Quest For Japan Logo-Ver7

Top Anticipated 2015 Spring Anime

Date Published: Last Update:2015/05/22 Pop Culture & OTAKU ,

A change of season in Japan also marks the change of animes on tv. As we are now into the middle of March, the Japanese site for character database and manga/anime stuff, Charapedia, again, asks 10,000 fans all over Japan on what titles they are looking forward to for the next season. The comeback of the always popular, especially among female fans, Gintama tops the list. Here the results for this season’s (spring) poll

Top Anticipated Spring Anime Result

1. Gintama

Genre: comedy, science fiction

Plot Summary: The story is set in the late Edo period. Humanity is attacked by aliens called “Amanto”. The plot follows life from the point of view of samurai Gintoki Sakata, who works as a freelancer alongside his friends in order to pay his monthly rent. The anime is making its come back after 2 years. The trailer below is for the 2011 series though.

 

2. Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Zoku

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Slice of Life

Plot Summary: This is the second season of Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. The story follows loners, the pragmatic Hachiman Hikigaya and beautiful Yukino Yukinoshita, who despite their varying personalities and ideals, offer help and advice to others as part of their school’s Service Club.

 

3. Nisekoi:

Genre: romantic comedy, harem

Plot Summary: Naoshi Komi’s original manga and the anime revolve around Raku Ichijō, a normal high school student who happens to be the heir to a yakuza group. The attractive but violent transfer student Chitoge Kirisaki, the heir to a rival yakuza group, transfers to his class, and the two must pretend to date to keep a war from breaking out between their families.

 

4. Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works

Genre: action, drama, supernatural

Plot Summary: This is the second part of the series which started last Fall 2014. 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”.

 

5. Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma

Genre: cooking, comedy

Plot Summary: Shokugeki no Soma tells the story of a boy named Sōma Yukihira, whose dream is to become a full time chef in his father’s restaurant and surpass his father’s culinary skills. But just as he graduates from middle school, his father closes down the restaurant to cook in America. Now what will happen to his dream? Find out in this new “delicious” anime.

6. Uta no Prince-sama – Maji Love Revolutions

Genre: music, idol anime
Details: This is the third anime adaptation of the otome game “Uta no☆Prince-sama♪”

7. Labyrinth of Grisaia/Eden of Grisaia

Genre: drama, romance

Details: Grisaia is a visual novel series published by Front Wing. An anime television series adaptation of the first series, Fruit of Grisaia, was shown from October to December last year.

8. The Heroic Legend of Arslan

Genre: fantasy, action, adventure

Plot Summary: The story follows the exploits of Arslan, the crown prince of the fictional kingdom of Pars, which is taken over by the neighboring nation of Lusitania after his father, the king Andragoras, falls victim of a treacherous plot led by one of his most trusted retainers.

 

9. The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan

Genre: romantic comedy

Plot Summary: This spin-off of the Haruhi Suzumiya series takes place in the world of the “Disappearance” arc of the original novels, focusing on the high school life of a tentative and bashful Yuki Nagato.

10. Seraph of the End

Genre: action, drama, supernatural
Plot Summary: 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.

These spring animes will start this coming April. What series are you excited for? Share it with us in the comments section below!

References:

1. Gintama Leads in Most Anticipated Spring 2015 Anime Poll. Anime News Network.

2. Videos from Youtube

3. Featured image from Red-Szajn on DeviantArt

The following two tabs change content below.

Sponsored Links

  • Pocket
  • 1 follow us in feedly

Related Article/s:

nippon erekiteru rengo

Top Buzzwords of 2014 in Japan

In December every year, the publishing house Jiyuukokuminsha (自由国民社) holds awards for the top buzzwords of the year in Japan called the Ryuukougo Taishou (流行語大賞). This year’s winners are Dame yo! Dame, dame! and shudanteki jieiken. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts harorudo Latest posts by harorudo (see all) Kaomoji: Expressing Emotions Through […]

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

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

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

boxing

2D Adrenaline Rush: Sports Anime 2

Japan is a sporty country. Sporty in the sense that almost known sports have followers in the country. Continuing our quest to put into list some sports that are made into animes are baseball and boxing. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts harorudo Latest posts by harorudo (see all) Kaomoji: Expressing Emotions Through […]

Read Article

fukubukuro

Fukubukuro – Japanese Lucky Bags

Fukubukuro (福袋 literally means “lucky bag”, “mystery bag”) is a Japanese New Year custom in which merchants make grab bags filled with unknown random contents and sell them for a substantial discount, usually 50% or more off the list price of the items contained within. The low prices are usually done to attract customers to […]

Read Article

6288861432_ee290789b6_m

Halloween in Japan

Holidays from the west are common in Japan. There is Christmas Day, Valentine’s Day, and Halloween and others. Halloween is one of the recent ones with its popularity became widespread not later than one and a half decade ago. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts harorudo Latest posts by harorudo (see all) Kaomoji: […]

Read Article

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

kaomoji

Kaomoji: Expressing Emotions Through Text 2

As social media has become widespread, emoticons have played a significant role in communication through technology. They offer another range of “tone” and feeling through texting that portrays specific emotions through facial gestures while in the midst of text-based cyber communication. Japanese then created their own versions of emoticons in such a way that you […]

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

Sponsored Links

Leave a Reply

Sponsored Links

  • Google+
    InstagramInstagram
PAGE TOP ↑