10 Similar Anime Like Drifters


Matt Baker

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10 Similar Anime Like Drifters

Here are my favorite picks for anime like Drifters. Keep in mind the list is in no particular order. Enjoy!

Hellsing Ultimate

Creates of darkness and evil plague the night, devouring any human unfortunate enough to be caught in their grasp. On the other side is Hellsing, an organization dedicated to destroying these supernatural forces that threaten humanity’s existence. At its head is Integra Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing, who commands a powerful military and spends her life fighting the undead.



With the promise of granting any wish, the omnipotent Holy Grail triggered three previous wars, each too cruel and fierce to leave a victor. Despite that, the wealthy Einzbern family is confident that the Fourth Holy Grail War will be different, namely, with a vessel of the Holy Grail now in their grasp. For this reason, the much-hated “Magus Killer” Kiritsugu Emiya is hired by the Einzberns, with marriage to their only daughter Irisviel as a binding contract.

Golden Kamuy

In Hokkaido, the far northern lands of Japan, Sugimoto survived the Russo-Japanese war of the Meiji era. Nicknamed “Sugimoto the Immortal” during the war, he now seeks the riches promised by the gold rush in hopes of saving the widowed wife of his now deceased comrade from the war. While hunting for gold, he finds hints of corrupt criminals’ hidden stash of gold. Partnering with an Ainu girl who saves his life from the harsh north climates, they venture into a survival adventure to race against the criminals seeking the hidden stash.


Now branded for death and destined to be hunted by demons until the day he dies, Guts embarks on a journey to defy such a gruesome fate as waves of beasts relentlessly pursue him. Steeling his resolve, he takes up the monstrous blade Dragonslayer and vows to exact vengeance on the one responsible, hunting down the very man he once looked up to and considered a friend.


Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri

Off-duty Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) officer and otaku Youji Itami is on his way to attend a doujin convention in Ginza, Tokyo, when a mysterious portal in the shape of a large gate suddenly appears. From this gate, supernatural creatures and warriors clad in medieval armor emerge, charging through the city, killing and destroying everything in their path. With swift actions, Youji saves as many lives as possible while the rest of the JSDF direct their efforts toward stopping the invasion.

Goblin Slayer

A young priestess has formed her first adventuring party, but they immediately find themselves in distress. The Goblin Slayer comes to their rescue—a man who’s dedicated his life to exterminating all goblins by any means necessary. And when rumors of his feats begin to circulate, there’s no telling who might come calling next…

Fate/stay night

After a mysterious inferno kills his family, Shirou is saved and adopted by Kiritsugu Emiya, who teaches him the ways of magic and justice.

One night, years after Kiritsugu’s death, Shirou is cleaning at school when he finds himself caught in a deadly encounter between two superhumans known as Servants. During his attempt to escape, the boy is caught by one of the Servants and receives a life-threatening injury. Miraculously, he survives, but the same Servant returns to finish what he started. In desperation, Shirou summons a Servant of his own, a knight named Saber. The two must now participate in the Fifth Holy Grail War, a battle royale of seven Servants and the mages who summoned them, with the grand prize being none other than the omnipotent Holy Grail itself.


The final hour of the popular virtual reality game Yggdrasil has come. However, Momonga, a powerful wizard and master of the dark guild Ainz Ooal Gown, decides to spend his last few moments in the game as the servers begin to shut down. To his surprise, Momonga is still fully conscious of his character despite the clock having struck midnight. Moreover, the non-player characters appear to have developed personalities of their own!


Humans have designed countless worlds—each one born from the unique imagination of its creator. Souta Mizushino is a high school student who aspires to be a creator by writing and illustrating his light novel. One day, while watching anime for inspiration, he is briefly transported into a fierce fight scene. When he returns to the real world, he realizes something is amiss: the anime’s headstrong heroine, Celestia Yupitilia, has somehow returned with him.


His destiny finally arrives as the young Shirou Kamui returns to Tokyo after six years. A powerful psychic, Kamui vows to protect the happiness of his childhood friends Fuuma and Kotori, even if it means avoiding them. But fate is cruel, whether or not Kamui wants to be involved; he holds the world’s future in his hands, given the choice of becoming a Dragon of Heaven or a Dragon of Earth. The Seven Seals gather, and so do the Seven Angels, all individuals who have their destiny carved out as one who would battle for the world’s fate. What future will Kamui choose to become a reality?

References: Myanimelist

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