Filipino language anime channel HEROtv has announced in a teaser post on social media Monday that the drama anime Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day will premiere on the channel soon.

The highly-popular anime will be in addition to previously announced titles, including Tanaka-kun is Always Listless.

The premiere date and time of the show will be announced at a later date.



Five childhood friends grow apart after the death of Meiko Honma, close playmate of them all. Jinta Yadomi, leader of the group when they were kids, neglects high school and lives as a shut-in when he unexpectedly starts seeing the ghost of Meiko, who can only interact with him and no one else. She has returned to ask Jinta to fulfill the forgotten wish she made as a kid. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)

Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku-tachi wa Mada Shiranai., known by its short title “Anohana”, is a Japanese drama anime series produced by A-1 Pictures, which was aired on Japanese television in 2011.

Tatsuyuki Nagai, who previously worked the Second Season of Honey and Clover, directed the highly-popular anime, while Black Butler scriptwriter Mari Okada handled the series composition, and Masayoshi Tanaka, who worked on the popular action anime Katekyo Hitman Reborn!, handled character designs.

Aside from the anime series, the series also had several manga adaptations, PlayStation Portable game developed by 5pb., an anime film adaptation released in 2013, and a live-action film adaptation released in 2015.