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July 2012–September 2012

Summer 2012 Anime

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Sankarea OVA

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Horror
  4. Romance
  5. Shounen
  6. Supernatural
Sankarea OVA
7.24
June 8, 2012 JST

Two OVA episodes are bundled as DVDs with each of volumes 6 and 7 of the manga.

The first OVA is a prequel story written by the manga's author. Before the beginning of the main story, Rea and Chihiro have already met at a certain place: an outdoor hot-spring bath.

The second OVA takes place after the series (effectively episode 14). The Furuya family finds a mysterious young girl hiding under the household temple.

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Hyouka: Motsubeki Mono wa

  1. Mystery
  2. Slice of Life
Hyouka: Motsubeki Mono wa
7.53
July 8, 2012 JST

Episode 11.5, an OVA bundled with the third volume of the manga. Oreki Houtarou gets a job at a swimming pool.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

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Kiss x Sis

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Harem
  4. Romance
  5. Seinen
Kiss x Sis
7.15
July 6, 2012 JST

Keita has two older step-sisters, Ako and Riko, but since they aren't related by blood, they love him in a lustful way. After a mishap at school, Ako and Riko finally confess their love to him. Keita dislikes the thought of seeing them other than brother and sister, but as he tries to enter the same school as his sisters, he slowly becomes attracted to them.

[Source: Anime News Network; emended]

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Guilty Crown: Lost Christmas

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Super Power
Guilty Crown: Lost Christmas
Short-form
7.17
July 26, 2012 JST

A DVD with an animated short bundled with the limited edition of the PC game "Guilty Crown Lost Christmas".

In 2029, Scrooge escapes from a research facility where he had been confined as an experimental subject. His body was remodeled by genetic manipulations and he uses his psychic power to kill the chasers. One day, he meets another experimental subject called Carol. When three psychic chasers hunt down the two, Carol asks Scrooge to use his right arm to extract a weapon from her body.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

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Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou Specials

  1. Comedy
  2. School
  3. Shounen
  4. Slice of Life
Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou Specials
Short-form
7.72
July 3, 2012 JST

The original gag comedy manga follows the humorous yet "realistic" everyday life of Tadakuni, Hidenori, Yoshitake, and other students at a boys' high school.

This entry refers to the unaired episodes released on the DVDs and BDs. The pre-air specials were all included in the TV series and are not listed separately on MAL.

Episode 1: High School Boys and Ideals
Episode 2: High School Boys and Loneliness
Episode 3: High School Boys and Zippers
Episode 4: High School Boys and Tricks
Episode 5: High School Boys and Hiccups
Episode 6: High School Boys and Consideration

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Kuroko no Basket NG-shuu

  1. Comedy
  2. School
  3. Shounen
  4. Sports
Kuroko no Basket NG-shuu
Short-form
July 27, 2012 JST

Animated bloopers, based on the extra section of the original manga series, included with the BD/DVD series for Kuroko no Basket (both limited and normal editions).

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Seitokai Yakuindomo OVA

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. School
Seitokai Yakuindomo OVA
7.79
July 17, 2012 JST

It is the start of Takatoshi Tsuda's second year as the put-upon vice president of the student council and his sister Kotomi is entering school as a first year. New friends and double entendres are made.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Asa made Jugyou Chu!

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Romance
  4. School
Asa made Jugyou Chu!
6.91
June 23, 2012 JST

The story revolves around Yuuki Kagami, a boy who enrolls in the academy of his dreams as a honors student — and is mistakenly put in the girls' dormitory where boys are prohibited. Faced with the possibility of having to leave the school, Yuuki has to dress up as a girl in the dormitory. On top of things, he ends up rooming with the female teacher Ayana Kakinozaka, who has to watch over him.

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Corpse Party: Missing Footage

  1. Horror
  2. School
Corpse Party: Missing Footage
Short-form
6.34
August 2, 2012 JST

An original video anime bundled with a limited-number edition of Corpse Party -The Anthology- Sachiko no Renai Yuugi Hysteric Birthday 2U (コープスパーティー -THE ANTHOLOGY- サチコの恋愛遊戯Hysteric Birthday 2U) spinoff game.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Magic Kaito

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Romance
  4. Shounen
Magic Kaito
7.98
August 4, 2012 JST

A true magician can fool even the most astute of eyes and deceive the wisest of minds, and there is no magician more talented at magic alive than Kaito Kuroba. Taught the art of deception and disguise by his late father, Kaito spends his days amazing his classmates with his skillful sleights of hand. But when night falls and the moon is out, he takes his performance to new heights by slipping into the role of the legendary phantom thief dressed in white, Kaito Kid.

Magic Kaito chronicles the rebirth of the phantom thief of the night as Kaito takes on his father's old mantle. He'll steal rare and valuable gems right underneath the watchful eye of the police, elude genius detectives with daring escapes, and leave the audience dazzled with his magnificent displays... all while searching for the jewel tied into the mystery of his father's murder and the people responsible for it.

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Amagami SS+ Plus Specials

  1. Romance
Amagami SS+ Plus Specials
Short-form
June 6, 2012 JST

Short extras of the anime included in each of the six Blu-ray volumes of Amagami SS+.

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Amagami SS+ Plus Specials

  1. Romance
Amagami SS+ Plus Specials
Short-form
July 4, 2012 JST

Short extras of the anime included in each of the six Blu-ray volumes of Amagami SS+.

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Amagami SS+ Plus Specials

  1. Romance
Amagami SS+ Plus Specials
Short-form
August 1, 2012 JST

Short extras of the anime included in each of the six Blu-ray volumes of Amagami SS+.

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Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu: Finale

  1. Comedy
  2. Romance
Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu: Finale
Aug 17, 2012 at 1:00am JST

Yuuto and Haruka are looking forward to spending time together on a school trip. However, Shina finally works up the nerve to tell Yuuto she has feelings for him. This event drives a wedge between Haruka and Yuuto and forces them to confront how they feel.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Military
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Space
Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199
8.08
June 30, 2012 JST

※ #3-6

The power-hungry Gamilas have taken over Earth, and only a distant planet has the key to save humans from extinction. Granted the schematics of a high-powered engine, the Space Battleship Yamato is built to traverse the galaxy and retrieve hope for their survival. Battling extraterrestrial forces along the way, the crew of the Yamato will stop at nothing to save their home.

[Source: Funimation]

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Kyou no Asuka Show

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Seinen
Kyou no Asuka Show
Short-form
August 3, 2012 JST

Asuka is a cute and clueless high school girl who habitually does things, in all innocence, that seem sexually suggestive to the men around her. Each chapter in "Today's Asuka Show" features a different awkward situation.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

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Kyousougiga (2012)

  1. Action
  2. Fantasy
  3. Supernatural
Kyousougiga (2012)
Short-form
August 31, 2012 JST

Three kids are stuck in a strange city causing massive mayhem through the land. They are searching for an atypical rabbit in order to return home. Koto, the eldest of the three, seems to have some sort of connection to this weird place ruled by a monk, a demon, and a priest.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

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Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru: Futari no Elder

  1. Drama
  2. Romance
  3. School
  4. Shoujo Ai
Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru: Futari no Elder
July 30, 2012 JST

Otoboku 2 begins about two years after Mizuho's graduation. The main protagonist Chihaya Mikado was truant at his school because of harassment in the school and of a distrust in men. His mother cannot bear to watch him be in trouble, so she makes him transfer to Seio Girl's School, her old school. He dresses as a girl and introduces himself as Chihaya Kisakinomiya. Chihaya meets another protagonist Kaoruko Nanahara, who once rescued him from a playboy, and he begins to live in the dormitory building. He becomes the focus of public attention due to his attractive face and figure, and due to high grades at studies.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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Ebiten: Kouritsu Ebisugawa Koukou Tenmonbu

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Parody
  4. School
  5. Shounen
Ebiten: Kouritsu Ebisugawa Koukou Tenmonbu
July 14, 2012 JST

Noya Itsuki just transferred to Ebisugawa High School. Since he has always had a fascination with space, he decides to join the Astronomy Club. However, he mistakenly walks into the Asstronomy Club - a club whose members are all female otaku. Itsuki notices that the members are really weird, but he has yet to realize that he joined the wrong club. His life becomes very strange very quickly.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

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Queen's Blade: Rebellion Specials

  1. Ecchi
Queen's Blade: Rebellion Specials
Short-form
June 27, 2012 JST

Specials included in the Blu-ray/DVD volumes. Each special will be about a different character.

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Rinne no Lagrange: Kamogawa Days

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Mecha
Rinne no Lagrange: Kamogawa Days
June 23, 2012 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

As Yoko has her assistant scour the seabed in search of something, Madoka, unable to pilot Midori properly again, returns to Kamogawa to see the New Year in. Upon returning home, Madoka receives New Year's letters from Lan and Muginami, updating her about what's going on in their lives, to which Madoka makes a prompt reply. As the months pass by and Madoka moves up a year in school, Lan and Muginami visit an intergalactic replica of Kamogawa on the tourist planet Polyhedron.

Takes place between seasons 1 and 2.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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Hakuouki Sekkaroku

  1. Action
  2. Demons
  3. Drama
  4. Fantasy
  5. Historical
  6. Josei
Hakuouki Sekkaroku
June 27, 2012 JST

This OVA takes place in between episodes 8 and 9 of the first season of Hakuouki.

Yukimura Chizuru goes on a reconnaissance mission in Shimabara as a geiko for the Shinsengumi. Each episode unfolds the events of the days leading up to, during, and after the operation. It intermittently reveals each captain's involvement as well as that of a few demons in the affair. Each individual episode primarily focuses from the third person perspectives of: Okita Souji, Saito Hajime, Harada Sanosuke, Toudou Heisuke, Hijikata Toshizo, and Kazama Chikage.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

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One Off

  1. Slice of Life
One Off
Short-form
August 5, 2012 JST

A slice of life of high school girls in the early summer. Shiozaki Haruno is a 17-year-old girl who loves her motor cycle, HONDA's Giorno. She lives in remote highlands and longs for a vivid life in a city.

Encounters with people staying at Haruno's parents' boardinghouse encourage her to step forward to her dream.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

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Tantei Opera Milky Holmes: Alternative

  1. Comedy
  2. Mystery
  3. Super Power
Tantei Opera Milky Holmes: Alternative
August 18, 2012 JST

Milky Holmes is a detective team composed of four girls who descended from famous detectives and possess supernatural powers known as "Toys". In this alternative world, instead of losing their Toys and becoming worthless students, they are on the path to becoming successful detectives. Under the guidance of Kobayashi Opera, they work to solve mysteries.

[Source: AniDB]

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Tabisuru Nuigurumi: Traveling Daru

  1. Kids
  2. Slice of Life
Tabisuru Nuigurumi: Traveling Daru
Short-form
July 6, 2012 JST

Daru, a cherished handmade stuffed toy, gets lost and separated from its owner one day when at the airport. Determined to find her again, Daru sets out on a journey around the world in search of her. As time passes, the girl begins to forget about Daru. Will Daru be able to find and see his beloved owner again?

[Source: Crunchyroll]

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Computer Kakumei: Saikyou x Saisoku no Zunou Tanjou

  1. Sci-Fi
Computer Kakumei: Saikyou x Saisoku no Zunou Tanjou
Short-form
June 3, 2012 JST

The anime short Computer Kakumei was aired by the Japanese public broadcaster NHK as part of a TV special. The near-future anime was conceived by Parasite Eve author Hideaki Sena, and it depicts how ubiquitous computers have transformed life's various aspects in 2020 Tokyo. The story is told through the eyes of a high school senior named Mako.

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Mahoutsukai Nara Miso wo Kue!

  1. Fantasy
  2. Magic
  3. School
Mahoutsukai Nara Miso wo Kue!
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
June 15, 2012 JST

A world where the existence of magic has been known for a century as a mysterious power to rival science. However, the discovery of MISO — the Material of an Impediment to the Sorcerer's Orders — made magic into not a special power, but a technique that can be raised. One morning, while Shōta Hacchōya (a high school boy attending a magic academy) was tasting miso soup, a princess of Majieeru suddenly breaks in. Majieeru happens to be the birthplace of magic.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Top wo Nerae 2! Kagaku Kouza

  1. Sci-Fi
Top wo Nerae 2! Kagaku Kouza
Short-form
June 22, 2012 JST

Similar to the Gunbuster! Science Lesson these are short "omake" bonus features bundled on the Blu-ray Box Complete Edition of the Top wo Nerae 2! Diebuster.

Each short lasts around three minutes, and features super deformed versions of Nono, Lal`C Melk Mark and the Dix-Neuf explaining the various scientific aspects of the series.

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.hack//Versus: The Thanatos Report

  1. Action
  2. Game
  3. Sci-Fi
.hack//Versus: The Thanatos Report
  • Studio TBD
June 28, 2012 JST

Bundled along with a free game, .hack//Versus, on the .hack//Sekai no Mukou ni Blu-ray disc, is a special called "The Thanatos Report". This special connects the events of the game with the events of the movie and "reveal the last truth". The protagonist of the special is Dave; a character who also appears in the main movie. The special takes place in both 2024 (the year in which the movie takes place) and 2025 (the year in which the game .hack//Versus takes place).

[Source: AnimeReviews.co]

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Pokemon: Utae Meloetta - Rinka no Mi wo Sagase!

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Fantasy
  4. Kids
Pokemon: Utae Meloetta - Rinka no Mi wo Sagase!
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
July 3, 2012 JST

Meloetta has throat trouble, Pikachu and Snivy search for the Rinka Berries for her throat cure. Meowth and Wobbuffet run after Meloetta.

The 23rd Pikachu short, bundled with the August 2012 issue of Shogakukan's Ciao shoujo magazine.

[Source: AniDB]

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Nazotoki-hime wa Meitantei♥

  1. Mystery
  2. Shoujo
Nazotoki-hime wa Meitantei♥
August 3, 2012 JST

The story centers around Hinami, a bookish, eyeglasses-wearing girl, and her two friends. When there is a mystery to solve, she transforms into the clever Nazotoki-hime (literally, Princess Mystery Time).

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Ai (ONA)

  1. Romance
Ai (ONA)
  • Studio TBD
August 10, 2012 JST

Short animation by Rapparu.

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Ichigeki Sacchuu!! Hoihoi-san: Legacy

  1. Comedy
  2. Sci-Fi
Ichigeki Sacchuu!! Hoihoi-san: Legacy
Short-form
August 11, 2012 JST

Originally planned to be released as an original video anime adaptation of Ichigeki Sacchuu!! HoiHoi-san Legacy manga. Japanese publisher ASCII Media Works concluded that there has been no prospect of completing the production of the title and cancelled the production. The two-minute trailer is all that was released of this project.

[Source: AniDB]

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Kemurikusa

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Sci-Fi
Kemurikusa
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
August 22, 2012 JST

Tatsuki's winning entry for the "24th 3D Anime Contest" in 2012 which later became a TV anime. It can be found on his youtube channel, irodoriginal.

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Yurumates 3D OVA

  1. Comedy
  2. Seinen
  3. Slice of Life
Yurumates 3D OVA
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
August 30, 2012 JST

An original anime DVD bundled with a limited edition of saxyun's 4th Yurumates manga volume. The bundled DVD contained the opening animation sequence for the television anime series and its first episode, as well as two unaired episodes. The limited edition also included an exclusive booklet.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Yurumates 3D Plus: Natsuyasumi Maison du Wish Report

  1. Comedy
  2. Seinen
  3. Slice of Life
Yurumates 3D Plus: Natsuyasumi Maison du Wish Report
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
August 30, 2012 JST

An original anime DVD bundled with a limited edition of saxyun's 4th Yurumates manga volume. The bundled DVD contained the opening animation sequence for the television anime series and its first episode, as well as two unaired episodes. The limited edition also included an exclusive booklet.

[Source: Anime News Network]