Crunchyroll October 3 Simulcast Announcements


First up is details for Yuri!!! On ICE which Crunchyroll will stream Wednesdays starting October 5 @ 12:00 PM PT worldwide except China and Japan. Yuri!!! on ICE is an original anime written and directed by Sayo Yamamoto at MAPPA. Crunchyroll describes the series as:

In Yuri!!! On ICE, Yuri Katsuki carried the hope of all Japan on his shoulders in the Figure Skating Grand Prix, but suffered a crushing defeat in the finals. He returned to his hometown in Kyushu and hid away in his family’s home, half wanting to continue skating and half wanting to retire. That was when the five-time consecutive world champion, Viktor Nikiforov, suddenly showed up with his teammate, Yuri Plisetsky, a young skater starting to surpass his seniors. And so the two Yuris and the Russian champion Viktor set out to compete in a Grand Prix like none the world has ever seen!


Next up is Ninja Girl & Samurai Master which will stream Tuesdays starting 7:00 AM PT worldwide except Asia. Directed by Akitarou Daichi at TMS Entertainment and based off Naoki Shigeno’s 4Koma manga running in Young Animal, Crunchyroll describes the series as:

In Ninja Girl & Samurai Master, the year is 1555, the middle of the Warring States period, and one young man holds on to a very big dream. That young man, known as an empty-headed fool, is none other than Oda Nobunaga. Enchanted by his dream, a certain young girl who admires Nobunaga swears that she will become his ninja one day. Nobunaga has one goal: to unify Japan by military might! Decorated by a colorful cast of characters, including the airheaded Kichou, the errand boy Hideyoshi, the tsundere Nene, the straight man Mitsuhide, and the half-dead Hanbei, this heavy-hitting wartime gag anime is about to begin!!


Now we have Anime De Training! Xx which will stream Wednesdays starting October 5 @ 7:55 AM PT worldwide except Asia. A sequel to the original work-out anime which is written by Daisuke Ishibashi and directed by Atsushi Nigorikawa at Rising Force. Crunchyroll describes the anime as:

That burning TV anime, “Ani Tore! EX” is coming back even more powered up as “Ani Tore! XX!” There’ll be even more training techniques than last season! The new character, Idemi Sakura-chan, who’s selfish and lonely appears!

fc1a72acc1b39aae48bd512b12239ed51475536189_fullFinally, the second season of Mahou Shoujo Nante Mou Ii Desukara. which Crunchyroll will stream Wednesdays starting October 5 @ 7:50 AM PT worldwide except Asia. The series is an adaptation of Sui Futami’s manga running in Comic Earth Star since March 2015 with direction from Kazuhiro Nagasaki at Pine Jam. Crunchyroll describes the series as:

The easy-going anime about the daily lives of magical girls by Sui Futami returns for a second season! Despite turning into a magical girl, Yuzuka can’t get used to her transformation costume that’s a swimsuit. Will there ever be a day that Yuzuka accepts being a magical girl?!

Written by: Conor

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