The AnimeJapan 2017 event is scheduled for next March, but we’ve already got a list of the titles that are scheduled to be shown at the show. Announced last night, here’s the full list of “products” that will be on display:
ACCA 13-Ku Kansatsu-Ka
What It’s About: In a world separated into thirteen divisions, only one organization exists to unite them all.
AOKANA: Four Rhythm Across the Blue (Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm)
What It’s About: On a series of islands in the sky, students at a school participate in a sport using hover boots.
Angel Beats! -1st beat-
What It’s About: People who have died are sent to live a happy life at a school in the afterlife, but there are some students who want to fight back against the system and the angel that runs it.
Anime Tamago 2017
What It’s About: An omnibus of anime shorts funded by the Japanese government in order to raise up-and-coming creators.
What It’s About: A mixed-media project in which the voice actresses of female characters in a band play the same instruments as their characters.
Blood Blockade Battlefront (Kekkai Sensen)
What It’s About: A boy with superpowers in an alternate version of New York City joins a crime-fighting organization.
Chain Chronicle: Haecceitas no Hikari
What It’s About: Despite gathering together all the greatest warriors in the land, the hero loses to the evil king, and must try again to defeat him before the world is swallowed by darkness.
What It’s About: A visual novel in which a male student with a troubled past meets a girl who wants to start a theater club, and his life begins to change through his encounter with his fellow students.
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch)
What It’s About: A prince becomes a masked revolutionary in order to destroy the kingdom that exiled him.
Crane Game Girls Galaxy (Bishōjo Yūgi Unit Crane Geeru Galaxy)
What It’s About: Three girls were supposed to become idols, but are instead taken to an arcade.
What It’s About: An unremarkable teen is dragged into the world of soccer by a young genius player.
The Eccentric Family (Uchoten Kazoku)
What It’s About: The lives of a young tanuki (raccoon dog) who can transform into a human, his mother, and his three brothers are turned upside down when they encounter a bewitching human woman.
Eikoku Tantei Mysteria The Crown
What It’s About: In this female-oriented visual novel taking place in 19th-century England, a girl entrusted with solving mysteries comes in contact with the sons of Sherlock Holmes and Watson.
What It’s About: When anomalies caused by the Holy Grail threaten history itself, two time travelers head into these twisted timelines to set them straight using heroes summoned from myth and legend in this spin-off of Fate/stay night.
FRAME ARMS GIRL
What It’s About: A line of figures produced by manufacturer Kotobukiya.
GRANBLUE FANTASY The Animation
What It’s About: Based on Square Enix’s Granblue Fantasy smartphone game, the story of this anime begins when a boy encounters a girl, and together, they embark on a journey with a letter from the boy’s father as their guide to attempt to escape an evil empire.
Girls & Panzer
What It’s About: A group of girls attend a school where battle tanks are used in a new kind of team sport.
What It’s About: An original anime from GoHands, Kadokawa, Frontier Works, and Animate about those with the ability to summon weapons by holding hands are thrown into battle with one another to grant their wishes.
What It’s About: A new project by Goro Taniguchi–the director of Code Geass–and the World Cosplay Summit committee.
In This Corner of the World (Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni)
What It’s About: A young woman goes to live with her husband’s parents when he is sent off to fight in World War II.
Is the order a rabbit?? (Gochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka?)
What It’s About: A girl who loves rabbits and other cute things goes to work at a coffee house and spends her time with her fellow female employees.
What It’s About: Three high school girls cook various simple dishes together.
Kuroko’s Basketball (Kuroko no Basket)
What It’s About: A boy with little presence surprises the world with his basketball skills when he joins his high school team.
What It’s About: A group of childhood friends start a baseball team at their school to rekindle their bonds within their circle and make new allies.
What It’s About: Different variations of rice are transformed into handsome young men.
Love Live! Sunshine!!
What It’s About: A group of nine ordinary girls trying to become famous idols in order to save their school from closing.
What It’s About: Only a band of idol singers protected by mecha fighters can cure a deadly virus through the power of song.
Magia Code – Maho Shojo Madoka Magica Gaiden
What It’s About: A smartphone game spinoff of the Puella Magi Madoka Magica anime in which girls become magical girls to grant their deepest wishes at a price.
THE MARBLE LITTLES
What It’s About: A project with Kotobuykiya illustrator es about a group of young men who aspire to become proper gentlemen.
Matoi the Sacred Slayer (Sōshin Shōjo Matoi) What It’s About: A girl is given the power to ward off spiritual evils as a god when a dark force attacks her family’s shrine.
Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans
What It’s About: The lives of a mercenary band of child soldiers change for good when they encounter an aristocrat daughter of Mars.
Mobile Suit Gundam THE ORIGIN
What It’s About: The origin story of Gundam’s greatest villain.
Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt
What It’s About: A jazz-loving pilot obtains a giant humanoid robot to control in battle.
Mr. Osomatsu (Osomatsu-san)
What It’s About: A family of sextuplets have crazy adventures together.
My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero Academia)
What It’s About: In a world of superheroes, a boy with no special ability of his own tries to become one himself.
Natsume’s Book of Friends (Natsume no Yujinchō)
What It’s About: The quiet adventures of a boy who can see spirits and his fat cat companion.
What It’s About: A secretary at an advertising company is swept away to a mysterious room where the only way to get out is to solve mysteries.
What It’s About: A manga about a high school girl whose life changes when a female cat god comes to live with her at her family’s shrine.
Princess Connect! Re:Dive
What It’s About: A new project by mobile game developer Cygames with a scenario by Akira (Kyōran Kazoku Nikki, Sasami-san@Ganbaranai) and animation by WIT STUDIO (Attack on Titan).
What It’s About: Three pairs of super-powered teens struggle to protect their respective cities from mysterious invaders.
Rage of Bahamut: VIRGIN SOUL (Shingeki no Bahamut: VIRGIN SOUL)
What It’s About: This story takes place in a world where humans, demons, and gods worked together to seal away a deadly dragon.
Rainy Cocoa in Hawaii (Ameiro Cocoa in Hawaii)
What It’s About: The continuing story of a cafe and its numerous handsome guests.
What It’s About: Based on a visual novel, this is the story of a boy able to increase the speed or strength of any part of his body and the other members of his school’s “Occult Club.”
What It’s About: A project revolving around girls who participate in “hot spring battles” in order to become the best “springs master” there ever was.
Sengoku Night Blood
What It’s About: An upcoming female-oriented iOS and Android app featuring famous figures from Japanese history as handsome men.
Stand My Heroes
What It’s About: In this female-oriented smartphone game, a girl who always wanted to work at a drug enforcement bureau gets her wish, but has to find a male partner to work with her!
What It’s About: This manga revolves around a girl who wants to start a golf club at her high school and the odd members who join.
Sword Art Online
What It’s About: A boy and his friends face very real dangers within an online role-playing game.
Tales of Zestiria the X
What It’s About: A boy is chosen by the spirit residing in the Sword in the Stone to save the world and reunite two races that have drifted apart.
To Love-Ru Darkness
What It’s About: A timid high school boy who can’t confess his love to the girl of his dreams has his life turned upside down when a group of sexy aliens come to live with him.
Trickster (Trickster: Edogawa Rampo ‘Shōnen Tantei-dan’ Yori)
What It’s About: In the 2030s, a boy who can’t die joins a detective agency.
Tsui x Tsui ~Twins×Twins~
What It’s About: A manga about two pairs of twin sisters who live next to each other.
Uchū Senkan Yamato 2202: Ai no Senshi-tachi
What It’s About: A crew of men and women ride on a spaceship to save the universe.
Uma Musume Pretty Derby
What It’s About: Girls with horse ears, tails, and overwhelming speed work as sports idols.
In addition, Cygames’ booth description says that they’ll be featuring Rage of Bahamut: Manaria Friends, an anime that was scheduled to air this past spring, but was postponed indefinitely and removed all staff listings from the official website.
Animation studio Gonzo lists that they’ll be showing off not only the anime they’ve produced in the past, but also anime that are currently in production. Production I.G. also lists that they will be introducing their new anime for 2017 at their booth.
A large amount of these items–including Angel Beats! -1st beat- and Uma Musume Pretty Derby–have not specifically been announced as anime, so we’ll have to wait a little longer to see what these projects will be doing at the event. AnimeJapan 2017 will be held at the Tokyo Big Sight venue from March 25 to 26, 2017. Business days will also be held for industry professionals from March 23 to 24.