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Crunchyroll Announces New Anime Slate at Anime NYC

Highly anticipated ‘Spy X Family’ series, based on the manga of the same name, will hit the streamer in 2022; other new series include ‘Aoashi,’ and ‘A Couple of Cuckoos.’

At Anime NYC, Crunchyroll announced a slate of new and upcoming anime series including the highly anticipated Spy X Family, based on the award-winning manga of the same name, as well as Aoashi, and A Couple of Cuckoos.

Spy X Family follows the life of an undercover spy on a mission to infiltrate an elite academy. He unknowingly marries an assassin as he tries to further his mission of infiltrating an elite academy. He enrolls his adoptive daughter into the academy, not knowing that she is a telepath!

The anime, which will stream on Crunchyroll in 2022, is produced by WIT STUDIO and CloverWorks, with Kazuhiro Furuhashi (Hunter x Hunter, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn) directing and Kazuaki Shimada (The Promised Neverland) serving as character designer. It is based on the award-winning serialized manga with more than 12.5 million copies currently in print.

Additional new anime series heading to Crunchyroll include:

  • Aoashi – Based on the soccer manga of the same name, the series follows a young soccer ace as he takes his career to the next level. Coming in April 2022.
  • A Couple of Cuckoos – A chaotic romantic comedy that follows two high school students who were mixed up at birth and find themselves in a pretend romance. Coming soon.
  • Dance Dance Danseur - The first anime adaptation from popular manga artist Asakura George, the series follows the passionate adolescence of a group of ballet dancers. The show will be produced by MAPPA and directed by Sakai Munehisa.
  • The Dawn of the Witch – The show follows a normal boy and his companions who set out to find themselves. In their quest they encounter the magical and extraordinary. Coming in April 2022.
  • Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie - The romantic comedy follows sweet Shikimori who transforms into a heartthrob when her boyfriend is in trouble. Coming in April 2022.
  • In/Spectre Season 2 – The Crunchyroll Original series follows the supernatural romance of Kotoko and Kuro as they solve new mysteries. Coming in 2022.
  • Tomodachi Game – The series, based on a hugely popular comic series, questions the nature of humanity when faced with an ultimate psychological game. Coming in April 2022.

Crunchyroll revealed an exclusive clip from the Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Original Series, Blade Runner: Black Lotus. The show follows the journey of Elle as she tries to piece together her memories.

The episodes stream every Saturday. Watch the exclusive clip from episode 3.

Source: Crunchyroll