Admit it, you cannot get enough of Anime inspired games. From their giant cute eyes to their flashy clothes and bright colors, Anime MMORPG games just bring a little extra to the table. That’s why we here at MMO ATK have brought together a list of the top 5 free anime MMORPG games for 2012. The only thing better than a top anime MMORPG game? A free anime MMORPG game! That’s right, with all the games on our top 5 list, you won’t have to pay for a single thing!

This top 5 free anime MMORPG games list features MMO and MMORPG games that are ready to play right now. We’ve included a video gameplay and a short snippet about each game so you can have a better idea of which game would most interest you. The team here at MMO ATK has tested and hand-picked each of these games to represent a wide array genres and styles. Keep checking back often as we continually update this list to feature the top 5 free anime inspired MMORPG games for 2012!

5. Eden Eternal

Eden Eternal is a fantasy themed MMORPG that transports players into a world in desperate need of harmony. After several races migrated to a newly discovered continent for a fresh start, they quickly found out from firsthand experience that old habits are hard to break.A disagreement about the direction their future should take erupted into firestorm ignited by previous racial hatred and tension.

A devastating war has left Eden in turmoil. Players step into the shoes of a mysterious hero with magical powers. Although their origin is still unknown they must take on the role of an Eternal Guardian fighting the evil plaguing the lands. Destroy an assortment of monsters mythical beasts, kill fierce bosses and other players.

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4. Grand Fantasia

Grand Fantasia is a brightly themed 3D Fantasy MMORPG with anime-inspired graphics. The game is also called Dreamy Journey Online in other parts of the world. With a gorgeously designed game world and fluid gameplay, Grand Fantasia is well worth checking out. Grand Fantasia is a 3D Fantasy MMORPG developed by EASYFUN Entertainment, the same folks who made HolyBeast Online.Perhaps the most unique aspect of the game is its detailed ?Sprite? pet system. Fans of cute anime inspired games like Luna Online and Fiesta Online should certainly be able to find something to like in Grand Fantasia ? but even though the game has fluid gameplay and attractive graphics, it does little to push the genre forward.

Even though the game doesn?t exactly revolutionize the genre, Grand Fantasia is still a high quality free MMO that?s well worth checking out. Players start off their journey in Grand Fantasia as a classless novice and can chose their first class at level 5.

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3. Shaiya

Released by Aeria games, Shaiya online is a free to play MMORPG supported by a microtransaction system. The story behind the game is the good old good vs. evil fairytale, this time with two goddesses fighting each other.For a F2P MMORPG the graphics are surprisingly good, with decent poly-count, good effects and fluid animations.However, a lot of models especially for NPCs are constantly overused, visual differences between mobs being created by simple retexturing.

Questing in Shaiya may become a bit boring, with a focus on repeating simple tasks over and over again rather than on storytelling or adventure. However, the dungeon system offers simple yet attractive rewards and it?s put together in an artistically appealing way.Shaiya offers four playable races (Humans, Elves, Veil and Nordein), each coming with its own set of three classes. Races and classes can not be mixed so picking one of the four available races automatically limits your class choices to the three classes specific to the chosen race.There are open world PVP options in Shaiya, but most of the brutal PVP encounters in the game are limited by the boundaries of the instanced battlefields you can enter.

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2. Atlantica Online

Atlantica Online is officially known as a strategy MMORPG. Most of its success is attributed through its innovative turn-based combat system where classic turn-based combat is combined with tactical movements for deep strategic action. The game also features a strategic tactical battle system, expansive mercenary systems, and a challenging PvP system including daily player vs. player battles and player vs. everyone battles over the weekend.

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1. Crystal Saga
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9sXvP2aFaM

Crystal Saga is a 2.5D browser-based, classical Anime MMORPG. Choose one of five classes, battle monsters, go on quests, capture and train pets, transform your mounts, and more. Crystal Saga is a anime-style MMORPG. Players can choose from one of five classes (Knight, Rogue, Mage, Priest, and Ranger), each of which has two specializations.

From there, Crystal Saga players can then go on quests, tame and train pets, participate in daily events, and even go dungeoning with friends. The game world supports open PvP as well as special daily battlegrounds where players can gain ranks, fame, and rewards.

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We hope you enjoy our Top 5 free Anime MMORPG Games to Play in 2012 and don?t forget to share what you think will be the best free to play Anime Games with us in the comments!