Carrying on from Part 1, here’s the rest of the Fall anime line-up! We hope you’ve brought your notebooks!


Starts October 6


Saeki is from a family with the ability to see spirits, so she is able to see Gintaro, the fox spirit that guards the Inari shrine. Gintaro has the gift of seeing the future, and being able to locate things which are lost, but he’s not really bothered about helping anyone. Will things change when Saeki befriends him…?

◆Gundam Build Fighters

Starts October 7


In the near future, battles between plastic Gundam models, known as GunPla, are hugely popular. Sei Iori is the son of a model shop owner but, although he has great skill at making the models, he sucks at fighting them and always ends up losing. One day he meets Reiji, an accomplished GunPla fighter, and together they team up to take on the world championships. Actually sounds pretty cool to us!

◆Unbreakable Machine-Doll

Starts October 7


Machinart is the combination of science and sorcery, developed as a military weapon and now used around the world.

Accompanied by Yaya, his Automaton, Akabane Raishin went abroad to study Machinart and its application at the Walpurgis Royal Academy of Machine Arts. His goal is to earn the title of “Wiseman”, an expert in the art of puppeteering. To achieve this, he must use his Automaton to fight his way to the top against the other students.

◆Yowamushi Pedal

Starts October 7


Sakamichi Onoda is an otaku who planned to join the anime club when he entered high school. But after meeting Shunsuke Imaizumi and  Shokichi Naruko, he somehow ends up in the cycling club instead! With intense training, Sakamichi starts to awaken his potential as a cyclist.

◆Non Non Biyori

Starts October 7


There are five students in the whole school, the nearest bookstore is a 20-minute bike ride away, and nobody locks their doors – this is the countryside. After moving with her parents from Tokyo, elementary school student Hotaru Ichijou must adapt to the slow pace of life, and get to know her new classmates.

◆Arpeggio of Blue Steel: Ars Nova

Starts October 7


In the year 2039, much of the Earth has been lost to rising sea levels. One day the mysterious “Fleet of Fog” appears. Nothing can stand up to these mysterious warships cloaked in fog; humanity is defeated and can no longer pass freely over the seas. Chihaya Gunzou, Capitain of the Blue Steel fleet, and his crew have the only submarine to have defected from the Fleet of Fog, as well as the submarine’s avatar, Iona. And so begins this military tale of factions and fighting in a not-so-far-off future.

◆My Mental Multiple-Choice Power Is Completely Ruining My School Romantic Comedy

Starts October 9


Continuing the trend for ridiculously long titles started by OreImo, or My Little Sister Can’t Be This Cute (Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai) is Ore no Nōnai Sentakushi ga, Gakuen Love Come o Zenryoku de Jama ShiteiruNow there’s a mouthful! Thankfully there’s an abbreviation: No-Kome. 

Kanade Amakusa is cursed with a rather unusual affliction – multiple-choice quizzes suddenly appear in his mind, and whichever answer he chooses becomes real. This might sound great, but actually it’s a real pain, and puts him in some very awkward situations. Then one day, a girl falls from the sky and lands before him…

◆Pocket Monsters XY

Starts October 17


The hotly anticipated new Pokémon anime sees Ash still on his quest to become a Pokemon Master. Starting off in Miare City, Ash and Pikachu will travel to never-before-seen locations, meet never-before-seen pokémon, and continue their fights and adventures in the Kalos League. Pokémon was first broadcast in 1997, so the show is in its 16th year, with no sign of Ash reaching his goal yet…

◆Magi: The Kingdom of Magic

Starts October


Aladdin is a young boy who sets out to explore the world. On his journey he meets many characters from Arabian Nights such as Ali Baba and Sinbad, and starts to discover his true destiny. This is the sequel to Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, and is set in Magnostadt, where new adventures and encounters await Aladdin.

◆Outbreak Company


Kanou Shinichi is an otaku who has continued his hikkikomori shut-in lifestyle since entering highschool. After starting job hunting to try and break out of his slump, he manages to fall through a hole in the woods and is transported to the fantasy world of the Holy Eldant Empire. He is given a mission: to spread moe culture to this kingdom! Will he succeed?

◆Galilei Donna


A new animation series produced by A-1 Pictures and directed by Yasuomi Umetsu who worked on Kite, Mezzo, Hen, and many other anime series.

◆Samurai Flamenco


Our protagonist is a supporter of justice; he may have no special abilities, but he “will never give up, never hide, never be defeated, never accept evil”. This is the dramatic story of the birth of a hero, and the difficulties he faces.



On a school campus rules by force, Ryuuko Matoi and Satsuki Kiryuuin are two girls who must fight fiercely when a new transfer student stirs things up.

◆Valvrave the Liberator season 2


The sequel to Valvrave the Liberator, broadcast from April to June earlier this year. Humans have advanced into space, where the peace-loving minor nation of JIOR has secured neutrality between the two main powers the Dorssia Military Pact Federation and the Atlantic Rim United States (ARUS). However one day the peace is shattered by a surprise attack from Dorssia.

To save his friends, high school student  Haruto Tokishima pilots the mecha suit Valvrave, and repels the Dorssians, while his school division, known as Module 77, separates itself from JIOR, and reestablishes itself as an independent nation.

◆Tokyo Ravens


Tsuchimikado Harutora has the worst luck – was born into a prestigious family of diviners, yet he does not possess the ability to see spirit energy. And not only that, but he’s nearly died 12 times in his short 16-year life! One Summer’s day his childhood friend Tsuchimikado Natsume appears – will this set his destiny in motion?!

◆Strike the Blood


The world’s strongest vampire, the Fourth Primogenitor, has been sighted in Japan. The government and the Lion King dispatch  Himegari Yukina, an apprentice “Sword Shaman”, to observe, and eventually obliterate this threat. She is sent to the Demon District in Itogami City, where she encounters the Fourth Primogenitor himself.

◆Golden Time


Tada Banri left Fukuoka for the big city to study law. It’s there that his romantic comedy begins…



It’s December 2199, and the town is full of anticipation for the new year. Word spreads through the streets that word spreads that Ragna the Bloodedge, an SS-class rebel with the highest ever bounty on his head, has appeared in the 13th Hierarchical City of Kagutsuchi. His aim: destruction.  A motley group band together to try to claim the bounty, and the magical book he is said to hold.



In 2036, Tokyo has become a ghost town after the meltdown of a nuclear power plant. Aoi, Ibara and Taiko are part of the special “Coppalion” unit of the Self Defense Forces, tasked with an important mission. They can wander the city without any special suits, for they have a genetic manipulation makes them resistant to radiation.

Now this could be controversial!



The story centers around a college junior student named Haruki Kitahara and his relationships with Setsuna Ogiso and Kazusa Touma in the light music club.

◆Little Busters! ~Refrain~


The second season of the hugely popular Key animation. Riki Naoe and his friends form the Little Busters! baseball team. Each member helps the other to overcome their difficulties, and together they enjoy their school life… This is the story of their relationships, and of the mystery of the “secret world”.



Sōma Akira is a highschool boy who loves glasses more than anyone else, and takes great pride in wearing his. He and his glasses-wearing friends create the glasses club, where they can all be glasses-mad together.

Is it just me, or are they really starting to run out of ideas for clubs in anime?

◆Walkure Romanze


The story centers around Takahiro Mizuno, a student training to be a knight’s assistant. However, he is injured in the jousting finals and forced to withdraw. Now he has decided to be an assistant to one of the academy’s maiden knights, and is determined to help her win the tournament.

◆I, Who Didn’t Become a Hero, Reluctantly Decided to Find a Job.


This is another of those long-titled anime based on a light novel series. The Japanese for this one is Yuusha ni Narenakatta Ore wa Shibushibu Shuushoku wo Ketsui Shimashita.

The protagonist Raul missed out on becoming a Hero because the Demon King was defeated just before his Courage Exams. Instead, he spends his days working busily at a magic shop in the capital. One day a girl looking for a part-time job arrives at the store, but it turns out she is none other than the defeated Demon King’s daughter!



Utsutsu and Yume Hasegawa are siblings. One day Yume sees a strange red butterfly, and becomes infected with a virus that transforms her into a monster that eats humans. Utsutsu offers his own body for his sister to eat, and struggles to find a way to save her.

Phew! Now that’s a lot of anime! What will you be watching this Fall? Or is it too difficult to choose?!

Source: Gigazine