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Pan-regional anime channel ANIMAX Asia has announced that the popular sci-fi drama anime Valvrave the Liberator is set to premiere on the channel this month.

The channel will be airing both season one and season two of the series, which will be exclusive to viewers in the Philippines.


© SUNRISE / VVV Committee • MBS
© SUNRISE / VVV Committee • MBS

The story follows a peace-loving high-school student named Haruto Tokishima. The once peaceful world he lived in has come crashing down when his home is invaded by the military forces of Dorssia Military Pact Federation. In a strange twist of fate, he discovers a mysterious humanoid weapon called the VALVRAVE. To operate the mecha (machine) and save his loved ones, Haruto has to give up his own humanity. Will he be able to liberate the world with his newly acquired powers? (Synopsis from ANIMAX Asia)


Valvrave the Liberator is a Japanese anime series produced by anime studio Sunrise, which was directed by Kou Matsuo, who also directed the Rozen Maiden series, while Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion scriptwriter Ichiro Okouchi handled the series composition.

The casts are lead by Ryota Ohsaka (Souhei Sasahara, My Little Monster) as Haruto Tokishima, Ryohei Kimura (Ryouta Kise, Kuroko’s Basketball) as L-elf, Asami Seto (Chihaya Ayase, Chihayafuru) as Shouko Sashinami, and Haruka Tomatsu (Mileina Vashti, Mobile Suit Gundam 00) as Saki Rukino

Valvrave the Liberator premieres on Monday, November 03, airing Every Monday to Wednesday nights at 11:00pm PHT with repeats on the next day at 08:00pm PHT.


Aside from Valvrave the Liberator, also set to premiere this November is the third season of Hunter × Hunter.

©POT (Yoshiro Togashi) 1996-2011 ©VAP, NTV, Madhouse / Shueisha
©POT (Yoshiro Togashi) 1996-2011
©VAP, NTV, Madhouse / Shueisha

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 PHT.


Valvrave the Liberator will be exclusively airing in the Philippines, while viewers in Southeast Asia will see the romantic-comedy anime Golden Time.

Parasyte -the maxim- continues its “Same day as Japan” airing every Wednesday nights at 11:00pm PHT.


For more details on ANIMAX Asia and it’s programming, Please visit their website at animax-asia.com or Like them on Facebook at facebook.com/PhilippinesAnimax and Like them on Twitter at twitter.com/AnimaxPH.