Philippines – 2 October 2017 – Cosplay Mania, one of Philippine’s largest cosplay events had just completed its 9th event this past weekend. Through its many activities and shows, media Partner, ANIPLUS Asia had revealed its latest list of simulcast titles for the region during its special screening of Katsugeki TOUKEN RANBU.
Four new series from Japan were promoted towards the end of each episode:
Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond is a continuation from Season 1, adapted from the Japanese manga. Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond follows Leonard Watch.
- Premieres 8 Oct, SUN 03:30 [02:30 id/th]
- Encores SUN, 20:00 [19:00 id/th]
A catch-up marathon of season 1 of the series, Blood Blockade Battlefront will also be aired on ANIPLUS on 7 Oct, SAT 18:00 [17:00 id/th], just before the premiere.
Showing life in Hell in a form of dark comedy, Hozuki’s Coolheadedness Season 2 continues to follow the daily happenings in Hell as they are understaffed, and Demon Ogre Hozuki, the remarkable chief deputy to the King of Hell, who tends to all matters in place of the King of Hell.
- Premieres 8 Oct, SUN 01:30 [00:30 id/th]
- Encores SUN, 20:30 [19:30 id/th]
THE IDOLM@STER SideM follows 315 Production, who assembled a group of aspiring idols from different backgrounds and various occupational fields. Following the Idolmaster franchise, THE IDOLM@STER SideM will feature male idols this time round, all of them sharing the same dream of becoming the top idol.
- Premieres 7 Oct, SAT 24:00 [23:00 id/th]
- Encores SUN, 24:00 [23:00 id/th]
Wake Up, Girls! New Chapter continues to follow the girls after they won against the country’s top idol group, I-1. The new season will feature a new rival group, showing the determination and stories of the girls’ growth and development as an idol group.
- Premieres 10 Oct, TUE 02:35 [01:35 id/th]
- Encores TUE, 23:00 [22:00 id/th]
Its prequel OVA, Wake Up, Girls! Seven Idols will also be aired on 10 Oct, TUE 01:30 [00:30 id/th] just before its premiere.
A fifth fall simulcast title – The Ancient Magus’ Bride, an anime adapted from the popular manga in Japan that into the relationship between a child who sold herself to slavery and a sorcerer who later saved her and became her fiancé and master in the arts of magic – is also scheduled for, 8 Oct, SUN 03:00 [02:00 id/th], with more info pending its release.
With #SideM leading the charge by becoming the top trending hashtags on Japan’s twitter this past weekend, this is quarter is looking to be very exciting for ANIPLUS Asia.
About ANIPLUS Asia
Anime anytime anywhere and much more – ANIPLUS Asia is the ultimate platform for people to connect through anime and youth pop culture.
The network with the most anime simulcasts in South East Asia, ANIPLUS Asia brings to teens and young adults the latest and hottest anime series simulcasting along Japan networks every week throughout the year. Since ANIPLUS Asia’s launch, it has offered anime fans numerous popular and award-winning series such as Attack on Titan, Bungo Stray Dogs, Kancolle: the Movie, Katsugeki TOUKEN RANBU, Psycho-Pass 2, Knights of Sidonia, Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, etc.
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