This is a list of Japanese anime films released in 2019 based on the popular novels. Here there are 9 movies ready to be broadcast throughout 2019, starting from Saenai Hiroin no Sodatekata, Die Neue These Kaiko, Crimson Legend, Gekijouban Youjo Senki, DanMachi, Phantom Trigger, Gekijoban Hibike! Euphonium, Maji Love Kingdom, and If You Can Get on the Wave. Please read the storyline for each of these films and don’t forget the schedule can change at any time!

Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Fine (Saenai Hiroin no Sodatekata)

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Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Fine (Saenai Hiroin no Sodatekata)

Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Fine is Japanese Anime Comedy Romance movie based on the Fumiaki Maruto’s Light novel series Illustrated by Kurehito Misaki, published from 2012 to 2017 by Fujimi Shobo. The story follows the life of Tomoya Aki, a high school otaku who dreams of creating his own visual novel to sell at Japan’s Comiket.

Somehow, but he manages to recruit his school’s most prominent beauties Eriri Spencer Sawamura and Utaha Kasumigaoka to design the art and write the scenario. However, he also recruits the lovely but inexplicably overlooked Megumi Kato to star as the novel’s heroine. Together they form “Blessing Software”, and begin to form warm yet complicated relationships with each other.

Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Fine is produced by CloverWorks, and distributed by Aniplex. Directed by Kanta Kamei and Akihisa Shibata, with Fumiaki Maruto was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Kiyono Yasuno, Saori Onishi, Ai Kayano, Yuichi Nakamura, and Saori Hayami. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.

Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These Kaiko

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Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These Kaiko

Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These Kaiko is Japanese Anime Action Drama Sci-fi Space movie based on the Yoshiki Tanaka’s science fiction novels Ginga Eiyu Densetsu published from 1982 to 1987 by Tokuma Shoten. The story focuses on the exploits of rivals Reinhard von Müsel and Yang Wen Li as they rise to power and fame in the Galactic Empire and the Free Planets Alliance.

A thousand years from now, humanity has advanced into outer space and is divided into two states: the monarchic Galactic Empire and the democratic Free Planets Alliance. The war between those two has lasted over 150 years and spread through the whole galaxy without boundaries. It is a long war.

The Galactic Empire is corrupted by its own aristocracy while the Free Planets Alliance is ruled by politics of evil. Both countries are shaken by the appearance of two Invincible people. And they are Reinhard von Lohengramm who was known as the ‘Invincible Genius’ and Yang Wen Li who was known as the ‘Invincible Magician’.

Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These Kaiko is produced by DMM Pictures, Sochiku, Production I.G.. Directed by Shunsuke Tada, with Yoshiki Tanaka was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include:Mamoru Miyano, Amber Lee Connors, Ian Sinclair, Aaron Dismuke, Clifford Chapin, Yuichiro Umehara, Ken’ichi Suzumura, Yoshimitsu Shimoyama, and Aaron Campbell. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.

KonoSuba – God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!: Crimson Legend

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KonoSuba – God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!: Crimson Legend

KonoSuba – God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!: Crimson Legend is Japanese Anime Action Adventure Comedy Fantasy movie based on the Natsume Akatsuki’s light novel series Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! which was published from 2012 to 2013 by Shousetsuka ni Narou. The story follows a boy who is sent to a fantasy world following his death, forming a dysfunctional cluster with a goddess, a wizard, and a crusader to fight against monsters.

After a traffic accident, Kazuma Sato’s brief, disappointingly brief life was supposed to be over, but for some reason he could live again and see a beautiful girl in front of him. She claims to be a goddess named Aqua, and asked Sato he would like to go to another world and bring only one thing with him.

Kazuma decides to bring the goddess herself, and they are transported to a fantasy world filled with adventure which were occupied by the demon king. Now Kazuma only wants to live in peace, but Aqua wants to solve many of this world’s problems, and the demon king will only turn a blind eye for so long.

KonoSuba – God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!: Crimson Legend is produced by J.C. Staff. Directed by Takaomi Kanasaki, with Natsume Akatsuki and Makoto Uezu was applies as writers. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Fukushima, Sora Amamiya, Rie Takahashi, Ai Kayano, Mariko Honda, and Mai Aizawa. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.

The Saga of Tanya the Evil (Gekijouban Youjo Senki)

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The Saga of Tanya the Evil (Gekijouban Youjo Senki)

Saga of Tanya the Evil is Japanese Anime Action Fantasy Sci-fi movie based on the Carlo Zen’s light novel series of the same name illustrated by Shinobu Shinotsuki, first aired in 2013 by Enterbrain. The film will focuses on a Japanese salaryman who is reincarnated as a magic-wielding child soldier in a parallel world.

The Japanese salaryman sentenced to be reborn in a world that is similar to World War I Europe, mixed with early aspects of World War II and magic, in an empire torn apart by countless wars with all nearby countries. Exactly in 1923, he reborn as a young girl with blond hair and blue eyes named Tanya Degurechaff. “Being X” who condemns her said, if she’s not able to die a natural death, or she refuses to have faith in Him, her soul will leave the circle and be sent to hell for the countless sins that Tanya has committed in her previous life.

In search for an escape, Tanya decides to enter into the Empire’s Mages Division and fight in the world war, hoping to reach a high enough rank as fast as possible to remain far from the battlefield, and in this way avoid the risk of being killed. Even if she’s now forced to speak with a young girl’s lisp, Tanya soon turns into a ruthless soldier who prioritizes efficiency and her own career over anything else, even the lives of those beneath her, especially those that get on her bad side. but all that did not go as expected, all obstacles changed unexpectedly.

Saga of Tanya the Evil is produced by NUT, and distributed by Kadokawa Anime. Directed by Yutaka Uemura, with Kenta Ihara was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Aoi Yuki, Saori Hayami, Shin-ichiro Miki, Tessho Genda, Hochu Otsuka, and Kenyuu Horiuchi. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 8, 2019.

DanMachi: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? – Arrow of the Orion

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DanMachi: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? – Arrow of the Orion

DanMachi: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Arrow of the Orion is Japanese Anime Action Adventure Fantasy Romance movie based on the Fujino Omori’s light novel series, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda. The story takes place in the fictional city of Orario whose main feature place is the Dungeon which contains an assortment of monsters from goblins to dragons. The story follows the exploits of Bell Cranel, a 14-year-old solo adventurer under the goddess Hestia, who works hard every day in the dungeon to make ends meet while seeking to improve himself, as the only member of the Hestia Familia. Adventurers visit the dungeon to defeat monsters and take their crystal shards, which are used to craft magic items, among other treasures; however, they can also be exchanged for the world’s currency.

As a second season of the anime and an original film adaptation, in this new story by the original writer, Fujino Omori, Bell’s latest quest takes him beyond the dungeon. Adventurers may come from far and wide to test their mettle within the dungeon beneath Orario, although that’s not the only location to experience. The gang may be familiar with the dark depths, but are Hestia, Bell, Liliruca and others with the goddess Artemis able to survive in their new, far more dangerous adventure?

DanMachi: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Arrow of the Orion is produced by J.C.Staff, and distributed by Sentai Filmworks. Directed by Katsushi Sakurabi, with Fujino Omori was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Inori Minase, Saori Onishi, Maaya Uchida, Yoshimasa Hosoya, and Soma Saito. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 15, 2019.

Grisaia: Phantom Trigger

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Grisaia: Phantom Trigger

Grisaia: Phantom Trigger is Japanese Anime Action Fantasy movie based on the Front Wing’s adult visual novel, The Fruit of Grisaia released from 2011. The film story follows the Heath Oslo incident, the existence of the US-Japanese anti-terror organization CIRS who has become a matter of public knowledge. CIRS has been rebuilt from the ground up, and its most covert functions spun off to a new agency: SORD (Social Ops, Research & Development).

The goal of SORD is to train a new generation of operatives to defend the country against future threats. To that end, the organization has established a series of schools up and down the country. Mihama Academy, more-or-less left to rot after its abrupt closure, has been given new purpose as one such ‘specialist training school’.

This new incarnation of Mihama Academy is home to a diverse group of students, who every day work to polish their unusual skills – sometimes on the job. Mihama now entrusts the misfit girls who attend it with guns and live ammunition. Paying their own safety no heed, these students are again and again plunged into dangerous extrajudicial missions – all for the good of the realm.

Grisaia: Phantom Trigger is produced by Bibury Anime Studio. Directed by Tensho, with Ryuichiro Yamakawa as producer. Meanwhile, Front Wing was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Maaya Uchida, Ayane Sakura, Kaori Nazuka, Atsumi Tanezaki as Murasaki, Yoshino Nanjo, and Mikako Izawa. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on March 15, 2019.

Sound! Euphonium Movie: The Finale of Oath (Gekijoban Hibike! Euphonium: Chikai no Finale)

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Sound! Euphonium Movie: The Finale of Oath (Gekijoban Hibike! Euphonium: Chikai no Finale)

Sound! Euphonium Movie: The Finale of Oath is Japanese Anime Drama Music movie as a sequel to the 2018 anime film Liz and the Blue Bird directed by Naoko Yamada, based on the Ayano Takeda’s novel series, Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Yufoniamu) was first published by Takarajimasha in 2013. This anime is set in Kumiko’s second year as a high school student and a member of the band club, and she will act as a mentor of sorts for a new generation of “juniors” who will be joining the club.

In a previous note Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Yufoniamu) novel has been adapted into a manga published by Takarajimasha from 2014 to 2015, the 2015 Anime television series produced by Kyoto Anime, the 2016’s Anime film “Sound! Euphonium: The Movie – Welcome to the Kitauji High School Concert Band” directed by Tatsuya Ishihara, 2016’s anime television series” Sound! Euphonium 2″ which consists of 13 episodes, 2017’s anime films directed by Tatsuya Ishihara and Taichi Ogawa, and 2018 Anime films” Liz and the Blue Bird” directed by Naoko Yamada.

Sound! Euphonium Movie: The Finale of Oath is produced by Kyoto Anime, and distributed by Shochiku Company (Japan). Directed by Tatsuya Ishihara, with Jukki Hanada and Ayano Takeda was applies as writers. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Atsumi Tanezaki, Nao Toyama, Konomi Fujimura, Yuri Yamaoka, Shiori Sugiura, and Tomoyo Kurosawa. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on April 19, 2019.

Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom

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Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom

Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom is Japanese Anime Comedy Musical Romance movie based on a visual novel series published by Broccoli for the first time in 2010. The story follows Haruka Nanami who had a dream to become a composer and one day wrote a song for her favorite idol. Then she enters the Saotome Academy, a prestigious performing arts school. If successful there, she’ll be able to join the Shining Agency after graduation. Haruka Nanami who dreamed of becoming a composer and someday wrote songs for his favorite idols.

However, it won’t be so easy when Haruka is already surrounded by potential idols and composers. On top of that, her homeroom teacher is a current idol, the headmaster was a record-breaking singer, and the academy itself is an eccentric place where anything could possibly happen.

In the end, right at the graduation, two students are to be teamed up by the choice, one will take the role of the idol and the other should be the composer. After being paired up, they will sing a song that was both composed, written and sung by them. If successful, they will join and take the spot as the new Shining Agency debut artists. In addition, romance is strictly prohibited at their school.

Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom is produced by A-1 Pictures, and distributed by Shochiku. Directed by Takeshi Furuta and Tomoka Nagaoka, with Noriyasu Agematsu/Broccoli was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Takuma Terashima, Kenichi Suzumura, Kishou Taniyama, Mamoru Miyano, Junichi Suwabe, Hiro Shimono, Kousuke Toriumi, Showtaro Morikubo, etc.. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 14, 2019 .

Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara (If You Can Get on the Wave)

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Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara (If You Can Get on the Wave)

Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara is Japanese Anime Comedy Romance movie based on Tetsuya Sano’s novel Kimi wa Tsukiyo ni Hikarikagayaku published 2017 by Kadokawa. The film tells the story of Takuya Okada (Takumi Kitamura,) a high school student. He visits his classmate Mamizu Watarase (Mei Nagano) in the hospital. Mamizu Watarase suffers from the mysterious ailment “Luminescence disease.”

People who have the disease show a faint sparkle under the moonlight and the sparkle gets brighter as their death gets closer. Mamizu Watarase is not allowed out of the hospital and she will not live long enough to become an adult. Takuya Okada offers to help her carry out her wishes before she passes away. He also tells her how he feels about her, but Mamizu Watarase’s death is approaching.

Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara is distributed by Toho. Directed by Masaaki Yuasa, with Reiko Yoshida was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Kanon Tani, Shota Shimoda, Akira Emoto, Soma Saito, Shizuka Ito, and Minako Kotobuki. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 21, 2019.

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