1/13/17 Anime Releases

Saga of Tanya the Evil sure is a mouthful compared to the Japanese name of Youjo Senki.

8:30am – Forest Fairy Five – Episode 1
10:30am – Saga of Tanya the Evil – Episodes 1, 2
11:00am – Fuuka – Episodes 1 & 2, 3
12:00pm – Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club – Episode 1, 2
12:30pm – Schoolgirl Strikers – Episodes 1, 2
1:30pm – Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga – Episode 1, 2
3:45pm – Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju – Episode 1, 2
1:30pm – Future Card Buddyfight Triple D – Episode 40
8:00pm – Bono Bono – Episode 39


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Forest Fairy Five

Description: A beautiful nation, prospering since ancient times, Japan is now known as the Anime Kingdom. There are more than just humans living there; animes truly do exist in Japan. Past the Fairy Ring, to the world of fairies, live anime-chans. There’s a Fairy Ring in your town, too. Here. And there. Even in Harajuku. Maybe even in the Ashigara mountains. By some chance, we’ll open that door. And we might get to meet the anime-chans. This is the land where you get to meet anime-chans.

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Simulcast: Fridays at 8:30am EST

Saga of Tanya the Evil

Description: It is June of the year CE 1923. A young girl with blond hair and blue eyes, Tanya Degurechaff, has entered the final curriculum of the Imperial Military Academy and is training at the third patrol line in the northern military district, the Norden Theater, as part of her service to the force. Her training, the first step toward a brilliant career as an aviation mage, should have gone off without a hitch… but things took an unexpected turn.

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Simulcast: Fridays at 10:30am EST


Description: Yuu Haruna has transferred to a school in Tokyo so he can live with his sisters after their parents moved to America. Introverted and unskilled at socializing with others, Yuu’s main mode of communication is Twitter. As he’s scoping out his new surroundings with his eyes on his smartphone, he crashes into Fuuka Akitsuki, a girl who appeared in front of him out of nowhere. Centered on the awkward and unsocial Yuu Haruna, the mysteriously charming Fuuka Akitsuki, and Yuu’s childhood friend Koyuki Hinashi, a brand new love story woven through music is about to begin.

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Simulcast: Fridays at 11:00am EST

Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club

Description: Maiharu Hiromi has moved from Nagasaki to Kamakura to attend high school. Her new residence means a new school and new friends, and all of her exciting new encounters from day to day happen when she’s on her bicycle! Kamakura is the stage for these high school girls who have devoted their youth to cycling! Each episode of the anime will be concluded with a live-action segment starring Hirose Yuuki, the voice of Akitsuki Tomoe, and Fukuo Yui, the voice of Akitsuki Yuika.

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Simulcast: Fridays at 12:00pm EST

Schoolgirl Strikers

Description: The newly established private high school for girls, Goryoukan Academy, has a hidden face that people on the outside don’t know about… Mysterious apparitions called “Oburi” have appeared from a rift in space-time. The only ones capable of fighting this enemy of mankind are girls known as “Strikers,” who have the ability to sense the fifth dimension. Goryoukan Academy is actually an organization that seeks out girls who are more than meets the eye and trains them up for the “Fifth Force,” a combat force created to subjugate the Oburi.

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Simulcast: Fridays at 12:30pm EST

Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga

Description: Assiah, the realm of humans, and Gehenna, the realm of demons. Normally, these two dimensions would never intersect, but the demons are now intruding on the material world.

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Simulcast: Fridays at 1:30pm EST

Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju

Description: Upon his release from prison, a man seeks out the famous comedic storyteller Yakumo after falling in love with his rendition of a story called “Shinigami.” Yakumo accepts the ex-convict as his apprentice, nicknaming him “Yotaro.” As Yotaro gets acclimated to his new life, he meets Konatsu, a girl in the care of Yakumo who wants to become a performer as well, but is unable to because she is a woman.

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Simulcast: Fridays at 3:45pm EST


Future Card Buddyfight Triple D

Description: It is the year 2030, and the stage is the capital of Japan, Chou-Tokyo. Through “Buddyfight”, humans have started cultural interactions with residents from other worlds called “Affinity Dimensions”. Buddyfight is a game with selected humans as the “Buddyfighter”, and residents from the other world as the partner (known as “Buddy Monster”). These battles have high significance and sometimes it is even used to decide the fate of a nation, and naturally there are those who seek to use the Buddy Monsters for evil purposes.

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Simulcast: Fridays at 7:30pm EST



Description: Bonobono, a young sea otter, bonds with Chipmunk, Fishing Cat and other friendly woodland creatures. In between the gags, this unique series deals with philosophically nuanced questions such as, “What is life?”

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Simulcast: Fridays at 8:00pm EST