Recently more and more anime games have been hitting the market. That’s why we have prepared what in our opinion are the best VR anime games of 2019. Dive into the virtual reality world and experience many exciting adventures or just sit back and enjoy the show. From an open-world game like Nostos to an anime idol performance like hop step sing, we have it all.
Nostos is a cross-platform multiplayer game for PC & VR in an open world setting, where oriental animation elements are found. Build a shelter and try to survive the always changing environment of the open world. Discover historical sites and remains of war. Also, you don’t need to explore the world alone. Get a friend to tag along with you. Uncover the truth hidden by time and taste the past stories of hope or regret.
2. Tokyo Chronos
Tokyo Chronos is the latest project of MyDearest game studio, focusing on immersion and storytelling via virtual reality. In this game, the suspense and drama are told via a mix of gorgeous visual animation and a new comic book style UI, taking its inspiration from both animation and the visual novel genre and bringing them together in a brand new way. The project team is led by Kazuma Miki, the producer of Sword Art Online.
3. Project LUX
The story of Project LUX takes place in a court trial, set in a futuristic world where most humans have cyber-brains. The defendant on trial is an agent who coordinates with artists to create the data for cyber-brains to interact with people’s emotions. The victim is a girl artist named Lux. Project LUX is a story-oriented VR game, in contrast to recent VR works, which can be described as experience-oriented. VR anime games like Project LUX prove to be very popular.
4. VR Kanojo
In VR Kanojo, you can hang out with the lovely girl-next-door, Sakura Yuuhi. You’ll practically feel her breath on your cheek and the warmth of her fingers on your arm as you laugh and talk the day away. Better yet, VR controllers simulate your hands in-game, letting you interact with her more directly. Just imagine all the possibilities. You can customise Sakura’s appearance with a variety of different outfits too. A lot of fun with a cute anime girl.
5. SENRAN KAGURA Peach Beach Splash
Senran Kagura is a series of anime games from which Peach Beach Splash is in VR. Summoned to a mysterious tournament by its shady organisers, the buxom shinobi students team up and face off, using all kinds of water weapons to soak and splash their opponents. As they rise through the tournament brackets, they’ll uncover the secrets behind the organisation.
6. Hop Step Sing! Kisekiteki Shining!
Enjoy a front row ticket to a performance by Japan’s newest idol group: Hop Step Sing! Niina, Mikasa and Shikiri will sing and dance their way into your hearts in this immersive VR experience of their debut single: “Kisekiteki Shining!”. Have fun with anime girls and enjoy the show.
7. Megadimension Neptunia
This enhanced version of 2016’s Megadimension Neptunia VII features smoother graphics courtesy of a new engine, a revamped battle system, and a whole new VR experience. Now, their dimensions and yours are connected. Hang out one-on-one with each of the Gamindustri Goddesses and listen to their conversations. These types of VR anime games are full of music and rythm.
8. Gal*Gun 2
In the sequel to Japan’s notorious action game, an army of girls has fallen madly in love with you. Fend off their unwelcome advances with your Pheromone Shot and use gadgets to expel demons from their bodies in the most audacious first-person shooter you’ll ever play. The more anime girls you manage to shoot with your hormone gun, the better.
9. Hatsune Miku VR
World famous virtual singer Hatsune Miku invites you to her VR music game. Aim for the perfect score as she sings and dances to some of her most iconic songs. Simply put on your headset and choose a song. Use your VR controllers to catch the melody symbols that fly from the speakers at the back of the stage. But beware the long riff symbols and other challenges that will make it harder to reach the perfect score. You can also enjoy watching Miku dance to the music in the Music Video mode.
10. Alice Mystery Garden
Join Alice, who has wandered into the wondrous land of Alice Mystery Garden, to overcome adversity in this VR action-puzzle game. Control Alice’s movements while switching back and forth between a top-down player perspective and Alice’s in-world perspective to collect scattered looking-glass fragments and clear each stage.