Summer 2019 Anime Releases

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2019
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Title in alphabetical order - number of eps if known
Summary: taken from a site or based on the 1st episode 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

Araburu Kisetsu no Otome-domo yo - ? eps

Summary: The girls in a high school literature club do a little icebreaker to get to know each other: answering the question, "What's one thing you want to do before you die?" One of the girls blurts out, "Sex." Little do they know, the whirlwind unleashed by that word pushes each of these girls, with different backgrounds and personalities, onto their own clumsy, funny, painful, and emotional paths toward adulthood.
My First Impressions: This might be an interesting shoujo slice of life anime, but possibly more so for an audience of that age. <will update>
Link: ANN

Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou - ? eps

Summary: When a classroom of students is transported to another world to act as its saviors, Nagumo Hajime finds himself the weakest link. As his friends and classmates are granted strong classes and impressive abilities due to their existing skills, he is given the weak title of Synergist. When a dungeon quest leaves him separated from his group, Hajime must discover his own talents or be left to rot in this world forever.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Cop Craft - ? eps

Summary: A hyperspace gate opens above the west coast of America. On the other side of it lies the world of fairies and monsters. People who live there call it Leto Semani, "Land of Man". Together with Gate, a huge island appears. Now it is named Caliena San-Teresa. It has become the front door to another world and home to over 20 million people. A place where magic culture and Earth culture overlap. The most beautiful and chaotic city glorified as "City of Dreams". Tilarna Exedilika is a novice knight that came from another world. She lacks common sense and is an innocent beautiful girl. Kei Matoba is a talented detective of San-Teresa police department. He is a clumsy man with cat allergy. In the city that connects parallel worlds with hyperspace gates, the two were ordered to work together. While being constantly at conflict, Matoba and Tilarna chase after a common enemy and gradually, a strange trust begins to develop between them.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Dr. Stone - ? eps

Summary: One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he’s not alone! His science-loving friend Senkuu’s been up and running for a few months and he's got a grand plan in mind—to kickstart civilization with the power of science!
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru? - ? eps (DameDesuYo)

Summary: Sakura Hibiki is your average High-school girl, with a voracious appetite. Noticing her clothes tightening in lieu of her slowly expanding waist line she decides to look into enrolling in the nearby Silverman-Gym. There she runs into a girl from her grade named Souryuuin Akemi, who is also the Student Council President at her school. Akemi, who has a muscle fetish tries to get Hibiki to enroll in the Gym despite its high ratio of Macho-Men (which Hibiki dislikes). Thankfully a beautiful Trainer named Machio appears and unknowingly convinces her to enroll and start her quest to a great body.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

En`en no Shouboutai - 24 eps

Summary: Year 198 of the Solar Era in Tokyo, special fire brigades are fighting against a phenomenon called spontaneous human combustion where humans beings are turned into living infernos called "Infernals". While the Infernals are first generation cases of spontaneous human combustion, later generations possess the ability to manipulate flames while retaining human form. Shinra Kusakabe, a youth who gained the nickname Devil's Footprints for his ability to ignite his feet at will, joins the Special Fire Force Company 8 which is comprised of other flame users as they work to extinguish any Infernals they encounter. As a faction that is creating Infernals appears, Shira begins to uncover the truth behind a mysterious fire that caused the death of his family twelve years ago.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Ensemble Stars! - ? eps

Summary: Yumenosaki Private Academy, a school that specializes in raising male idols. Hokuto Hidaka, Subaru Akehoshi, Makoto Yuuki, Mao Isara, together the four of them form the unit “Trickstar”, aiming to be the top idol, and undergoes lessons everyday. However, the live event held within Yumenosaki Academy which puts their idols to compete and outperform each other, known as “DreamFes”, is controlled by the influence of the school’s order. And thus seeking change, Trickstar challenges the student council who plays a vital role in said system
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Given - ? eps

Summary: Somehow, the guitar that he used to love to play and the basketball games that he found so fun just lost their appeal... That was until Uenoyama Ritsuka randomly met Satou Mafuyu. Ritsuka had started losing his passion for music in his everyday life, but then he hears Mafuyu sing for the first time. The song resonates with his heart and the distance between them starts to change.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Granbelm - ? eps

Summary: It had been nearly 1,000 years since all the magic in the world disappeared, and most people had forgotten it ever existed at all. Kohinata Mangetsu is a cheerful high school student who has a pretty positive outlook on life, but there was some doubt in her heart. She has nothing to call her own-- Because she wasn't good at academics or sports, she dreamed of having something she was actually good at. On a night where the full moon was shining brightly, she happens to meet another girl who also has the character for "moon" in her name named Shingetsu Ernesta Fukami. That was also when she encountered the mechanical dolls called "ARMANOX." The wheels of fate of the full moon start to spin slowly...
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Hakata Mentai! Pirikarako-chan - 12 eps

Summary: The anime is set in a mysterious shopping center in a town that is like but also not quite like Hakata. In this setting, a walleye pollack roe fairy named Pirikarako-chan rushes about every day trying to ease the worries and solve the rumors of the other food fairies.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

HenSuki - 12 eps

Summary: Once upon a time, Cinderella left her panties in a boy's locker...wait, what?! Kiryuu Keiki receives a mysterious love letter, that has no name, but includes a pair of white undies. Curious to find this panty-leaving-Cinderella, his investigation leads him to discover that every candidate is...a total pervert! Surrounded by perversion he still has one important question to answer: who's the perfect fit?
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Joshikousei no Mudazukai - ? eps

Summary: One day out of boredom, Tanaka decided to give her classmates nicknames based on their quirks. Her friend Sakuchi became "Ota" for her nerdy interests, and her other friend Saginomiya became "Robo" because of her expressionless personality. In retaliation, her friends decided to name Tanaka "Baka". These are the ridiculous days of three high school friends claiming (or not) the height of their youth.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Kanata no Astra - ? eps

Summary: The year is 2061, when space travel is now possible and commercially viable, and the students of Caird High School embark on their Planet Camp. But soon after Group B5 arrived at their planetary camp site, a mysterious and unforeseen sentient light sphere warps its 9 members into outer space, stranding them 5012 light years away from their home planet. With the discovery of an old, unmanned spaceship nearby, the students must stay strong, manage their limited resources and remain united in the darkness of space, so that all of them can survive their long and likely perilous trek back home aboard the Astra.
My First Impressions: I tried watching this, but the main characters are so bumbly that I couldn't watch more than a few minutes. <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Katsute Kami Datta Kemono-tachi e - ? eps

Summary: The democratic nation of Patria was created on the continent of Patria. Because of economical disputes, the country split north and south, creating the Northern Union of Patria and the Southern Confederation of Patria and they waged a long civil war. With their numbers dwindling, the North decides to use forbidden technology in order to defeat the South. This technology turns humans into monster-like soldiers, giving them almost godlike powers. And with those powers, the long war came to an end and peace was restored.
My First Impressions: Watched the first episode, and it was okay, but I don't like the art and animation style, and the characters are a bit too 2D. <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Kochoki: Wakaki Nobunaga - 12 eps

Summary: The fearsome warlord, the demonic king—Oda Nobunaga! Before he was trying to rule over Japan, he was a teenager who began his path to greatness with his younger brother and faithful followers. Through succession, betrayal, battles, and bonds between one another, the struggles these boys face promise a future where they can blossom into powerful men.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Machikado Mazoku - ? eps

Summary: Yūko Yoshida is a 15-year-old girl who awakens one morning with demonic power, and is tasked with defeating a local magical girl. She has horns and a tail, but truthfully less power than an ordinary girl. She struggles to lift the "curse of a 40,000 yen (about US$365) per month living."
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Maou-sama, Retry! - ? eps

Summary: Oono Akira is an average guy working for a company that's creating a new video game. He often plays as his character Mao (Dark Lord) while working on the game, but one day when he goes to log in he's suddenly transported into the game's world! To make matters worse, in-game characters begin traveling from far and wide to defeat him. He soon happens upon a young villager named Aku whom he saves from being sacrificed. Together with Aku, Mao begins stirring up trouble wherever he goes!
My First Impressions: This is kind of amusing in the same way that Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu with a good guy being mistaken as a Demon Lord, but with a lot more game mechanics built in. One episode is hard to judge on, but it has potential. <will update>
Link: ANN

Naka no Hito Genome [Jikkyouchuu] - ? eps

Summary: Iride Akatsuki and seven other charismatic game streamers wake up in the world of a mysterious free-to-play game called Naka no Hito Genome. Now they are competing in real-life games with life-or-death stakes, but clearing several game tasks could earn them 100 million lives.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Okaa-san Online - ? eps

Summary: What would you do if you got transported into a video game...with your mom?? That's the dilemma facing high schooler Oosuki Masato, who has been unwittingly thrown into an RPG world with his doting mother close behind as part of a secret government scheme. As an avid gamer, Masato is eager to show off his skills...but that's hard to do when your mom is an insanely overpowered, dual-wielding, multi-target specialist!
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Re:Stage! Dream Days - 12 eps

Summary: Young Shikimiya Mana once had big dreams, but she set those dreams aside once she reached middle school in order to live a normal life. When Mana joins the Singing and Dancing Club of Homareboshi Academy to help save the group from being shut down, her dreams of stardom are rekindled. She'll give it her all to win the Prism Stage competition and be named the top idol. With her friends beside her, there are no dreams too big!
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Sounan Desuka? - ? eps

Summary: Because of a plane crash ... starting today, we're spending the springtime of our lives on a desert island!! There's nothing here, so we have to make everything!! And eat everything!! (Ugh!) Check out our high-school-girl survival story of courage and knowledge. We're actually doing pretty well! We learn how to eat cicadas, how to build traps, a simple allergy test, how to eat hermit crabs, etc.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Tejina Senpai - ? eps

Summary: The male protagonist finds out that his school requires him to join a club and during his reluctant search he stumbles upon Tejina Senpai attempting magic tricks in her clubroom. Tejina Senpai has massive stage fright however and so now that she has an audience her attempts are simply comedic.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

UchiMusume - ? eps

Summary: Dale is a cool, composed, and highly skilled adventurer who's made quite a name for himself despite his youth. One day on a job deep in the forest, he comes across a little devil girl who's almost wasted away. Unable to just leave her there to die, Dale takes her home and becomes her adoptive father. Devil or not, Latina is beyond adorable, and the adventurer soon finds himself head over heels with being a parent. But why was she out in the forest to begin with, and why does she carry the mark of a criminal?
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

Vinland Saga - 24 eps

Summary: As a child, Thorfinn sat at the feet of the great Leif Ericson and thrilled to wild tales of a land far to the west. But his youthful fantasies were shattered by a mercenary raid. Raised by the Vikings who murdered his family, Thorfinn became a terrifying warrior, forever seeking to kill the band's leader, Askeladd, and avenge his father. Sustaining Throfinn through his ordeal are his pride in his family and his dreams of a fertile westward land, a land without war or slavery... the land Leif called Vinland.
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

- ? eps

Summary:
My First Impressions: <not watching unless recommended>
Link: ANN

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