Crunchyroll announced on Friday that it has added the Midnight Occult Civil Servants, Cinderella Nine, Joshi Kausei, AMAZING STRANGER, and Nobunaga Teacher's Young Bride anime to its spring simulcast lineup. Crunchyroll also began streaming an English-subtitled version of the first promotional video for Midnight Occult Civil Servants.
Midnight Occult Civil Servants will debut on April 7 at 1:45 p.m. EDT for users in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Latin America. Crunchyroll describes the series:
When Miyako Arata joins the Shinjuku Ward Office, he thinks he's gotten a normal civil servant job. But it turns out he's joined the Night Community Exchange Department, one of which operates secretly in each of Tokyo's twenty-three ward offices. Their job is to resolve occult issues concerning non-human beings. Accompanied by his senpai and department head Sakaki Kyoichi and the occult obsessed Himetsuka Seo, they work night after night, facing off with beings whose existence defies the laws of our world.
The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, and BS11 on April 7 at 24:30 (effectively April 8 at 12:30 a.m.), before airing later that night on KBS Kyoto. The show will also air on TV Aichi and will stream on Hikari TV and dTV Channel.
Tetsuya Watanabe (Rumbling Hearts, Strain: Strategic Armored Infantry, Schwarzes Marken) is directing the anime at LIDEN FILMS. Tatsuto Higuchi (CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon, Schwarzes Marken, My-Otome) is in charge of series composition. Eriko Itō (Hamatora, Danchigai, Love and Lies) is designing the characters.
Cinderella Nine will launch on April 7 at 1:45 p.m. EDT for users worldwide outside Asia. The anime will be available only for premium users in France. Crunchyroll describes the series:
When Arihara Tsubasa enters Rigahama Municipal High School and learns that it has no baseball club, she starts up the Girls' Baseball Club on her own. Drawn to the club are girls who have never played baseball before, girls who once played it but quit, and girls who are constantly tackling great challenges. The Rigahama Girls' Baseball Club races through the trials of youth, periodically clashing and quarreling, but supporting each other all the way! And so begins the hottest summer the world has ever known…
The show will premiere in Japan on April 7 late at night (effectively April 8). The series will premiere on TV Tokyo and TV Aichi at 1:35 a.m., before airing in the next two days on TV Osaka, BS TV Tokyo, and AT-X.
Susumu Kudo (Ghost in the Shell Arise, Dies irae) is directing the series at TMS Entertainment (Yowamushi Pedal Glory Line, Ninja Girl & Samurai Master). Jin Tanaka (Laid-Back Camp, Go! Princess Precure) is in charge of series composition, and Takayuki Noguchi (Queen's Blade: Rebellion, Ro-Kyu-Bu!) is designing the characters.
Joshi Kausei will launch on April 6 at 11:15 a.m. EDT for users worldwide outside Asia. Crunchyroll describes the anime:
A silent high school girl anime that's still cute, even if no one talks!
This is a story about three girls and their fun high school life, centering around the unfortunate beauty, Momoko, the cool girl with glasses, Shibumi, and the gentle little Mayumi.
Fun alone, fun with all. The daily lives of slightly dumb yet cute high school girls.
The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX's Futabanime programming block on April 8 at 24:00 (effectively, April 9 at midnight).
Noriyoshi Sasaki (Ojisan to Marshmallow, King's Game The Animation, Holmes of Kyoto) is directing the anime at Seven, and is also credited for series composition. Kyōhei Yamamoto (Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku, Anima Yell! animation director) is designing the characters.
AMAZING STRANGER will begin streaming on April 6 at 11:00 a.m. EDT in territories that will be announced later. Crunchyroll describes the show:
Bouida Haruto is a hardcore otaku who has no interest in 3D (real) girls. One day, he bought a figure of his favorite anime heroine, Nona, but then suddenly, Nona started to move! The frenzied married life between one otaku and one robot (?) is about to start!
The anime will premiere on April 8 on Tokyo MX at 12:00 a.m. (effectively April 9). It will also air on AT-X and BS Fuji.
The uncensored version of Nobunaga Teacher's Young Bride will debut on April 6 at 11:20 a.m. EDT in territories to be announced later. The television broadcast version will then launch on April 8 at 12:20 p.m. EDT. Crunchyroll describes the series:
One day, there'll be a girl who'll fall head over heels for me." Nobunaga was a teacher who was waiting for that kind of dating sim event to happen in real life. One day, a 14 year old girl named Kicho appears in front of him, saying that she's his wife?! Apparently she came from the Warring States era and seems to have mistaken Nobunaga for the Oda Nobunaga and tells him that she wants to have his children. An age-gap love comedy featuring a teacher with a dating sims brain and a princess with a warring states era brain!!
The anime will premiere on AT-X on April 6 at 11:20 p.m., before premiering on Tokyo MX on April 8 at 12:00 a.m. (effectively April 9).
Noriyoshi Sasaki (Ojisan to Marshmallow, My Wife is the Student Council President+!, King's Game The Animation, Holmes of Kyoto) is directing the anime at the studio Seven. Arikura Arika (Shūdengo, Capsule Hotel de, Jōshi ni Binetsu Tsutawaru Yoru.) is in charge of the series scripts. Takashi Nishikawa (animation director on Strange+, Holmes of Kyoto) is designing the characters.