Fall 2017 Anime Releases

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Last Updated: Oct 12, 2016 - 21:40 PDT
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Title in alphabetical order - number of eps if known
Summary: taken from a site or the 1st ep if I can't find any info
My First Impressions: I give my first impressions honestly, I do have specific tastes and I don't expect you to think the same thing as me, but it's there for those who know whether they have similar or very different tastes from me.
Other Comments: Others' comments.
Link: link to more info

Anime-Gataris - ? eps

Summary: Minoa Asagaya is a new high school student in Sakaneko Private High School. Despite being a novice to anime, Minoa's classmate Arisu Kamiigusa invites her to make an "anime research club" at school. Through conversations with her classmate Miko Kōenji, as well as various anime-loving upperclassmen, Minoa gradually gets hooked on anime. While they stand against the student council's continuous efforts to disband their club, and they ignore the impending end of the world, they talk about anime, whether in Akiba, or in real-life "sacred place" anime settings, or the hot springs.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Black Clover - ? eps

Summary: Asta is a young boy who dreams of becoming the greatest mage in the kingdom. He only has one problem, he can't use magic. Luckily for Asta, he receives the incredibly rare five-leaf clover grimoire that gives him the power of anti-magic. Even though he can't use magic, he plans to become the Wizard King
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Blend S - ? eps (DameDesuYo)

Summary: Maika gets a job at a cafe where all the waitresses are given certain attributes — such as "tsundere" or "little sister" — to embody while serving customers. The manager asks Maika to be the "Do S" (extreme sadist) waitress, so she will have to adopt a dominant and aggressive persona.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Boku no Kanojo ga Majime Sugiru Shobitch na Ken - ? eps

Summary: With nothing left to lose, ordinary high school student Haruka Shinozaki confesses to beautiful, diligent class representative Akiho Kōsaka and to his surprise she accepts. Kōsaka takes dating as seriously as she does everything else, but does not quite get it. She pragmatically suggests activities that are too sexual.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Code:Realize - Sousei no Himegimi - ? eps

Summary: Restricted to an abandoned mansion on the outskirts of London in fulfillment of a promise to her father, lonely Cardia lives day to day isolated from the world. Her body carries a deadly poison that rots or melts anything her skin touches, prompting the locals to call her a “monster.” Her last conversation with her father two years ago, telling her to stay out of sight and never fall in love, is the furthest back she can remember. One day, her quiet solitude is interrupted as the Royal Guards break in to capture her. It is then that Cardia meets Arsène Lupin, a chivalrous thief, who helps her escape the soldiers' clutches. She soon finds herself on a journey with Lupin to locate her father, who holds the answers to her mysterious condition.
My First Impressions: Watched most of ep1 and practically fell asleep. The characters seem boring, the art and animation are on the mediocre side, and there was just nothing that made me want to watch more. <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Dies Irae - ? eps

Summary: On May 1, 1945 in Berlin, as the Red Army raises the Soviet flag over the Reichskanzlei, a group of Nazi officers conduct a ritual. For them, the slaughter in the city is nothing but the perfect ritual sacrifice in order to bring back the Order of the 13 Lances, a group of supermen whose coming would bring the world's destruction. Years later, no one knows if this group of officers succeeded, or whether they lived or died. Few know of their existence, and even those who knew began to pass away as the decades passed. Now in December in the present day in Suwahara City, Ren Fujii spends his days at the hospital. Every night he sees the same dream: A guillotine. Murderers who hunt people, and the black clothed knights who pursue the murderers. He is desperate to return to his normal, everyday life, but even now he hears his friend Shirō's words: "Everyone who remains in this city eventually loses their minds."
My First Impressions: Only watched an episode, but it looks ... dumb. <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Dynamic Chord - ? eps

Summary: None available (Obviously about boy bands)
My First Impressions: Tried watching this and I just couldn't take even 5 minutes of it. <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

EVil or Live - 12 eps

Summary: In modern society, a new kind of “illness” is striking young boys and girls; loneliness, disbelief and outrage push this generation to get more and more attached to Internet and technology. The experts call it “Net Addiction.” To prevent that, a certain rehabilitation facility has been set up to “lead the youth back to the right path.” Enrolled to treat his addiction, Hibiki had no idea that this rehabilitation facility is nothing more than a prison.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Houseki no Kuni - ? eps

Summary: In the distant future, a new life form called "hōseki" (gems) is born. The 28 gems must fight against the "tsukijin" (moon people) who want to attack them and turn them into decorations, so each gem is assigned a role such as a fighter or a medic. Though she hopes to fight the moon people, Phos is a gem who is given no assignment until the gems' manager Adamantine asks her to edit a natural history magazine.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Imouto sae Ireba Ii. - ? eps

Summary: Itsuki is a novelist and "modern day Pygmalion" who works day in and day out to create the ultimate younger sister. He's surrounded by various other characters: a beautiful genius writer who loves him, his big-sisterly classmate from college, a fellow male writer, a sadistic tax accountant, and his editor. They're all looked after by Itsuki's perfect younger step-brother, Chihiro, who has a serious secret.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Inuyashiki - ? eps

Summary: Ichiro Inuyashiki is down on his luck. While only 58 years old, his geriatric looks often have him written off as a pathetic old man by the world around him and he's constantly ignored and disrespected by his family despite all that he's done to support them. On top of everything else, his doctor has revealed that he has cancer and it appears that he has little time left in this world. But just when it seems things couldn't get any worse, a blinding light in the night sky strikes the earth where Ichiro stands.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Just Because! - ? eps

Summary: For a group of high school seniors, a chance reunion with a transfer student will change the course of their final year. Eita Izumi has come back to his hometown after four years and encounters some unlikely acquaintances: Haruto Soma, Eita’s childhood friend; Ena Komiya, the photography student who witnesses Eita and Haruto's reunion; Mio Natsume, whose feelings for her middle school crush still linger; and Hazuki Morikawa, a girl who seems uninterested in romantic relationships. When the paths of these five cross, their fates turn in a way none of them could have seen coming.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Juuni Taisen - ? eps

Summary: The 12th Twelve Tournament gets held every twelve years. Twelve brave, strange warriors who bear the names of the signs of the zodiac fight each other for the lives and souls.The victor of this tournament gets to have one wish granted, whatever the wish may be.
My First Impressions: Watched the first 2 episodes and the art/animation aren't very good, but the story moves along at a decent pace and people are dying at a decent rate. Will give it another coupel of episodes. <coming soon?>
Link: anidb

Konohana Kitan - ? eps

Summary: Kokohana-tei is a hot spring hotel located in an inn town between our world and the other world, where many people go to visit. The story portrays the lives of fox spirits, who take the form of girls and work at the hotel.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Net-juu no Susume (Netojuu no Susume) - 10 eps (Glue)

Summary: After quitting her job, Morioka Moriko became a NEET and got addicted to an online game. In that game, even a wilting woman in her thirties like her can become a young, handsome guy and Moriko's new adventure as Hayashi began.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Onyankopon - ? eps

Summary: Onyankopon watched over people long ago, but one day an old woman accidentally hit Onyankopon in the head with a mallet while mashing yams. Since then, Onyankopon has been nervous about greeting people directly, and so sends subordinates to speak to them and solve their problems. He will use Afrobeat and dance to help Japanese high school girls with problems such as dieting, love, and cramming for exams.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Osake wa Fuufu ni Natte kara - ? eps

Summary: Quiet but capable, Mizusawa Chisato is a beautiful leader who has a secret that only her husband, Sora, knows about: she loves to drink, and when she's drunk, she becomes extremely adorable! What bliss will Sora's cocktail bring tonight?
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Ou-sama Game - ? eps

Summary: An entire high school class of 32 people receive a message on their cellphones from a person known only as the "King." The messages contain orders that the students must obey, or they risk the punishment of death. With their lives on the line, the students soon find out that the orders are getting more and more extreme as time goes on.
My First Impressions: SO decided to give this a try. It's okay so far, though the art and animation aren't great. The plot moves at a bit of a weird pace, sometimes fast, sometimes slow, so not sure about this yet. It could be good. Will give it another ep or two. <coming soon?>
Link: anidb

Pikotarou no Lullaby Luullaby - ? eps

Summary: Drawing inspiration from illustrations by director Taniguchi, he does the unthinkable: three-minute, scriptless fairy tale anime. Pikotaro is presented with classics loved around the world, including The Little Match Girl and Little Red Riding-Hood. The mad genius who took the world by storm returns to bring you unique bedtime stories certain to rock you into absurd sleep.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Sengoku Night Blood - ? eps

Summary: One day, Yuzuki is enveloped by a mysterious light suddenly emanating from her cell phone and finds herself in an unfamiliar place. The scenery spread out before her almost resembles Sengoku period Japan--But this is another world known as "Shinga" where non-human creatures such as vampires and werewolves reside. Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who leads the Toyotomi Army, takes in Yuzuki after rescuing her on the battlefield and accidentally discover that her blood awakens the latent powers of the Gegga Tribes. Upon learning of the power of Yuzuki's blood, the other warlords--Oda, Uesugi, Takeda, Sanada and Date--begin pursuing Yuzuki, each for their own purposes.
My First Impressions: Watched the first 2 eps, and all I can say that it's a bit odd. The characters are purposely stereotypical, but not exactly different from typical anime stuff. The art and animation are passable, but also not great. The pacing and introduction of characters are a bit odd as well. I'll give this another couple of episodes, but not hopeful. <will continue for now>
Link: anidb

Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou - 12? eps

Summary: Civilization is dead, but Chito and Yuuri are still alive. So they hop aboard their beloved Kettenkrad motorbike and aimlessly wander the ruins of the world they once knew. Day after hopeless day, they look for their next meal and fuel for their ride. But as long as the two are together, even an existence as bleak as theirs has a ray or two of sunshine in it, whether they're sucking down their fill of soup or hunting for machine parts to tinker with. For two girls in a world full of nothing, the experiences and feelings the two share give them something to live for.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Taishou Chicchai-san - ? eps

Summary: As a result of a terrible illness from his youth, Kyouichirou gained the ability to see the spirits of the dead. The army wants to use these spirits, which to Kyouichirou were always a thing to be feared, in order to counter the threats of other countries. Others stand in the way of the military and its plans. They involve themselves in Kyouichirou's destiny, and begin to change the future of the empire.
My First Impressions: Watched a couple of episodes, but hard to say what it's even about since each episode is only 3 minutes long! <coming soon?>
Link: anidb

TsukiPro the Animation - ? eps

Summary: Not available. About boy bands from one particular company that will be holding a concert featuring all their boy band groups.
My First Impressions: I tried watching this, but they do the group concert animation in CG. Bleh. <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Two Car - ? eps

Summary: Yuri Miyata and Megumi Meguro are two girls who enter the world of competitive motorcycle sidecar racing on Miyake Island. While they are the complete opposites of each other, and often butt heads, they complement each other well during races. The team will fight other motorcycle sidecar teams from all over Japan, each with their own opposing traits, such as honor student and working student, sadist and masochist, and a funny man and straight man.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

Urahara - ? eps

Summary: Three high school girls are putting together a limited-time shop called "PARK" in Japan's Harajuku. One day, aliens come to Earth with the intent to steal the famed district's culture. At the same time, a mysterious girl appears. The three girls band together to defeat the alien threat and protect their beloved Harajuku.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: anidb

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