Crunchyroll Reveals Music Girls and Other Upcoming Anime at AX 2018

Look toward the summer lineup and beyond with the latest additions

Crunchyroll just wrapped up its industry panel at Anime Expo 2018, and plenty of announcements came along for the ride. In addition to going over some of the summer 2018 simulcasts, some new series have been revealed. Check out an overview of what you can look forward to this summer and beyond below.


Music Girls - Coming this summer.




Haru Chitose, Eri Kumagai, Sarasa Ryuoh, Kiri Mukae, Uori Mukae, Sasame Mitsukuri, Miku Nishio, Hiyo Yukino, Shupe Gushiken, Kotoko Kintoki, and Roro Morooka are the eleven members of "Music Girls," an idol group produced by Pine Records. However, they're a third-rate idol group that can't seem to sell CDs at all. But even though they're obscure and constantly in debt, the members and their producer, Ikebashi, are all trying their hardest. Ikebashi gets the idea that Music Girls needs a new member—an idol who can light a fire under them so that they can grasp success! And so the rigorous auditions begin. Then, one day, Music Girls meets the story's main character, Hanako...


RErideD – Derrida, who leaps through time – A Crunchyroll co-production due out this fall.



Radiant - Scheduled for October.



Double Decker - Coming soon.



The Rising of the Shield Hero - Episode 1 will have its worldwide premiere along with special guests at this year's Crunchyroll Expo. Stay tuned for more information at CRX! 



That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime - Coming this fall.




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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