What’s coming to Crunchyroll in January 2023?

December 15, 2022
Jonathon Wilson 0
Crunchyroll, News, Previews, Streaming Service

This article discusses what’s coming to Crunchyroll in January 2023.

Welcome to our monthly rundown of what’s coming to Crunchyroll in January 2023. Please note, this article focuses primarily on original content rather than licensed fare, with particular attention paid to recognizable IPs or hotly-anticipated movies and shows. Since complete information isn’t available right now, this article will be regularly updated throughout the month with the latest additions as and when we get them. And do remember that here at Ready Steady Cut we offer the most comprehensive coverage of all streaming releases, so be sure to check back regularly not just for updates but for links to our reviews and recaps for January’s offerings.

What’s coming to Crunchyroll in January 2023?

January 4

Bungo Stray Dogs — Kicked out of his orphanage and on the verge of starving to death, Nakajima Atsushi meets some strange men.

The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague — Himuro-kun, a descendant of a modern-day snow woman, is a newcomer to the company who creates snowstorm, snowman, and kamakura when his emotions get the better of him.

Tomo-chan is a Girl! — Tomo Aizawa is a tomboy who had a crush with her childhood friend Junichiro Kubota, who sees her not as a woman, but “one of the boys”. Hilarity ensues when she tried many time in vain to show her love, but ended up physical in times. Also, their mutual friend, Misuzu Gundo, does things her way. Others are also mixed in the mess.

January 5

The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World — Everyone knows of the most powerful soldier, the Iceblade Magician, who led the country to victory three years ago, but few know his true name: Ray White. After weathering through a bloody war, Ray enrolls at Arnold Academy, ready to experience a normal life—a luxury he never had. To further this goal, he keeps his identity as the Iceblade Magician a secret, the scars of the past still haunting him to this very day.

Onimai: I’m Now Your Sister! — Mahiro Oyama was just a normal erotic-game loving dude… until he woke up one morning as a woman! Turns out his mad-scientist little sister, Mihari, tried out one of her new experiments on him…with a disastrous outcome, as far as Mahiro’s concerned!

Revenger — As master assassin Usui Yuen looks into a series of assassinations made on the grand samurai clan, the Satsuma, he encounters Kurima Raizo, member and survivor of one of the attacks. Together, they discover the true nature of these murders is bigger than over stolen resources. As they get closer to the truth, will they come out alive to exact revenge?

January 6

Buddy Daddies — The story of Buddy Daddies follows Kazuki Kurusu, a criminal contractor / coordinator who lives with his best friend, Rei Suwa, a professional assassin who has been raised from childhood to be a contract killer.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel — Northern War — Lavi was born in North Ambria, the poorest region in the northwestern Zemuria. She enlists in the Northern Jaegers, the largest in the continent, to protect her hometown and distinguish herself from her grandfather Vlad, who was once a hero but betrayed North Ambria.

Sugar Apple Fairytale — After her mother passes away, Ann decides to become a Silver Sugar Master like her mother—a highly regarded occupation in the country of Highland, where very few masters of the craft exist.

January 7

Chillin’ in my 30s After Getting Fired From the Demon King’s Army  Dariel, a soldier in the Dark Lord’s army who cannot use magic. Instead, he wields his intellect and initiative as an assistant to one of the Dark Lord’s most trusted captains. But when the captain is summarily replaced, Dariel also loses his privileged position and is fired. In disappointment, he retires in a village of humans, getting a new start in life by using his abilities to accept requests for help.

Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro — The name of the girl who teases, torments, and tantalizes Senpai is “Nagatoro!” She’s annoying yet adorable. It’s painful, but you still want to be by her side.

The Misfit of Demon King Academy II — Anos enters Demon King Academy that gathers and educates those who are viewed as the reincarnation of the Demon King, but the academy could not see through his true powers and ends up branding him as a misfit.

NieR: Automata Ver1. 1a — The distant future, 5012. The sudden aerial invasion of Earth by <Aliens> and their creations <Machine Lifeforms> led mankind to the brink of extinction.

The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World Exorcist Haruyoshi Kuga, called an unrivaled genius, is betrayed by the Imperial Court and about to die.

Saving 80,000 Gold in Another World for my Retirement — Mitsuha is an 18-year-old girl who’s often mistaken for a middle schooler due to her childlike face and small stature. The story begins when she loses her parents and her older brother at the same time in an accident and ends up all alone in the world.

Trigun Stampede — Vash the Stampede is a wanted gunslinger with a habit of turning entire towns into rubble. His path of destruction reaches across the wastelands of a desert planet.

January 8

By the Grace of the Gods — When 39-year-old Takebayashi Ryoma dies from blood loss (after sneezing and hitting his head on the ground), he is reincarnated as an 8-year-old boy in a fantasy world.

Handyman Saitou in Another World — Handyman Saito has never been anyone special until he wakes up in another world of warriors, wizards and elves who accompany him on quests delving deep into dungeons.

In/Spectre — Iwanaga Kotoko pursues Sakuragawa Kurou while acting as a mediator for the supernatural world.

The Tale of Outcasts — The girl by his side is his pastime. Their encounter in the late nineteenth-century British Empire begins the tale of a search for someplace to belong.

January 9

Ayakashi Triangle — A hilarious and sexy tale of ninja exorcists, supernatural battles, and gender-bending romance.

Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari — When spirits cross over into the human world, they can possess old objects and gain a physical form: a tsukumogami. Tsukumogami can be gentle, violent, or somewhere in-between, so the Saenome clan peacefully helps send them back to the spirit world to avoid destruction.

Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire — From his deathbed, Hero-King Inglis, the divine knight and master of all he surveys, gazes down on the empire he built with his mighty hand.

The Vampire Dies in No Time Vampire hunter Ronaldo finds an unlikely ally in Draluc, the world’s weakest vampire who turns to dust at the slightest attack.

Vinland Saga — After his father is killed, young Thorfinn joins the mercenary band of his murderer Askeladd, waiting for his revenge while Askeladd plots politics.

January 10

Campfire Cooking in Another World with my Absurd Skill — Follows Takeshi Mukoda, an ordinary office worker who finds himself reborn in a fantasy world with nothing more to his name than a seemingly useless skill called Online Grocery.

Ningen Fushin: Adventurers Who Don’t Believe in Humanity Will Save the World — The story follows a group of four adventurers who are united by a common link: their utter lack of faith in humanity.

January 11

Kaina of the Great Snow Sea — The series follows the story of Kaina and Liliha, two young people from different worlds, whose journey to save the world begins upon their introduction.

January 13

The Fruit of Evolution 2 — High school student Hiiragi Seiichi is bullied by his classmates for being a “loser.” One day, his entire school is suddenly transported to a video game-like world of swords and sorcery, and when he accidentally eats “the Fruit of Evolution,” his life as a successful “winner” begins.

January 14

The Fire Hunter — Outside the magical barriers lies a world overrun by fiery beasts known as Flame Demons, and the only ones who can protect humanity are the Fire Hunters.

January 18

Sorcerous Stabber Orphen -Chaos in Urbanrama- — Based on the light novels by Yoshinobu Akita.

That’s everything that’s coming to Crunchyroll in January 2023. You can check out these releases, along with many others, with a subscription to the streaming service.

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