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Crunchyroll Announces Second Wave Of Summer Titles

Summer is well and truly here. At the start of the month the summer anime season kicked off on Crunchyroll. Crunchyroll already revealed their first wave of new and returning titles. Now they have also revealed their second wave. Across both waves there are more than 40 new, returning and ongoing titles.

New titles include The Magical Girl and the Evil Lieutenant Used to Be Archenemies from Studio Bones, My Deer Friend Nokotan from Wit Studio and The Elusive Samurai from CloverWorks).

Details about the second wave of titles are below. Dates below are for subtitled simulcast- dates for dub versions will be announced via Crunchyroll News

3rd JULY

My Wife Has No Emotion (Tezuka Productions)

Takuma isn’t the most exciting guy. He’s awkward, single, and does nothing but go to work and come home. Tired of doing chores, he decides to buy a housekeeping robot named Mina. She can cook and clean perfectly, and the two get to know each other better over time. Soon, Takuma starts to fall for Mina! But could a robot ever love him back?

4th JULY

Failure Frame: I Became the Strongest and Annihilated Everything with Low-Level Spells (Seven Arcs)

Touka always faded into the background at school. And when he’s summoned to another world with his classmates, that still doesn’t change! They all acquire top-rank skills, except Touka, who’s deemed a failure and cast to ancient ruins by the goddess Vicius. Turns out, his low-rank skills may not be so useless after all. Now, he seeks revenge against the goddess, and his true nature is revealed. 

Red Cat Ramen (E&H production)

Welcome to Ramen Akaneko, a restaurant run solely by cats. That is, until a human named Tamako Yashiro interviews for a job. Oddly enough, her candor about being a dog person lands her the job. This is a beautiful story of human and feline relationships woven through the many customers who visit Ramen Akaneko. Get ready for an extra helping of heartfelt moments that warm the body and soul. 

5th JULY

CARDFIGHT!! VANGUARD Divinez Season (Kinema citrus, Gift-o’-Animation, and STUDIO JEMI)

Akina Myodo returns for more ultimate card battles in the latest Cardfight Vanguard Divinez season! 

6th JULY

A Nobody’s Way Up to an Exploration Hero (GEKKOU)

Meet Kaito Takagi, your typical high schooler with a low profile. He spends his days exploring dungeons in Japan, hunting slimes for some extra cash. On the side, he quietly admires his childhood friend, the popular girl in class. One day, a rare golden slime shows up, and after Kaito defeats it, he finds a super valuable item—a card that can summon mythical beings! He decides to use it and summons a stunning warrior maiden. Now, Kaito has a chance to rise above his ordinary explorer life. Get ready for a modern fantasy story filled with battles! 

Dahlia in Bloom: Crafting a Fresh Start with Magical Tools (Typhoon Graphics and Imagica Infos)

After a workaholic life in Japan, Dahlia is reborn as a magical maven in a new world, but her afterlife takes an unexpected turn. Engaged, betrayed, and orphaned—all before the honeymoon? Talk about a plot twist! Watch as Dahlia turns heartbreak into wand-making brilliance and declares her independence. In this story, the real magic is self-discovery, and Dahlia’s the sorceress of her own destiny.

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (P.A.Works)

Two realms exist in the ancient land of Yanato: the Lofty Realm, where gods reside, and the Lowly Realm, where humans reside. Princess Sakuna was the daughter of the god of war and goddess of harvest, but she led a lazy life. One day, she is banished to Hinoe Island, the Isle of Demons. Stranded in a barren land, Sakuna sets out to slay demons and farm rice. Her new adventure begins. 

The Elusive Samurai (CloverWorks)

In the year 1333, the Kamakura shogunate government comes crumbling down. A trusted vassal, Ashikaga Takauji, betrays the shogunate and organizes a rebellion. Hojo Tokiyuki, the rightful heir, escapes the massacre with a Shinto priest named Suwa Yorishige to Kamakura. On the run and fighting to stay alive, Tokiyuki sets in motion his plan to reclaim his birthright.

o Dubs include: French and Hindi

7th JULY

My Deer Friend Nokotan (WIT Studio)

Koshi Torako, a high schooler, one day feels something cold hit her face. Looking up, she spots a girl stuck, her antlers tangled in power lines. Helping Shikanoko, antlered and peculiar, turns Torako's life, a model student by appearance only, upside down. Thus begins a tale of a girl (once a delinquent) and another (a deer?), in this Girl Meets Deer adventure!

9th JULY

The Magical Girl and the Evil Lieutenant Used to Be Archenemies (BONES)

It's love at first sight for these two total enemies of completely different backgrounds! 

14th JULY

Theatre of Darkness: Yamishibai 13 (ILCA)

Each week at dusk, a man in a yellow mask arrives at a nearby playground. Gather at his feet to listen and learn from the mysterious storyteller. He recounts tales of horror to his captive audience, each story darker and more sinister than the last. Drawing from traditional paper dramas, the stories weave myths, urban legends, and rumors from Japan’s long history of haunting tales.


True Beauty (Studio N)

Once bullied for her looks, Jugyeong transforms herself using the art of makeup. When she joins a new school with a True Beauty goddess competition, offering winners the chance of recruitment by entertainment agencies, she instantly becomes a top candidate! But her new identity is at stake when heartthrob Suho Lee accidentally sees her bare face. Will her elite status be short-lived?

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