This chart is a list of the known TV anime series that are expected to air between October and December of 2013, along with their Laconic descriptions. See Summer 2013 Anime for the previous season and Winter 2014 Anime for the next one. Here is the season's forum discussion.
Aikatsu! 2nd Series
Airing from October 3 Second season of the fall 2012 anime. A new idol academy, Dream Academy becomes rival to Starlight Academy.
Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova-
Airing from October 7 Seventeen years ago, a mysterious AI navy called the Fleet of Fog conquered Earth's oceans with incredible technology. Fairly recently, a young captain acquired a Fog submarine. Also, the Fog ships have decided to create female avatars.
BlazBlue: Alter Memory
Airing from October 8 Anime adaptation of BlazBlue, the popular fighting game.
Airing from October 2 for 13 episodes By 2036, radioactive contamination has forced Tokyo to be blockaded. The story follows three high-school girls who are sent to Tokyo, because they've been genetically engineered to be immune to radiation.
Airing from September 16 for 12 episodes A girl with an active sixth sense ends up living with six brothers, who are actually vampires. Based on an otome game.
Diamond no Ace (Ace of the Diamond)
Airing from October 6 Highschool baseball.
Airing from October 4 for 13 episodes Second season.
Airing from October 2 An adaptation of an upcoming 3DS game of the same name. In 2047, a mysterious substance known as "Gaimetal" is found 50,000 meters underground, and begins to be mined. But in 2055, monsters with Gaimetal-encrusted bodies known as "Gaists" suddenly emerged and attacked people. In 2056, heroes equipped with Gaimetal armor begin their battle against the Gaists.
Galilei Donna - Storia di tre sorelle a caccia di un mistero
Airing from October 10 for 11 episodes A 'battle action adventure' series, about three of Galileo's female descendants, who are on international wanted lists.
Airing from October 6 About the everyday life of a miko... and a kitsune that acts as the messenger to the gods.
Airing from October 3 A young man tries to avoid a childhood marriage promise by going to law school, but finds the girl he's trying to avoid decided to go to the same school.
Gundam Build Fighters
Airing from October 7 Set in the near future, Gundam models are now capable of moving and fighting. This follows a pair of boys seeking To Be a Master at this sport.
Hajime No Ippo Rising
Airing from October 5 for 25 episodes Third season.
Infinite Stratos 2
Airing from October 3 Second season.
Kill la Kill
Airing from October 3 for 2 cours A character drama/Fighting Series set at a school. Studio Trigger's first TV anime.
Airing from October 10 An assassin ends up doing anything but killing.
Kuroko No Basuke 2 (Kuroko's Basketball 2)
Airing from October 5 Second season of the basketball anime.
Kyoukai no Kanata
Airing from October 2 Based on a dark fantasy light novel. Disturbing events begin to unfold after a half-demon high school boy with healing powers that leave him invulnerable to wounds rescues a girl with the ability to manipulate blood. (Not to be confused with similarly titled dark fantasy light novel Kara no Kyoukai)
Airing from October 2 for 13 episodes That ONA about siblings in an alternate Kyoto. It's getting a full season.
Little Busters! Refrain
Airing from October 5 2nd season. Expect quite a few Tear Jerker moments.
Airing from October 5 for 25 episodes People are stuck in a VR game and can't log out. Yes, you have heard of at least one series with that premise recently.
Magi: The Kingdom of Magic
Airing from October 6 Second season.
Airing from October 6 Glasses-wearing bishounen.
Miss Monochrome The Animation
Airing from October 1 as a series of shorts About a girl who hates colour. Voiced and designed by Yui Horie.
Nagi no Asukara (From the Calm Tomorrow)
Airing from October 3 A drama about an indecisive girl and her childhood friend.
Non Non Biyori
Airing from October 7 A girl transfers from Tokyo to a countryside school.
Ore No Nounai Sentakushi Ga Gakuen Love Come O Zenryoku De Jama Shiteiru (My Mental Multiple-Choice Power Is Completely Ruining My School Romantic Comedy)
Airing from October 9 NouCome for short. The main character is a boy is cursed with periodically being given mental multiple-choice questions, which have the answers become reality. Around the time the story begins, this power causes a beautiful girl to fall before him.
Airing from October 3 A NEET is sent to a fantasy world as a moe evangelist.
Phi Brain Kami No Puzzle Airing from October 6 Third season.
Pocket Monsters: The Origin (Pokémon Origins)
Airing on October 2 A two-hour long adaption of the first generation Pokémon games.
Pocket Monsters XY (Pokémon the Series: XY)
Airing from October 17 The fifth installment of the long running series based on the popular Nintendo handheld RPGs. It continues the story of Ash Ketchum and Pikachu as they explore the Kalos region, the setting of the upcoming Pokémon X and Y games.
Saikyou Ginga Ultimate Zero: Battle Spirits
Airing from September 22 The sixth installment of Battle Spirits anime series.
Airing from October 10 for 22 episodes About a young man, who, inspired by tokusatsu, becomes the hero Samurai Flamenco.
Sekai De Ichiban Tsuyoku Naritai! (Wanna be the Strongest in the World!)
Airing from October 6 An idol decides to go into female professional wrestling.
Strike The Blood
Airing from October 4 The story of the world's most powerful vampire, and the girl entrusted with watching over him.
Super Seisyun Brothers
Airing from September 13 for 14 episodes. A comedy about two sets of siblings, each with an older sister and younger brother.
Teekyu Third season.
Airing from October 5 A Schoolgirl Series, about extracurrical activities.
Airing from October 8 The main character comes from a family of onmyodo practicioners, but is living as an Ordinary High-School Student, as he can't see spirit energy. His life is changed upon being reunited with his Childhood Friend.
Unbreakable Machine Doll
(PV) (PV 2)
Airing from October 7 for 12 episodes In a World where magic circuits can turn objects into automatons, giving them life and personalities, a boy puppeteer seeks To Be a Master at automaton combat, with the help of his gynoid companion.
Valvrave the Liberator 2
Airing from October 10 Second half of the Spring 2013 Anime.
Airing from October 6 A boy at an academy for knights gets too injured to become a knight himself, and decides to help one of the female knights win the championship instead.
White Album 2
Airing from October 5 An adaptation of a top ranked Visual Novel set in a college's light music club.
Yuusha Ni Narenakatta Ore Wa Shibushibu Shuushoku O Ketsui Shimashita (I, Who Didn't Become a Hero, Reluctantly Decided to Find a Job)
Airing from October 4 Yu-Sibu for short. A boy who had been training to be a hero ends up having to get a real job, as the demon lord is defeated before he can take his hero exams. He ends up working with the demon lord's daughter.
Yowamushi Pedal (Weakling Pedal)
Airing from October 7 for 3 cour An otaku who uses his commuter bicycle to climb sharp hills on the way to Akihabara attracts the attention of a competitive bicycle racer and they wind up racing together.
Yozakura Quartet ~Hana no Uta~
Airing from October 6 A reboot of the manga made by Yasuda Suzuhito.