Spring 2012 Visual Guide and Anime Schedule

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Last Update: [04/03]

Visual guide v2.0

Here are both the Spring visual guide and anime schedule for 2012. Included is everything from new TV series premieres to Blu-ray only episodes. If you discover any missing titles from the list below, please let me know and I’ll add it as soon as I can.

Personally looking forward to — Fate/Zero S2, Korezon S2, Saki spin-off, Accel World, QB Rebellion, and Eureka Seven Ao.


-TV Premieres/Motion Picture/OVAs-

Title Studio Date Network PV
Maken-Ki! (OAD) (*bundled w/ LE manga vol.8) AIC 03/01 *N/A No
Koi-ken! ~Watashi-tachi Anime ni Nacchatta!~ (Mobile) Marvy Jack 03/01 @15:00 Mobile No
Scryed Alteration II: Quan (Film) Sunrise 03/10 *N/A Yes
KenIchi the Mightiest Disciple (OVA) (*bundled w/ LE manga vol.46) TMS Entertainment 03/14 *N/A No
High Score (OAD) (*anime shorts bundled w/ LE manga) DLE Inc. 03/15 *N/A No
Kimi no Iru Machi (OAD) (*bundled w/ LE manga vol.17) Tatsunoko Productions 03/16 *N/A Yes
Ozuma (TV) (*6 episodes) LandQ Studios 03/16 @24:00 WOWOW Yes
Strike Witches Movie (Film) AIC 03/17 *N/A Yes
Precure All Stars New Stage: Mirai no Tomodachi (Film) Toei Animation 03/17 *N/A Yes
Nekogami Yaoyorozu (OVA) AIC Plus+ 03/21 *N/A No
To Heart 2: Dungeon Travelers (OVA) (*episode 2 of 2) Chaos Project 03/21 *N/A No
A-Channel+smile (OVA) Studio Gokumi 03/21 *N/A Yes
Yondemasu yo, Azazel-san. (OVA) Production I.G 03/23 *N/A No
Lupin Ikka Seizoroi (OVA) *TBA 03/28 *N/A No
Mirai Nikki (SP) (*unaired ep featured on BD vol.4) Asread 03/30 *N/A No
Kobato. (SP) (*anime short bundled w/ BD box) Madhouse Studios 03/30 *N/A No

Title Studio Date Network PV
Furusato Saisei Nippon no Mukashi Banashi (TV) Tomason 04/01 @09:00 TV Tokyo No
Saint Seiya Omega (TV) Toei Animation 04/01 @06:30 TV Asahi Yes
Uchuu Kyoudai (TV) A-1 Pictures 04/01 @07:00 Yomiuri TV/Nippon TV Yes
Shiba Inuko-san (TV) Dax Production 04/01 @22:27 TV Tokyo/Nico Nico Douga No
Hiiro no Kakera (TV) (*ep.1 preview on Yomiuri TV 03/05) Studio DEEN 04/01 @22:00 Yomiuri TV Yes
Hiiro no Kakera (TV) Studio Deen 04/01 @22:00 TOKYO MX Yes
Zetman (TV) TMS Entertainment 04/02 @26:38 Yomiuri TV/Tokyo MX/BS11 Yes
Pabu & Mojizu (TV) Zero-G 04/02 @07:15 BS Fuji No
Gon (TV) (*50 episodes) *TBA 04/02 @18:00 TV Tokyo No
Yurumates 3D (TV) C2C 04/02 @25:35 TV Kanagawa No
Kimi to Boku. 2 (TV) (*13 episodes) J.C. Staff 04/02 @25:30 TV Tokyo Yes
Naruto SD: Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden (TV) (*26 episodes) Pierrot 04/03 @18:00 TV Tokyo Yes
Gakkatsu! (TV) (*25 episodes) Fanworks 04/03 @21:55 NHK Seg 2 Yes
Ginga e Kick off!! (TV) (*preview eps 1-5; NHK-E 03/20-03/24 24:55) TYO Animations 04/03 @09:30 NHK No
Zumomo to Nupepe (TV) Egg 04/03 @18:20 NHK-E No
Queen’s Blade: Rebellion (TV) ARMS 04/03 @10:00 AT-X Yes
Amagami SS+ (SP) (*anime short bundled w/ BD vol.1) AIC 04/04 *N/A Yes
Arashi no Yoru ni. Himitsu no Tomodachi (TV) (*52 episodes) Sparky Animation 04/04 @17:30 TV Tokyo Yes
Medaka Box (TV) GAINAX 04/04 @25:50 TV Tokyo Yes
Kuromajyo-san ga Touru!! (TV) Shin-Ei Animation 04/04 @18:20 NHK-E No
Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? of the Dead (TV) (*10 episodes) Studio DEEN 04/04 @25:00 Tokyo MX Yes
Lupin III: Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna (TV) (*13 episodes) TMS Entertainment 04/04 @25:29 Nippon TV Yes
Ribbon-chan (TV) *TBA 04/04 @07:30 TV Tokyo No
Sengoku Collection (TV) Brains Base 04/05 @25:45 TV Tokyo No
Shirokuma Café (TV) Pierrot 04/05 @17:30 TV Tokyo No
Natsuiro Kiseki (TV) (*12 episodes) Sunrise 04/05 @26:25 MBS Yes
Acchi Kocchi (TV) AIC 04/05 @25:25 TBS Yes
Sankarea (TV) Studio DEEN 04/05 @25:55 TBS/BS-TBS Yes
Recorder to Randsell Second Season (TV) (*13 episodes) Seven 04/05 @25:00 Teletama Yes
Accel World (TV) (*24 episodes) Sunrise 04/06 @24:30 Tokyo MX Yes
Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199 (Film) Xebec/AIC 04/07 *N/A Yes
Pretty Rhythm Dear My Future (TV) Tatsunoko Production 04/07 @10:00 TV Tokyo/BS Japan No
Kuroko no Basuke (TV) Production I.G 04/07 @25:58 MBS/TOKYO MX Yes
Jewelpet Kira☆Deco! (TV) (*52 episodes) Studio Comet 04/07 @09:30 TV Tokyo No
Upotte!! (TV) (*10 episodes) XEBEC 04/07 @24:00 Nico Nico Douga Yes
Nazo no Kanojo X (TV) (*13 episodes) Hoods Entertainment 04/07 @25:30 Tokyo MX Yes
Baku Tech! Bakugan (TV) *TBA 04/07 @08:45 Tokyo MX No
Fate/Zero 2nd Season (TV) (*12 episodes) ufotable 04/07 @24:00 Tokyo MX Yes
Kikansha Thomas (TV) *TBA 04/08 @07:00 NHK-E No
Cardfight!! Vanguard: Asia Circuit Hen (TV) TMS Entertainment 04/08 @10:00 TV Tokyo No
Phi Brain: Kami no Puzzle 2nd Season (TV) Sunrise 04/08 @17:30 NHK-E No
Saki: Achiga-hen episode of side-A (TV) Studio Gokumi 04/08 @25:05 TV Tokyo Yes
Tasogare Otome x Amnesia (TV) (*12 episodes) Silver Link 04/08 @24:30 Chiba TV/Sun TV Yes
Metal Fight Beyblade Zero-G (TV) Synergy SP 04/08 @08:30 TV Tokyo No
Haiyore! Nyaruko-san (TV) (*12 episodes) XEBEC 04/09 @26:00 TV Tokyo Yes
Jormungand (TV) (*12 episodes) White Fox 04/10 @24:30 TV Tokyo Yes
Eureka Seven Ao (TV) Bones 04/12 @25:55 MBS Yes
Sakamichi no Apollon (TV) MAPPA 04/12 @24:45 Fuji TV Yes
Tsuritama (TV) A-1 Pictures 04/12 @25:15 Fuji TV Yes
Shining Hearts: Shiawase no Pan (TV) Production I.G 04/12 @26:55 MBS Yes
Detective Conan Movie 16: The Eleventh Striker (Film) TMS Entertainment 04/14 *N/A Yes
Inazuma Eleven Go 2: Chrono Stone(TV) OLM, Inc. 04/18 @09:00 TV Tokyo No
Un-Go (SP) (*Inga Nikki short featured on episode:0 BD) BONES 04/20 *N/A No
New Prince of Tennis (SP) (*unaired ep featured on BD vol.1) Production I.G 04/20 *N/A No
A Letter to Momo (Film) Production I.G 04/21 *N/A Yes
Hyou-ka (TV) (*21 episodes) Kyoto Animation 04/22 @24:00 Chiba TV Yes
C3 (SP) (*unaired ep featured on BD vol.5) Silver Link 04/25 *N/A No
Seitokai Yakuindomo (OAD) (*bundled w/ LE manga vol.5) GoHands 04/25 *N/A No
Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? (OAD) (*ep 0 bundled w/ LN vol.10) Studio DEEN 04/25 *N/A Yes
Ai Mai! Moe Can Change! (OVA) Frontier Works 04/26 *N/A Yes
Holy Knight (OVA) (*ep 2 of 2) CAMMOT 04/27 *N/A No
AKB0048 (TV) Satelight 04/29 @23:00 TV Kanagawa Yes

Title Studio Date Network PV
Amagami SS+ (SP) (*anime short bundled w/ BD vol.2) AIC 05/02 *N/A No
Kuttsukiboshi (OVA) (*ep 2 of 2) Primastea 05/11 *N/A Yes
Niji-iro Hotaru ~Eien no Natsu Yasumi~ (Film) Toei Animation 05/19 *N/A Yes
Mobile Suit Gundam UC (OVA) (*episode 5) Sunrise 05/19 *N/A Yes
Yondemasu yo, Azazel-san. (OAD) (*ep.3; bundled w/ LE manga vol.8) Production I.G 05/23 *N/A No
Another (OAD) (*ep.0; bundled w/ LE manga vol.0) P.A. Works 05/26 *N/A No
Guilty Crown: Lost Christmas (OAD) (*anime short bundled w/ LE PC game) Production I.G 05/31 *N/A No
KenIchi the Mightiest Disciple (OVA) (*bundled w/ LE manga vol.47) TMS Entertainment 05/2012 *N/A No

Title Studio Date Network PV
Deva Zan (Film) Studio Devaloka Spring 2012 *N/A Yes
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31 thoughts on “Spring 2012 Visual Guide and Anime Schedule”

  1. Soooo…
    When’re you guys gonna actually update this chart?
    Pretty sure there are more than 10 shows airing next season…

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  3. looking forward to seeing how they handle Nazo no Kanojo X, been reading it online and its just weird enough to get to cult status imho….

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