Spring Anime Season 2013   Leave a comment

Well it appears that the list for the Winter Season is out. This season seems to be composed of some sequels and the rest being new series from manga’s or light novels. It seems that I’ll be watching a lot of shows but out of the many shows I’m watching I’ll blog between 2-4 shows from the Winter Season. I will mention a few anime that are carrying on from the Winter Season are Chihayafuru 2. Anyway if you want to get the entire Winter listing please go to MOON PHASE alternatively if you want the specific airtimes check out synobi’s calendar (though be warned its in Japanese), finally if you want to know who is fansubbing which anime go to Fansub Wiki’s Page. I will now tell you a few of the anime’s on the Autumn/Fall Season I will omit the kids shows but they’ll be in the table I just won’t give any information besides that, I will also mention the long running shows that have been airing for a while minus One Piece.

Quick side note: In japan the time is given in 24-hour, relative time format which technically means the times are extended to show which day they primarily belong too. So for example, Thursday morning at 2:00am would become Wednesday 26:00 to show that the episode aired late Wednesday night. Before I forget I’m from the United Kingdom so I write the date differently from Americans and Japanese i.e. date, month, year 02/01/2011. Additionally the clocks will be moved forward so now the time difference between the U.K. and Japan is 8 hours instead of 9 hours.

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Battle Spirits Sword Eyes Kiketouden 07:00 TV Tokyo (07/04) Mushibugyo 18:00 TV Tokyo (08/04) Train Hero 17:30 TV Tokyo (02/04) Danball Senki Wars 19:27 TV Tokyo (03/04) Hataraku Maou-sama 22:00 TOKYO MX (04/04) Aku no Hana 22:00 Aniplex (05/04) Boku wa Ou-sama 09:30 BS11 (06/04)
Uchū Senkan Yamato 2199 17:00 MBS/TBS (07/04) Chibi Devi 2 18:20 NHK-E (08/04) DD Hokuto no Ken 25:40 TV Tokyo (02/04) Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge 24:30 TOKYO MX (03/04) Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince 22:30 TOKYO MX (04/04) Hyakka Ryoran Samurai Bride 22:30 AT-X (05/04) Jewelpet Happiness 09:30 TV Tokyo (06/04)
Garasu no Kamen desu ga 21:54 BS12 (07/04) Hayate no Gotoku! Cuties 25:35 TV Tokyo (08/04) Sparrows Hotel 20:25 AT-X (09/04) RDG Red Data Girl 25:00 TOKYO MX (03/04) Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Com wa Machigateiru. 25:25 TBS (04/04) Date of Life 25:30 TOKYO MX (05/04) Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live 10:00 TV Tokyo (06/04)
Suisei no Gargantia 22:00 TOKYO MX (07/04) Arata Kangatari 26:05 TV Tokyo (08/04) Yuyushiki 24:30 TOKYO MX (09/04) Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love 2000% 26:05 TV Aichi (03/04) Photo Kano 25:55 TBS (04/04) Toaru no Kagaku Railgun S 24:30 TOKYO MX (12/04) Tanken Driland 10:30 TV Tokyo (06/04)
Haiyore! Nyaruko-san W 25:05 TV Tokyo(07/04) Miyagawa Ie no Koufuku –:– USTREAM (29/04) Aiura 25:35 TV Tokyo(09/04) Karneval 26:48 ABC (03/04) Devil Survivor 2 The Animation 26:05 MBS (04/04) Chihayafuru 2 25:53 Nihon TV (11/01) Zettai Bouei Leviathan 23:30 TV Tokyo (06/04)
Card Fight Vanguard Link Joker Hen 10:00 TV Tokyo (13/01)       Kakumeki Valrave 25:35 MBS (11/04) Hetalia The Beautiful World –:– Animate TV (25/01) Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai. 24:00 TOKYO MX (06/04)
Doki Doki Precure 08:00 ABC/ TV Asahi (03/02)   Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kaku -Outbreak- –:– TBA (–/04)   Katanagatari 24:45 Fuji TV (11/04)   Yondemasu yo, Azazeru san Z 25:00 TOKYO MX (06/04)
Yu☆Gi☆Oh! Zexal II 17:30 TV Tokyo (07/10)       Naruto Shippūden 19:30 TV Tokyo   Namiuchigiwa no Muromi san 25:15 TOKYO MX (06/04)
            Shingeki no Kyojin 25:58 MBS (06/04)
            Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko 22:30 TOKYO MX (13/04)
            Kingdom 2 23:45 NHK BS Premium (–/06)

 

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Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge 断裁分離のクライムエッジ Website: http://crimeedge.com/
Animation Production: Studio Gokumi Trailer: Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge
Opening Song: Unmei no Ori 「運命の檻」 by Aimi 「愛美」 Ending Song: Kimi to Futari 「君と二人」 by Karin Takahashi x Yurika Endo 「高橋花林×遠藤ゆりか」
Airdate: 03/04 Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Seinen.
Airtime in Japan: 24:30 Airtime in U.K.: 16:30
Number of Episodes: 13 TV Station: TOKYO MX

Haimura Kiri is a seemingly ordinary boy with one slight problem: he is obsessed with cutting other people’s hair. One day he meets Mushiyanokouji Iwai, the "Hair Queen" who cannot cut her hair because of an inherited curse. Kiri finds out that his scissor, "Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge" is the only thing that can cut them. But little did he know that their meeting sparked the start of an old murder game to kill the "Hair Queen" using the cursed killing tools, the "Killing Goods." Can Kiri protect Iwai from the Killing Goods Owners? Let the game begin!

Kotori Koiwai as Iwai Mushanokoji
Natsuki Hanae as Kiri Haimura
Arisa Noto as Nigi Ubusato
Kaori Fukuhara as Yamane Byoinzaka
Kiyono Yasuno as Kashiko Misumi
Koji Yusa as Kanae Sumeragi/Professor
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Kotaro Naruto
Yumi Uchiyama as Houko Byoinzaka

 

 

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RDG: Red Data Girl RDG レッドデータガール Website: http://rdg-anime.jp/
Animation Production: PA Works Trailer: RDG: Red Data Girl
Opening Song: Small Worldrop 「スモルワールドロップ」 by Annabel 「アナベル」 Ending Song: Yokan 「予感」 by Masumi Ito 「伊藤真澄」
Airdate: 03/04 (1st episode preview airing 16/03) Genre: Fantasy.
Airtime in Japan: 25:00 Airtime in U.K.: 17:00
Number of Episodes: 12 TV Station: TOKYO MX

A modern fantasy based on Japanese Shinto legends. Suzuhara Izumiko is a 15-year-old girl, who has been raised and protected in a shrine deep in the Kumano mountains. She is quite shy and destroys all the electric devices she touches. When she begins to think about going out of the mountains and moving to the city, her guardian Sagara Yukimasa recommends her to enter a high school in Tokyo and forces his son Miyuki to serve Izumiko for life. Miyuki and Izumiko repel each other but their relationship begins to change when a terrifying accident occurs on the school excursion. Izumiko learns her fate as the last representative (yorishiro) of a Himegami goddess and Miyuki learns of his duty as a guardian Yamabushi of Izumiko.

Jun Fukuyama as Yukimasa Sagara
Kouki Uchiyama as Miyuki Sagara
Saori Hayami as Izumiko Suzuhara
Kaito Ishikawa as Manatsu Sōda
Madoka Yonezawa as Mayura Sōda
Rie Kugimiya as Satoru Wamiya
Ryohei Kimura as Masumi Sōda
Akira Ishida as Hodaka Murakami
Emi Sarah Bridcut as Honoka Jean Kisaragi
Hirofumi Nojima as Ichijō Takayanagi
Kazuhiko Inoue as Daisei Suzuhara
Romi Park as Yukariko Suzuhara

 

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Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love 2000% うたの☆プリンスさまっ マジLOVE2000% Website: http://utapri.tv
Animation Production: A-1 Pictures Trailer: Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love 2000%
Opening Song: Canon 「カノン」 by Mamoru Miyano 「宮野真守」 Ending Song: Maji Love 2000% 「マジLOVE 2000%」 by ST☆RISH
Airdate: 03/04 Genre: Comedy, Reverse Harem, Romance, School, Shoujo.
Airtime in Japan: 26:05 Airtime in U.K.: 18:05
Number of Episodes: 13 TV Station: TV Aichi

Second season of Uta no☆Prince-sama♪.

Hiro Shimono as Shō Kurusu
Junichi Suwabe as Ren Jingūji
Kenichi Suzumura as Masato Hijirikawa
Kishô Taniyama as Natsuki Shinomiya
Mamoru Miyano as Tokiya Ichinose
Miyuki Sawashiro as Haruka Nanami
Takuma Terashima as Otoya Ittoki
Koji Yusa as Ryūya Hyūga
Kousuke Toriumi as Aijima Cecil
Norio Wakamoto as Shining Saotome
Shouta Aoi as Ai Mikaze
Showtaro Morikubo as Reiji Kotobuki
Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Ranmaru Kurosaki
Tomoaki Maeno as Camus
Yūichi Nakamura as Ringo Tsukimiya
Yuka Imai as Tomochika Shibuya

 

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Karneval │ カーニヴァル Website: http://karneval-anime.com/
Animation Production: Manglobe Trailer: Karneval
Opening Song: Henai no Rinbukyoku 「偏愛の輪舞曲」 by GRANRODEO Ending Song: REASON by KAmiYU
Airdate: 03/04 Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-fi, Shoujo.
Airtime in Japan: 26:48 Airtime in U.K.: 18:48
Number of Episodes: 13 TV Station: ABC

Nai searches for someone important to him, with only an abandoned bracelet as a clue. Gareki steals and pick-pockets to get by from day to day. The two meet in a strange mansion where they are set-up, and soon become wanted criminals by military security operatives. When Nai and Gareki find themselves desperate in a hopeless predicament, they encounter none other than the country’s most powerful defense organization, "Circus". The Circus is a Defense organization that works for the government. They perform raids to capture criminals and solve crimes that the Security force otherwise cannot handle. After their raids, they put on shows as an apology for scaring the citizens. Their group consists of the strongest, most capable fighters that use a special type of bracelet, known as Circus I.D., to fight.

Hiroshi Kamiya as Gareki
Aya Endo as Tsukumo
Daisuke Ono as Hirato
Eri Kitamura as Kiichi
Koji Yusa as Tsukitachi
Souchiro Hoshi as Karoku

 

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Hataraku Maou-sama はたらく魔王さま! Website: http://maousama.jp/
Animation Production: WHITE FOX Trailer: Hataraku Maou-sama
Opening Song: ZERO!! by Minami Kuribayashi 「栗林みな実」 Ending Song:  by nano.ripe
Airdate: 04/04 Genre: Comedy, Demons, Romance, Shounen.
Airtime in Japan: 22:00 Airtime in U.K.: 14:00
Number of Episodes: 13 TV Station: TOKYO MX

In another dimension the Devil King Sadao is only one step away from conquering the world when he is beaten by Hero Emilia and forced to drift to the other world: modern-day Tokyo. As "conquering the world" are the only skills the Devil King possesses – and are obviously unnecessary in his new situation – he must work as a freeter to pay for his living expenses.

Nao Tōyama as Chiho Sasaki
Ryota Ohsaka as Sadao Maō/Demon King Satan
Yōko Hikasa as Emi Yusa/Heroine Emilia
Yuuki Ono as Shirō Ashiya/Demon General Alsiel
Hiro Shimono as Hanzō Urushihara/Demon General Lucifer
Kanae Itō as Suzuno Kamazuki
Asuka Nishi as Rika Suzuki
Azumi Asakura as Emerada
Hiroki Yasumoto as Albert
Yumi Uchiyama as Mayumi Sasaki

 

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Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince 銀河機攻隊マジェスティックプリンス Website: http://mjp-anime.jp/
Animation Production: Dogakobo x Orange Trailer: Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince
Opening Song: Watashi wa Souzousuru 「私は想像する」 by Natsumi Kon 「昆夏美」 Ending Song: Sayanara tte Iu 「サヨナラっていう」 by Chiaki Ishikawa 「石川智晶」
Airdate: 04/04 Genre: Action, Mecha, School, Sci-fi, Seinen.
Airtime in Japan: 22:30 Airtime in U.K.: 14:30
Number of Episodes: 24 TV Station: TOKYO MX

In the latter half of 21st century, humans leave the Earth and begin to live in space. In order to adapt to the environment in space and deal with the hostile aliens in Jupiter, genetically engineered children called "Princes" are artificially raised and trained to be pilots of armed robots "AHSMB (Advanced High Standard Multipurpose Battle Device). This is a story about one of the teenage "Princes", Hitachi O Izuru, who studies in an academic city Grandzehle.

Hiroki Aiba as Izuru Hitachi
Junya Ikeda as Ataru Suruga
Shintarō Asanuma as Toshikazu Asagi
Yōko Hikasa as Kei Kugimiya
Yuka Iguchi as Tamaki Irie
Chihiro Suzuki as Daniru
Hirofumi Nojima as Siegfried
Hiroki Touchi as Simon Gatō
Kousuke Toriumi as Giuliano
Masumi Asano as Amane
Miyuki Sawashiro as Rin Suzukaze
Shizuka Itou as Teoria

 

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Yahari Ore no Seishun Rabu Com wa Machigatteiru やはり俺の青春ラブコメまちがっている。 Website: http://www.tbs.co.jp/anime/oregairu/
Animation Production: Brains Base Trailer: Oregairu
Opening Song: Yukitoki 「ユキトキ」 by Nagi Yanagi 「やなぎなぎ」 Ending Song: Hello Alone by Nao Toyama 「東山奈央」 Saori Hayami 「早見沙織」
Airdate: 04/04 Genre: Comedy, Romance, School.
Airtime in Japan: 25:28 Airtime in U.K.: 17:28
Number of Episodes: 13 TV Station: TBS

This romantic comedy revolves around an antisocial high school student named Hikigaya Hachiman with a distorted view on life and no friends or girlfriend. When he see his classmates talking excitedly about living their adolescent lives, he mutters, They’re a bunch of liars. When he is asked about his future dreams, he responds, Not working. A teacher gets Hachiman to join the volunteer service club, which happens to have the school’s prettiest girl, Yukinoshita Yukino.

Saori Hayami as Yukino Yukinoshita
Takuya Eguchi as Hachiman Hikigaya
Ami Koshimizu as Saki Kawasaki
Aoi Yūki as Komachi Hikigaya
Mai Nakahara as Haruno Yukinoshita
Marina Inoue as Yumiko Miura
Mikako Komatsu as Saika Totsuka
Nao Tōyama as Yui Yuigahama
Nobuyuki Hiyama as Yoshiteru Zaimokuza
Nozomi Sasaki as Hina Ebina
Ryoka Yuzuki as Shizuka Hiratsuka
Takashi Kondo as Hayato Hayama

 

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Photo Kano フォトカノ Website: http://www.tbs.co.jp/anime/photokano/
Animation Production: Madhouse Trailer: Photo Kano
Opening Song: Koisuru Lens 「恋するレンス」 by Kaori Hayato 「早戸香織」 Ending Song: Smile F スマイルF by Uta Kano♪
Airdate: 04/04 Genre: Romance, School.
Airtime in Japan: 25:58 Airtime in U.K.: 17:58
Number of Episodes: 13 TV Station: TBS

Kazuya, a mild-mannered high school sophomore coming to the end of a very average summer break, receives a digital single lens reflex camera as a gift. His nerdy fascination with its design soon turns to wonder when he realizes this little gadget could really give his social life a shot in the arm!

Nobunaga Shimazaki as Kazuya Maeda
Asuka Ōgame as Rina Yunoki
Aya Endo as Momoko Ōtani
Chiwa Saito as Nonoka Masaki
Hisako Kanemoto as Mai Sakura
Kanae Itō as Haruka Niimi
Kaori Mizuhashi as Hikari Sanehara
Mai Nakahara as Aki Muruto
Mariya Ise as Kanon Maeda
Miyuki Sawashiro as Tomoe Misumi

 

 

 

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Devil Survivor 2: THE ANIMATION デビルサバイバー2 THE ANIMATION Website: http://ds2a.jp/
Animation Production: Bridge Trailer: Devil Survivor 2: THE ANIMATION
Opening Song: Take Your Way by Livetune adding Fukase. Ending Song: Be by Song Riders
Airdate: 04/04  Genre: Action, Demons, Fantasy, Shounen, Supernatural.
Airtime in Japan: 26:05 Airtime in U.K.: 18:05
Number of Episodes: 13 TV Station: MBS

Mysterious invaders called the Septentriones arrive in Japan and begin attacking the country on a Sunday. To fight back, the heroes in Devil Survivor 2 signed a pact with the devil to become the Thirteen Devil Messengers. The Septentriones show up at least once a day and you have a time limit of seven days to defeat them.

Aya Uchida as Io Nitta
Hiroshi Kamiya as Hibiki Kuze
Junichi Suwabe as Yamato Hotsuin
Nobuhiko Okamoto as Daichi Shijima
Takahiro Sakurai as Anguished One
Ami Koshimizu as Hinako Kujou
Daisuke Namikawa as Jungo Torii
Fuko Saito as Keita Wakui
Kana Asumi as Airi Ban
Kikuko Inoue as Tycho (Female version)
Mitsuaki Madono as Yuzuru "Joe" Akie
Miyuki Sawashiro as Makoto Sako
Rikako Yamaguchi as Fumi Kanno
Rikiya Koyama as Ronaldo Kuriki
Shūta Morishima as Tycho (Male version)
Yuka Iguchi as Otome Yanagiya

 

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Aku no Hana 悪の花 Website: http://akunohana-anime.jp/sitetop.html
Animation Production: ZEXCS Trailer: Aku no Hana
Opening Song:  by Asako Shinosaki 「しのさきあさこ」 Ending Song:
Airdate: 05/04 Genre: Drama, Psychological, Romance, School, Shounen.
Airtime in Japan: 22:00 Airtime in U.K.: 14:00
Number of Episodes: 13 TV Station: Animax

Kasuga Takao is a boy who loves reading books, particularly Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du Mal. A girl at his school, Saeki Nanako, is his muse and his Venus, and he admires her from a distance. One day, he forgets his copy of Les Fleurs du Mal in the classroom and runs back alone to pick it up. In the classroom, he finds not only his book, but Saeki’s gym uniform. On a mad impulse, he steals it. Now everyone knows "some pervert" stole Saeki’s uniform, and Kasuga is dying with shame and guilt. Furthermore, the weird, creepy, and friendless girl of the class, Nakamura, saw him take the uniform. Instead of revealing it was him, she recognizes his kindred deviant spirit and uses her knowledge to take control of his life. Will it be possible for Kasuga to get closer to Saeki, despite Nakamura’s meddling and his dark secret? What exactly does Nakamura intend to do with him?

Mariya Ise as Sawa Nakamura
Shinichiroh Ueda as Takao Kasuga
Yōko Hikasa as Nanako Saeki
Ayako Uemura as Ai Kinoshita
Katsutoshi Matsuzaki as Yamada
Sayuri Hara as Mayu
Shinya Hamazoe as Kojima

 

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Hyakka Ryoran Samurai Bride 百花繚乱サムライブライド Website: http://www.hyakka-ryoran.tv/
Animation Production: ARMS Trailer: Hyakka Ryoran Samurai Bride
Opening Song: AI DO. by Miyuki Hashimoto 「橋本みゆき」 Ending Song: Kekka, Guuzen de Gozasourou 「結果、偶然でござ候」 by Aoi Yuki 「悠木碧」 Minako Kotobuki 「寿美菜子」 Rie Kugimiya 「釘宮理恵」
Airdate: 05/04 Genre: Action, Comedy, Ecchi, Romance, School.
Airtime in Japan: 22:30 Airtime in U.K.: 14:30
Number of Episodes: 12 TV Station: AT-X

Second season of Hyakka Ryoran Samurai Girls.

Aoi Yūki as Jūbee Yagyū
Daisuke Hirakawa as Muneakira Yagyū
Aki Toyosaki as Kanetsugu Naoe
Ami Koshimizu as Charles d’Artanian
Chinatsu Akasaki as Sasuke Sarutobi
Haruka Tomatsu as Mataemon Araki
Kaoru Mizuhara as Gisen Yagyū
Mamiko Noto as Keiji Maeda
Minako Kotobuki as Sen Tokugawa
Naomi Shindoh as Kojirō Sasaki
Rie Kugimiya as Yukimura Sanada
Saori Goto as Hanzō Hattori
Satomi Satou as Inshun Hōzōin
Takahiro Sakurai as Yoshihiko Tokugawa
Yōko Hikasa as Musashi Miyamoto
Yu Kobayashi as Matabee Gotō

 

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Date A Live デート・ア・ライブ Website: http://date-a-live-anime.com/
Animation Production: AIC+ Trailer: Date A Live
Opening Song: Date A Live 「デート・ア・ライブ」 by sweet ARMS Ending Song: SAVE THE WORLD by Iori Nomizu 「野水伊織」
Airdate: 05/04 (1st episode preview on 30/03) Genre: Mecha, Romance, School, Sci-fi, Shounen.
Airtime in Japan: 25:30 Airtime in U.K.: 17:30
Number of Episodes: 12+1 TV Station: TOKYO MX

Thirty years before a strange phenomena called a "spacequake" devastated the center of Eurasia, claiming the lives of at least 150 million people. Since then, smaller spacequakes plague the world on a irregular basis. Shidō Itsuka, a seemingly ordinary high schooler comes across a mysterious girl at the ground zero of a spacequake and learns from his sister Kotori she is one of the "Spirits" who are the real cause of the spacequakes that occur when they manifest themselves in the world. He also learns that Kotori is the captain of the airship Ratatoskr and recruits him to make use of his mysterious ability to seal the Spirits’ powers and stop them from being a threat to mankind. However, there is a catch: to seal a Spirit, he must make her fall in love with him.

Marina Inoue as Tohka Yatogami/Princess
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Shido Itsuka
Anri Katsu as Hiroto Tonomachi
Asami Sanada as Kurumi Tokisaki/Nightmare
Aya Endo as Reine Murasame
Ayana Taketatsu as Kotori Itsuka
Iori Nomizu as Yoshino/Hermit
Kaori Sadohara as Tamae Okamine
Misato as Mana Takimiya
Misuzu Togashi as Origami Tobiichi
Takehito Koyasu as Kyōhei Kannazuki

 

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Zettai Bouei Leviathan 絶対防衛レヴィアタン Website: http://leviathan-anime.net/
Animation Production: GONZO Trailer: Zettai Bouei Leviathan
Opening Song: Hajimari no Resolution 「始まりのRESOLUTION」 by Yuki Kanno 「カンノユキ」 Ending Song: Truly by PASSPO☆
Airdate: 06/04 Genre: Fantasy.
Airtime in Japan: 23:30 Airtime in U.K.: 15:30
Number of Episodes: TV Station: TV Tokyo

The story is set in Aquafall, a fantasy world abound with water and greenery, and populated by dragons and fairies. Meteorites suddenly bring forth evil creatures that threaten all living things on the planet. The fairy Syrup assembles the Aquafall Defense Force, with three girls of the dragon clans as recruits. The story follows Syrup and the dragon girls Leviathan, Bahamut, and Jörmungandr as they work together to battle enemies and grow up.

Ayana Taketatsu as Jörmungandr
Eri Kitamura as Bahamut
Kana Hanazawa as Syrup
Saori Hayami as Leviathan

 

 

 

 

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Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai. 俺の妹がこんなに可愛いわけがない。 Website: http://www.oreimo-anime.com/
Animation Production: A-1 Pictures Trailer: OreImo.
Opening Song: Reunion by ClariS Ending Song:
Airdate: 06/04 Genre: Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, School, Seinen, Slice of life.
Airtime in Japan: 24:00 Airtime in U.K.: 16:00
Number of Episodes: 13+3 TV Station: TOKYO MX

Second season of OreImo.

Ayana Taketatsu as Kirino Kōsaka
Yūichi Nakamura as Kyōsuke Kōsaka
Akeno Watanabe as Yoshino Kōsaka
Fumihiko Tachiki as Daisuke Kōsaka
Hitomi Nabatame as Saori Bajiina
Kana Hanazawa as Ruri Gokō (Kuroneko)
Saori Hayami as Ayase Aragaki
Satomi Satou as Manami Tamura
Yukari Tamura as Kanako Kurusu

 

 

 

 

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Namiuchigiwa no Muromi-san 波打際のむろみさん Website: http://www.starchild.co.jp/special/muromisan/
Animation Production: Tatsunoko Production Trailer: Namiuchigiwa no Muromi-san
Opening Song: Nanatsu no Umi yori Kimi no Umi 「七つの海より君の海」 by Sumire Uesaka 「上坂すみれ」 Ending Song:
Airdate: 06/04 Genre: Comedy, Shounen, Slice of Life.
Airtime in Japan: 25:15 Airtime in U.K.: 17:15
Number of Episodes: 13+1 TV Station: TOKYO MX

Mukoujima Takurou is a lonely teenager who spends his time fishing at the pier and, to his incredible surprise, fishes up Muromi, a mermaid. Muromi first off doesn’t realize she’s a mermaid until she meets Takurou. Not only that, she is incredibly dense and crazy and has a drinking problem to top it off. Now every time Takurou goes fishing, Muromi appears and makes life interesting for him.

Takahiro Mizushima as Takurō Mukōjima
Yukari Tamura as Muromi-san
Ai Nonaka as Hii-chan
Chiwa Saito as Yeti
Hitomi Harada as Fuji-san
Kanako Sakai as Harpy
Mai Nakahara as Levia-san
Sumire Uesaka as Sumita-san

 

 

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Shingeki no Kyojin 進撃の巨人 Website: http://shingeki.tv/
Animation Production: WIT STUDIO Trailer: Shingeki no Kyojin
Opening Song: Guren no Yumiya 「紅蓮の弓矢」 by Linked Horizon Ending Song: Utsukushiki Zankoku na Sekai 「美しき残酷な世界」 by Yoko Hikasa 「日笠陽子」
Airdate: 06/04 Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Super Power.
Airtime in Japan: 25:58 Airtime in U.K.: 17:58
Number of Episodes: TV Station: MBS

Several hundred years ago humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A small percentage of humanity survived by walling themselves in a city protected by extremely high walls, even taller than the biggest of giants. Flash forward to the present and the city has not seen a giant in over 100 years. Teenage boy Elen and his foster sister Mikasa witness something horrific as the city walls are destroyed by a super giant that appears out of thin air. As the smaller giants flood the city, the two kids watch in horror as their mother is eaten alive. Elen vows that he will murder every single giant and take revenge for all of mankind.

Marina Inoue as Armin Arlelt
Yui Ishikawa as Mikasa Ackerman
Yuuki Kaji as Eren Jaeger
Hiro Shimono as Conny Springer
Keiji Fujiwara as Hannes
Kishô Taniyama as Jean Kirschtein
Ryota Ohsaka as Marco Bodt
Saki Fujita as Ymir
Shiori Mikami as Christa Renz
Tomohisa Hashizume as Bertholt Fubar
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Reiner Braun
Yu Kobayashi as Sasha Browse
Yu Shimamura as Annie Leonhardt
 
 
 
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Uchū Senkan Yamato 2199 宇宙戦艦ヤマト2199 Website: http://www.yamato2199.net/
Animation Production: XEBEC & AIC Trailer: Uchū Senkan Yamato 2199
Opening Song: Uchū Senkan Yamato 「宇宙戦艦ヤマト」 by Project Yamato 2199 Ending Song:
Airdate: 07/04 Genre: Sci-Fi.
Airtime in Japan: 17:00 Airtime in U.K.: 09:00
Number of Episodes: 26 TV Station: MBS/TBS

The year is 2199. The human race has been crushed in their war with the Gamilos, driven into underground cities by the invader’s assault. Scientists estimate they have only a year left. The young officers Susumu Kodai and Daisuke Shima receive a mysterious capsule from a ship that made an emergency landing on Mars and return with it to Earth. It contains humanity’s last hope: the planet Iscandar on the other side of the Magellan Galaxy has the technology to defeat the Gamilos and restore the planet. The space battleship Yamato is entrusted with this task, but they have only one year before humanity ends.

Daisuke Ono as Susumu Kodai
Houko Kuwashima as Yuki Mori
Kenichi Suzumura as Daisuke Shima
Takayuki Sugo as Captain Jūzō Okita
Akio Ohtsuka as Eruk Domel/General Elk Domel
Aya Hisakawa as Lt. Kaoru Niimi
Aya Uchida as Warant Officer Yuria Misaki
Cho as Analyzer Unit 09/Guelf Ganz/Sukeji Yabu
Daisuke Hirakawa as Hiroki Shinohara
Fumihide Ise as Hajime Hirata
Hiroshi Tsuchida as Susumu Yamazaki
Houchu Ohtsuka as Shirō Sanada
Jouji Nakata as Wolf Fleurken
Keiji Fujiwara as Isami Enomoto
Kenji Akabane as Yasuo Nanbu
Kikuko Inoue as Starsha Iscandar
Kouichi Yamadera as Aberdt Desler
Koutarou Nakamura as Ghader Talan
Masashi Hirose as Gremmdt Goer
Masato Kokubun as Yoshikazu Aihara
Mitsuru Miyamoto as Mamoru Kodai
Motoki Takagi as Tōru Hoshina
Mugihito as Hikozaemon Tokugawa
Norio Wakamoto as Herm Zoellick
Rie Tanaka as Ensign Akira Yamamoto
Rina Satou as Makoto Harada
Shigeru Chiba as Dr. Sakezō Sado
Shinji Ogawa as Heikurō Tōdō
Tesshô Genda as Kotetsu Serizawa
Toshihiko Seki as Shinya Itō
Unshou Ishizuka as Ryū Hijikata
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Saburō Katō
Yousuke Akimoto as Redof Hiss
Yu Shimaka as Valke Shultz
Yutaka Aoyama as General Wielte Talan
Yuuki Chiba as Kenjirō Ōta

 

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Suisei no Gargantia 翠星のガルガンティア Website: http://gargantia.jp/
Animation Production: Production I.G. Trailer: Suisei no Gargantia
Opening Song: Kono Sekai wa Bokura wo Matteita 「この世界は僕らを待っていた」 by Minori Chihara 「茅原実里」 Ending Song: Sora to Kimi no Message 「空とキミのメッサージ」 by Choucho 「ちょうちょ」
Airdate: 07/04 Genre: Sci-fi
Airtime in Japan: 22:00 Airtime in U.K.: 14:00
Number of Episodes: 12+3 TV Station: TOKYO MX

The story begins in the distant future in the far reaches of the galaxy. The Human Galactic Alliance has been constantly fighting for its survival against a grotesque race of beings called "Hidiaazu." During an intense battle, the young lieutenant Redo and his humanoid mobile weapon Chamber are swallowed up into a distortion of time and space. Waking from his artificially induced hibernation, Redo realizes that he has arrived on Earth, the planet on the lost frontier. On this planet that was completely flooded by the seas, people live in fleets of giant ships, salvaging relics from the seas’ depths in order to survive. Redo arrives on one of the fleets called Gargantia. With no knowledge of the planet’s history or culture, he is forced to live alongside Amy, a 15-year-old girl who serves as a messenger aboard the Gargantia fleet. To Redo, who has lived a life where he knows nothing but fighting, these days of peace continue to surprise him.

Ai Kayano as Saaya
Ayumi Fujimura as Striker
Hideaki Tezuka as Ferrock
Kana Asumi as Melty
Sayaka Ohara as Rigid
Shizuka Itou as Bellows
Tomokazu Sugita as Chamber
Yuka Terasaki as Bevel
Yuuki Ono as Cugel

 

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Haiyore! Nyaruko-san W 這いよれ!ニャル子さんW Website: http://nyaruko.com/
Animation Production: XEBEC Trailer:  Haiyore! Nyaruko-san W
Opening Song: Koi wa Konton no Reichi 「恋は混沌の霊地」 by Ushirokara Haiyoritai G Ending Song: Yotte S.O.S 「よって S.O.S」 by RAMM ni Haiyore Nyaruko-san
Airdate: 07/04 Genre: Comedy, Parody, Sci-fi.
Airtime in Japan: 25:05 Airtime in U.K.: 17:05
Number of Episodes: 12 TV Station: TV Tokyo

Second season of Nyaruko-san.

Eri Kitamura as Mahiro Yasaka
Kana Asumi as Nyaruko
Aya Hisakawa as Yoriko Yasaka
Mariko Kouda as Luhy Jistone
Miyu Matsuki as Ku-ko
Rie Kugimiya as Hasuta
Ryoka Yuzuki as Ku-ne/Cthugha
Shiori Mikami as Gutatan
Wataru Hatano as Yoichi Takehiko
Yuka Ōtsubo as Kurei Tamao

 

 

 

 

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Mushibugyo ムシブギョ Website: http://mushibugyo.jp/
Animation Production: Seven ARCS Trailer: Mushibugyo
Opening Song: Tomo yo 「友よ」 by GaGaGa SP Ending Song: Ichizu 「イチズ」 by i★Ris
Airdate: 08/04 Genre: Martial Arts, Shounen.
Airtime in Japan: 18:00 Airtime in U.K.: 10:00
Number of Episodes: 24-26 TV Station: TV Tokyo

The action story is set in Edo-era Tokyo in the early 1700s. The eighth shogun Tokugawa Yoshimune ordered boxes to be installed so commoners can submit their thoughts. After hearing their voices, the shogun creates a new magistrate unit—Mushibugyou—to protect the people in the heart of the city. Each member is a specialist with unique fighting skills.

Kenn as Jinbee Tsukishima
Rumi Ookubo as Hibachi
Jun Fukuyama as Nagatomimaru
Mamoru Miyano as Kotori Matsunohara
Megumi Han as Mushibugyō
Rikiya Koyama as Genjūrō Tsukishima
Takuya Eguchi as Shungiku Koikawa
Yū Serizawa as Tenma Ichinotani

 

 

 

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Hayate no Gotoku! Cuties ハヤテのごとく! Cuties Website: http://www.tv-tokyo.co.jp/anime/hayate-cuties/
Animation Production: Manglobe Trailer: Hayate no Gotoku! Cuties
Opening Song: Haru ULALA LOVE yo Koi!!! 「春ULALA♥よ来い」 by Shizuka Itou 「伊藤静香」 Ending Song:
Airdate: 08/04 Genre: Comedy, Harem, Parody, Romance, Shounen.
Airtime in Japan: 25:35 Airtime in U.K.: 17:35
Number of Episodes: 12 TV Station: TV Tokyo

Fourth Season of Hayate no Gotoku.

Rie Kugimiya as Nagi Sanzenin
Ryoko Shiraishi as Hayate Ayasaki
Ayako Kawasumi as Atene Tennōsu
Haruka Yamazaki as Ruka Suirenji
Mikako Takahashi as Ayumu Nishizawa
Rie Tanaka as Maria
Shizuka Itou as Hinagiku Katsura

 

 

 

 

 

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Arata Kangatari アラタ カンガタリ ~革神語~ Website: http://arata-anime.com/
Animation Production: Satelight x JM Animation Trailer: Arata Kangatari
Opening Song: GENESIS ARIA by Sphere Ending Song: The Misfit Go by OLDCODEX
Airdate: 08/04 Genre: Action, Fantasy, Shounen.
Airtime in Japan: 26:05 Airtime in U.K: 18:05
Number of Episodes: TV Station: TV Tokyo

Every 30 years, a new princess is chosen from the Hime family to serve the Hayagami. The time has come again, but over these past years, records state not a single female has been born, save for one, the 15-year-old Arata. The only problem is, Arata is actually a male! Forced to disguise himself and take the place of the princess candidate until a formal one can be found, he attends the festival only to witness the current princess, Kokuri-hime, murdered, and his own life is forfeit as well, by the hands of the princess’ personal guard, the 12 Shinshou. As he runs for his life, Kannagi of the 12 convinces everyone that Arata is the one who has murdered the princess instead, and now everyone in the Imperial Court is after his head!

Nobuhiko Okamoto as Arata Hinohara
Akira Ishida as Harunawa
Ayahi Takagaki as Kotoha
Go Inoue as Kugura
Hibiku Yamamura as Kikuri/Hime-Ou
Junko Minagawa as Kanate
Mamoru Miyano as Yataka
Ryohei Kimura as Masato Kadowaki
Souichiro Hoshi as Yorunami
Yuuki Ono as Kannagi

 

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Yuyushiki ゆゆ式 Website: http://www.yuyushiki.net/
Animation Production: Kinema Citrus Trailer: Yuyushiki
Opening Song: Se-no! 「せーのっ!」 by Johoshori-bu Ending Song:
Airdate: 09/04 Genre: Comedy, School, Seinen.
Airtime in Japan: 24:30 Airtime in U.K.: 16:30
Number of Episodes: 12 TV Station: TOKYO MX

This anime features 3 school girls as they hang out and chat. Friendly, clueless Yukari, enthusiastic, childish Yuzuko, and the more level-headed Yui hang out and talk about various subjects, like ketchup and mayonnaise, hands, the sun and more.

Minami Tsuda as Yui Ichii
Risa Taneda as Yukari Hinata
Rumi Ookubo as Yuzuko Nonohara
Ai Kayano as Chiho Aikawa
Mana Shimizu as Fumi Hasegawa
Megumi Han as Kei Okano
Yui Horie as Yoriko Matsumoto

 

 

 

 

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Aiura あいうら Website: http://www.tv-tokyo.co.jp/anime/aiura/
Animation Production: LIDENFILMS Trailer: Aiura
Opening Song: Kani☆Do-Luck! 「カニ☆Do-Luck!」 by Aiu♥rabu 「あいう♥らぶ」 Ending Song: Ichigo Ichie 「いちごいちえ」 by Aiu♥rabu 「あいう♥らぶ」
Airdate: 09/04 Genre: Comedy, School, Shounen, Slice of Life.
Airtime in Japan: 25:35 Airtime in U.K.: 17:35
Number of Episodes: 12 TV Station: TV Tokyo

The story centers around Amaya, Iwasawa, and Uehara—three "annoying, spirited high school girls with zero motivation"—and their classmates. Their daily life is "what happens when there is nothing happening."

Nao Tamura as Ayuko Uehara
Yui Nakajima as Kanaka Amaya
Yuko Iida as Saki Iwasawa

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kakumeiki Valvrave 革命機ヴァルヴレイヴ Website: http://www.valvrave.com/
Animation Production: Sunrise Trailer: Kakumeiki Valvrave
Opening Song: Preserved Roses by T.M.Revolution x Nana Mizuki 「T.M. Revolution ⅹ水樹奈々」 Ending Song: Boku ja nai 「僕じゃない」 by angela
Airdate: 11/01 Genre: Mecha.
Airtime in Japan: 25:35 Airtime in U.K.: 17:35
Number of Episodes: 13 TV Station: MBS

The story is set in an era when 70% of the human race lives in space due to the development of space cities. Between two major powers—the Dorushia Military Pact Federation and the Atlantic Ring United States (ARUS)—there is a small neutral nation called Jiouru that has prospered economically. The protagonist Haruto, a high school student who lives in Jiouru, encounters the mysterious "forbidden" humanoid weapon Valvrave when the Dorushia army invades.

Asami Seto as Shōko Sashinami
Haruka Tomatsu as Saki Rukino
Ryohei Kimura as L-elf
Ryota Ohsaka as Haruto Tokishima
Ai Kayano as Aina Sakurai
Aoi Yūki as Akira
Daisuke Namikawa as Satomi Renbokoji
Hiroyuki Yoshino as Yūsuke Otamaya
Minako Kotobuki as Takahi Ninomiya
Misato Fukuen as Marie Nobi
Wataru Hatano as Takumi Kibakawa
Yui Horie as Rion Nanami
Yūichi Nakamura as Raizō Yamada
Yuuki Ono as Kyūma Inazuka

 

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Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S とある科学の超電磁砲S Website: http://www.project-railgun.net/
Animation Production: J.C. Staff Trailer: Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S
Opening Song: sister’s noise by fripSide Ending Song: Grow Slowly by Yuka Iguchi 「井口裕香」
Airdate: 12/04 Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Super Power.
Airtime in Japan: 23:30 Airtime in U.K.: 15:30
Number of Episodes: 24 TV Station: AT-X

The arc focuses on the ordeals of Mikoto Misaka after discovering the existence of the Radio Noise sisters that are being used in the Level 6 Shift, an experiment where they are killed in order for the highest-ranking Level 5, Accelerator, can achieve Level 6.

Rina Satou as Mikoto Misaka
Satomi Arai as Kuroko Shirai
Aki Toyosaki as Kazari Uiharu
Atsushi Abe as Tōma Kamijō
Kanae Itō as Ruiko Saten

Nobuhiko Okamoto as Accelerator

 

 

 

 

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Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko 変態王子と笑わない猫。 Website: http://www.henneko.jp/
Animation Production: J.C. Staff Trailer: Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko
Opening Song: Fantastic future by Yukari Tamura 「田村ゆかり」 Ending Song: Baby Sweet Berry Love by Yui Ogura 「小倉唯」
Airdate: 13/04 Genre: Comedy, Romance, School, Seinen.
Airtime in Japan: 22:30 Airtime in U.K.: 14:30

Number of Episodes: 12

TV Station: TOKYO MX

Youto Yokodera is always thinking about his carnal desires, but no one acknowledges him as a pervert. He learns about a cat statue that supposedly grants wishes. The boy goes to pray that he will be able to express his lustful thoughts whenever and wherever he wants. At the statue, Youto encounters Tsukiko Tsutsukakushi, a girl from his high school with her own wish—that she would not display her real intentions so readily.

Yui Ogura as Tsukiko Tsutsukakushi
Yuuki Kaji as Yōta Yokodera
Kaori Ishihara as Azusa Azuki
Yukari Tamura as King of Steel

 

 

 

 


Neonstar: Wow I’ve reviewed most of the anime’s that will be airing Spring Season and I shall be watching 19 shows out of the 43 new shows out in the Spring Season. The new shows that I’ll be watching are, Aku no Hana, Arata Kangatari, Cyclops Shoujo Saipu, Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge, Date a Live, Devil Survivor 2 The Animation, Ginga Kikotai Majestic Prince, Hataraku Maou-sama, Hayate no Gotoku! Cuties, Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko, Kakumeiki Valvrave, Karneval, Mushibugyou, OreImo 2, RDG: Red Data Girl, Suisei no Gargantia, Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S, Uta no Prince-sama Maji Love 2000%, Yahari Ore no Seishun Rabu Com wa Machigatteiru. The one carrying over from the Winter Season are Chihayafuru 2.

Here are some of the OVA/OAV/Specials/Movies I will be watching Code;Breaker, Haru, Magical Star Kanon 100%, Papa no Iu koto wo Kikinasai, Saint Onii-san, Steins;Gate: Fuka Ryouiki no Déjà Vu.

Studio Round-up

A-1 Pictures, J.C. Staff, Manglobe, P.A. Works, Production I.G., Sunrise, Tatsunoko Production, Toei Animation (2 shows), AIC Plus, ARMS, Brains Base, Bridge, Doga Kobo, DLE, GONZO, Hoods Entertainment, Kinema Citrus, Madhouse, OLM, Ordet, Satelight, Seven Arcs, Studio Comet, Studio Deen, Studio Gokumi, WHITE FOX, WIT STUDIO, Xebec, ZEXCS (1 show).

Random Information

→All the information that has been gathered here to create this list can be found from the anime’s official sites and twitters, ANN, MAL, BakaUpdates.

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Posted 02/04/2013 by Neon Star - ネオン星

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