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Fall 2021 Anime: Here's What You Should Look Forward To This Season

Updated October 5, 2021 4.6k votes 801 voters 27.9k views20 items

With Fall just around the corner, it's time to pull out the cozy sweaters and PSLs - and to start getting hyped about Fall 2021 anime. No matter what kind of anime you like, there's something for you this season.

What are some of the best Fall 2021 anime that you should be looking forward to? One exciting new addition to the anime canon is Platinum End, which is an adaptation of manga by the creators of Death Note. There's also Komi Can't Communicate, a show about a beautiful girl whose social skills make it hard for her to make friends. These are both new series, but there are plenty of new seasons of beloved shows cropping up too. Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation, 86, and Date a Live will all be dropping new seasons in Fall 2021. There are even some cool movies coming out - did you know that Jujutsu Kaisen has a movie? 

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    Platinum End

    Photo: Signal.MD

    Release Date: October 8th

    Platinum End is based on a manga by the same people who created Death Note, which is reason enough to check it out. Mirai Kakehashi's life is miserable - his parents passed away, and he's living with abusive family members. But when he decides to end it all, he's stopped by a mysterious angelic being who offers him a second chance at life - and a chance to compete for godlike powers in a survival game. 

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    Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Movie

    Photo: MAPPA

    Release Date: December 24th

    If you're a Jujutsu Kaisen fan who's hoping for a glimpse into the world outside of Itadori and his crew, this movie might be just what you're looking for.

    After Yuuta Okkotsu's childhood friend passes away, he finds himself haunted by a violent, hyper-protective ghost who he can't control. He wants to go into isolation, but instead, he winds up at Jujutsu Tech, where he can learn to use his ghostly friend to fight for good.

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    The Faraway Paladin

    Photo: Children's Playground Entertainment

    Release Date: October

    William is the only human being in the world of the undead. Though he was raised with loving care, he can't get rid of his thoughts about how he ended up there in the first place, and what the true nature of his world and his identity might be. With vague memories of his former life and a keen sense of purpose, he sets out on the path to become a Paladin. 

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    The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat

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    Release Date: October 

    In a previous life, Lugh Tuatha Dé was a world-renowned assassin. Though he's loyal to his employers, they betrayed him by ending his life. Luckily for him, he gets a new lease on life when a goddess reincarnates him into another world. Once again, he has to make use of his assassination skills by taking down a hero who is threatening the safety of the world. 

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