First Look: Code:Realize

A young woman named Cardia has a deadly poison running through her body, making her literally untouchable by others. She is rescued from capture by the gentleman thief Arsène Lupin and taken with him to London, where she attempts to unlock the mysteries behind her being and her missing memories.

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First Look: Sengoku Night Blood

A teenage girl is magically transported from modern-day Japan to a fantastical version of the Warring States era, complete with all the usual suspects like Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and Date Masamune running around. As it turns out, MC-chan’s blood has unique properties that provide strength and healing – which is probably unfortunate given that at least one side of the conflict are apparently vampires. Oh, and the other warrior teams have defining physical traits such as cat ears, because I guess that’s just what people have to do to inject some sense of originality into Sengoku-era stories these days.

First Look: My Very Own Hero

Masahiro Setagawa is the neighborhood delinquent errand-boy until he bumps into Kousuke Oshiba, the older brother of his best friend, whose fighting abilities have earned him the nickname Bear Killer. Fast forward a year or so and Setagawa is entering high school, with the days of playing lapdog for his delinquent ‘buddies’ behind him thanks to Oshiba’s influence. However, the delinquents have not quite forgotten Setagawa, and as fate would have it, Oshiba has just been assigned to Setagawa’s school as a math teacher.

First Look: Altair: A Record of Battles

War orphan and youngest ever Pasha of the Türkiye stratocracy, Mahmut is serving on a Divan split between aggressive militarists and staunch pacifists. With his country constantly under threat of another war thanks to the power-hungry Empire, Mahmut begins his quest to keep the peace while not giving in to the Empire’s political ambitions.

First Look: Convenience Store Boyfriends

A bunch of high school students have too much time on their hands. They regularly stop by Not Lawson on their way home from school, where they literally bump into each other and act super awkward. Apparently they also fall in love and stuff.

First Look: Onihei

It’s Edo-Period Japan, and a group of military police tasked with arresting thieves and arsonists is led by the charismatic but ruthless Hasegawa “Onihei” Heizou. Fugitive Kumehachi is captured and asked by Heizou to turn spy, using his knowledge as an ex-thief to help the group bring other criminals to justice.

First Look: Spiritpact

Keika is the heir to a famous family of exorcists, who now scrapes by as a street fortune teller following the death of his parents. Shortly after encountering another exorcist named Ki, Keika is hit by a car and becomes a ghost, and is asked to make a pact with Ki in order to fight evil spirits together.