July 2013 New Anime Guide

It’s summer and we have loads of things to do beside swimming with your handsome friends. We have over 30 series this summer and around half are filled with BL or GL or even Loli, and guess it could be a unique season tailor to your special needs. If you are not interesting to watch Anime with only one gender showing up in the entire series, you are not out of luck. If you are like me who loves series with interesting stories, well designed characters and easy to follow, there are series like Servant x Service, second season of High School DxD and a whole 26 episodes of Monogatari series. Check out the listing below and don’t forget to make your vote!

Recorder and Randsell Mi

Recorder to Randoseru Mi / リコーダーとランドセル ミ☆

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 1, 2013

Miyagawa Atsushi is an 11-year-old boy. Since he is 180 centimeters tall and has a grown-up looking build, he has always been running into troubles. On the other hand, his 17-year-old elder sister Atsumi is only 137 centimeters tall and has a childish looking build. Atsumi takes good care of Atsushi, who acts his true age.

Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyou

Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyou / 犬とハサミは使いよう

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 1, 2013

A nonsense comical mystery. Harumi Kazuhito is a high school boy who loves books and is a fan of novelist Natsuno Kirihime. One day, he finds Kirihime writing at a cafe, about to be shot by a robber. He protects her from the attack but is killed instead. Through the supernatural power of a book-worm, he is reincarnated as a dachshund dog. Kazuhito (as a dog) writhes in a painful bookless life, when a sadistic woman carrying a pair of scissors offers him help. She is Kirihime herself.

BROTHERS CONFLICT

BROTHERS CONFLICT

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 2, 2013

Hinata Ema is the only daughter of a famous adventurer, Hinata Rintarou. One day, Ema learns that Rintarou is going to remarry with a successful apparel maker named Asahina Miwa. Since she doesn’t want to disturb them, Ema decides to move out and live with her 11 new brothers in a mansion called Sunrise Residence. As they live under the same roof, romance is starting to grow between Ema and the Asahina brothers.

Senyuu. 2

Senyuu. 2

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 2, 2013

Satan Rchimedes returns to the earth after being sealed for one thousand years by a hero. The King tries to seal Satan once again by dispatching descendants of the hero. However, it’s troublesome to find the genuine descendant, so the king chooses 75 hero-like people. This is the adventure of Alba, hero no.45, and his monitoring fighter Ross.

Gifuu Doudou!!

Gifuu Doudou!! / 義風堂々!! 兼続と慶次

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 2, 2013

The Sengoku era gave birth to many historical legends. One of them is Naoe Naoe Kanetsugu, the brilliant military general of the Uesugi family. Together with Maeda Keiji, a legendary warrior on the battlefield, who become lifelong friends with each other, they carve out a piece of history in the most dangerous and volatile time in Japan’s history. The two men recall their beginnings and the journey they took to get to the accomplished position they now sit at.

Tamayura: More Aggressive

Tamayura: More Aggressive / たまゆら ~もあぐれっしぶ~

Links: Official Website, Preview | On Air: July 3, 2013

Sawatari Fu, also known as Potte, recently moved to her late father’s hometown and is restarting her life at her new school. She is typically nervous and shy but when it comes to photography, she is extremely passionate, especially since it makes her feel still connected to her dad. Fu becomes close friends with Kaoru, Norie and Maon and they spend the best times of their lives together.

Free!

Free!

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 3, 2013

The story revolves around Haruka Nanase, a boy who has always loved to be immersed in water, and to swim in it. Before graduating from elementary school, he participated in a swimming tournament along with his fellow swimming club members, Makoto Tachibana, Nagisa Hazuki, and Rin Matsuoka. After achieving victory, each of the boys went their separate ways.

Time passed, and in the middle of their uneventful high school lives Rin appears and challenges Haruka to a match, showing Haruka his overwhelming power. Not wanting it to end like this, Haruka, gathers together Makoto and Nagisa once again and brings a new member named Rei Ryugazaki to create the Iwatobi High School Swimming Club in order to defeat Rin.

Stella Jogakuin Koutou-ka C³-bu

Stella Jogakuin Koutou-ka C³-bu / ステラ女学院高等科C³部

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 4, 2013

Yura Yamato has just arrived at the high school division of Stella Women’s Academy, when Sonora Kashima invites her to join a club called “C³”. Sonora is the third-year student who became the new head of this club for military survival games. The other members include two second-year students (part-Japanese Karila Hatsuse and G36K-wielding Honoka Mutsu) and two other new students (Rento Kirishima whose family runs a Japanese sweets shop and the really short Yachiyo Hinata).

Danganronpa

Danganronpa / ダンガンロンパ 希望の学園と絶望の高校生

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 4, 2013

A group of 15 elite high school students are gathered at a very special, high class high school. To graduate from this high school essentially means you’ll succeed in life, but graduating is very difficult. The school is presided over by a bear called Monokuma, and he explains to them that their graduation hinges around committing a murder. The only way to graduate is to kill one of your classmates and get away with it. If the other classmates discover the identity of the killer, the killer is the only one executed. However, if they fail to catch the killer, only the killer graduates and the others are annihilated. Which of the 15 will survive the bloodbath to come?

Rozen Maiden

Rozen Maiden / ローゼンメイデン

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 4, 2013

Jun is an adult in college trying to live his life after a hikikomori youth. He has a job at a convenience store and is the subject of much ridicule. One day a magazine is mistakenly sent to the store. A magazine entitled “How to Make a Girl”.

Renai Lab

Renai Lab / 恋愛ラボ

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 4, 2013

The Fujisaki Girls Academy is known for their school body being composed of very proper students. The most prominent one of them is Maki, the student president who is admired by her classmates for her calm and polite demeanor. On the other hand, Kurahashi Riko is also admired but for having a very forward and boyish personality. Riko accidentally walks into Maki while she’s practicing kissing with a pillow and learns that she isn’t what everyone thinks she is. Riko is forced into keeping Maki’s secret and join her in practicing all aspects of romance like holding hands and more.

Senki Zesshou Symphogear G

Senki Zesshou Symphogear G / 戦姫絶唱シンフォギアG

Links: Official Website, Preview | On Air: July 4, 2013

Two years ago, a pair of idols, Tsubasa Kazanari and Kanade Amou, collectively known as ZweiWing, fought against an alien race known as Noise using armor known as Symphogear. To protect a girl named Hibiki Tachibana, who got severely wounded by the Noise, Kanade sacrificed herself. Two years later, as Tsubasa has fought the Noise alone, Hibiki ends up gaining the same power as Kanade.

Kitakubu Katsudou Kiroku

Kitakubu Katsudou Kiroku / 帰宅部活動記録

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 4, 2013

When a friend asks Natsuki what high school club she’s going to join, she cheerfully responds “the go-home club” (meaning, she’s not going to join any of them). However, she soon realizes that this club actually exists at her high school, and she’s just expressed interest in joining it! Before she knows it, she ends up as one of the two new members of “the go-home club,” which is a small group of eccentric school girls. One of the girls likes fighting bears, while another is ridiculously rich. But what exactly constitutes the activities of “the go-home club”?

Servant x Service

Servant x Service / サーバント×サービス

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 4, 2013

Anime about the staff of the health and welfare section of the ward office of a certain city. Newcomers Hasebe Yutaka, Yamagami, Miyoshi Saya, and their supervisor Ichimiya Taishi go through the everyday quirks of working at their office.

Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS

Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS / ロウきゅーぶ! SS

Links: Official Website, Preview | On Air: July 3, 2013

Hasegawa Subaru enters a basketball club of Nanashiba High School, but the activity of the club gets suspended because the club leader falls in love with an 11 year old daughter of the coaching teacher. Subaru’s aunt asks him to coach a basketball club of elementary school girls. At first, he is reluctant to teach small girls, but he devotes himself to the club as he knows the complex circumstances of them.

Kiniro Mosaic

Kiniro Mosaic / きんいろモザイク

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 6, 2013

The story begins with Oomiya Shinobu, a 15-year-old, seemingly pure Japanese girl who actually did a homestay in Great Britain. Even after coming back to Japan, she still misses her time overseas. One day, an airmail letter arrives from Alice, the girl in Shinobu’s host family in Great Britain. The letter reads: Shinobu, I’m coming to Japan! The Japanese/British girls’ mixed comedy follows the lives of Shinobu, Alice, and other girls from both Japan and Great Britain.

Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou

Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou / 幻影ヲ駆ケル太陽

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 6, 2013

A story of girls who solve mysterious matters that occur in this world, using the mystical tarot cards that hold the power to read destinies.

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya / Fate/kaleid liner プリズマ☆イリヤ

Links: Official Website, Preview | On Air: July 6, 2013

Spin-off of Fate/stay night with Illyasviel von Einzbern as the protagonist, living an alternate life as a school girl.

Monogatari Series: Second Season

Monogatari Series: Second Season / 〈物語〉シリーズ セカンドシーズン

Links: Official Website, Preview | On Air: July 6, 2013

Koyomi Araragi, a third year high school student who is almost human again after briefly becoming a vampire. One day, a classmate named Hitagi Senjōgahara, who infamously never talks to anyone, falls down the stairs into Koyomi’s arms. He discovers that Hitagi weighs next to nothing, in defiance of physics. Despite being threatened by her, Koyomi offers his help, and introduces her to Meme Oshino, a middle-aged homeless man who helped him stop being a vampire.

Genshiken Nidaime

Genshiken Nidaime / げんしけん 二代目

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 6, 2013

The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture, otherwise known as Genshiken, is now under the charge of a more confident Sasahara. Things have changed in between semesters, and the otaku club now has a new otaku-hating member named Ogiue. Sasahara’s initial goal of starting a doujin circle and selling those fan-made magazines at the next Comic Festival becomes a reality, but reality is a cruel master… who apparently crossplays. Afterward, the club is abuzz with talk about Tanaka and Ohno’s relationship, which takes a hesitant step forward.

Kamisama no Inai Nichiyoubi

Kamisama no Inai Nichiyoubi / 神さまのいない日曜日

Links: Official Website, Preview | On Air: July 6, 2013

God abandoned the world on Sunday. As a result, nobody in the world can die or reproduce. A little girl, Ai, is the gravekeeper for a village. She has prepared 47 graves for the eventual deaths of every member of the village. Later, a boy who identifies himself as “Hampnie Hambart, the ‘Man-eating Toy’,” which is coincidentally the name that Ai’s mother left behind as the name of her father, arrives in the village and slaughters everybody. Just what is going on?

Fantasista Doll

Fantasista Doll / ファンタジスタドール

Links: Official Website, Preview | On Air: July 6, 2013

This original story revolves around cute dolls who fight and power up with special cards.

High School DxD New

High School DxD New / ハイスクールD×D NEW

Links: Official Website, Preview | On Air: July 7, 2013

Hyodo Issei is a (perverted) high school boy. When he goes out on a date with his first girlfriend Asano Yuma, he is killed by her. Her true identity is Reinare, a fallen angel sent by a secret society Grigori to eliminate dangerous divine weapons. Issei is reincarnated as a devil by his senpai Rias Gremory, a Duke of Hell. Issei serves as Rias’s low rank devil and fights against the fallen angels.

Teekyuu 2

Teekyuu 2 / てーきゅう 2

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 7, 2013

The four girls of the Kameido High School tennis club play and don’t play tennis in their side-splittingly funny daily lives. The new club member, Yuri Oshimoto, is forced to be the straightman to her idiotic upperclassmen. Then there’s Kanae Shinjou, the stupidity-machine who can’t play tennis even though she’s in the tennis club; Marimo Bandou, the unpredictable super-pervert from Kansai; and Nasuno Takamiya, the air-headed, mysterious rich girl who tries to solve everything with money. Today, tomorrow, and the day after, regardless if they’re all there or not, it’s a tennis manga you can’t help but roar in laughter at!? And in the fall of 2012, you might get caught up in the “Teekyuu” whirlwind even further!?

Uchouten Kazoku

Uchouten Kazoku / 有頂天家族

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 7, 2013

In Kyoto, there are three kinds of residents: humans, raccoon dogs, and tengu. Shimogamo Yasaburou is the third son of the Shimogamo raccoon dog family. His father, Souichirou, had been the head of Kyoto raccoon dog community until he was eaten by the human members of “Friday Club”. While taking care of old tengu, fighting with other raccoon dogs, and playing with a psychic human girl, Yasaburou approaches the truth of his father’s death.

Hakkenden

Hakkenden: Touhou Hakken Ibun 2 / 八犬伝 -東方八犬異聞- 2

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 7, 2013

When their village was wiped out five years ago, only Shino Inuzuka, Sosuke Inukawa, and the girl Hamaji, who was raised as if she were their sister, survived. And both men inexplicably have the same peony-shaped birthmark. Genpachi Inukai and Kobungo Inuta were raised hundreds of miles away as foster brothers, but they too share the same birthmark. When they went north as part of the army three years ago, they went to confront demons and came back forever transformed. Now the Imperial Church has come for Shino and Sosuke and they must find eight mystical gems and their owners or face a fate worse than death at the hands of the Church.

BLOOD LAD

BLOOD LAD / ブラッドラッド

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 7, 2013

Staz is the vampire boss of a section of the demon world, but he has little interest in human blood. He’s more infatuated with Japanese culture. When he learns that Yanagi Fuyumi, a Japanese teenage girl, accidentally wanders into the demon city, he jumps to the occasion. However, while Staz deals with an intruder on his turf, the oblivious Fuyumi is killed by a monster and becomes a wandering ghost. The disappointed Staz vows to her that he will find a way to bring Fuyumi back to life.

Makai Ouji

Makai Ouji / 魔界王子 devils and realist

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 7, 2013

The story revolves around William, an aristocratic family’s progeny with rare intellect. One day, his uncle lost his possessions after his business failed. Fearing that his family’s name has been tarnished, William returns home and searches with his family’s butler for anything that can be converted into cash. A search of the premises yields an underground room left by an ancestor. In the room is a magical seal, and William unintentionally summons a devil. The summoned devil tells William his name Dantalion, and reveals that William is the designator who can choose the acting ruler of the demon world.

Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai: Megami-hen

Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai: Megami-hen / 神のみぞ知るセカイ 女神篇

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 8, 2013

Katsuragi Keima is known on the net as the god of getting the girls while in real life he’s known as otamegane and he hates all real girls. However he is approached by Elsie, a devil from hell, to help her in catching runaway spirits that hide in people. Apparently the spirits only hide in the hearts of girls and the only way to get the souls out is by making the girl fall in love so the spirit gets forced out. And he’s not allowed to fail or he will lose his head.

Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui!

Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui! / 私がモテないのはどう考えてもお前らが悪い!

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 8, 2013

Kuroki Tomoko is a super popular, high school girl who has had 50 years of dating experience and 100 boys… in the Otome game world. In the real world, she is a 15-year-old shut in who has all of the qualities of a “mojo” (a gloomy or unpopular woman).

However, when school isn’t going as she expected, and she isn’t as popular as she had thought she was, she takes a look at herself in the mirror for the first time in a few years, and has some shocking revelations…

Gin no Saji

Gin no Saji / 銀の匙

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 11, 2013

Yugo Hachiken dreams of life separated from his family, so he takes the initiative by enrolling in an agriculture school. He thinks, with his talent in studying, no problems will arise no matter what kind of school he attends. He is proven wrong very quickly. Raised as a city boy, he is forced to uncover the inconvenient truth about agricultural life. Enjoy the story of Hachiken, as he tries to keep up with his new friends, farmers’ heirs, who are already accustomed to the harsh world of farming. With no clear goals or understanding of farming life, how will Hachiken survive this new, cruel reality? The story of a sweat, tear, and mud-stained youth begins!

Choujigen Game Neptune: The Animation

Choujigen Game Neptune: The Animation / 超次元ゲイム ネプテューヌ THE ANIMATION

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 12, 2013

This is Gamindustri. Beings called the Goddesses rule the countries of this unreal world. The four Goddesses govern four states: Planeptune, Lastation, Lowee, and Leanbox. For many long years, these countries fought each other over the Shares, the source of the Goddess power.

However, fearful that the conflict would pointlessly erode their countries’ strenght, the Goddesses signed a Friendship Treaty forbidding them from taking Shares by force.

Gatchaman Crowds

Gatchaman Crowds / ガッチャマン クラウズ

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 12, 2013

The story is set in Japan in the early summer of 2015. 180,000 people live in Tachikawa City, the “second metropolis” of the Tokyo area. Among them are “Gatchaman”—warriors who fight in special reinforced suits powered by “NOTE,” the manifestation of special spiritual powers in living beings. A council has scouted a group of individuals with latent powers to protect Earth from alien criminals. In recent years, the council has assigned Gatchaman warriors to deal with the mysterious entity known as “MESS.”

Kimi no Iru Machi

Kimi no Iru Machi / 君のいる町

Links: Official Website, Preview | On Air: July 13, 2013

Eba Yuzuki, a girl from Tokyo moves to a countryside to attend high school. She lives together with a guy named Kirishima Haruto whose father is an apprentice of Eba’s father. Haruto never agrees to let Yuzuki stay at his house and always rejects her. Another girl, Kanzaki Nanami, comes whom Haruto might be in love with. So… what will happen in this story?

Futari wa Milky Holmes

Futari wa Milky Holmes / ふたりはミルキィホームズ

Links: Official Website | On Air: July 13, 2013

“Sheryl, Nero, Elly, and Cordelia are the most popular students at Holmes Detective Academy, because of the many cases they’ve solved with their Toys and teamwork. The students and the people of the Detective City Yokohama all look up to the members of “Milky Holmes”, as they’re called. But on a dark and stormy night, during a battle with their rivals “The Gentlemen Thief Empire”, they lose their toys, and their fate undergoes a dramatic change…”

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