Earlier today, Aniplex of America announced that they will stream two shows as part of their Spring 2019 simulcast lineup. The publisher will stream the following:
- Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
- We Never Learn: BOKUBEN
Both titles will stream on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and FunimationNow starting April 6.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Haruo Sotozaki (Tales of Symphonia the Animation, Tales of Zestiria the X) will direct Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba at ufotable, with Akira Matsushima (Maria Watches Over Us, Tales of Zestiria the X) providing character designs.
Aniplex of America describes the title as:
It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself.
Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.
We Never Learn: BOKUBEN
Yoshiaki Masaaki (Hayate the Combat Butler!!, Love Hina) will direct We Never Learn: BOKUBEN at Studio Silver and Arvo Animation, with Masakatsu Sasaki (Seiyu’s Life!, A-Channel) providing character designs. Go Zappa (Blend S, Beatless) is in charge of series composition.
Aniplex of America describes the show as:
Nariyuki Yuiga is in his last and most painful year of high school. In order to gain the “special VIP recommendation” which would grant him a full scholarship to college, he must now tutor his classmates as they struggle to prepare for entrance exams.Among his pupils are “the sleeping beauty of the literary forest,” Fumino Furuhashi, and “the Thumbelina supercomputer,” Rizu Ogata–two of the most beautiful super-geniuses at the school!While these two were thought to be academically flawless, it turns out that they’re completely clueless outside of their pet subjects…!?As Nariyuki’s life is turned upside down by these quirky girls who just never learn, he must do everything he can to get them accepted into college!The stage is set for this romantic comedy featuring prodigies who never learn when it comes to studying and love!