Top 10 Spring Anime Recommendations

Top 10 2016 Spring Anime Recommendations

Exciting new anime series this Spring

The Spring season is starting in Japan, soon the Sakura trees will blossom and everywhere people will relax on blue mats breathe in the new season. It is also a new anime season. Here is a list of the top ten anime recommendations by AnimeFanatika for this anime season.

Bungou Stray Dogs

Bungou Stray Dogs

Bungou Stray Dogs

Release Date: April 7, 2016
Genre: Supernatural/Mystery
Based on: Manga

In Bungou Stray Dogs we meet Nakajima Atsushi, just kicked out of his orphanage, standing by a river, on the brink of starvation, rescues a man who is attempting suicide. That man is Dazai Osamu, and Danzi is a member of a special detective agency that deals with cases that are too dangerous for the police or the military. And it seems members of that Detective agency has super powers!!!!

Preview video: http://bit.ly/Bungou-Stray-Dogs-PV2

Endride

Endride

Endride

Release Date: April 3, 2016
Genre: Action/Fantasy
Based on: Mixed-Media Project

Imagine Endra – an unknown world that spreads across the underside of the earth. This is an alternate earth, where the vast Adad Mars shines above. Meet our hero, Shun Asanaga, a normal junior high student, a ‘surface dweller’, who suddenly finds himself in Endra. Then he meets Emilio, an imprisoned Prince. Just what kind of effect will this meeting have on the fate of Endra? The story is just beginning!

Preview Video: http://bit.ly/Endride-PV

Flying Witch

Flying Witch

Flying Witch

Release Date: April 10, 2016
Genre: Slice of Life/Supernatural
Based on: Manga

The anime synopsis is as follows: Makoto Kowata, 15 years old, and a professional witch leaves Yokohama with Chito, her black cat, to live in the house of her relatives, which include her second cousins Kei and Chinatsu, in Aomori. Here she begins to train as a witch.

Preview Video: http://bit.ly/Flying-Witch-PV2

Hundred

Hundred

Hundred

Release Date: April 5, 2016
Genre: Mecha/Sci-Fi
Based on: Light Novel

Imagine this: The Hundred, the only weapon capable of countering the mysterious life form called Savage that is attacking Earth. Our hero, Hayato Kisaragi enrolls at the marine academy city ship Little Garden in order to become a Slayer (a type of Military elite). He realizes that his roommate Emil Crossford knows him from somewhere and beside that mystery there is also the fact that the ‘queen’ and the school’s most powerful Slayer, Claire Harvey, challenges him to a duel.

Preview Video: http://bit.ly/Hundred-PV2

Kagewani: Shou

Kagewani: Shou

Kagewani: Shou

Release Date: April 1, 2016
Genre: Mystery/Supernatural
Based on: Original

Kagewani is back with a second season. Follow Sousuke Banba, university professor, scientist and investigator word weird cases which involve monster attacking people. And that is not all… our professor carries a dark secret himself.

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Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear

Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear

Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear

Release Date: April 3, 2016
Genre: Comedy
Based on: Manga

The original manga follows a shrine maiden named Machi, from a rural town, that serves at a Shinto bear shrine. Her guardian is a talking bear named Natsu. She expresses her desire to go to school in the city and Natsu decides to help her to get ready to urban life.

Preview Video: http://bit.ly/Kuma_Miko-PV

Koutstsujou no Kabaneri

Koutstsujou no Kabaneri

Koutstsujou no Kabaneri

Release Date: April 8, 2016
Genre: Action/Fantasy
Based on: Original

The anime, coined as a ‘steampunk survival action’ series plays off in an alternate world on an island country named Hinomoto. Humans are hiding on fortresses called Stations since reanimated dead with hearts of iron called kabana overrun the outside. People can, however, move from Station to Station thanks to steam-powered trains.

Preview Video: http://bit.ly/Koutstsujou-no-Kabaneri-PV

Mayoiga

Mayoiga

Mayoiga

Release Date: April 1, 2016
Genre: Mystery/Drama
Based on: Original

A shady bus tour with 30 men and women set to go to an possibly nonexistent village named Nanakimura, heads into the mountains. What mystery awaits these 30 passengers….

Preview Video: http://bit.ly/Mayoiga-teaser-PV

Macross Δ

Macross Δ

Macross Δ

Release Date: April 3, 2016
Genre: Mecha/Music
Based on: Original

The story is set eight years after the events of Macross Frontier in the year 2067. The focus is set on Walküre, a team of talented idols and the Delta Squadron, a team of experienced Valkyrie pilots as they battle against the Var Syndrome.

Preview Video: http://bit.ly/Macross-Delta-PV

Terra Formars: Revenge

Terra Formars: Revenge

Terra Formars: Revenge

Release Date: April 2, 2016
Genre: Sc0\i-Fi/Horror
Based on: Manga

Terra Formars plays off in the year 2577, hundreds of years after well-intended scientists sent cockroaches to planet Mars to terraform it and make is suitable for human life. Manned ships land on Mars and to their shock they encounter large humanoid cockroaches with superhuman (or is that super cockroach?) strength that then wipe those men out. Then, of course, humanity sends warrior elites to wipe these cockroach creatures out. Terra Formars: Revenge is the continuation of the stories set in motion in the first season.

Preview Video: http://bit.ly/Terra-Formars-Revenge-Preview-Video2

Honourable mentions

Also, look out for the movie Yu-Gi-Oh: The Dark Side of Dimensions set to be released on April 23rd if you are a Yu-Gi-Oh fanatik. Yugi, Joey and Kaiba are back to duel once again. Then there is on May 27, the Girls und Panzer Der Film and the movie will be a direct sequel to the Anime series.

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