New anime series lined up to air on ANIMAX next week.

In the year of 2050, a boy name Yamano Ban living in Misora Town, loves LBX robots more than anything. Unfortunately, his mother forbids him to play with them. The story begins when one day, a mysterious woman entrusts a LBX said to filled with both the “Hope” and “Despair” of humanity on him. [ANIMAX]

Known as Danball Senki “Cardboard Battle Chronicles”, Little Battlers eXperience is based on a role-playing video game by Level-5, involving small plastic model robots known as LBXs that fight on dioramas made out of cardboard, with the main character setting out to battle against LBXs created by other characters.

Starting on Tuesday (March 20), Little Battlers eXperience will premiere at 5.30pm on Ani-chan block. It will be airing Mondays – Fridays replacing Sergeant Keroro (Season 3).

In the second season of the anime series, Naruto and his fellow ninjas face their greatest test yet as their ninja village of the Leaf comes under attack by rival ninja villages of the Sound and Sand, and threatens to annihilate the lives as they know it. The series also sees the return of legendary ninjas of the Leaf Village, of whom one will go on to become Naruto’s new mentor… [ANIMAX]

Naruto series has won awards in the Philippines like the Best Full-Length Animated Program in 2007 USTv Awards and Best Anime Rerun anime for a particular local network in 2009 Otaku Verdict.

New season of Naruto premieres this March 21 also on the Ani-chan block.

Due to his father’s disappearance, Itsuki Iba has to take over the family business: a magician dispatch service called ‘Astral’. Astral basically employ countless magicians and other supernatural beings in order to send them out to help those who need magical assistance. As a leader, Itsuki now has to be tough, commanding, and reliable, but there’s one problem, he’s a coward. Also, in order to run a successful business, he has to connect with his employees, which is more difficult than it seems due to his personality and lack of magical ability. But not only does he have to deal with his own employees, he also has to deal with those who threaten the family business. [ANN]

Voted by fans as the “Best Action Story” in Japan’s Light Novel Awards in 2007 for the series of novels that the anime series is based on, Rental Magica features popular voice actors Jun Fukuyama (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion) and Rie Kugimiya (Shakugan no Shana) as lead characters Itsuki and Astral Shinto magician Mikan respectively.

Rental Magica premieres March 29, airing Mondays – Fridays at 11pm. It will be replacing Chromed Shelled Regios.

All the above anime series will air first and exclusively on Animax.

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