Even though the 2021 anime season is just now coming to a close, 2022 anime is already being confirmed with new anime, like Blue Lock and Spy x Family and continuing anime seasons, like Attack on Titan The Final Season - Part 2, Made in Abyss, Season 2, The Rising of the Shield Hero, Season 2, Saga of Tanya the Evil, Season 2 and more being announced. If you are into manga as well, be sure to check out all of the new manga releasing in 2022, including Tokyo Revengers and Alice in Borderland!

Exciting anime movies are also being announced for 2022, including an upcoming Slam Dunk movie, Jujutsu Kaisen 0, Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero, and more.

We will continue to update this post daily as new details, release dates, and 2022 anime announcements come in, so be sure to bookmark this post and check back for updates!

With that all said, here are all of the new anime and returning seasons you have to look forward to in the 2022 anime season so far!

2022 Anime Release Schedule

Here are the anime series and seasons that have been confirmed for 2022 so far. Keep in mind that air dates are subject to delay, but as of now, this is the current schedule.

Updates: Added air dates for Tokyo 24th Ward, World's End Harem, and Sasaki and Miyano, Futsal Boys!!!!!, Akebi's Sailor Uniform, The Case Study of Vanitas Part 2, She Professed Herself Pupil of the Wiseman, and Orient.

TBA Anime Releasing in 2022

The following anime have been confirmed for 2022 release, but have yet to receive a release date or time frame.

Upcoming Anime Releasing in Winter 2022

Here's all of the anime that's been confirmed for the Winter 2022 anime season so far.

Upcoming Anime Releasing in Spring 2022

Here's all of the anime that's been confirmed for the Spring 2022 anime season so far.

Upcoming Anime Releasing in Summer 2022

Here's all of the anime that's been confirmed for the Summer 2022 anime season so far.

Upcoming Anime Releasing in Fall 2022

Here's all of the anime that's been confirmed for the Fall 2022 anime season so far.

Upcoming Anime Movies Releasing in 2022

  • Jujutsu Kaisen 0 The Movie - December 24, 2021 in Japan
  • The Deer King - February 4, 2022 in Japan
  • Fruits Basket Prelude - February 2022 in Japan
  • Ensemble Stars!! -Road to Show!! - March 2022
  • Detective Conan: The Bride of Halloween - April 15, 2022 in Japan
  • Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero - TBA 2022
  • Laid-Back Camp Movie - TBA 2022
  • The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie - TBA 2022
  • Drifting Home - TBA 2022 on Netflix
  • Slam Dunk Movie (Title undecided) - TBA 2022
  • Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru Movie Trilogy - TBA 2022
  • Uta no Prince-Sama: Maji Love - TBA 2022
  • Isekai Quartet Film - TBA 2022
  • Teasing Master Takagi-san Movie - TBA 2022
  • Tsurune Kazemai Koukou Kyuudoubu Movie - TBA 2022
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island Movie - TBA 2022
  • Boku ga Aishita Subete no Kimi e Movie - TBA 2022
  • That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Movie - Fall 2022
  • Eureka Seven: Hi-Evolution - TBA 2022
  • The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh - TBA 2022

Anime Releasing in 2022

Learn more about the anime releasing in 2022 and check out their visuals below!

Spy x Family Anime 2022

Spy x Family

Studio: Wit Studio, CloverWorks

Synopsis: Master spy Twilight is unparalleled when it comes to going undercover on dangerous missions for the betterment of the world. But when he receives the ultimate assignment—to get married and have a kid—he may finally be in over his head!

Not one to depend on others, Twilight has his work cut out for him procuring both a wife and a child for his mission to infiltrate an elite private school. What he doesn’t know is that the wife he’s chosen is an assassin and the child he’s adopted is a telepath!

Read up on why we wanted to see Spy x Family adapted into an anime!

Release date: TBA 2022

Made in Abyss, Season 2 2022 Anime

Made in Abyss, Season 2

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: The second season of Made in Abyss is confirmed for 2022 release and it is titled Made in Abyss: The Sun Blazes Upon the Golden City. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed. We will keep you posted as we learn more!

Release date: TBA 2022

Rent-a-Girlfriend, Season 2 Anime 2022

Rent-a-Girlfriend, Season 2

Studio: TMS Entertainment

Synopsis: This is the second season of Rent-a-Girlfriend. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed. We will keep you posted as we learn more!

Release date: TBA 2022

Visual to Be Revealed

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, Season 4

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: This is the fourth season of Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed. We will keep you posted as we learn more! Until then, check out the season’s promo video below! 

Release date: It was confirmed by Warner Bros. Japan that Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, Season 4 is releasing at a TBD date in 2022.

The Orbital Children Anime 2022 Anime

The Orbital Children

Studio: Production +h.

Synopsis: The Orbital Children is an original anime directed and created by Mitsuo Iso, who’s worked previously on other anime series, such as Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack and Neon Genesis Evangelion with character design by Kenichi Yoshida (Eureka Seven, Gundam: G no Reconguista). 

Set in the year 2045 in a time when AI and the internet have become widespread in outer space, The Orbital Children follows a group of children, who are left behind after a major accident occurs at a space station. Using narrowband and SNS, low intelligence AI, and smartphone-controlled drones, they work together to overcome numerous crises.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: January 28, 2022 on Netflix

Cyberpunk Edgerunners Anime 2022 Anime

Cyberpunk Edgerunners

Studio: Trigger

Synopsis: Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is a 10-episode story about a street kid trying to survive in a technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future. Having everything to lose, he chooses to stay alive by becoming an edgerunner—a mercenary outlaw also known as a cyberpunk.

Release date: Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is releasing on Netflix at a TBD date in 2022.

Soredemo Ayumu wa Yosetekuru Anime 2022 Anime

Soredemo Ayumu wa Yosetekuru

Studio: SILVER LINK

Synopsis: From the author of Teasing Master Takagi-san, comes a new comedic story about a sweet couple, Tanaka Ayumu, a first year high school student who is secretly in love with his senior, the president of the unofficial Shogi club, Yaotome Urushi. But he vows that he won’t confess his feelings for her until he can finally manage to beat her in a game of shogi.

Since he’s a beginner, she always beats him and his path to victory seems to be nowhere in sight. Tanaka tries to get him to admit his feelings, but this proves to be difficult, because he rarely allows his poker face to slip. Will he ever be victorious or will he have to checkmate her by other means?

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Release date: Kodansha confirmed that Soredemo Ayumu wa Yosetekuru will be getting an anime adaptation in July 2022.

Tiger & Bunny Anime Season 2 Netflix Anime 2022

Tiger & Bunny, Season 2

Studio: Bandai Namco Pictures

Synopsis: This is the second season of Tiger & Bunny. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed. We will update as we learn more!

Release date: April 2022 on Netflix

BOFURI: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense, Season 2 Anime 2022 Anime

BOFURI I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense, Season 2

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: The second season of BOFURI: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense was confirmed and announced during a special streaming event. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed. We will update as we learn more!

Release date: TBA 2022

Kantai Collection: KanColle, Season 2 Anime 2022 Anime

Kantai Collection KanColle, Season 2

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: This is the second season of Kantai Collection: KanColle. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed. We will update as we learn more!

Release date: TBA 2022

Visual to Be Revealed

Dropkick On My Devil!, Season 3

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: This is the third season of Dropkick On My Devil!. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed. We will update as we learn more!

Release date: TBA 2022

Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2 Anime 2022

Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2

Studio: MAPPA

Synopsis: It was announced during the final episode of Attack on Titan's final season, that the season will be continuing with Part 2 with the release of Episode 76 in January 2022. As more details are revealed, we will continue to update this post so stay tuned!

Release date: January 9, 2022

Where to watchAttack on Titan The Final Season Part 2: Crunchyroll, Funimation

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 6: Stone Ocean Anime Winter 2022 Anime

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 6 Stone Ocean

Studio: David Production

Synopsis: Stone Ocean is the sixth part ofJoJo's Bizarre Adventure. Set in Florida in 2011, the story follows Jolyne Kujo, the estranged daughter of Jotaro Kujo. She is framed for a crime she did not commit and is being held at Green Dolphin Street Jail. Just when all hope seems lost, she ends up awakening her latent abilities thanks to a gift fromJotaro that ends up manifesting into her Stand, Stone Free. With the power now to change her fate, Jolyne sets her sites on escaping from the stone ocean that binds her.

But, she later learns that her imprisonment is only the beginning of her problems and is merely a small part of a greater ploy that is directed at her family. On top of all that, the mastermind behind this plot resides within the prison as well and is being protected by a group of vicious Stand users.Jolyne will have to find allies that are willing to help her in her cause in order to clear her name and get back her life.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: December 1, 2021 on Netflix

Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest, Season 2 2022 Anime Winter 2022 Anime

Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest, Season 2

Studio: asread., studio MOTHER

Synopsis: This is the second season of Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest, which was announced and confirmed by the series' official site. A synopsis has yet to be revealed, we will update this post as we learn more!

Release date: January 13, 2022

Upcoming Anime Jujutsu Kaisen 0 The Movie

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 The Movie

Studio: MAPPA

Synopsis: During the 24th episode of Jujutsu Kaisen, it was announced that a movie for Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is coming in Winter 2022!

Yuta Okkotsu is a nervous high school student who is suffering from a serious problem—his childhood friend Rika has turned into a curse and won't leave him alone. Since Rika is no ordinary curse, his plight is noticed by Satoru Gojo, a teacher at Jujutsu High, a school where fledgling exorcists learn how to combat curses. Gojo convinces Yuta to enroll, but can he learn enough in time to confront the curse that haunts him?

Check out our review of Jujutsu Kaisen 0's manga!

Release date: The Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie is opening in Japan on December 24, 2021 as confirmed by the latest visual.

Laid-Back Camp Movie 2022 Anime

Laid-Back Camp Movie

Studio: C-station

Synopsis: The official website for Laid-Back Camp announced that they are releasing a film for the series in 2022. As of now, this is all we know about the upcoming movie, but we will update this post when more is revealed!

Release date: Winter 2022

The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie 2022 Anime

The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: It was announced by The Quintessential Quintuplets official twitter that a movie for the series is releasing in Japan at TBD date in 2022. A synopsis has yet to be released for the film. We will update this post as more is revealed!

Release date: TBA 2022

Visual to Be Revealed

Dragon Ball Super Super Hero

Studio: Toei Animation

Synopsis: On Goku Day, it was announced that a new Dragon Ball Super movie titled Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero will be releasing sometime in 2022. It will be the second film for the series with the first being Dragon Ball Super: Broly. An official title and synopsis have yet to be revealed. When more is announced, we will update this post!

Release date: January 2022

A Couple of Cuckoos Anime 2022

A Couple of Cuckoos

Studio: Shin-Ei Animation, Synergy SP

Synopsis: Super-studier and second-year student at Meguro River Academy high school, Nagi Umino, was switched at birth. When he heads out to dinner to meet his birth parents, he ends up running into the brash and outspoken, Erika Amano, who is on a mission to make Nagi her fake boyfriend because she never wants to marry.

When Nagi arrives to dinner though, his parents announce that they want to resolve the hospital switch by having him marry their daughter, who ends up being Erika!

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: TBA 2022

Fruits Basket Anime Prelude Film 2022 Anime

Fruits Basket Prelude

Studio: TBA

Synopsis:Fruits Basket Prelude is a Fruits Basket compilation film that includes a prequel story about Tohru’s parents,Kyoko and Katsuya! It was confirmed by Fruits Basket's official Twitter account in a thank you video.

Release date: February 2022 in Japan

Aoashi Anime 2022 Anime

Aoashi

Studio: Production I.G

Synopsis: Aoashi follows third year middle schooler Ashito Aoi. One day he meets a "J Youth League" coach Tatsuya Fukuda, who notices his potential and invites him to to his team's try-outs in Tokyo. What unfolds after is the story of a boy who's going to revolutionize football in Japan.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: April 2022

Sasaki and Miyano Anime 2022

Sasaki and Miyano

Studio: Studio DEEN

Synopsis: It all started like a typical old-school boys’ love plotline—bad-boy senior meets adorably awkward underclassman, one of them falls in love, and so on and so forth. But although Miyano is a self-proclaimed boys’ love expert, he hasn’t quite realized…he’s in one himself. Which means it’s up to Sasaki to make sure their story has a happily ever after!

Release date: January 9, 2022

Uzumaki Anime

Uzumaki

Studio: Drive

Synopsis: On the coast of Japan exists a small, cloudy town called Kurouzu-cho that is cursed. The boyfriend of Kirie Goshima, Shuichi Saito, says their town is being haunted by something other than a person or being. Instead, they are being haunted by a pattern: the spiral, UZUMAKI, a mesmerizing secret shape of the world.

This is the adaptation of Junji Ito's horror manga classic, Uzumaki. It is going to be a four episode mini-series, and it will premiere on Toonami.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: Originally slated for 2021 release, but delayed to October 2022.

Saga of Tanya the Evil, Season 2 Winter 2022 Anime

Saga of Tanya the Evil, Season 2

Studio: NUT

Synopsis: This is the second season for Saga of Tanya the Evil. The same cast and team are returning for the new season. An official synopsis has yet to be confirmed, but we will keep you posted as more about Season 2 is revealed!

Release date: January 2022

The Demon Girl Next Door, Season 2

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: The second season for The Demon Girl Next Door is scheduled to air in April 2022. An official synopsis has yet to be confirmed, but we will keep you posted as more about Season 2 is revealed!

Release date: April 2022

Slow Loop Anime 2022 Anime

Slow Loop

Studio: Connect

Synopsis: The Slow Loop manga is about a young girl named Hiyori⁠, who's late father taught her the joys of fishing. When she heads out to sea for some much-needed alone time, she never imagined that she would meet another girl named Koharu⁠ there.

They end up fishing and cooking together and get to talking about their lives. Hiyori⁠ opens up about the fact that she went out to sea because she is worried about meeting her new step family later that evening. Coincidentally, Koharu⁠ is also meeting her new family that night.

Follow these two 'sisters' and their new life together!

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: January 2022

Requiem of the Rose King Anime 2022 Winter 2022 Anime

Requiem of the Rose King

Studio: J.C. Staff

Synopsis: Richard’s father, the patriarch of the House of York, is poised to become king of medieval England during the bloody Wars of the Roses. But just as success is imminent, he is abruptly cut down. Plunged into despair, Richard acts out in revenge and must face a powerful and beautiful new enemy.

Release date: Originally set for Fall 2021, but was delayed to January 2022

Upcoming Anime The Rising of the Shield Hero, Season 2 2021

The Rising of the Shield Hero, Season 2

Studio: Kinema Citrus, DR Movie

Synopsis: No synopsis has been revealed as of yet. We will keep you posted as we learn more!

Release date: The Rising of the Shield Hero, Season 2 was originally set to release in October 2021, but it has been delayed to April 2022.

Love of Kill Anime Upcoming 2022 Anime

Love of Kill

Studio: Platinum Vision

Synopsis: She's a professional hitman. And he is also a professional hitman. And she's his target. Caught in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse, will she fall first--or will he?

Release date: January 2022

Spriggan Anime Netflix

Spriggan

Studio: David Production

Synopsis: This is an anime based off of the manga Spriggan by Hiroshi Takashige and Ryōji Minagawa. Netflix describes the series as follows: An ancient alien civilization's relics on Earth hold dangerous powers. The ARCAM corporation's Spriggan agents must keep them out of the wrong hands.

Release date: Originally set to release on Netflix in 2021, but was delayed to 2022.

The Executioner and Her Way of Life Anime 2022 Upcoming Anime

The Executioner and Her Way of Life

Studio: J.C. Staff

Synopsis: The Lost Ones are wanderers who come here from a distant world known as "Japan." No one knows how or why they leave their homes. The only thing that is certain is that they bring disaster and calamity. The duty of exterminating them without remorse falls to Menou, a young Executioner.

When she meets Akari, it seems like just another job--until she discovers it's impossible to kill this girl! And when Menou begins to search for a way to defeat this immortality, Akari is more than happy to tag along! So begins a journey that will change Menou forever.

Release date: TBA 2022

Summer Time Rendering Anime 2022 Upcoming Anime

Summer Time Rendering

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: Upon hearing of Ushio's death, Shinpei returns to his hometown of Wakayama City on Hitogashima and reunites with his childhood friend's family. The funeral goes smoothly, but under the surface something strange is brewing on the island. What mysteries await him on this secluded summer island?

Release date: TBA 2022

Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club Anime Season 2 Anime 2022

Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club, Season 2

Studio: Sunrise

Synopsis: This is the second season ofLove Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed, but we will update this post as we learn more.

Release date: April 2022

Shin Ikki Tousen Anime 2022

Shin Ikki Tousen

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: Shin Ikki Tousen is the next installment in the Ikki Tousen franchise. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed, but we will update this post as we learn more.

Release date: Spring 2022

Police in a Pod Anime 2022 Anime

Police in a Pod

Studio: Madhouse

Synopsis: Female police officer Kawai had enough of a career she wasn't even that into and was about to hand in her registration, when the unthinkable happened—she met the new, female director of her station!

And after spending a little time with this gorgeous role model, Kawai realizes that maybe she isn't quite done being an officer after all.

Release date: January 5, 2022

Orient Anime 2022 Anime

Orient

Studio: A.C.G.T.

Synopsis: The new shonen action manga from the creator of Magi is here! Musashi is a teenager living under demon rule. As children, he and his best friend made a promise: to become the greatest warriors in the world and overthrow the demons. But life intervenes, and five years later, he finds himself about to become a miner. Yet can Musashi truly be satisfied with a "normal" life?

At age 10, best friends Musashi and Kojiro sat in excited silence as Kojiro's father spun tales of evil demons who preyed on the innocent, and the warriors who defeated them. Practicing swordplay, the two swear an oath to become the strongest in the world, but as they grow up, Kojiro turns cynical, and Musashi comes to the realization that he can't overturn 150 years of demon rule on his own.

He's being called a prodigy with a pickaxe, and he's almost ready to settle into a life of labor. Yet he can't shake the feeling that he is still has a responsibility to act--and soon, the injustices of his world will force his hand.

Release date: January 5, 2022

Love After World Domination Anime 2022 Anime

Love After World Domination

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: To those around them, Fudou Aikawa, aka the "Red Gelato" and the leader of the hero squadron "Gelato 5," and Desumi Magahara, minion leader of the villanous organization "Gecko," are mortal enemies with nothing in common. But their relationship is not quite what it seems. In public, they make it look like their at each others's throats, but in private they are pursing their forbidden love.

Despite their differences and busy schedules, these two will stop at nothing to their make their romance work.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: TBA 2022

Aharen-san wa Hakarenai Anime 2022 Spring Anime

Aharen-san wa Hakarenai

Studio: Felix Film

Synopsis: Reina Aharen is a small and quiet student with no sense of personal space or distance. In some cases, she's inches away from your face, and other times, she's miles away. Fellow student Raidou Matsuboshi, who's seated next to her in class, is the only one who tries to understand her. He may look tough on the outside, but he's a really nice guy when you get to know him.

One day, Raidou picks up Aharen's eraser off the floor for her. She takes this small gesture as a sign that he wants to be best friends with her. This story follows these two as their friendship blossoms and the challenges they have to work to overcome.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: April 2022

Girls' Frontline Anime 2022 Anime

Girls' Frontline

Studio: Asahi Production

Synopsis: In the aftermath of World War III, nations devastated by biological warfare can no longer protect the wastelands. Private military companies, like Griffin & Kryuger, are left to defend these territories with their android soldiers or "tactical dolls" that are tasked with fending off the rogue android army Sangvis Ferri. M4A1, the leader of an elite team called "Anti-Rain," not only must gain the upper hand over theSangvis Ferri but also protect her comrades.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: TBA 2022

Ascendance of a Bookworm Anime Season 3 2022 Anime

Ascendance of a Bookworm, Season 3

Studio: Ajia-Do

Synopsis: This is the third season of theAscendance of a Bookworm anime. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed, but we will keep you posted as we learn more.

Release date: April 2022

In the Land of Leadale Anime WInter 2022 Anime

In the Land of Leadale

Studio: Maho Film

Synopsis: After a horrific accident put her on life support, the last vestige of freedom Keina Kagami had was in the VRMMORPG World of Leadale. When she wakes up in the body of her game avatar, though, Keina-now Cayna-finds that the worries of her old life appear to be a thing of the past, but somehow this new land doesn't seem to be quite the Leadale she remembers.

Release date: January 5, 2022

Love All Play Anime Spring 2022 Anime

Love All Play

Studio: Nippon Animation, OLM

Synopsis: The protagonist, Ryo Mizushima, enters a junior high school and joins the badminton club on the spur of the moment. Although there are no proper instructors at the school, Ryo's physical strength allows him to improve to the point where he is able to participate in the prefectural tournament.

Then Ryo is approached by Ebihara, the famous coach of the prestigious Yokohama Minato High School badminton club. Ryo, who is indecisive and humble, hesitates to go to the school, but his older sister, Rika, who is the top student in her third year there, gives him a strong push and he decides to go. Blessed with a coach and teammates at high school, Ryo gains the experience he's been lacking and aims to win the Inter-High School Championship!

Source: Crunchyroll

Release date: Spring 2022

Blue Lock Anime Upcoming Anime 2022

Blue Lock

Studio: 8-Bit

Synopsis: After a disastrous defeat at the 2018 World Cup, Japan's team struggles to regroup. But what's missing? An absolute Ace Striker, who can guide them to the win.

The Japan Football Union is hell-bent on creating a striker who hungers for goals and thirsts for victory, and who can be the decisive instrument in turning around a losing match...and to do so, they've gathered 300 of Japan's best and brightest youth players. Who will emerge to lead the team...and will they be able to out-muscle and out-ego everyone who stands in their way?

Source: Kodansha

Want to learn more about the series? Check out our review of Blue Lock's first volume!

Release date: TBA 2022

Ultraman Anime Season 2 Anime 2022

Ultraman, Season 2

Studio: Production I.G, Sola Digital Arts

Synopsis: This is the second season of the Ultraman anime and it is releasing exclusively on Netflix. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed. We will keep you posted as we learn more!

Release date: Spring 2022

She Professed Herself Pupil of the Wiseman Anime 2022 Anime

She Professed Herself Pupil of the Wiseman

Studio: Studio A-CAT

Synopsis: Sakamori Kagami was one of the top players in the VRMMO Ark Earth Online as Danblf, a veteran summoner with the gravitas to match his elite status. When he falls asleep playing one day, he’s transported to a world where the game is reality—but instead of his all-powerful avatar, he’s stuck in the body of a cute young girl!

He can’t let anyone know that this little cutie is really Danblf, so he takes the name “Mira” and claims to be Danblf’s disciple. If this gets out, he’ll never live it down!

Release date: January 11, 2022

Luminous Witches Anime 2021

Luminous Witches

Studio: Shaft

Synopsis: Through the healing power of music, witches also known as idols in the Music Squadron fight their enemies in order to protect the smiles of others.

Release date: Originally scheduled for 2021 release, but the series was delayed to 2022.

To Your Eternity Anime 2 Anime 2022

To Your Eternity 2

Studio: Brain's Base

Synopsis: To Your Eternity is getting a second series as confirmed by the official website. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed, but we will keep you posted as we learn more!

Release date: Fall 2022

Date A Live IV Anime Fall 2021 Anime

Date A Live IV

Studio: Geek Toys

Synopsis: An anime for Date A Live IV was announced at Kadokawa Light Novel Expo 2020. No synopsis has been revealed as of yet. We will keep you posted as we learn more!

Release date: Originally scheduled for October 2021, but delayed to 2022.

Deaimon Anime 2022

Deaimon

Studio: Encourage Films

Synopsis: Nagomu Irino left his home in Kyoto to become a musician. But he returns home for the first time in ten years when he learns that his father is in the hospital. Because of this, he ends up taking over his family's confectionery shop, but while he was gone a young girl named Itsuka Yukihira began working there.

Nagomu ends up becoming somewhat of a father figure to Itsuka even though she is upset with him for abandoning his family to become a musician.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date:TBA 2022

Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out Anime Season 2 2022 Anime

Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out!, Season 2

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: This is the second season ofUzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out!. No synopsis has been revealed as of yet. We will keep you posted as we learn more!

Release date: TBA 2022

Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit Anime 2022

Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit

Studio: 8bit

Synopsis: Since she is afraid of heights, Aoi prefers to do indoor activities. Her childhood friend Hinata, however, is quite the opposite thanks to her love for mountain climbing.

Both have one thing in common though: They have fond memories of watching the sunrise from the top of the mountain together when they were kids. Both take up mountain climbing and set off on a journey to achieve their dream of seeing the sunrise again.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: TBA 2022

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Gundam Anime

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury

Studio: Sunrise

Synopsis:Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury is a new Gundam anime that was announced and confirmed at the second Gundam Conference. As of now, little details have been revealed, but we will keep you posted as more about this upcoming anime is announced.

Release date: TBA 2022

Saiyuki Reload: ZEROIN Anime 2022 Anime

Saiyuki Reload: ZEROIN

Studio: LIDENFILMS

Synopsis:An official synopsis forSaiyuki Reload: ZEROIN has yet to be revealed, but we will continue to update this post as more is announced.

Release date: January 6, 2022

Cue! Anime 2022 Anime

Cue!

Studio: Yumeta Company, Graphinica

Synopsis: Cue! is a new anime based on the idol training smartphone game with the same name. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed.

Release date: January 7, 2022

My Isekai Life Anime 2022 Anime

My Isekai Life

Studio: REVOROOT

Synopsis: Whether at the office or at home, corporate drone Yuji Sano works all the time. So when his home PC flashes a message about him being summoned to another world, Yuji restarts his machine…only to find that he’s inadvertently accepted the summons! Now in a fantasy world far removed from paperwork and computers, Yuji has just one thing on his mind: waking up from what he thinks is a dream and getting back to the mountain of work he left behind!

But this other world has other plans for Yuji, who quickly discovers his Monster Tamer character class allows him to befriend slimes! And thanks to their number, those slimes help him absorb so much magical knowledge that he gains a second character class in the blink of an eye! How will Yuji wield his power now that he’s the greatest sage the realm has ever known?! And what about all that paperwork?!

Release date: TBA 2022

The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody Anime 2022 Anime

The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody

Studio: SILVER LINK., Blade

Synopsis: As the most powerful entity of all time, the Demon Lord Varvatos thinks life is a big fat snore. When he takes matters into his own hands and decides to reincarnate, he calibrates his magical strength to be perfectly average. But there is no way he could have predicted that everyone in the modern world would be weak as hell, which means he is totally overpowered once again!

Reborn under the name Ard, he has ladies fawning over him, the royal family begging him to become the next king, and an ex-minion insisting on killing him?! But Ard has a one-track mind, and he won't stop at anything to achieve his ultimate goal!

Source: Yen Press

Release date: TBA 2022

Teasing Master Takagi-san Anime Season 3 2022 Anime

Teasing Master Takagi-san, Season 3

Studio: Shin-Ei Animation

Synopsis: This is the third season ofTeasing Master Takagi-san.

Release date: January 2022

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The Case Study of Vanitas Part 2

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: This is the second part ofThe Case Study of Vanitas.

Release date: January 14, 2022

Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie

Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie

Studio: Doga Kobo

Synopsis: Since she's cute, fun, and sweet, Shikimori seems like the perfect girlfriend. But under the right circumstances, her dark side comes out. And Izumi, her boyfriend, loves when that happens!Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie is a comedy romance that follows a high school love, but it also has a sassy attitude to it that makes it perfect for fans of Nagatoro-san and Komi Can’t Communicate!

Source: Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: April 2022

World's End Harem Anime 2021

World's End Harem

Studio: Studio Gokumi, AXsiZ

Synopsis: The Man-Killer Virus: a lethal disease that has eradicated 99.9% of the world’s male population. Mizuhara Reito has been in cryogenic sleep for the past five years, leaving behind Tachibana Erisa, the girl of his dreams. When Reito awakens from the deep freeze, he emerges into a sex-crazed new world where he himself is the planet’s most precious resource.

Reito and four other male studs are given lives of luxury and one simple mission: repopulate the world by impregnating as many women as possible! All Reito wants, however, is to find his beloved Erisa who went missing three years ago. Can Reito resist temptation and find his one true love?

Release date: World's End Harem's anime was originally scheduled to release in October 2021, but it has been delayed to January 2022.

The Genius Prince's Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt Anime 2022 Anime

The Genius Prince's Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt

Studio: Yokohama Animation Lab

Synopsis: Prince Wein is about to commit treason, but who can blame him? Especially when he is entrusted with running a small kingdom and can't ever seem to catch a break. So he can finally retire, he comes up with a brilliant idea: He's going to auction off his country. At least that was the plan until it lead to catastrophic consequences...

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: January 11, 2022

Black Rock Shooter Dawn Fall Anime 2022

Black Rock Shooter: Dawn Fall

Studio: Yokohama Animation Lab

Synopsis: An official synopsis has yet to be revealed, but we will keep you posted as we learn more!

Release date: Spring 2022

Sabikui Bisco Anime 2022 Anime

Sabikui Bisco

Studio: OZ

Synopsis: Set in post-apocalyptic Japan,Sabikui Bisco follows Bisco Akaboshi aka the "Man-Eating Mushroom", who's a wanted criminal and archer. People see him as a criminal, but in all reality, he is actually a "Mushroom Protector," someone that spreads fungi in order to restore the land back to a rich and inhabitable state.

Akutagawa the crab and doctor Milo Nekoyanagi accompany him on his journey throughout the wastelands in search of Sabikui, a fabled mushroom that is said to devour all rust.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: January 10, 2022

Kaguya-sama Love is War Anime Season 3 Ultra Romantic Anime 2022

Kaguya-sama: Love is War, Season 3

Studio: A-1 Pictures

Synopsis: This is the third season for Kaguya-sama: Love is War and it is titled Kaguya-sama Love is War: Ultra Romantic. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed, but we will keep you posted as we learn more!

Release date: April 2022

Tokyo 24th Ward Anime 2022 Anime

Tokyo 24th Ward

Studio: CloverWorks (The Promised Neverland, Horimiya)

Synopsis:Tokyo 24th Ward is an original anime byCloverWorks that they are making in collaboration with Naokatsu Tsuda, the director of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, and Baio Shimokura, the writer of STEINS;GATE's visual novel game.

There is a special district outside the laws of the Far East commonly known as the 24th Ward. Shuta, Ran, and Kouki, childhood friends who were born and raised there, were always hanging out even though their families, hobbies, and personalities were different. Their relationship, however, changes drastically in the wake of a certain incident.

At the mass held on the first anniversary of the incident, the telephones of the three people who happened to meet again suddenly ring all at once. It's an incoming call from a dead companion pressing to them to make a “Future choice”. These three individuals come together to protect the 24th Ward that they love and the future of the people.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: January 5, 2022

The Eminence in Shadow Anime 2022

The Eminence in Shadow

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: Even in his past life, Cid's dream wasn't to become a protagonist or a final boss. He'd rather lie low as a minor character until it's prime time to reveal he's a mastermind…or at least, do the next best thing-pretend to be one! And now that he's been reborn into another world, he's ready to set the perfect conditions to live out his dreams to the fullest.

Armed with his overactive imagination, Cid jokingly recruits members to his organization and makes up a whole backstory about an evil cult that they need to take down. Well, as luck would have it, these imaginary adversaries turn out to be the real deal-and everyone knows the truth but him!

Release date: TBA 2022

RPG Real Estate Anime 2022

RPG Real Estate

Studio: Doga Kobo (Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, My Senpai is Annoying)

Synopsis:With the demon lord's defeat 15 years ago, the world has become a peaceful place. A graduate named Kotone, who is now a magician, looks into RPG Real Estate to find a new home. But there's a catch, she also works forRPG Real Estate along with demi-human Fa, soldier Rakira, and priest Rufuria. They work to help her not only find a home, but also homes for customers with different wants and needs.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: TBA 2022

Science Fell in Love so I Tried to Prove It Anime 2nd Season Anime 2022

Science Fell in Love, So I Tried to Prove It, Season 2

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: This is the second season of theScience Fell in Love, So I Tried to Prove It anime. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed.

Release date: April 2022

In/Spectre Anime Season 2 Anime 2022

In/Spectre, Season 2

Studio: Brain's Base (Baccano!, Durarara!!)

Synopsis: This is the second season of theIn/Spectre anime. An official synopsis has yet to be revealed.

Release date: TBA 2022

Vampire in the Garden Anime Netflix Anime 2022

Vampire in the Garden

Studio: Wit Studio (Attack on Titan, Vinland Saga)

Synopsis: Once, vampires and humans lived in harmony. Now, a young girl and a vampire queen will search for that Paradise once again.

Release date: Vampire in the Garden was originally set to release on Netflix at a TBD date in 2021, but it has been delayed to 2022.

Kotaro Lives Alone Anime 2022 Netflix

Kotaro Lives Alone

Studio: TBA

Synopsis: Unpopular mangaka Shin Karino lives alone, but his life gets a lot busier when his five-year-old neighbor Kotaro starts spending time with him.

Release date: TBA 2022

Birdie Wing Anime 2022

Birdie Wing

Studio: Bandai Namco Pictures (Gintama, Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun)

Synopsis:Birdie Wing is a original anime written by Yōsuke Kuroda (2.43: Seiin High School Boys Volleyball Team) that's about the world of women's golf. The story follows two female golfers that have different backgrounds and styles of playing.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: TBA 2022

Kakegurui Twin Anime 2022 Netflix

Kakegurui Twin

Studio: MAPPA (Jujutsu Kaisen, Dorohedoro)

Synopsis: As a first-year student of the renowned Hyakkaou Private Academy, Mary Saotome knows her future is set for a one-way cruise to the top.

That is, until an encounter with an old-classmate-turned-housepet throws the newbie princess into the world of gambling! Can a normal girl like Mary make friends and survive debtless through only wit and luck? Find out in this prequel to the mega-popular Kakegurui!

Release date: August 2022 on Netflix

Call of the Night Anime 2022 Anime

Call of the Night

Studio: LIDENFILMS (Tokyo Revengers, Initial D Movies)

Synopsis: One sleepless night, Ko slips out to walk the streets. Life after dark is a revelation! When flirtatious Nazuna invites Ko to spend the night at her place in an abandoned building, he’s stoked! But then he awakens to kisses on his neck with a little too much bite to them.

Is it just the delicious taste of his blood that makes her meet him night after night for late-night adventures, conversation and…naps? Or something else? Then, when a cute girl from Ko’s past shows up and competes for his attention, his budding relationship with the undead is put to the test!

Check out our review of the first volume of Call of the Night!

Release date: July 2022

Futsal Boys Anime 2022

Futsal Boys!!!!!

Studio: Diomedéa (Ahiru no Sora)

Synopsis: Haru Yamato, who saw the U-18 (Under Eighteen) World Cup final, is inspired by the Japanese national team player, Tokinari Tenouji. Later on, he triumphantly joins the Futsal Club at Hengyang Gakuen High School. There he meets new friends, like Seiichiro Sakaki, a solitary player who doesn't like to pass, and Hiiragi Tsukioka, who has a past of quitting futsal. Each with their own past, they will work together to face their rivals.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: January 9, 2022

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime Season 2 Upcoming Anime 2021

Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc

Studio: Ufotable

Synopsis: The second season for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is confirmed for 2021 and the story enters the Entertainment District Arc.

Demon Slayer Entertainment District Arc Release date: December 5, 2021

Where to WatchDemon Slayer Entertainment District Arc

Ya Boy Kongming! Anime 2022

Ya Boy Kongming!

Studio: P.A. Works

Synopsis: General of the Three Kingdoms, Kongming had struggled his whole life, facing countless battles that made him into the accomplished strategist he was. So on his deathbed, he wished only to be reborn into a peaceful world and was sent straight to modern-day party-central, Tokyo! Can even a brilliant strategist like Kongming adapt to the wild beats and even wilder party people?!

Kodansha

Release date: April 2022

Akebi's Sailor Uniform Anime 2022

Akebi's Sailor Uniform

Studio: CloverWorks

Synopsis:Akebi's Sailor Uniform is set in a prestigious girls' middle school and follows Akebi Komichi, who dreams to one day wear a sailor uniform and make a lot of friends!

Akebi's Sailor Uniform is adapted from the manga of the same name that's written and illustrated by Hiro. The anime is directed by Miyuki Kuroki (The iDOLM@STER) with animation byCloverWorks (Horimiya).

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: January 8, 2022

Fantasy Bishoujo Juniku Ojisan to Anime 2022

Fantasy Bishoujo Juniku Ojisan to

Studio: OLM

Synopsis:Fantasy Bishoujo Juniku Ojisan to follows childhood friendsHinata Tachibana and Tsukasa Jinguji, an ordinary office worker and a handsome guy. One day on the way back from a party, the two are sent to another world by a goddess. The goddess mischievously turns Hinata into a beautiful blonde and blue-eyed girl. Tsukasa is confused but also spellbound by the newfound cuteness of his best friend Hinata. In order to return to his original form, the two embark on a journey to defeat the dreaded Demon King.

Anime Collective rewrite

Release date: January 11, 2022

Drifting Home Anime Movie 2022 Netflix

Drifting Home

Studio: Studio Colorido (Burn the Witch, A Whisker Away)

Synopsis:Kosuke and Natsume have been friends since childhood, but as time goes on the relationship between the two sixth graders seems strained as they keep avoiding one another. One day during their summer vacation, they go to a housing complex that is scheduled to be demolished.

Having grown up there, the place holds a lot of memories, but while playing, they suddenly get caught up in a mysterious phenomenon and when they regain consciousness, they see an entire ocean before them as the housing complex has drifted into a mysterious sea and Kosuke and Natsume with it. Will they be able to return to their previous world? A summer farewell journey begins...

Netflix

Release date: TBA 2022 on Netflix

These are all the anime that have been announced for 2022 so far. As more is revealed, we’ll add them to the schedule! To see all of the anime that released in 2021, check out this post!

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