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Summer Season 2016 Anime Preview Thread

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Since there are so many shows that come out each season and there's usually
not have enough time to look into everything coming out, many GAFfers interested in anime often look to the specific communities to help identify some of the upcoming shows each season that they may be interested in. Below is a quick reference for some of the stuff that is coming out that includes input from both the Manga and Anime and LN Communities, collectively.

The AnimeGAF community (thanks TUSR) ran a "pre-season" pole to determine what are most anticipated (new) TV series are going into the summer, below are the results:

10) Handa-kun
9) Tales of Zestiria X
8) Amanchu!
7) Danganronpa- Zetsubou-hen
7) Danganronpa- Mirai-hen
6) D-Gray Man
5) ReLife
4) 91 Days
3) Orange
2) Food Wars! a.k.a Soma!

1)
Mob Psycho 100


* Honorable Mentions go to: ReWrite, Battery, and Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei!!


View and discuss the upcoming shows below!


Food Wars! (Shokugeki no Souma: Ni no Sara)

Genre: Ecchi, School Shounen
Studio: J.C. Staff | Source: Manga

Second Season of Food Wars!:
Ever since he was a child, fifteen-year-old Souma Yukihira has helped his father by working as the sous chef in the restaurant his father runs and owns. Throughout the years, Souma developed a passion for entertaining his customers with his creative, skilled, and daring culinary creations. His dream is to someday own his family's restaurant as its head chef.
Yet when his father suddenly decides to close the restaurant to test his cooking abilities in restaurants around the world, he sends Souma to Tootsuki Culinary Academy, an elite cooking school where only 10 percent of the students graduate. The institution is famous for its "Shokugeki" or "food wars," where students face off in intense, high-stakes cooking showdowns.
As Souma and his new schoolmates struggle to survive the extreme lifestyle of Tootsuki, more and greater challenges await him, putting his years of learning under his father to the test.

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OWYG95MKWg


Orange:

Telecom Animation Film
TMS Entertainment
Web Manga
Drama, Romance, School, Sci-Fi

Everyone has regrets in life. So who wouldn't take the chance to change the past if given the opportunity? When sixteen-year-old Takamiya Naho receives a mysterious letter, claiming to be from her twenty-seven-year-old self, her life is suddenly thrown into flux. The letter informs her that a new transfer student by the name of Naruse Kakeru will be joining her class, and to keep her eye on him. What is Naho to make of the letter's contents and its cryptic warning?


Manga GAF says: The show has romance with a small sci-fi twist; it delivers on the feels. Fans of more subdued romance should find plenty to like here, but the background plot is plenty compelling as well. Love the characters as well, this is definitely my show of the summer. I think this one will become a favorite just like its manga has and this will almost certainly be a complete adaption of the manga.
*OT will be made by Cornbread78

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZltZ4ci9Bs
PV2: https://youtu.be/NkqePv9i6Yw

Berserk (2016)

Gemba/Millepensee | Manga
Action, Adventure, Demons, Drama, Horror, Military, Supernatural

Anime project that will depict Guts in his "Black Swordsman" appearance, which is only revealed in parts of the manga that go beyond any previously animated Berserk story, and is only briefly hinted at in the first and last episode of the 1997 television anime series.
*OT will be made by TiZoc

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIA9xg2oIew


Mob Psycho 100:

Bones | Web Manga
Action, Comedy, Supernatural

The story revolves around "Mob," a boy who will explode if his emotional capacity reaches 100%. This boy with psychic powers earned his nickname "Mob" because he does not stand out among other people. He keeps his psychic powers bottled up so he can live normally, but if his emotional level reaches 100, something will overwhelm his entire body.
*OT will be made by MetroidPrimeRib

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8g3TuKsQHs
PV2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUWiQmGS-FU


ReLife:

TMS Entertainment | Web Manga
Romance, School, Slice of Life

The story follows Kaizaki Arata, a 27-year-old jobless man, who fails at every job interview he had after quitting his last company. His life changes after he met Yoake Ryou of the ReLife Research Institute, who offers him a drug that can change his appearance to 17-years-old and to become a subject in an experiment for one year. Thus, he begins his life as a high school student once more.

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLYrH_W4J0A
PV2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHVVIIsCZ7w


ReWrite:

8bit | VN
Action, Fantasy, Magic, Romance

Kazamatsuri, a modern, well-developed city renowned for its burgeoning greenery and rich Japanese culture, is home to Kotarou Tennouji, a high schooler least privy to the place's shared values. Content to fill his pockets with frivolity, the proud and nosey boy whiles away his time pestering the self-proclaimed delinquent Haruhiko, and indulging in his amorous feelings toward the oddball Kotori.

Equipped with the superhuman ability to permanently rewrite any part of his body to multiply his strength or speed, Kotarou is naturally drawn to the supernatural. One special meeting with the lone member and president of the Occult Research Club, the "Witch" Akane Senri, leads to Kotarou reviving the Occult Club by recruiting Kotori and three other members: the clumsy transfer student Chihaya, the strict class representative Lucia, and the unassuming Shizuru. As Kotarou unveils hidden secrets of each member of the Occult Club through their shared adventures, he will inevitably encounter a fate that only he might be able to rewrite. The story will portray a "sixth" route left untold in the game, which will tell the story of "that girl."
OT will be made by Cornbread78

Announcement video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMd0sUcWr_E
PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St2NLqKgl7g


Handa-kun

Studio TBD | Manga
Comedy, School, Shounen

Handsome teenage calligrapher Sei Handa is worshipped by all his classmates as an aloof superstar--too bad Sei's inherent negativity makes him believe that everyone actually hates him...?! A youthful comedy of misunderstanding and melancholy unfolds.

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sb5fNGloCn0


91 Days:

Shuka | Original
Drama

The time is 1920, 5 years after National Prohibition Law took place at a city called Lorel in the United States. Main character Avolio arrives to join the Vampiro family mafia undercover in order to seek revenge of killers who killed his parents and brother in this mafia.
A Killing starts kills. Revenge starts new revenge. A story of vengeance and sorrow starts now...

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCJkY3I0AcA
PV2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6N5GxUnCSIA


Tales of Zestiria the X:

Ufotable | Game
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Anime! initially reported that the anime is an adaptation of Tales of Zestiria, but it updated its article so that it only states that it is an adaptation of the Tales of franchise. Bandai Namco Entertainment also characterizes the anime as a Tales of project, and not an adaptation of Tales of Zestiria specifically.

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0wkfRiQKRQ
PV2: s://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WDW9MMxpcE


D.Gray-man HALLOW

TMS Entertainment | Manga
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Shounen

Darkness is moving in, and young exorcist Allen Walker is humanity’s greatest hope against the wicked forces conspiring to bring civilization to its knees. Akuma – cruel spirits born of tragedy and lost souls – lurk in every shadow, willing and eager to do the bidding of their leader, the dread Millennium Earl. With an eye cursed to see evil in its truest form and blessed with an arm to slay soul-devouring demons, Allen stands ready to confront the gathering evil. Should he fail, Innocence will be lost forever. The war to decide the fate of mankind has begun – and the carnage will be endless.

MangaGAFsays: The show features a very inappropriately dressed exorcists for their time period, that continue their battle against the Beetlejuice inspired antagonists, this time delving into the past of Kanda Yu. If you liked the old anime and Kanda, you'll probably want to check it out for his full back story. Different creative team and voice cast this time around as well.

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lt3W6cgTa4
PV2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXPdSTEBdhE


Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibougamine Gakuen - Mirai Hen

Lerch | Original/Game
Action, Mystery

The world was close to being destroyed by Ultimate Despair, who caused "The Biggest, Most Awful, Most Tragic Event in Human History." In order to save this world from the event's chaos, the Future Foundation was formed. Although the organization continues its activities to restore the world, Makoto Naegi is under suspicion of treason due to him shielding a Remnant of Despair.
The Future Foundation members had gathered together to decide on his punishment, but they all end up getting trapped inside the place they were meeting by Monokuma, who demands that they begin the "Final Killing." They have strange bangles put on their wrists, and are given tranquilizers when a certain time arrives. To make things worse, there apparently is a real traitor amongst their ranks who is coming to kill the members of the Future Foundation.
In this game where class trials don't exist, the only way to get rid of the traitor is to find him and kill him off. Naegi are forced to face the ultimate death game, where it's kill or be killed. The tale of despair in which hope kills hope begins.
OT will be made by MetroidPrimeRib

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3imyvTO3JA


Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibougamine Gakuen - Zetsubou Hen

Lerch | Original/Game
Action, Mystery

Hope's Peak Academy is a special school, recognized by the government, that was established in order to gather and nurture top-class students who excel in various fields. This school has two courses: The main course, and the preparatory course. Anyone with the money can enter the preparatory course, even if they don't have any special skills. The 77th class of the main course is filled with students who not only have unique abilities, but unique personalities as well.
However, the students learned that "Talent isn't the most important thing in life; it's to involve yourself with people and make yourself a better person while making memories." However, little did they know that a mysterious project and discrimination of the courses were happening right under their noses.
Hajime Hinata, a boy from the preparatory class who craves for an ability. The fateful meeting he has drives the future of the school into an unimaginable direction. This is the story of what happened up until the "The Biggest, Most Awful, Most Tragic Event in Human History." This is a story of hope that ends in despair.
OT will be made by MetroidPrimeRib (same OT for both Danganronpa shows)

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3imyvTO3JA


Amanchu!

J.C. Staff | Manga
Comedy, Sports, Shounen, Slice of Life, School

Hikari Kohinata is a cheerful 15-year-old girl who lives near the ocean and she spends much of her time diving as a result. On her first day of high school, she meets a teacher who also likes scuba diving. There's also a 16-year-old classmate, Futaba, who gets dragged along in Hikari's maelstrom as soon as they meet at school. Most of the manga so far details the relationship between the two girls, which quickly seems to move into romantic two girl friendship-territory.

MangaGAF says the show is: A romantic look into the diving world from the angle of a group of high-schooler and their teacher, with some funny moments to boot. If you liked Aria and a sweet slice of life is what you're looking for, then this is for you.

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ag1EkMl6HgE
PV2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AI1H0P4LuDA


Battery:

Zero-G | Manga
Drama, Shoujo, Slice of Life, Sports

Meet Harada Takumi – not even in junior high and he’s the best pitcher in the region, although he’s frustrated and ready to give up, because he can’t find a catcher who is good enough to keep up with how he pitches in this backwater town his family has just moved to. Then along comes a kid named Nagakura Gou…

PV1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qnkbf906Utw
PV2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtA8bc1344E


Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei!!:

Silver Link | Manga
Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Magic, Ecchi

3rd Season of:
The magical girls are back, and ready for another round of adventure! After successfully recovering the Class Cards, fifth graders-turned magical girls Illya and Miyu think they can finally take it easy. But as fate would have it, the girls are once again called back into active duty when they find out that the Cards have left some very nasty side effects on their world. However, their seemingly easy mission goes totally awry with the appearance of a dark stranger who looks just like Illya! Who is this new but familiar face, where did she come from, and what does she want from Illya? With the arrival of this new foe, it seems like Illya's finally met her match when her everyday life takes one dark turn!

PV1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJNReymSph8
PV2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvnH9Pdg0K8




Planetarian: The Reverie of a Little Planet
David Production | VN
Drama, Sci-Fi

It is thirty years after the failure of the Space Colonization Program. Humanity is nearly extinct. A perpetual and deadly Rain falls on the Earth. Men known as "Junkers" plunder goods and artifacts from the ruins of civilization. One such Junker sneaks alone into the most dangerous of all ruins—a "Sarcophagus City." In the center of this dead city, he discovers a pre-War planetarium. And as he enters he is greeted by Hoshino Yumemi, a companion robot. Without a single shred of doubt, she assumes he is the first customer she's had in 30 years. She attempts to show him the stars at once, but the planetarium projector is broken. Unable to make heads or tails of her conversation, he ends up agreeing to try and repair the projector...
- There will be two anime adaptations based on Key’s Planetarian coming this year. The first, titled Planetarian: Chiisana Hoshi no Yume, will be an ONA series composed of 5 episodes. The second adaptation is an anime film titled Planetarian: Hoshi no Hito that will release in Japanese theatres on September 3rd. The movie has been revealed to be adapting a side story from the visual novel.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDA1Ebwm4Kc


Nejimaki Seirei Senki: Tenkyou no Alderamin
Madhouse | LN
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Seinen

The Katjvarna Empire, in a state of war with the adjacent Kioka Republic.
In that region, due to certain circumstances, there was a certain youth unwillingly preparing to take the High Grade Military Officer Exam. His name, Ikta.
Disliker of war, lazy, admirer of women.
No one predicted that that kind of Ikta would later on become a soldier referred to even as a great commander…
Ikta, the one who survived a world embroiled in war with his superior genius. The curtain is raised at last on a splendid fantasy military history illustrating his stormy, dramatic life!

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wlFg4BBJ9A


Amaama to Inazuma
TMS Entertainment | Manga
Comedy, Seinen, Slice of Life

Having lost his wife, math teacher Kouhei Inuzuka is doing his best to raise his young daughter Tsumugi as a single father. He's pretty bad at cooking and doesn't have a huge appetite to begin with, but chance brings his little family and one of his students, Kotori Iida, together for homemade adventures. With those three cooks in the kitchen, it's no wonder this dinner table drama is so delicious.

PV:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6UAqXbEbyc


Masou Gakuen HxH
Production IMS | LN
Action, Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Romance, School

Hida Kizuna possesses the HHG (Heart Hybrid Gear) ability, but it is not strong enough to make him particularly important. His older sister calls him to transfer to a strategic defense school, where many of the students (many of which are large-breasted girls) use their HHG abilities to fight invaders from another world while wearing extremely skimpy pilot outfits. Kizuna's fighting ability doesn't measure up, but his sister has another plan—apparently having erotic experiences with Kizuna will allow the girls to replenish their energy or power-up. It looks like his new school life is going to be full of embarrassment

PV1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULs9eN7B8a0
PV2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfoqCMo1K0E


Taboo Tatoo:
J.C.Staff | Manga
Action, Comedy, Martial Arts, Mystery, Shounen, Supernatural, Super Power

Seigi, a martial arts trained middle schooler, often feels driven to protect the weaker people around him. One day, he defends a homeless man against some punks, and the man gives him a strange tattoo on his palm in return. The tattoo is a secret weapon produced in the arms race between America and the Serinistan Kingdom.
Seigi finds himself in over his head when a powerful girl, using the same secret weapon, violently pursues him in order to retrieve it. His skill at martial arts may not be enough to keep him alive, but will he be able to learn how to trigger the power of his tattoo in time?

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEDpTGafnns


Kono Bijutsubu ni wa Mondai ga Aru!
Feel. | Manga
Comedy, Romance, School, Seinen

The story focuses on an art club in a certain middle school, and its members: Subaru Uchimaki, who is a genius at drawing faces, but only wants to draw the perfect 2D wife; Colette, a rich troublemaker who never stops making mischief; and the club president, who sleeps through sessions and collects sleeping aids. Mizuki Usami is the only person in the club who wants to do art club-like activities, and constantly struggles to do so.

PV1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4lVY8Hm974
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plhVD59jprk



NEW GAME!
Doga Kobo | Manga
Comedy, Seinen, Slice of Life

Meet Aoba Suzukaze, a fresh high-school graduate easily mistaken for a middle school student who joins the game company that produced her favorite game as a 3D artist, and her cute antics as she gets her way through work and deals with her rather wacky co-workers.

PV1:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5jO-orwaQE


Qualidea Code
A-1 Pictures| Original
Action, Fantasy, Supernatural

The story takes place at the world in which people continue their war against the "unknown" - the enemy of humanity. They are children, who have been evacuated to the cold sleep facility during the invasion by the "unknown" several decades ago. When they wake up from their slumber, they learn that their own bodies develop some supernatural forces. In order to protect the country from the "unknown" emerging from the Tokyo bay gate, the boys and girls wage battles in the defense cities of Tokyo, Kanagawa, and Chiba.

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1-bK40ubto


Servamp
Brains Base | Manga
Action, Comedy, Shoujo, Supernatural, Vampire

When a stray black cat named Kuro crosses Mahiru Shirota's path, the high school freshman's life will never be the same again. Kuro is, in fact, no ordinary feline, but a servamp: a servant vampire. While Mahiru's personal philosophy is one of non-intervention, he soon becomes embroiled in an ancient, altogether surreal conflict between vampires and humans.

PV:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANKrgSGEns8
PV2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoSnJYAK6Vo



Ange Vierge
Silver Link | Game
Adventure, Fantasy, Magic, School

The story of the card game follows what happens when "Hairō" portals suddenly open, fusing three different worlds together. As a result, various mysterious "Exceed" powers are awakened in teenaged girls. An academy for these so-called "Progress" girls is built on the isolated Seiran Island in the Pacific.

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJhMNNaBrGk
PV2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbOdX-KMq8Y


Hatsukoi Monster
Studio Deen | Manga
Comedy, Romance, School, Shoujo

When fifteen-year-old Kaho Nikaidou leaves her sheltered home to start life anew in a Tokyo high school dormitory, the last thing she expects is to nearly get hit by a truck! Saved in the nick of time by a handsome stranger, Kaho falls head over heels for him and, after finally tracking him down, boldly confesses her feelings. Turns out Kaho’s mystery savior, Kanade, is the son of Kaho’s new landlord! The handsome object of Kaho’s affection agrees to go out with her, but her newfound bliss is short-lived when it turns out that her new boyfriend…is a fifth-grader?!

PV:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vF6wIIitTeU


Love Live! Sunshine!!
Sunrise | Original
Music, School, Slice of Life

Love Live! Sunshine!! follows the nine-member school idol group Aqours (pronounced "aqua") at Uranohoshi Girls' Academy in Numazu, Shizuoka Prefecture. Chika Takami, who is a fan of the Otonokizaka Academy's μ's school idol group, similarly forms Aqours in order to save her school from being closed down.

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDdAV2sPQcU


Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars
Actas | Original
Mecha, Sci-fi

Sisters Yui and Rena live a peaceful life in the kingdom of Enastoria, but they become involved in a vortex of destiny when a giant robot attacks Enastoria.

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OW3rsfe2GRA
PV2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoG-tozqBdQ


Ozmafia!!:
Creators in Pack | Otome Game
Fantasy, Harem, Historical, Romance, Shoujo

OZMAFIA follows the tale of Fūka, a girl with amnesia who doesn't remember her own name, once she's rescued from the streets by members of the Oz family mafia. She begins trying to do her best in this dangerous city where several different rival mafia gangs are constantly at war for control and territory.
As Fūka tries to make do for herself amidst this danger, what fate lies in store for her? Will she grow close to one of the members of another faction? Will she fall in love with a member of the Oz family and face a love-triangle over her affections? The choice is yours!
 

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JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Diamond wa Kudakenai:

David Production | Manga
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Shounen, Supernatural

Fourth story arc of JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken series:
The coastal town of Morioh is plagued by the "Bow and Arrow," an ancient artifact which manifests latent stand abilities in criminals and ordinary folk alike. At the same time as they are dealing with the huge influx of stand users—both good and bad—in Morioh, high schooler Jousuke Higashikata and his friends are searching for the culprit of a series of homicides.

Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu:

White Fox | LN
Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

2nd cour of:
Suddenly, high school student Subaru Natsuki has been summoned to another world on the way back from the convenience store. With the biggest crisis of his life being summoned to another world, and with no sign of the one who summoned him, things become even worse when he is attacked. But when he is saved by a mysterious, silver-haired girl with a fairy cat, Subaru attempts to return the favor by helping her track down something that was stolen from her. When they finally manage to get a clue, Subaru and the girl are attacked and killed by someone. Subaru then awakens in the place he was summoned and notices he gained the ability "Returns by Death" and has become a helpless boy that only has the ability to rewind time to a certain point by dying. Beyond the despair, can he save the girl from the fate of death?


Twin Star Exorcists(Sousei no Onmyouji)

Studio Pierrot | Manga
Action, Fantasy, Shounen, Supernatural, Comedy

2nd cour of:
Grotesque monsters known as Impurities reside in Magano, a realm parallel to the present day. Exorcists purify these evil apparitions to protect the people. Rokuro Enmado is opposed to becoming an exorcist, even though he has the talent to be one, but an oracle gives him the title of "Twin Star Exorcist," the name bestowed upon married exorcists. Benio Adashino, the girl who receives the title along with Rokuro, is determined to exorcise all the Kegare, or Impurities, in the world. The two find themselves wrapped up in more and more battles together as the Twin Star Exorcists...

Macross Δ

Studio: Satelight | Original
Action, Mecha, Military, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi


Macross Δ (Macross Delta) is set eight years after the events of Macross F:

Macross F:
After being threatened by extinction at the hands of alien invaders called the Zentradi, humanity undertook the task of guaranteeing itself a future by launching fleets of colony ships into space. On Macross Frontier, one such fleet, high school student Saotome Alto's life is changed forever: the fleet is suddenly attacked by unidentified creatures while he is performing aerial stunts for a concert by the wildly popular idol Sheryl.

Alto quickly finds himself in the cockpit of a new-model fighter struggling to protect Ranka Lee, a young girl he met only hours earlier, from the invaders' swath of destruction. Noting his performance during this incident, the S.M.S. Skull Squadron private military company invites Alto to join their organization, where he continues protecting his friends and Macross Frontier.


The Seven Deadly Sins: Signs of Holy War (Nanatsu no Taizai: Seisen no Shirushi)

Genre: Action Adventure Ecchi Fantasy Shounen Supernatural
Studio: A-1 Pictures | Source: Manga

Second season of:
Based on the best-selling manga series of the same name, Nanatsu no Taizai follows the adventures of Elizabeth, the third princess of the Kingdom of Liones, and her search for the Seven Deadly Sins. With their help, she endeavors to not only take back her kingdom from the Holy Knights, but to also seek justice in an unjust world.

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WhVCep1Enk


Arslan Senki: Fuujin Ranbu:

Felix Film, LIDEN FILMS | Manga
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Historical, Shounen, Supernatural

2nd Season of Arslan Senki:
The year is 320. Under the rule of the belligerent king Andragoras III, the prosperous kingdom of Pars is at war with the neighboring empire, Lusitania. Though different from his father in many aspects, the kind young prince Arslan sets out to prove his valor on the battlefield for the very first time. However, when the king is betrayed by one of his most trusted officials, the Parsian army is decimated and the capital city of Ecbatana is sieged. With the army in shambles and the Lusitanians out for his head, Arslan is forced to go on the run. With a respected general by his side, the loyal Daryun, Arslan soon sets off on a journey in search of allies that will help him take back his home.
However, the enemies that the prince faces are far from limited to just those occupying his kingdom. Armies of other kingdoms stand ready to conquer Ecbatana. Moreover, the mastermind behind Lusitania's victory, an enigmatic man hiding behind a silver mask, poses a dangerous threat to Arslan and his company as he possesses a secret that could jeopardize Arslan's right to succession.
With the odds stacked against him, Arslan must find the strength and courage to overcome these obstacles and allies who will help him fight in the journey that will help prepare him for the day he becomes king.


Active Raid:

Orange/Production IMS | Original
Mecha, Police, Sci-fi

Second season of Active Raid:
Set in a futuristic Tokyo, Active Raid tells the story of “The Eighth,” a rash and careless unit of power-armored police called the “5th Special Public Security Section’s Mobile Assault Division.” After the Third Quicksand Disaster sinks Tokyo into a quagmire, the city's reconstruction efforts are carried out using high-output, reinforced exoskeletons called Willwears. But they can also be misused, and to combat the crimes involving them, the National Police Agency establishes at its Kichioji Branch the Special Public Security Fifth Division Third Mobile Assault Eighth Unit, AKA Unit 8.


Kuromukuro

P.A. Works | Original
Mecha

2nd cour of:
During the construction of the Kurobe Dam, an ancient artifact was discovered, and so the United Nations Kurobe Research Institute was established. Intellectuals from all over the world gathered to study the object, and the children of those researchers attend Mt. Tate International Senior High School, including the institute head's daughter, Yukina Shirahane. In the summer of 2016, a lone samurai once again awakens


Endride

Brain's Base | Original
Adventure, Fantasy

2nd cour of:
Shun Asanaga is a 15-year-old junior high school student with an optimistic and bright personality. One day, he finds a mysterious crystal in the office of his father, who is a scientist and businessman. When Shun touches it, the world becomes distorted, and he is sent into the world of Endra. Emilio, a prince of the kingdom of Endra, is nearing his 16th birthday and despises the reigning king, Delzain. Since Emilio is now at the age when he can inherit the throne, he takes up a weapon and attempts revenge. However, because Emilio is too weak, he is captured by Delzain and put in prison. When Emilio is in grief, the wall of his cell becomes distorted and Shun appears from there with two goals: return to his own world, and complete Emilio's revenge. What future lies ahead for the two boys trying to survive in Endra, yet raised in two different worlds?


There is literally a little bit of everything for ecveryone coming out, so enjoy the Season! What are you looking forward to the most?

Also, if you have read the source material and have anything to add in regards to "What people should expect" or "Why they should watch a particular show," please let me know and I will add to the OP. Obviously, just avoid any kind of spoilers please!



 

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EDIT: Ughplease don't tell me I posted this before you wewre done with the thread. If so, I'm sorry =(

Second Season of Food Wars!:



Ever since he was a child, fifteen-year-old Souma Yukihira has helped his father by working as the sous chef in the restaurant his father runs and owns. Throughout the years, Souma developed a passion for entertaining his customers with his creative, skilled, and daring culinary creations. His dream is to someday own his family's restaurant as its head chef.
Yet when his father suddenly decides to close the restaurant to test his cooking abilities in restaurants around the world, he sends Souma to Tootsuki Culinary Academy, an elite cooking school where only 10 percent of the students graduate. The institution is famous for its "Shokugeki" or "food wars," where students face off in intense, high-stakes cooking showdowns.
As Souma and his new schoolmates struggle to survive the extreme lifestyle of Tootsuki, more and greater challenges await him, putting his years of learning under his father to the test.

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OWYG95MKWg
Return of the fucking king.
 

kurahador

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Uhhhh...there are 2 Dangaronpa 3 shows? Which one to watch if I don't want the third game spoiled?
 

T-Rex.

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In for Shokugeki, Mob Psycho 100, Danganronpa & Tales of Zestiria. I know nothing about the Tales series, but I have faith based Ufo will deliver the goods.

Uhhhh...there are 2 Dangaronpa 3 shows? Which one to watch if I don't want the third game spoiled?
Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibougamine Gakuen - Zetsubou Hen
I think.
 

Linkark07

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So far only Fate/Kaleid 3rei, Orange, Handa-kun, Re:Life and Rewrite. Hopefully Rewrite doesn't disappoint and is a good adaptation of the visual novel.

Edit: forgot Tales of Zestriria.
 

Cornbread78

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My list is pretty long, but there is literally a little bit of everything for everyone!


Food Wars!
Orange
Mob Psycho 100 (I hope it’s not as similar to One Punch Man as alluded to though)
ReLife
ReWrite
Handa-kun (prequel to Barakamon of sorts)
91 Days
Tales of Zestiria the X
Battery
Planetarian
Nejimaki Seirei Senki: Tenkyou no Alderamin
Amaama to Inazuma
Masou Gakuen HxH
Kono Bijutsubu ni wa Mondai ga Aru!
Qualidea Code
Taboo Tatoo
 

GoldCrusader

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You always put so much work in these and it's amazing! Great job!

These season as a couple things i'm really hyped about!
D.Gray-Man, Soma s2 and Tales of Zestiria are my main interest.

Mob psycho 100 is also interesting in a less bigger way.

But the Puzzle and Dragon, 91 days, battey and DAYS are my hope for great surprise!

I will also try a bunch of other anime this season too just to many to list.
 

Cornbread78

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You always put so much work in these and it's amazing! Great job!

These season as a couple things i'm really hyped about!
D.Gray-Man, Soma s2 and Tales of Zestiria are my main interest.

Mob psycho 100 is also interesting in a less bigger way.

But the Puzzle and Dragon, 91 days, battey and DAYS are my hope for great surprise!

I will also try a bunch of other anime this season too just to many to list.

I'm interested in how they work with Tales of Zestiria. They haven't been specific in what storyline they will be following, the main story from the game, part game and part post game,, part pre-game and game, or a mesh of all of those. Should be interesting either way.
 
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Good work on the thread!

I'm in for Food Wars, Arslan, Jojo, Re:Zero, Mob Psycho 100, 91 days, Berserk and the Danganronpas.
 

Galang

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I'll watch Berserk and 100 nob psycho. Never heard of the latter till now, but looks neat and it's Bones so. These will tide me over until Card Captor Sakura
 

GoldCrusader

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I'm interested in how they work with Tales of Zestiria. They haven't been specific in what storyline they will be following, the main story from the game, part game and part post game,, part pre-game and game, or a mesh of all of those. Should be interesting either way.
I'm thinking they will go game story like the other tales anime.

But I'm wondering if they will just put dawn of the sheperd as the two first episode or if they will do like fate and air the 45 minutes ova in one shot. It's already done after all.
 

Despera

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In for Berserk, as disappointing as it looks.

Also that mob psycho one looks interesting.
 
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In for Berserk, as disappointing as it looks.

Also that mob psycho one looks interesting.

Mob Psycho is written by the guy who writes One Punch Man, the webcomic - not the murata manga version. Which is 90% the same story and writing just with the bombastic art
 

Neoxon

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I'm mainly in for JoJo, but I may check out some of the others. With My Hero Academia ending for the season, I'll need something to fill the void.
 

Azuran

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Time to get back to watching anime after 3 year hiatus. I can't ignore Berserk and Danganronpa.
 

Grizzlyjin

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Hmm. Mob Psycho 100, Orange, and Berserk for me. Might give 91 Days an episode or two to see if that is decent too.
 

SolarPowered

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It blows my mind that Berserk probably doesn't enter my top ten list of most anticipated shows for the summer season. Makes me sad, but at least there will be lots of shows worth a watch coming up real soon.
 
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