Pan-regional anime channel ANIMAX Asia is set to premiere the second sequel of the sci-fi drama anime Fafner this December.

The highly-popular sci-fi action anime K: Return of Kings is also set to have a full season marathon this month.



Peace has finally returned to the island of Tatsumiyajima where the battles occurred. However, how long will this peace last? Amidst the uncertainly, there is the existence of two special girls, one who can understand the Festum and the other who is protected by the Festum. When the two girls cross paths, a new world is about to unfold…

Fafner EXODUS is the sequel of the sci-fi drama anime series Fafner in the Azure, produced by Xebec in collaboration with Starchild Records.

It immediately follows the story line of the anime movie, Fafner: Dead Agressor: Heaven and Earth, which also premiered on the channel on December 2012.

Takashi Noto, who is one of the producers of the original anime series, is the Chief Director of the new series. Director Nobuyoshi Habara and writer Tow Ubukata, who also worked on the original series, had reprise their roles on the new series.

The Japanese voice cast are lead by Makoto Ishii (“Arthur”, Tears to Tiara) as Kazuki Makabe, Kohei Kiyasu (“Ippo Makunouchi”, Hajime no Ippo series) as Soshi Minashiro, and Marika Matsumoto (“Chocolat Meilleure”, Sugar Sugar Rune) as Maya Tomi.

Fafner EXODUS premieres on Tuesday, December 8, airing two episodes back-to-back every Monday and Tuesday nights at 10:00pm MNL/SG (09:00pm JKT/BKK).


©GoRA ・ GoHands/k-project
©GoRA ・ GoHands/k-project

Also happening this month, the highly-popular K: Return of Kings will have a full season marathon on December 27, just a day after the final episode on Saturday.

Set in modern Japan, there are seven “Kings” who each possess special powers and lead their own “clan”. Amongst the various clains, Silver Clan members Neko and Kuroh believe that their Silver King, Yashiro, is still alive and are searching for him. However, they are not the only ones who are seeking the whereabouts of the Silver King…

K: Return of Kings – Full Marathon happens on Sunday, December 27, from 04:00pm MNL/SG (03:00pm JKT/BKK).


ANIMAX Philippines - December 2015


For more details on ANIMAX Asia and its programming, please visit their website at animax-asia.com. Viewers in the Philippines may also like them on Facebook at facebook.com/PhilippinesAnimax or follow them on Twitter at @AnimaxPH.

ANIMAX Asia can be seen in the Philippines through Channel 34 on SKYcable and Destiny Cable, Channel 34 on CignalTV, Channel 07 on Dream Satellite TV, and Channel 24 on G Sat.