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    Active Raid: Kidou Kyoushuushitsu Dai Hakkei
    Genre: Mecha,Sci-fi


    Set in a part of Tokyo that has descended into a quagmire, the story follows Unit 8 of the 5th Special Public Security Section's 3rd Mobile Assault Division — popularly called "The Eighth" — who don powered armor "Willware" exoskeletons to counter the rise in crime. Assistant inspector Asami Kazari is assigned to The Eighth with the task of assessing the unit's status and reporting it to her superiors. But her true goal is to rehabilitate this sloppy, haphazard, justice-less group.

    Ajin (2016)
    Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural

    Ajin are humans that cannot die. Seventeen years ago, they first appeared on a battlefield in Africa. From then on, more of their kind are discovered within the human society. Their rarity in appearance means that, for experimental purposes, the government will generously reward anyone who captures one. In the present day, for what a certain high school student expects to be a typical summer holiday, his life is about to turn unexpected...

    Akagami no Shirayuki-hime 2 (Discussion Thread)

    Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 2 (Discussion Thread)

    Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm (Discussion Thread)
    Genre: Drama, Romance, School, Sci-Fi

    The story is set in an archipelago of four islands far south of Japan or even the South Seas. It is all but a different world from modern Japan. From the discovery of anti-gravitons came the dream invention of anti-graviton shoes ("grash") that let people fly the skies. They introduce people to a new realm by enabling flight with just one's own body strength, without feathers or engines. This led to the rise of the sport of "Flying Circus"

    Boku dake ga Inai Machi (Discussion Thread)
    Genres: Psychological, Seinen, Supernatural

    Struggling manga author Satoru Fujinuma is beset by his fear to express himself. However, he has a supernatural ability of being forced to prevent deaths and catastrophes by being sent back in time before the incident occurred, repeating time until the accident is prevented. One day, he gets involved in an accident that has him framed as a murderer. Desperate to save the victim, he sends himself back in time only to find himself as a grade-schooler one month before fellow classmate Kayo Hinazuki went missing. Satoru now embarks on a new quest: to save Kayo and solve the mystery behind her disappearance.

    Bubuki Buranki
    Genres: Action, CG anime


    An original TV anime produced to commemorate studio Sanzigen's 10th anniversary.

    Dagashi Kashi (Discussion Thread)
    Genres: Comedy, Shounen

    Kokonotsu Shikada does not want to inherit his family's rural candy store as his father wishes. A girl named Hotaru, who's crazy about small-time candy stores, appears at the store and repeatedly visits in order to convince him to take it over. 

    Dimension W (Discussion Thread)
    Genres: action, science fiction

    Humanity harnessed a new inexhaustible energy from inventions called "Coils" in 2051. In 2072, a skilled recovery specialist named Kyōma Mabuchi encounters a mysterious, beautiful woman right in the middle of a certain job. It is a fateful encounter that opens the door to the new dimension "W."

    Divine Gate
    Genres: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

    The original Divine Gate game is available for free download on iOS and Android. In the "panel RPG," players explore dungeons, solving puzzles to uncover panels and reveal treasure or monsters. The game has included more than 1,000 unique characters, including Steins;Gatecharacters as guest bosses.

    Durarara!!x2 Ketsu (Discussion Thread

    Futsuu no Joshikousei ga (Locodol) Yattemita. OVA (Discussion Thread)

    Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (Discussion Thread)

    God Eater (TV) (Discussion Thread)

    Hai to Gensou no Grimgar (Discussion Thread)
    Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

    Why are we here? Why are we doing this? Before Haruhiro had realized what happened, he was surrounded by darkness. Why was he here? Where was here? Even now, he still didn't know. Those around him were the same as him, no one remembered anything other than their own names. And when they emerged from the darkness, the world that awaited them seemed like something out of a video game. In order to survive, Haruhiro forms a party with the others, learns fighting skills, and as a soldier in the reserve force, takes his first steps into the world of Grimgar. What awaits him there, he doesn't know... This the story of an adventure born from the ashes.

    Haruchika: Haruta to Chika wa Seishun Suru (Discussion Thread)
    Genres: Mystery, Romance, School, Slice of Life

    Haruta and Chika are members of their high school wind instrument club that is on the verge of being shut down. The two are childhood friends, and they spend their days practicing hard while also trying to recruit new members. When a certain incident happens within their school, they work together to solve it.

    Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o!
    Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Supernatural

    The life of Satou Kazuma, a hikikomori who likes games, all too soon came to an end because of a traffic accident... It was supposed to, but when he woke up, a beautiful girl who called herself a goddess was in front of his eyes. "Hey, I have got something a little nice for you. Wanna go to another world? You can take only one thing of your choice along with you." "...then I'll take you." From here on, the great adventure of subjugating the Demon King will begin for the reincarnated Kazuma... Or so one would think, but it's the labor for obtaining food, clothing and shelter that begins! Despite Kazuma wanting to live in peace, the goddess keeps causing problems one after another, and eventually, they attract the attention of the Demon King's army!?

    Ketsuekigata-kun! season 4 

    Kono Danshi, Mahou ga Oshigoto Desu
    Genres: Fantasy, Magic, Shounen Ai

    Chiharu Kashima is the captain of the Wizard Bureau's Crisis Countermeasures Division. One day, he meets a friendly man named Toyohi Utsumi at the bar he frequents. Soon after the meeting, Utsumi confesses, "I've fallen in love with Kashima-san." Kashima is taken aback, but the two soon begin to spend more time together.

    Koukaku no Pandora (Discussion Thread)
    Genres: Action, Comedy, Ecchi, Sci-Fi

    When Nanakorobi Nene, a cybernetically enhanced girl-next-door, heads to the island metropolis of Cenancle to live with her aunt, she has no way of knowing what's in store for her. A chance meeting intertwines her fate with that of the super-rich inventor, Uzal Delilah, and her adorable and grumpy companion, Clarion, who happens to be a cyborg just like Nene. Nene is thrilled to make a friend, but there's more to Uzal and Clarion - and the island of Cenancle itself - than meets the eye. When a super-powered terrorist threatens Cenancle, Uzal claims that the only way to avert disaster is for Nene to team up with Clarion and use their combined powers - abilities Nene never even knew she had.


    Koyomimonogatari includes twelve short stories about Koyomi from that destined Spring Break to the end of university exams.

    Luck & Logic (Discussion Thread)
    Genres: Action, Fantasy

    In the year L.C. 922, mankind faces an unprecedented crisis. Following the conclusion of a hundred-year war on the mythical world of Tetraheaven, the losing Majins sought a safe haven and invaded the human world Septpia. The government is forced is fight by employing Logicalists belonging to ALCA, a special police that protects the streets from foreigners of another world. Logicalists are given a special power that allows them to enter a trance with Goddesses from the other world.

    One day, Yoshichika Tsurugi, a civilian who is lacking "Logic" and lives peacefully with his family, meets the beautiful goddess Athena while helping people escape from a Majin attack. She wields the "Logic" that Yoshichika that should have been lost. This leads Yoshichika to an unexpected destiny with Athena.

    The future of the world depends on the "Luck" and "Logic" and these Logicalists.

    Mahou Shoujo Nante Mou Ii Desu kara

    Genres: Comedy, Magic

    Yuzuka Hanami is approached by a mysterious creature that tells her she has the makings of becoming a magical girl. However, Yuzuka's magical form has her wearing a swimsuit.

    Mahou Tsukai Precure 

    Musaigen no Phantom World (Discussion Thread)
    Genres: Action, Fantasy, Supernatural

    In the near future, in a world born of human imagination, what humans would call ghosts or monsters appear, and they come to be called "phantoms." Haruhiko Ichijō, is a first year at Hosea Academy along with his upperclassman Mai Kawakami, who fights phantoms with the ability "Spirit of Five Elements," Reina Izumi, who has the ability "Phantom Eater," and Koito Minase, who fights phantoms in solitude. They experience the ups and downs of high school life before a certain incident leads them to the truth of this world.

    Niji-iro Days
    Genres: Comedy, Shoujo, Slice of Life

    Natsuki, Tomoya, Keiichi, and Tsuyoshi are high school students and close friends: The four boys have no club activities, and they hurry through their studies so they can spend their days having fun. Their main topic of interest: love. Natsuki has an unrequited crush on Anna, a girl from another class, and his friends keep meddling in their relationship.

    Norn 9: Norn + Nonetto (Discussion Thread)
    Genres: Comedy, Shoujo, Slice of Life

    When Sorata regains consciousness, he finds himself standing in an unfamiliar place — an old town, awash with sepia tones. The scene is exactly like the Meiji and Taishō-era pictures he had seen in textbooks. He encounters three girls and nine young men in this world, and embarks on a journey in the skies with them and the giant Norn airship.

    Nurse Witch Komugi-chan R (Discussion Thread)
    Genres: Comedy, Magic, Parody

    Komugi Yoshida is a somewhat clumsy second-year middle-school student whose strong point is her spiritedness. She performs as an idol like Kokona Saionji (her classmate and close friend) and Tsukasa Kisaragi (an idol who dresses in male clothing). However, unlike Kokona whose popularity is skyrocketing and Tsukasa with her charisma in male attire, Komugi's only gigs are low-end ones like those at the local shopping district. Still, Komugi has her "dream" as she lives her dual lives as a idol and a middle school girl. One day, a mysterious injured creature named Usa-P appears before Komugi and asks if she wants to be a Legendary Girl who can use magical powers. She reluctantly becomes Magical Nurse and fights waves of masked figures. Meanwhile, a Magical Maid and a Magical Sister also show up. 

    Ojisan to Marshmallow 
    Genres:Anime short, Comedy, Slice of Life

    Kusaka is an older man who loves marshmallows, and Wakabayashi is an OL (office lady) who loves Kusaka. Their relationship unfolds at their office.

    Ooya-san wa Shishunki! 
    Genres: Comedy, Slice of Life

    The story follows a boy who has gained an independent life. After moving into his rented apartment, he meets his landlord. The landlord has the physique of a little girl, and she does the cooking and housework while attending middle school with her friends.

    Oshiete! Galko-chan
    Genres: Comedy, School, Slice of Life

    Galko, Otako, Ojō are a "gal," an otaku, and a proper lady and also good friends. The three high school girls with different perspectives discuss the kinds of secrets you can't tell boys.

    Phantasy Star Online 2 The Animation

    Prince of Stride: Alternative
    Genres: Sports

    "Stride," is an extreme sport that involves six people on one team who run relay races through towns. Hōnan Academy and other schools compete to win eastern Japan's top Stride competition, "End of Summer." However, Hōnan's team has shut down. First-year high school students Takeru Fujiwara and Nana Sakurai attempt to restart the club, but they must recruit six members for the team. They ask Riku Yagami to join, but he turns them down by saying that Stride is the one thing he doesn't want to do.

    Reikenzan: Hoshikuzu-tachi no Utage 
    Genres: comedy, fantasy

    A comet falling will bring about a great calamity, and in order to choose a child fated by the falling comet, the family of the "Reiken" clan with a long storied history is once again resuming its entrance examination process to find disciples. The protagonist Lu Wang, who possesses a special soul that is only available once in a thousand years, decides to take the exam, and he starts down the path toward becoming an exceptional sage.

    Saijaku Muhai no Bahamut
    Genres: Action, Ecchi, Fantasy, Harem, Romance, School, Supernatural

    Lux is a former prince of an empire named Arcadia that was overthrown via a rebellion five years earlier. Lux accidentally trespasses in a female dormitory's bathing area, sees the kingdom's new princess Lisesharte naked, and incurs her wrath. Lisesharte then challenges Lux to a Drag-Ride duel. Drag-Rides are ancient armored mechanical weapons that have been excavated from ruins all around the world. Lux used to be called the strongest Drag-Knight, but now he's known as the "undefeated weakest" Drag-Knight because he will absolutely not attack in battle. After his duel with Lisesharte, Lux ends up attending the female-only academy that trains royals to be Drag-Knights.

    Schwarzesmarken (Discussion Thread)
    Genres: Action, Drama, Mecha, Military, Sci-Fi

    The novel's story focuses on the 666th in 1983, 18 years before the events of the earlier serialized novel Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse. Both novels are spinoffs of Age's 2006 visual novel software Muv-Luv Alternative.

    Sekkou Boys 
    Genres: Comedy, Music

    Four gypsum images with quirky personalities are part of an idol unit produced by a rookie female manager. The four members are soldier saint George, the amorous god of war Mars, the multitalent with a beautiful skin Hermes, and celebrity pioneer Medici. 

    Shoujo-tachi wa Kouya o Mezasu (Discussion Thread)

    Buntarō is a student who wants to be something, but doesn't know what. One day his female classmate Sayuki announces she is working on a bishōjo (pretty girl) game. Sayuki scouted him because he wrote a good script for drama club, but Buntarō doesn't know anything about bishōjo games.

    Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu (Discussion Thread)
    Genres: Drama, Josei

    The anime's first story revolves around a mature prisoner who was released on good behavior during Japan's Showa Genroku era (1960s to early 1970s). He is called Yotarō by others, a term that means an "anti-hero" or a "dim-witted man." When he returns to society, he starts a new life in rakugo (comic storytelling). Touched by Yakumo's role as the "grim reaper," he asks the master to take him in as an apprentice.

    Sushi Police 
    Genres: 3DCG, Anime short

    As the 2020 Tokyo Olympics leads to a boom in sushi worldwide, the anime's story follows the leader Honda (played by Akira Yamashita), the data analyst Suzuki (Ifumasaka) and the android inspector Kawasaki (Hiromitsu Okamoto) — three men of Section 9 who investigate foreign restaurants. The other characters include the World Food Culture Organization's Director General Carlos and secretary Madam Fuji, and food critic Sarah 

    Teekyuu season 7 

    Yami Shibai season 3 

    Working!!! - Lord of the Takanashi 

    1 hour special

    Airing Dates:
    Thurs 24: Aoharu x Kikanjuu Special, Futsuu no Joshikousei ga (Locodol) Yattemita. OVA 
    Sat 26: Working!!! - Lord of the Takanashi 
    Tue  05: Prince of Stride: Alternative
    Wed 06:Haruchika: Haruta to Chika wa Seishun Suru, Musaigen no Phantom World, Sushi Police 
    Thurs 07: Active Raid: Kidou Kyoushuushitsu Dai Hakkei, Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 2 , Boku dake ga Inai Machi,Dagashi Kashi,  Norn 9: Norn + Nonetto,Ojisan to Marshmallow ,Phantasy Star Online 2 The Animation, Shoujo-tachi wa Kouya o Mezasu
    Fri 08: Divine Gate, Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri 2 , Oshiete! Galko-chan, Sekkou Boys,Koukaku no Pandora ,Reikenzan: Hoshikuzu-tachi no Utage ,Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu, Tabi Machi Late Show
    Sat 09: Bubuki Buranki,Durarara!!x2 Ketsu ,Koyomimonogatari , Luck & Logic, Nurse Witch Komugi-chan R,
    Sun 10:Dimension W,Hai to Gensou no Grimgar,  Niji-iro Days, Ooya-san wa Shishunki!, Schwarzesmarken, Yami Shibai 3 
    Mon 11: Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm, Akagami no Shirayuki-hime 2 , Ketsuekigata-kun! 4, Mahou Shoujo Nante Mou Ii Desu kara  ,Saijaku Muhai no Bahamut, Teekyuu 7 
    Wed 13: Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o!
    Fri 15: Ajin (2016)
    Fri 05: Kono Danshi, Mahou ga Oshigoto Desu. 
    Mon 07: Mahou Tsukai Precure
    March 5th God Eater
    Spring 2016 Anime

    Fall 2015 List
    Last edited by sithstormjedi; 02-18-2016, 08:11 PM.