Crunchyroll just popped the Pringles can on its simulcast announcements yesterday. Today they didn’t let off the gas and announced five new series that will be airing as part of their Fall 2016 streaming lineup. I’ll be listing the announcements alphabetically, so let’s get to it.
A continuation of Anime De Training! Ex, Anime De Training! XX will begin streaming this Thursday (10/6) at 7:55 AM PST. Crunchyroll has also made the original series available to stream since the announcement. The series will be available to stream worldwide excluding Asia. Crunchyroll describes the series:
That burning TV anime, “Ani Tore! EX” is coming back even more powered up as “Ani Tore! XX!” There’ll be even more training techniques than last season! The new character, Idemi Sakura-chan, who’s selfish and lonely appears!
Gakuen Handsome will begin streaming today (10/3) at 10:00 AM PST. The series will be available to stream worldwide excluding China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macao, and Taiwan. Crunchyroll describes the series:
The top-class boys school in the prefecture, Baramon Private Academy. The protagonist who just transferred there encounters various tough guys at the school
As soon as you pass the gates, there was handsome—
The outlaw teacher, the captain of the soccer team, his childhood friend who he hasn’t seen in seven years, etc… This is a school love story filled with very uniquely extreme feelings
Following in the footsteps of the first season, Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara‘s second season has been confirmed to stream on Crunchyroll. The first episode is set to premiere this Wednesday (10/5) at 7:50 AM PST. Following the trend, Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara‘s second season will be available worldwide excluding Asia. Crunchyroll describes the series:
The easy-going anime about the daily lives of magical girls by Sui Futami returns for a second season! Despite turning into a magical girl, Yuzuka can’t get used to her transformation costume that’s a swimsuit. Will there ever be a day that Yuzuka accepts being a magical girl?!
Based on the 4-koma (4 panel) series Nobunaga no Shinobi by Naoki Shigeno, Ninja Girl & Samurai Master is joining the Crunchyroll lineup! The first episode will air this Tuesday (10/4) at 7 AM PST. The trend continues as the series is available worldwide excluding Asia. Crunchyroll gives us the deets:
The year is 1555, the middle of the Warring States period, and one young man holds on to a very big dream. That young man, known as an empty-headed fool, is none other than Oda Nobunaga. Enchanted by his dream, a certain young girl who admires Nobunaga swears that she will become his ninja one day. Nobunaga has one goal: to unify Japan by military might! Decorated by a colorful cast of characters, including the airheaded Kichou, the errand boy Hideyoshi, the tsundere Nene, the straight man Mitsuhide, and the half-dead Hanbei, this heavy-hitting wartime gag anime is about to begin!!
Finally we have Yuri!!! On Ice. The first episode will be available to stream this Wednesday (10/5) at 12:00 PM PST. The series will be available worldwide excluding China and Japan. Crunchyroll describes the series:
Yuri Katsuki carried the hope of all Japan on his shoulders in the Figure Skating Grand Prix, but suffered a crushing defeat in the finals. He returned to his hometown in Kyushu and hid away in his family’s home, half wanting to continue skating and half wanting to retire. That was when the five-time consecutive world champion, Viktor Nikiforov, suddenly showed up with his teammate, Yuri Plisetsky, a young skater starting to surpass his seniors. And so the two Yuris and the Russian champion Viktor set out to compete in a Grand Prix like none the world has ever seen!