Winter 2018 Anime Chart

Overlord II / オーバーロード II

  • Genre : Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Game, Magic, Supernatural.
  • Producer : Madhouse.
  • Episodes : 13 x 24 mins.
  • Air date  : Jan 9, 2018 ~
  • Source : Light Novel.

Synopsis : Second season of Overlord. The story begins with Yggdrasil, a popular online game which is quietly shut down one day; however, the protagonist Momonga decides to not log out. Momonga is then transformed into the image of a skeleton as “the most powerful wizard.” The world continues to change, with non-player characters (NPCs) begining to feel emotion. Having no parents, friends, or place in society, this ordinary young man Momonga then strives to take over the new world the game has become.


Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyousoukyoku / デスマーチからはじまる異世界狂想曲

  • Genre : Action, Harem, Adventure, Fantasy, Game, Slice of Life.
  • Producer : Connect + Silver Link.
  • Episodes : 12 x 24 mins.
  • Air date  : Jan 11, 2018 ~
  • Source : Light Novel.

Synopsis : 29-year-old programmer Suzuki Ichirou finds himself transported into a fantasy RPG. Within the game, he’s a 15-year-old named Satou. At first he thinks he’s dreaming, but his experiences seem very real. Due to a powerful ability he possesses with limited use, he ends up wiping out an army of lizard men and becomes a high leveled adventurer. Satou decides to hide his level, and plans to live peacefully and meet new people. However, developments in the game’s story, such as the return of a demon king, may cause a nuisance to Satou’s plans.


Gintama. Gin no Tamashii-hen / 銀魂. 銀ノ魂篇

  • Genre : Action, Comedy, Historical, Parody, Sci-Fi, Shounen.
  • Producer : BN Pictures.
  • Episodes : ? x 24 mins.
  • Air date  : Jan 8, 2018 ~
  • Source : Manga.

Synopsis : In a world where aliens have invaded Edo Period Japan, skyscrapers, trains and motor bikes have replaced the simple life of Earth inhabitants. One man however, still carries the soul of a samurai, Gintoki Sakata, otherwise known as Yorozuya Gin-san. As reckless as he is, Gintoki carries his own resolve and is ready to take on any challenge with his fellow companions.


Ryuuou no Oshigoto! / りゅうおうのおしごと!

  • Genre : Comedy, Game, Slice of Life.
  • Producer : Project No.9.
  • Episodes : 12 x 24 mins.
  • Air date  : Jan 8, 2018 ~
  • Source : Light Novel.

Synopsis : Kuzuryuu Yaichi is youngest shogi champion – Ryuuou (dragon’s king) – in history. And here is a girl – Hinazuru Ai, who ask him to become his disciple. Too young for his title, Yaichi is going to revive his shogi trough passionate disciple… wait, Ai-chan is 9 y.o.? She is an elementary schoolgirl! And… is she going to live with Yaichi? All night until morning? What?


Violet Evergarden / ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン

  • Genre : Drama, Fantasy.
  • Producer : KyoAni.
  • Episodes : ? x 25 mins.
  • Air date  : Jan 11, 2018 ~
  • Source : Light Novel.

Synopsis : Long ago the “Auto Memories Doll” was born. Professor Orland, an influential figure in the printing industry, invented a new type of printing machine for his wife Molly, so that she could write novels after she had lost her eyesight. The machine was given the appearance of a petite lovely doll.

Putting his heart and hopes into it, the professor named it “Auto Memories Doll”. Eventually, Auto Memories Dolls became widespread, supporting the lives of many. Now, the term is applied to women whose work is to put thoughts into words, either for those who cannot write or on behalf of others.

This story is about a young girl, Violet Evergarden, and how she connects people’s hearts as an Auto Memories Doll living at the turning point of a generation.


Mahou Tsukai no Yome / 魔法使いの嫁

  • Genre : Fantasy, Magic, Slice of Life.
  • Producer : Wit Studio.
  • Episodes : 24 x 24 mins.
  • Air date  : Continued from Fall Season ~
  • Source : Manga.

Synopsis : Hatori Chise has lived a life full of neglect and abuse, devoid of anything resembling love. Far from the warmth of family, she has had her share of troubles and pitfalls. Just when all hope seems lost, a fateful encounter awaits her. When a man with the head of a beast, wielding strange powers, obtains her through a slave auction, Chise’s life will never be the same again.

The man is a “magus,” a sorcerer of great power, who decides to free Chise from the bonds of captivity. The magus then makes a bold statement: Chise will become his apprentice–and his bride!


Sora Yori mo Tooi Basho /  宇宙(そら)よりも遠い場所

  • Genre : Adventure, Shoujo, Slice of Life.
  • Producer : Madhouse.
  • Episodes : 13 x 24 mins.
  • Air date  : Jan 2, 2018 ~
  • Source : Original.

Synopsis : Our first step was always curiosity. For unseen sights, unheard sounds, unsmelled scents, untouched textures, untasted tastes, and unfelt excitement. We travel to find the bits and pieces that we’d forgotten at some point. Howling at 40 degrees, going mad at 50 degrees, screaming at 60 degrees, to the primordial lands beyond the great oceans, at the edge of the earth, far removed from human civilization. This is the story of four girls who travel to the Antarctic, further even than outer space.


Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san / ラーメン大好き小泉さん

  • Genre : Food, Shoujo, Comedy, Slice of Life.
  • Producer : Studio Gokum + iAXsiZ.
  • Episodes : 12 x 23 mins.
  • Air date  : Jan 4, 2018 ~
  • Source : 4-koma Manga.

Synopsis : A cool girl who rarely speaks… The mysterious transfer student Koizumi-san doesn’t get along with others very well, but she’s actually a professional when it comes to ramen, who seeks out delicious ramen every day. Now serving up a truly authentic ramen story!


3-gatsu no Lion 2nd Season / 3月のライオン 第2期

  • Genre : Drama, Game, Seinen, SLice of Life.
  • Producer : Shaft.
  • Episodes : 22 x 25 mins.
  • Air date  : Continued from Fall Season ~
  • Source : Manga.

Synopsis : Rei Kiriyama is a 17-year-old boy who recently started living alone, financed by his salary as a professional Shogi player. Despite his independence, however, he’s yet to mature emotionally, and his problems continue to haunt him in his daily life. His relationship with his adoptive family is strained, and he has difficulties interacting with his fellow high school students. Meanwhile, his professional career has entered a slump. Burdened with the heavy expectations placed on him as the fifth to become pro in middle school, his wins and losses are fluctuating as his record and progression into the ranks begin to stagnate.

Acquainted with Rei are the three Kawamoto sisters: Akari, Hinata, and Momo. Unlike Rei, they live happily in their modest home, which they warmly welcome Rei into as if he were one of their own. Despite his reservations about becoming too close to the family, he frequently visits, interacting with them and receiving the kind of care and affection he never quite had while under his foster home.

This is the story of Rei’s triumphs and failures, relationships new and old, and his growth as a person.


Nanatsu no Taizai : Imashime no Fukkatsu / 七つの大罪 戒めの復活

  • Genre : Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Shounen, Supernatural.
  • Producer : A-1 Pictures.
  • Episodes : 24 x 25 mins.
  • Air date  : Jan 13, 2018~
  • Source : Manga.

Synopsis : Second season of Nanatsu no Taizai.

 

 


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