Sci-fi & Seinen Anime - Winter 2018

1. Beatless

  • Genres: Sci-fi, Action, Romance
  • Air Date: January 2018

Beatless is set in a world where society has more or less left everything in the hands of hIE or Humanoid Robots. One day, 17-year-old Arato Endou encounters Lacia, an android, and an ownership contract is exchanged between the two of them.

At first glance, she looks just like a human being. She is one of five androids known as those who could bring about the downfall of humanity itself and each has the knowledge to surpass human knowledge itself. The AI that they possess is so incredibly high spec, that their abilities would shock the world if they were found out.

These five machines have their own raison d'être and significance, and begin to fight each other hoping to take on another’s ability. Adults can merely watch on as the androids fight, however, youth are able to try and acquaint themselves with a new relationship with these androids.

A choice for the future and searching for the answer to a relationship between human and machine.

What will connect the human world with machines that have evolved too much?

In an age where everything has become too convenient, now, what is necessary and what is important?

In his unique encounter with the android Lacia who has evolved far beyond expectations, he searches for a choice for the future as well as what the answer is for a connection between human and machine.

2. Darling in the FRANKXX

  • Genres: Sci-fi, Mecha, Fantasy
  • Air Date: January 2018


Darling in the FRANKXX Official PV

3. Junji Itou Collection

  • Genres: Seinen, Horror
  • Air Date: January 2018

Within this story created by director Shinobu Tagashira, you will find, Fuchi from Fashion Model, Tooru Oshikiri from Oshikiri Idan, Tomie from the Tomie series, Souichi from the Souichi series, The Intersection Bishounen from Shibito no Koi Wazurai, and Yuko from Slug Girl.
Are these episodes really going to be permitted to be broadcast? If they were to be broadcast, exactly what order would it be in? Who is going to play what roles?

4. Killing Bites

  • Genres: Action, Horror, Ecchi
  • Air Date: January 2018

Yuuya Nomoto is a boring guy who encounters a mysterious girl named Hitomi. He then brings her to an abandoned site. Once he arrives, he encounters things that should not exist. Having both human intellect and animal powers, these creatures gather while those in the shadows bet gruesomely on them in a betting match. There, fangs and claws clash, teeth are bared wildly, and madness & desire swirl together. The name of this match is "Killing Bites!"

5. DEVILMAN Crybaby

  • Genres: Horror, Action
  • Air Date: January 5 2018

Still, no one knows what a true devil is…

DEVILMAN Crybaby Official PV