Your Ultimate Fall 2016 Anime Preview!

Fall is just around the corner – the leaves are falling to the ground, the air is getting cooler…and a new anime season is on its way!

Here’s your ultimate season guide, so you know what’s coming up!

 

TV Shows

 

12-Sai. Chiccha na Mune no Tokimeki 2

12-sai

 

Start: OCT 2

Studio: Oriental Light and Magic

Genres: Romance, School

Synopsis:

 

The second half of “12-Sai. Chiccha na Mune no.

Will we watch it?

nope

3-gatsu no Lion

3-gatsu-no-lion

Start: OCT 7

Studio: Shaft

Genres: Drama, Slice-Of-Life

Synopsis:

The story follows a 17-year-old boy called Rei Kiriyama, who has a lot of problems in his life. He started living alone just recently, since his relationship with his adoptive family isn’t the greatest. They also don’t support him, which is why he’s currently living off his salary as a professional Shogi player. He’s also having problems with fitting in when it comes to high school, and his Shogi career isn’t going that well either.

Rei soon meets the three Kawamoto sisters Akari, Hinata, and Momo, who live a completely different and happy life in a small, but decent home. They become friends and the sisters show Rei a better side of life.

Will we watch it?

yep

Ajin 2

ajin-6

Start: OCT 7

Studio: PLOYGON PICTURES

Genres: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Supernatural

Synopsis:

The second season of the anime Ajin.

Will we watch it?

yep

All Out!!

all-out

Start: OCT 6

Studio: Madhouse

Genres: Sport

Synopsis:

The story follows two guys, who seem very different at first: Gion Kenji may be short, but he has a big mouth, and Iwashimizu Sumiaki is a tall, but very timid character – both students find each other getting bullied and start becoming friends after joining the rugby club at their school.

Will we watch it?

maybe

Bloodivores

bloodivores

Start: SEP 30

Studio: Creators in Pack TOKYO

Genres: Action, Supernatural, Vampire

Synopsis:

The anime takes place in a world, where humans and vampires fought for their existence – it all started with a strange case of insomnia, that forced everyone to stay awake for more than a week. There was a cure for it, however, there was a terrible side effect to it: if you take it, you turn into a vampire. Even though the humans won the war, the vampires aren’t completely gone.

Mi Liu is a special child – they call him “The Child Of Hope” – he is half human and half vampire, and his goal is to make peace between these two species. One day though, Mi Liu is arrested and brought to a special prison that monitors vampires. He tries to break out, but strange things start to happen – he finds out that the location of the prison is also the birthplace of the vampires – what secret is the human race hiding?

Will we watch it?

nope

 Brave Witches

brave-witches

Start: OCT 5

Studio: Silver Link

Genres: Action, Ecchi, Magic, Sci-Fi

Synopsis:

A spin-off for the anime Strike Witches.

Will we watch it?

nope

Bubuki Buranki: Hoshi no Kyojin

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Start: SEP 30

Studio: SANZIGEN

Genres: Action, Drama, Mecha, Sci-Fi

Synopsis:

The second season of Bubuki Buranki.

Will we watch it?

nope

Bungou Stray Dogs 2

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Start: OCT 5

Studio: Silver Link

Genres: Action, Ecchi, Magic, Sci-Fi

Synopsis:

The second season of Bungou Stray Dogs.

Click here for a full review of the first season!

Will we watch it?

yep

Cardfight!! Vanguard G Next

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Start: OCT 2

Studio: ?

Genres: Action, Adventure

Synopsis:

The fourth season of Cardfight!! Vanguard G.

Will we watch it?

nope

ClassicaLoid

classicaloid

Start: OCT 8

Studio: Sunrise

Genres: Music

Synopsis:

ClassicaLoids are weird versions of famous musicians with great powers and music they call “mujik”. One day many ClassicaLoids appear in the town where the two high school students Kanae and Sousuke live, such as Mozart, Beethoven and Bach. Now the only question is, if they are friends or enemies of humanity…

Will we watch it?

nope

Digimon Universe: App Monsters

digimon-universe-app-monsters

 

Start: SEP 30

Studio: Toei Animation

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Synopsis:

Everyone uses smartphones nowadays, and many people have also dowloaded apps on them. But what most people don’t know, is that there is a world between ours (the human world) and the world wide web. In this area weird creatures called “Appli Monsters” live and one day these creatures got hacked by the “last boss AI”, who has now taken control of them and is trying to take over the human world as well. Is there even a way to stop this terror?

Will we watch it?

nope

Drifters

drifters

Start: OCT 6

Studio: Hoods Entertainment

Genres: Action, Fantasy

Synopsis:

Shimazu Toyohisa is a samurai who fought in the pivotal Battle of Sekigahara. He was about to die when he was suddenly transported to a magical world with many other famous historical warriors. But this world isn’t a peaceful place where one would like to stay – in this world all these warriors must fight against each other in an endless battle.

Will we watch it?

maybe

FLIP FLAPPERS

flip-flappers

Start: OCT 5

Studio: Studio 3Hz

Genres: Action, Sci-Fi

Synopsis:

In the world of Flip Flappers the two main characters Papika and Cocona are on a great and dangerous adventure to find the “Shard of Mimi”. This is a magical crystal that’s supposed to grant any wish. Follow these girls from two different dimensions while they discover many crazy things on their way!

Will we watch it?

nope

Fune wo Amu

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Start: OCT 13

Studio: ZEXCS

Genres: Drama, Slice-Of-Life

Synopsis:

The series follows the employees at the Genbu Shobō publishing company. Araki, who is a veteran editor for the dictionary department, is looking for a successor now that he’s approaching retirement age. After Majime Mitsuya — a salesman who’s a poor talker — meets Masashi Nishioka — Araki’s coworker who is sociable and frivolous — Araki overhears their conversation and decides to recruit Majime into the department. The story follows “the awkward humans” Majime and Masashi as they work together to compile a medium-sized Japanese dictionary titled “The Great Passage” (Daitokai).

Source: AniList

Will we watch it?

maybe

Girlish Number

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Start: OCT 6

Studio: Diomedea

Genres: Slice-Of-Life

Synopsis:

The story follows the young college student Chitose Karasuma, who one day wants to become a voice actress. On her journey she also meets other interesting girls with aspirations.

Will we watch it?

maybe

Haikyuu!!: Karasuno Koukou VS Shiratorizawa Gakuen Koukou

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Start: OCT 6

Studio: Production I.G

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Sports

Synopsis:

The third season of the popular sports anime Haikyuu!!

Will we watch it?

yep

Heybot!

heybot

Start: SEP 17

Studio: Bandai Namco Pictures

Genres: Comedy, Sci-Fi

Synopsis:

This story follows the two “Bokyabots” Hebot and the Yurui Prince Nejiru while they try to collect many “Bokya Neji” screws so they can compete in battles. When Bokyabots wear the Bokya Neji screws on their heads, they can compete in battles for who can tell the best jokes.

Will we watch it?

nope

Hibike! Euphonium 2

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Start: OCT 5

Studio: Kyoto Animation

Genres: Music, Slice-Of-Life

Synopsis:

The second season of the anime Hibike! Euphonium.

Will we watch it?

nope

Idol Memories

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Start: OCT 2

Studio: Seven Arcs

Genres: Music

Synopsis:

We’re in the year 2035 and technology is now so advanced, that humans are able to travel the world and experience many life events in their own living room just by using virtual reality. The story follows six aspiring idols, who dream to reach the top of the “World Idol League”.

Will we watch it?

nope

Kaitou Joker 4

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Start: OCT 2

Studio: Shin-Ei Animation

Genres: Action, Comedy, Mystery

Synopsis:

The fourth season of the anime Kaitou Joker.

Will we watch it?

nope

Keijo!!!!!!!!

keijo

Start: OCT 5

Studio: Xebec

Genres: Comedy, Ecchi, Sports

Synopsis:

Kaminashi Nozomi (17) is an exceptional gymnast. So much so that colleges with some of the best gymnastic programs are trying to recruit her. Unfortunately for them, she has other plans. Due to her family being extremely poor, money is everything to her. That’s why she wants to step into the world of “Keijo.” “Keijo” is a type of gambling sport where girls stand on a small floating platform and compete against one another. The aim is to push the other contestant off of the platform into the water, but they are only allowed to use their butt or breasts to push the others off. Will Nozomi be able to compete in the intense world of “Keijo” and bring wealth and fortune for her family?

Source: AniList

Will we watch it?

nope

Kidou Senshi Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans 2

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Start: OCT 2

Studio: Sunrise

Genres: Action, Drama, Mecha, Sci-Fi

Synopsis:

The second season of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans.

Will we watch it?

nope

Long Riders!

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Start: OCT 8

Studio: Actas

Genres: Comedy, Slice-Of-Life, Sports

Synopsis:

The anime follows a group of five girls who form a cycling team, with Ami Kurata as the main character. It all started when she was in her first year of college and one day sees someone riding a folding bike. It was love at first sight and since then she has done a lot of research and is using all her savings for one of those bikes, so that one day she can ride in a so-called “brevet”.

Will we watch it?

nope

Lostorage incited WIXOSS

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Start: OCT 8

Studio: J.C. Staff

Genres: Psychological

Synopsis:

No information about the story has been announced so far.

Will we watch it?

maybe

Luger Code 1951

luger-code-1951

Start: OCT 22

Studio: Studio Deen

Genres: Fantasy

Synopsis:

The story centers around the young linguistic genius and university professor Testa. He is introduced by his senior, Sergeant Rossa, to the Allied Cryptanalysis Department. There, he is tasked to break the enemy werewolves’ code, which the werewolves are using to encrypt their radio transmissions. Testa is astounded, as the only sound the encrypted code produces is the howling of a wolf. His research yields no results, and he resolves to capture a live werewolf for better cryptanalysis. After exhausting all possible means, he finally finds a female werewolf, Yonaga.

Source: AniList

Will we watch it?

nope

Magic-kyun! Renaissance

magic-kyun-renaissance

Start: OCT 2

Studio: Sunrise

Genres: Music, Romance

Synopsis:

A world where art becomes magic. In this world, people who can inspire passion with their Magic Arts are called Artistas, and are employed in show business. In Hoshinomori Private Magical Arts High School, where Artistas are taught, a strange new student named Ohana Aigasaki transfers into the school.

Ohana is placed on the planning committee for the school’s yearly Hoshinomori Summer Festa cultural festival. She spends her romantic school life with six other boys who aim to become entertainers in the future.

Each of the boys specializes in his own Arts, and aims to make Hoshi Fes a success. In addition, the boys also aim to be chosen alongside Ohana as the school’s Artista Prince and Princess, only chosen once a year.

A Magic-kyun for you! A new renaissance starts here! Magic-kyun! Renaissance is a multimedia project where you can create great memories with Artistas of greatly varying personalities!

Source: AniList

Will we watch it?

nope

Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku

mahou-shoujo-ikusei-keikaku

Start: OCT 2

Studio: Lerche

Genres: Action, Fantasy, Thriller

Synopsis:

The story is about a deadly battle between so-called “magical girls”, who are very rare and have many extraordinary powers and looks other than the human race. They have to collect as much “magical candy” as possible, and soon the rules become so twisted, the competitors are forced to participate in the survival game.

Will we watch it?

maybe

Monster Hunter Stories: RIDE ON

monster-hunter-stories-ride-on

Start: OCT 2

Studio: David Production

Genres: Fantasy

Synopsis:

In this world we have both the human race and monsters living together. Some humans call themselves “Riders” and have built a strong connection with the monsters, including the young boy Ryuto – he dreams to become the best Rider in history! But things aren’t always this peaceful around the two species – there are also humans called “Hunters”, who hunt monsters, and that’s when things start getting complicated…

Will we watch it?

nope

Nanbaka

nanbaka

Start: OCT 5

Studio: Satelight

Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama

Synopsis:

Four men are assigned to the prison: Juugo, a man who attempted to break out of prison and ended up extending his jail time; Uno, a man who likes to gamble with women; Rokku, a man who likes to get into fights; and Niko, a man who likes anime.

Source: AniList

Will we watch it?

yep

Natsume Yuujinchou Go

natsume-yuujinchou-go

Start: OCT 4

Studio: Studio Shuka

Genres: Drama, Slice-Of-Life, Supernatural

Synopsis:

The fifth season of Natsume Yuujinchou.

Will we watch it?

nope

 Occultic;Nine

occulticnine

Start: OCT 9

Studio: A-1 Pictures

Genres: Sci-Fi, Supernatural

Synopsis:

The “paranormal science” story follows nine idiosyncratic individuals, linked by the “Choujou Kagaku Kirikiri Basara” occult summary blog run by 17-year-old second-year high school student Yuuta Gamon. Little incongruities that occur around these nine eventually lead to a larger, unimaginable event that may alter what is considered common sense in this world.

Source: AniList

Will we watch it?

yep

Shakunetsu no Takkyuu Musume

shakunetsu-no-takkyuu-musume

Start: OCT 4

Studio: Kinema Citrus

Genres: Sports

Synopsis:

Koyori is the new transfer student at her school and ready to revive the once great ping pong club at her school.

Will we watch it?

nope

SHOW BY ROCK!!#

show-by-rock

Start: OCT 2

Studio: Bones

Genres: Music

Synopsis:

The second season of SHOW BY ROCK!!

Will we watch it?

nope

Shuumatsu no Izetta

shuumatsu-no-izetta

Start: OCT 1

Studio: Ajia-Do

Genres: Action

Synopsis:

If I am promised to the princess, then I will fight for her sake.

In 1939 C.E., the imperialist nation of Germania invaded a neighboring country. All at once, that war spread throughout Europe, and the era was dragged into a spiral of a great war.

Then, in 1940, Germania’s attack turned towards the Principality of Elystadt, a small Alps country abundant with beautiful water and greenery.

Source: AniList

Will we watch it?

nope

Soushin Shoujo Matoi

soushin-shoujo-matoi

Start: OCT 4

Studio: White Fox

Genres: Shoujo

Synopsis:

It is 2016. Matoi Sumeragi, a second-year junior high school student, works part-time as a shrine maiden at Tenman Shrine in the city of Kamaya. Ever since being separated from her mother in early childhood, Matoi has been entrusted to her grandparents on her father’s side, but three months ago, she finally began to live with her father Shingo. In those circumstances, she only wishes for a peaceful, normal life.

Her close friend and part-time workmate Yuma Kusanagi is part of the family of the shrine’s chief priest, and is a candidate to be the successor shrine maiden. For generations, her family has performed exorcisms of evil spirits. She invites Matoi to one of these exorcism ceremonies, a so-called “Divine Possession” that she will attempt.

One day, Matoi and Yuma walk from the school to the shrine as usual, but when they arrive, they are greeted by the shrine’s now damaged grounds, and Yuma’s parents have both collapsed from their wounds. Matoi’s father Shingo, a police detective, launches an investigation, and he comes upon a man who does not seem entirely sane: his only witness. When he holds down the man, Yuma begins the ritual of Divine Possession.

Something strange then happens, not with Yuma, but with Matoi. Matoi Sumeragi, who had only wanted a normal, peaceful life, takes the role of a god, and gains the power to banish evil spirits! To get her precious everyday life back, Matoi must conduct exorcisms!

Source: AniList

Will we watch it?

nope

Stella no Mahou

stella-no-mahou

Start: OCT 3

Studio: Silver Link

Genres: Comedy, Slice-Of-Life

Synopsis:

Tamaki Honda is a freshman at high school and joins a doujin game development circle called “SNS-Bu”.

Will we watch it?

nope

Tiger Mask W

tiger-mask-w

Start: OCT 2

Studio: Toei Animation

Genres: Action, Drama, Sports

Synopsis:

The anime follows to wrestlers, who have been competing against each other and fighting for victory ever since they met – they both wear a tiger’s mask and have never seen their faces before, though one walks the path of light, and the other the path of darkness…

Will we watch it?

maybe

Time Bokan 24

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Start: OCT 1

Studio: Tatsunoko Productions

Genres: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Synopsis:

The anime centers on Tokio, a junior high student living in the present time who is suddenly made a member of the 24th century’s Space-Time Administration Bureau. Immediately, he learns that the history he has learned in the textbooks is wrong, and there is a more interesting version of history where the peerless beauty Cleopatra is actually the comic duo of Cleo and Patra, Momotarō is more of an ogre than actual ogres. Together with his teammate Karen, they use the 24 Bokan Mecha to search for the True History.

Source: AniList

Will we watch it?

nope

Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru

touken-ranbu-hanamaru

Start: OCT 3

Studio: Dogakobo

Genres: Fantasy

Synopsis:

The year is 2205. The “historical revisionists” have begun attacks on the past in their plot to change history. The Saniwa, who have been charged with protecting history, can imbue life into objects. Strongest among these are the Touken Danshi. The story centers around their cheerful lives.

Source: AniList

Will we watch it?

nope

TRICKSTER: Edogawa Rampo “Shounen Tantei-dan” yori

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Start: OCT 4

Studio: TMS Entertainment

Genres: Mystery

Synopsis:

It is the 2030s. The Boy Detectives Club gathers under Kogorou Akechi, the mysterious detective. The group solves cases great and small using their unique skills. One day, a member of the club, Kensuke Hanazaki, meets the boy Yoshio Kobayashi. Kobayashi’s body cannot die due to the effects of the “Unidentifiable Mist,” but he yearns for death, and shirks from contact with other people. Taking an interest in him, Hanazaki invites him to join the Boy Detectives Club. Their meeting is connected to the fate tying together Kogorou Akechi, and the era’s greatest villain, the Fiend With Twenty Faces.

Source: AniList

Will we watch it?

yep

Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari

udon-no-kuni-no-kiniro-kemari

Start: OCT 9

Studio: LIDENFILMS

Genres: Fantasy, Slice-Of-Life

Synopsis:

Souta Tawara quits his job as a web designer in the capital of Japan, Tokyo, in order to take care of Poko – a young boy with a big secret.

Will we watch it?

maybe

Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love Legend Star

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Start: OCT 2

Studio: A-1 Pictures

Genres: Comedy, Music, Romance

Synopsis:

The fourth season of Uta no☆Prince-sama.

Will we watch it?

nope

ViVid Strike!

vivid-strike

Start: OCT 2

Studio: Seven Arcs

Genres: Shoujo

Synopsis:

No information has been shared yet.

Will we watch it?

nope

Watashi ga Motete Dousunda

watashi-ga-motete-dousunda

Start: OCT 7

Studio: Brains Base

Genres: Comedy, Romance

Synopsis:

Kae Serinuma lives in what most high school girls would call Heaven – she has four handsome guys from her school running after her and wanting to become her boyfriend. But in reality she doesn’t like that – since she’s a fujoshi, she’d rather see the guys fall in love with each other!

Will we watch it?

nope

WWW.WORKING!!

www-working

Start: OCT 1

Studio: A-1 Pictures

Genres: Comedy, Slice-Of-Life

Synopsis:

Daisuke Higashida gets a job at the restaurant because of family financial difficulties, but no one who works there is normal.

Source: AniList

Will we watch it?

nope

Yuri!!! on ICE

yuri-on-ice

Start: OCT 6

Studio: MAPPA

Genres: Sports

Synopsis:

The show’s story revolves around Yūri Katsuki, who carried all of Japan’s hopes on his shoulders to win at the Gran Prix Finale ice skating competition, but suffered a crushing defeat. He returns home to Kyushu and half feels like he wants to retire, and half feels like he wants to continue ice skating. With those mixed feelings swirling inside him, he confines himself inside his parents house. Suddenly the five-time consecutive world championship ice skater Victor Nikiforov appears before him, and along with him is Yuri Plisetsky, a young Russian figure skater who is already defeating his seniors. Victor and both Yuris take up the challenge on an unprecedented Gran Prix series.

Source: AniList

Will we watch it?

maybe

Featured Studios This Fall

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Which anime are you looking forward to most?

Let us know in the comments below!

Daze ya later guys! ;D

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