Your Guide to the Fall 2021 Anime Season on Funimation

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Nicholas Friedman
Nicholas Friedman is a career pop culture journalist and Sr. Managing Editor at Funimation. You'll likely find him talking about Mob Psycho 100.

The leaves are changing. It’s getting cooler outside. And guess what? There’s a whole new batch of thrilling and chilling anime headed your way, right here on Funimation as part of the Fall 2021 anime season.

And it’s a big one.

Not only does this season see the return of can’t-miss series like Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation and Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon, but the debut of anticipated new shows like Ranking of Kings, Meiruko-chan and The Heike Story!

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Oh, and did we mention the continued English dub of That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 Part 2? Yeah, it’s gonna be a good season.

Check out our lineup so far below, and stay tuned for the latest updates and additions to come! What will you be watching this season? Share this post and let us know! Let’s dive in.


Season Spotlight

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc

Simulcast begins October 10.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation

Fall 2021 Anime: Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Cour 2 KV

A 34-year-old underachiever gets run over by a truck, but his story isn’t over. Reincarnated as an infant, he’ll embark on an epic adventure.

Simulcast begins October 2.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.

Watch Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation on Funimation!


Ranking of Kings

Fall 2021 Anime: Ranking of Kings Key Visual

The story follows Bojji, a deaf prince who lacks power and sword-wielding ability. He’s also the heir to the throne and has high hopes for his future.

After finding a friend in the shadow Kage, Bojji sets off on his grand adventure to become the greatest king the world has ever seen.

Simulcast begins October 14.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


Platinum End

Simulcast begins this October.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


Banished from the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside

Fall 2021 Anime: Banished From the Hero's Party KV

The series follows protagonist Red, who is kicked out of his adventuring party. He soon finds a brighter future in a small town with a cute girl named Rit, because hey, sometimes living well is the best revenge.

Simulcast begins October 6.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


New This Season

The Vampire Dies in No Time

Fall 2021 Anime: The Vampire Dies in No Time Key Visual

Legendary vampire hunter Ronaldo finds an unlikely (and unwilling) ally in Draluc, the world’s weakest vampire who turns to dust at the slightest attack.

Together they’re in for more hilarious misadventures than you can shake a stake at, including enemy vampires, axe-wielding editors, and other pains in the neck.

Simulcast begins October 4.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


Deep Insanity THE LOST CHILD

Simulcast begins October 12.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut

Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut Key Visual

Simulcast begins October 3.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


The Heike Story

Fall 2021 Anime: The Heike Story Key Visual

A young orphan named Biwa is taken in by the powerful Taira Clan—also known as the Heike—after their leader witnesses her extraordinary psychic abilities.

Unfortunately, what she predicts is a future of bloodshed, violence, and civil war. Inspired by the 12th-century epic tale Heike Monogatari.

Simulcast begins September 15.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.

Watch The Heike Story on Funimation!


Mieruko-chan

Fall 2021 Anime: Mieruko-chan Key Visual

She can see dead people…she just chooses to ignore them. That’s Miko’s plan, anyway, with horrifying (and sometimes hilarious) results.

Simulcast begins October 3.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


My Senpai is Annoying

Simulcast begins October 9.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


Taisho Otome Fairy Tale

Fall 2021 Anime: Taisho Otome Fairy Tale Key Visual

Shima Tamahiko has been exiled to the country because of his disability, but the sudden arrival of an arranged bride upends his lonely life.

Simulcast begins October 8.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


MUTEKING THE Dancing HERO

When invading monsters attack Neo San Francisco, DJ pumps up the jams and the kindhearted Muteki becomes Muteking, the dancing hero!

Simulcast begins October 2.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


AMIAIM Warrior at the Borderline

Simulcast begins October 5.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


PureOre! ~Pride of Orange~

Simulcast begins October 6.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


Tesla Note

Simulcast begins October 3.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


Selection Project

Fall 2021 Anime: Selection Project KV Header 1

A group of nine determined girls enter the 7th Annual “Selection Project,” a television show where they’ll audition to become idols…and pursue their dreams!

Simulcast begins October 1.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


RUMBLE GARANNDOLL

Fall 2021 Anime: RUMBLE GARANDOLL Key Visual Copyright

Conquered by alternate-world invaders, Japan has become a shadow of what it once was. Manga, anime, idols, and more are censored by these parallel universe overlords…or so it seems.

In the less-than-legal stores of Akihabara, Hosomichi joins a group of female freedom fighters made up of pilots and otakus

Simulcast begins October 11.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


VISUAL PRISON

Simulcast begins October 8.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


Drowning Sorrows in Raging Fire

Drowning Sorrows in Raging Fire_ShowMasterKeyArt2x3

Simulcast begins October 6.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


BUILD-DIVIDE -#000000- CODE BLACK

Simulcast begins October 9.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


KAGINADO

Simulcast begins October 12.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.


Returning Favorites

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 Part 2

Slime Season 2 Part 2 English Dub Key Visual

With Rimuru and the Jura Tempest Federation recovering from dark events that unfolded, will they punish the Demon Lord Clayman? Tune in to find out.

SimulDub™ is ongoing.

Available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in Scandinavia on Wakanim.

Watch That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime on Funimation!


One Piece

One Piece Key Visual

Monkey D. Luffy refuses to let anyone or anything stand in the way of his quest to become king of all pirates.

With a course charted for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line, this is one captain who’ll never drop anchor until he’s claimed the greatest treasure on Earth—the Legendary One Piece!

Simulcast is ongoing.

Available in the United States and Canada. Available in Germany and Russia on Wakanim.

Watch One Piece on Funimation!


Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon—The Second Act

Yashahime The Second Act Key Visual

Long-lost twins Towa and Setsuna reunite after ten years to discover that they are the half-demon daughters of the great demon Sesshomaru.

Simulcast begins October 2.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Brazil*, Chile*, Peru*, Colombia*, Australia and New Zealand.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia.

Watch Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon on Funimation!


Scarlet Nexus

Scarlet Nexus Key Visual

Saved by the Other Suppression Force as a child, psychokinetic Yuito enlists in this elite team formed to fight Earth’s enemy.

Meanwhile, prodigy Kasane was scouted for her abilities. But Kasane’s strange dreams drag the two into an unavoidable fate.

Simulcast and SimulDub™ are ongoing.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia on Wakanim.

Watch Scarlet Nexus on Funimation!


Obey Me!

Obey Me! Key Art with Copyright

Lucifer, Satan, and the other five princes of hell: how will these brothers handle everyday lives at their demon academy?

Simulcast is ongoing.

Available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

Watch Obey Me! on Funimation!


Cardfight!! Vanguard overDress Season 2

Cardfight overDress Season 2 Key Visual

Simulcast begins October 4.

Available in the United States, Canada, Mexico*, Chile*, Colombia*, Peru*, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available in France, Russia, Germany and Scandinavia on Wakanim.

*Simulcast date to be confirmed for Mexico, Chile, Peru and Colombia.

Watch CARDFIGHT!! VANGUARD overDress on Funimation!


Are you excited for the Fall 2021 anime season? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest on even more amazing Fall 2021 anime headed your way.

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