The world of anime has witnessed the emergence of various studios that have left an indelible mark on the industry. Among them, Trigger stands out for its creativity, unique storytelling and distinctive visual aesthetic. Since its inception, Trigger has offered an eclectic range of anime experiences, from the whimsical to the emotionally impactful. In this ranking, we’ll look at five of the best Trigger anime that captivated fans and helped build the studio’s reputation.
Kiznaiver takes us into an intriguing social experiment in which a group of seemingly disconnected young people share their emotional wounds through a special bond called the Kiznaiver System. Created by Mari Okada and directed by Hiroshi Kobayashi, this anime stands out for its deep exploration of human relationships and empathy. The psychological storytelling combined with vibrant character designs makes Kiznaiver a visually and emotionally impressive experience.
Directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi, Promare is a visual feast that combines fast-paced action with a vibrant color palette. This anime film takes place in a world where the Bernishes, people with pyrotechnic powers, are being persecuted. With a story full of twists and stunning animation, Promare stands out with its unique style and unforgettable soundtrack, taking the unmistakable Trigger brand to new heights.
Directed by Akira Amemiya, SSSS.Gridman is a thrilling combination of action and mystery. Inspired by the tokusatsu genre, the series follows Yuta Hibiki, who discovers he has amnesia and teams up with Gridman, a monster-fighting digital creature. Focused on character development and an intriguing plot, this work stands out for its homage to the tokusatsu genre and its ability to keep viewers on the edge of their seats.
2. Little Witches Academy
Magic and adventure intertwine in Little Witches Academy, directed by Yo Yoshinari. Telling the story of Atsuko Kagari, a young girl who dreams of becoming a witch, this series captures the essence of wonder and discovery. With a charming design and a world full of imagination, Little Witch Academia has captured the hearts of audiences by delivering an enchanting and magical experience.
1. Kill la killer
Topping our list is the epic film Kill la Kill, directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi. This action-comedy follows Ryuko Matoi on her quest for revenge while wearing a colorful school uniform. With its bold visual style, charismatic characters, and twist-filled plot, Kill la Kill has become a benchmark for Trigger. Its bold storytelling and innovative aesthetic made it Trigger’s most famous anime to date.
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