This chart is a list of the known TV anime series that are expected to air between October and December of 2012, along with their Laconic descriptions. Here is this season's forum discussion. See Summer 2012 Anime for the previous season and Winter 2013 Anime for the following season.
Aikatsu (Idol Action!)
Airing from October 8 Based on an arcade card game about producing idols
Airing from October 6 for 25 episodes Next season of the shonen manga adaptation series.
Battle Spirits Sword Eyes
Airing from the 9th of September Latest anime adaptation of the Bandai Battle Spirits Card Game.
Airing from October 4 A NEET that liked to play an online game about throwing bombs at enemies (the titular Btooom!), suddenly finds himself forced into a real-life version.
Busou Shinki - (Armed God-Princesses)
Airing from October 4 for 13 episodes The story of little dolls that serve and fight for their masters.
Chuunibyou Demo Koi Ga Shitai! - (Despite the adolescent delusions, I want to fall in love!)
Airing from October 3 for 12 episodes A boy who used to suffer from chuunibyou* is dating a girl who still has it. Then a female friend from his middle school who has it even worse starts fighting for him.
Chousoku Henkei Gyrozetter - (Super Speed Transforming Gyrozetter)
Airing from October 2 Based on an arcade game that uses Transforming Mecha to switch between racing and robot battles.
Airing from October 6th Riding the bus one day, a girl sees people being burned alive by blue fire, and a boy standing over them. The next day, her class has a New Transfer Student who looks just like that boy.
Cross Fight B-Daman eS
Airing from October 7th Latest anime for the B-Daman franchise.
Returning starting October 4th. A new season of the comedy anime with new episodes, and selected re-runs of older episodes called "Yorinuki Gintama-san"
Girls Und Panzer (Girls and Tanks)
Airing from the 8th of October It's about high school girls, who are battling with tanks for sport.
Hayate the Combat Butler! Can't Take My Eyes Off You
Airing from October 3rd Another TV anime about the indebted butler, with an original story written by the manga's author.
Airing from October 6, as a series of 5-minute episodes The story of a young girl, her sisters, grandparents, and a group of spirits.
Hidamari Sketch x Honeycomb
Airing from October 4 4th season
Hiiro No Kakera Dai-ni-Shou
Airing from September 30 The second half of the series started in the Spring 2012 Anime season
Initial D Fifth Stage
Airing from November 9th, for 6 episodes, with two episodes per month More car racing
Ixion Saga DT
Airing from October 7th A boy from our world journeys to a different one, saves a princess, and ends up in the middle of a conflict. Based on the online game Ixion Saga.
Jojos Bizarre Adventure
Airing from October 5 The long-awaited TV adaptation of the famous shounen manga.
Jormungand Perfect Order
Airing from October 10th for 12 episodes The second half of the series started in the Spring 2012 Anime season
Airing from October 4th with 13 episodes An original anime set in a slightly Alternate History. The story involves a young man caught up in a psychic war between seven kings. Probably. Details are scarce.
Airing from October 1st
(PV) A teenage girl ends up becoming the land god of a shrine, complete with (attractive, male) kitsune familiar.
Litchi DE Hikari Club
Airing from October 1 A group of nine middle school boys create a machine and set it to find beautiful women.
Airing from October 6 An anime adaptation of a Key Visual Novel. Guaranteed to be depressing.
Magi - Labyrinth of Magic
Airing from October 7 A young boy named Aladdin, along with his friend Ugo, a djinn trapped in a flute, sets out to explore the world. He soon discovers that he is a magi, a magician that chooses kings, and he is supposed to help preserve fate. The whole thing takes inspiration from One Thousand and One Nights.
Medaka Box Abnormal
Airing from October 10 Second season
Onii-chan Dakedo Ai Sae Areba Kankei Nai yo ne - (He's my brother, but as long as we're in love it shouldn't matter)
Airing from October 5 for 12 episodes The main character is seperated from his twin sister early in his life, then he ends up living with her again in high school.
Airing from October 11 for 22 episodes Set in a future where a person's mind can be instantly and numerically quantified. Written by Urobuchi Gen, famous for writing Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Fate/Zero.
Airing from October 11th for 22 episodes Based on a Visual Novel from the creators of Chaos;Head and Steins;Gate, about a robotics club in danger of being disbanded.
Sakurasou No Pet Na Kanojo - (The Pet Girl of the Sakura Hall)
Airing from October 8 After taking in a stray cat, the main character is kicked out of his school's dorms and into the Sakura Hall for problem students. There he meets a girl with no common sense, but amazing art skills, and starts to take care of her.
Seitokai No Ichizon Hekiyoh Gakuen Seitokai Gijiroku (The Student Council's Discretion Hekiyou Academy Student Council Minutes)
Airing from October 13 Second season
Shin Sekai Yori - (From the New World)
Airing from September 28 for 25 episodes A millennium from now, the world is fractured and ruled by those with telekinesis. A group of children learn the truth behind this world, and fight to save it.
Sukitte Ii Na Yo - (Say "I love you")
Airing from October 6 A girl who's never had friends or a boyfriend suddenly gains the interest of the most popular boy in the school.
Airing from October 7th Gag comedy about a girls' tennis team.
To Love-Ru Darkness
Airing from October 5 for 12 episodes More sci-fi ecchi hijinks.
Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun - (The Monster Seated Next To Me)
Airing from October 1st A girl who's only interested in getting good grade gains the affection of a delinquent boy after he decides that they must be friends because she delivered print-outs to him.
Wooser No Sono Higurashi
Airing from October 2 A series of 3D comedy shorts about a cute mascot that lives on the internet and has a corrupt heart.
Zetsuen No Tempest - (Isolated Tempest)
Airing from October 4 The main character is looking for his friend, who has gone missing after making a deal with a witch to hunt down his family's killers.