Top 10 2016 Summer Anime Recommendations

Top 10 2016 Summer Anime Recommendations

Super Sugoi Summer anime!

While some of us are in the middle of Winter, it is Summer in Japan and new anime series are being released next month. What better way to warm up than watching anime and this season marks the return of series like Beserk, D.Grayman and Danganronpa (of which 2 new series) to name a few. Whether we are revisiting old anime friends or meeting new ones, this suumer season is going to be super sugoi!

91 Days

91 Days

91 Days

Release Date: July 9, 2015
Genre: Drama
Based on: N/A

The anime plays off in a Mafia-controlled town during the Prohibition era (an era where alcohol is illegal and the mafia controls the world). Our anti-hero, Avilio goes on a
self-destructive mission for revenge…

91 Days Preview: http://bit.ly/91-Days-Preview

Ange Vierge

Ange Vierge

Ange Vierge

Release Date: July 10, 2016
Genre: Fantasy
Based on: Card Game

The anime is based on a card game. The plot of the card game is about portals that
suddenly open and they cause three different worlds to fuse together, resulting in mysterious ‘exceed-powers’ to awaken in teenaged girls. An academy is built for these
girls somewhere on an island in the Pacific.

Ange Vierge Preview: http://bit.ly/Ange-Vierge-Preview

Battery

Battery

Battery

Release Date: July 14, 2016
Genre: Sports
Based on: Manga

In the anime, Takumi Harada is the best pitcher in the region and he is not even in High School. He is frustrated because he can’t find a catcher good enough to keep up with him. The he meets Gou Nagakura.

Battery Preview: http://bit.ly/Battery-Preview2

Berserk (2016)

Berserk (2016)

Berserk (2016)

Release Date: July 1, 2016
Genre: Horror/Adventure
Based on: Manga

As we know Guts was once just a wandering mercenary that was taken into the Mercenary group, the Band of the Hawk led by the charismatic Griffith. Griffith, as we have seen, only saw his mercenaries as tools to reach for his goal to be one day, the ruler over his own kingdom. The new series plays off after Griffin has sacrificed all his
mercenaries to achieve his goal. Guts are set on a vengeful journey to hunt down the God
Hand’s Apostles and kill Griffith. Joined in his quest is the elf Puck.

Berserk Teaser: http://bit.ly/Berserk-2016-Teaser

Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibougamine Gakuen - Mirai-hen

Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibougamine Gakuen – Mirai-hen

Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibougamine Gakuen – Mirai-hen

Release Date: July 11, 2016
Genre: Psychological
Based on: N/A

The original series followed 15 students that are imprisoned inside Hope’s Peak Academy by a psychotic remote-controlled bear named Monokuma. They can escape, sure, but only if they murder another student and get away with it! “Mirai Hen” revisits characters from the first game installment like Makoto Naegi, Kyoko Kirigi, Aoi Asahina and Yasuhiro Hagakure.

Trailer – http://bit.ly/Danganronpa-3-The-End-of-Kibougamine-Gakuen-Mirai-hen-trailer

D.Gray-man Hallow

D.Gray-man Hallow

D.Gray-man Hallow

Release Date: July 5, 2016
Genre: Action
Based on: Manga

D. Gray-man revolves around Allen Walker, an exorcist who had been fighting against Akuma and Millennium Earl. The anime also includes other exorcists and their struggle to keep mankind safe from evil.

D.Gray-man Hallow Trailer: http://bit.ly/D-Gray-man-Hallow-Trailer

Fukigen na Mononokean

Fukigen na Mononokean

Fukigen na Mononokean

Release Date: Jun 28, 2016
Genre: Supernatural
Based on: Manga

In the manga, our hero Ashiya spends seven days stuck in the infirmary thanks to an yōkai that attached itself to him. He eventually asks the owner of ‘Monokean”, a small tearoom for help. Will they find a way to guide the yōkai back to its own world?

Fukigen na Mononokean preview: http://bit.ly/Fukigen-na-Mononokean-Preview3

Mob Psycho 100

Mob Psycho 100

Mob Psycho 100

Release Date: July 12, 2016
Genre: Supernatural
Based on: Digital Manga

Mob Psycho 100 tells the tale of Kageyama Shigeo, an average middle school boy nicknamed Mob (Which means John Doe) thanks to the fact that he does not stand out amongst people. He actually keeps a low profile because he learned that he is a powerful esper and his powers will go wildly out of control when his emotional capacity reaches 100%. Fighting his own psychic powers, he lives under self-induced emotional shackles, wishing he could live like others, but there are always problems. As the suppressed emotions grow inside him little by little, will his power on day burst free and create havoc?

Mob Psycho 100 Preview: http://bit.ly/Mob-Psycho-100-PV

Servamp

Servamp

Servamp

Release Date: July 5, 2016
Genre: Supernatural
Based on: Manga

In Servamp Kuro, a stray black cat and a high school freshman named Mahiru Shirota
crosses paths. But Kuro is no ordinary cat, he is a servamp: a servant vampire. Mahiro’s
life is changed in a major way as he becomes involved with the ancient struggles between
mankind and vampire.

Servamp Preview: http://bit.ly/Servamp-Preview3

Tales of Zestiria the X

Tales of Zestiria the X

Tales of Zestiria the X

Release Date: July 03, 2016
Genre: Fantasy
Based on: Game

The anime tells the tale of Sorey, a human that grew up among ‘seraphim’ (tenzoku),
spiritual entities invisible to the human eye. Sorey believes an old legend that states that long ago seraphim was visible to humans and Sorey dreams of making the world a place where humans and seraphim can live together. He one day ends up visiting the capital city of the humans and during an incident he pulls a holy sword that is embedded in a rock, ending up in becoming a ‘shepherd’, which is a person destined to cast away
adversity in the world!

Tales of Zestiria the X Trailer: http://bit.ly/Tales-of-Zestiria-the-X-trailer

Honourable mention

Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibougamine Gakuen - Zetsubou-hen

Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibougamine Gakuen – Zetsubou-hen

Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibougamine Gakuen – Zetsubou-hen

Release Date: July 14, 2016
Genre: Psychological
Based on: N/A

The original series followed 15 students that are imprisoned inside Hope’s Peak Academy by a psychotic remote-controlled bear named Monokuma. They can escape, sure, but only if they murder another student and get away with it! “Zetsubō Hen” will deal with characters from the Super Danganronpa 2 game.

Trailer: Not available

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