Much like spring, itself, the anime landscape is looking very green today.

Earlier today, Hulu unveiled their Spring 2018 anime simulcast lineup. The publisher will stream the following:

  • Tokyo Ghoul:re (4/3/2018)
  • My Hero Academia Season 3 (4/7/2018)
  • Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online (4/7/2018)
  • High School DxD Hero (4/10/2018)
  • Persona 5 The Animation (4/7/2018)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin VI (5/5/2018)

In addition, Hulu will add the following:

  • My Hero Academia Season 2, Part 1 (Dubbed, 4/10/2018)
  • Attack on Titan Season 2 (Dubbed, 4/10/2018)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam UC Season 1 (Subbed & Dubbed, Now Available)
  • Grave of the Fireflies (Subbed & Dubbed, Now Available)
  • Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma (Subbed & Dubbed, Now Available)

Tokyo Ghoul:re

Odahiro Watanabe (Soul Buster) is directing the project at Studio Pierrot, with Atsuko Nakajima (Ranma ½, You’re Under Arrest!) providing character designs. Chuuji Mikasano (Tokyo Ghoul, Tokyo Ghoul √A) is in charge of series composition for the title.

Hulu describes the show as:

Taking place two years after the raid of the cafe “Anteika” by the CCG detachment, a new detachment’s investigator, Sasaki Haiske supervises teenagers who have parts of ghoul implanted in them. But he is often tormented by nightmares, in which he sees a white-haired young man with a red eye.

My Hero Academia

My Hero Academia is based on Kohei Horikoshi’s manga of the same name. Kenji Nagasaki will return to direct the new season at Bones, with Yousuke Kuroda (Gundam Build Fighters, Trigun) penning the show’s scripts. Yoshihiko Umakoshi (Berserk) is in charge of character designs.

Hulu describes the title as:

Summer is here, and the heroes of Class 1-A and 1-B are in for the toughest training camp of their lives! A group of seasoned pros pushes everyone’s Quirks to new heights as the students face one overwhelming challenge after another. Braving the elements in this secret location becomes the least of their worries when routine training turns into a critical struggle for survival.

Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online

Masayuki Sakoi (Celestial Method, Kamen no Maid Guy) was tapped to direct Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online at Studio 3Hz, with Yoshio Kosakai pulling double duty as character designer and chief animation director. Yousuke Furoda (Gundam Build Fighters, My Hero Academia) is in charge of series composition for the title.

Hulu describes the show as:

In the world of guns and steel that is Gun Gale Online, LLENN has been a devoted, female solo player. She is obsessed with two things: donning herself entirely in pink and honing her skills with consistent game play. She soon discovers her love for hunting other players (a.k.a. PK), soon to be known as the “Pink Devil.”

High School DxD Hero

Yoshifumi Sueda (Rail Wars!) was tapped to direct High School DxD Hero at studio Passione, with Makoto Uno (Love Hina, Rail Wars!) providing character designs. Kenji Konuta (Saiyuki Reload Blast, Blood Lad) is in charge of series composition for the show.

Hulu describes the title as:

After being killed by a fallen angel, Issei Hyodo is brought back to life by the gorgeous president of his high school’s Occult Research Club, Rias Gremory, who turns out to be a high-ranking demon. With devilish new powers, Issei is bound to serve Rias.

Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin VI

Series creator Yoshikazu Yasuhiko is serving as Chief Director on Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin VI at Sunrise, with Takashi Imanishi (Armored Trooper Votoms: The Heretic Saint, Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory) working as director. The team of Tsukasa Kotobuki (Knights of Ramune & 40 Fire, Saber Marionette J manga) and Yoshikazu Yasuhiko (Mobile Suit Gundam, Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam) is collaborating on character designs, while Katsuyuki Sumisawa (Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, Inuyasha) writes the screenplay.

Hulu describes the feature as:

A decisive battle between Zeon and the Earth Federation begins at Side 5, or Loum. Though the Zeon forces are outnumbered, their secret plan suddenly turns the tide of battle.

Source: Hulu (Email Communication)