As the current season of anime is drawing to a close in September, let's look at the best anime series that will be releasing this fall. I'll be including only the ones that have been officially confirmed.
Let's get started -
1. Haikyu!! To the Top (4th Season Part 2)
Genre: Sports, Comedy, Coming of Age.
The second part of the 4th Season of the popular sports anime will release on October 2, 2020, with 12 episodes. The second part will continue where the first part left off, Karasuno High School Volleyball Team taking on the formidable Inarizaki High School Volleyball Team in the Nationals.
Junior high school student, Shōyō Hinata, becomes obsessed with volleyball after catching a glimpse of Karasuno High School winning their game to qualify for Nationals on TV. Of short stature himself, Hinata is inspired by a player the commentators' nickname 'The Little Giant', Karasuno's short but talented wing spiker. Hinata studies and is accepted to Karasuno, the same high school the Little Giant played for. Karasuno is revealed to have lost its reputation as a powerhouse school following the era of the Little Giant, often being referred to 'The Flightless Crows' by other local teams. However, by combining Kageyama's genius setting skills with Hinata's remarkable athleticism, the duo creates an explosive new volleyball tactic and develop an unexpected but powerful setter-spiker partnership.
Along the way, Hinata and Kageyama push each other into reaching their full potential and Hinata develops relationships with his first real team, thus beginning Karasuno's journey of redemption to restore their reputation and make it to nationals.
2. Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei (2nd Season)
Genre: Action, Sci-fi, Supernatural, Magic, Romance, School
The 2nd season of the popular anime series will release on October 3, 2020. The number of episodes has not yet been confirmed, but it's likely to be 12 or 13 episodes since the season is adapting from only three books.
Shiba Miyuki's classmate Kitayama Shizuku is on her way to study abroad. For magicians, this is normally impossible, since allowing the genes of someone who can use magic outside their home country's borders is tantamount to giving up national secrets. But it's allowed to happen in one case-exchange program. And that's how Angelina Kudou Shields has arrived in Japan from the USNA to study at First High.
Around the time Lina arrived in Japan magicians began getting attacked by a mysterious being who leaves his victims drained of blood. Will Tatsuya be able to discover the identity of the "Vampire".
Genre: Action, Supernatural, Vampire, School
The new TV anime series adaptation is based off from the popular manhwa by the same name and is scheduled to release on October 2020. No set release date or episodes has been announced yet during the time of the making of this article.
Raizel awakens from his 820-year slumber. He holds the special title of Noblesse which is a pure-blooded Noble and protector of all other Nobles. In an attempt to protect Raizel, his servant Frankenstein enrols him at Ye-Ran High School, where Raizel learn the simple and quotidian routines of the human world through his classmates. However, the Union—a mighty secret organization with strings around the globe and a goal to rule the world—dispatches modified humans and gradually encroaches on Raizel’s life progressively—which causes him to wield his mighty power to protect those around him.
After 820 years of intrigue, the secrets behind his slumber are finally revealed and Raizel’s absolute protection as the Noblesse begins.
4. Jujutsu Kaisen
Genre: Action, Horror, Supernatural, Demon, School, Shounen
The TV anime series is scheduled to be released in October 2020. No set release date or episodes has been announced yet.
In a world where demons feed on unsuspecting humans, fragments of the legendary and feared demon Ryoumen Sukuna were lost and scattered about. Should any demon consume Sukuna's body parts, the power they gain could destroy the world as we know it. Fortunately, there exists a mysterious school of Jujutsu Sorcerers who exist to protect the precarious existence of the living from the undead!
Yuuji Itadori is a high schooler who spends his days visiting his bedridden grandfather. Although he looks like your average teenager, his immense physical strength is something to behold! Every sports club wants him to join, but Itadori would rather hang out with the school outcasts in the Occult Club. One day, the club manages to get their hands on a sealed cursed object, but little do they know the terror they'll unleash when they break the seal...
5. Hanyou no Yashahime
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Historical, Supernatural, Demons, Magic, Fantasy
If you are a fan of the Inuyasha franchise, this one is a must-watch. It is the sequel to the Inuyasha anime series featuring Inuyasha and Kagome's daughter, and Sesshomaru's two daughters. The TV anime series will release on October 3, 2020. No set episodes have been announced yet.
The daughters of Sesshoumaru and Inuyasha set out on a journey transcending time!
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, Souta, 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.
6. Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear
Genre: Comedy, Isekai, Adventure
A cute OP MC in a bear outfit. The TV anime series will release on October 7, 2020. No set episodes have been announced yet.
Fifteen-year-old Yuna prefers staying home and obsessively playing her favourite VRMMO to doing anything else, including going to school. When a strange new update gives her a one-of-a-kind bear outfit that comes with overpowered abilities, Yuna is torn: the outfit is unbearably cute but too embarrassing to wear in-game. But then she suddenly finds herself transported into the world of the game, facing down monsters and magic for real, and the bear suit becomes the best weapon she has!
7. Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka (3rd Season)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
The 3rd season of the TV anime series is scheduled to release in October 2020. No set release date or episodes has been announced yet.
The story follows the exploits of Bell Cranel, a 14-year-old solo adventurer under the goddess Hestia. As the only member of the Hestia Familia, He works hard to get the attention of all the ladies that have eyes on him. He looks up to Ais Wallenstein, a famous and powerful swordswoman who once saved his life, and with whom he fell in love. He is unaware that several other girls, deities and mortals alike, also develop affections towards him; most notably Hestia herself, as he also gains allies and improves himself with each new challenge he faces.
8. 100-Man no Inochi no Ue ni Ore wa Tatteiru
Genre: Action, Game, Drama, Shounen, Fantasy
The TV anime series will release on October 2, 2020, with 12 episodes. Yotsuya Yuusuke along with his classmates Shindou Iu and Hakozaki Kusue have been transported to a strange and unknown world inhabited by mythological creatures. As soon as they arrive, they meet somebody calling himself the Game Master who then grants them a time-limited quest. To aid them in this quest, he also bestows Shindou and Hakozaki with the roles of a Magician and a Warrior while Yotsuya is randomly granted the role of... a Farmer?!
This is how a hectic life of adventuring began for three students who now have no choice, but to complete random quests for several phases in the fantasy world if they want to stay alive and protect the real world from the demons and monsters they encounter.
9. Kami-Tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko
Genre: Isekai, Adventure, Slice of Life
If you want a relaxing and feel-good adventure anime to watch, this one is for you.
The TV anime series will release on October 4, 2020. No set episodes have been announced yet. Funimation had announced that the first episode of the series would debut at FunimationCon 2020 before its premiere in Japan.
Ryoma Takebayashi is a lonely man who led a life filled with hardships until dying from an unfortunate accident during his sleep. In the afterlife, he is greeted by three gods who grew fond of him and send him to another world as a child, where he makes use his innate knowledge and abilities, combined with the gods' blessings to live a new life filled with challenges and happy meetings.
10. Tonikaku Kawaii
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Science-Fiction
A typical rom-com anime but with a bit of mystery. The TV anime series will release on October 2, 2020. No set episodes have been announced yet.
Nasa Yuzaki, a boy with a peculiar name, gets hit by a truck on the day of his high school entrance exams. He encounters and follows a beautiful girl who saves him, confessing his love for her at a bus stop. The girl, Tsukasa Tsukuyomi, agrees to become his girlfriend, but only if they are married first. When Nasa, who had previously decided to not go to high school, reaches his 18th birthday, he is still thinking about the promise he made on that day. Suddenly, Tsukasa shows up at his doorstep with a marriage form, starting their relationship and their marriage.
Honourable mentions - Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (2020), Golden Kamui 3rd Season, Iwa Kakeru!: Sport Climbing Girls, and Kings Raid: Ishi wo Tsugumono-Tachi.
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