Spring 2019 – Upcoming Anime

Hi guys! Winter season is almost now over and like clockwork, here I am again with a list of anime coming out next season that look intriguing. As always, this is not a list of anime that I’m watching and returning shows will not be on the list.

As always, plot synopsis have been taken from Livechart.

Let’s go!

Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai coverBokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai

Yuiga Nariyuki tutors three genius of different subjects in highschool to get a scholarship. Furuhashi Fumino is a genius on literature but horrible in math, Ogata Rizu is a genius on mathematics and science but literature and arts are terrible subjects for her and Takemoto Uruka is a genius in the athletic field but really bad in all the others. Together, they study very hard and want to get better at their worst subjects while Fumino and Ogata wants to go to college and work on these subjects for life.

Carole and Tuesday coverCarole and Tuesday

Fifty years have passed since mankind began migrating to the new frontier: Mars. It’s an age where most culture is produced by AI, and people are content to be passive consumers.

There’s a girl. Scrapping a living in the metropolis of Alba City, she’s working part time while trying to become a musician. She’s always felt like something is missing. Her name is Carole.

There’s a girl. Born to a wealthy family in the provincial town of Herschel City, she dreams of becoming a musician, but nobody around her understands. She feels like the loneliest person in the world. Her name is Tuesday.

A chance meeting brings them together. They want to sing. They want to make music. Together, they feel like they just might have a chance. The two of them may only create a tiny wave. But that wave will eventually grow into something larger…

Fairy Gone coverFairy Gone

The anime is set in a world where fairies possess and reside within animals, granting them special powers. By surgically removing and transplanting the organs of a possessed animal into a human, humans can partially summon the fairy and use it as a weapon. Eventually, such individuals were used for war, and were called “Fairy Soldiers.” After a long war, these soldiers lost their purpose, and had to reintegrate into society. From the government, to the mafia, and even becoming terrorists, each tread their own path.

The story begins nine years after the end of the war, and centers on the protagonist Maria. Maria is a fresh recruit of “Dorothea,” an organization dedicated to the investigation and suppression of fairy-related crimes and incidents. Even in peacetime, the government is still unstable after the war. Many criminals still have lingering wounds from the previous conflict, and there are terrorist groups bent on revenge. This is the story of Fairy Soldiers seeking their own justice in a chaotic postwar world.

Gunjou no Magmel coverGunjou no Magmel

One day in the middle of the pacific ocean a miracle occurred, a new continent appeared out of nowhere! The new continent was the home for new and mysterious plants, creatures and minerals!

Humanity is excited as the age of exploration has returned.

 

Hachigatsu no Cinderella Nine coverHachigatsu no Cinderella Nine

In the game, the player takes the role of an unnamed former little senior league baseball ace who lost his or her baseball career after suffering an unspecified injury. The character moves to his or her grandmother’s hometown and enrolls in the local high school, resolved never to enter the world of baseball again. When the character meets Tsubasa Arihara, he or she is persuaded to be the manager of the school’s baseball team, and to take the team to the high school nationals at Koshien.

Hitoribocchi no Seikatsu coverHitoribocchi no ○○ Seikatsu

Hitori Bocchi suffers from extreme social anxiety, she’s not good at talking to people, takes pretty extreme actions, is surprisingly adept at avoiding people, her legs cramp when she overexerts herself, gets full of herself when alone, will vomit when exposed to extreme tension and often comes up with plans. Now she is entering middle school and her only friend, Yawara Kai, is attending a different school. This leaves Bocchi alone, surrounded by new classmates with whom she must make friends before Kai will talk to her again.

Jimoto ga Japan coverJimoto ga Japan

here’s a new tough guy transfer student in Tokyo. His name is Tokio and he’s raring to see how scrappy the locals are. But when he comes face-to-face with a Japan-obsessed red-haired kid that won’t leave him alone until he tells him exactly what prefecture he’s from, his life takes a turn for the crazy! This kid isn’t just Japan obsessed, he’s developed a martial art based on all the different prefectures in the country!

 

Kenja no Mago coverKenja no Mago

A young man who had surely died in an accident was reborn in another world as a baby! After that, he was picked up by the patriot hero “Sage” Merlin Wolford and was given the name Shin. He was raised as a grandson by Merlin and soaked up Merlin’s teachings earning him some shocking power however, when he became 15 his grandfather Merlin said: “I forgot to teach him common sense”!

An “abnormal” boy’s unconventional other world fantasy life starts here!!

Kimetsu no Yaiba coverKimetsu no Yaiba

Since ancient times, rumors have abounded of man-eating demons lurking in the woods. Because of this, the local townsfolk never venture outside at night. Legend has it that a demon slayer also roams the night, hunting down these bloodthirsty demons.

Ever since the death of his father, Tanjirou has taken it upon himself to support his mother and five siblings. Although their lives may be hardened by tragedy, they’ve found happiness. But that ephemeral warmth is shattered one day when Tanjirou finds his family slaughtered and the lone survivor, his sister Nezuko, turned into a demon. Adding to this sorrow, a demon hunter named Tomioka Giyuu arrived and was about to finish Nezuko off, but to his surprise she and Tanjiro started to protect each other. Seeing this oddity and Tanjiro’s promising fighting skills, Giyuu decides to send them to his old mentor to be trained.

So begins Tanjiro’s life as a demon hunter, bound on a quest to cure his sister and find the one who murdered his entire family.

Kono Oto Tomare! coverKono Oto Tomare!

Since the graduation of the senior members of the club, Takezou ends up being the sole member of the “Koto” (traditional Japanese string instrument) club. Now that the new school year has begun, Takezou will have to seek out new members into the club, or the club will become terminated. Out of nowhere, a new member barges into the near-abandoned club room, demanding to join the club. How will Takezou be able to keep his club alive and deal with this rascal of a new member?

Kono Yo no Hate de Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO coverKono Yo no Hate de Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO 

Takuya Arima is a young student whose father, a historian who has conducted various researches, disappeared recently. During a summer vacation Takuya receives a peculiar package from his missing father, along with a letter containing information about the existence of various parallel worlds. At first Takuya doesn’t take it seriously, but soon he realizes that he possesses a device that allows him to travel to alternate dimensions. Is his father alive, after all? If so, where is he?

Mayonaka no Occult Koumuin coverMayonaka no Occult Koumuin

Miyako Arata is newly assigned to the Shinjuku Ward Office’s Nighttime Regional Relations Department. Each of Tokyo’s 23 wards has one such department, established to mitigate paranormal and occult-related events. Arata’s special skill is the understanding of non-human speech, and the story begins with him encountering a youkai at Shinjuku Gyoen park who refers to him as the legendary Heian-era exorcist, Abe no Seimei.

 

Mix coverMix

“MIX” takes place 26 years from the story “TOUCH”. From the legend left by the hero of “TOUCH”, Tatsuya Uesugi, Meisei Academy High School was well known for their strong baseball team. 26 years from their glory, the team has not been able to keep their record and lost their fame.

“MIX” is about two stepbrothers, Soichiro and Toma Tachibana. The two aim to revive of the once strong Meisei Academy’s baseball team and enter the National High School Baseball Championship.

Soichiro and Toma were second years in Meisei Academy Middle School. Both boys are talented baseball players. Soichiro has shown excellent skill as a catcher and batter. Though having an extraordinary skill as a pitcher, Toma no longer pitches due to a “certain reason.”

Once he two enter High School, they pair as a battery and aim to enter the National High School Baseball Championship!

The passion and devoted emotions will touch your heart! “MIX” is an high school baseball drama that all ages and genders can enjoy!

Namu Amida Butsu Rendai Utena coverNamu Amida Butsu!: Rendai Utena

The pain that everyone cannot escape when living: the living, old, sick, and death. The way to save it is through Buddhist enlightenment. At the end of a war, a prince who obtained the Buddhist enlightenment became the Shaka Nyorai and saved the world. Long time has passed since that, currently the latter age of decadence. Mara, the worry that once tried to destroy Shaka’s enlightenment, has made a contract with the devil in order to seek revenge against Shaka. He begins to control people with worries.

Meanwhile, a team centering around Shaka, called the Thirteen Buddhas, and the two benevolent deities who protect the dharma, Taishakuten and Bonten, who stood up to fight against Mara to protect people from worries. A battle between Mara and the Buddhist gods that involves people begins now!

RobiHachi coverRobiHachi

Neo Tokyo, the year G.C. (Galaxy Century) 0051, which marks a half century since first contact was made. Humans have obtained super light-speed navigation technology and formed a commonwealth of planets with aliens. A streak of bad luck is continuing for self-proclaimed freelance reportage writer Robby Yarge, who is around 30 years old. He fails at work, so his contract is cut. His girlfriend leaves him, he nearly dies in a traffic accident, and debt collectors come after him.

One day, a bag snatcher steals Robby’s bag, and a young man helps him. Hatchi Kita, an 18-year-old part-time worker, catches the criminal and returns Robby’s bag. Robby offers him his gratitude and a meal in return. The pair discover they are complete opposites and soon part ways.

However, Hatchi turns up again in Robby’s life as a debt collector. Hatchi explains that it’s his part-time job working for the loan shark Yan. A cat-and-mouse chase begins, and Yan’s Finance president Yan takes his subordinates Aro and Gra along for the ride. Robby manages to elude Hatchi and escape to space while shaking off Yan’s group. Robby thinks of escaping to Isekandar, a distant and legendary planet in the Milky Way that is said to bring happiness to those who go there. Though Robby thought he had escaped to space alone, he discovers Hatchi inside his spaceship. The two decide to travel across the galaxy together in search of Isekandar.

Sarazanmai coverSarazanmai

The stage is Asakusa.

One day, three second-year middle school students — Kazuki Yasaka, Toi Kuji, and Enta Jinai — meet a kappa-like creature named Keppi, who is the self-proclaimed heir to the throne of Kappa Kingdom. Keppi forcibly takes the students’ shirikodama (a mythical organ kappa steal through a person’s anus) and they are transformed into kappa. Keppi informs them, “If you want to return to your former selves, you need to connect in ‘that way’ and you must bring me the shirikodama of zombies.” Will the three boys be able to connect and take the shirikodama of zombies?

At the same time, two policemen, Reo Niiboshi and Mabu Akutsu, try to do something at the police box where they are stationed.

Sewayaki Kitsune no Senko-san coverSewayaki Kitsune no Senko-san

The everyday life of Nakano, a salaryman working for an exploitative company, is suddenly intruded upon by the fox, Senko-san (800-year-old little girl). Whether it be cooking, cleaning, or special service(?)… she’ll heal his exhaustion with her tender “care.”

 

 

Shoumetsu Toshi coverShoumetsu Toshi

One day, a city suddenly disappears. Takuya, a professional by-the-contract courier and lone wolf, meets Yuki, the only survivor from the city’s extinction. The two rely on a message from Yuki’s father, who was heard to be missing, and head toward the disappeared city, Lost.

However, unexpected obstacles strike before the pair, with the reality especially shocking for Yuki. Before them are the feelings of those left behind, a mysterious group manipulating in the shadows, and unveiling the hidden conspiracy. Takuya and Yuki, who both were initially strangers, would deepen their bond during the journey and unravel the mystery of the Lost city.

I think out of these I’m going to watch around three and the rest will all be returning shows. What will you guys be watching?

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