning animation and striking fights give everything to meet the expectations of fans of the source manga and anime series.

Tanjiro and Nezuko, together with Zenitsu and Inosuke, join one of the most powerful warriors of the Demon Slayer Corps to battle the demon who has been agonizing the people onboard the Mugen Train on its way to despair. The interesting part is that the train might be nothing but a dream.

Anyone who has seen enough “Demon Slayer” to keep up with “Mugen Train” will be able to handle what this movie is putting forward.


My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising

Heroes rising

Director: Kohei Horikoshi, Kenji Nagasaki

Writer: Yōsuke Kuroda

Cast: Daiki Yamashita · Izuku Midoriya ; Nobuhiko Okamoto · Katsuki Bakugo ; Yuka Terasaki · Katsuma ; Tomoyo Kurosawa

IMDB Rating: 7.8/10

Genre: Action, Adventure

Fans of this best anime movie will be taken on a fantastic trip that will conclude the series on a gorgeously animated high note.

In the outskirts of Japan, on Nabu island, U.A High sends there the class of the whole 1-A to establish and operate their heroic organization. They are assaulted by a new villain, Nine, who is extremely powerful and with uncanny Quirks.

This anime movie emphasizes that when the heroes work together, the strength of their collaboration can ultimately overpower the constant obstacles. Deku and his comrades are now the sole saviours of the island.


Promare

Promare

Director: Hiroyuki Imaishi

Writer: Kazuki Nakashima

Cast: Kenichi Matsuyama, Taichi Saotome, Masato Sakai

IMDB Rating: 7/10

Genre: Action, Sci-Fic

One of the best action anime movies created up till now. Of course, it will be on our list.

Promare is a visually stunning and narratively thrilling ride that is equally appealing to adult and teenage anime fans.

Thirty years ago, a disastrous incident destroyed a large-scale population in a fire that resulted in a new race of mutants. These “Burnish” are randomly and constantly emerging, leaving behind them death and destruction in their wake.

Galo encountered the leader of these Burnish terrorist agencies named Mad Burnish. His destined adventure to uncover the truth behind these mutants ultimately leads him to question everything that he considers to be true.


Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back-Evolution

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Director: Kunihiko Yuyama and Motonori Sakakibara

Writer: Takeshi Shudo

Cast: Takeshi Shudo, Dan Green, Bill Rogers, Michele Knotz, Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld, and James Carter Cathcart

IMDB Rating: 5.7/10

Genre: Action, Adventure

Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution is a recreation of Pokémon: The First Movie, released in North America in 1999. This anime movie is a modern look at Ash and Pikachu’s original big-screen action and adventure.

When researchers find and use a fossil of the Mythical Pokémon Mew, they release a creature that defies nature’s laws: Mewtwo, a Legendary Pokémon designed to be used as a weapon of devastation.

However, when Mewtwo realizes its murky origins, it grows to despise its human creators and wants vengeance—and Ash, Pikachu, and his pals find themselves at the top of its rage.

Will our heroes be able to conquer Mewtwo’s challenge? With the fate of the Pokémon world at risk? Will Mewtwo be able to rediscover a new purpose in its life?


Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

Evangelion

Director: Hideaki Anno, Kazuya Tsurumaki, Mahiro Maeda, Katsuichi Nakayama

Writer: Hideaki Anno

Cast: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yuko Miyamura, Maaya Sakamoto, Akira Ishida, Kotono Mitsuishi

IMDB Rating: 8/10

Genre: Action, Sci-Fic

The Evangelion Franchise is outstanding when it comes to the mind-blowing mecha series. This movie deserves to be on the list of best action anime movies.

It features the battle that will take place between Nerv and Wille. This battle will define the destiny of humanity on the whole planet. This time, the father-son interaction with Shinji is fundamental to the story, resulting in some of the most emotionally raw scenes yet seen in “Evangelion.”


Blame!

blame

Director: Hiroyuki Seshita

Writer: Tsutomu Nihei

Cast: Quinn Shephard ·, Marcia DeBonis ·, Elizabeth Howell ·, Carlyle Owens, and Nadia Alexander.

IMDB Rating: 6.6/10

Genre: Sci-Fic, Post-Apocalyptic, Action

Blame features the advancement of cybertechnology in the distant future, resulting in automated cities. A young girl Zuru and her team accidentally provoke the city’s defence program. A savior of humanity, Killy annihilates the hostile machines.

They united in the quest for the genes that may be humanity’s final hope for survival. Those genes would allow humans to reclaim control of their civilization and bring the murderous robots to a halt.


Sailor Moon Eternal

Sailor Moon Eternal

Director: Chiaki Kon

Writer: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu

Cast: Kotono Mitsuishi, Hisako Kanemoto, Rina Satō, Ami Koshimizu, Shizuka Itō, Misato Fukuen and, Kenji Nojima

IMDB Rating: 6.9/10

Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure

It is also known as Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal Season IV: Eternal The Movie.

After a total solar eclipse, when a dark power engulfs the whole Earth, meanwhile, a strange group, the Dead Moon Circus, arrives in town with a sinister plot to disperse the nightmare manifestations in order to take over the moon and the Earth and finally the entire cosmos.

The dispersed Sailor Guardians must band together to restore light to the globe.


The Legend of Hei

The Legend of Hei

Director: MTJJ Mutou

Writer: MTJJ Mutou

Cast: Emi Lo, Aleks Le, Howard Wang

IMDB Rating: 7.2/10

Genre: Fantasy, Action

Do you like animation movies that are spirited away?

The movie revolves around a cat spirit, Luo-xiao Hei, in search of shelter wandering the city streets. In his uncertain adventure, he went through a new perspective on the relationship between humans and spirits. He started to bond and understood the world to gain his true attributes.

Its powerful animation and thrilling actions will surely captivate its viewers right from the beginning to its end.


My Hero Academia: Two Heroes

My Hero Academia Two Heroes

Director: Kenji Nagasaki

Writer: Kôhei Horikoshi, Yôsuke Kuroda

Cast: Daiki Yamashita, Kenta Miyake, Mirai Shida, Yûki Kaji and, Ayane Sakura

IMDB Rating: 7.4/10

Genre: Action, Fantasy

It is the first anime movie from the My Hero Academia series. Are you wondering who your true hero is? In this movie, All Might and Deku take an offer to travel to the dangling, man-made metropolis of “I-Island,” where they explore quirks and heroic auxiliary goods at the current “I-Expo” exposition.

During this time, despite an impenetrable wall of protection around the land, the villains breached the island as hostages. Deku, our favourite young hero, and his companions undertake a daring rescue mission. All Might is stuck by their evil plot, and the next generation of heroes is his greatest hope for saving everyone.

Lo, and behold, the mesmerizing action it is offering to its fans.


Batman Ninja

Batman Ninja

Director: Junpei Mizusaki

Writer: Kazuki Nakashima, Eric Garcia, Leo Chu

Cast: Eric Bauza, Adam Croasdell, Will Friedle, Grey Griffin, Tony Hale, and Yuri Lowenthal

IMDB Rating: 5.6/10

Genre: Action, Fantasy

Batman, Nightwing, Robin, Red Robin, and Red Hood arrive at Arkham Asylum, where Gorilla Grodd is attempting to sell his latest time-traveling creation to the Gotham underworld.

The Bat family tried to stop the villains, but the time-traveling Quake engine got activated in the middle of the fight. What will happen when they find themselves transported to Sengoku period Japan a few moments later?


Fate/Stay Night: Heavens Feel-III. Spring Song

Heavens Feel III

Director: Tomonori Sudou

Writer: Akira Hiyama

Cast: Noriaki Sugiyama, Noriko Shitaya, Yuu Asakawa, Mai Kadowaki, Kana Ueda, Ayako Kawasumi

IMDB Rating: 7.9/10

Genre: Fantasy, Action

The Fate Series has many best anime movies with stunning action and drama. However, Heavens Feel-III is a cherry on top of all those that were before.

The film focuses on the ongoing violence and savagery brought on by the Holy Grail War. Shirou Emiya will have difficulty holding onto this 5th Holy Grail War. However, as he strives to keep everyone safe, things begin to shift.

However, as he strives to keep everyone alive and safe, things begin to shift.


Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’

Resurrection _F_

Director: Tadayoshi Yamamuro

Writer: Akira Toriyama

Cast: Masako Nozawa, Ryō Horikawa, Ryūsei Nakao, Masako Nozawa, Toshio Furukawa, and Mayumi Tanaka

IMDB Rating: 7.2/10

Genre: Fantasy, Martial Arts

Another best anime movie from the Dragon Ball Z series on the list. Not a major surprise after all.

It is a most excellent sentimental trip for longtime fans that bring back adoring memories. At the same time, managing to be exciting, entertaining, and engaging enough for new viewers.

After many years Frieza is revived back to take revenge on the Z- fighters of the Earth. In order to preserve Earth from Frieza’s formidable new form and his army of 1,000 troops, Goku and Vegeta must achieve unprecedented heights of strength.


Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale

Sword Art Online The Movie

Director: Tomohiko Itō

Writer: Reki Kawahara, Tomohiko Itō

Cast: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Ayana Taketatsu, Kanae Itō, Rina Hidaka, Ayahi Takagaki, Miyuki Sawashiro

IMDB Rating: 7.3/10

Genre: Adventure, Action

It’s just a game… or so I thought-

This is an excellent piece of animation for anyone who likes twisting action.

Four years after the horrific Sword Art Online event, in 2026, a new kind of technology emerged: the Augma, in order to compete with the NerveGear and its descendant. It is a gadget that employs an extended reality system.

It quickly becomes extremely popular in the market since it is secure, simple to use, and allows players to participate while they are still connected to reality.Its most admired application is the game Ordinal Scale, in which players can role-play in fantasy to achieve ranks and incentives.

Kirito’s pals get into this game, and despite his doubts about it, Kirito finally joins them. While it looks to be all fun and games at first, they quickly discover that the game is more than that.


NiNoKuni

Ni no Kuni

Director: Yoshiyuki Momose

Writer: Akihiro Hino

Cast: Kento Yamazaki, Mackenyu Arata, Mei Nagano, Maaya Sakamoto, Mamoru Miyano, Yuki Kaji, Kenjiro Tsuda

IMDB Rating: 6.1/10

Genre: Action, Fantasy

It is based on the video games series of the same name.

Two friends Yuu Haru travel between the real world and an alternate world in order to save the life of their childhood friend, Kotona.

The central idea of this anime movie is about the relationship between soulmates. Soul mates are two persons who come from separate worlds yet share the same soul. They are usually ignorant of one another, yet they always have something in common.

If you’re into bone-chilling action and adventurous plotlines, this is one of the best anime movies for you.


Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods

Battle of Gods

Director: Masahiro Hosoda

Writer: Yūsuke Watanabe

Cast: Masako Nozawa, Kōichi Yamadera, Ryō Horikawa, Hiromi Tsuru, Jōji Yanami, Shigeru Chiba

IMDB Rating: 7.1/10

Genre: Fantasy, Action

If you are a diehard fan of the Dragon Ball Z series, then this movie is a must-watch for you.

Beerus, the God of Destruction, wishes to annihilate humanity. He is searching for the Saiyan warrior who defeated Frieza. Only Goku, Earth’s greatest hero, can become a Super Saiyan God to save the Earth and possibly the whole universe by putting an end to Beerus’ raging destruction.


Gantz: O

Gantz

Director: Keiichi Sato, Yasushi Kawamura

Writer: Tsutomu Kuroiwa

Cast: Daisuke Ono, Mao Ichimichi, Tomohiro Kaku, Saori Hayami, Shūichi Ikeda, Masane Tsukayama, Yūki Kaji

IMDB Rating: 7.1/10

Genre: Adventure, SciI-Fi

There is a room somewhere in Tokyo. A black sphere may be found in that room. People who might have died are transferred to the chamber on a regular basis. The sphere equips them with special outfits and weaponry and sends them on a mission to eliminate aliens on Earth. While these operations are taking place, the rest of the world is mostly unaware of them. These missions are deadly, and few people survive them. The sphere makes the decisions, and it’s not very nice. Its name is… Gantz.


Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna

Last Evolution Kizuna

Director: Tomohisa Taguchi

Writer: Akatsuki Yamatoya

Cast: Akatsuki Yamatoya, Chika Sakamoto, Suzuko Mimori, Atori Shigematsu, Yoshimasa Hosoya, and Mayumi Yamaguchi

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

Genre: Action, Adventure

You can’t be a child forever, and when you grow up, you have to leave certain things behind.

Last Evolution Kizuna is an incredible blend of friendship, loss of innocence, childhood, epic battles, and fantasy creatures.

When a researcher found that Eosmon, a new Digimon, is snatching consciousness from DigiDestined youngsters all around the world, Tai and his companions are recruited to confront Eosman and save the DigiDestined.

It takes a darker turn when they realize that as they grow older and attain maturity, their bonds with their Digimon gradually diminish.

How will they attain power? Eventually, the group had to get together for one last time.


The Last: Naruto the Movie

Naruto the Movie

Director: Tsuneo Kobayashi

Writer: Maruo Kyozuka

Cast: Junko Takeuchi, Nana Mizuki, Chie Nakamura, Showtaro Morikubo, Satoshi Hino, Kazuhiko Inoue, Noriaki Sugiyama

IMDB Rating: 7.6/10

Genre: Action, Adventure

It is action-packed with amazing animation. This movie is based on the popular action series and has been long anticipated by fans since it concentrates on a key romance.

This movie provides a closing chapter for Naruto and his pals, bringing an end to numerous long-running stories and allowing them to usher in a new generation of heroes.


Conclusion

In Japan, anime is one of the most popular styles of storytelling. It is used to tell stories with a variety of themes, characters, and locales.

Many people like watching cartoons and anime to unwind and feel relaxed. When people are worried, viewing anime and cartoons is the best method to relieve tension. They make people laugh so hard that they forget about the majority of their problems.

Above listed are our top picks of the best action anime movies. Of course, it is not too late for advanced viewers to enjoy them if there have missed some of these.

So stop stressing and start watching the best action anime movies we have chosen for you!

Oliver Grayson

Oliver is an ambivert who scratches his creative itch by writing on different topics of interest. Being a movie buff, he’s almost always updated about the latest movies and shows releasing worldwide. When he’s not writing or binging movies, he’s gaming and socializing online from his couch.