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June 2016–August 2016

Summer 2016 Anime

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Mahou Tsukai no Yome: Hoshi Matsu Hito

  1. Fantasy
  2. Magic
Mahou Tsukai no Yome: Hoshi Matsu Hito
8.12
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]

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To LOVE-Ru Darkness 2nd OVA

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Harem
  4. Romance
  5. School
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Shounen
To LOVE-Ru Darkness 2nd OVA
7.83
July 4, 2016 JST

A scan of Jump SQ's September issue, to be released on August 4, revealed that the fifteenth volume of To LOVE-Ru Darkness will bundle a new OVA, which will be released on January 4. Consisting of two episodes, the OVA will run for a total of 25 minutes. One episode, titled Ghost Story Kowai no wa Ikaga (How about something scary?), will adapt a side-story from volume nine. The second episode, titled Clinic Sunao ni Narenakute (Without becoming obedient), will adapt chapter 38.

[Source: MAL News]

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Planetarian: Chiisana Hoshi no Yume

  1. Drama
  2. Fantasy
  3. Romance
  4. Sci-Fi
Planetarian: Chiisana Hoshi no Yume
7.65
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]

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Akatsuki no Yona OVA

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Fantasy
  4. Romance
  5. Shoujo
Akatsuki no Yona OVA
7.99
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]

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One Piece: Heart of Gold

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Fantasy
  5. Shounen
  6. Super Power
One Piece: Heart of Gold
7.76
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.

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Under the Dog

  1. Action
  2. Sci-Fi
  3. Thriller
Under the Dog
6.78
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]

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Gintama: Aizome Kaori-hen

  1. Comedy
  2. Parody
Gintama: Aizome Kaori-hen
8.01
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]

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Trigger-chan

  1. Action
Trigger-chan
August 22, 2016 JST

The fifth anniversary of Trigger has been marked with a Uchuu Patrol Luluco marathon on NND that ended with a special animated sequence featuring mascot Trigger-chan and her buddies Muzzle and Spring.

[Source: Crunchyroll]

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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]

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Flying Witch Petit Special

  1. Comedy
  2. Slice of Life
  3. Supernatural
Flying Witch Petit Special
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
June 22, 2016 JST

To commemorate the anime Flying Witch, the Blu-ray/DVD Volume 1 will include a Special Edition of the Flying Witch Petit!

[Source: Extra episode of Flying Witch Petit ONA]

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Dragon Ball Z: The Real 4-D

  1. Action
  2. Fantasy
  3. Shounen
  4. Super Power
Dragon Ball Z: The Real 4-D
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
July 1, 2016 JST

Goku and Frieza may have battled in the manga and anime, but this short tells an original story where Frieza is revived by the Dragon Balls. Vegeta and other characters will appear on Goku's side. The show will be in 4D, so guests will be able to feel shocks and splashes that correspond with the 360-degree 3D CG animation.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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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]

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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]

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Monster Strike

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

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]

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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]

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Shuangsheng Lingtan

  1. Mystery
  2. Psychological
Shuangsheng Lingtan
Short-form
August 25, 2016 JST

Twin detectives Xiaotu and Xiaohu set up a business that specializes in dealing with supernatural occurrences. However, when they investigate what seems to be an ordinary “Supernatural” case, a series of bizarre events unfold. To that end, Xiaotu and Xiaohu conquer hardships with every step they take, to clear the hazy path towards the truth.

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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]

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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]

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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: Anime News Network]

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Koukaku Kidoutai: Shin Gekijou-ban Virtual Reality Diver

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

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: Anime News Network]

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Inferno Cop Specials

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
Inferno Cop Specials
Short-form
June 11, 2016 JST

Two special episodes of Inferno Cop. The first features cameos of characters from Little Witch Academia.

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Masamune Datenicle

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

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]

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Watashitachi, Luck Logic-bu! 2

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

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]

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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
Short-form
August 3, 2016 JST

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]

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Usamaru

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

No synopsis has been added to this title.

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Metroid Short Animation

  1. Sci-Fi
Metroid Short Animation
  • Studio TBD
June 6, 2016 JST

A fan-made animation of the Metroid franchise by the professional animator Rabbit MACHINE.

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Promised Town

  1. Action
  2. Mecha
  3. Sci-Fi
Promised Town
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
June 16, 2016 JST

Year 20XX
W.I , Inc. has developed a humanoid weapon with high combat performance and advanced artificial intelligence (Clone-type robot), plotting a world invasion using those robots for war.

Luka, a Clone-type robot, awakens and feels a strong urge to reunite with Kento, who was remodeled as the Clone-type robot Z1.

[Source: Official Site]

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Hakuouki: Otogisoushi Special

  1. Fantasy
  2. Historical
  3. Josei
  4. Samurai
Hakuouki: Otogisoushi Special
Short-form
June 21, 2016 JST

A Hakuouki: Otogisoushi special episode that aired between episode 11 and episode 12, it was not included in the normal episode count of the main show. It had a TV and web release on the same day and is included on the DVD and BD release.

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AOTU Shijie

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Fantasy
  4. Sci-Fi
AOTU Shijie
Short-form
June 27, 2016 JST

A god created AOTU World and established the 7 Oracles to rule it on behalf of this god. The poor and rich, enslaved and free, suffering and happiness, destruction and birth: every status is ordained by God. Mortals can only accept, but cannot resist. However, God has given his people the opportunity to change their fate through "AOTU Contest." The contestants use their unique "ability" gifted by the Contest System and inbate wisdom and courage in hopes of winning the competition and becoming the world's ruler.

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Ma Shen

  1. Drama
  2. Game
Ma Shen
Short-form
June 28, 2016 JST

Mahjong holds a major influence over the world. Mahjong masters are highly respected, and these players compete to become the leading player: the Mahjong King! Players from across the world come together to duel one another.

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Peeping Life x Sanyo

  1. Comedy
  2. Slice of Life
Peeping Life x Sanyo
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
July 6, 2016 JST

A Peeping Life and Sanyo collaboration made to promote Sanyo's summer ocean themed pachinko line with a Momotarou Densetsu pachinko game machine.

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Ling Yu: Di San Ji

  1. Fantasy
Ling Yu: Di San Ji
Short-form
July 21, 2016 JST

Qin Lie has pulled up twelve spiritual columns, but the war between the Evil Clan and many tribues is imminent. However, at the most critical moment, the appearance of Li Mu in Tianjian Mountain prevented things from going in the worst direction.

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Isobe Isobee Monogatari Jump Festa Special

  1. Comedy
  2. Historical
  3. Shounen
Isobe Isobee Monogatari Jump Festa Special
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
August 25, 2016 JST

The DVD contains the Jump Festa 2015 Isobe Isobee Monogatari event anime. The release includes the episodes "Gintama-hen," "Shokugeki no Souma-hen," and "Haikyuu!!-hen," which parody other Jump properties.

[Source: Anime News Network]