Spring 2011 Anime

This is a list of anime series which aired between March and June of 2011, along with their Laconic description.

See Winter 2011 Anime for the previous season and Summer 2011 Anime for the following season.

TV Series:

A Channel
(trailer) (forum thread)
Starting April 8.

A Joshikousei Slice of Life series with a Four Girl Ensemble cast, based on a 4-koma manga.
anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day
(trailer) (forum thread)
11 episodes, Starting April 15.

An Anime First series on Noitamin A: It's about a group of childhood friends, who, as time went by grew apart, and now gather once more to help someone amongst them.

... We should probably just call it Ano Hana.
Aria the Scarlet Ammo
(forum thread)
Starting April 15

Yet another light novel adaptation. A highly-skilled Tsundere and a Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass team up at a high-school for crime-fighters.
Astarotte no Omocha!
12 episodes, starting April 10.

A 10 year old man-hating succubus princess must assemble a harem of men for health reasons. She attempts to use Loophole Abuse to get out of it, only to have her assistant actually manage to find a human male. Human male turns out to be a single father to a girl the same age as a the princess, and so is (mostly) above all the shenanigans. Hilarity Ensues.
Blue Exorcist
(trailer) (forum thread)
Starting April 17.

Based on the manga by Kazue Kato, animated by A-1 Pictures.

No, Rin. You are the demons. And then Rin was an exorcist.
[C] - The Money and Soul of Possibility
(forum thread)

A poor college student puts his future on the line to get a big loan from a magical banker. Think Yu-Gi-Oh! meets Persona and their baby speaks in Gratutitous Economic Language.
Deadman Wonderland
(forum thread)
12 episodes, starting April 16

A boy who allegedly slaughtered his whole class is sent to "Deadman Wonderland," where he must fight for survival at a horrible prison that doubles as an amusement park.
Dog Days
(trailer) (forum thread)
12 episodes, starting April 2.

An Anime First from Seven Arcs: Ordinary High-School Student becomes victim of Summon Everyman Hero, and he has to fight in a war between Kemonomimi people in a Standard Fantasy Setting. Or, if you want to know the First Episode Spoiler, he has to participate in war-themed athletic sports events held between them.
Dororon Enma-kun Meramera

Enma-kun, the Prince of Hell, heads up a "demon patrol" with his friends Yuki-chan and Kappaeru, searching for and punishing wayward monsters.

A remake of an older children's(?) show. Often called "Devilman for kids." A highly Ecchi, Puni Plush series.
Gintama: Season 2

After a long hiatus, the Odd Jobs Trio return to the alien-conquered Edo. Hilarity will ensue.

Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl
(trailer) (forum thread)
starting April 15.

A story about a boy, and his cousin who disappeared for 1,5 years, and now claims that she was kidnapped by aliens. It is based on a Light Novel series, and animated by Studio SHAFT.
Hanasaku Iroha
(trailer) (forum thread)
26 episodes, starting April 3.

An Anime First dramatic Slice of Life series about a girl moving out of town to work at her grandmother's hot spring hotel, due to Parental Abandonment.
Hen Zemi
13 episodes, starting April 8.

Nanako Matsutaka is a normal university student, who happened to enroll in an Abnormal Physiology seminar. She tries to keep her mental state sound, but other abnormal classmates start to influence her personality..."

MM! meets Seitokai Yakuindomo. Normal college girl accidentally gets signed up as part of a case study of perversions and sexual fetishes, except she's perfectly ordinary — at first.
Hyouge Mono
39 episodes, starting April 7.

Based on the manga by Yoshihiro Yamada, In the age of civil war, when the shadow of Nobunaga Oda was still cast over the land, the warlord Furuta Sasuke lost his soul to the tea ceremony. While war shook the world around him, he faced his own conflict between his desire for promotion and his love for his art. Animated by Bee Train.
Jewelpet Sunshine
Airing from April 9th, for 52 episodes.

The third season of Jewelpet is a High School comedy centered around a "class of lost causes" trying to graduate. Kanon Mizushirou and Ruby are Vitriolic Best Buds who try to win the affection of their classmate Mikage Shiraishi.
Kaiji 2: Hakairoku Hen

More stories about a hardcore gambler who must win his way out of a large debt.

A high-school girl studies Peter Drucker's management guide and uses it to help manage her baseball team to victory.
(trailer) (forum thread)
26 episodes, starting April 3.

This one is based on a manga, and animated by Kyo Ani.

Remember when we described Azumanga Daioh as Peanuts on LSD? Well, this is Azumanga Daioh on even more LSD!
Ore Tachi Ni Tsubasa Wa Nai (We, Without Wings) (Under Innocent Sky)
(trailer) (forum thread)
12 episodes, starting April 8.
Seikon No Qwaser: Season 2

More breast-sucking, chemistry-powered shonen action that follows some time after the events of the first season.
Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi

A Boys Love Genre series from the same people that brought you Junjou Romantica, based on the manga of the same name.
Sengoku Otome
Starting April 5

Imagine Kagome traveling back in time to Feudal Japan again, only to find that every famous person at the time is now a girl. Loosely based on some pachinko game characters.
Sket Dance
(trailer) (forum thread)
Starting April 7

Like Gintama, but set in a modern-day high school as a goggles-wearing leader, a former "delinquent" girl and an otaku who never speaks directly help others out as part of their "Sket-dan" club.

A group of middle school girls form a tennis club. Panty Shots ensue. Also, tennis.
(trailer) (forum thread)
24 episodes, starting April 6.

A group of friends have developed a device to send text messages to the past. Now they are under threat from a secret organisation. It takes place in the same verse as Chaos;Head, and just like that one, it is also based on a Visual Novel.
Tiger & Bunny
(trailer) (forum thread)
Starting April 3, animated by Sunrise.

In a world of corporate-sponsored superheroes, a veteran hero is stuck being partner to a rookie.

A Kenshiro lookalike fights monsters in order to collect rare food ingredients, which he hopes to use to create the ultimate dinner. Based on the Manga
The World God Only Knows: Season 2

A skilled gal-game player continues to pick up real-life women to save their souls.

With the X-Men having disbanded a year ago, Professor X gathers up the team once again to save a young mutant from a group of vicious transhumanists. The third of Madhouse's four Marvel anime adaptations.

OVA releases:

Alternative Title(s): Anime Of Spring 2011, Anime Spring 2011, Spring Of 2011 Anime, Spring 2011 Anime Season