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The Autumn season was on the whole stronger than summer as while not many shows were truly outstanding many were very enjoyable especially if it is a genre you dig into. This season was especially good in the horror department as we got two good ones with Mieruko-chan and Tricornered Window. Beyond that there is the highly anticipated anime of Jobless Reincarnation part 2 and 86 that for the most part largely delivered on their promises. Whilst the second part of Jobless Reincarnation is not...
Episodes: 20 Original airing dates: 1st August 2021 – 19th December 2021 Studio: SILVER LINK Genre: Comedy, supernatural Recommended audience: Those will like childish comedy antics and cute girls Trailer: Background/synopsis: The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated! which also goes by the name Jaha-sama wa Kujikenai is a supernatural comedy series that was first released in the summer 2021 season and is another SILIVER LINK works. In a dark realm far away lies a demon by the name of Jahy...
Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 2nd October 2021 – 18th December 2021 Studio: OLM Genre: Gourmet, fantasy, slice-of-life Prequel: Restaurant To Another World Recommended audience: Food lovers primarily and those for all things fantasy! Trailer: Background/synopsis: Restaurant To Another World 2 also known as Isekai Shokudou 2 is a slice-of-life/fantasy series featuring lots of succulent delights! The second season was released in the autumn 2021 season and unlike season one where the...
Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 6th October 2021 – 22nd December 2021 Studio: SILVER LINK & Studio Palette Genre: Isekai/action/drama Recommended audience: Isekai fans or admirers of beautiful women! Trailer: Background/synopsis: The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat otherwise known as Sekai Saikou no Ansatsusha, Isekai Kizoku ni Tensei suru is an action based isekai series that was released in the autumn 2021 season. In terms of animation...
Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 4th October 2021 – 20th December 2021 Studio: Arvo Animation Genre: Sci-fi/historic and romance Recommended audience: Lovers of space anime with an affinity for romance. MONSTA RECOMMENDATION!!! Trailer: Background/synopsis: Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut also going by the title Tsuki to Laika to Nosferatu is a historic/sci-fi romantic anime which is an Avro Animation works and was released in the autumn 2021 season. The series has got a whacky premise...
Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 9th October 2021 – 3rd January 2022 Studio: Children’s Playground Entertainment Genre: Isekai/adventure Recommended audience: Lovers of character/driven adventure series Trailer: Background/synopsis: The Faraway Paladin also known as Saihate no Paladin is an isekai/adventures series that was released in the autumn 2021 season and is a Children’s Playground Entertainment works. It has been confirmed that a second season will be released although the date...
Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 2nd October 2021 – 18th December 2021 Studio: Studio Gokumi Genre: Slice-of-life/darkish magical girl series Prequels: Yuuki Yuuna is a Hero: The Washio Chapter, Yuuki Yuuna is a Hero, Yuuki Yuuna is a Hero: The Mankai Chapter Recommended audience: Fans of the magical girl genre Trailer: Background/synopsis: Yuuki Yuuna is a Hero: The Mankai Chapter also known as Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Mankai no Shou is a dark magical series. The Mankai Chapter...
Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 3rd October 2021 – 19th December 2021 Studio: Zero-G Genre: Supernatural/mystery/horror/yaoi Recommended audience: Fans of mysteries or physiological thrillers who have no aversions to boy love. Trailer: Background/synopsis: The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window also known as Sankaku Mado no Sotogawa wa Yoru is a supernatural/mystery with powerful yaoi undertones. The anime was released in the autumn 2021 with Zero-G as the studio behind the...
Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 9th October 2021 – 25th December 2021 Studio: SynergySP Genre: Romance/historic/comedy Recommended audience: Fans of romantic tales or cute waifus Trailer: Background/synopsis: Taishou Otome Otogibanashi is a historic romantic story produced by SynergySP and released in the autumn 2021 season. Events take place 100 years ago and centres on a young man named Tamahiko Shima who is the son to an affluent family. Although materially rich, he lacks the love...
Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 6th October 2021 – 22th December 2021 Studio: Madhouse/MAPPA Genre: Action/fantasy/romance Recommended audience: Those who like character driven action with a touch of romance. Trailer: Background/synopsis: Takt Op. Destiny is an action/fantasy series with a touch of romance that was released in the Autumn 2021 season. In an alternate world there are monsters named D2 that have ravaged the land and left the United States of America in a state of chaos...
Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 7th October 2021 – 23th December 2021 Studio: OLM Genre: Comedy/slice-of-life/romance Recommended audience: Fans of the manga and those that get a kick out of cringeworthy moments! Trailer: Background/synopsis: Komi Can’t Communicate otherwise known as Komi-san wa, Comyushou desu is a slice-of-life, comedy series with a subtle dose of romance that released in the autumn 2021 season. The series centres around Shoko Komi who is the bright star of her...
The Hero Chapter is the immediate sequel to the original Yuuki Yuuna and is perhaps the strongest season yet (I have not seen the Mankai chapter yet so that doesn't count in my reckoning). This season is largely story driven with the slice-of-life/comedy elements taking a back seat. The major plus in Hero Chapter is we get a more satisfactory ending that offers closure to the show. To get the most out this series I would recommend watching all the prequels though. Episodes: 6 Original...
Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 7th October 2021 – 23th December 2021 Studio: Satelight Genre: Sci-fi/adventure Recommended audience: People who like adventure stories and like strong headed lolis Trailer: Background/synopsis: Sakugan sometimes known as Sacks&Guns is a sci-fi/adventure anime that was released in the autumn 2021 season. The story of Sakugan takes place in a world where everyone lives in an underground labyrinth which holds various colonies. In one of these colonies...
Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 10th October 2021 – 26th December 2021 Studio: Doga Kobo Genre: Romantic/comedy and slice-of-life Recommended audience: Fans of slice-of-life shows primarily. Romantic lovers may also dig this Trailer: Background/synopsis: Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi also known as My Senpai is Annoying is a rom-com/slice-of-life series that was released on the autumn 2021 season. My Senpai is Annoying takes place in an office where Futaba Igarashi is starting her...
Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 3rd October 2021 – 19th December 2021 Studio: Passione Genre: Horror/comedy Recommended audience: People who like light hearted horror shows with a pinch of character drama Trailer: Background/synopsis: Mieruko-chan is a horror/comedy series that came out in the autumn 2021 season. The story centres on Miko Yotsuya who has a special ability to see supernatural spirits around her. Scared witless by these abominations, Miko tries her best to pretend they...
Episodes 2-3 Thoughts: With the second episode the new season really starts in earnest as we see Tanjirou, Zenitsu and Inosuke hit it off in the “entertainment district” aka the red light distract. The episode starts heavy in comedy so I imagine opinions will be mixed here. I know lots of people who watch Demon Slayer have said less than stellar things about the comedy skits this series dishes out so the first half could make for difficult viewing depending on your tastes... Yes Zenitsu...
Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 4th October 2021 – 20th December 2021 Studio: Studio Bind Genre: Isekai/adventure/fantasy Prequel: Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Part 1 Recommended audience: Fans of fantasy/adventure anime with a dose of fanservice Trailer: Background/synopsis: Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Part 2 also known as Mushoku Tensei: Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu Part 2 is an isekai/adventure series that first aired in the autumn 2021 season. As the name implies...
Episodes: 24 Original airing dates: 9th July 2021 – 17th December 2021 Studio: P.A. Works Genre: Drama, slice-of-life Recommended audience: Slice-of-life and fans of character driven drama. Background/synopsis: Aquatope of White Sand otherwise known as Shiroi Suna no Aquatope is a slice-of-life drama series that was originally released in the summer 2021. The story of Aquatope begins with Fuuka Miyazawa whose career as an idol has come to an end. Depressed and directionless she wanders and...
The Washio Chapter is actually a prequel to the original Yuuki Yuuna season although if you want to get the most out of this franchise I would still recommend watching the original Yuuki Yuuna over this. I say that because the revelations mentioned in this Washio chapter will spoil a major twist in the first season. In terms of the target audience this will be great for people who like slice-of-life anime or magical girls and is suitable for veterans and newcomers alike. The ending is...
Like cooking or simply like to pig out? Then I got a series for you and that is Restaurant To Another World where the main "characters" are the delightful meals on offer! Come enjoy the meals and on the side we got a bunch of rowdy and eccentric diners who will entertain you with their stories from a land far away! Yes this is a quirky series for those who like their anime to be a little different. Episodes: 12 Original airing dates: 4th July 2017 – 19th September 2017 Studio: SILVER LINK...
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