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Winter 2019 Anime Releases

Thought I'd try compiling one of these lists of new anime releases, so here you go. Not everything is out and hosted yet, but this list will be updated as they come out and find a home. So, here's (most) of the new anime releases of Winter 2019. Feel free to shout in the comments if you've got more information or corrections and I'll update as time goes on.

BanG Dream! 2nd Season

Watch on: Hidive

Synopsis: Kasumi and the rest of Poppin'Party may have achieved their goal, but it turns out they were just at the starting line! Performing is a lot of work, and they're not the only band in town! Do they have what it takes to reach true musical stardom?

Bermuda Triangle: Colorful Pastrale

Watch on: Hidive

Synopsis: Daily life for mermaids come with everyday issues. Follow the adventures of five young mermaids as they explore their town and the world around them in this delightful slice-of-life series that takes viewers to an enchanting world beneath the waves.

Boogiepop and Others

Watch on: Crunchyroll Funimation

Synopsis: Takeda Keiji was waiting for his girlfriend and junior in school, Miyashita Touka. But she doesn't show up at the time they agreed on and he can't get a hold of her. The sun starts to set and Takeda decides to give up and head home. But then, he sees a man unsteadily wandering around with tears in his eyes. Takeda and the other people around him quickly realize the man is not normal and decide to ignore him when a mysterious figure approaches the man. A mysterious figure wearing a cape and a bizarre hat. That figure happened to have the same face as Touka, the girlfriend who ditched Takeda...

B-Project: Zecchou*Emotion

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: Protagonist Sumisora Tsubasa works in the A&R division of industry giant record company "Gandala Music." Together with the members of B-PROJECT, the idol unit she manages, they overcame all manner of accidents and even achieved their dream of performing a concert at the JAPAN Dome, which was a huge success! Tsubasa, Kitakore, THRIVE, and MoonS head towards their next stage and meet KiLLER KiNG. The next emotional stage of "B-PROJECT" begins now--!

Circlet Princess

Watch on: TBC

Synopsis: To follow

Date A Live Ⅲ

Watch on: Crunchyroll Funimation

Synopsis: Ordinary high school boy Shido discovers a mysterious girl at ground zero of a recent spacequake. Shido learns, through his sister Kotori, that the girl is one of the Spirits: mystical creatures responsible for the spacequakes. Shido is recruited to help “seal” the sprits and end their threat to mankind. There’s just one catch: the only way to seal a spirit—is to make her fall in love with you.

Dimension High School

Watch on: Hidive

Synopsis: On his way to school, Junpei picks up a strange rock. In class, the rock comes to life and transports him and four others to an animated world! Now, they must work together in both the animated and real world to save what they cherish the most.

Domestic Girlfriend

Watch on: Hidive

Synopsis: Natsuo’s life suddenly becomes more complicated when his father comes home and announces he has remarried a woman with two daughters whom Natsuo has met before. They’re Hina, his teacher and unrequited crush, and Rui, a girl he previously slept with.

Dororo

Watch on: Amazon UK Amazon US

Synopsis: In Japan's Warring States period, Lord Daigo Kagemitsu makes a pact with 12 demons, exchanging his unborn son for the prosperity of his lands. The child is born malformed and is set adrift in a river, while Kagemitsu's lands thrive as promised. Years later, young thief Dororo encounters the mysterious "Hyakkimaru", a boy whose arms are blades and whose visionless eyes seem able to see monsters.

Endro!

Watch on: Crunchyroll Funimation

Synopsis: In the land of Naral Island, a land of magic and swords, humans and monsters live together. Once upon a time, there used to be a terrifying Demon Lord, but long, long ago the first Hero defeated the Demon Lord that appeared on Naral Island. The Demon Lord would revive again and again throughout the ages, but every time a Hero would appear to defeat it... Now these young girls attend an Adventurer's Academy to prepare them to defeat the Demon Lord that will one day rise again. This is the beginning of a laid-back fantasy life with no sign of the Demon Lord for these four who hope to become a party of heroes.

Forest of Piano 2nd Season

Watch on: Netflix

Synopsis: Kai grows up playing an old piano discarded in the woods; Shuhei's father is a famous pianist. Their chance meeting transforms their lives and music.

Girly Air Force

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: Mysterious flying creatures called Zai suddenly appear and overwhelm all of mankind's aerial combat forces. To fight them, mankind modifies existing aircraft frames to create mechanized soldiers called "Daughters," which are operated by automated piloting mechanisms called "Anima" that have the appearance of human girls. The story begins when Narutani Kei, a boy who yearns to take to the skies, encounters a shining red aircraft and its pilot, an Anima named Gripen who has been named mankind's trump card.

Grimms Notes The Animation

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: Set in a fairy tale world where everyone receives a book upon their birth. These books written by a mysterious storyteller, determine every detail of the owner's life, trapping that individual into a preordained fate. This story stars a hero without a predetermined story, someone free to decide his fate. However, since he has only blank pages in his book, he can only wander to find his purpose. What follows, is a journey where our hero travels across lands to meet characters from the pages of some of the most famous fairy tales. Our hero must fight together with the various characters he meets to win back his story.

How clumsy you are, Miss Ueno

Watch on: Hidive

Synopsis: Ueno may be the president of the science club at her junior high and a genius inventor, but she still can’t figure out how to confess to her crush, Tanaka! Can she find a way to give her heart what it truly yearns for?

Kaguya-sama: Love is War

Watch on: Crunchyroll Funimation

Synopsis: From a good family? Check! A good personality? Check! Shuchiin Academy is where all these elite students with bright futures flock to. As the two leaders of the student council, Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane have supposedly fallen in love… But after almost half a year, nothing has happened!? They both have too much pride and can’t be honest. Things have gotten troublesome, and they are now caught in a war of "How to get the other to confess their love first." This is a whole new romantic comedy, following an outbreak of cunning warfare between two elite students in love.

Kakegurui 2nd Season

Watch on: Netflix

Synopsis: High roller Yumeko Jabami plans to clean house at Hyakkaou Private Academy, a school where students are evaluated solely on their gambling skills.

Katana Maidens - Mini Toji

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: Does the girls' daily life include fighting and not fighting? All the characters from the TV animated series "Katana Maidens" and the smartphone game "Katana Maidens Kizamishi Issen no Tomoshibi" are gathered together in smaller form!

Kemono Friends 2nd Season

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: At Japari Park, an enormous integrated zoo somewhere in this world, a mysterious phenomenon caused all the animals to take on humanlike appearances. In their new forms, they came to be known as "Friends," and they all lived in harmony together in the park. One day, The Friends Serval and Caracal meet a human child in the forest. They invite the hungry child to join them on their travels, and they go on to find many unique new Friends, delicious foods, and secrets of the park! They even face a dire situation that rocks the very earth beneath them!

Kemurikusa (TV)

Watch on: Amazon UK Amazon US

Synopsis: A story about three sisters struggling to survive in a desolate world surrounded by decaying buildings and red fog. The story revolves around Rin, a girl with an updo. There's also Ritsu, the big sister who has cat ears and is always calm, and Rina, the innocent, cheerful one dressed in a maid's costume. Just what is it that these sisters are after in this mysterious world?

Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files {Rail Zeppelin} Grace note

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: Waver Velvet – The boy who fought side by side with the King of Conquerors - Iskandar - during the Fourth Holy Grail War in Fate/Zero. Time has passed, and the mature Waver has now adopted the name of Lord El-Melloi. As Lord El-Melloi II, he challenges numerous magical and mystical cases in the Clock Tower, the mecca of all mages-----

Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka

Watch on: Crunchyroll Funimation

Synopsis: Legends, myths, magic... Humanity has finally had a chance encounter with a world that had been all but forgotten among all its scientific developments. However, this reunion is not a happy one. Monsters invading from the world of the dead render modern weapons useless, leaving the fate of humanity uncertain. But with help from the Otherworld Trade Agreement, mankind gains a possible means of returning from the brink of death in the form of magical girls. These girls, who have obtained immense magical powers, finally lead humanity to victory despite the many physical and emotional wounds it causes them. However, even this victory proves to be no more than the beginning of a new battle. With the rise of international crime, indiscriminate terrorism, civil war, and public unrest, the work of the magical girls is never done...

Mysteria Friends

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: Mysteria Academy is a prestigious magic school that teaches magic without discrimination to the three factions (men, gods, demons), who usually are engaged in battle with each other. Two of the academy's students are Anne, a princess and honor student, and Grea, a princess born from a dragon and a human.

Meiji Tokyo Renka

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: A mysterious world calls to you... Tonight is bathed in strawberry moonlight. On the night of a crimson full moon, high school girl Ayazuki Mei, lured by the magic of mysterious magician Charlie, enters into a box. When she awakens, she's in Tokyo during the Meiji Period! The lost and confused Mei is aided by Mori Ougai and Hishida Syunso, who take her in their carriage to the Rokumeikan, a lavish ballroom full of powerful high officials. where she meets historic figures such as Izumi Kyoka, Kawakami Otojiro, Koizumi Yakumo, and Fujita Goro. In this world, during the "Misty Hour" between sundown and sunup, "mononoke" appear. Those who can see them are called "Tamayori," and Mei herself possesses this power. As she navigates an unfamiliar life, romance begins to bloom between Mei and these men -- and the power of the tamayori will only strengthen their bonds. Mei's chance to return to her own time will come during the full moon one month later. Will she choose modern day life, or...? In the slightly wondrous Meiji-era Tokyo, a love story across time begins to blossom.

Mob Psycho 100 II

Watch on: Crunchyroll Funimation

Synopsis: Kageyama Shigeo, a.k.a. "Mob," is a boy who has trouble expressing himself, but who happens to be a powerful esper. Mob is determined to live a normal life and keeps his ESP suppressed, but when his emotions surge to a level of 100%, something terrible happens to him! As he's surrounded by false espers, evil spirits, and mysterious organizations, what will Mob think? What choices will he make? The anime based on the original story by ONE, the idol of the webcomic world and creator of One-Punch Man, is coming your way with animation by leading animation studio Bones!

My Roommate is a Cat

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: The story of Mikazuki Subaru, a novelist who is shy and struggles in relationships with other people, and a cat who was dumped by humans and lived a tough life on the streets. Through a twist of fate, the two of them end up living together. This heartwarming tale illustrates day-to-day life through the eyes of both man and cat. These moments seem trivial, but as they build upon themselves, the two become family and find happiness in their life together.

Papa Datte, Shitai

Watch on: TBC

Synopsis: To follow

Pastel Memories

Watch on: Hidive

Synopsis: Akihabara is a mecca for otaku culture everywhere. But that culture is on the decline due to a mysterious affliction causing widespread memory loss. Izumi and her comrades hatch a plan to restore lost memories and return “Akiba” to its former glory.

Rainy Cocoa side G

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: It's a peaceful day like any other in the cafe Rainy Color. Suddenly, the silence is broken when a girl kicks down the door. Her name is Amami Yoko, and she's the daughter of the cafe's owner, Amami Koji. "At least keep your promise, you old bastard!" The target of her ire and the cause of all the ruckus is Amami Koji himself. When she learns that not only did he blow off their trip, he's also planning to go to Hawaii by himself, Yoko's rage only grows. Just then, she catches sight of Rainy Color's mascot dog, Rain, and freezes. It turns out that she's afraid of dogs! She immediately panics and starts to run away, but she ends up heading for the suitcase Koji's packing and...Crash! She trips over the suitcase, topples over, and shatters a vase that Koji was keeping nearby. As punishment for breaking the vase, Yoko is forced to stand in as Rainy Color's manager for summer vacation. A heartwarming and relaxing story depicting Yoko's struggles, as well as what people can do for others, is about to begin!

Revisions

Watch on: TBC

Synopsis: To follow

Rinshi!! Ekoda-chan

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: Ekoda-chan is from the countryside, living alone in the city. She's a temp worker and a strong, carefree soul, with no solid plan for the future, who doesn't care much about guys. She talks about how she lives her life and provides support to all those women trying to survive in the real life society. Based on a 4-panel manga of the same title, this omnibus form anime will feature a different director, character designer, voice cast, and anime studio for each episode.

Saint Seiya Saintia Sho

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: To follow

The Magnificent Kotobuki

Watch on: Hidive

Synopsis: Combat is part of life. The talented members of Team KOTOBUKI use their impressive aerial fighting skills to help defend and transport goods across a desolate wasteland. For the right price, they’ll take on any enemy that comes their way!

The Morose Mononokean 2nd Season

Watch on: Crunchyroll Funimation

Synopsis: "Exorcism" is the art of sending yokai who have somehow wandered into the living world back into the underworld, where they belong. One day Hanae Ashiya, a high school student who's been haunted by a yokai, happens to find the contact information of an exorcist called the "Mononokean" and pays him a visit. The exorcist he meets is a morose-looking young man, Haruitsuki Abeno, and for various reasons Ashiya ends up working for the Mononokean... And so the story of the exorcist duo Ashiya and Abeno, and the yokai they meet in their adventures, begins.

The Price of Smiles

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: On a planet far, far away from Earth, there reigns a kingdom overflowing with smiles. Princess Yuki is twelve years old and beginning to ride the roller coaster of emotions that comes with adolescence. Each day brings with it tears, laughter, and even a little romance. The palace is full of fun, and the vassals who serve her there add color to her life. Seventeen-year-old Stella is a brilliant warrior. Even though she is cool as a cucumber, she never fails to smile. That's because smiling is essential to life. This is a story about two girls born on a distant planet.

The Promised Neverland

Watch on: Crunchyroll Funimation Hidive

Synopsis: The orphans of Grace Field House only have to abide by one cardinal rule: never leave the orphanage. However, when have rules ever stopped curious children? Emma and Norman break that rule, only to discover the horrifying truth of their existence.

The Quintessential Quintuplets

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: Uesugi Fuutarou, a high school second-year from a poor family, receives a highly appealing offer to work part-time as a tutor... but his students turn out to be girls from his own class! What's more, they're quintuplets... and all five are beautiful, but happen to be problem students who have borderline grades and hate studying! Looks like his first assignment will be to win all the sisters' trust?!

The Rising of the Shield Hero

Watch on: Crunchyroll Funimation

Synopsis: Iwatani Naofumi, a run-of-the-mill otaku, finds a book in the library that summons him to another world. He is tasked with joining the sword, spear, and bow as one of the Four Cardinal Heroes and fighting the Waves of Catastrophe as the Shield Hero. Excited by the prospect of a grand adventure, Naofumi sets off with his party. However, merely a few days later, he is betrayed and loses all his money, dignity, and respect. Unable to trust anyone anymore, he employs a slave named Raphtalia and takes on the Waves and the world. But will he really find a way to overturn this desperate situation?

Virtual-san - Looking

Watch on: Crunchyroll TBC

Synopsis: A TV anime featuring 30 VTubers including Mirai Akari, Siro, Nekomiya Hinata, Tsukino Mito, Tanaka Hime, and Suzuki Hina! In a creative collaboration Anno Hideaki, the six primary cast members will appear in Evangelion costumes. The theme song is composed by producer Nakata Yasutaka, sung by Kizuna Ai in the first six episodes, before being taken over for episodes seven through twelve by the main cast as the special VTuber unit dubbed "Virtual Real".

Wataten!: An Angel Flew Down to Me

Watch on: Crunchyroll

Synopsis: Miyako is a shy college student who is also an otaku. One day she happens to meet some angelic grade school kids! When Miyako sees her little sister's new friend Hana-chan, Miyako's heart won't stop racing! Miyako tries to get along with them but struggles... A sketch comedy all about trying to get along with the super cute girl is about to begin!

W'z

Watch on: Hidive

Synopsis: Yukiya spends his free time as a DJ for a crowd of one and uploads his videos online while yearning for something greater than his current life. One day, he stumbles across a mysterious live broadcast that will change his world forever.

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