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Anime Spotlight - ReLIFE

Have you ever thought, "I want to live my life over again"?

The #1 popular comic running in the web comic site "comico" is finally turning into anime!
― ReLIFE Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting July 2016 Key Staff Director: Tomochi Kosaka ("Yowamushi Pedal" as Unit Director for eps 29) Series Composition: Kazuho Hyodo ("Big Windup" (episodes 6, 11...
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Anime Spotlight - Hybrid × Heart Magic Academy Ataraxia

Summoned by his elder sister, Kizuna Hida visits the Tactical Defense Academy Ataraxia on the Japanese Float. There he meets Aine Chidorigafuchi, a girl fighting enemies from another world using the Heart Hybrid Gear Zeros. ― Hybrid × Heart Magic Academy Ataraxia Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting July 2016 Key Staff Director: Hiroyuki Furukawa ("Si...
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Anime Spotlight - Berserk

Slam in the chunk of steel.

"That night" is coming again. The "night" of battle where the "Black Swordsman" roars—
― Berserk Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting July 2016 Key Staff Director: Shin Itagaki ("Black Cat", "Basquash! (TV)" as director for episodes 1-20) Series Composition: Makoto Fukami ("Psycho-Pass (movie)" as screenplay) Story Slam in...
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Anime Spotlight - The Heroic Legend of Arslan: Dust Storm Dance

The King's caliber is being tested. ― The Heroic Legend of Arslan: Dust Storm Dance Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting July 3, 2016 Key Staff Director: Noriyuki Abe (Bleach, Flame of Recca) Series Composition: Makoto Uezu (Arpeggio of Blue Steel, D-Frag!) Music: Taro Iwashiro (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, Blade and Soul) Story The King's calib...
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Anime Spotlight - Ange Vierge

I will "evolve" with you― ― Ange Vierge Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting July 9, 2016 (in Japan) Key Staff Director: Masafumi Tamura ("Dragonar Academy" as episode director for eps 3, 7, 11) Series Composition: Katsuhiko Takayama ("Aldnoah.Zero", "Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts", "The Future Diary") ↑ Top Story I will "evolve" with you―. One da...
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Anime Spotlight - Cheer Boys!!

Break apart your limits and your common sense! ― Cheer Boys!! Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting July 5, 2016 (in Japan) Key Staff Director: Ai Yoshimura ("Blue Spring Ride", "My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU") Series Composition: Reiko Yoshida ("Bakuman", "Girls und Panzer", "K-ON!", "Yowamushi Pedal") Story Break apart your limits and your common sen...
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Anime Spotlight - Handa-kun

Everybody can't help but follow the misadventures of Handa-kun! ― Handa-kun Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting July 7, 2016 (JST) Key Staff Director: Yoshitaka Koyama ("Noramimi" series, "Kero Kero Chime") Series Supervisor: Michiko Yokote ("Prison School", "Shirobako" as Series Composition) Character Design: Mayuko Matsumoto ("KanColle", "Gingitsun...
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Anime Spotlight - Love Live! Sunshine!!

Nine high school girls, led by second-year student Chika Takami, are driven by one seriously big dream: To become the next generation of bright, sparkling “school idols”! ― Love Live! Sunshine!! Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On-air starts July 2016. Key Staff Director: Kazuo Sakai ("Mushi-Uta" as director, "Mobile Suit Gundam AGE"as episode director) Series Co...
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Anime Spotlight - Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei!!

A battle to grant the magical girl's normal yet grand wish begins! ― Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei!! Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting July 6, 2016 Key Staff Chief Director: Shin Oonuma ("Kokoro Connect" sa chief director, "Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts" as director,"WATAMOTE" as director) Series Composition: Kenji Inoue ("Baka and Test -...
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Anime Spotlight - Shonen Maid

After his mother passed away, grade school boy Chihiro Komiya starts working as a "maid" at his uncle's grand estate. ― Shonen Maid Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting April 7, 2016 (in Japan) Key Staff Director: Yusuke Yamamoto (Aquarion Evol, Walkure Romanze) Series Composition: Yoshiko Nakamura (Hiiro no Kakera - The Tamayori Princess Saga, Mont...
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Anime Spotlight - Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto.

The cool, cooler, coolest high school student is here, and his name is Sakamoto. ― Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto. Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On Air starting April 7, 2016 (in Japan) Key Staff Director: Shinji Takamatsu (Gintama (TV), Mobile Suit Gundam X, School Rumble, Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!) Character Design: Kana Ishida Atsuko Nakajima (T...
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Anime Spotlight - Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto.

The cool, cooler, coolest high school student is here, and his name is Sakamoto. ― Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto. Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On Air starting April 7, 2016 (in Japan) Key Staff Director: Shinji Takamatsu (Gintama (TV), Mobile Suit Gundam X, School Rumble, Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!) Character Design: Kana Ishida Atsuko Nakajima (T...
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Anime Spotlight - Shonen Maid

After his mother passed away, grade school boy Chihiro Komiya starts working as a "maid" at his uncle's grand estate. ― Shonen Maid Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting April 7, 2016 (in Japan) Key Staff Director: Yusuke Yamamoto (Aquarion Evol, Walkure Romanze) Series Composition: Yoshiko Nakamura (Hiiro no Kakera - The Tamayori Princess Saga, Mont...
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Anime Spotlight - Bakuon!!

Discouraged by riding uphill to her school on a bicycle, high school girl Hane Sakura joins the motorcycle club and acquired a motorcycle license. ― Bakuon!! Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting April 2016 Key Staff Director: Junji Nishimura (GLASSLIP, Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Samurai Deeper Kyo, Ranma ½) Introduction If highschool girls ride a...
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Anime Spotlight - And you thought there is never a girl online?

Hideki Nishimura thought female characters in online games were all played by male players. He is about to change his mind, however, when he receives a confession of love from a female character...... ― And you thought there is never a girl online? (Netoge no Yome wa Onna no ko ja Nai to Omotta?) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery TV Anime on air starting April 7...
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Anime Spotlight - Haifuri

Childhood friends Akeno Misaki and Moeka China enroll in a marine high school in Yokosuka in order to become "Blue Mermaids," a new female force established to protect the remaining coastal towns after many countries have sank into the sea. ― Haifuri Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 9, 2016 (JST) Key Staff Director: You Nobuta (A Good Lib...
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Anime Spotlight - Bungo Stray Dogs

Armed Detective Agency, a group of prolific Japanese writers with supernatural powers, solve disputes that army and police couldn't step into. ― Bungo Stray Dogs Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting April 6th 2016 Key Staff Director: Takuya Igarashi (Ouran High School Host Club, Sailor Moon Sailor Stars, Soul Eater) Series Composition: Yoji Enokido ...
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Anime Spotlight - SUPER LOVERS

High school student Haru Kaido is suddenly introduced to a boy named Ren, a wild child who happens to be his adoptive little brother. ― SUPER LOVERS Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 6th 2016(JST) Key Staff Director: Shinji Ishihira (Fairy Tail,LOG HORIZON) Series Composition: Yoshiko Nakamura (Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Hiiro no Kakera - ...
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Anime Spotlight - JOKER GAME

In 1937, the Imperial Army established "Institution D" to train spies. The recruitment method, training, and core values of the Institution were, however, very unorthodox and different from those of the Army. ― JOKER GAME Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 5th 2016(JST) Key Staff Director: Kazuya Nomura (Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie, R...
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Anime Spotlight - The Asterisk War (2nd season)

Ayato Amagiri takes up the challenge along with his partner Julis, the Witch of the Resplendent Flames (Glühen Rose). ― The Asterisk War (2nd season) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2, 2016 (JST) Key Staff General Director: Manabu Ono (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, Saki, The Irregular at Magic High School) Original Character Designs:...
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Anime Spotlight - The Lost Village

30 young men and women sign up for a suspicious bus tour to “Nanakimura Village” – a phantom village that may or may not really exist. ― The Lost Village Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2016 (JST) Key Staff Director: Tsutomu Mizushima (Another, Big Windup!, Blood-C, Girls und Panzer, Prison School, Shirobako, xxxHOLiC) Series Composition...
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Anime Spotlight - Kumamiko - Girl meets Bear

A middle school student works as the shrine maiden for a shrine that worships bears. ― Kumamiko - Girl meets Bear Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 3rd 2016(JST) Key Staff Director: Kiyoshi Matsuda (Macross Frontier (TV) (Episode Director (5 episodes)) Story Deep in the mountains somewhere in the Tohoku region, Machi is a middle school stu...
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Anime Spotlight - BBK/BRNK

Can these 5 teenagers take on the burden of saving their world? ― BBK/BRNK Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 9, 2016 (JST) Key Staff Character Design: Yusuke Kozaki (Fire Emblem Awakening, NO MORE HEROES) Music: Masaru Yokoyama (Your Lie in April, Plastic Memories) Introduction Can they pull it off? Story Let's talk about "BBK/BRNK". A w...
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Anime Spotlight - Haruchika -Haruta & Chika

Childhood friends Chika Homura and Haruta Kamijo reunite in their high school's wind ensemble club. They are both determined to recruit new members and perform in the prestigious national wind ensemble competition at "Fumon Hall". ― Haruchika -Haruta & Chika Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2016! (JST) Key Staff Director: Masakazu Hashi...
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Anime Spotlight - Please tell me! Galko-chan

Galko-chan may look like a player but as they say looks can be deceiving! ― Please tell me! Galko-chan Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2016 (JST) Key Staff Director: Keiichiro Kawaguchi (Minami-ke Tadaima, Moetan) Character Design: Kenji Fujisaki (B-Daman CrossFire, Blood Lad) Introduction Is it true that Galko-chan is going to become ...
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Anime Spotlight - Prince of Stride Alternative

First year students Takeru Fujiwara, Nana Sakurai and Riku Yagami are ready to take on the challenge of bringing Honan High School's stride team back to the top! ― Prince of Stride Alternative Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 5, 2016 (JST) Key Staff Director: Atsuko Ishizuka (No Game, No Life, Hanayamata) Series Composition: Taku Kishim...
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Anime Spotlight - DIMENSION W

Our energy problems seemed to have been solved. But with new solutions new problems arise. Enter repo man Kyoma and his android assistant Mira the most unlikely duo for this job. ― DIMENSION W Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2016 (JST) Key Staff Director: Kanta Kamei (Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girfriend, Nanaana's Buried Treasure)...
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Anime Spotlight - ERASED

Satoru Fujinuma will have to finally face the truth about his past! How will this affect his future? ― ERASED Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Streaming starts January 7th, 2016 at 9:30am(PST) Key Staff Director: Tomohiko Ito (Sword Art Online, Silver Spoon) Character Design: Keigo Sasaki (Blue Exorcist, The Seven Deadly Sins) Story Satoru Fujinuma is a young m...
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Anime Spotlight - Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju (Showa and Genroku era lover's suicide through Rakugo)

Yotaro enter's the world of Rakugo during the Showa era. ― Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju (Showa and Genroku era lover's suicide through Rakugo) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 8, 2016 (JST) Key Staff Director: Mamoru Hatakeyama (Rozen Maiden – Zurückspulen) Series Composition: Jun Kumagai (Hamatora) Character Design: Mieko Hosoi (Aiura, ...
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Anime Spotlight - KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world!

Kazuma's second life is about to begin. Oh and what an adventure it's going to be! ― KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world! Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 13, 2016 (JST) Key Staff Director: Takaomi Kanasaki (Tokyo Ravens, Is This a Zombie?) Series Composition: Makoto Uezu (Arpeggio of Blue Steel, Is This a Zombie?) Introduc...
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Anime Spotlight - DAGASHIKASHI (But Still)

Kokonotsu Shikada summer break is about to be turned upside down. ― DAGASHIKASHI (But Still) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2016! (JST) Key Staff Director: Shigehito Takayanagi ((The) World God Only Knows, Galaxy Angel A) Character Design: Kanetoshi Kamimoto (Burst Angel, Ghost in the Shell(movie)) Story Kokonotsu Shikada doesn't want...
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Anime Spotlight - Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle

Dragoknights Assemble! The battle is about to begin! ― Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2016 (JST) Key Staff Director: Masaomi Ando (White Album 2, School-Live) Series Composition: Yuuko Kakihara (Heaven's Lost Property, Persona 4 The Animation) Character Design: Keiko Kurosawa (RE: Hamatora) Story Mechanica...
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Anime Spotlight - Luck and Logic

Yoshichika Tsurugi's normal life is about to change after his meeting with the goddess Athena. ― Luck and Logic Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2016 (JST) Key Staff Director: Koichi Chigira (“Full Metal Panic!” “Brave Story”) Concept / Series Structure / Script: Yuya Takahashi (QueenB) (“Laughing Under the Clouds” “Lupin the Third Part...
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Anime Spotlight - PHANTASY STAR ONLINE 2 THE ANIMATION

The 15th Anniversary of PHANTASY STAR ONLINE 2 is celebrated with a new series for the winter season! ― PHANTASY STAR ONLINE 2 THE ANIMATION Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2016 (JST) Key Staff Director: Keiichiro Kawaguchi (MOVIE HUNTER×HUNTER -The LAST MISSION-, Hyate the Combat Butler) Series Composition: Mitsutaka Hirota (The Princ...
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Anime Spotlight - Durarara!! x 2 The Third Arc

Ikebukuro's calling! Just let them in! ― Durarara!! x 2 The Third Arc Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 9, 2016 Key Staff Director: Takahiro Omori (Baccano!,Natsume's Book of Friends) Series Composition: Noboru Takagi (Baccano!, Kuroko's Basketball) Character Design: Takahiro Kishida (Arjuna, Final Fantasy: Unlimited) Introduction This i...
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Anime Spotlight - Myriad Colors Phantom World

Hosea Academy's best students have come together to defeat phantoms that have arrived in our world! ― Myriad Colors Phantom World Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2016! (JST) Key Staff Director: Tatsuya Ishihara (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Clannad After Story) Series Composition: Fumihiko Shimo (Aria the Scarlett Ammo Double A, ...
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Anime Spotlight - Norn Nonet (Norn9)

3 young girls and 9 young men depart together on a journey aboard a giant airship. ― Norn Nonet (Norn9) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2016 (JST) Key Staff Director: Takao Abo (Eureka Seven (episode director for eps 4, 11, 23, 30, 43)) Series Composition: Natsuko Takahashi (My Love Story, You're Under Arrest: Full Throttle) Introducti...
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Anime Spotlight - Girls aim for the Wilderness ~ Girls Beyond the Youth KOYA ~

Buntaro Hojo has spent most of his high school life without a sense of direction. One day he's asked to develop a game and things start to fall into place. ― Girls aim for the Wilderness ~ Girls Beyond the Youth KOYA ~ Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2016 (JST) Key Staff Director: Takuya Sato (Selector Infected Wixoss, NieA 7) Original...
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Anime Spotlight - Valkyrie Drive Mermaid

The Mermaid islands are about to explode with sexy battle action! ― Valkyrie Drive Mermaid Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 10, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Hiraku Kaneko (The Qwaser of Stigmata, MAKEN-KI! BATTLING VENUS 2) Series Composition: Yosuke Kuroda (Best Student Council, Gundam build Fighters Try) Introduction With you in my ...
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Anime Spotlight - The Testament of Sister New Devil BURST

Basara Tojo is back and he will do anything to protect his little sisters! Let the battle that breaks heaven and earth begin! ― The Testament of Sister New Devil BURST Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 9, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Hisashi Saito (Bamboo Blade, Heaven's Lost Property) Series Composition: Sumio Uetake (Burn-Up Scramble...
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Anime Spotlight - Beautiful Bones -Sakurako's Investigation-

Sakurako has had a fascination with bones since she was very young. ― Beautiful Bones -Sakurako's Investigation- Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 7, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Series Composition: Takayo Ikami (Yurikuma Arashi, Penguindrum) Character Design: Michio Sato (Viper's Creed) Music: TECHOBOYS PULCRAFT GREEN-FUND (Trinity Seven, Witch...
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Anime Spotlight - Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon

The 35th Test Platoon has always been seen as insignificant. However new member Ouka Ohtori may have what it takes bring the 35th to the forefront! ― Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 7, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Tomoyuki Kawamura (Kamigami no Asobi) Series Composition: Kento Shimoyama (Serv...
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Anime Spotlight - Seraph of the End: Second Half

The noble extermination mission in Nagoya is about to begin! ― Seraph of the End: Second Half Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Daisuke Tokudo (Episode Director Attack on Titan (Eps. 17, 25), Episode Director Guilty Crown (Eps. 5, 13, 19)) ↑ Top Story Second Half 'Battle in Nagoya' Yuichiro has reunited wit...
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Anime Spotlight - Aria the Scarlet Ammo Double A

Akari may be the weakest in her class but she will do what ever it takes to score a one on one training session with her idol Aria! ― Aria the Scarlet Ammo Double A Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 6, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Takashi Kawabata (Magic Madoka Magica The Movie: Rebellion) Series Composition: Fumihiko Shimo (Infinite S...
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Anime Spotlight - Owarimonogatari

This is the story that reveals the “beginning” of everything. ― Owarimonogatari Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 3, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Original Creator: Nisioisin (Monogatari Series) Chief Director: Akiyuki Shimbou (Puella Magi Madoka Magica (TV) (Director), Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie (Chief Director)) Director: Tomoyuki Itam...
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Anime Spotlight - Asterisk War

The players are ready! Let the Star Warrior Festival Begin! ― Asterisk War Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 3, 2015 (JST) Key Staff General Director: Manabu Ono (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, Saki, The Irregular at Magic High School) Original Character Designs: okiura (Plastic Memories, Infinite Stratos ) Music: Rasmus Faber (Lagran...
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Anime Spotlight - STARMYU

― STARMYU Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Shunsuke Tada (Dragonar Academy, Kuroko's Basketball) Character Designs: Asami Watanabe (Agami ga KILL!) Introduction "I don't know how to give up on my dreams--" ↑ Top Story Yuta Hoshitani enters Ayanagi Academy, a school renowned for music and showbiz, to follo...
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Anime Spotlight - ONE PUNCH MAN

Finally, the hit manga gets animated! ― ONE PUNCH MAN Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Shingo Natsume (Space Dandy) Character Design: Chikashi Kubota (ROBOTICS;NOTES) Theme Song Opening: Jam Project (Mazinkaiser: Shito! Ankoku Daishogun, Mazinkaiser Edition Z: The Impact!) Introduction The man who became t...
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Anime Spotlight - Comet Lucifer

― Comet Lucifer Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcasting October 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Yasuhito Kikuchi (Buso Shinki, Infinite Stratos) Series Composition: Yuichi Nomura (Lagrange – The Flower of Rin-ne) Mechanical Design: Takayuki Yanase (Toward the Terra, Valvrave the Liberator) Character Design / General Animation Director: Yuichi Takahashi (G...
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Anime Spotlight - K RETURN OF KINGS

"K RETURN OF KINGS" will depict what happens after the "K MISSING KINGS" theatrical release. ― K RETURN OF KINGS Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Shingo Suzuki (Coppelion) Introduction Bonds come around ↑ Top Story A modern Japan where a history differing from reality exists. There, seven "Kings" with mass...
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Anime Spotlight - Fafner EXODUS 2nd Season

2150 A.D. The battle with the Festum, the silicon life-forms from distant outer space, had reached a new dimension. ― Fafner EXODUS 2nd Season Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 2 (JST) Key Staff Director: Nobuyoshi Habara (Dancougar - Super Beast Machine God, Fafner ) Series Composition: Tow Ubukata (Psycho Pass 2, Ghost in the Shell Ari...
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Anime Spotlight - Young Black Jack

Welcome to the Fall Spotlight! Young Black Jack premieres on October 1st, find out what it's all about. ― Young Black Jack Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast begins October 1, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Atsuko Kase (SaiKano, Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory ) Music: Daisuke Ikeda (Saiyuki Reload, Tantei Gakuen Q) Introduction Why did he fall...
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Anime Spotlight - Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA 2wei Herz!

Even magical girls need a little time to enjoy the summer! ― Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA 2wei Herz! Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 24, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Original Creator: Type - Moon (CANAAN, Fate/stay night, The Garden of Sinners) Director: Masato Jinbo (Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya, Nozo x Kimi (OVA) ) Introduction Hot sun! Blu...
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Anime Spotlight - Castle Town Dandelion

The Sakurada syblings every move is being televised before the national election. Who will win the hearts and minds of the town people and suceed in their father's footsteps? ― Castle Town Dandelion Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 2, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Noriaki Akitaya (Bakuman, BONJOUR Sweet love Patisserie) Series Composition...
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Anime Spotlight - SHIMONETA: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist (Shimoneta to iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai)

The revolution is about to begin! ― SHIMONETA: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist (Shimoneta to iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 4, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Youhei Suzuki (The Hentai Prince and the Stony Cat ) Series Composition: Masahiro Yokotani (Free! Eternal...
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Anime Spotlight - To loveru -Darkness 2nd

After a brief break To Love Ru Darkness returns for a second season! ― To loveru -Darkness 2nd Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 6, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Atsushi Otuski (Argevollen, Ladies versus Buttlers!) Character Design: Yuchi Oka (Argevollen , Motto To loveru) Music: Takeshi Watanabe (Strike the Blood, Saki) ↑ Top Story The fo...
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Anime Spotlight - AOHARU x MACHINEGUN

Hotaru Tachibana is introduced to the survival game world by an eccentric group of friends who may have what it takes to be the best team in Japan. ― AOHARU x MACHINEGUN Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 2, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Hideaki Nakano (Golden Time Episode Director (Eps.7), Yatterman Night Episode Director (Eps.2) ) Series ...
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Anime Spotlight - Sky Wizards Academy

Can this instructor use his unorthodox training methods to turn these delinquents into powerful Sky Wizards? ― Sky Wizards Academy Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 8, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Takayuki Inagaki (Desert Punk, Jewelpet Sunshine ) Series Composition: Hiroshi Yamaguchi (Comic Party, Nobunagun) Character Design: Osamu Horiu...
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Anime Spotlight - Durarara!! x 2 The Second Arc

Ikebukuro is once again a hotbed of gang wars, random kidnappings, and supernatural activity. ― Durarara!! x 2 The Second Arc Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 4 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Takahiro Omori (Baccano!,Natsume's Book of Friends) Series Composition: Noboru Takagi (Baccano!, Kuroko's Basketball) Character Design: Takahiro Kish...
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Anime Spotlight - Non Non Biyori Repeat

Let's hang out and spend a beautiful summer with our friends from the Asahigaoka Branch School. ― Non Non Biyori Repeat Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Shinya Kawatsura (Kokoro Connect, Non Non Biyori) Series Composition: Reiko Yoshida (D.Gray-man, Sugar Sugar Rune) Character Design: Mai Otsuka (Shakugan no ...
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Anime Spotlight - Junjo Romantica 3

Misaki and Akihiko may not be perfect but what they have is worth more than anything in this world! ― Junjo Romantica 3 Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 8, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Original Creator: Shungiku Nakamura (Hybrid Child) Director: Chiaki Kon (When They Cry – Higurashi, Devils and Realist ) Character Design: Yoko Kikuchi (Kuroko's Ba...
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Anime Spotlight - Hetalia - The World Twinkle

The popular Hetalia series returns for another season! ― Hetalia - The World Twinkle Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Hiroshi Watanabe (Fairy Princess Minky Momo, The Law of Ueki, Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok) Series Composition: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Denki-Gai, Magical Warfare, Hajime No Ippo Rising) Charac...
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Anime Spotlight - GANGSTA.

Worick and Nicolas are the perfect "Handymen" for the chaotic city of Ergastulum. ― GANGSTA. Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 2015(JST) Key Staff Director: Shukou Murase (Witch Hunter Robin, Ergo Proxy ) Series Planner: Shinichi Inotsume (Hayate the Combat Butler, Nyan Koi, Sket Dance ) Music: TSUTCHIE (Samurai Champloo) Introduction The t...
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Anime Spotlight - Actually, I am... (Jitsu wa watashi wa)

Asahi and Yoko share a secret that could turn their high school lives upside down! ― Actually, I am... (Jitsu wa watashi wa) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 6, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Yasutaka Yamamoto (Squid Girls, Hero Bank) Character Design: Hirotaka Marufuji (Nobunaga the Fool, Macross Frontier, Aquarion Evol) Script Supervisor...
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Anime Spotlight - Overlord

The popular online game Yggdrasil was suppose to end it's service but as players waited to bid farewell something happened... ― Overlord Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Naoyuki Ito (Digimon: Data Squad, One Piece: Strong World Episode 0 (OVA) ) Character Design: Takahiro Yoshimatsu (Trigun, Future GPX Cyber ...
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Anime Spotlight - AQUARION LOGOS

Aquarion celebrates it's 10th Anniversary with a new series! ― AQUARION LOGOS Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins July 2015 (JST) Key Staff Original Creator: Shoji Kawamori (Aquarion, Basquash, Macross Frontier) Director: Hidekazu Sato (Nobunaga the Fool, Slayers Next, Fortune Quest L) Character Design: Takashi Mamezuka (Outbreak Company, Listen t...
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Anime Spotlight - Rokka - Braves of the Six Flowers -

The legend tells of six heroes who will defeat evil and bring peace back to their world. However seven have appeared! Who are the real heores and who is the imposter? ― Rokka -Braves of the Six Flowers- Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Coming to TV in July 2015!! (JST) Key Staff Director: Takeo Takahashi (Spice and Wolf, Maoyu - Archenemy & Hero) Series Composi...
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Anime Spotlight Spring 2015 - The List

The spring season has begun! Here is a recap of the shows that are in bloom. ― Featured Series (Click for more) (Jump to additional shows) Mikagura School Suite (Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku) Seraph of the End High School DxD BorN (Season 3) Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Euphonium) Etotama (Chinese Zodiac Souls) RE-KAN! My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO! (Yahari Ore no Seishun Love-Come wa Machigatte iru -...
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Anime Spotlight - Wish upon the Pleiades

A story about hope that travels through space and time. ― Wish upon the Pleiades Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Shoji Saeki (FLCL (OVA), Medaka Box Abnormal) Character Design: Mai Otsuka ( Astarotte's Toy, Hanamaru Kindergarden) ↑ Top Story Subaru is a junior high student that loves the stars. One day, aft...
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Anime Spotlight - Utano☆Princesama Revolutions

ST☆RISH and QUARTET NIGHT will put it all on the line for a chance to perform at the international sports festival! ― Utano☆Princesama Revolutions Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Makoto Hoshino (Uta no Prince-sama 2000% episode director (eps.1,7,12), Sword Art Online episode director (eps. 7,20)) Series Com...
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Anime Spotlight - Hello!! KINMOZA

Alice Cartlet, Shinobu Omiya and friends are back for another season of high school comedy fun! ― Hello!! KINMOZA Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Tensho (The Fruit of Grisaia ) Series Composition: Yuniko Ayana (Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl, Locodol) ↑ Top Story Alice Cartelet, 16 years old. A Briti...
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Anime Spotlight - Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma

Soma Yukihira is ready to take his culinary battle skills to the next level! ― Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Yoshitomo Yonetani (Brigadoon, Ghastly Prince Enma Burning Up ) Series Composition: Shogo Yasukawa (Terraformars, Invaders of the Rokujyoma!?) Character Design: Tomoyuk...
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Anime Spotlight - Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Adventure, wealth, and maybe a new girlfriend? Let the dungeon crawl begin! ― Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Yoshinobu Yamakawa (Little Busters!, Kill Me Baby) Series Composition: Hideki Shirane (Date A Live, Aria the Scarlet Ammo) Theme Song Performance (O...
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Anime Spotlight - Triage X

Evil cannot hide from the swift justice of Black Label! ― Triage X Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Original Work: Shoji Sato ( High School of the Dead (Original Art)) Director: Takao Kato (Buso Renkin, Over Drive) Series Composition: Katsuhiko Takayama (Aldnoah.Zero, Baka and Test- Summon the Beasts) Introduction The...
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Anime Spotlight - The Labyrinth of Grisaia / The Eden of Grisaia

Yuji Kazami saved the hearts of five girls at Mihama Academy however his heart still carries a burden that may never heal. ― The Labyrinth of Grisaia (Grisaia no Meikyu - Le Labyrinthe de la Grisaia)/The Eden of Grisaia (Grisaia no Rakuen - Le Eden de la Grisaia) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 12, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Tensho (...
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Anime Spotlight - The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki chan

Yuki Nagato has fallen in love.... ― The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki chan Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Series Composition: Touko Machida (Lucky Star, The Idolmaster) Original Character Design: Noizi Ito ( The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Shakugan no Shana) Introduction This time around, the heroine in this "Dis...
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Anime Spotlight - The Heroic Legend of Arslan

An epic tale of a young boy's destiny unfolds in this popular fantasy series! ― The Heroic Legend of Arslan Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 5, 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Noriyuki Abe (Bleach, Flame of Recca) Series Composition: Makoto Uezu (Arpeggio of Blue Steel, D-Frag!)) Music: Taro Iwashiro (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, Bla...
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Anime Spotlight - Ninja Slayer From Animation

When his wife and child are killed in a ninja turf war Kenji Fujikido takes on the mantle of the Ninja Slayer to seek vengeance! ― Ninja Slayer From Animation Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Streaming Starts April 16, 2015 at 23:00 (JST) Key Staff Series Director: Akira Amemiya (Inferno Cop (ONA)) Theme Song Performance (OP): Boom Boom Satellites (Xam'd Lost M...
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Anime Spotlight - My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO! (Yahari Ore no Seishun Love-Come wa Machigatte iru - Zoku-)

Your favorite Service Club members are back for another season of problem solving, romantic mishaps, and awkward social interaction. ― My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO! (Yahari Ore no Seishun Love-Come wa Machigatte iru - Zoku-) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Kei Oikawa (Outbreak Company, Minami –ke: Bets...
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Anime Spotlight - RE-KAN!

Hibiki Amami is a kind hearted high school student with the ability to speak to ghost. ― RE-KAN! Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Masashi Kudo (Hayate The Combat Butler:Quties, Ikki Tousen: Extravaganza Epoch (OVA)) Series Composition: Takashi Aoshima (KanColle, Survival Game Club) Character Design: Aoi Yama...
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Anime Spotlight - Etotama (Chinese Zodiac Souls)

Nya-tan will enter the Divine Tournament and do what no Eto-musume has done. She will try to win it all!!! ― Etotama (Chinese Zodiac Souls) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Fumitoshi Oizaki (Romeo X Juliet, Place to Place) Series Composition: Deko Akao (Arakawa Under the Bridge, BlazBlue Alter Memory) Introd...
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Anime Spotlight - Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Euphonium)

Kumiko Oumae is still on the fence about joining her high school wind ensemble. What will it take to make that sound leap of faith? ― Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Euphonium) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Tatsuya Ishihara (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Air, Nichijou-My Ordinary Life ) ) Series Compositio...
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Anime Spotlight - High School DxD BorN (Season 3)

Issei and company return with enough comedy and action to make you bust out cheering for your favorite Kuoh Academy students! ― High School DxD BorN (Season 3) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Tetsuya Yanagisawa (Daimidaler-The Sound Robot, Shattered Angels ) Series Composition: Takao Yoshioka (The Familiar ...
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Anime Spotlight - Seraph of the End

The Moon Demon Company will do all it can to save what's left of the human race from the Vampire invasion! ― Seraph of the End Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Daisuke Tokudo (Attack on Titian Episode Director (eps. 17,25), Guily Crown Episode Director (eps.5, 9, 21 ) ) ↑ Top Story Suddenly one day, the worl...
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Anime Spotlight - Mikagura School Suite (Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku)

Eruna Ichinomiya has found the high school of her dreams. Is she ready to take on the challenges that come with it? ― Mikagura School Suite (Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Tarou Iwasaki (Baki the Grappler, Ryoko's Case File) Series Composition: Masahiro Yokotani (Free! Eternal Su...
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Anime Spotlight Winter 2015 - The List

The Winter Season is in full swing! What shows are you watching this season? ― Featured Series (Click for more) (Jump to additional shows) Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! Kamisama Kiss (Kamisama Hajimemashita) (2nd Season) Absolute Duo Yurikuma Arashi Gourmet Girl Graffiti Unlimited Fafnir (Juoumujin no Fafnir) SHONEN HOLLYWOOD - HOLLY STAGE FOR 50 KanColle – Fleet Girls Collection (Kantai Collec...
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Anime Spotlight - Fafner EXODUS

The Fafner series returns! ― Fafner EXODUS Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 8 (JST) Key Staff Director: Nobuyoshi Habara (Dancougar - Super Beast Machine God, Fafner ) Series Composition: Tow Ubukata (Psycho Pass 2, Ghost in the Shell Arise (OAV) ) Character Design: Hisashi Hirai (Heroic Age, S-CRY-ed, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed ) Mechanic...
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Anime Spotlight - ISUCA

A spirit hunter involves her housekeeper in a daily fight against apparitions. ― ISUCA Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 23 (JST) Key Staff Director: Akira Iwanaga (Tegami Bachi ) Series Composition: Masashi Suzuki (Rail Wars, Shuffle!) Character Design: Yukiko Akiyama (Black Cat, Yumeiro Patissiere) ↑ Top Introduction Clash (love). ↑ To...
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Anime Spotlight - The Testament of Sister New Devil (Shinmai Maou no Testament)

Basara Tojo will do everything to protect his sisters! However who will protect him from them? ― The Testament of Sister New Devil (Shinmai Maou no Testament) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 7 (JST) Key Staff Director: Hisashi Saito (Bamboo Blade, Haganai ) Screenplay: Takawo Yoshioka (Your Lie in April, WeiB Survive) Character Design:...
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Anime Spotlight - KanColle – Fleet Girls Collection (Kantai Collection)

With the sea as a battleground the Fleet Girls have arrived to take the fight to the Shinkai Seikan! ― KanColle – Fleet Girls Collection (Kantai Collection) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Keizo Kusakawa (Ashura Cryin, Day Break Illusion ) Series Composition: Jukki Hanada (Love Live! School Idol Project, ...
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Anime Spotlight - SHONEN HOLLYWOOD - HOLLY STAGE FOR 50

The boys of Shonen Hollywood are back!!! ― SHONEN HOLLYWOOD –HOLLY STAGE FOR 50- Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast January 2015(JST) Key Staff Director:Toshimasa Kuroyanagi (Say "I love you." as Series Director and Episode Director) Character Design: Kei Tsuchiya (Aruvu Rezuru - Mechanized Fairies) Art Director: Yuka Hirama (Boogiepop Phantom, Gurren L...
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Anime Spotlight - Unlimited Fafnir (Juoumujin no Fafnir)

Born with the power of D these students will take a stand to destroy the dragons that threaten their world! ― Unlimited Fafnir (Juoumujin no Fafnir) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 8 (JST) Key Staff Director: Jun Takahashi (Azumanga Daioh (Episode Director), The Prince of Tennis (Episode Director) ) Series Composition: Yuki Enatsu (Sai...
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Anime Spotlight - Gourmet Girl Graffiti

Sharing great food with amazing friends can always chase those blues away. ― Gourmet Girl Graffiti Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Naoyuki Tatsuwa (Nisekoi ) Series Composition: Mari Okada (Blast of Tempest, Gosick) Theme Song Performance: Maaya Sakamoto (The Visions of Escaflowne, Macross Frontier ) ↑ To...
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Anime Spotlight - Yurikuma Arashi

The war between bears and humans has reached a stalemate. Will the two species find a way to end this conflict and coexist? ― Yurikuma Arashi Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 5 (JST) Key Staff Director: Kunihiko Ikuhara (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Sailor Moon SuperS ) Series Composition: Takayo Ikami (Penguindrum) Music: Yukari Hashimoto...
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Anime Spotlight - Absolute Duo

Can this irregular find his perfect match? ― Absolute Duo Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 2015 (JST) Key Staff Director: Atsushi Nakayama (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS (Episode Director), Dog Days (Episode Director) ) Series Composition: Takamitsu Kouno (Ayakashi, Minami-Ke Tadaima) ↑ Top Introduction -- I don't want to lose. ↑...
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Anime Spotlight - Kamisama Kiss (Kamisama Hajimemashita) (2nd Season)

Nanami's training continues. Does she have what it takes to be the god of Mikage Shrine? ― Kamisama Kiss (Kamisama Hajimemashita) (2nd Season) Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins January 5 (JST) Key Staff Director: Akitaro Daichi (Kamisama Kiss, Fruits Basket, Jubei-Chan – The Ninja Girl Secret of the Lovely Eyepatch) Character Design:Junko Yamana...

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