10 Anime to Watch in October


With Fall upon us, we’re once again bombarded with new shows to titillate and delight us. The same is true with anime. October is bringing us a bevy of new shows and gifting us with more seasons to our current anime obsessions. We will only touch on 10 here, but you’re welcome to look at our main source to see the lineup and make your own decisions. My list is subjective to my tastes and I welcome you to let me know where you agree or disagree. What would your list of 10 anime to watch this October look like?

These anime are listed in release order.

Omiai Aite wa Oshiego, Tsuyoki na, Mondaiji.

Based on a manga

Omiai Aite wa Oshiego, Tsuyoki na, Mondaiji.

Summary: Late-blooming teacher Nana Saigawa goes to a matchmaker appointment only to find herself paired with a problem child student named Shuuji Kuga. Source: ANN
Airing: October 2nd
Genre: Romance, Ecchi, School, Josei

Sengoku Night Blood

Based on an otome gameSengoku Night Blood

Summary: Set in the flourish world of Jinga that was formerly a prosperous and peaceful realm, the female protagonist is deemed to be the key to bring back order and to rule this world. Chaos started when people, specifically soldiers, who has special powers like turning into a vampire and a manwolf, called the Getsugazoku, fight for their land. These soldiers of different species would put their life on the line and fight as they follow their own thoughts and ideals. Until one day, she was called by a mysterious lady named “Hime Miko” due to the protagonist’s blood bearing a mysterious power to give strength, healing, and to awake Jingazoku’s real form. This is a story of love and war that she must not miss in order to rule the world. (Source: MAL News

Airing: October 3
Genre: Historical, Romance, Fantasy

Juuni Taisen

Based on a light novel 

Juuni Taisen

Summary: The 12th Twelve Tournament gets held every twelve years. Twelve brave, strange warriors who bear the names of the signs of the zodiac fight each other for the lives and souls.The victor of this tournament gets to have one wish granted, whatever the wish may be. (Source: ANN)
Airing: October 3rd
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Battle Royale

Konohana Kitan

Based on a Manga

Konohana Kitan

Summary: Kokohana-tei is a hot spring hotel located in an inn town between our world and the other world, where many people go to visit. The story portrays the lives of fox spirits, who take the form of girls and work at the hotel. (Source: ANN )
Airing: October 4th
Genre: Slice of Life, Fantasy, Seinen, Shoujo Ai

Ousama Game The Animation

Based on Novel and Manga


Summary: An entire high school class of 32 people receive a message on their cellphones from a person known only as the “King.” The messages contain orders that the students must obey, or they risk the punishment of death. With their lives on the line, the students soon find out that the orders are getting more and more extreme as time goes on. Source: ANN
Airing: October 5th
Genre: Mystery, Supernatural, Horror, Drama


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