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Flowers are in bloom. The temperature is warming up. It’s perfect weather to go outside. But you know what? Let’s stay indoors and watch some anime.

The spring anime season is upon us! Which shows do you want to watch? Let us know in the comments below.

Aikatsu Stars! 2nd Season Hoshi no Tsubasa

Studio: BN Pictures

Genre: Idol, Music, School

Premiere Date: April 10

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: New idols-in-training join this latest Aikatsu season that features a new rival school that’s located on a cruise ship.

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Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor

Studio: Liden Films

Genre: Fantasy, School, Magic, Supernatural

Premiere Date: April 4

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: A student at a prestigious magic school is miffed about a seemingly lazy teacher, who is actually a brilliant magician in his own right.

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Akindo Sei Little Peso

Studio: Fanworks | Fever Creations

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Premiere Date: April 3

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: A young prince spends his days playing smartphone games until the king tells him they need cash, sending the prince and his buddies on an intergalactic adventure.

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Alice & Zouroku

Studio: J.C. Staff

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Supernatural

Premiere Date: April 2

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: A young girl with supernatural abilities befriends an old man who might be able to help her.

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Ani ni Tsukeru Kusuri wa Nai!

Studio: Imagineer | Fanworks

Genre: Comedy, Slice of Life

Premiere Date: April 7

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: Even though Miao’s brother drives her crazy, he does care deeply about his little sister.

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The Anonymous Noise

Studio: Brain’s Base

Genre: Music, Romance, School, Slice of Life

Premiere Date: April 11

Where to Watch: Amazon

What It’s About in One Sentence: A high school girl expresses herself through music as she reconnects with childhood friends.

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Armed Girl’s Machiavellism

Studio: Silver Link

Genre: Action, Fantasy, School

Premiere Date: April 5

Where to Watch: Amazon, AnimeLab (AUS/NZ)

What It’s About in One Sentence: A hoodlum school boy is sent to a school disciplined by sword-carrying schoolgirls who whip him into shape.

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Atom: The Beginning

Studio: DLM | Production I.G | Signal.MD

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi

Premiere Date: April 15

Where to Watch: Amazon, AnimeLab (AUS/NZ)

What It’s About in One Sentence: Set in the years before Astro Boy was created, two young researchers begin work on a robot with a heart.

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Attack on Titan Season 2

Studio: Wit Studio

Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy

Premiere Date: April 1

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Funimation, Hulu, AnimeLab (AUS/NZ)

What It’s About in One Sentence: The battle between humans and people-eating Titans continues!

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Berserk Season 2

Studio: GEMBA, Millepensee

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Seinen, Supernatural

Premiere Date: April 7

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: The continuation of a saga following a mercenary swordsman as he struggles against his fraught past and fights for a way to make things right.

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Beyblade God

Studio: OLM

Genre: Adventure, Battle, Shonen

Premiere Date: April 3

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: This latest entry in the Beyblade anime, which follows the adventures of kids battling with spinning tops.

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Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

Studio: Pierrot

Genre: Adventure, Slice of Life

Premiere Date: April 5

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Hulu, AnimeLab (AUS/NZ)

What It’s About in One Sentence: Naruto’s son Boruto gets his own anime, following the adventures of him and his pals.

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The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls Theater

Studio: Gathering

Genre: Idols, Music, Slice of Life

Premiere Date: April 4

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Daisuki

What It’s About in One Sentence: This short Idolmaster anime follows the lives of idols.

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Clockwork Planet

Studio: Xebec

Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Steampunk

Premiere Date: April 6

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: Set on an Earth that’s been revived through clockwork gears, a student in Kyoto has a sudden encounter with a busted automaton girl.

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Duel Masters Versus Revolution Final

Studio: Ascension | Shougakukan Music | Duel Masters Entertainment

Genre: Comedy, Gag, Shonen,

Premiere Date: April 2

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: A new Duel Masters series with a new protagonist and a talking deck case named “Decky.”

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The Eccentric Family 2

Studio: P.A. Works

Genre: Fantasy

Premiere Date: April 9

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: Set in modern day Kyoto, this is the second season of an anime about shape-shifting tanuki, mythical Tengu, and humans.

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Eikou Naki Tensaitachi

[Image: NHK]

Studio: J.C. Staff

Genre: Drama, Sports

Premiere Date: March 25

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: A docudrama-style anime that follows a swimmer driven by Olympic dreams.

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Eromanga Sensei

Studio: A-1 Pictures

Genre: Comedy, School

Premiere Date: April 8

Where to Watch: Amazon, Crunchyroll, Daisuki

What It’s About in One Sentence: A high school student writes light novels that are illustrated by an ero manga sensei who turns out to be his little sister.

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Folktales from Japan Season 2 (Furusatomeguri Nihon no Mukashibanashi)

Studio: Tomason

Genre: Children, Historical, Folklore

Premiere Date: April 2

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: Tales from Japanese folklore come to life in this anime aimed at small children.

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Frame Arms Girl

Studio: ZEXCS | StudioA-CAT

Genre: Battle, Sci-Fi

Premiere Date: April 4

Where to Watch: Anime Network Online

What It’s About in One Sentence: Kotobukiya’s Frame Arms Girl kits come to life in a high school girl’s room.

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Future Card Buddyfight X

Studio: OLM | XEBEC

Genre: Battle, Card, Shonen

Premiere Date: April 1

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, YouTube 

What It’s About in One Sentence: The latest entry in the Buddy Fight card battle anime series.

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Granblue Fantasy The Animation

Studio: A-1 Pictures

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy

Premiere Date: April 1

Where to Watch: Amazon, Crunchyroll, Daisuki, AnimeLab (AUS/NZ)

What It’s About in One Sentence: The massively popular smartphone game Granblue Fantasy gets a TV anime.

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Grimoire of Zero

Studio: White Fox

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Magic, Supernatural

Premiere Date: April 10

Where to Watch: Amazon, AnimeLab (AUS/NZ)

What It’s About in One Sentence: A half-man beast longs to be human, and a young witch agrees to help him, but he has to help get back a stolen book first.

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Hinako Note

Studio: Passione

Genre: Comedy, School, Slice of Life

Premiere Date: April 7

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: Hinako moves to Tokyo to enter a high school with a theatrical troupe she’s always wanted to join.

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ID-0

Studio: Sanzigen

Genre: Mecha, Sci-Fi, Space

Premiere Date: April 9

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: A school girl accidentally ends up as a crew member in space.

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Idol Time PriPara

Studio: Tatsunoko Production | Dongwoo A&E

Genre: Idol, Slice of Life

Premiere Date: April 4

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: A sixth grader tries to make her idol dreams a reality.

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Kabukibu!

Studio: Studio Deen

Genre: Drama, School, Slice of Life

Premiere Date: April 6

Where to Watch: Amazon

What It’s About in One Sentence: A schoolboy creates a kabuki theater club at school and recruits other students to join.

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Kado: The Right Answer

Studio: Toei Animation

Genre: Drama, Politics, Sci-Fi

Premiere Date: April 7

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: An airplane is engulfed by a mysterious structure and a pale man appears, saying he wants to play a part in Japan’s decisions.

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Kenka Bancho Otome: Girl Beats Boys

Studio: Project No. 9 | A-Real

Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, School, Shojo

Premiere Date: April 12

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: Hinako switches places with her twin brother, becoming the leader of a rough gang of delinquents.

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The Laughing Salesman New

Studio: TMS Entertainment

Genre: Comedy, Supernatural, Slice of Life

Premiere Date: April 3

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: A sinister salesman fills the gaps in people’s hearts, but just don’t double cross him.

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Love Kome: We Love Rice

Studio: Encourage Films

Genre: School, Slice of Life

Premiere Date: April 5

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: Different rice varieties reborn as school boys try to become the most popular grain at their school, overtaking their rival, bread.

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Makeruna!! Aku no Guntan!

Studio: Tatsunoko Production

Genre: Children, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Premiere Date: April 5

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: A group of invaders wants to conquer Earth and ends up taking part time jobs during their quest.

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Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Second 2

Studio: Sunrise

Genre: Battle, Mecha, Sci-Fi

Premiere Date: March 24

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: Set during the On Year War, a jazz-loving Federation squad member faces off against Zeon pilots who have robotic limbs and who are sworn to protect the Thunderbolt Sector.

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Monster Strike Second Season

Studio: XFlag Pictures | Yokohama Animation Lab | Sanzigen

Genre: Battle, School, Sci-Fi

Premiere Date: April 1

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Amazon

What It’s About in One Sentence: Monster Strike, the popular smartphone game, returns in anime form for a second season of monster battles.

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My Hero Academia Season 2

Studio: Bones

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Superhero

Premiere Date: March 25

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Funimation, Hulu

What It’s About in One Sentence: The further adventures of a boy who was given superpowers and then enrolls in a superhero academy.

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Natsume’s Book of Friends Season 6

Studio: Shuka

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Slice of Life, Supernatural

Premiere Date: April 11

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: The latest entry in the anime about a young man who is able to see yokai and has a book of yokai friends (and enemies) his grandmother gave him.

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Neko Neko Nihonshi 2nd Series

Studio: Joker Films

Genre: Comedy, History

Premiere Date: April 5

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: A short form anime starring feline versions of people from Japanese history like Ryoma Sakamoto.

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Ninja Girl & Samurai Master Season 2

Studio: TMS Entertainment

Genre: Action, Comedy, Historical

Premiere Date: March 28

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: The short anime about a young ninja girl who works for powerful Japanese lord Oda Nobunaga is back!

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Pan Panka Pantsu O-New-San

Studio: DLE

Genre: Comedy, Gag

Premiere Date: April 7

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: This short anime follows the crazy adventures of pigs who wear underpants.

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PriPri Chii-chan!!

Studio: OLM

Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Shojo

Premiere Date: April 15

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: PriPri Chii-chan!! is about a girl and her otherworldly friends. (Note: It is shown with 100% Pascal Sensei.)

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Rage of Bahamut Virgin Soul

Studio: Mappa

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy

Premiere Date: April 7

Where to Watch: Amazon

What It’s About in One Sentence: The second season of Rage of Bahamut, an anime about gods and demons possessing half of a key able to destroy the world and a young woman possessing the other half.

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Re:Creators

Studio: Troyca

Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mecha, Sci-Fi

Premiere Date: April 7

Where to Watch: Amazon

What It’s About in One Sentence: Fictional characters are dragged into the real world and try to come to terms with everything that they knew was created by someone’s imagination.

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Love Tyrant (Ren’ai Bokun: The Very Lovely Tyrant of Love)

Studio: EMT Squared

Genre: Comedy, Harem, Romance, School

Premiere Date: April 6

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: A high school student’s name is written in the “Kiss Note,” and unless he smooches someone in 24 hours, he will die.

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Rilu Rilu Fairilu: Mahou no Kagami

Studio: Studio Deen

Genre: Shojo, Magic

Premiere Date: April 7

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: Another season of Rilu Rilu Fairilu, an anime about small key-carrying fairies known as Fairilu.

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Rin-ne Season 3

Studio: Brain’s Base

Genre: Modern Fantasy, Romantic Comedy

Premiere Date: April 8

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: The anime about a high school girl who can see spirits returns for a third season.

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Room Mate

Studio: Typhoon Graphics

Genre: Slice of Life

Premiere Date: April 12

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: With you as the protagonist, three anime dudes and three storylines unfold in your room.

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The Royal Tutor

Studio: Bridge Inc

Genre: Comedy

Premiere Date: April 4

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: The best teacher in the land is summoned to the royal palace to tutor four challenging princes who have driven away previous tutors.

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Saenai Heroine no Sodate Kata Flat (Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Flat)

Studio: A-1 Pictures

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Premiere Date: April 13

Where to Watch: Amazon

What It’s About in One Sentence: The second season of an anime that follows an otaku and the girls he ropes in to help him make his own indie game.

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Sagrada Reset

Studio: David Production

Genre: Mystery, School, Supernatural

Premiere Date: April 5

Where to Watch: Amazon, AnimeLab (AUS/NZ)

What It’s About in One Sentence: Some residents of a small town have special powers, and a girl and a boy join their powers to reset time and remember the past.

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Sakura Quest

Studio: P.A. Works

Genre: Comedy, Slice of Life

Premiere Date: April 5

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Funimation 

What It’s About in One Sentence: A group of young women work to revitalize a small town that has seen better days, often to the chagrin of the locals.

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The 7 Deadly Sins

Studio: TNK | Artland

Genre: Ecchi, Fantasy,

Premiere Date: April 14

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: Lucifer, embodied as an anime girl, is tempted by the seven deadly sins, who are also anime girls.

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Shumatsu Nani Shitemasu ka? Isogashii Desu ka? Sukutte Moratte Ii Desu ka? (What do you do at the end of the world? Are you busy? Will you save us?)

Studio: Satelight | C2C

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi

Premiere Date: April 12

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: After humans are wiped out, it’s up to the Leprechauns (read: anime girls with colorful hair) to fight against beasty invaders until one day the last human appears.

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The Silver Guardian (Gin No Guardian)

Studio: Haoliners Animation

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Premiere Date: April 1

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: A student finds himself sucked into an online game in which a battle has been raging for a thousand years.

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Shonen Ashibe Go! Go! Gomachan 2nd Season

Studio: Bridge | Husio Studio

Genre: Comedy

Premiere Date: April 4

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: Once again, this anime follows the adventures of a little boy and his pet seal.

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The Snack World

Studio: OLM Digital

Genre: Adventure, Comedy

Premiere Date: April 13

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: This is Level-5's amusing spin on Japanese role-playing games.

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Soryo to Majiwaru Shikiyoku no Yoru ni...

Studio: HH

Genre: Drama, Ecchi, Romance

Premiere Date: April 2

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: Just because Kujo has become a Buddhist priest doesn’t mean he’s still not interested in more earthly matters.

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Starmyu (High School Star Musical) 2nd Season

Studio: C-Station

Genre: Music, School, Slice-of-Life

Premiere Date: April 3

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: This anime centers around a group of high school boys in a prestigious music school.

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Sword Oratoria: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Studio: J.C. Staff

Genre: Battle, Fantasy, Magic

Premiere Date: April 14

Where to Watch: Amazon, AnimeLab (AUS/NZ)

What It’s About in One Sentence: A sword princess and her cohorts battle monsters in a dungeon as she meets a young man and learns more about herself.

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Tomica Hyper Rescue Drive Head

Studio: OLM

Genre: Action, Car, Mecha, Shonen

Premiere Date: April 15

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: Rescue vehicles transform into large mecha piloted by grade schoolers.

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Tsugumomo

Studio: Zero-G

Genre: Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Schoool, Supernatural

Premiere Date: April 2

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: A boy’s life changes when a mysterious girl in a kimono suddenly appears and shacks up in his room.

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Tsuki ga Kirei As The Moon, So Beautiful

Studio: Feel

Genre: Drama, Romance, School

Premiere Date: April 6

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: The story of a young love between two middle school students, with the title referring to an old way of saying “I love you” in Japanese.

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Twin Angel Break

Studio: J.C. Staff

Genre: Magical Girl, Shojo

Premiere Date: April 7

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: Two junior high students battle evil as Angel Rose and Angel Sapphire, getting their marching orders from a hedgehog.

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World Fool News Part II

Studio: CoMix Wave Films

Genre: Comedy

Premiere Date: April 2

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: Zany things happen at a local TV news station.


The World of Yami-Zukan (Sekai no Yami-Zukan)

Studio: ILCA

Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Supernatural

Premiere Date: April 6

Where to Watch: Crunchyroll

What It’s About in One Sentence: Lurid tales of the supernatural and the unexplained, which might remind you of a Japanese Tales from the Crypt or The Twilight Zone.

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Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS

Studio: Studio Gallop

Genre: Battle, Shonen, School, Sci-Fi

Premiere Date: May 2017

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: Starring a new duelist named Yusaku Fujiki, the Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS series will also feature VR Duels that take the show from high school to cyberspace.

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100% Pascal Sensei

Studio: Currently Not Known

Genre: Children, Comedy, Gag

Premiere Date: April 15

Where to Watch: Currently Not Available

What It’s About in One Sentence: 100% Pascal Sensei is about one dumb teacher and his class.