2015 SUMMER ANIME

by Glenn Kremp on July 7, 2015
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ANIME FOR SUMMER 2015

courtesy Kotaku.com

Okusama ga Seito Kaichou!

Genre: Romantic Comedy, Ecchi
Premier Date: July 2, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is a short-form anime where, after losing his bid to become student council president to a girl promising sexual liberation to the student body, a boy finds that he’s engaged to become her husband thanks to a drunken agreement their parents made over a decade ago.


Gangsta.

Genre: Crime, Action
Premier Date: July 2, 2015
Where to Watch: FunimationCrunchyroll (EU), Animelab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: In a city consumed by crime, there is a duo who will do the dirty jobs even the worst of the worst won’t touch.


Chaos Dragon (Chaos Dragon: Sekiryuu Seneki)

Genre: Fantasy
Premier Date: July 2, 2015
Where to Watch: FunimationAnimeLab
What It’s About in One Sentence: Caught in the middle of a cold war between two powerful nations, a small island country loses its independence and its resident god, the Red Dragon, goes out of control.


Aquarion Logos

Genre: Mecha, Sci-Fi
Premier Date: July 3, 2015
Where to Watch: FunimationAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: The third season of the Aquarion anime in which a new group of young people pilot vehicles that can combine and transform into giant robots.


Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace

Genre: Mystery, Horror
Premier Date: July 3, 2015
Where to Watch: FunimationAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: After a series of murders happen at a middle school, a genius detective comes to the school and enlists a student to be his assistant.


Aoharu x Machinegun (Aoharu x Kikanjuu)

Genre: Comedy, Sports
Premier Date: July 3, 2015
Where to Watch: CrunchyrollAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: A young girl disguised as a boy finds herself joining a survival game team with a host club worker and a porn manga artist.


Castle Town Dandelion (Joukamachi no Dandelion)

Genre: Comedy
Premier Date: July 3, 2015
Where to Watch: Funimation
What It’s About in One Sentence: Nine superpowered siblings live in city crawling with security cameras and press and the people of their nation watch the nine to decide which of them the next monarch will be.


Hetalia: The World Twinkle

Genre: Comedy
Premier Date: July 3, 2015
Where to Watch: FunimationAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: The sixth season of a short-form anime starring the anthropomorphic personifications of the nations of the world.


Ushio and Tora (Ushio to Tora)

Genre: Modern Fantasy, Comedy
Premier Date: July 3, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll 
What It’s About in One Sentence: To fight spirits that are running amok, a young boy frees the monster that has been trapped in his basement for generations.


Miss Monochrome 2

Genre: Idol, Comedy
Premier Date: July 3, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll 
What It’s About in One Sentence: Based on singer/voice actress Horie Yui’s virtual avatar, this is the second season of a short-form anime following the titular Miss Monochrome—a virtual girl with a pet Roomba—as she strives to become a top idol.


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Wakaba Girl

Genre: Comedy, Slice-of-Life
Premier Date: July 3, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll 
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is a short-form anime about a rich girl, who is interested in Japanese “gyaru” fashion, and her three friends.


Wooser’s Hand-to-Mouth Life: Phantasmagoric Arc (Wooser no Sono Higurashi: Mugen-hen)

Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Premier Date: July 3, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is the third season of a short-form anime about a cute but evil creature.


GATE (Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri)

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Premier Date: July 4, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: After a portal to a fantasy world appears in Tokyo, a reconnaissance team led by an otaku is sent through to explore it.


Classroom Crisis

Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Premier Date: July 4, 2015
Where to Watch: CrunchyrollDaisukiHuluAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: Set in the future on Mars, this anime follows an aspiring test pilot, her mechanic, and her teacher.


Symphogear GX (Senki Zesshou Symphogear GX)

Genre: Music, Sci-Fi
Premier Date: July 4, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: The third season of an anime about magical girls who sing songs to transform and fight aliens.


A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist (Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai)

Genre: Comedy, Ecchi
Premier Date: July 4, 2015
Where to Watch: FunimationAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: In a world where coarse language is illegal, a high school boy is blackmailed into joining a terrorist organization that performs “obscene acts.”


Durarara!!x2 Ten

Genre: Action, Mystery
Premier Date: July 4, 2015
Where to Watch: CrunchyrollDaisukiHuluAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is the third season of Durarara!, an anime that tells the tale of several supernatural people living in Tokyo and their various interactions.


Charlotte

Genre: Sci-Fi
Premier Date: July 5, 2015
Where to Watch: CrunchyrollDaisukiHuluAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: In a world where rare boys and girls develop special powers at adolescence, one such boy uses his powers in secret to get ahead—until one day an encounter with a girl changes everything.


Wagnaria!!! (Working!!!)

Genre: Comedy, Slice-of-Life
Premier Date: July 5, 2015
Where to Watch: CrunchyrollDaisukiHulu
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is the third season of an anime following the unusual employees working at a Japanese family restaurant.


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Gatchaman Crowds Insight

Genre: Superhero, Sci-Fi
Premier Date: July 5, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is the second season of one of the best anime of 2013 which follows a team of transforming heroes battling alien threats who are led by one of the best female characters in recent anime.


Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers (Rokka no Yuusha)

Genre: Fantasy
Premier Date: July 5, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll 
What It’s About in One Sentence: Fate has chosen six heroes to save the world, but when they all meet for the first time, they find that seven have gathered.


Dragon Ball Super

Genre: Fighting
Premier Date: July 5, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: Taking place half-a-year after the end of Dragon Ball Z, this new series follows Goku, his friends, and his family as new threats come to Earth.


Wakako-zake

Genre: Slice-of-Life
Premier Date: July 5, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: This short-form anime follows a woman who loves to go out eating and drinking alone.


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Q Transformers 2

Genre: Comedy
Premier Date: July 6, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is the second season of a short-form anime based on the 1986 Transformers Nintendo game.


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To Love-Ru: Trouble – Darkness 2nd

Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Premier Date: July 6, 2015
Where to Watch: CrunchyrollAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is the sixth anime series following an alien princess who comes to earth, the boy she falls in love with, and the otherworldly adventures that happen around them.


Snow White with the Red Hair (Akagami no Shirayuki-hime)

Genre: Fantasy
Premier Date: July 7, 2015
Where to Watch: FunimationAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: This anime is a twist on Snow White and follows its young, red-haired heroine as she tries to escape the prince who wants her to become his concubine.


Teekyu Season 5

Genre: Comedy, Slice-of-Life
Premier Date: July 7, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is the fifth season of a short-form anime about the crazy lives of the girls in a high school tennis club.


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Million Doll

Genre: Idol
Premier Date: July 7, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: This short-form anime follows a shut-in girl who makes idols popular through her blog.


Actually, I Am… (Jitsu wa Watashi wa)

Genre: Modern Fantasy, Romantic Comedy
Premier Date: July 7, 2015
Where to Watch: CrunchyrollAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: Can a boy who cannot tell a lie keep the secret that the girl he likes is actually a vampire?


Non Non Biyori Repeat

Genre: Slice-of-Life
Premier Date: July 7, 2015
Where to Watch: Crunchyroll
What It’s About in One Sentence: The second season of an anime about four girls in a rural elementary/middle school with only five students.


Kaijuu Sakaba Kanpai!

Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Premier Date: July 7, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is a short-form anime that follows the monsters of Ultraman and the bar they frequent to drown their worries.


Overlord

Genre: Fantasy
Premier Date: July 7, 2015
Where to Watch: FunimationAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: When a popular online game is shutdown, one boy refuses to log off—and then finds himself transformed into a powerful skeleton wizard as the game world becomes real.


Seiyu’s Life (Sore ga Seiyuu!)

Genre: Comedy, Slice-of-Life
Premier Date: July 7, 2015
Where to Watch: FunimationAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: This anime is the story of three young voice actresses at work.


Everyday Life with Monster Girls (Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou)

Genre: Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy
Premier Date: July 8, 2015
Where to Watch: CrunchyrollDaisuki
What It’s About in One Sentence: Three years ago, the world learned that all kinds of mythical creatures were real; now several monster girls move in with a hapless guy as part of a cultural exchange program.


Bikini Warriors

Genre: Fantasy, Ecchi
Premier Date: July 8, 2015
Where to Watch: FunimationDaisukiAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: The title of this short-form anime tells you everything you need to know.


SuzakiNishi: The Animation

Genre: Comedy
Premier Date: July 8, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: This short-form anime is based on a radio show where two voice actresses discuss business ideas.


Sky Wizards Academy (Kuusen Madoushi Kouhosei no Kyoukan)

Genre: Fantasy
Premier Date: July 9, 2015
Where to Watch: FunimationAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: In a world where armored insects have driven humanity into floating cities, a school of wizards is created to fight them.


Junjo Romantica 3

Genre: Yaoi, Comedy, Romance
Premier Date: July 9, 2015
Where to Watch: FunimationAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence: The story of various romantic boys love couples continues in the third season of this anime.


Himouto! Umaru-chan

Genre: Comedy, Slice-of-Life
Premier Date: July 9, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: At school, this girl is both beautiful and smart—but at home she’s a total slob.


Gakkou Gurashi!

Genre: Post Apocalypse, Slice-of-Life
Premier Date: July 9, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: In the midst of a zombie apocalypse, five girls continue their normal school life.


Danchigai

Genre: Comedy, Slice-of-Life
Premier Date: July 10, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: A short-form anime about the day-to-day life of a high school boy and his four rambunctious sisters.


Prison School (Kangoku Gakuen)

Genre: Comedy, Ecchi
Premier Date: July 11, 2015
Where to Watch: FunimationAnimeLab (AU)
What It’s About in One Sentence:Five boys are admitted to what was an all-girls school; however, they soon find themselves in the school’s prison and must stay there for a month or be expelled.


God Eater

Genre: Post Apocalypse, Sci-Fi
Premier Date: July 12, 2015
Where to Watch: Daisuki
What It’s About in One Sentence: Based on the game of the same name, this anime follows an organization that hunts monsters in a post-apocalyptic future.


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Makura no Danshi

Genre: Romance
Premier Date: July 14, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: This short-form anime is told entirely in first person and features anime boys that whisper pillow talk as they lay beside you.


The IDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls 2

Genre: Idol
Premier Date: July 18, 2015
Where to Watch: Daisuki
What It’s About in One Sentence: The second season of this anime continues to follow a producer and the group of idols he is responsible for.


Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz!

Genre: Magical Girl
Premier Date: July 25, 2015
Where to Watch: No Western Simulcast Announced
What It’s About in One Sentence: This is the third season of an anime that re-imagines the characters of Fate/Stay Night as magical girls.


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VENUS PROJECT: Climax

Genre: Idol
Premier Date: August 16, 2015
Where to Watch: Funimation
What It’s About in One Sentence: In the near future, idols battle it out in live performances thanks to new technologies.

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