With a new year comes new anime and new anime seasons. Here is our list of our most anticipated anime titles in descending order.
#15 Steins gate 0
Sequel to what many considers to be one the finest anime ever made, Stein Gate 0 is described as " exploring the story of eccentric mad scientist Okabe, struggling to recover from a failed attempt at rescuing Kurisu. He decides to give up and abandons his lively scientist alter ego, in pursuit to forget the past. When all seems to be normal, he is seemingly pulled back into the past by meeting an acquaintance of Kurisu, who tells him that they have begun testing a device that stores the memory of a human and creates a simulation of them with their characteristics and personalities. Okabe begins testing and finds out that the simulation of Kurisu has brought back anguish and some new unexpected tragedies."
#14 Megalo Box
A new anime that functions as a dark iteration of Hajime no Ippo focuses on JD (Junk Dog) who participates in fixed boxing matches in an underground ring in order to live. Today, he enters the ring again, but he encounters a certain person. This inspires JD to take on a challenge that risks everything.
#13 Lupin III
Part of the legendary Lupin II series, Lupin III will travel to France — the home of his grandfather and namesake, Maurice Leblanc's master thief character Arsène Lupin.
#12 Tokyo Ghoul RE
Two years have passed since the CCG's raid on Anteiku. Although the atmosphere in Tokyo has changed drastically due to the increased influence of the CCG, ghouls continue to pose a problem as they have begun taking caution, especially the terrorist organization Aogiri Tree, who acknowledge the CCG's growing threat to their existence. The creation of a special team, known as the Quinx Squad, may provide the CCG with the push they need to exterminate Tokyo's unwanted residents. As humans who have undergone surgery in order to make use of the special abilities of ghouls, they participate in operations to eradicate the dangerous creatures. The leader of this group, Haise Sasaki, is a half-ghoul, half-human who has been trained by famed special class investigator, Kishou Arima. However, there's more to this young man than meets the eye, as unknown memories claw at his mind, slowly reminding him of the person he used to be.
Karen Kohiruimaki always felt out of place in the real world. Due to her extreme height, she found it hard to make friends with other girls her age. Everything changes when she's introduced to VR and Gun Gale Online. In GGO, Karen is free to play the cute, chibi avatar of her dreams! Can Karen find friendship in this bullet-ridden MMO...?
#10 One Punch man season 2
Run away success that is One Punch Man is finally having it's second season after two years. What else is there to say, it's incredibly fun with a fantastic concept.
#9 Devilman Crybaby
Based off the infamously bleak manga, Devilman Crybaby is one of two anime on this list exclusivley featured only on an American platform (Netflix). A demon possesses a boy's dead body to do evil. But after falling in love with a human girl, he has a change of heart.
#8 SSS Gridman
Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad Gridman, or SSSS.Gridman for short, is another Studio Trigger anime coming in 2018. It's an adaptation of the live-action, special-effects series Gridman the Hyper Agent (which was adapted for America as Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad). Gridman is kind of like Power Rangers in style, so if you were a fan growing up, the Gridman anime is one to look forward to.
#7 Darling in the Franxx
Darling in the Franxx is set far in the future in a world where children pilot robots known as Franxx. They live in a settlement closed off from the outside world, and the whole point of their existence is to pilot Franxx and battle giant enemy lifeforms.
#6 Fate Last Encor
Yukihiro Miyamoto‘s first major project at the studio after wrapping up his Madoka series, it covers a different timeline than other iterations of the Fate franchise
#5 My Hero Academia Season 3
Season three of immensly popular shonen arrives in 2018. My Hero Academia has exploded into the anime and mango scene with rapid fury to kickstart the next generation of the Shonen Big Three
#4 Major 2nd
This may surprise a lot of people, but in an anime year full of gore and magical girls, this is a fresh take. aigo is born as the son of Gorou, a father who is too great. What path will Daigo, who is burdened with great expectations, take in baseball?
# 3 Full Metal Panic! IV
The series follows Sousuke Sagara, a member of a covert anti-terrorist private military organization known as Mithril, tasked with protecting Kaname Chidori, a spirited Japanese high school girl. He moves to Japan to study at Chidori's school, Jindai High School, with assistance from his comrades Kurz Weber and Melissa Mao. Having never experienced social interactions, Sousuke is found as a military maniac by his schoolmates as he interprets everyday situations from a combat perspective. He comes to relate with Chidori who realizes that Sousuke is protecting her, but he does not reveal the reasons due to orders as well as the fact that he does not know why Chidori is being targeted by different organizations.
#2 Attack on Titan Season 3
As a rising seinen, Attack on Titan has commanded complete respect when it exploded onto the scene and conquered every ratings system. With the manga reaching it's final arc and the anime starting to pic up
By far our most anticipated anime, FLCL established itself through it's incredibly creative design and plot choices ushered it to the top of our anticipated anime lists. The second anime on this list to be exclusively on America platforms, this time being Adult Swim.