Crunchyroll Announces More Simulcasts for the Summer 2021 Anime Season

Crunchyroll has announced that it will stream the Night Head 2041, The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated!, D_Cide Traumerei the Animation anime as part of the Summer 2021 season in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Night Head 2041, a new television anime based on the 1992 live-action Night Head drama series, is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on July 15, 2021.

The story of Night Head 2041 is described as:

It is said that humans don’t use about 70% of their brains. It is believed that the mysterious powers some humans exhibit come from that part of the brain. There is a term for the 70% of the brain that doesn’t get used… “NIGHT HEAD.” Two men awaken in a forest. Cast out of society because of their psychic powers, two brothers named Naoto and Naoya Kirihara were kept in a research lab for psychics for the last 15 years. They hope that the reason they were able to leave the lab is because people were ready to accept and welcome psychics as a part of society, just like they were told by the head of the lab, Kyojiro Mikuriya. But what they found was Tokyo in the year 2041, where not only was the existence of mental energy completely denied, but anything from books or visuals depicting supernatural phenomena, including psychics, were completely censored. The National Security Headquarters is tasked with upholding that idea of physicalism and protect the nation by reprimanding anyone with dangerous thoughts. On the elite special task force in charge of this were two brothers. Takuya and Yuya Kuroki were abandoned by their parents when they were young and taken in by the task force. They believed that supernatural phenoma just didn’t exist and never questioned their duty to chase down any dangerous criminal who thought otherwise, but one day during a mission, they meet a woman named Shoko Futami. “The barrier has been broken.” Takuya and Yuya end up encountering the wandering Naoto and Naoya, as though they were guided to the psychic brothers by Shoko’s words. Brothers who flee, and the brothers who chase them… The story of two sets of brothers being controlled by their destinies is about to begin.

The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated! anime is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on August 1, 2021.

The story of The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated! is described as:

The Great Jahy, the Dark Realm’s second-in-command, cuts a frightening figure, feared and revered by all. But when a run-in with a magical girl results in the destruction of the precious mana crystal, the Dark Realm falls, transporting the newly tiny and powerless Jahy to the human world. Unfortunately, plotting the revival of the Dark Realm from a cramped, crumbling one-room apartment is no easy feat when you have rent to pay and a job to keep.

The D_Cide Traumerei the Animation anime is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on July 10, 2021.

The staff describes the story as a “noir teen” story with the motifs of Cthulhu Mythos (from author H.P. Lovecraft’s modern legends about cosmic horrors) and nostalgia.

Source: ANN

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