Crunchyroll to Stream Shangri-La Frontier, Skip, and Loafer Anime (Updated) – News

Crunchyroll announced at its Japan Expo panel this weekend that it will stream the 2023 Shangri-La Frontier tv anime and the Jump and moccasin television anime. He also confirmed that he will air the second season of the Alternative Muv-Luv anime in October, after airing the first one last October. All three titles will be available to stream in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and the Commonwealth of Independent States.


Kodansha comics publish Ryōsuke Fujithe manga adaptation of Katarinait is Shangri-La Frontier web novel, and it describes the story:

Second-year high school student Rakurō Hizutome is only interested in one thing: finding “shitty games” and beating them to death. His playing skills are second to none and no game is too bad for him. So when he discovers the new VR game Shangri-La Frontier, he does what he does best: min-max and skips the prologue to get straight into the action. But can even an expert player like Rakurō uncover all the secrets that Shangri-La Frontier hides…?

The cast, led by two members returning from a 2021 promo video, includes:

Toshiyuki Kubooka (Harukana Receive, Wandering Witch – Elaina’s Journey) directs the anime to C2C with assistant director Hiroki Ikeshitaand Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (black clover, Dropkick on my devil!, Hetalia Le Beau Monde, In the Land of Leadale, Recording of Ragnarok) oversees and writes scripts for the series. Ayumi Kurashima (crybaby DEVILMAN, Megalobox 2: Nomad) is character designer and chief animation director. monaco compose the music.

Katarina launched the novel series on the Shōsetsu-ka ni Narō (“Let’s Be Novelists”) website in May 2017. Kata has also written a series of additional novels in Weekly Shōnen Magazine. The series follows the heroine Saiga 0, who is the best player in “Shangri-La Frontier.”

Fuji launched the Shangri-La Frontier ~Kusoge Hunter, Kamige ni Idoman to su~ (Shangri-La Frontier ~ Crappy Game Hunter Challenges God-Tier Game) manga in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in July 2020. Netmarble Nexus is also developing a game, and Netmarble is publishing it.


Seven Seas Entertainment released Misaki Takamatsuit is Jump and moccasin (Switch to Moccasin) manga digitally and in print in English, and it describes the story:

An excellent student, Iwakura Mitsumi has always dreamed of leaving her small town, going to a prestigious university and making positive changes in the world. But she’s so focused on achieving her goals that she’s unprepared for the very different (and overwhelming) city life that awaits her at a high school in Tokyo. Luckily, she quickly befriends Shima Sousuke, a handsome classmate who is as laid back as he is over-prepared. Can this naïve peasant woman succeed in Tokyo with Sousuke by her side?

The main cast includes:


Tomoyo Kurosawa as Mitsumi Iwakura


Akinori Egoshi as Sо̄suke Shima

Kotomi Deai (Natsume’s Friends Book) is directing the anime and overseeing the scripts for the series at sound works. Manami Umeshita (Stella Women’s Academy, Secondary School Division, Class C3) designs the characters and serves as animation director. Takatsugu Wakabayashi (Dragonar Academy) composes the music.

Takamatsu launched the manga in Kodanshait is monthly afternoon magazine in August 2018. Kodansha released the seventh compiled book volume of the manga on June 22. The manga ranked No. 7 manga for male readers in the 2020 edition of Takarajimashait is Kono Manga ga Sugoi! (This manga is amazing!). It was nominated for the 13th Manga Taisho Awards in 2020, and was also nominated in the Best General Manga category of Kodansha44th Annual Manga Awards in 2020.

Update: Crunchyroll also confirmed that it will broadcast the Don’t Play With Me, Miss Nagatoro 2nd Attack season next January in the same regions as the other three titles.

Source: Crunchyroll (link 2, link 3Kyle Cardine, Joseph Luster)

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