Well, another year is coming to an end, it has been quite a ride, not easy, and sometimes not nice at all. Still, we should feel fortunate for the good, and able to learn from every experience we had.
Now talking about anime, some months ago, we were discussing the Summer was a bit short, compared to other years. Maybe that is why the Fall Anime Season 2019 seems loaded.
Let us start meeting Takuma, a guy who has been labeled as scary, because he seems to be angry all the time. He was shunned by his classmates, and for some reason, he only attracts the attention of bad guys. As you might imagine, his life is not easy, and lately, he has developed social anxiety, and is unable to have a proper conversation with anyone. For his current classmates, he is the demon. In Val × Love, one day, he saves Natsuki and receives a revelation from Odin -yeah, that lord from Asgard- and he simply tells him that the world is coming to an end, and hu must hurry and do something. But he will not be alone, Odin will send his nine daughters, the nine Valkyries, down to help him with his mission.
Meanwhile, in a dangerous world named Gairbrunde, Listarte, a young goddess, is in charge and decides to summon a hero who can support her mission. In Shinchou Yuusha: Kono Yuusha ga Ore Tueee Kuse ni Shinchou Sugiru, Seiya is our hero, and he is exceptional in every category, however, he is extremely cautious, thinks too much and prepares himself for battle like no one, even if his enemy is a mere slime creature.
Keeping us outside our world, we meet seven high school prodigies, with their mind-blowing abilities, they are meant to succeed. However, one they their plane crashes, and somehow, they awake in yet a different realm, far from home. In Choujin Koukousei-tachi wa Isekai demo Yoyuu de Ikinuku you desu!, suddenly, they are in a world of magic, with an underdeveloped society, and they incredible talents, these prodigies are about to turn the other world upside down!
Then, we meet Urano, a college girl who is in love with books, unfortunately for her, she dies in an accident, however, she is reborn in another world as Maine. In Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan o Erande Iraremasen, she is the sickly five-year-old daughter of a poor soldier. And as soon as she is able, she looks for a book to read, but it will not be easy, basically, they do not exist, or are expensive. One day, she decides to change everything, if there aren’t any books, she’ll just have to make them! Thus, she decides to become a librarian.
Back in our time, we meet Amatsuyu, a high school student eager to fall in love. In Ore o Suki na no wa Omae Dake ka yo, one day, Sakura an upperclassman, and his childhood friend Aoi ask him out. As you might imagine, he thinks he is a stud, a lucky man. However, both of the girls confess they like one of his friends instead. And the loneliness battle begins, to make things worse, Sumireko, a gloomy girl does not waste a single minute to make fun of him… is this love?
And as the Fall begins, monsters and ghouls appear… and for Iruma, it will change his life. In Mairimashita! Iruma-kun, the kind-hearted boy will be sold by his selfish parents to a demon. Fortunately for him, the demon is a kind elder, he has no relatives and wants him to become his grandson. He will transfer into a school in the demon world, where his new “demon” grandfather works as the principal. And a cowardly Iruma will have to face his deepest fears, rise and become someone great.
In the meantime, Adele von Ascham is having a hard time lately, and horrible headaches have opened lost memories of her previous life as a Japanese young woman named Misato. And it seems she died helping a young girl, she even met God. Oddly, in Watashi, Nouryoku wa Heikinchi dette Itta yo ne!, she asks to be a regular citizen, with no flashy abilities, but few things, especially wishes, ever go as planned, and now she has to deal with it.
Then, we go to a unique high school, where students are divided into predators and prey. In Beastars, Legosi is a huge wolf, however, he is kind and sometimes out of place. Unfortunately, an herbivore student has been attacked, and he has become the prime suspect. Haru, a rabbit, will try to solve the mystery, is Legosi a killer?
Finally, in a world where the aristocrats have the power to fight a monster named mana, we meet Melida Angel, who studies at an academy developing mana users, however, she has no mana. In Assassins Pride, in order to find her talent for mana, Kufa Vampir becomes her tutor. But, at the same time, he has been ordered to assassinate her if she has no talent at all. He decides to kill her, however, asks her if she can entrust her life to him, thus, now he has to show the world what Melida is capable of.
Several sequels will come this Fall, like: Chihayafuru 3, Fairy Gone (2019), Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld, Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai!, Fate/Grand Order: Zettai Majuu Sensen Babylonia, Boku no Hero Academia (2019), Shokugeki no Souma: Shin no Sara, Psycho-Pass 3, Radiant (2019), Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode Oracle, Zoids Wild Zero, Kono Oto Tomare! (2019), Africa no Salaryman (2019), Ani ni Tsukeru Kusuri wa Nai! 3, Bananya: Fushigi na Nakama-tachi or High Score Girl II.
As the years go by, streaming platforms have become part of the industry, and they are also creating content. And this season, we will be able to watch series like: Null Peta, Mugen no Juunin: Immortal, Gundam Build Divers Re:Rise, Levius or Super Shiro.
For the lucky movie fans, buy your tickets for: Strike Witches: Gekijouban 501 Butai Hasshin Shimasu!, Black Fox, Sora no Aosa o Shiru Hito yo, Human Lost, Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata Fine, Fragtime, Santa Company: Christmas no Himitsu or Lupin Sansei: The First.
Have an amazing season!