Fall 2012 Season Preview

We’ve crossed the halfway point of the Summer 2012 Season, and info on the Fall shows is floating around, so we’ve compiled a quick list of what we’ll be watching.

Continuations of Jormungand and Bakuman are a certainty, as are the Summer carryovers and Sket Dance. But in our effort to limit our watchlist to a dozen or less, which shows will grab the remaining slots depends entirely on how good they are. First impressions are important, but as Kokoro Connect proved, not everything.

We make it a point to learn as little as possible about a series before watching it, and this season will be no different. Here’s what we’re lookin’ to watch so far – click a title for more info.

Fall 2012 New Series

Definitely Watching
Jormungand: Perfect Order – White Fox (Action, Adventure, Seinen) – 9 Oct

Probably Watching
Btooom! – Aniplex/A-1 (Action, Sci-Fi, Psychological, Seinen) – 4 Oct
Shinsekai yori – Aniplex/A-1 (Sci-Fi, Supernatural) – 28 Sept
Sukitte Iinayo. – Zexcs (Romance, School, Shoujo) – 29 Sept

Maybe Pile
Magi – KyoAni (Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Shounen) – 7 Oct
Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! – KyoAni (Comedy, Romance, School) – 19 Sept
Girls und Panzer – ACTAS (School, Military) – 23 Sept
Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo – XEBEC (Comedy, Romance, School) – 9 Oct
Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun – Brains Base (Comedy, Romance, School, Shoujo) – 29 Sept
Bakuman 3 – J.C. Staff (Comedy, Drama, Romance, School, Shounen) – 6 Oct

Summer 2012 Carryovers

Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse (14-24)
Sword Art Online (14-25)
Kokoro Connect 
(14-17)

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