Crunchyroll Presents the Winter 2019 Anime Simulcast Lineup! [UPDATED: 1/16]

See what shows you can look forward to in the new season

The Winter 2019 anime season is here, and it's time for the best part (besides actually getting to watch the new shows): announcements! This is going to be your one-stop shop for all the new license updates, so sit back and dig into the fresh batches of incoming anime below.


First up, international announcement links: 



Latest Update (1/16):

It's an all-out VTubers attack as Crunchyroll announces its latest addition to the Winter 2019 anime season. This simulcast update is all about VIRTUALSAN - LOOKING, the first episode of which is set to launch today. Episode 2 is coming soon, and future episodes will stream on Wednesdays at 9:30am Pacific Time. 



Launches: January 16 at 11:00am PT

Territories: Worldwide excluding Asia




A TV anime featuring 30 VTubers including Mirai Akari, Siro, Nekomiya Hinata, Tsukino Mito, Tanaka Hime, and Suzuki Hina! In a creative collaboration Anno Hideaki, the six primary cast members will appear in Evangelion costumes. The theme song is composed by producer Nakata Yasutaka, sung by Kizuna Ai in the first six episodes, before being taken over for episodes seven through twelve by the main cast as the special VTuber unit dubbed "Virtual Real". 


An original 3DCG animated project with an omnibus format designed to put the personality and charm of VTubers on full display.


Here's how the season is looking so far:


Continuing Series

One Piece


GeGeGe no Kitaro

Black Clover


Case Closed

Shonen Ashibe GO! GO! Goma-chan

Meow Meow Japanese History

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind

A Certain Magical Index III

Future Card Buddyfight Ace


Run with the Wind

Ace Attorney Season 2

Monster Strike the Animation


Fairy Tail Final Season

Sword Art Online Alicization

Hinomaru Sumo

Anisong Station

BONO BONO 3rd Season

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime



New Winter 2019 Additions 


Boogiepop and Others

Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka

Meiji Tokyo Renka

WATATEN!: an Angel Flew Down to Me

Time Fridays at 6:00am PT Fridays 11 at 11:10am PT Wednesdays at 9:00am PT Tuesdays at 7:00am PT
Studio Madhouse LIDENFILMS TMS Entertainment Doga Kobo
Regions Worldwide excluding Asia and French, German and Russian speaking territories Worldwide excluding Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and French, German and Russian speaking territories Worldwide ex Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, France (and New Caledonia) and Germany  Worldwide ex. Asia



Kemono Friends 2

Katana Maidens ~ Mini Toji

Saint Seiya Saintia Sho

The Rising of the Shield Hero

Time Mondays at 11:35am PT Saturdays at 11:00am PT Mondays at 4:00am PT Wednesdays at 7:30am PT
Studio Tomason Project No. 9 GONZO Kinema Citrus
Regions Worldwide ex Asia Worldwide ex. Asia
North America, Central America and South America including the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Europe, MENA

Premium-only in France, Monaco, Andorra, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Belgium 
Worldwide ex. Asia



Mob Psycho 100 II

The Morose Mononokean Ⅱ

Girly Air Force

The Price of Smiles

Time Mondays at 8:30am PT Saturdays at 5:30am PT Thursdays at 8:30am PT Fridays at 8:00am PT
Studio BONES Pierrot Plus Satelight Tatsunoko Production
Regions Worldwide ex Asia U.S.A., Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, Latin America (Central and South America including Caribbean), German and French speaking Europe Worldwide ex Asia  Worldwide ex Asia



The Promised Neverland

Kaguya-sama: Love is War

Rinshi!! Ekodachan

My Roomate is a Cat

Time Wednesdays at 10:00am PT Saturdays at 8:00am PT Tuesdays at 10:30am PT Wednesdays at 9:00am PT
Studio CloverWorks A-1 Pictures Various Zero-G
Regions North America, Central America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Ireland North America, Central America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Ireland  Worldwide ex. Asia United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Europe (excluding Turkey, including Georgia and Azerbaijan), Latin America



Rainy Cocoa sideG

Date A Live III

The Quintessential Quintuplets


Time Tuesdays at 10:00am PT Fridays at 6:30am PT Saturdays at 2:00pm PT Saturdays at 10:30am PT
Studio EMT² J.C.Staff Tezuka Productions Studio Gokumi

Worldwide excluding China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macao & Taiwan

TBD  Worldwide excluding Asia and the Middle East North America, Latin America, UK, Ireland, Scandinavia, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa




Grimms Notes the Animation

Mysteria Friends


Time Fridays at 9:30am PT Fridays at 8:30pm PT January 20 at 9:00AM PT January 16 at 11:00am PT
Studio Bandai Namco Pictures Brain's Base  CyGamesPictures  Lide
Regions United States and Canada U.S.A., Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Netherlands, Scandinavia and Central and Latin America, Spain and Portugal plus Turkey Worldwide excluding Asia  Worldwide excluding Asia









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