Summer 2024 Anime Line-Up: The Complete Watch Guide

The Spring 2024 Anime Season is about to close. This season contained many fun series from multiple genres. From the action-packed webtoon-turned-anime Wind Breaker to beloved sequels like Sound! Euphonium Season 3, there was a lot of magnificent content for fans to watch!

On the other hand, the Summer 2024 Anime Season is almost here! There are a lot of new and returning anime to look forward to. Some sequels include Oshi No Ko Season 2, Tower of God Season 2, and others. As for the debuting anime, fans are excited for works like Suicide Squad Isekai and My Deer Friend Nokotan

That said, we’ll be acknowledging several newer anime airing this season. This article will highlight most shows’ and films’ plots, air dates, genres, and which streaming service will cover them outside of Asian territories. They will be listed here in air date order.

Anime that isn’t viewable to Western audiences won’t be listed. However, we’ll include most other anime, including those continuing from the Spring 2024 Anime Season in the chart below.  

Also, we’ll be updating this page with intel about the non-streamable/viewable anime when more information is shared. Additionally, we’ll be providing links underneath certain entries that we have or plan to cover down the pipeline. Expect more links to follow in the coming weeks/months. 

Be sure to bookmark this page to stay updated on this season’s anime content! With all that said, here are the viewable anime programs coming in the Summer of 2024!


The Summer 2024 Anime Line-Up


The Strongest Magician in the Demon Lord’s Army was a Human

Release Date: June 26th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Drama

Plot: This anime follows Ike, a powerful magician and leader in his world. Despite instilling fear in his world’s Demon Lord, soldiers, and others, no one but Ike knows his secret. That secret is that he’s human. Will Ike be able to keep his secret hidden from the others?


Suicide Squad Isekai

Release Date: June 27th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Plot: This anime features the classic group of DC adversaries called the Suicide Squad. This consists of folks from Harley Quin to Peacemaker. They get sent to a strange realm filled with magic, swords, dragons, and other fantastical elements. In addition to getting strapped with lethal explosives that’ll murder them if they fail their mission, Harley and her comrades must find a way to survive in this strange dimension. 


The Seven Deadly Sins: Four Knights of the Apocalypse Season 1 Part 2 

Release Date: June 27th

Streaming Platform: Netflix

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Plot: This season continues exploring the adventures of Percival and his allies in this interesting fantastical universe.


My Wife Has No Emotion

Release Date: June 29th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-fi, Slice of Life

Plot: This story follows a single fellow named Takuma. He loathes doing chores in his house so he hired a robot to help him with tasks. Eventually, Takuma grows attached to his robot worker, Mina. Will their relationship remain business-savvy or will it develop into something more romantic?


Shy Season 2

Release Date: July 1st

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Drama

Plot: This season continues following our superheroine protagonist, Shy. She must defeat a new villain alongside her comrades. Will they prevail or will they fail?

Check out our coverage of the Shy series here!


The Ossan Newbie Adventure

Release Date: July 1st

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Plot: The story follows a 30-year-old guild employee named Rick, who strives for an adventurous lifestyle. Despite starting with a horrible rank, Rick receives help and training from a commendable source. This will allow Rick to pursue his lifelong mission. 


Tasuketsu -Fate of the Majority-

Release Date: July 2nd 

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Plot: The story revolves around a boy, who finds himself in a survival game. Many of his world’s residents will disappear each night too. 


Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian

Release Date: July 3rd

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Romance, Comedy, Slice of Life

Plot: This story revolves around Alya, a popular transfer student at her new school. One day, Alya shares a flirtatious comment about her nerdy classmate, Kuze in Russian. Little does she know that Kuze understands the language. Thus, the story examines the two’s wacky and romantic outings. 


Oshi No Ko Season 2

Release Date: July 3rd

Streaming Platform: HiDive

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Psychological, Supernatural

Plot: This season follows Aqua as he participates in a stageplay event alongside his friends Kana and Akane. Aqua hopes this stageplay will bring him closer to achieving vengeance against his father, the man he argues is responsible for his loved one’s demise.

Check out our coverage of the Oshi No Ko series here!


Days With My Stepsister

Release Date: July 4th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Romance, Slice of Life, Comedy, Psychological 

Plot: This story follows Yuta. Yuta’s father remarries, forcing Yuta to share a room with his new stepsister, Saki. Despite their shared family issues, the two promise to treat others respectfully. As the two connect, something blossoms from their multiple encounters. 


Twilight Out of Focus

Release Date: July 4th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Drama, Romance

Plot: This story involves two friends named Mao and Hisashi who make three promises to each other. The two argue they’ll live peacefully if they abide by these promises. Unfortunately, the two boys learn that life likes to throw curve balls. 


Senpai is an Otokonoko

Release Date: July 4th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy

Plot: This story involves a love triangle between our male protagonist Makoto and his friends Saki and Ryuji. How will he overcome this hurdle?


The Cafe Terrace and Its Goddesses Season 2

Release Date: July 4th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Ecchi, Romance, Comedy

Plot: This season has our cast opening up their restaurant again. They’ll compete against multiple restaurants who plan to open their shops next to theirs. 


Pseudo Harem

Release Date: July 4th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Slice of Life

Plot: This story follows Eiji, a boy who joins a drama club to create a harem for himself. Eventually, a girl named Rin approaches Eiji and develops a crush on him. Despite Rin’s efforts, she doesn’t win Eiji over. Will our heroine develop a way to overcome this romantic debacle?


I Parry Everything

Release Date: July 4th

Streaming Platform: HiDive

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Plot: This story follows Noor, an aspiring adventurer, who is only great at parrying things. Although many will scold Noor for his skills, he’s determined to fulfill his childhood dreams. 


Red Cat Ramen

Release Date: July 4th

Streaming Platform: Cruchyroll

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy

Plot: This story follows Tamako who visits a ramen shop and gets interviewed by cats. Although Tamako thinks she’ll be serving ramen at this shop, she learns she’ll be taking care of cats instead. Therefore, we’ll examine Tamako’s hilarious outings with her cat companions. 


Failure Frame: I Became the Strongest and Annihilated Everything with Low-Level Spells

Release Date: July 4th

Streaming Platform: Cruchyroll

Genre: Action, Adventure

Plot: This story follows a male student named Touka. A fantasy world’s goddess summons Touka and his classmates to her universe to serve as her heroes. While his classmates are exceptional warriors, Touka is not and gets relegated to the E-rank. Unfortunately for the goddess, Touka’s more capable than she expects. 


NieR: Automata Ver1.1a (Cour 2)

Release Date: July 5th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Psychological, Sci-fi

Plot: This season features 2B and 9S exploring Earth to carry out the 243rd Descent Operation. On Earth, they defeat two units named Adam and Eve. With them disposed of, the Army of Humanity chooses to wage an all-out assault on the machine lifeforms. As this unfolds, 2B and other androids will reflect on their roles, questioning if humanity’s existence is worth it. 


Quality Assurance in Another World

Release Date: July 5th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Plot: This story follows Nikola, a young girl who gets saved by a man named Haga. Nikola is impressed by Haga’s efforts and embarks on a journey with him to learn about her world’s mysteries. 


2.5D Dimensional Seduction

Release Date: July 5th

Streaming Platform: HiDive

Genre: Comedy, Ecchi, Romance, Slice of Life

Plot: This story follows Okumura and Ririsa. The former is their school’s manga club’s president while the latter is a known cosplayer. The two learn their interests align and start hanging out. Will their relationship blossom into something more extravagant?


Cardfight Vanguard Divinez Season 2

Release Date: July 5th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action

Plot: This season continues exploring the glorious card-battling endeavors of Akina Myodo.


Dungeon People

Release Date: July 5th

Streaming Platform: HiDive

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Plot: This story follows Clay, who explores a mysterious dungeon to find her father. Unfortunately, she bumps into the dungeon’s caretaker, who offers her a job. Although Clay’s not amused, she thinks this could help her discover her father’s whereabouts. Through funny interviews and trap shenanigans, Clay learns what life is like for dungeon people. 

Check out our coverage of the Dungeon People series here!


The Imaginary

Release Date: July 5th

Streaming Platform: Netflix

Genre: Fantasy

Plot: This anime film follows Rudger, a made-up friend, who gets separated from his buddy Amanda. Rudger must cooperate with lost “Imaginaries” to return to his buddy’s side. 

Check out our coverage of The Imaginary film here!


Shoshimin: How to Become Ordinary

Release Date: July 6th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Mystery

Plot: The story involves two students named Kobato and Yuki. Both students want to live peaceful existences. Unfortunately, the two get wrapped up in mysteries and bizarre circumstances that put their shared goals on hold. 

Check out our coverage of the Shoshimin: How to Become Ordinary series here!


Monogatari Series: Off & Monster

Release Date: July 6th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Psychological, Sci-fi

Plot:  This is a prequel/sequel to Monogatari’s “Final Season” story arc. It follows the stories of the girls Koyomi saved in the past, highlighting their struggles, stories, and other things. 


Plus-Sized Elf

Release Date: July 6th

Streaming Platform: HiDive

Genre: Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Slice of Life

Plot: This story follows Naoe, a massage therapist who meets an obese female elf who craves junk food. Can Naoe help this elf accomplish her weight loss goals? 


The Elusive Samurai

Release Date: July 6th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll 

Genre: Action, Adventure

Plot: This story follows Hojo Takatoki, a boy who lives in feudal Japan. Unfortunately, a person named Ashikaga Takauji overthrows the Kamakura shogunate. This results in Takatoki losing his family. Left with no choice, Takatoki ventures into his world to survive and seek revenge against Takauji.

Check out our coverage of The Elusive Samurai series here!


Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

Release Date: July 6th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Fantasy

Plot: This anime is based on the video game of the same name. In it, we follow Sakuna, a girl banished to an island overrun with demons. By fighting monsters and cultivating rice, Sakuna must rediscover her birthright as the warrior god’s daughter and as the harvest goddess. With Sakuna’s friend Tama and others at her side, she hopes to achieve her goals. 


Dahlia in Bloom: Crafting a Fresh Start with Magical Tools

Release Date: July 6th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Fantasy, Slice of Life

Plot: This story follows Dahlia, a girl who dies and is reborn in a magical world. A magical gentleman raises Dahlia and she eventually gets engaged to her father’s apprentice. Upon Dahlia’s father’s passing, her fiancé tells her he loves someone else. After hearing her fiancé out, Dahlia embarks on a solo expedition and aims to devote her time to her magical activities. 


A Nobody’s Way Up to an Exploration Hero

Release Date: July 6th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll 

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Plot: This story follows Kaito, a high-school boy who dedicates his time to exploring dungeons. During one of Kaito’s outings, he defeats a rare slime and obtains a card that can summon mythical entities. With this card, Kaito summons a gorgeous maiden. With her power, Kaito hopes he can tackle life more favorably. 


Tower of God Season 2

Release Date: July 7th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

Plot: This sequel follows Ja Wangnan who can’t seem to pass the Tower’s 20th floor. During his quest, he meets a mysterious female named Viole. Our lead invites Viole to join his team, leading to more trials and situations. 

Check out our coverage of the Tower of God series here!


Wistoria: Wand and Sword

Release Date: July 7th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Plot: This story follows Will, a boy who dreams of becoming an admirable sorcerer. Unfortunately, he lacks magical capabilities. Fueled by a promise, Will hopes to conquer his limitations to achieve his goals.


Narenare -Cheer for You! (Na-nare Hana-nare)

Release Date: July 7th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Sports

Plot: This story follows the lives of a couple of high school girls. They’ll support each other through desperate times and use their shared love of cheerleading to press on. 


VTuber Legend: How I Went Viral after Forgetting to Turn Off My Stream

Release Date: July 7th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Slice of Life, Comedy

Plot: This story follows a VTuber named Yuki. She forgets to turn her stream off one day and accidentally reveals her true colors to her audience. Miraculously, her rankings skyrocket, enticing Yuki to double down on her new approach to VTubing. 


A Journey Through Another World: Raising Kids While Adventuring 

Release Date: July 7th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Slice of Life

Plot: This story follows Takumi, a boy who gets reincarnated in a fantasy world. There, he meets two toddler twins named Allen and Elena. After Allen and Elena prove their worth as strong warriors, Takumi visits the adventurer’s guild and registers. We’ll examine their laid-back adventures together. 


My Deer Friend Nokotan

Release Date: July 7th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Slice of Life

Plot: This story follows Tarako, a female delinquent whose life changes drastically when a girl with antlers enters her life. Named Nokotan, she’ll do everything to bring chaos to Tarako’s life. 

Check out our coverage of the My Deer Friend Nokotan series here! 


Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest

Release Date: July 7th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Adventure

Plot: This anime features Natsu, Lucy, and the others of the Fairy Tail Guild embarking on a new adventure. This time they’ll tackle the “100 Years Quest,” one of the most dangerous expeditions ever. Despite the odds against the Fairy Tail Guild, they’ll tackle this quest with everything they have. 


Mayonaka Punch

Release Date: July 8th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Comedy

Plot: This story follows Masaki and Live, two individuals who embark on a journey to achieve 1 million subscribers on their NewTube channel!


No Longer Allowed In Another World

Release Date: July 9th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Slice of Life, Supernatural

Plot: This story follows an author named Osamu. He gets pulled into a fantasy world filled with fantastical beings with superpowers. Although he’d rather rest at a quiet locale, Osamu must endure a magic life full of chaos and hilarity instead. 


The Magical Girl and the Evil Lieutenant Used to Be Archenemies

Release Date: July 9th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Slice of Life

Plot: The story follows Mira, an evil mastermind behind an equally menacing organization. He and his followers invade and destroy everything that stands in their way. Eventually, a magical girl named Byakuya stands up to Mira’s group. Little does Byakuya and Mira know they’re about to fall in love. 


Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World Season 2

Release Date: July 10th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Psychological, Sci-fi

Plot: This season follows Iska protecting Sisbell from something. This action causes Alice to experience jealousy. Amidst this common human emotion, our heroes must find a way to set aside their disputes to tackle bigger war-like issues. 


Love is Indivisible by Twins

Release Date: July 10th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Romance

Plot: This story involves our lead protagonist Jun, getting involved with two twin sisters, Rumi and Naori. Both girls have the hots for Jun. Jun must find a way to resolve this love triangle dilemma. 


Bye Bye, Earth

Release Date: July 12th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Plot: This story follows Belle, a girl born in a world with anthropomorphic animals. She’s the only human in this world and embarks on a quest to discover her origins. 


Makeine: Too Many Losing Heroines

Release Date: July 13th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Romance, Comedy

Plot: This story follows Nukumizu, a boy who notices his school’s popular girl, Anna Yanami, getting dumped by her childhood friend. After our lead comforts Yanami about her dilemma, he gets entangled in a plot with other girls dealing with romantic quarrels. 

Check out our coverage of the Makeine: Too Many Losing Heroines series here!


ATRI: My Dear Moments 

Release Date: July 13th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Romance, Drama, Sci-fi

Plot: This story follows Natsuki, a boy with a terrible upbringing who finds his old countryside home swallowed by the sea. Left with only a few resources, Natsuki tackles an opportunity given to him by a debt collector named Catherine. Eventually, the two explore Natsuki’s grandmother’s laboratory, only to find a robot girl named Atri resting inside a coffin. 

Check out our coverage of the Atri: My Dear Moments series here! 


Why Does Nobody Remember Me In This World?

Release Date: July 13th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Plot: This story follows Kai, a boy who saw his former world change before his eyes. Now, Kai lives in a world run by demons and dragons. After meeting a girl named Rinne, Kai inherits Sid’s (his former world’s hero’s) sword and fighting prowess to challenge his world’s new overlords. 


Theater of Darkness: Yamishibai 13

Release Date: July 14th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Avant-Garde, Horror, Supernatural 

Plot: Like the past 12 seasons, this season will feature brand-new spooky tales by the series’s main protagonist, the Storyteller. The trailer above does not reflect which stories will appear in Season 13. 


Sengoku Youko: Thousand Demons Chaos Arc

Release Date: July 17th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Plot: This next batch of episodes will follow our protagonists’ ongoing battles with the demons. It’ll delve into the source material’s Thousand Demons Chaos story arc. 


T.P. Bon Season 2

Release Date: July 17th

Streaming Platform: Netflix

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Plot: This season continues exploring the journey of Bon and Agent Ream as they hope to save more people from peril. 

Check out our coverage of the T.P. Bon series here! [Coming Soon]


Kimi ni Todoke Season 3

Release Date: August 1st, 2024 (Source)

Streaming Platform: Netflix

Genre: Romance, Drama, Slice of Life, Comedy

Plot: This season explores Sawako and Kazehaya’s newfound relationship. It delves into their first date experiences, their school life together, and the many wonders it brings them. This season will explore our protagonists’ friends’ developments as well. Expect more touching situations to ensue here. 

Check out our coverage of the Kimi ni Todoke series here! [Coming Soon]


Rising Impact Season 2

Release Date: August 6th

Streaming Platform: Netflix

Genre:  Comedy, Drama, Sports

Plot: Season 2 features Gawain and his Japanese Camelot Academy buddies competing against the UK and USA Camelot Academy students during the Camelot Cup. Will our heroes prevail over these respective teams?

Check out our coverage of the Rising Impact series here!


Delico’s Nursery 

Release Date: August 7th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Supernatural

Plot: This story follows a pristine aristocrat named Dali. Dali gets assigned a special task by his Blood Pact Council group. Dali refuses the task when he learns what it is. This entices Dali’s allies to travel to his home. There, Dali’s allies see him caring for a child.

While that’s happening, many mysterious murders ensue around our characters. Can Dali and his friends discover methods to confront their caretaking and mystery-solving issues?


True Beauty

Release Date: August 8th

Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Genre: Drama, Romance

Plot: This story follows Jugyeong, a girl who transfers to Saebom High School to start a new life. This school’s known for producing a True Beauty goddess, who allegedly gets scouted by entertainment establishments. Jugyeong earns the “next goddess candidate” title and starts interacting with Sujin, the former two-time goddess.

Unfortunately, Sujin is internally plotting Jugyeong’s downfall. After Jugyeong tells Sujin she’ll become the next True Beauty goddess, our female lead bumps into several folks, and one of them want to expose the truth about her. Therefore, a tale of beauty, intrigue, and self-discovery unravels. How will Jugyeong conquer these hurdles?

Check out our coverage of the True Beauty series here (Coming Soon)!


Rick and Morty: The Anime

Release Date: August 15th

Release Platform: Adult Swim/HBO Max [The Next Day] (Source)

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Plot: A 10-episode anime series based on the popular adult animated property. 


Terminator: Zero

Release Date: August 29th 

Streaming Platform: Netflix

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Mystery

Plot: Based on the hit Hollywood film, this Terminator anime series follows an unnamed female lead. She travels in time to the year 1997. Our lead must protect a scientist named Malcolm from danger. Malcolm is working on a system that’ll compete against this world’s current AI system, Skynet. With Malcolm’s children in jeopardy, it’s up to our female lead to help Malcolm complete his duty. 

Check out our coverage of the Terminator Zero series here (Coming Soon)!


Dandadan: First Encounter

Release Date: September 13th

Streaming Platform: Will Release In Cinemas (Source)

Genre: Action, Comedy, Supernatural 

Plot: This story follows Momo and her nerdy male classmate exploring two locations based on the other’s preferred interests. One is said to be haunted by extraterrestrial life forms. Supernatural beings allegedly haunt the second area. Although our protagonists argue the other’s preferred otherworldly entity doesn’t exist, they’ll discover the truth in the most bonkers way possible. 

Note: This film will feature the first three episodes of the anime, according to GKIDS Films. The anime series will be released on Crunchyroll, Netflix, and other streaming platforms in October. 

Check out our coverage of the Dandadan series here!


The Summer 2024 Anime Line-Up [Returning Anime]


 

Anime Name: Initial Release Date: Platform Genre: Trailer (If Available)

Chibi Maruko-chan

August 1st, 1995 Crunchyroll Comedy, Slice of Life Link

Case Closed (Detective Conan)

January 8th, 1986 Crunchyroll Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Psychological Link
One Piece October 20th, 1999 Crunchyroll Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy Link
Wonderful Precure! February 4th, 2024 Crunchyroll Fantasy, Mahou Shoujo Link
Spice and Wolf: Merchant meets The Wise Wolf April 2nd, 2024 Crunchyroll Adventure, Fantasy, Romance Link

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 3

April 5th, 2024 Crunchyroll Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy Link

YATAGARASU: The Raven Does Not Choose Its Master

 April 6th, 2024 Crunchyroll Action, Drama. Fantasy, Supernatural Link

The Fable

April 7th, 2024 Hulu Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance Link
My Hero Academia Season 7 May 4th, 2024 Crunchyroll Action, Adventure Link

Dead Dead Demons DEDEDEDE Destruction

May 24th, 2024 Crunchyroll Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Slice of Life Link

 


What will you be watching during the Summer 2024 Anime Season? Let us know in the comments below! Remember, bookmark this page because we’ll be updating it when more information is shared!


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