The Top 12 Anime Sequels to Watch in the Spring 2017 Season

Spring 2017 is the season of big sequels!

Spring 2017 is going to air some hotly anticipated sequels! From long awaited ones (Attack on Titan Season 2) to follow-ups of popular series (Kyoukai no Rinne), there is bound to be a sequel that will catch your attention!

Let’s look at what’s planned for the upcoming season.


1Attack on Titan Season 2

Fans have waited four years for this! Attack on Titan Season 2 will feature twists and turns as Eren continues to hone his Titan powers. With a horde of Titans approaching Wall Rose, the Survey Corp will learn the origins of their enemy and face new threats.


2My Hero Academia Season 2

Are you ready for the return of My Hero Academia? This season is going to center around the Sports Festival Arc, which gives the U.A. students a chance to showoff their quirks to a large audience. Everything culminates with a battle tournament, as friends face off to win the top prize.


3Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend ♭

One of the most popular harem series from 2014 is returning! The story will pick up where season 1 left off, and continue the awkward relationships of the members of Blessing Software as they try to create a visual novel.


4Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

Hey, it had to happen! Boruto: Naruto Next Generations will follow the children from the original Naruto cast. Boruto (Naruto’s son) and Sarada (Sasuke’s daughter) take center stage as they team up with Mitsuki (Orochimaru’s son).


5Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul

Picking up 10 years after the events of Rage of Bahamut: Genesis. The story will follow a young mercenary named Nina. With Bahamut sealed, the humans at the royal capital enslave the demons so they may rebuild what was destroyed. The gods of old start to lose their powers as humans drift away from religion, throwing off the balance of the world.



Despite negative international opinion, Berserk is returning to adapt the Falcon of the Millennium Empire Arc. The story follows Griffith’s resurrection, a threat from the emperor of the Kushans, and Guts‘ discovery of the fabled Berserker Armor.


7Natsume’s Book of Friends Season 6

Natsume’s Book of Friends is one of the longest running anime series of the modern era! It’s about Natsume Takashi and his quest to help yokai that are bound to a book while continuing to deepen his bond with friends and family.


8The Eccentric Family Season 2

The Eccentric Family first aired in 2013, so news of a second season came as a pleasant surprise for fans! The story is set in a world where humans, tanuki (shape-shifting raccoon dogs) and tengu (long-nosed goblins) co-exist.


9Kyoukai no Rinne Season 3

Kyoukai no Rinne is the latest popular long-running anime to be based on a Rumiko Takahashi manga. The story follows a girl named Sakura Mamiya and a half-shinigami named Rinne Rokudou.


10Starmyu 2nd Season

The idol boys of Ayanagi Academy are back as second year students! Each year, a group of second-years support the graduating performance of the Kaō Council members. In order to make the group, students must undergo special training from teachers known as “The Ancients.”


11Room Mate

A sequel to One Room. Instead of three sisters “being raised in your room,” it’s about three brothers that suffer from the same fate.


12Danmachi: Sword Oratoria

Not really a sequel, but it kind of counts! The anime follows Aiz Wallenstein and the members of the Loki Familia. Sword Oratoria will cover some events from the first Danmachi from Aiz’s perspective while including new story elements.


What sequels are you looking forward to?

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