Crunchyroll has announced its first wave of anime simulcasts for the fall 2021 season.
So far, 14 new series or seasons have been announced, as well as nine shows continuing from the summer season and two short anime series just added to the site's catalog. Highlights include Platinum End from the creators of Death Note, the Adult Swim co-production Blade Runner: Black Lotus (fellow Adult Swim/Crunchyroll Original Fena: Pirate Princess is among the anime continuing from summer), the second season of Inuyasha sequel series Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon and the long-delayed Crunchyroll Original magical girl series High Guardian Spice.
Official summaries of Crunchyroll's new fall simulcasts are as follows:
- Blade Runner: Black Lotus - A Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Original. Taking place in Los Angeles 2032, a new story in the Blade Runner universe unfolds.
- Platinum End - From the creators of “Death Note,” a young boy must fight against 12 other humans to become the next god of the world!
- Restaurant to Another World 2 - The Western Restaurant Nekoya welcomes you for another course in Restaurant to Another World 2!
- SAKUGAN - A father and daughter team up to pilot their powerful mech to fight monsters and explore the mysteries of the "Labyrinth"!
- High Guardian Spice - In this Crunchyroll Original series from creator Raye Rodriguez, four fierce girls join High Guardian Academy to become heroes and protect the world from unknown threats!
- 86 EIGHTY-SIX - The battles of Lena and the Eighty-Six continue as they try to find a safe-haven in Season 2 of 86 EIGHTY-SIX.
- Muv-Luv Alternative - The Muv-Luv story continues as the Tactical Surface Fighters continue the fight against the extraterrestrial species BETA.
- takt op.Destiny - Magic users named Conductors team up with magical girls and use classical music to defeat monsters invading earth!
- The Faraway Paladin - A young child raised by three undead ventures out to learn more about the world and become a famed Paladin.
- The Fruit of Evolution: Before I Knew It, My Life Had It Made - After eating the Fruits of Evolution, one high school student and a gorilla's life will be changed forever!
- The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window - A bookstore clerk who can see ghosts teams up with an exorcist to solve bizarre mysteries they encounter.
- The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat - A legendary assassin is reincarnated in another world, using his modern knowledge to become an even greater soldier!
- World’s End Harem - World's End Harem is based on the manga of the same name by Link and Kotaro Shono that began serialization in 2016 on Shonen Jump+.
- Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon - The Second Act - The sequel to the world-famous feudal fairy tale continues in Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon - The Second Act!
Simulcasts continuing from the summer include Fena: Pirate Princess, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, Case Closed, Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai, Kiyo in Kyoto: From the Maiko House, The aquatope on white sand, The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated!, Tropical-Rogue! Pretty Cure and One Piece. The short series GANBARE DOUKICHAN and Tawawa on Monday have also been added to the Crunchyroll library.