TV5 brings back the “TV5 AniMEGA” branding

Sword Art Online, three other titles started airing on a two-hour anime block last January 24.

It’s official, the legend is back.

Terrestrial network TV5 has announced through television advertisements this week that the highly-popular anime block TV5 AniMEGA has officially returned to TV screens this week.

The announcement comes about three (3) weeks after the channel started airing four anime titles, which includes the highly-popular anime series Sword Art Online.


As stated in the advertisement, the line-up consist of two (2) titles during weekday mornings and three (3) during weekend mornings.

The weekday morning line-up are the Chinese animation Infinity Nado, which is based on the toy brand with the same name, and Rockman.EXE Axess, which is the second anime adaptation of the popular video game.

The weekend morning line-up consist of the action-adventure anime Sword Art Online, the romance drama anime Fushigi Yuugi, and the action anime Street Fighter II V.


TV5 AniMEGA was first launched in November 2008, just two months after the terrestrial network TV5 started its broadcasts.

The popular anime block has two inceptions between its launch until 2010, and has aired hit titles like Shakugan no Shana, Yamato Nadeshiko: The Wallflower, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Special A, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Toradora and Lucky Star among others.

TV5 AniMEGA also aired Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, which has the distinction of being the First Filipino-dubbed anime series to air within a few weeks after Japan.