“DanMachi” airs on TV5 this May

TV5 recently released a promotional video revealing the upcoming airing of the anime series Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon or DanMachi this May.

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The series premieres on May 11 at 5:45 PM.

Aniplus described the series as follows:

The story of a young aspiring adventurer, Bell Cranel and his tiny patron goddess, Hestia, as they work together to fulfil their dreams in the dungeon city Orario.

DanMachi premiered in Spring 2015.

Thanks to Jasper Guce for the tip.

“Iida Riho Birthday Tour2016 in Korea” special airs on Aniplus Asia

Aniplus Asia has announced on Tuesday, April 25 that South East Asia anime channel will be airing the concert special of Iida Riho Birthday Tour that was held in Korea in 2016.

The special is scheduled to air on May 1st, Monday, 9:55 PM (PHT) with the encore airing on May 7th Sunday, 6:55 PM.

Iida Riho is a former child actress turned actress, voice actress and singer from Saitama Prefecture. She is popularly known as the voice actress behind Hoshizora Rin in Love Live! School Idol Project.

She has made a debut performance in Manila last year as one of the anisong artists who performed at Cosplay Mania 2016. 

Aniplus is available in the Philippines via Tribe mobile app.

“Kancolle The Movie” PH Fan Screening details

Advanced ticket selling for the screening of the Kancolle the Movie is now open at the official website of SM Cinema.

Kancolle fans can purchase them online via smcinema.com for Php 355 each (processing fee for online transaction excluded). Tickets are also available on-site at the SM Megamall Cinema booth for the same price.

Those who bought tickets will receive movie exclusive premiums such as Kancolle The Movie A4 Clear Folder, 35mm film strip which features five frames from the movie and Movie logo Epoxy pin.

Kancolle The Movie is scheduled to be shown at Cinema 11 on Saturday, May 6, 2017 on two time slots: 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM. 

It has received a rating of G (General Patronage) by the Philippine’s Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB).

Fan Screening of “Sword Art Online The Movie” in the Philippines postponed 

Odex Private Limited announced on Friday (April 21) that the fan screening for Sword Art Online The Movie in the Philippines will be postponed to a later date.

The postponement was due to “logistics problem with the the movie premium (items) delivery”. The movie was supposed to be shown on Saturday, April 22. Below is the full announcement that was posted in Facebook:

TO OUR VALUED PHILIPPINES SAO FANS:

Due to logistical difficulties, Sword Art Online The Movie Fan’s Screening on 22 April 2017 at SM Megamall will be postponed and re-scheduled to 29 Apr 2017.

Sword Art Online: The Movie premium items may be claimed on 29 Apr 2017 at SM Cinema Megamall.  

We sincerely apologise for this unexpected outcome and for the disappointment caused to Philippines fans.

The movie is re-scheduled for screening to April 29, 2017.

Philippine screening for “Kancolle The Movie” postponed

Aniplus Asia announced last Tuesday that the screening of Kancolle the Movie on April 22 is moved to a later date.

The movie is rescheduled to May 6, 2017. Aniplus Asia has not gave details on the reason of the postponement.

Here is the full statement posted on the official Facebook page.

KanColle the Movie Announcement

The date for KanColle the Movie Fan Screening for the Philippines has been changed from 22 April to 06 May.

We are sorry for the inconvenience and we will be back with more information on the screening in Indonesia and Philippines soon!

“Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry” movie to be released in the Philippines

Southeast Asian film distributor Odex Private Limited has announced on Tuesday (April 18) that it will release Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry anime movie in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. There are no details yet for the playdate.

Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry is the second film based on the manga and anime series of the same name, by Hiro Mashima. It has an original story based on 193 storyboard pages that Mashima, drew for the film.

Synopsis from Madman

The Dragon Cry is a magic artifact with enough power to destroy the world. Enshrined within a temple in the Kingdom of Fiore, the Dragon Cry is stolen by Zash, a traitor in Fiore, and delivered to Animus, the ruler of the Kingdom of Stella.

The task of recapturing the Dragon Cry falls to Natsu and the Wizards of the Fairy Tail Guild. During their mission to track down Zash, they infiltrate the Kingdom of Stella, and it is here they meet Animus’ magician Sonya…

What does Animus plan to do with the Dragon Cry? Sonya wants to save her country, but what secret is she hiding? Within the interlacing ulterior motives, Fairy Tail fights against the danger that is the menacing world!

And in the middle of this heroic battle, Natsu’s instinct awakens.

Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry opens May 6, 2017 in Japan.

“Sword Art Online Movie” gets Fan Screening on April 22

Odex Private Limited has announced on Sunday that they will be holding a special Fan Screening for Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale this weekend at SM Megamall.

The screening is a one-time event to be held on April 22, 5PM at SM Megamall Cinema 11.

Movie attendees who purchase tickets for the Fan Screening will receive premium items from Japan. Item includes seven Japan cinema movie release premiums, 7 Signature Cards and one paper bag.

Ticket are worth Php1,800 and already available via smcinema.com.

There will be also a Fan Screening happening simultaneously in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Odex Private Limited has previously released the movie in selected theater in the Philippines last February.

 

“Norn9” airing date on TV5 announced

TV5 has officially announced the airing date of romance anime “Norn9” on the channel.

“Norn9” is set to air on April 20 at 5:15AM. The series will be released in Filipino-dubbed.

Check out the promotional video posted on their official Facebook page.

“Norn9” is based on an otome game developed by Otomate and published by Idea Factory.

Anime News Network describes the anime series as follows:

The era where great powers of the world have all ventured overseas. Revolution and liberalism spread all over the world. Right when souls and earth are ill, a glowing sphere appeared in the sky, and removed the borders of the world. Three girls and nine young men depart together with a flying ship.

The series first aired in Winter 2016 in Japan.

“Norn9” teased to air on TV5

TV5 through its “TV5 Animega” Facebook page has teased fantasy romance anime “Norn9” to air soon on the channel.

“Norn9” is based on an otome game developed by Otomate and published by Idea Factory.

Anime News Network describes the anime series as follows:

The era where great powers of the world have all ventured overseas. Revolution and liberalism spread all over the world. Right when souls and earth are ill, a glowing sphere appeared in the sky, and removed the borders of the world. Three girls and nine young men depart together with a flying ship.

The series first aired in Winter 2016 in Japan.

Release of “Koe No Katachi” cancelled due to theater unavailability

(Updated 4/11/2017 1434H) Philippine distributor Pioneer Films has announced on Tuesday (April 11) that the release of anime film “Koe no Katachi” (A Silent Voice) has been cancelled due to unavailability of theaters.

According to Pioneer Films, the movie has been rescheduled to an unconfirmed date.

Stay tuned for further announcement.

The movie was initially scheduled on the 15th of April on local cinemas.

“Kuroko no Basket movie: Last Game” to screen in the Philippines

Odex Private Limited has announced last Saturday, April 8, 2017, that they will be screening “Kuroko No Basket movie: Last Game” in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines.

The screening schedules are as follows:

  •  Singapore: GV – 4 May 2017 
  • Malaysia: GSC – 4 May 2017 
  • Philippines: SM Cinema – 17 May 2017 
  • Indonesia: CGV-Blitz, Cinemaxx, Platinum – TBC
  • Vietnam: Lotte Cinema – TBC

Synopsis from Anime News Network

An American street basketball team called Jabberwock comes to Japan and plays a friendly match with a Japanese team, but after the Japanese team suffers a crushing defeat, the team members of Jabberwock start mocking Japanese basketball. Their comments enrage Riko’s father, and so he gathers a team made up of the five members of the Generation of Miracles plus Kuroko and Kagami, called Vorpal Swords, to have a revenge match against Jabberwock.

The movie premiered last March 18 in Japan.

Detective Conan Movie The Crimson Love Letter to be shown in the Philippines

Odex Private Limited has announced last Saturday, April 8, 2017, that they will be screening the latest Detective Conan movie, “The Crimson Love Letter” in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Screening schedules are as follows:

  • Singapore: GV – 18 May 2017
  • Malaysia: GSC – 22 June 2017
  • Philippines: SM Cinema – 12 July 2017
  • Indonesia: CGV-Blitz, Cinemaxx, Platinum – TBC
  • Vietnam: Lotte Cinema – TBC

The Crimson Letter is the 21st installment movie in the Detective Conan franchise. It will be released on April 15 in Japan.

“Frame Arms Girl” streams on Facebook on April 7

“Frame Arms Girl” has announced on Tuesday that its official Facebook page will stream the anime series on their social media page.

The stream will be available only to Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and
The Philippines. The first episode will be streamed on Friday,  April 7 2017, 9 PM (SGT).

Anime News Network describe the series as follows:

Ao opens a package that arrives at her doorstep. Inside the package is Gōrai, a Frame Arms Girl: a small robot capable of independent movement. Gōrai is a newly-developed prototype: a Frame Arms Girl equipped with an “Artificial Self,” an advanced AI that gives her a personality. Ao is the only one that has activated her. Gōrai begins to gather both battle data and emotions, starting a day-to-day life with Ao, who knows nothing about Frame Arms Girls.

Series’ first episode aired last April 3 in Japan.

“Knights of Sidonia” airs next week on TV5’s prime-time slot

TV5 has announced on Thursday that hit mecha anime “Knights of Sidonia” will air next week on channel.

The series will premiere on April 12 at 9:30 PM.

Synopsis from Aniplus Asia

Sidonia, a ship with a population of over 500,000 people, is once again threatened by the Gauna, a strange alien race which destroyed the solar system. Follow Tanikaze Nagate and his friends as they try to strike back against these gigantic creatures.

The first season of Knights of Sidonia aired in 2014, while the season was released the next year.

“KanColle the Movie” gets one-day screening in the Philippines

(Updated April 18) Aniplus Asia has announced on Wednesday (April 5) that “Kancolle: The Movie” is getting a one-day fan screening in four countries in Southeast Asia.

Schedules are as follows:

Singapore – 15 April
Malaysia – 16 April
Indonesia – 29 April
Philippines – (Postponed to 06 May from 22 April)

 

Fans are getting exclusive premium item when they watch the movie at the cinemas. Item includes movie’s A4 clear folder, an epoxy pin and a 35mm film strip.

More details will be announced at a later date.

Synopsis by Aniplus Asia

As the mysterious army, the Abyssal Fleet, continues to destroy the seas, only warships that hold a soul, the “Fleet Girls” (KanMusu), have the power to fight back against them.

During the last battle at their headquarters, both sides suffered heavy damages. The Special Type Destroyer “Fubuki” and the other Fleet Girls who took part in the in the “MI Stategy” managed to secure a win. However, what awaits them after the fierce battle are only tougher battles.

With the success of the MI Strategy, the headquarters sends the next fighting force towards the south. The battle area continues to increase as they attack the enemy base. With their new Naval base and the accumulation of battle experience, the Fleet Girls continue to come up with new strategies for their battles. Suddenly, an anomaly occurred to the target they were to battle.

What awaits the Fleet Girls are..

The film opened in Japan last November,