Anime sequels and returning series dominate Crunchyroll’s Summer 2023 list, but which shows are worth your precious time?
Here are eight of the best anime sequels to consider on Crunchyroll as they make their way to the new Summer release list, including Jujutsu Kaisen and Mushoku Tensei.
Anime sequels dominate Crunchyroll’s Summer 2023 charts
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2: July 6
Jujutsu Kaisen is finally back with another two-episode release for its second season with the new anime broadcast list – meaning there’s plenty of cursed content to enjoy both this Summer and Autumn.
The second season of MAPPA’s popular series will adapt the Hidden Inventory/Premature Death Arc and Shibuya Incident Arc from the original manga series as we see past trauma and present-day wars intertwine.
Season 1 of the series was one of the best anime of 2020 and received an outstanding 8.64/10 with over 1.4 million reviews on it. My Anime List; The previous film of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 also made over $196 million at the global box office in 2021.
The Devil is a Part-Timer Season 2: July 13
Demons working part-time jobs? Check! Possible alliances formed? Be sure. But keep your horns tight because things have gotten cuter and much more complicated now; Now there’s a baby involved!
After the success of its last broadcast in 2022, Lucifer and his naughty gang return with vengeance in the second season of this popular sequel anime by Studio 3Hz.
Link Click Season 2: July 13
Get ready for another crazy journey through time, space and the world of commercial photography with Link Click season 2, a Chinese anime series from Haoliners Animation League and LAN Studios.
Photography-based problem solvers are back at work, using a magic camera to time travel to find the perfect angle; but there is a problem. They only have 12 hours and one chance to fix things, and they leave history intact: Buckle up for regrets, endurance and extraordinary adventures as this time-bending anime returns for season 2!
Mushoku Tensei Season 2: July 2
Arguably one of the standout anime of 2021, the Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reencarnation series is finally making its much-anticipated return on the Summer 2023 roster with the second season of Studio Bind.
After a bumpy adventure in season 1, Rudeus will lead his team of misfits and magical creatures north in search of those he once knew. Along the way, he’ll form new friendships, unlock extraordinary powers, and seek the mysteries of adventure and the bonds of his past.
Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari Season 2: July 3
The second season of the Malevolent Spirits anime from Bandai Namco Pictures is coming, and the first season aired in January of this year. Despite this quick turnaround, there is no shortage of anticipation for the next installment of Kunato’s adventure as he battles violent spirits and cursed beings.
Unfortunately for our future hero in training, a deadly new threat is about to arise in Kyoto; an attack that threatens not only the civilian population, but the entire organization that remains humanity’s last hope.
Masamune-kun’s Revenge R Season 2: July 3
Sometimes it can be difficult to find true love and self-confidence; So why not combine the two and come up with a plan to not only be the most popular bachelor in school, but also reject the girl of your dreams?
This is an unusual mission that young student Masamune concocts against his ex-girlfriend, Aki Adagaki, but this time their tale of romantic revenge will take them to Paris, the most amorous city on the planet.
Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5 Episode 2: July 12
Passing the legendary Sherlock Holmes is a remarkable feat for any detective-to-be, but the Bungo Stray Dogs season 5 case is about to take a deadlier turn as the focus of an investigation casts a dark shadow on the ADA.
While the Armed Detective Agency is the only bastion of hope for desperate civilians, Tenjin Goshui’s leader slowly but surely approaches; Will the agency survive the upcoming war?
Rent A Girlfriend Season 3: July 7
If you’re in the mood for a romantic comedy anime that will give you intimate and relatable moments of young love, look no further than the fan-favorite Rent A Girlfriend series.
This time around, Kazuyu and Chizuru start filming a movie together and all seems to be going well for the new couple until a new girlfriend gets into the mix and threatens the entire nature of their artificial relationship.