Here's some good news for any fan of anime: the next few months are going to full of brand new anime series! In fact, networks like Netflix, Tokyo MX, Fuji TV and more are about to debut 12 new anime series.
But which new show has got TV Time users most excited? Scroll through the list to see which upcoming anime series is the No. 1 most anticipated:
12. Kono Oto Tomare! Sounds of Life -Tokyo MX (April 7)
Down to its last member, the koto club will accept anyone who is interested in the traditional Japanese instrument. But when a delinquent and a prodigy player sign up, finding harmony isn’t going to be easy — especially not with ensemble competitions looming around the corner. With enough time and some incredible skill at the strings, perhaps this motley crew can strike a chord with the judges.
11. Isekai Quartet - Tokyo MX (April 10)
A mysterious button, when pressed, transports characters from four different light novel series to a high school setting in a parallel world, allowing them to interact with one another.
10. We Never Learn: BOKUBEN - Tokyo MX (April 7)
Nariyuki Yuiga covets a special scholarship that will get him a full-ride scholarship into the college of his choice, which he gets as long as he tutors literary genius Fumino Furuhashi and math whiz Rizu Ogata on the subjects they fail at.
9. Why the Hell Are You Here, Teacher?! - Tokyo MX (April 8)
Known in Japan as Nande Koko ni Sensei ga!?, this series is an upcoming TV anime based on the ecchi romantic comedy manga by Soborou about male students and females teachers who find themselves in compromising situations.
8. Magmel of the Sea Blue - Fuji TV (April 7)
One day in the middle of the Pacific Ocean a miracle occurred, a new continent appeared out of nowhere. The new continent was the home for new and mysterious plants, creatures and minerals and humanity is excited as the age of exploration has returned.
7. Carole & Tuesday - Fuji TV (April 11)
This upcoming original TV anime is about a pair of young musicians who share a special connection after a chance meeting on a Martian colony.
6. Philosopher’s Grandson - AT-X (April 10)
Young wizard Shin Wolford was reincarnated from the modern day Japan with his memories of his previous life. He was picked up by Merlin Wolford, known to the world as a great "wise man," and was brought up by him as his own grandson. But since he was raised in a remote place and Merlin forgot to teach him common sense, Shin is now able to use non-standardized magic powers. Shin enters Earlshide Advanced Magic Academy to learn common knowledge and to find friends.
5. Fairy Gone - Tokyo MX (April 8)
Fairies possess and reside within animals, granting them special powers. By surgically removing and transplanting the organs of a possessed animal into a human, humans can partially summon the fairy and use it as a weapon. Eventually, such individuals were used for war, and were called "Fairy Soldiers." After a long war, these soldiers lost their purpose, and had to reintegrate into society. Nine years after the end of the war, Maria is a fresh recruit of "Dorothea," an organization dedicated to the investigation and suppression of fairy-related crimes and incidents. Even in peacetime, the government is still unstable after the war. Many criminals still have lingering wounds from the previous conflict, and there are terrorist groups bent on revenge.
4. Fire Force - MBS (July 6)
The city of Tokyo is plagued by a deadly phenomenon: spontaneous human combustion. Luckily, a special team is there to quench the inferno: The Fire Force. The fire soldiers at Special Fire Cathedral 8 are about to get a unique addition. Enter Shinra, a boy who possesses the power to run at the speed of a rocket, leaving behind the famous “devil’s footprints” (and destroying his shoes in the process). Can Shinra and his colleagues discover the source of this strange epidemic before the city burns to ashes?
3. Dr. Stone - TV Tokyo (July 1st)
One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he’s not alone: his science-loving friend Senku’s been up and running for a few months and he's got a grand plan in mind — to kickstart civilization with the power of science.
2. Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac - Netflix (July 19th)
Seiya and the Knights of the Zodiac vow to protect the reincarnated Greek goddess Athena in her battle against evil forces bent on destroying humanity.
1. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - Tokyo MX (April 6th)
It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.