What’s Coming Up Wednesday: Summertime And The Living’s Easy

Summer anime watch season already?! Yes my pandas! Summertime is upon us and so is a new season of anime. Today I am here to go over the anime shows I will be watching this upcoming season. I read some summaries, watched some trailers, and decided on a list of 13 shows. My watch list will also include the leftovers of Demon Slayer and Carole & Tuesday (which will not be listed on today’s list). We have some returning seasons as well so I will not be posting a full summary of those shows since we already know what these shows are like/entail. So without further ado let’s get to listing!


1. DanMachi Season 2

Anime Synopsis: The LONG awaited season 2 of DanMachi!


2. Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san Season 2

Anime Synopsis: Season 2 of Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san.


3. Dr. Stone

Anime Synopsis: One day Ooki Taiju builds his courage to confesses to Yuzuriha, the girl he loves, when the sky is filled with a strange light. Everyone touched by that light is turned to stone. After a thousands years trapped in stone, he breaks out of his shell and starts to explore the world until he finds his old friend Senku, who was freed from his stone state half a year ago. Taiju and Senku decide to team up and bring back the now lost human civilization, starting by investigating the true nature of the light that turned them all to stone thousands of years ago and how to fix the situation. The science-fiction adventure series follows what happens when suddenly the world’s biggest-ever “crisis” arrives.”


4. Vinland Saga

Anime Synopsis: Thorfinn is son to one of the Vikings’ greatest warriors, but when his father is killed in battle by the mercenary leader Askeladd, he swears to have his revenge. Thorfinn joins Askeladd’s band in order to challenge him to a duel, and ends up caught in the middle of a war for the crown of England.” 


5. Fire Force

Anime Synopsis: Year 198 of the Solar Era in Tokyo, special fire brigades are fighting against a phenomenon called spontaneous human combustion where humans beings are turned into living infernos called “Infernals.” While the Infernals are firstgeneration cases of spontaneous human combustion, later generations possess the ability to manipulate flames while retaining human form. Shinra Kusakabe, a youth who gained the nickname Devil’s Footprints for his ability to ignite his feet at will, joins the Special Fire Force Company 8 which composes of other flames users as they work to extinguish any Infernals they encounter. As a faction that is creating Infernals appears, Shira begins to uncover the truth behind a mysterious fire that caused the death of his family twelve years ago.” 


6. Lord El Melloi II’s Case Files {Rail Zeppelin} Grace Note

Anime Synopsis: When Lord El-Melloi II, the later Waver Velvet, gets asked to claim his inheritance over Adra Castle, he travels there with his apprentice Gray to do so. But they are not the only ones called that way. The will of the previous owner states that the assembled contestants—including Luviagelita Edelfelt—must compete in a game of wits to win the castle.” 


7. Astra Lost in Space

Anime Synopsis: The year is 2061, when space travel is now possible and commercially viable, and the students of Caird High School embark on their Planet Camp. But soon after Group B5 arrived at their planetary camp site, a mysterious and unforeseen sentient light sphere warps its 9 members into outer space, stranding them 5012 light years away from their home planet. With the discovery of an old, unmanned spaceship nearby, the students must stay strong, manage their limited resources and remain united in the darkness of space, so that all of them can survive their long and likely perilous trek back home aboard the Astra.” 


8. Araburu Kisetsu no Otome-domo yo

Anime Synopsis: The girls in a high school literature club do a little icebreaker to get to know each other: answering the question, “What’s one thing you want to do before you die?” One of the girls blurts out, “Sex.” Little do they know, the whirlwind unleashed by that word pushes each of these girls, with different backgrounds and personalities, onto their own clumsy, funny, painful, and emotional paths toward adulthood.”


9. Given

Anime Synopsis: It’s stuck deep inside me and I can’t get it out of my head. Mafuyu’s voice is an insane and dangerous weapon. That day, I started to feel that playing the guitar and playing basketball, both of which I liked very much previously, was becoming boring. Uenoyama meets Mafuyu who’s holding onto a broken guitar. The moment Uenoyama finishes fixing the guitar, Mafuyu becomes completely attached to him. However, hearing Mafuyu’s song by chance leaves a deep impression on Uenoyama. An alternative love drawn by Kizu Natsuki!”


10. Cop Craft

Anime Synopsis: The story is set in San Teresa City on the fictional Pacific island of Kariaena. The “buddy police action” series follows the detective Kei Matoba and the alternate-world knight Tirana. 15 years ago, an unknown hyperspace gate opened over the Pacific. Beyond this gate lies Reto Semaani, a strange alternate world where fairies and demons live. San Teresa City — a city where over two million immigrants live from both worlds. As a result, there are the haves and the have-nots. Here is the world’s newest “city of dreams.” But in the shadow of the chaos, crime is rampant: drugs, prostitution, and weapon trafficking. The detectives who stand up to these heinous crimes are in the San Teresa City Police. When the detective Kei Matoba and the alternate-world knight Tirana — two individuals who differ in gender, personality, and even world of origin — meet, an incident erupts. Two worlds. Two justices. From this, the curtain rises on a buddy police action story!”


11. BEM

Anime Synopsis: The Port Town, Libra City. Upper Town is the center of politics, economics, and culture and is where all of the wealth is concentrated. Outside is where crime and corruption runs wild where no one trusts anyone. Between those two areas is a massive canal that separates the two and is spanned by a single bridge. The way this town is constructed, is a realization of what human discrimination looks like. Sonia is a young, female detective who has just moved from Upper Town to Outside for work, chasing after a few cases. That is when she meets three hideous beings how fight to protect humanity. ‘Just what are they…?’ she wonders… These three monsters known as youkai ningen (demon humans) live, concealing who they really are, while each bearing their own feelings and thoughts. BEM wants to become human himself and fights against evil that would befall humans. Bela looks up to and desires to become human herself and attends school in order to understand humans better. Belo has dove headfirst into the world of gaming, taking a philosophical view of both humans and the world. With every incident, they come into contact with humans, get hurt, and worry. They fight for the sake of humanity, however, due to their horrible form, they are something that humans will never accept. There is another who is searching for these three beings. She has her thumb on the concealed assembly that controls Libra City from the shadows. But just what is her goal as she tries to get her hands on these three?”


12. To the Abandoned Sacred Beast

Anime Synopsis: During a protacted civil war that pitted the North against the South, the outnumbered Northerners used dark magic to create monstrous super-soldiers called Incarnates. Now that the war has ended, those Sacred Beasts must learn to make their way in a peaceful society, or face death at the hands of a Beast Hunter. Nancy Schaal Bancroft, the daughter of an Incarnate, turns to hunting the hunter herself. But once she catches up with her quarry, she discovers hard truths about the lives of these Sacred Beasts.”


13. Try Knights

No Trailer Provided 😦

Anime Synopsis: A story of High School Rugby. Haruma Riku was once in love with rugby, but abandoned his dreams because he did not grow physically. One day, he meets Kariya Akira, who has amazing physical ability and is as wild as a beast. Riku begins torecover his passion for rugby little by little as he watches Akira’s plays. The road to aim for the top of high school rugby begins as these two use “tactics” as their weapons…!”


And there you have it my pandas! Ayano’s 2019 summer anime watch-list. Have you taken a peek at summer anime season yet? If so what will you be watching? If not..do any of these shows catch your interest? Let me know all your thoughts, comments, and opinions down below! I am super duper excited for summer season! I feel like these shows are a bit more intriguing than spring season. I really really really hope BEM turns out to be a good horror anime because we NEED a new horror anime that is actually watchable. I’m also looking forward to Given and Araburu Kisetsu no Otome-domo yo. Y’all already know I am a sucker for romance and drama anime. Thank you for stopping by today! I will catch you all in my next post. Remember to always stay kawaii and cuddly my pandas. MUAH! XOXO


Disclaimer: All imagery and photos come from searching for them on the internet. I have no claim or right to them. If I find any links I will always post them (this usually entails fan art or any other work affiliated with an artist).

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