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Fall 2013 Simulcast Guide -- AV MOD MATERIAL

What shows are streaming this fall... and where?

Welcome everyone, this is the final Fall 2013 simulcast guide. We encourage Vicers in the community to view anime legally whenever possible. I have posted the legend key that has a selected group of companies. All information regarding what territories that these individual companies cater to are on the wiki pages. It's thanks to Takashichea, Acura Max, and BigHeart711 for their hard work in hunting trailers and writing down licensing info.

For a list of Fall trailers, please see Fall Anime 2013 Trailers Guide.

Let us know what you'll be watching.

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Ace of Diamond

I want to pitch to that mitt again... A meeting with catcher Kazuya Miyuki changed the 15-year-old Eijun Sawamura's life. He said goodbye to all his friends and knocked upon the door of Seidou, a prestigious baseball school, intent on testing his own strength. There, he met many proud baseball players who were betting everything on the sport! A classic tale, yet new and fresh. All the emotion and excitement of the popular baseball manga is at last coming to television in the form of an anime!
Crunchyroll: Every Saturday starting on October 5 at 5:30PM Pacific

Arpeggio of the Blue Steel

In the year 2039, global warming has caused a sudden rise in sea level, leading mankind to lose a great deal of land territory. At the same time, a fleet of mysterious warships clad in mist, known as the "Fleet of Fog," begin to appear throughout the world's seas, attacking humanity's warships with their powerful superweapons. Humanity threw all the military strength it possessed at the Fleet of Fog in a decisive battle, but was crushed by the fleet's overwhelming might...
Crunchyroll: Every Monday starting on October 7 at 12:25PM Pacific

Beyond the Boundary

“There is a girl who is the last surviving member of a ‘certain clan’ and a ‘half-youmu’ boy who shouldn’t exist... This is their story.
Crunchyroll: Every Wednesday starting on October 2 at 9:30AM Pacific

BlazBlue: Alter Memory

In the year 2199, humanity eagerly awaits the dawn of a new century following a series of devastating magic wars. When the world’s most wanted man—Grim Reaper—makes a move to destroy society, a ragtag group of powerful fighters make it their mission to stop him.
FUNimation: Every Tuesday at 1PM CT starting on October 8 at 1PM Central

Bottom Biting Bug 2

The protagonist, Bottom Biting Bug the 18th (age 10), is endlessly cheerful and energetic, and just loves to sing and dance. When bitten correctly by a bottom biting bug, a person with a hunched back will have perfect posture, a depressed person will start to laugh, a timid person will gain confidence... Anyone bitten will seem like a whole new person! However, even bottom biting bugs make plenty of mistakes... The story of B.B.B.'s crazy life continues with more of the humor and gags that kids love!
Crunchyroll: Every Monday starting on September 30 at 3:00PM Pacific

Coppelion

From the team that brought you K comes the new sci-fi action series COPPELION, a story of three youths who vow to save the lives of those forsaken by the rest of the world. In the not-so-distant future, a catastrophic event has turned the old capital of Japan into a wasteland, forever changing the lives of its people. Decades later, three schoolgirls set foot into the now forsaken city. They are the Coppelion, genetically engineered humans created by the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force to operate under the lethal conditions of the contaminated city. Trained since birth, the girls must use all of their skills and resources to carry out their one and only mission: to rescue those left behind.
Viz Media: Every Wednesday at 7:30AM Pacific starting on October 2

Diabolik Lovers

“The girl learns her fate amongst the beautiful scent of wild roses. The girl encounters them, as if being drawn there by the threads of fate. ‘Yours Truly is going to take her every first experience.’ ‘Tell me, do you hate me? Do you want to learn more about me?’ ‘Does it hurt? You poor thing... Okay, I'll make it hurt even more, little bitch.’ ‘I know why you came to this house. This blood (of yours) is of the finest quality.’ ‘Humans are nothing more than containers of blood.’ ‘Stay out of my business! Come any closer, and I'll destroy you!’
Crunchyroll: Every Monday starting on September 16 at 12PM Pacific

Freezing Vibration

The sizzling sci-fi adventure continues as teens Kazuya and Satellizer continue their studies at West Genetics, where they learn to combat the alien invaders known as Nova.
FUNimation: Every Friday at 2:30PM CT starting on October 7 at 2:30PM Central (simulcasts start on Oct. 11)

Galilei Donna

Galilei Donna follows the three Ferrari sisters who are descendents of the astronomer, Galileo Galilei. The year is 2061 and the world is in the grips of another ice age. With a mysterious organization hunting them down and searching for the “Galilei Donna”, the three sisters must work together to fight against the organization and discover their true destinies.
Crunchyroll: Every Thursday starting on October 10 at 11AM Pacific

Gingitsune: Messenger Fox of the Gods

Based on the manga written and illustrated by Sayori Ochiai, Gingitsune: Messenger Fox of the Gods follows the everyday life of Makoto Saeki, who is the 15th successor to her family’s shrine. As a result, Makoto is able to see Gintaro, a messenger of the gods who is the spirit of a sacred silver fox and has lived at the shrine for over 350 years. As a messenger of the gods, Gintaro has the ability to see into the future, and uses it to help Makoto only when she is truly in need. This is the story of friendship between a delicate teenager and a shy and stubborn messenger of the gods.
Crunchyroll: Every Sunday starting on October 6 at 10:05AM Pacific

Golden Time

Banri Tada is a newly admitted student at a private law school in Tokyo. However, due to an accident, he lost all of his memories. During his freshman orientation, he encounters another freshman from the same school, Mitsuo Yanagisawa, and they hit it off at once. Without any memory of each other, their lives become more and more intertwined as if set by the hands of fate. But what is their fate, and will it lead to happiness or another memory to forget…
Crunchyroll: Every Thursday starting on October 3 at 12:30PM Pacific

Hajime no Ippo Rising

Hajime No Ippo is a Japanese boxing manga written and illustrated by George Morikawa and has appeared in Weekly Shonen Magazine since 1989. After being frequently bullied as a child, Ippo's encounter with the sport of boxing inspired him to think about what true strength really is. Ippo has endured the kind, yet rigorous, instruction of Coach Kamogawa and defeated one powerful opponent after another. He mastered his signature punch, the Dempsey roll, and even became the champion of all Japan. But even as champion, he still hasn't found the meaning of "true strength"...
Crunchyroll: Every Saturday starting on October 5 at 11AM Pacific

I Couldn’t Become a Hero, So I Reluctantly Decided to Get a Job.

Alias: Yu-Sibu
Raul had always wanted to be a hero, but failed the exams necessary to become one. He reluctantly took a job working at a small electronics store called Magic Shop Leon. His life is dull but busy until a new girl comes applying for a part time job. She's the daughter of the demon king who defeated him in his exam.
Crunchyroll: Every Saturday starting on October 5 at 11AM Pacific

Infinite Stratos 2

Girls from all over the world gather at IS Academy to learn how to become IS pilots. However, since the protagonist, Orimura Ichika, can somehow pilot the IS even though he is male, he was forced to attend IS Academy as well. As the only male in this school attended by girls of all shapes and sizes from around the world, including his childhood friend and kendo buddy, Houki, tempestuous action battles and romantic encounters await him.
Crunchyroll: Every Thursday starting on October 3 at 12PM Pacific

Kill la Kill

After 6 years since their collaboration on the ground breaking anime series, ‘Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann,’ Hiroyuki Imaishi and Kazuki Nakashima are back to shock the world! Ryuko Matoi is a vagrant school girl traveling from place to place searching for clues to the truth behind her father’s death—the ‘woman with the scissor blade.’ The journey has led Ryuko to Honnouji Academy.
Crunchyroll: Every Thursday starting on October 3 at 11AM Pacific
HULUand Aniplex Channel
Wakanim.tv: Every Thursday at 6:30PM GMT?

Kuroko's Basketball 2

An up-and-coming power player, Taiga Kagami, is just back from America. When he comes to Seirin High School, he meets the super-ordinary boy, Tetsuya Kuroko. Kagami is shocked to find that Kuroko isn't good at basketball, in fact, he's bad! And he's so plain that he's impossible to see. But Kuroko's plainness lets him pass the ball around without the other team noticing him, and he's none other than the sixth member of the Miracle Generation.
Crunchyroll: Every Saturday starting on October 5 at 11:30AM Pacific

Kyousougiga

Hidden within Kyoto is the "mirror capital" where youkai and humans live together and no one ever dies. It is protected by three people - Kurama, Yase, and Myoue - as they await the return of their parents, Myoue Jonin and Koto. One day a young girl named Koto (same name, different spelling) and her little brothers A and Un wander into the city from a different dimension looking for her mother. A mecha-geek with red eyes, it's not immediately clear whether she's human or youkai. Her arrival upsets the long peace that had ruled the city.
Crunchyroll: Every Friday starting on October 25 at 10AM Pacific

Little Busters! Refrain

Naoe Riki was a boy living on the brink of despair. The one to reach out to him was Natsume Kyousuke, a just boy who called himself the leader of the "Little Busters." Every day from then on was like an endless carnival, and the pain in Riki's heart slowly ebbed away. A few years later, the five of them are living in the same school dorm, still living every day like a carnival. But when Kyousuke starts to look for a job, Riki worries that the five friends will drift apart. "Let's start a baseball team. We'll call it... the Little Busters!"
Crunchyroll: Every Saturday starting on October 5 at 7AM Pacific

Log Horizon

One day, while playing the online game Elder Tales, 30,000 players suddenly find themselves trapped in another world. There, eight-year veteran gamer Shiroe also gets left behind. The trapped players are still alive, but they remain in combat with the monsters. The players don't understand what has happened to them, and they flee to Akiba, the largest city in Tokyo, where they are thrown into chaos. Once proud of his loner lifestyle, Shiroe forms a guild called Log Horizon with his old friend Naotsugu, female assassin Akatsuki and others.
Crunchyroll: Every Saturday starting on October 5 at 4:30AM Pacific

Magi: the Kingdom of Magic

The story follows the travels of a boy named Aladdin around a strange land in which mysterious ruins called Dungeons are said to house priceless treasures. Together with Alibaba, a friend he met during his travels, Aladdin strives to conquer all of the Dungeons and obtain their treasures. Through all the meetings and partings he experiences along the way, Aladdin will also learn of his own fate...
Crunchyroll: Every Sunday starting on October 6 at 2:30AM Pacific
HULU and Aniplex Channel

Meganebu

Souma Akira is a glasses-wearing high school student at the rural Himalaya Third Technical School. He loves glasses more than anyone and is proud to wear his own. Along with Hachimine Takuma, Minabe Yukiya, Kamatani Mitsuki, and Kimata Hayato - four other boys with glasses who have joined (or, perhaps, were forced to join) the club born of Akira's greatest ambition - the members of "The Glasses Club" share sweat, laughter, tears, and the occasional explosion(!) as they pour their undying passion into their eye-wear.
Crunchyroll: Every Sunday starting on October 6 at 9AM Pacific

Miss Monochrome

In this short animated series, Miss Monochrome is an android who decides to try and become a top idol singer in the ever growing competitive market.
Crunchyroll: Every Tuesday starting on October 1 at 11AM Pacific

My Mental Choices are Completely Interfering with my School Romantic Comedy

Alias: NouCome
Kanade Amakusa – a boy cursed with the mental power who will turn any multiple-choice quiz he thinks about into a reality. However, one day in school, he is given another choice: a beautiful girl will fall before him or he will fall from the rooftop in female clothes. Although he chooses the first option and it comes true, he and his new-chosen love – Chocolat – are in for a hilarious multiple-choice adventure.
Crunchyroll: Every Wednesday starting on October 9 at 11AM Pacific

Nagi no Asukara

Long ago, all humans lived in the ocean. But some who longed for the land abandoned the ocean, casting off the special raiments granted to them by the sea god to adapt them to life under the sea...
Crunchyroll: Every Thursday at 8AM Pacific starting on October 4 at 8AM due to delays

One Piece

Monkey. D. Luffy refuses to let anyone or anything stand in the way of his quest to become the king of all pirates. With a course charted for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line and beyond, this is one captain who'll never give up until he's claimed the greatest treasure on Earth: the Legendary One Piece!
Crunchyroll: Every Saturday starting on November 2 at 7PM Pacific (starting on episode 619)
FUNimation: and HULU: Every Saturday at 9PM CDT

Outbreak Company

Shinichi's mission is to bring "otaku culture" to this new world in order to facilitate effective commerce between the two worlds. As an expert in anime, light novels, manga, and dating sims, Shinichi is revered and admired in the new world, and an unexpectedly fulfilling real life awaits him!
Crunchyroll: Every Saturday starting on October 5 at 10PM Pacific

Non Non Biyori

The closest book store sells Jump every Wednesday, the video rental shop is ten stations down. Vegetables are left out for sale, and no one’s ever even see a lock on a house. That’s the country life they live, but these five girls at Asahigaoka Branch School are enjoying it! Enjoy the leisurely, laid-back life of these unique girls!
Crunchyroll: Every Monday starting on October 7 at 1:05AM Pacific

Phi Brain

Kaito, a puzzle-loving high school freshman, is selected as a candidate for ‘PHI BRAIN.’ He and his friend Nonoha find an ‘unsolvable puzzle’ near their school. The puzzle turns out to be a life-threatening ‘philosopher's puzzle’ created by the mysterious group P.O.G. (Puzzle Of God). After successfully solving the puzzle, Kaito is designated as a Solver and is joined by other Solvers as they battle P.O.G. all over the world by solving the ‘philosopher's puzzles.’
Crunchyroll: Every Wednesday starting on October 9 at 12PM Pacific

Samurai Flamenco

Masayoshi Hazama: a man who has become a superhero “by himself” with no superhuman powers or any sort of high-tech conversions, NONE!! Hidenori Goto: a cop who found out the true identity of “the superhero” by a strange twist of fate and thus constantly gets in trouble thanks to Hazama, the superhero. This is the story of the birth of a true hero featuring these two young men with a touch of comedy and serious drama, while they come face to face with hardships as they search for the true meaning of becoming a hero of justice in this world!
Crunchyroll: Every Thursday starting on October 10 at 10:30AM Pacific
Wakanim.tv: Every Thursday at 6:30PM GMT?

Strike the Blood

The fourth primogenitor is the most powerful vampire once thought to exist only in the world of legends. Yet when it appears in Japan, the government for some reason chooses an apprentice "sward shaman", Yukina Himeragi, to observe and obliterate it. Bewildered by the disproportionate task and its specific details, Yukina arrives at the Demon District of Itogami-jima to watch Akatsuki Kojo, and a student at a private high school on Itogami-jima.
Crunchyroll: Every Friday starting on October 4 at 11AM Pacific

Teekyu 3

The series follows the hilarious everyday routines of four girls in the Kameido High tennis club who, on occasion, actually play some tennis.
Crunchyroll: Every Sunday starting on October 6 at 7:30AM Pacific

Tokyo Ravens

From the studio behind Aquarion EVOL comes a supernatural fantasy featuring otherworldly battles and forgotten promises. Tokyo Ravens is the story of an ordinary high school boy from a not-so-ordinary family. Hautora was born into an ancient clan of onmyouji known for their mastery of all things occult. Unfortunately, he didn’t inherit the magical ability to see spirit energy, so he was doomed to live a normal life. At least, that is, until a mysterious girl from Harutora’s past returns to alter the course of his future!
FUNimation: Every Tuesday at 12PM CT starting on October 8

Unbreakable Machine Doll

In the mechanized city of Liverpool, a Japanese student and his beautiful female machine doll enter the most prestigious machinart academy in the world. There, magic and machines combine as students fight against each other using automatons and living dolls in the quest to become the world’s best puppeteer.
FUNimation: Every Monday at 2PM CT starting on October 7

Valvrave the Liberator 2

A new age where 70% of the human population lives in space thanks to the development of “Dyson Sphere”, a city in space. The world is divided into two main powers: The Dorssia Military Pact Federation, a power which grew out of a military alliance, and the Atlantic Rim United States (ARUS), which grew in power as it expanded its trade agreements...

Crunchyroll: Every Thursday starting on October 10 at 10AM Pacific
HULU and Aniplex Channel

Walkure Romanze

Horses dashing gallantly... Knights challenging their own limits... Magnificent, heroic battles highlight the horseback lance sport of jousting. One of the many people fascinated by this proud sport, Mizuno Takahiro, acts as a begleiter (an assistant) to jousting knights as he lives his rather tedious life at Winford Academy. This is the story of Takahiro and these female knights in their passionate, noble battles.
Crunchyroll: Every Sunday starting on October 6 at 9:30AM Pacific

Wanna be the Strongest in the World

As members of the nationally renowned idol group Sweet Diva, Hagiwara Sakura and Miyazawa Elena are both rivals and dear friends who recognize each other's talents. Then one day, during a TV filming, Elenagets into a fight with professional wrestler Kazama Rio and winds up hurt. To avenge her injured friend, Sakura strives for victory in the pro wrestling ring. What will Sakura find at the end of her battle?!
Crunchyroll: Every Sunday starting on October 6 at 5:30AM Pacific

White Album 2

One evening in fall, with one month left before the school festival, the last member of the ruined light music club, Haruki Kitahara, looks out the window and plays his guitar in the direction of the festival stage set up outside. This was the simple little adventure that the conscientious honor student had hoped for two and a half years to achieve before his graduation in half a year. But then, when a flowing piano melody and a bell-like singing voice joined the clumsy sound of his guitar...
Crunchyroll: Every Saturday starting on October 5 at 11AM Pacific

Yowapeda

Onoda Sakamichi is a rather timid, anime-loving first-year student at Sohoku High School. Upon entering high school, he tried to join the anime research club, but after meeting Imaizumi Shunsuke, a renowned cyclist since middle school, and Naruko Shoukichi, who swept the Kansai cycling championship, he ended up joining the competitive cycling club.
Crunchyroll: Every Monday starting on October 7 at 11AM Pacific

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takashichea moderator is online on Nov. 5, 2013 at 8:23 p.m.

Oh yeah, I forgot to add this to the final report. Here is The Anime Network's Fall 2013 Simucast List for users who use that website. I'm sorry about that.

If there is anything I'm missing, let me know. We just add it to the comments as updates. Thank you.

RealJpoeon Nov. 5, 2013 at 9:17 p.m.

Haven't started this season due to working through my backlog. I am keeping up with Kill la Kill though just because of all the discussion. Mostly interested in Non Non Biyori, Nagi no Asukara, Little Busters S2, Kyousogiga, & BlazBlue.

Oh and Wanna Be the Strongest in the World!... for the plot.

takashichea moderator is online on Nov. 15, 2013 at 5:44 p.m.

Pupa is bumped to the Winter 2014 Season

The Twitter account for the Pupa anime has confirmed that the horror series has been bumped from the fall season to January. The Studio DEEN production adapts Sayaka Motegi's horror manga about "the ultimate love of the brother and sister," between Yume Hasegawa, a little sister who transforms into a man-eating creature, and Utsutsu Hasegawa,her older brother who has the power of rapid cellular regeneration and feeds her with his own body.

The Twitter account apologizes and promises more news in the future.

Tomomi Mochizuki (Ghibli's Ocean Waves, Princess Nine, Here's Greenwood) will be directing the series with Ibuki Kido (GJ Club's Kasumi Shinomiya, OniAi's Akiko Himenokōji) and Nobunaga Shimazaki (Free's Haruka ) as the leads.

Noto Mamiko, Tsuda Kenjiro, Ise Mariya, Mikami Shiori and Kurosawa Yurika have reportedly been added to the cast.

There's also talk that the manga will be ending next month.

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