Winter 2019 Anime Season Lineup: What's Coming to Crunchyroll and Funimation

With 2018 winding down, anime fans are looking to January and the start of the Winter 2019 lineups

Series already in their current seasons like Tokyo Ghoul, Sword Art Online and more will continue into the winter months, but there are some notable new shows and second seasons on the horizon, with the biggest being the return of Mob Psycho 100.

Mob Psycho 100 II continues the adventures of Shigeo Kageyama, the most powerful psychic on Earth, as he tries to navigate life. The second season of The Morose Mononokean , a series about exorcisms and yokai is also set to premiere this winter.

Crunchyroll and Funimation have begun to inform viewers of what to expect in the winter season, and here's some of the notable additions coming to both streaming service lineups in January.

Note: We'll update this section as more series are announced.

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MOB PSYCHO 100 II

Synopsis: Shigeo "Mob" Kageyama is an ordinary 8th grader who just wants to live a normal life. Although he can disappear in the crowd in a flash, he was actually the most powerful psychic. The lives of those around Mob and his numerous feelings that softly piles up for the eventual explosion. The mysterious group "Claw" stands before him once again. In the midst of his youthful days, where will his roaring heart take him!?

Where to watch? Funimation and Crunchyroll (Sub and English Dub)

THE MOROSE MONONOKEAN II

Synopsis : The job of exorcists is to send yokai living in the mundane world for whatever reason back to the Underworld where they typically live. In order to repay his debt of one million "en" to master of the Mononokean Abeno Haruitsuki, Ashiya Hanae works as his employee, assisting him with exorcisms. One day, when the two of them return to the Mononokean after finishing a job, they receive an SOS from the Legislator, one of three major powers who govern the Underworld. They head to the Underworld immediately, where Ashiya gets caught up in an incident... The story of exorcist duo Ashiya and Abeno and the yokai resumes once again.

Where to watch? Funimation and Crunchyroll

GIRLY AIR FORCE

Synopsis: Mysterious flying creatures called Zai suddenly appear and overwhelm all of mankind's aerial combat forces. To fight them, mankind modifies existing aircraft frames to create mechanized soldiers called "Daughters," which are operated by automated piloting mechanisms called "Anima" that have the appearance of human girls. The story begins when Narutani Kei, a boy who yearns to take to the skies, encounters a shining red aircraft and its pilot, an Anima named Gripen who has been named mankind's trump card.

Where to Watch? Crunchyroll

THE PRICE OF SMILES

Synopsis: On a planet far, far away from Earth, there reigns a kingdom overflowing with smiles. Princess Yuki is twelve years old and beginning to ride the roller coaster of emotions that comes with adolescence. Each day brings with it tears, laughter, and even a little romance. The palace is full of fun, and the vassals who serve her there add color to her life. There's Layla the tutor, Izana the political adviser, Harold the Grand Master, and of course Joshua, her childhood friend and close aide.

  • "Yuki! As long as you have the will and passion, you can do anything!" says Joshua.
  • "Ugh. That again?! Joshua, you need to act more dignified!" she replies.
  • Seventeen-year-old Stella is a brilliant warrior. Even though she is cool as a cucumber, she never fails to smile. That's because smiling is essential to life.
  • This is a story about two girls born on a distant planet.

Where to Watch? Crunchyroll

What anime series are you most excited for in the winter 2019 season? Let us know in the comments section below.