Thursday, June 30, 2011

Summer 2011 Anime Calendar -- new shows day by day

Here we go again. The new season starts Friday.

Friday brings us one of the most anticipated shows, Rou-kyuu-bu, which appears to be a version of K-On set in a girls' basketball club, with young stars Hanazawa Kana, Iguchi Yuka, and Hikasa Youko, as well as even younger idols Hidaka Rina and Ogura Yui.

Here is the weekly schedule. Click here or on the image to go to the full weekly calendar:

Friday 1 July (Happy 144th Birthday, Canada):
Blade (Marvel comic vampire hunter)
MonHan Nikki Girigiri Airuu-mura G (based on the popular PSP game)
(star seiyuus in a basketball club)

Saturday 2 July:
Kamisama no Memo-chou (the director of UraBoku and the writer of Railgun give us a story about a hikikomori girl detective)
Uta no Prince-sama Maji Love 1000% (reverse harem starring Sawashiro Miyuki and several male stars; directed by Kou Yuu, written by Konparu Tomoko)
Sacred Seven (Sunrise mecha starring Nomizu Iori, Irino Miyu, Okamoto Nobuhiko, Nakajima Megumi)

Sunday July 3:
Nurarihyon no Mago: Sennen Makyou (a new series of the shounen youkai comedy)
Ikoku Meiro no Croisee (Touyama Nao and Yuuki Aoi as a Japanese girl and her French friend in 19th century Paris)

Monday July 4 (Happy 235th Birthday, USA):
Natsume Yuujinchou 3 (third series)
Kaitou Tenshi Twin Angel -- Kyunkyun Tokimeki Paradise (Noto Mamiko and Tamura Yukari as magical girl thieves)
Yuruyuri (romantic yuri slice of life)
Tuesday July 5:
Kamisama Dolls (Okamoto Nobuhiko, Fukuen Misato, Kayano Ai, and the staff that made Seto no Hanayome)
Morita-san wa Muguchi (Hanazawa Kana, Nanjou Yoshino, Hayami Saori, Tomatsu Haruka)

Wednesday July 6:
Nyanpire (vampire cats, starring Koshimizu Ami and Fukuyama Jun)

Thursday July 7:
Usagi Drop
(a 30-year-old bachelor takes in a little girl. noitaminA)
No. 6 (dystopic future science fiction. noitaminA)
The Idolm@ster (the original story comes to anime, with the original game cast)
Blood-C (Clamp and Production IG bring us a new entry in the Blood vampire series. Mizuki Nana, Asano Masumi, Fujiwara Keiji, Fukuen Misato)
Mayo Chiki (gender-bent comedy from the director of Hayate and the writer of K-On. With Hino Satoshi, Kitamura Eri, Iguchi Yuka, Asumi Kana, Hanazawa Kana, Ise Mariye)
Mawaru Penguin Drum (the mysterious new anime from the director of Revolutionary Girl Utena)
Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu 2 (a second series)

Starts later in July include the vampire moe of  Itsuka Tenma no Kuro Usagi; and Sawashiro Miyuki and Ono Daisuke as a mysterious girl and her master/servant in Dantalian no Shoka.


Anonymous said...

Funny how almost everybody gets Kamimemo wrong. It airs as a special on Saturday. It's a Friday show.

Arabesque said...

Happy Birthdays, Canada and USA!

Thanks for the schedule.

Also, doesn't the season start with Double J? :P

hashi said...

@anonymous -- As I understand it from the official site, the earliest broadcast of KamiMemo is on AT-X on Saturday July 2 at 23:00h. The Tokyo MX broadcast starts next Friday. And ep1 is an hour-long special on all seven stations broadcasting the show (plus NicoNico). That's how I and MoonPhase read it, anyway.

@arabesque -- I feel as if I'm exposing some vast ignorance here, but what's Double J?

abandonedfactory said...

@hashi, Not vast. Double-J is a flash-based anime (4 minute episodes). It has Chiaki Omigawa and some others.

RE: the chart, thx for this. My two most anticipated (Memo-chou and Croisee) are airing this weekend, so I'm pretty happy.

Anonymous said...

Read a little more. AT-X doesn't broadcast episode 2 the next week while Tokyo MX does.

hashi said...

@Anonymous -- Thanks! I appreciate the info.