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Top 20 Upcoming Summer Anime of 2020!

Summer 2020 will be a fest for anime lovers as several series continuations along with some original ones are scheduled to be released.

But the greatest disappointment of Summer 2020 will be the postponement of Haikyuu!!: To The Top 2nd Season.

There are also several anime that will be resumed after getting delayed due to the COVID-19 lockdowns going round the world.

So, let’s begin with the list of top 20 upcoming Summer 2020 anime.

DISCLAIMER: This list is not ranked according to the anime quality. These are the top 20 most-anticipated Summer 2020 anime.

20. Lapis Re:LiGHTs

Lapis Re:LiGHTs

Air Date: July 4, 2020 Status: Airing Studio: Yokohama Animation Lab No. of Seasons: 1 No. of Episodes: 12

Lapis Re:LiGHTs is about a group of girls who, in order to become popular idols, join an academy where magic and music take place together.

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Lapis Re:LiGHTs | Source: lapisrelights.com
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19. Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation 2nd Season

Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation

Air Date: August 3, 2018 Status: Upcoming Season 2 Studio: Studio Deen No. of Seasons: 2 No. of Episodes: 12

This is a story about two experts in magic law named Muhyo and Roji, whose job is to exorcise or get rid of anything supernatural.

top 20 upcoming summer anime of 2020
Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation | Source: Crunchyroll
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18. Peter Grill and the Philosopher’s Time

Peter Grill and the Philosopher’s Time

Air Date: July 11, 2020 Status: Airing Studio: Wolfsbane No. of Seasons: 1 No. of Episodes: 12

Peter Grill wanted to spend the rest of his life with his fiancee. But after being crowned as the world’s strongest warrior, girls from every species are trying to get his seed.

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Peter Grill and the Philosopher’s Time | Source: Fandom

They want his seed to have the strongest baby in the world. This story displays Peter Grill’s life surrounded by a harem of girls and the misadventures leading by those encounters.

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17. Monster Girl Doctor

Monster Girl Doctor

Air Date: July 12, 2020 Status: Airing Studio: Arvo Animation No. of Seasons: 1

Dr. Glenn runs a medical clinic where humans and monsters coexist. Along with his assistant Sapphee, he can cure the problem of humans as well as any other kind of species that exists in this world.

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Monster Girl Doctor Trailer

But the real adventure of Dr. Glenn begins when he has to deal with a stolen Harpy egg.

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16. Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out!

Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out!

Air Date: July 10, 2020 Status: Upcoming Studio: ENGI No. of Seasons: 1 No. of Episodes: 12

Sakurai Shinichi is a 3rd-year university student and a loner who likes to stay quiet and peaceful.

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Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! Trailer

But after meeting his underclassmen, Uzaki Hana, his peaceful life has been filled with mishaps leading to a beautiful and crazy relationship.

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15. Gibiate

Gibiate

Air Date: July 15, 2020 Status: Upcoming Studio: Studio elle, l-a-unch . BOX No. of Seasons: 1

In 2030, the illness named “Gibia” has turned people into monsters of Japan. To fight them, a ninja and samurai have traveled from the early Edo period.

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Gibiate

Along with a doctor, who is trying to find a cure to this illness, those two are fighting off the monsters around them while helping out the remaining survivors.

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14. Mr Love: Queen’s Choice

Mr Love: Queen’s Choice

Air Date: July 16, 2020 Status: Upcoming Studio: MAPPA No. of Seasons: 1

This is a story about an individual who, after her father’s death, has taken up the responsibility of being the president and Miracle Entertainment’s Producer’s role. She is going to launch a TV program called “Found a Miracle!”.

Mr Love: Queen's Choice | OFFICIAL TRAILER
Mr Love: Queen’s Choice Trailer

After this, she meets with “Evolvers” of different personalities and mysterious powers, which gets her involved in the conspiracy behind her father’s death. This incident leads her to a path to regain the lost memories of the past.

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13. The Misfit of Demon King Academy

The Misfit of Demon King Academy

Air Date: July 4, 2020 Status: Airing Studio: Silver Link. No. of Seasons: 1 No. of Episodes: 12

Anos Voldigord was the strongest demon king who, after being reincarnated after 2000 years, witnesses his weak descendants who have lost the weakest of the magic spells, let alone the strongest one.

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The Misfit of Demon King Academy | Source: Amazon

When he enters the Demon King Academy proclaiming as the Demon King himself, he is shunned away as they have a different image for the Demon King. To reach the top of this current demon world, he is accompanied by a girl named Misha.

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12. No Guns Life Season 2

No Guns Life

Air Date: October 11, 2019 Status: Upcoming Season 2 Studio: Madhouse No. of Seasons: 2 No. of Episodes: 24

Juuzou Inui is an Extended, the ones with robotics part in their bodies. To lead a life with this appearance, he now takes care of the cases involved with the Extended.

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No Guns Life

Soon he takes a child under his protection who seems to be the target of many around the city. Trying to protect the child, he is on a journey to find the person responsible for erasing his memories before turning him into an Extended.

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11. Appare-Ranman!

Appare-Ranman!

Air Date: April 10, 2020 Status: Airing Studio: P.A. Works No. of Seasons: 1

Appare Sorrano has been playing around and inventing machines from his childhood. While trying to sail across the sea and beyond the sky, he wants to reach the moon.

But when his mini steamship stops working in the middle of the sea, he and a coward samurai were saved by a large steamship who took them to Los Angeles.

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Appare-Ranman!

To work on his inventions further and reach his goals, they participate in “Trans-America Wild Race” to win the prize money competing with several other challengers.

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10. Rent-A-Girlfriend

Rent-A-Girlfriend

Air Date: July 9, 2020 Status: Airing Studio: TMS Entertainment No. of Seasons: 1 No. of Episodes: 12

After getting dumped by his previous girlfriend just after a month of dating, Kinoshita Kazuya is desperate. With that, he rents a girlfriend online named Mizuhara Chizuru.

Rent-a-Girlfriend | OFFICIAL TRAILER
Rent-A-Girlfriend Trailer

The thing that was done out of desperation was turning into something beautiful. This is a story about Kazuya’s life where he falls in love with a rental girlfriend.

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9. Diary of Our Days at the Breakwater

Diary of Our Days at the Breakwater

Air Date: April 7, 2020 Status: Airing Studio: Doga Kobo No. of Seasons: 1 No. of Episodes: 12

After transferring into a seaside town, Hina Tsurugi wanders around to enjoy the sight of the ocean.

But after running into Yuuki Kuroiwa, her upperclassmen, she was forced to join fishing. Pulling out an octopus in her first try, she was afraid when the octopus grabbed her face.

Diary of Our Days at the Breakwater | Official Trailer
Diary of our Days at the Breakwater Trailer

Trying to lure her into the School’s Breakwater Club, Yuki helps her but fails to do so. But soon, her perspective on fishing begins to change as she is enjoying her time with her fellow classmates.

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8. Deca-Dence

Deca-Dence

Air Date: July 8, 2020 Status: Airing Studio: Nut No. of Seasons: 1 No. of Episodes: 12

After the emergence of creatures called Gadoll, humanity is forced to live in a 3000 meter-high mobile fortress called Deca-Dence.

Within this fortress, the inhabitants are divided into two categories, Gears, who fight the Gadoll and Tankers, who don’t have any fighting skills.

DECA-DENCE | Official Trailer
Deca-Dence Trailer

After meeting with a repairman of Decas-Dence, Natsume, a Tanker girl’s dream to become a Gear, begins to fall into place accompanied by her will to never give up.

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7. The Millionaire Detective-Balance: UNLIMITED

The Millionaire Detective – Balance: UNLIMITED

Air Date: April 10, 2020 Status: Airing Studio: CloverWorks No. of Seasons: 1 No. of Episodes: 11

Daisuke Kanbe is a millionaire who is recently assigned to the Modern Crime Prevention Headquarters as a detective. Be it buying a million-dollar car, or a building or anything he can see, Kanbe is a man who talks and walks money.

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The Millionaire Detective-Balance: UNLIMITED | Source: Funimation

He is accompanied by a man who despises Kanbe for the way he works, Haru is a man of justice. With two extremely different senses of justice, they set out on a journey to fight against crimes.

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6. Food Wars! The Fifth Plate

Food Wars

Air Date: April 4, 2015 Status: Airing Studio: J.C.Staff No. of Seasons: 5 No. of Episodes: 73

Soma has finally achieved the goal of being the No. 1 in the Totsuki Ten Masters Council. Soon the invitation for the world’s most renowned cooking competition known as “BLUE” arrives.

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Food Wars

But all the rules have been changed this year while the participants seem to appear from the shadows. What looks like competition is actually the war to be at the top of the culinary world.

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5. The God of High School

The God of High School

Air Date: July 6, 2020 Status: Airing Studio: MAPPA No. of Seasons: 1 No. of Episodes: 13

Jin Mori is a self-proclaimed strongest high schooler who was invited to participate in the “God of High School” tournament.

The God of High School | A Crunchyroll Original | FINAL TRAILER
The God of High School Trailer

As named, it is a tournament where the winner will be granted with any wish they choose. After participating in the events, Jin comes across other unbelievably strong high school students with different types of fighting styles and powers.

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4. Fire Force Season 2

Fire Force

Air Date: July 6, 2019 Status: Airing Studio: David Production No. of Seasons: 2 No. of Episodes: 48

Fire Force is a story about Shinra Kusakabe, a young and third-generation pyrokinetic user who joined the Fire Force to help those who are in need and also to find out the culprit behind his mother and brother’s death.

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Fire Force

But soon, while finding out the culprit, he witnesses his brother Sho being alive fighting for the Evangelist. Not able to rescue him this time, he vows to bring Sho back and stop the White Clads’ evil plans working under Evangelist.

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3. Sword Art Online: Alicization War of Underworld Part 2

Sword Art Online

Air Date: July 8, 2012 Status: Airing Studio: A-1 Pictures No. of Seasons: 3 No. of Episodes: 96

After the defeat of Quinella, Kirito finds out that the Ocean Turtle was raided. Soon after a short-circuit by the raiders, Kirito goes into comatose. Alice brings Kirito back to Rulid Village, where she is not allowed anymore.

Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld Final Season Trailer
Sword Art Online: Alicization War of Underworld Part 2 Trailer

Starting an ordinary life there, the peace soon ends as she notices the Human Empire being invaded by the Dark Territory. To save the world, Kirito and Eugeo build, Alice vows to defeat the Dark Territory.

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2. Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 2

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-

Air Date: April 4, 2016 Status: Airing Studio: White Fox No. of Seasons: 2 No. of Episodes: 50

After dying countless times, Subaru finally ended White Whale’s threat and defeated Petelgeuse Romanee-Conti.

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Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 2 Trailer

After reuniting with Emilia, he finds out that Rem is erased by the White Whale’s Fog of Elimination. Soon they encounter the fate they never thought of.

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1. My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Climax

My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU

Air Date: April 5, 2013 Status: Airing Studio: Brain’s Base, feel. No. of Seasons: 3 No. of Episodes: 38

Hachiman Hikigaya is an apathetic high school student who has narcissistic and semi-nihilistic tendencies. He believes joyful youth is nothing but a farce.

For writing an essay that mocks modern social relationships, he was punished by his teacher for joining the social service club, where he met a beautiful queen with ice-cold eyes, Yukino Yukonoshita.

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My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Climax Trailer

Soon he notices that he is solving many students’ problems with his perspective on modern society. The adventure begins as he tries to figure himself out through the club activities.

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