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Welcome to all of the Slice of Life & Sports anime that are coming for Summer 2018! 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 which we here at Honey's Anime want to watch these shows starting from the one we want to see the most at #1.
If you would prefer to see them in no specific order, please check out the spring chart here
1. Baki (Grappler Baki 2nd Season)
- Genres: Sports, Action, Shounen
- Air Date: June 25 2018 (July 2 2018 (Non-Netflix))
Baki Hanma is one day summoned by Mitsunari Tokugawa. You see, Baki has taken time off from something. That something is an underground martial arts tournament where many, many individuals have engaged in a life or death struggle over and over again. It just so happens that Mitsunari is the head organizer of it. When Baki arrives, Mitsunari lets him know that five of the most brutal death row inmates have all escaped from prisons all over the world leaving behind the same phrase ‘I want to know defeat’. Mitsunari then tells him that they have all conspired head towards Tokyo where the two of them are...
Baki Official PV
2. Free! -Dive to the Future- (3rd Season)
- Genres: Sports, Drama, Bishounen
- Air Date: July 12 2018
Haruka and his friends have graduated from high school. Moving towards the future, they carry the bond of swimming in their hearts.
In Tokyo, Haruka reconnects with Asahi, someone he used to formerly swim relays with. This then brings back his memories from his middle school days. What has been brought back to Haruka is the figure of Ikuya from ‘that time’.
Haruka, along with Makoto who has also moved to Tokyo, advance towards their new dream. At the same time, Rin, who has journeyed to Sydney, accomplishes a surprising meeting in this new land.
In each other their futures, is it a new struggle that awaits them? Or is it a confrontation that was left in the past...?
Free! -Dive to the Future- Official PV
3. Harukana Receive
- Genres: Sports, Ecchi
- Air Date: July 6 2018
Haruka Oozora has moved from Tokyo to Okinawa. She may be cheerful and positive all of the time, but she actually has a certain complex - her tall height.
Then there’s Kanata Higa, Haruka’s cousin of the same age, who came to meet her at the airport. She’s worried about the fact that she had to quit her beloved beach volleyball due to her short height. This mismatched pair end up forming a beach volleyball team…
On the wide, sandy court, you have only one ally. What kind of play will these two show us in beach volleyball, where your partner is more important than anything?
Harukana Receive Official PV
4. Grand Blue
- Genres: Slice of Life, Seinen, Comedy
- Air Date: July 14 2018
Iori Kitahara makes his shocking debut at his university. He’s just started living by himself in a coastal town. There, he starts diving, meets beautiful women, and of course, loveable dudes as well!
Grand Blue Official PV
5. Hane Bado!
- Genres: Sports, Slice of Life
- Air Date: July 2 2018
These girls leap, jump, and dash…
The story is of the path of the badminton club of Prefectural Kitakomachi High School who are aiming for the inter-high school competition. She's got outstanding reflexes, but first-year Ayano Hanesaki is avoiding the badminton club for some reason. Third-year student Nagisa Aragaki, spending all her time practicing, aims to become the top player in Japan, and is at the center of this story. With their teammates and coach that support the club, and their rivals overflowing with individuality, all of them spin the story together.
Hane Bado Official PV
6. Yama no Susume 3rd Season (Encouragement of Climb)
- Genres: Slice of Life, Adventure, Comedy
- Air Date: July 3 2018
Aoi enjoys indoor hobbies and she is afraid of heights, and Hinata loves mountains and regularly pushes people around. These two childhood friends decide to challenge themselves by doing mountain climbing in order to once again see the sunrise at the summit of a mountain that they saw together as children. While being helped out by friends that they make on the way who have climbed mountains before, they once again aim to see that sunrise from the summit.
Yama no Susume 3rd Season (Encouragement of Climb) Official PV
7. One Room 2nd Season
- Genres: Slice of Life, Romance
- Air Date: July 3 2018
The 2nd Season of One Room
You are the main character…
This is the story of three girls whom you form relationships with in your room; your one room. This is drawn from the viewpoint of you as you spend sweet, fun days with these three girls overflowing with individuality.
One Room 2nd Season Official PV
8. Major 2nd
- Genres: Sports, Shounen, Comedy
- Air Date: April 7 2018
Daigo Shigeno is an elementary school student whose father is currently still a professional baseball player.
Dreaming of following in the footsteps of his father Gorou to become a professional baseball player, he begins to play baseball on the youth baseball team, Mitsufune Dolphins. Despite being his father’s son, he doesn’t get as good as expected, quits baseball within a year, and spends his days lazing around.
Now, spring has arrived and with it, Daigo has moved up to the sixth grade. Then, right before his eyes, a student transfers into his class after coming back from living in The States. This transfer student’s name is Hikaru Satou. As fate would have it, his father was Gorou’s sworn friend and former major leaguer, Toshiya Satou…
Now, the fate of these two boys begins to move!