Yuri Kuma Arashi was probably the best in my opinion starting within the last year, and has probably sat on the empty throne of "best yuri drama ever" based on the fact that there aren't many yuri dramas in anime. If you're familiar with or enjoy Revolutionary Girl Utena and/or Mawaru Penguindrum, it's made by the same person. It's great from beginning to end, granted you're not one of those people who just can't get into Ikuhara's stuff. Even compared to Penguindrum it's better and has a better ending. It's fantastical and trippy and weird and sexy. Really sexy. Like, "you don't even have to make porn of it" sexy.
Aldnoah Zero works as a rather interesting science fiction and mecha anime, and is made by Gen Urobuchi, creator of Madoka. However, it sorta employs a lot of contrived bullshit. What's good about it is so good that you might be able to overlook its faults, including a really rushed ending.
Barakamon is probably the best slice-of-life anime to come out recently. Each episode is pretty interesting and doesn't get into the boring staleness some others get into. Also good to go if you're a lolicon, but it's not really a lolicon anime.
The Rolling Girls is an interesting blend of alternate world building, moe aesthetic, and episodic storytelling. It's soundtrack is awful but that's all I can really hate about it.
Kantai Collection is of course based on the strangely wildly popular browser game where girls are WWII-era ships. It's a little bit of a strange one if you're not already familiar with the game (which is most gaijin) but it can be an entertaining aside.
Getting into anime they I didn't love but others might include Denkigai no Honyasan, Amagi Brilliant Park, Sora no Method, and Koufuku Graffiti.
Denkigai is a moe SoL but it follows members who work at a book shop in Akiba, I watched about half but then it literally started recycling storylines so I dropped it. Not that bad though.
I also watch about half of Amagi Brilliant Park, and it has an interesting enough setup, but it just didn't hold my attention. It also had that harem stink which turned me off.
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