Its that time of year again where we announce the new lineup for anime. The 2017 anime line up is looking to be insane with such shows returning as Blue Exorcist, Attack On Titan and Code Geass. If you are a Fate series fan there are 5, yes thats right 5, new series coming out. So what new anime coming in the winter 2017 line up are we most excited about? Check out the list below.
Funimation has titled their winter line up as “Worlds that speak to you”. Under the new partnership with Crunchyroll you will find many of these series on Crunchyroll subbed ahead of or at the same time as Funimation is publishing the dubbed versions of these series.
What new series or returning series are on your Winter 2017 Anime must watch list?
Legends speak of the Shepherd, a savior who will bring peace to the seraphim and human worlds. Sorey has spent his life studying ancient books and exploring ruins to learn more about the legendary savior. When he and his seraphim companion Mikleo encounter a mysterious girl in the ruins, the stories of the Shephard become Sorey’s reality. Is he strong enough to take on the evil Lord of Calamity?
Akiba’s Trip The Animation – Now Airing (CR, Funi)
Based off the hit game comes a new series about the danger lurking in the Otaku heaven of Akihabara. Bugged Ones—vampires with the ability to take over anyone they bite—seek their prey in this anime fan’s paradise. When Tamotsu Denkigai encounters one, he nearly loses his life until the mysterious Matome Mayonaka revives him! Now part vampire, he forms a group to protect the streets of Akiba.
“I’ve returned to this town for revenge!” Eight years ago, Makabe Masamune, a weak and chubby boy, was harshly rejected by the beautiful Adagaki Aki. Now, he’s lost a ton of weight, changed his name, and returned as a handsome teenage boy… all to make the “Brutal Princess” Aki fall in love with him so that he can reject her just as harshly as she did.
Chaos;Child – Jan 11th (CR), Jan 31st (Funi)
Shibuya, 2015. In a city recovering from the “Shibuya Earthquake” which devastated it six years ago, Takuru Miyashiro, a student at the newly built private high school “Hekiho Academy” investigates a series of serial killings known as “The Return of the New Generation Madness” as part of his work for the school’s newspaper club…
Koro Sensei Quest! – Now Airing (CR), Jan 11th (Funi)
Get ready for a strange but fun-filled adventure with your favorite group of assassins. The killer class is back but this time they’ve got…magic?! In this brand new spin-off series, follow the chibis of Class 3-E as they learn swordsmanship and sorcery at Kunugigaoka Magic School. Their mission? Defeat the evil Demon King Koro Sensei and face the trials and perils of their magical school!
Interviews With Monster Girls – Now Airing (CR), Jan 25th (Funi)
Succubi, dullahans, snow women and vampires… We’re a little different from humans and called “demi-humans.” Lately, we’ve been called “demis.” This is a stimulating and heartful school demi-human comedy featuring those very unique “demis” and a high school teacher named Takahashi Tetsuo, who’s highly interested in learning more about their daily lives and habits.
Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga – Now Airing (CR)
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. It is then that someone steals the Left Eye of the Impure King, sealed away in the deepest part of the academy, and Rin and the others find themselves embroiled in an unexpected crisis…
Fate/Grand Order: First Order – Feature Film Available Now (CR)
The Chaldea Security Organization was founded to focus on preserving the continuation of human history. They observe a world which magecraft couldn’t observe, and science couldn’t measure, all to prevent the certain extinction of humanity. But one day, the future that Chaldea continued to observe disappears and humanity’s extinction in 2017 becomes clear. Based on the assumption that Fuyuki, a provincial town in Japan, is the reason for humanity’s extinction, Chaldea issues an order to explore, investigate, and possibly destroy this singularity – a quest for the Holy Grail, the Grand Order.
Chain Chronicle – The Light of Haecceitas – Now Airing (CR), Feb 7th (Funi)
This is the story of the Chain Chronicle, a book that describes everything that happens in the world. The citizens of the remote continent of Yggd once thought that there was nothing beyond their continent. The continent was divided into several regions, each with its own king. Though there were small skirmishes amongst them, a lord, chosen by the kings in conference, always maintained balance, until the evil Black Army arrived. The Volunteer Army, led by Yuri, was no match for the Black Army. During the fighting, the Lord of Black captures half of the Chain Chronicle, as well as the capital.