Get Ready for 9 Epic Anime Movie Releases in 2024

Hey, anime fans! Get pumped because 2024 is shaping up to be an incredible year for anime movies. We’ve got a lineup of 9 epic releases that’ll blow your mind! From action-packed thrillers to heartfelt dramas, there’s something for everyone. So, grab your snacks, settle in, and get ready for a cinematic adventure like no other. Without further ado let’s dive into the list, starting with:

Bocchi the Rock! Re: and Bocchi the Rock! Re:Re: [Releasing on June 7 and August 9]

Bocchi the Rock Re

The highly praised anime series“Bocchi the Rock!” is getting two-part compilation movies. The anime aired from Oct 9, 2022, to Dec 25, 2022, and won many awards at the 2023 anime awards.

At AnimeJapan 2024 at the Bocchi the Rock! Panel, New information about the films was revealed. It was also announced that the movies are named Bocchi the Rock! Re: and Bocchi the Rock! Re:Re: and will be released on June 7 and August 9  respectively.

The films are going to contain some new content such as new songs which will add more scenes to the movies; the films could also add new content setting up for season 2. Nothing is set in stone until Bocchi the Rock! Re: and Bocchi the Rock! Re:Re: release, which hopefully has some changes for the fans old and new alike to appreciate the series.

My Hero Academia The Movie 4: You’re Next [Releasing on August 2]

My Hero Academia The Movie 4

The Fourth installment of the highly acclaimed anime series “My Hero Academia” titled “My Hero Academia The Movie 4: You’re Next” is set to release on August 2, 2024. This will be another original movie but unlike all the three previous ones, this movie will have more involvement from the creator of the series, Horikoshi Kohei. Nothing is revealed about the plot as of now, but the trailer suggests that the movie is set after the Paranormal Liberation War arc.

The story looks to be set in a destroyed hero society with Deku being in a dark phase because of the events of the previous arc and becomes a lone vigilante. With a new villain who looks shockingly identical to All Might, the trailer promises an exciting movie with all the action people anticipate from this franchise.

Blue Lock: Episode Nagi [Releasing on April 19]

Blue Lock Episode Nagi

The exhilarating soccer anime “The Blue Lock” which was aired from Oct 9, 2022 to Mar 26, 2023, is getting a spinoff movie “Blue Lock: Episode Nagi”, which is set to release on April 19, 2024.

Blue Lock: Episode Nagi” movie will follow the spin-off manga released on June 9, 2022, which was written and illustrated by same the author and illustrator of the original series, Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yūsuke Nomura. The spin-off focuses on Seishirō Nagi before he enters the Blue Lock facility, how a second-year high school student finds his talent for striking and aims to become the Ace striker for the Japanese team, with the sole goal of winning the Soccer World Cup.

Mononoke Movie: Karakasa [Releasing on: July 26]

Mononoke Movie Karakasa

The cult classic anime Mononoke, a television series produced by Toei Animation aired from July 12, 2007 to Sep 27, 2007. An announcement was made by Twin Engine production on June 18, 2022, that the Mononoke series will continue with an anime film named Mononoke the Movie: Karakasa. Which will released on July 26, 2024.

The Mononoke series revolves around a wandering, nameless merchant only referred to as the “Medicine Seller“. The series is made up of many individual narratives where the medicine seller confronts, combats and ultimately vanquishes the evil spirits known as Mononoke.

Mononoke the Movie: Karakasa will be seeing the return of director Kenji Nakamura. The movie was also going to see Takahiro Sakurai reprising his role as the Medicine Seller but was later replaced by Hiroshi Kamiya for undisclosed reasons.

Look Back [Releasing on June 28]

Look Back anime movie 2024

Look Back is an anime film adaptation of a 143-page one-shot manga with the same name written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto. The manga was published on Shueisha’s Shōnen Jump+ online platform on July 19, 2021.

The movie adaptation is set to release on June 28, 2024. The movie is produced by Studio Durian and will be directed by Kiyotaka Oshiyama. The movie will be faithful to the source material and will follow two young girls Ayumu Fujino and Kyomoto who both draw manga for their school paper. The story evolves from them being rivals to friends as they improve their art as they venture into adulthood.

Trapezium [Releasing on May 10]


Trapezium is a movie based on a Japanese novel written by Kazumi Takayama who belonged to an idol group “Nogizaka46”. It was initially serialized in manga news magazines from April 2016 to August 2016. It was later published as a novel by Kadokawa Shoten in November 2016.

The movie adaptation is set to release on May 10, 2024. The movie is produced by Studio CloverWorks, it will be directed by Masahiro Shinohara, and supervised by Koji Masunari. The movie will follow the premise of the novel, Yuu Azuma, a high school girl, who aims to be an idol. To achieve her dream, she sets four rules for herself: she will not be active on social media, she will not have a boyfriend, she will not stand out in school, and she will make friends with beautiful girls from the north, south, east, and west.

Detective Conan: The Million-dollar Pentagram [Releasing on April 12]

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The 27th movie adaptation of the Detective Conan franchise is set to release on April 12, 2024. The movie is produced by TMS/V1 Studio, It will be directed by Chika Nagaoka, who worked on the 23rd film and the 24th film.

According to the film’s official website, the story will take place in Hakodate, Hokkaido. The movie sees the confrontation between Conan and the infamous Kaito Kid, as Kid aims for a Japanese sword related to Toshizo Hijikata, the vice commander of Shinsengumi, who lived at the end of the Edo period.

Suki demo Kirai na Amanojaku (My Oni Girl) [Releasing on: May 24]

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Suki demo Kirai na Amanojaku (My Oni Girl) is an anime fantasy film produced by Studio Colorido and Twin Engine productions Scheduled to release on May 24, 2024. The film will be directed by Tomotaka Shibayama.

The film follows Hiiragi Yatsuse, a first-year high school student who struggles to make friends despite his efforts to please others. His life takes an unexpected turn when one summer day, he meets Tsumugi, an oni (demon) girl on a quest to find her mother in the human world.


As we conclude our list of anime movies set to release in 2024, it’s clear that this year holds a wealth of cinematic treasures for anime fans worldwide. Whether you’re drawn to action-packed adventures, heartfelt dramas, or fantastical journeys, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

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