The Happy Party Hype Train is in full force at Crunchyroll as they gear up for the Fall 2017 season.
Earlier today, Crunchyroll announced that they will add seven titles to their fall simulcast lineup. The company will stream the following:
- A Sister’s All You Need (Imōto Sae Ireba Ii.)
- Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond
- Code: Realize ～Guardian of Rebirth～
- King’s Game
- Konohana Kitan
- Love Live! Sunshine!! 2nd Season!
As of press time, broadcast dates and territories have yet to be named for the above shows.
A Sister’s All You Need
A Sister’s All You Need is based on Yomi Hirasaka’s light novel series of the same name. Shin Ōnuma (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, Watamote) is directing the project at Silver Link, with Jin Tamamura (Chivalry of a Failed Knight) serving as Series Director. Sumie Kinoshita (The Mystic Archives of Dantalian, Girlish Number) is providing character designs for the show, while Yomi Hirasaka (Haganai Next) takes charge of series composition.
Crunchyroll describes the series as:
The series follows Itsuki Hashima, an author whose life is complicated by deranged friends and colleagues, including an over-sexed fellow author / would-be lover and a sadistic tax accountant. The only stable person in Itsuki’s life is his younger step-brother, Chihiro, but even Chihiro has a secret… “he” is actually a girl in disguise.
Anime-Gataris is an original project from DMM Pictures. Kenshirō Morii (Nora, Princess, and Stray Cat, Wake Up, Girl Zoo!) is directing the project at Wao World, with so-shi providing character designs. Mitsutaka Hirota (Nanbaka, Sweetness & Lightning) is in charge of series composition for the project.
Crunchyroll describes Anime-Gataris as:
Just as soon as she enters Sakaneko Private High School, Asagadani Minoa is dragged into the anime club by her classmate, Kamiigusa Arisu, even though she knows next to nothing about anime. A classmate, Kouenji Miko, along with other anime-loving senpais, quickly turn her into an anime fan. Fighting off the incessant shut-down threats of the student council, and completely oblivious to the coming apocalypse, the anime club talks about anime in the club, at Akihabara, at anime Meccas, and at hot springs.
Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond
Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond is a sequel to 2015’s Blood Blockade Battlefront. Shigehito Takayanagi (The World God Only Knows, Dagashi Kashi) is directing the show at Bones, with Toshihiro Kawamoto (Cowboy Bebop, Noragami) pulling double duty as character designer and chief animation director. Yasuko Kamo (Dagashi Kashi) is in charge of series composition.
Crunchyroll describes the title as:
After a breach between Earth and the netherworld opens up over New York, humans and creatures from other dimensions become trapped in an impenetrable bubble that surrounds the city. Forced to coexist in a new city known as Salem’s Lot, the shaky peace between humanity and the netherworld creatures is protected by an underground group of super humans known as Libra.
Code: Realize ～Guardian of Rebirth～
Code: Realize ～Guardian of Rebirth～ is based on the visual novel of the same name. Hideyo Yamamoto (The Prince of Tennis II, Strike the Blood) will direct Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ at M.S.C., with Aya Nakanishi (Lady Jewelpet) providing character designs. Sayaka Harada (Starmyu) is in charge of series composition for the project, while Ryo Takahashi (ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept., Please tell me! Galko-chan) scores the soundtrack.
Crunchyroll describes Code: Realize ～Guardian of Rebirth～ as:
I want you to touch me. I want to feel your warmth. Claudia is a girl who possesses a toxin that melts everything she touches. Feared as a monster, she spent her days in isolation. One night, just as she is about to be captured by the British army, she meets a man who calls himself the gentleman thief, Arsène Lupin. She arrives at London, where she meets many people and experiences many things. In her adventures with Lupin, she comes close to discovering the truth about her body and her missing memories. What is the truth that this so-called “monster” of a girl finds?
King’s Game is based on Nobuaki Kanazawa and illustrator Hitori Renda’s manga of the same name. Noriyoshi Sasaki (My Wife is the Student Council President+!, Ojisan to Marshmallow) is directing the project at studio Seven, with the team of Kan Soramoto and Yōsuke Itō providing character designs. Kenji Konuta (Blood Lad, Saiyuki Reload Blast) it in charge of series composition.
Crunchyroll describes King’s Game as:
Kanazawa Nobuaki has transferred to a high school far from where he used to live. Due to an incident at his old school, Nobuaki is afraid of getting close to his new classmates and keeps himself at a distance, but he starts opening up because of a sports day inter-class relay. Then, a single text message from someone calling themselves the “King” is sent to everyone in class. Nobuaki’s classmates think it’s a simple prank, and don’t take it seriously–but Nobuaki knows that a death game is about to begin, and struggles to oppose it…
Konohana Kitan is based on Sakuya Amano’s manga of the same name. Hideki Okamoto (Battle Girls – Time Paradox, D.C. II: Da Capo II) is directing the show at Lerche, with Keiko Kurosawa (Re: Hamatora, Scum’s Wish) providing character designs. Takao Yoshioka (DearS, Interviews with Monster Girls) is in charge of series composition for the title.
Crunchyroll describes Konohana Kitan as:
Konohana Kitan is the heartwarming story of a new apprentice named Yuzu, and the other fox girls who work at a hot spring hotel called Konohatei. The staff at Konohatei live by one belief: no matter who one may truly be, no matter what, anyone who is a guest is a god. Of course, that includes you. Let the hospitality of Yuzu and the Konohatei heal your tired soul.
Love Live! Sunshine!! 2nd Season!
Love Live! Sunshine!! 2nd Season! is the sequel to 2016’s Love Live! Sunshine!!. Kazuo Sakai (Mushi-Uta) is directing the series at Sunrise, with Yūhei Murota (Love Live! School Idol Project) providing character designs. Jukki Hanada (Love Live! School Idol Project, No Game, No Life) is in charge of series composition for the title.
Crunchyroll describes the series as:
Uranohoshi Girls’ High School, a private school in the seaside neighborhood of Uchiura at Numazu city, Shizuoka prefecture. A small high school in a corner of Suruga Bay, it is home to nine teens, led by second-year student Chika Takami, driven by one seriously big dream: To become the next generation of bright, sparkling “school idols”! As long as we don’t give up, any dream can come true… All we have to do now is keep pushing hard for glory! Now their “School Idol Project” begins to make their dreams come true!