Another year, another round of anime. Anime streaming platform Crunchyroll revealed its lineup for the 2020 anime season. It seems that this seasons is filled with some interesting titles to watch (and most possibly catch-up just in case you’re left behind!)
So without further ado, here are the official anime titles to watch out for this Winter Anime season!
Studio: Brain’s Base
Iwanaga Kotoko became the god of wisdom to the supernatural beings and spends her days solving problems for them. However, the boy who she fell head over heels for, Sakuragawa Kuro, is someone that is feared by all supernatural creatures. The two of them face various mysterious incidents involving the supernatural in this love x romance x mystery series. Where will these fantastical incidents lead them and what will happen with Kotoko’s crush?
Somali and the Forest Spirit
The world is ruled by a diversity of inhuman beings, who persecuted humans and drove them to near-extinction. One day, the forest guardian Golem meets a human girl. This is a chronicle of a journey that would bind a member of the dying “human” clan to the forest guardian Golem, as father and daughter.
HAIKYU!!: To The Top
Studio: Production I.G.
Based off of the original Weekly Shonen Jump manga series from Haruichi Furudate, Haikyu!! is a slice-of-life sports anime revolving around Shoyo Hinata’s love of volleyball. Inspired by a small-statured pro volleyball player, Hinata creates a volleyball team in his last year of middle school. Unfortunately the team is matched up against the “King of the Court” Tobio Kageyama’s team in their first tournament and inevitably lose. After the crushing defeat, Hinata vows to surpass Kageyama After entering high school, Hinata joins the volleyball team only to find that Tobio has also joined.
The Island of Giant Insects
Students from Hosho Academy High School were aboard a plane when it crash lands under mysterious circumstances. The heroine, Oribe Mutsumi and her classmates wash ashore on an island. The surviving passengers decide to wait for help to come, but the island turns out to be inhabited by giant insects! Mutsumi wakes up on a beach and finds her classmate Matsuo Ayumi. They use their wits to procure food. Believing that help will come in three days, they decide to endure until then.
Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
Studio: Science SARU
Synopsis (As Described by ANN):
Midori, Tsubame, and Sayaka are an energetic trio of first-year high school girls who come together in the Eizouken (Video Research Club) to turn their anime dreams into a reality. Midori is nervous to create an anime alone. She meets Tsubame who appears to be a well-to-do girl but she really has artistic dreams of being an animator. Midori’s best friend Sayaka has the financial sense to bring the project to fruition and joins the pair on their quest.
A Destructive God Sits Next To Me
Studio: EMT Squared
High school student Koyuki Seri has a disposition for whipping out witty retorts… but hates people who wait for those retorts! Much to his dismay, he had caught the eye of Hanatori Kabuto, who suffers from a terrible case of delusions of grandeur and everything about him could warrant a retort. Seri swears that he will never utter a retort about Kabuto, but he just can’t hold back. Not to mention, there seem to be even more strange people gathering around him… A high school boys’ comedy that’ll make you laugh and laugh (but can also be cute at times) is about to start!
Oda Cinnamon Nobunaga
Studio: Studio Pierrot
In the “one-of-a-kind samurai-general-reincarnated-as-a-canine comedy,” Nobunaga perishes at Honnouji as in history, and reincarnates in modern-day Japan as a dog named Shinamon. Other Warring States era warlords such as Takeda Shingen eventually join him, also as dogs."
Science I Fell In Love, So I Tried to Prove It
Yukimura Shinya and Himuro Ayame are two scientists that want to find out if love can be solved by a scientific theory. These two scientists also have feelings for each other and want to be able to solve their feelings through similar theoretical facts. With this perfect opportunity, these scientists will attempt to solve the theory of the love they express for each other.
Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story
In exchange for the fulfillment of a wish, Magical Girls keep fighting, unbeknownst to the rest of the world.
But Iroha Tamaki can’t seem to remember her wish.
“When I became a Magical Girl, what did I wish for again?”
There is a gaping hole in her life.
Something important has been lost.
But she continues to fight every day, without even knowing why…
Then, a rumor begins to spread among Magical Girls.
“Magical Girls can be saved if they go to Kamihama.”
Kamihama City, the city where Magical Girls and Uwasa are gathering.
The story of Iroha Tamaki, in search of her lost wish, begins…
Seton Academy: Join The Pack!
Studio: Studio Gokumi
Seton Academy, a school where animals of all species gather to live and learn together. A sacred garden of learning, where students hone their primal instincts and the laws are of the jungle. Where species pit against species in a daily struggle for survival… Now enter the animal-hating human Jin Mazama, and the lonely wolf Ranka Okami. When man meets wolf in an encounter for the ages, this food chain is about to be shook. “Species shmecies! If we’ve shared face-licks, you’re a friend to me! Welcome to the pack!”
Isekai Quartet 2
Studio: Studio Puyukai
The button appeared out of nowhere. There weren’t any signs NOT to push it…so the solution is obvious, right? Is it a trap or the start of something new and exciting? The crews of Re:Zero, Overlord, Konosuba, and The Saga of Tanya the Evil will find out when they go from their world to another and get stuck in…class?! See what adorable chaos they’ll get up to in this collection of shorts!
An unpredictable battle of superpowers.
Kaname Sudo, an ordinary high school student, receives an invitation email to try a mysterious app called “Darwin’s Game.”
Kaname, upon launching the app, is drawn into a game where players fight one another using superpowers called Sigils.
Without knowing the reason for all this, can Kaname survive furious battles against the powerful players who attack him?
22/7 (Nanabun No Nijuuni)
Studio: A-1 Pictures
One day, Miu Takigawa suddenly receives a letter notifying her that she has been chosen as a member of a brand-new project. Half in disbelief, she heads over to the location stated on the letter. There, she finds seven other girls summoned there in the same fashion. The girls behold a giant, top-secret facility. They stand in bewilderment as they are told: “You are going to debut for a major record label as an idol group.”
A new kind of idol, never-before-seen, is about to be born here…
Uchitama?! Have You Seen My Tama?
Studio: Lapin Track and MAPPA
“Tama & Friends: Have you seen my Tama?” debuted in 1983 as a popular character on stationery and accessories. Tama, the beloved neighborhood cat who is known for the patch on his forehead and yellow ears, has now taken on a human form! Featuring Tama and his quirky friends, Uchitama is a brand-new type of heartwarming anime that might even be the new definition of kawaii!?
In a city somewhere in Japan, there’s a flyer often seen on Third Street with a picture of a cat with a kinked tail, bearing the words: “Have you seen Tama?” A young boy gazes at the flyer, but he has fluffy ears on his head…!? Watch the dogs and cats from Third Street take on a human form and get up to some mischief.
Take a peek into the wonderful lives of Tama and his friends.
Fate/Grand Order – Moonlight/Lostroom
The Lostroom. A place where you can see what was lost, or maybe what will be lost to you in time. Existing in the innermost part of Chaldea, it is the boundary line between dream and reality where the light of the Moon shines through. Produced by the Chaldea Summoning System, the room holds a small number of worthwhile benefits to enjoy.
Thunderbolt Fantasy – Bewitching Melody of the West –
Làng Wū Yáo, a boy with a supernatural singing voice, gets caught up in a life or death battle performance against other singers.
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