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The 20 Best Winter 2019 Anime You Should Be Watching

List RulesVote up the Winter 2019 anime that you're most excited to see.

The Winter 2019 anime season has just begun, and with it comes a ton of new anime. Pause your endless journey to catch up on One Piece, because there are some new shows to pay attention to. 

Among the best winter 2019 anime are completely fresh series like Dororo, which is based off of a manga by the father of all anime, Osamu Tezuka, and The Promised Neverland, which seems poised to be the kind of series you'd get if you took Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go and made it a thousand times more horrifying. There are also some hotly anticipated sequels coming up, including Mob Psycho 100 2 and Date Alive 3. Not only that, but there's also plenty of great movies, including a deliciously tragic romance called Ashita Sekai ga Owaru toshitemo, and not one, not two, but three Psycho-Pass movies. Oh, and there's also a reboot of an early 2000s classic, Boogiepop Never Laughs. 

With such a great lineup, you probably want to know what the Winter 2019 anime release schedule looks like. Look no further, because it's all listed right here. Vote up the new anime that you're the most hyped about.

Update: Check out the best Winter 2020 anime to see what's cooking in the new year!

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    The Promised Neverland

    Release Date: January 11

    A group of orphans discover that their idyllic life is not what they thought it was. Instead of being prepared for adoption to new homes, they're being shipped off to a race of demons as food. Will the children be able to escape before it's too late?

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    The Rising of the Shield Hero

    Release Date: December 27, 2018

    When Naofumi Iwatani is transported to a fantasy world, the last thing he expects is to be relegated to the lowest rungs of society. Worse, the only person who seems like they're willing to help him turns out to be taking advantage of him for financial gain. Naofumi decides to take on the fantasy world with only one goal in mind: revenge. 

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    Release Date: January 7

    When a samurai lord trades away his son's organs to 48 different demons, he gains ultimate power. His son survives and sets out on a mission to retrieve his stolen body parts. Along the way, he forges a bond with a young thief. 

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  • Release Date: January 7

    The second season of Mob Psycho 100 picks up where the last one left off. Mob will encounter new challenges from both dangerous psychics and supernatural creatures, and his social life. Through it all, he must search for an answer to the question: what does he truly want to do with his incredible abilities?

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