10 Highly Anticipated Anime for the Spring 2024 Season That Will Keep You Riveted

Winter 2024 was an unforgettable season, and Spring 2024 is now here with a line-up of shows as vibrant as a magical girl’s wardrobe. From heart-pumping action series that will leave you on the edge of your seat to hilarious comedies that will have you laughing like a cartoon villain, the choices are endless.

We understand that selecting an anime to watch can be daunting, like trying to solve a ninja’s substitution jutsu. You may wonder which shows are worth your time and will give you the most bang for your buck.

But no need to worry, fellow anime enthusiasts! We’re here to assist you like a trusty sidekick. So, without further ado, here are the top 10 upcoming anime shows of Spring 2024 that you won’t want to miss – it would be like skipping a beach episode in a slice-of-life series!

10. Fable

Top 10 Most Anticipated Anime of Spring 2024 Season
Fable | Source: Youtube
  • Release Date: April 6, 2024
  • Streaming Platform: Disney+ and Hulu (U.S.)

‘The Fable’ is an underrated gem that follows the story of a genius hitman who decides to take a year-long break from his profession. This task proves to be extremely difficult for our protagonist, as he excels at killing.

This anime’s unique narrative effortlessly combines gritty crime drama and slice-of-life with a semi-serious, satirical tone. The show presents a realistic portrayal of the criminal underworld, showcasing morally ambiguous and relatable characters.

9. Black Butler- Public School Arc

Top 10 Most Anticipated Anime of Spring 2024 Season
Ciel (Black Butler) | Source: Youtube
  • Release Date: April 13, 2024
  • Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

‘Black Butler’ is an exceptional anime that combines dark and comedic elements skillfully. The new arc will focus on Ciel’s level. He receives a letter from Queen Victoria informing him that several students, including her relative Derick, have gone missing from Weston College, one of England’s top public schools.

CloverWork will produce the anime, with Kenjirō Okada at the helm. Known for their high-quality animation, we can expect the ‘Public School Arc’ to be excellent.

8. Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World 3

Top 10 Most Anticipated Anime of Spring 2024 Season
Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World 3 | Source: Youtube
  • Release Date: April 10, 2024
  • Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

‘KonoSuba’ is an anime series that has gained immense popularity, especially among the fans of Isekai and comedy genres. The show is well-known for its exceptional animation, distinct characters, and the perfect amalgamation of comedy and fantasy elements.

Season 3 will focus on Kazuma’s encounter with the Crown. Fans can expect a hilarious plot that will leave them in splits with laughter.

7. Code Geass: Roze of the Recapture

Top 10 Most Anticipated Anime of Spring 2024 Season
Roze (Code Geass: Roze of the Recapture) | Source: Youtube
  • Release Date: May 10, 2024
  • Streaming Platform: Disney+

Code Geass is considered one of the most outstanding mecha anime shows of all time, and its popularity has remained even after many years. The new story will center on the lives of two brothers, Rose and Ash, and their pursuit of “reclamation.”

This movie is expected to deliver excellent mecha battles, intriguing character development, and an engaging plot, all trademarks of the Code Geass franchise.

6. Kaiju No. 8

Top 10 Most Anticipated Anime of Spring 2024 Season
Kafka Hibino (Kaiju No. 8) | Source: Kafka Hibino (Kaiju No. 8)
  • Release Date: April 13, 2024
  • Streaming Platforms: Crunchyroll

Fans of the ‘Kaiju No. 8’ manga are eagerly waiting for the upcoming anime adaptation. They believe it will bring the extraordinary fight sequences and spectacular artwork they have been reading in the manga to life.

The story revolves around Kafka, a man who fails to qualify for the Defense Force and works as a cleaning crew member. His job is to decompose the remains of Kaiju after their battles. One day, a small Kaiju enters Kafka’s body, and he gains the ability to turn into one of their kind. It’s a thrilling tale that promises to keep viewers on the edge of their seats.

5. BLUELOCK -Episode Nagi-

Top 10 Most Anticipated Anime of Spring 2024 Season
Nagi (BLUE LOCK Episode Nagi) | Source: Youtube
  • Release Date: April 19, 2024
  • Streaming Platform: Japanese Theatres. A worldwide release date has yet to be announced.

‘BlueLock’ is widely regarded as one of the best sports series due to its unique approach to soccer. Rather than emphasizing the “nakama” concept, it focuses on developing the egos of young soccer players to shape them into the ultimate strikers.

Although Isagi is a captivating protagonist, Nagi steals the spotlight, and a movie centered around his character is all set to hit theaters. Nagi is one of the most popular characters in the series. We will get to see why Nagi is the way he is, and it will be interesting to get more background information on him.

4. Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Season 2, Part 2

Top 10 Most Anticipated Anime of Spring 2024 Season
Mushoku Tensei Season 2 | Source: Youtube
  • Release Date: April 7, 2024                                                     
  • Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

‘Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation,’ the anime that has dominated the isekai genre since its release in January 2021, has become a sensation. While Season 1 was a hit, Season 2 was even better.

The second part of the season will consist of 12 episodes and adapt the 10th volume of Rifujin no Magonote’s original light novel series. This part will focus on the “Newlyweds Arc,” which showcases the couple preparing for their wedding and starting their life together as a married couple.

3. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 3

Top 10 Most Anticipated Anime of Spring 2024 Season
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 3 | Source: Fandom
  • Release Date: April 5, 2024
  • Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

Otakus often overlook the isekai anime ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime,’ also known as ‘TenSura,’ despite its humor, powerful characters, and intense battles in a magical world.

The highly anticipated ‘Holy Demon Clash’ arc will be featured in season 3 after Rimuru defeats Demon Lord Clayman in season 2. This arc is expected to make the story even more engaging, especially given that the series returns after a three-year hiatus.

2. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba Hashira Training Arc

10 Highly Awaited Anime for the Spring 2024 Season That Will Keep You Riveted
Gyomei Himejima (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba) | Source: YouTube
  • Release Date: May 12, 2024
  • Streaming Platform: Crunchyroll

The “Hashira Training arc” is slightly different from the previous ones. While it may not have as much action and violence, plenty remains to be excited about. This season, all the Hashira characters are returning, rather than just one or two getting the spotlight for each arc.

The series is also nearing its finale, and there may only be one more season. After this arc, we might see the showdown against Kibutsuji Muzan in the “Infinity Castle Arc.” The plot is becoming more interesting, and fans can’t wait to see Tanjiro and his crew back in action.

1. My Hero Academia Season 7

Top 10 Most Anticipated Anime of Spring 2024 Season
Midoriya (My Hero Academia) | Source: Youtube
  • Release Date: May 4, 2024
  • Streaming Platforms: Crunchyroll and Netflix

Season 6 of ‘My Hero Academia’ was a significant milestone for the franchise. It showcased the most extensive battle in the series, followed by a gloomy aftermath that nearly led Deku to despair.

Despite the bleakness, fans eagerly anticipate Season 7, which promises a more hopeful conclusion to the story of Izuku Midoriya and his classmates at U.A. High School as they continue their battle against the Paranormal Liberation Front.

Other upcoming anime include:

NameRelease DateStudio
The Misfit of Demon King Academy II Part 2Apr 12, 2024Studio SILVER LINK
Spice and Wolf: Merchant Meets the Wise WolfApr 2, 2024Studio Passione
Date A Live VApr 10, 2024Studio Geek Toys
The Irregular at Magic High School Season 3Apr 5, 2024Studio 8bit
Laid-Back Camp Season 3Apr 4, 2024Studio 8bit
I Was Reincarnated as the 7th Prince so I Can Take My Time Perfecting My Magical AbilityApr 2, 2024Studio Tsumugi Akita Animation Lab
Wind BreakerApr 5, 2024Studio CloverWorks
Whisper Me a Love SongApr 14, 2024StudiosCloud He
A Condition Called LoveApr 4, 2024Eat Fish Studio
Sound Euphonium 3Apr 7, 2024Kyoto Animation

These are some of the most anticipated anime releases for the Spring 2024 cycle that are generating a lot of buzz. We hope that this list was helpful, and if we missed any of your favorites, please don’t hesitate to let us know.


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