ANIMAX Amps Up Girl Power this April! with ‘Snow White with the Red Hair’ & ‘Cross Angel: Rondo of Angels & Dragon’

More anime pleasure is ready to return this April as Animax brings to its multitude of viewers two new reveals with feminine protagonists specifically Snow White with the Red Hair and Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragon.

Premieres April 14 at 8pm, Wednesday and Thursday, 2 Episodes back-to-back [First & Exclusive]



The anime adaptation of this shojo manga centers on the expert herbalist Shirayuki, who, after being ordered by the Prince of Tanburn to be his concubine, flees from her nation. On her journey, she comes throughout Zen who, unbeknownst to her, holds an elite place within the neighboring kingdom Clarines. As the story progresses, she trains to develop into a pharmacist of Clarines and develops a warm relationship with Zen. This lighthearted fantasy revolves round Shirayuki’s quest on curing illness outbreaks and preserving her relationship with Zen regardless of the distinction of their social standing.

CROSS ANGE Rondo Of Angels And Dragon
Premieres April 19 at 10pm, Monday and Tuesday, 2 Episodes back-to-back [First & Exclusive]

CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon

Cross Ange Rondo of Angel and Dragon paints a society nicely far into the future that finds itself free from air pollution and conflict. Thanks to an innovation referred to as “Mana,” days of excellent peace appears to have been lastly discovered. Unknown to the individuals who have accepted this, it’s however an phantasm. Those who’ve rejected “Mana” have continued to reside in oppression and are referred to as “Norma.”Angelise, the primary princess of the Misurugi Empire is uncovered as a Norma by her personal brother, leading to a backlash that drives her to a far place referred to as Arzenal, the place she turns into a soldier and finds herself in a single problem after one other, with the final word objective of restoring actual order in her world.

Animax is seen on SKYCable Channel 46, Cignal Digital TV Channel 34 and Dream Channel 07.

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Animax brings hit animes in 2016 with Express-from-Japan and Blockbuster Series!

Start the year right with great anime from Animax.  The first 24-hour anime channel in Asia brings to you a fresh crop of anime including express-from-Japan series Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn, GRIMGAR, ASHES AND ILLUSIONS, and blockbuster series Assassination Classroom and The File of Young Kindaichi R.

DuraraDon’t miss the final chapter of the new season on the Durarara franchise on the same day as Japan.  Durarara x2 3rd Arc premieres on the same day as Japan, on 10 January 2016 at 10pm, Sunday, so be sure to watch it.

Adapted from the light novel of the same name, Durarara is popular among anime lovers for its engaging storytelling – each event is retold in different perspectives, making for more episodes to look forward to! Back to stir up trouble in the dangerous Ikebukuro underground are the franchise’s distinct and eccentric characters – the headless rider Celty Sturluson, Mikado Ryugamine, leader of the notorious colour gang Dollars, and his childhood friend Masaomi Kida, who incidentally is the head honcho of another gang, the Yellow Scarves. With some new characters and the return of original director Takahiro Omori, the stage is set for what’s been described as “an ending that no one will see coming”.

Fresh from Japan: Two hit anime series to premiere on Animax within weeks from Japan’s telecast!

Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn.  The sci-fi action series follows Nanakorobi Nene, a cybernetically-enhanced girl who moves to Cenancle, where she will learn that there is more to the island than meets the eye. When a super-powered terrorist attacks the island, she teams up with her new-found friends and discovers powers she never knew she possessed.  The series premieres on 23 January 2016, every Saturday at 11.30pm.


GRIMGAR, ASHES AND ILLUSIONS. The anime centers on the adventures of Haruhiro. His world is surrounded by darkness – purpose and mission undefined. He remembers nothing but his name. And when he emerges from the darkness, he is greeted by a world that seems like a scene out of a video game. To survive the seemingly dangerous and uncharted world of Grimgar, Haruhiro has to form an alliance with like-minded people and equip themselves with essential fightin abilities.  This series premiere on 2 February 2016, every Tuesday at 8pm.


Are you ready for this?  The much anticipated anime series Assassination Classroom is finally coming to Animax.  Watch the story about an endearing homeroom teacher who is also an octopus-like alien plotting to ruin Earth. With a plot like that, it is no wonder that the series is already expecting another season PLUS its second film!

Assassination Classroom premieres on 4 January 2016, with two back-to-back episodes every Monday and Tuesday at 10pm.

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Finally, I am sure you will all be excited to know that detective Kindaichi is back!  Fans of renowned mystery manga Kindaichi Case Files will soon get to go on more adventures with their favourite detective. In the latest anime adaptation Files of Young Kindaichi R, the high school student has to solve the mystery of his missing friend Miyuki Nanase, who has been kidnapped while pursuing stardom as a movie body double in Hong Kong.

The File of Young Kindaichi R starts 21 March 2016, every Monday and Tuesday at 8pm.

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Animax is seen on SKYCable Channel 46, Cignal Digital TV Channel 34 and Dream Channel 07.

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Anime Update: Exodus now on Animax

Animax will be unveiling a new anime series this December 8 – EXODUS.  The anime is about the island of Tatsumiyajima where a volatile peace started to blossom.  However, peace is being tested by many things and one of this is the existence of two special girls, one who can understand the Festum and the other who is protected by the Festum.

Watch as a new world unfolds as the two girls cross paths in Exodus.  The new anime premieres on December 8, 10:00pm Mondays-Tuesdays. 2 episodes back to back. First and exclusive on Animax.

Animax is seen on SKYCable Channel 46, Cignal Digital TV Channel 34 and Dream Channel 7.

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Anime Update: Teens with mysterious eye powers fight evil in newest anime series

Animax Asia introduces teens with mysterious eye powers fighting evil in its newest anime, Mekakucity Actors which premiers August 18.  The new series is a 12-episode anime produced by Shaft in collaboration with Aniplex of America and 1st PLACE. Based on Jin’s Kagerou Project.  It is directed by Akiyuki Shinbo.

After living in solitude for years, a NEET named Shintaro is led back into the outside world by a mysterious female character who infiltrates his computer and causes a breakdown. Desperate to fix his beloved computer, he heads to a department store and in one fateful moment he is thrown into a life of action and crime-fighting adventure.


Photo credit to Animax Asia

A group of criminals break in and hold shoppers hostage. Among the crowd happens to be a group of teenagers who call themselves “Mekakushi Dan” (or the Blindfold Gang). Wielding powers using their eyes, they are able to stop the criminals from carrying out their evil plans and force Shintaro to join them.

Witness how this young man adjusts and flourishes in his new life this August in Animax.

Mekakucity Actors premieres August 18 at 10pm, Mon – Tues, two episodes back to back, first and exclusively on Animax Asia.

Animax is seen on SKYCable Channel 46, Cignal Digital TV Channel 34 and Dream Channel 7.  See for more.

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Animax Carnival Philippines 2015 Set To Immerse Filipino Fans in Japanese Culture!

PHILIPPINES, MAY 2015 – Animax, Asia’s first channel specializing in Japanese animation, will be bringing its annual flagship event back to the Philippines! Viewers and fans will be treated to two days of fun-filled anime-themed activities at Animax Carnival Philippines 2015, to be held at Hall 4 SMX Convention Center, Pasay City on 30 and 31 May 2015, 11am to 8pm. Continue reading →

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Animax Carnival 2015

One of the most prestiguous anime and cosplay event in Asia is returning to the Philippines, Animax Carnival 2015.  The event will be at Hall 4, SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia Pasay City on May 30-31.  Animax Carnival will let you experience not only cosplay but playing Japanese traditional games under a full bloom Sakura Tree.  Isn’t that exciting?


There are lots of things to look forward to at Animax Carnival 2015 including screenings of the latest anime movies and series plus Cosplay Icon and model, Alodia Gosiengfiao will also be present at the event and will have a performance.

I’ll be there on both days and I’ve also prepared a special performance so make sure to drop by!

We will also be seeing individual cosplayers who will compete for the prize of P10,000 – P8,000 – P5,000 plus Animax freebies and goodie bags.  Individual competitors are selected from those who had passed their registration form and requirements last May 22, 2015.  Cosplayers will be from the following Anime titles:

  • Naruto Shippuden
  • Fairy Tail
  • Bleach
  • Hunter X Hunter
  • Parasyte -the maxim-
  • VALVRAVE The Liberator
  • The Seven Deadly Sins
  • Space Dandy
  • The World God Only Knows Mushibugyo
  • Wizard Barristers

Meanwhile, there will also be a group cosplay competition.  Winner of the group cosplay will win P20K, P16K, and P12K respectively plus Animax freebies and goodie bags.  Group cosplays are chosen from any title broadcast on ANIMAX.

What to expect?  Well, here are some highlights of Animax Carnival 2015:

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You can get your tickets at any SM Tickets outlets and at .  For more info please read this official Press Release.

Are you going to the event?  What are you looking forward to?  Share us your plans and thoughts on this event.

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Animax Philippines, Asia’s first youth brand specializing in the fastest growing youth entertainment genre – Japanese animation partners with Naruto Cosplayers PH (NCPH) for the coverage of the Nihonggo Fiesta 2013 at SM City North EDSA Sky Dome on February 23. The event will bring back the Japanese band Uchusentai Noiz, one of Japan’s rising visual kei bands. Continue reading →

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