Quest For Japan Logo-Ver7

Anticipated Animes This Fall 2014

Date Published: Last Update:2015/05/13 Pop Culture & OTAKU , ,

Summer’s about to end and autumn is just around the corner. In Japan, that means yellow-reddish scenery, company trips, and new seasons and titles of anime. Charapedia, a Japanese site for character database and manga/anime stuff, recently asked around 10,000 anime fans all over Japan on what anime they are looking forward this fall and here are the results:

Fall Anticipated Anime Top 10 Overall Result

1. Psycho-Pass 2 – 2,015 votes

Genre: action, psychological, science fiction, thriller

Plot Summary: Set in the year 2113, a person’s state of mind and personality is now measurable, quantifiable, and recordable. The individual’s being is measured through a standard known as “Psycho-pass”. Psycho-pass 2 is the sequel to the 2012 anime of the same title and focuses on two police officers as they are tasked to manage crimes in such a world.

2. Fate/Stay Night – 1,583 votes

Genre: action, drama, supernatural

Plot Summary: Following the Unlimited Blade Works route of the visual novel of the same title, the new anime’s theme focuses on “struggling with oneself as an ideal”.

3. Yowamushi Pedal: Grande Road- 1,277 votes

Genre: sports, comedy

Plot Summary: Sakamichi Onoda, an otaku, loves anime and games so much that he would ride his Mamachari (aka city bike, mommy bike) to and from Akihabara shopping district in a 90km round trip. His life changes when he ends up joining the competitive sport of bicycle racing.

4. The Seven Deadly Sins (Nanatsu no Taizai) – 971 votes

Genre: adventure, fantasy

Plot Summary: The Seven Deadly Sins, once a powerful active group of knights, was disbanded after accusations that they plotted against the kingdom. It was known that they were defeated by the Holy Knights. Years later, the supposed heroes, the Holy Knights, staged a coup d’état and capture the king. The third princess, Elizabeth, then starts her journey in finding the Seven Deadly Sins and enlist them in order to take back the kingdom.

5. Girl Friend BETA – 933 votes

Genre: Romance

Plot Summary: Girl Friend BETA is based on the 2012 Japanese smartphone game of the same name with over 5 million players. The game features over one hundred girls for the players to choose for a date and each girl is voiced by a different voice actress. It is developed by CyberAgent and published by Ameba.

6. Log Horizon Second Season – 929 votes

Genre: adventure, fantasy

Plot Summary: 30,000 Japanese gamers are trapped inside the fantasy online game Elder Tale. The fantasy world now becomes the real world. Shiroe, Naotsugu, Akatsuki and their friend teamed up to survive, uncover the secrets of Elder Tale, and return to the “real” world.

7. Wolf Girl & Black Prince – 764 votes

Genre: comedy, romance

Plot Summary: Erika Shinohara talks about her romantic exploits but actually has no boyfriend. She asks Kyouya Sata to make him her fake boyfriend. Sata, secretly a sadist, takes advantage of Erika and treats her like his dog.

8. Terra Formars – 719 votes

Genre: science fiction

Plot Summary: The year is 2577, hundreds of years later after scientists sent cockroaches and mold to terraform (make it habitable like Earth) Mars, humans send manned ships to Mars to check the situation. Unknown to them, the cockroaches evolved into large humanoid cockroaches with great strength and were able to wipe out the first expedition. Humanity then sends elite warriors to combat the cockroaches.

9. Selector Spread Wixoss – 653 votes

Genre: dark fantasy, psychological

Plot Summary: Another anime about trading card games, Selector Spread Wixoss (pronounced as wi-cross), follows the story of Ruko Kominato, who has been chosen as a “selector”. Due to that, she has the chance to have her any wish come true once she becomes victorious in a battle against other selectors.

10. World Trigger – 648 votes

Genre: action, science fiction

Plot Summary: A gate to another dimension has been opened, gigantic creatures that are invincible to Earth weapons emerge and threaten all of humanity. A mysterious group of warriors who have co-opted the alien technology is Earth’s only defense.

What are anime are you looking forward to this fall? Leave us comments below.

Sources:

1. Charapedia

2. Anime News Network

3. Videos: Youtube

The following two tabs change content below.

Sponsored Links

  • Pocket
  • 1 follow us in feedly

Related Article/s:

tanuki illust

Are you okay, Tanuki? – The Japanese Raccoon Dog in Legends and Popular Culture 2

Last time, we featured how the tanuki is similar to the kitsune in terms of how they are portrayed in Japanese legends and myths. In this post, we will talk about how the tanuki is depicted in modern Japan and in popular culture. When you stroll around Japan, you will notice that restaurants and pubs, […]

Read Article

school rumble manga cover

Anime: Please give us more episodes!

Have you ever tried watching a movie that didn’t have a clear ending? Have you ever tried listening to someone’s story, only to stop half way through? Does it bother you? In this post, I’ll share some anime flicks that I wish would continue and give us a last episode. Warning! Spoiler Alert. List of […]

Read Article

Mugiwara no Ichimi

The Basic Types of Anime

When you check the internet on some information about an anime, you may notice that they are classified as to what type they are. These types are a common knowledge for long-time anime fans but for beginners and just-for-fun watchers, they may not be able to know what that type is. In this post, we […]

Read Article

6288861432_ee290789b6_m

Kawasaki Halloween 2014

October’s about to end in few days and that means Halloween parties are held in different parts of the world. Spooky stories and scary costumes are what Halloween is synonymous to nowadays. Halloween in Japan, though not celebrated for tradition, is loved by many Japanese people. Last October 26, the biggest Halloween event in Kanto […]

Read Article

A-InBox_2

Yu-Gi-Oh! – 15th anniversary – Kingdom of the dueler –

I’m showing you the latest card before introducing “Kingdom of the dueler edition”. V Jump November 2014 promotional card Beast-Eyes Pendulum Dragon Card descriptions 1 DARK Dragon-Type monster + 1 Beast-Type monster Must be Fusion Summoned, or Special Summoned (from your Extra Deck) by Tributing the above cards you control (You do not use “Polymerization”), and cannot be […]

Read Article

yomifuda

Karuta: Traditional Japanese Playing Cards – More Karuta Variations and Karuta in Popular Culture

In our previous post about the Japanese traditional card game karuta, we listed some of popular karuta variations. In this post, we will post more of these karuta variations and karuta in popular culture. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts harorudo Latest posts by harorudo (see all) Kaomoji: Expressing Emotions Through Text 2 – […]

Read Article

Cabinet

Yu-Gi-Oh! – 15th anniversary – Duel city edition –

The card game “Yu-Gi-Oh!” is simply great! It’s been played for 15 years and over 25 billion cards have been sold. Isn’t this great? In this post, I’ll introduce the 15th memory product. Quick history The game was released in February 1999. It became a long-running series and commemorated its 15th anniversary last January. In July of 2009, it […]

Read Article

kaomoji

Kaomoji: Expressing Emotions Through Text

An emotion icon, better known by the portmanteau emoticon is a meta-communicative pictorial representation of a facial expression that, in the absence of body language and prosody, serves to draw a receiver’s attention to the tenor or temper of a sender’s nominal verbal communication, changing and improving its interpretation. It expresses — usually by means […]

Read Article

Capsule Toy Vending Machines (2nd floor)

Visiting a Gacha-gacha (Capsule Toy) Specialty Store

In Japan, you can find capsule toy vending machines or gacha-gacha in Japanese (refers both to the toy and the vending machine) mostly everywhere. It’s usually located near the entrance at supermarkets, restaurants, department stores, and other places. Gacha-gacha (Capsule Toy) Specialty Store in Okayama City Recently, I have learned that there is a gacha-gacha specialty store called […]

Read Article

12373664483_237f540c51_m

New Year Holidays in Japan: Japanese Traditional Games

As kids, we all played games and while living in Japan I wondered what sort of games do kids here play. Were the games they played similar to the games I used to play growing up back home? Do they also roll over the dirt, enjoy playing catch or maybe play hide and seek? Or […]

Read Article

Sponsored Links

Leave a Reply

Sponsored Links

  • Google+
    InstagramInstagram
PAGE TOP ↑