Anime 2016 – Anime You can look forward (UPDATED!)

2016 is going to be awesome because lot of unexpected Anime we thought that would never return are going to return and there will be some new epic Anime too! so we will call this Anime 2016 year, so below is the list of all upcoming Anime in 2016 which will be worth watching.

List of Anime 2016

1. Berserk returns with new Anime

Berserk
Berserk

The first 2016 issue of Hakusensha’s Young Animal magazine (cover shown right) is announcing on Friday that a new anime adaptation project of Kentarou Miura’s Berserk manga has been green-lit.

Miura comments in the magazine that the anime project will depict Guts in his “Black Swordsman” appearance, which is only revealed in parts of the manga that go beyond any previously animated Berserk story, and is only briefly hinted at in the first and last episode of the 1997 television anime series.

(Source – ANN)

2. Gurren Lagann hints its return by launching new website with ‘Coming Soon’

Gurren Lagann coming soon
Gurren Lagann coming soon

The official Twitter account for the Gurren Lagann franchise posted a link on Monday to a website featuring the text “Coming Soon.” We still don’t know what’s coming, is it a new Anime sequel or a remake, special or OVAs but we may something in 2016. Link to the website – Gurren Lagann Website

3. Jojo’s Bizzare Adventure returns with new Anime

jojo bizarre adventure
jojo bizarre adventure

Jojo’s bizzare adventure returns with new Anime Jojo’s bizarre adventure – Diamond Is Unbreakable which continues its story line after ‘Star dust chrono crusade.’ Where Jotaro will help this new protagonist Jousuke Higashikata in his Adventures. Story is set in Japan.

4. Gate – And thus the JSDF fought Season 2

Gate and thus the JSDF Fought Season 02
Gate and thus the JSDF Fought Season 02

Season 2 of the Gate – And thus the JSDF fought. The story continues after Season 01. If you haven’t watched it yet, i would recommend you to watch it.

5. Assassination Classroom Season 2

Ansatsu Kyoushitsu season 02
Ansatsu Kyoushitsu season 02

The continuation of the Assassination Classroom or Ansatsu Kyoshitsu TV Anime. Again this will be worth a watch.

6. Attack of the Titan Season 2

Attack of the titan season 2
Attack of the titan season 2

The Season 2 of this awesome Anime was getting delayed and delayed, Now we can expect it in 2016. Although the date is still not confirmed.

7. D-Gray Man returns

D Gray Man
D Gray Man

D-Gray Man returns and the Anime is continuation from where it ended. To read more about it visit this link – Anime 2016 – Anime You can look forward (UPDATED!)

8. Shokugeki No Soma Season 2

Shokugeki No Soma Season 2
Shokugeki No Soma Season 2

The best cooking Anime of 2015 is getting a season 2 in 2016 and its promotional video hints something. To know more about it read this article – Shokugeki No Soma Season 2 PV

9. Nanatsu No Taizai Season 2

Nanatsu No Taizai Season 02
Nanatsu No Taizai Season 02

The continuation of Nanatsu No Taizai or The Seven Deadly Sins TV Anime. Another Masterpiece!!

10. Akagame No Shirayuki Hime Season 2

Akagame No Shirayuki Hime Season 2
Akagame No Shirayuki Hime Season 2

The continuation of Akagame No Shirayuki Hime TV Anime or Season 02. The soft romance anime series of 2015.

11. Fairy Tail Zero (Mavis’s story) TV Anime

Akagame No Shirayuki Hime Season 2
Akagame No Shirayuki Hime Season 2

The sequel of Fairy Tail’s manga which focuses on Mavis’s past drawn by ‘Hiro Mashima’ itself, gets a TV anime in 2016

Synopsis – Many years ago, Mavis Vermilion was a servant on Sirius Island, mistreated by a guild master and his daughter, Zera. But Mavis stayed positive, because her mother once told her that fairies never visit people who cry about their problems. When the guild came under attack, Mavis pulled Zera from the wreckage into the forest. Seven years went by, and the powerful wizards Warrod Sequen, Precht, and Yuri Dreyer arrived on the island, seeking a powerful jade gemstone. This journey would change the course of magical history.

(Source – Manga)

12. Aijin TV Anime

Aijin
Aijin

Synopsis – 17 years ago, immortals first appeared on the battlefields of Africa. Later, rare, unknown new immortal lifeforms began appearing among humans, and they became known as “Ajin” (demi-humans). Just before summer vacation, a Japanese high school student is instantly killed in a traffic accident on his way home from school. However, he is revived, and a price is placed on his head. Thus begins a boy’s life on the run from all of humankind.

(Source – ANN)

13. Dimension W TV Anime 

Dimension W
Dimension W

Synopsis – Humanity harnessed a new inexhaustible energy from inventions called “Coils” in 2051. In 2072, a skilled recovery specialist named Kyōma Mabuchi encounters a mysterious, beautiful woman right in the middle of a certain job. It is a fateful encounter that opens the door to the new dimension “W”.

(Source – Manga)

14. Durarara!! x 2 Ketsu TV Anime

Durarara X2 Ketsu
Durarara X2 Ketsu

The continuation of the Durarara X2 Anime Series of 2015.

15. Saijaku Muhai No Bahamut TV Anime

Saijaku Muhai No Bahamut
Saijaku Muhai No Bahamut

Synopsis – Lux is a former prince of an empire named Arcadia that was overthrown via a rebellion five years earlier. Lux accidentally trespasses in a female dormitory’s bathing area, sees the kingdom’s new princess Lisesharte naked, and incurs her wrath. Lisesharte then challenges Lux to a Drag-Ride duel. Drag-Rides are ancient armored mechanical weapons that have been excavated from ruins all around the world. Lux used to be called the strongest Drag-Knight, but now he’s known as the “undefeated weakest” Drag-Knight because he will absolutely not attack in battle. After his duel with Lisesharte, Lux ends up attending the female-only academy that trains royals to be Drag-Knights.

(Source – ANN)

16. Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash TV Anime

Grimgar of fantasy and ash
Grimgar of fantasy and ash

Synopsis – When Haruhito awakens, he’s in the dark. He doesn’t know where he is, why is he here, and where he came from. Around him there are several men and women who have the same circumstances. Haruhito and his companions find themselves in a “game-like world” called Grimgar and must form a party, cooperate, and learn new skills to survive the harsh environment together.

(Source – ANN)

17. Schwarzesmarken TV Anime

Schwarzesmarken
Schwarzesmarken

Synopsis – The story follows the East German Army’s 666th TSF Squadron in its battles and political conflicts in 1983, during the BETA’s westward push into Europe. The 666th TSF Squadron Schwarzesmarken (Black Marks) are a special-response unit tasked with assaulting BETA forces through unconventional tactics; specifically, they target Laser and Heavy Laser-class BETA to deny their enemy the immense ranged firepower of those particular species. Their orders are given the topmost priority, such that it is common practice for the 666th to ignore allied distress calls that will result in deviation from their original mission, even if only for a short moment.

(Source – Wikia)

 18. Luck and Logic TV Anime

Luck and Logic
Luck and Logic

Synopsis – In L.C. 922, people faced a sudden crisis. In Tetra Heaven, the land of legend, a hundred years of war had come to a close. The gods who lost the war searched for a new place to live, and found it in Septpia, the human world, which they proceeded to attack. The Logicalists attached to ALCA, a special police agency whose duty it was to protect cities from assaults by foreigners (angels), were compelled to act in defense of cities, whether they wished to or not. Depending on their ability, Logicalists could initiate trance with goddesses from the other world, and stand a fighting chance on the battlefield. A civilian named Yoshichika Tsurugi, who lacked “Logic” and lived happily with his family, was caught up in an attack, and took shelter along with many people. He meets a beautiful goddess named Athena. In her hands, she had the “Logic” that Yoshichika lacked. Now both Yoshichika and Athena head to their destiny.

(Source – ANN)

19. BBK/BRNK TV Anime

Bubuki Buranki
Bubuki Buranki

Synopsis – Returning to Japan after having been away for 10 years, Azuma Akira finds himself attacked and captured by armed strangers. What saves him is his childhood friend, the girl Ōgon Asabuki, and the Bubuki that had become her right hand.

(Source – ANN)

20. Reikenzan: Hoshikuzu-tachi no Utage TV Anime

Reikenzan
Reikenzan

Synopsis – A comet falling will bring about a great calamity, and in order to choose a child fated by the falling comet, the family of the “Reiken” clan with a long storied history is once again resuming its entrance examination process to find disciples. The protagonist Lu Wang, who possesses a special soul that is only available once in a thousand years, decides to take the exam, and he starts down the path toward becoming an exceptional sage.

(Source – ANN)

 21. Divine Gate TV Anime

Divine Gate
Divine Gate

Synopsis – When the Divine Gate opened, the living world, the heavens, and the underworld became connected, ushering an era of chaos where desires and conflict intersect. To restore order, the World Council is formed. As peace is restored, the Divine Gate becomes an urban legend.

In that world, boys and girls deemed fit by the World Council are gathered. They are ones who aim to reach the gate for their personal objectives. Those who reach the gate can remake the world.

What lies beyond the gate? When they reach the door, will the world change? Will it be the past that changes, or will it be the future?

(Source: MAL News)

22.  Norn9: Norn + Nonette TV Anime

Norn09
Norn09

Synopsis – The era where great powers of the world have all ventured overseas. Revolution and liberalism spread all over the world. Right when souls and earth are ill, a glowing sphere appeared in the sky, and removed the borders of the world. Three girls and nine young men depart together with a flying ship.

(Source – ANN)

23. Shōjo-tachi wa Kōya o Mezasu TV Anime

Shoujo tachi wa kouya wo mezasu
Shoujo tachi wa kouya wo mezasu

Synopsis – Buntarō is a student who wants to be something, but doesn’t know what. One day his female classmate Sayuki announces she is working on a bishōjo (pretty girl) game. Sayuki scouted him because he wrote a good script for drama club, but Buntarō doesn’t know anything about bishōjo games.

(Source – ANN)

24. ERASED TV Anime

Boku dake ga inai machi
Boku dake ga inai machi

Synopsis – Satoru Fujinuma is a struggling manga artist who has the ability to turn back time and prevent deaths. When his mother is killed he turns back time to solve the mystery, but ends up back in elementary school, just before the disappearance of his classmate Kayo.

(Source – Manga)

25. Dagashikashi TV Anime

Dagashi Kashi
Dagashi Kashi

Synopsis – Kokonotsu Shikada does not want to inherit his family’s rural candy store as his father wishes. A girl named Hotaru, who’s crazy about small-time candy stores, appears at the store and repeatedly visits in order to convince him to take it over.

(Source – Manga)

26. Active Raid: Kidō Kyōshūshitsu Dai-Hakkei TV Anime

Active raid
Active raid

Synopsis – Set in a part of Tokyo that has descended into a quagmire, the story follows Unit 8 of the 5th Special Public Security Section’s 3rd Mobile Assault Division — popularly called “The Eighth” — who don powered armor “Willware” exoskeletons to counter the rise in crime. Assistant inspector Asami Kazari is assigned to The Eighth with the task of assessing the unit’s status and reporting it to her superiors. But her true goal is to rehabilitate this sloppy, haphazard, justice-less group.

(Source – ANN)

27. Myriad Colors Phantom World TV Anime

Musaigen No Phantom World
Musaigen No Phantom World

Synopsis –  In the near future, in a world born of human imagination, what humans would call ghosts or monsters appear, and they come to be called “phantoms.” Haruhiko Ichijō, is a first year at Hosea Academy along with his upperclassman Mai Kawakami, who fights phantoms with the ability “Spirit of Five Elements,” Reina Izumi, who has the ability “Phantom Eater,” and Koito Minase, who fights phantoms in solitude. They experience the ups and downs of high school life before a certain incident leads them to the truth of this world.

(Source – ANN)

28. Haruchika – Haruta & Chika TV Anime

Haruchika
Haruchika

Synopsis – Haruta and Chika are members of their high school wind instrument club that is on the verge of being shut down. The two are childhood friends, and they spend their days practicing hard while also trying to recruit new members. When a certain incident happens within their school, they work together to solve it.

(Source – ANN)

29. Prince of Stride Alternative TV Anime

Prince of stride alternative
Prince of stride alternative

Synopsis – “Stride,” is an extreme sport that involves six people on one team who run relay races through towns. Hōnan Academy and other schools compete to win eastern Japan’s top Stride competition, “End of Summer.” However, Hōnan’s team has shut down. First-year high school students Takeru Fujiwara and Nana Sakurai attempt to restart the club, but they must recruit six members for the team. They ask Riku Yagami to join, but he turns them down by saying that Stride is the one thing he doesn’t want to do.
(Source – ANN)

30. Boku No Hero Academia TV Anime

Boku No Hero Academia
Boku No Hero Academia

Synopsis – People are not born equal, a realization that 4-year-old Midoriya Izuku faced when bullied by his classmates who had unique special powers. Izuku was one of the rare cases where he was born with absolutely no unique powers. This did not stop Izuku from pursuing his dream, a dream of becoming a great hero like the legendary All-Might. To become the great hero he hopelessly wants to become, he now will join the ranks of one of the highest rated “Hero Academies” in the country: Yueiko. With the help of his idol All-Might, will he be able to claim the ranks and become a true hero?

(Source: MangaHelpers)

31. Saekano Season 2

Saekano
Saekano

Sequel to the original Season 01 of Saekano

End of Anime 2016 list

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Post Author: Kaustubh Shinde

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