Many Spring 2022 anime are towards the end of their run, with the bulk of series having only 1 or 2 episodes left. What are the most anticipated anime series set to premiere in the coming season, according to Japanese anime fans? Anime! Anime! Anime! One of Japan’s largest anime news websites recently conducted a survey, asking their readers to choose the upcoming anime series that will premiere in Summer 2022 that they are most excited to see. Season 2 of Classroom of the Elite is ranked first.
Here are the top 20 most anticipated Summer 2022 according to Japanese anime fans:
- 20. Engage Kiss (Studio: A-1 Pictures).
- 19. Isekai Ojisan (Uncle from Another World) (Studio: Atelier Pontdarc).
- 18. Saikin Yatotta Maid ga Ayashii (The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious) (Studio: SILVER LINK, Blade).
- 17. RWBY: Hyusetsu Teikoku (Studio: RWBY: Ice Queendom) (SHAFT).
- 16. Renmei Kuugun Koukuu Mahou Ongakutai Luminous Witches (Studio: SHAFT).
- 15. Tokyo Mew Mew New (Studio: Yumeta Company, Graphinica).
- 14. Jashin-chan Dropkick X (Studio: Dropkick On My Devil!! 3rd Season) (Nomad).
- 13. Kakegurui Twin (Studio: MAPPA).
- 12. Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka IV: Shin Shou – Meikyuu-hen (DanMachi 4th Season) (Studio: JCSTAFF).
- 11. Kanojo, Okarishimasu 2nd Season (Rent A Girlfriend) (Studio: TMS Entertainment).
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10. Kumichou Musume to Sewagakari
(The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting) (Feel, Gaina)
WHO’S YOUR NANNY?
Tooru Kirishima is the right-hand man of the Sakuragi crime family. For him, the job is a perfect excuse to let his violent instincts run wild, earning him the nickname “The Demon of Sakuragi.” It seems like nothing will stand in the way of his vicious nature. But then one day, he receives an assignment like never before from the boss—babysitting his daughter!
This is the heartwarming (or is it bloodcurdling?) story of a little girl and her yakuza caretaker!
9. Hataraku Maou-sama!!
(The Devil is a Part-Timer! Season 2) (Studio 3Hz)
Striking fear into the hearts of mortals, the Demon Lord Satan begins to conquer the land of Ente Isla with his vast demon armies. However, while embarking on this brutal quest to take over the continent, his efforts are foiled by the hero Emilia, forcing Satan to make his swift retreat through a dimensional portal only to land in the human world. Along with his loyal general Alsiel, the demon finds himself stranded in modern-day Tokyo and vows to return and complete his subjugation of Ente Isla—that is, if they can find a way back!
8. Love Live! Superstar!! 2nd Season
Everyone has a dream they strive to achieve, and so does the musically talented Kanon Shibuya. However, due to her stage fright, Kanon fails to make it into Yuigaoka Girls’ High School’s music program and instead ends up in the general curriculum. Even though Kanon makes the conscious decision to quit music altogether, her classmate Tang Keke rekindles Kanon’s passion for music with her own: a passion for school idols.
7. Shin Tennis no Ouji-sama: U-17 World Cup
(The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup) (MSC, Studio Kai)
Ryouma Echizen is one of 50 nationally ranked middle school tennis players to receive an invitation for the Japan U-17 tennis training camp. Previously open only to high school players, the exclusive regiment trains the best players in the country for the upcoming U-17 World Cup. The high schoolers are not pleased that these middle schoolers are allowed into the camp, but the middle schoolers easily overwhelm them before they are halted by the coaches.
6. Yofukashi no Uta
(Call of the Night) (LIDEN FILMS)
Kou Yamori seems like a typical middle school student on the surface. Relatively good at studies and amiable with his classmates, he puts a lot of effort into maintaining this facade. One day, however, he decides to stop pretending and quits school, developing insomnia as a result of having no daytime outlet for his energy. When taking walks alone at night, he feels marginally better, though he is aware that his inability to sleep should be considered a serious problem.
5. Made In Abyss Season 2
Because of its darker tone, the first season of the series surprised audiences. Despite having one of the loveliest character designs in the anime world, the plot has a darker tone. Fans are eager to see more of the Abyss as Riko and her robot companion, Reg, continue their descent. Made in Abyss will return on July 6.
4. Overlord Season 4
We frequently see a hero being transported into a magical world, defeating the demon lord, and saving the princess in the isekai genre. Ainz, the primary character in Overlord, is a demon lord (sort of). He becomes trapped in a game world while interacting with the appearance of his game character, a skeleton endowed with enormous magical power. The series provides a distinct insight from the antagonists’ perspectives. He has no pity towards his opponents, regardless of whether they are innocent or not. Madhouse is the production company behind the film. Overlord IV is set to be released on July 5th.
3. Shadows House Season 2
Shadow House season 1 premiered in July 2021, created by CloverWorks. Anime fans have generally praised the series. On July 9, 2022, the second season of this slice-of-life and mystery anime will premiere. According to Crunchyroll, the series is as follows:
Shadows House, perched high on a cliff, is home to a nameless tribe who claims to live like aristocrats. They communicate their emotions through living dolls that also clean the house indefinitely. Emilico, one of these servants, assists her master Kate as they learn more about themselves and the mysteries of the house.
2. Doctor Stone Season 3
TMS Entertainment studio will release the third season of Dr. Stone, named “Dr. Stone Ryuusui,” in Summer 2022. The story revolves around Senku, a brilliant young man who awakens thousands of years after humanity was annihilated by a strange event. Senku attempts to establish a new society using his expertise and the assistance of his pals. The manga series has already concluded; you can read about what each character is up to after the ending here.
1. Classroom of the Elite Season 2
The most anticipated anime of the season, without a doubt, is Classroom of the Elite 2nd season. The first season received very excellent feedback; nevertheless, the second season was not revealed until four years after the first season aired. Season 2’s production is overseen by Studio Lerche. The first episode will be available on Crunchyroll on July 4th.
Season 3 is also in the works, with a release date of 2023 planned. According to Crunchyroll, the anime series is as follows:
Kiyotaka Ayanokoji has just enrolled at Tokyo Koudo Ikusei Senior High School, where it’s said that 100% of students go on to college or find employment. But he ends up in Class 1-D, which is full of all the school’s problem children. What’s more, every month, the school awards students points with a cash value of 100,000 yen, and the classes employ a laissez-faire policy in which talking, sleeping, and even sabotage are permitted during class. One month later, Ayanokoji, Horikita, and the students of Class D learn the truth of the system in place within their school…
Source: Anime! Anime! Japan!
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