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Crunchyroll Unveils Stacked Fall 2023 Anime Season

JUJUTSU KAISEN, Spy X Family, And More Lead A Stacked Fall Season

Coming from a hot summer anime season, Crunchyroll has revealed it’s Fall 2023 Anime Calendar. With the continuation of the highly anticipated Shibuya arc in the second season of Jujutsu Kaisen and the upcoming end of the Wano arc in One Piece, the return of favourites Spy X Family, Tokyo Revengers, and Dr. Stone, among others, and newcomers Shy, I’m In Love With The Villainess, and, Ragna Crimson, the fall doesn’t seem to be slowing down at all when it comes to quality anime. Crunchyroll promises more announcements to come, so keep your eyes peeled for more news in the future.

Find the complete list from Crunchyroll below:

SEPTEMBER 28
Sasaki and Miyano: Graduation (Studio Deen) – Original Video Animation
Miyano’s world of Boys’ Love manga turns to reality when chance leads him to Sasaki. Now,
Sasaki wants to spend every opportunity with him.

A Girl & Her Guard Dog (Project No.9)
Fifteen-year-old Isaku Senagaki, the granddaughter of the third boss of the Senagaki crime
syndicate, wants to have regular friends and a typical high school romance. She enrolls in a
high school far from her hometown, but the overprotective young leader, twenty-six-year-old
Keiya Uto lies about his age and bribes his way into the same school as Isaku! Telling Isaku she’s too young to fall in love, Keiya’s ready to scare off all the boys. But actually, Isaku’s had
unrequited feelings for Keiya this whole time?!

SEPTEMBER 29
Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End (Madhouse)
After the party of heroes defeated the Demon King, they restored peace to the land and
returned to lives of solitude. Generations pass, and the elven mage Frieren comes face to face
with humanity’s mortality. She takes on a new apprentice and promises to fulfill old friends’
dying wishes. Can an elven mind make peace with the nature of life and death? Frieren
embarks on her quest to find out.

SEPTEMBER 30
Firefighter Daigo: Rescuer in Orange (Brain’s Base)
The story of how three young firefighters destined to save Japan grow in spirit! Toake Daigo
burns with remarkable talent and unparalleled determination. Onoda Shun struggles against
the walls, blocking his path. Nakamura Yuki hopes to become one of the few female
members of the special rescue corps known as “Orange.” When these three young firefighters
who share the goal of becoming members of Orange come together, the story of how Japan
will one day be saved begins… and what looms before them is a crisis that endangers the entire
country!

OCTOBER 1
Shangri-La Frontier (C2C)
“When was the last time I played a game that wasn’t crap?” This is a world in the near future
where games that use display screens are classified as retro. Anything that can’t keep up with
state-of-the-art VR technology is called a “crap game,” and you see many crap
games coming out. Those who devote their lives to clearing these games are called “crap-game
hunters,” and Rakuro Hizutome is one of them. The game he’s chosen to tackle next is
Shangri-La Frontier is a “god-tier game” with thirty million players. Online friends…
An expansive world… Encounters with rivals… These are changing Rakuro and all the other
players’ fates! The best adventure tale by the most potent “crap game” player begins now!

MF GHOST (Felix Film)
202X A.D., a future beyond Initial D.Self-driving cars are widely used in Japan, and public
roadways are used for auto racing. In such an era, a race called MFG has become popular around the globe. Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini…Participants are invited to race with their fastest cars. One such participant, a British racing school graduate, Kanata Rivington, returns to Japan to achieve his goal.

Berserk of Gluttony (ACGT)
Fate, a castle guard in a world where one’s skills are everything, has acquired a skill called
“Gluttony” does nothing but make him hungry, leaving him with a miserable life. But one
day, he defeats some who are bandits infiltrating the castle and his world changes. Thus begins
the story of how a young man once ridiculed as talentless climbed from the lowest stratum of
life to the top.

The Family Circumstances of the Irregular Witch (A-Real)
Alyssa, a witch who lives alone in the woods, finds a human baby one day. Despite her
bewilderment, she names the child Viola and decides to raise her. 16 years later, Viola has grown far more than Alyssa ever imagined… Wait, she grew too much! And so, the chaotic comedy of a mother and daughter with inverted appearances begins!

OCTOBER 2
SHY (8bit)
Around the middle of the 21st century, all wars on Earth ceased. The sudden widespread
appearance of “Heroes,” people with supernatural powers who wish only for peace, has
drastically transformed the world. In a world where the Heroes of each country work to maintain this newfound peace, the one protecting Japan is a young girl named Shy who is… cripplingly shy.

I’m in Love with the Villainess (Platinum Vision)
The world turns upside down when a corporate drone wakes up as Rae Taylor, the heroine in
her favourite otome game, Revolution. Rae is delighted at the opportunity to court Claire François, the game’s villainess and the object of her affection. Armed with her knowledge of the game and events to come, Rae sets out to make Claire fall for her. But how will the villainess take Rae’s romantic advances?

A Playthrough of a Certain Dude’s VRMMO Life (MAHO FILM)
Tanaka Taichi is an ordinary Japanese guy who’s just made a new character, “Earth,” in a new open-world VRMMO game called “One More Free Life Online” that promises almost
unlimited freedom. In a world where players are free to challenge monsters with all their
strength or go on adventures at their own pace, Taichi chooses to master the most worthless
skills the game has to offer! Sometimes, he’ll make overly complicated potions or food that
tastes much better than it has any reason to. And sometimes he’ll hunt monsters with crazy,
hand-made weapons… An ordinary dude is about to begin his own VRMMO fantasy life.

Ron Kamonohashi’s Forbidden Deductions (diomedéa)
An unusual private investigator and police detective duo team up to solve a series of thrilling
mysteries!

OCTOBER 3
The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent Season 2 (diomedéa)
After years as a workaholic, Sei’s dream of a life of leisure has finally come true! She’s summoned to a magical kingdom where she crafts lifesaving potions and becomes the most valued citizen. But will her love of research hurt her chances with Albert?

OCTOBER 4
KamiErabi GOD.app (UNEND)
The ultimate battle royale for divinity has begun. High schoolers must use their unique powers
to compete against each other for the coveted title “God.” But as each brawl becomes more
vicious than the last, alliances are formed, and betrayals take place. Who will emerge victorious
and claim their godly throne?

Kizuna no Allele 2nd Season (Signal.MD and WIT Studio)
In the virtual world, you can be anyone. For Miracle, her dream is to be a famous virtual
artist! Miracle attends ADEN Academy, learning new talents to prepare her for her big
debut. Although she’s a bit of a klutz, she’s determined to follow in the footsteps of her idol: the
legendary VTuber, Kizuna AI. With dedication and the help of her friends, her dream just might come true!

16bit Sensation: Another Layer (st.Silver)
The year: 1992. The college student: Meiko Uehara. The part-time job: Computer store clerk. Or so she thought. While exploring the store’s second floor, Meiko finds Alcohol Soft, an adult PC game developer. She replaces an artist in a twist of fate. Out of her element and with an
approaching deadline, Meiko races to complete the game and prove herself. The fate of her
career depends on it.

OCTOBER 5
The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 2 – Cour 2 (Studio Kafka) – Returning from Spring 2023
Chise was able to accept Elias and herself, if not necessarily everything about her situation. After
Cartaphilus fell into a slumber that would not last forever, and Chise could return to her
regular life. Then, she receives an invitation from a mutual aid organization for mages called the College. Under the British Library exists a secret society of mages. Encounters and interactions
with people are about to open some new doors. This is a story about saving yourself to save
another.

Under Ninja (Tezuka Productions)
Ninjas still exist in Japan today. They number around 200,000. The ninja organization NIN
(National Intelligence of NINJA) is not controlled by the civilian government, with its elite
members performing assassinations and sabotage in secret. There is an organization that
opposes NIN: UN (Under Ninja). Ninja versus ninja: What lies waiting at the end of this shadowy feud?

OCTOBER 6
The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 (Kinema Citrus)
Learning that other nations are enduring the Calamity Waves, Naofumi vows to fight. But
before he can begin, word comes that the massive Spirit Tortoise is free. Left unchecked, this
rampaging monster could destroy the world. He assembles companions Raphtalia and Filo and
a few new allies, one of which reveals scary news—this was no accident. Someone deliberately
unleashed the legendary beast.

GOBLIN SLAYER II (LIDENFILMS)
“I’m not saving the world. I just kill goblins.” Rumour has it that, in a certain guild in the middle of nowhere, an extraordinary man has climbed to the Silver rank just by
killing goblins. At the same guild, a priestess who’s just become a new adventurer has formed
her first party… and the man who ends up rescuing that party when they get into trouble is
the Goblin Slayer.

The Kingdoms of Ruin (Yokohama Animation Lab)
Witches once blessed the human race with wisdom and peace. But the Redia Empire’s “Gear
Expansion” brought about a culture of science that far surpassed magic, and witches were
viewed as enemies impeding the progress of civilization. Thus began the witch hunts. One
human named Adonis, raised by a witch named Chloe, swears revenge against the
human race that took his beloved mentor from him. What salvation can be found at the end of
a bloodbath fueled by utter despair?

Girlfriend, Girlfriend Season 2 (SynergySP)
After their hot springs trip, Naoya continues his relationships with Saki and Nagisa.
Bringing along Milika (who kissed Naoya) and Shino (who secretly has romantic feelings for
Naoya), they embark on a summer vacation full of romance with a fireworks festival, camping,
and Okinawa. Milika’s younger sister Risa also appears, making the romance in this
neo-standard rom-com heat up even more. A season two filled with summer and swimsuits is
about to begin! (Official Trailer)

HYPNOSISMIC -Division Rap Battle- Rhyme Anima PLUS (A-1 Pictures)
Legendary rap group The Dirty Dawg could have taken Japan by storm, but then they broke up.
Now, each member fights in one of the four rival groups. Turf battles are fought with rap and
the Hypnosis Mic, a microphone that can affect the human spirit.

OCTOBER 7
A Returner’s Magic Should Be Special (Arvo Animation)
Most of humanity has been destroyed in a land dominated by the formidable Shadow Worlds.
To rescue their planet from impending doom, six brave heroes fight a difficult battle…and fail.
But there’s a glimpse of hope when Desir, one of the last mages, is suddenly sent back in time
13 years! Now armed with knowledge of the grim future, can he alter the course of history and
save the world?

Tearmoon Empire (SILVER LINK)
“I have… a head?! And… I’m young?!” Twenty-year-old Princess Mia of the Tearmoon Empire,
often scorned as the “selfish princess,” was executed by guillotine in a rebellion. The next thing she knew, she awoke in her own twelve-year-old body, with the blood-stained diary she
kept before she was beheaded sitting next to her pillow. Given a second chance at life, Mia
decides to rebuild the empire. For the sake of Tearmoon’s future? To save the people from
starvation? For all the soldiers who lost their lives in the civil war? No! Everything she does in
this life is to avoid the guillotine! “F-For me, this should be a piece of cake!” Thus, the useless, cowardly, self-serving princess brings about miracle after miracle in her great struggle to save herself in this altered-history fantasy.

The Faraway Paladin: The Lord of Rust Mountains (OLM and SUNRISE BEYOND)
Two years had passed since he left the City of the Dead, and Will was seventeen by count. As a
lord, he developed “Torch Port, a river port of light,” and gradually the people’s activities and
smiles returned to “Beast Woods.” However, out-of-season flowers bloom profusely, and an
abnormality is discovered in the forest. Will and his friends head into the forest’s depths to solve this problem and receive an ominous prophecy from the forest king. “In the Iron
Rust Mountains, the ‘Fire of Black Calamity’ will occur. The fire will spread or burn
everything in this land.” What calamity sleeps in the ruined dwarven city of Tetsusabi Sanmyaku?

My New Boss is Goofy (A-1 Pictures)
Currently serialized in Manga Cross and a hit comic that has sold over 500,000 copies, comes
the long-awaited TV anime adaptation of this soul-soothing comedy about work! After his
power-harassing boss broke his spirit and health, Momose leaves to work at a new job
in sales at an advertising agency. However, on the first day of his new job, Momose cannot move due to a stomachache caused by his past traumas. “What should I do if my new
boss abuses his power?” In the meantime, his new boss, Shirosaki, is out with him to see the clients. Just what exactly is Shirosaki going to do…?! This boss’ unexpectedly “goofy” nature will surely heal anyone!!

Butareba -The Story of a Man Turned into a Pig- (Project No.9)
The 26th Dengeki Novel Prize Gold Award-winning story has been linked to an anime
adaptation! I am a dull otaku who lost consciousness after eating raw pork liver. When I awoke, it seemed that I had been reincarnated into another world… but I had also become a pig! As I was rolling around in a pigsty covered in mud, Jess, a kind, angelic, beautiful girl, came to my rescue. “Oink!!” “Um, you don’t have to force yourself to talk. I’m able to… understand you.” This girl who was devotedly caring after my pig-self was a member of the Yethma, and her people
can read minds. “This is bad! That means she can see through all of my lustful
delusions!” Now, in Mesteria, a world run by swords and magic, a pig and a mind-reading beauty set off on their lovey-dovey fantasy adventure!… Or do they?

I Shall Survive Using Potions! (Jumondo)
Nagase Kaoru, a 22-year-old office lady, suddenly finds herself reincarnated in another world. To help her survive in this new world, a being that amounts to its god gives Kaoru a younger body and the ability to make insanely overpowered potions?! The reincarnated Kaoru must use her knowledge and cheatery to survive!

Protocol: Rain (Quad)
A group of high schoolers will try to save the local esports cafe with their pro gaming skills!

OCTOBER 9
Dead Mount Death Play (GEEKTOYS) – Returning from Spring 2023
As a legendary hero nears victory against a necromancer known as The Corpse God, things take
an unexpected turn with the dark sorcerer’s final gambit—reincarnation magic. This last-ditch
effort catches the brave fighter off guard, and now he’s a boy named Polka Shinoyama in a
new world! The showdown between good and evil just got epic.

OCTOBER 10
After-School Hanako-Kun (Lerche)
The spirit Hanako-kun and his human assistant, first-year student Nene Yashiro, keep the peace
between supernatural forces and the students of Kamome Academy. When they’re not fighting
to maintain a balance between the living and spirit worlds, how do they spend their time? Join
Hanako-kun and Nene on their adventures after school!

OCTOBER 12
Dr. STONE New World Season 3 Part 2 (TMS Entertainment) – Returning from Spring 2023
With the Stone Wars over, the former members of Tsukasa’s Empire of Might join forces with
the Kingdom of Science to build a ship capable of sailing across the open ocean to seek answers to the mystery of global petrification. However, before they can begin their voyage, Senku and his friends build the type of vessel they need.

October 17
Heaven Official’s Blessing Season 2 (Haoliners Animation League)
After the incident at Crescent Pass, San Lang leaves Xie Lian. In the days that follow, he is
summoned by Junwu to the Heaven Realm. A Heavenly Official is trapped, and Xie Lian must
rescue them from the Ghost Realm. All is not as it seems. Deception, vice, and danger lurk
around every corner. All will be revealed, but will Xie Lian be prepared for the truth about gods, ghosts, and mortals?

October 21
The Apothecary Diaries (TOHO animation STUDIO and OLM)
Maomao lived a peaceful life with her apothecary father. Until one day, she’s sold as a lowly
servant to the emperor’s palace. But she wasn’t meant for a compliant life among royalty. So
when imperial heirs fall ill, she decides to step in and find a cure! This catches the eye of Jinshi, a handsome palace official who promotes her. Now, she’s making a name for herself, solving
medical mysteries!

COMING SOON
OVERTAKE! (TROYCA)
Haruka Asahina is a high school teen racing in Formula 4. He crosses paths with a washed-up
photographer Kouya Madoka, who decides to help Haruka realize his dream and reach the
podium. The heat is on, and competition is fierce. Racing for the family-run Komaki Motors
team means Haruka must push the car and himself to the limits to catch the attention of top
teams.

BULLBUSTER (NUT)
Mysterious creatures have been terrorizing an island, forcing locals to flee their once-thriving
home. With government funds lacking for monster eradication, Tajima purchases the only
construction company left and transforms it for the task. Thankfully, the brilliant Testuro Okino and his new robot, Bullbuster, aid them. But the team is on a tight budget. Can they
save the island?

Arknights: PERISH IN FROST (Hypergryph Studio Montagne / Yostar / Yostar Pictures)
After the deadly battle against Skullshatterer, Amiya struggles to accept her failure to save
Misha is left to grieve alone. Meanwhile, Rhodes Island is still searching for a cure for the
Oripathy disease while working with Lungmen to take down Reunion. But when Rhodes Island
sends a scouting party to investigate a deserted town on the outskirts of Lungmen, they
discover something strange.

My Daughter Left the Nest and Returned an S-Rank Adventurer (Typhoon Graphics)
The young adventurer Belgrieve retires to a quieter life after losing his leg to a beast. While
gathering herbs in the woods one day, he rescues an abandoned child. Angeline trains with her
father and later achieves S-Rank in the capital’s adventurer guild. Five years later, she decides to return home. Will Belgrieve get another chance at being an adventurer? Will Angeline return
home unscathed?

I’m Giving the Disgraced Noble Lady I Rescued a Crash Course in Naughtiness (Zero-G)
Allen Crawford is a misanthropic sorcerer known as the “Dark Lord.” When he comes across
Charlotte Evans, a noblewoman exiled on false charges, his memories of being betrayed three
years ago come rushing back. He decides to teach Charlotte about all the pleasures, vices, and
joys of naughty living. Can a broken heart be mended with riotous living? These two are bound
to find out!

Migi&Dali (GEEKTOYS and CompTown)
After finally adopting a child, the Sonoyamas were unprepared for the mystery that would soon
unravel. Hitori seems to be the perfect son for his loving parents. He’s handsome, intelligent,
and grateful for his new lavish life but has a dark secret. Hitori is the twins Migi and
Dali pretending to be one boy. And they have a terrifying motive behind their hidden identity.

Stardust Telepath (Studio Gokumi)
Umika is a sweet yet shy high school girl. She has trouble speaking to others and dreams of
having a friend from another planet. But her lonely school life takes a cosmic turn when she
meets transfer student Yu, an alien with telepathic powers! The two become close and promise
to go to space one day. So, they build a rocket and shoot for the stars, making new
friends along the way.

SERIES CONTINUING FROM SUMMER 2023
One Piece (Toei Animation)
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 (MAPPA)
Case Closed (Detective Conan) (TMS Entertainment)
Rurouni Kenshin (LIDEN FILMS)
Soaring Sky! Precure (Toei Animation)

What fall anime are you most looking forward to? I look forward to seeing the Forger family back in Spy X Family and preparing my heart for more Shibuya in Jujutsu Kaisen.