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Bakuman 2012

Sequel to the Autumn 2011 series Bakuman (2011). Based on a shounen manga by Ooba Tsugumi and Obata Takeshi serialised in Weekly Shounen Jump.Bakuman follows the story of high school student Mashiro Moritaka, a talented artist who does not know what he wants to do with his future. One day he draws a picture of Azuki Miho, a girl he is secretly fond of, during class and forgets the notebook at school. He comes back to find that his classmate Takagi Akito is waiting for him with his notebook. Takagi tries to convince Mashiro to become a mangaka, a manga artist, with him, only leading to Mashiro's disagreement. Mashiro goes home and thinks about his mangaka uncle, who had only one successful series before he died in obscurity. Mashiro is interrupted by a phone call from Takagi, who says that he is going to tell Azuki that Mashiro likes her. Mashiro runs down to Azuki's house to find Takagi waiting for him. Once Azuki comes out to meet them, Takagi tells her that he and Mashiro are aiming to be mangaka. Mashiro then learns that she wants to be a seiyuu, a voice actor, and has shown promise in the field. Mashiro, once again thinking about his uncle, accidentally proposes to Azuki who accepts. However, she will only marry him after they achieve their dreams.

Battle Spirits: Sword Eyes

The story is set 14 years after Atlantia, the largest country in the world of Legendia, was torn apart by riots. The protagonist Tatewaki Tsurugi was secreted away from the chaos at a young age. Oblivious to his true birthplace, Tsurugi grows up as a spirited boy in the neighboring rocky land of Pacifis.One day, Tsurugi suddenly comes across the Shining Sword, and his great adventure begin. An army of darkness is hunting down the 12 Sword Braves, and as the army pursues Tsurugi, a figure appears before him. Bringer is a Card Battle Droid entrusted with the duty of protecting Tsurugi. Trained by Bringer in the ways of the Battle Spirits combat, Tsurugi joins the other Sword Braves in rising up against the army of darkness with his Key Spirit Shining Dragon.

Busou Shinki

The slice-of-life battle story is set in a future that has neither World War III nor an alien invasion - just an ordinary future set after our current age. In this world, robots are part of everyday life, and they contribute to various aspects of society. "Shinki" are 15-centimeter-tall (about 6-inch-tall) cute partners made to assist humans. Equipped with inteligence and emotions they devote themselves to serving their "Masters".These Shinki can even be equipped with weapons and armor to fight each other. Such Shinki are named "Busou Shinki" (literally, "armed divine princesses"). In particular, the Shinki Ann (Amval), Aines (Altines) and Rane (Altrane) serve a high school freshman named Masato. Things change when a new Shinki, the Bellicose Staarf, joins them.

Chou Soku Henkei Gyrozetter

Based on Square Enix's Gyrozetter arcade card game The card game depicts battles between cars that transform into robots.

Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!

Based on a light novel series by Torako with illustrations by Ousaka Nozomi.Togashi Yuuta, a boy who used to suffer from chuunibyou, and Takanashi Rikka, who still has the syndrome, made a true contract with each other (that is, they are dating). They are in the middle of enjoying real life to the fullest... or should be. However, Shichimiya Satone a.k.a. Sophia Ring SP Saturn VII, a friend from middle school and the one suffering the most from chuunibyou, appears and turns Togashi's life upside down. And so, a battle between Saturn and Jaou Shingan (True Eye of the Devil King) begins.

CØDE:BREAKER

Based on the manga by Kamijou Akimine.Sakurakouji Sakura is a girl who appears modest and graceful but in reality is skilled in martial arts. After witnessing a boy burning people with his blue flame, she is startled to see that the same boy is a transfer student, Oogami Rei. Oogami is a Code Breaker, one who does not exist. He is a seemingly cold-blooded killer who follows the principle of an eye for an eye, to use evil against evil. Convinced that killing is not right, Sakurakouji sets out to stop him and penetrate his icy heart.

Girls und Panzer

In this world, "Sensha-do", the military art of using tanks, is every bit as important to a yamato nadeshiko as flower arrangement and tea ceremony.Nishizumi Miho is a new transfer student who want nothing to do with Sensha-do. However, she is summoned before the Student Council President who forcibly enrolls her in Sensha-do, with the ultimate goal of being part of the school's team in the National Sensha-do Tournament. To make matters worse, every single member of the team is eccentric.

Haitai Nanafa

The story of Haitai Nanafa revolves around an energetic middle school girl named Kyan Nanafa. Nanafa lives in Okinawa with her grandmother who runs the Kame Soba soba shop, her beautiful older sister Nao who is in high school, and her younger sister Kokona, who is in elementary school and has a strong ability to sense the supernatural.One day, Nanafa witnesses a seal fall off of a Chinese banyan tree, and three spirits who live in that tree are unleashed. These spirits include Nina and Lana, who are jimunaa spirits. The third spirit is Iina, who is an incarnation of an Okinawan lion statue. As spirits start appearing one after another, the peaceful life of Nanafa and her family begins to change.

Hidamari Sketch x Honeycomb

Based on a four-panel manga by Aoki Ume, serialised in Manga Time Kirara Carat.The aspiring artistic Yuno has just begun to attend the school of her dreams: Yamabuki High School.Leaving the abode of her parents, she moves into an apartment by herself, in a complex called Hidamari Sou, conveniently located right in front of the school. There, she meets her new neighbours: classmate Miyako, and the senior students Hiro and Sae.Even though Yuno is not used to living all by herself, her new gentle friends help her fend off loneliness, and her days become quite lively as she hangs out with these slightly eccentric artists. But their support inspires her to continue pursuing her dream of becoming an artist one day.

Scarlet Fragment 2

  • Original Title: Hiiro no Kakera 2

Sequel to the Spring 2012 series Hiiro no Kakera. Based on Idea Factory's Hiiro no Kakera otome romance game.The 17-year-old Kasuga Tamaki's parents are suddenly transferred to Africa, prompting Tamaki to return to the beautiful countryside, to live with her grandmother Ugaya Shizuki. On her path up the mountain she encounters a small fluff-ball-like god, and then is attacked by strange one-eyed beings, drowned gods, attracted to those with the blood of Princess Tamayori. Onizaki Takuma, sent by Shizuki to pick up Tamaki, only barely saves her.As Tamaki's grandmother explains: The village is surrounded by a barrier that seals away the Onikirimaru. For a long time the Tamayori princesses have kept the magical sword sealed away, but the seal has started to weaken, agitating the local gods. Since Tamaki is the next Tamayorihime, she has to succeed her grandmother, and thus it now befalls her to seal away the Onikirimaru again...Tamaki will not have to take on this daunting task alone, since the members of the Shugogo family — gruff Onizaki Takuma, short-tempered Atori Mahiro, quiet Komura Yuuichi, mediator Oomi Suguru, and healer Inukai Shinji — are bound by blood, sworn to protect those of Tamayorihime blood.

Hayate no Gotoku! Hayate the Combat Butler: Can`t Take My Eyes Off You

A new Hayate no Gotoku TV series.With a debt of 1.5 million, 16-year old Hayate Ayasaki's parents sell him to the Yakuza to pay it off. Not wanting to be cut up and sold on the black market, Hayate escapes from the Yakuza thugs and finds a very rich girl by the name of Nagi wandering in a park at night.Deciding to kidnap the girl for ransom money, Hayate's kidnapping speech was wrongly taken as a confession of love for Nagi. She finds out about the debt and, feeling sorry for Hayate, pays it off, as long as Hayate will be her buttler until he pays off the 1.5 million (which will take about 40 years).

Initial D - Fifth Stage

"The story follows Takumi Fujiwara, a high school boy with a natural talent for driving, in his racing pursuits on the public highways."

Ixion Saga: Dimension Transfer

Based on the game by Capcom.Hokaze Kon is an otherwise normal boy who, one day, receives an inter-dimensional summons to the world of "Mirror". He appears just in time to save the life of Princess Ecarlate, whose enemies are trying to prevent her political marriage. Kon, who knows nothing about Mirror nor the way home, attaches himself to Ecarlate's entourage.

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

  • Original Title: JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken

Based on Araki Hirohiko's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga. This is the story of the Joestar family and their battles against bizarre enemies. Jonathan Joestar's battle against the vampire Dio Brando starts it all, and it continues roughly each second generation of Joestars through all parts of the story.

Jormungand: Perfect Order

Sequel to the Spring 2012 series JormungandThe series follows Koko Hekmatyar, a young arms dealer who sells weapons under HCLI, a weapons corporation. As one of the company's unofficial weapon sellers, she secretly sells weapons in many countries while avoiding the local authorities and law enforcements as most of her work is actually illegal under international law. Travelling with her is her team of bodyguards who are mostly composed of ex-military veterans. Her latest addition to her crew is Jonah, a seemingly emotionless child soldier who is skilled in combat yet ironically hates arms dealers. Jonah joins Koko as he wishes to find the arms dealer responsible for his family's death. What follows is Koko and her crews escapades around the world.

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Kyousougiga 2012

Sequel to the Winter 2012 series KyousougigaIt's Kyoto, and yet it is not. A microcosm of peculiar origins, "Mirror Kyoto".A small incident causes a young girl, Koto, to wander into this world. She runs into a mysterious monk, gets chased around by a tech-obsessed girl, and heartily enjoys her chaotic and colourful new life, but meanwhile, out of sight, a certain plan is being set into motion...In this mysterious city where spirits and humans have been thrown together, the festivities are about to begin!

Little Busters!

Based on visual novel developed by KeyLittle Busters! story revolves around the main protagonist Naoe Riki, a young male high school student. When Riki was a child, his parents died, leaving him hopeless and depressed. A group of three young boys and one girl his age saved him who referred to themselves as the Little Busters, a group dedicated to fighting evil and preserving justice.The leader of the group was Natsume Kyousuke who had a younger sister named Rin. The other two members were Inohara Masato and Miyazawa Kengo, who were rivals despite being friends. They took Riki out and played together with him during his time of need, making him the fifth Little Busters member. In time, Riki enjoyed playing with them, and his grief over his parents gradually faded away. Now, Riki and his friends are in their second year of high school, except for Kyousuke who is in his third year. They still hang out together, and enjoy their school life.

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

In a strange faraway land lies the mysterious labyrinth called The Dungeon. A young boy, Aladdin, and his companion Alibaba, attempt to penetrate the secrets of The Dungeon and obtain the treasures rumored to be hidden there. Within The Dungeon, Aladdin meets many different people, and eventually discovers his destiny.

Medaka Box 2

Sequel to the 2012 Spring series Medaka Box. Based on the manga by Nishio Ishin with illustrations by Akatsuki Akira.Kurokami Medaka is an exceptional first year student at Hanokiwa Academy who got elected as president of the student council with a smashing 98% of the votes. Extremely intelligent, strong, and rich; she wants to help anyone in need. To do that, she introduces a suggestion box that allows any student to contact her. Later known as the Medaka Box, it will bring forth incredible challenges to Kurokami and her friends of the student council.

Monsuno

  • Original Title: Juusen Battle Monsuno

Chase Suno and his friends, Jinja and Bren, are on a search for Chase's father, Jeredy Suno. However, they soon become involved in something else upon reaching their father's lab and becoming involved with an organism known as Monsuno. Chase, choosing to side with his father's work, denies S.T.O.R.M. access to the Monsuno and escapes.They are now on the run from the military organization, S.T.O.R.M., while still looking for Chase's father. However, a mysterious organization also has his eyes set on Chase and the group's Monsuno.Note: An American-Japanese production with the series first premiering in the United States (in Japan the series began on October 3, 2012).

Onii-chan Dakedo Ai Sae Areba Kankeinai yo ne!

After 6-years' separation, Himenokouji Akito reunites with his twin sister Akiko and they live together once more. However, in the interim, Akiko had developed a serious case of bro-con, romantic feelings for Akito.It doesn't stop there as Nikaidou Arashi, the student council president of his new school, vice-president Nasuhara Anastasia, and Sawatari Ginbei Haruomi, who followed Akito all the way from Kyoto, all move in with him one after the other.

Oshiri Kajiri Mushi

A gag comedy about Oshiri Kajiri Mushi XVIII, a 10-year-old insect who goes Biting School to inherit his family's Biting Shop business.

PSYCHO-PASS

Plot summary not available yet. Part of the NoitaminA block.

Robotics;Notes

The "scientific adventure" series is set in a future world with realistic augmented reality technology. It follows a robotics club in danger of being disbdanded.

Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo

The school romantic comedy revolves around a second-year high school student named Kanda Sorata who lives in Sakurasou, the dormitory for problem children at Sorata's school. One day, Shiina Mashiro — a cute girl who happens to be also a cosmopolitan, brilliant artist — moves into Sakurasou.Sorata thinks to himself that he should protect Mashiro from the weirdos at Sakurasou, but Mashiro has a surprising secret: she has no idea how to take care of herself. She gets lost if she goes out, and her room is a complete mess. Sorata's dorm mates designate him as the master of Mashiro, and thus, an ordinary boy and a brilliant girl must live like a master and his pet.

Seitokai no Ichizon 2012

Based on a light novel series by Aoi Sekina, with illustrations by Inugami Kira.Sugisaki Ken, through diligence and academic excellence, had successfully entered the paradise that is the Hekiyou Private Academy's Student Council. There, he boldly embarks on his plan to create his personal harem with the 4 girls who are the other council members, namely:The incredibly youthful president Sakurano Kurimu;Thecool and kindly yet super-sadistic secretary Akaba Chizuru;Tomboyish and hot-blooded vice-president Shiina Minatsu; andThe ephemerally beautiful yet complicated treasurer Shiina Mafuyu.While every day since then has been non-stop fun, Graduation Day now looms near. Could this spell the end of their carefree days?

From The New World

  • Original Title: Shin Sekai Yori

Based on Kishi Yuusuke's award-winning 2008 speculative-fiction novel Shin Sekai Yori.The story is set in Japan a millennium from now. Five children — the protagonist Saki, Satoru, Maria, Mamoru, and Shun — have been born and raised in a tranquil town that can be described as a utopia, overflowing with water and green foilage. The world is ruled by people who have the cursed power or the gods' power of telekinesis.After a certain incident, Saki and the others come to realize the true nature of their world. Before long, they learn everything, including the bloody history that brought humanity to this state. The five throw themselves into life-threatening adventure and fighting to protect friends and a world on the brink of collapse.

Say I Love You

  • Original Title: Suki-tte Ii na yo

The story of first love centers around Tachibana Mei, a girl who has never made friends or had a boyfriend in 16 years. One day, she accidentally injures Kurosawa Yamato, the school's most popular boy. For some reason, Yamato becomes interested in Mei and starts a one-sided friendship with her. He even protects her from a stalker - by kissing her.

To Love-Ru: Trouble - Darkness

Sequel to To Love Ru. All of the main characters make an appearance along with some new additionsThe alien Deviluke sisters still use their unique abilitities to grab Rito's love confession. Nana and Momo have transfered into the school and meet Mea, who seems to be a worry free and joyful girl. Momo in particular wants to share Rito and create a harem for him. While scheming her plan, she confronts Golden Darkness also known as Yami.They are interrupted by possessed students who begin to fight with abnormal strength. Now the new plot line appears as the misterious person who's in control of the students tests Yami's assassination skills.Who is this new enemy?

Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun

The romantic comedy centers around Mizutani Shizuku, a girl who has absolutely no interests except for school and her plans for the future. A boy named Yoshida would be seated next to her in class, but he has been constantly absent for one reason or another since the first day of school. By chance, she is sent to deliver class printouts to him, and that leads Yoshida to believe they are friends.

Forsaken Tempest

  • Original Title: Zetsuen no Tempest: The Civilization Blaster

The story centers around Yoshino, an ordinary high school student with a mysterious friend named Mahiro. Mahiro made a deal with a witch named Hakaze to hunt down the killers of his parents and sister. Now Mahiro is missing, and Hakaze confronts Yoshino. Yoshino find himself involved in crisis that may doom the entire world.