The anime community really spoils us with lots of great anime shows every month. Before fans can stick a fork in a show they’ve started watching, news arrives, promising even greater content. July does not break the long-standing custom and swears anime fans to bring the greatest anime shows than June. So if your eyes are yearning for fresh content, then July will have you covered with some of the best anime series released this year.
From lighthearted outings in the romantic and comedic genres to serious action stuff, psychological thrillers, and a class of dark fantasy, there’s an anime show for everyone in July. Stick around to find out which ones you should expect the most.
1. Rent-A-Girlfriend (Season 2)
Romantic comedy shows are very popular among anime fans these days. My Dress-Up Darling, Kaguya-sama: Love is War, and Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie were some of the big recent rom-com releases, and now it’s time for Rent-A-Girlfriend. The second season of the anime was greenlit before the season 1 finale, and now we finally have it here. The story is about a guy who decides to hire a girlfriend after breaking up. But things start to get complicated when she turns out to be his neighbor and classmate.
Release date and where to watch: July 2, 2022, the Crunchyroll.
2. Overlord (Season 4)
Overlord is a big name in the dark fantasy category. This is the reason why fans are eagerly waiting for the release of season 4. The announcement about the new season was made on May 8, 2021, and just a year after the announcement, we are getting the new season. Along with Season 4, a new movie has also been greenlit. An office worker named Yggdrasil logs into an online game that shuts down one day. But Msomonga decides not to log out, and soon he realizes he has entered another reality alongside his guild.
Release date and where to watch: July 5, 2022, the Crunchyroll.
3. Class of the Elite (Season 2)
If you never stop consuming more and more psychological thriller shows, add Classroom of the Elite to your watchlist. As the new season will be out soon, now couldn’t be a better time to watch the first season. The creators have even confirmed season 3 of the show. So, we have plenty more to watch from this great anime in the years to come. A top government-sponsored school prepares an elite class of students for the future. Kiyotaka Ayanokoji joins the school and he is put in Class D, where all the lower students are dropped. But the situation soon begins to change.
Release date and where to watch: July 4, 2022, the Crunchyroll.
4. Made in Abyss (Season 2)
Titled Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun, the show’s second season was announced in May 2021. Kinema Citrus is the studio behind the upcoming anime, also known for other works like Tokyo Magnitude 8.0, The Rising of the Shield Hero, Black Bullet and other famous series. With an 8.3 rating on IMDB, it’s one of the best sci-fi and dark fantasy shows. Made in Abyss is about Riko, an orphan who goes on a journey with her robot in search of her lost mother.
Release date and where to watch: July 6, 2022, the adult swimming.
5. My stepmom’s daughter is my ex
The acclaimed romantic comedy manga is finally getting an anime adaptation in July. My Stepmom’s Daughter Is My Ex manga started in 2019 and is currently running on its fourth volume. Although it’s fairly new, it’s more renowned than most long-running romantic comedy manga. Mizuto and Yume were a couple in middle school but used their graduation as an excuse to get rid of each other. But fate brings them together again in the weirdest way possible after their parents announce their marriage, making them half-siblings.
Release date and where to watch: July 6 on Crunchyroll.
6. House of Shadows (Season 2)
Cloverwork recently gave us one of the best anime of the year, Spy X Family, and now it’s coming back with another great series coming out in July. If you’ve seen the Shadows House season 2 trailer, you know how great the upcoming season is. This supernatural and gothic anime is set in a dark mansion that houses the Living Dolls. Emilico is one of those dolls who, together with her mistress Kate, tries to learn more about themselves and the dark secrets of the mysterious house.
Release date and where to watch: July 9, 2022, the Crunchyroll.
7. Isekai Ojisan
Recently announced in Netflix Geeked Week, Isekai Ojisan, better known as My Uncle From Another World, is a Japanese manga written by Hotondoshindeiru. Shigeki Kawai is directing the new series with studio AtelierPontdarc taking over the animation work. The story of the upcoming anime is simple. After waking up from a coma after 17 years, Takafumi’s uncle returns with magical powers. He’s struggling to survive in the present time, so Takafumi helps his uncle adjust to the new world.
Release date and where to watch: July 6, 2022, the netflix.
8. The devil is part-time! (Season 2)
After the huge success of the first season, the sequel of the show was greenlit in March 2021. And now, we will finally get season 2 of the series in July. Studio White Fox hosted the first season of Devil is a Part-Timer!, but its sequel is being picked up by Studio Hz. Can you imagine Satan working in a burger joint? Well, that’s what this show is all about. Satan finds himself in modern Japan, but he doesn’t have his magic to go back. To survive, he starts working in a hamburger restaurant.
Release date and where to watch: July 14, 2022, the Crunchyroll.