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DNA, Crunchyroll, Wakanim: Anime not to be missed in January 2021
Who says new year says new anime to watch closely, and this month of January is no exception. Whether on Anime Digital Network (ADN), Crunchyroll or even Wakanim, many animated series recently arrived from Japan have enriched the catalog of French “simulcast” platforms. Here is a selection of the anime not to be missed in January 2021, not to mention the major series still in progress.
New for January 2021
Hortensia Saga is an anime inspired by the eponymous video game, available only in Japan on iOS and Android. Set in a medieval universe, the story follows the peregrinations of the Crown Princess of the kingdom of Hydrangea. Having come of age, she changes into a man to be able to claim the throne: her father, the king, was assassinated by the duke during a merciless war.
- Available January 6
- Watch Hortensia Saga on Wakanim
The Promised Neverland (Saison 2)
The Promised Neverland is an anime adaptation of the manga by Kaiu Shirai, published in 2018 in France. It tells the story of several young children, raised in an orphanage until their potential departure into an adoptive family. They have a good time there, until they discover a bloody truth that will turn their world upside down. In January 2021, the Weekly Shonen Jump announced that a video game adaptation would see the light of day.
- Available January 7
- Regarder The Promised Neverland S2 sur Wakanim
Project Scard : Scar of the Praeter
Project Scard : Scar on the Praeter is a Japanese anime. The story takes place in a fictional district of Tokyo, named Akatsuki. Following an insurrection, the government abandons the district, which becomes lawless. From then on, armed groups began to want to appropriate the area and sowed chaos. Nevertheless, agents invulnerable to bullets will emerge to bring about peace and uphold their own definition of justice.
- Available January 8
- Regarder Project Scard : Scar of the Praeter sur Wakanim
SK8 the Infinity
SK8 the Infinity is a Japanese anime, directed by Utsumi Hiroko (Banana Fish, Free!). It tells the story of Langa, a Japanese student who returned from a trip abroad. Via Reki, another high school student, he will discover the “S” track, a skateboard competition taking place in an abandoned mine, particularly known for the frenzied jousting taking place during the races.
- Available January 9
- Watch SK8 the Infinity on Wakanim
AzurLane – Slow Ahead!
AzurLane – Slow Ahead! takes place in the same universe as Azur Lane, a Chinese shoot’em up game that is a hit in Japan. The anime takes up the historical context of the Second World War: we follow the battle ofAzur Lane a naval fleet determined to reclaim the seas of his kingdom, once lost to the siren. Azur Lane will have to defeat his former ally The Red Axis, now a partner of this mysterious enemy.
- Available January 11
- Watch AzurLane – Slow Ahead! sure Crunchyroll
Dr. Stone (Season 2)
Dr. Stone : Stone Wars is the second season of the anime adaptation of the manga of Riichirō Inagaki. A storm of unknown origin has swept over Earth, turning all of its inhabitants to stone. The spectators follow the story of Senku, a high school student with excellent scientific knowledge, who comes out of his petrification 3700 years later. His goal is to find the origin of this storm, and to guide the civilization that has returned to the Stone Age.
- Available January 14
- Watch Dr. Stone: Stone Wars on ADN
The current series
- Black Clover – Available on Crunchyroll
- Boruto –Next Generations – Available on ADN
- Dragon Quest – The Adventure of Dai – Available on ADN and Crunchyroll
- Jujutsu Kaisen – Available on Crunchyroll
- Kingdom (Season 3) – Available on ADN
- Attack on Titan (Final Season) – Available on Wakanim
- One Piece – Available on ADN and Crunchyroll
- Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World – Available on
ADN and Crunchyroll
Brent Dubin, known as the Gaming Giant among Globe Live Media staff, is the chief Gaming Reporter for Globe Live Media. Having attended all the major events of Gaming around the World, he is sure to give you exactly the update related to gaming World you are looking for.