Crunchyroll Adds "Golden Kamuy," Steins;Gate 0," and More to Spring 2018 Anime Lineup

Seven more titles revealed for the new season!

Crunchyroll announced a slew of spring 2018 anime simulcast additions today. The latest series to join the lineup are Steins;Gate 0, High School DxD Hero, Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory, Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits-, Space Battleship Tiramisu, Golden Kamuy, and Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These. 

All of these titles will also be SimulDubbed on the FunimationNow service.


Information regarding territories and scheduling will be announced at a later date, but for now you can check out images and synopses of the new additions below.


Steins;Gate 0 



Synopsis (via MyAnimeList):

The dark untold story of Steins;Gate that leads with the eccentric mad scientist Okabe, struggling to recover from a failed attempt at rescuing Kurisu. He decides to give up and abandons his lively scientist alter ego, in pursuit to forget the past. When all seems to be normal, he is seemingly pulled back into the past by meeting an acquaintance of Kurisu, who tells him that they have begun testing a device that stores the memory of a human and creates a simulation of them with their characteristics and personalities. Okabe begins testing and finds out that the simulation of Kurisu has brought back anguish and some new unexpected tragedies.

Zero is a side story that explores events from the Beta Attractor Field's future that contribute in making the end of the original story possible.


High School DxD Hero




Produced by Passione, the fourth season of High School DxD covers the second half of the Heroic Oppai Dragon arc of the original light novels. 


Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory




The fourth TV anime Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory is animated by XEBEC (Fafner in the AzureSpace Battleship Yamato 2199). Katsuichi Nakayama, known for his directorial works for the 2006 TV anime The Good Witch of the West, directs, and all of the voice cast members are returning in the latest outing.


Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits-




After losing her grandfather, Aoi inherits his ability to see spirits known as ayakashi. Taking it all in stride, she takes to feeding the ayakashi until one day, an ogre appears demanding she pay her grandfather’s debt. His price? Her hand in marriage! Refusing this absurd offer, Aoi decides to work at the Tenjin-ya—a bed and breakfast for the ayakashi—to pay back what her family owes.


Space Battleship Tiramisu



Synopsis (via MAL):

The human race extended its life field and greed to the vast reaches of space... In Space Era 0156, a war breaks out amidst all of the colonies in space. Earth begins to construct a new space battleship called Tiramisu in secret. Just as the war begins, one genius pilot steers the Tiramisu as a beacon of hope for humanity. 


Golden Kamuy




The story takes place in the mighty Northern field of Hokkaido, the time is in the turbulent late Meiji Era.


A post war soldier Sugimoto, aka, “Immortal Sugimoto” —who survived the lethal Japan-Russo War—was in need of large sums of money for a particular purpose…

What awaited Sugimoto, who stepped into Hokkaido’s Gold Rush with dreams of making a fortune at a single stroke, was a tattoo map leading to a hidden treasure based on hints inscribed on the bodies of convicts in Abashiri Prison?!


The magnificent nature of Hokkaido vs vicious convicts and the meeting with a pure Ainu girl, Ashiripa!! A survival battle for a hidden treasure hunt begins! 


Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These




Thousands of years into the future, humanity has advanced into space, where it has divided into two countries with two different forms of government: the autocracy of the Galactic Empire, and the democracy of the Free Planets Alliance. These two countries have been at war for 150 years, turning the galaxy into a stage for a never-ending series of conflicts.


As the long war continues, both countries fall into decline, with the Galactic Empire suffering corruption among the noble classes, while the Free Planets Alliance falls victim to the mob rule of democracy. Then, near the end of the 8th age of the space calendar, the appearance of two geniuses will change history forever. The ever-winning genius, Reinhard von Lohengramm, and the never-losing magician, Yang Wen-li. As heads of the Imperial and Alliance armies respectively, the two will face each other in battle over and over again.


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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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