Crunchyroll Reveals Winter 2023 Season Lineup!

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Delivering a bevy of holiday cheer before the New Year, Crunchyroll is excited to announce its largest simulcast lineup of anime ever with over 50 new and returning series from Japan coming to its streaming service this Winter 2023 season, which include TRIGUN STAMPEDE, VINLAND SAGA Season 2, Bungo Stray Dogs Season 4, BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense. Season 2, Tomo-chan Is a Girl!, and Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro 2nd Attack among many, many others. 

Crunchyroll can also confirm the addition of NieR:Automata Ver1.1a, The Misfit of Demon King Academy Ⅱ: History’s Strongest Demon King Reincarnates and Goes to School with His Descendants, Ningen Fushin: Adventurers Who Don’t Believe in Humanity Will Save the World, The Vampire Dies in No Time Season 2, Buddy Daddies, Lee’s Detective Agency, and more that were not previously announced will be joining its winter wonderland slate. Updates to the schedule can be found on Crunchyroll News in the coming weeks.

Simulcasts on Crunchyroll continuing from the Fall 2022 anime season are My Hero Academia Season 6, BLUELOCK, To Your Eternity Season 2, One Piece, BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS, Welcome To Demon School! Iruma-kun Season 3, Case Closed: Detective Conan, Yowamushi Pedal Limit Break, IDOLiSH7 Third BEAT!, Play It Cool, Guys, Digimon Ghost Game, Delicious Party Pretty Cure, and Shadowverse Flame.

The Winter 2023 lineup will join Crunchyroll’s existing library of more than 44,000 episodes of anime and 18,000 hours available to stream in more than 200 countries and territories with simultaneous translation in over ten different languages. 

Check out Crunchyroll’s slate of Winter 2023 simulcast anime below:


NOTE: Dates listed only reflect the subtitled simulcast premieres; 

dub date launches will be announced via Crunchyroll News at a later time

December 23

Lee’s Detective Agency (Gravity Well Studio)

A mysterious man by the name of Lee dwells with Aak, Hung, and Waai Fu in the dark alleyways of Lungmen City. Styling themselves as Lee’s Detective Agency, they strove to run errands, investigate mysteries, and mediate disputes for their neighbors. Herein lists a few of their actual yet strange cases to go with your tea. (Official Trailer)

January 4

Tomo-chan Is a Girl! (Lay-duce)

Tomboy Tomo couldn’t have picked a more awkward high school crush ’cause it’s on her childhood friend, Junichiro, but he only sees her as one of the guys. Despite her pretty looks and signals, nothing gets through to this meathead! Will Junichiro ever realize Tomo’s into him and see her for the cutesy girl she actually is?! (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English, German, French, and Russian

Bungo Stray Dogs Season 4 (BONES)

When a new mysterious group, the Decay of the Angel, seeks to destroy the Armed Detective Agency, they do it from the inside. What seemed like a murder investigation turns out to be a trap set by Fyodor, who was originally thought to be captured! With everyone now a suspect, a special unit of the military police, the Hunting Dogs, are ready to sniff out any corruption. (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, and French

The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague (Zero-G)

Himuro is a descendant of yuki-onnas living in modern times and a newbie office worker. When he gets emotionally overwhelmed, he ends up causing blizzards or starts building snowmen and igloos. Whenever his secret romantic feelings for his unique yet kind coworker Fuyutsuki intensify, he sometimes ends up freezing those around him. Then, there’s Fuyutsuki. Everyone always sees her as the cool type, but Fuyutsuki is actually also pretty curious about her mysterious coworker, Himuro. (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English

January 5

Revenger (Ajia-do Animation Works)

As master assassin Usui Yuen looks into a series of assassinations made on the grand samurai clan, the Satsuma, he encounters Kurima Raizo, member and survivor of one of the attacks. Together, they discover the true nature of these murders is bigger than over stolen resources. As they get closer to the truth, will they come out alive to exact revenge? (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English

The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World (Cloud Hearts)

The Iceblade Sorcerer is hailed as the most powerful sorcerer in the world. The one who inherited this title, Ray White, struggles to deal with his own immense power. After fighting in the Far East War, his last accomplishment, he vanished from the battlefield along with a deeply scarred psyche. Three years have passed since then, and Ray has enrolled at the Arnold Academy of Magic, a school attended by elite sorcerers from around the world. Ray is the first “Ordinary” to attend this academy since it was founded, so he’s greeted by looks of scorn and contempt from its noble-born students. And now, he and the priceless friends he has found there are about to become entangled in multiple schemes. So begins the story of the most powerful sorcerer’s school life filled with both friendship and hardship. (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English and German

ONIMAI: I’m Now Your Sister (Studio Bind)

One mad scientist little sister turns her game-loving older brother into a girl! (Official Trailer)

January 6

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel – Northern War (Tatsunoko Production)

To protect her hometown from the Erebonian Empire and to distinguish herself from her grandfather’s disloyalty, Lavie enlists in the Northern Jaegers where she’ll do whatever it takes to carry out the mission. Now this rule breaker must form a platoon to embark on a dangerous recon mission into enemy lines—will her mission be a success? (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English

Buddy Daddies (P.A. Works)

Targets they go after never get away but somehow this hitman team finds themselves looking after a five year old girl. And so begins the family life of a hot-blooded and cool-headed team of hired killers and a naive and innocent little girl. Will they be able to balance career and parenthood? And will this temporary family find happiness? (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English

Sugar Apple Fairy Tale (J.C.Staff)

In a world where fairies are bought and sold to the highest bidder, humans aren’t exactly on friendly terms with the fae folk. But friendship is exactly what Anne Halford seeks with Challe, her new fairy bodyguard, though he’s not so keen on the idea. As his new master, Anne tasks him with escorting her through a particularly dangerous area, but with a reluctant bodyguard eager to escape a life of servitude, she’ll have to deal with a lot more than she bargained for… (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English

January 7


TRIGUN is a popular action manga series by Yasuhiro Nightow that follows the story of Vash the Stampede, a legendary gunman and a pacifist with a bounty on his head. (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, German, French, and Russian

The Misfit of Demon King Academy Ⅱ: History’s Strongest Demon King Reincarnates and Goes to School with His Descendants (Silver Link)

The one that has appeared in front of Anos, who prevented the war between demons and humans, was a new “child of the god” who has come to annihilate the tyrannical demon king. The misfit who overcomes all odds heads on to a new battle. “After being reincarnated into a peaceful era, I’ve learned how to hold back a bit.” (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English and French

Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro 2nd Attack (OLM)

A girl in a lower grade just made me cry!” One day, Senpai visits the library after school and becomes the target of a super sadistic junior! The name of the girl who teases, torments, and tantalizes Senpai is “Nagatoro!” She’s annoying yet adorable. It’s painful, but you still want to be by her side. This is a story about an extremely sadistic and temperamental girl and you’ll feel something awaken inside of you. (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, and German

Saving 80,000 Gold in Another World for My Retirement (Felix Film)

Mitsuha is an 18-year-old girl who’s often mistaken for a middle schooler due to her childlike face and small stature. The story begins when she loses her parents and her older brother at the same time in an accident and ends up all alone in the world. She fails her university entrance exams due to the shock of losing her family. There are people who are after her parents’ insurance money. She doesn’t know whether she should go to college or start working. There are also lots of expenses to worry about, including living expenses and the cost of maintaining the house. One day, as she worries about how she’ll survive, she’s given the “World Jumping” ability by a mysterious being that allows her to go back and forth between “this world” and an “isekai”! Now that she has this ability, she comes up with a plan for the future in which she saves 1 billion yen in each world for a total of 2 billion yen (80,000 gold coins)!  That’s right. This is a plan for a girl with no one to rely on to live a peaceful, stable retired life in the future! (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English and French

The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World (Studio Blanc)

You can’t be happy if you’re just strong, even if you’re the strongest exorcist in the world. Exorcist Haruyoshi Kuga, called an unrivaled genius, is betrayed by the Imperial Court and about to die. Resolving to be happy in his next life, he uses a secret reincarnation technique he created and reincarnates in another world. And so he receives a new name, Seika, and a new life. “What I lacked in my previous life was cunning. In this life, I’ll be more calculating and find happiness.” With the strongest exorcist techniques and strong demons working with him, what lies ahead for him? The peaceful life he wants, or…. This is the start of a story no one’s ever seen before: the story of the strongest exorcist in a fantasy world. (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English and French

Chillin’ in My 30s after Getting Fired from the Demon King’s Army (Encourage Films)

Dariel, a dark soldier in the demon king’s army who cannot use magic, has risen to the position of assistant to the Four Generals with his talent and energy, and has been wielding his skill. However, as soon as the Four Generals are replaced, Dariel is fired from the army. Dariel is devastated, but when he arrives in a human village, he finds that his adventuring skills, which are supposed to be useless to demons, have blossomed! “I was… human?” Dariel decides to spend his second life in this village, and the requests start pouring in! (Official Trailer)

January 8

By the Grace of the Gods Season 2 (Maho Film)

Only 39 years into a life full of bad luck, Ryoma Takebayashi passes away in his sleep! Taking pity on him, three divine beings show compassion by reincarnating him as a young boy to a magical, new world. Now he spends his time researching and caring for slimes. But after healing an injured traveler, Ryoma decides to set out with his new friends on a journey to use his power to help others. (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English and French

In/Spectre Season 2 (Brain’s Base)

Iwanaga Kotoko became the god of wisdom to the supernatural beings and spends her days solving problems for them. However, the boy who she fell head over heels for, Sakuragawa Kuro, is someone that is feared by all supernatural creatures. The two of them face various mysterious incidents involving the supernatural in this love x romance x mystery series. Where will these fantastical incidents lead them and what will happen with Kotoko’s crush? (Official Trailer)

The tale of outcasts (Ashi Productions)

In a corner of the British Empire in the 19th century, a silver-haired girl named Wisteria roams the streets as a beggar. Her parents are dead, and her only other relative, an older brother, has moved away to work as a live-in servant at a certain estate, so she has no contact with him. One day, as Wisteria is begging, a great demon called Marbas with a beastlike form passes by her. Three or four centuries ago, there were more people who could see demons, but they are invisible to most people now, which has left the immortal Marbas quite bored. But Wisteria was born with the ability to see things other people can’t, so she happens to see Marbas and calls out to him. Marbas takes an interest in the little girl, so he heads to her room that evening, and thus their days of secret meetings begin. Around the same time, the Knights of the Sword Cross, the only organization in the British Empire dedicated to slaying demons, begins to show up around town. They’ve been tracking a demon, and the trail has led them to the church where Wisteria lives… A girl and a demon, both searching for their place in the world, have been brought together by fate. What future awaits them now? (Official Trailer)

Handyman Saitou in Another World (C2C)

One average hired hand is going to bring his everyday skills to the world of warriors and wizards! (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English

January 9


A new millennium begins in the southern part of the Jutland peninsula in Denmark. After the death of his longtime enemy, Askeladd, Thorfinn lost his purpose in life. He was bought by the landowner Ketil as a “slave” and engaged in land reclamation work on his farm. Thorfinn meets a young man there, Einar, who was also a slave like him. The encounter of Einar led Thorfinn to face the sins he had committed and began to find meaning in life. On the other hand, Canute, who became the King of England, attempted to extend his territory for the establishment of “the promised land”. This is “The Story of a True Warrior (Saga)”. “The story of Atonement and Salvation (Saga)” that lies beyond the prologue. (Official Trailer)

  • Dub languages will include: English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, German, and French

Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire (Studio Comet)

After living a life devoted to serving his country and people, Inglis’ one wish to be free of a king’s burden and to train was actually heard, but as a beautiful girl! Reborn in the far future as a daughter to renowned knights, Inglis can now focus on mastering the martial arts. A wish has been granted, and Inglis will be on the front lines fulfilling the dream of becoming the strongest knight. (Official Trailer)

Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari (Bandai Namco Pictures)

Filled with rage against spirits known as tsukumogami, Kunato Hyoma is sent to live with Nagatsuki Botan to help him see a different side. Though both are part of a clan that return the spirits back to their world with divine powers, their experiences with the otherworldly vessels are vastly different. Kunato, robbed of a loved one, and Nagatsuki, saved by them. Can she get through to him? (Official Trailer)

The Vampire Dies in No Time Season 2 (Madhouse)

Vampire hunter Ronaldo finds an unlikely ally in Draluc, the world’s weakest vampire who turns to dust at the slightest attack. (Official Trailer)



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