Anime | May 2023 releases

For reasons we all know, the anime lineup for May has been shrinking considerably, but that’s not to say we don’t have expected movie releases on DVD and Blu-Ray, as well as series sequels and special episodes to watch. Ready to get started? Here we go!

Freight time

1 Fragtime Premieres May

Genre: Science Fiction, Slice of Life, Romance, School, Shoujo Ai
Studio: Tear Studio
Release Date: May 13, 2023

Premiere of the official Blu-Ray of this exponent of Shoujo-Ai. What would you do if you could stop time? Moritani is a girl who is using this ability to stop time for three minutes a day, to observe the people around her. One day, he decides to observe the idolized Murakami, a very popular and beautiful classmate, but finds out the hard way something he didn’t know when, in a fit of anger and wanting to see her underwear, he realizes that the other girl is immune to Its powers.

Precure Miracle Leap Movie: Minna to no Fushigi na Ichinichi

2 Precure Miracle Leap Movie Minna to no Fushigi na Ichinichi Estrenos Mayo

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Magic, Shoujo, Music
Studio: Toei Animation
Release Date: May 16, 2023

The PreCure girls are stuck on the same day. Miracurum, the one who holds the key to history, is the one with the mysterious power to create the Miracurun Light and control tomorrow. Meanwhile, Refrain, the spirit that takes care of yesterday, is the enemy of Miracurun, and will try to change the world, achieving one where the future does not exist, repeating the same day all the time.

Bang Dream! Garupa☆Pico: Oomori

3 BanG Dream!  Garupa Peak Oomori Premieres May

Genre: Musical, Comedy
Release date: May 7, 2023

In this anime we follow the girls from Girl Band Party but in a miniature version, with short and concise episodes full of history.

Cardfight!! Vanguard Gaiden: If

4 Cardfight!!  Vanguard Guide If Releases May

Genre: Action, Board Games, Adventure
Studio: N/A
Release Date: May 2023

This series will explore an alternate universe to the main series, and will focus on Kouji Ibuki, an antagonist from the movie Cardfight!! Vanguard Movie: Neon Messiah , just like in Suiko Tatsunagi.

Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight: Rondo Rondo Rondo

5 Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight Rondo Rondo Rondo Estrenos Mayo

Genre: Musical, School
Studio: Kinema Citus
Release date: May 29, 2023

This movie will collect scenes from the Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight anime into one summary.

Heya Camp△: Sauna to Gohan to Miwa Bike

5 Heya Camp△ Sauna to Gohan to Miwa Bike Estrenos Mayo

Genre: Slice of Life, Comedy
Studio: C-Station
Release Date: May 27, 2023

Special episode included in the Blu-Ray and DVD of Heya Camp △.

Majutsushi Orphen Hagure Tabi: Tennin no Isan

6 Majutsushi Orphen Hagure Tabi Tennin no Isan Estrenos Mayo

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Magic, Martial Arts, Fantasy
Studio: Studio Deen
Release Date: May 8, 2023

The Blu-Ray and DVD includes episode 14, which was not broadcast with the rest of the series.

Human Lost

6 Human Lost Premieres May

Genre: Drama, Historical, Psychological, Seinen
Studio: Polygon Pictures
Release date: May 20, 2023

Official premiere of the Blu-Ray and DVD. In the year 2036, a revolution in the field of medicine has conquered death through the use of internal nanomachines and the “shell” system, but only the wealthiest can have access to this special medicine.

Yozo Oba, you are not a wealthy person. His dreams are getting stranger and stranger, and when one day he joins his friend’s biker gang to enter “The Inside”, where those wealthy reside. This trip will have inexplicable consequences for Yozo, with a discovery that will terrify him to the bone.

Soukyuu no Fafner: The Beyond 2

7 Soukyuu no Fafner The Beyond 2 Premieres May

Genre: Action, Military, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mecha
Studio: Production IG, IG Zwei
Release Date: May, 2023

Out of the original Blu-Ray/DVD containing three special episodes totaling 85 minutes.

Tenchi Muyou! Ryououuki Season 5

8 Tenchi Muyou!  Ryououki Season 5 Premieres May

Genre: Comedy, Harem, Action, Sci-Fi, Shounen
Studio: AIC, A-Line
Release Date: May 29, 2023

Fifth season of Tenchi Muyou! Ryououki . Episode 01 of this new season is now available on Crunchyroll, but the rest of the episodes will be released as of the stipulated date.