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Crunchyroll Announces New Summer Slate

New original series include ‘Gibiate,’ premiering on July 15 and ‘Mr. Love: Queens Choice,’ coming July 16.

Crunchyroll has announced a series of new summer anime titles, including the upcoming Crunchyroll Original series Gibiate, debuting on July 15, and Mr. Love: Queen’s Choice, which debuts July 16. Newly announced summer series include:

Gibiate - original character design by Yoshitaka Amano (Final Fantasy) – Premieres July 15.

  • In 2030, people in Japan are turning into zombies and monsters called Gibia. A samurai and ninja, who have travelled from the early Edo period, appear in the blighted wasteland of Japan. Together they fight with the help of a doctor to find a cure for Gibia. They embark on dangerous journeys with enemies all around.

Healin’ Good Pretty Cure

  • Three girls come together to form the “Healin' Good Pretty Cure” team to defend The Healing Garden, a secret world inside Earth!

Mr Love: Queen’s Choice - Premieres July 16

  • A heroine who inherited a company from her late father and becomes the producer of a television program ends up involved in a massive conspiracy behind her father's death and her lost memories.

The Misfit of Demon King Academy: History's Strongest Demon King Reincarnates and Goes to School with His Descendants – Premiering July 4 streaming exclusively on Crunchyroll

  • The tyrannical Demon King has been reincarnated after 2000 years. However, his suitability at the academy that educates Demon King candidates renders him a misfit.

Crunchyroll’s summer anime slate includes new simulcast series:

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World - Premieres July 8

  • Season 2 returns as Subaru aims to solve the mysteries behind the death loop and the Fog of Elimination!

Rent-A-Girlfriend – Premieres July 9

  • Kinoshita Kazuya is a 20-year-old failure of a college student. He managed to kiss his girlfriend once but was dumped after a month. In the aftermath of his breakup he meets Chizuru Mizuhara, a young woman who works as a "Rental Girlfriend."

Fire Force - Premieres July 3

  • Season 2 - Tokyo is burning and its citizens are mysteriously suffering from spontaneous combustion. The Fire Force is responsible for snuffing out this inferno and Shinra is ready to join their fight, but his past and a burning secret could set everything ablaze.

Series returning to Crunchyroll during the summer season include:

Extra Olympia Kyklos - Premieres June 22

  • Demetrios, a young man in Ancient Greece, is struck by lightning and transported to 1964 Tokyo.

Digimon Adventure - Saturdays at 7:30 PM PDT; Regional air times may vary.

  • In 2020 the Network has become something humans can no longer do without in their daily lives, but they don't know that on the other side of the Network is the Digital World, a realm of light and darkness.

Food Wars! The Fifth Plate - Premieres July 3

  • In the heated final season Shokugeki no Soma, Yukihira Soma and the Totsuki Academy compete in The Blue, one of the most authentic gastronomic tournaments for young chefs seeking fame.

Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld – Premieres Saturday, July 11 at 9:30 AM PST. Subsequent episodes will be released on Saturdays at 8:30 AM PDT.

  • The war between the Human Empire and the Dark Territory has engulfed the Underworld entirely. The battle has shifted course with the Dark Territory army led by Gabriel, who seeks to capture Alice, the Priestess of Light.

Major Second - Returns July 11

  • Season 2 - One young boy aims to become the best baseball catcher on his middle school team.

A Certain Scientific Railgun - Returns July 24

  • Season 3 - Misaka’s electro-manipulation abilities make her a rock star in Academy City. The techno-metropolis is packed with supernaturally powered students known as espers, including Misaka’s flirty friend and roommate, Kuroko. In this city full of super-powered gangs, mad scientists, and monsters there’s no shortage of action!

Ongoing simulcast series include:

A hiru no Sora - Wednesdays at 2:25 AM PDT

  • Sora vows to dominate his first high school basketball tournament, but he must take on the whole school to get there.

Black Clover - Tuesdays at 3:25 AM PDT

  • In a world where magic is everything, Asta and Yuno are both found abandoned at a church on the same day. While Yuno is gifted with exceptional magical powers, Asta is the only one in this world without any.

One Piece – Saturdays at 7:00 PM PDT

  • Monkey D. Luffy refuses to let anyone or anything stand in the way of his quest to become the king of all pirates.

Shadowverse – Tuesdays at 3:00 AM PDT

  • While attending Tensei Academy, Hiro Ryugasaki ends up with a mysterious smartphone installed with the popular card game, Shadowverse. The game leads him to all sorts of new experiences, meeting new rivals, facing major tournaments, and forging bonds with friends.

Wacky TV Nanana – Thursdays at 6:30 AM PDT

  • To avoid being laid off, the TV Nanana crew kicks off an ambitious new program idea that other major networks have already tried and failed, to discover the buried treasure of the Banagawa House and broadcast it on TV.

Welcome to the JAPARI PARK – Tuesdays at 9:00 AM PDT

  • Season 2 - Somewhere in the world there is an enormous integrated zoo whose animal residents have taken human forms. These animal girls known as "Friends" live a peaceful, dreamlike life in the park.

Source: Crunchyroll

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