Anime Season 2023 Spring

Apr 9, 2023 11 eps, 28 min

For centuries, the Demon Slayer Corps has sacredly kept the location of Swordsmith Village a secret. As the village of the greatest forgers, it provides Demon Slayers with the finest weapons, which allow them to fight night-crawling fiends and ensure the safety of humans. After his sword was chipped and deemed useless, Tanjirou Kamado, along with his precious little sister Nezuko, is escorted to the village to receive a new one. Meanwhile, the death of an Upper Rank Demon disturbs the idle order in the demon world. As Tanjirou becomes acquainted with Mist Hashira Muichirou Tokitou and Love Hashira Mitsuri Kanroji, ferocious powers creep from the shadows and threaten to shatter the Demon Slayers' greatest line of defense. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

Studioufotable
SourceManga
DemographicShounen
8.29
729K
Apr 12, 2023 11 eps, 30 min

In the entertainment world, celebrities often show exaggerated versions of themselves to the public, concealing their true thoughts and struggles beneath elaborate lies. Fans buy into these fabrications, showering their idols with undying love and support, until something breaks the illusion. Sixteen-year-old rising star Ai Hoshino of pop idol group B Komachi has the world captivated; however, when she announces a hiatus due to health concerns, the news causes many to become worried. As a huge fan of Ai, gynecologist Gorou Amemiya cheers her on from his countryside medical practice, wishing he could meet her in person one day. His wish comes true when Ai shows up at his hospital—not sick, but pregnant with twins! While the doctor promises Ai to safely deliver her children, he wonders if this encounter with the idol will forever change the nature of his relationship with her. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioDoga Kobo
SourceManga
DemographicSeinen
8.73
702K
Apr 1, 2023 13 eps, 24 min

Sentenced to death, ninja Gabimaru the Hollow finds himself apathetic. After leading a blood-soaked life, Gabimaru believes he deserves to die. However, every attempt to execute him inexplicably fails. Finally, Sagiri Yamada Asaemon, a fledgling member of a famed executioner clan, is asked to take Gabimaru's life; yet Sagiri makes no move to kill him as requested. Insisting that Gabimaru will not die because of his love for his wife, Sagiri instead offers him the chance to obtain a full pardon for his crimes. If he can travel to the island of Shinsekyo and obtain the Elixir of Life—which supposedly grants immortality—and bring it back for the shogun, then his freedom will be assured. But of the many who have traveled to Shinsekyo in search of the mythical Elixir, not a single person has returned sound of mind, if at all. Though unaware of the numerous dangers ahead, Gabimaru decides to accept the offer—alongside ten other death row convicts—in hope that he and his wife may finally live in peace. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioMAPPA
SourceManga
DemographicShounen
8.13
605K

Apr 6, 2023 11 eps, 24 min
Dr. Stone: New World

With the ambitious Ryuusui Nanami on board, Senkuu Ishigami and his team are almost ready to sail the seas and reach the other side of the world—where the bizarre green light that petrified humanity originated. Thanks to the revival of a skillful chef, enough food is being prepared for the entire crew, and the incredible reinvention of the GPS promises to ensure safety on the open sea. Preparations for the upcoming journey progress swimmingly until Senkuu receives an eerie message from a mysterious source. More driven than ever, the scientist sets out to explore the new world and discover what it can offer for his scientific cause. Though the uncharted territories may hide unkind surprises, Senkuu, with a little help from science, is ready to take on any challenge. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
DemographicShounen
8.15
416K
Apr 1, 2023 13 eps, 23 min

Fifteen years ago, disaster struck human civilization, and now dangerous man-eating monsters roam the ravaged lands, posing an existential threat to the remaining survivors. Amid this turmoil, an isolated facility shelters children and nurtures them in peace. However, as a few among them find out about the world beyond the narrow periphery of their nursery's walls, their curiosity about it slowly grows. Meanwhile, in the outside world, young survivors Maru and Kiruko band together to search for a special place called Heaven, each for their own reasons. Carrying past burdens and tragic secrets, the two hope to find answers to the cruelty they have experienced in their lives and in the world, which still remains in tatters. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
ThemeSurvival
DemographicSeinen
8.22
407K
Apr 8, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

In this magical world, one is easily identified as having magical abilities by a distinctive mark on their face. Those unable to practice magic are swiftly exterminated to maintain the magical integrity of society. However, deep within a forest lies an anomaly in Mash Burnedead, who can be found pumping iron with one arm and lifting a cream puff with the other. This aloof boy with superhuman strength—but no magical abilities—leads a quiet life with his father, far removed from society. Mash's peace is soon disturbed when the authorities discover his lack of magical powers. They issue him an ultimatum: compete to become a "Divine Visionary," which would force everyone to accept him, or be persecuted forever. To protect his family, he enrolls in the prestigious Easton Magic Academy, which only the most elite and gifted students are allowed to attend. Now, Mash must overcome his shortcomings as a magicless being and surpass the other students—relying solely on his muscles. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
DemographicShounen
7.56
405K
Apr 2, 2023 13 eps, 23 min

After her boyfriend breaks up with her for another girl, college student Akane Kinoshita wrestles with a broken heart and the memories he left behind. Loading up Forest of Savior, the MMO they used to play together, she forms a plan to get back at her ex-boyfriend through an in-person event for the game. In the process, she runs into someone unexpected: Akito Yamada, a gaming legend who just happens to be her guildmate. Desperate for support, Akane ropes the asocial Yamada into helping with her scheme and lending her a shoulder to cry on. The differences between Akane and Yamada soon become apparent as they spend time together, yet they cannot help but notice each other's inner qualities. As the two gain more experience with one another in and out of the game, their tentative acquaintance may level up in a way neither expects. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioMadhouse
SourceWeb manga
7.83
352K
Apr 6, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

Megumin is a young and passionate wizard from the Crimson Demon Village, a remote community of mages with red eyes and a flair for the dramatic. She has devoted her life to mastering explosion magic, a powerful but impractical spell that leaves her drained of mana and unable to move for the rest of the day. Regardless, she refuses to learn any other skills. Along with her childhood friend and self-proclaimed rival, Yunyun, Megumin enrolls in the Red Prison: a prestigious academy for Crimson Demon magic users. There, she learns more about the secrets and history of her clan, as well as the threats and challenges they must face. As she polishes her power at the Red Prison with the help of her loyal familiar Chomusuke and her adorable little sister Komekko, Megumin aims to become the greatest explosion wizard of all time! [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioDrive
SourceLight novel
7.49
289K
Apr 7, 2023 13 eps, 24 min

All his life, Yuuya Tenjou has been the subject of resentment and contempt from everyone around him, even from his parents. To make matters worse, his grandfather—the only person who ever showed him affection—suddenly dies, leaving Yuuya truly alone. Despite facing many adversities, Yuuya does what he can to offer kindness to those who need it—but even the most good-natured people can only tolerate so much abuse. Just when he reaches his breaking point, a flicker of hope appears in the form of a hidden door in his bathroom. This door provides two-way access to an abandoned house in another world, where he instantly gains game-like stats and skills. Moreover, the house once belonged to a sage, which gives Yuuya access to remarkable weapons, equipment, and crops with extraordinary effects. With these newfound blessings, the once-undesirable Yuuya may just reach his true potential and become unstoppable. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceLight novel
6.35
262K
Apr 8, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

In the wake of their first home burning down, Nasa and Tsukasa Yuzaki are seeking temporary shelter at the Arisugawas' bathhouse. Though they have only been married for a short time, their relationship has only become sweeter by the day. Nasa is determined to spend as much time with his wife as possible, basking in the happiness of their marriage. The newlyweds find new ways to explore their relationship. From adopting a cat, going to an amusement park, and even watching an impromptu romantic comedy featuring Nasa's former teacher, every day is a new experience. But while Tsukasa continues to meet the people in Nasa's life, Nasa has yet to meet more of Tsukasa's family. Though they appear to be the picture-perfect couple to everyone around them, Nasa begins to wonder if he will ever learn more about his wife's mysterious past. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioSeven Arcs
SourceManga
DemographicShounen
7.58
227K
Apr 4, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

In order to pursue her dream of bringing positive changes to Japan, Mitsumi Iwakura leaves her countryside town to attend a prestigious high school in the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. As she has already mapped a clear life plan, she has absolute confidence that there will be zero mishaps from then onwards. Despite her ambitious promise, the country girl ends up running late on the first day when she gets lost on her way to school. Fortunately, she meets a fellow first-year student, Sousuke Shima, who is in the same situation and offers to go with her. They eventually make it to school, but the misfortunes do not end there, as Mitsumi leaves an unfavorable first impression in front of her classmates. Nevertheless, the class soon takes notice of her friendship with Sousuke despite their opposing personalities. Only time will tell whether Mitsumi will be able to forge fruitful relationships with her classmates, and she will certainly not be alone. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioP.A. Works
SourceManga
ThemeSchool
DemographicSeinen
8.13
225K
Apr 2, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

Kyoutarou Ichikawa may look like a shy and reserved middle school student, but deep within his heart is a bloodthirsty killer. His ultimate desire is to see his classmate Anna Yamada's beautiful face writhing in pain before he ends her life. But this fantasy may never come to fruition, as Ichikawa starts to see an entirely different side to Yamada. Often seeking refuge in the library, Ichikawa frequently runs into Yamada. It is during these encounters that Ichikawa realizes his model classmate is actually an airhead who can never read the room. As they spend more time together, the boy cannot help but feel not only a sense of endearment toward the very girl he wishes to murder but also a desire to protect her at all costs. Is it possible that this sudden change in Ichikawa's perspective could lead to something more? [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
ThemeSchool
DemographicShounen
8.24
222K
Apr 11, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

A powerful necromancer known as the Corpse God dies during a legendary battle, only to be reborn as Polka Shinoyama, a young boy in modern-day Tokyo. In the process of trying to adapt to his new physical body, he gets targeted by various groups that deal with the supernatural. Among them is Misaki Sakimiya, a high school girl who can see spirits and is out for his blood from the very moment they meet. Attempting to make sense of this situation where unknown parties want him dead, Polka eventually meets Takumi Kuruya, a contractor skilled in surveillance and hacking, and Lisa Kuraki, a crime boss operating out of Shinjuku. Alongside these—and other unexpected—allies, Polka braves danger to reveal the truth of his reincarnation and the fate awaiting the world he now lives in. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioGeek Toys
SourceManga
DemographicSeinen
7.30
197K
Apr 11, 2023 13 eps, 23 min

High schooler Ganta Nakami has trouble falling asleep most nights. As a result, he is irritable at school, always searching for an opportunity to find a secluded place to doze off. On the other hand, Isaki Magari is a free spirit who is well liked by her friends, but no one is aware of her sleep disorder. She makes use of the school's abandoned astronomy club observatory as her secret sleeping bunker when she needs to get some shut-eye. As fate would have it, Nakami finds Magari napping in the observatory. When Magari discovers that she and Nakami have something in common, she offers to share her secret sleeping spot with her fellow insomniac. As the two find warmth in each other's company, the struggles they face start to become easier to confront. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioLIDENFILMS
SourceManga
ThemeSchool
DemographicSeinen
8.07
186K
Apr 6, 2023 12 eps, 24 min

Apprentice mage Chise Hatori is invited to enroll at the College, a prestigious learning institution for sorcerers, to examine and look for a way to remove the curses she bears. Despite the reluctance of her groom, Elias Ainsworth, Chise accepts the proposal, as she believes attending the school might help her minimize her self-sacrificing tendencies. From the get-go, Chise grabs the attention of her classmates and professors alike, who have never seen a mage in action before. However, there is a sinister plot brewing behind the College's back, and the young mage will have to determine who is friend or foe in order to put a stop to it. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
ThemeMythology
DemographicShounen
7.74
162K
Apr 6, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

Under the belief that the omnipotent god Mitama will come to save him, Yukito Urabe participates in a ritual to become the new leader of his father's cult. But when the boy drowns during the ritual, he wishes to be reborn in a world without gods or religion. Reawakening in a completely different world devoid of spirituality. He meets a deviant girl named Aruaru, who introduces him to her village. However, his idyllic image of this world's society is short-lived when he witnesses a public group suicide and learns of the country's end-of-life system: at any moment, the government may order any citizen to die. Aruaru and her sister are forcibly taken for execution soon after, prompting Yukito to rush to their rescue—but to no avail. In a moment of desperation, Yukito recalls his father's teachings and utters a prayer for Mitama to save them. Seemingly answering his call, a little girl descends from the sky and annihilates everyone who harmed Yukito and his friends. To Yukito's surprise, the girl introduces herself as Mitama. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
DemographicSeinen
6.75
161K
Apr 3, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

On his way to a convenience store, Kazuya Shiina tries to defend two young girls from an armed assailant, only to end up getting stabbed himself and dying on the spot. This good deed allows him to be reborn with all his memories in another world as Cain von Silford, the third son of a margrave. When Cain turns five, a baptismal ceremony in the church grants him an audience to the seven gods who preside over the world. Not only do the gods fill him in on the circumstances of his reincarnation, but they also give Cain their respective divine protections—allowing him to use cheat-like abilities in swordsmanship, magic, and many other aspects. With these blessings, Cain sets out to live a fulfilling life that he deems a dream come true. However, it soon becomes clear that the gods have more plans for him than just a haphazard bestowal of overwhelming power. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceLight novel
6.67
142K
Apr 9, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

There was once a man who was summoned to another world, and saved it. Of course, he became too popular there, and turned into an isekai-normie. However, that man fell into a "trap" and was forcibly returned to his original world. Moreover, he had to start over as a baby! This is the story of the way-too-fantastic ex-hero who lived as a gloomy high-schooler, as he gets summoned once again to that same other world in a very unexpected development! (Source: Coolmic, edited)

SourceLight novel
5.67
136K
Apr 14, 2023 10 eps, 22 min

"A treasure chest of unspoken courage is opened." The special is described as a collection of shorts, showing past instances of courage and personal growth by the cast of Ousama Ranking. (Source: Ranking of Kings Wiki)

StudioWit Studio
SourceWeb manga
7.27
127K
Apr 9, 2023 12 eps, 24 min

Ichirou Kuga has suddenly found himself taking on the responsibility of caring for his two younger siblings after their father's untimely death. To make ends meet, Ichirou rents out rooms in the apartment complex he inherited and works full-time as a shoujo manga artist. However, his manga sales are low, his assistants have recently left, and deadlines are fast approaching. As stress threatens to overtake Ichirou, salvation comes in the form of an extremely competent novice artist, Shiori Goshiki, who becomes his new assistant. With her skills, they are able to tide over the difficult situation, and things begin looking up. But in a bizarre accident, a supernatural experience unfolds between Ichirou and Shirou, which leads her to declare them engaged. With this seemingly innocuous action upending his life, Ichirou now has to manage his new and peculiar relationship with the mysterious girl, all the while following his own passion and fulfilling the duties that rest on his shoulders. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
DemographicSeinen
7.13
125K
Apr 10, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

When, after her sudden death, Rinko Hanasaki is reborn as Raeliana McMillan, she is not sure whether to curse her luck. Raeliana was a minor character in a novel Rinko read, and as the eldest daughter of a nouveau-riche baron, she led a carefree life until her unfortunate demise at the hands of her fiancé, Lord Francis Brooks. To avoid her destined fate, Raeliana is determined to end her engagement with Francis. However, when Francis refuses to break things off, Raeliana decides to seek help from someone of higher standing and approaches Duke Noah Wynknight—the novel's male protagonist. Using her knowledge of the plot, Raeliana captures the duke's interest by proposing a deal: she will not expose his secrets if Noah agrees to act as her fiancé. Little does she know that getting involved with a duke who only shows his true colors around her may lead to more than she bargained for. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceWeb manga
7.50
122K
Apr 3, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

Touya Mochizuki grows accustomed to his new life in another world. Armed with his trusty smartphone, the teenager accepts small quests at his leisure while spending time with his new fiancées: Yumina Urnea Belfast, Yae Kokonoe, and twin sisters Linse and Elze Shileska. But even in a relaxing environment, Touya is only beginning to understand the responsibilities that come with these engagements. In addition to his romantic woes, the elder fairy Lean wishes to locate the remaining pieces of Babylon, the floating island that the mysterious Professor Regina Babylon created five thousand years ago. Touya reluctantly accepts her request and seeks out the teleportation circles that will lead to the islands. However, strange monsters have emerged—possibly powerful enough to destroy the world. In order to save the second life he was given, Touya must weaponize ancient technologies to fight these monsters—all while balancing his overwhelming number of relationships. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioJ.C.Staff
SourceLight novel
6.44
119K
Apr 2, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

Tetsuo Tosu never expected his daughter, Reika, to be a victim of domestic violence. Suspecting that her yakuza boyfriend, Nobuto Matori, is the perpetrator, Tetsuo decides to investigate him and his associates. But as he searches for evidence at Reika's apartment, the father learns that his daughter is not the first victim and that a worse fate awaits her. When he is discovered by Nobuto, Tetsuo ends up killing him in the ensuing fight. Assisted by his wife, Tetsuo hides the body in fear of retaliation from the yakuza. To add to the misfortune of the Tosu family, Nobuto happens to be the son of the mafia's head. Considered to be prime suspects behind Nobuto's disappearance, Tetsuo and his wife will have to deploy all their ingenuity to protect their daughter from the yakuza and their ruthless investigation. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
DemographicSeinen
7.05
118K
Apr 7, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

The Gates of Hell reopen, throwing the world into chaos and setting demons free to terrorize the land once again. These troubles seem irrelevant to quirky villager Touka Scott—until a demon attacks Yuna Eunice, his childhood friend. Luckily, the legendary hero Sion Blandan arrives in the nick of time to strike down the vile creature. Unfortunately, Sion soon dies after accidentally falling into a trap Touka set to defend his radish farm. Anri Haysworth, Sion's necromancer companion, resurrects the hero by transferring Touka's soul into Sion's corpse. Now possessing the body of the legendary hero, Touka is tasked with resealing the Gates of Hell and defeating the demons that threaten peace. Together with Yuna and Anri, Touka copes with both his new reality and Sion's heroic legacy as he embarks to save the world. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioLIDENFILMS
SourceWeb manga
6.63
109K
Apr 8, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

After his grandmother Sachiko passes away, Hayato Kasukabe returns from Tokyo and inherits her cafe—Familia Café Terrace. He aims to demolish the cafe and convert it into a parking lot, only to discover that his grandmother had taken in five girls prior to her death. The girls—Ouka Makuzawa, Akane Hououji, Riho Tsukishima, Shiragiku Ono, and Ami Tsuruga—evidently shared a deep bond with Sachiko, and they naturally refuse to give up the place they call home. They convince Hayato to change his mind, albeit reluctantly. Through this encounter, Hayato eventually remembers his past with his grandmother as well as his love for the cafe. Now resolved to carry on his grandmother's legacy, Hayato enlists the girls to act as the "goddesses" that will ensure the preservation of this precious abode. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
DemographicShounen
7.32
100K
Apr 8, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

While saving a child from harm, otaku Asahi Ikusaba is transported to another world and believes he has reincarnated with cheat skills similar to those of the characters from his favorite games and novels. Unfortunately, reality strikes when an encounter with a powerful monster shows that he is still nothing more than an average person. In this moment of extreme danger, Asahi instinctively calls out to his overly doting sister, Maya, who appears out of nowhere, possessing the overpowered abilities he thought he had. Maya is ecstatic to see her brother again and resolves to use her newfound powers to protect Asahi no matter what. Together, the close-knit siblings attempt to find a way back home while enjoying their new lives. However, it soon becomes clear that their arrival in this world may have had a purpose. With the Demon King's overwhelmingly powerful army approaching, no one but Maya seems to be able to stand in its way. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioGekkou
SourceManga
ThemeIsekai
DemographicSeinen
6.35
90K
Apr 9, 2023 12 eps, 24 min

After surviving a brutal terrorist attack on Plant Quetta, Suletta Mercury returns to dueling at the Asticassia School of Technology, while Miorine Rembran sits at her injured father's side, waiting to see if he will recover. As the residents of Earth House are preoccupied with their respective troubles, two members of Dawn of Fold—the perpetrators of the attack—secretly infiltrate the school, putting Suletta and her friends at risk. At the same time, Prospera, Suletta's mother, approaches Miorine to propose the continuation of "Quiet Zero"—a project headed by Miorine's father that can allegedly end all war. Prospera seems to be another political figure with hidden, opposing motives, and whether she truly has Suletta's well-being at heart remains to be seen. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioSunrise
SourceOriginal
7.96
79K
Apr 3, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

Ever since moving to an in-game world after countless hours of VRMMO grinding, Yuna now calls Crimonia—the city where she started—home. While maintaining her reputation as a renowned adventurer, she continues to manage her businesses; but most importantly, Yuna spends time with the people she has grown to love. Nevertheless, this world has a lot more to offer the carefree adventurer. It is up to Yuna to discover these wonders, and perhaps help more people in need as she encounters their various plights. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceLight novel
ThemeIsekai
7.27
71K
Apr 8, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

In 2008, the Japanese government began hunting people who identify as otaku in an effort to protect the country's culture. In just one week, the enforcement agency known as the SSC captured almost every otaku by force and confiscated their memorabilia. One passionate man calling himself Otaku Hero refuses to allow this agency to do as they please: he raises a resistance army made up of other displaced geeks who band together to help defend their culture. Three years later, the fires of rebellion wane as all hope seems lost for otakus. Spurred on by his ally—the magical girl Anarchy—Otaku Hero commands the resistance in an effort to reunite Anarchy with the other two other magical girls: Blue and Pink. By combining the power of this trio, the resistance may be able to defeat the SSC and save otaku culture for everyone. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

6.31
66K
Apr 20, 2023 24 eps, 23 min

Located at the end of the world, the Kingdom of Ozmargo is inhabited by beasts of all shapes and forms, ruled by a fearsome nameless king. After a hundred-year war between Ozmargo and the neighboring human kingdom ended, a peace treaty was signed: every year, a sacrifice must be sent to be devoured by the king on the night of revelation. Sariphi is the 99th and latest human sacrifice. Although frail-looking, she neither fears the king nor has a family or home to return to should she manage to escape from her impending demise. Intrigued by the audacious girl, the king lets Sariphi roam around the palace despite the disapproval of his advisor, Anubis. Little by little, the king and Sariphi begin to warm up to each other, but the night of revelation is fast approaching. Unbeknownst to them, the fateful day unleashes a series of events that will change the course of destiny of not only Sariphi and the king but also of their respective worlds. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioJ.C.Staff
SourceManga
DemographicShoujo
8.00
62K
Apr 2, 2023 25 eps, 23 min

Now in possession of the Edens Zero, Shiki Granbell has gathered the Four Shining Stars. With the help of his new friends, Shiki will be able to breach Dragonfall—the border of the Sakura Cosmos swarming with mechanical dragons. Once that is achieved, he can continue his quest to find the goddess Mother. Before the Edens Zero crew can advance their journey, they notice a mysterious warship following them. Upon learning that the ship—the Belial Gore—belongs to Drakken Joe, Shiki and his crew attempt to infiltrate it, intent on figuring out why the Dark Alchemist is after them. In the process, the Edens Zero is taken hostage by Drakken's subordinates. Though they are in a tight situation, Shiki refuses to back down. Working together with his friends, Shiki will have to take down the Dark Alchemist if he hopes to make it out of the Belial Gore alive. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioJ.C.Staff
SourceManga
ThemeSpace
DemographicShounen
7.43
61K
Apr 9, 2023 13 eps, 23 min

Akane Nishimura's quiet nature makes her classmates perceive her as a gloomy and unlikeable person. Combined with her intimidating gaze, it earns Akane the ominous nickname "Grim Reaper," condemning her to endless bullying for her supposed cursed powers that bring misfortune to everyone around her. However, none of these rumors deter transfer student Taiyou Takada from trying to befriend Akane. As someone who finds the supernatural fascinating, Taiyou approaches the Grim Reaper without hesitation, blissfully unaware of the complicated situation within the class. His bright personality and optimistic worldview may just bring about the change that Akane desperately needs. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
DemographicShounen
7.53
60K
Apr 8, 2023 12 eps, 24 min

For more than four hundred years, the Takamimi Shrine has stood in Tokyo, enshrining the local goddess: Elda, a magical elf summoned from another world. The immortal elf has been served for 15 generations by the family who summoned her in the Edo period. Now, after Koito Koganei turns 16 years old, this responsibility falls onto her. Serving as Elda's shrine maiden, Koito must balance her responsibilities with her daily school life. This proves to be difficult because Elda is a total social recluse who loves video games, collecting toys, and eating snacks. In an effort to get the lazy shut-in to experience more of the outside world, Koito juggles her time between indulging Elda's various hobbies and getting her to interact with the rest of humanity. Along the way, Koito learns more about the history of the area and what makes the goddess so loved and spoiled by the locals. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioC2C
SourceManga
DemographicShounen
7.29
54K
Apr 9, 2023 24 eps, 25 min

Once a prize-winning violin prodigy, Hajime gave up on music after his father, professional violinist Ryuuji Aono, was involved in a scandal that led the media to harass his family. Now living alone with his mother and entering his final year of middle school, Hajime struggles to find a new career path. However, the sound of his classmate Ritsuko Akine playing the violin inspires Hajime to dream of a musical career once more. With the help of Ritsuko, Hajime prepares to take the entrance exam for the prestigious Umimaku High School. But if he wishes to join Umimaku's orchestra, Hajime must overcome his past trauma and open himself up to new musical horizons. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceWeb manga
7.15
53K
Apr 6, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

Hime Shiraki appears to have it all: an angelic voice, an innocent personality, and an adorable face that enamors all onlookers. However, her cuteness is all a lie—it is purely an act to achieve her self-centered goal of marrying a rich suitor. Though she often plays up her innocence to gain favor from those around her, Hime's facade does not absolve her of responsibility when an accident leaves Mai Koshiba injured. Learning that Mai is the manager of Café Liebe—a cafe themed as an all-girls academy—Hime is coerced into taking up a part-time position until Mai recovers. However, Hime's facade cannot cover up her shortcomings at being a waitress, earning her the ire of one of her coworkers, Mitsuki Yano, the elegant "onee-sama" who often berates Hime over her mistakes. As Hime struggles to adjust to her new job in addition to Mitsuki's unrelenting hostility, her real personality begins seeping through the cracks. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
ThemeWorkplace
6.70
49K
Apr 8, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

Tousuke Rokudou is a first-year attending Aomori High, a school full of delinquents. He is often bullied by his classmates due to his incompatibility with their behavior, the only exceptions being his two good friends who are also social outcasts. Frustrated at the way they are treated, the three wish they could stand up and claim the fun, peaceful school life of their dreams. However, Tousuke's life takes a drastic turn when he receives a package from his late grandfather containing their family heirloom, a scroll said to possess the power to save him from impending danger. Upon holding the scroll, a sudden glow emanates, leaving a strange mark on Tousuke's forehead. Thinking that he's received the means to free himself and his friends from their daily treatment, Tousuke is shocked to find out that its effects are far different than what he had imagined. Although his bullying continues, he realizes that the mark from the scroll acts as a charm, capturing the hearts of delinquent girls—in particular, Ranna Himawari, the strongest of them all. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioSatelight
SourceManga
DemographicShounen
6.43
45K
Apr 7, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

Upon first seeing Earth from the Azatos Empire's survey ship, Chief Investigator Liza Luna plans to eradicate every lifeform on it immediately, leaving behind only useful resources. While surveying the planet, Liza discovers that human civilization has evolved at a pathetic rate compared to other lifeforms. Liza makes her way to the surface of the planet to properly inspect and understand its inhabitants. Still convinced that there is nothing beneficial to be found, the investigator makes her way into a cafe to gauge the planet's food culture. Liza walks into a cat cafe, where she meets creatures far cuter than anything else in the galaxy. Motivated by this new discovery, Liza decides to investigate Earth's numerous adorable inhabitants. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioSynergySP
SourceManga
ThemePets
DemographicShounen
6.83
38K
Apr 8, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

Arriving in Japan, underground golfer Eve wants nothing more than to play a match against Aoi Amawashi, the "Innocent Tyrant" prodigy that caught her eye. However, the girls, wishing to finally settle the score on who is the better golfer, will have to wait until the conclusion of the All-Japan Girls' High School Gold Doubles Championship. Now competing together for the Raiou Girls' Academy's golf team, Eve and Aoi decide to work together to claim a win for their institution. For a chance at defeating their more challenging opponents, both girls must find a way to further develop their golfing styles. However, dangerous figureheads pull strings in the background, making this high school golf tournament much more serious than it appears. In addition, Eve's illusive past resurfaces, making matters between her and Aoi even more complicated than they already were. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceOriginal
7.62
31K
Apr 14, 2023 ? eps, 24 min

In a world filled with strange yet majestic creatures known as Pokémon, a new adventure begins! Hailing from the pristine region of Paldea, the timid Liko travels to the Kanto region to attend the Indigo Academy and become a Pokémon trainer—a person who forms relationships with Pokémon and trains them to participate in battles. Soon, Liko acquires Nyahoja, a fickle Grass-type cat Pokémon, as her first partner. Prior to Liko's transfer to Kanto, her grandmother gives her a uniquely patterned and gleaming pendant as a protective charm. However, an enigmatic organization—The Explorers—seems to know a secret about the pendant and nearly succeeds in stealing it from Liko. Fortunately, she is rescued by the Rising Volt Tacklers, a group of adventurers led by a Lizardon-riding trainer named Friede. After a series of encounters with The Explorers, Liko decides to join Friede's team, accompanying him and his crew members on a grand journey across the regions. Along the way, they aim to unravel not only the mysteries of the world of Pokémon, but also the power that resides within her pendant. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioOLM
SourceGame
DemographicKids
7.46
25K
Apr 12, 2023 12 eps, 22 min

Foolhardy police officer Brian Nightraider is dismissed from the force for a history of reckless behavior that ultimately resulted in his partner's death. While wallowing in self-pity, the disgraced officer receives a curious invitation from the United Nations Immigration Bureau Special Investigation Unit. He has been recruited to join the Marginal Service, a secret underground branch of the UN tasked with handling Borderlanders. Indistinguishable from humans, Borderlanders are aliens that peacefully coexist in society. But now, a Borderlander terrorist organization has emerged, manufacturing and distributing a potent drug called Confu. With the Borderlanders' ability to regenerate and blend in as humans, uncovering the drug-trafficking ring will be no easy undertaking. However, the ragtag group at the Marginal Service are not one to back down from a challenge—even as their work exposes some unexpected figures as Borderlanders. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioStudio 3Hz
SourceOriginal
5.49
20K
Apr 4, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

It has been five years since AI Kizuna disappeared from the virtual world. Despite being an AI, she has captured the hearts of her fans, including Miracle, an aspiring virtual artist, with her performances. As Miracle attends ADEN Academy, a school for virtual artists, she makes new friends while learning more about singing, performing, and streaming. Miracle's ultimate goal is to win the prestigious Lapin d'Or at the Virtual Grid Awards, an achievement Kizuna has earned five consecutive times. To do this, she works to improve her channel ranking through streams and performances, trying to stand out among other students at the academy. Determined to fulfill her dream of inspiring others the same way Kizuna inspired her, the budding star will not give up. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceOriginal
5.29
16K
Apr 6, 2023 12 eps, 24 min

Mature grade school student Arisu Tachibana is an aspiring idol who receives an invitation from her company president to participate in the Third Entertainment Section—a new idol project. Arisu and eight other young girls soon meet their producer before beginning idol-related activities. To the girls' surprise, their producer appears to be a childlike adult and nothing like what they had imagined. The producer, who is taking on the position for the first time, also had no idea that he would be meeting a group of short, young idols. The awkward situation leaves Arisu disappointed, and she wishes for a producer change. However, the producer, with his genuine love for idols and his desire to see them shine, will not let this opportunity pass and expresses that he is serious about working with the girls. Thankfully, the young idols accept the producer after seeing his unwavering passion for idols, serving as the start of their journey to the stage of dreams. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceWeb manga
7.71
14K

Apr 5, 2023 12 eps, 23 min
Tokyo Mew Mew New ♡ 2nd Season

After a successful showdown at Tokyo Tower, the Mew Mew girls enjoy a temporary respite. Now that Ichigo Momomiya and Masaya Aoyama have confessed their feelings to each other, Ichigo is overjoyed to spend time with her new boyfriend. However, their quick break gets interrupted, and soon the girls must battle against the Chimera Anima yet again. When things go awry in the ensuing fight, Ichigo is placed in grave danger. Just when things look most bleak, the mysterious Blue Knight arrives and saves Ichigo, proclaiming that he was born to protect her, before disappearing into thin air. With the fate of the world on their shoulders and the identity of the Blue Knight in question, the Mew Mew girls must strive to create balance between alien-fighting and their personal lives. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
DemographicShoujo
6.69
13K
Apr 9, 2023 12 eps, 24 min

In the 20th century, the world is experiencing a musical theater boom. Top performers known as Dai Stars enthrall the audience with their marvelous acting and singing. Among them, the greatest performers are given the title World Dai Star. Young and inexperienced Kokona Ootori dreams of being recognized as a World Dai Star. After multiple failures, she finally gets another chance to audition for the world-renowned theater troupe Sirius. Inspired by her best friend Shizuka, Kokona takes the first steps toward her goal and works hard to improve her acting. However, the world of theater is fiercely competitive, as many other girls seek the spotlight—including Kathrina Griebel, a talented performer from Germany. In order to fulfill her dream, Kokona needs to earn the right to stand on stage above all else. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioLerche
SourceMixed media
7.35
12K
Apr 12, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

With no other choice left, Orphen is led by Winona to meet the lord of the Imminent Domain, Almagest. What secrets does he hold?

SourceLight novel
6.03
9.5K
Apr 4, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

Centuries ago, mankind abandoned planet Earth after the Vice, a race of mechanical aliens, drove them from their home into a life adrift in space. Now resigned to starships forged of pieces of Earth’s shattered moon, the final hope for humanity lies in the hands of Actresses, young women born with the ability to wield the only weapons that can harm the Vice: Alice Gears, mechanical suits that can finally turn the tide against the alien incursion. (Source: HIDIVE)

StudioNomad
SourceGame
5.83
9.1K
Apr 7, 2023 12 eps, 24 min

Once shunned by the art world, Perception Art has taken the world by storm. The medium has evolved to incorporate all five senses, allowing viewers to completely immerse themselves in pieces of art. As the son of the creators of this movement, Kazuya Yamanashi has inherited his late parents' talent and creativity for Perception Art. Now enrolled at Eisen High School, the first-year has his sights set on becoming the best Perception Artist. Kazuya has a reason besides ambition to attend this prestigious institution, as he hopes to make amends with his estranged childhood friend, third-year student Kyou Takise. But the rift between them may be difficult to repair since Kyou and Kazuya belong to different streams of study at the school. As luck would have it, the two are partnered for the exclusive Staircaser competition, in which the winners will represent Eisen for the year. In order to stand a chance against their competitors, Kazuya and Kyou will have to learn to set aside their differences first. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioC-Station
SourceOriginal
5.76
9.0K
Apr 1, 2023 24 eps, 23 min

Second season of Mix: Meisei Story.

StudioOLM
SourceManga
DemographicShounen
6.97
6.8K
Apr 2, 2023 ? eps, 23 min

The anime series is set in the future when humanity migrated to the Moon due to Earth's climate change. It will incorporate original elements unique to the anime, such as human drama about survival, and will feature a diverse field that blurs countries and eras such as Shibuya, the Edo-period era, and London. (Source: MAL News, edited)

SourceOther
5.64
4.5K
Apr 3, 2023 96 eps, 1 min

A short anime series based on Sanrio's Bosanimal character line.

SourceOriginal
ThemePets
N/A
1.0K
Apr 13, 2023 12 eps, 5 min

A 3D short anime featuring active VTubers/VSingers.

SourceOriginal
N/A
897
Apr 1, 2023 13 eps, 2 min

(No synopsis yet.)

SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
6.60
651
Apr 4, 2023 15 eps, 1 min

The anime will focus on the everyday lives of three different streamer cats: Nya, who has a minor channel; Tomoneko, who has a popular channel; and Tsuyoneko, who has a channel right in the middle of the struggle. (Source: ANN)

StudioLesprit
SourceOriginal
N/A
580
Apr 2, 2023 ? eps, 24 min

(No synopsis yet.)

N/A
453
Apr 8, 2023 13 eps, 24 min

The second season of Gunma-chan, an anime series based on the Gunma Prefecture mascot character, Gunma-chan.

StudioAscension
SourceOther
N/A
398
Mar 20, 2023 11 eps, 24 min

Fifth season of Sinbi Apateu.

StudioUnknown
SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
N/A
311
May 17, 2023 39 eps, 1 min

The second season of Mamekichi Mameko NEET no Nichijou.

SourceWeb manga
N/A
271
Apr 9, 2023 12 eps, 3 min

The second season of Sakuretsu! Amabie-hime.

SourceOriginal
N/A
271
Apr 8, 2023 15 eps, 20 min

Seventh season of Oshiri Tantei.

SourcePicture book
DemographicKids
N/A
246
Apr 2, 2023 ? eps, 2 min

The story is set in a town where animals and vehicles live together. They cooperate to protect the townspeople from various troubles that emerge. (Source: Tomica Wiki)

StudiosOLMSignal.MD
SourceOther
DemographicKids
N/A
245
Mar 22, 2023 ? eps, 9 min

The story centers on a girl who worries too much about the future, and her grandmother who tells her that the future has many possibilities. Through her family, the girl learns a fun way to view the future. (Source: ANN)

StudioNHK Art
SourcePicture book
DemographicKids
N/A
211
Apr 8, 2023 26 eps, 11 min

(No synopsis yet.)

StudioUnknown
SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
N/A
96
May 13, 2023 ? eps, 13 min

(No synopsis yet.)

StudioUnknown
SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
N/A
92
Mar 13, 2023 13 eps, 11 min

Tells the main character, Lara, who enters a magical world called Loia, where the magicians and Komipet live, and receives a magic education that goes against her wishes at the end of the twists and turns. When the peaceful village of lo gradually gained strange energy, the COMI Pelhiaraan Animal became damaged and a strange commotion appeared. Lara, who sympathizes with komipets with unique activeness and intelligence, heals them and breaks the commotion, gradually growing into a small witch. (Source: Mahou Shoujo, Magical Girl Wiki)

StudioUnknown
SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
N/A
90
Apr 30, 2023 26 eps, 11 min

(No synopsis yet.)

StudioUnknown
SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
N/A
80
May 6, 2023 26 eps, 15 min

(No synopsis yet.)

StudioUnknown
SourceManga
ThemePets
DemographicKids
N/A
75
Mar 30, 2023 26 eps, 13 min

(No synopsis yet.)

StudioUnknown
SourceOther
DemographicKids
N/A
70
Apr 25, 2023 26 eps, 11 min

(No synopsis yet.)

StudioUnknown
SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
N/A
64
Apr 1, 2023 26 eps, 5 min

(No synopsis yet.)

StudioUnknown
SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
N/A
62
Mar 22, 2023 ? eps, 5 min

Shuwawan! chronicles the family life of real-life photographer and essayist Harumichi Saitou. Saitou and his wife are both deaf, his children are both hearing, and the family communicates in sign language. The anime draws on Saitou's own Ikuji Manga Nikki (Child-rearing Manga Diary) work. (Source: ANN)

StudioKOO-KI
SourceOriginal
ThemeChildcare
N/A
43
Oct 20, 1999 ? eps, 24 min

Barely surviving in a barrel after passing through a terrible whirlpool at sea, carefree Monkey D. Luffy ends up aboard a ship under attack by fearsome pirates. Despite being a naive-looking teenager, he is not to be underestimated. Unmatched in battle, Luffy is a pirate himself who resolutely pursues the coveted One Piece treasure and the King of the Pirates title that comes with it. The late King of the Pirates, Gol D. Roger, stirred up the world before his death by disclosing the whereabouts of his hoard of riches and daring everyone to obtain it. Ever since then, countless powerful pirates have sailed dangerous seas for the prized One Piece only to never return. Although Luffy lacks a crew and a proper ship, he is endowed with a superhuman ability and an unbreakable spirit that make him not only a formidable adversary but also an inspiration to many. As he faces numerous challenges with a big smile on his face, Luffy gathers one-of-a-kind companions to join him in his ambitious endeavor, together embracing perils and wonders on their once-in-a-lifetime adventure. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
DemographicShounen
8.71
2.3M
Jan 10, 2023 24 eps, 25 min

After his father's death and the destruction of his village at the hands of English raiders, Einar wishes for a peaceful life with his family on their newly rebuilt farms. However, fate has other plans: his village is invaded once again. Einar watches helplessly as the marauding Danes burn his lands and slaughter his family. The invaders capture Einar and take him back to Denmark as a slave. Einar clings to his mother's final words to survive. He is purchased by Ketil, a kind slave owner and landlord who promises that Einar can regain his freedom in return for working in the fields. Soon, Einar encounters his new partner in farm cultivation—Thorfinn, a dejected and melancholic slave. As Einar and Thorfinn work together toward their freedom, they are haunted by both sins of the past and the ploys of the present. Yet they carry on, grasping for a glimmer of hope, redemption, and peace in a world that is nothing but unjust and unforgiving. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioMAPPA
SourceManga
DemographicSeinen
8.80
537K
Jan 8, 1996 ? eps, 25 min

Shinichi Kudou, a high school student of astounding talent in detective work, is well known for having solved several challenging cases. One day, when Shinichi spots two suspicious men and decides to follow them, he inadvertently becomes witness to a disturbing illegal activity. Unfortunately, he is caught in the act, so the men dose him with an experimental drug formulated by their criminal organization, leaving him to his death. However, to his own astonishment, Shinichi lives to see another day, but now in the body of a seven-year-old child. Perfectly preserving his original intelligence, he hides his real identity from everyone, including his childhood friend Ran Mouri and her father, private detective Kogorou Mouri. To this end, he takes on the alias of Conan Edogawa, inspired by the mystery writers Arthur Conan Doyle and Ranpo Edogawa. Detective Conan follows Shinichi who, as Conan, starts secretly solving the senior Mouri's cases from behind the scenes with his still exceptional sleuthing skills, while covertly investigating the organization responsible for his current state, hoping to reverse the drug's effects someday. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
ThemeDetective
DemographicShounen
8.17
342K
Jan 8, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

As peace returns to the demon realm, Anos Voldigoad wishes nothing more than to put his reputation as the Demon King of Tyranny to rest and go back to being a misfit at the prestigious Demon King Academy. Unfortunately, any tranquility is fleeting: sinister demons, kings, and deities plot Anos's demise from the shadows. Rumors spread about the "Child of God," a being whose power may rival that of Anos. To uncover the truth and eliminate the potential threat, Anos must journey deep into the land of spirits. However, the spirit world is shrouded in mystery, and it may only be entered after undergoing a series of difficult trials. With unrivaled power and confidence, Anos braces himself to defeat various formidable enemies with grandiose titles. But he—with the assistance of his trusted allies—will barely have to break a sweat as the true Demon King of Tyranny. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceLight novel
6.92
311K
Jan 8, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

In a post-apocalyptic world overrun by alien-crafted "Machine Lifeforms," humanity is preparing for its last stand. Forced to retreat to the Moon for safety, humans are pinning their hopes on a group of man-made androids known as YoRHa soldiers. Led by the all-purpose battle android YoRHa 2-gou B-gata "2B," the group will fight to take control of the Earth back from its invaders. As war against the machines rages on, the YoRHa slowly begin to see the first shards of truth underlying the brutal conflict. Facing the harsh reality before her, the unwavering warrior 2B starts to question her very existence and just how much she must sacrifice for the sake of humanity. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceGame
7.53
260K
Jan 10, 2023 12 eps, 24 min

Junta Shiraishi is a high school student with one simple goal—to enjoy his youth. However, achieving this goal is not so straightforward since Shiraishi is effectively invisible to his peers; even his teachers routinely fail to notice his presence. In fact, there is a rumor circulating that whoever manages to spot him will receive good luck. But there is one person who notices Shiraishi's presence without fail. Seated right next to him, Nagisa Kubo is determined not to let him quietly fade into the background. Unfortunately for him, this means that Shiraishi finds himself in some peculiar situations, all orchestrated by Kubo. Despite this, Kubo's playful antics might just be the catalyst needed to spark the thrilling youth that Shiraishi longs for. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioPINE JAM
SourceManga
ThemeSchool
DemographicSeinen
7.57
182K
Oct 3, 2022 13 eps, 23 min

The race to obtain the lost Ainu gold is nearing its peak, as even more formidable ex-prisoners are set on keeping their tattooed skins intact. Saichi "The Immortal" Sugimoto and Asirpa can finally move forward together, but Asirpa's time with Kiroranke and Ogata Hyakunosuke has slightly altered her ambition and strengthened her determination. As their party leaves the Russian territory, they gain a peculiar follower. Meanwhile, Toshizou Hijikata's crew makes major moves to get invaluable skins, falling into the poisonous trap of a dangerous convict. Although each group possesses a strong advantage over the others, even First Lieutenant Tokushirou Tsurumi—the most powerful and ruthless contender—cannot advance without Asirpa's help. However, his ominous plans for when they will inevitably meet remain a mystery. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
DemographicSeinen
8.13
89K
Apr 13, 1992 ? eps, 21 min

There is no such thing as an uneventful day in the life of kindergartener Shinnosuke "Shin-chan" Nohara. The five-year-old is a cut above the most troublesome, perverted, and shameless kid one can imagine. Shin-chan is almost always engaged in questionable activities such as forgetting about a friend during hide and seek, sumo wrestling for love, performing various gags including the notorious "elephant" in public, and flirting with college girls. The exemplary troublemaker has done it all and has no plans to stop anytime soon. Crayon Shin-chan follows the daily shenanigans of Shin-chan with his group of friends, parading around as the self-proclaimed "Kasukabe Defense Force." The adults witnessing these shenanigans unfold can't help but adore Shin-chan, as he keeps them entertained while unintentionally solving their daily troubles through his mindless antics—leaving himself as the only problem they do not know what to do with. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SourceManga
ThemeSchool
DemographicSeinen
7.78
82K
Jan 10, 2023 12 eps, 23 min

Ayakashi are strange, supernatural creatures invisible to the majority of people. Though most are harmless, some ayakashi attack humans to devour their life force. Exorcist ninjas are tasked with protecting people from these spiteful spirits. Matsuri Kazamaki is a young exorcist ninja born to a prestigious clan. His childhood friend, Suzu Kanade, is an ayakashi medium—an individual with immense vitality that attracts ayakashi. Matsuri deems all ayakashi threatening and wishes to keep Suzu as far from them as possible, but this clashes with her desire to remain close to them. One day, the pair encounters Shirogane, the "King of Ayakashi," who is hellbent on consuming Suzu. As she is about to be eaten, Matsuri comes to the rescue and manages to seal the ayakashi's powers—but not before Shirogane takes revenge by turning him into a girl! Until he finds a way to transform back, Matsuri must adjust to his new, peculiar lifestyle while fighting against hostile ayakashi. Moreover, Suzu is now conflicted about her feelings toward Matsuri—further plunging their relationship into a state of ambiguity. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioConnect
SourceManga
DemographicShounen
6.46
63K
Apr 22, 2005 ? eps, 25 min

Doraemon (2005) is the most recent anime series based on Fujiko Fujio's manga of the same name. It is the 2005 version of 1979 series, with certain changes in the animation and other things. Doraemon is a cat-like robot who appears in the present to steer Nobita/Noby, who is a dumb, naive and clumsy boy on the right path in order to secure his future. Nobita's love interest is Shizuka Minamoto/Sue, his frenemies are Takeshi Goda/Big G and Suneo/Sneech. (Source: Wikipedia)

SourceManga
DemographicsKidsShounen
7.66
19K
Mar 31, 2014 ? eps, 1 min

Gudetama, an egg that is dead to the world and completely lacks motivation. No matter what cooking method you use, Gudetama remains unmoved. (Source: ANN)

StudioGathering
SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
7.05
13K
Feb 5, 2023 ? eps, 24 min

A major incident in peaceful Skyland?! The infant princess Ellee-chan has been kidnapped by a monster from the Undergu Empire! A brave girl named Sora follows the princess into a strange hole. It leads her to another world called Sorashido City. Televisions? Bicycles? Are these magical devices?!?! There's no time to be surprised! Sora has to take the princess back to the castle as soon as possible! Flying between two worlds! This is the beginning of a Precure adventure! It's hero time! Source: Toei Animation USA

SourceOriginal
7.64
8.3K
Oct 5, 1969 ? eps, 24 min

The main character is a mother named Sazae-san. She lives in a house with her husband, her kids and her parents. The show is the ultimate family program and tends to follow traditional themes. Think of this show as the Japanese equivalent to "The Partridge Family" and you'll get a good feel for this show's atmosphere. Don't expect to see things like violence, swearing, kung-fu action or magical girls. The plots are more like "Today, Sazae-san goes to the new mall and gets lost". Such "boring" plotlines and the simplistic art are often a turn-off to non-Japanese audiences, but most Japanese find the show incredibly good. As a result, it continues to be one of the top ratings grabbers on TV and is one of the few anime that is considered "acceptable" by adults. (Source: AniDB)

StudioEiken
Source4-koma manga
6.12
8.2K
Apr 10, 1993 ? eps, 10 min

Taking place in the Sengoku Period, Rantarou, Kirimaru and Shinbei are young students at Ninjutsu Academy, a school that teaches all kinds of youth how to become ninjas. Known as "Nintamas" (a contraction of ninja + tama [egg]), the main trio, and many other students at the school, must learn all sorts of unique skills to achieve their goal. Unfortunately, things aren't that simple, since our protagonists constantly find themselves failing their classes. With strict ninja teachers such as Doi-sensei and Yamada-sensei, the mischievous girls from the Kunoichi class, an entire crew of pirates and dozens more interesting characters, anything can happen in the crazy world of Nintama. The episodes are 7 minutes and thirty seconds long each, and each season (which there's currently 29 of) usually has a range of 60-90 episodes.

StudioAjia-do
SourceManga
DemographicKids
7.09
7.4K
Dec 5, 2022 28 eps, 3 min

Robotic OrderMaids are popping up in every household, and 10-year-old Bondo Taira has found out that his two closest friends—Motsuo and Gachi Gorilla—have OrderMaids too. Motsuo, in particular, owns Meico, a beautiful robot that gives excellent massages and serves drinks with a smile. Jealous of his friend, Bondo convinces his mother to get him an OrderMaid, hoping for a similar experience. However, to Bondo's surprise, the maid that appears outside of his door is incredibly muscular and clumsy enough to destroy a house when completing simple chores. Going by the name Roboko, this new robot is the exact opposite of what Bondo wanted. But despite that, Bondo, together with his friends, learns that there is more to Roboko than they could ever expect. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioGallop
SourceManga
ThemeGag Humor
DemographicShounen
6.76
7.2K
Jan 8, 1995 ? eps, 23 min

Momoko Sakura is an elementary school student who likes popular idol Momoe Yamaguchi and mangas. She is often called "Chibi Maruko-chan" due to her young age and small size. She lives together with her parents, her grandparents and her elder sister in a little town. In school, she has many friends with whom she studies and plays together everyday, including her close pal, Tama-chan; the student committee members, Maruo-kun and Migiwa-san; and the B-class trio: 'little master' Hanawa-kun, Hamaji-Bu Taro and Sekiguchi-kun. This is a fun-loving and enjoyable anime that portrays the simple things in life. (Source: ANN)

SourceManga
ThemeSchool
DemographicShoujo
7.29
5.7K
Apr 3, 2022 ? eps, 24 min

After inheriting the company from their parents, siblings Yuuhi and Yuamu Oudou have started to work at Ultraterrestrial Trouble Solutions, an organization that hunts aliens. Although they have never encountered aliens before, Yuuhi is desperate to meet one as he believes that an alien has stolen his important item called the "Earthdamar." One day, while searching for extraterrestrial creatures, Yuuhi and Yuamu find a strange spot in the forest where many trees have fallen, forming a scenery similar to a crop circle. As they venture further, they discover a mysterious spaceship and enter it out of curiosity. To their surprise, they come across Yudias Velgear, an alien from the Velgear Star Cluster. As it turns out, Yudias is seeking to learn about Rush Duel—a card game popular among elementary school students—as he believes that it will save his home from a long war. With the siblings agreeing to teach Yudias about Rush Duel, they eventually realize that their first contact with an alien may not be a random coincidence. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

StudioBridge
SourceCard game
5.72
5.4K
Oct 3, 1988 ? eps, 24 min

One night, a Star of Life falls down the chimney of a bakery nestled deep in the forest, causing the dough in the oven to come to life. The dough becomes Anpanman, a superhero made of anpan (a sweet roll with bean jam filling). Together with his friends, Anpanman fights his rival Baikinman and helps the malnourished. (Source: ANN)

SourcePicture book
DemographicKids
6.56
3.7K
Apr 2, 2016 ? eps, 5 min

Based on the original comic BONO BONO by Mikio Igarashi that has seen over 9,000,000 total copies printed, this is the definitive animated version of the emotionally soothing character-driven series that will make you ask yourself the philosophical question, "What are living things?" while laughing at heartwarming gags and being entertained by the interactions of amusing forest friends Bonobono the young sea otter, Chipmunk, Fishing Cat, and more. Enjoy the easygoing days and minor misadventures of Bonobono and his friends! (Source: Fuji Creative)

StudioEiken
Source4-koma manga
6.37
3.1K
Apr 4, 2022 ? eps, 1 min

What's a Chiikawa? No one really knows, but everyone can see they're small, they're cute, and they're always having a fun time! Join them as they explore their surreal world with the sharp humor and clever antics that make the Chiikawa irresistible. (Source: HIDIVE, edited)

StudioDoga Kobo
SourceWeb manga
DemographicSeinen
6.59
2.8K
Jan 8, 2022 ? eps, 23 min

The year is 20XX. The ninja, who once forged the history of Japan, were scattered across the country during the Meiji Restoration. As these ninja mingled with the other clans, their bloodline thinned, and they gradually faded from sight. The descendants of these ninja clans, seeking to preserve their heritage, formed the WNA (World Ninja Association) in the hope of carrying on their legacy. And so it was that the WNA succeeded in developing Ninja-Gum, an art which could summon forth the strength of the Shinobi. And yet creating the most powerful Ninja-Gum requires the strongest of ninja DNA. So it was that the Ninjala Tournament was held, that the mightiest of all ninjas could be found... (Source: Official Game website)

StudioOLM
SourceGame
5.46
2.5K
Mar 22, 2021 ? eps, 0 min

(No synopsis yet.)

StudioUnknown
SourceManga
N/A
2.0K
Oct 5, 1998 ? eps, 10 min

In the Heian era, around 1000 years ago, a young boy of noble family named Ojarumaru is bored with his life of privilege. Meanwhile, three demons steal the power-stick of Enma, king of demons, and then lose it. Ojarumaru finds it, and uses it to transport himself to the present time. Here, he is befriended by a young boy named Kazuma, and becomes a member of his family. As time goes on, Ojarumaru makes many new friends, while dodging the comedic efforts of the three demons, Akane, Kisuke, and Aobee, as they try to recover the stick. (from ANN)

StudioGallop
SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
6.36
2.0K
Sep 8, 2020 ? eps, 10 min

Zenitendo is a mysterious candy store that only lucky people can reach. All the candy recommended by Beniko, the owner of the store, is perfectly suited to the buyer's troubles. However, it depends on whether the candy will be used or eaten correctly that it can bring happiness or misfortune. (Source: MAL News)

SourceNovel
DemographicKids
5.96
1.7K
Apr 2, 2018 ? eps, 24 min

The story is set in modern day Japan following the growth of the protagonist Taiga Akashi, an elementary school kid who wants to be a professional gamer someday. (Source: Crunchyroll)

StudioPierrot
SourceGame
DemographicKids
5.84
1.5K
Nov 16, 2012 ? eps, 2 min

Fourth season of Kamiusagi Rope, events occur after the feature film. Airs on Mezamashi TV instead of the theaters.

StudioUnknown
SourceOriginal
N/A
1.1K
Apr 7, 1995 ? eps, 5 min

Two caterpillars investigate objects on a kitchen counter while searching for food. One of them finds a piece of pasta and is intrigued by the fact that there's a hole in the middle. They are having fun until a big mean caterpillar arrives. It's time for a major show down...

StudioI.Toon
Source
DemographicKids
6.19
1.1K
Mar 29, 2010 ? eps, 10 min

Story about Kappa with flowers on their heads.

StudiosOLMXebec
SourcePicture book
DemographicKids
5.98
900
Jan 5, 2022 ? eps, 5 min

Centers on a penguin who works in an abusive company and gripes about the difficulties of workplace life. The title is a play on the "koutei penguin," the Japanese name for the emperor penguin. (Source: ANN)

StudioUnknown
SourceManga
ThemeWorkplace
N/A
864
Mar 26, 2011 ? eps, 0 min

The story centers around a cat who answers people's wishes and delivers happiness. ("Tane" and "neko" are the Japanese words for "seed" and "cat," respectively.) (Source: ANN)

SourceOriginal
N/A
854
Feb 6, 2014 ? eps, 5 min

A shadow painting anime about a timid giraffe named Noop and his hedgehog companion named Harry as they travel their distant star world helping each other.

StudioUnknown
SourceOriginal
5.15
722
Apr 2, 2012 ? eps, 8 min

Fourth season of the Shimajirou children's television series.

SourceOther
DemographicKids
N/A
591
Mar 26, 2010 ? eps, 5 min

Stop-motion anime about a girl named Ratio who lives in a forest with her icy monsters and creatures. Every day she goes out explores new things.

StudioUnknown
Source
DemographicKids
N/A
586
Nov 11, 2018 ? eps, 1 min

Within the nature "Darwin Kita! Kikimono Shin Densetsu" program on NHK1.5 airs the short Manul no Yuube, based on a web manga/comic of the same name. It following animal characters who visit the bar Manul no Yuube. The bar is run by the Mama who is a Pallas's cat (Otocolobus manul) and serviced by the hostess Tsunomin who is a Brazilian treehopper (Bocydium globulare).

StudioUnknown
SourceWeb manga
N/A
557
Apr 25, 2011 ? eps, 0 min

A series of short, 30-second segments featuring Gohan Kaijuu Pap and various "side dish" monsters to produce delicious meals.

StudioDLE
SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
N/A
496
Dec 25, 2012 ? eps, 1 min

An NHK toddler's anime following cowardly creatures representing typical Halloween monsters like Dracula and a witch.

StudioUnknown
SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
N/A
468
Apr 4, 1995 ? eps, 5 min

Stop-motion animation about robots; though mainly focusing on Pulta a white square robot.

StudioUnknown
Source
ThemeMecha
DemographicKids
N/A
456
Feb 20, 2015 ? eps, 5 min

A stop-motion anime using bentou ingredients as the characters.

StudioUnknown
SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
N/A
403
Feb 15, 2013 ? eps, 5 min

A stop-motion animation about Liv, a curious little girl and Bell, a gluttonous hedgehog. Together they go on an adventure in a picture book.

StudioUnknown
Source
DemographicKids
N/A
393
Apr 3, 2017 ? eps, 3 min

The series follows a young girl named Shina who hopes to become the world's best DJ, and is interested in new sounds. Shina explores a mysterious world filled with Otoppe, strange creatures capable of unique sounds.

StudioUnknown
SourceOriginal
ThemeMusic
DemographicKids
N/A
386
Dec 2, 2015 ? eps, 5 min

A young boy tries to become as strong of a sumo wrestler as his father.

StudioUnknown
SourceOriginal
DemographicKids
N/A
356