Chinese digital platform company bilibili unveiled their animation projects for the last quarter of 2020 and 2021 during their event which was held last November 21, 2020. They revealed various Chinese anime titles for 2020 and 2021 ranging from leftover series from this year, adapted works, highly anticipated sequels, and original works.
Therefore, we had listed here all the upcoming bilibili Chinese anime for 2021 as follows:
13 Original Series
These are 13 original series that bilibili will release and was produced from scratch with their affiliated animated studios and companies:
- Ancient G’s Frames (Dou Shen Ji)
- Cat Spirit Album / Neko Album (Mao Ling Xiang Ce)
- Li’s Little Restaurant (Li Lin Ke De Xiao Guan Er)
- Martial School / Kung Fu Academy (Wu Shu)
- Overarching Guardian (Qian Cong Shou)
- Salted Fish (Xian Yu Ge)
- Shanghai Melody (Shanghai Gu Shi)
- Swarm (Hei Men)
- The Gerent Saga (Sou Xuan Lu Zhi Chen Ling Ji)
- Tian Yi Que
- Time Agents (Shi Guang Dai Li Ren)
- Xianshan Fantasies (Xian Shan Liao Luan)
11 Adapted Works
In total, bilibili unveiled 11 Chinese anime for their 2021 lineup that is based on various mediums such as novels, manhua, and games.
- A Dream of Youth (Qia Tong Xue Shao Nian)
- Dinghai Fusheng Records (Dinghai Fu Sheng Lu)
- Drowning Sorrows in Raging Fire (Lie Hou Jiao Chou)
- Immortality (Yong Sheng)
- Otaku’s Offspring
- Pipe Wrench Boy (Bao Shou Shao Nina)
- Shikong Zhi Xi / Fantasy Westward Journey
- The White Night Walkers (Changán Shi Er Shi Chen Zhi Baiye Xing Zhe)
- Xue Yu Xin
- You Are a Genius
8 Chinese Anime Sequels
Here are 8 confirmed sequels by some of the most popular Chinese anime in recent years. Most of these donghua are releases by bilibili in 2020.
- Black and White Warriors Season 3 (Hei Bai Wu Shuang 3)
- Carp Reborn Season 2 (Yuan Long 2)
- Chivalrous Hero Shen Jianxin Season 3 / JX3 Anime Season 3 (Jiang Wang 3: Xian Gay Yi Dan Chen Jian Xin 3)
- Daily Life of the Immortal King Season 2 (Xiang Wang De Ri Chang Sheng Huo 2)
- Heaven Official’s Blessing Special Episode (Tian Guan Ci Fu)
- Hundred Demon Manual Season 2 / Fairy Tales (Bai Yao Pu 2)
- Legend of Exorcism Season 2 (Tian Bao Fuyao Lu 2)
- A Record of Mortal’s Journey to Immortality Season 2
The following are Chinese anime that bilibili has been scheduled for release this 2020 and might be delayed until 2021.
- Country of Rare Treasure
- Juvenile Song Season 2
- Spirit Wind Elegance / Soulmate Adventure
- Super Star
- The Defective (Can Ci Pin)
- The Legend of Luo Xiao Hei
- Three-Body Problem
Chinese Anime Movies
bilibili added some movies in their lineup of releases for 2021 and that includes Shadow Diver, a sequel to Alita’s Trial, and A Bedtime Tale.
These are the Chinese anime that bilibili had been slated for release for their 2020-2021 lineup. Some titles will be added to this list as bilibili will have collaborations with various companies next year just like what they did this year with White Cat Legend, Fog Hill of Five Elements, and The Memory of ChangÁn.
Sources: bilibili, Donghua Reviews, Aninhua, Mundo Donghua, Anilist
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