Summer 2016 Anime Season Preview [TV Shorts]

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With there being so many TV shorts this season we felt it necessary and deserving of its own preview, so here you can find all of the TV shorts following the same format as the main anime preview again, with links to any simulcasts that are available for said series.

Bananya

Jul 4, 2016 | Gathering | Original | Comedy

Streaming: Crunchyroll

The first episode of this was superb. The banana is an adorable cat, what more could we ask for? – Jordan

Bananya looks positively insane or charming whichever way you want to look at it. I’ll probably give it a watch seeing us it won’t take up to much of my time. – Nick

Fudanshi Koukou Seikatsu
The Highschool Life of a Fudanshi

Jul 5, 2016 | EMT² | Manga | Comedy, School, Shoujo, Slice of Life

Streaming: Crunchyroll

This sounded like it was crazy enough to be a good laugh; the first episode proved that theory. The best part? He’s not even interested in men that way. – Jordan

I’m probably not the target audience for this show but it seems interesting enough that I might try out an episode or two. – Nick

Gra-P & Rodeo 2nd Season

Jul 1, 2016 | Pie in The Sky | Original | Comedy, Music

Streaming: ?

Mahou Shoujo? Naria☆Girls

Jul 7, 2016 | Bouncy | Original | Magic

Streaming: ?

A magical girl short-form anime? It’s basically obligatory, so I’ll be watching. – Jordan

Onara Gorou
Fart Gorou

Jul 3, 2016 | ILCA | Original | Comedy

Streaming: ?

Onara Gorou actually does seem to sit on the insane scale a little too firmly and I really want it to be picked up by a streaming service – I need to know what the hell is going in here! – Nick

Ozmafia!!

Jul 7, 2016 | Creators in Pack | Visual Novel | Fantasy, Harem, Historical, Romance, Shoujo

Streaming: Crunchyroll

The first episode was decent. I don’t tend to drop shorts, so I’ll stick with it. – Jordan

Ozmafia has some really nice animation and that’s about all I can say until I give it a try. – Nick

Saiki Kusuo no Ψ-nan (TV)
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

Jul 4, 2016 | J.C.Staff, Egg Firm | Manga | Comedy, School, Shounen, Supernatural

Streaming: Funimation

This is an interesting one. Shorts over the week which are then compiled into a standard episode. I’ll give it a try when a full week’s shorts have aired. – Jordan

I remember trying the manga of Saiki when it was starting been published in Weekly Shonen Jump and I didn’t get on with it. I’ll be waiting to see how well received it is before I make any decisions about jumping in. – Nick

Show By Rock!! Short!!

Jul 5, 2016 | Bones | Game | Comedy, Music

Streaming: Funimation

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