ANIMAX through their official website has announced that anime channel will be airing the 2011 version of 1999 hit anime series, Hunter x Hunter.

The action adventure anime series is set to air on April 24, 2012.

The story of Hunter X Hunter Focuses on a 12 year old boy, Gon who finds out that his father is alive after being told by many that he was dead. He also found out that his father Ging, is a famous Hunter who specializes in spectacular pursuits such as reviving ancient ruins, locating rare species, treasure hunting, or hunting down wanted individuals. Despite the fact that Ging left his son with his wife’s sister to pursue his dreams, Gon departs upon a journey to follow in his father’s footsteps to find Ging. He is curious to find out what is special about being a Hunter that had his father leave him behind. Becoming a professional Hunter is no easy feat. It requires passing the rigorous Hunter Examination which is conquered by less than half a dozen people each year. Along the way, Gon meets other kinds of Hunters like Killua who became his best friend and Leorio and Kurapika. The journey to being a professional Hunter requires Gon to be an extraordinary individual. Will he eventually find and meet his father? [Animax]

Here is a 90-second promotional video.

Hunter x Hunter 2011 is still airing in Japan with a total of 22 episode aired as of writing.