Top 10 Anime where the MC Is an Esper
- Episodes: 13
- Studios: P.A. Works
- Genres: Drama, School, Super Power
While on the surface Yuu Otosaka appears to be just another charming and intelligent teenager.
he has a secret—he has the ability to slip into people’s minds and fully control their body for five seconds at a time.
Yuu has been using this skill for years to gain the highest grades, which allowed him to enter a prestigious high school.
When the enigmatic Nao Tomori catches Yuu using his power, she coerces him and his sister Ayumi into transferring to Hoshinoumi Academy.
this academy is a school for students with supernatural abilities.
The student council of the school, is tasked with secretly tracking down adolescents who abuse their powers.
While, Yuu is forced to join the student council and together, they face formidable challenges that bring him closer to the shocking truth that his own.
hence, Charlotte explores the supernatural lives of these teenagers and the price they must pay for being special.
4. Tokyo ESP
- Episodes: 12
- Studios: Xebec
- Genres:Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Super Power, Supernatural, Shounen
The Anime depicts the story of Rinka Urushiba, a part timer waitress who helps out her unemployed father, this peaceful life will turns upside down when our main character Rinka passes out when a goldfish phases through her, she wakes up as an esper with the power to make her body enter through solid matter.
However, this new ability is not the only strange thing about her, but also when she uses her powers, her hair becames white.
Now with her superpower she Decides to help the city, hence, she becomes Tokyo’s new hero, dubbed the “White Girl.”
Therefore, Along with her friend, who got the ability of teleportation, Rinka starts righting the wrongs in the city while fighting other espers who have villainous intentions.
3. The Disastrous life of Saiki
- Episodes: 144 / Two Seasons
- Studios: J.C.Staff, Egg Firm
- Genres: Comedy, School, Shounen, Slice of Life, Supernatural
To the average person, psychic abilities might seem a blessing, however, for Kusuo Saiki, this couldn’t be further from the truth.
Gifted with a wide assortment of supernatural abilities ranging from telepathy to x-ray vision, he finds this so-called blessing to be nothing but a curse.
As all the inconveniences his powers cause constantly pile up, all Kusuo aims for is an ordinary, hassle-free life—a life where ignorance is bliss.
Unfortunately, the life of a psychic is far from quiet.
Though Kusuo tries to stay out of the spotlight by keeping his powers a secret from his classmates, he ends up inadvertently attracting the attention of many odd characters, such as the empty-headed Riki Nendou and the delusional Shun Kaidou.
Forced to deal with the craziness of the people around him, Kusuo comes to learn that the ordinary life he has been striving for is a lot more difficult to achieve than expected.
2. A Certain Scientific Accelerator
- Episodes: 12
- Studios: J.C.Staff, A.C.G.T.
- Genres: Super Power, Supernatural, Fantasy, School
Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator is a recent new series from the well known anime franchise Toaru Majutsu no Index.
The Anime highlights the story of the most powerful Level 5 after he protects the cheerful Last Order at the price of much of his power.
Recovering at the hospital, Accelerator has led a relatively quiet life until he ends up saving the life of Esther Rosenthal, a mysterious girl carrying a photo of Last Order.
Unfortunately, Accelerator now finds himself dragged into a new conflict in the form of a sinister organization called Disciplinary Action which plots to use Last Order for a dangerous mission.
Now that they have set their plan into motion and are in pursuit of the young girl, it’s up to the world’s most powerful esper and his newfound companion to protect Last Order and defend Academy City in the process.
1. Mob Psycho 100
- Episode: 25 / Two Seasons
- Studios: Bones
- Genres: Action, Slice of Life, Comedy, Supernatural
Mob Psycho 100 is an Anime Where the MC kageyama is an op esper, who has tapped into his inner wellspring of psychic prowess at a young age.
Hence, the power quickly proves to be a liability when he realizes the potential danger in his skills.
Choosing to suppress his power, Mob’s only present use for his ability is to impress his longtime crush, Tsubomi, who soon grows bored of the same tricks.
In order to effectuate control on his skills, Mob enlists himself under the wing of Arataka Reigen, a con artist claiming to be a psychic, who exploits Mob’s powers for pocket change.
Now, exorcising evil spirits on command has become a part of Mob’s daily, monotonous life.
However, the psychic energy he exerts is barely the tip of the iceberg;
If his vast potential and unrestrained emotions run berserk, a cataclysmic event that would render him completely unrecognizable will be triggered.
As a Result, The progression toward Mob’s explosion is rising and attempting to stop it is futile.