Literally, the heat is on! The year has come to that time of the year you want to hang out outside and avoid the weather. Still, the fresh evenings invite you to enjoy the Summer Anime Season 2014… right?
The new season brings an old time classic back to life, it’s been so many years, and old time fans are thrilled to see Sailor Moon in a new series.
In Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal, Tsukino Usagi is a little clumsy and a crybaby. One day she meets Luna, a black cat with a magical secret, with her help, Tsukino transforms into the pretty guardian, Sailor Moon. Now, as a chosen guardian of justice, she will have to protect a princess, and to find her fellow Guardians and the Legendary Silver Crystal.
Meanwhile in Jinsei, Yuuki Akamatsu, who is in the Kyuumon Gakuen Second News Club, is asked to become the counselor of the club immediately after joining. Currently, three girls give advice to issues sent in by the students, but they always have different opinions and cannot get their views to agree.
But life isn’t as easy as it seems, and in Rokujouma no Shinryakusha!?, Koutarou Satomi will learn it the hard way. Due to his financial status, he is forced to move into a cursed apartment, the ghost might look like a nice girl, but she wants him out.
In a different town, Nanako Usami and Yukari Kohinata have a huge task in front of them as stars of Futsuu no Joshikousei ga [Locodol] Yattemita. Where Nanako’s uncle request them to become a locodol, or local idol. Both will learn that fame doesn’t come easy and that it may cost more than expected.
In the parallel world of Rail Wars, Naohito Takayama is an ordinary high school boy who dreams of a comfortable future working for the top-rated Japanese National Railways. But as a trainee in the security force, he will be surrounded by strange peers, somehow, they will get along and live their dream together.
But dreams can also become a nightmare, and in Tokyo Ghoul, the big city is haunted by mysterious ghouls who are devouring humans. People are terrified, and an ordinary college student named Ken Kaneki whose fate will change overnight.
And if you need a disturbing scenario, in Akame ga Kill! Tatsumi is a fighter who wants to make money and help his village. But after being robbed, he is taken in by a noble aristocratic girl named Aria. Her place is attacked and Tatsumi tries to defend her, but he find out she has kidnapped and tortured several villagers, Tatsumi kills Aria and becomes a murderer.
But not everything is lost in our world, love is still one of the main forces behind all our actions. And in Ao Haru Ride, or series such as Love Stage!! Glasslip and Shounen Hollywood: Holly Stage for 49, you’ll find several expressions of deep and true love.
Also, you’ll get new episodes for known series like Kuroshitsuji Circus Hen, Sword Art Online II, Sengoku Basara: Judge End, Space Dandy 2, Persona 4 The Golden Animation or Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya Zwei!
Finally, if you want more, you can check out the Hanamonogatari special, or the non-stopping adventures of Pokémon in their summer movie.
But a couple movies want to conquer the summertime, both in CG animation. First, Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary where the well know Saori Kido will struggle with her growing powers and will be saved by Seiya and protected by a group of Saints.
And how about another endless and touching story in Stand by Me: Doraemon. Which seems to mark the conclusion of the Doraemon saga. Still not confirmed, but tears all over the Internet might mean something.
As you can see, there are good series to follow and amazing things to learn this summer, enjoy it!