At Anime NYC, Crunchyroll announced a roster of new and upcoming anime series, including the highly anticipated Spy X Family, based on the award-winning manga of the same name, as well as Aoashi, and A couple of cuckoos.
Spy X Family follows the life of an undercover spy on a mission to infiltrate an elite academy. He unknowingly marries an assassin as he attempts to continue his mission to infiltrate an elite academy. He enrolls his adopted daughter in the academy, without knowing that she is a telepath!
The anime, which will air on Crunchyroll in 2022, is produced by WIT STUDIO and CloverWorks, starring Kazuhiro Furuhashi (Hunter x hunter, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn) realization and Kazuaki Shimada (The promised imaginary land) serving as a character designer. It is based on the award-winning serialized manga with over 12.5 million copies currently in print.
Additional new animated series heading to Crunchyroll include:
- Aoashi – Based on the football manga of the same name, the series follows a young football ace as he takes his career to the next level. Coming in April 2022.
- A couple of cuckoos – A chaotic romantic comedy that follows two high school kids who got confused at birth and find themselves in a fake romance. Coming soon.
- Dance dance dancer – The first animated adaptation by popular manga artist Asakura George, the series follows the passionate adolescence of a group of ballet dancers. The show will be produced by MAPPA and directed by Sakai Munehisa.
- Dawn of the witch – The series follows a normal boy and his companions who go in search of themselves. In their quest, they encounter the magical and the extraordinary. Coming in April 2022.
- Shikimori is not just a cutie – The romantic comedy follows sweet Shikimori who turns into an idol when her boyfriend is in trouble. Coming in April 2022.
- In / Spectrum Season 2 – The Original Crunchyroll series follows Kotoko and Kuro’s supernatural romance as they solve new mysteries. Coming in 2022.
- Tomodachi game – The series, based on a very popular comic book series, questions the nature of humanity in the face of an ultimate psychological game. Coming in April 2022.
Crunchyroll has unveiled an exclusive clip from the Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Original series, Blade Runner: Black Lotus. The show follows Elle’s journey as she tries to piece her memories together.
The episodes air every Saturday. Watch the exclusive clip from Episode 3.