Anime Pilipinas has learned that adventure anime titles Elementhunters and Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 premieres on ABS-CBN’s digital terrestrial channel Yey! this weekend.
Both titles were previously aired on Filipino-language anime channel HEROtv, which is a sister channel of the terrestrial channel.
Chemical elements had disappeared from the planet, causing forests, buildings and life itself to disappear. Research reveals that the elements have been flowing into another Earth on the another side of a dimensional wall that can only be accessed by those with flexible minds. A team of Element Hunters is formed to return the elements to Earth. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)
Elementhunters is a 39-episode anime series produced by NHK and HeeWon Entertainment, which was directed by Yoshiaki Okumura and Han Pyo Hong, while Naruhisa Arakawa handled series composition. The series first premiered in Japan on July 2009, and was first aired in the Philippines on HEROtv in December 2013.
Elementhunters premieres on Saturday, November 01, airing Every Weekends at 09:00pm.
In 2012, Mirai, a middle school freshman girl, goes to Tokyo’s artificial Odaiba Island for a robot exhibition with her brother Yuuki at the start of summer vacation. A powerful tremor registering 8.0 on the JMA scale emanates from an ocean trench, the famed Tokyo Tower and Rainbow Bridge crumble and fall, and the landscape of Tokyo changes in seconds. With the help of a motorcycle delivery woman named Mari who they meet on Odaiba, Mirai and Yuuki strive to head back to their Setagaya home in western Tokyo. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)
Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 is an 11-episode anime series produced by anime studios BONES and Kinema Citrus, which was directed by Masaki Tachibana and Natsuko Takahashi handling series composition. The series first premiered in Japan on Fuji TV’s noitaminA block in 2009, and HEROtv aired the anime in March 2013.
Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 premieres on Saturday, November 01, airing Every Weekends at 09:30pm.
Yey! is one of the digital terrestrial sub-channel of ABS-CBN, which is currently under test broadcast, and the second animation channel of the network after HEROtv.
Previous anime titles have also aired on Yey!, like Kirarin Revolution, Sgt. Keroro, Kuroko’s Basketball and the Naruto series. The terrestrial animation channel were also the first channel air Marvel’s anime adaptations, which includes Iron Man, Wolverine and Blade.