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Anime channel also set to launch “Love & Friendship Hour” block starting Monday.

Pan-regional anime channel ANIMAX Asia is set to premiere highly-popular anime titles, including the fantasy anime Beyond the Boundary and the romantic-comedy anime The “Hentai” Prince and the Stony Cat, this June.

Also set to launch this month is the “Love & Friendship Hour” block, which will start this Monday, June 02, with the highly-popular romantic-comedy anime Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions!.


Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions!
Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!

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Yuta Togashi is a boy who, during junior high school, suffered from “chunibyo” (translating to “second year middle schooler syndrome”, or delusions of grandeur), believing that he possesses supernatural powers and dubbed himself the ‘Dark Flame Master,’ therefore alienating himself from his classmates.

Finding his past embarrassing, Yuta attempts to start off high school where he does not know anyone, free from his old delusions. This proves to be difficult, however, as a similarly delusional girl in his class, Rikka Takanashi, learns of Yuta’s past and becomes interested in him.

Each day Rikka gets closer to Yuta – despite finding her delusions irritating and embarrassing – accepts her. He helps Rikka with various things, including founding and maintaining her club and tutoring her. When he joins her on her summer vacation, Yuta learns that two years ago, Rikka’s father, whom she was very close to, died unexpectedly due to an illness, causing her to fall into her delusions. As Yuta agrees to help Rikka search for the ‘Ethereal Horizon’ which she believes will lead her to her father, they fall for each other.

Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! premieres on June 02 (Monday) airing two (2) episodes back-to-back Every Monday to Friday nights at 06:30pm PHT.


Beyond the Boundary
Kyoukai no Kanata

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The dark fantasy follows a high school sophomore named Akihito. Although the boy appears human, he is in fact the immortal and indestructible offspring of a forbidden union: the child of a youmu—mythical beasts that only special people can see—and a youmu hunter. One day, Akihito meets freshman Mirai who is isolated because of her ability to manipulate blood, which is unique even among members of the spirit world. Disturbing events begin to unfold after Akihito saves Mirai. 

Beyond the Boundary premieres on Tuesday, June 10, at 07:00pm PHT. It airs two (2) episode back-to-back- Every Monday to Friday nights at 06:30pm PHT.


Other anime titles that will be a part of the “Love & Friendship Hour” block are Place to Place (Acchi Kocchi), starting June 18, and Kamisama Kiss, starting June 27.

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Two (2) more anime titles are set to premiere this June, which will air at the late-primetime slot, are The “Hentai” Prince and the Stony Cat. and Photo Kano.

The “Hentai” Prince and the Stony Cat.
Hentai Ōji to Warawanai Neko.

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Youto is always thinking about his carnal desires, but he keeps them at tide. He learns about a cat statue that supposedly grants wishes. The boy goes to pray that he will be able to express his lustful thoughts whenever and wherever he wants. At the statue, Youto encounters Tsukiko, a girl from his high school with her own wish—that she would not display her real intentions so readily. The cat makes mischief to their wishes. What will become of them?

The “Hentai” Prince and the Stony Cat premieres on June 03 (Tuesday) and airs Every Monday to Friday nights at 11:00pm PHT.


Photo Kano
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©ENTERBRAIN, Inc. Developed by Dingo Inc. / PHOTOKANOProduction Committee

Coming to the end of a very average summer break, Kazuya, a mild-mannered high school sophomore receives a digital single lens reflex camera as a gift from his father. His nerdy fascination with its design soon turns to wonder when he realizes this little gadget could really give his social life a shot in the arm! The story follows his romantic encounters with various girls at his school whom he takes pictures for.

Photo Kano premieres on June 19 (Monday) airing Every Monday to Friday nights at 11:00pm PHT.


All-new episodes of the popular anime Bleach, and a brand new Pretty Rhythm is also set to premiere this June.



The fight between Soul Society’s Soul Reapers and Arrancar Army continues! Ichigo and his group fight the arrancars in Hueco Mundo to rescue Orihime.

BLEACH – Season 6 premieres on June 17 (Tuesday), airing Monday to Friday nights at 07:30pm PHT.


Pretty Rhythm: Rainbow Live

Pretty Rhythm - Rainbow Live

The story revolves around a girl named Naru Ayase who becomes an idol. Together with Ito and Ann, the girls work towards their dream at Pretty Top.

Pretty Rhythm: Rainbow Live premieres on June 24 (Tuesday), airing Every Monday to Friday afternoons at 05:30pm PHT, during the “Ani-Zone” kids block.


For more details on ANIMAX Asia and its programming, please visit their website at animax-asia.com or visit their Official Philippine Facebook page at facebook.com/PhilippinesAnimax.