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January 2021 Lineup: 30+ New Shows On AnimeLab!

Summer's arrived, and here's another reason for celebration: over 30 new shows are simulcasting on AnimeLab in January 2021!

We’re spoilt for choice this January 2021 Simulcast Season… and you’ll find something for every anime mood here!

From much-loved titles like Attack on Titan Final Season and Dr. STONE Season 2 to newcomers like Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation… you’re sure to find a new favourite for your AnimeLab Watch List.

Featured Shows

Attack on Titan - Final Season

It’s been four years since the Scout Regiment reached the shoreline, and the world looks different now. Things are heating up as the fate of the Scout Regiment—and the people of Paradis—are determined at last.

However, Eren is missing. Will he reappear before age-old tensions between Marleyans and Eldians result in the war of all wars?

Simulcast is ongoing. SimulDub™ info to come.

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That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime - Season 2

Champion of monsters Rimuru Tempest ends the orc war and earns the esteemed title as Slime Chancellor.

Now that the Jura Tempest Alliance is growing even further, they will now be meeting the animal kingdom of Eurazania, reuniting with King Gazel, rising tensions between monsters and humans, and Rimuru encountering the strongest enemy he’s ever faced.

SimulDub™ info to come.

Watch Season 1

Dr. STONE – STONE WARS

Modern society is lost when a mysterious light leaves everyone petrified in stone! Thousands of years in the future, super genius Senku awakens and begins restoring civilization with his Kingdom of Science.

Now as he sets down blueprints for a smartphone in the stone world, Tsukasa and his Empire of Might prepare for the upcoming war. Who will be the victor in the fight for humanity?

SimulDub™ info to come.

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The Promised Neverland Season 2

The orphans at Grace Field House have only ever known peace. Their home is nice, their bellies stay full, and their caretaker, Mom, loves them very much.

But their world turns upside down when the smartest children of the bunch—Emma, Ray, and Norman—learn what horror awaits them on adoption day. Now, their cultivated wit may be their only chance of survival.

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Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation

When a 34-year-old underachiever gets run over by a bus, his story doesn’t end there. Reincarnated in a new world as an infant, Rudy will seize every opportunity to live the life he’s always wanted.

Armed with new friends, some freshly acquired magical abilities, and the courage to do the things he’s always dreamed of, he’s embarking on an epic adventure—with all of his past experience intact!

Simulcast begins January 10.

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Horimiya

Do opposites attract? At school, Hori is a social butterfly but her life at home is anything but perfect. Left to raise her brother, she’s facing responsibilities that she’s not ready for.

Meanwhile, under a brooding façade, Miyamura hides a gentle heart, along with piercings and tattoos. In a chance meeting, they both reveal a side they’ve never shown. Could this blossom into something new?

Simulcast begins on January 10.

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AnimeLab Exclusives

Log Horizon: Destruction of the Round Table

It’s been a year since Shiroe and his friends were trapped in Akiba due to the Catastrophe. Their forging of the Round Table has brought order and prosperity to its people.

But fracturing political alliances and the constant menace of the Genius monsters threaten to destabilize all they’ve fought for and built. Can faith be restored and they persevere, or is its destruction truly inevitable?

Simulcast begins January 13.

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Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies moved to a starter town?

Considered a weakling his entire life, novice adventurer Lloyd leaves his village located at the fringe of the mortal world to fulfill his dream of becoming a soldier.

When he arrives at the capital, the people discover that this oblivious kid from hard knocks might be more powerful than anyone expected.

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SK8 the Infinity

This original skateboarding anime follows high schooler Reki, who is addicted to S, the no-holds-barred skateboarding downhill jam set in an abandoned mine. Yes…all of that is true.

Reki brings along transfer student Langa, who has no skateboarding experience whatsoever. And in this world of skating, it’s all about the “beef,” the showdowns that take place mid-race! Good luck, you two.

Simulcast begins January 9.

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BACK ARROW

Lingalind is enclosed by the Wall. The Wall covers, protects, cultivates, and nurtures the land. The Wall is God. One day in Edger, a village on the outskirts, a mysterious man named Back Arrow appears.

Arrow has no memory, but he claims that all he knows is that “I came from outside the Wall.” Arrow tries to go beyond the Wall to regain his memories but is pulled into one conflict after another.

Simulcast begins on January 8.

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WONDER EGG PRIORITY

From Aniplex and CloverWorks (The Promised Neverland, Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai), WONDER EGG PRIORITY follows Ai after she scored a “Wonder Egg” from a gachapon machine at a deserted arcade.

But when Ai falls asleep and a girl (!) emerges from her Wonder Egg, the worlds of dreams and reality begin to collide. And it’s all connected.

Simulcast begins January 2021.

Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki

From studio project No.9 (And you thought there is never a girl online?, Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?!) and director Shinsuke Yanagi, this series stars Japanese voice actors Gen Sato (Dr. STONE, Stars Align) as Fumiya Tomozaki and Hisako Kanemoto (Gamers!, The Seven Deadly Sins) as Aoi Hinami.

Based on a light novel of the same name from Fly and Yuki Yaku, Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki follows gamer Tomozaki who has some trouble winning at the game of life, and often places gaming logic onto real-life scenarios, to little success. That all changes when he meets Aoi, who shows him a thing or two about how to win at both.

Simulcast begins on January 8. 

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Otherside Picnic

Moments from death, Sorawo is saved by the mysterious Toriko in the Otherside. Attracted to its beauty, she soon discovers that this dimension is inhabited by monsters once thought imaginary.

Joining with Toriko in her search for a missing friend, they set out to explore this nightmare-realm and maybe make a little money. What they encounter could bring enlightenment—or drive them mad!

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2.43: Seiin High School Boys Volleyball Team

Kimichika Haijima leaves Tokyo behind and returns to his childhood home where he’s reunited with an old friend, Yuni Kuroba. The two become an ace pair on the volleyball court but at the last tournament before graduation a fight causes the duo to split.

Now reunited in high school, they are forced to mend their relationship in order to achieve their dreams of making it to the top.

Simulcast begins January 7.

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Hortensia SAGA

When the duke of Hortensia murdered the king, he unleashed a wave of chaos that spilled the blood of many. Brazenly building his kingdom on the ashes of the old one, his violent rule has left many orphans in its wake.

But now, the king’s heir has come of age. Living in secret as a man, she’s remained safe, and the time has come to gather allies to take back what is her’s—both country and throne!

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Skate-Leading Stars

Kensei Maeshima left the world of figure skating after his rival said, “You’ll never beat me.” Years later, he’s using his athleticism to help several high school teams, never focusing on one.

But when his adversary publicly announces a shift to a team sport, a kid familiar with Kensei’s past finds and offers him an invitation to lace up his skates and join the world of skate-leading.

Simulcast begins January 10.

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Scar on the Praeter

After a rebellion in the Akatsuki Special Ward of Tokyo, the government collapses and citizens are left to fend for themselves. With Divine Tattoos that each possess unique powers, agents known as the Scard rise up to become the protectors of peace.

But loyal to three contending organizations, they’ll have to face more than just criminals in order to serve their own definitions of justice.

Simulcast begins on January 8.

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LBX Girls

In an unplanned field trip, Rico is transported to an alternate Japan where metal-based lifeforms known as Mimesis ravage the world. Only girls equipped with LBX armored weaponry can stand up to this scourge.

Joined by four other displaced young women, Rico will have to adapt to save humanity. The hope of a planet now rests on these heavy metal soldiers who desire one wish—to return home again!

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Gekidol

Five years after a mystifying disaster decimates cities across the globe, Seria Morino receives an invitation from a mysterious woman to join Alice in Theater, a small stage troupe that takes it upon themselves to brighten the world through their performances using 3D hologram technology.

As Seria settles in, she begins to uncover unexpected truths about herself and the world around her…

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Show by Rock!! Stars!!

From Pony Canyon and Kinema Citrus (The Rising of the Shield Hero), Show by Rock!! Stars!! will be directed by Takahiro Ikezoe. The series stars Japanese voice actors Eri Inagawa (Devilman: Crybaby) as Cyan Hijirikawa, Manami Numakura (Dr. STONE) as Retoree, Ayane Sakura (My Hero Academia) as Mora, Sumire Uesaka (Overlord) as Chuchu, Hikaru Tono (Assault Lily BOUQUET) as Howan and many, many more!

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Idoly Pride

After a successful audition, high school student Kotono Nagase and her best friend move into a dorm with eight other aspiring idols. They quickly realize it takes more than cute choreography and cute outfits to reach the top—it will take blood, sweat, and tears to advance in the idol-ranking VENUS program, where the top spot is held by superstar Mana Nagase…who happens to be Kotono’s older sister.

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Kemono Jihen

Based on the Jump SQ. manga of the same name from Shou Aimoto, Kemono Jihen follows detective Inugami, who meets a mysterious boy named Kabane Kusaka. With supernatural secrets afoot, it’s not long before Inugami learns the truth behind a slew of killings, and more about Kusaka himself!

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Returning Favourites

Cells at Work!! Season 2

Cells at Work!! Season 2 continues the tale of…well…you! Set inside the human body, Cells at Work!! chronicles the life and times of everything from the oxygen-carrying Red Blood Cells, to the bacteria-fighting White Blood Cells.

And, of course, the dangerous viruses and villains lurking beneath the skin!

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Cells at Work! CODE BLACK

A rookie Red Blood Cell has been bustling about, frantically making oxygen deliveries all around the body! But his workplace is on the brink of going Code Black!!

Drinking, smoking, stress, sleep deprivation….struggling to survive a life not unlike the brutal corporate world, what must these overworked cells be thinking at the end of the day? This is a tale about the inside of your body…

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The Quintessential Quintuplets 2

Five times the gain. Five times the pain. Futaro already has his hands full with the quintuplets, but when his first love shows up out of nowhere, things get even more complicated.

How the girls deal with the competition may just seal their fate—and his!

SimulDub™ info to come.

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Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon

Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon follows the daughters of Sesshomaru and Inuyasha as they set out on a journey transcending time. Set in feudal Japan, half-demon twins Towa and Setsuna are separated from each other during a forest fire. While desperately searching for her younger sister, Towa wanders into a mysterious tunnel that sends her into present-day Japan, where she is found and raised by Kagome Higurashi’s brother, Sota, and his family.

Ten years later, the tunnel that connects the two eras has reopened, allowing Towa to be reunited with Setsuna, who is now a demon slayer working for Kohaku. But to Towa’s shock, Setsuna appears to have lost all memories of her older sister. Joined by Moroha, the daughter of Inuyasha and Kagome, the three young women travel between the two eras on an adventure to regain their missing past.

Simulcast and English dub are ongoing.

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Black Clover - Season 4

Tensions are rising between the Clover and Spade Kingdoms as Asta and the Black Bulls continue the search for the remaining Devils.

SimulDub™ is ongoing.

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One Piece

Luffy arrives at the Land of Wano to find its people and its beautiful lands in a disastrous state. The one behind it all is Kaido of the Four Emperors, who is in league with the shogun!

The Straw Hats search desperately for allies while the island’s tragic history comes to light. Amid the stories of the past, a tale of Oden and Gol D. Roger surfaces.

Simulcast is ongoing.

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Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU

New kid Keiichi Maebara is settling into his new home of peaceful Hinamizawa village. Making quick friends with the girls from his school, he’s arrived in time for the big festival of the year.

But something about this isolated town seems “off,” and his feelings of dread continue to grow. With a gnawing fear that he’s right, what dark secrets could this small community be hiding?

Simulcast and SimulDub™ are ongoing.

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KING’s RAID: Successors of the Will

A century has passed since King Kyle of the Orvelia kingdom destroyed the fierce demon lord Angmund, restoring peace to the lands.

But serenity was not meant to last forever—with the news of new demon appearances reaching the ear of young squire Kasel, who bands together a group of companions that embark on a journey to locate the fabled holy sword to defeat the new enemies.

Simulcast is ongoing.

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Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Battle of Kimluck

The stage this time is the “holy city” of Kimluck, whose doctrine is the eradication of magicians. They are the historical enemies of Orphen and graduates of the Tower of Fang. Orphen understands now that Azalie wants to inherit the will of her teacher, Childman. Orphen and his traveling companions head for Kimluck in search of the secrets of the world.

However, a fierce battle with the “Death Teacher” awaited them. What is the hidden secret of the world revealed in Kimluck? Who is the successor!?

Simulcast begins January 20.

Watch Sorcerous Stabber Orphen

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