HERO TV – Anime Line Up for January 2012

Here is the list of upcoming  and returning anime series and movies to air on ABS-CBN’s anime cable channel, HERO TV this coming January 2012 as released by Sky Cable.

Gakuen Utopia Manabi Straight

12 episode | 24 mins each 

The year is 2035 and schools have been suffering from a lack of child birth which has caused many of them to close. An energetic girl named Manami Amamiya transfers to a new school where she quickly becomes the student council president and starts to bring back some vigor in the students’ lives. [ANN]

The slice of life, comedy anime will air every Monday -Friday at 6:00PM starting premieres on January 18. It will have replays at 2:00AM, 7:ooAM & 2:00PM the next day replacing Heroman.

Major: Yujo No Winning Shot (Film)

The Ball of Friendship
104 mins

30-second Movie Trailer

Goro briefly returns to Japan after a triumphant season in the US. He is heading towards Fukuoka where he played baseball when he was a fifth grader. Having just moved into a new town, this is where Goro faced a critical point in his life. [ANN]

The baseball anime film premieres on January 22 at 12:30AM, 12:00PM, & 9:00PM. It will also have replays on January 29 , same time.

Jackie Chan’s Fantasia

Jackie Chan’s Fantasia is a story about Chan and his friends adventures all over the world. They are looking for 7 dragon treasures from ancient. These 7 dragon treasures are justice, faith, backbone, love, mercy, braveness and peace.

Jackie Chan’s Fantasia Trailer

Jackie Chan Adventures-inspired Chinese cartoon airs every Saturday and Sunday starting New Year’s Day at 6:30AM. It will have replays at 8:00 PM replacing Crystal Warriors.

Returning Anime

Every Monday-Friday starting January 2 at 10:00PM replacing Persona: Trinity Soul.

Mobile Suit Gundam 00
Every Monday-Friday starting January 6 at 9:30PM with replays at 12:00MN, 8:00AM, and 4:00PM the next day, replacing Gintama 2.

Gargoyle of Yoshinaga Family
Every weekends starting January 8 at 11:30AM and 7:30PM, replacing Kyoshiro and the Eternal Sky.

Special A (4-episode marathon) 
Every Saturdays starting January 14 at 7:30AM and 5:00PM, replacing the Gintama 2nd Season.

Hero Man
Every weekend starting January 14 at 9:30AM with replays at 4:30PM, and 11:00PM.

Zero No Tsukaima (4-episode marathon)
Every Sunday starting January 15 at 7:30AM and 5:00PM, replacing the Devil May Cry.

Shin Mazinger Edition Z
Every Monday-Friday starting January 18 at 9:00PM with replays at 5:30AM and 1:00PM the next day, replacing One Outs.

Hunter × Hunter
Every Monday-Friday starting January 18 at 11:30PM with replays at 3:00AM, 9:30AM, and 1:30PM the next day, replacing Captain Tsubasa: Road to 2002.