Summer 2020 Anime

summer 2020 anime

In what has been the most strangest of years, the summer 2020 anime season is now well underway. Fewer shows have been released this season due to the global pandemic and some shows that were due for release in the spring have been shifted to this summer’s season and there may yet be further shuffling to come over the months ahead. We’ve listed the shows below that have captured our attention and if you’re still looking to catch up with any leftover spring shows, check out our picks of Spring 2020 here.

The Misfit of Demon King Academy

  • Studio: Silver Link Release date: 04-07-2020 Stream (UK): Crunchyroll

“The tyrannical Demon King has been reincarnated after 2000 years. However, his suitability to the academy that educates candidates to become the new Demon King…renders him a misfit! Anos Voldigord was a tyrannical Demon King that eradicated humans, spirits, and even the gods, but became bored of eternal warfare and reincarnated with dreams of a peaceful world. However, what awaited him in reincarnation after 2000 years were descendants who became too weak after being accustomed to peace, and all sorts of magic that deteriorated to the extreme.

The God of High School

  • Studio: MAPPA Release date: 06-07-2020 Stream (UK): Crunchyroll

“Jin Mori has proclaimed himself the strongest high schooler. His life changes when he’s invited to participate in “God of High School,” a tournament to determine the strongest high schooler of all. He’s told that if he wins, any wish he makes will be granted… All the participants are powerful contenders who fight their hardest for their own wishes. What awaits them at the end of the tournament? A chaotic battle between unbelievably strong high school students is about to begin!”


  • Studio: Nut Release date: 08-07-2020 Stream (UK): Funimation

“After nearly being driven to extinction by life forms known as Gadoll, humanity dwells in a mobile fortress named Deca-Dence. Built to protect humans from the Gadoll threat, it’s occupied by Gears, warriors who fight daily, and Tankers, those without the same skills. Natsume, who dreams of fighting, meets Kaburagi, an armor repairman. Their chance meeting will shake the future of this world.

My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Climax!

  • Studio: feel Release date: 10-07-2020 Stream (UK): Crunchyroll

[Note: This is the third season of the anime]

As the members of the Service Club band together to host a school prom, Hachiman, Yukino and Yui will have to put their feelings into words and truly learn to understand each other at long last… if the Service Club can even stay afloat, that is!

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-

  • Studio: White Fox Release date: 08-07-2020 Stream (UK): Crunchyroll

[Note: This is the second season of the anime]

Natsuki Subaru, an ordinary high school student, is on his way home from the convenience store when he finds himself transported to another world. As he’s lost and confused in a new world where he doesn’t even know left from right, the only person to reach out to him was a beautiful girl with silver hair. Determined to repay her somehow for saving him from his own despair, Subaru agrees to help the girl find something she’s looking for…

The Millionaire Detective – Balance: UNLIMITED

  • Studio: C2C Release date: 05-04-2020 Stream (UK): Funimation

[Note: This anime was originally released during the spring 2020 season but was postponed after 2 episodes and pushed to July 2020.]

Detective Daisuke Kambe has no problems using his own fortune to solve crimes even if he assesses human lives based on their financial worth. Compassionate Haru Kato sees all life as sacred and is sickened by Daisuke’s materialistic ways. Can they stop butting heads and overcome their opposing world views for the sake of solving the toughest crimes in the precinct?


  • Studio: P.A. Works Release (Japan): 03-04-2020 Stream (UK): Funimation

[Note: This anime was originally released during the spring 2020 season but was postponed to the summer 2020 season.]

“Set in the late 19th century, APPARE-RANMAN! follows Sorano Appare and Isshiki Kosame, two Japanese characters that end up lost in America. Without any money to their names, this socially-awkward engineer and cowardly samurai enter what’s known as the Trans-America Wild Race, which will earn them enough prize money to get back home.”

Those are our picks of the summer 2020 anime season. Do let us know your thoughts on the shows!

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