New Anime Streaming On Netflix, Crunchyroll, Amazon, Funimation, And HiDive This Fall (US)

The fall 2018 anime season has officially begun. As of this week, a bunch of new series and movies have begun airing on Netflix, Amazon, Crunchyroll, Funimation, and HiDive. With all the new anime, we’ve outlined what we think you need to add to your watch list.

Bloom Into You is a must watch. This love story between two high school girls also addresses the pressures of living with low self-worth and the struggles of understanding asexual love. Despite the heaviness of the story’s drama, there are both brief snippets of hilarity and quiet moments of internal resilience that draw you into the changing dynamic between the second-year student council president who can’t escape her dead sister’s shadow and the young first-year who dreams of falling in love but doesn’t feel the emotions that love stories say a young girl should. Bloom Into You is debuting exclusively on HiDive (in both Japanese and English dub) and premiers on October 5. This fall, HiDive is also airing episodes of the English dub of Princess Principal, one of the best anime from 2017.

You should also add Crunchyroll’s Goblin Slayer to your queue–especially if you’re a fan of Dark Souls. Goblin Slayer is a dark fantasy about an inexperienced priestess, called Priestess, who’s saved by a male adventurer named Goblin Slayer after her entire party is gruesomely butchered in front of her. Goblin Slayer is a bloody story that repeatedly offers up scenes where its characters are left with eyes full of despair, but the show is not without its charm. The series begins airing on October 6.

Other anime to look out for are That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime and SSSS Gridman. The former launched on October 1, with the original Japanese version on Crunchyroll and the English dub on Funimation. The latter comes out on Funimation on October 6. Slime is an isekai–a story where a normal person is transported to another world–that’s about pretty much exactly what the name implies, and Studio Trigger’s Gridman is an anime remake of Gridman the Hyper Agent, a series about three kids creating a video game superhero. Golden Kamuy and Netflix’s Castlevania also return with second seasons this fall, the former on October 8 and the latter on October 26.

The full list of anime series and movies that have been confirmed to premier this fall on Amazon, Crunchyroll, Funimation, HiDive, and Netflix are listed below. We’ll update the list if additional titles are announced.

Fall 2018 Anime Release Date Schedule (U.S.)


  • October 5
    • Boarding School Juliet
    • So Many Colors In The Future What A Wonderful World
  • October 11
    • Le Cirque de Karakuri


  • October 1
    • That Time I Go Reincarnated as a Slime
  • October 3
    • RErideD: Derrida, who leaps through time
  • October 4
    • Zombieland Saga
  • October 5
    • Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 5: Golden Wind
  • October 6
    • Goblin Slayer
    • Radiant
    • Sword Art Online: Alicization
  • October 7
    • Ulysses: Jeanne d’Arc and the Alchemist Knight
  • October 8
    • Golden Kamuy (Season 2)
  • October 12
    • Senran Kagura Shinovi Master


  • October 1
    • Space Battleship Tiramisu Zwei (Season 2)
    • That Time I Go Reincarnated as a Slime
  • October 6
    • Ace Attorney (Season 2)
    • SSSS Gridman
  • October 8
    • Golden Kamuy (Season 2)
  • October 9
    • Tokyo Ghoul:re (Season 2)


  • October 1
    • The Girl in Twilight
  • October 5
    • Bloom Into You
  • October 7
    • Release The Spyce


  • October 3
    • Violet Evergarden: Special
  • October 15
    • The Seven Deadly Sins: Revival of The Commandments
  • October 26
    • Castlevania (Season 2)
  • October 30
    • Fate/EXTRA Last Encore: Illustrias Geocentrism Theory

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