Bishounen & Fujoshi-Friendly Anime - Fall 2018: Fights, Battles, Sports, & Unexpected Romance!?

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1. Bakumatsu

  • Genres: Sci-fi, Action
  • Air Date: October 5 2018

The time is the end of the Bakufu.

The future of Japan is troubled, and the era is a period of passionate men devoted to their ambitions as a rivalry of local warlords.

Shinsaku Takasugi is a lucky adventurer from Choushuu. Along with his partner Kogorou Katsura, they infiltrate a ship of the Naval Shogunate commanded by Yoshinobu Tokugawa. They are in search of a legendary treasure that gives one the ability to control time known as ‘Jinshingi pocketwatch’ (Chronometer). Shinsaku heard a rumor that the Shogunate are planning to use the Jinshingi to rule over the entire country. So, he plans to steal the secret treasure with the goal of destroying it.

‘Using this to rule over the country is boring. They have another way to take control!’ However, Shinsaku has the Jinshiki in his hands for just a brief moment of time before it is stolen by a mysterious woman in all black clothing. In order to get it back and finish what they started by stopping Tokugawa from ruling the country, Shinsaku and Kogorou chase after the woman to Kyoto where the Shogunate is. When they arrive, they see a strange figure and reigning deity, Susanoo.

They are greeted with a completely different city to the one they knew, and the way the people look bewilders Shinsaku.

Here, this is another Shogunate dominated by Toki Mugen, the masked Shogun (general). Sticking true to their convictions, they push onward to fight against the Shogunate loyalists in a new battle that goes beyond time.

Bakumatsu Official PV

2. Banana Fish 2nd Cours

  • Genres: Action, Drama, Adventure
  • Air Date: July 6 2018

New York.
Ash. He has extraordinarily good looks and excellent combat abilities. He manages a street gang and once poorly killed a man. When that man was dying, he uttered the mysterious phrase ‘Banana Fish’.

At the same time, a Japanese boy who has come to New York to collect data as a cameraman’s assistant. His name is Eiji Okumura and he meets Ash.

They then chase after the mystery of ‘Banana Fish’ together.

Banana Fish Official PV

3. Dakaretai Okoto Ichii ni Odosareteimasu

  • Genres: BL, Romance, Slice of Life, Comedy
  • Air Date: October 6 2018

‘I am going to give you a body that you make you unable to leave me for your whole life.’

For five years running, Takato Saijou has been the reigning ‘Huggable Man’, but that has all come crashing down as he has fallen to number two! The person who stole it from him is the newbie actor with only three years in the business, Junta Azumaya! His nickname is ‘angel’ due to his naturally sparkling smile. Takato viewed him as his rival, but now grasping his ‘weakness’, he can turn the tables on him…?

Dakaretai Okoto Ichii ni Odosareteimasu Official PV

4. Double Decker: Doug & Kirill

  • Genres: Action, Comedy
  • Air Date: September 30 2018

A pair of suns rise over the city-state Risvaletta. There, in the shadows of its citizens running calm lives, crime and drug use have become rampant. Among these drugs, the most lethal and dangerous is called ‘Anthem’, and it casts a dark shadow over the city.

An investigation agency overseeing and specializing in ‘Anthem’, SEVEN-O Special Criminal Investigation Agency, forms ‘buddies’ using a pair of investigators that work and move together as partners. They make up the ‘double decker system’ and spread out in response to ‘Anthem’.

One such buddy pair is experienced investigator Doug and his inexperienced, brand-new partner Kirill. They are a tragically vague veteran and a newbie who’s full of determination but has nothing else to offer. The story of two unconventional detectives begins now.

Double Decker: Doug & Kirill Official PV

5. Gakuen BASARA

  • Genres: Comedy, Historical, Parody
  • Air Date: October 4 2018

Today at Basara Academy, Date Masamune, the ace of the baseball team and Sanada Yukimura, the ace of the soccer team, are once again locked in a hot battle. In the middle of this, the former student council president Hideyoshi Toyotomi has been suspended from school! This academy is plunged into confused and troubled times as various warlords circle around the position of who will be the next student council president.

On top of all of this, the decisive battle between Ieyasu Tokugawa who screams about bonds and power and Ishida Kazushige who burns with the desire to beat Ieyasu, begins. On the other hand, a strange event is making romance blossom between the students daily. Just what is tomorrow going to bring to Basara Academy which has already surpassed chaos?

Gakuen BASARA Official PV

6. Kaze ga Tsuyoku Fuietiru

  • Genres: Sports, Slice of Life
  • Air Date: October 3 2018

Nighttime. Kakeru Kurahara runs throughout the city as if he is fleeing something. A bicycle unexpectedly pulls up next to him. A man Kakeru has never seen before pulls up next to him and says
‘Hey! You like to run, don’t you!’

That man’s name is Haiji Kiyose. Following the instructions of Haiji, Kakeru arrives at the old apartment building, Takeao Manor. There, nine different residents overflowing with individuality live. Finally, an available apartment is recommended to him, and Kakeru, being completely lost at sea, is cornered into taking the room. Who would have dreamed that he would become the 10th man in this building?

Kaze ga Tsuyoku Fuietiru Official PV

7. Tsurune

  • Genres: Slice of Life, Sports
  • Air Date: October 22 2018


The sound the bowstring makes when an arrow is fired.

For an archer, hearing the beautiful sound of reverberations is joyful, and the beauty of their sound is said to seize the heart and not let go.

It is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as even if the same person uses the exact same bow and arrow, there is no guarantee that they can make the sound again. Each shot is a single meeting and a single farewell.

For Minato Narumiya, all tsurune are meetings.

These fresh, first-year high school students treading onto the unending path of archery are like the Battleship Wakaba setting out to sea for the first time. Through archery, these boys will, for the first time, gain irreplaceable experience and friends.

This shining youth archery animation, akin to the sunlight peeking through the trees, starts now!

Tsurune Official PV

8. Uchuu Senkan Tiramisu Zwei (2nd Season)

  • Genres: Comedy, Sci-fi
  • Air Date: October 2 2018

This is the 2nd Season of Uchuu Senkan Tiramisu.

The era where humanity’s lifestyle domain and desires have expanded to include space.

Desiring freedom, humans have taken to the skies to live. There, they have cultivated their knowledge and culture further. However, before they realize it, they have become a threat to the Earth.

In the Space Era year 0156, The Earth Federation Government has established contact for the fourth time in history, known as the “4th note,” with the grandmother planet Granmarth. However in the same year, the disputes with the Citizens of Metus have proceeded at full tilt.

The fight is unending and the victims continued to increase…

In the middle of said war, to break the deadlock, a gallant young boy descended to the battlefield. His name was Subaru Ichinose.

He was the young, handsome, top-ranked genius, ace pilot of the space battleship “Tiramisu.”

Humanity’s hopes were entrusted to him.

However, his true form, that within the Tiramisu, is one of a young man who could not adjust to communal life. He’s always shut away in the cockpit of his personal mecha, Durandal.

Uchuu Senkan Tiramisu Zwei (2nd Season) Official PV