Your Guide To All New Anime Shows Airing in Spring 2015
In less than two weeks we will be bombarded with some new anime series. The Spring 2015 anime catalog sure does look interesting, its just a matter of time when we will discover the true gems in them.
Meanwhile here is a handy guide to all the new anime shows airing in spring 2015. Just keep in mind though, I have not included the sequels to previous anime shows.
If you are wondering which anime sequels are airing this fall then here are those: Baby Steps, Diamond no Ace, Duel Masters, Digimon, Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, Gintama, Kiniro Mosaic, Highschool DxD, Kaitou Joker, Lupin III, Ghost in the Shell, Nisekoi, PriPara, Knights of Sidonia, Uta no☆Prince-sama, Grisaia no Rakuen and Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Surely I would be watching many of them.
Moving back to new anime shows airing this spring 2015, here are those:
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Action, Shounen
Plot: Arslan is the heir apparent of Pars, a strong nation that sits at the hear of the trade route connecting the East and the West. When the pagan nation of Lusitania begins an invasion of Pars, the timid Arslan is confronted with battle for the first time. His worst anxieties are realized the Parsian army falls for a Lusitanian stratagem and are routed. He barely escapes with his life, thanks to the loyal and indomitable warrior Daryun. Together they will stand against the invasion and the cruelties of fate that are about to blow down on Pars.
Battle Spirits: Burning Soul
Genre: Action, Adventure, Gambling, Fantasy, Supernatural
Plot: In the near future, a battle card game called “Battle Spirits” has gained enormous popularity. Players of the game — known as “Battlers” — start duelings everywhere using their color-coded cards with different attributes, creating a “Sengoku (Warring States) period” for the game.
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Slice of Life, Harem, Action
Plot: The story follows Jun’ichirō Kagami, whose sister Suzune is angry at him because of his complete disinterest in the real world. As Jun’ichirō is interested in nothing but anime, manga and games, Suzune forces him to go on a job as a physics teacher substitute at the same high school from which he graduated. Jun’ichirō proves himself a capable and hardworking teacher who comes with unorthodox methods based on the seemingly useless knowledge he obtained as an otaku to teach and motivate his students.
Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka?
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Plot: The Dungeon – a mysterious place where adventurers seek out fame, fortune, or if not careful, a painful death. Monsters and traps are everywhere as members of the Familia’s, led by a god or goddess who gives their blessings to those who follow them, explore headed by the Guild. For Bell Cranel, a 14 year old adventurer of the smallest group he has bigger plans, to pick up a GIRL.
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Plot: The anime’s story revolves around Nya-tan, the cat of Chinese astrology who wants to become a member of the Chinese zodiac. Nya-tan is simple and suffers from memory loss, and she tries various foolish ways to become a member. She meets Takeru Tendo, a high school student who lives alone in Akihabara, and becomes a freeloader at his house. Little by little, she gets closer to her goal.
Gunslinger Stratos: The Animation
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Plot: The story revolves on a group of gunslingers, each from the two universes who participate in Operation Stratos, particularly on a group of four childhood friends: Tohru Kazasumi, Kyōka Katagiri, Kyōma Katagiri, and Shizune Rindo, who all must confront their own flaws and differences when they battle their alternate selves in order to survive.
Genre: Music, School, Slice of Life
Plot: Hibike! Euphonium begins when Kumiko Oumae, a girl who was in the brass band club in junior high school, visits her high school’s brass band club as a first year. Kumiko’s classmates Hazuki and Sapphire decide to join the club, but Kumiko sees her old classmate Reina there and hesitates. She remembers an incident she had with Reina at a brass band club contest in junior high school.
Houkago no Pleiades
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Magic
Plot: Subaru is a young girl who discovers that her best friend Aoi is part of magical group trying to gather engine fragments so that a little being from Pleiades can return to his home. Subaru considers joining them as she was chosen by the Pleiadian, president of this afterschool club.
Genre: Action, Supernatural, Urban fantasy
Plot: One day, New York City as we know it vanished overnight into a mysterious fog. Now known as Hellusalem Road, it has become a place where another world beyond imagining is connected to our reality. The balance within this new world is protected by a secret society known as Libra. Leo, a journalist and photographer who arrives in the city, is unexpectedly recruited to join their ranks.
Kyoukai no Rinne
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Supernatural
Plot: Sakura Mamiya can see ghosts. This was never much of an issue for her until she became classmates with Rinne Rokudo, a boy who professes himself to be “sort of” a shinigami. In a world where even dying costs money, Rinne is trapped with a family debt of souls to save and can only rely on his own financial means to find ways to help them pass on. He is thus forced to turn to Sakura for support… in more ways than one.
Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku
Genre: School, Action, Shoujo
Plot: A story based on the super popular song series from NND. Eruna Ichinomiya, a freshman who dreamed of a school life filled with cuteness, entered a boarding school—Mikagura Private School. In this school, each of the cultural club representatives have to battle each other, with unique powers…!! What will happen to Eruna, who somehow ended up becoming the representative of a certain club?!
Nagato Yuki-chan no Shoushitsu
Genre: Comedy, Romance, School, Seinen
Plot: A spin-off of the Haruhi Suzumiya series, where there are no espers, time-travellers, or aliens. Nagato Yuki is a shy, introverted girl, who sets up a club with the help of her friend, Kyon. Together, they have many fun experiences, as well as a bit of romance…
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Plot: The series follows a handsome, narcissistic lolicon college student, his androgynous, masochistic friend, a strong but polite and petite peer often mistaken for a junior high student, and wacky characters from the college dorm and its neighborhood.
Plot: Takeo Gouda is a giant guy with a giant heart. Too bad the girls don’t want him! (They want his good-looking best friend, Sunakawa.) Used to being on the sidelines, Takeo simply stands tall and accepts his fate. But one day when he saves a girl named Yamato from a harasser on the train, his (love!) life suddenly takes an incredible turn!
Owari no Seraph
Genre: Action, Drama, Dark fantasy
Plot: After an unknown virus wiped out all adults on earth, vampires appeared and ruled over the surviving children, treating them like livestock. Yuichiro Hyakuya survived along with other orphans by giving their blood to vampires, until Yuichiro escaped four years ago. Now he is a member of the Moon Demon Company, a unit in the Japanese army dedicated to hunting down the vampires he blames for the death of his family.
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi
Plot: In a future not too far away, androids that look exactly like humans begin to spread across the world. The android production company SA Corp. produced Giftia, a new kind of android that has the most amount of emotion and human-like qualities out of any other model ever seen. However, due to problems in technology, the androids have a service life, and once they pass that, it gets pretty bad. For this reason, SA Corp. creates a terminal service in order to retrieve Giftia that have gone past their service life. A new employee at the terminal service named Tsukasa Mizugaki forms a team with the Giftia Isla to retrieve the other androids.
Genre: Comedy, Slice of Life, Supernatural
Plot: The series follows Yuuta Iridatsu, whose spirit has been separated from his body.
Genre: Comedy, School, Seinen
Plot: Amami Hibiki is a girl who can see ghosts and other supernatural phenomena in her surroundings. The stories follow her daily life with both her friends and the otherworldly.
Shokugeki no Souma
Genre: Cooking, Comedy
Plot: Yukihira Souma’s dream is to become a full-time chef in his father’s restaurant and surpass his father’s culinary skill. But just as Yukihira graduates from middle schools his father, Yukihira Jouichirou, closes down the restaurant to cook in Europe. Although downtrodden, Souma’s fighting spirit is rekindled by a challenge from Jouichirou which is to survive in an elite culinary school where only 10% of the students graduate. Can Souma survive?
Show By Rock!!
Genre: Music, Slice of Life
Plot: Metropolis of music, MIDICITY. A kitty girl wearing gothic lolita clothing named Cyan is scouted by Maple Arisugawa, the president of a music agency. From there, she meets Chuchu (a pun off of the sound that rabbits make) the honor student rabbit girl, a net geek dog girl named Retoree (from “Retriever”), and an alien sheep (?) girl named Moa. Together, they form the band named “Plasmagica,” and aim for the top of the world.
However, the path there is long and tough, and keeping in high spirits is important. By battling against other strange bands, Plasmagica slowly grows toward a top-grade band. In the end, they’ll be a band that becomes the driving force of MIDICITY’s music industry… Maybe?
Genre: Action, Adventure, Ecchi, School, Shounen
Plot: Mochizuki General Hospital boasts some of the most well-trained (and well-endowed) nurses in town. But though these ladies spend much of their day battling sickness, their after-hours are spent fighting a very different sort of disease… Under the leadership of the hospital chairman, a handful of staff members and local teenagers form a group of mercenary assassins, targeting the “cancers” of society and excising those individuals before their wickedness spreads.
Yamada-kun to Nananin no Majo
Genre: Romantic comedy, Drama, Supernatural
Plot: Ryu Yamada is a second year student at Suzaku High. Ryu is always late for school, naps in class and gets abysmal grades. His life is a dead bore. The beautiful Urara Shiraishi, on the other hand, is Suzaku High’s brightest student. One day, without explanation, their bodies are swapped! Ryu ends up in Urara’s body, and Urara in Ryu’s.
Plot Courtesy: ANN & MAL