Crunchyroll Announces 12 New Summer 2022 Simulcasts – Anime2You

The streaming service Crunchyroll today announced twelve new simulcast titles for the summer season 2022. We summarize all the details for you below.

Twelve new summer simulcasts

The new simulcasts include the new series »Engage Kiss«, »Black Summoners« and »Lycoris Recoil«. In addition, will »Shadow’s House«, »The Prince of Tennis II« and »Dropkick on My Devil« continued with the latest season.

As usual, the simulcasts will be available on Crunchyroll just a few hours after the Japanese TV broadcast in the original language with German subtitles.

Below is an overview of all the details and a brief description of the content of the new series. Clicking on the title takes you directly to further information.

New simulcasts in summer 2022:

»Black Summoners«

The Fantasy Series »Black Summoners« is being directed by Yoshimasa Hiraike at Studio Satelight and will be released on July 9, 2022 simulcast on the streaming service Crunchyroll.


During his reincarnation into another world, Kelvin traded his memories for a collection of powerful new abilities. As the strongest summoner in the world, he embarks on the ultimate adventure. His first minion is the very goddess who brought him here! Will he soon discover his true nature as a battle junkie? Someone wants to start a fight? Go ahead!

»Dropkick on My Devil X«

»Dropkick on My Devil! X« is being produced at Studio Nomad and directed by Hikaru Satou and Taku Yamada (»Koikimo«). The third season starts on July 5, 2022 simulcast on Crunchyroll.


The demon Jashin-chan was summoned from the demon world to the human world. She was summoned by the student Yurine Hanazono, who lives in an apartment in Jimbocho. However, she doesn’t know how to send Jashin-chan back.

The two make the best of it and now live together. However, Jashin-chan is convinced that if her summoner dies, she will be able to return…

»Engage Kiss«

The original anime »Engage Kiss« is being directed by Tomoya Tanaka (»Visual Prison«) at Studio A-1 Pictures. The anime series will start on July 2, 2022 simulcast on Crunchyroll.


The anime is set in Baylong City, an artificial island city built in the Pacific Ocean to exploit the natural resources there. Shu Ogata runs a small business but is constantly penniless due to his spending habits.

A girl named Kisara visits Shu’s office and is constantly worried about him. Kisara goes to a high school in Baylong City and does everything from office work to housework with flying colors. Then there’s Ayano, Shu’s ex-girlfriend and former co-worker…

»Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer«

»Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer« will be produced under the direction of Nobuaki Nakanishi in an as yet undisclosed studio. The series starts on July 8, 2022 simulcast on Crunchyroll.


Asamiya Yuuhi was just an ordinary college student…until the day a lizard appeared and begged him to save the world. The next thing he knows, he’s been given a ring and special powers, and that an enemy is chasing him. However, he is rescued at the last second by his neighbor Samidare, who is planning… what exactly?! This is an unconventional story that mixes the ordinary with the bizarre and the supernatural!

»Lycoris Recoil«

»Lycoris Recoil« is being produced under the direction of director Shingo Adachi at Studio A-1 Pictures. The original anime will be available from the July 2, 2022 simulcast on Crunchyroll.


A coffee shop with delicious coffee, super sweet treats and… more!? From deliveries to chaperones to eliminating zombies and battling a giant monster? Just drop by for a consultation! Whatever the job, leave it to us!


The short anime »Musasi-no« is being produced by Mitsuyuki Ishibashi at an as yet undisclosed studio. The series starts on July 2, 2022 simulcast on Crunchyroll.


Summer holidays. Usagi, Tokiwa, Minami, Midori and Sakura from their high school’s railroad club and Saiko, Kojika and Misono from the student organization have been enjoying the summer at the town’s swimming pool. It was a fun day, but at the end came the bad news that the railroad club was to be abolished. How can the club be prevented from being discontinued?

»My Stepmom’s Daughter is My Ex«

»My Stepmom’s Daughter is My Ex« is directed by Shinsuke Yanagi (»Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki«) at Studio Project No.9 and will be released on July 6th Simulcast on Crunchyroll in 2022.


Ah, high school. What better place to start fresh after a horrible relationship in middle school? No! Unless your ex goes to the same school as you and is now your stepsister as well. What was supposed to be a place of peace has turned into a living nightmare! I never wanted to see her again!

Everywhere I look she is – in my house, in my school, in my class. There is no escape! She even claims that she is the older sister. And she is! But I won’t lose to them. After all, I am the older brother in this family situation.

That’s right, we’re a family now. No matter how much we loved each other before, we saw our true colors and realized we weren’t meant to be together. Even if we continue to pretend to be friends for the sake of our parents, things will never be the same.

»Shadows House 2nd Season«

The second season of »Shadow’s House will be produced again at the CloverWorks studio, directed by Kazuki Ohashi. The new episodes start on July 8, 2022 simulcast on Crunchyroll.


In a vast mansion live faceless shadow nobles, accompanied by living dolls who spend much of their time cleaning up the soot endlessly spouted by their mysterious masters. Follows the story of Emilyko, a young and happy doll, as she learns her daily duties as Kate Shadow-sama’s companion.

»Tapping!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Laughing ’til you cry

»Tapping!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Laughing ’til you cry is under the direction of Shinji Takamatsu and Toshinori Watanabe at Studio Drive and will be available from the July 1, 2022 simulcast on Crunchyroll.


Yayoi Sakamoto, a die-hard comedian fan, enrolls at Kazuki Private High School in Nanba (Osaka’s entertainment district). There she meets Yomogi Takahashi, a childhood friend who once formed the comedy duo Konamonzu with her when they were little.

It doesn’t take long before they rehearse a number to enter a competition at a local mall. At that moment they meet a mysterious girl…

»The Maid I Hired is Mysterious«

»The Maid I Hired is Mysterious« is being directed by Misuzu Hoshino and Mirai Minato at Blade and SILVER LINK studios and will be released on July 22, 2022 simulcast on Crunchyroll.


The maid Lilith was hired to tend to the whims of Yuuri, her employer’s son. However, Yuuri’s overzealous skepticism about her every move makes him nervous, as he suspects an evil plan is being hatched behind his back. Despite his paranoia, Lilith takes a liking to Yuuri and often teases him to further their bond.

»The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup«

»The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup« will be produced at KAI and MSC studios, directed by Keiichirou Kawaguchi and from the July 6, 2022 simulcast on Crunchyroll.


When tennis ace Ryoma Echizen is kicked out of Japan’s elite U-17 training camp for breaking the rules, he is in despair. But by a stroke of luck he is allowed to apply for the US team. It won’t be easy to prove himself against the die-hard veterans, and if he’s accepted he’ll have to play against his former friends. Can he help his new brothers pave their way to victory?

“The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting”

“Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting” is directed by Itsuro Kawasaki at feel studios. and GAINA. The series starts on July 7, 2022 with the streaming provider Crunchyroll in a simulcast.


Kirishima Tooru is a yakuza who couldn’t be more vicious and has earned the nickname “The Demon of Sakuragi”. In order to get him under control, he receives a new mission from his boss: he should babysit his daughter.

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