A New Anime Series Surpasses One Piece in Popularity

The newest anime series from Adult Swim has quickly become a breakout hit, surpassing even mega-popular anime like Attack on Titan and One Piece in popularity on IMDb.

Since making its debut on February 10th, 2024, Ninja Kamui, created by Sunghoo Park who also created Jujutsu Kaisen, has really resonated with viewers.

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This action-packed anime follows a ninja named Higan who is seeking revenge after the secret organization he was part of murdered his family.

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With its John Wick-inspired storyline full of intense fight scenes and drama, Ninja Kamui has hooked audiences right from the start.

A Still Ninja Kamui Anime Trailer (Credits: Adult Swim)

The viewer numbers now confirm just how big of a smash success it is, suggesting Ninja Kamui could end up being the most popular anime released in 2024.

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It seems audiences can’t get enough of this thrilling and binge-worthy new series.

The Explosive Rise of Ninja Kamui’s Newest Sensation

The latest anime series from Adult Swim, Ninja Kamui, has swiftly risen the ranks to become the #1 most popular anime on IMDb, surpassing even longtime favorites like One Piece and Attack on Titan.

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This new series, which comes from Sunghoo Park, the creator behind Jujutsu Kaisen, only debuted on February 10th, 2024.

A Still Ninja Kamui Anime Trailer (Credits: Adult Swim)

Yet in just over two weeks, Ninja Kamui has already built up an incredibly passionate fanbase drawn in by its gripping storyline.

The anime follows a ninja named Higan as he seeks revenge on the secret society that murdered his family. With its John Wick-inspired plot full of intense action sequences, Ninja Kamui has proven deeply engaging right out of the gate.

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The viewer statistics make it clear that audiences cannot get enough of this exciting new anime. For a brand new series to overtake such iconic staples so quickly suggests Ninja Kamui is resonating widely and could cement itself as 2024’s most popular anime.

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This modern ninja revenge thriller seems poised to capture the zeitgeist.

Breaking Boundaries and Captivating Mainstream Audience

What makes Ninja Kamui’s meteoritic rise in popularity truly remarkable is that it has managed to resonate not just with the typical anime fandom, but with mainstream television audiences as well.

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As of February 26th, this new Adult Swim series holds the #3 spot among most watched animated series, trailing behind only Prime Video’s Hazbin Hotel and the recently remade Avatar: The Last Airbender on Netflix.

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Hazbin Hotel enjoys an unshakable fandom that has secured its top viewership numbers. And interest in Avatar has been reignited thanks to its new live-action adaptation.

Yet the fact that Ninja Kamui has already built enough momentum to surpass other mainstream hits like Rick and Morty speaks volumes.

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Since premiering on February 10th, Ninja Kamui has consistently ranked in Max’s Top 10 streamed series daily, proving its binge-worthy appeal.

A Still Ninja Kamui Anime Trailer (Credits: Adult Swim)

With new episodes continuing to roll out, it seems poised to draw in even more curious viewers.

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Between Ninja Kamui’s urgent, gripping storyline and Adult Swim’s reputation for boundary-pushing animation, this show represents an exciting new frontier. Its meteoric popularity proves anime can absolutely captivate the mainstream.

Does Ninja Kamui Really Deserve The Spot?

While Ninja Kamui’s storyline of a vengeance-seeking ninja is a familiar premise, what sets this anime apart is its breathtaking visual innovation.

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More than just another revenge thriller, Ninja Kamui thrills viewers with its fluidly animated, elaborately choreographed fight scenes and striking artistic style.

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The series follows Joe Logan, a former ninja living incognito in rural America with his family. But when Logan’s former clan viciously murders his loved ones to punish his past defection, he vows retribution.

Ninja Kamui Trailer (Credits: E&H Production, YouTube)

Now Logan must tap into his honed skills as a ninja to face off against the technologically enhanced assassins hunting him down.

Ninja Kamui Trailer (Credits: E&H Production, YouTube)

Though the broad strokes may sound straightforward, Ninja Kamui transcends its simplistic synopsis through stellar execution.

The action set pieces are brutal, visceral, and expertly orchestrated like a visual symphony.

Ninja Kamui Trailer (Credits: E&H Production, YouTube)

Combined with the sleek animation and alluring artwork, Ninja Kamui delivers an engrossing viewing experience that stands out within the revenge-thriller genre.

The craftsmanship on display explains how this anime has so rapidly enthralled audiences to become the #1 series on IMDb.

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