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Summer 2016 Anime

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Shokugeki no Souma OVA

  1. Ecchi
  2. School
  3. Shounen
Shokugeki no Souma OVA
OVA3:
July 4, 2016 JST

No synopsis available.

Mahoutsukai no Yome: Hoshi Matsu Hito

  1. Drama
  2. Shounen
  3. Supernatural
Mahoutsukai no Yome: Hoshi Matsu Hito
THTR2:
August 13, 2016 JST
Theatrical Screening (#1)

Three-part OVA chronicling a story taking place before Chise meets the Magus.

Chise Hatori has lived a life full of neglect and abuse, devoid of anything resembling love. Far from the warmth of family, she has had her share of troubles and pitfalls. Just when all hope seems lost, a fateful encounter awaits her. When a man with the head of a beast, wielding strange powers, obtains her through a slave auction, Chise's life will never be the same again.

(Source: Seven Seas)

Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! OVA

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Fantasy
  4. Romance
  5. Supernatural
Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! OVA
OVA2:
June 24, 2016 JST

Unaired episode bundled with volume 9 of the light novel.

Under the Dog

  1. Action
  2. Sci-Fi
  3. Thriller
Under the Dog
Aug 1, 2016 at 9:00pm JST

Under the Dog takes place in 2025 in Neo Tokyo, five years after a devastating terrorist attack at the Tokyo Olympics. In the wake of the tragedy, the U.N. formed a covert ops unit dedicating to seeking out, then eliminating those responsible for the attack. Anthea Kallenberg, a girl of Swedish descent is a member of this elite group who has honed her combat abilities and has become a deadly assassin, but must come to terms as to who she really is.

(Source: Creative Intelligence Arts)

Planetarian: Chiisana Hoshi no Yume

  1. Drama
  2. Fantasy
  3. Romance
  4. Sci-Fi
Planetarian: Chiisana Hoshi no Yume
July 7, 2016 JST

It is thirty years after the failure of the Space Colonization Program. Humanity is nearly extinct. A perpetual and deadly Rain falls on the Earth. Men known as "Junkers" plunder goods and artifacts from the ruins of civilization. One such Junker sneaks alone into the most dangerous of all ruins—a "Sarcophagus City." In the center of this dead city, he discovers a pre-War planetarium. And as he enters he is greeted by Hoshino Yumemi, a companion robot. Without a single shred of doubt, she assumes he is the first customer she's had in 30 years. She attempts to show him the stars at once, but the planetarium projector is broken. Unable to make heads or tails of her conversation, he ends up agreeing to try and repair the projector...

(Source: Steam)

To Love-Ru: Trouble - Darkness OVA

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Harem
  4. Romance
  5. School
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Shounen
To Love-Ru: Trouble - Darkness OVA
July 4, 2016 JST

An anime DVD bundled with the limited edition of the 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 12th, 13th and 15th To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness manga volumes.

Akatsuki no Yona OVA

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Fantasy
  4. Romance
  5. Shoujo
Akatsuki no Yona OVA
August 19, 2016 JST

Adaptation of two bonus chapters from Mizuho Kusanagi's 12th manga volume, titled "On That Back" and "Kija." "On That Back" follows an incident at a hot spring hotel, and "Kija" depicts the past of the Hakuryū Kija.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Kekkai Sensen: Ousama no Restaurant no Ousama

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Fantasy
  4. Supernatural
  5. Super Power
  6. Vampire
Kekkai Sensen: Ousama no Restaurant no Ousama
June 3, 2016 JST

Anime DVD bundled with the "Blood Blockade Battlefront Binge Bible" guidebook.

Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge Specials

  1. Comedy
  2. School
  3. Slice of Life
Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge Specials
June 24, 2016 JST

Special episodes bundled with the first two Blu-ray and DVD volumes of the TV anime.

Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge Specials

  1. Comedy
  2. School
  3. Slice of Life
Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge Specials
July 22, 2016 JST

Special episodes bundled with the first two Blu-ray and DVD volumes of the TV anime.

Boruto: Naruto the Movie - Naruto ga Hokage ni natta hi

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Martial Arts
  4. Shounen
Boruto: Naruto the Movie - Naruto ga Hokage ni natta hi
July 6, 2016 JST

A newly-produced anime short based on "The Day When Naruto Became Hokage" manga episode drawn by the original author Masashi Kishimoto.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

Durarara!!×2 Ketsu: Dufufufu!!

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Mystery
  4. Supernatural
Durarara!!×2 Ketsu: Dufufufu!!
July 27, 2016 JST
BD/DVD Release

The story of an incident involving a fake Shizuo from Numabukuro, Shizuo Nobusuma, who causes chaos in Ikebukuro.

(Source: MyAnimeList News)

Dimension W OVA

  1. Sci-Fi
  2. Seinen
Dimension W OVA
August 26, 2016 JST

Unaired episode included with the sixth Blu-ray volume of the TV anime.

Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Fantasy
Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV
Jun 15, 2016 at 6:00am JST
Short-form

BROTHERHOOD delves into the extraordinary friendships between Crown Prince Noctis and his three comrades.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Fantasy
Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV
July 8, 2016 JST
Short-form

BROTHERHOOD delves into the extraordinary friendships between Crown Prince Noctis and his three comrades.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Fantasy
Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV
Aug 17, 2016 at 10:00pm JST
Short-form

BROTHERHOOD delves into the extraordinary friendships between Crown Prince Noctis and his three comrades.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

Kamisama Hajimemashita: Kako-hen

  1. Comedy
  2. Demons
  3. Fantasy
  4. Shoujo
  5. Supernatural
Kamisama Hajimemashita: Kako-hen
August 19, 2016 JST

OAD adapting the "past arc," which spans from mid-volume 14 to volume 17 in the manga.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Ore ga Ojou-sama Gakkou ni "Shomin Sample" Toshite Gets♥Sareta Ken Specials

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Harem
  4. Romance
  5. School
Ore ga Ojou-sama Gakkou ni "Shomin Sample" Toshite Gets♥Sareta Ken Specials
June 2, 2016 JST
Short-form

Kujou-san no Do-S Soudanshitsu Anime-ban short anime specials bundled with the Blu-ray and DVD releases of Ore ga Ojousama Gakkou ni "Shomin Sample" Toshite Gets♥Sareta Ken.

(Source: MyAnimeList)

One Piece: Heart of Gold

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Fantasy
  5. Shounen
  6. Super Power
One Piece: Heart of Gold
Jul 16, 2016 at 9:00pm JST
TV Special

The story will center around a mysterious treasure called "Pure Gold" that even Gild Tesoro desires. The Straw Hat Pirates meet a girl named Orga who knows the treasure's location, and together they sail to the legendary island Alchemy.

Joker Game: Kuroneko Yoru no Bouken

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
  3. Mystery
Joker Game: Kuroneko Yoru no Bouken
July 27, 2016 JST

Specials included with each of the two Blu-ray box sets of the television anime.

Dimension W Specials

  1. Sci-Fi
  2. Seinen
Dimension W Specials
June 24, 2016 JST
Short-form

Shorts bundled with the home release of Dimension W.

Dimension W Specials

  1. Sci-Fi
  2. Seinen
Dimension W Specials
July 22, 2016 JST
Short-form

Shorts bundled with the home release of Dimension W.

Dimension W Specials

  1. Sci-Fi
  2. Seinen
Dimension W Specials
August 26, 2016 JST
Short-form

Shorts bundled with the home release of Dimension W.

Gintama: Aizome Kaori-hen

  1. Comedy
  2. Parody
Gintama: Aizome Kaori-hen
August 4, 2016 JST

Yoshiwara is besieged by a mysterious incense that has the ability to make whoever smell it fall for the first person they see; poor Tsukuyo is hit, her already secret attraction with Gintoki intensified. In trying to gather the incense, Tsukuyo's slip-up causes the entire district to be affected by the smoke, including the Yorozuya (and Tae, Kyuubei, and Kondou who happened to be there at the time). Can the Yorozuya and Tsukuyo overcome their afflictions to stop the perpetrator?

(Source: Gintama wikia)

Shounen Maid OVA

  1. Comedy
  2. Shoujo
  3. Slice of Life
Shounen Maid OVA
August 24, 2016 JST

Unaired episode bundled with the third Blu-ray and DVD volume.

Drifters OVA

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Fantasy
  4. Historical
  5. Seinen
Drifters OVA
  • Hoods Drifters Studio
June 6, 2016 JST

A condensed version of the TV anime's first two episodes and be bundled with the manga's fifth volume.

(Source: MyAnimeList News)

Mujaki no Rakuen

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Harem
  4. Romance
  5. School
  6. Seinen
Mujaki no Rakuen
  • Studio TBD
August 29, 2016 JST

Shouta, a 25-year-old NEET, is mocked by his former female classmates who've all become successes, at their class reunion. A mysterious incident at the school pool throws him back in time and lets him deal with those same classmates back when they were fifth grade girls.

(Source: MyAnimeList)

Hantsu x Trash

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Romance
  4. School
  5. Seinen
  6. Sports
Hantsu x Trash
  • Studio TBD
June 6, 2016 JST
Short-form

OAD bundled with the limited edition 8th compiled volume of the Hantsu x Trash manga.

The story follows aimless high school first year Yōhei Hamaji, who receives an invitation to join a club where "he can touch girls as much as he wants." He finds himself at the water polo club.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear Specials

  1. Comedy
  2. Seinen
Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear Specials
June 24, 2016 JST

The official website of the Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear anime revealed on Monday that the anime's two Blu-ray Disc and DVD home video volumes will each contain a new original video anime (OVA). The first home video release will include an OVA titled "Hatsuyuki no Hi" (The Day of the First Snow), while the second home video release includes an OVA titled "Nacchan, Shougeki Debut!" (Nacchan's Shocking Debut!).

(Source: Anime News Network)

Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear Specials

  1. Comedy
  2. Seinen
Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear Specials
August 24, 2016 JST

The official website of the Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear anime revealed on Monday that the anime's two Blu-ray Disc and DVD home video volumes will each contain a new original video anime (OVA). The first home video release will include an OVA titled "Hatsuyuki no Hi" (The Day of the First Snow), while the second home video release includes an OVA titled "Nacchan, Shougeki Debut!" (Nacchan's Shocking Debut!).

(Source: Anime News Network)

RS Keikaku: Rebirth Storage

  1. Action
  2. Mecha
  3. Mystery
  4. Sci-Fi
RS Keikaku: Rebirth Storage
  • Studio TBD
Jun 26, 2016 at 2:20am JST

The story takes place in a parallel world that resembles modern Japan, but where alien lifeforms known as "Kikō" (Trick) fell from the sky ten years prior and started attacking humanity. The main characters are a pilot, Mizuru Mido, and her assistant, Fuu Sagami, who use a mecha made out of an enemy's remains. However, battle causes memory loss for the pilot, and they must unravel the mystery as to why.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Sansha Sanyou Specials

  1. Comedy
  2. School
  3. Slice of Life
Sansha Sanyou Specials
June 29, 2016 JST

Unaired episodes bundled with the first three Blu-ray and DVD volumes of the TV anime.

Sansha Sanyou Specials

  1. Comedy
  2. School
  3. Slice of Life
Sansha Sanyou Specials
July 13, 2016 JST

Unaired episodes bundled with the first three Blu-ray and DVD volumes of the TV anime.

Sansha Sanyou Specials

  1. Comedy
  2. School
  3. Slice of Life
Sansha Sanyou Specials
August 17, 2016 JST

Unaired episodes bundled with the first three Blu-ray and DVD volumes of the TV anime.

Starmyu OVA

  1. Comedy
  2. Music
  3. School
Starmyu OVA
July 27, 2016 JST

A new year arrives as the school festival ends. The season has come as Kaou-kai members leave their jobs at the Kaou building. Each musical team prepares for the final stage, Graduation Ceremony, to show their thankfulness. After the incident at the school festival, the now-disbanded Team Ootori is disqualified from participating. In the midst of these events, Yuuta Hoshitani and the others make a decision…

(Source: MyAnimeList News)

Diamond no Ace: Second Season OVA

  1. Shounen
  2. Sports
Diamond no Ace: Second Season OVA
July 15, 2016 JST

OVAs bundled with fourth and fifth volume of the Ace of Diamond: Ace 2 manga. They will adapt stories from the first act's 47th volume.

Monster Strike

  1. Action
  2. Fantasy
  3. Game
Monster Strike
Jul 2, 2016 at 7:00pm JST
Short-form
Leftover

Hiroki Morita, the president of the social networking service mixi, announced on Tuesday that an anime adaptation of his company's Monster Strike mobile action role-playing game has been green-lit for broadcast this year. He added that a Nintendo 3DS version of the game is in development for release this year. He did not give any more details on both new projects during Monday's financial results presentation in Tokyo.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince: Mirai e no Tsubasa

  1. Action
  2. Mecha
  3. Sci-Fi
Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince: Mirai e no Tsubasa
Sep 30, 2016 at 2:00am JST

An all-new "episode 25" broadcast at the end of a rebroadcast of the original 2013 TV series. The episode connects the series to the new Majestic Prince film.

(Source: ANN)

Queen's Blade: Grimoire

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Ecchi
  4. Fantasy
Queen's Blade: Grimoire
September 28, 2016 JST

The story takes place after the wandering warrior Leina's championship has ended. The royal court's magician Alicia uses black magic and opens a doorway to another dimension. From that door, a rabbit lures Alicia into another dimension called Melfairland. Melfairland is holding a tournament of its own to award out a Queen's Blade, and Alicia enters the tournament in order to find a way to return to her own world.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Koukaku Kidoutai: Shin Gekijou-ban Virtual Reality Diver

  1. Police
  2. Sci-Fi
Koukaku Kidoutai: Shin Gekijou-ban Virtual Reality Diver
June 30, 2016 JST
Short-form

Animation studio Production I.G announced on Monday that it will enter the virtual reality (VR) content market with an app titled Kōkaku Kidōtai Shin Gekijō-ban Virtual Reality Diver (Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie Virtual Reality Diver).

The app will offer an original story in 360° 3D video, which can be seen with a VR headset. A three-minute promotional video will be available worldwide for the Oculus Rift on Google Play and App Store, followed by the full 10-minute work this winter.

(Source: ANN)

Kidou Senshi Gundam: The Origin

  1. Action
  2. Mecha
  3. Military
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Shounen
  6. Space
Kidou Senshi Gundam: The Origin
June 10, 2016 JST
BD/DVD Release (#3)

What was the tragedy that decided the fates of Char Aznable, the man later nicknamed the "Red Comet" as an ace pilot of the Zeon forces, and his sister Sayla Mass?

The two siblings' journeys, brought on by the sudden death of their father Zeon Zum Deikun who was a leader of the Spacenoids, are depicted in the four episodes of "Chronicle of Char and Sayla."

The Zabi family who seize control of Side 3 and lead the Principality of Zeon, the early days of many renowned Zeon ace pilots who later fight in the One Year War, the secrets of mobile suit development, conflicts with the Earth Federation Forces, and the road leading to the outbreak of war—all will be revealed.

(Source: official website via MyAnimeList)

Futsuu no Joshikousei ga [Locodol] Yatte Mita. OVA

  1. Comedy
  2. Seinen
Futsuu no Joshikousei ga [Locodol] Yatte Mita. OVA
June 22, 2016 JST

The cast of the Futsū no Joshikōsei ga Locodol Yattemita (Locodol or Normal High School Girls Tried Being Local Idols) anime announced on Saturday that production on a new original video anime (OVA) has been green-lit. According to the Mainichi Shimbun paper's Mantan Web site, the new OVA will be a sequel to the last year's television anime. The cast made the announcement at the "Dai-2-kai Shoka no Nagarekawa Matsuri" (2nd Early Summer Nagarekawa Festival) event.

(Source: ANN)

Osomatsu-san Short Film Series

  1. Comedy
  2. Parody
Osomatsu-san Short Film Series
June 24, 2016 JST

Shorts bundled with the BD/DVD release of Osomatsu-san.

Osomatsu-san Short Film Series

  1. Comedy
  2. Parody
Osomatsu-san Short Film Series
July 29, 2016 JST

Shorts bundled with the BD/DVD release of Osomatsu-san.

Osomatsu-san Short Film Series

  1. Comedy
  2. Parody
Osomatsu-san Short Film Series
August 26, 2016 JST

Shorts bundled with the BD/DVD release of Osomatsu-san.

Masamune Datenicle

  1. Historical
Masamune Datenicle
June 18, 2016 JST
Short-form

The coming-of-age battle story will center on the famous 17th-century Japanese warlord Date Masamune when he was young. The Date clan took its name from the Date region of the former Mutsu province, which comprises part of the modern-day city of Date.

The anime will be the first in the city's "Kirari na Wonder Project" (Twinkling Wonder Project), which aims to highlight tourist attractions and the appeal of the region.

(Source: Anime News Network)

Gundam Build Fighters Try: Island Wars

  1. Mecha
  2. Sci-Fi
Gundam Build Fighters Try: Island Wars
Aug 21, 2016 at 4:00pm JST
TV Special

No synopsis available.

Aria the Avvenire: Sono Harukanaru Mirai e...

  1. Fantasy
  2. Sci-Fi
  3. Slice of Life
Aria the Avvenire: Sono Harukanaru Mirai e...
June 24, 2016 JST

No synopsis available.

Gundam Build Fighters Try: Extra Battle Go Fight!!

  1. Mecha
  2. Sci-Fi
Gundam Build Fighters Try: Extra Battle Go Fight!!
August 2016

"New special footage" that will air on TV in August.

Aikatsu! Nerawreta Mahou no Aikatsu Card

  1. Music
  2. Shoujo
Aikatsu! Nerawreta Mahou no Aikatsu Card
August 13, 2016 JST

A new anime short that will screen alongside the Aikatsu Stars! film.

Watashitachi, Luck Logic-bu! 2

  1. Game
  2. School
Watashitachi, Luck Logic-bu! 2
August 1, 2016 JST
Short-form

The comedy shorts follow four girls who are members of the Luck Logic Club, whose activity is playing the Luck & Logic card game. Watashitachi, Luck Logic-bu! will air approximately one minute before each episode of the main series.

(Source: MAL News)

Usamaru

  1. Adventure
Usamaru
  • Craftar
Aug 5, 2016 at 6:00pm JST
Short-form

No synopsis available.

Crayon Shin-chan Gaiden: Alien vs. Shinnosuke

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Kids
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Space
Crayon Shin-chan Gaiden: Alien vs. Shinnosuke
August 3, 2016 JST
Short-form

Unlike the main television anime series which is mostly set in modern-day Japan, the new series will be a "sealed room" suspense comedy set 100 years in the future. The story begins when Shinnosuke and the entire Nohara family wake up from cold sleep to find themselves aboard a space ship drifting in space. The anime will depict the various events that take place inside the ship.

(Source: Anime News Network)