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Spring 2014 Anime Simulcast Guide -- AV MOD Material

What shows are coming in, fresh off the stream, this season?

Welcome everyone, this is the final Spring 2014 simulcast guide. We encourage Vicers in the community to view anime legally whenever possible. For this season, I have FUNimation, Crunchyroll, Daisuki, and HULU simulcasts listed. For Wakanim.TV, I have compiled a separate list. Please see link. Same applies to Aniplex (see link). For The Anime Network, there is no available information on their simulcasts. It's likely to be delaycasts.

For Crunchyroll, I listed the territories on the wiki pages since cramming them in these lists would cause confusion due to listing multiple legal simulcast sites. There are 4 anime series on Crunchyroll that are not available in the states: Daimidaler: Prince vs. Penguin Empire, Ping Pong, Riddle Story of Devil, and Selector WIXOSS. Interestingly, FUNimation has these 4 shows as part of their 2014 Spring Season.

Let us know what legal sites you would be watching on. Are there still any shows you're still dying for legal simulcast?

Credits: All summaries are from Crunchyroll and FUNimation's profiles. Thanks to their Twitter accounts and news articles, I was able to compile a master lists.

For a list of all the trailers, please see Spring 2014 Anime Guide. Thank you.

Spring 2014 Simulcast List

Baby Steps
  • Plot: Eiichirō Maruo (nicknamed "Ei-chan" for his grades being straight "A") is an honor student, bookworm, and is not interested in anything other than studying. In order to solve his problem of lacking physical strength, he enrolled a tennis school and soon found the fascinating side of tennis. Being a tennis newbie lacking physical strength, he supplement his shortcomings with his excellent observing and analyzing skills.
  • Crunchyroll: Sundays at 3AM starting on April 6
Black Bullet
  • Plot: The story of Black Bullet revolves around the high-schooler Rentarō, a young man who has a superior, mysterious ability in an age of humans that fight against the Gastrea, a race of viral parasites. The story describes Rentarō's actions in a not too distant future.
  • Crunchyroll: Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. PDT starting on April 8th
Blade & Soul
  • Plot: Alka, a sword-woman with proficient skills, defeats foes by a single stroke. She travels with an aim to avenge her master, Hong's death, of which vendetta was required by the rules of the tribe she belongs to.
  • Crunchyroll: Thursdays at 12:46 PDT starting on April 3rd at 9PM
Brynhildr in the Darkness
  • Plot: When he was a child, Murakami was infatuated with a girl he called Kuroneko. She insisted on knowing about aliens and having met them, but no one believed her, even young Murakami was skeptical. One day, she decides to show him the aliens, but an accident occurs and Kuroneko dies while Murakami is left seriously wounded in the hospital. Years go by and Murakami obsesses on finding proof of the existence of aliens because of a promise he had made with Kuroneko. Then, one day, a new transfer student comes to his class, who not only looks a lot like Kuroneko, but is named Kurohaneko..
  • Crunchyroll: Sundays 7:00am PDT starting on April 6
Captain Earth
  • Plot: The day before summer vacation starts, Daichi who is a high school boy, sees a rainbow on TV in an island. “I’ve seen this rainbow before…” He is suddenly urged to visit this island to find about this rainbow, bits of forgotten memories from the past and his father’s mysterious death. At the island, he encounters a gigantic unknown robot called “Earth Engine”. He is asked by a crew member, “Are you the Captain”? From then on, Daichi is sucked into the space battle against robots from Uranus, “Kiltgung”. When the stars shines brightly in the sky, the battles begin.
  • Crunchyroll: Saturdays at 11:00am PDT starting on April 5
Chaika - The Coffin Princess
  • Plot: Based on the light novel written by Ichiro Sakaki, the story revolves around Toru Acura, a 20-year-old retired soldier who struggles to cope with ordinary life now that the war has ended. He meets Chaika Trabant, a 14-year-old sorceress carrying a coffin, and follows her in hopes of finding meaning to his life again. The two also travel with Toru’s adopted sister Akari, who is their main source of income.
  • Crunchyroll: Wednesdays at 11AM PDT starting on April 9.
Daimidaler: Prince vs. Penguin Empire
  • Plot: There is a high school boy named Madanbashi Kouichi who has Hi-ERo particles, the power source to operate the robotic weapon Daimidaler. With the help of Sonan Kyouko from the mysterious Prince Beauty Parlor organization, he stands up against the Penguin Empire that troubles humanity.
  • FUNimation: Saturdays at 6:30 AM EST starting on April 5
  • Crunchyroll: Saturdays at 3:30 AM PDT starting on April 5
  • Available on HULU
Date a Live II
  • Plot: Gear up for a thrilling second season of the smash hit anime Date a Live! This epic new chapter picks up where last season ended and introduces some titillating new developments – like a stunning set of twin Sirens! Don’t miss this chance for a second date with your favorite space babes or their adorable hijinks could wreak havoc on planet Earth! Fans are sure to flip for this irresistible offering from the studio behind Cat Planet Cuties.
  • FUNimation: Fridays at 2:05 PM EST
Dai - Shogun - Great Revolution
  • Plot: In the Edo Period, three black ships have come from overseas to force Japan out of its isolation. However thanks to the giant robots, Onigami, Japan has driven the ships away. The story is of a Japan that never experienced the Meiji Restoration and remained secluded from the rest of the world. The main character Keiichiro Tokugawa is an ambitious man who aims to unite Japan despite having a condition that causes him to break into hives when he touches a woman.
  • Crunchyroll: Wednesdays at 11:30 AM PDT starting on April 9
Dragonar Academy
  • Plot: Ash Blake is nothing but a joke to his fellow students at Ansullivan Dragonar Academy. Sure, he’s got the sacred star brand that marks him as a future master of dragons, but he’s having more than a little trouble playing the part of a hero. At least until the day his dragon suddenly awakens, and his world changes forever. There’s just one slight problem: His dragon is actually a beautiful girl, and she’s determined to become the master – and make Ash the slave! Beautiful girls and high-flying action take center stage in this thrilling adventure.
  • FUNimation: Saturdays at 10:30 AM EST
Dragon Collection
  • Plot: Through an unexpected turn of events, an ordinary elementary school student, Hiro Enryu, finds himself in the world of the "Dragon Collection" game. This is a world called Dragon Earth, where gods, humans, and monsters exist side by side. Those who roam this world using a magic book, called a Grimoire, and cards to summon monsters and search for treasures that bear the powers of dragons are called Dracolle Battlers. Despite his bewilderment, Hiro becomes a Dracolle Battler and, together with the friends he meets there, begins his adventure to become a legendary Dragon Master!
  • Crunchyroll: Mondays at 3:30 AM PDT starting on April 7
Fairy Tail
  • Plot: The most powerful wizards in the Fiore Kingdom are back in this continuation of the hit series! Join Natsu, Happy, and the rest of their teammates as they keep doing what they do best: beating up dark guilds and spreading destruction across the land. This magic-filled simulcast is the perfect place for new fans to join in on the adventure!
  • FUNimation: Fridays at 10 PM EST
  • Crunchyroll: Fridays at 7PM PDT starting on April 4
  • Plot: A chance event triggered Shouyou Hinata's love for volleyball. His club had no members, but somehow persevered and finally made it into its very first and final regular match of middle school, where it was steamrolled by Tobio Kageyama, a superstar player known as "King of the Court." Vowing revenge, Hinata applied to the Karasuno High School volleyball club... only to come face-to-face with his hated rival, Kageyama.
  • Crunchyroll: Saturdays at 2 AM PDT starting on April 6
Hero Bank
  • Plot: Kaito Gosho is an elementary school boy has amassed a 10 billion yen debt! The only way he can pay it off is to master “Hero Gi” and win matches in a futuristic cyber sport called “Hero battle.”
  • Crunchyroll: Mondays at 4 AM PDT starting on April 7
Inugami-san to Nekoyama-san
  • Plot: The series follows two high school girls; Yachiyo Inugami, a dog-like girl who loves cats, and Suzu Nekoyama, a cat-like girl who loves dogs, and the strange relationship their respective habits form.
  • Crunchyroll: Thursday at 11:30 AM PDT starting on April 10
Is The Order a Rabbit?
  • Plot: Kokoa arrives in a new town in spring to start high school. She gets lost and pops into a coffee shop called "Rabbit House", which turns out to be where she will live. All the characters are so cute - tiny but cool Chino, soldierly Lize, gentle and Japanese Chiyo, sophisticated but down-to-earth Sharo. They are joined by Chino's class mates Maya and Megu, and a regular at the shop, Mr. Blue-Mountain Aoyama. Everything is so cute every day at Rabbit House!
  • Crunchyroll: Thursdays at 7:30 AM PDT starting on April 10
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders
  • Plot: Part 1 - Phantom Blood In ancient Mexico, people of Aztec had prospered. They had historic and strange "Stone Mask". It was a miraculous mask which brings eternal life and the power of authentic ruler. But the mask suddenly disappeared. A long time after that, in late 19th centuries when the thought and life of people were suddenly changing, Jonathan Joestar met with Dio Brando―. They spend time together through boyhood to youth, and the "Stone Mask" brings curious fate to them―.
  • Crunchyroll: Fridays at 9:30 AM PDT starting on April 4
Kamigami no Asobi
  • Plot: This is a beginning of the curious school life with the gods and human-beings. One day, Yui is led to the world of gods to teach them about “humans”, but the school life is start with confusion. As Yui teaches about “humans” and “love” to the gods, they feel and develop a “love” or…?
  • Crunchyroll: Saturdays at 10:00 AM PDT starting on April 5
Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara
  • Plot: Sota Hatate is a boy who has the unique ability to see "Flags" above the heads of other people. The "Flags" mark critical crossroads in people's lives — when the choices they make will determine love, friendship, victory, and even death. He transfers into Tokyo's elite Hatagaya Academy, but instead of living by himself in the boys' dormitory, he ends up living with many beautiful girls under one roof.
  • Crunchyroll: Wednesdays at 12 PM PDT starting on April 9
La Corda d'Oro Blue Sky
  • Plot: La corda d’oro, the hugely popular game series, celebrated its 10th anniversary on September 19, 2013. Fans have poured their undying love and support to the entire series over the past 10 years. Now, they’re about to be swept off their feet by the much-awaited animation of “La corda d’oro 3”, the latest series that was released in 2010. Twelve handsome boys and one girl spend a summer giving everything they’ve got to win a music competition. This is a story of youth and music. And dare we say, love?
  • Crunchyroll: Saturdays at 11:30 AM PDT on April 5
Love Live! School idol project 2
  • Plot: With Otonokizaka Academy saved by Honoka Kōsaka and members of µ's from being shut down, students are now back to their normal campus lives — for a brief period. Members of µ's are now brought back to the stage and compete with other idol groups for regional tournaments.
  • Crunchyroll: Mondays at 11 AM PDT starting on April 7
Magica Wars
  • Plot: Based on the iOS game by DMM Games, personifies Japan's 47 prefectures. In this fantasy, ordinary girls get magical powers to fight against evils in Japan.
  • Crunchyroll: Tuesdays at 7 AM PDT starting on April 8
Majin Bone
  • Plot: Now, in the modern age, the creator of the unvierse, Majin, has revived suddenly. At the same time, visitors from the darkness have descended to Earth. As danger nears the Earth, three men pursue a young boy. “Is he a match? Could he really be humanity's last hope?”
  • Crunchyroll: Tuesdays at 4 AM PDT starting on April 1 at 5 PM PDT
Mekaku City Actors
  • Plot: The incidents which occurred on August 14th and 15th bring a group of young boys and girls together… They are members of a group they call themselves the “Mekakushi Dan” (Blindfold Organization) and each member possesses a strange power involving their eyes. Will the members of this peculiar organization be able to solve the mysteries behind these incidents and see the truth?
  • Crunchyroll: Saturdays at 10:30 AM PDT starting on April 12
Mushishi: The Next Chapter
  • Plot: They are creatures only known as ‘Mushi,’ whose abilities range well into the supernatural. While their existence and appearances are unknown to the humans around them, there are a few like Ginko who is a ‘Mushi-shi’ that travels around to investigate and find out more about the ‘Mushi.’ During the course of his discovery and understanding, he helps those who are troubled by the Mushi themselves…
  • Crunchyroll: Fridays at 9 AM PDT starting on April 4
  • Available on Daisuki
Nanana's Buried Treasure
  • Plot: Jyugo Yama is a boy who was disowned by his father and forced to transfer to a high school on an artificial island. He begins to live by himself, only to discover his room is haunted by the ghost named Nanana Ryugajou. She was murdered ten years ago and cannot rest in peace until her killer is found. Before her death, Nanana collected things from all over the world and hid them on the island. Jyugo and Nanana set out to find these treasures and use their mysterious powers to find the culprit of the murder.
  • Crunchyroll: Thursdays at 10:30 AM PDT starting on April 10
  • Available on Daisuki
No Game, No Life
  • Plot: They are both NEETs and Hikikomoris… but on the internet, the genius gamer siblings Sora and Shiro are known as the undefeatable “__” (blank). Sora and Shiro’s talents and skills are so abnormally good they are considered as urban legend. One day a young boy Teto appears before them, claiming to be “One’s Lord”.
  • Crunchyroll: Wednesday at 8:30 AM PDT starting on April 9
One Piece
  • Plot: 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: Saturdays at 7 PM PDT
  • FUNimation: Saturdays at 9PM CDT
  • Available on HULU
One Week Friends
  • Plot: Yuki Hase, a high school boy, is concerned about a girl of his classmate, Kaori Fujimiya. She always stays alone and never tries to become close friends with anyone. Given half a chance one day, it seems that Yuki and Kaori become to have a good relationship that they begin to eat lunch together. Although they enjoy having conversations, Kaori, strangely enough, keeps denying their friendship. On that Friday, she confesses, “I have memory disorder. My memories disappear within one week...."
  • Crunchyroll: Sundays at 9 AM PDT starting on April 6
Oreca Battle
  • Plot: Orega Fire, the young, Oreca-loving main character. One day a mysterious treasure chest that has the power to summon monsters into this realm appears. His name is none other than Pandora. As they encounter countless battles together, the friendship between Fire and his monsters grows. However, Fire and his monsters are soon involved in a battle with the Demon King Mus who threatens the peace and harmony of the Oreca world. A never before seen Oreca Battle is about to unfold!
  • Crunchyroll: Mondays at 3:30 AM PDT starting on April 7
Ping Pong
  • Plot: Makoto Tsukimoto (nicknamed Smile) is a quiet high-schooler who's been friends with the loud and energetic Yukata Hoshino (nicknamed Peco) since childhood. They're both in the local table tennis club and both have a natural talent for it, although Smile's personality always enables him from winning against Peco. The club teacher, however, notices Smile's talent and tries to make him gain some sportive tenacity.
  • Crunchyroll: Thursday at 10 AM PDT
  • FUNimation: Thursdays at 12:50 PM EST
  • Plot: Fans of The IDOLM@STER franchise won't want to miss this super cute spinoff! Hyperactive hijinks are sure to follow when the idol girls of 765 Productions discover the mysterious Puchidols – chibis with adorable abilities – have invaded their office!
  • FUNimation: Sun - Thursdays at 2pm EST
Riddle Story of Devil
  • Plot: Riddle Story of Devil is set at Myōjō Academy, a private girls' boarding school. All the students in the 10th year's Kurogumi class are assassins with one target, Haru Ichinose. Tokaku Azuma is a recent transfer student also targeting Ichinose, but she gradually develops feelings for Ichinose.
  • FUNimation: Fridays at 2:55 PM EST
  • Crunchyroll: Fridays at 12 PM PDT
Rowdy Sumo Wrestler Matsutaro
  • Plot: The story follows Matsutarō Sakaguchi, a giant roughneck man with strength far beyond ordinary people. He never uttered words like "work hard," "strive," and "dream" like the typical shōnen manga protagonist. However, he is stronger than anyone and peerless in sumo wrestling. His greatest weakness is his own carefree personality. He grows into a full-fledged sumo wrestler.
  • Crunchyroll: Saturdays at 3:30 PM PDT
Selector Infected WIXOSS
  • Plot: In the popular game WIXOSS, there are special cards called LRIGs that few players know about—cards that possess personalities and wills of their own. Ruko is a teenage girl who just found one of these rare cards. Now, she can use her LRIG to battle in a strange, dark plane of existence. If she wins, her wishes will be granted—but what happens if she loses?
  • FUNimation: Thursdays at 2:50 PM EST
  • Crunchyroll: Thursdays at 12 PM PDT
  • Available on HULU
Soul Eater Not!
  • Plot: Get ready to meet the newest class at Death Weapon Meister Academy! Tsugumi Harudori and her outrageous friends make up the NOT class at this stylish school dedicated to training living, breathing weapons and uniting them with the Meisters who’ll wield them! Soul Eater fanatics will be psyched to meet these epic new characters – and catch up with all their favorites from the original series. Don’t miss a minute of the adventure as Tsugumi and her pals weave their own exciting tale of deadly life at DWMA!
  • FUNimation: Tuesdays at 3:40 PM EST
The Comic Artist and His Assistants
  • Plot: A hilarious slice of life comedy that leisurely depicts the day-to-day life of manga artist Aito Yuuki and his assistant, Ashisu Sahoto!
  • Crunchyroll: Mondays at 10:05 PDT starting on April 7
Kindaichi Case Files Returns
  • Plot: Based off of the original manga by Seimaru Amagi, and Fumiya Sato, The Files of Kindaichi Returns centers on the Hajime Kindaichi, grandson of the famous detective Kosuke Kindaichi. Though he usually appears to be a regular high school student, when a difficult case arises Hajime, along with his childhood friend Miyuki Nanase, police inspector Isamu Kenmochi, and rival Kengo Akechi, use their sharp deduction skills to solve each mystery.
  • Crunchyroll: Saturdays at 3:30 AM PDT starting on April 5
The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior
  • Plot: Based off of the original manga by Ruri Miyahara, The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior is comedic slice-of-life anime that revolves around the main character Kazunari Usa moving into the Kawai dormitory complex due to his parent’s job transfer. He finds out that he is not only living in the same building as a perverted roommate but also his love-at-first-sight Ritsu Kawai.
  • Crunchyroll: Saturdays at 8 PM PDT starting on April 5
The Irregular at a Magical High School
  • Plot: Based on the light novel by Tsutomu Sato, The irregular at magic high school is set in a world where magic exists but instead of using chants and spells, magic users cast spells with their Casting Assistant Device (CAD). The CAD is infused with the user’s Psions (a substance-less thought particle) that activates the device and constructs the magic ritual.
  • Crunchyroll: Saturdays at 11 AM PDT starting on April 5
  • Available on HULU and Daisuki
World is Still Beautiful
  • Plot: Nike, the fourth princess of the Rain Dukedom and one who holds the power to call forth the rain, travels to the Sun Kingdom to marry Sun King Livius for her country, despite her own reluctance. She soon discovers that the King, who conquered the world in only three years after his ascendance to the throne, is still a child!! Furthermore, for trivial reasons, he has demanded that Nike call forth the rain…!?
  • Crunchyroll: Saturdays at 12 PM PDT starting on April 5

About the Authors

Kerry Chhay (Takashichea) is an Asian American Studies student who is a big wiki and anime nerd. He serves as a wiki mod in Anime Vice and an Admin in To Hollywood and Beyond Wikia. Follow him @Takashichea
Kino88on April 15, 2014 at 11:21 a.m.
YES!!!!! A new Soul Eater!!! I had no idea that was coming, Sweet!!
Marshal Victoryon April 15, 2014 at 11:29 a.m.

Wow so going over this list it this season really has less things I am interested in. An worse some I will have to wait till watch 1st seasons.

list atm for me is

Black Bullet seems solid

Blade & Soul on the bubble

Brynhildr in the Darkness seems ok but on the bubble still

Captain Earth probably solid

Chaika - The Coffin Princess they killed a unicorn so watching it all.

Daimidaler: Prince vs. Penguin Empire file under "guilty pleasure"

Date a Live II seems less than 1st season but not on bubble.

Dai - Shogun - Great Revolution err maybe another guilty pleasure ..

Dragonar Academy may drop soon

Fairy Tail solid

Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara probably solid

Majin Bone old school shonen feel makes it probably solid

Mekaku City Actors solid

Nanana's Buried Treasure on bubble leaning solid

No Game, No Life solid

Riddle Story of Devil on the bubble

Selector Infected WIXOSS on the bubble

Kindaichi Case Files Returns probably solid liked 1st series.

The Irregular at a Magical High School solid

World is Still Beautiful bubble

that looks like alot of anime. but many are on the bubble very few feel like a dolid watch threw the season. An I have already dropped 3 series.

takashichea moderator on April 15, 2014 at 1:32 p.m.

Thanks to Tom for posting this and thanks to for letting me use his banner. Though, I wasn't really good at it and made some changes. As a result, it looks tacky on the front page. So sorry.

Time to work on the movie guide! I admit I forgot, and it should have been Anime, Movie/OVA guide, and then simulcast guide.


You're a fan of Soul Eater! Me, too. In case Tom doesn't cover it, please join us at the Soul Eater Not! Discussion.

@Marshal Victory:

For this season, it looks average. My watch list for this season is smaller than my list for winter. There is no overly hyped up show or a really horrible show. Compared to fall and winter, they had those hyped up shows along with some underrated shows that were surprisingly enjoyable and some horrid shows.


Thanks to for pointing out one error I made. I spent the whole night on working on the guide, and I guess I wasn't careful enough.

Halberdierv2on April 16, 2014 at 6:25 p.m.

My List simply is Chiaka, Kanojo ga flag, No Game No Life, Date A Live 2 and Nisekoi from last season, that's about the max my schedule can afford me to watch.

HydraStar4242564on April 17, 2014 at 7:51 p.m.

@Kino88: Yeah i only knew about it a few days ago but it seems like it needs abit more development with some of the art to the old Soul Eater (On the first ep look at BlackStar)

blackfire503on July 1, 2014 at 7:09 a.m.

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