New seasons of Gintama, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s also set to premiere next month.
Filipino-language anime channel HEROtv has announced through a press release on Monday that the action-adventure anime The Legend of the Legendary Heroes, and the sci-fi action anime Kamisama Dolls will premiere on the channel next month.
Ryner Lute is a lazy student of the Roland Empire Royal Magician’s School. One day, the Roland Empire goes to war against a neighboring country Estabul, and Ryner loses his classmates in the battle. After the war, at Emperor Sion Astarl’s command, Ryner sets out on a journey to find the relics of a “Legendary Hero”. During his quest, he finds out that a deadly curse is spreading across the continent. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)
Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu, better known as The Legend of the Legendary Heroes, has been adapted from its light-novel series, created by by Takaya Kagami with illustrations by Saori Toyota, which was published by Fujimi Shobo in Dragon Magazine. The anime adaptation was produced by ZEXCS, which also produced Chrome Shelled Regios and Rental Magica.
The Legend of the Legendary Heroes premieres on January 12 (Saturday) at 11:00am, with repeats at 08:00pm and 07:00am (starting January 27).
Kyouhei Kuga is a young man who has left his small hometown to escape from its anachronistic rules and traditions. He wants to try a new life in Tokyo as a simple university student. In the past he was a seki, title given to individuals who are able to control the mysterious kakashis. Considered as gods in the small Karakami village, the kakashi are ancient wooden wonders able to perform incredible feats. The escape of a seki from the provincial town abruptly brings to Tokyo a handful of other seki who are searching for him. Despite being so far away, Kyouhei is still haunted by the old laws and hatred between the two main families, the Kuga and the Hyuga. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)
Kamisama Dolls is the anime adaptation of a manga with the same name, written & illustrated by Hajime Yamamura, and was serialized on Shogakukan’s Sunday GX magazine. The anime adaptation has been produced by Brains Base, producer of Mawaru Penguindrum, Natsume’s Book of Friends, and Gunparade Orchestra.
Kamisama Dolls premieres on Wednesday, January 23, and airs Weeknights at 07:30pm, with repeats at 01:30am, 07:30am, and 01:30pm.
Also set to premiere this month are new seasons of popular animes Gintama and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s.
Gintama premieres on Wednesday, January 02, and airs Weeknights at 09:00pm, with repeats on the next day at 03:00am, 09:00am, and 03:00pm.
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s premieres on Tuesday, January 08, and airs Weeknights at 09:30pm, with repeats on the next day at 03:30am, 09:30am, and 03:30pm.
Returning titles for next month are Jigoku Shoujo, Viewtiful Joe, Shiki, RahXephon, New Captain Tsubasa – Road to 2002, One Outs and Deltora Quest. Also returning are Yu-Gi-Oh! GX – S1, To Aru Kagaku no Railgun, airing on weekend marathon block, and Familiar of Zero F.
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