Pan-regional anime channel ANIMAX Asia has announced that the popular romantic-comedy anime Golden Time is set to premiere on the channel this month.
Also set to premiere this November is a brand new season of the action-adventure anime Hunter × Hunter.
Banri Tada suffers from amnesia due to an accident shortly after high school graduation and lost all memories prior to the accident. Unknown to him, his “Spirit”, carrying his past memories, now watches over him. Now a freshman in law school, Banri meets various friends as well as Kouko Kaga, a girl who is seemingly perfect on the outside, and falls in love with her. But his “Spirit” might be in love with someone else…? (Synopsis from Animax Asia)
Golden Time is an anime adaptation of a Japanese light novel series, written by Yuyuko Takemiya with illustrations by Eeji Komatsu. The series was published on ASCII Media Works’ Dengeki Bunko Magazine from September 2010 to March 2014, and has 11 volumes.
The anime adaptation was directed by Chiaki Kon, who also directed the two (2) sequels of Nodame Cantabile, while Full Metal Panic scriptwriter Fumihiko Shimo handled the series composition. To Aru Majutsu no Index animation director Shinya Hasegawa adapted Komatsu’s character designs, which was produced by anime studio J.C. Staff.
The casts are lead by Makoto Furukawa (Kazehaya Kamito, Bladedance of Elementalers) as Banri Tada, Yui Horie (Minori Kushieda, Toradora!) as Kouko Kaga, Kaito Ishikawa (Ledo, Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet) as Mitsuo Yanagisawa, and Ai Kayano (Inori Yuzuriha, Guilty Crown) as Nana Hayashida.
The 24-episode series previously premiered on Malaysian video-on-demand service ANIMAX On-demand.
Golden Time premieres on Monday, November 03, airing Every Monday to Wednesday Nights at 11:00pm SGT (10:00pm JKT) with repeats on the next day at 08:00pm SGT (07:00pm JKT).
The anime series will not be available in the Philippines, and instead will be airing the sci-fi action anime Valvrave the Liberator.
HUNTER × HUNTER – SEASON 3
The epic fight against the Chimera Ants reaches its climax as Gon, Killua and their friends prepare to break into the palace to confront the King of the Chimera Ants. Prepare yourself for more intense battles that will put you at the edge of your seat! (Synopsis from ANIMAX Asia)
Hunter × Hunter – Season 3 premieres on Wednesday, November 05, airing Every Monday to Friday nights at 07:30pm SGT/PHT (06:30pm JKT).
Parasyte -the maxim- continues its “Same day as Japan” airing every Wednesday nights at 11:00pm SGT/PHT (10:00pm JKT).
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