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March 2016–May 2016

Spring 2016 Anime

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Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda.

  1. Drama
Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda.
March 30, 2016 JST
BD/DVD Release

Jun is a girl whose words have been sealed away. She was once a happy girl, but because of a [certain thing] she said when she was very young, her family was torn apart. One day, the egg fairy appeared in front of her and sealed away her ability to talk in order to stop her from hurting anybody else. Since this traumatic experience, Jun lives in the shadows away from the limelight. But, one day she is nominated to become an executive member of the "community outreach council." On top of that, Jun is also appointed to play the main lead in their musical...

(Source: Anime News Network)

Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita.: Kokuhaku Jikkou Iinkai

  1. Romance
  2. School
Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita.: Kokuhaku Jikkou Iinkai
RLS:
  • Qualia Animation
April 23, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

No synopsis available.

Code Geass: Boukoku no Akito Final - Itoshiki Monotachi e

  1. Action
  2. Mecha
  3. Military
Code Geass: Boukoku no Akito Final - Itoshiki Monotachi e
April 22, 2016 JST
BD/DVD Release

Fifth and final episode of Code Geass: Boukoku no Akito.

Digimon Adventure tri. 2: Ketsui

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
Digimon Adventure tri. 2: Ketsui
April 2, 2016 JST
BD/DVD Release

Fifteen years after the summer vacation.

If we didn't go to the Digital World. If I didn't make this trip with others. If we didn't change at all like this.

These Digimon were always with us. We've been friends all the time. We learned the importance of helping each other. All the things have made us what we are!

New stories for all the "DigiDestined" in the world. Taichi, seventeen, high school days.

(Source: Official teaser trailer via MAL)

Digimon Adventure tri. 2: Ketsui

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
Digimon Adventure tri. 2: Ketsui
March 12, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

Fifteen years after the summer vacation.

If we didn't go to the Digital World. If I didn't make this trip with others. If we didn't change at all like this.

These Digimon were always with us. We've been friends all the time. We learned the importance of helping each other. All the things have made us what we are!

New stories for all the "DigiDestined" in the world. Taichi, seventeen, high school days.

(Source: Official teaser trailer via MAL)

Ajin Part 2: Shoutotsu

  1. Adventure
  2. Horror
  3. Mystery
  4. Seinen
  5. Supernatural
Ajin Part 2: Shoutotsu
May 6, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

17 years ago, immortals first appeared on the battlefields of Africa. Later, rare, unknown new immortal lifeforms began appearing among humans, and they became known as "Ajin" (demi-humans). Just before summer vacation, a Japanese high school student is instantly killed in a traffic accident on his way home from school. However, he is revived, and a price is placed on his head. Thus begins a boy's life on the run from all of humankind.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Harmony

  1. Psychological
  2. Sci-Fi
Harmony
March 9, 2016 JST
BD/DVD Release

In the future, Utopia has finally been achieved thanks to medical nanotechnology and a powerful ethic of social welfare and mutual consideration. This perfect world isn't that perfect though, and three young girls stand up to totalitarian kindness and super-medicine by attempting suicide via starvation. It doesn't work, but one of the girls—Tuan Kirie—grows up to be a member of the World Health Organization. As a crisis threatens the harmony of the new world, Tuan rediscovers another member of her suicide pact, and together they must help save the planet...from itself.

(Source: Viz Media)

Doukyuusei

  1. School
  2. Shounen Ai
  3. Slice of Life
Doukyuusei
May 25, 2016 JST
BD/DVD Release

The story begins during music class before the chorus festival, when male student Hikaru Kusakabe notices that the bespectacled honor student Rihito Sajo is not singing. Although he thinks that Rihito just doesn't like singing, he finds him practicing alone in the classroom after school. Without even thinking, Hikaru calls out to him.

(Source: ANN)

Hibike! Euphonium Movie: Kitauji Koukou Suisougaku-bu e Youkoso

  1. Drama
  2. Music
  3. School
Hibike! Euphonium Movie: Kitauji Koukou Suisougaku-bu e Youkoso
April 23, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

A film compilation of the first season of TV anime "Hibike! Euphonium," which depicted a high school concert band's journey to the prefectural band competition.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Meiji Tokyo Renka: Yumihari no Serenade

  1. Fantasy
  2. Harem
  3. Historical
  4. Romance
  5. Shoujo
Meiji Tokyo Renka: Yumihari no Serenade
April 27, 2016 JST
BD/DVD Release

On an evening lit by a crimson full moon, an ordinary high school girl named Mei Ayazuki meets a self-proclaimed magician named Charlie at a festival. Through Charlie's magic, she time-travels to the Meiji era in Tokyo, where she meets and falls in love with various great historical figures from that time period.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Garo: Divine Flame

  1. Action
  2. Demons
  3. Fantasy
  4. Magic
  5. Supernatural
Garo: Divine Flame
May 21, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

León, who has succeeded the name of Golden Knight "GARO" devotes himself to train a young Makai Knight for the next generation, together with Prince Alfonso of the Valiante Kingdom. Then, they receive an order to exterminate the most beautiful Horror in the world which resides in a neighboring country "Vazelia".
At the same time, a young Makai Knight for the next generation is kidnapped by an unknown person.

León desperately follows them, only to find that he is surrounded by his enemies at a dead end. Then, a Makai Knight Dario who was supposed to be missing for some time suddenly appears and rescues him.

Under his guidance, León is led to the town where he meets up a totally unexpected person!

(Source: Tohokushinsha Film Corporation via ANN)

Girls und Panzer der Film

  1. Military
  2. School
Girls und Panzer der Film
May 27, 2016 JST
BD/DVD Release

The theatrical version of the Girls und Panzer TV anime. According to the "The Ibaraki Shimbun" paper, the movie is a direct sequel to the TV anime.

Phantom of the Kill: Zero kara no Hangyaku

  1. Action
  2. Fantasy
Phantom of the Kill: Zero kara no Hangyaku
April 7, 2016 JST
Short-form
Red Carpet Premiere

A concept anime film based on the popular mobile phone game Phantom of the Kill. The RPG follows mysterious girls who carry the names of legendary weapons (such as "Masamune") as they search for their lost memories.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Yu☆Gi☆Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions

  1. Adventure
  2. Game
  3. Shounen
Yu☆Gi☆Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions
April 23, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

In the past Yūgi Yami and Kaiba have clashed many times!! Yami Yūgi, who resides in Yūgi Mutō's body, and Kaiba will have a duel that bets their prides and accepts each other's mutual experience.

(Source: Weekly Shonen Jump via ANN)

Detective Conan Movie 20: Junkoku no Nightmare

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Police
  4. Shounen
Detective Conan Movie 20: Junkoku no Nightmare
April 16, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

On a dark night, the Japanese police is raided by a spy. Different countries' intelligence agencies—such as England's MI6, Germany's BDN, and America's CIA—as well as the FBI's secret files are going to be taken, but public safety officers lead by Tooru Amuro arrive just in time. The spy steals a car and escapes. The spy and Amuro are then locked in a dead heat on the highway, and just as it is about to cause an accident with multiple cars, the spy's car is hit by FBI agent Shuichi Akai's rifle bullet and falls of the roadway.
The next day, Conan and his friends go to a newly-remodeled aquarium in Tokyo. Under the main attraction, a Ferris wheel, Conan finds an attractive woman alone and injured. Her left and right eyes are different colors.

But the woman is in a state of amnesia where she doesn't even remember her own name, and the cellphone she's carrying is broken. Conan and his friends promise to help her regain her memory, so they stay with her.

Throughout all this, Vermouth is watching behind the scenes. Afterwards, she pulls out a silencer and speaks into an attached intercom, "It's as planned, Gin."

(Source: Anime News Network)

Meiji Tokyo Renka: Hanakagami no Fantasia

  1. Fantasy
  2. Harem
  3. Historical
  4. Romance
  5. Shoujo
Meiji Tokyo Renka: Hanakagami no Fantasia
May 6, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

No synopsis available.

Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio: Ars Nova Cadenza

  1. Action
  2. Sci-Fi
  3. Seinen
Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio: Ars Nova Cadenza
March 25, 2016 JST
BD/DVD Release

No synopsis available.

Yuuyake Dandan

  1. Fantasy
Yuuyake Dandan
March 23, 2016 JST
Short-form
DVD Release

A short film screened at 109 Cinemas in intermissions.

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The story is set in a stairway called "Yuyake Dandan" near the JR Nippori station in Arakawa Ward, Tokyo. On one sunset time, a high school girl Nanami meets a mysterious cat named Kotobuki who can speak with her. The short stories tell their heartwarming, but sometime sharp-tongued relationship.

(Source: Crunchyroll News)

Last Exile: Ginyoku no Fam Movie - Over the Wishes

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Sci-Fi
Last Exile: Ginyoku no Fam Movie - Over the Wishes
  • Studio TBD
April 20, 2016 JST
BD/DVD Release

Film compilation of the original Last Exile -Fam, The Silver Wing- television series with 500 shots of newly animated or reshot footage in addition to some rerecorded dialogue.

(Source: Anime News Network; edited)

Kacchikenee!

  1. Tags TBD
Kacchikenee!
March 19, 2016 JST
Anime Tamago 2016

Aiko lives in a shrine that has a sliding door that mysteriously is only half painted, and thought during her childhood that she wanted to paint it. But the 17-year old Aiko now has no dreams about the future. Suddenly, a strange man appears before her. Aiko's grandfather and the shrine's chief priest offers the man to stay in the shrine, but Aiko isn't having any of it. But he realizes the kindness of the brusque young man, and slowly comes to like him. But what is his true identity?

(Source: Anime News Network)

Tamayura: Sotsugyou Shashin Part 4 - Ashita

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Slice of Life
Tamayura: Sotsugyou Shashin Part 4 - Ashita
April 2, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

The final movie of a four-part finale of Tamayura.

Tamayura: Sotsugyou Shashin Part 4 - Ashita

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Slice of Life
Tamayura: Sotsugyou Shashin Part 4 - Ashita
May 12, 2016 JST
BD/DVD Release

The final movie of a four-part finale of Tamayura.

Kaze no Matasaburou (2016)

  1. Fantasy
Kaze no Matasaburou (2016)
  • Buemon
March 19, 2016 JST
Anime Tamago 2016

A girl moves from the city and goes to school in the country due to some circumstances in his father's job. Her new schoolmates keep her at a distance. There is a boy she'd like to get to know better, but she worries about how he might treat her, and doesn't try to get closer. She begins to hate life in the country, and longs to return to the city, but she ends up meeting a real god of wind. The work depicts the fears, kindness, and love of children in a short, fleeting fairy tale.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Naze Ikiru: Rennyo Shounin to Yoshizaki Enjou

  1. Historical
Naze Ikiru: Rennyo Shounin to Yoshizaki Enjou
May 21, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

Ryouken, a young man who hates temples and monks, laments his misfortunes but finds hope in his soon-to-be-born child. An unfortunate accident took everything from Ryouken. In the days of self-abandonment and suffering in darkness, Ryouken finds the teachings of the high priest Rennyo. In it, he finds answers to the question "Why live" as explained by the sage Shinran. As he is drawn into the teachings and no longer hesitates, Ryouken becomes Rennyo's apprentice. The number of worshippers increase, but the Honganji temple becomes a target of the other sects, forcing Ryouken and Rennyo to flee from Kyoto. In order to find a new place to teach, they arrive in Yoshizaki (now in Fukui Prefecture) in the Hokuriku region.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Utopa

  1. Adventure
Utopa
March 19, 2016 JST
Anime Tamago 2016

Hundreds of years after the 20th century, nature and the ecosystem have been devastated due to use of nuclear and biological weaponry. Most of Earth has been contaminated and is collapsing into ruin, and a great majority of plants and animals are now extinct. The world heads to the “Big Six,” the sixth mass extinction event. Humanity built cities in the sky, migrating the endangered species of animals and plants there. Over many years, the animals evolved in these isolated cities. With artificial genetic crossbreeding, they acquire language, bipedality, and build a life and civilization for themselves free from want. No one thinks of the world below any longer. One day, a single plant seed wanders into one of the sky cities and some children discover it. Unable to resist the temptation to look into the world outside, they decide to undertake an adventure to the outside world, unknowing that once they set foot on the ground, they will never be able to return.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Sinbad

  1. Adventure
Sinbad
May 14, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

Third film in the Sinbad film trilogy.

PreCure All Stars: Minna de Utau♪ Kiseki no Mahou!

  1. Fantasy
  2. Music
PreCure All Stars: Minna de Utau♪ Kiseki no Mahou!
March 19, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

Mirai and Rico come to the human world to play, but are separated when the witch Sorciere and her servant Torauuma suddenly appear. Their aim is to acquire the tears of the 44 Precure girls, using them for her "Most Evil Magic." Only the friendship of all 44 Precure girls will allow them to protect the world.

(Source: Anime News Network)

PriPara Movie: Mi~nna no Akogare♪ Let's Go☆Prix Paris

  1. Music
  2. School
  3. Shoujo
  4. Slice of Life
PriPara Movie: Mi~nna no Akogare♪ Let's Go☆Prix Paris
RLS:
March 12, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

No synopsis available.

Doraemon Movie 36: Shin Nobita no Nippon Tanjou

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Fantasy
  4. Kids
  5. Shounen
Doraemon Movie 36: Shin Nobita no Nippon Tanjou
March 5, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

In the story, Nobita comes up with the idea of running away from home because he is always being scolded at home and at school. Additionally, Gian, Shizuka, and Suneo all have their own reasons for running away from home. Together with Doraemon, they all travel through time to the Japan of 70,000 years ago.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Crayon Shin-chan Movie 24: Bakusui! Yumemi World Daitotsugeki

  1. Comedy
  2. Kids
  3. Shounen
Crayon Shin-chan Movie 24: Bakusui! Yumemi World Daitotsugeki
April 16, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

A story in which Shin-chan's town is trapped in a nightmare world.

Colorful Ninja Iromaki

  1. Tags TBD
Colorful Ninja Iromaki
March 19, 2016 JST
Anime Tamago 2016

Third-grader Himeno moves to a huge mansion in the country. But she soon finds out it's a ninja house! The ninjas Akamaki—who tends to the fires, Aomaki—who sees to the water, and Kiiromaki—who sees to the carpentry, mistake Himeno for a princess, and begin solving problems for her with their own unique skills. But that is not the full extent of their powers! When Aomaki and Kiiromaki combine, they from Midorimaki. Similarly, when Akamaki and Aomaki combine, they form Murasakimaki; and when Akamaki and Kiiromaki combine, they form Tōmaki. Life with these colorful ninjas has only begun, when they discover a large tornado heading for the mansion. What will happen to the Himeno family? Can the colorful ninja protect Himeno?

(Source: Anime News Network)

Duel Masters: Hamukatsu to Dogiragon no Curry-pan Dai-bouken

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Game
  4. Kids
  5. Shounen
Duel Masters: Hamukatsu to Dogiragon no Curry-pan Dai-bouken
March 19, 2016 JST
Short-form
Theatrical Premiere

A 3D-animated short film set to run on 360-degree panorama screens. After Katta drops his curry bread into the creature world, his hamster Hamukatsu goes on an adventure to retrieve it.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Shimajirou to Ehon no Kuni

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Fantasy
  4. Kids
Shimajirou to Ehon no Kuni
March 11, 2016 JST
Theatrical Premiere

The story begins when Shimajiō and his friends go to the sea and find a picture book that Shimajirō had treasured in his childhood. When they hear a voice beckoning them from the book, they are drawn into the world of the book. There, they meet Puni-tan, and find a town of sweets in the middle of a forest. Shimajirō must find a way to return to his world.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Moom

  1. Kids
Moom
March 5, 2016 JST
Short-form
Festival Premiere

Based on a children's picture book written by Genki Kawamura (川村元気) and illustrated by Yuuki Mashiko (益子悠紀). It will premier at the Cinequest Film Festival on March 5, 2016.