7 Best Action Anime Like Lycoris Recoil [Update 2022]

Lycoris Recoil is a Japanese anime series with 13 episodes. Its first episode is aired on  Jul 2, 2022, and currently, it is airing. The Lycoris Recoil anime series is produced by Aniplex, BS11, and ABC Animation. Made under the studio of A-1 Pictures.

A-1 Pictures is well known for its great work in anime like Sword Art Online, The Seven Deadly Sins, Ao no Exorcist, Fairy Tail, Kaguya-sama: Love is War, 86, etc.

Here we are talking about anime like Lycoris Recol. The word “Beautiful Girls With Guns” describes this anime well. In Japan, there is a crime-fighting organization named Lycoris Recoil. All the girl agents are working here. Our protagonist Chisato is the strongest and most elite agent among all the Lycoris Recoil.

Takina Inoue is a mysterious and talented agent of Lycoris Recol. Chisato and Takina work together in a cafe, they serve coffee to the people, do childcare, teach Japanese, and do much other work that fits into their daily life.

Anime Like Lycoris Recoil

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7. Warlords of Sigrdrifa

Warlords of Sigrdrifa

There was a time bizarre pillars start threatening humanity. Odin (a god) itself gives humanity an option to fight back against them. A bunch of female pilots “Valkyries” is given a majestic and special plane to fight against those bizarre pillars.

Claudia Bruford is one of the “Valkyries”, who recently transferred from Germany to Tateyama Air Base (Japan). Where she made new friends and learn how much friendship really is valued in the life of a human being.

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6. Assault Lily: Bouquet

Assault Lily Bouquet

This anime has pretty girls with guns and other machinery weapons, who fight against evil, and stops criminal activities. The animation is very similar to Lycoris Recoil.

A mysterious creature “Huge” suddenly came to exist five years ago all over japan. Knowing that these creatures will be a threat to humanity led government established a defense elite soldiers organization.

Teenage girls use their “Magie” to fight against those creatures. These teenager soldiers know as Lilies. Assault Lily anime follows the story of Riri Hitotsuyanagi. She was saved by a “Lily” from the “Huge’s” Attack. That incident motivates her to become a Lily.

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5. Gunslinger Girl

Gunslinger Girl

Italy’s Social Welfare Agency save some girls from death. Cybernetic advancements give them a second chance at life. Those girls’ bodies have now become artificially skilled and enhanced.

After mind-wishing these girls, the government starts using them as a tool to assassinate and do a deadly task. Even with all the modifications and training, those girls remain children at heart.

Do they able to control their head or lose and become a slave to the Italian Government? This anime sets in a very dark theme and is more focused on action and psychology.

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4. The Executioner and Her Way of Life

The Executioner and Her Way of Life

This anime has a dark theme similar to Lycoris Recoil. It is more focused on the Isekai setting and has mind-blowing world-building.

The anime follows the story of a female priest named Menou who is specialized in killing Lost Ones (Japanese people). She knows the fact that she extinguished numerous “Lost Ones” and those all are innocent. They didn’t do anything wrong.

Lost one possesses the power of Pure Concept. King believes that they are corrupted and should not allow living in this world. “The Lost One” ruined Menou’s town years ago. She was the one who survive that incident.

As a Top-class Executioner, Menou has the task to kill Akari Tokitō. She was incapable to do it. Akari possessed a “pure concept of the power of time”. It allows Akari to reverse her own death even after death.

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3. Release The Spyce

Anime Like Lycoris Recoil, Release The Spyce

A bunch of girls work for a mysterious organization that protects the city from terrorists and criminals.

This anime follows the story of a teenage girl Momo Minamoto. Whose wish is to do something good for this world? She wants to follow in her father’s footsteps and protect the city from crime. Her father is a Police officer.

Momo Minamoto has a remarkable sensing ability. That makes her unique from average individuals. One day she was recruited as a spy by Yuki Hanzoumon in Tsukikage Group. This is the group of spies who work for the country to protect people, law, and order.

The main journey of Momo starts from this group where she starts fighting against terrorist and evil organizations named Moryo.

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2. Aria the Scarlet Ammo ( Hidan no Aria)

Anime Like Lycoris Recoil, Hidan no Aria

This anime is using the concept of organization to fight against evil with high school kids.

National Qualification formed an organization named “Butei“, whose main goal is to handle crime and criminal attacks around the world and protect the world from criminals. All Butei agents are well-trained and ready to deal with any situation.

Butei agents can keep deadly and heavy weapons. They use them to fight against criminals. Kinji Tōyama is a student who studies at Tokyo Butei High. This school is a universal training center that recruits new members for Butei.

Kinjo makes up his mind to quit school. One day he was attacked by a criminal (who hates Butei). Aria H. Kanzaki, an elite agent saves him from that deadly Butei killer.

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1. Princess Principal

Anime Like Lycoris Recoil, Princess Principal 2

Bunch of high school girls who work as undercover agents for an organization. Princess Principal and Lycoris Recoil anime blends action and mystery.

In the 19th century London a city inside the Albion Kingdom divided by a large wall that separated the entire city into two parts, one is east and the other is west side.

Albion Kindom is controlled by a substance name “Cavorite”, which made Albion a great power in the world by updating the war technology, aircraft, airships, and heavy weapons.

The anime tells us the story of 5 girls who studying in a prestigious school named Queen’s Mayfaire. These students are undercover spies, not just high school students. They all are using their own unique skill to keep an eye on this dark world.

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Here we end our list on “Anime Like Lycoris Recoil”. Hope this list will help you to find similar anime to Lycoris Recoil. If you have any other recommendations let me know in the comment section.

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