Gangster is quite interesting raised into a story in a movie or anime. Because Gangster itself is badass, cool, and cool. Examples of audience favorite gangster movies are Crows Zero and The Godfather. Nowadays there are also quite a lot of anime that tells about gangsters and the most famous today is Tokyo Revengers. Here are some of the best Gangster Anime that resemble Tokyo Revengers:15. Durarara
It’s been a well-known secret in Ikebukuro that colored gangs roam the streets. With names like “Yellow Scarves” and “Blue Squares”, these gangs fight for recognition in a city where unusual things often happen. But all is chaotic when a new gang — a colorless gang known only as “Dollars” — begins encroaching on their territory.
Twenty-two-year-old Eikichi Onizuka—a former motorcycle gang leader, Shonan conqueror, and a virgin—has dreams of becoming the greatest high school teacher in all of Japan. This is not because of his passion for teaching, but because he wants a loving teenage wife when he is old. However, the sight of a brat, greedy, and lazy was something Onizuka used to see. So, when he got a job as a homeroom of Grades 3-4 at Holy Forest Academy which was a class famous for his mischievous students.
Because of their disdain for all teachers, the class’s students use psychological warfare to destroy the mentality of the new homeroom they got, forcing them to quit and leave school. However, Onizuka is no ordinary teacher, and he is ready for whatever challenge stands in his way.
MAL rating : 8.7013. Katekyo Hitman Reborn
Tsunayoshi Sawada’s boring life undergoes an incredible change when he meets the mysterious Reborn, who happens to be a hitman… And surprisingly, he was a baby! Sent from Italy’s strongest Mafia family, Reborn is given the daunting mission of preparing a boring high school student to replace the ninth boss of the notorious Vongola family, who is on the verge of retirement. The boring boy has a tough road, but with the help of his new criminal affiliate and his typical home tutor, even a Tsuna Loser can achieve greatness.
MAL rating: 8.1712. Air Gear
After the popularity of a new type of inline skate known as “Air Treks” boomed, competitions centered around them began to emerge. The MC Itsuki “Ikki” Minami, once the most formidable street kid on the eastern side of the city, forms a gang known as Kogarasumaru with the aim of claiming the title of “King of the Wind”.
MAL rating : 7.5211. Nisekoi
Raku Ichijou is the son of the yakuza gang leader Shuei-Gumi, while Chitoge Kirisaki is the daughter of the leader of a rival gang, the Beehive’s. When circumstances unite them, they find distaste for each other. However, they are forced to establish a relationship to maintain peace between their two gangs.
MAL rating : 7.6210. Accel World
In the future, augmented reality games known as “Accelerated World” give selected players the freedom to expand their mental boundaries. But to do this is to fight and win against other players and gangs in the world. Under the name “Silver Crow”, Haruyuki Arita agrees to represent the Black King, the “Black Lotus”, and help them fight their way to the highest level to meet the game’s creators.
MAL rating: 7,299. Cowboy Bebop
Spike Spiegel is a former member of the Red Dragon Syndicate. He and his crew aboard the Bebop spacecraft travel about bringing a gang of criminals to the Inter-Solar System Police.
MAL rating: 8,838. Gangsta
Anime under the name “Gangsta”, it is certain that the gangs will be featured in this anime. Gangsta is set in the town of Ergastulum, a city ruled by four prominent mafia families. The city is the epicenter of violence, prostitution, and crime. In between, two “Handymen” named Worick and Nic take specialist jobs from the mafia and the police.
K shows us an alternate modern world in which the seven Kings are responsible for nurturing and guiding humanity. One particular group of criminals, known as HOMRA, values the bonds of friendship above all else. So when one of them is killed in an odd attack, they are assigned to take revenge by targeting the wanted perpetrator. 6. Darker Than Black
In Darker than Black, the organization uses a powerful creature known as a Contractor. Cruel but very practical and selfish, these Contractors do their employer’s dirty work. The most prominent group featured is a mysterious form known as the Syndicate. Baccano
Set in 1930s America, Baccano! It blends American-Italian gang warfare with a touch of alchemical fantasy. Mafia gangs have a huge influence on plots, influencing relationships and fueling conflicts through territorial wars. This anime is like the movie The Godfather meets Fullmetal Alchemist. Black Lagoon
Former office employee, Rokurou Okajima, finally fell face to face with the Laguna Company. Nicknamed “Rock” by gang members, he joins them in dangerous, often wild jobs around Roanapur. This is a far cry from his previous office work, putting him in the path of rude, angry thugs. But it’s all part of the ongoing struggle to stay afloat at this port. Dorohedoro
Set in the Hole district, a derelict place for the poor and weak to die, and a place where powerful witches run rampant. Kaiman is looking for a witch who turns him into a lizard man.
Dorohedoro is a blend of light comedy and joy with death and carnage. Beelzebub
With Genre School Comedy, Beelzebub tells the story of a student named Oga Tatsumi who is the strongest and most feared student at Ishiyama High School which is a school containing naughty students. Then one day, Oga Tatsumi finds a baby inside the body of a man floating downstream of the river. And this baby is nicknamed by Oga with “Baby-Beel” and this baby is also the son of a Demon King from another dimension.
Then the story continues with the journey of Oga Tatsumi who seeks to find a new nanny from this baby Demon King while babysitting him along with the Demon King’s servant.
We think beelzebub is the most tokyo revengers1 gangster anime. Jojo Bizzare Adventure : Golden Wind
Set in Italy, Jojo Golden Wind is a continuation of the previous sekue jojo part. Jotaro Kujo tells Koichi to find dio brando’s son in Italy. Dio Brando’s son is named Giorno Giovanna. Giorno himself is a member of a gangster named Passione who is one of the biggest gangsters in Italy.
Jojo Golden wind recounts Giorno’s journey with Bruno Bucciarati’s men who aim to become the leader of Passione. With thrilling action wrapped in legendary ost, Jojo Golden Wind is arguably the most must-watch gangster-themed anime.
But remember it’s better to watch the previous parts of jojo to better understand the story and all jojo series are very interesting to watch.
So that’s some of the best gangster anime similar to tokyo revengers, are there additional gangster anime recommendations in your opinion?