New episodes of Little Battlers eXperience W also set to premiere next month.
Pan-regional anime channel ANIMAX Asia is set to air three (3) anime titles at the 11:00pm timeslot starting this October, which are the previously announced titles My Little Monster, Hyouka, and the upcoming “simulcast” anime Coppelion.
A romantic comedy that revolves around the relationship between Shizuku Mizutani, a quiet girl who has few interests beside her grade and her future career and Haru, a difficult yet endearing delinquent boy. Their relationship evolves when Shizuku was tasked to deliver homework handouts to Haru’s home. Will Shizuku let Haru be her friend, or perhaps more than friends? (Synopsis from ANIMAX)
My Little Monster (also known as Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun) is an anime adaptation of a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Robico, which was serialized on Kodansha’s Dessert magazine from August 2008 until June this year and has 12 volumes.
The anime adaptation was directed by Hiro Kaburaki, who also directed another hit romantic-comedy anime Kimi ni Todoke, while Kuroko no Basket scriptwriter Noboru Takagi handled script composition, and Tomohiro Kishi, who worked on titles like Durarara!! and two Naruto Shippuden movies, handled character designs. It was produced by Brains Base together with Aniplex, and has 13 episodes.
As previously announced, My Little Monster on Thursday, October 03, and airs Every Thursday & Friday nights at 11:00pm MNL time, replacing Kamisama Kiss.
Hotarou Oreki is an energy-conserving boy who avoids non-compulsory activities at all costs. However, he joins his high school’s classical literature club at the request of his sister to keep it from being disbanded. In the club, he befriends a girl with boundless curiosity named Eru Chitanda, whose personality is outwardly, the opposite of his. Alongside his friends Satoshi and Mayaka, Hotarou finds himself unwittingly dragged into mystery solving activity. They begin to investigate a case that occurred 45 years ago. Hints of the mystery are buried in an old collection of works by the former members of Classics Club. The collection is titled “Hyouka.” (Synopsis from ANIMAX)
Hyouka is an anime adaptation of a Japanese mystery novel by Honobu Yonezawa, which was published between 2001 to 2010 by publisher Kadokawa Shoten on the imprint Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko.
The anime was directed by Yasuhiro Takemoto, who also directed Lucky Star and Full Metal Panic: The Second Raid, and scripts were supervised by Full Metal Panic! series creator Shoji Gatoh, and Free! character designer Futoshi Nishiya illustrated the anime. It was produced by Kyoto Animation, and 22 episodes.
Hyouka is set to premiere on Monday, October 07, and airs Every Monday & Tuesday nights at 11:00pm MNL time, replacing Kamisama Kiss.
The story begins in 20XX, Old Capital, ravished by the contamination caused by an accident at a power plant of Shinto Electric Power Company, is now in a state of lock-down. When Japan’s military receives a distress signal from that area, three high school girls are sent to the disaster area to look for survivors.
Thanks to genetic engineering, the three girls have been impervious to radioactivity since birth. They form a Special Forces unit, codenamed “Coppelion,” in the 3rd Division of Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Force. (Synopsis from ANIMAX)
Coppellion is set to premiere “same time as Japan” on Wednesday, October 02, airing Every Wednesday nights at 08:00pm MNL time, with a late-night repeat at 11:00pm MNL time. For more details, check out their press release by clicking here.
Also set to premiere next month are new episodes of the mecha anime Little Battlers eXperience W, continuing from where they left off last May.
The second season of Little Battlers eXperience W is set to premiere on Thursday, October 17, airing Weekday afternoons at 05:30pm MNL time, replacing the fifth season of Spooky Kitaro.
SOURCE: ANIMAX Asia
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