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Crunchyroll Reveals Initial Spring Anime Slate

March means the coming of spring and that means we're about to get a whole new season of anime. Leading anime streaming service Crunchyroll has announced its slate for the coming months. They will stream over 40 new, returning and continuing series. The series will include the return of Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation, the fan favourite Black Butler, and the highly anticipated Production IG monster thriller Kaiji No. 8. Other returning shows include The Irregular At Magic High School, Bartender, Laid Back Camp and Konusuba- God's Blessing On This Wonderful World. New shows for this season include Vampire Dormitory, A Condition Called Love,  Re:Monster and Astro Note.

Crunchyroll is available on 15 platforms including all major games consoles, mobile devices and smart TVs, and gives subscribers access to the latest shows immediately after their Japanese broadcast.

Dates listed below are for Japanese simulcasts only. Dubs will be released at a later date and availability will vary by region. Additional titles will be announced soon.



Spice and Wolf: merchant meets the wise wolf (Passione)

Lawrence is a travelling merchant selling various goods from a horse-drawn cart. One day, he arrives at a village and meets a beautiful girl with the ears and tail of an animal! Her name is Holo the Wisewolf and she brings bountiful harvests. She wishes to return to her homeland, and Lawrence offers to take her. Now, the once-lonely merchant and the once-lonely wisewolf begin their journey north. 

o Dubs include: English, French, and German


Gods' Games We Play (LIDENFILMS)

In a world of idle gods, humans are forced into brain challenges with them. With three defeats, gods lose their right to challenge, while 10 victories spell human triumph. Fay, determined to achieve the impossible, enters the ultimate test of wits against the gods. Will he defy divinity or is he just another loss in the making? 

o Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, and German


Re:Monster (Studio DEEN)

After meeting an untimely death, Tomokui Kanata is reincarnated as a lowly goblin, but he’s worked up a monstrous appetite. Thanks to his new ability that allows him to grow stronger the more he feeds, his feeble status quickly changes, and he rises to become the goblin leader. With a mix of his past memories, new body, and strong stomach, he’s taking a bite out of this new fantastical world! 

o Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, and German


The Banished Former Hero Lives as He Pleases (Studio DEEN and Marvy Jack)

"I can finally go search for the peaceful life I've been looking forward to since my past life." Allen, a boy called a failure because he was not blessed with a "Gift" from god, is actually a former hero who still has the memories and powers of his past life?! Using his banishment from his family's duchy as an excuse, Allen is about to start a carefree journey to do whatever he wants when he comes across an attempt on the life of his ex-fiancée...?! The former hero wants to live a relaxing life this time around, but the heroic fantasy life he never wanted is about to begin!


Train to the End of the World (EMT Squared)

A group of girls hop onto an abandoned train to explore the outside world with strange anomalies. 


I Was Reincarnated as the 7th Prince So I Can Take My Time Perfecting My Magical Ability (Tsumugi Akita Animation Lab)

The qualities valued most in the study of magic are bloodline, aptitude, and effort. There was one sorcerer who, despite his deep love for magic, was born a commoner and thus lacked the bloodline and aptitude for it. As he died an unnatural death, he wished he had studied magic more while he had the chance. Then, he was reincarnated as Lloyd, the seventh prince of the Kingdom of Saloum and one blessed with a strong magical bloodline. Reborn with all his memories intact, along with the perfect bloodline and immense talent, he was determined to enjoy his new life, using his extraordinary magical abilities to master the study of magic that was beyond his reach in his previous life! 

o Dubs include: English, French, and German



BARTENDER Glass of God (Liber)
At Eden Hall, each glass has a story. A quiet bar lies tucked away in the streets of Tokyo, and it seems only the most desperate souls burdened by their own troubles manage to find its doors. But after a glass of God poured by the brilliant bartender Ryu, they leave renewed. Ryu has a gift—he knows how to soothe the soul with the perfect drink. Who will he meet next? 



WIND BREAKER (CloverWorks)
Where the average scores are the lowest, but the fights are the strongest. Furin High School is renowned as a super school of delinquents. Haruka Sakura, a first-year student, came from outside the city to fight to the top. However, Furin High School has become a group that protects the town called the “Chime of the Wind Breaker” – Bofurin. The heroic legend of high school delinquent Sakura begins here! 

o Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, and German
Laid-Back Camp Season 3 (8bit)
Nadeshiko, a high school student who had moved from Shizuoka to Yamanashi, decides to see the famous, 1000 yen-bill-featured Mount Fuji. Even though she manages to bike all the way to Motosu, she's forced to turn back because of worsening weather. Unable to set her eyes on her goal, she faints partway to her destination. When she wakes up, it's night, in a place she's never been before, with no way of knowing how to get home. Nadeshiko is saved when she encounters Rin, a girl who is out camping by herself. This outdoorsy girls story begins with this first encounter between Nadeshiko and Rin. 

o Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese
An Archdemon's Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride (Brain's Base)
Zagan might be the most feared evil sorcerer, but when it comes to social interactions, he’s the most inept. All those days studying the dark arts won’t help him when he falls in love at first sight with Nephelia, the beautiful elven slave, and spends his entire fortune to purchase her. With no clue how to talk to each other, the awkward arrangement for a bumbling sorcerer and timid elf begins. 

o Dubs include: English
A Condition Called Love (East Fish Studio)
High school freshman Hotaru Hinase has a vibrant life full of family and friendship, but not much luck in romance. That all changes when she makes a warm gesture to her handsome and heartbroken classmate, Hananoi, leading to him asking her out and her becoming flustered. Witness a girl who grapples with the enigma of love and a boy who is heavy-handed with it. 

o Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, and French


The Irregular at Magic High School Season 3 (8bit)
After a year full of turbulence, Tatsuya and Miyuki’s lives were slowly changing as they became second year students. They are now living together with Minami Sakurai, who was sent to them by the Yotsuba Family, and Tatsuya has transferred into the newly established Department of Magical Engineering. Though he planned to live a peaceful school life with Miyuki by his side, the world would of course not allow such a thing… And once again, the curtain opens to a series of turbulent days. 
The producer of the 283 Production group brings together a whole new cast of idols to the stage! 
The spinoff of Nijigasaki High School Idol Club and the 13 members of the high school idol club are back. Follow the cute girls’ lives in this cute, short slice of life drama. 
Astro Note (Telecom Animation Film)
Takumi, a gifted chef, just landed a new job. He works at the Astro Manor apartment building that offers breakfast, and there he encounters the beautiful landlady—Mira. It’s love at first sight, and he hopes to charm her, but the quirky tenants and bizarre phenomena don’t make it easy. He even learns by pure chance that Mira is secretly an alien! Will their love survive these unearthly oddities? 


Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 Cour 2 (Studio Bind)
When a 34-year-old underachiever gets run over by a truck, his story doesn’t end there. Reincarnated in a new world as an infant, Rudy will seize every opportunity to live the life he’s always wanted. Armed with new friends, some freshly acquired magical abilities, and the courage to do the things he’s always dreamed of, he’s embarking on an epic adventure—with all of his past experience intact! 

o Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Italian, and Castilian Spanish

Grandpa and Grandma Turn Young Again (Gekko)
This lovely elderly couple just regained their youth, determined to live it to the fullest. 
The Duke of Death and His Maid Season 3 (J.C.STAFF)
“I want to touch you, but I can’t…”  The conclusion to the saddest love story in the world. The young Duke was cursed by a witch when he was young, so that everything he touches dies. The curse causes everyone around him to shun him, and now he spends his days alone in a secluded mansion in the woods. He has a maid named Alice, but she’s the biggest source of his worries. Will he finally be able to break the curse? 

o Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese
As a Reincarnated Aristocrat, I’ll Use My Appraisal Skill to Rise in the World (Studio Mother)
In a land where nobles usually flex their swords, Ars Louvent flexes his Appraisal Skill! Join this not-so-brawny noble scion as he turns his small domain into a force to be reckoned with, all while navigating through a world of magical prowess. Spoiler alert: Ars’ Appraisal Skill is mightier than any sword, and his journey is as twisty as a wyvern in a maze. 

o Dubs include: German
Vampire Dormitory (Studio Blanc)
After Mito loses her parents and is fired from her job, she must fend for herself on the streets disguised as a boy. She comes across a stranger named Ruka and learns his dark secret—he’s a vampire! Ruka invites Mito, still in disguise, to live in an all-boys dorm. Mito exchanges her blood for a place to stay, but a budding romance and her true identity threaten all that hangs in the balance.

o Dubs include: English


Tadaima, Okaeri (Studio DEEN)
After marrying his beloved husband, Hiromu Fujiyoshi, Masaki Fujiyoshi becomes a househusband. They were blessed with a son named Hikari, who is almost two, and moved to the suburbs. Because they married even though they’re in completely different classes, they face societal prejudices, and Masaki is unable to be confident with himself. While he’s overwhelmed by anxiety and sadness at times, he becomes stronger little by little with support from Hiromu and Hikari. They gradually become more of a family than they were yesterday. Welcome to the happy home of the Fujiyoshis that’s filled with kindness. 
Chillin' in Another World with Level 2 Super Cheat Powers (J.C. STAFF)
The Magical Kingdom of Klyrode summons hundreds of heroes from other worlds every year to fight in their war against the Dark One and his army of powerful demons. Banaza is one of those heroes, summoned from the Royal Capital Paluma, but something’s not right—Banaza is only an average merchant. He has no magic, no fighting ability, and his stats are abysmal. Worse, a mishap leaves him unable to return home! Rejected as a hero and stranded in another world, abandoned to the far reaches of the kingdom by a cruel king who just wants him gone, Banaza’s fate looks pretty bleak. But what will happen once the failed hero candidate finds himself with super cheat powers once he hits level two? 

o Dubs include: English, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German


Oblivion Battery (MAPPA)
Iron-armed pitcher, Haruka Kiyomine, and the shrewd catcher, Kei Kaname, AKA the "Skilled General," were considered to be an unrivaled, monstrous battery duo in the middle-school baseball world. They were both scouted by various powerhouse high schools across the nation, but somehow, they both ended up at Tokyo Municipal Kotesashi High School, which wasn't known for baseball at all. On top of that, other star players who had lost to that duo in the past and completely strayed from baseball coincidentally also enrolled at that school, and… Their meeting sets everything into motion once again. Their high school baseball story begins now!



KONOSUBA -God's Blessing on This Wonderful World! 3 (Drive)
The dysfunctional party is back, but they may be short a member soon ’cause Kazuma is over it. Disillusioned with adventure, he wants to become a monk, but Aqua, Megumin, and Darkness call bull. However, the career dispute gets put on hold when a princess requests to hear all about their tales. Will the taste of fame at the royal castle keep them together or will this mark their farewell tour? 

o Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese

Viral Hit (Okuruto Noboru)
Like and subscribe to NewTube’s latest streaming sensation, Hobin Yu! Tired of bullies, the scrawny high schooler is fighting back and streaming it. With tips from a mysterious online channel, he’s cashing in and knocking out bullies. He’s got the internet going crazy, but can Hobin keep it up or will he get crushed by his next match?

o Dubs include: English, French, and German
The Many Sides of Voice Actor Radio (CONNECT)
Yuhi Yugure and Yasumi Utatane, high school classmates and co-hosts of a weekly radio program, paint a picture-perfect friendship for their listeners. Yet, in reality, they couldn’t be more different. Their off-air dynamic is a whirlwind of chaos and insults. As their tumultuous relationship unfolds, they navigate the turbulent waters of friendship and rivalry in the cutthroat realm of showbiz. 


The Misfit of Demon King Academy Ⅱ: History's Strongest Demon King Reincarnates and Goes to School with His Descendants - Cour 2 (Silver Link)
With Lay’s might, Anos destroys the insane human Jerga. Universal peace now within reach, he reveals his true identity to Delsgade Academy. As everyone processes this news, a deadly spectre from his past schemes to obliterate him—someone closer than he realizes. But soon, teacher and student will be taught a lesson 2,000 years in the making—you cross the Demon King of Tyranny at your own peril! 

o Dubs include: French
Shadowverse Flame: Arc-hen (ZEXCS)
At Shadowverse Battle College, they train students to be professional Shadowverse players. When novice player Light Tenryu transfers in, he quickly realizes his chosen club, Seventh Flame, may already have the cards stacked against them—they need three more members to compete. After that, they must face off against players like the fearsome Haruma Hazeura, First Reaper’s leader. All in, Light? 


Kaiju No. 8 (Production I.G)
In a world plagued by creatures known as Kaiju, Kafka Hibino aspired to enlist in The Defense Force. He makes a promise to enlist with his childhood friend, Mina Ashiro. Soon, life takes them in separate ways. While employed cleaning up after Kaiju battles, Kafka meets Reno Ichikawa. Reno’s determination to join The Defense Force reawakens Kafka’s promise to join Mina and protect humanity. 

o Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Italian, and Castilian Spanish

Black Butler -Public School Arc- (CloverWorks)
Amidst Britain’s elite, Weston College defies government oversight. So, when students vanish—including the son of Queen Victoria’s cousin—Her Majesty sends her Watchdog Ciel Phantomhive to investigate. With his loyal demon butler, Sebastian, Ciel must navigate treacherous school politics and infiltrate Weston’s model prefects, the P4, if he is to unravel the mysteries that shroud this institution. 

o Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, French, and German


Kuramerukagari (Team OneOne) – Movie
In the coal mining town crowded with small-scale miners, known as the "Hakoniwa", the story follows a girl named Kagari who runs a map shop, and her childhood friend Yuya, who dreams of breaking free from the "Hakoniwa" and the ever-changing labyrinth-like town. Lately, suspicious "sinkhole accidents" occurring frequently in the town begin to encroach on their daily lives. Will Kagari be able to overcome this situation and determine the fate of the town? 
Kurayukaba (Team OneOne) – Movie
“Ootsuji Detective Agency” stands as a beacon of hope. Detective Soutarou finds himself at the heart of a perplexing case: a mass disappearance that has left society in turmoil. With no witnesses and motives shrouded in mystery, only ominous tracks hint at the perpetrator's identity. Venturing deep into the town's underground realm known as "Kuragari," Detective Soutarou's search for clues leads him to a formidable encounter. The black iron armored train and its enigmatic commander, Tanne, emerge from the shadows, promising to forever alter the detective's destiny. 


TSUKIMICHI -Moonlit Fantasy- Season 2 (J.C.STAFF) – New episodes on Mondays
One Piece (Toei Animation) – New episodes on Saturdays
Case Closed (Detective Conan) (TMS Entertainment) – New episodes on Saturdays
Wonderful Precure! (Toei Animation) – New episodes on Saturdays
Captain Tsubasa Season 2: Junior Youth Arc (Studio KAI) – New episodes on Sundays
Chibi Maruko-chan (Nippon Animation) – New episodes on Sundays