Spring 2020

Appare-Ranman!

P.A. Works
? episodes · TV Ongoing 天晴爛漫!
7.09

During the back-end of the 19th century, the genius but socially awkward engineer Sorano Appare and the wise yet cowardly samurai Isshiki Kosame find themselves drifting in the sea between Japan and America. With no money, the duo decide to enter the Trans-America Wild Race to win the prize money so they can get home. The two encounter rivals, bandits, and challenges in the wilderness as they race through America, from the starting line in Los Angeles to the finish line in New York, in the steam-powered car they built. (Source: MAL News)

Arte

Seven Arcs
12 episodes · TV Completed アルテ
7.16

In the 16th century, the city of Florence booms with cultural and creative revival in celebration of the Renaissance. Arte, a delightful young lady from an aristocratic family, dreams of being an artist and contributing to the renewal of civilization. However, with her father's death, she ends up losing the only person who believed in her passion for art. Now she is expected to marry a nobleman and live as a refined housewife without disgracing her family name. Reluctant to accept her fate, the headstrong Arte steps into the streets in search of a master artisan to take her on as an apprentice.

In her quest for a mentor, Arte has to face harsh reality when she is completely shunned for being a female artist. No one believes that women are capable of fine craftsmanship, and therefore none are willing to accept her. Luckily, a renowned artisan by the name of Leo is persuaded to take her as his disciple since he has none anyway. And thus, Arte's new life begins, far from the comfort of her noble upbringing. As an apprentice, she must earn her keep while tackling various challenges along the difficult path to becoming a full-fledged, master artisan.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

BNA

Trigger
? episodes · TV Ongoing BNA ビー・エヌ・エー
7.85

An original anime by Studio Trigger, BNA is set in a 21st century in which the existence of humanoid animals has been revealed to the world after living in the darkness for centuries. One day, a high school student named Michiru suddenly turns into a tanuki person. After going to live in Anima City, where she meets wolf Ogami Shiro, she goes on to investigate why she became an animal and gets mixed up in even stranger events in the process. (Source: Tokyo Otaku Mode) Episodes 1 to 6 were streamed in advance on March 21, 2020 on Netflix. Regular broadcasting began April 9, 2020.

Bungou to Alchemist: Shinpan no Haguruma

OLM
? episodes · TV Ongoing 文豪とアルケミスト 〜審判ノ歯車〜
5.97

You are in a world where you can meet famous Japanese historical writers. With a party composed of other writers, you delve into tainted books to purify them, unlock secrets, and gain new allies. (Source: MAL News)

Digimon Adventure:

Toei Animation
? episodes · TV Ongoing デジモンアドベンチャー:
7.40

The new anime will take place in 2020 and will feature an all-new story centering on Taichi Yagami when he is in his fifth year in elementary school. His partner is Agumon. The story begins in Tokyo when a large-scale network malfunction occurs. Taichi is preparing for his weekend summer camping trip when the incident happens. Taichi’s mother and his younger sister Hikari get stuck on a train that won’t stop moving, and Taichi heads to Shibuya in order to help them. However, on his way there, he encounters a strange phenomenon and sweeps him up into the Digital World along with the other DigiDestined. (Source: ANN)

Fruits Basket 2nd Season

TMS Entertainment
? episodes · TV Ongoing フルーツバスケット 2nd season
8.26

A year has passed since Tooru Honda began living in the Souma residence, and she has since created stronger relationships with its inhabitants Shigure, Kyou, and Yuki. She has also grown closer to the rest of the Souma family and has become familiar with their ancestral secret, having helped them with many of their personal issues. The closer Tooru gets, however, the more she begins to realize that their secret holds a darker truth than she first presumed.

Summer is approaching and Tooru is invited to spend her days with the Soumas, mainly Kyou and Yuki. Tooru wishes for an easy-going vacation, but her close relationships with the two boys and the rest of the Soumas may prove to cause trouble. As they grow more intimate, their carefree time together is hindered by older hardships and feelings from the past that begin to resurface. The Eternal Banquet also dawns on the members of the zodiac, and they must tend to their duties alongside the unnerving head of the family, Akito Souma.

With the banquet approaching and a plethora of feelings to be solved, will Tooru's life with the Soumas remain peaceful, or will she find herself in a situation from which she cannot escape?

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Fugou Keiji: Balance:Unlimited

CloverWorks
? episodes · TV Ongoing 富豪刑事 Balance:UNLIMITED
7.51

Daisuke Kanbe, a detective with extraordinary assets, is assigned to the Modern Crime Prevention Headquarters, where only those who have caused problems for the Metropolitan Police Department are sent. There, Daisuke is partnered with Haru Katou. Haru is repulsed by Daisuke’s material ways, believing that money isn’t everything. Challenging mysteries unfold in front of the two detectives, and they must work together to solve them.

Gal to Kyouryuu

Kamikaze Douga, Space Neko Company
? episodes · TV Ongoing ギャルと恐竜
5.82

One day, Kaede, a gyaru, picks up a dinosaur and begins living with it. The short comedy depicts their daily lives together as the dinosaur consumes human food, watches TV, and enjoys fashionable things. Thus begins the story of a gal and a dinosaur cohabiting that transcends time. (Source: MAL News)

Gleipnir

Pine Jam
13 episodes · TV Completed グレイプニル
7.07

Shuuichi Kagaya is what one would consider an average high school student, but sometimes, he turns into a monster. He doesn't know how or why he got his abilities, only that he would prefer no one knows about them. One night, he finds a building ablaze with a girl trapped inside. Deciding to save her, he transforms and carries her to safety, but accidentally drops his phone.

The next day, the girl he saved—Claire Aoki—finds him and confronts him about his monster identity. She even goes so far as to push him off the school roof to prove her theory after Shuuichi denies her allegations. Desperate to save himself, he transforms, and Claire snaps a picture in order to blackmail him into telling her everything he knows about monsters, which, ironically, isn't much.

As it turns out, Claire has a secret of her own: she has been searching for her sister, who also became a monster. She enlists Shuuichi's help to track her down, but they aren't the only ones searching for answers.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou!

Shin-Ei Animation, SynergySP
12 episodes · TV Completed 八男って、それはないでしょう!
6.45

Shingo Ichinomiya, a 25-year-old man working at a firm company, while thinking of tomorrow’s busy working day, goes to sleep. However, when he woke up, he found himself in a room unknown to him and realized that he is inside a 6-years-old body, taking over his body and mind. He soon learns from the memories of the boy that the boy was born as the youngest child of a poor noble family living in a back country. Having no administrative skill, he can’t do anything to manage the vast land his family has. Fortunately, he is blessed with a very rare talent, the talent of magic. Unfortunately, while his talent could bring prosperity to his family, in his situation it only brought disaster. This is the story of the boy, Wendelin Von Benno Baumeister, opening his own path in a harsh world.

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai?: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen

A-1 Pictures
12 episodes · TV Completed かぐや様は告らせたい?~天才たちの恋愛頭脳戦~
8.84

Second season of Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen.

Kakushigoto (TV)

Ajia-Do
12 episodes · TV Completed かくしごと
7.63

“We will open the curtain back in time, to the story of one lone manga creator.” This story is about Gotou Kakushi, an artist who draws a somewhat vulgar manga, and tries to hide it for the sake of his daughter, Hime. A father-daughter tale of love and laughter. (Source: MU, edited)

Kami no Tou

Telecom Animation Film
13 episodes · TV Completed 神之塔 -Tower of God-
8.01

There is a tower that summons chosen people called "Regulars" with the promise of granting their deepest desires. Whether it be wealth, fame, authority, or something that surpasses them all—everything awaits those who reach the top.

Twenty-Fifth Bam is a boy who had only known a dark cave, a dirty cloth, and an unreachable light his entire life. So when a girl named Rachel came to him through the light, his entire world changed. Becoming close friends with Rachel, he learned various things about the outside world from her. But when Rachel says she must leave him to climb the Tower, his world shatters around him. Vowing to follow after her no matter what it takes, he sets his sight on the tower, and a miracle occurs.

Thus begins the journey of Bam, a young boy who was not chosen by the Tower but opened its gates by himself. They call his kind "Irregulars"—beings that have shaken the very foundation of the Tower each time they set foot inside it.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Kitsutsuki Tanteidokoro

LIDENFILMS
12 episodes · TV Completed 啄木鳥探偵處
6.05

A ghost was seen on the 12th floor of the Asakusa Juunikai building. A newspaper article featuring the sighting brought together Takuboku Ishikawa, who runs a private detective agency to support his family, and his assistant Kyosuke Kindaichi to solve the case.

(Source: MAL News)

Listeners

MAPPA
12 episodes · TV Completed LISTENERS リスナーズ
5.53

Set in a world where the concept of music ceases to exist. The story begins when a boy encounters Myuu, a mysterious girl who possesses an audio input jack in her body. The two intermingle with the history of rock music and embark on an unforgettable journey.

(Source: MAL News)

Major 2nd (TV) Season 2

OLM
? episodes · TV Ongoing メジャーセカンド
7.44

Second season of Major 2nd.

Nami yo Kiitekure

Sunrise
12 episodes · TV Completed 波よ聞いてくれ
7.42

Restaurant worker Minare Koda has recently been through a bad breakup. Heartbroken and drunk after a night out, she rants about her misery to a complete stranger—Kanetsugu Matou, a radio station director local to Sapporo, Hokkaido.

The next day at work, Minare is shocked to hear a recording of herself from the previous night playing over the radio. Flustered, she rushes to the radio station in a frenzy to stop the broadcast. As she confronts Matou, a chain of events leads to her giving an impromptu talk live on air, explaining her savage drunken speech. With her energetic voice, she delivers a smooth dialogue with no hesitation, which Matou recognizes as raw talent.

Minare soon becomes a late-night talk show host under Matou's direction, covering amusing narratives set in Sapporo, all while balancing her day job and personal life to make ends meet.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

No Guns Life 2nd Season

Madhouse
12 episodes · TV Ongoing ノー・ガンズ・ライフ
6.84

Second half of No Guns Life.

Ore no Yubi de Midarero.: Heitengo Futarikiri no Salon de…

Magic Bus
8 episodes · TV Completed 俺の指で乱れろ。~閉店後二人きりのサロンで…~
5.83

Fumi Hoshiya works at a beauty salon, hoping to become a hairdresser someday. Her popular and charismatic manager, Sousuke Nanase, often chastises Fumi for her mistakes in the salon. Nonetheless, Fumi idolizes Nanase as a kind mentor and role model.

One day, Nanase invites Fumi for an after-hours practice beauty session. Little does Fumi know, her "beauty session" will entail more than she expected, with Nanase touching every part of her body for some very erotic results!

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta…

Silver Link.
12 episodes · TV Completed 乙女ゲームの破滅フラグしかない悪役令嬢に転生してしまった…
7.75

Most people would prefer being the protagonist of a world full of adventure, be it in a game or in another world. But, unfortunately, a certain girl is not so lucky. Regaining the memories of her past life, she realizes that she was reborn in the world of Fortune Lover—one of the games she used to play.

Unfortunately, the character she was reincarnated into—Katarina Claes—is the game's main antagonist, who faces utter doom in every ending. Using her extensive knowledge of the game, she takes it upon herself to escape from the chains of this accursed destiny.

However, this will not be an easy feat, especially since she needs to be cautious as to not set off death flags that may speed up the impending doom she is trying to avoid. Even so, to make a change that will affect the lives of everyone around her, she strives—not as the heroine—but as the villainess.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Princess Connect! Re:Dive

CygamesPictures
13 episodes · TV Completed プリンセスコネクト!Re:Dive
6.82

In the continent of Astraea, a man falls from the sky, possessing no memories other than his name, Yuuki. An elf named Kokkoro finds him, introducing herself as his guide in the world they are about to traverse. With Kokkoro's guidance, Yuuki is able to learn how this world works, from battling monsters to handling currency.

To earn money for their journey, Yuuki and Kokkoro decide to go to a nearby guild association to accept a simple quest. In their expedition, they meet Pecorine, a somewhat gluttonous but charming girl skilled in battle. The next day, they also meet Karyl, a cat girl specializing in magic.

After some time, a bond of friendship and camaraderie forms between them, and the four decide to create a guild of their own. As they continue their adventures, they explore the world, meet new people, and will perhaps uncover the mysteries behind Yuuki's missing memories.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Shachou, Battle no Jikan Desu!

C2C
12 episodes · TV Completed 社長, バトルの時間です!
5.24

Long ago, a goddess descended from Heaven and blessed the desolate land of Gatepia. As a result, gigantic gates appeared, leading to dungeons abundant in "kirakuri," crystals containing the energy needed for the foundation of the world. This led to the formation of various companies of adventurers who would harvest kirakuri from the dungeons.

Following his father's disappearance inside one of the biggest gates in Gatepia, Minato is urged by his childhood friend Yutoria to become the president of his father's treasure-hunting company—the Kibou Company. He reluctantly agrees and meets with the other employees: the priest Makoto, the soldier Akari, and the accountant Guide.

Thus, Makoto begins his tenure as president. As he and his comrades strive to fulfill various missions and other assorted tasks in order to keep their small company alive, they will uncover the mystery behind their former leader's sudden departure.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Shadowverse (TV)

Zexcs
? episodes · TV Ongoing シャドウバース
5.28

The hottest battle is about to begin! While attending Tensei Academy, Hiro Ryugasaki ends up acquiring a mysterious smartphone. It comes installed with the popular card game, Shadowverse! Meeting new rivals, facing major tournaments, forging bonds with friends… Shadowverse leads Hiro to all sorts of new experiences, all that serve to "evolve" him.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

Shin Sakura Taisen the Animation

SANZIGEN
12 episodes · TV Completed 新サクラ大戦 the Animation
5.90

In 1930, two years after the events of So Long, My Love, the Great Demon War results in the annihilation of the Imperial, Paris and New York Combat Revues' Flower Divisions. With Earth at peace and the revues' actions becoming public, the World Combat Revue Organization is formed with several international divisions; a biennial international Combat Revue tournament has been organized.

Ten years later in 1940, Imperial Japanese Navy captain Seijuurou Kamiyama is assigned as the captain of the new Imperial Combat Revue's Flower Division in Tokyo, which consists of: Sakura Amamiya, a swordswoman and new recruit; Hatsuho Shinonome, a shrine maiden and the most popular actress; Anastasia Palma, a newly-transferred Greek actress; Azami Mochizuki, a ninja prodigy from the Mochizuki clan; and Clarissa "Clarise" Snowflake, a Luxembourgian noblewoman. The division once again faces a new demon invasion and participates in the upcoming tournament—while trying to keep their home at the Imperial Theater open.

(Source: Wikipedia, edited)

Shironeko Project: Zero Chronicle

Project No.9
12 episodes · TV Completed 白猫プロジェクトZERO CHRONICLE
5.99

In a world consisting of numerous isles, a young hero from the Astora Isle encounters the adventurer Kyle and follows him on an expedition on the isle. They meet a mysterious girl named Iris and a talking white cat, and together they make their way to the isle's ruins, where they find a flying island. Kyle becomes consumed by darkness there, and the party resolves to travel to the ends of the world on the flying island in order to find the seven "Great Runes," following Kyle's words before he disappeared.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Shokugeki no Souma: Gou no Sara

J.C.Staff
? episodes · TV Ongoing 食戟のソーマ 豪ノ皿
7.78

Fifth season of Shokugeki no Souma.

Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld 2nd Season

A-1 Pictures
11 episodes · TV Ongoing ソードアート・オンライン アリシゼーション War of Underworld
7.8

Second part of Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld.

Tamayomi

Studio A-CAT
12 episodes · TV Completed 球詠
5.28

Yomi Takeda and Tamaki Yamazaki have loved baseball since they were kids. They used to play catch together whenever possible, and in doing so, Yomi discovered her talent for throwing the ball in a way that seemed like magic. The girls promised to keep playing baseball even when they are older and were separated soon after. In the years that followed, Tamaki went on to become a skilled catcher, but Yomi did not get very far despite her throwing prowess.

Deciding to quit her passion, Yomi starts her first year at Shin Koshigaya High School. Try as she might to avoid anything related to baseball, she meets the twins Yoshino and Ibuki Kawaguchi, both of whom are enthusiasts of the sport. Moreover, she stumbles upon Tamaki, and just like old times, they decide to play catch—reigniting Yomi’s desire to pitch.

Reunited, Yomi and Tamaki set out to fulfill their childhood promise. Alongside Yoshino and Ibuki, they strive to revive their school’s baseball team which has been on hiatus. More members join until their group is complete, and now the new goal of Shin Koshigaya's girls' baseball team is nothing less than winning the national championships.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Tsugu Tsugumomo

Zero-G
12 episodes · TV Completed 続・つぐもも
7.27

Second season of Tsugumomo.

Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Kan

feel.
? episodes · TV Ongoing やはり俺の青春ラブコメはまちがっている。完
7.8

Third season of Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru.

Yesterday wo Utatte

Doga Kobo
12 episodes · TV Completed イエスタデイをうたって
7.74

Rikuo Uozumi has all but resigned himself to a bleak future, aimlessly working at a convenience store in Tokyo after graduating from college. His monotonous life is interrupted when the peculiar Haru Nonaka makes a lively appearance, frequently dropping by his workplace to befriend him. When Rikuo learns that an old college friend and crush, Shinako Morinome, has moved back into town, he reaches out to further their relationship. Unbeknownst to Rikuo however, Shinako is carrying painful memories from her past that were holding her back from accepting his feelings. Meanwhile, as Haru continually opens up to Rikuo, he discovers that she, much like him, is living by herself and wants to step out of her comfort zone into an uncertain future.

The past lingers long in the mind, and the future remains elusive. At a crossroads along their intertwined paths, these three experience what it means to let go of their feelings of yesterday and embrace the change that tomorrow brings.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Yu☆Gi☆Oh!: Sevens

Bridge
? episodes · TV Ongoing 遊☆戯☆王SEVENS
6.04

A new television anime series for the 20th anniversary of the anime franchise. (Source: AniDB)