Squid Girl anime previously listed on channel’s video on-demand service in Malaysia.
ZEN Otaku Honbu has learned that the Pan-regional anime channel ANIMAX Asia is set to premiere Shinryaku! Ika Musume and the second anime adaptation of Blue Dragon.
The premiere date of the anime titles has been listed on ANIMAX Asia’s special microsite for the Anime Festival Asia (AFA) event happening in Singapore this November.
After their previous adventures, Shu and Bouquet joined a resistance group to fight General Rogi’s invading army. They encountered a mysterious child, Noi, who has the power to revive Shu’s Blue Dragon shadow, and he then saves Noi from the pursuit of a red dragon. Now Shu and his company has to set foot once again on a journey to discover the purpose of the dragons, undergo tests, and stop the chains of events which threatens the fate of humanity. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)
Blue Dragon: Trials of the Seven Shadows (Blue Dragon: Tenkai no Shichiryuu) is the second anime adaptation of an XBOX 360 role-playing video game developed by Mistwalker and Artoon.
Director Yukihiro Matsushita, scriptwriter Akatsuki Yamatoya, and renowned character designer Akira Toriyama returns to be a part of the second anime adaptation. Studio Pierrot produced the anime, and has 51 episodes.
Cartoon Network Philippines, which aired the first Blue Dragon anime, has yet to air the second season.
Blue Dragon: Trials of the Seven Shadows premiere on November 21 (Thursday), airing Every Monday to Friday afternoons at 05:30pm MNL.
Squid Girl has come to the land from the depths of the sea to conquer humanity for its pollution of the ocean. Unfortunately she ruins the first house she uses as an invasion base and has to work to pay for repairs. Of course, she can’t overcome the Aizawa sisters who manage the house, so who knows whether she can subjugate humankind. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)
Shinryaku! Ika Musume (also known as Squid Girl) is an anime adaptation of a Japanese manga series written & illustrated by Masahiro Anbe, and serialized on Akita Shoten publication Weekly Shonen Champion magazine since July 2007. The series currenly has 15 volumes.
The anime adaptation was directed by Tsutomu Mizushima, who also directed anime titles like Another and Girls und Panzer, scripts supervised by Gintama scritpwriter Michiko Yokote, and Masakazu Ishikawa, who also worked for titles like School Rumble and Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny, handles character designs.
As previously reported, Ika Musume is one the anime title previously offered by the anime channel’s on-demand service in Malaysia, which include titles like Full Metal Panic: The Second Raid, Toradora!, and D.Gray-man.
Shinryaku! Ika Musume is set to premiere on November 29 (Friday) and airs Every Monday to Friday afternoons at 04:30pm MNL.
SOURCE: ANIMAX Asia
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