Crisp announced a huge roster of new and upcoming anime series to Anime NYC, including the highly anticipated SPY X FAMILY, based on the award-winning manga of the same name, alongside Aoashi, a couple of cuckoos and more. The brand also previewed an exclusive clip of Blade Runner: Black Lotus.
SPY X FAMILY follows the life of an undercover spy who 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 will air on Crunchyroll in 2022. The series is produced by WIT STUDIO and CloverWorks, starring Kazuhiro Furuhashi (Hunter x Hunter 1999, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn) on board as director and Kazuaki Shimada (The promised imaginary land) serving as character designer. Based on the award-winning manga by Tatsuya Endo, which was serialized in Shueisha’s Shonen Jump + with over 12.5 million copies currently in print.
Additional new animated series heading to Crunchyroll include:
- Aoashi – This anime is based on the cutting edge soccer manga of the same name, following a young soccer ace as he takes his career to the next level. Arrival at Crunchyroll in April 2022.
- A couple of cuckoos – This chaotic romantic comedy follows two high school kids who got confused at birth and end up in a fake romance! Soon on Crunchyroll.
- Dance dance dancer – The first animated adaptation by popular manga artist Asakura George follows the passionate adolescence of a group of ballet dancers. The next series will be produced by MAPPA and directed by Sakai Munehisa.
- Dawn of the witch – This new anime follows a normal boy and his companions who try to truly find each other as they encounter the magical and the extraordinary. Coming in April 2022.
- Shikimori is not just a cutie – This romantic comedy follows sweet Shikimori who turns into an idol when her boyfriend gets into trouble! Coming in April 2022.
- In / Spectrum Season 2 – This Original Crunchyroll series follows Kotoko and Kuro’s supernatural romance as they solve new mysteries. Coming in 2022.
- Tomodachi game – This series questions the nature of humanity in the face of the ultimate mind game and is based on the famous comic book series which has sold over two million copies. Coming in April 2022.
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