Anime Released Today: 5 January 18

Today seems to be a good day for anime releases as we see a total of 4 coming out today! The four are:

  1. Toji no Miko

  2. Hataraku Onii-san!

  3. Itou Junji: Collection

  4. Devilman: Crybaby

Read below to learn more about each one. (^^,)

Toji no Miko

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The animation studio, Studio Gokumi made this Action, Fantasy based anime.

There’s an evil creature called Aratama that attack people, and a group of Miko has been exorcising those creatures using swords since olden times. Those who wear uniforms and swords are called Toji, who are officially called Tokubetsu Saishi Kitoutai (Special Ritual Maneuver Team) in the police association. They are officially approved of wielding the swords by the government officials. The government has established five training schools consisting of junior and senior high levels for the female students to attend. They spend their student life normally and use special skills with the swords when they’re doing missions to protect people. In the spring, these five schools are to take part in a competition. Among the girls who train for the competition, there’s a girl who’s a bit more passionate than any other girls. Where would the girl with the sword aim?

Hataraku Onii-san!

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Tomovies put together this anime which is around 6 minutes per episode. There are only 5 episodes at this moment.

The story centres around the cheerful calico Tapio Chatorazawa and the pessimistic Russian blue Kuehiko Roshihara. The two study in the same college, and also work together on various odd jobs.

Itou Junji: Collection

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Based off of a manga,  animation studio, Studio Deen has brought to life the horror stories based on the works of Japanese horror artist Junji Ito. Each episode will star different protagonists such as the famous Tomie, Soichi, and Fuchi!

Devilman: Crybaby

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 Science SARU animation studio adapted the manga to bring us this 10 episode ONA (Original Net Animation). It falls under the Action, Horror, Demons and Supernatural genres.

Akira becomes Devilman, a being with the power of a demon and the heart of a human after his best friend, Ryou Asuka, informs him that the demons will revive and reclaim the world from the humans. Since humans do not stand a chance against the power of the demons, Ryou suggests that he should fuse with a demon.

Have any of the above caught your attention? Some have caught mine. Will you be adding any of the above to your ‘watch list’?


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