Not so long ago we wrote an article on the top 5 summer animes that you should check out if you hadn’t done it yet. As a matter of fact, we are in mid-September now and the anime fall season is upon us. We have gathered the 6 most-awaited animes for the next season so you can plan your watching schedule accordingly. Yes, many of them are second seasons, meaning that you have about 2 weeks to do your homework and catch up!
One Punch Man
Synopsis: In this new action-comedy, everything about a young man named Saitama screams “AVERAGE,” from his lifeless expression, to his bald head, to his unimpressive physique. However, this average-looking fellow doesn’t have your average problem… He’s actually a superhero that’s looking for tough opponents! The problem is, every time he finds a promising candidate he beats the snot out of them in one punch. Can Saitama finally find an evil villain strong enough to challenge him? Follow Saitama through his hilarious romps as he searches for new bad guys to challenge!
Genres: Action, Comedy, Parody, Sci-Fi, Seinen, Super Powers, Supernatural
Release Date: October 5th
Attack on Titan: Junior High
Synopsis: The school comedy story is set in a junior high school and centers on the original manga’s characters such as Eren and Mikasa as they battle with Titans. The spin-off incorporates gags while using Shingeki no Kyojin’s story and notable scenes as its basis.
Studio: Production I.G.
Genres: Comedy, Parody, School, Shounen
Release Date: October 4th
Haikyuu!! Season 2
Owari no Seraph: Nagoya Kessen-Hen (Season 2)
Synopsis: Yuuichirou has reunited with Mikaela at the Shinjuku Battle. But Mikaela was turned into a vampire… To save the “family,” and to protect his fellow members, Yuuichirou needed to gain knowledge and power. He searched for ways to bring back vampire to human beings, and at the same time, trained hard working on the Cursed Gear. Meanwhile, Kureto calls Guren and tells him a shocking truth. That in one month, the main unit of the vampire will start attacking Tokyo. To get a head start against vampires, Kureto orders Guren to go to Nagoya. The noble extermination mission is about to open fire!
Studio: Wit Studio
Genres: Drama, Shounen, Supernatural, Vampire
Release Date: October 10th
Noragami Aragoto (Season 2)
Synopsis: In the second season of Noragami the main focus is on Bishamon, god of combat. She has many shinki due to her being unable to abandon spirits attacked by Ayakashi. She has a large group of shinki with her as leader, causing her trouble as she sometimes cannot tend to all of them properly, especially when one of them gets sick or is in pain. She has a strong hate for Yato, as a dark past binds the two of them. How will the horrifying events dated hundreds of years ago in combination with current evil happenings affect Yato and Yukine?
Genres: Action, Adventure, Shounen, Supernatural
Release Date: October 3th
World Trigger: Isekai Kara no Toubousha (Season 2)
Synopsis: It will be a brand new series with an original story not presented in the World Trigger manga, and with new characters and concepts.
Genres: Action, School, Sci-Fi, Shounen, Space, Supernatural
Release Date: October 4th
As honorable mentions, animes that sound quite promising but that will have to pass the 3-episode-rule for us to cover are Young BLack Jack, Dance with devils, Lance N’Masques, Comet Lucifer or High School Star Musical.