Complete Guide To The Anime Winter 2023 Season

The Winter 2023 anime season has been a fun ride, but it is almost at an end. Shows like Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 4 Part 2, In/Spectre 2, The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess and the Genius Young Lady, and Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro 2nd Attack have already completed their runs; meanwhile, series such as Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown and Tomo-chan Is a Girl! are set to air their finales in the last days of March and the beginning of April.

While not as packed with massive properties as Fall 2022 or the upcoming Spring 2023 seasons, Winter has hardly been lacking in enjoyable anime. With more than 40 series airing over the last few months, keeping track of everything can be challenging. Consequently, this article seeks to simplify that process by collecting information like previews, discussions, and recommendations concerning the most popular Winter 2023 anime.

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Where To Stream Every Winter 2023 Anime (U.S.A)

As has become a staple, the Winter 2023 anime lineup is divided among a range of streaming services. Crunchyroll has most of the season’s offerings, although HIDIVE has a respectable selection of exclusives. During the coming months, a couple of anime will also drop on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

Crunchyroll (+ VRV)


Amazon Prime Video

  • The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten
  • Ayakashi Triangle
  • Blue Lock
  • BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense. Season 2
  • Bono Bono
  • Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
  • Buddy Daddies
  • Bungo Stray Dogs 4
  • By the Grace of the Gods Season 2
  • Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill
  • Case Closed
  • Chillin’ in My 30s after Getting Fired from the Demon King’s Army
  • Delicious Party Pretty Cure
  • Digimon Ghost Game
  • D4DJ All Mix
  • Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro 2nd Attack
  • The Fire Hunter
  • The Fruit of Evolution: Before I Knew It, My Life Had It Made Season 2
  • Handyman Saitou in Another World
  • The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World
  • The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague
  • IDOLiSH7 Third Beat! Part 2
  • In/Spectre Season 2
  • Kaina of the Great Snow Sea
  • Lee’s Detective Agency: A Day in Lungmen
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel – Northern War
  • The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess and the Genius Young Lady
  • Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari
  • The Misfit of Demon King Academy 2
  • My Hero Academia Season 6
  • NieR:Automata Ver1.1a
  • Ningen Fushin: Adventurers Who Don’t Believe in Humanity Will Save the World
  • One Piece
  • Onimai: I’m Now Your Sister!
  • Play It Cool, Guys
  • Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire
  • Revenger
  • Saving 80,000 Gold in Another World for My Retirement
  • Shadowverse Flame
  • Sorcerous Stabber Orphen -Chaos in Urbanrama-
  • Sugar Apple Fairy Tale
  • The Tale of Outcasts
  • Technoroid: Overmind
  • Tomo-chan Is a Girl!
  • To Your Eternity Season 2
  • Trigun Stampede
  • The Vampire Dies in No Time Season 2
  • UniteUp!
  • Vinland Saga Season 2
  • Welcome To Demon School! Iruma-kun Season 3
  • Yowamushi Pedal: Limit Break
  • Cardfight!! Vanguard: will+Dress Season 2
  • Chiikawa
  • The Eminence in Shadow
  • Endo and Kobayashi Live! The Latest on Tsundere Villainess Lieselotte
  • Farming Life in Another World
  • Giant Beasts of Ars
  • “Ippon” again!
  • Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 4 Part 2
  • Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible
  • My Life as Inukai-san’s Dog.
  • Spy Classroom
  • Tsurune – The Linking Shot –
  • Urusei Yatsura
  • Flaglia: Natsuyasumi no Monogatari


  • Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown Arc


  • Aggretsuko 5th Season
  • Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre
  • Make My Day
  • Record of Ragnarok 2
  • The Way of the Househusband Season 2
  • Vinland Saga Season 2


  • Kiyoneko
  • Nijiyon Animation
  • Ninjala

Along with multiple streaming services, fans might need a calendar to keep track of when each Winter 2023 anime airs. This article provides that information for people situated in the Eastern Time Zone.

When Does The Winter 2023 Anime Season End?

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As is typically the case, most Winter 2023 anime will last for 12 or 13 episodes, which are the standard lengths of a single cour. As shows’ starting dates are spread over approximately two weeks, the same can be said for their endpoints. Most series will conclude their runs between March 20-30, 2023. Putting aside a few exceptions like Attack on Titan: The Final Season Part 3 and My Star, the Spring 2023 anime season will generally commence in the first week of April.

While the large majority of anime will air full cours, there are a couple of exceptions that will have shorter runs.

  • Flaglia: Natsuyasumi no Monogatari
    (6 Episodes)

  • The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki – Northern War
    (8 Episodes)

  • Kaina of the Great Snow Sea
    (11 Episodes)

  • Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 4 Part 2
    (11 Episodes)

Which Winter 2023 Anime Will Continue In Spring 2023?

Quite a few Fall 2022 anime have continued to air during Winter, but that trend seems unlikely to continue for Spring 2023. However, a few series are scheduled for more than 13 episodes.

  • Vinland Saga
    (24 Episodes)

  • NieR:Automata Ver1.1a
    (24 Episodes)

Have Any Winter 2023 Anime Been Postponed Or Delayed?

Unfortunately, a few Winter 2023 anime have been delayed due to COVID-19 derailing their productions.

  • Ayakashi Triangle
    was indefinitely delayed starting with episode 5. However, the show returned on March 6, 2023.

  • Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible
    has been postponed starting from episode 7. The anime will begin airing again in April 2023.

  • NieR:Automata Ver1.1a
    ‘s episode 4 has been delayed to February 18, 2023. The anime has announced another delay, with episode 9 and beyond being postponed.

  • UniteUp!
    ‘s episode 4 was delayed to February 11, 2023.

  • Bofuri Season 2
    ‘s episode 7 has been delayed to March 8, 2023.

  • Spy Classroom
    ‘s episode 8 was delayed to March 3, 2023.

  • The Misfit of Demon King Academy 2
    has been postponed starting from episode 7. No return date has been announced.

  • Previews

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    As there are so many new anime airing in Winter 2023, keeping track of the season’s types of shows can be difficult. These previews detail what audiences can expect from the series.

  • Reviews

    • Ayakashi Triangle

      Ayakashi Triangle Review

      As children, Matsuri and Suzu bonded over their shared ability to see ayakashi, which are essentially spirits. However, as part of an exorcist clan, Matsuri grew to not only detest these entities but also started to push Suzu away from them for her own protection. One day, the exorcist and Suzu encounter a powerful ayakashi who changes their lives forever, particularly Matsuri’s.

      Unfortunately, Connect has announced that Ayakashi Triangle will be delayed following episode 5. 

    • Blue Lock


      Blue Lock is a program that pits Japan’s most promising young soccer strikers in a battle royale to craft the ultimate player. One will go on to lead the national team, while everyone else will be banned from ever making that jump.

      Reviews for Blue Lock episodes 1-13 can be found in the Fall 2022 anime guide.

    • Bungo Stray Dogs 4


      The Armed Detective Agency become public enemy number one after they are framed for a crime, a scheme orchestrated by the mysterious Decay of the Angel group.

    • In/Spectre Season 2

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      The God of Wisdom, Kotoko Iwanaga, continues to explore her relationship with Kurou Sakuragawa while intervening in cases revolving around spirits.

    • Is It Wrong to Pick Up Girls In a Dungeon? Season 4 Part 2

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      While investigating a murder case painting a close friend as the culprit, Bell and his party find themselves trapped in the dungeon’s lower levels alongside monsters the likes of which they have never faced.

    • Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre

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      An ONA series created by Studio Deen and distributed by Netflix, Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre adapts 20 short stories by the legendary mangaka.

    • Kaina Of The Great Snow Sea

      Kaina of the Great Snow Sea Ep 01 Orbital Tree Canopy

      On a planet coated in snow and covered by a canopy, people eke out a hard living where each day is spent in a battle for survival. One day, Kaina meets a mysterious girl named Liliha, changing their lives forever.

    • The Misfit of Demon King Academy Season 2

      Misfit of Demon King Academy Season II episode 1, review Sasha and Misha Necron, Anos Voldigoad, Eleonore and Zeshia with The Blaze King Erdomaid DittiJohn

      While Anos Voldigoad, the Demon King, continues his education at an academy dedicated to him, a new godly entity shows up that threatens to ruin this world’s fragile peace.

    • My Hero Academia Season 6

      My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 14 Review Shigaraki and Spinner

      In the aftermath of the Paranormal Liberation War, the world and Pro Heroes are left to deal with the horrific losses caused by the conflict. With the public now seeing the Heroes in a more negative light, this marks a turning point in this universe’s history.

      Reviews for My Hero Academia season 6 episodes 1-13 can be found in the Fall 2022 anime guide.

    • NieR:Automata Ver1.1a

      Nier OP

      Set in the far distant future, Earth has been stuck in an endless war pitting humanity’s androids against alien machines. A new type of android, 2B is sent to the planet to fight for humankind’s salvation.

      Unfortunately, NieR:Automata Ver1.1a episode 4 has been postponed due to COVID-19’s impact on the anime’s production. A new release date has not been revealed.

    • Spy Classroom

      Spy Classroom Students

      In this world, wars are fought almost exclusively from the shadows; consequently, academies have been set up to train the next generation of spies. While not a particularly good student, Lily is invited to join a special team under the tutelage of Klaus, a super spy, as they prepare for an impossible mission.

    • Tomo-Chan Is A Girl!


      Tomo Aizawa and Junichirou Kubota are the closest of friends, but the former wants something more. Unfortunately, these two are so close that Jun treats Tomo as one of his guy friends.

    • Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown

      Tokyo Revengers

      In season 2 of Tokyo Revengers, Takemichi once again travels back in time to try and change Tokyo Manji Gang’s direction, which will hopefully save Hinata’s life. 

    • To Your Eternity Season 2

      to your eternity allies of fushi

      With his existence now public knowledge, Fushi is treated as both a god and a devil. As he makes more connections, the immortal being tries to get ahead of attacks by Nokkers.

      Reviews for To Your Eternity Season 2 episodes 1-10 can be found in the Fall 2022 anime guide.

    • Trigun Stampede

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      With a massive bounty on his head, Vash the Stampede has a reputation for being a harbinger of disaster, causing most of the universe to chase after the enigmatic Humanoid Typhoon.

    • Urusei Yatsura


      After saving Earth from an alien invasion, Ataru finds himself betrothed to Lum, an electrifying Oni from outer space. 

      Reviews for Urusei Yatsura episodes 1-12 can be found in the Fall 2022 anime guide.

    • Vinland Saga Season 2

      vinland saga 2 thorfinn and einar

      Set years after the events of the prologue, Thorfinn has been kept as a slave on a farm in Denmark. Once there, he meets Einar, a person who had everything taken away by Vikings. In the meantime, Canute rules England as its king, and he has grand ambitions.

  • Lore Guides, Characters, & Discussions

    winter 2023 anime lore characters guides

    A handful of Winter 2023’s biggest anime will spark discussions regarding their lore and characters. Fans looking to keep up to date with these universes’ inner workings can check out the following articles.

    • Blue Lock


    • Bungo Stray Dogs 4


    • Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 4 Part 2


    • The Misfit Of Demon King Academy Season 2

      The Misfit of the Demon King Academy Strongest Gods Eques The Chief God in picture Anos Voldigoad

    • My Hero Academia Season 6

      My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 13 review Deku, Shigaraki and Spinner

      • Villains

        • Paranormal Liberation Front & Other Villains

    • NieR:Automata Ver1.1a

      2B with Pod 042 bot in NieR Automata trailer

    • Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown

      Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown key visual

    • Vinland Saga Season 2

      Vinland Saga 2

    • Welcome To Demon School! Iruma-kun Season 3

      Welcome To Demon School Iruma-kun Season 3

    • Other Winter 2023 Anime

      bofuri season 2

      • Bofuri: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense. Season 2

      • The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague

      • Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales Of The Macabre

  • Recommendations

    anime like winter 2023 anime

    As so many shows are airing during Winter 2023, picking a place to start can be difficult. The following articles seek to provide assistance in that regard.

    • Best Anime Of Winter 2023

    • Similar Anime To Winter 2023 Shows