Crunchyroll Announces Its Fall 2021 Anime Season Schedule

With fall officially underway, Crunchyroll has announced its exciting new line-up for the season.

The anime streaming service confirmed on Tuesday, September 21 that they will have 25 new and returning series, including Blade Runner: Black Lotus.

As well as simulcasting series directly after their release from Japan, Crunchyroll and Adult Swim also have a number of original shows airing this season.

Here is everything you need to know about the forthcoming line-up.

Which new titles will be in Crunchyroll's fall line-up?

As well as Blade Runner: Black Lotus, another original series that is currently airing and will continue into the fall season is Fena: Pirate Princess, a swashbuckling adventure about a girl and her crew.

High Guardian Spice is another original series, and it focuses on four girls and their quest to become heroes as part of the High Guardian Academy.

Fans of Death Note will no doubt be happy to know that the anime adaptation of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's manga Platinum End will also be coming to Crunchyroll in the fall.

The drama follows teen Mirai Kakehashi, who attempts to take his own life but is saved by his guardian angel, Nasse, who reveals he's one of 12 people selected to compete to become the next god of the world.

Platinum End promotional poster
"Platinum End" is one of the anime series set to be released as part of Crunchyroll's Fall 2021 anime season. Takeshi Obata and Tsugumi Ohba/Shueisha

Other new titles include Sakugan, a mecha anime about a father and daughter fighting monsters, magical girl anime Takt Op. Destiny, and fantasy adventure series The Faraway Paladin.

The Fruit of Evolution: Before I Knew It, My Life Had It Made, a comedy about a student and gorilla's life changing forever will also be on Crunchyroll, as well as The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window, which tells the story of a bookstore clerk and ghosts solving bizarre mysteries.

The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat and World's End Harem will also be released on the VOD platform.

Short films GANBARE DOUKICHAN and Tawawa on Monday have also been added to Crunchyroll's catalog as part of the fall season.

Which series are returning to Crunchyoll this fall?

Cooking anime Restaurant to Another World 2, fantasy Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon - The Second Act, and mecha series 86 EIGHTY-SIX and Muv-Luv Alternative will all be returning for new seasons on the platform.

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations will continue its current season, while One Piece, Case Closed will also carry on.

Other titles set to be coming back to Crunchyroll include Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai, Kiyo in Kyoto: From the Maiko House, The Aquatope on White Sand, The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated!, and Tropical-Rouge! Pretty Cure.