>> Saturday, March 24, 2012
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AKB0048 is based on the Real Life idol group AKB48. In a World where fun has been outlawed, a group of rebellious girls reconstitute the legendary pop-group AKB 48 to fight oppression through song
Furusato Saisei Nihon no Mukashi Banashi (Hometown Regeneration: Japan's Folklore) will tell different folklore, myth, legend, and festival origin stories from across Japan.
Himitsu Kessha Taka no Tsume (Secret Society Eagle Talon) follows Eagle Talon's attempts (and subsequent failures) to take over the world.
Natsuiro Kiseki (Summer-Colored Miracle) is an original series featuring the four actresses in Sphere — Ayahi Takagaki, Minako Kotobuki, Haruka Tomatsu, and Aki Toyosaki — whom will play Saki, Natsumi, Yuka, and Rinko.
Ozuma is set on a future Earth that has gone to ruins in a sea of sand. In the far future, the elevated irradiation from the sun has destroyed the environment of the earth and the birthrate of humans has drastically decreased. The government controls society with an army of cloned soldiers called "Ideal Children (IC)". Sam Coin is a trader in a desert. One day, he saves a beautiful woman Maya, who has been chased by Theseus, a corps of IC. He shelters her in his trade ship, but the destroyers of Theseus surround Sam and Maya.
Tsuritama is a story is set on the island of Enoshima in the Shōnan area south of Tokyo, and it follows four idiosyncratic youths: the one-quarter French, uncommunicative high school student Yuki, the fishing enthusiast and self-proclaimed alien Haru, the island native Natsuki, and the mysterious Indian Akira with his constant duck companion Tapioca.
Acchi Kocchi (Place to Place) follows the misadventures, screw ups, and idiocy of 5 schoolmates: Io, Tsumiki, Hime, Mayoi, and Sakaki
Eureka Seven: Astral Ocean is a sequel to Eureka Seven. The new protagonist is a boy named Ao, who "set 'destiny' in motion again when he held the 'power.'"
Jormungand centers around Jonah, a child soldier, born into the chaotic conflicts that rage across Africa, his family lost to a war fueled by weapons supplied by the so-called "Merchants of Death"--international arms dealers. Despite Jonah's hatred of weapons and violence, he employs both extremely well in the service of high-flying arms dealer Koko Hekmatyar and her band of mercenaries. Their journey through the dark underbelly of the world's arms markets may lead only to damnation, but will Jonah one day make his way back to the light. Only one thing is certain: it's going to be a long, hard road out of Hell...
Kimi to Boku 2 (You and Me 2) is a sequel series revolving around four childhood friends—Kaname Tsukahara, Shun Matsuoka, and twin brothers Yuki and Yuta Asaba—and a new transfer student, half-German and half-Japanese Chizuru Tachibana, who joins their circle, as they enter "their 17th spring" of high school.
Kuroko No Basuke(Kuroko's Basketball) is about Kuroko, who was the best player in the legendary middle school basketball team known as "The Generation of Miracles", joins his high school basketball team. The thing is that Kuroko is a small and weak boy, so what is the secret that makes him so good.
Lupin III - Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna (Lupin III - The Woman Called Fujiko Mine) revolves around the character of Fujiko Mine, depicting her and the rest of the Lupin III cast during their younger days.
Medaka Box is about the paragon and all-around perfect student Medaka Kurokami, who is elected as the President of Hakoniwa Academy's student council by 98% of the student body. Possessed of a forceful personality, charisma, and incredible ability, she is accompanied by her loyal and snarky childhood friend Zenkichi Hitoyoshi, who has been at her side for over thirteen years.
Nazo no Kanojo X (Mysterious Girlfriend X) is about Mikoto Urabe, an unusual girl with some awesome scissors, and Akira Tsubaki, who have a special connection. They have the ability to share their emotions and physical conditions through saliva. Tsubaki is addicted to this, and must taste it everyday to avoid going into withdrawal. And that's just the start of the weirdness.
Recorder to Randoseru 2 (Recorder to Randsell Re) is a second season of the series.
Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden (Rock Lee's Spring Time of Youth) is a spin-off story of Naruto focusing on Team 9.
Saint Seiya Omega (Saint Seiya Ω) takes place in the future era, 25 years after the Holy Wars of the 20th century narrated in the original manga and its anime adaptation. The goddess Athena is still on Earth after reincarnating to cleanse it of the agent of evil as she has done during millennia, accompanied by her Saints, fulfilling her duty of protecting peace on Earth, after her victories over antagonistic deities. Athena and a new generation of Saints prepare to face a new menace that lurks in this new era, in which Pegasus Seiya, the protagonist of Kurumada's manga, is revered as a Saint of legend.
Sakamichi No Apollon follows Kaoru Nishimi, a boy who transfers to a new high school during the 1960s. While there, he meets a boy and makes friends with him, sharing an interest in music.
Saki: Achiga-hen (Saki: Episode of side-A) is about Shizuno Takakamo, a student from the Achiga Girls Academy, who decides to revive the school's mahjong club.
Sankarea is about Furuya who is obsessed with zombies. When his cat dies, he decide to try to bring it back from the dead using an old occult book. While Furuya is doing his experiment, he meet the school idol, a girl who wish she could die and be reborn as someone else.
Shiba Inuko-san is about a normal(?) second year middle school student Shiba Inuko, and the main character and classmate, Chako, who is the only one who sees Inuko as an upright walking shiba.
Shirokuma Cafe (Polar Bear Café) is about a polar bear who owns a café, and a panda who is a regular customer.
Tasogare Otome x Amnesia (Dusk Maiden of Amnesia) is set at a private academy that has a history of hauntings by spirits, including a ghost girl named Yūko. For some mysterious reason, first-year middle school student Teiichi Niiya is the only person who can see Yūko. Yūko has no memory of her death, much less who or what caused it. Yūko and Teiichi create an investigation club to find the truth about her death and the other mysteries of the school.
Uchuu Kyoudai (Space Brothers) is about two brothers, Mutta and Hibito, who made a vow as kids to travel to space. The younger brother Hibito did become an astronaut, but Mutta became a Salaryman. However, Mutta's life changes one fateful day.
Upotte!! is about a newly transferred teacher who discovers that girls like Funko always aim to do their best and shoot for their goals, often literally with live ammo. Because these girls aren't just expert shooters, they are the guns, in human form.
Zetman is about Jin, a kid with an angel mark on his hand, was living a peaceful life until the appearance of a monster that kills everyone in front of it.
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Accel World revolves around a bullied middle school boy named Haruyuki. One autumn day in 2046, he has an encounter with Kuroyukihime, the prettiest girl in his school, that changes his life. Through a mysterious piece of software from Kuroyukihime, Haruyuki learns of the existence of the virtual "Accel World." In that moment, the lowest of the "school caste" becomes "Burst Linker," a knight defending a princess.
Fate/Zero 2 is a continuation of Fate/Zero anime.
Ginga e Kickoff!! (Kickoff to the Galaxy!!) follows a boy who was in a soccer team, but it was disbanded due to not enough players. However, after the boy meets a female professional soccer player, he aims to bring his soccer team back.
Haiyore! Nyaruko-san! centers around Nyarlko, a formless Cthulhu deity who can take on the shape of anyone it wishes, but particularly the shape of a seemingly ordinary silver-haired girl. Mahiro Yasaka is a normal high school student who is chased by aliens one night, until "Nyarlko" saves him.
Hyou-ka (You Can't Escape) is about Oriki Hotaro, a high school boy, who always acts passively. One day, he enters "Koten Bu (Classic Literature Club)" as recommended by his elder sister. There he meets Chitanda Eru, Fukube Satoshi, and Ibara Mayaka. Chitanda is a calm beautiful girl but she turns into an embodiment of curiosity once she says, "I'm interested in it". Fubube is a smiling boy who excels in memory, but he never constructs his own deduction. Ibara is a short girl and is strict with others and herself. She loves Fubube, but he always dodges her approach. They begin to investigate a case that occurred 33 years ago. Hints of the mystery is buried in an old collection of works of the former members of Koten Club. The collection is titled "Hyouka".
Kore wa Zombie desu ka? 2 - Jigokuhen(Is This a Zombie? 2 - Strange Hell) is a sequel of the fantasy comedy series about zombies, Necromancers, Magical Girls, vampires, and their various combinations
Kuromajyo-san ga Touru!! centers around Chiyoko "Choco" Kurotori, a somewhat cynical fifth-grade schoolgirl who is training to become a black witch with the magical world's most ardent instructor, Gubid.
Hiiro No Kakera (Scarlet Fragment) is about Tamaki who revisits a small village, she remembers from her childhood and gets caught up in her family's history and supernatural dangers surrounding it.
Pretty Rhythm: Dear My Future set three years after the events of "Pretty Rhythm: Aurora Dream", wherein a five-girl Korean idol unit appears as a rival group of the Prism Stars.
Queen's Blade: Rebellion sets after the 30th Queen's Blade, Claudette becomes the queen. At first, she governs the country well by abolishing the heavy taxes and the aristocracy. However, her reign turns into terrorism by power and the Queen's Blade is repealed. The Princess Knight of Rebellion, Annelotte organizes a rebel army and declares war against Claudette.
Sengoku Collection sets in the Sengoku Era, wherein military masters circle the throne of the first shogun. God of War cards have been hidden inside 6 treasures and those who seek those treasures fight among themselves.
Shining Hearts ~Shiawase no Pan~ is about a mysterious amnesiac girl named Kaguya who gets washed ashore the island of Wyndaria after a great storm. She encounters Rick, a swordsman who wound up working at the island's bakery, and his co-workers, Nellis, Amyl, and Aerie. Together, they protect Wyndaria from pirates, and try to get back Kaguya's memories and lost emotions.