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Anime Spotlight - JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR

The bloody war between the twelve warriors of the Zodiac begins... Who will be the last standing in the end? ― JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR Official Website: http://12taisen.com/ Official Twitter: @12taisen Introduction Story Characters Cast & Staff Gallery Premiere Date: October 3, 2017 Streaming available at: Crunchyroll (sub), Funimation (dub) Key Staff Director: Naoto Hosoda (The Future Diary, Minami...
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Anime Spotlight - Love Live! Sunshine!! (2nd Season)

Nine teenage girls from a small high school in a corner of Suruga Bay dream of becoming the next generation of bright, sparkling "school idols"! ― Love Live! Sunshine!! (2nd Season) Official Website: http://www.lovelive-anime.jp/uranohoshi/ Official Twitter: @LoveLive_staff Story Characters Cast & Staff Gallery Premiere Date: October 7, 2017 Key Staff Director: Kazuo Sakai ("Mushi-Uta" as director, ...
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Anime Spotlight - A Sister's All You Need.

Every day is full of fun. But something is missing.

"My life would be amazing if only I had a little sister. Why don't I have a little sister...?"
― A Sister's All You Need. Official Website: http://imotosae.com/ Official Twitter: @imotosae_anime Introduction Story Characters Cast & Staff Gallery Premiere Date: October 8, 2017 Key Staff Director: Shin Onuma (Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts, WATAM...
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Anime Spotlight - GARO-VANISHING LINE-

Sword, a Makai Knight with the title of "Garo" spends his days alone fighting off Horrors—evil beasts from the demon world that possess humans—in order to protect the town. One day while defeating Horrors, Sword comes upon the mysterious keyword "El Dorado." ― GARO-VANISHING LINE- Official Website: http://vanishing-line.jp/ Official Twitter: @anime_garo Introduction Characters Cast & Staff Gallery P...
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Anime Spotlight - The Ancient Magus' Bride

Chise is a 15-year-old girl who has nothing except one special power she was born with. An odd-looking magus named Elias takes in Chise as his apprentice, planning to eventually make her his wife. ― The Ancient Magus' Bride Official Website: http://mahoyome.jp Official Twitter: @mahoyome_project Introduction Story Characters Cast & Staff Gallery Premiere Date: October 8, 2017 Streaming available at:...
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Anime Spotlight - Black Clover

In this world where magic is everything... A boy named Asta who hasn't been able to use magic since he was born aims to become the Wizard King—the head of the Magic Knights—in order to prove himself and fulfill his promise with his friend! ― Black Clover Official Website: http://bclover.jp/ Official Twitter: @bclover_PR Introduction Story Characters Cast & Staff Gallery Premiere Date: October 3, 201...
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Anime Spotlight - Recovery of an MMO Junkie

Moriko Morioka, 30 years old, single, unemployed. A dropout from reality. Seeking a place of respite, she arrives in the world of the worldwide web. ― Recovery of an MMO Junkie Official Website: http://netoju.com Official Twitter: @netoju_anime Introduction Characters Cast & Staff Gallery Premiere Date: October 10, 2017 (JST) Key Staff Director: Kazuyoshi Yaginuma ("Bokurano"(TV) as episode director...
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Anime Spotlight - INUYASHIKI LAST HERO

Ichiro Inuyashiki, a dull-looking elderly employee who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, is struck by a UFO falling from the sky and reborn with a mechanical body. ― INUYASHIKI LAST HERO Official Website: http://www.inuyashiki-project.com/ Official Twitter: @inu_noitamina Official Facebook: https://ja-jp.facebook.com/inuyashiki/ Introduction Characters Cast & Staff Gallery Premiering on Octob...
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Anime Spotlight - Princess Principal

Profession: Spy
Mission: Female High School Student
― Princess Principal Official Website: http://www.pripri-anime.jp/ Twitter: @pripri_anime Introduction Characters Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting July 9th, 2017 Available at: Key Staff Director: Masaki Tachibana (.hack//Quantum (OAV), Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (TV)) Series Structure: Ichiro Ohkouchi (Angelic Layer (TV), Azumanga Daioh (TV), Berserk:...
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Anime Spotlight - In Another World With My Smartphone

15-year-old Mochizuki Touya ends up dying due to a mistake by God, and starts his new life in another world. All he has in this new world is his body that God powered up for him and his smartphone. ― In Another World With My Smartphone Official Website: http://isesuma-anime.jp/ Twitter: @isesumaofficial Story Characters Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting July 11th, 2017 Key Staff Director: Takeyuk...
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Anime Spotlight - Hina Logic - from Luck & Logic

This is the story of the energetic and adorable days the Logicalists-in-training spend together. It's time to Trance! ― Hina Logic - from Luck & Logic Official Website: http://hinalogic.com/ Twitter: @HinaLogic Introduction Characters Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting July 1st, 2017 Streaming available at: Crunchyroll Key Staff Director: Hiroaki Akagi ("Hetalia The Beautiful World" (TV) as Episod...
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Anime Spotlight - ID-0

Alliance Academy student Maya Mikuri runs into an accident while handling some I-Machine work—only to be rescued by a ship from Escavate, an Orichalt excavation firm and de-facto band of pirates that pilots I-Machines. ― ID-0 Official Website: http://id-zero.com/ Twitter: @ID_0_anime Trailer Introduction Story Characters Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting April 9, 2017 Key Staff Director: Goro Tan...
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Anime Spotlight - Alice & Zoroku

An emotional science fiction fantasy story about finding something precious once forgotten. ― Alice & Zoroku Official Website: http://www.alicetozouroku.com/ Twitter: @alicetozouroku Trailer Introduction Story Characters Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting April 2, 2017 Streaming available at: Crunchyroll Key Staff Director: Katsushi Sakurabi (Lunar Legend Tsukihime, Gunparade March) Series Composi...
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Anime Spotlight - ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.

We've updated the Anime Spotlight for ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept. with more characters, trivia and a trailer. If you're curious about this title, check it out. ― ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept. Official Website: http://acca-anime.com/ Official Twitter: @ACCA_anime #ACCA_anime Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting January 10, 2017 Key Staff Director: Shingo Natsume...
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Anime Spotlight - Little Witch Academia

Ever since seeing Shining Chariot's magic show when she was young, Akko has dreamed of becoming a witch. In order to make her wish come true, she enrolls at "Luna Nova Magical Academy," a traditional all-girls school where Chariot used to attend. ― Little Witch Academia Official Website: http://tv.littlewitchacademia.jp/ Official Twitter: @LWA_jp Story Characters Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting...
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Anime Spotlight - Hand Shakers

High school student Tazuna meets a girl sleeping on a bed in a laboratory. When he touches her fingertip, as if guided by something unknown, he hears a voice coming from somewhere... ― Hand Shakers Official Website: http://www.project-hs.net/ Official Twitter: @hs_p_info Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting January 10, 2017 Key Staff Director: Shingo Suzuki (Coppelion, K: Mi...
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Anime Spotlight - The Dragon Dentist

Nonoko is a newly appointed dentist and her mission is to protect the dragon, the guardian of the country, from tooth-cavity bacteria. ― The Dragon Dentist Official Website: http://www.nhk.or.jp/anime/ryu/en/ Story Characters Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting February 18, 2017 Available at: NHK World (Television) Key Staff Director: Kazuya Tsurumaki (FLCL, Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone) Sou...
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Anime Spotlight - Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju

After persuading the master to become his apprentice, Yotaro went on to refine his craft and become a star, inheriting the name of Sukeroku III. ― Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju Official Website: http://rakugo-shinju-anime.jp/ Official Twitter: @rakugoshinju Official Facebook: @rakugoshinju Story Characters Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting January 7, 2017 in Japan Streaming avai...
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Anime Spotlight - Saga of Tanya the Evil

A little girl with blond hair, blue eyes, and translucent skin. She flies in the sky, shoots down enemies relentlessly, and commands the force. Her name is Tanya Degurechaff. ― Saga of Tanya the Evil Official Website: http://youjo-senki.jp/ Official Twitter: @youjosenki Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting January 6, 2017 in Japan Key Staff Director: Yutaka Uemura (The Mysti...
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Anime Spotlight - Gabriel Dropout

An angel at the top of an angel school has descended to the human world! However, she has been acclimated herself to the life of the human world so much that she ends up leading a self-indulgent life. ― Gabriel Dropout Official Website: http://gabdro.com/ Official Twitter: @gabdroanime Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting January 9, 2017 Key Staff Director: Masahiko Ohta (Mi...
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Anime Spotlight - Chaos; Child

High school boy Takuru Miyashiro and his fellow newspaper club members at Hekiho Academy seek the truth behind a series of murders. ― Chaos; Child Official Website: http://chaoschildanime.com/ Official Twitter: @chaoch_anime Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting January 12, 2017 Key Staff Director: Masato Jinbo (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz!, Fate/kaleid liner Pri...
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Anime Spotlight - ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.

Jean Otus, the vice-chairman of the inspections department at ACCA headquarters, is one of the most cunning men in the syndicate's history. ― ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept. Official Website: http://acca-anime.com/ Official Twitter: @ACCA_anime #ACCA_anime Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting January 10, 2017 Key Staff Director: Shingo Natsume Series Structure: Tomohiro ...
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Anime Spotlight - KONOSUBA - God's blessing on this wonderful world! 2

What a life in another world really needs is a big, great adventure... Wait, no it doesn't! ― KONOSUBA - God's blessing on this wonderful world! 2 Official Website: http://konosuba.com/ Official Twitter: @konosubaanime Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting January 12, 2017 Key Staff Director: Takaomi Kanasaki (Tokyo Ravens, Is This a Zombie?) Series Composition: Makoto Uezu (...
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Anime Spotlight - Urara Maze Town Book

In order to become the top Urara (fortune-teller), an energetic girl named Chiya, comes to Maze Town—a town where the best fortune-tellers gather— to start her training. ― Urara Maze Town Book Official Website: http://www.tbs.co.jp/anime/urara/ Official Twitter: @urarameiro Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting January 5, 2017 Key Staff Director: Youhei Suzuki (The "Hentai" P...
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Anime Spotlight - Super Lovers 2

"Hey, do you remember the day we first kissed?" ― Super Lovers 2 Official Website: http://superlovers-anime.com/ Official Twitter: @SUPERLOVERSinfo Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting January 12, 2017 Key Staff Director: Shinji Ishihira (Fairy Tail, LOG HORIZON) Series Composition: Yoshiko Nakamura (Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Hiiro no Kakera - The Tamayori Princess Saga) ↑ ...
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Anime Spotlight - SEIREN

Pure love stories between innocent and lovely girls ― SEIREN Official Website: http://www.tbs.co.jp/anime/seiren/ Official Twitter: @anime_seiren Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting January 5, 2017 Key Staff Director: Tomoki Kobayashi (Akame ga KILL!, Amagami SS+) Original Character Design, Story: Kisai Takayama (AMAGAMI SS) Character Design: Naoto Hosoda (Ghost in the Shel...
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Anime Spotlight - Scum's Wish (Kuzu no Honkai)

A love that will never be returned. A lonely love. An unrequited love.
Are those really all that beautiful?
― Scum's Wish (Kuzu no Honkai) Official Website: http://www.kuzunohonkai.com/ Official Twitter: @kuzunohonkai_tv Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting January 12, 2017 Key Staff Director: Masaomi Andō (White Album 2) Series Composition/Scripts: Makoto Uezu (School Days)...
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Anime Spotlight - Drifters

Escaped from the jaws of death, military commander Toyohisa Shimazu arrived in an alternate universe where humans and "non-humans" called demi-humans lived. ― Drifters Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting October 7, 2016 (in Japan) Key Staff Director: Kenichi Suzuki (Gundam Evolve (OAV), JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (TV)) Series Composition: Hideyuki Kura...
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Anime Spotlight - All Out!!

Anyone can be a hero in rugby ― All Out!! Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting October 6, 2016 Key Staff Chief Director: Kenichi Shimizu (Parasyte -the maxim- (TV)) Story Editor/Script by: Masahiro Yokotani (Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club (TV)) Script by: Shingo Irie (Kuroko's Basketball (TV)) Character Designs by: Masanori Shino (Black Lagoon (TV)) Music ...
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Anime Spotlight - Sound! Euphonium 2

North Uji High School Wind Ensemble won a gold award in the Kyoto prefectural contest. Next stage: Kansai regional contest. ― Sound! Euphonium 2 Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting October 5, 2016 in Japan Key Staff Director: Tatsuya Ishihara (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Air, Nichijou - My Ordinary Life) Series Composition: Jukki Hanada (The...
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Anime Spotlight - Girlish Number

Wanna be a Voice Actor? Wanna hit the Jackpot!? ― Girlish Number Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting October 6, 2016 in Japan Key Staff Director: Shota Ihata ("KanColle(TV)" as episode director (eps 2, 11),"Medaka Box (TV)" as episode director (eps 1, 5, 8, 12)) Series Composition: Wataru Watari ("My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO!" as original creat...
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Anime Spotlight - Matoi the Sacred Slayer

Middle school student and part-time shrine maiden who wants nothing but an ordinary life ends up as an exorcist ― Matoi the Sacred Slayer Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting October 4, 2016 in Japan Key Staff Director: Masayuki Sakoi (Needless, Strawberry Panic!) Series Composition: Yousuke Kuroda (Big Windup!, Gundam Build Fighters,Hayate the Combat...
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Anime Spotlight - Kiss Him, Not Me

"A prince should be with a prince." ― Kiss Him, Not Me Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting October 6, 2016 (in Japan) Key Staff Director: Hiroshi Ishiodori (Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino (TV), Peach Girl (TV)) Series Composition: Michiko Yokote (Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion (movie), Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!, Genshiken, ReLIFE, xxxHOLiC)...
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Anime Spotlight - World Witches Series: 502nd Joint Fighter Wing Brave Witches

Another group of girls with special magical powers fighting against Neuroi over cold skies of eastern Europe ― World Witches Series: 502nd Joint Fighter Wing Brave Witches Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting October 5, 2016 in Japan Key Staff Director: Kazuhiro Takamura (Strike Witches,Vividred Operation) Series Composition: Striker Unit (Strike Witc...
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Anime Spotlight - Bungo Stray Dogs 2

Prolific American writers join forces with their Japanese peers ― Bungo Stray Dogs 2 Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting October 5, 2016 Key Staff Director: Takuya Igarashi (Ouran High School Host Club, Sailor Moon Sailor Stars, Soul Eater) Series Composition: Yoji Enokido (FLCL, Revolutionary Girl Utena (TV), Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie, S...
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Anime Spotlight - BBK/BRNK: The Gentle Giants of the Galaxy

Can these teenagers take on the burden of saving their world? ― BBK/BRNK: The Gentle Giants of the Galaxy Visit the Official Site › Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery Broadcast Begins October 1, 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 L...
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Anime Spotlight - New Game!

Graduating from high school, Aoba Suzukaze starts working at "Eagle Jump", the game production company that created the game, “Fairies Story” she was engrossed in when she was young. There, she meets Ko Yagami, the character designer for that game. ― New Game! Visit the Official Site Story Characters Trailer Cast & Staff Gallery On air starting July 4, 2016 Key Staff Director: Yoshiyuki Fujiwara ("P...
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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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