This is a list of the known TV anime series that are expected to air between January and March of 2013, along with their {{Laconic}} descriptions.

See Fall2012Anime for the previous season and Spring2013Anime for the following season.

[[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/posts.php?discussion=13480243400A58720100 Here]] is this season's forum discussion.

!TV Series:
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'''Manga/AiMaiMi'''\\
([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1wtmQpEucE PV]])\\
Airing from January 3 for 13 episodes

The four girls of the manga club deal with absurd situations. Based on a 4koma.
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'''Anime/{{AKB0048}} Next Stage'''\\
Airing from January 5

2nd season of the {{AKB0048}} anime from the Spring2012Anime season.
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'''[[VideoGame/AmnesiaOtome Amnesia]]'''\\
([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJOPc9sxUFI PV]])\\
Airing from January 7 for 12 episodes

An OtomeGame adaptation. The female lead finds herself with amnesia, with a spirit guide named Orion helping her to get her memories back.
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'''Anime/BakumatsuGijindenRoman''' [-''(Bakumatsu Tale of the Selfless Man Roman)''-]\\
([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sR-39Ax8o1Q PV]])\\
Airing from January 7

It's about Roman, a phantom thief operating in the Bakumatsu era, retrieving unfairly taken items. Designs are by Creator/MonkeyPunch, the creator of Manga/LupinIII. Based on the Pachinko game ''CR Genroku Gijinden Roman''.
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'''LightNovel/{{Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai}} NEXT''' [-''(I Don't Have Many Friends NEXT)''-]\\
Airing from January 10

2nd season of the Haganai anime. Expect more Meat.
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'''Manga/{{Chihayafuru}} 2'''\\
Airing from January 11

2nd season of the anime that introduced many people to karuta.
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'''Anime/CourtesyOfZettaiKarenChildrenTheUnlimitedHyoubuKyousuke'''\\
([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQjWdEUi-98 PV]])\\
Airing from January 7

A spinoff of ''Manga/ZettaiKarenChildren'', focusing on the [=titular=] AntiVillain.
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'''Manga/CuticleDetectiveInaba'''\\
([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IB_l2qYBwy8 PV]])\\
Airing from January 4 for 12 episodes

The [=titular=] Inaba is part man, part wolf, and a private detective.
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'''VisualNovel/{{Da Capo III}}'''\\
([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh4dkLepCtw PV]])\\
Airing from January 5 for 13 episodes

The protagonist is part of the news club, along with the other main characters. One day, the members of the club get messages on their cell phones telling them to do something at the place where the sakura are blooming, with a timestamp of 1951. They set out to solve the mystery. Part of a fantasy/romance series.
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'''Anime/DokiDokiPrecure'''\\
Airing from February 3rd

The tenth installment in the ''Anime/PrettyCure'' MagicalGirl franchise.
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'''LightNovel/GJBu''' [-''(GJ Club)''-]\\
Airing from January 9

A comedy about a NiceGuy in a club with a bunch of girls, who may or may not be in a [[HaremGenre harem situation]]. Based on a "4 panel" light novel series[[labelnote:(explanation)]]the books consist of [[ShortStories multiple stories]], each four pages long, in an attempt to replicate the style of {{Yon Koma}} in text[[/labelnote]].
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'''Manga/HakkendenTouhouHakkenIbun''' [-''(Eight Dog Story: Eastern Strange Tale of the Eight Dogs)''-]\\
([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tq8sq5xyB5w PV]])\\
Airing from January 5 for 13 episodes

A female-oriented reimagining of a classic samurai novel that features supernatural elements.
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'''[[Manga/AxisPowersHetalia Hetalia]]: The Beautiful World'''\\
Airing from January 25

5th season of the very popular series that features {{Bishounen}} anthropomorphized countries
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'''Manga/IshidaToAsakura'''\\
Airing from January 6 as a series of shorts

A surreal comedy about high school boys.
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'''Manga/{{Kotoura-san}}'''\\
([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vx5dV6vUBIc PV]])\\
Airing from January 10 for 12 episodes

A NewTransferStudent who can read minds winds up joining the ESP Club. Based on a 4koma.
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'''Franchise/{{Love Live}} School Idol Project'''\\
([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_lkr985xoQ PV]])\\
Airing from January 6

Nine high school girls form an idol group to promote their high school so that they can save the school from closure. Based on a series of fan-voted music videos.
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'''Manga/{{Mangirl}}!'''\\
Airing from January 2 as a series of shorts for 13 episodes

A group of female manga editors start their own manga magazine even though they don't have any actual experience editing manga. Based on a 4-koma.
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'''LightNovel/MaoyuuMaouYuusha''' [-''(Archenemy and Hero)''-]\\
([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0La4Ha8fpYA PV]])\\
Airing from January 4 for 12 episodes

A hero and a demon queen are about to face each other in the final battle. But before they start to fight, the demon queen convinces the hero to stand down after explaining that the war between humans and demons would continue regardless of the deaths of anyone on either side, or even the entirety of either side. The two team up to avert this and end the war without a loser.
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'''Manga/{{Minami-ke}} Tadaima''' [-''(Minami Family I'm Home)''-]\\
Airing from January 5 for 13 episodes

4th season of the SliceOfLife comedy
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'''[[LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}} Nekomonogatari]] (Kuro)'''\\
Airing on December 31st as a two hour TV special; equal to 4 episodes

Prequel to LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}} dealing with Hanekawa Tsubasa. Takes place after Kizumonogatari
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'''LightNovel/OreNoKanojoToOsananajimiGaShurabaSugiru''' [-''(Caught In the Carnage Between My Girlfriend and My Childhood Friend)''-]\\
([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdgT9WcaoQ4 PV]])\\
Airing from January 5 for 13 episodes

A light novel adaptation about an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent who doesn't care about love being blackmailed into dating the most popular girl in school, to [[PatientChildhoodLoveInterest his childhood friend]]'s chagrin. They start a club about becoming popular.
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'''LightNovel/ProblemChildrenAreComingFromAnotherWorldArentThey''' [-''(The Problem Children Come from Another World?)''-]\\
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Airing from January 11 for 10 episodes

Three problem children are transported to another world to help overthrow the devil.
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'''Manga/PuchimasPetitIdolmaster'''\\
Airing from January 1st as 2-minute episodes for 64 episodes

The various misadventures of the 765 Production Idols and their Super Deformed counterparts. From a manga spinoff of VideoGame/TheIdolMaster franchise
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'''LightNovel/SasamisanAtGanbaranai''' [-''(Sasami-san@No Effort)''-]\\
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Airing from January 10 for 12 episodes

Creator/AkiyukiShinbo directed comedy series from Creator/StudioSHAFT, about a female {{hikikomori}}, her brother, and the three Yagami sisters.
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'''VideoGame/SenranKagura'''\\
([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95l984HdqF0 PV]])\\
Airing from January 6 for 12 episodes

The premise goes thus: Ninjas secretly exist even in this age, and there are those who employ them for nefarious purposes. To counter this, the government founded the Hanzō Academy in order to train female shinobi, or kunoichi. Really, though, it's mostly about fanservice.
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'''Manga/{{Senyuu}}'''\\
([[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uROliGqrW2c PV]])\\
Airing from January 8 as a series of shorts

The comic adventures of a hero and a palace warrior.
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'''Anime/TamakoMarket'''\\
([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cA1oLdj4ZSE PV]])\\
Airing from January 9 for 12 episodes

A new series from the director and screenwriter of ''Manga/KOn''. Tamako is the daughter of a mochi shop owner and lives a happy life in a colorful shopping arcade full of interesting characters, the newest being a talking cybernetic cockatoo claiming to be on the hunt for a bride to marry an island prince.
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'''Anime/VividredOperation'''\\
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Airing from January 10 for 12 episodes

A sci-fi MagicalGirl series starring an impoverished 14-year-old girl.
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'''Manga/YamaNoSusume'''\\
Airing from January 2 as a series of shorts for 13 episodes

Two girls, one who is afraid of heights, and one who loves mountains decide to climb mountains together.
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