Anime Winter 2016 Chart 14 8:58 PM October 18, 2015Honey's AnimeAnimeAnime Chart [Article Category] 0 Action/Sci-fi Anime Active Raid: Kyoushuushitsu Dai Hakkei This is an original anime that is set in an alternate universe. Part of Tokyo has sunk into the Earth. The Special Public Security Fifth Division Third Mobile Assault Eighth Unit, nicknamed "the eighth," fight crime. However they fight crime while wearing large armored suits called Willware. Read MoreAlternate Name: Special Public Security Fifth Division Third Mobile Assault Eighth UnitGenre: Police, Action,Mecha, Crime, Sci-fiStudios: Production IMS, Orange Bubuki Buranki Let's talk about Bubuki Bunraki. It has witches, blood pacts, un-experienced children with veteran adults, a country ruled by fear, and a treasure island. When painting the story of this tale, it's rare to see one that is unabashedly direct with such a straight forward ferociousness. The children must change the world. It's almost as if they are going to overthrow the world. Can they even do that? Read MoreGenre: Sci-fi, action, futuristicStudios: Sanzigen Koukaku no Pandora: Ghost Urn This is a story of how two very different girls meet. Nene Nanakorobi has decided to move the bright and attractive metropolis of Cenancle. By a stroke of luck, she meets Delilah Uzal and her quirky companion with a bad attitude Clarion. Nene is ecstatic to meet Clarion though because Clarion is a fully robotic girl like Nene. Read MoreAlternate Name: Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost UrnGenre: Sci-fi, Action, Ecchi, ComedyStudios: AXsiZ, Studio Gokumi Dimension W Welcome to the year 2071 where technology has made a large jump. We all know of the three dimensions X, Y, and, Z. However, a new dimension has been found. Dubbed Dimension W, this dimension has an unlimited amount of energy that humans can harness for their electrical needs via something called "coils." Read MoreGenre: Action, Futuristic, Sci-fi, SeinenStudios: Studio3Hz, ORANGE Mobile Suit Gundam: Thunderbolt Set in the year of U.C. 0079, The Earth Federation troops and the Zeon forces fought an almost year-long war in a location called Side 4 or Mua for short. Many Mua civilians lost their lives in the Zeon forces' attacks. In the destroyed colony, the ruins of multiple destroyed battleships float to form a shoal of wreckage in space. Read MoreGenre: Mecha, Action, Space, Future, DramaStudios: Sunrise Schwarzesmarken Schwarzesmarken is set as a spin off from the Muv-Luv Alternative series, however everything is set in 1983 in Germany. The 666th Squadron of the Black Marks or Schwarzesmarken is a part of the East German Army. Led by Irisdina Bernhard, the team pilot special armor and weapons that specialize in unique tactics. They primarily target Lux and Magnus Lux and are so dedicated to what they do, that distress calls are often ignored. Read MoreGenre: Action, Mecha, Military, Sci-fiStudios: ixtl, LIDENFILMS Phantasy Star Online 2: The Animation Read MoreGenre: Sci-fi, Futuristic, ActionStudios: Telecom Animation Film, SegaRecommended Post7 Action/Sci-fi Anime for Winter 2016 - New Technology? Cyborgs? Aliens? Something’s Afoot!Ecchi/Harem Anime Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm With the birth of anti-gravity shoes, nicknamed “grav-shoes,” humanity has now reached a point where they can fly through the sky with relative ease. Asuka Kurashina has just transferred to Kunahama Academy. She meets Mayasa Hinata and Misaki Tobisawa and is introduced to grav-shoes and the new sport they are used in. Read MoreAlternate Name: Four Rhythm Across the BlueGenre: Harem, Magic, Slice of Life, AdventureStudios: GONZO Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri - Enryuu-hen The second cours (season) of Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri. It happened on a fateful, seemingly uneventful day in August. A gate to another world appeared in Tokyo’s Ginza district without warning. The Ground Self Defence Forces advance through the gate to the special region after repelling the invading monster forces which poured out from the gate. Read MoreAlternate Name: Gate: Thus the JSDF Fought There! Fire Dragon ArcGenre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, MilitaryStudios: GENCO Saijaku Muhai no Bahamut Lux is a prince. At least, he was a prince. His empire, named Arcadia, was overthrown five years ago. Now Lux somehow accidentally trespasses in an all girls dorm and to make matters worse, it’s the bathroom. He makes matters worse by seeing the new princess of the kingdom, Lisesharte naked. Furious she challenges Lux to a Drag-Ride duel. Read MoreAlternate Name: Undefeated Bahamut ChronicleGenre: Action, Fantasy, School life, Harem, EcchiStudios: Lerche Musaigen no Phantom World Since the beginning of time, spirits, demons and ghosts were illusions that humans have referred to as “Phantoms.” Now it is no longer the case as they freely appear. In order to stand up to these mysterious entities, a special class was created within a school designed to fight these Phantoms. In a special class within Hosea Academy, Haruhito Ichijou and his upperclassmen Mai Kawakami are fighting in earnest together to expel these Phantoms. Read MoreAlternate Name: Myriad Colors Phantom WorldGenre: Action, Supernatural, Fantasy, School LifeStudios: Kyoto Animation Shoujotachi wa Koya wo Mezasu A boy living in Kanagawa Prefecture, Kanazawa's 100 famous views area has a problem. Buntarou is a young boy at school but he has no dream whatsoever. The worst part is that he can't even seem to find something that he wants to do. He was beginning to become wrapped in his impatience, when one of his mysterious female classmates asks him to help make a game with other classmates. Read MoreAlternate Name: Girls Beyond the WastelandGenre: School, Slice of LifeStudios: Project No. 9Recommended Post5 Ecchi/Harem Anime for Winter 2016 - Battles, Phantoms, and Friendship!Comedy Anime Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 2nd Season The 2nd season of Ansatsu Kyoushitsu. One day, the moon suddenly burst, and roughly 70% of it was annihilated. The culprit is a super being that had stated he’d destroy the Earth come the following March, but for some reason, he appeared in a middle school classroom. What’s more is that he’s acting as the teacher there. Read MoreAlternate Name: Assassinaton Classroom 2nd SeasonGenre: Action, Comedy, School, ShounenStudios: Lerche Ooya-san wa Shishunki A boy has finally become an adult by moving into an apartment on his own. However, his landlord is a girl. Not only that, but the landlady is a middle-school girl! Read MoreAlternate Name: The Landlord is in Puberty!Genre: Slice of life, ComedyStudios: Seven Arcs Pictures Dagashikashi Kokonotsu Shikada lives with her father and he runs an old fashioned candy shop. Kokonotsu dreams of becoming a manga artist, but her father has other plans. He wants her to take over the family business! Then, one summer day, the cute yet strange Hotaru Shidare shows up. Hotaru is from a famous sweets company and wants to have Kononotsu’s father join them! Read MoreGenre: Shounen, Comedy, Slice-of-LifeStudios: feel. Sekkou Boys A rookie female manager is put in charge of a new talent group. It is made up of four unique individuals with even more unique personalities. The group consists of The soldier saint, Saint George, the pioneer celebrity, Medici, The Multitalented with beautiful skin, Hermes, and the ardent god of war Mars. Read MoreGenre: Idol, Comedy, MusicalStudios: LIDENFLIMS Sushi Police In preparation for the 2020 Olympics, Japan has established the WFCO or World Food-culture Organization. Through this, they plan to protect and promote local cuisine around the world. There is a special branch though,the 9th division that is sent internationally to patrol the serving of Japanese food throughout the world and to prosecute those who do not follow the rules. Read MoreGenre: Action, Espionage, ComedyStudios: Koo-ki Oshiete! Galko-chan The blonde girl, Galko, looks like the type who just likes to have fun at first glance, but she actually has a very pure heart. The stark contrast of her harsh exterior and her sweet personality is actually very cute. Surrounded by slightly shorter, glasses-wearing Otako, and gentle, angelic, and splendid Ojou, the three are all good friends and go around to various places. Read MoreAlternate Name: Please tell me! Galko-chanGenre: Slice of life, ComedyStudios: feel. Nurse Witch Komugi-chan R Komugi Yoshida is an upbeat, second-year middle school student. She also is an idol along with her classmates, Kokona Saionji and Tsukasa Kisaragi. Unlike Kokona who is shooting to the top of the idol world and Tsukasa who has hit it big as an idol who wears boys clothing, Komugi can only get local gigs and small events. Read MoreGenre: Magical Girl, Idol, School Life, ComedyStudios: Tatsunoko Production Mahou Shoujo Nante Mou Ii Desu Kara Yuzuka is just another girl in her world. She has a few friends, but she doesn’t really excel anywhere else. One day though, she stumbles across this strange creature named Miton. Miton happens to be digging through the trash, but when he sees her, he says “You seem like you’d be a good magical girl.” Before she knows it, she’s now transformed into a magical girl! Or so she thought… She’s only wearing a bathing suit?? She didn’t sign up for this! Read MoreAlternate Name: I've Had Enough of Being a Magical GirlGenre: Magical Girl, ComedyStudios: PINE JAM Ojisan to Marshmallow Hige loves marshmallows. Iori loves Hige. They work together in an office and somehow slowly develop a relationship. Read MoreGenre: Comedy, Slice of lifeStudios: Dream Creation, Creators in Pack Teekyuu 7th Season The 7th season of the Teekyuu anime series. This is about the side-splitting everyday lives of the 4 girls of Kameido High School’s tennis club. Read MoreGenre: Comedy, Shounen, SportsStudios: Millepensee Ketsuekigata-kun! 4th Season Season 4 of Ketsuekigata-kun! Based on the original Korean web manga, “A Simple Thinking About Bloodtypes”, these faceless characters represent the 4 different blood types, and discuss various stereotypes about each one. Read MoreAlternate Name: Blood-Type kun! 4th SeasonGenre: ComedyStudios: Assez Finaud Fabric. / feel. ＋ ZEXCS Ganbare! Lulu Lolo 3rd Season This is an anime based on the hit best-selling picture book, “Kuma no Gakkou”. The story follows a pair of bear twin girls. The orange one is Lulu while the yellow one is Lolo. They take on various challenges together. Whether it be weeding the garden, heading out to the beach, or looking after a baby, even the simplest things for adults end up being quite the mission for two kids. Read MoreAlternate Name: TINY★TWIN★BEARS 3rd SeasonGenre: Kids, Slice of LifeStudios: FanworksRecommended PostComedy Anime Winter 2016 - Magical Girls, Office Romances and Girl Talk? Expect the Unexpected!Romance Anime Akagami no Shirayuki-hime 2nd Season Shirayuki is a princess with hair as red as a ripe apple. Prince Raji takes a liking to her rarity, so she’s taken as his personal concubine, and is forced to leave the country in which she was born and raised. In the forest of the neighboring country, she meets and is helped by Zen, the 2nd prince of the Kingdom of Clarines. Read MoreAlternate Name: Snow White with the Red Hair 2nd SeasonGenre: Fantasy, Romance, Drama, ShoujoStudios: Bones Nijiiro Days Natsuki, Tomoya, Keiichi, and Tsuyoshi are four classmates from Class Four in their grade. They always are hanging out. They don’t participate in club activities and they finish their homework as fast as they can so that they can have fun and enjoy every day to the fullest. However, there is something minor that seems to be the focus of their conversations… It’s about love and relationships! Read MoreAlternate Name: Rainbow DaysGenre: School, Romantic Comedy, ShoujoStudios: Production Reed Norn 9 Norun + Nonetto Sorata Suzuhara was an everyday normal boy until one day, guided by a song, he suddenly time jumps from the Heisei Era (Modern Day) to the far future where everyone lives in homes that look like they are from the Meiji or Taisho Era. Sorata then meets three girls with three male companions each as he joins them on their journey on the Norn ship. Read MoreAlternate Name: NORN9, Norn9: Norn + NonetteGenre: Fantasy, Shoujo, Romance, AdventureStudios: Kinema Citrus, Orange Kono Danshi, Mahou ga Oshigoto Desu Chiharu Fukushima is a wizard who is also the head of the Department of Magic's Crisis-Countermeasure Division. He is extremely busy from day to day, but he like to relax at one of his favorite bars. One day, he meets the friendly and candid, Toyohi Utsumi at the bar and they hit it off almost immediately. Read MoreAlternate Name: This Boy, Works with MagicGenre: BL, Fantasy, MagicStudios: CoMix Wave Films Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko - Everything Flows - I began living with her as her cat on the hottest day of summer. She was finishing up her degree at university and beginning to look for a job. She tried her best every day. She was working so hard, but the most important thing to us was Read MoreAlternate Name: She and Her Cat: Everything FlowsGenre: Romance, Slice of LifeStudios: Lidenfilms Prince of Stride: Alternative It takes a team of five runners and one relationer to make a team of six. These six then run throughout town competing in a high speed, extreme sport known as Stride. Stride is a sport that is gaining steam all over the country and has risen in popularity to the point where it is starting to be offered as an after school club activity. However, at the Hounan Academny, the Stride club is now on the verge of being abolished! Read MoreGenre: Sports, ShounenStudios: Madhouse Momokuri -I want to know everything about the person I’m in love with!- Yuki Kurihara is a second year high school student. She has a junior who is one year younger than her named Shinya Momotsuki and she fell in love with him at first sight. Read MoreGenre: Romance, Comedy, Slice of lifeStudios: SatelightRecommended Post6 Romance Anime Winter 2016 - BL? Young Love? Drama? My Body's Ready!Drama Anime Ajin It all started 17 years ago in Africa. The American army was the first to catch an immortal also referred to as a "Solider of God." In that moment, the existence of an "Ajin" was confirmed. No matter in what manner they were killed, disease, accident, etc. their bodies regenerate immediately in perfect health. This is the dream of humanity; full of endless possibilities. From that incident, 46 have been discovered worldwide and two are in Japan. However, they are rare in form, and it’s even harder to know what they are made of. So the theory held is "until we kill them multiple times, we don’t know enough about them." Due to this, it is believed that there are more in the world. Read MoreAlternate Name: Ajin: Demi-humanGenre: Sci-fi, Seinen, Action, SuspenseStudios: Polygon Pictures Divine Gate No one knows when, where, or how the door appeared. No one has even seen what’s on the other side, made it to the gate, or even touched it. What has happened since the door opened is that three planes of existence came crashing together; the living, the dead, and heaven. The Earth as we knew it fell into a period of darkness. Read MoreGenre: Action, Sci-fi, FuturisticStudios: Studio Pierrot Durarara!!x2 Ketsu The third and last instalment of Durarara!! season 2. With numerous, repeated incidents occurring, the city of Ikebukuro is being enveloped in chaos. Each with their own circumstances, a certain group of individuals has gathered at Shinra’s condo. Across the city, the Dollars, Yellow Scarves, and Saika are all jostling to exert influence. Once Celty’s head is unveiled, things will devolve into a conclusion no one could have seen coming! Read MoreGenre: Action, Mystery, SupernaturalStudios: Studio Shuka Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu Yotaro became obsessed with the traditional comedy “shinigami.” Where did he see if for the first time? He saw it in prison! However he has never been able to forget how moved he way by the comedy so as soon as he gets out of prison, he goes immediately to the performer Yakumo and begs him to take Yotaro on as an apprentice. Read MoreGenre: Historical, ComedyStudios: Studio DEEN Haruchika: Haruta to Chika wa Seishun Suru. Haruta Kamijou and Chika Homura are members of the wood instrument club at their high school. However they have a slight problem, they don’t have enough members! While they passionately search for new members, they practice a lot. However, mysteries and riddles being appearing within their school and they set out to solve them… Read MoreGenre: Mystery, Music, RomanceStudios: P.A. Works Boku Dake ga Inai Machi Satoru Fujinuma finally has his debut as a manga artist! However… nothing happened. He didn’t shoot to fame, he wasn’t awarded anything, he just lives day in and day out now. He can only move himself daily to do the daily things he needs to do, but for some unfathomable phenomenon, he feels unfulfilled. Read MoreAlternate Name: ERASEDGenre: Mystery, Suspense, Seinen, SupernaturalStudios: A-1 Pictures Yami Shibai 3rd Season 3rd season of Yamishibai. This is a horror short story anime, that depicts various strange urban legends that happen all around us. Using a now-rarely-seen “paper picture show” style, this Showa-esque is sure to be a thriller! Read MoreAlternate Name: Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories 3rd Season, Theater of Darkness 3rd SeasonGenre: Dementia, Horror, SupernaturalStudios: ILCARecommended PostDrama Anime Winter 2016 - Immortals, Gangs and Musician Detectives? Welcome to Crazy Town!Fantasy Anime Reikenzan: Hoshikuzu-tachi no Utage This new anime is an adaptation of the Chinese online manhua (manga) series (There was a Spiritual Sword Mountain) Set in the year 6233 of the Nine Provinces calendar, the world is ravaged when a comet falls bringing destruction to the earth. Read MoreAlternate Name: Spirit Blade MountainGenre: Comedy, Chinese fantasy, AdventureStudios: Studio Deen FAIRY TAIL ZERO This is a story around foundation of the guild Fairy Tail. A long time ago, Mavis Vermillion is working as a servant on Tenrou Island. When the guild she works at comes under attack, Mavis saves the guild master’s daughter, Zera. Seven years later, the pair encounter three powerful sorcerers, Warrod, Precht and Yury when they come to the island in search of a certain jade treasure. Read MoreGenre: Fantasy, Magic, ShounenStudios: TBA Hai to Gensou no Grimgar -Living isn’t as easy as you think.- Haruhito opens his eyes one day to total darkness. He has no idea where he is, why he is there, and how he got there. He is surrounded by others who are in the same predicament. Afriad and alone, they set out towards light to see a world like no other spread out before them; Grimgar. Read MoreAlternate Name: Grimgar of Fantasy and AshGenre: Action, Adventure, FantasyStudios: A-1 Pictures Luck and Logic In the Year L.C. 922 humanity has now reached a new crisis. In the land of the gods, Tetra Heaven, a war lasting centuries has come to a close. Searching for a new home, the gods chose Septpia and began an assault on this new planet to take it over. The Logicalists, acting as part of the organization ALCA, are a special division of police that keep the world safe. However now, foreigners, the gods, are now invading and the must fight against them. Read MoreGenre: Fantasy, Futuristic, ActionStudios: Doga Kobo, Bandai Visual, Bushiroad, Lantis Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo Hikikomori Kazuma Saitou loves video games more than life and one day his sad, short life ends in a traffic accident… Or at least it was supposed to. When he opens his eyes after the accident a goddess appears and introduces herself as Aqua. Then she says, 'I have something really interesting to offer to you. Would you be interested in going to another world in another dimension? You can bring one thing you like with you.' 'You’ll do,' he fires back almost immediately. Read MoreAlternate Name: Give Blessings to this Wonderful World, KonosubaGenre: Comedy, FantasyStudios: Studio DeenRecommended PostFantasy Anime Winter 2016 - RPG World? New Beginnings?