All The New Anime Coming To Funimation And CrunchyRoll This Fall
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The fall anime season is here, and there's a truly incredible amount of anime to take in between the still-separate services of Funimation and Crunchyroll. The services released their fall lineups this week, and the biggest problem you'll have is deciding what to watch first.
Funimation announced its acquisition of Crunchyroll back in December 2020, and officially completed it just last month. The merged organization has not yet announced how it plans to handle the two separate streaming services. Crunchyroll will see shows like Blade Runner: Black Lotus and Platinum End, while Funimation boasts titles like Ranking of Kings and The Vampire Dies in No Time.
Crunchyroll's fall lineup
- Blade Runner: Black Lotus
A Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Original. Taking place in Los Angeles 2032, a new story in the Blade Runner universe unfolds.
- Fena: Pirate Princess
In this Crunchyroll and Adult Swim original series, an orphan escapes to the high seas and takes her place as captain of a pirate crew for a swashbuckling adventure!
- Platinum End
From the creators of Death Note, a young boy must fight against 12 other humans to become the next god of the world!
- Restaurant to Another World 2
The Western Restaurant Nekoya welcomes you for another course in Restaurant to Another World 2!
A father and daughter team up to pilot their powerful mech to fight monsters and explore the mysteries of the Labyrinth!
- High Guardian Spice
In this Crunchyroll Original series from creator Raye Rodriguez, four fierce girls join High Guardian Academy to become heroes and protect the world from unknown threats!
- 86 EIGHTY-SIX
The battles of Lena and the Eighty-Six continue as they try to find a safe-haven in Season 2 of 86 EIGHTY-SIX
- Muv-Luv Alternative
The Muv-Luv story continues as the Tactical Surface Fighters continue the fight against the extraterrestrial species BETA.
- takt op.Destiny
Magic users named Conductors team up with magical girls and use classical music to defeat monsters invading earth!
- The Faraway Paladin
A young child raised by three undead ventures out to learn more about the world and become a famed Paladin.
- The Fruit of Evolution: Before I Knew It, My Life Had It Made
After eating the Fruits of Evolution, one high school student and a gorilla's life will be changed forever!
- The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window
A bookstore clerk who can see ghosts teams up with an exorcist to solve bizarre mysteries they encounter.
- The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat
A legendary assassin is reincarnated in another world, using his modern knowledge to become an even greater soldier!
- World’s End Harem
World's End Harem is based on the manga of the same name by Link and Kotaro Shono that began serialization in 2016 on Shonen Jump+.
- Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon
The Second Act - The sequel to the world-famous feudal fairy tale continues in Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon
The Second Act!
- Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
Boruto continues his adventures to become the ultimate ninja with Team 7 and all your favorite ninja from the Hidden Leaf Village!
- Case Closed
Ace teen detective Shinichi Kudo solves cases after becoming trapped in the body of a ten-year-old.
- Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai
Based on the classic Dragon Quest series, follow Dai and his party in their grand adventure to defeat the demon lord Hadlar!
- Kiyo in Kyoto: From the Maiko House
Two girls chase after their dreams in the ancient capital in this healing slice-of-life anime about an aspiring maiko and the house chef!
- The Aquatope on White Sand
One former idol goes to Okinawa and finds a new life helping a struggling aquarium from shutting down.
- The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated!
After the Dark Realm falls and the Great Jahy is defeated, she must survive in the human world and in a one-room apartment!
- Tropical-Rouge! Pretty Cure
A brand new PreCure series is on Crunchyroll, and now it's time to get tropical!
- One Piece
Luffy and the Straw Hats continue their adventures in Wano and fight against the powerful Emperors!
- GANBARE DOUKICHAN
From the creator of Miru Tights comes a new anime about three coworkers and their everyday lives.
- Tawawa on Monday
A salaryman and a high school girl become friends as they ride the train together every Monday.
Funimation's fall lineup
- The Heike Story
A young orphan named Biwa is taken in by the powerful Taira Clan--also known as the Heike--after their leader witnesses her extraordinary psychic abilities. Unfortunately, what she predicts is a future of bloodshed, violence, and civil war. Inspired by the 12th-century epic tale Heike Monogatari. (Simulcast began September 15)
- Selection Project
A group of nine determined girls enter the 7th Annual “Selection Project,” a television show where they’ll audition to become idols… and pursue their dreams! (Simulcast begins October 1)
She can see dead people…she just chooses to ignore them. That’s Miko’s plan, anyway, with horrifying (and sometimes hilarious) results. (Simulcast begins October 3)
- The Vampire Dies in No Time
Legendary vampire hunter Ronaldo finds an unlikely (and unwilling) ally in Draluc, the world’s weakest vampire who turns to dust at the slightest attack. Together they’re in for more hilarious misadventures than you can shake a stake at, including enemy vampires, axe-wielding editors, and other pains in the neck. (Simulcast begins October 4)
- Banished from the Hero's Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside
The series follows protagonist Red, who is kicked out of his adventuring party. He soon finds a brighter future in a small town with a cute girl named Rit, because hey, sometimes living well is the best revenge. (Simulcast begins October 6)
- Taisho Otome Fairy Tale
Shima Tamahiko has been exiled to the country because of his disability, but the sudden arrival of an arranged bride upends his lonely life. (Simulcast begins October 8)
- Ranking of Kings
The story follows Bojji, a deaf prince who lacks power and sword-wielding ability. He’s also the heir to the throne and has high hopes for his future. After finding a friend in the shadow Kage, Bojji sets off on his grand adventure to become the greatest king the world has ever seen. (Simulcast begins October 14)
- RUMBLE GARANNDOLL
Conquered by alternate-world invaders, Japan has become a shadow of what it once was. Manga, anime, idols, and more are censored by these parallel universe overlords… or so it seems. In the less-than-legal stores of Akihabara, Hosomichi joins a group of female freedom fighters made up of pilots and otakus. (Simulcast begins this fall)
- Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon–The Second Act
Long-lost twins Towa and Setsuna reunite after ten years to discover that they are the half-demon daughters of the great demon Sesshomaru. (Simulcast begins October 2)
- Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation 2nd cour
A 34-year-old underachiever gets run over by a truck, but his story isn't over. Reincarnated as an infant, he'll embark on an epic adventure. (Simulcast begins October 3)
- That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 Part 2
With Rimuru and the Jura Tempest Federation recovering from dark events that unfolded, will they punish the Demon Lord Clayman? Tune in to find out. (English-language dub is ongoing)
- One Piece
Monkey D. Luffy refuses to let anyone or anything stand in the way of his quest to become king of all pirates. With a course charted for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line, this is one captain who’ll never drop anchor until he’s claimed the greatest treasure on Earth--the Legendary One Piece! (Simulcast and Dub ongoing)
- Obey Me!
Lucifer, Satan, and the other five princes of hell: how will these brothers handle everyday lives at their demon academy? (Simulcast is ongoing)
- Scarlet Nexus
Saved by the Other Suppression Force as a child, psychokinetic Yuito enlists in this elite team formed to fight Earth’s enemy. Meanwhile, prodigy Kasane was scouted for her abilities. But Kasane’s strange dreams drag the two into an unavoidable fate. (Simulcast and English-language dub are ongoing)
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