© Naoshi Arakawa ・ KODANSHA / YOUR LIE IN APRIL Committee

Filipino-language anime channel HEROtv has aired teasers this week featuring anime titles that is set to premiere this April, which are Your Lie in April and Yuki Yuna is a Hero.

The two titles were previously included in the channel’s yearly highlights, which included Blue Spring Ride and Food Wars: Shokugeki no Souma among others.


Your Lie in April
© Naoshi Arakawa ・ KODANSHA / YOUR LIE IN APRIL Committee
© Naoshi Arakawa ・ KODANSHA / YOUR LIE IN APRIL Committee

Kosei Arima was a piano prodigy until his mother died when he was eleven years old. The shock of losing her made him lose any interest in piano, and his life has felt monotonous ever since. Then, when he’s fourteen, his childhood friend Tsubaki introduces him to her classmate Kaori, a free-spirited violinist. Her enthusiasm reignites his interest in music and in life. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)

Your Lie in April, also known by it’s Japanese title “Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso”, is an television anime adaptation of a Japanese manga series by Naoshi Arakawa. The popular manga series was serialized by Kodansha’s Monthly Shonen Magazine from April 2011 to February 2015, which has a total of 11 volumes.

The anime adaptation was directed by Kyohei Ishiguro, who also worked on titles like Amagami SS and Fairy Tail, while scripts are handled by Takao Yoshioka, who previously worked on titles like Working!! and Queen’s Blade. Character designs are made by Yukiko Aikei, which was produced by A-1 Pictures.

Your Lie in April premieres on Wednesday, April 6, airing Every Monday to Friday nights at 09:00pm.


Yuki Yuna is a Hero
©2014 Project 2H
©2014 Project 2H

Follow the adventures Yuki Yuna and the “Hero Club” she joins as they aim to do their best for the community they live in, ranging from helping other clubs to fighting off mysterious enemies known as “Vertex”, all in time to attend classes and have fun. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)

Yuki Yuna is a Hero is a fantasy anime series produced by Studio Gokumi as a part of a media project called the “Takahiro IV Project”, which has accompanying manga, light novel and game adaptations.

The anime was directed by Seiji Kishi and scripts by Makoto Uezu, who both previously worked on the television and theatrical adaptations of Arpeggio of Blue Steel.

Yuki Yuna is a Hero premieres on Monday, April 11, airing every Monday to Friday nights at 07:00pm.


Philippine broadcaster ABS-CBN, which is the parent network of the anime channel, reveals on its ABS-CBN 360 advertising & marketing page that titles like Love Live! School idol project, Free! Eternal Summer, The Devil is a Part-timer!, Digimon Frontier, Digimon Savers, Inazuma Eleven, Karneval, Kokoro Connect, Blue Spring Ride and Majestic Prince are set to have a rerun next month.