List of the Best Anime Movies Released in 2023

So here is the 6 Best Anime Movies Released in 2023

  1. Alice to Therese no Maboroshi Koujou
  2. Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window
  3. Spy x Family: The Movie
  4. Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine
  5. The Super Mario Bros. Movie
  6. Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King

Alice to Therese no Maboroshi Koujou

Released in September 2023, Alice to Therese no Maboroshi Koujou is a noteworthy anime movie of the year. The film is directed and written by Mari Okada, known for her emotionally resonant scripts. The movie marks the first original theatrical anime by the acclaimed animation studio, Mappa. It tells a dramatic story about middle school boys and girls harboring shadows within them.

Characters and Crew of “Alice to Therese no Maboroshi Koujou”:


  • Masamune Sakonaka (voiced by Aoi Yuki)
  • Alice (voiced by Saori Hayami)
  • Therese (voiced by Inori Minase)
  • Mutsumi Miyasaka (voiced by Natsumi Fujiwara)
  • Kyoichi Sakonaka (voiced by Junichi Suwabe)
  • Shiori Sakonaka (voiced by Maaya Sakamoto)


  • Director: Mari Okada (Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms)
  • Screenplay: Mari Okada
  • Studio: MAPPA (Jujutsu Kaisen, Attack on Titan)
  • Original Character Design: Yuriko Ishii (Violet Evergarden)
  • Music: Masaru Yokoyama (Your Name, Weathering with You)

Release Date: September 15, 2023

Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window

In December 2023, the anime movie Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window was released. This film is an adaptation of the successful 1981 Japanese novel of the same name by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi. The story is a depiction of her past and has been translated into over 20 languages. The setting is in Jiyugaoka, a neighborhood of Tokyo from the past.

Characters and Crew:

Main Characters:

  • Totto-chan (voiced by Liliana Ohno)
  • Sosaku Kobayashi (voiced by Koji Yakusho)
  • Moritsuna Kuroyanagi (voiced by Shun Oguri)
  • Cho Kuroyanagi (voiced by Anne Watanabe)


  • Director: Shinnosuke Yakuwa
  • Screenplay: Shinnosuke Yakuwa and Yosuke Suzuki
  • Based on: The autobiographical novel “Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window” by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi
  • Production Companies: Shin-Ei Animation and Toho

Release Date: December 8, 2023

Spy x Family: The Movie

The first season of the spy-themed comedy anime series Spy x Family ended in December 2022. It was announced that the second season and a new anime movie would be made in 2023. The first anime movie of Spy x Family is newly written by Tatsuya Endo while the anime series is based on his current manga series.

Characters and Crew

Main Cast (returning from the anime series):

  • Takuya Eguchi
  • Saori Hayami
  • Atsumi Tanezaki
  • Kenichiro Matsuda


  • Director: Takashi Katagiri

Release Date: December 22, 2023

Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine

The famous mystery anime series Detective Conan releases a new anime movie every year. Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine is the title coming to April, 2023. This latest movie focuses on the Black Organization and a key character Anita Hailey, who was also transformed into a child as well as the protagonist Jimmy Kudo.

Characters and Crew

  • Conan Edogawa (Shinichi Kudo)
  • Ai Haibara (Shiho Miyano)
  • Ran Mouri
  • Kogoro Mouri
  • The Detective Boys
  • Hiroshi Agasa
  • Yosuke Makino
  • Black Organization

Release Date: April 14, 2023

The Super Mario Bros. Movie

The Super Mario Bros. Movie is an expected animation movie made by Nintendo and Illumination in 2023. It is based on the series of Super Mario that started as Super Mario Bros. in 1985 and continues to the present.

Characters and Crew:

Voice Cast:

  • Chris Pratt as Mario
  • Charlie Day as Luigi
  • Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach
  • Jack Black as Bowser
  • Other notable cast members: Seth Rogen (Donkey Kong), Keegan-Michael Key (Toad), Fred Armisen (Cranky Kong), Kevin Michael Richardson (Kamek), Sebastian Maniscalco (Spike).


  • Directors: Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic
  • Writer: Matthew Fogel
  • Producers: Shigeru Miyamoto, Chris Meledandri, Laurent Poillon
  • Production Companies: Universal Pictures, Illumination, Nintendo

Release Date: April 7, 2023

Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King

A recent fantasy adventure manga and anime series Black Clover released its first anime movie Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King in the end of March, 2023. This anime movie is made by Pierrot, the same studio that produced the anime series. It tells an untold story about Wizard King, focusing on four vicious Wizard Kings from the past who are resurrected and rebels against the Clover Kingdom.


  • Asta
  • Yuno
  • Noelle Silva
  • Yami Sukehiro
  • Conrad Leto
  • Jester Galandros
  • Princia Funny Bunny


  • Ayataka Tanemura: Director
  • Johnny Onda, Ai Orii: Scriptwriters
  • Itsuko Takeda: Character Design
  • Minako Seki: Music Composer

Release Date: March 31, 2023

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