This concludes this article on all the new anime to discover during the winter of 2023!

Many series are on the program, whether sequels or new titles, to be found in January. What are you planning to watch?

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Winter 2023 Animated Films

Kaguya-sama – Love is War The First Kiss That Never Ends

Just Before Christmas: Celebrate the end of 2022 with the long-awaited movie Kaguya-sama: Love is War, the direct sequel to the series’ third season!

  • Genre: Seinen, Comedy, Romance, Drama, School Life
  • Release date: December 17, 2022
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  • Animation Studio: A-1 Pictures
  • Duration: –


Now that they’ve exchanged their first kiss, it’s time for Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane to admit their feelings for each other and start considering a real romantic relationship.

Only, love is not obvious for our two lovebirds, who seem to have a lot of trouble understanding each other. While Miyuki strives to maintain her image as the perfect president, Kaguya would love to discover her flaws…

Fortunately, thanks to the multiple interventions of Ai Hayasaka and the advice of other of their friends like Maki or Nagisa, all may not be lost!

To celebrate Christmas and New Year, the Fujiwara family organizes a party to which our two lovers are invited. Will the festive atmosphere allow them to let their hidden feelings speak?

The Lonely Castle in the Mirror

Based on the novel of the same name by Mizuki Tsujimura, discover The Lonely Castle in the Mirror, a film expected for the end of December in Japan, and shortly after in France!

  • Genre: Seinen, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
  • Release date: December 23, 2022
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  • Animation Studio: A-1 Pictures
  • Duration: –


Following terrible experiences when she was in middle school, the young Kokoro today suffers from significant social anxiety, which forced her to drop out of school and isolate herself from others.

On a daily basis, she remains locked in her room, in which she feels guilty for the disappointment she imposes on her parents.

However, one fine day, the young girl notices that the mirror in her room has suddenly started to shine. Approaching it to observe it, she is suddenly drawn inside by a mysterious young woman wearing a wolf mask.

Opening her eyes, Kokoro discovers a huge castle, worthy of the greatest fairy tales, as well as six other children who seem to be the same age as her.

Quickly, the strange person in the wolf mask explains to them that somewhere in the castle, a “wish key” has been hidden and that whoever finds it first will have any wish granted.

To get their hands on the key, the children have every right, but once 5 p.m. has passed, the wolf will come to eat them…

Blue Giant

Make yourself comfortable with the best possible sound quality, and enjoy the movie Blue Giant: adapted from the manga of the same name by Shinichi Ishizuka, the ideal work to discover the world of Jazz!

  • Genre: Seinen, Slice of Life, Music
  • Release date: February 17, 2023
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  • Animation Studio: NUT
  • Duration: –


Miyamoto Dai, a student passionate about basketball, decides to change his life overnight after attending a Jazz show for the first time.

As if hypnotized by this type of music which he knows nothing about, the young man decides to devote himself body and soul to the saxophone.

Day after day, and despite the lack of knowledge or training about this instrument, he continues to play the saxophone and makes Jazz his new passion.

Will he succeed in becoming a great musician?

Sasaki and Miyano Graduation

After a first season that will have convinced fans of boy’s love, Sasaki and Miyano are returning to the big screen, with the film Sasaki and Miyano: Graduation, expected in Japan in early 2023!

  • Genre: Yaoi, Romance, School Life, Slice of Life, Comedy
  • Release date: February 17, 2023
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  • Animation Studio: DEEN
  • Duration: –


We follow the story of  Yoshikazu Miyano, a high school student like the others, down to the small detail that he loves Boy’s Love manga.

While hiding his passion from all eyes, he meets  Shumei Sasaki, his senpai, and begins to bond with him.

One day, the latter questions Miyano about his favorite genre of reading, in order to get to know him better.

The young high school student then decides to lend him some of his favorite manga, introducing Sasaki to a universe he did not suspect existed…

The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh

Expected for December 2022 on Netflix, the film The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh serves as a transition between the series The Seven Deadly Sins and Four Knights of the Apocalypse. To be found among the winter 2023 anime!

  • Genre: Shonen, Action, Adventure, Drama, Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
  • Release date: December 20, 2022
  • Stream on: Netflix
  • Animation studio: Alfred Imageworks, Marvy Jack
  • Parts: 2


The story takes place 14 years after the events of the anime The Seven Deadly Sins, following the victory of the Kingdom of Liones against the Clan of Demons.

Prince Tristan, son of Meliodas and Elizabeth, struggles to control the powerful power buried within him. Indeed, the young boy holds in his heart the power of the Clan of Demons, inherited from his father, but also that of the Clan of Goddesses received from his mother.

However, when Elizabeth’s life is suddenly threatened, Tristan does not hesitate to leave the Kingdom to go to Edinburgh, where he finds Deathpierce: once a member of the Holy Knights.

Fate is ready to strike and will spare no one, not even the Seven Deadly Sins.

Violet Evergarden: For Memory

The summary film of the original Violet Evergarden animated series, discover Violet Evergarden: For Memory, is perfect to finally discover this cult work.

  • Genre: Drama, Romance, Slice of Life
  • Release date: December 15, 2022
  • Stream on: Netflix
  • Animation Studio: Kyoto Animation
  • Duration: 1h35


After four long years of incessant conflict, the great war between Leidenschaftreich and the Gardarik Empire has just ended.

In her hospital bed, a young woman by the name of Violet slowly regains consciousness after undergoing a major operation to treat the serious injuries inflicted on her on the battlefield.

Just 14 years old, Violet has always been considered a human weapon. Trained to kill, her life seems meaningless now that the fighting is over.

Her mind is troubled, and the last memories she manages to recall are the few words addressed to her by her superior, Major Gilbert Bougainvillea, but whose meaning she does not understand.

Forced to return to a normal life after the war, Violet decides to join the CH Postale Company to become an “automatic memory doll”, in the hope that this work will allow her to understand the true meaning of her Major’s last words.

Soukyuu no Fafner: Behind The Line

Expected for January 2023 in Japan, Soukyuu no Fafner: Behind The Line is a spin-off set before the events of the Soukyuu no Fafner – Dead Agressor: -EXODUS- anime.

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Drama, Mecha
  • Release date: January 20, 2023
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  • Animation studio: Production IG
  • Episodes: –


The story centers on the daily life of the inhabitants of Ryugujima, including Kazuki Makabe, after the return of Minashiro Soji…

Doraemon: Nobita’s Sky Utopia

Forty-second film in the Doraemon franchise, the feature film Doraemon: Nobita’s Sky Utopia is coming to Japan in March 2023!

  • Genre: Adventure, Action, Comedy
  • Release date: March 2023
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  • Animation Studio: –
  • Episodes: –


Doraemon and Nobita go on an adventure into the sky, hoping to find a utopian world there, similar to ancient mythical cities, like Atlantis or the underwater palace Ryūgū-jō.

To get beyond the clouds, the duo uses a brand new gadget, a time zeppelin: an airship equipped with a time warp function!

Will they succeed in setting foot on lands still unexplored?


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