Action Anime Spring 2015 - Ninjas and Cyborgs and Demons! Oh, My!


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Hello my fellow Otaku,

Yesterday, we showed you some new anime releases and continuing seasons coming out this Spring 2015 for the harem and ecchi genre. In this article, we'll be covering the same type of releases for this Spring, but in the action genre.

This Spring, we will see some new seasons releasing from our favorite anime, and we'll also be seeing some new series entering the anime world. When it comes to anime, I love action. The interpretations presented in anime has to be the most spectacular. This includes the visuals, audio, and tactical situations in action type series.

Hopefully, the shows below will continue our needs for action type anime, with them being the highlight of the year. Only time will tell when they release and can live up to their name. So, without further ado, let's check out what action anime we can expect in Spring 2015.

Enjoy!

1. Ninja Slayer From Animation

Ninja Slayer From Animation
  • Episodes: Unknown
  • Aired: Apr. 16th, 2015

Ninja Slayer From Animation is a new series coming to the anime world. The new series is the adaptation of the novel, and has a huge following in Japan. The setting for the series takes place in a dystopian underworld of Neo-Saitama, in the future where the universalization of cybernetic technology and electronic networks are considered God.

Ninja souls are suddenly resurrected from thousands of years ago and begin to cause chaos in Neo-Saitama. The main character, Fujikido Kenji, cheats death and is possessed by an enigmatic ninja soul after his wife and child are killed in a turf war of ninjas. Fujikido now takes on the Soukai Syndicate ninjas in mortal combat.

He is known as the Ninja Slayer, a grim reaper dedicated to kill evil ninja, who is committed to a personal war of vengeance.

Ninja Slayer From Animated Chillon new PV


2. Gunslinger Stratos: The Animation

Gunslinger Stratos- The Animation
  • Episodes: Unknown
  • Aired: Apr. 4th, 2015

Gunslinger Stratos: The Animation is the adaptation of the video game. Gunslinger Stratos the video game is pretty popular and had an ONA release on the internet on Mar. 15th, 2014. Since then, Gunslinger Stratos has received a lot of positive feedback, and Square Enix has decided to bring it to the anime world with help from A-1 Pictures.

I actually haven't played the game, but after watching the PV trailer at AnimeJapan, it looks very interesting. The story revolves around a group of individuals known as gunslingers, who participate in Operation Stratos, and are from two different universes. Centering on four childhood friends, they must confront their alternate selves in order to survive.

TV Anime "Gunslinger Stratos" PV 2nd / Gunslinger Stratos


3. Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works 2nd Season

Fate:stay night- Unlimited Blade Works 2nd Season
  • Episodes: Unknown
  • Aired: Apr. 5th, 2015

Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works is getting its second season very soon. Fans of the popular series will be able to enjoy the continuation of the Holy Grail War and the memorable characters in the series.

Japan will be getting a chance to view the first, second, and third episodes of a preview screening at the Shinjuku Wald 9 in Tokyo on Mar. 28th, 2015. The TV broadcasting date for the second season of Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works is on Apr. 5th, 2015.

Crunchyroll and Hulu are streaming the series as it airs in Japan, and hopefully, we can expect the same when the second season premiers.

TV anime "Fate / stay night UBW" 2nd season PV


4. Kekkai Sensen (Blood Blockade Battlefront or Bloodline Battlefront)

Blood Blockade Battlefront
  • Episodes: Unknown
  • Aired: Apr. 5th, 2015

Blood Blockade Battlefront is new anime series coming soon, and is the adaptation of the manga which has a huge following in Japan. When seeing the PV trailer at AnimeJapan, it had fans in an uproar. Blood Blockade Battlefront indeed looks awesome and I personally can't wait for it to air.

The series takes place in New York City where a breach between the Earth and the netherworlds has opened over the city. This causes the citizens of New York to be caught in an impenetrable bubble with creatures from other dimensions.

After living together for years in a newly developed world filled with crazy crime and sci-fi sensibilities, no one has thought to sever the dimensional bubble, until now. A group of stylish supernaturals come together and work hard to stop a threat from accomplishing its goal of disrupting the dimensional bubble.

The series already had a preview screening of the first and second episodes at the Odaiba Cinema Mediage in Tokyo on Mar. 21st, 2015, and the TV broadcast will begin on Apr. 5th, 2015.

TV anime "Blood Blockade Battlefront" PV 3rd


5. Arslan Senki (The Heroic Legend of Arslan)

The Heroic Legend of Arslan
  • Episodes: Unknown
  • Aired: Apr. 5th, 2015

The Heroic Legend of Arslan is another new anime series from the adaptation of the light novel, and looks promising for those who love fantasy, supernatural, historical, action anime.

The story begins in a prosperous kingdom of Pars where a city of splendor and wonder lies, the Capital of Ecbatana. The city is ruled by the undefeated and fearsome King Andragoras and the young curious prince of Pars, Arslan, who doesn't seem to have what it takes to be the next king like his father.

Going to his first battle at the age of 14, he loses everything and faces the demise of his beloved kingdom. Destined to be a ruler, he sets out on a journey to reclaim his lost kingdom as a proper king, in order to live up to his father's legacy.

The Heroic Legends of Arslan will have a preview screening of the first episode in Japan at the United Cinemas Toyosu in Tokyo on Apr. 4th, 2015, and the TV broadcast will take place on Apr. 5th, 2015.

TV anime "Arslan Senki" of 90 seconds PV / Arslan Senki


6. Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Alternate Architecture

Koukaku Kidoutai Arise Alternative Architecture
  • Episodes: 10
  • Aired: Apr. 5th, 2015

Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Alternate Architecture is pretty much the TV airing of the OVA series of Ghost in the Shell: Arise. Arise was originally released in theaters in Japan as four parts, but now the Alternate Architecture will be airing the OVA as a series on TV with two new episodes added to the mix.

This is in hopes of attracting new viewers to the GITS franchise, also presenting a clear story about Motoko Kusanagi and her wonderful personality (Chuckles) for veteran fans of the anime. This is also in preparation for the new upcoming film of Ghost in the Shell in the Summer of 2015, which will go even deeper into the past and inner personality of the Major.

The TV series of Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Alternate Architecture is scheduled to have 10 full episodes of awesome airing on Apr. 5th, 2015.

Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Alternate Architecture TVCM 30 SEC Ver


7. Sidonia no Kishi: Daikyuu Wakusei Seneki (Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine)

Knights of Sidonia- Battle for Planet Nine
  • Episodes: Unknown
  • Aired: Apr. 4th, 2015

Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine is the upcoming second season to the very popular anime series. The new season will be taking place after the events of the first season, with new battles and situations centering around Planet Nine.

Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine already had a preview screening of the first and second episodes last year at the Tokyo Dome City Prism Hall on Nov. 23rd, 2014, with the third episode having a preview at TOHO Cinemas Nihonbashi on Feb. 8th, 2015.

So far, it has received positive feedback from fans and is ready to debut its TV broadcast on Apr. 4th, 2015.

"Knight ninth planet campaign of Cydonia" notice the video Knights of Sidonia Battle for Planet Nine PV


There you have it. This concludes the Spring 2015 Action Anime for everyone to enjoy. Stay tuned for anime releasing this Spring in future articles. You'll surely be getting your fill of anime to watch by the beginning of April.

Which anime series are you excited for? Let us know in the comments below!

Alfonso

Editor in Chief

Author: Alfonso "Fonzy" Ortiz

I'm a Geek, Nerd, Writer, and lover of all video games, anime, science, technology and the internet. I previously worked for STFUandPlay.com, a contributing writer as the Japanese Corespondent at TheKoalition.com and founded a website called Transcend-Gaming.com! I currently live in Japan as Editor in Chief of Honey's Anime and its very talented writers! I'm down for anything! What do you want to do?

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