Sunday, December 25, 2016

Winter Anime 2016 Preview: The Last Spark for 2016!

Hello everyone! This is my preview for the upcoming Winter anime 2016 which begin this January! (Some of the series synopsis are taken from other sources)

Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo S2: Also know as Konosuba for short. One of my favourite comedy series for 2016 is back for more laughter as Kazuma who was reincarnated into a fantasy world is struck with a useless Water Goddess, a Mage who can only use one spell per day and a Paladian who just want to get screwed by everyone.

Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-hen: Second Season follow our two main brother leads continue their adventures to take down demons and struggling with their accursed bloodline as the sons of Satan.

Masamune-kun no Revenge: When young Masamune Makabe was ridiculed for being a fat kid by a girl, he swore revenge on her and started training to become a handsome looking guy. When he meet the same girl now in high school, he discovered she might not be what he think she is...

Tales of Zestiria the X S2: Season 2 of the hit PS4 game.

Kuzu no Honkai: Mugi and Hanabi are the perfect couple however they have a secret crush on someone else and are dating for the sake of presenting themselves...

ChäoS;Child: The continuing series which ChäoS Head left off six months ago...

Hand Shakers: The anime takes place in Osaka in 20XX and revolves around the Hand Shakers - partners who can summon "Nimrodes," weapons born from their deep psyche by joining hands.

Little Witch Academia: The story revolves around Akko who as a child watched the witch Shiny Chariot perform a show and from then on dream of becoming a witch.

Fuuka: From the same person who gave your "The town we live in" come another coming of age story about young people experiencing love...

Chain Chronicle-Haecceitas no Hikari: Based on the popular App game of the same name.

Akiba's Trip The Animation: Based on the PS3 and PS4 game of the same name which focus a group of "Freedom Fighters" battling real life vampires in the street of Akihabara.

Demi-chan wa Kataritai: A young teacher who love all sorts of Demi gods and creatures got his wish to be in a class of Demi gods however the students have all sorts of problems...

ēlDLIVE: From the author of Hitman Reborn come a new series about a young boy, Chuunta who enrolled to be an intergalactic police officer.

Youjo Senki: On the front line of the war, there's a little girl. Blond hair, blue eyes and porcelain white skin, she commands the army with lisping voice. Her name is Tanya Degurechaff. But in reality, she is one of Japan's most elite salaryman, reborn as a little girl after angering a mysterious being X who calls himself "God."

Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon: Kobayashi is your average office worker who lives a boring life alone in her small apartment until she saves the life of a female dragon in distress.

Urara Meirochou: Girls from all over the country come to live in Meiro-cho for one reason. To train to become the top uranaishi – the Urara.

Gintama S4: The continued misadventures of Gintoki and his friends after the disband of the Shinseigumi and the rise of a new and dangerous government...

Seiren: From the people who gave you the Enterbrain Trilogy which consists of Kimikiss, Amagami and Photo Kano come the fourth installment with a similar premise...

ACCA 13-ku Kansatsu-ka: The kingdom of Dowa, which is subdivided into 13 states is celebrating its monarch's 99th birthday. These thirteen states have many agencies that are controlled by the giant organization known as ACCA.

Gabriel Dropout: The Angel Gabriel came to Earth and was obsessed with Earth's culture that she became a useless god now struck on Earth...

Spiritpact: Heir of an old famous family of Exorcist, You Keika is stricken by poverty after losing his parents and he had to struggle as a street fortune teller and a computer recovery part timer to earn money. One night in a junkyard, he met the mysterious yet charismatic Exorcist, Tanmoku Ki who was fighting an evil spirit.

Yowamushi Pedal: New Generation: The next chapter about high school cycling sports.

Schoolgirl Strikers: Based on the App game of the same name.

BanG Dream!: Toyama Kasumi felt a fateful meeting with a star-shaped guitar in a pawnshop one day. There are four girls who like Kasumi  have a dream of looking for a place that can spark them.

Minami Kamakura Koukou Joshi Jitensha: Screw Long Riders! This is the female compitivtie cycling series that we are longing for!

Onihei: Heizou Hasegawa is a feared law enforcer during Japan Tenmei Era and is given the nickname-Devil Heizou...

One Room: The series will tell "three stories raised in your (one) room."

6HP (Six Hearts Princess): No details of the synopsis but looked like another Maho Shoujo series. (Let's hope it is not another Dark series like last season)

Piace-Watashi no Italian: High schooler Morina Nanase starts work at Trattoria Festa, an Italian restaurant filled with various and sundry quirky characters..

Idol Jihen: The story follows 47 idol members of the seven parties in the Japanese Diet elected from each prefectures and focuses on their efforts to change Japan with their dance and songs and to give smile to everyone in the country.

Kemono Friends: The story takes place in Japari Park, a "gigantic integrated zoo." In the zoo, due to the mysterious "sand star" substance, the animals start turning into human-shaped creatures called Animal Girls.

Rewrite 2nd Season: Moon-hen / Terra-hen: Second season of Rewrite covering the Moon and Terra routes of the original game

Kirakira☆Precure À La Mode: The new Precure series which focus on pastries and animals.

So what are I am looking for this season? Gintama, Konosuba, Kirakira Precure, Blue Exorcist and Seiren are the ones I am looking forward to. Chain Chronicle which I am currently watching the 4 parts series that was aired in Cruchyroll looked interesting. I could see BanG Dream might be the next K-ON since Bushiroad is promoting this new IP everywhere. Of course, there are quite a number of ongoing shows that are having 2 cour like Gundam-Iron Blooded Orphans, Tiger Mask and ClassicaLoid.

So until then, see you in January for the new season and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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