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April 2009–June 2009

Spring 2009 Anime

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To LOVE-Ru OVA

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Harem
  4. School
  5. Sci-Fi
  6. Shounen
To LOVE-Ru OVA
7.56
April 3, 2009 JST

Episode 01: Rito becomes a Woman
Lala invents a gizmo to make her bust bigger. However, this invention of hers accidentally turns Rito into a woman.

Episode 02: Rito and Mikan
Feeling lonely because Rito is always spending time with Lala, Mikan storms out of the house. While Rito and Lala are out looking for her a few flashbacks from the past, showing Rito and Mikan as kids, are shown.

Episode 03: Welcome to the Southern Resort!!
Haruna wins an island resort trip for ten females. Rito gets turned into a dog by one of Lala's inventions and somehow ends up on the island as well.

Episode 04: Trouble Quest
Rito and the girls become trapped inside an RPG game where the objective is to save Lala and defeat the evil witch Kyouko.

Episode 05: Nana and Momo
Lala's sisters cause mischief for Rito and his harem at a cherry blossom viewing.

Episode 06: Draft, Metamorphose, Hand & Tail
Yami and Yui confront with a senior, causing Yui to lose her panties.

Mikan finds Peke taking snapshots of new clothing while shopping. Suddenly, a stranger steals her bag.

As Rito tries to explore Lala's cleaned-up bedroom, he accidentally activates one of Lala's invention, fusing his hand to Lala's tail.

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Sekirei: Hajimete no Otsukai

  1. Comedy
Sekirei: Hajimete no Otsukai
Short-form
7.44
March 25, 2009 JST

"Kusano's first errand" - A ten minute OVA that came along with the 6th vol. limited edition of Sekirei. Kusano finally tires of nobody admitting her as Sahashi's potential wife, so she insists on joining Musubi and Tsukiumi on their shopping race to show her abilities. An iffy day ensues.

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Ookami to Koushinryou II: Ookami to Kohakuiro no Yuuutsu

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
  3. Historical
  4. Romance
Ookami to Koushinryou II: Ookami to Kohakuiro no Yuuutsu
7.92
April 30, 2009 JST

Holo, Lawrence, and Nora sit down to have dinner together, but Holo's dislike for Nora prevents her from enjoying the dinner. However, Holo falls ill due to fatigue and is forced to rest for a few days. She dreams and reminisces about her past and her journey so far with Lawrence, realising her affection for him is intensifying. Lawrence treats Holo's fever and fatigue by feeding her and balancing the four states, the Hot, Cold, Dry, and Wet. Over the course of her sickness, Holo grows closer to Lawrence, but her aversion to Nora continues to cause problems. When Nora visits her, she is finally able to get along with Nora after they share a joke.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei

  1. Comedy
  2. Mystery
  3. Psychological
  4. Supernatural
  5. Thriller
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei
7.35
May 22, 2009 JST

At the start it would appear that this story will only be about fun and good moments for the "club" members, but after a brief fun during the first ova, the story turns out to be more deep and tense. Rika now feels strange and distant. And even feels that the same tragedies of the "past times" will occur, feeling that destiny is something that can't be changed in the end. She thinks about getting involved and try to solve those mistakes or just giving up to that tragic destiny.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete

  1. Action
  2. Fantasy
  3. Super Power
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete
7.57
April 16, 2009 JST

AC: Complete contains a considerable amount of new footage that the original version lacks, as well as roughly a thousand revised scenes. This adds a total of 26 minutes to the film.

Some of the new scenes include a more in-depth look at the Geostigma, Denzel and Kadaj's origins, as well as an extended fight between Cloud and Sephiroth.

The Japanese release of this edition features a new ending track from Kyosuke Himuro called "Safe and Sound", with additional lyrics from My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way. The track replaces Himuro's previous track "Calling" from the original cut of the film. However, in the North American release, the song "Calling" remains, and "Safe and Sound" is absent.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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Isekai no Seikishi Monogatari

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Ecchi
  4. Fantasy
  5. Harem
  6. Mecha
  7. School
Isekai no Seikishi Monogatari
7.61
May 22, 2009 JST

Mysteriously teleported from Earth, Kenshi Masaki finds himself ensnared by a mysterious organization in a world called Geminar, where male mecha pilots are extremely rare. With the promise of returning home, the 15 year-old agrees to pilot a mecha suit called a Sacred Mechanoid and assassinate the ruler of the Shtrayu Empire, Lashara Earth XVIII. However, things do not go according to plan, and Kenshi finds himself prisoner and an object of scrutiny by Lashara and her shipmates. After learning of Kenshi’s plight, Lashara offers him the chance to redeem himself by entering her employ. He will act as her servant, practically a slave, but also have a chance to once more pilot a mecha suit. Kenshi is willing to endure Geminar’s eccentricities if it means he may return home, but will he ever be able to do so? And what of this mysterious organization that brought him to Geminar to try to kill Lashara?

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Denpa-teki na Kanojo

  1. Mystery
  2. School
  3. Thriller
Denpa-teki na Kanojo
7.33
May 1, 2009 JST

Juu Juuzawa is a delinquent high school boy who just wants to be left alone. One day, he is approached by Ame Ochibana, who claims that she knew him in a previous life, and now wants to serve him as his "knight". At first Juu wants nothing to do with Ame, but after a classmate is murdered, he accepts her help as he looks for the killer.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Eve no Jikan

  1. Sci-Fi
  2. Slice of Life
Eve no Jikan
7.72
May 1, 2009 JST

In Eve no Jikan, The Three Laws of Robotics are held above all else in a world where android housekeepers have become commonplace. Although they look human, they are treated the same as lesser technology such as toasters and alarm clocks. Not everyone feels this way, however. Android sympathizers, known as "android-holics," have been labelled as heretics and problematic members of society.

Rikuo Sakisaka was raised to believe and uphold society's tenets about androids, and is perfectly aware they are not human. Then one day, he finds abnormal data in his family android's activity logs. This leads him to a café that has only one rule that its clientele must follow: there must be no discrimination between humans and androids inside. Curiosity drives Rikuo to discover more about this strange place and its regulars, even though he has no desire to befriend machines.

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Lupin III vs. Detective Conan

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Mystery
  5. Shounen
Lupin III vs. Detective Conan
  • Studio TBD
March 27, 2009 JST

In a country called Vesparand, a new mineral with super stealth properties has been discovered which attracts Lupin's attention. At the same time the untimely deaths of Queen Sakura and her son, Prince Gill, leave Princess Mira next in succession to the throne. During a trip to Japan, Princess Mira finds her double in Ran and takes the opportunity to trade places, which ends with Ran being spirited away to Vesparand with Conan, Zenigata, Kogoro Mouri, Lupin and Fujiko in tow. There they meet a waiting Jigen and solve the mystery of the deaths of the Queen and Prince.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Suzumiya Haruhi-chan no Yuuutsu

  1. Comedy
  2. Parody
Suzumiya Haruhi-chan no Yuuutsu
Short-form
April 17, 2009 JST

A parody series featuring the entire cast of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya in a smaller form factor. Among the changes are: Yuki plays eroge, Haruhi is even more obnoxiuous and loud, Mikuru is even more emotional and Koizumi harbors a deep love for Kyon. Kyon, on the other hand, is generally the same as ever.

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Candy Boy: Nonchalant Talk of the Certain Twin Sisters in Daily Life

  1. Romance
  2. School
  3. Shoujo Ai
Candy Boy: Nonchalant Talk of the Certain Twin Sisters in Daily Life
Short-form
March 13, 2009 JST

Twin sisters, Yukino and Kanade Sakurai, room together in the dorms at their high school, enjoying school life with their friends and one another. One day, Sakuya Kamiyama, an underclassman, seeks out Yukino, while Kanade learns from a friend that Sakuya has admired Yukino for a very long time. This innocent revelation sets into motion a chain of events that eventually lead to Yukino expressing her feelings for her sister.

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Final Fantasy VII: On the Way to a Smile - Episode: Denzel

  1. Action
  2. Fantasy
  3. Super Power
Final Fantasy VII: On the Way to a Smile - Episode: Denzel
April 16, 2009 JST

Final Fantasy VII spinoff novel On the Way to a Smile Episode: Denzel will be adapted into an anime for the Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete release on April 16. The anime will ship as an extra supplement on Advent Children's Blu-ray Disc releases. The Denzel part of On the Way to a Smile story begins as the character Denzel aims to enlist in the World Regenesis Organization (WRO) and "leaps" back into Denzel's past.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Hyakujitsu no Bara

  1. Drama
  2. Yaoi
Hyakujitsu no Bara
May 29, 2009 JST

Two soldiers from warring countries are bound by a pledge as master and servant. Taki Reizen is a Commander of sublime beauty, shouldering the fate of his nation. Called "Mad Dog" because of his rough temperament, Klaus has sworn his loyalty to him as a knight. Despite this, those around them are cold and disapproving, full of various misgivings. For all their genuine feelings, what will come of love made cruel by the violence of war?

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Dogs: Bullets & Carnage

  1. Action
  2. Seinen
Dogs: Bullets & Carnage
Short-form
May 19, 2009 JST

It is sometime in the future, where a certain European city extends far underground, even secret, dark levels that have the key to the past. Ex-assassin Mihai has returned and is living with Kiri, who now runs a resturaunt. Sword-wielding Naoto, Haine (white hair), a mysterious product of genetic engineering and his sometime partner Badou (eyepatch).

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Hidamari Sketch x 365 Specials

  1. Comedy
  2. School
  3. Slice of Life
Hidamari Sketch x 365 Specials
March 25, 2009 JST

1. February 24: Polaroidron / February 25: Won't Forget

2. February 10: Anywhere Bicycle / February 11: The Tortoise and the Hare

3. June 6: Red Thread / June 7: Deeper Meaning

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Kiniro no Corda: Secondo Passo

  1. Harem
  2. Music
  3. School
  4. Shoujo
Kiniro no Corda: Secondo Passo
March 26, 2009 JST

The story continues after the intraschool music competition of the first game and anime series. The budding music student Kahoko meets the brusque boy Etō, the new youthful school board director Akihiko Kira, and the mysterious transfer student Aoi Kaji.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Legend of Regios

  1. Magic
Legend of Regios
Short-form
March 27, 2009 JST

Legend of Regios was originally the English speaking cut-scenes on TV, that the characters in the Chrome Shelled Regios series were watching.

This special (which has been included with the DVD release of Chrome Shelled Regios) has reorganized the scenes, extended some, and has been re-dubbed completely in Japanese. It's a side story within the Chrome Shelled Regios series.

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Koihime†Musou OVA

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Fantasy
  4. School
Koihime†Musou OVA
April 1, 2009 JST

OVA of Koihime Musou in a school environment, where factions of 4 individuals fight off in school athletic events to obtain the positions of Student Council seats.

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Memory (ONA)

  1. Drama
  2. Military
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Slice of Life
Memory (ONA)
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
April 2009

Set in a post-apocalyptic world destroyed by nuclear war, it tells the story of a damaged robot found by futuristic soldiers investigating a devastated area.

The humanoid appeared to be household robot, reminiscent of Asimov, and when the soldiers booted it up, they were able to see what was left of videos recorded inside its memory as seen by the robot throughout the years.

In just under seven minutes and with no dialogue, the film poignantly reminds us that all our experiences, the things that we hold dear in our lives, are in constant threat.

[Source: Bouncing Red Ball.com]

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Stranger: Mukou Hadan Pilot

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Historical
  4. Samurai
  5. Seinen
Stranger: Mukou Hadan Pilot
Short-form
April 11, 2009 JST

In the Sengoku period, a rounin called Nanashi (meaning nameless) saves a young boy Kotarou and his dog Tobimaru at an abandoned temple. Kotarou has no family, is pursued by a mysterious militia organization from China, and hires Nanashi as his bodyguard. Among the pursuers is a man called Rarou, a very skilled warrior with blond hair and blue eyes. He obeys an old man called Byakuran and is a member of the Chinese militia. Unlike his companions in the militia, he is not serving any Emperor and just wants to fight with the strong.

[Source: Iwa ni Hana via AniDB]

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Pokemon Fushigi no Dungeon: Sora no Tankentai - Toki to Yami wo Meguru Saigo no Bouken

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
  3. Kids
Pokemon Fushigi no Dungeon: Sora no Tankentai - Toki to Yami wo Meguru Saigo no Bouken
April 12, 2009 JST

The Pokédans team's adventure begins one day when a boy, who has transformed from a human into a Pocchama (Piplup) creature in the world where Pokémon live, meets a Hikozaru (Chimchar) creature. The team joins a Juptile (Grovyle) and go to the "Lost Continent" to save the world with the "Time Gears."

[Source: Anime News Network]

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To Heart 2 AD Plus

  1. Romance
To Heart 2 AD Plus
  • Studio TBD
April 24, 2009 JST

Volume 1
Silfa the robot maid is currently working at Takaaki's house. However, she seems to have a little trouble with her duties as part of it involves going out in public to buy groceries, and she's a bit "shy" in a sense. But when it comes to Haruka Yuzuhara's special curry, she'll do what she has to in order to make this special dish for Takaaki. And that includes some competition from Milfa (Harumi).

Volume 2
Involves summer, swimsuits and photography.

[Source: AniDB]

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Yurumates

  1. Comedy
  2. Seinen
  3. Slice of Life
Yurumates
  • Studio TBD
April 24, 2009 JST

Yurume, an 18-year old "ronin" and recent high school graduate, has high hopes of being accepted and attending Tokyo University. She moves into an apartment complex, the Maison du Wish, located on the outskirts of Tokyo where other ronins living there are studying for upcoming college acceptance exams.

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Superflat First Love

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
Superflat First Love
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
April 28, 2009 JST

6 years after she was swallowed by the Panda Geant, Aya is once again taken into the Multicolor Monogram world and even travels back in time to Paris, 1897 where she meets the young Gaston-Louis Vuitton, both fallen head over heels with each other. What will happen to their young love?

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Scandal

  1. Music
  2. Slice of Life
Scandal
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
May 1, 2009 JST

Twelve 1-minute fictional shorts about the real-life Japanese band SCANDAL.

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Teinenpi Shoujo Haiji

  1. Comedy
Teinenpi Shoujo Haiji
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
April 2009

Commercial web animation made for Nissan Note. Despite being a commercial, the content is highly independent, starting with a little girl keep asking everyone what is "Teinenpi", a kanji word meaning low fuel cost.

It features a parody of the classic anime "Heidi" in 1974 but directed by Mr. Fumihara Satoshi, the director of the gag anime "The World of Golden Eggs".

It also features Mr. Koumoto Junichi playing multiple roles including: Heidi's Grandpa, Peter, Kurara and the sheep!

[Source: news.searchina.ne.jp]

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Tennis no Ouji-sama: Another Story - Kako to Mirai no Message

  1. Comedy
  2. School
  3. Shounen
  4. Sports
Tennis no Ouji-sama: Another Story - Kako to Mirai no Message
May 26, 2009 JST

A new Prince of Tennis OVA, called Prince of Tennis OVA Another Story ~Kako to Mirai no Message~, was announced at Shueisha's Jump Festa 09 this past weekend. The official website of the show has confirmed it yesterday. According to the latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, Another Story will take place in Osaka after the finals. The preview of the new OVA will be available on the third volume of Prince of Tennis: The National Tournament Finals.

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Tennis no Ouji-sama: Another Story - Messages From Past and Future Specials

  1. Comedy
  2. Sports
Tennis no Ouji-sama: Another Story - Messages From Past and Future Specials
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
May 26, 2009 JST

These specials feature the Oshitari cousins in a Manzai (漫才) setup [a style of stand-up comedy in Japan, which usually involves two performers—a straight man (tsukkomi) and a funny man (boke)].

Story 1 involves Oshitari Yuuhi who is tired of being the tsukkomi and wants to try his hand at being a boke but with disastrous results.

Story 2 is about Oshitari Kenya in the role of a boke whose jokes didn't get through to the audience in a joint Namiwa-Seishun Talentshow.

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Watashi no Coffee Samurai: Jihanki-teki na Kareshi

  1. Action
  2. Romance
  3. Samurai
  4. Sci-Fi
Watashi no Coffee Samurai: Jihanki-teki na Kareshi
  • Studio TBD
May 31, 2009 JST

The story is set in present day Seoul and involves a college student named Hemi who falls in love with a coffee vending machine named Jin. Jin is actually a samurai from the Sengoku period who wished to be re-born with an invincible steel body when he fell to assassins, hence the vending machine body.

[Source: akiba-station]