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Anime to watch this Spring

Mayoiga

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Drama

Diomedea

Apr 1, 2016 at 10:30pm JST

30 young men and women have come together on a shady bus tour. The tour’s destination: an elusive, possibly nonexistent village called Nanakimura. In Nanakimura, one can lead a Utopian existence, free of the world’s obstacles … or so it is rumored.

“In despair over the real world … wanting to escape the tedious daily life … wanting to restart your life from scratch …”

The bus heads deep into the mountains, carrying 30 people each with their own expectations and wounds in their hearts…

The place at which these 30 individuals arrive is an uninhabited village with the lingering faint scents of life, even though it is falling apart.

What is the truth of Nanakimura facing the 30? Don’t miss even one episode!

Ushio to Tora (TV) 2nd Season

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Comedy – Demons – Shounen – Supernatural

MAPPA

Apr 1, 2016 at 10:30pm JST

Third and final cour.

The Ushio to Tora website announced that the 39-episode anime will be split into two seasons. The series will premiere on July 3 and run for 26 episodes until December, after which 13 more episodes will air from April to June of 2016. The anime’s final episode will coincide with the manga’s final battle.

Kagewani: Shou

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Mystery – Supernatural

Tomovies

Apr 1, 2016 at 11:00pm JST

Second season of “Kagewani.”

The series follows Sousuke Banba; a scientist and university professor who becomes involved in strange cases where people are attacked by mysterious monsters. While he pursues the truth about their existence, he carries a dark secret himself…

Jojo no Kimyou na Bouken: Diamond wa Kudakenai

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Action – Adventure – Shounen

David Production

Apr 2, 2016 at 12:30am JST

The fourth part of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure focuses on Josuke Higashikata; a high school student living in the fictional town of Morioh. Jotaro Kujo arrives to warn him of a looming threat: an unknown person is using a mysterious tool called Bow and Arrow, which gifts those struck with supernatural guardian abilities known as Stands. As a result, new and dangerous Stand users have begun appearing in the area, and the two set out to find the user.

Gyakuten Saiban: Sono “Shinjitsu,” Igiari!

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Comedy – Drama – Mystery – Police

A-1 Pictures

Apr 2, 2016 at 5:30pm JST

Based on the hit Capcom game series, this anime follows the lives of new defense attorney Naruhodou Ryuuichi, his mentor Ayasato Chihiro, and her spirit medium sister Mayoi as they work with colorful characters such as Detective Itonokogiri Keisuke to save Ryuuichi’s clients from a guilty verdict.

Kidou Senshi Gundam Unicorn RE:0096

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Action – Drama – Mecha – Military – Sci-Fi -Space

Sunrise

Apr 3, 2016 at 7:00am JST

TV edit of the “Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn” OVA series.

The series begins in U.C. 0001, at the very beginning of human space colonization, when a space colony called Laplace is destroyed during a ceremony hosted by the Federation’s Prime Minister ushering in the Universal Century dating system. The main story takes place in UC 0096, sixteen years after the end of the One Year War, three years after the events of Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack, and 27 years before Mobile Suit Gundam F91.

The story revolves around Banagher Links, a seemingly normal boy living and going to school in the space colonies. His life changes one day when he meets a girl named Audrey Burne, as the encounter brings him into contact with a new Gundam and its connections to an item called “Laplace’s Box.”

Boku no Hero Academia

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Action – Adventure – Comedy – Shounen – Supernatural

Bones

Apr 3, 2016 at 5:00pm JST

What’s a hero? For Izuku Midoriya, the answer to that question has always been simple: “Everything I want to be!” And who is the ultimate hero? Well, the legendary All Might, of course. All Might is the number one ranked hero and also the “Symbol of Peace” in the world. Not in his wildest dreams could Izuku have imagined that he would soon cross paths with his childhood hero…

In Boku no Hero Academia, status is governed by “Quirks”—unique superpowers which develop in childhood. But, unfortunately, hero otaku Midoriya “Deku” Izuku never had a Quirk. That is, until he met All Might, the greatest hero of all time.

Izuku’s transformation from dreamer to superhero begins at Yuuei Academy, the top-ranked hero-training high school in Japan. Izuku is on cloud nine when he’s accepted to this prestigious academy, especially when he finds out that All Might is one of the teachers. What surprises does this mighty academy offer? And will Izuku be able to keep up with his elite classmates?

Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear

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Comedy – Seinen

EMT² x Kinema Citrus

Apr 3, 2016 at 11:30pm JST

The story follows Machi, a middle school student who serves as a shrine maiden at a Shinto shrine in the recesses of a certain mountain in Japan’s northern Tōhoku region. Machi’s guardian is a talking bear named Natsu, two whom Machi one day says, “I want to go to a school in the city”. The worrywart Natsu then gives Machi a set of trials that she must pass in order to be able to survive in the city.

Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal: Death Busters-hen

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Action – Fantasy – Magic – Shoujo

Toei Animation

Apr 4, 2016 at 11:00pm JST

Third cour of Sailor Moon: Crystal.

The new season will assemble all 10 Senshi — specifically, the popular outer Senshi such as Sailor Uranus, Sailor Neptune, and Sailor Saturn will join Sailor Moon, Sailor Chibi Moon, and the others. The new season will adapt the arc from the fifth and sixth volumes of the complete edition of Naoko Takeuchi’s original Sailor Moon manga.

Bakuon!!

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Comedy – School – Seinen

TMS Entertainment

Apr 5, 2016 at 12:00am JST

Bakuon!! revolves around high school girls who discover the appeal of motorcycles. One day, Sakura Hane (a high school student who looks a little bit like an airhead) is worn out while climbing a hilly road with a bicycle on the way to her all-girls school, when she sees a girl named Onsa Amano who is riding a motorcycle.  Sakura immediately becomes interested in motorcycles, and she and Onsa join the motorcycle club at the school. Then, Sakura sets out to get her license.

Joker Game

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Mystery

Production I.G

Apr 5, 2016 at 11:00pm JST

Based on a novel set in 1937, before World War II began in earnest, Joker Game is the story of Lieutenant Colonel Yūki of the Imperial Japanese Army.  He forms the “D Agency,” an army intelligence outfit under his command and tutelage. Army General Staff attaches Lieutenant Sakuma to observe the unit’s performance. D Agency casts a wide net to find agents beyond Japanese military personnel, and Yūki establishes D Agency’s tenets, which go against IJA doctrine: “Don’t kill, don’t get killed, don’t get captured.” With this, Yūki trains a team of operatives who conduct missions against domestic and foreign powers.

Bungou Stray Dogs

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Mystery – Seinen – Supernatural

Bones

Apr 7, 2016 at 1:05am JST

Nakajima Atsushi was kicked out of his orphanage, and now he has no place to go and no food. While he is standing by a river, on the brink of starvation, he rescues a man attempting suicide. That man is Dazai Osamu. Osamu and his partner Kunikida are members of a very special detective agency. They have supernatural powers, and deal with cases that are too dangerous for the police or the military. The two are tracking down a tiger which has appeared in the area around the time Atsushi showed up. The tiger seems to have a connection to Atsushi, and by the time the case is solved, it is clear that Atsushi’s future will involve much more of Dazai and the other detectives!

Koutetsujou no Kabaneri

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Action – Fantasy

Wit Studio

Apr 8, 2016 at 12:55am JST

This “steampunk survival action” story takes place on the island country of Hinomoto, where humans hide themselves in fortresses called stations against the threat of steel-hearted, zombie-like beings known as “Kabane.” Only armored locomotives known as “Hayajiro” go between the stations.

Sakamoto desu ga?

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Comedy – School – Seinen –

Studio Deen

Apr 8, 2016 at 2:28am JST

First year high school student Sakamoto isn’t just cool, he’s the coolest! Almost immediately after starting school, he began attracting everyone’s attention. The girls love him, and most of the boys resent him. There’s even a boy in the class who works as a model, but who is constantly upstaged by Sakamoto! No matter what tricks the other boys try to play on him, Sakamoto always manages to foil them with ease and grace. Though Sakamoto may seem cool and aloof, he helps others when asked; such as in the case of the boy in his class who was being constantly bullied. No matter what difficulties Sakamoto encounters, he moves through his high school life with confidence and class!

Flying Witch

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Comedy – Shounen – Slice of Life – Supernatural

J.C.Staff

Apr 10, 2016 at 2:25am JST

Aomori, Japan.

15 year-old Makoto Kowata is a professional witch who left Yokohama with Chito, her black cat, to live in the house of her relatives in Aomori. This is where she begins to train as a witch.  However, even in this land blessed by nature’s bountiful beauty, bizarre things begin to take place. 

Even though Makoto’s powers are still limited to just flying through the sky, she and her second cousins Kei and Chinatsu surely make the most out of each and every day.

Big Order

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Action – Shounen – Super Power

Asread

Apr 16, 2016 at 1:40am JST

Big Order centers on an introverted high school student named Eiji Hoshimiya who has a huge secret — he wished for the destruction of the world when he was younger. After the disaster happens, certain people acquire special powers called Orders, and what Order users can do with their power depends on their wishes. 10 years after the Great Destruction, Eiji struggles to come to terms with his immense power.

Magi: Sinbad no Bouken

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Adventure – Fantasy – Shounen

Lay-duce

Apr 16, 2016 at 2:25am JST

Spinoff of Magi taking place 30 years before the events of Magi focusing on Sinbad’s journey to become king.

Terra Formars: Revenge

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Action – Horror – Sci-Fi – Space

LIDEN FILMS x TYO Animations

April 2016

Second season of TV anime “Terra Formars.”

In the late 26th century, overpopulation on Earth is reaching the breaking point, and humanity must find new frontiers. The terraforming of Mars has taken centuries, but is now complete. The colonization of Mars by humanity is an epoch-making event, but an unintended side effect of the terraforming process unleashes a horror no one could ever have imagined…

After humanity’s first manned mission to the Red Planet was lost, a second expedition arrives. The explorers prepare to exterminate the cockroaches that were used to transform the Martian environment. They are shocked to discover that the insects have mutated into giant, aggressive humanoids with one overriding goal: exterminate the humans! But this crew of explorers has each undergone the “Bugs Procedure, ” terrifying experimental surgery designed to make them more than human…

Source: https://www.livechart.me/spring-2016/tv

About Ray W (239 Articles)
Ray was born in the early 90's. He loves movies, comics, manga, anime, and 3D modeling. His favorite anime are: Ghost in the Shell, Psycho-Pass, Parasyte, Hellsing, Gundam Wing, G Gundam, Petshop of Horrors, Heroman, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Golgo 13, Saint Seiya, Ultimate Muscle, Baki the Grappler, Soul Eater, Wolf's Rain, Outlaw Star, S-Cry-D, Blue Gender, Ronin Warriors, Sailor Moon, Evangelion, Gatchaman, Speed Racer, and Dragon Ball Z. He is also an avid gamer with his all time favorite being Ratchet and Clank series,
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