NEWS: Crunchyroll’s Spring 2023 Anime Season Calendar


The Spring Anime season is only a week away and I couldn’t be more excited. I’ve already made a list of what anime I’ll be checking out this Spring, but there are so many shows my list barely scratches the surface! In anticipation of the season, Crunchyroll has released its official Spring 2023 Anime Calendar and it is filled to the brim. With over 40 titles, with both new and returning anime, this will definitely be a memorable season.

Last updated: April 4th, 2023 11PM EST

April 1

Hell’s Paradise (MAPPA)

Gabimaru reigns as the strongest and most ruthless assassin in his village. But now finds
himself on death row—with only one way out: retrieve the Elixir of Life from a sinister island. Longing for freedom, he accepts the challenge. But with fellow convicts vying for the same
prize and demonic beasts lurking, how will Gabimaru and his handler, the executioner Yamada
Asaemon Sagiri, survive this harrowing quest?

Dubs include: English, German, French, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese,
Castilian Spanish, Italian, and Hindi

MIX Season 2 (OLM)

©MitsuruAdachi/MIX MEISEI STORY Project2023

A new generation steps up to the plate in a moving sequel to the 1985 baseball manga, Touch.
Stepbrothers Touma and Suichirou are ace players on Meisei High School’s baseball team, and
thanks to them, the team may finally have a chance at returning to nationals. But little by little,
a tragic legacy unfolds as the stepbrothers follow in their fathers’ footsteps.

My Love Story with Yamada-kun at Lv999 (MADHOUSE)

Akane Kinoshita, a female college student, faces the absolute worst situation when she ends up breaking up with her boyfriend after he has an affair with a woman he met playing an online game. While relieving her stress by rampaging through the open hunting grounds of an online game, Akane spills everything about her heartbreak to “Yamada”, a player she met by chance who happens to be in the same guild. “I don’t care,” is his curt reply. But when Akane gets a makeover and joins an offline event to get back at her ex-boyfriend, she hears those dreadful words again. And that was Akane’s fateful encounter with “Yamada”

April 2

My Home Hero (Tezuka Productions)

After killing his daughter’s abusive yakuza boyfriend to save her, ordinary salaryman Tetsuo Tosu
becomes embroiled in the dark criminal underworld. The wish for a simple life he and his wife
Kasen had for their daughter has been reduced to a wish for survival. Though middle-aged and
weak, he’ll put his life on the line using only his wits in order to protect his family.

Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese

My Clueless First Friend (Studio Signpost)

Takada-kun, the new kid at school, has no idea that everyone in the class calls his classmate,
Nishimura-san, the “Grim Reaper.” His only thoughts are about what a cool nickname it is.
Nishimura-san is relentlessly teased while her classmates snicker behind her back, and
Takada-kun is oblivious to the whole situation. Nothing beats being clueless and honest, and
that’s why his feelings reach right to her heart. This story that starts in an elementary school
classroom will make anyone remember those days by reaching right to their hearts.

Dubs include: English

The Aristocrat’s Otherworldly Adventure: Servings Gods Who Go Too Far (EMT Squared /
Magic Bus)

Kazuya Shiina happened to visit a convenience store where he protected a girl and died. When
he awakened, he found himself in a world of swords and sorcery that he had always dreamed of!
He had been reincarnated as the aristocrat Cain von Silford and was instantly interested in
various things. Once his fifth birthday arrived, he got baptized, as was customary. But what he
happened to receive from the gods… were various blessings and insane stats off the charts!
Being reincarnated into another life is all about battles, love, and studying, but never doing too
much of any of those things! Cain’s crazy isekai life where he works properly hard just to get
properly yelled at is about to begin!

Dubs include: English, German, and Brazilian Portuguese

April 3

Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear — Punch! (EMT Squared)

When Yuna got her hands on the world’s first VRMMO game, she was totally obsessed! Then,
after receiving a bear suit from the game developer, she found herself transported into the
virtual world. Yuna is now making a name for herself in this new fantasy life and is ready to
encounter more friends and foes with her overpowered bear “cheat suit” to help along the way.

Dubs include: English

April 4

Skip and Loafer (P.A. Works)

Iwakura Mitsumi graduated from a small middle school in the countryside and entered a
top-tier high school in Tokyo at the head of the class. This child prodigy, who moved to Tokyo
alone with a perfect life plan, is smart and gets good grades… but her social understanding isn’t
quite on the same wavelength as others. This means that she sometimes makes mistakes, but
her easygoing nature sways her classmates little by little, and all their different personalities are
coming together before they know it.

Dubs include: Latin American Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese

April 5

KONOSUBA – An Explosion on This Wonderful World! (Drive)

This feisty young wizard will stop at nothing to master the spell that saved her life: Explosion!
Megumin, the “Greatest Genius of the Crimson Magic Clan,” has chosen to devote her studies to
the powerful offensive magic used by her mysterious savior. Then one day, her little sister finds a
black kitten in the woods. But this cat isn’t just a new furry friend—she’s the key to awakening a
Dark God!

Dubs include: English, French, Latin American Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese

KamiKatsu: Working for God in a Godless World (Studio Palette)

As heir to a cult leader, Yukito centers his life around the mysterious goddess Mitama. But
everything changes after he’s killed during a ritual gone wrong. To his surprise, Yukito is reborn
into a world with no concept of god! And in this world, life and death are decided by the
Imperial State. As Yukito fights to protect his new village, someone from his past life lends a
helping hand.

Dubs include: English, German, Italian, and Hindi

April 6

Dr. STONE New World (TMS Entertainment)

With the Stone Wars over, the former members of Tsukasa’s Empire of Might join forces with
the Kingdom of Science to build a ship capable of sailing across open ocean to seek answers on
the mystery of the global petrification. However, before they can begin their voyage Senku and
his friends need to find some key resources and push some new scientific advancements to
build the type of vessel they need.

Dubs include: English (April 20), German, French, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian
Portuguese, Castilian Spanish, and Italian

The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 2 (Studio Kafka)

Chise was able to accept Elias and herself, if not necessarily everything about her situation. After
Cartaphilus fell back into a slumber that would not last forever, Chise was able to go back to her
regular life. Then she receives an invitation from a mutual aid organization for mages called the
College. Under the British Library exists a secret society of mages. Encounters and interactions
with people are about to open some new doors. This is a story about saving yourself to save

Dubs include: English, German, French, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese,
and Hindi

I Got a Cheat Skill in Another World and Became Unrivaled in the Real World, Too

A door to another world stretches out before a boy who’s been brutally bullied all his life. This
alternate reality grants him access to all sorts of things, like cheat skills and a portal that lets him
travel between his old and new worlds! Can this class loser turn his life around back home…?

Dubs include: English, German, French, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese,
and Italian

The Legendary Hero is Dead (Liden Films)

This world is filled with swords and magic, as well as demons, who are enemies to the humans.
One day, the legendary hero Sion falls into a pit dug by a slightly pervy farmer named Touka
and dies! In order to conceal this incident, Touka buries the hero’s corpse, but the next morning,
something strange happens to Touka! A slightly pervy adventure fantasy with a villager and
some beautiful girls is about to begin!

Dubs include: English, German, French, and Italian

Yuri Is My Job! (Passione / Studio Lings)

Hime is a picture-perfect high school princess – she’s admired by all and never trips up! When
she accidentally injures a cafe manager named Mai, she’s willing to cover some shifts to keep
her facade intact. To Hime’s surprise, the cafe is themed after a private school where the
all-female staff always puts on their best act for their loyal customers. However, under the
guidance of the most graceful girl there, Hime can’t help but blush and blunder! Beneath all the
frills and laughter, Hime feels tension brewing as she finds out more about their new job and
her budding feelings…

Dubs include: Latin American Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese

April 7


This is a world in which magic is casually used by everyone. In a deep, dark forest in this world of
magic, there is a boy who is single-mindedly working out. His name is Mash Burnedead, and he
has a secret. He can’t use magic. All he wanted was to live a quiet life with his family, but people
suddenly start trying to kill him one day and he somehow finds himself enrolled in Magic
School. There, he sets his sights on becoming a “Divine Visionary,” the elite of the elite. Will his
ripped muscles work against the best and brightest of the wizarding world? The curtain rises on
this off-kilter magical fantasy in which the power of being jacked crushes any spell!

Dubs include: German, French, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Castilian
Spanish, Italian, and Hindi

TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You Season 2 (Seven Arcs)

The sweet story of Nasa and Tsukasa continues! After surviving some awkward first nights
together, dealing with doubters, and recovering from their apartment fire, it’s clear the fate of
these lovers was written in the stars. Now, they’re ready to settle back into domestic bliss and
finally plan their wedding ceremony! But with plenty of new friends on the way, what will their
big day look like?!

Dubs include: English, German, French, Latin American Spanish, and Brazilian

BIRDIE WING -Golf Girls’ Story- Season 2 (Bandai Namco Pictures)

Fore! After Eve’s first meet-up with Aoi on the grass left her in defeat, she’s had her eyes set on a
rematch to return the favor. Both these up-and-coming golfers are highly skilled, highly unique,
and most of all, highly competitive. With dreams of making it pro, a rivalry is getting in full
swing as they both battle it out in the biggest tournaments.

The Café Terrace and Its Goddesses (Tezuka Productions)

An old café stands on a certain beach… and it’s said that goddesses can be found there.
Kasukabe Hayato returns to his hometown for the first time in three years when he inherits the
café Familia from his late grandmother, from whom he had separated after a fight. Since the
café is so deep in debt, he plans to close it and turn it into a parking lot. But when he gets there,
he’s greeted by five beautiful, unknown girls who keep talking about “Grandma’s family”!

Dubs include: German, Latin American Spanish, and Hindi

Magical Destroyers (Bibury Animation Studio)

Freedom of expression is threatened when a mysterious group, the SSC, destroy Japan’s otaku
culture. However, a young revolutionary, Otaku Hero—who loves the culture more than
anything—rises up. With the help of three rambunctious magical girls—Anarchy, Blue, and
Pink—they’ll team up to create a world free of this oppressive rule. Be part of the rebellion to
bring back fandom!

Rokudo’s Bad Girls (Satelight)

Tousuke Rokudo, a first-year student at Amori High, a school attended mostly by delinquents,
wants to live a peaceful life with his friends. However, this seems to be impossible because of
the fact that he is constantly bullied by his delinquent classmates. When Rokudo and his
friends become desperate, Rokudo receives a mysterious package from his long-deceased
grandfather. Inside lies a priest’s uniform and a mysterious scroll passed down through his
family since the Heian period, said to hold a technique that wards off demons and evil spirits.

April 8

A Galaxy Next Door (Asahi Production)

Ichiro Kuga debuted as a manga artist after he graduated high school. But soon after, he lost his
father, so he ended up working extra hard to take care of his younger siblings. One day, a skilled,
beautiful godsend of an assistant named Shiori Goshiki came into his life. Since Kuga was
drowning in deadlines, Goshiki seemed like a savior to him. But one day she suddenly said, “I am
the princess of the people of a shooting star, and I am to be your betrothed.”

Dubs include: English, Latin American Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese

My One-Hit Kill Sister (Gekko)

High school student Asahi Ikusaba gets lost in another world and immediately falls into a crisis.
Soon after, Mayu Ikusaba, his big sister with a brother complex, suddenly appears, having
followed him to the other world. Moreover, all of his big sister’s statuses have reached the “cheat
class!” She kills any monster in just one turn. The lowest class little bro Asahi begins his new life
in another world with a one-turn kill sis who’s infatuated with him.

Dubs include: German, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, and Hindi

Summoned to Another World for a Second Time (Studio Elle)

Setsu was once summoned into the alternate world of Eclair, where he ended a war between
humans, beastmen, and demons, and brought peace to the land. He was hailed as the hero
who achieved world peace surpassing all racial barriers for the very first time, but after the war,
he was sent back to his original world. Though he had to restart as a baby, he retained all his
memories and powers from the other world. Then, when he made it back to high school age, he
was once again summoned to Eclair, where five years had passed and war threatened the land

April 9

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc (ufotable)

Tanjiro’s journey leads him to the Swordsmith Village, where he reunites with two Hashira, members of the Demon Slayer Corps’ highest-ranking swordsmen – Mist Hashira Muichiro Tokito and Love Hashira Mitsuri Kanroji. With the shadows of demons lurking near, a new battle begins for Tanjiro and his comrades.

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Season 2 (Sunrise)

A.S.122… An era when a multitude of corporations have entered space and built a huge
economic system. After transferring to the Asticassia School of Technology from the planet
Mercury, Suletta Mercury has experienced a school life filled with encounters and excitement, as
both Miorine Rembran’s bridegroom and a member of GUNDAM-ARM, Inc. It has been two
weeks since the incident at Plant Quetta. Suletta passes her days at the school, anticipating her
reunion with Miorine. Miorine, meanwhile, has stationed herself at the head office of the Benerit
Group, monitoring her father’s condition. The two are about to face new hardships and pressing
decisions. Each with her own feelings in her heart, the girls will confront the mighty curse the
Gundam brings.

Dubs include: English and Hindi

Stella of the Theater: World Dai Star (Lerche)

Theater has taken the entire world by storm in the 20th century, and teenager Kokona Ohtori aims to take the big stage. Performers who shine the brightest are called Dai Stars, and for Kokona, her first step into stardom is auditioning for the prominent theater troupe—Sirius. As she cultivates her unique sense for the stage, a story of passion and aspiration unfolds in this super-theater age.

April 10

Dead Mount Death Play (Geek Toys)

It’s a showdown for the ages as the legendary hero takes on the corpse god necromancer, but
when the dust settles, something isn’t quite right…. In the final moments of their epic
confrontation, the corpse god’s final gambit shot was wholly unexpected—reincarnation magic!
Across space and time, a boy named Polka Shinoyama awakens feeling…not quite himself. Who
could’ve expected that the climactic battle between good and evil would turn out like this?

Dubs include: English, German, French, and Hindi

Why Raeliana Ended Up at the Duke’s Mansion (Typhoon Graphics)

After a mysterious death, Park Eunha enters the world of a novel. She is revived as a minor
character, Raeliana McMillan, who is to be poisoned to death by her own betrothed. In order to
break up with her dangerous fiancé, she offers a surreptitious deal to the male protagonist of
the novel, Noah Wynknight, but winds up romantically with other men that are not part of the
plan. Will Raeliana successfully get out of this crisis and create a new ending for herself? Who
will be the one that will join Raeliana in her new ending?

Dubs include: English, German, French, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese,
and Hindi

April 11

The Marginal Service (Studio 3Hz)

One day, Earth is attacked by gray aliens. When the Japan Air Self-Defense Force is left hopeless in the face of the destruction brought by the alien assault, they’re saved by a human-faced “legendary being” that nobody thought really existed. The nation learns through this incident that these beings have been co-existing with people on Earth. They give them the name “Marginal Men” and begin to keep them under surveillance. A few years later, the world is in chaos as immigration and inexplicable terrorist acts are on the rise. A new organization called the “Marginal Service” is established to oversee crimes involving Marginal Men and conceal their existence as completely as possible. Set in Shibujuku, Japan, this is the story of the elite men who confront the Marginal Men day and night on their mission to protect Earth.

April 12

X&Y (Pencil Lead Animate)


Yan Yuechu returned to his hometown to work and made new friends at his workplace. One
day, he went to XY Escape Room and found himself deeply attracted to the proprietor, Xu Aiyou.
However, that was when he started to experience strange escape room illusions. As Yan Yuechu
got to know Xu Aiyou, more and more incidents started to happen around him and even his
friends. In the process of solving the escape rooms and finding the mastermind behind all these events, he gradually found himself uncovering the truth behind his lost memories…

April 13

Ranking of Kings: The Treasure Chest of Courage (WIT Studio)

A new collection of stories for Ranking of Kings is here! In this new series, an unrevealed tale of
courage involving Bojji, Kage, and the friends who have gathered around them, is told.

Dubs include: English, German, French, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese,
Castilian Spanish, Italian, Hindi, and Russian

April 19

Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts (J.C. Staff)

A girl named Sariphi was going to be the 99th sacrifice offered to the King of the Beasts and
Demons. She accepts her fate and heads to the location of the sacrificial ritual. It is there that
she learns the truth behind the king that everyone fears and stays away from, Leonhart, and he
ends up welcoming Sariphi as his bride.

Dubs include: English and German


Golden Kamuy Season 4 (Brain’s Base)

Sugimoto and his party meet Lieutenant Tsurumi in Odomari. Lieutenant Tsurumi tries to
separate Ashipa from Sugimoto and the others with a plausible pretext, but Ashipa, who notices
his motives, asks about the future of the Ainu and refuses to cooperate unless gold bars are
used for the Ainu. Say it. In response to her attitude, Lieutenant Tsurumi starts laughing while
dripping cerebrospinal fluid from her forehead. As the surrounding people flinch at the strange
sight, Ashipa shoots an arrow into the sky, and Sugimoto senses her intentions and takes action!


These small girls are ready to make it big! All under 149 centimeters tall, this group of aspiring pop idols dream of performing for thousands of people. But with zero experience, they’ve got a lot of work to do. Not to mention there’s a distractingly cute prince in town! With the help of their rookie producer, who’s just as short, can they stay focused and make it to the top?

This list will be updated as more announcements are made.

Source: Official Crunchyroll Press Release

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