Crunchyroll summer 2021 Crunchyroll summer 2021

Crunchyroll, the leading dedicated anime streaming service, has started to unveil its summer slate.

New and continuing simulcast series announced so far includes Fena: Pirate Princess (top, left) a co-production with Adult Swim that played as a work in progress at Annecy this month; Tokyo Revengers (top, right), an adaptation of Ken Wakui’s manga; and the second season of Kyoto Animation’s Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S, with Tatsuya Ishihara replacing Yasuhiro Takemoto as director after the latter died in the arson attack on the studio.

Read on for the full slate of announced titles, alongside official synopses:

New simulcasts
  • Drugstore in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist — One man sent to another world is going to make the best of his medicine crafting skills, and that’s the doctor’s orders!
  • Fena: Pirate Princess — After an orphan escapes to the high seas, she takes her place as captain of a pirate crew for a swashbuckling adventure!
  • Girlfriend, Girlfriend – From the creator of Aho-Girl comes a story of a triangular relationship as one high schooler dates two girlfriends at the same time!
  • I’m Standing on a Million Lives, season 2 – Yusuke Yotsuya and the other humans begin their fight against the Orc Army in Season 2!
  • Idolish7 Third Beat! — Idolish7, Trigger, and Re:vale’s popularity continues to rise, but a looming shadow threatens to shake things up.
  • Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S — Tohru, Kobayashi and all the dragon friends are back in all-new episodes!
  • My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! — All routes lead to another great season of Catarina Claes’ adventures.
  • Peach Boy Riverside — One princess aims to travel the world when one day she encounters a famous ogre-slaying warrior!
  • Remake Our Life! — Transported ten years into the past, one former game designer will make the most of remaking his creative life!
  • That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, season 2 — Rimuru and Tempest set up to clash against the forces of the Demon Lord Clayman in the continuation of Slime season 2!
  • The Aquatope on White Sand — One former idol goes to Okinawa and finds a new life helping a struggling aquarium from shutting down.
  • The Idaten Deities Know Only Peace — As demons wake from their great slumber, descendants of battle-gods called Idaten and humanity fight back!
Continuing simulcasts
  • Boruto: Naruto Next Generations — Boruto continues his adventures to become the ultimate ninja with Team 7 and all your favorite ninja from the Hidden Leaf Village!
  • Case Closed — Ace teen detective Shinichi Kudo solves cases after becoming trapped in the body of a ten-year-old.
  • Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai — Based on the classic Dragon Quest series, follow Dai and his party in their grand adventure to defeat the demon lord Hadlar!
  • Kiyo in Kyoto: From the Maiko House – Two girls chase after their dreams in the ancient capital in this healing slice-of-life anime about an aspiring maiko and the house chef!
  • My Hero Academia, season 5 – Deku and Class 1-A continue their hero training and unleash new powers in the latest season!
  • One Piece – Luffy and the Straw Hats continue their adventures in Wano and fight against the powerful Emperors!
  • SD Gundam World Heroes – A new SD Gundam series begins with battles set across the world stage!
  • To Your Eternity – Fushi’s journey to understand humanity and the world continues in new episodes.
  • Tokyo Revengers – One young man time-leaps back to his middle school days where he vows to protect his friends against dangerous delinquents!
  • Tropical-Rouge! Precure – A brand new Precure series is on Crunchyroll, and now it’s time to get tropical!
  • Welcome to Demon School, Iruma-kun!, season 2 – Demon school is back in session as Iruma and his devilish classmates continue their lessons in the dark arts!
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Alex Dudok de Wit

Alex Dudok de Wit is Deputy Editor of Cartoon Brew.