Summer Anime Preview, Pt 1
The long awaited card(s) are coming!!! I've been meaning to write up these things for a while now, but because I'm easily distracted I've been doing other things instead XD
**note: this list does NOT include anime that are continuing from spring such as Re:Zero or Jojo4!!
The Morose Mononokean
(不機嫌なモノノケ庵, Fukigen na Mononokean)
Release date: Jun 28, 2016 at 11:30pm JST
Production: Pierrot Plus
Source material: Manga Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Shounen, Supernatural Episodes: ???
Summary: Ashiya has spent the first seven days of high school stuck in the infirmary because of a "mononoke" attaching itself to him. He ends up asking the owner of a small tearoom - Mononokean - for help.
A series of mysterious stories involving the very morose owner of Mononokean, who guides mononoke to pass on to the next world. (Source: Baka-Updates) Berserk (2016)
Release date: Jul 1, 2016 at 10:30pm JST Production: Jul 1, 2016 at 10:30pm JST Source material: Manga Genre: Action, Adventure, Demons, Drama, Horror, Military, Supernatural Episodes: ???
Summary: 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. (Source: Anime News Network) Momokuri (TV)
Release date: Jul 1, 2016 at 10:30pm JST Production: Satelight Source material: Digital Manga Genre: Comedy, Romance, Slice of Life Episodes: 13
Summary: The story revolves around Yuki Kurihara, a girl who has finally been granted her wish of dating her crush Momo. At first glance, she just looks like a normal but very cute girl. However, she is in fact a maniac over Momo, taking notes of his activities and never missing the chance to see him in a cute moment. Momo, on the other hand, is inexperienced in love, and just wants to make Yuki happy. (Source: Anime News Network) ReLIFE
Release date: Jul 2, 2016 at 12:00am JST Production: TMS Entertainment Source material: Digital Manga Genre: Romance, School, Slice of Life Episodes: 13
Summary: Arata Kaizaki (27) quit the job he landed after graduation in only three months. His life did not go well after that. Now his parents are threatening to stop sending money, and want him to come back to the country. He has no friend or girlfriend to share his troubles with...as he hits rock bottom a strange man named Ryo Yoake appears. Yoake invites Kaizaki to join a societal rehabilitation program for NEETs called ReLife. This program uses a mysterious drug to make him look younger, and sends him back to high school for a year... (Source: Crunchyroll)
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Second Plate
Release date: Jul 2, 2016 at 10:00pm JST Production: J.C.Staff Source material: Manga Genre: Ecchi, School, Shounen Episodes: ???
Summary: Yukihira Souma's dream is to become a full-time chef in his father's restaurant and surpass his father's culinary skill. But just as Yukihira graduates from middle schools his father, Yukihira Jouichirou, closes down the restaurant to cook in Europe. Although downtrodden, Souma's fighting spirit is rekindled by a challenge from Jouichirou which is to survive in an elite culinary school where only 10% of the students graduate. Can Souma survive? (Source: MyAnimeList) Love Live! Sunshine!!
Release date: Jul 2, 2016 at 10:30pm JST Production: Sunrise Source material: Original Genre: Music, School, Slice of Life Episodes: ???
Summary: 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. (Source: MyAnimeList News) First Love Monster
Release date: Jul 2, 2016 at 11:00pm JST Production: Studio Deen Source material: Manga Genre: Comedy, Romance, School, Shoujo Episodes: ???
Summary: 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?! (Source: Yen Press) B-Project: Kodou＊Ambitious VIDEO MIRROR: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4flbb5
Release date: Jul 3, 2016 at 12:30am JST Production: A-1 Pictures Source material: Original Genre: Music Episodes: ???
Summary: The story follows Tsubaki, a new hire in the A&R department of the major recording company Gandala Music. Tsubaki is immediately assigned to oversee the idol unit "B-PROJECT," which is made up of three idol groups: Kitakore, Thrive, and MooNs. This is Tsubaki's first job, and she gets involved in various incidents and accidents as she deals with this group of young men who each have their own differing personalities. (Source: Anime News Network) Days VIDEO MIRROR: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x40o807_days-pv_tv Release date: Jul 3, 2016 at 2:58am JST Production: MAPPA Source material: Manga Genre: School, Shounen, Sports Episodes: ???
Summary: The story centers on two boys who were never meant to meet: Tsukushi Tsukamoto, who has no special skills but secretly hides a passionate heart, and Jin Kazama, an isolated soccer genius. On a stormy night, the two meet, and that meeting creates a whirlwind in the world of high school soccer. (Source: Anime News Network) Onara Gorou おなら吾郎
Release date: July 2, 2016 JST Production: ILCA Source material: Original Genre: Comedy Episodes: ??? x 5 mins (SHORT!)
Summary: Onara Gorou follows the everyday life of Gorou, the "most admirable of farts," as he solves problems in ways that only a fart can. (Source: Anime News Network) Part 2 will be up on Saturday :)
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