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This chart is a list of TV anime series that aired between July and September of 2014, along with their Laconic descriptions.

For the previous season see Spring 2014 Anime. For the next season see Fall 2014 Anime.

Here is this season's discussion thread.

TV Series

  • Akame ga Kill!
    Airing from July 6 for 24 episodes.

    In a fantasy world, a group of assassins fight a corrupt empire.

  • Aldnoah.Zero
    Airing from July 5 for 12 episodes

    A mecha series taking place in an Alternate History where humanity discovered a hypergate to the moon and got in a war with Mars. Gen Urobuchi is at least partially responsible for the concept, and wrote the first three episodes.

  • Ao Haru Ride
    Airing from July 7 for 12 episodes

    A girl meets her first love for the first time in two years, and tries to restart their relationship.

  • Bakumatsu Rock
    Airing from July 2

    In an alternate version of the Bakumatsu revolution, the battles are fought through music.

  • Barakamon
    Airing from July 5 for 12 episodes

    A Slice of Life comedy about a city-raised calligrapher that moved out to a rural town.

  • Black Butler Book of Circus
    Airing from July 10 for 10 episodes

    Third season


  • Francesca Girls Be Ambitious

    Hokkaido is being attacked by the shinsengumi and protected by an idol and an exorcist. Also, nearly everyone is a zombie.

  • Free! Eternal Summer
    Airing from July 2

    2nd season of the popular swimming anime

  • Futsuu no Joshikousei ga Locodol Yattemita (Normal School Girls Tried Being Local Idols)
    Airing from July 3 for 12 episodes

    'Locodol' for short. A pair of highschool girls become idols promoting their town. Based on a 4koma.

  • Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun
    Airing from July 6 for 12 episodes

    Girl confesses to her crush, but he mistakes her as a fan of his shoujo manga. Hoping to get closer to him, she becomes his assistant.

  • Glasslip
    Airing from July 3

    Original anime by P.A. Works. A 17-year-old girl dreams of becoming a glass artisan.

  • Hanamonogatari
    Airing on August 16 (4 episodes back-to-back)

    The previously unaired arc of the Monogatari Series' "second season".

  • Himegoto
    Airing from July 7, as 5-minute episodes

    It's about a boy being forced to go to school dressed like a girl.

  • Jinsei
    Airing from July 6 for 13 episodes

    The main characters writes the life (jinsei) column for the school newspaper, with the help of three girls.

  • Magimoji Rurumo
    Airing from July 9 for one cour

    A perverted boy gets tickets that allow an apprentice witch to grant wishes

  • Minarai Diva (Diva-in-training)
    Airing from July 14

    A comedy series about idols. Will be performed live. Yes, this is possible for an anime.

  • Momo Kyun Sword
    Airing from July 8

    The story of Momotarou, re-imagined with busty girls.

  • Rail Wars!
    Airing from July 3

    The story follows an oddball group that works on a train In a World… where Japan's railways were never privatized.

  • Re:_Hamatora
    Airing from July 7 for one cour

    Second season

  • Sabagebu!
    Airing from July 6.

    A gag comedy starring the members of a girls' airsoft club.

  • Sengoku Basara Judge End
    Airing from July 5 for 12 episodes

    Third season

  • Shounen Hollywood -Holly Stage for 49-
    Airing from July 5

    It's about a male idol group. Takes place 15 years after the novel Shounen Hollywood.

  • Sin Strange+
    Airing from June 28

    Second season.

  • Space☆Dandy Season 2
    Airing from July 5 (in America) for 13 episodes

    Second half.

  • Terror in Resonance
    Airing from July 10 for 11 episodes

    A bomb exploded in the heart of Tokyo. The terrorists are two teenagers that call themselves "Sphinx". Now they launch a huge game that involves the entire Japanese population. Soundtrack to be composed by Yoko Kanno.

  • Tokyo ESP
    Airing from July 11

    After certain bizarre events, a number of people gain psychic powers.

  • Tokyo Ghoul
    Airing from July 3 for 12 episodes

    A boy is turned into a man-eating monster.