MAL Yearbook 2021

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  • My Computer Screen is brighter than my future.

    Taiga_Demon

  • Rent a Goat

    saumsung

  • Without love it cannot be seen

    Emillian

  • If you somehow haven’t yet, please go watch vivy

    zombiemc1

  • This year is a pretty good year for anime. We've got some amazing new shows like Mushoku Tensei, Ousama Ranking, Odd Taxi & 86. But we also got some shit like Mid Hero season 6, Bronze End and Ex-Arm. This year was a fun rollercoaster and I'm hoping that 2022 will be even better.

    You_Dont_Know

  • Kids say the darndest things. Why do they teach them in kindergarten how to (do) stand-up!

    ChadtheChampion

  • In reality the least interesting one is usually the correct one.

    Ninefive

  • real men are tempory, anime men is forever

    nellya

  • I hope the one who deserves it wins.

    Vermonia

  • Draken you will win

    K0NNA

  • “The spring sky is bluer than I've ever seen. If only I could gift you this wonderful sky. No, I know what you'd like better. A cake with lots of whipped cream on top. ” —Izumi Miyamura

    Tamago_Senpai14

  • I love anime - thanks #MAL

    itmeh_piyush

  • "That" -She

    hitogoroshii

  • Imagine thinking I would even consider protecting anyone over my best boy Bojji

    Chizzie

  • Tatakai Tatakai !!!

    joy_swifty

  • I hope my favourite anime and character will win

    MegumiAnemone

  • I should have been nominated, but it's fun to give others a chance... right?

    SheyCroix

  • The frog at the bottom of the well doesn't know the vastness of the sea, but it does know the blueness of the sky :)

    Hirano_Hisashi

  • This year was the year in which I was introduced to the world of anime. I am so happy to be able to enjoy this year with a vast variety of shows to binge watch every single day. I will never forget the day that I discovered the source in which gave a smile on my face.

    100_Percent_Real

  • Great season this year.

    koreyuchiha6

  • tatakae tatakae

    bahiisbored

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

    As7sasi3

  • animes = good :)

    miguelbr02

  • 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

  • Stay AWESOME fellow otakus!

    The_Mighty_Otaku

  • Let us enjoy Anime together as a Community!

    BeagaKing

  • Better than crunchy roll award winners probably hopefully maybe

    RenderingUser

  • “Everyone has a side of themselves that they don’t want other people to see.” —Kyouko Hori

    imFreppy

  • It’s more satisfying to hear a single ‘thank you’ than a lot of ‘sorry’s.’ Re:Zero

    EnergyVirus

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

    Canaan

  • 2021 was rough but anime 2021 was lit. Thanks for helping with noting things to watch!

    TheMidnightWolf

  • Awesome year

    kivvee

  • Slowly mal evolve into something very nice. Hope this get great each year with more category spread on it and more great event coming along with expo. At least its need to reach 1 months long!

    Vvivvcv12

  • Best thing for me after coming back from collage is to watch anime and get rid of all the tension.I hope anime universe get bigger and better as time passes by.

    eNikhil

  • Must protect bojji at all costs!!

    Aweebsince2k14

  • "Tatakae" —Eren Jeager

    MrSuperElite

  • Let go of reality, nothing goes planned in this accursed world…

    diaablo

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

    whoisalorachan

  • This year there were some bangers.

    Soultier

  • Everything is amazing with its quantity and quality. While I haven't seen many productions, the ones I have seen were great, and my anticipation of the episode itself was a lot of fun (and impatience). Thank you to everyone who has worked hard to make this year so amazing!

    akafterskvr

  • Hey bitches bros and nonbinary hoes

    Pahvisensei

  • The mind is the only weapon that doesn’t need a holster

    Jiorl

  • anime is life

    bgsOO3

  • "Life Is Suffering. It Is Hard. The World Is Cursed. But Still, You Find Reasons To Keep On Living.” - Princess Mononoke (1997)

    animenichijou

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

    Nabas94

  • This year i finished over 200 animes! *yes i have no life* but ive learned things good and bad, watched amazing animes and plain awful ones. But you know what? Its been a great journet from then till now, and i cherish every moment of it.

    Art3misuwu

  • Good year

    Simy45

  • idk what to say, but uh, there's just one thing i can say in here. keep living your life and don't ever forget that the "anime" is here for you.

    notshiro17

  • I watch Anime. Just Anime.

    Oliver2085

  • will there be chicken nuggets after this?

    nice_69

  • I came. I saw. I MAL'ed.

    Shibuya109

  • Loved this year’s shows!

    zelitta

  • "hey nana, do you remeber the first time we met? i believe in things like fate. so i think it was fate" —nana komatsu (hachiko)

    vivy666

  • "L!L!L! & L.W.A.S (Love! the Life! we Live! & Live with A Smile!)" - Two phrases taken from two songs title from my favourite series, Love Live!. The phrases that surely we hope in this year & future, we gain a successful & happy life. Just enjoy your life whatever you do!

    MrBluebear

  • Unbelievable

    BRUHLAS

  • Thank you everyone for a great year in the anime community

    Diamond1580

  • Fiquei muito feliz em acompanhar esses novos animes e temporadas. O ano se foi, junto com varias lembranças fantásticas, Mas vamos aguardar por mais momentos como esse ano que passou.

    Uva22doce

  • "I only watch anime to hear characters voiced by Miyano Mamoru."

    mst3kait

  • Whatever you lose, you’ll find it again, but what you throw away you’ll never get it back

    KnightOfAstoria

  • Do I watch anime or does anime watch me?

    Freestyler589

  • 2021 was 30% Yabai

    Hartwick

  • Anyone has a choice/option to choose but that doesn't mean that you will pick any of them because they look good in our eye's or they have a advantage among all choices/options the one that we must choose was where our hearts will be happy.

    Kimirato

  • Simply a stupendous year! Senjougahara negs tho

    Verhexen

  • Thank you MyAnimeList team for your hard work during 2021. Stay healthy and safe so that starting from 2022 you can be faster in approving a manga.

    labradorescence

  • I love anime! Artistic Nuggets Increasing My Energy

    audreyz00

  • The year of catgirls and catboys

    tappdancing786

  • 決してあなたをあきらめるつもりはない決してあなたを失望させるつもりはない

    PokepalsPlayz

  • I'm not really picky about anime, neither can I watch anime non stop and on a roll like most hardcore fans do. Nevertheless I'm blessed to be a part of the community and i love anime and that's all is what matters to me. ^_^

    Aug

  • I Asked God For A Bike, But I Know God Doesn't Work That Way, So I Stole A Bike And Asked God For Forgiveness

    Kyrages

  • Another year, another quarantine. BUT WITH MUCH MORE ANIME. Thank you anime for making it so much more bearable.

    NummyNummers

  • It's been a great year for anime and manga.

    -THEBeast-

  • Didn't watch enough this year I have failed you MAL overlords

    Ostrichsmoothies

  • Coś się kończy, coś zaczyna...

    Shokaki

  • It has been a great journey! Hope for the best for what's to come and always remember, you're never alone!

    BlazeMustang

  • I don't know which flopped harder: 2021, or The Promised Neverland Season 2 (that OP was pretty good though)!

    marsspacedout

  • "Yongara is freedom"

    Almenir

  • A bad year for me but anime and manga helped me get through it like a train passing through a thunderstorm .

    RyuzakiKen99

  • Just have fun lads.

    Kartin99

  • "bitches, bros and non binary hoes" - wise words from Adam

    FRognomz

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

    BucketBall

  • always do your best, even if you accumulate defeats, know that you will accumulate a lot of victory by learning from your failures!

    ArkyEvxs

  • 2021 was the best year of Anime that just kept on giving!

    Ckea

  • great year

    skhkwk

  • 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

  • In 2021, we learned from anime that adulthood sucks, dragons must also pay their taxes like good citizens, being undead does not have to stop you from being a good parent, former yakuza make great homemakers, and to never forget the tale of the Heike. A splendid year indeed!

    AnnaSartin

  • PRETTY BOY DETECTIVE CLUB IS THE GOAT

    UltramanLarry

  • I freaking love anime dude

    llSinon360ll

  • Anime kept me a float after some...unfortunate family issues. And for that, I am grateful.

    animebaby00

  • 2022 will be very good anime year

    Laaleet

  • WHAT A GREAT YEAR FOR NEW ANIME FANS AND SEASONED VETERANS!!! hope to see more like this in the future!!! :)

    Aninoob1234

  • I'm still a newbie in the anime community. 2021 really make me like to watch anime.

    AphroditeZ

  • it's been a tough year but these shows were my retreat from my home stress,school life and many more.

    SSalman

  • "Crippling anime addiction baby!!!"

    LGwarrior789

  • That's absurd, the perfect plan that I hatched using the collected demonite to control the company from both the front and behind the scenes to become a winner NEET across worlds...! But no...This can't be right, this is no way to die!

    Dj-Nash0

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

    Starmoonanime

  • thank u mappa! please rest !

    echoesmirror

  • “The only reason I didn’t have beef with you is simply because… It was boring” —Adam

    Cainael

  • "Sometimes it takes a real man to become the best girl" i hope more anime will get seasons 2

    meormuhammadnaim

  • Thank you for all of your hard work making MyAnimeList better and better!

    Sleepteiner

  • It's been an awesome year for me just because of these anime. Many no, so many! things changed in these few years but am glad! these 2D, fictional characters have always been my therapy.

    lilymiii

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.