Check the calendar of the main animes that are coming in 2022

Bleach, Chainsaw Man, Mob Psycho 100 and more!

Check the calendar of the main animes that are coming in 2022

The anime universe was few as high as it is today. In addition to major releases in the first half of 2022, the year still holds many productions that are among the most anticipated in recent years.

For example, Chainsaw Man, famous manga, is one of those confirmed to debut in the next few months and will be accompanied by Bleach, marking the return of the famous anime that was successful between 2004 and 2012.

To help fans not get lost amid so many releases, Herowall has selected 15 Japanese animations that you can't miss until the end of 2022. It's worth remembering that many will still have the transmission confirmed, possibly by Crunchyroll.

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Netflix continues to invest in anime and the new bet is on Spriggan, based on the classic manga. The production is under the responsibility of the studio David Production (JoJo's Bizarre Adventures) and has Hiroshi Kobayashi (Kiznaiver) as director.

The plot focuses on a group of elite secret agents who need to protect the legacy of an ancient super advanced civilization on Earth from the hands of the most powerful countries in the world, who battle for hidden knowledge.

Release: Now Available (Netflix)


Bastard!! will receive a new anime adaptation by Netflix. The title is famous for mixing RPG and heavy metal influences. Takaharu Ozaki (Terra Formars) will direct, and Liden Films (Tokyo Revenges) will animate.

The story has the powerful wizard Dark Schneider as the protagonist trapped in the body of the childhood friend of the priest's daughter Tia Noto Yoko. To save the kingdom of Metalicana, she releases the terrible mage with a kiss, but Schneider may have his own plans for returning to the world.

Release: first half on June 30th and rest at the end of the year (Netflix)

Classroom of the Elite season 2

Five years after the release of the first season, Classroom of the Elite will return in July with new episodes. The broadcast is already confirmed by Crunchyroll and even has a trailer with subtitles in Brazilian Portuguese (see above).

The anime features several very troubled students from Tokyo Koudo Ikusei Senior High School trying to climb classes within the school, where practically everything is allowed to get along.

Release: 4th of July (Crunchyroll)

Overlord season 4

The famous anime Overlord will return with its fourth season in the month of July and promises more epic moments for fans. The studio Madhouse (One Punch Man; Hunter x Hunter and Death Note) is responsible for the production.

The animation is known for having the skeleton protagonist Ainz Ooal Gown wanting to dominate the world of a virtual game called Yggdrasil after his human version is trapped inside the game.

Release: July 5th (no streaming confirmed)

Call of the night

Call of the Night is another production by Liden Films (Tokyo Revengers) studio for 2022. Tomoyuki Itamura (Monogatari) is in charge of directing.

The narrative brings the curious relationship between Nazuna Nanakusa, a vampire, and Kou Yamori, a human. The boy's life, however, changes completely when Nanakusa bites his neck while he was sleeping.

Release: July (no confirmed streaming)

Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun

The second season of Made in Abyss, called The Golden City of the Scorching, will see the return of the trio of characters Riko, Reg, and Nanachi with the original voices from the first year of the anime, released in 2017.

The story focuses on exploration in a fictional world with a huge mysterious hole called the Abyss and that only a few brave people have the determination to explore it and one of them is Riko, who wants to become a great explorer like her mother.

Release: July 6 (no streaming confirmed)

Cyberpunk: Mercenaries

Netflix and CD Projekt Red are working together on Cyberpunk: Expendables, an anime set in the same universe as Cyberpunk 2077, a futuristic role-playing game released in 2020.

Set in the same Night City as the game, the plot will be unprecedented and will tell the story of a boy trying to survive in the city and living as an outlaw mercenary. Studio Trigger (Star Wars: Visions) is in charge of animation, and Hiroyuki Imaishi (Kill la Kill) is directing the project.

Release: September 2022 (Netflix)

Mob Psycho 100 season 3

One of the most famous anime today, Mob Psycho 100 will have its third season in October. Studio Bones (My Hero Academia, Fullmetal Alchemist and Noragami) continues to be in charge of animation.

The work began publication as a webcomic, written and illustrated by ONE, also known as One Punch Man. The plot follows Mob, a young man with great psychic powers. However, he can become overwhelmed if his emotional level reaches 100%. That's why he controls all your emotions.

Release: October (Crunchyroll)

My Hero Academia season 6

Like the previous one, My Hero Academia is also one of the most popular among anime fans and is already going into its sixth season in October. For now, only a teaser has been released and it already gives indications that the next year will be darker.

The story follows protagonist Izuku Midoriya, also known as Deku, learning to become a professional superhero at the UA Academy school. Among so many classes, he, his friends and teachers face numerous threats, such as the League of Villains.

Release: October (no streaming confirmed)

Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War

After a long wait (and put a lot into it), Bleach will return for its final season. The anime's last episode (366) aired in March 2012. Since then, fans have been asking for Ichigo Kurosaki and company to return.

Studio Pierrot, the studio responsible for all seasons of the anime, will continue in charge of animation and will adapt the last arc of Tite Kubo's manga, called "The Bloody Thousand Year War".

Release: October (no streaming confirmed)

Blue Lock

Blue Lock is one of the most awaited anime of the October season and promises to bring a narrative very different from other football works, with dystopian features and eccentric characters.

The story takes the protagonist Yoichi Isagi, a promising striker at school, to participate in the so-called Blue Lock, a prison where 300 players must compete to decide who will be the "Ninth Jersey" of the Japanese team at the World Cup.

Release: October (Crunchyroll)


Uzumaki, a horror anime based on the manga of the same name by Junji Ito, known as the "master of horror"

Uzumaki, a horror anime based on the manga of the same name by Junji Ito, known as the "master of horror", is scheduled for later this year. Production I.G. (Haikyuu) is the studio behind the project.

The story has students Kirie Goshima and Shuichi Saito as the protagonists, living in a small town whose inhabitants become obsessed with spirals and end up dying in the strangest ways. They try to fight the curse, but find themselves increasingly trapped in the terrifying events of the place.

Release: October (no streaming confirmed)

Second part of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean

The second part of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean anime premieres in the last quarter of 2022, exclusively on its platform. The new arc will run to 24 episodes.

The season follows protagonist Jolyne Cujoh, who finds herself imprisoned for a crime she did not commit.

Release: last quarter of 2022 (Netflix)

Tekken: Bloodline

Tekken: Bloodline, based on Bandai Namco's famous fighting game, is one of Netflix's new additions to its Japanese animation catalog in 2022. The franchise debuted in 1994 in games, with release for PlayStation 1 and arcade.

The narrative will address the protagonists Jin Kazama's thirst for revenge, who despite being trained in the art of self-defense in childhood by his mother, he follows in search of more power to put his plan into action.

Release: 2022 (Netflix)

Chainsaw Man

Possibly the most anticipated on the list, the Chainsaw Man anime will debut later this year, probably in the month of October (not confirmed yet). The MAPPA studio, from Jujutsu Kaisen, Attack on Titan Final Season and Yuri!!! on Ice, runs the production.

The plot revolves around Denji, a young man who has to take on a huge debt after his father's death. To try to get rid of her, he becomes a demon hunter for the Yakuza, but his troubles are just beginning.

Release: 2022 (Crunchyroll)

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