Kodansha's Spring 2024 Anime Season

Apr 05, 2024
Kodansha's Spring 2024 Anime Season

Kodansha's Spring 2024 Anime Season

Get ready for an exciting lineup of your favorite Kodansha titles coming to anime this spring season!

Another anime season has come and gone, but don't worry! This spring arrives with tons of titles perfect for any anime & manga fan including, the third season of the lovable yet powerful slime in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime; to the villain-as-an-undercover-hero revenge story, Go! Go! Loser Ranger!; into the heartwarming school days romance, A Condition Called Love; as well as the wholesome new yuri series, Whisper Me a Love Song, and more!

Missed out on last season's series? Pick up where the anime left off for the trash game connoisseur series, Shangri-La Frontier - starting at volume 7; continue the captivating romance in the hit shoujo series in A Sign of Affection - starting at volume 6; or immerse yourself in the stylish urban wonderland of vengeance in The Witch and the Beast - starting at volume 5.


I Was Reincarnated as the 7th Prince so I Can Take My Time Perfecting My Magical Ability

Starts Airing: April 2, 2024
Studio: Tsumugi Akita Animation Lab
Streaming: Crunchyroll

Prince Lloyd wasn’t always a prince…in fact, his previous life is one he remembers perfectly: he was a sorcerer, of sorts. So when he was forced to reincarnate, he decided to continue his studies, prince of the realm or not! But his new life has its own sets of challenges…including being a 10-year-old! What’s the 7th prince/sorcerer to do?!

Rated: 16+

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A Condition Called Love

Starts Airing: April 4, 2024
Studio: East Fish Studio
Streaming: Crunchyroll

Hotaru is a 16-year-old high school first-year who has always been ambivalent about love, preferring instead to have a lively life with her family and friends. So when she sees her schoolmate, Hananoi-kun, sitting in the snow after a messy, public breakup, she thinks nothing of offering to share her umbrella. But when he asks her out in the middle of her classroom the next day, she can’t help but feel that her life is about to change in a big way…

Rated: 16+

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That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

Starts Airing: April 5, 2024
Studio: 8bit
Streaming: Crunchyroll

Anime returns with season 3!

CRISES EVERYWHERE! The Kingdom of Falmuth sits on the precipice of civil war as its leaders debate how to respond to the Jura Tempest Federation’s demands. Meanwhile, the Ten Great Saints discuss the Storm Dragon’s return and the crowning of a new Demon Lord. Although Rimuru and Hinata wish to settle their dispute peacefully, a sinister group acting from the shadows is determined to see things end in bloodshed!

Rated: 13+

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Starts Airing: April 5, 2024
Studio: CloverWorks
Streaming: Crunchyroll

Haruka Sakura wants nothing to do with weaklings—he’s only interested in the strongest of the strong. He’s from Fuurin High School, a school of near-dropout degenerates known only for their brawling strength. And in a town known for its territorial disputes, Haruka’s got only one goal—to become the hero his town deserves.

Rated: 16+

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Go! Go! Loser Ranger!

Starts Airing: April 7, 2024
Studio: Yostar Pictures
Streaming: HULU

When the Monster Army invaded Earth thirteen years ago, the Divine Dragon Rangers rose up to stop them! With the war raging on, these great heroes are mankind’s last hope! …or are they? In truth, the invaders were subjugated within a year, forced to continue to crank out a monster a week for the Rangers to crush in front of their adoring fans! But one monster has had enough. Something has to change! He’ll rebel against the might of the Dragon Rangers and destroy them all…from the inside!

Rated: 13+

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As a Reincarnated Aristocrat, I'll Use My Appraisal Skill to Rise in the World

Starts Airing: April 7, 2024

Studio: Studio MOTHER
Streaming: Crunchyroll

It’s brains over brawn in this new isekai adventure! One day when leaving work, a salaryman dies and is reborn in another world as the weak child of the noble Louvent family. Using his “appraisal” skill, which lets him see the stats of others, young Ars Louvent recruits the best people to his side in order to turn his country around.

Rated: 13+

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The Fable

Airing April 7, 2024
Studio: Tezuka Productions
Streaming: HULU

When you’re the infamous “genius killer” hitman The Fable, many things come easy. Being a normal person, however, isn’t one of them. In fact, being told that he can’t kill anyone for a while may just be the hardest job he’s ever taken…

Rated: 18+

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Vampire Dormitory

Starts Airing: April 7, 2024
Studio: Studio Blanc
Streaming: Crunchyroll

Mito, who has no family to rely on, lives on the streets, disguised as a boy. Ruka, a vampire, saves her from a perilous situation and makes her an offer: become his subservient thrall from which he can feed whenever he wants, and she can live with him—in the boys’ dorm. Because her very existence depends on her secret not being found out, every day is a new danger—to say nothing of that vampire! Meanwhile, Ruka, not knowing Mito’s a girl, dotes on her night and day in an attempt to ripen her “disgusting male blood,” but when real feelings develop… this dangerous romance between a crossdressing girl and an obsessive vampire begins!

Rated: 16+

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Whisper Me a Love Song

Starts Airing: 
April 14, 2024

Studio: Yokohama Animation Lab, Cloud Hearts
Streaming: HIDIVE

Bubbly, energetic first-year high school student Himari falls head over heels for her senpai Yori after hearing her band perform on the first day of school. Himari tells Yori she just loves her, and, to Himari’s surprise, Yori says she loves Himari back! But when Himari realizes that she and her senpai are feeling two different kinds of love, she begins to ask herself what “love” really means…

Rated: 13+

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Premiers in Japan: April 19, 2024
Studio: 8bit
English-language debut: COMING SOON

Second-year high school student Reo Mikage wants nothing more than to escape his illustrious family’s shadow by becoming a soccer star and winning the World Cup. The only thing that’s missing is a talented diamond in the rough who can help him achieve his dream. That’s when he sets his sights on Seishiro Nagi, a notorious slacker whose quick reflexes are the only hint of athletic ability. Can Reo find the switch to awaken the beast inside Nagi?

Rated: 16+

Coming Spring 2024


Shangri-La Frontier, Volume 7

Story by Katarina, Art by Ryosuke Fuji

Sunraku can’t help but get side-tracked by the allure of challenging overpowered monsters for loot. By exploiting the game-breaking abilities of his Inventoria equipment, Sunraku collects a massive haul of valuable drops from the impossibly strong crystal scorpions. With his precious loot squared away, Sunraku can focus on searching for the magic application unit in order to advance his main quest, but his clanmates have other ominous plans for him…

Get Shangri-La Frontier, volume 7 here

A Sign of Affection, Volume 6

By suu Morishita
CHAPTER 22: Cloudy Followed By

“Will he answer anything I ask him now?” 

Yuki’s a college student who admires and then falls in love with an upperclassman at her school, Itsuomi, who treats her naturally despite her being Deaf. After she resolves to pursue this love in earnest, and Itsuomi asks her to go out, the two become a couple. On their first date alone, Yuki asks Itsuomi about something she’s been wondering for a while, but how will he respond?

Get A Sign of Affection, volume 6 here!

The Witch and the Beast, Volume 5

By Kousuke Satake

An unexpected encounter with Angela, the witch responsible for Guideau’s curse, leaves Guideau in a primal, beast-like state. The regression calls to Ashaf’s mind the time the pair had first met—it was in a village out in the countryside, a place supposedly untouched by magic, but where rumors of a witch began to poison the community…

Get The Witch & The Beast, volume 5 here!