Japanese animation: from Boruto to Fire Force, 5 series to watch with the family on DNA!

Discover our five recommendations of Japanese anime, available on the DNA platform, to watch with your family, and especially with your children!

Summer is still in full swing, and while some are only heading for vacation, others have already returned to work. Be that as it may, many are surely wondering which series to catch up on during this summer period, and in particular which Japanese animation series to see absolutely.

Are you looking for iconic series to watch, alone or with the family? Discover five recommendations made by the editorial staff of AlloCiné, five anime intended for the whole family, but which can just as well be enjoyed as an adult!

SLAM-DUNK

DR

Flagship series of the pre-publication magazine Weekly Shonen Jump in the early 90s, Slam Dunk follows the adventures of young Japanese college basketball players. Do not expect as in Olive and Tom (Captain Tsubasa) acrobatic and improbable techniques, since the tone of this series is resolutely turned towards realism.

One of the best-selling manga of all time, Slam Dunk remains popular to this day, and will soon be in the news with the release of a new action movie written and directed by manga author Takehiko Inoue himself. !

From 10 years old

What they will like:

  • Crazy basketball games and a hectic pace
  • Colorful characters, starting with the hero Hanamichi Sakuragi
  • The many humorous traits of the series

What can scare them:

  • Sakuragi’s bloodthirsty character
  • A knowledge of the world of basketball is in addition
  • A few street fights, and sometimes very committed basketball matches

BORUTO – NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS


Pierrot studio

A direct sequel to Naruto and Naruto Shippūden, Boruto is also considered by many to be an ideal gateway for audiences who did not grow up with the iconic 2000s series. his son Boruto begins his shinobi training.

The time for nonsense will only be short-lived for the teenager, when perilous dangers stand in his way. With supernatural powers, Boruto will have to show everyone that he is indeed the worthy heir of his illustrious father!

From 10 years old

What they will like:

  • A valiant and courageous character, to identify with
  • Impressive fights
  • An immersive and exciting universe

What can scare them:

  • Ruthless and cruel villains
  • Heroes frequently in mortal danger
  • Many references to the Naruto universe

ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM

blank
DR

With its alien teacher, its assassin college kids, and its countdown to humanity’s survival…on paper, Assassination Classroom might look as weird as its octopus-headed protagonist. But his story, as well suited to children as to adults, turns out to be much more intelligent and subtle than yet another offbeat comedy.

Over the course of fifty episodes, follow the unusual daily life of these young students called upon to kill their teacher, the future trigger of the apocalypse. Like these little dunces, you can only fall in love with this wacky teacher and his story. An amazing adventure, perfect to discover with the family.

From 12 years old

What they will like:

  • The atypical and terribly endearing protagonist
  • Wacky and quirky situations
  • The values ​​of love, respect and perseverance conveyed

What can scare them:

  • The pervasive theme of assassination
  • The presence of bladed and firearms
  • Its bittersweet finish that can traumatize the youngest

TORIKO

blank
Toei Animation Company

Less known than other flagship series of the 2000s such as One Piece, Naruto and Bleach, Toriko is nonetheless an anime considered cult. This series follows the adventures of a Gourmet Hunter, determined to travel the world to discover rare creatures, in order to compose the most exceptional gastronomic menu there is.

Although his name is not necessarily known to the general public, Toriko has the particularity of having lived an adventure with the heroes of One Piece and Dragon Ball in a special episode, unfortunately unpublished in France!

From 10 years old

What they will like:

  • A series that does not take itself seriously
  • A self-confident and ultra-powerful hero
  • A world that we discover as the episodes progress

What can scare them:

  • Jokes sometimes in bad taste
  • The presence of not always cute monsters
  • The carnivorous subject of the series, especially for children who do not eat meat

FIRE FORCE

blank
DR

Fire Force takes you to a dystopian Tokyo where a strange combustion phenomenon is decimating the population. To fight this scourge, fire brigades endowed with incredible powers and capable of mastering fire, throw themselves headlong into the flames to save as many people as possible. A young recruit named Shinra intends to make his job an opportunity to avenge the disappearance of his mother…

Its fight scenes, its well-thought-out scenario and its colorful animation are the perfect ingredients to make this adaptation a success. Add to that a good dose of welcome humor, and you have the perfect anime to discover with your children.

From 12 years old

What they will like:

  • Powerful and brave characters
  • Dynamic action scenes
  • A beautiful tribute to the soldiers of the fire

What can scare them:

  • The agonizing principle of instantaneous human combustion
  • The sometimes oppressive atmosphere linked to the fires
  • The Nightmarish Appearance of Human Torch Demons

Japanese animation: from Boruto to Fire Force, 5 series to watch with the family on DNA!