13 January 2014

Anime Picks - Winter 2013 / 2014



New Anime titles for the winter 2013 season have been announced and have already started airing! Let us take a look at the list of Top 5 Anime Picks for Winter 2013 which have tickled our fancies. The Anime titles mentioned below are sorted in the alphabetical order and are not representative of any rankings or preferences.

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1. Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren

Image Source: AniChart

Studio
Kyoto Animation

Descriptions
Due to various events, Yuuta and Rikka are living together. This secret co-habitation is so exciting for the two lovebirds! Or so it should be... Is having a chuuni girlfriend too high of a hurdle for Yuuta, who never even went out with a normal girl?! Yuuta worries about how to advance his relationship with Rikka.

And then everyone else, Nibutani, Kumin, and Dekomori, have powered up by advancing a grade. Furthermore, the cause of his chuunibyou outburst in middle school, the girl who calls herself Sophia Ring Saturn the 7th, Satone Shichimiya appears... This is the long-awaited second season of the adolescent romantic comedy revolving around chuunibyou that makes you laugh and cry.

(Source: Animax)

2. Mahou Sensou

Image Source: AniChart

Studio
Madhouse Studios

Descriptions
In this modern magic action story, Takeshi Nanase is an ordinary high school boy who has a somewhat dark past. Due to certain circumstances, he formed a "fake" couple with his childhood friend Kurumi Isoshima, but otherwise, he lives a normal life.

However, one day, he comes across a girl named Mui Aiba, in a uniform he has never seen before, collapsed on the school campus. This encounters changes Takeshi's destiny completely. Mui tells Takeshi that she is a magician, and she apologizes, for she turned Takeshi into a magician, too. What Takeshi once knew as one world is actually two — the world where magicians live and the world where humans live.

(Source: ANN)

3. Noragami

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Studio
Bones

Descriptions
At the boundary between this realm and another, there live eight million gods, dead spirits who serve the gods, and other assorted spirits who help and meddle in the affairs of humans. A sweet middle school girl named Hiyori Iki has been enduring bullying from her classmates, and she goes to the restroom by herself to cry. Scrawled on the bathroom wall is a phone number and the message, "I solve your troubles."

After Hiyori calls the number, she encounters a homeless, unemployed figure who proclaims himself a "god." Crude, unpredictable, and worthless, he does not answer people's prayers and no one acknowledges him. However, he has one sole power, the ability to cut all who pass between this world and the next.

(Source: ANN)

4. Nourin

Image Source: AniChart

Studio
Silver Link

Descriptions
When the national idol Kusakabe Yuka suddenly retired from the entertainment business, it shocked the world and it devastated teenager Hata Kosaku. Kosaku was Yuka's biggest fan and her departure left him depressed. His classmates at the Tamo Agriculture School finally are able to get him to leave his room and attend his class, but to everyone's amazement, Kusakabe Yuka (her stage name) comes into the class under the name Kinoshita Ringo as a transfer student.

Kosaku realizes he has the once in a lifetime opportunity to get to personally know his dream girl and, together with his group of friends, try to find out why she is here and become closer than just classmates.

(Source: MangaHelpers)

5. SoniAni: Super Sonico The Animation

Image Source: AniChart

Studio
White Fox

Descriptions
Super Sonico is the mascot girl of the "Nitro Super Sonic" events held by Nitroplus. In her back story, she is already a photoshoot model, game character, and a musician, even as she studies as a college student.

(Source: AniChart)

What are your Anime Picks for Winter 2013?

Does any of the Anime titles as mentioned above tickle your fancies? Should our Top 5 Anime Picks for Winter 2013 not be your cup of tea, head over to the AniChart website, look around, and indulge in the wide variety of choices!

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