It's winter. It's cold outside. So stay in and bundle up next to a cozy fire; there are 35 new anime airing this season to keep you company. But how do you know which ones to watch? Check out the trailers and brief blurbs below to see which of them catches your interest.

[*Note: Series are grouped loosely by genre.]


Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend (Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata)

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Premier Date: January 9, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Hulu
What It’s About in One Sentence: This anime follows an otaku and the girls he ropes in to help him make his own indie game.


Gourmet Girl Graffiti (Koufuku Graffiti)

Genre: Comedy
Premier Date: January 9, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: This anime follows a middle school girl who is great at cooking and uses her talent to make friends.


Anime de Wakaru Shinryounaika

Genre: Comedy, Education
Premier Date: February 13, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: This anime uses the characters of a doctor, nurse and their patients to educate the viewer about various mental diseases (such as Depression, Adjustment Disorder, and Asperger Syndrome) in a lighthearted and often comedic way.


Tantei Opera Milky Holmes TD

Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Premier Date: January 3, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: The fourth season of an anime about a group of young girl detectives solving crimes with their special powers.


Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! (Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei Bu Love!)

Genre: Comedy, Magical Boy
Premier Date: January 6, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Funimation, Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: A group of slacker boys in the “High School Earth Defense Club” find themselves charged by a magical wombat to transform and save the world.


Military!

Genre: Comedy
Premier Date: January 7, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is a short-form anime about a normal boy who discovers that he, along with his house, has been teleported into a land in the midst of a civil war when a tank drives into his living room.


Ketsuekigata-kun! Season 2

Genre: Comedy
Premier Date: January 8, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is the second season of a short-form anime starring faceless people that each represent the stereotypical personality traits for each blood type.


Pankis! 2 Jigen

Genre: Comedy
Premier Date: January 8, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: This short-form anime follows a group of failing students at a school that is teaching them to balance and control sound.


Kami-sama Kiss Season 2 (Kami-sama Hajimemashita 2)

Genre: Comedy, Modern Fantasy, Romance
Premier Date: January 6, 2015
Where to Watch: Funimation, Crunchyroll (Various Countries), Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: The second season of an anime about a homeless girl who finds herself thrust into the role of a deity at a local shrine.


Minna Atsumare! Falcom Gakuen SC

Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Premier Date: January 4, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: The second season of a short-form anime about JRPG-style characters messing around in a JRPG fantasy-style world.


Dog Days"

Genre: Fantasy
Premier Date: January 11, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: The third season of an anime that follows a boy pulled into a fantasy world where everyone looks human—except that they have animal ears and tails.


Yuri Kuma Arashi

Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Yuri
Premier Date: January 6, 2015
Where to Watch: Funimation, Crunchyroll (Various Countries), Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: In a world where humanity and bears are separated by a giant wall, a school girl's peaceful life comes to an end when the bears take her girlfriend.


Unlimited Fafnir (Juuou Mujin no Fafnir)

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi
Premier Date: January 9, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: In a world where “dragons” suddenly appeared, young girls who share the powers of the dragons are gathered in a special school—as is a single boy.


The Testament of Sister New Devil (Shinmai Maou no Testament)

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Ecchi
Premier Date: January 8, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Madman (AU),
What It’s About in One Sentence: When a Japanese boy suddenly finds himself with two new stepsisters, the last thing he expects is for them to be a demon lord and succubus, respectively—or that he would wind up being their master.


Absolute Duo

Genre: Action, Modern Fantasy
Premier Date: January 4, 2015
Where to Watch: Funimation, Crunchyroll (Various Countries), Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: On a quest for revenge, a boy joins a school that teaches how to use your soul as a weapon—but instead of a weapon, his soul becomes a shield.


Yatterman Night (Yoru no Yatterman)

Genre: Superhero
Premier Date: January 11, 2015
Where to Watch: Funimation, Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the classic anime Yatterman, this anime follows the descendants of the original series’ villains in a future where it is the Yatterman who have become corrupt and only their eternal enemies have any hope of standing against them.


World Break: Aria of Curse for a Holy Swordsman (Seiken Tsukai no World Break)

Genre: Fantasy, Action
Premier Date: January 12, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Funimation, Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: A young man enters a school full of students who gain either fighting or magical powers from remembering their past lives; however, he is the first who has ever gained both types of powers.


Maria the Virgin Witch (Junketsu no Maria)

Genre: Historical Fantasy, Comedy
Premier Date: January 11, 2015
Where to Watch: Funimation, Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: Set during the Hundred Years’ War, this anime follows a young witch who, after using her magic to obstruct many battles, is cursed by the heavens to lose her powers should she ever lose her virginity.


Samurai Warriors (Sengoku Musou)

Genre: Historical Fiction, Action
Premier Date: January 12, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Funimation, Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: Based on the Samurai Warriors game series, this anime takes place at the end of Japan’s Warring States Period, when Japan is on the cusp of unification under one man.


Isuca

Genre: Action, Comedy, Modern Fantasy
Premier Date: January 23, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: After a high school student gets a job as a house keeper, he accidentally lets loose a strange creature and must help his employer hunt it down.


JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders - Egypt Saga

Genre: Fighting, Action
Premier Date: January 10, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: The second half of the story of a superpowered delinquent and his quest to kill an immortal vampire that has haunted his family for three generations.


Durarara!!x2

Genre: Action, Mystery
Premier Date: January 10, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Hulu, Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is the second season of Durarara!! , an anime that tells the tale of several supernatural people living in Tokyo and their various interactions.


Assassination Classroom (Ansatsu Kyoushitsu)

Genre: Action, Comedy
Premier Date: January 10, 2015
Where to Watch: Funimation, Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: A high school class must kill their god-like, tentacled teacher within the year or he will destroy the earth.


Death Parade

Genre: Death Game
Premier Date: January 10, 2015
Where to Watch: Funimation, Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: When two people die at the same time, they don't go to heaven or hell, rather they arrive at a bar where they must play a game with their lives as the wager.


Tokyo Ghoul √A

Genre: Action, Dark Fantasy, Horror
Premier Date: January 9, 2015
Where to Watch: Funimation, Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: The second season of an anime about a college student who, after an accident at a construction site, finds himself half human and half man-eating ghoul.


Aldnoah.Zero (Part 2)

Genre: Mecha, Sci-fi
Premier Date: January 11, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Daisuki, Hulu
What It’s About in One Sentence: The second half of Aldnoah.Zero continues the dark story of a war between Earth and the technologically superior Mars.


Doamaiger D

Genre: Action, Mecha
Premier Date: January 5, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: A short-form anime where a sweets shop owner finds a giant robot under his store and uses it to fight the monsters that come to attack the city.


Q Transformers: Kaette Kita Convoy no Nazo

Genre: Sci-Fi, Mecha
Premier Date: January 6, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: A short-form Transformers anime based on a 1986 Nintendo game.


Fafner Exodus (Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor – Exodus)

Genre: Mecha
Premier Date: January 9, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: The second season of an anime that follows a group of children who pilot giant robots against giant invading aliens.


KanColle (Kantai Collection)

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Premier Date: January 8, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: Based on the hit Japanese browser game, this anime follows a fleet of anthropomorphic World War II ships and their commanding admiral.


Kuroko’s Basketball Season 3 (Kuroko no Baske 3)

Genre: Sports
Premier Date: January 11, 2015
Where to Watch: Daisuki
What It’s About in One Sentence: The third season of an anime about a high school basketball team on the road to becoming the best.


Shounen Hollywood -Holly Stage for 50-

Genre: Idol, Slice of Life
Premier Date: January 10, 2015
Where to Watch: Funimation, Crunchyroll (Various Countries)
What It’s About in One Sentence: The second season of an anime about an all-male idol group working hard to make it big.


The Rolling Girls

Genre: Post Apocalypse, Slice of Life
Premier Date: January 11, 2015
Where to Watch: Funimation, Madman (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: Set in a world where each prefecture in Japan has become an independent country in the aftermath of a war, four girls travel Japan for the sake of humanity, peace, and the world.


Go! Princess Precure

Genre: Magical Girl
Premier Date: February 1, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: The twelfth Precure anime series follows three middle school girls attending a boarding school who gain the power to become Princess Precures.


The IDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls

Genre: Idol, Music
Premier Date: January 10, 2015
Where to Watch: Daisuki
What It’s About in One Sentence: Based on the mobile game of the same name, this anime follows a producer and the prospective idols he manages.


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