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The Most Anticipated Spring 2021 Anime, Ranked

Updated April 16, 2021 5.2k votes 952 voters 22.9k views20 items

With the Winter 2021 anime season coming to a close, it's time to say goodbye to some great anime - but more importantly, it's time to look ahead to the future. The Spring 2021 anime season is dropping some sure-to-be incredible series. Plenty of amazing shows are getting sequels, like My Hero Academia, Fruits Basket, Megalo Box, and Zombieland Saga But you don't have to be caught up on older anime to enjoy what the season has to offer: there's also a wide range of great new shows like Don't Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro, To Your Eternity, Edens Zero, Yasuke, and more. Whatever your tastes, there's sure to be something coming out this season that will knock your socks off. 

Which Spring 2021 anime are you most looking forward to? Vote them up!

  • Photo: Bridge

    Release Date: April 1st

    Shaman King first debuted in 2001. Now, twenty years later, it's getting the reboot it deserves. The new series is produced and animated by Bridge, and it follows You Asakura on his mission to become the next Shaman King, a coveted title that will allow him to summon the Great Spirit and use it to reform the world. 

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    Release Date: April 8th

    Once known as one of the most terrifying yakuza members in history, Tatsu retires his lead pipe in order to start living an unexpected new life as a househusband. But while he once struck fear into the hearts of his enemies, he now has even greater challenges to contend with, like figuring out supermarket sales. This anime looks absolutely hilarious - hopefully it lives up to its premise!

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  • Photo: Bandai Namco Pictures

    Release Date: April 17th

    Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun will soon be airing its second season. After being sold to the chairman of a demon school, Iruma Suzuki is initially terrified. But he soon finds out that his new demon grandfather is actually super nice. His biggest concerns are less about being torn apart by demons and more about being expected to become the next Demon King, even though he's human. The upcoming season looks like a great continuation of the same wacky concept. 

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    Release Date: April 11th

    Takemichi Hanagaki's life is already spiralling down the drain when he's hit with terrible news: his ex-girlfriend Hinata Tachibana has been slain by the criminal Tokyo Manji Gang. He gets the opportunity to travel 12 years into the past, back when he was still dating Hinata. He uses the opportunity to try to infiltrate the Tokyo Manji Gang and change the future to save Hinata's life. 

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