Action & Adventure Anime - Summer 2017

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Welcome to all of the Action and Adventure anime that are coming summer 2017! What we have done here at Honey's Anime is prepared a preview of these shows for you, the readers, and if you want to know more about the show, then be sure to check out the database page listed beneath each show. Note: The order is a ranking of the order in which we here at Honey's Anime want to watch these shows starting from the one we want to see the most at #1. There are a few announcements for anime that slipped in after we voted, so please check them out in the special mentions section at the bottom!

If you would prefer to see them in no specific order, please check out the summer chart here

1. Boku no Hero Academia 2nd Season (My Hero Academia 2nd Season) 2nd Cours

  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Superpowers, Comedy
  • Air Date: March 25, 2017

(The 2nd season of Boku no Hero Academia.)
It all started with the news of the birth of a 'luminescent baby' in Keikei City, China. Since then, 'Paranormalities' have been discovered all over the world, but their cause still remains unclear. Now, we have entered the superhuman age, where eighty percent of the world’s total population are born with some kind of idiosyncrasy, known as a Quirk. While criminals and villains who use their supernatural powers for evil are steadily on the rise, there is also a society of heroes who use the very same Quirks to stand against and save people from villains and disasters.

The fictional heroes that everyone idolised have become a reality. It’s in this kind of world that Izuku Midoriya (known as Deku by his friends) hopes to become a hero and sets out to enroll in Yuuei, a Hero Academy known for producing countless famous heroes. However, it just so happens that Deku is one of the twenty percent of the population that is born without any powers - a 'Quirkless' loser.

One day, Deku meets his very own hero rolemodel, and the fate of his future changes dramatically. Friends, teachers, rivals, and enemies - whilst facing many different characters and challenges, Deku starts his journey to become the best hero he can be.

A new story is about to begin with this new generation of hot-blooded heroes!

Boku no Hero Academia 2nd Season PV

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2. Katsugeki Touken Ranbu

  • Genres: Action, Historical
  • Air Date: July 2, 2017

The year is 2205, a time when Alternate Historicists are attacking the past in an attempt to change history. The Saniwa sage has a mission to protect that history, and so has gathered the strongest type of Tsukumogami (inanimate objects inhabited by spirits) in the Inner Citadel, the Touken Danshi (Sword Warriors).

Katsugeki Touken Ranbu PV

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3. Shoukoku no Altair (Project Altair)

  • Genres: Adenture, Fantasy, Shounen
  • Air Date: July 8, 2017

This story is set in a world that does not exist and has not existed until now. Here, the generals referred to as “the government” rule over the prairies and deserts that make up the country Turkiye. The country of Turkiye is a stratocracy; a country ruled by the military.
12 years ago, the neighboring Empire of Baltrhein went to war with Turkiye. There, young Mahmut lost his mother. Dreaming of a once again peaceful country, he becomes the youngest general in the history of Turkiye. However, jealous of the vast fortunes that Turkiye has amassed, the Empire once again begins to invade in hopes of retuning the wealth to Baltrhein.

With his partner, Iskandar Tugril, an eagle, can Mahmut, amid a swirling vortex of conspiracies and schemes threatening to tear him apart, cross-nationally lead his country back to a state of peace?

--- At the threshold of ideal and reality, what actions will he take?

Shoukoku no Altair PV

4. The Reflection Wave One

  • Genres: Action, Supernatural, Superhero
  • Air Date: July 22 2017

The whole world has been struck by a huge, mysterious disaster. This phenomenon, known as the ‘Reflection’, took innumerable lives, but gave a special type of ‘power’ to those who survived.
Three years passed. At the New York memorial ceremony, said ‘power’ strikes humanity in the form of terrorism. What stood in the way of those with power who had be tainted with darkness? Exon, a masked man whose true identity is unknown; Aigai, who wears a huge metallic suit; Eleanor, a girl who follows Exon and puts herself at risk in battle.

Why did the Reflection happen? Why did they bare their fangs at humanity? These mysteries are about to be solved…

The Reflection Wave One PV


  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Supernatural
  • Air Date: July 5, 2017

Shangri-la, a disorderly and peaceful continent where both human and yokai, science and magic coexisted.

This balance was suddenly destroyed by a mysterious “phenomenon” in which yokai, due to The Minus Wave, went on a rampage. Sanzo’s group, who were headed west in order to put a stop to the Gyumaoh Resurrection Experiment, the cause of all evil, have almost reached India. However, the closer they get to India, the stronger the influence of the phenomenon, and the battle becomes extremely fierce. What’s more, standing in Sanzo’s group’s way is a destiny of despair from 500 years ago...


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6. Battle Girl High School

  • Genres: Action, Sci-fi, School
  • Air Date: July 3, 2017

The year is 2045.

The world has been contaminated at the hands of Iulus, mysterious invaders that suddenly appeared one day, forcing humanity to reduce their living space. The ones who boldly stand up against these invaders are neither powerful military forces nor weapons, but normal high-school girls.

They are the Hoshimori (Star Protectors), girls who bear the fate of fighting the Iulus, who attend Shinjugamine Girls’ School. One day, a lone male teacher transfers to the school and joins the girls in their quest to reclaim the soiled earth. Today, as the sunlight filters through the trees in the schoolyard, the class bell once again chimes...

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7. Symphogear ZXA (4th Season) (Senki Zesshou Symphogear 4th Season)

  • Genres: Action, Sci-fi, Music
  • Air Date: July 2, 2017

(This is the 4th Season of Senki Zesshou Symphogear)
Regarded as a strange case of medical fusion and referred to as such, a young girl took hold of the Gungnir Syphogear and at a moment when the world was on the verge of destruction, she produced a miracle. Carried out under the premise of preserving the human race, The 'Frontier Project' out weeding out parts of humanity. Thankfully this disaster was brought to an end by girls who have song and blood running in their veins but now a new story is beginning soon after that one ends.

A strange object fell to Earth at high speed after being torn out of sub-space. It was a space shuttle carrying a UN specialist who was finishing up their work on the exo-atmosphere at Lagrange Point. Due to some system issues, it fell out of the sky doomed to either break apart into pieces or crash into the Earth’s surface directly. Everyone on earth was in a panic. Thankfully it was saved due to some Symphogears that were deployed. It has been 100 days since then.

Ever since the Frontier project has ended, humanity has not seen the ‘Noise’ once. However one day in the office, Sakuya Fujitaka and Aoi Tomosato detected a wavelength that was not the Noise, but similar. It was discovered on the Yokohama Oosan Bridge. There, a small hooded figure in black is running away with a small box.

There is a song to destroy the world.

At this point in time, no one realizes the danger that is coming but on that summer night sky, the red dust dances.

Symphogear 4th Season PV

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8. Puzzle & Dragons Cross

  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
  • Air Date: July 4 2016

Puzzle & Dragons Cross takes place on an island overflowing with Drop Energy and rich nature: Dragoza Island. Here, our protagonist must face various trials and tribulations!

One day, Ace picks up a mysterious egg that calls out his name. From this egg hatches Tamazou, a greedy monster. This meeting with Tamazou leads Ace on the path to becoming the Ryuukanshi (Dragon Summoner). Alongside his many friends and rivals, he diligently applies himself, hoping to become a fully-fledged Ryuukanshi. But can he become a member of the Ryuukanshi Guild, where only the chosen assemble?

Puzzle & Dragons Cross PV

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Special Mentions

9. RWBY Volume 1-3: The Beginning

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  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
  • Air Date: July 8 2017

An edited compilation of the first three volumes of RWBY.

“The future-fantasy world of Remnant is filled with ravenous monsters, treacherous terrain, and more villains than you can shake a sniper-scythe at. Fortunately, Beacon Academy is training Huntsmen and Huntresses to battle the evils of the world, and Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang are ready for their first day of class.”

Source: English Official Website

RWBY Volume 1-3: The Beginning PV

10. Shingeki no Bahamut: Virgin Soul

  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
  • Air Date: April 8, 2017

The 2nd season of Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis.

That day, the world was covered in flames. Ten years have passed since then, and the times when people revered the gods has come to an end. Now, a new cast of characters take to the stage.

This is Mistarcia, a mysterious world where all kinds of beings, from humans to gods to demons, come together.

Ten years since the world narrowly avoided destruction by the revival of the Bahamut, a new human king has attacked the temple of the gods and assaulted the realm of the demons.

Shingeki no Bahamut: Virgin Soul PV

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User Poll Results

This is the result of a poll that the readers of Honey's Anime chose as their most anticpated action & adventure anime for summer 2017. Be sure to check out what our readers think below too!

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Anime Summer 2017 Chart