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Upcoming Anime 2016 – Fall Guide

The upcoming anime 2016 fall season sees some favourites returning for the second cours as well as new original, manga and novel adaptations.

This post will be updated weekly as more information comes out.

Last Updated: 6th October. (added where shows will be airing)


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    • Ajin, Haikyuu, Bungou Stray Dogs, Hibike Second Season, Yuri on Ice, 3-gatsu no Lion, All Out!!, Drifters, Uta no Prince-Sama,
    • Okusama ga Setokaichou! +!, Natsume 5, Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blood 2, Pokemon Sun & Moon, Watashi ga Motete Dousunda, WWW.Working!!, Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari, Girlish Number, Brave Witches
    • Classicaloid, Lostorage, Show by Rock!! #, Shuumatsu no Izetta, Long Riders, Nanbaka, Luger Code 1951, Touken Ranbou, Trickster – Edogawa Ranpo, Monster Hunter Stories
    • Stella no Mahou, Occultic Nine, Bubuki Buranki 2nd season, Keijo!!!, Fune wo Amu, 12 sei second season,Chi’s Sweet Home 3, Mahou Shoujo, Kiitarou Shounen no Youkai Enikki,
    • Magic Kyun Renaissance, Bernard-jou Iwaku, Teekyuu 8, Shoushin Shoujo Matoi, Flip Flappers, Idol Memories, Soul Buster, Nazotokine, Bishoujo Yuugi Unit, Gakuen Handsome, Ao Oni, one lesson one fight, Sengoku Choujuu, Nobunaga no Shinbi, Tiger Mask W, Anitore! XX, Mahou Shoujo Nante Second Season, Kaitou Joker 4th season, Vivid Strike!, Rainy Cocoa 3, Time Bokan 24, Nyanbo!, Heybot, Digimon Universe, 3-Nen D-Gumi, Shakunetsu no Takkyuu Musume, Hagane Orchestra, To Be Hero.

Don’t forget to check out the guide to every anime 2016 summer.

Note: anticipation levels are not personal. They are based on various sites ‘want to watch’ numbers. 

 

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Kei is a high schooler who also happens to be immortal. He is one of 46 demi-humans (Ajin). But being a demi-human is not a good thing. They are hunted by the government to be experimented on by scientists. Kei must live life on the run to avoid being a lab rat.

Ajin premiered in the Winter season. The upcoming anime 2016 is the second cours of Ajin.

Now, in the present day, the fight between Ajin terrorist Satou and the Ajin Management Committee takes a new turn.

“The Second Wave will be purification.”

Satou announces his next plan – the serial assassination of fifteen influential figures associated with Ajin management. It’s Ajin versus the Japanese government, Satou versus Kei Nagai – the battle which will decide Japan’s fate is about to begin! (via: Honey’s Anime)

The director and main voice cast have yet to be confirmed.

Studio: Polygon Pictures

Release Date: 8th October, 2016. Will air on Netflix (Netflix release unknown)

Number of Episodes: 12

 

 

RELATED: Ajin 3 Shougeki Movie + Complete Summer Movie Guide.

 

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Haikyuu!!: Karasuno Koukou VS Shiratorizawa Gakuen Koukou. The third season of Haikyuu!! It is currently unclear how much of the manga season 3 will cover.

Haikyuu!! will retain season 1 & 2 director Mitsunaka Susumu. The main cast includes

  • Murase Ayumu as Hinata Shouyou and
  • Ishikawa Kaito as Kageyama Tobio.

Studio: Production I.G

Release Date: 8th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: 10

 

 

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Bungou Stray follows Nakajima Atsushi. Nakajima is kicked out of his orphanage with no home or food. While sitting next to the river starving he sees a man trying to commit suicide. He rescues the man he comes to know as Dazai Osamu. Dazai and his partner Kunikida are members of a special detective agency that have powers and deal with cases too dangerous for regular agencies. The duo’s current case involving a tiger becomes linked to Nakajima and it is clear that his life will change forever.

The upcoming anime series is the second cours of Bungou that aired the first cours in the spring season.

Will air on Crunchyroll.

Bungou will likely retain first cours director Igarashi Takuya (Soul Eater). The main voice cast includes

  • Uemura Yuto (Kamigami no Asobi) as Nakajima Atsushi,
  • Miyano Mamoru (Ajin – Kei) as Dazai Osamu,
  • Kamiya Hiroshi (Durarara!! – Izaya) as Edogawa Ranpo
  • Hosoya Yoshimasa (Ajin – Kaito) as Kunikida Doppo.

Studio: Bones

Release Date: 6th October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: 12

 

 

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The second season of Hibike! Euphonium has yet to release a synopsis. The original series follows Kumiko Oumae as she gets back into music in high school after an off-putting incident in middle school.

The director of Hibike season two has yet to be confirmed, the main voice cast will include.

  • Kurosawa Tomoyo (original series) as Oumae Kumiko,
  • Anzai Chika (original series) Kousaka Reina,
  • Toyota Moe (original series) as Kawashima Sapphire
  • Asai Ayaka (original series) as Katou Hazuki.

Studio: Kyoto Animation

Release Date: 6th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: 13

 

 

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After suffering a crushing defeat at the Gran Prix ice skating competition. Katsuki Yuuri returns to Japan with his feeling mixed between continuing and quitting ice skating. His overwhelming feelings force him to lock himself in his room. Suddenly high-level skaters Viktor and Yuri appear before him, allowing him to take on the challenge of an unprecedented Grad Pix series.

Yuri!! on Ice will be directed by Yamamoto Sayo (Lupin the Third, Michiko & Hatchin), the main voice cast will include.

  • Toyonaga Toshiyuki (Bungou Stray Dogs) as Katsuki Yuuri,
  • Suwabe Junichi (Uta no Prince Sama) as Nikiforov Viktor,
  • Uchiyama Kouki (Amagi Brilliant Park) as Plisetsky Yuri

Studio: MAPPA

Release Date: 6th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 


Check out the complete news and character visuals guide for Yuri on Ice.

 

 

 

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3-gatsu no Lion follows foster kid Kiriyama Rei. A 17-year-old boy who lives independently on the money he makes playing Shogi (Japanese Chess). Rei has yet to mature emotionally and his life is strained. He is friendly with three sisters who live a happy and modest life. The worse his life gets the more frequently he visits the sisters. Rei begins to experience a kindness and warmth that he has never had in his life before.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Akiyuki Shinbou (Hidamari Sketch). The main voice cast includes

  • Kawanishi Kengo (Mobile Suit Gundam) as Rei Kiriyama
  • Hanazawa Kana (Durarara!!) as Kawamoto Hinata
  • Kayano Ai (Danganronpa 3) as Kawamoto Akari
  • Kuno Misaki (7 Deadly Sins) as Kawamoto Momo

Studio: Shaft

Release Date: 8th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: 22

 


Check out  March Comes In Like A Lion . For the music theme, new key visual and character designs

 

 

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Gion Kenji, a small and gutsy high school kid joins the Rugby club after his opening school ceremony. The different physical attributes and personalities of the players get the team off to a rocky start. They must learn to work and grow together to rise to the top of the rugby world.

All Out!! will be directed by Kenichi Shimizu (Parasyte -the maxim-). The main voice cast will include

  • Adachi Yuto (Nar Doma) as Iwashimizu Sumiaki,
  • Chiba Shouya (Shouwa Monogatari) as Gion Kenji,
  • Hosoya Yoshimasa (Ajin – Kaito) as Sekizan Takuya and
  • Koumoto Keisuke (Tokyo ESP) as Marodo Kosuke

Studio: Madhouse, TMS Entertainment

Release Date: 7th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: 25eps x TBA

 

 

 


Check out the complete news and character visuals guide for All Out!!.

 

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The story follows Shimazu Toyohisa. Whilst in battle Shimazu manages to mortally wound Ii Naomasa but is badly wounded himself. He walks away from the battlefield and finds himself transported to a hallway of doors where a man at a desk waits for him. The man directs him to go through the first door where Shimazu wakes up in another world. Shimazu meets other great warriors that have also been transported to this new world and together they form a group called the Drifters.

Drifters anime will stream on FUNimation this fall. (Crunchyroll announced they have Drifters, but it was originally picked up by FUNimation, possible partnership deal).

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Suzuki Kenichi (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders). The main voice cast includes

  • Nakamura Yuuichi (Tomoya Okazaki – Clannad) as Shimazu Toyohisa,
  • Uchida Naoya (Cobra: The Animation) as Oda Nobunaga and
  • Saiga Mitsuki (Genshiken) as Nasu, Yoichi Suketaka.

Studio: Hoods Drifters Studio

Release Date: 7th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA


Check out the complete news and character visuals guide for Drifters.

 

 

 

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Fourth season of Uta no Prince-sama. The original series follows Haruka Nanami on her journey to become a composer. She enrols in Saotome Academy a school for performing arts to fulfil her dreams.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Furuta Takeshi (Saint Seiya: Soul of Gold). The main voice cast includes

  • Sawashiro Miyuki (Durarara!!) Haruka Nanami,
  • Miyano Mamoru (Ajin – Kei) as Ichinose Tokiya,
  • Terashima Takuma (Kokoro Connect) as Ittoki Otoya,
  • Shimono Hiro (Ben-To) as Kurusu Shou and
  • Suwabe Junichi (Natsume Yuujinchou) as Jinguuji Ren.

Studio: A-1 Pictures

Release Date: 2nd, October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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Okusama ga Seitokaichou! Plus! is the sequel to the original Okusama series. The original story follows Hayato Izumi, a boy running to be school council president. But is overtaken by a beautiful girl promoting a free love lifestyle. As a result, he ends up losing and becoming vice president. At the student council meeting, the president invites herself to Hayato’s house and tells him that they will be married. A marriage that was arranged between their parents on a drunken night when they were 3.

The upcoming anime director is still to be announced. The main voice cast includes

  • Taketatsu Ayana (original season) as Ui Wakana and
  • Okitsu Kazuyuki (original season) as Hayato Izumi

Studio: Seven

Release Date: 2nd, October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA (1st season was 12)

 

 

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Season 5 of Natsume Yuujinchou. Natsume Yuujinchou follows Natsume, a regular kid who can see spirits. His grandmother Reiko could also see spirits but would taunt them and bound them to her book of  friends. Now Natsume has the book handed down to him he has spirits constantly coming after him. He and his spirit cat spend their days trying to break spirits away from the book of friends while trying to stay alive.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Deai Kotomi (Gin no Saji 2nd Season). The main voice cast includes

  • Kamiya Hiroshi (Durarara!! – Izaya) as Natsume Takashi and
  • Inoue Kazuhiko (Arslan Senki) as Madara.
  • Main supporting cast includes Kobayashi Sanae (Baccano!) as Natsume Reiko and
  • Suwabe Junichi (Yona of the Dawn – Jae-ha) as Matoba Seiji.

Studio: Shuka

Release Date: 5th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA


Check out the complete news, key visual and characters for Natsume Yuujinchou Go.

 

 

 

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The second season has yet to announce the plot. The original series follows a futuristic world where people live on Earth and Mars. However, Mars is dependant on Earths economy and the living conditions are poor. A young revolutionary travels to Mars in an attempt to negotiate independence. She hires Chryse Guard Security (CGS) team to escort her to Earth and protect her from Earth’s peacekeepers the Gjallarhorn trying to assassinate her.

The upcoming anime 2016 has yet to announce the director and main voice cast.

Studio: Sunrise

Release Date: 2nd, October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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Satoshi and Pikachu set off to a new region called Alola. With a new set of clothes and a z-ring. He becomes a student at a school.

The director and main voice cast have not been confirmed.

As well as Sun and Moon, the official Pokemon youtube channel is airing Pokemon Generations and Origins now.

Studio: OLM.

Release Date: TBA, November, 2016

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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The story follows second-year high schooler and avid fujoshi Serinuma Kae. After the death of her favourite anime character causes her stress and weight loss she starts to notice that more boys are becoming interested in her. But how will her fujoshi filled mind cope with all this male attention?

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Ishiodori Hiroshi (Jinzou Konchuu Kabutoborg VxV) but the main voice cast has yet to be announced.

Studio: Brain’s Base.

Release Date: 7th, October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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First-year Higashizaka High School student Higashida Daisuke. Daisuke finds himself broke after his father’s company goes bankrupt. Rather than live without a cell phone and travel expenses he decides to take up work at a local family restaurant.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Kamakura Yumi (Working!!). The main voice cast includes

  • Nakamura Yuuichi (Working!!) as Higashida Daisuke
  • Uchiyama Kouki (Amagi Brilliant Park) as Masahiro Adachi
  • Amamiya Sora as (Tokyo Ghoul) as Shiho Kamakura
  • Taneda Risa (Shokugeki no Souma) as Kisaki Kondou
  • Tomatsu Haruka (Ano Hana) as Hana Miyakoshi
  • Ono Kensho (ReLIFE – Arata) as Yuuta Shindou
  • Hikasa Yoko (Working!) as Sayuri Muranushi

Studio: A-1 Pictures.

Release Date: 1st October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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Tawara Souta returns home from his Tokyo IT job to his family’s Udon shop. Tawara sees a mysterious young boy and upon learning his secret he decides to quit his job and take care of the boy. The story follows the daily adventures of Tawara and Poco.

The upcoming fall anime 2016 will be directed by Ibata Yoshihide (Attack on Titan: Junior High). The main voice cast includes

  • Kokido Shiho (Sekko Boys) as Poco and
  • Nakamura Yuuichi (Clannad -Tomoya) as Tawara Souta.

Studio: LIDENFILMS.

Release Date: 9th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: 12

 

 

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The story follows Karasuma Chitose, a university student who dreams of becoming a seiyuu (voice actress).

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Ibata Shouta. The main voice cast includes

  • Ishikawa Yui (Attack on Titan- Mikasa) as Katakura Koto,
  • Oonishi Saori (Amanchu!) as Kazuha Shibasaki,
  • Hondo Kaede (Kamisama Minarai: Himitsu no Kokotama) as Kugayama Yae and
  • Suzuki Eri (Heavy Object) as Sonou Momoka.

Studio: Diomedea.

Release Date: 7th, October, 2016. Will air on Hulu. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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The 501st Joint Fighter Wing Strike Witches eliminate the Neuroi threat, securing Western Europe. To take advantage of this, the 502nd Fighter Wing the Brave Witches push towards Central and Eastern Europe.

Alternate setting to Strike Witches (2008).

Will air on Crunchyroll.

The upcoming anime Fall 2016 will be directed by Takamura Kazuhiro (Strike Witches). The main voice cast includes

  • Hara Yumi (Trinity Seven) as Pokryshkin, Aleksandra Ivanovna,
  • Takamori Natsumi (Another) as Katajainen, Nikka Edvardine,
  • Terui Haruka (Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash) as Lemare Georgette and
  • Kakuma Ai (Amagi Brilliant Park) as Karibuchi Hikari.

Studio: Silver Link

Release Date: 6th October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: 12

 

 

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A small town being revived by music is suddenly overrun by musical figures from the past. At first high schoolers Kagura and Otowa only meet Beethoven and Mozart. But soon every day is trouble with these characters dubbed as “ClassicaLoids”.

The upcoming anime 2016 is being directed by Fujita Yoichi (Gintama). The main voice cast includes

  • Shimazaki Nobunaga (Free! – Nanase) as Kagura Sousuke and
  • Komatsu Mikako (Mouretsu Pirates) as Otowa Kanae.
  • Additional main cast is yet to be announced.

Studio: Sunrise

Release Date: 8th October, 2016. Will air on Hulu.Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

 

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Lostorage incited WIXOSS is an upcoming anime based on a card game. Additional story details are yet to be released.

The director and main voice cast have yet to be announced.

Studio: J.C Staff

Release Date: 8th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

 

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Show By Rock follows a band called Plasmagica in MIDCITY, the metropolis of music. The path to the top of the music business is a tough a long road. Plasmagica battles other bands as they slowly rise through the ranks and become a driving force of MIDCITY…maybe?

The director and main cast have yet to be announced.

Studio: Bones

Release Date: 2nd October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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Shuumatsu no Izetta or The Last Witch in English is set in the 1940’s on a battlefield. The imperialist nation of Germania suddenly launches invasions of the surrounding countries dragging Europe into war. Germania then sets its sites on Elystadt, a breathtaking principality with lush water and greenery.

Will air on Crunchyroll.

The fall anime 2016 will be directed by Fujimori Masaya (Fairy Tale Movie 1). The main voice cast will include.

  • Akaneya Himika (PriPara) as Izetta,
  • Hayami Saori (AnoHana) as Fine,
  • Majima Junji (Kore wa Zombie Desu ka) as Tobias and
  • Okiayu Ryotaro (New Prince of Tennis) as Herrmann

Studio: Ajia-Do

Release Date: 1st October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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Athletically challenged first-year university student falls in love with a folding bicycle after seeing it outside a train station. Fired up by her new love, Kurata Ami starts saving to buy a bicycle.

Long Riders! will be directed by Yoshihara Tatsuya (Everyday Life with Monster Girls). The main voice cast includes

  • Touyama Nao (Nisekoi) as Kurata Ami,
  • Kurosawa Yurika (main debut) as Ichinose Yayoi,
  • Igarashi Hiromi (Sakura Trick) as Niigaki Aoi and
  • Ookubo Rumi (Death Parade) as Saijou Hinako.

Studio: Actas

Release Date: 8th October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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An exciting action comedy that follows the inmates and guards of the world’s most formidable prison.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Takamatsu Shinji (Gintama). The main voice cast includes

  • Seki Tomokazu (Fate/Zero) as Sugoroku Hajime,
  • Kobayashi Daiki (main debut) as Nico,
  • Shiozaki Ire (voice debut) as Rock and
  • Uemura Yuto (Bungou Stray Dogs – Nakajima) as Juugo.

Studio: Satelight

Release Date: 5th October, 2016. Will stream on Crunchyroll this fall.

Number of Episodes: TBA


Check out the complete news and character visuals guide for Nanbaka.

 

 

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A young linguistics professor who can learn any language is tasked with deciphering a code being transmitted via wireless communication. The code is produced by werewolves, an enemy of mankind. Startled to find that he can not break the code, he ventures out to capture a werewolf in an attempt to aid him in his task.

Luger Code was the winner of the 2015 Shounen Jump + & Animax scenario Award contest. The winner Haneki Haruto wrote the manga and it was illustrated by Akatsuki Akria who judged the contest. The manga ran for three chapters.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Takahashi Shinya (series director debut). The main voice cast includes

  • Eguchi Takuya (Gosick) as Alex Rossa. Additional cast yet to be announced.

Studio: Studio Deen

Release Date: 22nd October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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Set in 2205. Historical revisionists have started their attack on changing the plot of history. The Saniwa can put life into objects and are charged with protecting it. The Touken Danshi are the strongest of these and the story centred around their lives.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Naoya Takashi (Watashitachi , Luck Logic-bu!). The main voice cast includes

  • Masuda Toshiki (Samurai Flamenco) as Kashuu Kiyomitsu and
  • Ichiki Mitsuhiro (Freezing) as Yamatonokami Yasusada.

Studio: Doga Kobo

Release Date: 3rd October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: 12

 

 

 

Set in the 2030s and follows members of the boys’ detective team led by Kogoro Akechi. The team are responsible for resolving various small and large cases. One day team member Hanasaki meets an immortal boy named Kobayashi who wishes only for his own death. Hanasaki is intrigued by the boy and invites him to join the detective team. The two come into contact with a criminal known as the fiend with twenty faces and it begins to shift their fate.

The anime is marked as original however it maintains connections to Japanese mystery writer Edogawa Ranpo and his famous characters and stories. The original stories are set in the Showa period but the anime has a future setting.

The upcoming anime Fall 2016 will be directed by Mukai Masahiro (Hyperdimension Neptunia). The main voice cast includes

  • Osaka Ryota (Blood Lad) as Hanasaki Kensuke and
  • Yamashita Daiki (Yowamushi Pedal – Sakamichi) as Kobayashi Yoshio.

Studio: TMS Entertainment & Shin-Ei Animation

Release Date: 4th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: 24

 

 

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Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On is based on the game of the same name. The anime synopsis has yet to be released.

The fall anime 2016 will be directed by Mitsuru Hongou (World Trigger). The main voice cast includes

  • Mutsumi Tamura (Ano Hi Mita Hana – Jinta) as Ryuto,
  • Minami Takahashi (Food Wars! – Megumi) as Lilia and
  • Ichimichi Mao (Gokukoku no Brynhildr) as Naville.

Studio: David Productions

Release Date: 2nd October, 2016. Monster Hunter will stream on FUNimation this fall. Will air on Crunchyroll. Was already announced with FUNimation, likely partnership deal.

Number of Episodes: 48

 

 

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The story follows Honda Tamaki. A new high school student who joins a doujin game development society.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Kawatsura Shinya (Kokoro Connect). The main voice cast has yet to be announced.

Studio: Silver Link

Release Date: 3rd October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

 

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Nine idiosyncratic individuals are linked by an occult blog called “Kiri Kiri Basara” run by a second-year high school student named Yūta Gamon. Small but mysterious occurrences that happen around these nine eventually lead to an unimaginable event that rocks the perception of reality.

The fall anime 2016 has yet to announce the director. The main voice cast includes

  • Yoshida Hitomi (Lovely Muuuuuuuco!) as Miyuu “Myu” Aikawa,
  • Kaji Yuki (Accel World – Arita) as Yūta Gamon
  • Ishikawa Kaito (My Hero Academia – Iida) as Sarai Hashigami
  • Sawashiro Miyuki (Beelzebub – Beelzebub IV) as Aria Kureinaino
  • Taniyama Kishou (Uta no Prince Sama – Shinomiya) as Kiryuu Kusakabe
  • Kakihara Tetsuya (Fairy Tail – Dragneel) as Shun Moritsuka
  • Sakura Ayane (Charlotte) as Ryouka ” Ryoutasu” Narusawa
  • Noto Mamiko (Elfen Lied) as Ririka Nishizono and
  • Itou Shizuka (D.Grey-Man – Lee) as Touko Sumikaze.

Studio: A-1 Pictures

Release Date: 9th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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Second season of Bubuki Buranki. The first season follows Azuma Kazuki, Kogane Asabuki and their crew as they learn about Bubuki, powerful weapon on the right hand and try to revive a Buranki (titan) who sleeps underground.

Will air on Crunchyroll.

The upcoming anime 2016 has yet to announce the director and voice cast.

Studio: SANZIGEN

Release Date: 1st October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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Keijo follows Kaminashi Nozomi . A 17-year-old exceptionally talented gymnast that is being recruited by colleges with the most cut-throat gymnastics programs. Unfortunately for them, Kaminashi has other plans. She wants to help her poverty-stricken family by competing in Keijo. A gambling sport where girls try to push their opponent into the water with their butt or breasts.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Takahashi Hideya (Pokemon – The origin). The main voice cast includes

  • Lynn (High School Fleet) as Kaminashi Nozomi and
  • Ichimichi Mao (Gakkougurashi) as Miyata Sayaka

Studio: Xebec

Release Date: 6th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: 12

 

 

 

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A new dictionary called The Great Passage is being compiled by the Genbu Shobo dictionary department. The sales department at the publishing company refers to the dictionary department as the money eating insect. But the team is determined to get the book done. Kouhei Araki enlists the help of word-loving but socially awkward editor Majime Mitsuya. Majime works with Nishioka Masashi who helps him express himself.

Fune wo Amu was previously released as a live action film in 2013 and won the picture of the year at the 37th Japan Academy Prize. It was also submitted to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the Academy Awards under the name The Great Passage (MAL).

The anime has yet to announce the director. The main voice cast includes

  • Sakamoto Maaya (Arslan Senki) as Kaguya Hayashi
  • Kamiya Hiroshi (Durarara!!) as Masashi Nishioka and
  • Sakurai Takahiro (AnoHana) as Mitsuya Majime

Studio: Zexcs

Release Date: 14th October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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Hanabi, a sixth grader is neither adult or child. The series follows her experiences as a young person going through life.

The anime has yet to confirm the director and voice cast. But it is likely the show will retain season 1 cast.

Studio: OLM

Release Date: 3rd October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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It was announced in the Kodansha morning magazine that Chi’s Sweet Home will be adapted as a 3D CG anime. Additional information is yet to be released.

Studio: Marza Animation Planet

Release Date: 2nd October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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1 in 10000 is lucky enough to get real magic in the highly popular social network game “Magical Girl Raising Project”. The games administration suddenly announces that there are too many real magic girls and the number needs to be halved. The 16 who have powers go through a game of survival.

Will air on Crunchyroll.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Hashimoto Hiroyuki (Is the order a rabbit??). The main voice includes

  • Touyama Nao (Nisek0i) as Koyuki “Snow White” Himekawa
  • Manami Numakura (Aikatsu!) as Kano “Ripple” Sazanami
  • additional cast to be announced

Studio: Lerche

Release Date: 2nd October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

upcoming anime 2016, upcoming anime fall, new anime, Kiitarou Shounen no Youkai Enikki

 

After Kiitarou enters a forbidden storehouse, he is kicked out of his home. He soon finds a new place to live where he meets a house spirit named Suzu. Kiitarou has a very strong spirit sense and he and Suzu soon begin to attract all kinds of Youkai (spirits). The anime is a visual diary of Kiitarou’s experiences with youkai.

The fall anime will be directed by Hisayoshi Hirasawa (Ozmafia!!). The main voice cast has not yet been released.

Studio: Creators in Pack

Release Date: 5th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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In a world where art becomes magic. These people who can inspire this skill are called Artistas. In Hoshinomori Private Magical Arts High School were Artistas are trained, a new student Aigasaki transfers into the school. She spends her romantic school days with six boys who aim to become entertainers in the future and wish to win the school prince beside Ohana.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Yamazaki Mitsue (Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East). The main voice cast includes

  • Hatano Wataru (Mikakunin de Shinkoukei) as Anjou Rui,
  • Ono Yuuki (Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun) as Tatewaki Rintarou,
  • TBA  as Aigasaki Kohana and
  • Eguchi Takuya (91 Days) as Hibiki Kanato.

Studio: Sunrise

Release Date: 2nd October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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The story follows a lazy girl with a love of literature and her bookworm friends. She encounters various prominent works including The Bible and The Great Passage.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Hirasawa Hisayoshi (Ojisan to Marshmallow). The main voice cast includes

  • Komatsu Mikako (K) as Kanbayashi Shiori,
  • Suzaki Aya (Kill la Kill) as Hasegawa Sumika,
  • Ichiki Mitsuhiro (Freezing)  as Endou and
  • Kitamura Eri (Fairy Tale) as Machida Sawako.

Studio: Creators in Pack

Release Date: 7th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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Season 8 of Teekyuu. An anime that follows four girls in the school Tennis club. Thing is they don’t play tennis. The girls just have fun day to day. The youngest member Yuri has to deal with the wacky behaviour of her upperclassmen.

The upcoming anime 2016 has yet to announce the director and voice cast. It is likely nothing changes.

Studio: Millepensee

Release Date: 5th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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Matoi Sumeragi and Yuma Kusanagi are training to become Miko (a shrine maiden) at the Tema Shrine. Yuma is invited to participate in a ritual called Kamikagari and use Taimakou, a technique used by her ancestors to exorcise evil spirits. One day the girls meet Yuma’s parents. Her father is a police officer investigating a man giving off an usual aura. To stop him Yuma uses her Taimakou. She yearns for a simple life but is constantly drawn into exorcising evil spirits.

The 2016 fall anime will be directed by Sakoi Masayuki (Kaibutsu Oujo) and the main voice cast includes

  • Tomatsu Haruka (AnoHana) as Claris Tonitolus
  • Oozora Naomi (Genshiken 2nd season) as Yuma Kusanagi
  • Suwa Ayaka (Absolute Duo) as Matoi Sumeragi

Studio: White Fox

Release Date: 17th September, 2016. Will air on Hulu.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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Two girls Kokona and Papika hold the keys to an alternate time and dimension called pure illusion. The girls are on the search for the Shard of Mimi, a crystal that grants any wish. However, whenever the girls are in danger the Shard of Mimi shines and the girls can transform.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Oshiyama Kiyotaka (series director debut). The main voice cast will include

  • Takahashi Minami (Food Wars! – Megumi) as Kokona and
  • Ichimichi Mao (Gokukoku no Brynhildr) as Papika.

Studio: Studio 3hz

Release Date: 6th October, 2016. Will air on Hulu. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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60 years previous a strange case of insomnia struck the population. The victims did not sleep for more than a week and went crazy in the process. A medicine was produced to combat this illness but a side effect turned the patients into vampires. A war was waged against humans by this new race, that was won by humans. But a few vampires managed to survive. The main character Mi Liu is half vampire half human. She is the child of hope to bring the two species together.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Chen Yup. The main voice cast includes

  • Hayami Show (Trigun) as Lou Yao
  • Satou Takuya (Mini Van) as Lee Shin
  • Kitamura Eri (Fairy Tail) as Anji and
  • Akabane Kenji (Triage X) as Mi Liu

Studio: Creators in Pack

Release Date: 1st October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: 12

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In the near future, idols are active in the virtual reality world. The idols from the Shiritsu Kanon Gakuen are aiming from the top of the idol leauge. Who will get the crown?

The autumn anime 2016 will be directed by Kikuchi Katsuya (debut). The main voice cast includes

  • Aoki Ruriko (The [email protected] Cinderella Girls) as Yucho La 
  • Kohara Riko (main debut) as Nanami Hoshi
  • Sagara Mayu (debut) as Miku Kajiwara and
  • Kimura Yuu (debut) as Kokona Hayakawa

Studio: Seven Arcs

Release Date: 3rd October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

 

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Soul Buster is an adaptation of author Bai Mao’s Chinese novel series based on the romance of the Three Kingdoms. The story follows a boy named Son Shin. He lives in the present but breaks a seal and erases the Sangokushi period in his dream. Without knowing why, he travels back and gets involved in the Sangokushi timeline.

The upcoming anime 2016 will be directed by Odahiro Watanabe (debut). The main voice cast includes

  • Mizushima Takahiro (Charlotte) as Son Shin
  • Tanabe Rui (Nanana’s Buried Treasure) as Shuu Yu
  • Seira Ryu (main debut) as Ryou Un
  • Kakihara Tetsuya (Fairy Tail – Dragneel) as Barin Yi

Studio: Studio Pierrot

Release Date: 4th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

upcoming anime 2016, upcoming anime fall, Nobunaga no Shinbi

 

Chidori is a young girl living in Japans warring states period. Chidori gets into trouble while swiming one day and is rescued by Oda Nobunaga. From that day, Chidori is adamant she wants to serve Nobunaga. Five years later she heads out of her ninja village to serve Oda.

The upcoming anime fall 2016 will be directed by Daichi Akitarou (Fruits Basket). The main voice cast will include

  • Murase Ayumu (Haikyuu!! – Hinata) as Sukezou,
  • Hatano Wataru (Mikakunin de Shinkoukei) as Oda Nobunaga and
  • Minase Inori (Gakkou Gurashi!) as Chidori.

Studio: TMS Entertainment

Release Date: 4th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

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Synopsis is yet to be released.

2016 fall anime will be directed by Fukushi Naoya (Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu). The main voice cast includes

  • Sasaki Mikoi (Tantei Opera Milky Holmes) as Yanagisawa Natsuko
  • Yashima Sarara (Hacka Doll) as Yoshie Yamazumi
  • Matsui Eriko (Engaged to the Unidentified) as Mizukami Kyouka
  • Tokui Sora (Love Live! School Idol Project) as Hacchin

Studio: Tengu Koubou

Release Date: 5th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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Season two of Bishoujo Yuugi Unit. The show follows three girls trying to become idols while saving the world part time through clearing levels on a crane machine at the game centre they work at.

The anime has yet to officially announce the director. The main voice cast will be retained (MAL).

Studio: TBA

Release Date: 5th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

upcoming anime 2016, upcoming anime fall, new anime, Gakuen Handsome

 

A seventeen-year-old transfers to the prestigious Baramon High School. He meets the characters on campus that present conflict, friendship, love and changes.

The cast members from both the game and OVA will reprise their role (MAL). More info to come.

Studio: Team YokkuFuman

Release Date: 4th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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Based on a horror escape game. Hiroshi and his classmates visit a mansion rumoured to be haunted by a creature named Ao Oni. Will they be able to solve the puzzles and escape from the mansion or will they be trapped in the mansion with Ao Oni.

The fall anime 2016 will be directed by Chisei Maeda.  The voice cast has yet to be announced.

Studio: Studio Deen

Release Date: 3rd October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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Information has yet to be released.

Studio: BLADE

Release Date: 5th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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The anime will follow the daily lives or life stories of Sengoku warriors told through animals.

The director has yet to be announced. The anime will feature a young and popular voice actors.

Studio: ILCA

Release Date: 9th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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Two young wrestlers step into a recently revived underground wrestling organisation called the Tiger’s Lair. The lair was responsible for the destruction of the dojo the two grew up in. One of the young men took over a dojo at the foot of Mt. Fuji and the other challenged and won the Tiger’s Lair competition earning a black tigers mask for his victory. Neither knows the other’s face and they are enemies in the ring. But they both out for the same thing. To destroy the Tiger’s Lair.

The fall anime 2016 will be directed by Komura Toshiaki (Kinnikuman Nisei: Ultimate Muscle 2). The voice cast has no yet been released.

Studio: Toei Animation

Release Date: 1st October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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The original series is a workout anime where each episode contains different exercises the viewer can do along with the characters.

The director has not been announced yet. The original voice cast will return with one new addition.

  • Suzuki Eri (Flying Witch – Chinatsu) as Sakura

Studio: TBA

Release Date: 5th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

upcoming anime 2016, upcoming anime fall, new anime, Mahou Shoujo Nante Mou Ii Desukara 2nd Season

 

The second season of Mahou Shoujo Nante. The original follows an ordinary girl who comes into contact with an alien life form who transforms Yuzuku into a magical girl who fights evil.

The director and main voice cast have yet to be confirmed.

Studio: TBA

Release Date: 5th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

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The Mysterious Joker travels the world searching for treasures to steal with his friend and cook Hachi. They avoid traps set by the police and while trying to reach their final goal of getting the timeslip treasure.

The upcoming anime 2016 has yet to confirm the director and voice cast. It will likely maintain previous seasons cast and crew.

Studio: Shin-Ei Animation

Release Date: 3rd October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

upcoming anime 2016, upcoming anime fall, new anime, Vivid Strike!

 

Synopsis yet to be announced.

Vivid Strike will be directed by Nishimura Junji (Dog Days). The main voice cast includes

  • Minase Inori (School-Live!) as Fuuka Reventon
  • Ogura Yui (Ro-Kyu-Bu!) as Rinne Berlinetta
  • Mizuhashi Kaori (Baka & Test) as Vivio Takamachi
  • Noto Mamiko (Clannad – Ichinose) as Einhart Stratos

Studio: Seven Arcs

Release Date: 1st October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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Rainy Color is opening a new coffee shop in Hawaii. Koji Amami nominates Nozomu Tokura to manage the store. The story follows Nozomu as he works to make the new store a success.

Studio: TBA

Release Date: 2nd October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

upcoming anime 2016, upcoming anime fall, Time Bokan 24

 

Time Bokan 24 is based on the 1970’s anime Time Bokan. Tokio is a middle school student living in modern Tokyo. Much to his surprise, he is suddenly appointed as a member of the 24th century Space-Time Administration Bureau. He learns that the history of the world is a complete lie. Tokio takes fellow bureau member Calen using the Bokan Mecha 24, a machine which can transform and merge into various forms, on a journey to search for the true history.

The upcoming fall anime will be directed by Takayuki Inagaki (Jewelpet Sunshine). The main voice cast has yet to be announced.

Studio: Tatsunoko Production

Release Date: 1st October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

upcoming anime 2016, upcoming anime fall, Nyanbo!

 

Nyanbo! is a cat version of Danbo. A cardboard robot character within Azuma Kiyohiko’s Yotsuba to! manga.

Will air on Crunchyroll.

The upcoming anime 2016 has yet to announce the director and main voice cast.

Studio: Shirogumi

Release Date: 27th September, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

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On the screw-shaped island country of Nejigajima, two Bokyabots. The Bokyabots travel around the country collecting screws. When they fix the screws to their heads they are able to compete in battles known as Bokya battles.

The upcoming anime 2016 has yet to announce the director and voice cast.

Crunchyroll has picked up Heybot for Fall.

Studio: TBA

Release Date: 18th September, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

upcoming anime 2016, upcoming anime fall, Digimon Universe- App Monsters 1

 

Digimon universe follows the smartphone apps that many people around the world have. Inside the the apps are AI life forms called app monsters otherwise known as appmon.

The director and main voice cast has yet to be announced.

Studio: Toei Animation

Release Date: 1st October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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A re-imagining of the manga ‘Glass Mask’ and its characters. It is a gag satire on modern society in a school setting.

The director and main voice cast has yet to be announced.

Studio: DLE

Release Date: 3rd October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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Follows the girls in the middle school ping pong club.

The upcoming anime will be directed by Irie Yasuhiro (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood). The main voice cast includes

  • Tojo Hisako (Himegoto) as Kiruka Ushirode
  • Kuwahara Yuuki (Shomin Sample) as Hokuto Itsumo
  • Imamura Ayaka (Sansha Sanyou) as Mune Oomune
  • Kouno Marika (Sore ga Seiyuu) as Hanabi Tenka

Studio: Kinema Citrus

Release Date: 4th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

 

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Based on a smartphone game app. The plot has not been released.

The upcoming anime has yet to announce the director and main voice cast.

Studio: TBA

Release Date: 10th October, 2016.

Number of Episodes: 12

 

 

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Ossan is a messy but thin man, a restroom decorator and single father. He is sucked into a toilet that he has just finished using and becomes a hero to save Earth. The price he pays is he becomes a fat person.

The upcoming anime have yet to announce the director and main voice cast.

Studio: TBA

Release Date: 5th October, 2016. Will air on Crunchyroll.

Number of Episodes: TBA

 

Information gathered via MAL, Anime Planet, Anime News Network, Crunchyroll and Anichart.


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