Nowadays, many veteran anime fans have exhausted their resources for new anime shows. Sometimes, they are so lazy, they don’t even want to consider starting a new show. If this description sounds like you, then you are in the perfect place. Below, I have compiled a list of 7 anime with the best rewatch values. Meaning, you can now watch one anime multiple times, and not get bored. Who would say no to that?




Death Note

death note - anime with great rewatch value
  • Episodes: 37
  • Season: Fall 2006
  • Source: Manga
  • Studio: Madhouse
  • Genre: Mystery, Police, Psychological, Supernatural, Thriller, Shounen

Anime Synopsis

One day, Ryuk, a Shinigami, finds himself living an extremely boring life. To stir up some excitement, he purposely drops a special notebook called Deathnote into the human realm. Coincidentally, high schooler Kagami Raito finds the lying outside his school courtyard. Upon seeing the Deathnote’s rule of being able to kill people from afar, Raito dismisses it, thinking it was merely a nasty prank. However, later on, Raiton soon realizes that the Deathnote is indeed a perfect murder tool. With his new supernatural power, Raito plans to take over the world as its new God.

Rewatch Values

As an anime that remained one of the best to this day, Death Note has great rewatch-values. The anime features an intense battle between the main characters. And through the numerous outplays by both parties, Death Note will no-doubt provide you with endless hours of entertainment. Seriously, the brain battles within this anime are too good to not rewatch.




Shingeki no Kyojin

shingeki no kyoujin - rewatch anime
  • Episodes: 25
  • Season: Spring 2013
  • Source: Manga
  • Studio: Wit Studio
  • Genre: Action, Military, Mystery, Super Power, Drama, Fantasy, Shounen

Anime Synopsis

Long ago, humankind was driven by colossal creatures called Titans into near extinction. After building reinforced walls to prevent them from entering, civilization has thrived ever since. However, centuries later, disaster stricks once more. Eren, having witnessed the Titans devoured his family alive, swore to drive them away for good. He then joins the Survey Corps, a group of elite soldiers who fight against these horrific monsters. Watch as Eren fight a brutal war between humans and Titans.

Rewatch Values

Shingeki no Kyoujin is yet another great anime to rewatch. The anime features epic fights, a great list of anime husbandos, and is just enjoyable in general. In addition, rewatching Shingeki no Kyoujin is a great way to catch up with the newer seasons. And the previous releases serves as a perfect plot recap for an upcoming release of Shingeki no Kyoujin.




Steins; Gate

steins gate
  • Episodes: 24
  • Season: Spring 2011
  • Source: Visual Novel
  • Studio: White Fox
  • Genre: Thriller, Sci-Fi

Anime Synopsis

Okabe Rintarou, a self-proclaimed mad scientist, loves inventing ‘strange’ and ‘practical’ gadgets in his own laboratory. One day, he and his lab friend, Daru, accidentally invented a microwave that could send text messages back in time. It was something that exceeded his imaginations. Excited, Okabe begins sending more messages into the past. However, he soon later realizes he made a grave mistake, and his life soon turns upside down. Will Okabe be able to solve the predicament and return the world to its normal state? Only ‘time’ can tell…

Rewatch Values

In terms of Rewatch Values, Steins Gate is indeed a great choice. Okabe Rintarou is a charismatic character, and his personality is simply goofy and provides great laughs. In addition, the thriller aspect of this show is not to be underestimated. Okabe suffered great pain and sadness throughout the show, so much that you can’t help but root for his pitiful soul as best as you can. Trust me, the anime will still keep you on the edge of your seat even when you rewatch it.




Code Geass

code geass - rewatchable anime - high rewatch value
  • Episodes: 25
  • Season: Fall 2006
  • Source: Original
  • Studio: Sunrise
  • Genre: Action, Military, Sci-Fi, Super Power, Drama, Mecha, School

Anime Synopsis

In 2010, the Holy Empire of Britannia has established itself as the world’s most dominant country. However, terrorist groups, namely Area 11 Rebels, are still functional and their forces remain strong and persistent. One day, Lelouch, a bright and intelligent Britannian student, finds himself amongst the crossfire between the two sides. While escaping, Lelouch runs into a strange girl who gives him a mysterious power called Geass. Surprisingly, this strange power lets him command others with ease. With such a powerful weapon in hand, Lelouch is ready to launch a revolutionary conquest in order to take revenge for his loved ones.

Rewatch Values

Code Geass featured a great storyline full of exhilarating plot twists, as well as thrilling cliffhangers. The anime will no doubt keep you on the edge of your seats, even as you rewatch the show. The main protagonist, Lelouch, is simply a badass who could easily outplay and defeat his political opponents in a heartbeat, just like he was playing chess. In addition, the anime also showcases epic mecha battles and multiple heroines to choose from. The benefits definitely transcend the drawbacks, making Code Geass an anime with great Rewatch Values.




Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu

Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu. An anime with high rewatch value
  • Episodes: 25
  • Season: Spring 2016
  • Source: Light Novel
  • Studio: White Fox
  • Genre: Psychological, Drama, Thriller, Fantasy

Anime Synopsis

Subaru Natsuki, a shut-in NEET, was out to get some groceries. Upon leaving the convenience store, the teenager was suddenly sent to a mysterious fantasy realm. There, contrary to his initial excitement, Subaru encountered some thugs, got mugged, and was beaten to a pulp. Fortunately, he was saved by a cute girl named Satella, who is later referred to as Emilia. Feeling grateful, Subaru agreed to help her look for her Insigna. However, after a string of events, Subaru was brutally murdered…or so he thought because he again found himself at his initial spot, got beaten by the thugs, and was again, saved by Emilia.

Rewatch Values

Re:Zero explicitly showcases pain and suffering that the main protagonist, Subaru, experienced. There are many plot twists within the show. In addition, at one point, the story also takes a sudden dark turn, making the anime much more interesting than it initially seems. Not only does Re:Zero have a great story, the show also features multiple heroines to choose from, especially Rem. When combining these elements together, evidently, Re:Zero is truly an anime with great rewatch values.




Psycho-Pass

Psycho-Pass
  • Episodes: 22
  • Season: Fall 2012
  • Source: Original
  • Studio: Production I.G
  • Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Police, Psychological

Anime Synopsis

In the 22nd century, Japan has adopted a powerful law enforcement tool named the Sibyl System. Using this new mechanism, crimes could be predicted and prevented based on its Psycho-Pass Meter. The system is truly perfect… Is it though? Akane Tsunemori, a new and inexperienced Inspector, has taken up a position within the Public Safety Bureau. After resolving a few brutal cases, Tsunemori soon realizes the loopholes of the Sibyl System. Indeed, this system was not as perfect as initially seemed. Now, Tsunemori must ask herself: What is true justice? Does that exist?

Rewatch Values

Psycho-Pass features great character development, world-building, as well as a killer plot. As a detective/police show, there are definitely multiple scenes that will keep you engaged as the viewer. The criminals are oftentimes depicted as extremely messed up individuals. Combine that with the show’s amazing art, and you will have an excellent thriller experience throughout. Truly, Psycho-Pass was an enjoyable ride for many, making it the most highly rewatchable anime show of all times.




Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Anime
  • Episodes: 64
  • Season: Spring 2009
  • Source: Manga
  • Studio: Bones
  • Genre: Action, Military, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Magic, Fantasy, Shounen

Anime Synopsis

Edward and Alphonse are blood-related brothers who are extremely talented Alchemist. Along with their skills, they managed to perform human transmutation: a forbidden act within alchemy. For this, they must pay a big price in the form of their own bodies. Years later, the brothers are still constantly searching for new Alchemy techniques for Human Transmutation. Watch as they embark on an adventurous journey of pain and hardship to achieve their ultimate goals.

Rewatch Values

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is a really long anime with 64 episodes. This means that we could have forgotten and missed minor details that the author wanted to show us in the anime. The author brings the best and shows all the flaws within each character, even the antagonists. You can even learn a thing or two about being determined in life, and prioritizing your family –even if they are not blood-related. Overall, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is a great anime that gives deep stories within each character and life lessons, making it a truly great rewatchable anime.




Conclusion:

And that concludes the list of 7 anime with great rewatch values. Hopefully, after reading this article, you will start rewatching these shows again and take in that nostalgic feel once again. Or, if you have no seen these, I really recommend you do. They are all great shows that almost every anime fans should know or hear of. Ok, perhaps I am just being a bit bias. Either way, I hope you have fun in your anime rewatching journey!!

For those who love rewatching anime shows, is there one particular anime that you would recommend to this list? If so, please feel free to share it in the comment section below!

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Keni
An anime enthusiast who writes about things he likes