Winter 2016 Anime

This chart is a list of known Tv anime series that are expected to air somewhere between January and March 2016, along with their Laconic descriptions.

For the previous season see Fall 2015 Anime. For the next season see Spring 2016 Anime.

The discussion thread is here.

TV Series


  • Active Raid -Kidou Kyoushuushitsu Dai-Hachigakari- (Active Raid -Mobile Assault Division, Unit 8-)
    (PV)
    Airing from January 7 for 1-cour, second cour on Summer 2016

    Cops in Powered Armor fight crime in a particularly bad part of Tokyo.

  • Ajin
    Airing from January 15 for 13 episodes

    A small number of humans have risen from the dead as immortals. As they are valuable research samples, they're on the run from regular humans. Naturally, our protagonist turns out to be one.

  • Ao No Kanata Four Rhythm
    (PV)
    Airing from January 11

    Anti-gravity shoes allow races in the sky. Male lead, female supporting cast.


  • Bubuki Buranki
    (PV)
    Airing from January 9

    A captured boy is saved by his childhood friend, who's bubuki is a right hand. No, you shouldn't know what a bubuki is.

  • Dagashi Kashi (Cheap Sweets Candy)
    (PV)
    Airing from January 7

    A boy who doesn't want to inherit his family's candy store meets a girl who's obsessed with candy.

  • Dimension W
    (PV)
    Airing from January 10

    In the future, the energy crisis has been averted by "coils" drawing power from dimension W. We follow a repo man and an android dealing with illegal coils.

  • Divine Gate
    (PV)
    Airing from January 8

    The Divine Gate connected the living world to the underworld and the heavens. We follow boys and girls that aim to reach the gate to reshape the world

  • Durararax2 Ketsu
    Airing from January 9

    Final third of the second season

  • ERASED (Boku Dake Ga Inai Machi)
    (PV)
    Airing from January 7 for 1 cour

    A manga artist with the ability to turn back time accidentally sends himself back to grade school, shortly before one of his classmates goes missing.


  • Gate second season
    Airing from January 8

    Second season

  • Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash (Hai to Gensou no Grimgar)
    (PV)
    Airing from January 10

    A boy and his friends find themselves in a fantasy world, where they have to form an adventuring party to survive.

  • HaruChika Haruta to Chika Wa Seishun Suru
    (PV)
    Airing from January 6 for 12 episodes

    A mystery series about a boy and girl in a wind instrument club.

  • Konosuba (Gifting the Wonderful World with Blessings!)
    (PV)
    Airing from January 13

    KonoSuba for short. An otaku is sent to a fantasy world to defeat the demon king, and brings the goddess who sent him with him.


  • Koyomimonogatari
    Airing from January 9 as a series of shorts

    Another Monogatari series

  • Luck & Logic
    (PV)
    Airing from January 9

    In a World... invaded by foreign gods, a boy with no power of his own makes a contract with a goddess and gains the power to fight.

  • Mahou Shoujo Nante Mou Ii Desu Kara (I've Had Enough of Being a Magical Girl)
    Airing from January 11

    A young girl becomes a magical girl, but her costume appears to be a bathing suit.


  • Momokuri
    (PV)

    A boy starts dating a girl that turns out to be obsessed with him. It is a cute comedy.

  • Myriad Colors Phantom World
    (PV)
    Airing from January 6

    In a near future world of imagination, monsters have started to appear. We follow schoolkids that fight them.

  • Nijiiro Days (Rainbow Days)
    (PV)
    Airing from January 10 for 2 cours

    A group of boys hang out and meddle in each other's relationships.

  • Norn 9
    (PV)
    Airing from January 7

    A boy is transported to an alternate world, where he has a journey in the sky. Based on an otome game.


  • Ooyasan Wa Shishunki (Landlord is in Puberty!)
    Airing from January 10

    A young man's landlord is a young girl.


  • Please Tell Me! Galko-chan
    Airing from January 8 as a series of shorts

    A gal, an otaku, and an ojou-sama talk about various things.

  • Prince of Stride Alternative
    (PV)
    Airing from January 5

    Relay races. Female lead in an otherwise male cast.

  • Reikenzan Hoshikuzu-tachi no Utage
    Airing from January 8

    The main character, a rare genius whose IQ and impudence are both unparalleled, is fated by a comet that foretells a great calamity.


  • Sekkou Boys
    (PV)
    Airing from January 8 as a series of shorts

    Four stone statues become idols.




  • Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle
    (PV)
    Airing from January 11 for 12 episodes

    A prince ends up at a female-only academy for mecha pilots. He is very good, but refuses to attack in battle.


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