This is our list of the 13 Upcoming Anime We Can’t Wait For. The year 2021 has a large bucket list of upcoming anime shows. Some of them are much-awaited sequels like the Demon Slayer Season 2, while some are anime adaptations of popular manga series. Nonetheless, the list is long and tedious. Thus, to ease your struggles, we have selected only the shows important for you. This list contains only the best upcoming shows of this year.
The past year was definitely a year of anime. We saw numerous path-breaking stories that have stamped their name in history. Let’s see if the same continues for the upcoming year or not. So, without any further ado, here is a list of the 13 Upcoming Anime We Can’t Wait For.
1. Scarlet Nexus
Scarlet Nexus is an already popular gaming concept which about to debut this year. Along with the game, the makers have also given a green signal to the anime project. Studio Sunrise will be looking after the production of the first season. The plot of Scarlet Nexus revolves around an endless war between the human race and the ‘Others.’ Two kids with superpowers are new recruits in a team of the frontliners. Watch how these two forge a plan to beat down Others to save humanity. The inaugural season is premiering on July 1, 2021, on Funimation.
2. Demon Slayer Season 2
Success often leads to high expectations. Thus, one of the riskiest projects of 2021 is going to be Demon Slayer Season 2. After both a successful first season and a grand film release, there is a lot of pressure upon the makers to create an even better sequel. The plot of Season 2 will be a direct continuation of the Demon Slayer Movie. Tanjiro and his clan will reach Yoshiwara Red-Light district only to find mysterious trails left by demons. Currently, the release date for the sequel is not out yet. The show is likely to come out by Christmas this year.
3. Record of Ragnarok
A popular Japanese manga that is receiving an anime adaptation this year is Record of Ragnarok. The story follows the human race as its survival is at stake again. But this time, it’s upon the gods to decide. How will the powerless humans fight literal gods? Let’s see when the anime finally comes out. Graphinica is responsible for creating the anime of this manga. The show will premiere sometime in June 2021.
4. The Duke of Death And His Maid
Anime The Duke of Death and His Maid is an adaptation of the popular manga of the same name. JC Staff Studio is bringing the story to life. The plot of DDHM is based on the titular characters- The Duke and his maid. Surprisingly, the Duke has a terrible curse of killing everything he lays his hands on. Thus, the maid helps him ease his life. The Duke of Death and His Maid will debut as an anime on July 4, this year, only on Tokyo MX. Well, this one is surely the most awaited one in our list of upcoming anime we can’t wait to see.
5. The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 2
The first season of Rising Of The Shield Hero has already set the stage for a great sequel. RTSH remains one of the most anticipated anime of this year. From all the hints given by the makers, we can foresee that the plot will likely follow Filo and the gang as they set out on more dangerous adventures. Moreover, Naofumi will face newer threats only to become a more polished warrior. Kinema Citrus’ RTSH Season 2 will be launching this winter in October 2021. Keep an eye on The Anime Daily to find out about the accurate release date as soon as it’s out.
6. The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated!
Studio Silver Pink announced very recently that The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated is getting an anime adaptation. The news was a surprise to many fans. The plot of GJWND is a comedic gag over apprentices. Jahy was a powerful sorceress in her distant land. But a rookie mistake lands her in a human world with no powers. See how this arrogant witch struggles to pay rents and work for jobs. The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated! is premiering this year on August 11, 2021, only on ABC Television Network.
7. I’m Standing On A Million Lives Season 2
The Maho Film Studios did exceptionally well in the animation of the debutant season of I’m Standing On A Million Lives. The story traces Yotsuya and her two friends, who are summoned to a perilous game run by a Game Master. Let’s see if the sequel will actually go with the chronology of the manga or not. The second season of I’m Standing On A Million Lives will premiere on Tokyo MX on July 2, 2021.
8. Blue Period
Anime Blue Period is another popular manga that is being adapted in the anime. The story revolves around the themes of passion and drama. The plot follows Yatora, who is feeling a void in his otherwise perfect life. He feels a strange attraction towards the arts when he visits his art room one day. Thus, a beautiful story of passion begins. Seven Arcs studios is behind the productions of this anime. The series will premiere sometime this October. This is one of those upcoming anime that we just can’t wait for.
9. Banished From The Heroes’ Party
An anime that was in the news quite recently is this one. This Wolfsbane and Studio Flad venture is an anime adaptation of a popular light novel series. The story of Banished From The Heroes’ Party tracks the life of Red, who is on a quest to save the world from an evil Demon Lord. But she is in her human form because of a grave mistake. What follows is her struggle to get back her superpowers. Banished From The Heroes’ Party was recently delayed from a July to October release.
10. Spirit Chronicles
A TMS Entertainment venture which is all set to come out this year is Spirit Chronicles. The show is an anime adaptation of the manga of the same name. The story follows a young protagonist Rio whose only purpose is to take revenge on the murderers of his mother. But Rio starts having strange flashbacks, which seem to be other man’s memories. Watch the show to find out what these visuals mean. Anime Spirit Chronicles will premiere in July 2021.
11. The Vampire Dies In No Time
This is a Studio Madhouse creation that will hit the screens soon enough. The story of The Vampire Dies In No Time revolves around the occult world of Dracula and vampires. The plot is about the alliance of draculas and vampires in order to take over the world. But working together is not that easy. The Vampire Dies In No Time has its set of ups and downs. But the story will keep you engaged. The Vampire Dies In No Time is scheduled to release sometime this October.
12. Godzilla Singular Point
A very recent release that no one can wait for is Netflix’s version of Godzilla. Godzilla Singular Point will be pretty much like the other Godzilla films that we have seen so far. The only difference is that this one is anime. Do watch this grand story as humanity thrives to survive in the face of an epic danger. Godzilla Singular Point will be available for streaming on June 24, 2021. This one is a highly anticipated upcoming anime series we can’t wait for.
13. That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 2
Another show that is very much anticipated this year is the second part of the sequel of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime. The plot tracks a young man Satoru who is always dissatisfied with his 9 to 5 life. So God decides to give him a thrilling life but as a Slime! Satoru has a blank page in his hand with a choice to make a masterpiece or to waste it like the previous one. The show is coming out on July 6, 2021, on Crunchyroll.
So, these are the 13 Upcoming Anime We Can’t Wait For. Which one of these will be your first watch this summer? Share your thoughts in the comment section down below. For more such listicles, keep coming back to The Anime Daily.
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