Spring 2018 Anime Line Up
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In the year 2031, an experimental energy device known as the “Quantum Reactor” is created to help alleviate the problems stemming from Earth’s dwindling fossil fuel reserves. Unfortunately, the “Quantum Reactor” goes out of control, exploding and bathing the world with unknown energies in an incident known as the “Shouryuu Crisis”. As a result of the catastrophic environmental changes that follow, humanity is pushed to the brink of extinction, and strange new organisms – part organic, part mechanical – known as the “B.R.A.I.” emerge.
Seven years later, Leon Lau – one of the scientists at the center of the “Shouryuu Crisis”, is living in the wilderness near Neo Shouryou, one of the last remaining human cities. Leon has entered into a “family contract” with Chloe Lau, and together the two of them research their own methods of combatting the B.R.A.I. threat.
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The dark untold story of Steins;Gate that leads with the eccentric mad scientist Okabe, struggling to recover from a failed attempt at rescuing Kurisu. He decides to give up and abandons his lively scientist alter ego, in pursuit to forget the past. When all seems to be normal, he is seemingly pulled back into the past by meeting an acquaintance of Kurisu, who tells him that they have begun testing a device that stores the memory of a human and creates a simulation of them with their characteristics and personalities. Okabe begins testing and finds out that the simulation of Kurisu has brought back anguish and some new unexpected tragedies. Zero is a side story that explores events from the Beta Attractor Field’s future that contribute in making the end of the original story possible.
Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online
The story follows Karen Kohiruimaki, a 183-centimeter-tall (6-foot-tall) college student who’s insecure about her height, and is bad at dealing with people in the real world. She enters the world of Gun Gale Online with her avatar, Ren, who is less than 150 centimeters (5 feet) tall and wears all pink. She meets a beautiful, brown-skinned female player who goes by Pitohui. They hit it off, but one day Pitohui pressures her to participate in “Squad Jam,” a team battle royale variation of the Bullet of Bullets tournament.
Rokuhoudou Yotsuiro Biyori
Four men—Gure, Sui, Tokitaka, and Tsubaki—each help run a Japanese tea shop together called Rokuhoudou. When one visits the shop, they are greeted warmly, is served tea, and are often helped with any problems they may have.
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Nil Admirari no Tenbin
The Taishou era didn’t end in 15 years, but went on for another 25.
In order to protect her waning family, a girl resolves to marry a man she doesn’t even know the name of. However, just before the marriage was to take place, the girl’s younger brother mysteriously committed suicide by self-immolation and was found holding an old book in his hands.
Appearing before the bewildered young girl was the “Imperial Library Intelligence Asset Management Bureau”- more commonly referred to as “Fukurou”.
According to these men, there exists “Maremono”, which are books that greatly affects its readers. On top of that, ever since the incident involving the girl’s younger brother, she unwittingly gains the ability to see “Auras” (the sentiments of the Maremono which manifest as bright lights and are usually invisible to humans). It was as though fate were trying to drag the young girl in its flames.
And then, even though apprehensive, the girl chooses to venture outside her bird cage.
Jealousy, hatred, scorn, compassion and love. What awaited the girl was the darkness of betrayal that had already begun to bewitchingly inlay the imperial capital.
Toyed by and swayed within that darkness, will the young girl finally reach the truth after her struggles, or…?
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Captain Tsubasa (2018)
Remake of the first series.
Tsubasa Oozora is an 11-year-old elementary school student who is deeply in love with football and dreams of one day winning the FIFA World Cup for Japan. He lives together with his mother in Japan, while his father is a seafaring captain who travels around the world. Tsubasa Ozora moves to the town Nankatsu to increase his skills as a soccer player. He is challenged by the Super Goalkeeper Genzo Wakabayashi. He then agrees to compete and see who was the best soccer player there.
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Two years have passed since the CCG’s raid on Anteiku. Although the atmosphere in Tokyo has changed drastically due to the increased influence of the CCG, ghouls continue to pose a problem as they have begun taking caution, especially the terrorist organization Aogiri Tree, who acknowledge the CCG’s growing threat to their existence. The creation of a special team, known as the Quinx Squad, may provide the CCG with the push they need to exterminate Tokyo’s unwanted residents. As humans who have undergone surgery in order to make use of the special abilities of ghouls, they participate in operations to eradicate the dangerous creatures. The leader of this group, Haise Sasaki, is a half-ghoul, half-human who has been trained by famed special class investigator, Kishou Arima. However, there’s more to this young man than meets the eye, as unknown memories claw at his mind, slowly reminding him of the person he used to be.
Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu -Die Neue These- Kaikou
In humanity’s distant future, two interstellar states—the monarchic Galactic Empire and the democratic Free Planets Alliance—are embroiled in a never-ending war. The story focuses on the exploits of rivals Reinhard von Müsel and Yang Wen Li as they rise to power and fame in the Galactic Empire and the Free Planets Alliance.
Gundam Build Divers
The Gunpla Force Battle Tournament is a big event held in GBN once per year. Competing in the final round are Avalon, led by the champion Kyoya Kujo, and the elite 7th Panzer Division led by the cunning Rommel. Starting with Kyoya’s Gundam AGE II Magnum, a variety of Gunpla take to the field to determine which is the strongest force!
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Saredo Tsumibito wa Ryuu to Odoru
The story revolves around “jushiki” (lit. spell equations), the equations that govern the quantum constant “h” of action, change the laws of physics at the local scale, give birth to TNT explosives and poison gas, and cause incredible physical phenomena such as plasma and nuclear fusion. Two “jushikishi” (spell equationists) who use jushiki in battle are Gayus (who deals with bad luck with tact) and the beautiful but cruel sword-wielder Gigina. These two bounty hunters are caught up in a battle with dragons in the city of Eridana and in the intrigue of great nations.
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Daigo is born as the son of Gorou, a father who is too great. What path will Daigo, who is burdened with great expectations, take in baseball?
Wakaokami wa Shougakusei!
The “story of laughter and tears” centers around “Okko,” a sixth-grade elementary school girl who lost her parents in a traffic accident. She moves to her grandmother’s hot spring inn “Haru no Ya” (Spring House) and trains to run the inn. She gradually grows up with the help of the ghost “Uri-bou” and other mysterious friends.
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Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara – Tootsuki Ressha-hen
The second cour of the third season of Shokugeki no Souma.
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Piano no Mori
A tranquil tale about two boys from very different upbringings. On one hand you have Kai, born as the son of a prostitute, who’s been playing the abandoned piano in the forest near his home ever since he was young. And on the other you have Shuuhei, practically breast-fed by the piano as the son of a family of prestigious pianists. Yet it is their common bond with the piano that eventually intertwines their paths in life.
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Butlers ~Chitose Momotose Monogatari~
Koma Jinguji (Jay) is the smart and handsome student council president. His elegant smile captures the hearts of women. Tsubasa Hayakawa is a multi-talented and gentle shop assistant at a café. His cafe latte with owl latte art is very popular with female customers. The two men travel through time to fight their archenemy. The charming “Butlers,” as they are called, fight supernatural battles and also experience a slapstick comedic life at their academy.
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Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory
An announcement for a new Full Metal Panic! series installment has been made during the stage event at Fantasia Bunko Festival.
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