Crunchyroll Announces 2023 Anime: Hell’s Paradise, The Ancient Magus Bride S2, & More

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Crunchyroll announced a new slate of 2023 anime titles during its industry panel at AnimeNYC 2022. The highly anticipated Hell’s Paradise produced by animation studio MAPPA is scheduled for 2023. The anime adaptation is based on the manga series by Yuji Kaku.

The series is described as: 

Gabimaru, a shinobi formerly known as the strongest in Iwagakure who is now a death row convict, who is told that he will be acquitted and set free if he can bring back the Elixir of Life from an island that is rumored to be the Buddhist pure land Sukhavati. 

The Ancient Magus Bride Season 2 will also be coming to Crunchyroll in April 2023. Studio Kafka will be producing the sequel following WIT Studio producing season one. 

Crunchyroll describes the series as: 

Chise was able to accept Elias and herself, if not necessarily everything about her situation. After Cartaphilus fell back into a slumber that would not last forever, Chise was able to go back to her regular life. Then she receives an invitation from a mutual aid organization for mages called the College.

Under the British Library exists a secret society of mages. Encounters and interactions with people are about to open some new doors. This is a story about saving yourself to save another. 

Yuri is My Job! will be coming to Crunchyroll this April 2023. Studio Passione is in charge of the production.

The series is described as: 

Hime gets roped into working at a weird café where the waitresses pretend to be students at an all-girl boarding school. She’s strangely taken with her partner Mitsuki, who’s so kind to her in front of the customers. There’s just one problem… Mitsuki really can’t stand her! 

The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague is scheduled for January 2023 with animation production by 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. 

Dead Mount Death Play is scheduled for April 2023 and is described as:

It’s a showdown for the ages as the legendary hero takes on the corpse god necromancer, but when the dust settles, something isn’t quite right… In the final moments of their epic confrontation, the corpse god’s
final gambit shot was wholly unexpected — reincarnation magic! Across space and time, a boy named Polka Shinoyama awakens feeling…not quite himself…… Who could’ve expected that the climactic battle between good and evil would turn out like this??

AYAKA is coming in 2023 with animation production by Studio Blanc. The series is described as:

The story follows Yukito Yanagi, an orphan who one day encounters an eccentric disciple of his father’s. The strange man takes him to his birthplace on Ayakajima, made up of seven islands where mysterious beings called “Mitama” and dragons are rumored to reside. There, Yukito meets his father’s two other disciples, who protect the harmony of Ayakajima… which soon threatens to collapse. 

Saving 80,000 Gold In Another World For my Retirement will premiere in January 2023 with animation production by Felix Film. The series is described as: 

The story features Mitsuha, who one day, as she worries about how she’ll survive, is 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)!


Source: press release

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