Your Complete Q2 2015 Anime Guide

Your Complete Spring 2015 Anime Guide

With a new season comes new anime — 50 of them to be exact. But with so much anime, how do you know which ones to watch? Check out the trailers and brief blurbs below to see which of them catches your interest.

Note: Series ordered by premier date. Should an anime have begun simulcasting, I have linked to it. Otherwise I have linked to the general simulcasting page for the given streaming service.


Battle Spirits: Burning Soul

Genre: Card Battle Premier Date: April 1, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: The seventh season of the Battle Spirits anime follows an all-new cast of characters in a world where card game duels have created a new "Warring States Period."


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I Can't Understand What My Husband Is Saying Season 2 (Danna ga Nani wo Itteiru ka Wakaranai Ken 2 Sure-me)

Genre: Romantic Comedy Premier Date: April 3, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: The second season of an anime about a working wife married to an otaku.


My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Season 2 (Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Zoku)

Genre: Romantic Comedy, School Life, Comedy Premier Date: April 3, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Madman (AU) What It's About in One Sentence: The second season of an anime about an incredibly pessimistic high schooler and the club he is forced to join.


Re-Kan!

Genre: Comedy Premier Date: April 3, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: The story of a girl who can see ghosts and her subsequent supernatural adventures with her friends.


Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha Vivid

Genre: Magical Girls Premier Date: April 4, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: The newest anime in the Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha series — this time about a group of girls in a magical academy participating in a combat tournament for young mages.


Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darou ka?)

Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure Premier Date: April 4, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: A young adventurer searching for love in a dungeon and a goddess seeking more followers team up to achieve their goals.


The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan (Nagato Yuki-chan no Shoushitsu)

Genre: Comedy, Romance Premier Date: April 4, 2015 Where to Watch: Funimation, Madman (AU) What It's About in One Sentence: Based upon the world of The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya, this spin-off follows the literature club in this parallel universe.


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Vampire Holmes

Genre: Mystery, Fantasy Premier Date: April 4, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: In this short-form anime, Holmes is hired by the police department to hunt vampires in London.


Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma (Shokugeki no Soma)

Genre: Cooking, Ecchi Premier Date: April 4, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: This anime follows a young man in an elite culinary school where only 10% of the students make it to graduation.


Jewelpet Magical Change

Genre: Magical Girl, Modern Fantasy Premier Date: April 4, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: The seventh Jewelpet anime — this time following a group of Jewelpets who transform into human girls.


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PriPara Season 2

Genre: Idol Premier Date: April 4, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: The second season of an anime about an elementary school girl who grasps her chance to become an idol and enters a world of fashion, dance, and music.


Kyoukai no Rinne

Genre: Romantic Comedy, Modern Fantasy Premier Date: April 4, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: This is the story of a high school girl who can see spirits (though she'd rather not) and the boy in her class whose job it is to usher spirits to the other side for reincarnation.


Ultimate Otaku Teacher (Denpa Kyoushi)

Genre: Comedy, Romance Premier Date: April 4, 2015 Where to Watch: Funimation What It's About in One Sentence: This anime follows an otaku who becomes a high school physics teacher.


Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign (Owari no Seraph)

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Post Apocalypse Premier Date: April 4, 2015 Where to Watch: Funimation What It's About in One Sentence: After a virus wipes out all of mankind over the age of thirteen, vampires enslave the remaining children to use as livestock.


Highschool DxD BorN

Genre: Ecchi, Harem, Fantasy Premier Date: April 4, 2015 Where to Watch: Funimation, Madman (AU) What It's About in One Sentence: This is the third season of Highschool DxD, the story of a human boy who enters a formerly all-girls school filled with angels and devils.


Gunslinger Stratos

Genre: Action, Sci-fi Premier Date: April 4, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Daisuki, Madman (AU) What It's About in One Sentence: Based on the Square Enix arcade game of the same name, when two parallel worlds begin being merged into one, each sends a group of "gunslingers" back in time to prevent the opposing parallel universe from ever being created.


Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works Season 2

Genre: Fighting, Fantasy, Romance Premier Date: April 5, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Madman (AU) What It's About in One Sentence: Continuing the story of Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works, this anime focuses on a war where mages and legendary heroes team up to fight for the holy grail.


Plastic Memories

Genre: Sci-fi Premier Date: April 5, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Daisuki What It's About in One Sentence: In the near future, when humanity's android servants are online for too long, things start to go bad — luckily the corporation that makes them has a department set up to deal with these androids.


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Uta no Prince-sama Season 3 (Uta no Prince-sama - Maji Love Revolutions)

Genre: Romance, Idol Premier Date: April 5, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: This is the third season of an anime based on a dating sim where a group of young men are in a school training to be idols.


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Tesagure! Bukatsumono Season 3 (Puru Purun Sharumu to Asobou)

Genre: Slice of Life Premier Date: April 5, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: The third season of the Tesagure! Bukatsu-mono anime which follows the hijinks of an odd all-girl "groping club".


Blood Blockade Battlefront (Kekkai Sensen)

Genre: Scfi-Fi, Modern Fantasy Premier Date: April 5, 2015 Where to Watch: Funimation, Madman (AU) What It's About in One Sentence: Years ago a tear in the fabric of reality opened in the sky, trapping both humans and creatures from another world in New York City — but now as one group seeks to bring down the barrier, another group tries to stop them.


Duel Masters VSR

Genre: Card Battle Premier Date: April 5, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: The eleventh season of an anime about kids who save the world with card games.


The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki)

Genre: Fantasy Premier Date: April 5, 2015 Where to Watch: Funimation What It's About in One Sentence: This is the story of a prince trying to reclaim his fallen kingdom.


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Baby Steps Season 2

Genre: Sports Premier Date: April 5, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: The second season of an anime about a high school honour student who becomes frustrated with his life and decides to join the tennis team.


Show By Rock!!

Genre: Idol Premier Date: April 5, 2015 Where to Watch: Funimation, Madman (AU) What It's About in One Sentence: A cat girl, a bunny girl, a sheep girl, and a dog girl start a band together.


Ameiro Cocoa

Genre: Comedy, Slice of Life Premier Date: April 5, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: This short-form anime focuses on a young man working in a cafe — and his encounters with a man who once called him ugly.


Ghost in the Shell: ARISE ALTERNATIVE ARCHITECTURE

Genre: Cyberpunk, Mystery Premier Date: April 5, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: This is a TV re-edit of Ghost in the Shell: Arise, though the final two episodes will be entirely new content.


Kinmoza (Hello! Kiniro Mosaic)

Genre: Comedy, Slice of Life Premier Date: April 6, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: The second season of an anime about the adventures of a Japanese school girl and her friend from Great Britain.


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Ace of the Diamond Season 2 (Dia no Ace)

Genre: Sports Premier Date: April 6, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: This is the second season of an anime about an ace pitcher who joins a high school baseball team and strives for the national championship.


Joker Season 2 (Kaito Joker)

Genre: Mystery, Comedy Premier Date: April 6, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: The second season of this anime continues to follow a thief who can steal anything in the world — almost like magic.


Nyuru Nyuru!! Kakusen-kun 2-ki

Genre: Comedy Premier Date: April 6, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: This is the second season of a short-form anime that tells the tales of a group of zits living on someone's face.


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Teekyu Season 4

Genre: Sports, Slice of Life Premier Date: April 7, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: This is the fourth season of a short-form anime about the crazy lives of a high school girls tennis club.


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Takamiya Nasuno Desu!

Genre: Slice of Life Premier Date: April 7, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: This short-form anime is a spin-off of Teekyu and follows titular airhead and tennis-club member, Nasuno Takamiya.


Mikagura School Suite (Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku)

Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Slice of Life Premier Date: April 7, 2015 Where to Watch: Funimation, Madman (AU) What It's About in One Sentence: A high school freshman becomes a club president at a school where club presidents fight using superpowers.


Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Euphonium)

Genre: Slice of Life, Music Premier Date: April 8, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: Once upon a time, this high school band was one of the best in Japan — but while those glory days have long since passed, the band once again has a chance of making it big.


Gintama' Season 3

Genre: Action, Comedy Premier Date: April 8, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: Set in a world where aliens invaded during the Edo period, this anime follows an eccentric samurai who does odd jobs for a living.


Triage X

Genre: Action, Ecchi Premier Date: April 9, 2015 Where to Watch: Madman (AU) What It's About in One Sentence: These buxom nurses fight illnesses of the body during the day while taking out the "cancer of society" at night.


Ore Monogatari!!

Genre: Comedy, Romance Premier Date: April 9, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: This is the story of a physically huge high school freshman with a scary face who one day saves a girl from a molester on a train.


Hokago no Pleiades

Genre: Magical Girl Premier Date: April 9, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: One day, a young girl discovers her best friend is actually a magical girl working to send an alien creature home.


Etotama (Etotama: Eto Tamashii)

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy Premier Date: April 9, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: This is the story of the (not very intelligent) cat of Chinese astrology and her quest to be added to the Chinese Zodiac.


Punch Line

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Ecchi Premier Date: April 10, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: This anime follows a spirit who has been separated from his body.


Urawa no Usagi-chan

Genre: Comedy, Slice of Life Premier Date: April 10, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: Made to promote Urawa-ku in Saitama Prefecture, this short-form anime follows the lives of eight school girls.


Nisekoi Season 2 (Nisekoi:)

Genre: Romantic Comedy Premier Date: April 10, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll, Daisuki, Madman (AU) What It's About in One Sentence: The second season of an anime following the son of a Yakuza crime boss who finds himself engaged to a rival gang leader's daughter (that he hates but must pretend to like to keep peace between the gangs).


Knights of Sidonia Season 2 (Sidonia no Kishi: Daikyuu Wakusei Seneki)

Genre: Sci-fi, Action Premier Date: April 11, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: Set after the destruction of Earth, humanity continues to flee from their alien enemy on colony ships created from fragments of the planet in the second season of this anime.


Future Card Buddyfight 100

Genre: Card Battle Premier Date: April 11, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: The second season of an anime based on a collectible card game about children who battle by using cards to summon monsters.


Saint Seiya: Soul of Gold

Genre: Action, Fantasy Premier Date: April 11, 2015 Where to Watch: Daisuki What It's About in One Sentence:This, the latest addition to the Saint Seiya series (Knights of the Zodiac in the West), continues the adventures of a group of warriors with magical armour who fight to protect the reincarnation of the goddess Athena from the other Olympian gods.


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Sushi and Beyond

Genre: Non-Fiction, Travel, Food Premier Date: April 12, 2015 Where to Watch: NHK World What It's About in One Sentence: Based on the book of the same name, this anime follows a British family as they dine across Japan.


The Labyrinth of Grisaia/The Eden of Grisaia (Grisaia no Meikyuu/Rakuen)

Genre: Romance Premier Date: April 12, 2015 Where to Watch: Crunchyroll What It's About in One Sentence: This is the second season of an anime about an all-girls academy, which is more prison than school, and its first male student.


Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo

Genre: Harem, Romance, Modern Fantasy Premier Date: April 12, 2015 Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced What It's About in One Sentence: A high school delinquent discovers that by kissing certain girls, he can activate their magical powers.


Ninja Slayer

Genre: Cyberpunk, Action Premier Date: April 16, 2015 Where to Watch: Funimation, Madman (AU) What It's About in One Sentence: After his wife and child are killed in a ninja gang war, a normal Japanese office worker finds his body possessed by a mysterious ninja soul — and together they seek to kill evil ninja.


For more anime recommendations, check out our picks for the best anime of 2014.


Comments

    I'm only really looking forward to Ninja Slayer, Trigger haven't done me wrong so far, and the books it's based off seem like a pretty funny concept that it's meant to be written by american writers, and translated into japanese (but it's actually written by japanese guys).

    So it's a japanese look at how the west see's anime, so Trigger's style fits it perfectly, i'm loving their colour choices.

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    There seems to be a distinct lack of Digimon on this list. What happened?

    digimon got delayed, might be coming later this month (might not).

    Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru

    Vampire Holmes

    Gunslinger Stratos

    Blood Blockade Battlefront (Kekkai Sensen)

    The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki)

    I'm surprised at the amount of interesting action anime this season.

    Love Come have one of the best main characters. (it's not action, but of the few romance that are watchable)

    Vampire Holmes looks interesting from just the pic.

    Gunslinger Stratos sounds like Terminator the anime with Persona 3 look?

    Blood Blockade Battlefront (Kekkai Sensen) Baccano anyone? The Jazz music and look of some of the characters.

    The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki) My little brother would like this one maybe. Another anime with army battles that might be based on Japanese history?

    Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Best name of the season. Well is it wrong? I wouldn't watch it tho.

    Last edited 08/04/15 2:17 pm

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