The 2022 Summer anime slate is finally here, but which series should you be watching and when are they due to be released worldwide?
The start of a new anime broadcast slate can be a confusing one as fans struggle to find concrete information about new shows and when they will actually premiere.
Thankfully, MyAnimeList and Crunchyroll have provided a detailed rundown of the top series to watch now. Fans should note that Crunchyroll has yet to publicly confirm the release dates for all of the following anime series that are scheduled to appear on the summer 2022 summer slate.
In most cases, due to time differences with domestic TV networks in Japan the series will premiere to international audiences either on the dates mentioned or a day earlier – so which shows should you bookmark for the 2022 summer slate?
The Devil is a part-timer season 2 (Hataraku Maui-sama!!)
The second season of Studio 3Hz’s (Healer Girl) supernatural rom-com adaptation is set to premiere Thursday, July 14th,
Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 (Kanojo, Okarisimasu)
The romantic comedy anime premieres Friday, July 1 in the second season of TMS Entertainment (Lupin the Third)scheduled tribe,
overlord season 4
The iconic Iseki series of the fourth season of Madhouse (Hunter x Hunter) premieres Tuesday, July 5th,
Made in the Abyss Season 2 (Made in the Abyss: Retsujitsu no Ougonkiu)
The second season of Kinema Citrus’ (The Rising of the Shield Hero) dark fantasy adventure series titled ‘The Golden City of the Scorching Sun’ premieres on Wednesday, July 6.th,
Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In Dungeon Season 4 (DanMachi)
The Fourth Season of Jessie Staff (Food Wars) Is Wrong to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon Is Scheduled for Saturday, July 23third,
Call of the Night (Yofukashi no Uta)
The latest series from Leiden Films (Tokyo Revengers) centers around a vampire romance and premieres on Friday, July 8.th,
My stepmother’s daughter is my ex (Mamahaha no Tsurego ga Motokano datta)
From Project No. 9 (Love After World Domination), this new slice-of-life romantic comedy series releases on Wednesday, July 6th,
Classroom of Elite Season 2 (Yukoso Jitsuroku Shijou Shugi no Kyushitsu E)
Studio Lerche’s second season (given) of the iconic psychological school adventure debuts Monday, July 4th,
When will Ayumu make his move? (Soredemo Ayumu wa Yosetekuru)
This is a new slice-of-life comedy series from Silver Link (The Misfit of Demon King Academy), which will release on Friday, July 8.th,
shadow house season 2
The second season of Cloverworks’ (Spy x Family) fantastic mystery drama begins Saturday, July 9th,
Harem in the Labyrinth of Another World (Isekai Meikyu de Harem Vo)
Studio Passione (Mieruko-chan)’s latest harem isaki series is set to premiere on Wednesday, July 6.th,
A new supernatural series from A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online) will debut on Saturday, July 2Ra,
Futo Pi (Futo Tantei)
A new supernatural drama series from Studio Kai (Skeleton Night in Another World) releases Sunday, July 31scheduled tribe,
Girl from the Other Side (Totsukuni no Shjo)
This supernatural series from Witt Studios (Attack on Titan Seasons 1-3) will premiere this summer but a specific date sadly remains TBA.
Other notable anime series on the 2022 Summer Slate include:
- Smile of Arsnotoria Animation – July 6th
- Dropkick On My Devil Season 3 – July 6th
- Orient Season 2 – July 11th
- Love Live Superstar Season 2 – 17th Julyth
- RWBY: Ice Queendome – June 24th (Ongoing)
- Teppen – July 1scheduled tribe
- Musasi-No – 2nd JulyRa
- Shooting Goals for the Future – July 2Ra
- Yurei Deco – July 3third
- Engage Kiss – July 3third
- utawareumono: The Mask of Truth – July 3third
- Dazzling Witches – July 3third
- My Isekey Life – 4th of Julyth
- Sindoor in gold – July 5th
- Iseki Ogison – July 6thth
- Tokyo Mew Mew – July 6th
- The Yakuza Guide to Babysitting – July 7th
- Buchigire – July 8th
- Black Summoner – July 9th
- Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer – July 9th
- Parallel World Pharmacy – July 10th
- Follow Mei – July 22Ra
- The maid I recently hired is mysterious – July 24th
There are a few other series that haven’t quite made it to this list, a full breakdown can be found on MyAnimeList and Crunchyroll’s 2022 summer poster.
by Tom Llewellyn [email protected]
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