Anime as we already know is a set of animated series or movies that are exclusively made in Japan. It is appealing to all kinds of audiences irrespective of their age or preferences. So here again we are with a list of animes that are set to release in the first month of 2023.
1. Bungou Stray Dogs Season 4
The fourth season of Bungou Stray Dogs is set to release on the 4th of January 2023. It is a worth-watching series with great action scenes and a pretty good plot.
The story of the series revolves around a character called Atsushi Nakajima who gets thrown out of the orphanage he lived in. After that, he gets involved with the fan-favorite character Osamu Dazai who just happened to be completing his daily suicide schedule.
The story has a couple of people like Dazai and Atsuhiko who have some special powers Atsuhiko is literally a weretiger while Dazai has a power referred to as No Longer Human and it can nullify any or every supernatural ability just by touching the person wielding those abilities. Dazai actually is a detective and he thus decides to recruit Atsuhiko into his agency marking the beginning of Bungou Stray Dogs.
2. The Ice Guy And His Cool Female Colleague
The Ice Guy And His Cool Female Colleague or Kori Zokusei Danshi To Kuru na Doryo Joshi is a manga series set to release its anime adaptation on the 4th of January 2023.
The story follows the gene of a supernatural fantasy romance with its main lead being Himuro a normal office worker who actually belongs to a race of supernatural beings. Himuro as the name of the series suggests has the power of Ice I suppose like he is capable of causing snowstorms when he is hit with a strong punch of emotions.
Moreover, Himuro likes his coworker the female lead of the story Fuyutsuki who helps Himuro in finding simple yet effective solutions to keep his snowy magic or whatever in control. What Fuyutsuki is unaware of is the fact that Himuro has obvious feelings for her and like every classic romance anime everybody except the one who should know about it knows about it. I hope the anime stands up to the manga and gives us an exceptional series.
3. Magical Revolution Of the Reincarnated Princess And The Genius Young Lady
The Magical Revolution Of the Reincarnated Princess And The Genius Young Lady or Tensei Ojo To Tensai Reijo No Maho Kakumei is a light novel series set to release its anime adaptation on the 4th of January 2023.
It’s a series that portrays a world that indulges itself in activities of performing magic. The main lead of the series Anisphia is a young Princess who somehow remembers her past life and came across the fact that she had this insane love for magic n her past life. After realizing this she sets off to find out more about magic and thus ends up being able to live her fantasies.
Along the way, she ends up in a scene where her brother is breaking up with his fiancée who has been stripped of her monarch title for some reason. Anishphia offers the fiancée Euphyllia to come live with her and help her research magic while they cook up some plan to clear her name. The storyline of the series is good and hopefully, we get to see an amazing anime series.
4. Onimai: I’m Now Your Sister
Onimai: I’m Now Your Sister or Onii-chan wa Oshimai! Is a manga series set to release its anime adaptation on the 5th of January 2023?
The story of the said series revolves around Mahiro Oyama an Otaku (somebody who is obsessed with computers or cultures similar to anime thus being ignorant and pretty much incapable of having proper social skills) and his younger sister Mihari who is a scientist.
Mihari while performing a scientific experiment ends up transforming Mahiro into a young girl and since Mihari has no clue about how to change him back he now has to live as a middle school girl out there trying to fit in and make friends. The story seems pretty comical let’s hope the animation turns out really well.
Revenger is an original anime that is set to release on the 5th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a hitman called Raizo Kurima who works for an organization called REVENGER, an organization out there trying to take on revenge for the ones who are incapable of doing so themselves for whatever reason.
The members of the group act as if they work in a general store called REVENGER while actually doing the organization’s work behind the curtains. The amusing fact is that we have all kinds of characters working under this organization alongside Raizo like we have an epicene man who is both innocent and cruel, a literal gambler drowning in alcohol, and so much more. It definitely would be worth-watching anime.
6. Spy Classroom
Spy Classroom is a light novel series with its anime adaptation set to release on the 5th of January 2023.
The story is set in a time period where people tend to have realized the ill effects of using weapons and such and thus have a different way of approaching the idea of war, spies. The main character Klaus was a part of one of the spy teams called Inferno who somehow gets destructed leaving only Klaus alive.
Klaus then decides to form a team of spies who specialize in taking on Impossible missions, missions that have failed priorly due to whatever reasons. HE recruits seven girls who did absolutely worse in the spy school and now only has about a month to train them to be exceptional spies. It is going to be a worth-watching series.
7. Technoroid: Overmind
Technoroid is actually a mixed-media project that developed a mobile game titled “Technoroid Unison Heart” and released it on the 21st of January 2022. Now it is set to release an anime titled “Technoroid: Overmind on the 5th of January 2023.
In the series, the characters live in a time period where the sun has rapidly expanded and has caused a wide-scale climatic change all across the world thus restricting humans from doing what is in generally termed as human activities. These humans somehow find a ray of hope in this misery as some sort of solution is offered. It has a unique storyline hope the anime would be as successful as the mobile game.
8. Tomo-chan Is A Girl!
Tomo-chan or Tomo-chan Wa Onnanoko is a four-panel manga series set to release its anime adaptation on the 5th of January 2023.
The series follows a rom-com slice-of-life genre. It portrays the story of a tomboyish girl named Tomo Aizawa who is actually in love with her childhood friend Junichiro Kubota. What makes it intriguing is the fact that Junichiro does not consider her a girl but rather treats her like one of his male friends.
It comically displays Tomo-chans struggles to act womanly and showcase her crush on Junichiro which tragically turns into hand-to-hand combat of sorts. Alongside all this drama their friends put their hands into the matter making it further messy and entertaining. It definitely would turn out as a good slice-of-life anime.
9. Tsurune: The Linking Shot
Tsurune: The Linking Shot or Tsurune: Tsunagari No Issha is an anime set to release on the 5th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a character named Minato Narumiya who is a first-year student at Kazemai High School. He and his friends are asked to join the archery club by Mr. Tommy who is the advisor of the Japanese Archery Club.
They are asked to attend an orientation and then, later on, join the club. The fact about Minato has a serious condition and all of them trying to indulge themselves in archery brings the story a fresh new taste. It is going to be beautifully animated and the story is worth unique too.
10. Farming Life In Another World
Farming Life In Another World Or Isekai Nonbiri Noka is a light novel series that is set to release its anime adaptation on the 6th of January 2023.
The story follows the same old resurrection thing that pretty much every such anime has. The main character of the series Hiraku Machio dies in the world he lived in before and gets resurrected as a farmer in some other world.
Hiraku is somebody who is capable of befriending every other person he meets. Even though he wishes to have a peaceful life he is out farming in the Forest of Death. It would definitely be an entertaining show to indulge yourself in, in order to pass time.
11. Nijiyon Animation
Nijiyon Animation is a 12 to 13-episode short anime set to release on the 6th of January 2023.
The anime follows the slice-of-life genre and would be entertaining us by portraying the daily lives of the students who are a part of the Nijigasaki High School Idol Club namely, Tennouji Rina, Yuuki Setsuna, Konoe Kanata, Nakasu Kasumi, Uehara Ayumu, Ousaka Shizuku, Miyashita Ai, Takasaki Yuu, Asaka Karin, and Mifune Shioriko.
It would be a blissful anime to watch so as to calm your mood or to giggle out for no reason.
12. Sugar Apple Fairy Tale
Sugar Apple Fairy Tale is an anime set to release on the 6th of January 2023.
It portrays the story of a girl named Ann who wants to follow in the footsteps of her dead mother and become a Silver Sugar Master which is a highly appreciated position and people who are capable of reaching it are quite rare in itself.
She then buys herself a fairy named Shall who would work as her bodyguard. Even though she is against the concept of using fairies as slaves she is in a complete dilemma wanting to free Shall but also needing somebody to protect her while she tries to grab her dream. It has a nice storyline and would most probably have a worth-watching anime too.
13. The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule The World
The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule The World or Hyoken No Majutsushi Ga Sekai O Suberu: Sekai Saikyo No Majutsushi De Aru Shonen Wa, Majutsu Gakuin ga Nyugaku Suru is a light novel series with its anime adaptation being set to release on the 5th of January 2023.
The story discusses the life of the character named Ray White who has enrolled himself in a school of nobles named Arnold Academy. And like a cliché plot Ray is the first student who does not belong to a noble family but has managed to get himself into the school.
Irrespective of these facts he makes friends with Amelia Rose and Elisa alongside whom he attends magic lessons. If you are somebody who finds the concept of magic and related stuff fun then this might just be for you.
14. The Legend Of Heroes: Trails Of Cold Steel Northern War
The Legend Of Heroes: Trails Of Cold Steel Northern War is an anime set to release on the 6th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a character named Lavian Winslet who belongs to the state of North Ambria in the Zemurian continent. She goes ahead and joins the biggest mercenary corps there is in the continent named Jaegers.
She is out there trying to protect her poor country from any danger that could come its way and also to distinguish herself from her grandfather who is said to be a hero who betrayed his country. I suppose it would have some worth-watching fight sequences.
15. Buddy Daddies
Buddy Daddies is an original anime set to release on the 7th of January 2023.
The story of the said anime series revolves around a contract criminal Kazuki Kurusu and his best friend Rei Suwa who lives along with him and works as a contract killer or professional assassin. Kazuki is rather an extrovert who loves gambling women and sorts while Rei is an introvert who barely even speaks.
The story gets to the fun part when these two end up having to take care of a four-year-old girl who wanders off into a fight they were indulging themselves in at a hotel. It is later that they find out it actually is the daughter of a mafia boss and was out there trying to find her father. It sure would be a funny anime.
16. Chillin’ In My 30s After Getting Fired From The Demon King’s Army
Chillin’ In My 30s After Getting Fired From The Demon King’s Army or Kaiko Sareta Ankoku Heishi (Sanju-dai) No Suro Na Sekando Raifu is a light novel series that is set to release its anime adaptation on the 7th of January 2023.
As the name suggests the story is about a Dark Soldier named Dariel who got fired from the Demon King’s army in his thirties for being incapable of using any magic. He was somebody who was raised by the previous Demon Lord and is the adoptive brother of the current one.
After being fired he sets out and amidst his travels he ends up rescuing a girl who later invites him to stay in her village as a way of thanking him. It is in this village that he finds out that he is a lot more capable than he priorly thought.
17. Endo And Kobayashi Live! The Latest On Tsundere Villainess Lieselotte
Endo And Kobayashi Live! The Latest On Tsundere Villainess Lieselotte or Tsundere Akuyaku Reijo Rizerotte To Jikkyo No Endo-Kun To Kaisetsu No Kobayashi-san is a light novel series with its anime set to release on the 7th of January 2023.
The story follows the main characters Aoto Endo and Shihono Kobayashi who are members of the broadcasting club. They decide to play a story-based game named A Magical Romance where they tend to find a character named Lieselotte Riefenstahl who is considered to be a villainess but actually is just a tsundere.
It is a fun drama that lets you fantasize about living in a rom-com world.
18. Giant Beasts Of Ars
Giants Beasts Of Ars or Srs no Kyoju is an original anime set to release on the 7th of January 2023.
The series has a base story that states that the land was created by beasts and the humans stole it from them and began residing on it. The beasts who were vexed by this act began eating humans as a way of revenge, thus the humans began calling gods to fight the beasts.
The story follows characters named Jiro a beast hunter and Kuumi who is being chased around by someone. It displays how the gods, beasts, powers, and everything are used for human profit all alike. It has a deep concept and probably would have good fighting scenes.
19. Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In a Dungeon Season 4 Part 2
Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In a Dungeon or DanMachi is an anime that began serializing on the 4th of April 2015 and will be releasing the second part of the fourth season on the 5th of January 2023.
The series revolves around a young boy called Bell Cranel who is the only alive member of the Hestia Family. He is an adventurer who is inspired by a woman named Ais Wallenstein whom he later encounters while she protects him from a monster.
It has the main lead simping on ais Wallenstein while every other girl in the series falls for him. It is a harem comedy series with fantasy and adventure being the key to it all.
20. My Life As Inukai-san’s Dog
My Life As Inukai-san’s Dog or Inu Ni Nattara Suki Na Hito Ni Hirowareta is a web manga series that is set to release its anime adaptation on the 7th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a dog named Pochita owned by a girl named Karen Inukai. The interesting fact is that the main lead of the story somehow wakes up as this dog one fine day and realizes that he is now his crush’s dog.
The story follows them trying to make sense of the relationship they currently hold as a pet and pet owner which if he transforms back into a human would turn out something really awkward or maybe not. It is a hilarious concept and would be a good pass time series.
21. The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten
The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten or Otonari No Tenshi-Sama Ni Itsu No Ma Ni Ka dame Ningen Ni Sareteita Ken is a light novel series that is set to release its anime adaptation on the 7th of January 2023.
The story follows the characters named Amane and Mahiru who happen to be in the same class and live next door. Even though they lived next door they never spoke to one another until one rainy day when Amane helps Mahiru by lending her his umbrella.
Since then Mahiru started helping Amane out with house chores or similar stuff in the name of paying him off until the point where it just became their daily routine and the relationship between them grew stronger.
22. The Reincarnation Of The Strongest Exorcist In Another World
The Reincarnation Of The Strongest Exorcist In Another World or Saikyo Onmyoji No Isekai Tenseiki: Geboku No Yokai-Domo Ni Kurabete Monsuta Ga Yowasugiru N Da Ga is a light novel series with its anime adaptation set to release on the 7th of January 2023.
The story begins with Haruyoshi Kuga an immensely powerful exorcist being on the verge of death because the Imperial Court decides to kill him off. Him having wished for a better next life decides to use a secret reincarnation spell on himself. Thus getting reincarnated into a different world.
In this new world, he lives with the name Seika and tries to make up for everything he could not have in his previous life by living a gentle and better yet eventful life.
23. Trigun Stampede
Trigun Stampede is a manga series with its anime adaptation set to release on the 7th of January 2023.
The story is set on a planet far away from Earth, where the survivors of the human race are now living. The planer is scorching, has only barren lands, and is home to deformed creatures. Humans are able to live on this planet only because of a device called “plant”.
On this planet, we have a notorious criminal of sorts named Vash the Stampede with a bounty of 6 million who is also referred to as the human typhoon. Then we have a pair of reporters following him around expecting a scoop. It has a lot of action scenes since it is a post-apocalyptic series with a space western genre.
24. Unite Up
Unite Up is an upcoming anime set to premiere on the 7th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a character called Akira Kiyose who is a singer who posts under the name “KIKUNOYU”. Mesmerized by his singing a talent agency called sMiLea an agency that was co-founded by an infamous retired legendary idol pair called AneLa recruits him.
Akira meets up with Banri Naoe and Chihiro Isuzugawa in the talent agency alongside whom he forms an idol group named Protostar which is set to debut under sMiLea Production. It would definitely be one passionate anime.
25. By The Grace Of The Gods Season 2
By The Grace Of The Gods or Kami-Tachi Ni Hirowareta Otoko is a light novel series with its anime adaptation released on the 28th of January 2014. The second season of the said anime is now set to release on the 8th of January 2023.
The story revolves around the character named Ryoma Takebayashi who lived his life as a lonesome human drowned in hardships. He ends up dying in an accident after which he is greeted by 3 gods who state that they grew fond of him and offer to send him to a new world as a child.
Having been reborn he still had his memories and the knowledge he gathered from his previous life and to add more to it he was blessed by the gods too. He then combines all of this to lead an amazing and eventful life while making new friends.
26. Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagataro 2nd Attack
Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagataro or Ijiranaide Nagataro-San is a manga series with its anime adaptation released on the 11th of April 2021. The anime is now set to release its second season on the 8th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a second-year student named Naoto Hachioji and a first-year student and the titular character Hayase Nagataro. Naoto is usually referred to as Senpai in anime. He is a literal introvert and spends the majority of his time in the art room where he is the only active member.
One fine day he collides with Hayase Nagataro an extroverted girl with many friends. She somehow takes interest in Senpai and begins to tease him as he gives off hilarious reactions when she teases him. Their relationship grows stronger and friendlier with every passing day and the series portrays what they turn their relationship into.
27. Handyman Saito In Another World
Handyman Saito In Another World or Benriya Saito San, Isekai Ni Iku is a manga series with its anime set to release on the 8th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a handyman named Saitou who somehow gets transported into a completely different world. A world where his skills are really useful. He who did not feel needed in his world starts to feel that he is somebody who deserves to be needed in an alien world.
It has fun aspects and magic, heroes, and similar such story structures. It would be a fun watch.
28. Saving 80,000 Gold In Another World For My Retirement
Saving 80,000 Gold In Another World For My Retirement or Rogo Ni Sonaete Isekai De 8-Man-Mai No Kinka O Tamemasu is a light novel series with its anime set to release on the 8th of January 2023.
The story follows a character named Mitsuha who accidentally falls off a cliff and gets transported into medieval Europe or a similar type of world where she ends up having a near-death experience as she was being followed by a pack of a wolf.
These incidents make her realize that she is capable of transporting between the two worlds and that she needs about 80,000 gold coins to retire and live a life of calm. So she uses her transportation powers and tries to collect the required gold coins.
29. The Misfit Of Demon King Academy Season 2 Part 1
The Misfit Of Demon King Academy: History’s Strongest Demon King Reincarnates And Goes To School With His Descendants or the anime simply referred to as The Misfit Of Demon King Academy is a light novel series having its anime adaptation released on the 4th of July @020. The anime is now set to release the first part of the second season on the 7th of January 2023.
The story revolves around Anos Voldigoad a Demon King who sacrificed himself about 2000 years ago after making a deal with the human hero Kanon to ensure peace. After 2000 years he is now reincarnated as a mixed blood and realizes that the world he tried to protect by sacrificing himself is not quite going on the right path.
Thus he decides to become the Demon King again so as to ensure order. But in the present time to do so, he will have to first graduate from the Demon King Academy where he is termed as a misfit. It sure is a fun anime to watch and entertain yourself in your leisure time.
30. The Tale Of The Outcasts
The Tale Of The Outcasts or Nokemono-Tachi No Yoru is a manga series with its anime set to release on the 8th of January 2023.
The story follows an orphan named Wisteria who lives in the 19th-century British Empire. She lives a normal life with nothing entertaining happening until she meets Marbas an immortal being who is as lonely as Wisteria and is currently on a run from the hunters.
Wisteria alongside Marbas then wanders all around the British Empire to find a place where they could fit in and lead a normal yet eventful life.
31. Tokyo Revengers Christmas Showdown
Tokyo Revengers is a Japanese manga series with its anime adaptation having released on the 9th of July 2021. It is now set to release its second season called “Tokyo Revengers Christmas Showdown” on the 8th of January 2023.
The anime revolves around a character called Takemichi Hanagaki who is actually a 26-year-old who gets into an accident and travels back 12 years in his past self’s body. Having realized the fact that he is capable of going back in time and that he has the ability to change his past alongside the past of the ones he loves he decides to do exactly that.
He even though is a crybaby who is pretty much good for nothing fights like a maniac risking his life in order to help and rescue all of his friends so as to ensure a bright future for him alongside all of them. It is one of the best-written new-gen anime that you must watch.
32. High Card
High Card is a multimedia franchise that is set to release its anime adaptation on the 9th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a character called Finn who sets out to a casino in order to make some money so as to save an orphanage that is on the verge of being shut. He who set out to earn a fortune ends up seeing something completely unexpected. He ends up witnessing an encounter whose root cause was a card game.
As the story moves on he understands more evidently that the entirety of a country can be controlled just by a set of cards. He then joins a secret group of players called High Card who are out there looking for all the cards that have been scattered around the kingdom.
33. In/Spectre Season 2
In/Spectre is a novel with its anime adaptation having released on the 12th of January 2020. Noe the anime is set to release its second season on the 8th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a character named Kuro Sakuragawa who just after his break-up meets a girl named Kotoko Iwanaga who states that she is in love with him. What’s more, is the fact that she states that she is also the Goddess of Wisdom who serves as the intermediary between the supernatural and the real world.
Kuro like any normal person doubts her until they both end up fighting a yokai in a library where it is revealed that Kuro is a monster who has consumed two different yokai meats is immortal and has the power of absolute precognition.
34. “Ippon’ Again!
“Ippon” Again or Mou Ippon is a manga series that is set to release its anime adaptation on the 9th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a character named Michi Sonoda a judoka (somebody who plays Judo) who decided to quit the sport after her final junior high judo tournament. She decides otherwise after being asked to join the judo club again by her friend Sanae Takigawa in high school.
The story portrays her life as a high school student and the experiences and events she turns out to be a part of because of being a member of the Judo club.
35. The Vampire Dies In No Time Season 2
The Vampire Dies In No time or Kyuketsuki Sugu Shinu is a manga series with its anime adaptation having released on the 4th of October 2021. The anime is now set to release the second season on the 9th of January 2023.
The story revolves around an infamous vampire hunter named Ronaldo. He gets a job to kill a vampire called Draluc and rescue the boy he kidnapped. It is upon meeting him that Ronaldo realizes that he is a really weak vampire who just has the insane ability to revive even after being burned to a crisp.
Furthermore, he did not kidnap anybody rather the boy chose to come himself so as to indulge himself in playing the wide video game collection the vampire holds. The meet somehow destroys the vampire’s mansion and thus he ends up moving with Ronaldo instead. A vampire living with a vampire hunter, it sure is an intriguing plot.
36. Apparently, Disillusioned Adventurers Will Save The World
Apparently, Disillusioned Adventurers Will Save The World or Ningen Fushin No Bokensha-Tachi Ga Sekai O Suku Yo Desu is a light novel series with its anime adaptation set to release on the 10th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a character called Nick who is actually a veteran adventurer. He has been having a really bad time as even though he was doing his best he was kicked off from his adventuring group, his girlfriend just broke up with him and he was even accused of scam.
While Nick was just roaming around being disheartened while he met some other adventurers who had a similar fate to him. Nick and they together set off on adventures as a strong team trying to save themselves and the depressing world.
37. Ayakashi Triangle
Ayakashi Triangle or AyaTri or Ayatora is a manga series with its anime adaptation set to release on the 10th of January 2023.
The story revolves around the characters Matsuri Kazamaki and Suzu Kanade who are childhood friends and tend to have a similar ability to see ayakashi (yokai that tends to appear above a water surface). Matsuri is actually a descendant of ninja exorcists whose job is to protect people from evil ayakashis.
Suzu had immense potential which attracted ayakashis who are out there planning to devour her. She once gets attacked by the strongest ayakashi called Shirogane even though Matsuri saves her he ends up being put under a curse by Shirogane a curse that turned him into a girl. The story portrays how he tries to get accustomed to his life as a girl while still looking for ways to get back to normal.
38. Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible
Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible or Kubo-San Wa Mobu O Yurusanai is a manga series whose anime adaptation is set to release on the 10th of January 2023.
The story revolves around Junta Shiraishi who is a high school student who is an introvert and has an almost invisible presence as he is left unnoticed by his teachers and classmates all alike. Then we have the titular character Kubo who is a fairly extroverted female classmate of his who makes him complete dares that tends to make him stand out. Thus, the name Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible.
39. Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari
Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari is a manga series that is set to release its anime adaptation on the 10th of January 2023.
The story follows Hyoma a young man who is capable of using supernatural powers and wants to use them to fend the evil spirits off as they robbed him of something he held precious. The power he has is capable of sending the tsukomogami back to the world they belong in.
Then we have a girl named Botan Nagatsuki who is said to be the master of six “friendly” tsukomogami. Hyoma was asked by his grandfather to go live with this girl and they together tend to deal with the evil tsukomogami.
40. Reborn To Master The Blade: From Hero-King To Extraordinary Squire
Reborn To Master The Blade: From Hero-King To Extraordinary Squire or Eiyu-O, Bu O Kiwameru Tame Tensei-Su: Soshite, Sekai Saikyo No Minarai Kishi is a light novel series that is set to release its anime adaptation on the 10th of January 2023.
The story revolves around the Hero-King Inglis who was a divine knight with the blessing of goddess Alistia. On his deathbed, he requested the goddess to reincarnate him so that he can fulfill his will of mastering the blade the only regret he held as a Hero-King. He does get reincarnated though as a woman he now thrives to become a true master of the blade.
41. Vinland Saga Season 2
Vinland Saga is a manga series with its anime adaptation having released on the 8th of July @019. The anime is now set to release the second season on the 9th of January 2023.
The series revolves around a character called Thorfinn who is the son of Thor an immensely strong fighter who did not believe in the power of violence. He was killed by a mercenary group led by Askeladd and while dying he told Thorfinn that he has no enemies.
Irrespective of what Thor said Thorfinn set out on a journey alongside Askeladd in order to challenge him to a duel and kill him off as a way of taking revenge. It is a genuinely gore anime with bloodshed all around. It is worth watching and gives you an idea of what war brings in.
42. Bofuri Season 2
Bofuri: I Don’t Want To Get Hurt, So I’ll Max Out My Defense or Itai No Wa Iya Nano De Bogyoryoku Mo Kyokufuri Shitai To Omoimasu is a light novel series that released its anime adaptation on the 8th of January 2020. The anime is now set to release its second season on the 11th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a girl named Kaede Honjo who plays an online game VRMMORPG NewWorld Online under the game name Maple. She is a shield user who focuses on defense, she literally puts all her status points into strengthening her defense.
Even though she ends up having a very low speed and literally no magic her defense alongside her creativity earns her insane skills making her one of the strongest players in the game.
43. Campfire Cooking In Another World With My Absurd Skill
Campfire Cooking In Another World With My Absurd Skill or Tondemo Sukiro De Isekai Horo Meshi is a light novel series with its anime adaptation set to release on the 11th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a character Mukouda Tsuyoshi a normal human who got summoned to a world where sorcery and swordplay were common. The world he got summoned into was actually trying to summon strong humans whom they could term as heroes and accidentally summoned him.
He had literally no fighting skills and was pretty much useless, though he had a skill called Online Supermarket and he could buy anything from there so as to lead a normal life. He orders stuff from the market and makes food with phenomenal taste and starts to get repeat customers.
44. Kaina Of The Great Snow Sea
Kaina Of The Great Snow Sea or Oyukiumi No Kaina is an original anime series set to release on the 12th of January 2023.
The story revolves around the titular character Kaina. It is set in a world where the land and pretty much everything in the world is now surrounded by the Great Snow Sea and humans now live a harsh life on top of the Tenmaku that stretches from its roots to the top of giant Orbital trees.
The story portrays the adventure and stories of Kaina who lives on top of Tenmaku and Liliha a princess of the country called Atlanta in the Great Snow Sea.
45. D4DJ All Mix
D4DJ is a music media franchise that is now set to release another anime adaptation named the D4DJ All Mic. It is set to release on the 13th of January 2023.
The story centers around a character called Rinku Aimoto who is a first-year high school student at Yabo Girls Academy. She meets Maho Akashi the school broadcaster and DJ in the school and gets curious about Djing in general.
She alongside Maho Akashi form a group called “Happy Around” after watching the performance of Yoba high school’s infamous DJ unit “Peaky P-Key”. The group expands and takes in new members alongside whom they enjoy DJing.
46. The Fire Hunter
The Fire Hunter is a novel series whose anime adaptation is now set to release on the 14th of January 2023.
The series follows a post-apocalyptic genre. The world the story is set in is basically a great forest with multiple creatures and beasts with just small areas reserved for humans. A weapon used in the last war waged by humanity had a weird effect on the entirety of the human species, they would literally burst out burning just by being near a small fire source.
Thus to live without using fire they have to use flaming creatures who wander all around the earth in that period. People who set out to catch these creatures are referred to as fire catchers and our main lead is said to be the “Fire catcher Lord” who would be able to harvest the fire of a literal comet.
47. The Fruit Of Evolution Season 2
The Fruit Of Evolution: Before I Knew It, My Life Had It Made or Shinka No Mi: Shiranai Uchi Ni Kachigumi Jinsei is a light novel series that is set to release its anime adaptation on the 14th of January 2023.
The story revolves around the character called Seiichi Hiiragi a high school student. He is overweight and tends to get bullied by his classmates for the same reason. The story is a fictional fantasy the entirety of his school somehow ends up in a video game world where they are supposed to live by swords and sorcery.
Seiichi somehow ends up eating a fruit called “The Fruit of Evolution” which alters his physical appearance and makes him sort of capable letting him lead a successful life in the new world and also erasing his tag as a loser.
Flaglia is another one of those mixed-media projects which are set to release its anime adaptation named Flaglia: Natsuyasumi No Monogatari on the 17th of January 2023. It is set to have 6 episodes.
The story would be portraying the main leads family’s summer vacation, that they have in a seaside town. It is a happy living together story of their family with a twist of them getting caught up in a world of wizards.
The family includes Iko a third grader and his four older brothers who live by themselves as they have no parents, though the eldest of the brothers states that their mother is in Tokyo working and earning money.
49. Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Chaos In Urbanrama
Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Chaos In Urbanrama is a sequel series to the priorly released animes Sorcerous Stabber Orphen and Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Battle of Kimluck. This series is set to release on the 18th of January 2023.
The story of the said series revolves around Orphen who is a sorcerer drop-out from the Tower of Fangs. He is set out on a journey to save a girl who brought him to the city, one he considers his sister, a girl named Azalie.
They meet one another after a long course of five years just to realize that Azalie is transformed quite a lot. The story would discuss the reasons behind her monstrous transformation and also the darker secrets of the Sword of Baldanders.
50. KJ File Season 2
KJ File is an anime that was released on the 11th of July 2022. Now the anime is set to release its second season on the 8th of January 2023.
The story of the said series is set in a world where Kaijuus (giant monsters) began to appear out of the blue. Their very arrival of them has caused an uproar in the human world and has been affecting it vividly.
The association referred to as the United Nations Monster Observatory is now set out to look for a world where the Kaijuus and the entirety of human kind can live alongside one another without causing any sort of unwanted trouble.
51. Nier: Automata Ver1.1a
Nier: Automata Ver1.1a is an anime set to release on the 7th of January 2023. It is based on a famous action role-playing game named Nier: Automata.
The story is set in a world where there is an active war between the alien-crafted machines and the human-made androids. It follows the fights and trials of the characters like 2B, android 9S, and rouge prototype A2.
The anime is said to be following the game pretty closely so we will have quite the fight scenes to indulge ourselves in.
52. Show Time! Season 2
Show Time! Uta No Onee-San Datte Shitai is an anime that was released on the 4th of October 2021. The anime is now set to release its second season on the 8th of January 2023.
The story follows a widowed single father called Shouji Fujimoto. Fujimoto has a dream of becoming a picture book author and that is pretty much when he encounters a woman named Minami Takasaki.
Then the story takes a turn to become an adult love story. The love story of shouji Fujimoto and the songstress Minami Takasaki.
53. The Way Of The Househusband Season 2
The Way Of the househusband is a manga series that released the first season of its anime adaptation on the 8th of April 2021. The second season of the said anime is now set to release on the 1st of January 2023.
The story revolves around the character called Tatsu who is an infamous Yakuza boss usually referred to as “The immortal Dragon”. He has now retired from the crime syndicate and lives his life as a househusband and supports his wife Miku who sets out to work and earn money.
It is a wonderful comedy anime as Tatsu genuinely tries to work hard as a househusband but his looks that still resemble that of a Yakuza cause a lot of confusion among the people who surround him. He also ends up meeting a lot of his prior associates and rivals which creates a real fun scene.
54. Record Of Ragnarok Season 2
Record Of Ragnarok or Shumatsu No Warukyure is a manga series that release the first season of its anime adaptation on the 17th of June 2021. The anime is now set to release its second season on the 26th of January 2023.
The story portrays the Gods who have formed a council where they tend to gather once every millennium and discuss the fate of humanity or similar things. After 7 million years of tolerating the humanities choices and ways of life the council has now come to a decision to exterminate the species for good.
When they decide to wipe out humankind for good the eldest of the Valkyrie, Brunhilde asks the gods to give the humans one last chance to appear in a tournament referred to as Ragnarok. In this tournament 13 gods fight against 13 humans. If the gods win mankind would be done for and if the humans win they would be allowed to live for another millennium.
The anime has awesome action and is worth watching without any extra drama. It has a good pace too.
55. Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales Of The Macabre
Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales Of The Macabre is an anime set to release on the 19th of January 2023.
Junji Ito is an infamous manga artist who is known for his horror mangas. The mentioned series would be adapting and serializing about 20 horror stories written by him. It sure is going to be a fun spine-chilling adventure to watch these.
56. Lupin III vs. Cat’s Eye
The anime Lupin The Third premiered on the 16th of December 2022 and the next part of the anime, that is, Lupin III vs. Cat’s Eye is set to release on the 27th of January 2023.
Lupin III or Lupin the third is the main character of the Lupin The Third series. He is the descendant of the great thief called Lupin. This particular segment would be dealing with the fight between Lupin III and another thief who is referred to as Cat’s Eye.
Anime Movies Releasing In January 2023
1. Aikatsu! Mirai E No Starway
Aikatsu! Mirai E No Starway is an anime film set to release on the 20th of January 2023. This movie is the continuation of the 2012 released anime series called Aikatsu!.
The story mainly revolves around the characters Ichigo Hoshimiya and Akari Ozora who are the widely known idol duo referred to as the Cosmos duo. It continues from the point where the television series left off.
The movie confirms that the first Cosmos concert turned out to be a huge success and Ichigo is now in her last year at the Starlight Academy. She would be graduating from the academy in about 6 months and even still would continue to work as an exceptional idol.
2. Fafner In The Azure: Behind The Line
Fafner In The Azure is an anime series that was released on the 4th of July 2004 a sequel series to which was released in the year 2019 and it continued to air till 2021. Now it is set to release an anime film on the 20th of January 2023.
It is actually a mecha anime that deals with a group of children who are made to pilot a device referred to as the Fafners that they use to fend off the giant aliens referred to as Festum who are now waging war on the planet.
3. SSSS. Gridman
Ssss. Gridman is an anime series that began airing on the 7th of October 2018. Now it is set to release an anime film following the series on the 20th of January 2023.
The story revolves around a first-year high school student named Yuta Hibiki. He is an amnesiac and lives in a fictional city named Tsutsujidai. He somehow encounters the Hyper Agent Gridman in an old computer and the Gridman states that there is a specific mission that the boy alone is capable of fulfilling.
After listening to the Gridman the boy decides to set out and find what actually the mission he has in his life is and if or not it has any connection to his memory loss.
4. Kin No Kuni Mizu No Kuni
Kin No Kuni Mizu No Kuni is a manga series that is now set to release an anime movie adaptation for the same on the 17th of January 2023.
The story revolves around Saara and Naranbayar who are the princess and prince of countries A and B respectively. They belong to rival kingdoms that did not get along no matter the circumstance. The countries tend to fight over insignificant matters that tend to transform into war.
When the war was waged God intervened in the matters of the kingdoms and asked them to get the most beautiful girl and the most intelligent young man from both different countries to get married to one another so as to ensure peace.
Saara and Naranbayar pretend to have gotten married and start living together to ensure peace. Living together gave them the liberty to get closer and know each other better too, this somehow sparked feelings in both of them, and their fake relationship started to turn into one of love.
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