Brace yourselves for Winter and a new anime season! Here are the Seinen and Josei anime that will air during the Winter 2017 season.
Seinen and Josei cover the spectrum from gore violence to authentic romances to sexy ecchi. Sometimes it can be hard to tell what falls in this category but usually the defining feature is the sense of realism in the show.
Genre: Comedy / Supernatural
Studio: A-1 Pictures
Premier: January 8
Quick Pitch: Demi-humans have become accepted into human society. Tetsuo is biology teacher with an interest in learning about these "Demi." Three of his students are Demi - a vampire, a dullahan, and a yuki-onna.
Genre: Comedy / Slice of Life / Supernatural / Yuri
Studio: Kyoto Animation
Quick Pitch: An office worker named Kobayashi comes across an injured dragon named Tohru and saves her. Wanted to repay Kobayashi's kindess, Tohru decides to live with Kobayashi and work as her maid.
Genre: Drama / Romance
Premier: January 13
Quick Pitch: Mugi and Hanabi seem to be the perfect couple, and are the envy of the entire school. However, they are only in a relationship to hide a secret from their classmates...and it's that they are in love with someone else
Studio: Studio M2
Premier: January 10
Quick Pitch: Heizou Hasegawa is a chief officer who is tasked with protecting the citizens of Edo period Japan from arson and thieves.
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy / Historical / Slice of Life
Studio: J.C. Staff
Premier: January 6
Quick Pitch: Chiya comes to Meiro-machi to learn about fortune telling. In town, she meets the serious Kon, the Western loving (Westaboo) Koume, and the shy Nono.
Genre: Drama / Historical
Studio: Studio Deen
Premier: January 7
Quick Pitch: Yotaro continues his struggles of mastering the art of rakugo while taking on an apprentice.
Are you planning on watching any of these series during the Winter 2017 season?
Aaron Magulick has been a fan of anime ever since being exposed to it in the late '90s. A fan of nearly all genres, he is not afraid to explore the creepier side of the industry. Feel free to connect with him on GoBoiano Social.