Sept. 13, 2022

The 19 Best Anime MMORPGs In 2022 

19. Dungeon Fighter Online

If fast-paced action is your heart's desire, Dungeon Fighter Online will make your heart explode. In a good way, of course.

18. Mabinogi 

Mabinogi is a veteran MMORPG that came out in 2004. Yes, it's an old game and the graphics reflect it but guess what? Cute anime games never go out of style.

17 - Digimon Masters Online

Raise your Digimons and team up with other players for dungeons and raids.  More than 50 maps are available so there is plenty of PvE content. 

16. Closers 

Closers present an episodic story in an anime setting. Thousands of items, weapons, skills, and armors allow players to come up with one-of-a-kind characters.  

15. SoulWorker 

Soul Worker boasts about having a “real anime feeling” and that's no overstatement. Intense boss fights, flashy combat moves, cute characters with big innocent eyes, and deadly skills…this game has everything. 

14. Flyff

Fly for Fun is one of the most unique MMO experiences. Why? Because flying is not just a means of transportation, it's an integral part of the character system.  

13. Tree of Savior

Tree of Savior is one of the cutest anime MMORPGs ever. It's the unique art style that draws most people towards it. 

12. Genshin Impact 

The game is set in the world of Teyvat where players take on the role of Travelers as they explore the world and uncover its secrets.  

11. Elsword

Elsword is an Anime MMORPG developed by KOG Games. The game features a colorful cast of characters and fast-paced action combat.

10. Dragon Raja

Dragon Raja caters to many different playstyle and you can level up through normal gameplay, through PvP or through casual activities like cooking or even photography. 

9. Aura Kingdom 

Fast-paced combat, a wealth of possibilities to customize characters, a complex companion system, and lots of content will keep you entertained for a long time.  

8. Temtem

Temtem is a newish anime MMO that released in 2020. The game quickly gained popularity due to its Pokemon-esque gameplay mechanics and charming art style. 

7. Final Fantasy XI

FFXI is a more slow paced, old-school experience compared to FFXIV, but it is still a fantastic game in its own right with a amazingly detailed open-world to explore.

6. MapleStory

Don't be fooled by the sweet and casual appearance because, gameplay-wise, this seemingly innocent title packs quite a punch.  

5. Vindictus

The game is a prequel to Mabinogi, and is known as Mabinogi Heroes in Asia. It features a dark fantasy theme. 

4. Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis 

Phantasy Star Online 2 is a free-to-play anime MMORPG with a fair approach to the microtransaction system.

3. Blade & Soul

For starters, it's one of the best free-to-play MMORPGs. It has regular updates, many end-game activities, and a diverse class selection. You can go a long way without visiting the premium store. 

2. Ragnarok Online

The unique isometric graphics also caters towards players of classic 90's JRPGs, and has really held up well, and the playerbase is alive an well over 20 years after it's initial release.

1. Final Fantasy XIV

Yes, this is a predictable winner on our Best Anime MMOs list. If you haven't tried FFXIV by now, you should reconsider your priorities.