Sci-Fi, Seinen & Mystery Anime - Spring 2019 (April 2019 Start!) 5 Titles Transcending Across Time


  • Genres: Action, Thriller, Horror, Sci-fi
  • Air Date: June 2019

When a young girl named Natsu opens her eyes, she’s surrounded by the ocean. Then, she, along with Arashi, Semimaru, and Botan, ride the stormy seas to arrive at an island. This island is covered in a sprawling, unexplored jungle with massive plants. They are attacked by sinister animals and bugs one after another, thrown into struggling to just survive and are constantly threatened by death.
That’s when someone who simply calls themselves ‘guide’ appears and explains to them a completely unbelievable plan.

It is then that they learn that while they were still young and healthy, they were cryogenically frozen in order to avoid humanity’s extinction. The ambitious plan is called ‘The 7SEEDS Project’ and they have become ‘the seeds’ to bring humanity back in a decimated world. They are astonished to learn that they were the humans chosen for this project.

They now live assiduously in a world completely transformed into a hostile environment as members of the 7SEEDS Project.

7SEEDS Official PV

2. Bakumatsu Crisis (2nd Season)

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

This is the 2nd Season of Bakumatsu.

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 Crisis (2nd Season) Official PV

3. Kono Yo no Hate de Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO

  • Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Isekai
  • Air Date: April 2 2019

Takuya Arima lost his mother when he was but a child. He also lost his father, a historian, two months ago in an accident. He’s lost all will to do anything and is in the last summer break of his high school career.
Then one day, a small package is delivered. Inside, is a round mirror which appears to serve no purpose, and a glass orb with some strange object inside of it. Also in the package is a letter that makes him wonder if maybe his father is still alive…?!

“Tonight at 10pm, go to Ken no Misaki (Sankakuyama) and bring the glass orb.”

Following the orders he was given, he heads there and finds a mysterious young girl collapsed. There, he found the head of his school and the figure of a mysterious transfer student.

Instantly, the earth tremors and he is surrounded by light. His journey around another parallel world begins now.

Kono Yo no Hate de Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO Official PV

4. Robihachi

  • Genres: Sci-Fi, Action
  • Air Date: April 8 2019

It’s 0051 G.C. (Galaxy Century). Two residents of NEO TOKYO, Robby and a young boy named Hatchi, set off on a galactic adventure on a spaceship! They are headed for a planet of legend known as Isekandr where it’s said, if one visits, they will experience true happiness.

Disaster rains down all around them on their journey and they cause plenty of issues as they travel to each place…

Robihachi Official PV

5. Shoumetsu Toshi

  • Genres: Mystery, Thriller
  • Air Date: April 7 2019

One day, an entire city was annihilated.

Left behind was a lone wolf courier named Takuya and the only girl who is rumored to have survived the destruction, Yuki.

Relying on the message from Yuki’s father who disappeared without a trace, the two head towards the annihilated city, Lost.

However, a set of unexpected difficulties stand in the way. For Yuki, it is an incredibly devastating reality: The feelings of being the sole survivor, a mysterious organization operating behind the scenes, and a hidden conspiracy.

Now two complete strangers, Takuya and Yuki, will deepen their bonds as they travel as they draw closer to the mysteries of the annihilated city.

Shoumetsu Toshi Official PV

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