The four remaining anime titles from Philippine-based licensor Telesuccess Productions are leaving the video streaming service iflix this month.
Flame of Recca, Fushigi Yuugi, Sword Art Online, and Assassination Classroom will be removed from the streaming service after March 24.
Sources told Anime Pilipinas the agreement between the licensor and the streaming service is about to end, and there are no plans to renew it.
Currently, classic mecha animes Voltes V and Daimos are available on competing streaming service HOOQ, but it’s not known if they plan to add more shows from their programming library.
Flame of Recca
Recca is a boy living in the modern world, only he seems drawn to following the ways of the ninja. On the day he befriends a girl named Yanagi who has a mysterious power of healing, he is confronted and challenged by a Dark Priestess. This battle leads Recca to discover a strange power within himself. Afterwards, he finds that not only is his past and destiny not as crystal clear as he had thought, but there are others with powers practicing the way of the ninja who challenge him one after another. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)
The Filipino-dubbed version of Flame of Recca was first aired on terrestrial broadcaster GMA Channel 07 in August 2009, and was re-aired multiple times since then.
Miaka Yuuki, an average middle school student caught up in studying for exams, is sucked into an ancient Chinese novel titled “The Universe of Four Gods”. There she discovers that she is in an ancient country in what is now China, Konan, and is to be the Priestess of one of the four gods, Suzaku. As the priestess, her duty is to gather the Seven Seishi of Suzaku, who are to be her protectors. Once they are gathered, the priestess will summon the god Suzaku and bring peace between the warring lands, Konan and Kutou. But it’s harder than it seems. Along the road, many hardships are faced, as Miaka’s best friend Yui Hongo enters the book and becomes her rival, the priestess of Seiryuu in the land of Kutou. Who summons their god first is up to the courage and skill of the priestesses and their seishi, as they meet triumphs and tragedies along the way. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)
The Filipino-dubbed version of Fushigi Yuugi was first aired on terrestrial broadcaster GMA Channel 07 in March 2004, which was repeated several times.
The anime returned to television on terrestrial broadcaster 5 (previously known as TV5) in November 2008, and last aired in January 2015.
Sword Art Online
The players of a virtual reality MMORPG, Sword Art Online, are trapped and fighting for their very lives. After it is announced that the only way to leave the game is by beating it, Kirito—a very powerful swordsman—and his friends take on a quest to free all the minds trapped in Aincrad. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)
One day, the moon exploded, leaving it in a perpetual crescent-moon shape. The creature who claims responsibility for the destruction also claims it will destroy the world in March of next year. With powers beyond human comprehension, no military can stand against it. Yet, for some reason, it chooses to take up occupancy as a teacher in the worst class of Kunugigaoka Middle School. The fate of the world rests in the hands of its students, as they have until graduation to figure out how to murder their teacher and collect ten billion yen for saving the world. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)
Assassination Classroom was first added to iflix in July 2017, which was the first time that the anime was seen in Filipino dubbing.
The Filipino-dubbed version will have its television premiere on terrestrial broadcaster GMA Channel 07 this Monday, March 12, which will be known under the title “Invincible Teacher”.
Flame of Recca, Fushigi Yuugi and Sword Art Online started streaming on iflix in July 2017.
UPDATE (March 12, 2018): Corrected the spelling of Invincible, which was earlier spelled as “Invinsible”. We apologize for the error.