Another anime season is starting! I felt like this past winter went by so fast, but I was able to enjoy a lot of anime, especially news ones such as Tomo-chan is a girl, Trigun Stampede, and The Ice Guy and his cool Female Colleague. I’ll be sad to see these go but I’m excited for this new season! Here are my picks:
A Galaxy Next Door
Airs April 8th on Crunchyroll
I’ve never heard about this anime until reading about it on the Spring anime charts, but after reading the synopsis, I was immediately intrigued. I like that this anime is about drawing and writing manga, and the main characters are adults! The trailer also gives me The Ice Guy and his cool Female Colleague vibes because the assistant seems to have special powers or something. I’ll definitely check this out!
Since his parents died, manga artist Ichiro has barely scraped by, forced to support his two younger siblings on just a middle school education. He doesn’t even have time to learn how to use a computer, which forces him to keep wrestling with pen and paper. When his art assistants quit to strike out on their own, on top of juggling deadlines, family, and the constant fear of losing his job, Ichiro feel close to a total breakdown. But then a new assistant pops into Ichiro’s life, and his prospects immediately start to brighten! She’s an incredible artist, she always finishes on time, and she’s beautiful, to boot! But she also seems to know an awful lot about him, and, soon, she makes a confession that bends Ichiro’s mind beyond the confines of Earth…
Airs April 9th on Crunchyroll
This is Demon slayer so of course I’ll watch this. Need I say more? As a manga reader let me just say that things are about to go down.
For the first time in over 100 years, the upper ranks of Muzan Kibutsuji’s Twelve Kizuki are not full. Angered, Muzan dispatches the survivors on another mission. Elsewhere, Tanjiro journeys to a village of swordsmiths and has to explain how his sword was so badly damaged to Haganezuka, the smith who made it. While Tanjiro waits for his sword to be repaired, enemies close in…
Dr. Stone: New World
Airs April 6th on Crunchyroll
Dr. Stone is one of my favorite science animes, and being a medical school student makes me even more intrigued to learn more! I’m hyped for this season because everyone will be sailing out to reach more lands. I can’t wait to see new characters they will meet and more conflict that will ensue.
Several thousand years after a mysterious phenomenon that turns all of humanity to stone, the extraordinarily intelligent, science-driven boy, Senku Ishigami, awakens. Facing a world of stone and the total collapse of civilization, Senku makes up his mind to use science to rebuild the world. Starting with his super strong childhood friend Taiju Oki, who awakened at the same time, they will begin to rebuild civilization from nothing… Depicting two million years of scientific history from the Stone Age to present day, the unprecedented crafting adventure story is about to begin!
Airs April 1st on Netflix and Crunchyroll
Another anime done by studio MAPPA? Count me in! I’ve only heard good things about this anime and the trailer looks amazing. I like that the anime is set in the Edo era, and has a diverse set of characters. I can’t wait to immerse myself into a new world!
Gabimaru the Hollow is one of the most vicious ninja assassins ever to come out of the village of Iwagakure. He’s ruthlessly efficient, but a betrayal results in him being handed a death sentence. There is only one hope: travel to a long-hidden island and recover an elixir that will make the shogun immortal and he will regain his freedom. Failure is not an option—on this island, Heaven and Hell are a hair’s breadth away.
Kawaisugi Crisis (Too Cute Crisis)
Airs in April on HiDive
I’m only checking this out because I found the synopsis hilarious and the trailer is full of cats. Anime will forever surprise me.
Liza Luna has been dispatched to Earth by the space empire Azatos. At first, she thought that it would be fine to destroy the Earth, since it has a low level of civilization. However, after stopping at a cafe, she encounters a cat and is shocked by her cuteness.
TONIKAWA: Over the Moon for You 2nd Season
Airs April 8th on Crunchyroll
Lastly, my most anticipated anime this season is the continuation of Tonikawa! This is one of my favorite romance anime currently and I can’t wait to enjoy more hilarious and wholesome scenes with these two newlyweds. I hear that we might learn more about Tsukasa’s origins as well. This couple keeps getting closer and they continue to warm my heart. If you plan to continue from the first season, don’t forget to check out the OVAs all on crunchyroll!
Nasa Yuzaki falls in love at first sight after an encounter with the mysterious Tsukasa. When Nasa earnestly confesses his feelings, she replies, “I’ll date you, but only if we’re married.” Nasa and Tsukasa’s cute and precious newlywed life of love is about to begin!