Winter 2015 Anime

1. Tsukimonogatari: Yotsugi Doll

Genre: Comedy · Mystery · Romance · Supernatural
Premiere Date: December 31, 2014 at 22:00 JST
Synopsis: “Please!—Do it, and get it over with.” Slowly but surely, Koyomi Araragi, who “has been averting his eyes from reality”, has no choice but to face it. February comes, and the college entrance exam is approaching. What is this “change” that is happening to his body that cannot be overlooked? The “Monogatari” begins to sprint towards its conclusion. This is Oddity taking place in the modern world! In a story of youth, a word of farewell is inevitable.

(Source: Bakemonogatari Wiki)


2. Tantei Kageki Milky Holmes TD

Genre: Action · Comedy · Seinen
Premiere Date: January 3, 2015 at 22:00 JST
Synopsis: In the story, the Great Era of Detectives — when detectives and thieves with a power known as “Toys” compete — has given way to the Great Era of Idols. However, someone starts stealing the idols’ songs in Yokohama. When super idol Marine Amagi’s hit song “Kiseki no Uta” (Miracle’s Song) is stolen, she enlists the detectives of Milky Holmes.

(Source: ANN)


3. Absolute Duo

Genre: Action · Ecchi · Fantasy · Harem · Romance · School · Supernatural
Premiere Date: January 4, 2015 at 20:30 JST
Synopsis: The story begins with Blaze — a weapon that is the manifestation of a human’s soul. Tōru Kokonoe happens to be qualified for this, but for some reason his Blaze is not a weapon, but a shield. Moreover, he enrolled in a school that teaches combat skills, and thanks to the school’s Duo partner system, he ends up living with a beautiful silver-haired girl.

(Source: ANN)


4. Minna Atsumare! Falcom Gakuen SC

Genre: Comedy
Premiere Date: January 4, 2015 at 22:27 JST
Synopsis: The warriors who have been warped by the rampaging power of Justice have been summoned into the world of Xanadu. It is up to Dark Fact, a former villain, and principal Lappi to re-educate these students.

(Source: AniDB)


5. Doamaiger D

Genre: Mecha
Premiere Date: January 5, 2015 at 19:55 JST
Synopsis: The Doamaiger D anime will center around Daijirō Kyōgoku, the 15th generation owner of the Kyoto sweets shop Amashōdō. One day, Daijirō discovers a giant robot named Doamaiger D in his store’s basement. At the same time, enemies called “Mekaijū” (a combination of the words mecha and kaijū or monster) appear in Kyoto and begin wreaking havoc.

(Source: ANN)


6. Yuri Kuma Arashi

Genre: Seinen · Yuri
Premiere Date: January 6, 2015 at 00:30 JST
Synopsis: Some time ago, the asteroid Kumaria exploded in the depths of space.

The resulting fragments became a meteor shower that rained down on Earth, and for some reason, bears all over the world rose up and attacked humanity! In “Man vs. Bear,” the bears ate the humans and the humans shot the bears, resulting in a seemingly unending battle and a cycle of hatred. In the end, a giant “Wall of Extinction” was erected between the humans and bears and a state of mutual nonaggression came to pass….

The human world.

One morning, Arashigaoka Academy students Kureha Tsubaki and Sumika Izumino were by themselves and saw the “Yuri Flower” that bloomed in a flower bed. The two are friends as well as lovers. The flower bed is an important place to the two. At that moment, the Bear Alarms ring out! The bears are invading the human world, and humans are being attacked! Are they really those bears? One mystery invokes yet another mystery, one after another. The curtain rises magnificently on Yuri Kuma Arashi!

(Source: ANN)


7. Kamisama Hajimemashita

Genre: Comedy · Demons · Fantasy · Romance · Shoujo · Supernatural
Premiere Date: January 6, 2015 at 02:05 JST
Synopsis: After Nanami’s father runs away due to gambling debts and she is evicted from her apartment, Nanami meets a strange man named Mikage, who is afraid of dogs. She saves Mikage from a dog and tells him her story. He gives Nanami his house as a thank you for saving him. She accepts the offer because she is homeless. When Nanami arrives at Mikage’s home, she is shocked to see that it is not a normal home but a shrine for worship. After that she is greeted by both Onikiri and Kotetsu who are the keepers of the shrine. She then meets Tomoe, Mikage’s familiar, and she learns that Mikage used to be the Earth deity of the shrine and has bestowed upon her his mark so that she may be the new Deity. At first Nanami is reluctant, but as she lives with Tomoe, Onikiri and Kotetsu she begins to understand and work hard in her new position as Earth Deity. As the story progresses Nanami finds herself falling in love with Tomoe, but he rejects her because the love between a human and a yokai is taboo. Despite saying that, Tomoe finds himself falling in love with her too.

(Source: WK)


8. Q Transformers: Kaette Kita Convoy no Nazo

Genre: Kids · Sci-fi
Premiere Date: January 6, 2015 at 21:55 JST
Synopsis: Ironically, The Transformers: The Movie was initially released only in the Western market. The movie details the final epic battle between Optimus Prime and Megatron, during which Optimus sustained fatal injuries. As a result, he passes the Autobot Matrix of Leadership on to Ultra Magnus before passing away. The third season of the animated series picked up where the movie left off, and was aired in both the United States and Japan (where it was retitled Transformers 2010). However, since the movie was not yet released in Japan, the Japanese audience was left to wonder about the fate of Optimus Prime. This is the premise of the game, in which Ultra Magnus goes on a solo mission through various Decepticon strongholds to find out exactly what happened to Optimus.

(Source: WK)


9. Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei-bu Love!

Genre: Comedy · Slice of Life
Premiere Date: January 7, 2015 at 01:40 JST
Synopsis: This is the story of how five high school boys affiliated with the “Binan High School Earth Defense Club” aka the “Do Nothing Club” are charged by a weird pink wombat creature with protecting the world.

(Source: MAL)


10. Military!

Genre: Comedy · Military
Premiere Date: January 7, 2015 at 23:25 JST
Synopsis: The story centers on an ordinary otaku high school student Souhei Yano. One day, two female soldiers from Principality of Krakozhia, Lieutenant Rtgalnikov and Second Lieutenant Haruka suddenly appear in their tanks as his guards. Then an assassin girl from the Grania Republic named Shachirofu also arrives the town to kill him. Unfortunately, none of the girls care about using firearms in or around private houses at all….

(Source: Crunchyroll)


11. Ketsuekigata-kun! 2

Genre: Comedy
Premiere Date: January 8, 2015 at 00:00 JST
Synopsis: The Japanese remake adaptation of the Korean webtoon “A Simple Thinking about Bloodtype” which discusses about typical blood type-related stereotypes in Japan and Korea using the faceless characters each representing different bloodtypes.

(Source: ANN)


12. Kantai Collection: KanColle

Genre: Action · Military · Sci-fi
Premiere Date: January 8, 2015 at 01:05 JST
Synopsis: The story is set in a world where humanity has lost control of the seas. The threat that has taken over the seas is the “deep sea fleet.” The only ones who can counter this threat are Kan-musume (literally, warship girls), girls who possess the spirit of naval vessels from days gone by.

The base for the fleet arrayed against the “deep sea fleet” is Chinjufu. There, many various Kan-musume have gathered to live together and work hard everyday in training and other matters. One day, a Kan-musume arrives at Chinjufu, She is a special class of destroyer. Her name is Fubuki. “I am Fubuki! Nice to meet you!” Fubuki’s story — as well as the Kan-musume’s story — begins now.

(Source: official website via ANN)


13. Shinmai Maou no Testament

Genre: Action · Ecchi · Fantasy · Romance · Shounen
Premiere Date: January 8, 2015 at 01:35 JST
Synopsis: The “rather risque battle action” story centers around Basara Tōjō, a first-year high school student who is flustered by a sudden question by his eccentric father, “Hey, didn’t you used to say you wanted a little sister?” Plus, his father announces that he is getting remarried. His father brings over two beautiful step-sisters, but then embarks on an overseas trip. However, the two sisters Mio and Maria Naruse are actually a novice devil and succubus.

Basara almost ends up forming a dangerous servant and master contract with them, but due to an error, the contract becomes reversed, and Basara becomes the master instead. To add to things, erotic situations continuously start to happen in Basara’s life. However, it turns out Mio is having her life targeted by other monsters and heroes. And so, the “desire/action” tale of the strongest contracter begins.

(Source: ANN)


14. Pankis! 2 Jigen

Genre: Comedy · Music
Premiere Date: January 8, 2015 at 23:54 JST
Synopsis: St. Muse Academy: the place for the “sound of the spirits.” In order for people to live pleasantly among the sound, there is an academy where people learn to balance and control sound. Now, the five failing students receive a special mission…

(Source: MAL News)


15. Tokyo Ghoul

Genre: Action · Horror · Mystery · Psychological · Seinen · Supernatural
Premiere Date: January 9, 2015 at 00:00 JST
Synopsis: The suspense horror/dark fantasy story is set in Tokyo, which is haunted by mysterious “ghouls” who are devouring humans. People are gripped by the fear of these ghouls whose identities are masked in mystery. An ordinary college student named Kaneki encounters Rize, a girl who is an avid reader like him, at the café he frequents. Little does he realize that his fate will change overnight.

(Source: ANN)


16. Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata

Genre: Comedy · Drama · Romance · School
Premiere Date: January 9, 2015 at 00:50 JST
Synopsis: The life of Tomoyo Aki, a highschool otaku working part time to support his BD hording. With remarkable luck, he bumps head-first into, Megumi Kato, the most beautiful girl he has ever seen. Naturally, the meeting twists his life into a complicated torrent of relationships. Eriri Spencer Sawamura, his half-foreigner childhood friend who’s always valued her relationship with MC. Kasumigaoka Utaha, a cold, composed renowned literary genius who shoves everyone aside from our protagonist. What is this? An eroge introduction?

The tale of a small not quite doujin circle, but not quite indie studio’s journey through the tough territory of comiket and beyond.

(Source: moetron)


17. Koufuku Graffiti

Genre: Comedy · Seinen
Premiere Date: January 9, 2015 at 01:46 JST
Synopsis: The story follows Ryō, a middle school girl who lives by herself. She has a knack for cooking, and she makes friendships with everyone through her food. The cooking manga is “full of detailed cuisine art to whet the appetite and slightly erotic meal scenes.” The “kōfuku” in the title is a wordplay on two Japanese homonyms — one which means “happiness,” and another that means “appetite.”

(Source: ANN)


18. Juuou Mujin no Fafnir

Genre: Fantasy · Romance · School
Premiere Date: January 9, 2015 at 02:16 JST
Synopsis: With the sudden appearance of the monsters that came to be called Dragons, the world had completely changed. Before long, within the human race supernatural girls with the power of the dragons, called “D”, were born. The secret existence of the only male “D”, the boy Mononobe Yuu, was forcefully thrown into the school where the girls of “D” gathered – Midgar, where he saw the naked body of one of the students, Iris. Furthermore, meeting his long lost sister Mitsuki, Yuu seems to have been enrolled into this school…!? “When there’s really no other choice, Iris, I will — kill you.” “Can I really… believe you?” The curtains open as the “one and only story” about the boy who was supposed to become the strongest assassin and the incompetent girl unfolds—! Unlimited School Battle Action!

(Source: Baka-Tsuki)


19. Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor – Exodus

Genre: Drama · Mecha · Sci-fi
Premiere Date: January 9, 2015 at 02:16 JST
Synopsis: The story is set in the year 2151, two and a half years after the film Sōkyū no Fafner: Dead Aggressor: Heaven and Earth.


20. The IDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls

Genre: Comedy · Music · Slice of Life
Premiere Date: January 10, 2015 at 00:00 JST
Synopsis: Based on the iDOLM@STER mobile game Cinderella Girls.

(Source: MAL)


21. Ansatsu Kyoushitsu

Genre: Action · Comedy · Shounen · Supernatural
Premiere Date: January 10, 2015 at 01:20 JST
Synopsis: A humorous and action-packed story about a class of misfits who are trying to kill their new teacher – an alien octopus with bizarre powers and super strength! The teacher has just destroyed the moon and is threatening to destroy the earth – unless his students can destroy him first. What makes things more complicated is that he’s the best teacher they’ve ever had!

(Source: Viz)


22. Death Parade

Genre: Game · Psychological
Premiere Date: January 10, 2015 at 01:58 JST
Synopsis: An old and a young man find themselves in a mysterious bar where they have to play a game of billiard. The bet: their lives.

(Source: MAL)


23. Durarara!!×2 Shou

Genre: Action · Mystery · Shounen · Supernatural
Premiere Date: January 10, 2015 at 23:30 JST
Synopsis: “6 Months Later…We haven’t changed at all… or it seems….”

Half a year after the turmoil that rocked the entire city of Ikebukuro— Peace has once again returned to the city and people are living each day normally. The high school students enjoy their days of youth as the strongest and most dangerous man of Ikebukuro works diligently. The informant plots a new scheme and the headless rider is pursued by the cops as she rides through the night…But soon this normal will be cut short by the abnormal. Slowly but surely, the unknown will seize the city and face an all new storm.

(Source: Crunchyroll)


24. Aldnoah.Zero 2nd Season

Genre: Action · Mecha · Sci-fi
Premiere Date: January 11, 2015 at 00:00 JST
Synopsis: In 1972, the Apollo 17 mission found a hypergate to Mars on the surface of the moon. Upon landing, astronauts discovered an enchanted utility later referred to as “Aldnoah,” giving the astronauts a status of superiority. Soon, many humans have relocated to Mars, and have adapted to the name “Martians.” After Princess Asseylum, a royal Martian princess, descends onto Earth in an attempt to create a treaty between both planets, a war breaks out between Earth and Mars, and Martian soldiers begin to descend from the sky, riding steel giants, intent on exterminating humanity.

(Source: MAL)


25. Dog Days

Genre: Action · Adventure · Fantasy · Magic · Shounen
Premiere Date: January 11, 2015 at 00:30 JST
Synopsis: The story will take place two to three months after the second season during fall vacation.

(Source: director Junji Nishimura via ANN)



26. Shounen Hollywood: Holly Stage for 50

Genre: Music · Shoujo · Slice of Life
Premiere Date: January 11, 2015 at 01:00 JST
Synopsis: The anime will tell an original story set 15 years after the novel’s story.

The story takes place at a fictional theater called Hollywood Tokyo in Harajuku, where members of the idol group “Shonen Hollywood” develop their talents with diligent work and studying.

(Source: MAL)


27. Rolling Girls

Genre: Slice of Life
Premiere Date: January 11, 2015 at 01:58 JST
Synopsis: It’s been 10 years since the “Tokyo Great Decisive Battle.” A Japan where all the prefectures have become independent countries. A not-so-ordinary story about ordinary girls, according to ordinary girls. Ordinary will save the Earth!?

(Source: ANN)


28. Kuroko no Basket 3rd Season

Genre: Comedy · Shounen · Sports
Premiere Date: January 11, 2015 at 02:58 JST
Synopsis: The Teiko Middle School Basketball Team. The class that produced three perfect seasons in a row, with five once-in-a generation players, called “The Generation of Miracles.” There was another player who all of them respected… A legendary 6th player. An up-and-coming power player, Taiga Kagami, is just back from America. When he comes to Seirin High School, he meets the super-ordinary boy, Tetsuya Kuroko. Kagami is shocked to find that Kuroko isn’t good at basketball, in fact, he’s bad! And he’s so plain that he’s impossible to see. But Kuroko’s plainness lets him pass the ball around without the other team noticing him, and he’s none other than the sixth member of the Miracle Generation. Kuroko makes a pact with Kagami to defeat the other members of the Miracle Generation, who have all played basketball at other schools. A battle of light (Kagami) and shadow (Kuroko) begins!

(Source: MAL)


29. Yoru no Yatterman

Genre: Adventure
Premiere Date: January 11, 2015 at 22:00 JST
Synopsis: In a remote land, there was a girl who gazed beyond the ocean. The land was Yatterman Kingdom. It is said that it is a heavenly land controlled by the Yattermen, the allies of justice. In order to save her sick mother, the girl attempted to land in Yatterman Kingdom to ask for help. However, she was turned away, and her mother passed away without anyone to give her charity.
Doronbo: One of the bands of great thieves. There was a beautiful girl named Doronjo working under a boss named Dokurobeh. Her lackies were two men named Boyacky and Tonzuraa. The Doronbo fight with Yattermen, and within the fray, the team is banished to a remote land.

This is the story of a new generation of Doronbos. Doronjo, Boyacky, and Tonzura, as well as the story of the birth of Gan-chan and Ai-chan as Yattermen.

(Source: ANN)


30. Junketsu no Maria

Genre: Comedy · Ecchi · Fantasy · Historical · Magic · Seinen
Premiere Date: January 11, 2015 at 22:30 JST
Synopsis: The story follows Maria, the most powerful witch who lives during the Hundred Years’ War in France. She despises war, so she obstructs battles with her strong magical powers. Her meddling with her succubus Artemis and incubus Priapos has caught the attention of the heavens, and so the Archangel Michael issues an edict. When Maria loses her virginity, she will also lose her magical powers. A beautiful angel named Ezekiel is supposed to watch Maria and make sure the witch does not use magic in front of people, but Maria continues to use magic anyways.

(Source: ANN)


31. Seiken Tsukai no World Break

Genre: Action · Fantasy · Romance · Supernatural
Premiere Date: January 12, 2015 at 01:05 JST
Synopsis: The “campus sword & sorcery” story is set in a private high school that brings together “saviors,” youths with awakened memories from past lives. Some of them are Shirogane who fight enemies with weapons and techniques gleaned from the Puraana powers from their own bodies. Others are Kuroma who wipe out enemies, with magic to manipulate the Maana powers that surpass physics. A boy named Moroha Haimura enrolls in this school. He is the first person in history with past lives of both Shirogane and Kuroma.

(Source: ANN)


32. Sengoku Musou

Genre: Action · Historical · Samurai
Premiere Date: January 12, 2015 at 01:35 JST
Synopsis: TV anime adaptation of Sengoku Musou games.


33. Isuca

Genre: Action · Comedy · Ecchi · Romance · School · Seinen · Supernatural
Premiere Date: January 24, 2015 at 01:35 JST
Synopsis: Shinichirou decides to look for a job in order to pay his rent, and his teacher suggests that he work for someone at their house, doing housekeeping. However, the person who hired him was Sakuya, a girl who is the 37th head of the Shimazu family, and her job is to exorcise and eliminate unwanted creatures. Shinichirou accidentally releases one of the creatures that Sakuya captures and they cooperate to catch it. A story of comedic creature hunting begins!

(Source: MAL)


34. Go! Princess Precure

Genre: Kids · Magic · Music · Shoujo
Premiere Date: February 2015
Synopsis: Not yet available.


35. JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Stardust Crusaders 2nd Season

Genre: Action · Adventure · Shounen
Premiere Date: TBA
Synopsis: In a Japanese jail sits 17-year-old Jotaro Kujo: punk, fighter, delinquent…and possessed by a force beyond his control! Around the world, evil spirits are awakening: “Stands,” monstrous invisible creatures which give their bearers incredible powers. To save his mother’s life, Jotaro must tame his dark forces and travel around the world to Cairo, Egypt, where a hundred-year-old vampire thirsts for the blood of his family. But the road is long, and an army of evil Stand Users waits to kill JoJo and his friends…

(Source: Viz)


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