The fall anime season is just a hop and a skip away, which means it’s time to share what we’re hyped for! Charapedia asked 10,000 Japanese fans to vote for their most anticipated anime — here are the top 20.
20Gaikotsu Shotenin Honda-san (117 votes)
Honda-san is a skeleton that works at a bookstore. Come to meet his crazy co-workers and witness the bizarre shifts that a skeletal can have.
19Uchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru! (130 votes)
Tsubame Kamoi is a former Self-Defense Officer and a hardcore lolicon. She gets a dream job working as a housekeeper for Takanashi household, where she obsesses over a second-grader named Misha. Buckle down for what will be Fall’s most controversial series!
18Ore ga Suki nano wa Imouto dakedo Imouto ja nai (163 votes)
Suzuka Nagami is an academically gifted middle school student with a secret — her story about a little sister that dotes on an older brother is about to be published. This causes Suzuka to ask her older brother, Yuu, to write the series in her stead. What route will this siscon tale take?
17Space Battleship Tiramisu Second Season (169 votes)
Subaru Ichinose is a pilot on the space battleship “Tiramisu”. Instead of chilling with his co-workers, Subaru hides away and lives in his mecha’s cockpit.
16Bloom Into You (170 votes)
Yuu has always fantasized about receiving a shoujo-styled love confession from a guy, but when the day arrives, she is left disappointed. After entering high school, Yuu witnesses Nanami gracefully rejecting a guy — at it makes Yuu’s heart flutter. When asking Nanami for advice, Yuu is surprised to receive a heartfelt confession from Nanami.
15Tsurune (176 votes)
Minato Narumiya used to be in the archery club, but an incident during a middle school tournament forced him to quit. However, he reunites with two childhood friends in high school — and he refuses their advances to join the archery club. It’s not until he meets a mysterious man at an archery range that his love for the sport is rekindled.
14Gakuen Basara (205 votes)
A battle-comedy parody of Capcom’s popular Sengoku Basara game franchise, which is a fiction take on Japan’s Warring States era.
13Hinomaru Zumo (215 votes)
Ushio Hinomaru is a pint-sized high schooler with an interest in sumo wrestling. What he lacks in stature he makes up with passions and strength. His ultimate goal is to take his school’s sumo club to the top ranking.
12Seishun Buta Yarou (236 votes)
There’s a phenomenon called “puberty syndrome,” which causes certain people to disappear. Mai Sakurajima, who is a teenage actress that is on a hiatus, finds herself unseen by those around her. However, Sakuta Azusagawa is able to see Mai as a bunny girl. In fact, he can see other girls that are afflicted with puberty syndrome. This causes Sakuta and Mai to investigate this mystery and perhaps learn about each other’s emotions.
11Karakuri Circus (238 votes)
Masaru Saiga is a young boy who dreams of becoming a puppeteer. However, he is targeted by conspiracies after inheriting 18 billion yen following his father’s death. Narumi Katou (a kung-fu master) and Shirogane (a puppetmaster) offer to protect Saiga from the dangers he is facing.
10Goblin Slayer (272 votes)
There is a man who’s dedicated to the extermination of goblins and he’ll use any means to achieve that goal. One day, he comes across a priestess whose party is attacked by a pack of goblins. Rumors of the Globin Slayer’s feats begin to spread.
9Fairy Tail the Final Season (309 votes)
Like the title suggests, this is the final season of Fairy Tail. Witness the final arc involving Natsu, Lucy, and the rest of the Fairy Tail guild.
8Boarding School Juliet (311 votes)
Romio Inuzuka and Juliet Percia are rival heads of different dormitories at a prestigious academy. Despite being sworn enemies, Romio risks his reputation when he confesses his feeling for Juliet. The couple may be in love, but they must keep their relationship a secret from their classmates.
7Golden Kamuy Season 2 (318 votes)
Season two continues the story of Russo-Japanese war veteran Saichi Sugimoto and an Ainu girl named Aspira. They team up to search for stolen gold, but they have different motivations – Sugimoto is sworn to protect an old friend’s wife and Aspira wants to avenge her father’s death.
6Dakaretai Otoko 1-i ni Odosarete Imasu. (326 votes)
Takato Saijyo is the industry’s “Most Huggable” idol, but his popularity has been declining due to the bubbly Junta Azumaya. After a night of drinking, Saijyo is surprisingly blackmailed by Azumaya for physical attention.
5That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (466 votes)
Satoru Mikami is a lonely 37-year-old who is killed by a robber. Satoru finds himself reincarnated as a blind slime monster possessing unique abilities. After meeting “catastrophe-level” Storm Dragon Verudora, he adopts the name of Rimuru Tempest with the goal of becoming the strongest slime in the universe.
4JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind (559 votes)
The story follows Giorno Giovanna, who is Dio Brando’s long-lost son. While living in Naples, he decides to infiltrate the Passione mafia family to reform the group into honorable thieves. However, the criminal underworld is far more deadly thanks to the proliferation of Stand users.
3Tokyo Ghoul:re Season 2 (602 votes)
The story takes place two years after the Commission of Counter Ghoul (CCG) agency’s raid on Anteiku. The agency’s systematic eradication of ghouls has changed Tokyo’s atmosphere, but the Aogiri Tree terrorist group is planning to fight back. A half-ghoul, half-human named Haise Sasaki leads the elite Quix Squad for the CCG to combat the new Aogiri Tree threat.
2A Certain Magical Index III (694 votes)
The long-awaited continuation of A Certain Magical Index is finally here! Follow Touma, Index, and the rest of their allies as they fight to uncover the secrets of Academy City.
1Sword Art Online: Alicization (703 votes)
The arc focuses on Kirito waking up in a strange land that is simultaneously foreign and familiar. He has no recollection of how he got to Underworld, which is a place that residents refuse to break any laws. However, his influence on a girl named Alice changes the land’s society.
What fall anime are you hyped for?