Animax Asia reveals its “Same-Day-as-Japan” anime line-up for April 2017 

Animax Asia has revealed two same-day-as-Japan simulcast series premiering on channel for the month of April. APRIL LINE-UP My Hero Academia Season 2 (Same-day-as-Japan) Premieres on 1 April, every Saturday at 10pm Alice & Zouroku (Same-day-as-Japan) Premieres on 2 April, every Sunday at 11pm This Art Club Has a Problem! Premieres on 11 April, every Monday…

‘BanG Dream!’ Vol. 1 to be available in PH bookstores soon

Shogakukan Asia Pte Ltd has announced last Wednesday (March 29) that Volume 1 of the highly-anticipated English-language release of Bushiroad Media’s “BanG Dream!” manga will be released on March 30 in Singapore. After the launch in Singapore, the manga will also be making its way to bookstore in five other Southeast Asian countries: Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Thailand…

“Koe no Katachi” to be released next month

The play-date of the anime movie “Koe no Katachi” (A Silent Voice) has been unveiled. According to SM Cinema website, the release date of the film is on April 15, 2017. SM Cinema describes the movie as follows: The story revolves around Nishimiya Shoko, a grade school student who has impaired hearing. She transfers into a new…

HERO TV announces anime line-up for April 2017

Local anime cable channel HERO TV has announced last Thursday (March 30) its anime line-up for the month of April 2017. The line-up includes Pandora in the Crimson Shell (April 21), Fate Kaleid Liner Prisma Ilya 3Rei! (April 28) and for HERO Theatrix, Samurai X OVA (April 23 and 30). HERO TV is available on Skycable and…

ANIPLUS Asia announces April 2017 Highlights

  Southeast Asian anime channel Aniplus has announced its anime highlight for the month of April 2017.   APRIL LINE-UP Attack on Titan Season 2 (Right After Japan) Season Premiere: April 2, Every Sun 6PM Encore: Every Sun 10PM Berserk 2 (Right After Japan) Season Premiere: April 7, Fri 10PM (Double Premiere Episode) New Episode:…

“Koe No Katachi” coming soon on SM Cinema

The official website for SM Cinema has listed “Koe No Katachi” (A Silent Voice) on movies to be release soon on their cinemas. Pioneer Films has previously teased that the movie will be released in the Philippines soon. The film is based on Yoshitoki Oima’s manga of the same name. SYNOPSIS The story revolves around Nishimiya Shoko,…

“Suki Ni Naru Sono Shunkan O” gets PH release on April 5th

SM Cinema has announced last Wednesday (March 29) that local cinema chain will release “Suki Ni Naru Sono Shunkan O” (The Moment You Fall In Love) on April 5 in select branches nationwide. Screening schedule will soon be available via smcinema.com. The movie is distributed by Odex Private Ltd. “Suki ni Naru Sono Shunkan O” is the second…

“Konosuba” and “Haikyu!! S3” to air soon on HERO TV

HERO TV has announced last Monday that comedy fantasy anime “Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!” and third installment of sports anime “Haikyu!!” will air soon on the channel. “KonoSuba”  is based on the comedic Japanese novel series written by Natsume Akatsuki of the same name. The first season of the series premiere in Winter 2016 while…

Cosplay Mania 2017: Cosplayer guests announced

Cosplay.ph has announced last Sunday, March 26 during Cosplay Carnival 2017 the cosplayer guests for the upcoming Cosplay Mania 2017. Guests include Angie from Malaysia, Siutao from Hong Kong, Knitemaya from Australia, Hikarin from Canada and the cosplay duo Kong and Eki from South Korea. Guests for the JAM concert will be announced soon. Now…

“Voltes V” returns to GMA 7 with new voice cast

In celebration of its 40th anniversary, GMA 7 has announced during channel’s noontime show “Sunday Pinasaya” that classic anime Voltes V is set to return starting next week. The announcement also includes the new voice actors and actresses for the series. The cast are as follows:  Derrick Monasterio as Steve Armstrong, Jak Roberto as Mark Gordon, Hiro Peralta as…

Ozine Fest 2017: Live performance ticket price revealed

Ozine Fest 2017 organizer Otakuzine Anime Magazine has announced the ticket price for the Manila live-performance of Mitsuko Horie and Takayuki Miyauchi. Ticket price is worth Php350 and it sill be sold onsite on April 7-8, 2017 outside Megatrade Hall 2. The live-performance will happen on April 8 at SM Megamall, Megatrade Hall. Takayuki Miyauchi is one of the well-known…

C3 and AFA join forces, events dates revealed

  (PRESS RELEASE) SOZO, organizer of Anime Festival Asia events and Sotsu Co., Ltd, organizer of C3 events, have joined together to create “C3 AFA”. This new event aims to become the regional Cool Japan Event of Asia by developing an B2C event representing various Japanese content such as anime, characters, comics, game, music, novel…

“Koe No Katachi” anime film gets Philippine release

Local film distributor Pioneer Film announced last Friday that anime film “Koe No Katachi” (A Silent Voice) will be shown in the Philippines. The film’s play date has not yet been announced. The film is based on Yoshitoki Oima’s manga of the same name. Anime News Network describes the film’s story: A deaf elementary school girl, Shoko Nishimiya, upon…

“Death Note: Light Up The New World” in Philippine cinemas on March 15

The new Death Note live-action movie “Light Up The New World” is set to premiere in Philippine cinemas next month. The film will be released on March 15, 2017 by Pioneer Films . The story takes places after ten years after the last battle between L and Light. Shinigami sends death notes to the ground and the human world once again falls into chaos….

Legendary singers Mitsuko Horie and Takayuki Miyauchi coming to Ozine Fest 2017

Otakuzine Anime Magazine has revealed that this year’s Ozine Fest will feature legendary singers Mitsuko Horie and Takayuki Miyauchi. The announcement was made by the host during Otaku Expo 2017 last February 5, 2017. The two singer will be performing live on April 8 at Megatrade Hall in SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. Takayuki Miyauchi is…