Mecha-themed anime previously premiered on anime channel ANIMAX in 2012.
Anime Pilipinas has learned that the mecha-themed sci-fi anime Little Battlers eXperience has premiered last Monday on ABS-CBN Sports+Action (Channel 23), which is ABS-CBN’s Sports & Action channel on Free TV.
The anime is airing Every Monday to Friday mornings at 08:30am, replacing Supa Strikas.
In this exciting sci-fi ‘mecha’ (robot themed) series set in the year 2050, children build, customize and play with miniature Little Battler eXperience (LBX) robots in battles. Our young hero, 13-year-old Yamano Ban, hopes to become an LBX fighter like his friends, but is forbidden to own one as his father was taken from them in an accident relating to LBX years ago.
One day, Ban receives a suitcase from a mysterious woman who tells him that the ‘hopes and fears of humanity lie within’. And when Ban opens it, he finds a strange new LBX. Unbeknownst to him, he holds in his hands the ultimate LBX <AX-00> model robot.
Soon he is attacked by organizations who covet this LBX. Now, Ban and his friends, each with their own unique robots, are dragged into a global conspiracy among corporations that extends all the way up to the highest positions of political power, and robot battles become deadly serious… (Synopsis from ANIMAX)
Little Battlers eXperience, also known by its titles “Danball Senki” and “LBX”, is a role-playing video game series, created by Level-5. Naohito Takahashi, chief director of the anime Berserk, directs the anime series, and Atsuhiko Tomioka, who also worked on another Level-5 anime Inazuma Eleven, handled the scripts.
Little Battlers eXperience previously premiered on the Pan-regional anime channel ANIMAX Asia in March 2012, and they had recently premiered its sequel, Little Battlers eXperience W, in April 2013.