Hello everyone, HAPPY NEW YEAR, thank you for following us and all the love and if you are like me you are probably wondering what you can or should be watching this year 2018. So Yo! D101 made a list of upcoming anime this season and there is a lot to expect this year.😊
So let’s gets started on our list of what you should be watching this year ;
One Punch Man 2
In 2015 season 1 of One Punch Man ended and it really left on a high note and it’s been over two years since then. For those who haven’t watched it you should, it follows the story of Saitama who wants becomes a hero for fun and he is the strongest hero ever in his universe so far.
OPM fans have been refreshing pages every day on new about a second season and the wait is finally over, we are getting a second season. But there as been a change in the staff members, the series will be animated by J.C.Staff instead of Madhouse, some people are worried about this but I don’t think you should, J.C.Staff havery some good animations to their name like;
A certain magic index, Railgun, Golden time, Shokugeki no Souma and a lot more, so I think we are in good arms. So they have what it takes. So let’s wait for all the comedy, action, super powers, Si-Fi and seriousness. Whatever you are looking for OPM as a lot to offer.
Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3 and Movie
Its a manga by Hajime Isayama, its finally coming a season 3 but not before the third movies a recap of what happened in season 2, so for any one who missed out you can watch that. This time we didn’t need to wait so long.
I know some might have been discourage by season 2, which were just 12 episodes and not 25 like the first season, Levitation didn’t have much scenes and it mostly felt like filler episodes to me most have the time. But it had some good parts, like finding out Ymir was a titan or the biggest shocker to me that I watched an thought maybe there was a mistake in the translation, was when Reiner Braun and Bertolt Hoover who had fought with everyone through the hell that is Shingeki no Kyojin world, turned out to be the Armored Titan and Colossus Titan took sometime to sink in for me but in the world of Shingeki no Kyojin, you only have like a minute to absorb it in and react.
Maybe that’s one of the many reasons why we love it, it follows Milo Murphy’s law, anything bad that can happen will happen and at the worse possible time. I really feel no character is safe from getting the axe, cause in the world they live in anyone can die in the blink of an eye.
I read a bit of the manga and the action will be coming this season more than ever, and this season should be longer than 12 episodes, so expect a lot from season 3 of Shingeki no Kyojin.
Boku no Hero Academia 3rd Season and Movie
Last season, we saw how One For All functions a bit more, Midoriya taken on the Hero Killer Stain, with Todoroki and Lida, learn a bit more about a villian, All For One and if the manga as anything to say of how season 3, will be it’s going to be packed full with a lot of action and excitement.
If you couldn’t wait like me and took a peek at the manga, it will cover the School Trip Arc and can go beyond because there is enough content for a season 3, 4 and maybe even more. Let’s hope we get more episodes this season. I really enjoy Boku no Hero Academia but I was sceptical at first but I see it going really far, even the creator would like to show them to the point of our heros maturing and showing their lifes as pro heros, so let watch and see but I think we have another manga like Naruto that will eventually branch to their children taking over.
Another thing to look forward to is the movie, not much is know yet except that it won’t be a recap movie but delve into the backstory of an unknown character, in addition to featuring the character of class 1-A, showing new a character’s origins. So that something to really look forward to. And I can’t wait.
Nanatsu no Taizai : Imashime no Fukkatsu and a Movie
It took 3 years but we finally got a second season, it’s coming back with full force with a season 2, a movie, and a PlayStation 4 game. It will still be produced by A-1 Pictures.
They seem to have gotten their holy weapons back and it seems they will be facing the demon clan this season, so expect a lot more insane fights this season and lots of laughs. Its going to be great.
Season 1 covered the first 103 chapters, so I think season 2 will pick up from there and cover up to chapter 197, and the movie could pick up for then, with a third season to start from chapter 219. So far no information on the movie as been let out.
Tokyo Ghoul is back and this time the story picks up Two years after the CCG’s raid on Anteiku. Things seemed to have changed in Tokyo, ghouls continue to pose more of a problem as they have begun to take action, especially the Ghoul terrorist group Aogiri.
A special team as been created the Quinx Squad, they are humans that have undergone surgery, giving them special abilitiesof ghouls and they might just be what the CCG need to eradicate the ghouls. The leader of the group Haise Sasaki, half-ghoul, half-human who had been trained by special class investigator, Kishou Arima. But unknown memories trouble the leaders mind, slowly reminding him of who he use to be.
Its great we are getting a season 3, but while people are worried about the director and really worried about the script, season 2 was really bad to me and didn’t portray the characters well and greatly differed from the script.
But am reading the manga at the moment and it can get confusing, so the animate characters if done well could explain a lot of things, that get confusing with the massive amount of characters, we have in the story. Guess we will just have to see how it goes, but hoping for the best cause am a fan of Tokyo Ghoul.
Fairy Tail (2018)
Since 2006, after 175 episode TV series, a 102 episode sequel, 2 OVA and 2 film, a side story novel and several spin off manga Fair Tail is coming to end. Its another long running shounen like Naruto to get an animated end. Most got nothing like Reborn, Bleach and with endless hiatus Manga like hxh, grayman and others only wonder if some will get.
Hiro Mashima revealed on his official Twitter account that the final season of the series will premiere this year, but don’t be afraid this might not be the end of your beloved series, as like Naruto, it might just be the end of one characters story and the beginning of another. He said he doesn’t think Fairy Tail is done just yet, that he still has a lot of plans and we should look forward to that.
Am really looking forward to the new season, hoping for a better plot this season cause last season seemed to get just up and down the place to me after a while, and I was just watching at a point because I had gone to far to just stop watching Fairy Tail.
Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu OVA
I really want to scream WHY OVA ! WE WANT A NEW SEASON, they are keeping us this interested, and it’s understandable I guess White Fox has their hands completely full right now, with Steins;Gate 0 and the Peacemaker movie, but hopeful maybe we will here something after the OVA airs.
The OVA should either be about the side story where Subaru gets pissed that there no Mayonnaise, in this new world he is in, so he tries to make one from scratch.
It could be to fill the time gap between episodes 10 and 11, because a lot of event after the events of the dog attack in the village was skipped that that show how Rem and Subaru got so close, for people that complained about it.
Date A Live 3rd Season
My guilty pleasure is finally back, after two series adaptations in 2013, 2014 and a film in 2015, now this year Date A Live is back for a third season.
The anime should cover volume 8-11, it’s been so long I hope this new season will be better than season 2 that seemed rushed and let it lose most of its popularity.
The light novel as brought the popularity back for Date A Live and I thick IMS are more prepared now to create something really good, this time around
The series has already been adapted into two TV series (one in 2013, one in 2014) and a theatrical film (in 2015) with direction by Keitaro Motonaga and animation by Production IMS. Let’s hope they get it rightthis time around.
Terra Formars OVA
Finally the OVA adaptations of the series Earth Chapter that should have been released with volume 21, that was delayed indefinitely will be out this year.
So we can expect a lot of action, excitement and maybe a 3rd season after this OVA. Looking forward to this.
Peacemaker Kurogane Movie 1 : Omou Michi
Refresher it follows Ichimaru Tetsunosuke who is traumatized by witnessing the murder of his parents, making him want revenge and for this he needs strength and at age 15, he joins the Shinsengumi against his supportive brothers wishes, Tetsunosuke. He soon realises he lacks the skill, mind and emotionless cut out for the job. To become strong he will have to become a demon.
I was so happy when I heard it was being brought back as a two part anime film, this time who will see our protagonist as a young adult which will be a new angle we have not seen him in yet. It will be release on June 2, 2018 and the second part in the fall.
The film has a stellar cast and the old voice actors and actresses are coming back, so I have know doubt we are in for a treat.
Made in Abyss 2nd Season
So far this as not been verified as coming out this year, but I really hope it does, realistically it might not be until 2019 or 2020 before getting a second season.
At first I won deed by it was rated 17+, but the anime is really harsh and ruthless to its characters. The graphics are very beautiful and you really feel like you are immersed in the world, to the moe drawings of the characters that you hate at first, but end up falling in love with.
This was pretty inevitable that it would get a second season, but it’s confirmation was so fast. This is a first from Madhouse that don’t do sequels but Made in Abyss broke that trend. And from what I read in the manga, we are in for an even more exciting season 2 when it comes out. Fingers crossed that it comes out this year.
Persona 5 the Animation
The anime will follow the video game closely, about a rebellious group of teenagers in Tokyo who form the Phantom Thieves of Hearts to rebel against the corruption in the land, the protagonist will be named Ren Amamiya, different from the manga series where his name his Akira Kurusu. Its coming out in spring of this year.
When it comes to Persona anime, its never been really impressive but this was my favourite Persona game so am looking forward to the anime, but I have my doubts on how much will have to be cut out of the original material to fit into 24 episodes. Hope it comes out great but either way I get to see my favourite game animated so its a win for me either way.
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Love battle shounen, slice of life, comedy, horror or anything that has an interesting plot.