MAL Yearbook 2021

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  • I hope more people can come to know and enjoy anime in the coming year as well~ but most importantly, let's all have fun watching it ^^

    Shikkakku

  • 2021 Arigathanks!

    venomazter

  • pretty dang good year, huh?

    Thoft

  • Anime/manga can sometimes be the best medicine for a lost soul.

    Just a weeb

  • If you ever feel bad, just remember that Ex-Arm exists. Then feel worse. (:

    Math082r

  • It be chaotic. It be wholesome. It be heart wrecking but it be a good year for anime.

    RandomUser048

  • I must say that there are couple of good anime this year, but the most anime I liked this year are not in most of the selection. Which I understand, not everyone has the same taste. The best anime that I enjoyed in the year of 2021 is Horimiya because I read the manga which enjoy

    PrimRose_20

  • 86 beat all the competition this year. Change my mind.

    BucketBall

  • “Catch me if you can Mr Holmes” —William Moriarty

    Astrqriius

  • "Humans are radically evil beings that is why we must be restrained by laws and it is necessary to form a nation, but we now value the sanctity of laws more than we value humanity even when we cried humans are virtuous peace never came" — Kant ~~ From Now On We Begin Ethics

    Aatihonora

  • We may say it was a good anime year!

    AnyTheFox

  • Anime has ruined my life.

    xllv

  • Another year filled with yet more Isekais. I don't know whether I should be happy or be disappointed.

    UsamiMitsu

  • I watched as many of these as there are in the second digit of 2021

    Sailor_Sakka

  • Always relaxed at all times

    cocoaaa

  • MAL (My Anime List)... more like: Magical Amazing (and) Loving! Happy first ever MAL expo! May we hope this year will be filled with new astonishing animes!

    HeyyL0ve

  • Dodging these Ls like I’m Light!!?????-️??-️?‍-️?

    bersi4battery

  • Year 2021 is a very memorable year for me for it's the first time that I've watched anime of the certain season. I've watched almost all anime of 2021 and even participated in FAL and for me, it's the year that I've enjoyed watching anime more than ever before!

    Mhar-sama

  • Wanna go camping with you, Rin!

    thoiph

  • 2021 was a great year for anime and lets hope 2022 is the same Also oddtaxi and fruits basket are best anime of 2021

    Choccygamez12

  • Best Anime Year Yet!!)

    Brabd

  • "there is no hope without light, and light cannot shine without hope" azulongmon, digimon adventure 02

    lightinhereyes

  • Another great year for mainstream anime. If only I had watched and enjoyed any of them.

    RobbiRobb

  • “I don't know If you all missed me, but I didn't think about any of you at all.”

    @Dscry

  • yeah, good year

    Ryan_Myzt

  • WE'RE THE TOKYO MANJI GANG!

    SpiderBear-11

  • Goddamn was this year good, for anime. Not so much for me or anyone, DUH

    LordHetmanix2077

  • The last year was fun! I somehow managed to watch 6 anime in 4 days... Well! My favorite anime of 2021 is definitely Durarara. I hope this year brings a lot of good anime as well!

    your-mum

  • Anime is cool If you think not, you a fool If you like Miku U really stinku

    Konekute

  • I like anime, yes I do.

    Edimon2907

  • "auuu aa au aah" A wise quote from a great king.

    Sheridan02

  • "Let's not let the androids take over us all, starting with a theme park!" —Vivy.

    Canaan

  • Keep Smiling ᕕ( ᐛ )ᕗ

    ueno_

  • Good year for anime.

    CHEZARE

  • "To ask is a moment's shame. Not to, lifelong. "

    OOOFFFED

  • Draken supremacy

    Tikaas_m

  • watched slice of life because i had no life

    Jahshaka

  • for every hot popular girl meets loser boy show that comes out humanity regresses 5 years

    almyx2

  • "No matter how afraid I am, I have a job to do!" —Red Blood Cells (Cells at Work!)

    TheRiseofAnime

  • Life is not a game of luck. If you wanna win, work hard.

    nzrnxshh

  • Ore wa matsuri no Kami, soon I'll make you my tatami

    Liliiii69

  • 2021 Legendary Moments ^( '-' )^

    Aoi_Etsuko

  • "Give up on your dreams and die." —Levi Ackerman

    mxgumizz

  • real men are tempory, anime men is forever

    nellya

  • I may not have a life , but at least i have something to look forward to when i wake up.

    Anya_L

  • Based Ex Arm

    mosuwain

  • Where is MUSHOKU TENSEI! That's all I have to say

    Ashutok

  • "I never knew I could watch so much anime in a year"

    Acthegamer04

  • The year was full of smiles and laughs (and some sad) feelings with all the shows that aired. I really enjoyed watching so many shows that made me smile.

    Sparkheart

  • Attack on titan is the truth of my life and everyone else life i have been waiting all this year's to know the truth but now I don't wanna end it but i have to because i need to know the truth aot is a masterpiece

    Eren_Jeager_24

  • Waking up to reality maybe hard, but when cute characters are there we ought to be in our dreams.

    ViRom

  • What a ride 2021 was Lets prepare for next round

    MGSE

  • "You cannot change the world with pretty worlds alone." —Lelouch Lamperouge

    _meanie_

  • PRETTY BOY DETECTIVE CLUB IS THE GOAT

    UltramanLarry

  • Happy best anime year of the last 10 years

    SirApoolo

  • Loved this year, so many great anime released and hoping for more isekai genre anime and manga to come out!!!

    Abdullahthegreat

  • Cuteee year !!! :3

    Zeloge

  • When there is nothing in life, when you feel down and you feel like there is nothing you can do, you can always turn to anime to make you feel high in life and then sad, then happy again, and then sad again...I don't know, watch anime I guess.

    TheBlazman

  • Just watch anime that you like... No body choose what you watch... It is your choice...

    As7sasi3

  • I don’t mean to brag or anything but when it comes to being the worst, I’m at the top.

    IsaiahLikesRem

  • Sk8 is one of the best anime I have ever seen and I hope I don't change my mind in the future ??

    M.s.y.aljuraid@gmail

  • Last year anime was so epics and hoping this year is going to blow minds, let the best anime win

    Lilgabbi

  • Crunchyroll anime awards is a joke, sorry but I had to say it.

    Cofi_

  • You’re going to go adrift. It will be into a world governed by the absurd.

    tangguhdoesg

  • This made me realize I need to watch more anime...

    Nabas94

  • Kyouko Hori best girl

    IAmWastingAir

  • I used to be normal, then I spent three years in Japan

    SoggySlopster

  • Not realised, A Whole Year has passed!! With the Wonderful Memories of the Characters.. Thank You-️ Hope we again enjoy more, This what I Believe! Till next time, We remember this Eve!!

    Ashok_Kumar

  • Protect Tohru! If you don't I'm taking her man.

    Starmoonanime

  • ”I’ll go anywherez, as long as there’z moneyz in it! Life may be importantz, but it wont buy youz a sandwich!” - Dark Turtlez

    mirkku

  • 2021 was a great year in anime, if not in much else (thanks pandemic). Many strong releases with diverse and wonderful shows, perfectly suited for entertaining us while we were staying at home :)

    MikeOnHighway61

  • Stay AWESOME fellow otakus!

    The_Mighty_Otaku

  • "Where’s my smile and my will to live? Gone" —Uramichi Oniisan

    Morpeeko

  • The year sucked but rocked. I watched anime till I drop. I think I'm dead but alive. I could become the definition of contradiction.

    raychanliyue05

  • Soda… Boku ga Kira ?

    Memochi

  • THIS IS WHAT I WANT BABY, LET'S GOOOO

    Dontraiver

  • With so many anime that, instead of pandering to trendy stuff, were more like passion projects, 2021 made me feel "Anime is getting good again". Oddtaxi, Heion Sedai no Idaten-tachi, Sonny Boy and Heike Monogatari made the year much more enjoyable.

    Brottoy

  • YEARBOOK QUOTE JANAI! KATSURA DA!

    Sidelink

  • Anime brought me back to life

    Revaxiph

  • 10 years ago, it started with Naruto. 10 years later, I met One Piece. Once again, I fell in love with you again, Anime

    Zonigiri

  • I like voting on anime/manga.

    Sellstedt

  • genki ii ne... nani ka ii koto demo atta no kai?

    Dazonwraith

  • I LOVE ANIME SO MUCH!

    Dreadwingg

  • Fruits Basket it's the anime of the year

    Hebihime_

  • The journey of a weeb is arduous to say the least. There will never be enough time or money courtesy of mangas, their usually banger adaptations and waifu merch. But even living in a car with said waifu merch, its worth it. To many more years of anime and manga! Cheers!

    Ballistic_UwU

  • I'd vote hunter x hunter again this year but alas

    Xunstone

  • Subarashī

    UnknownSins

  • "Draken te amo" - Draken, Tokyo Revengers Anime popped off in 2021, and so did MAL! I'm glad I get to share my interest with everyone on this site!

    Bongoblaster

  • petition for white haired anime guys to stop attacking me, thank you

    hyewon

  • If you have a bad day right now, believe me tomorrow or maybe next week will be a good day. Anime will be with you every time and Anime will be your motivation. Trying something new is never a pain

    Michella_Rin

  • Oddtaxi Anime of the year

    Rolandorotolando

  • most of these characters are quite unique and from my POV their backstory is what makes them who the are and it's interesting seeing different animes having their characters have to go through difficult and happy moments in way it shows how they can change their personality

    RedBell02

  • I laughed, I cried, I was upset, I was excited, I was nervous, I fell in love, I broke up, I thought, I screamed, I kept quiet, and I finally enjoyed it. And I made good memories for myself. I hope to go forward with anime like this every year and be satisfied and happy.-

    P-D-Ace

  • amazing year

    XarkezPL

  • I've personally haven't watched much of this year's animes but still it is propably best year of anime ever!

    Nyanko-senpai

  • Mr. Worldwide to Infinity

    salivabench

  • Grateful for the year that brought us Komi-San!

    MisterEuphoria

  • Must protect bojji at all costs!!

    Aweebsince2k14

  • I love anime, its openings are the songs that move my world and fill it with energy.

    BlackNeko1912

  • Anime is like a dream, you never know what to expect with either of them.

    BenRoddison

What is the MAL Yearbook?

MAL Yearbook is a new annual project where MyAnimeList members can reflect on the past year of anime and share what they enjoyed most. Using categories selected from the community and winners decided by you, we will create a special digital MAL Yearbook that we can enjoy in future years. Leave us your 2021 yearbook comment and vote for the nominations you think best fit those category titles.

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