SINGAPORE – 3 April 2018 – ANIPLUS Asia is happy to bring a variety of exciting titles for simulcast this April! Simulcasting this season, will be the continuation of Tokyo Ghoul:re, Hozuki’s Coolheadedness Season 2 and PERSONA5 the Animation. Also, from the previous season, Record of Grancrest War and DARLING in the FRANXX will continue in this season as well.
Based on the popular Japanese manga of the same name, Tokyo Ghoul:re follows the story after two years had passed after the CCG’s raid on Anteiku. Although the atmosphere in Tokyo has changed drastically due to the increased influence of the CCG, ghouls continue to pose a problem as they have begun taking caution, especially the terrorist organization Aogiri Tree, who acknowledge the CCG’s growing threat to their existence. With the creation of a special unit, the Quinx Squad, they may provide the CCG to exterminate the ghouls. This squad is made up of humans who have undergone a surgery in order to use the special abilities of ghouls. Leading the squad is Haise Sasaki, a half-ghoul, half-human, who has been trained by the famed special class investigator, Kishou Arima. However, there’s more than what meets the eye to this young man as unknown memories claw at his mind.
- Tokyo Ghoul:re is adapted from a popular Japanese manga, which circles around the Quinx Squad, a new squad in the CCG made up of humans who had undergone the surgery to become half-ghouls to use their powers. Set two years after the raid of Anteiku by CCG, Tokyo Ghoul:re follows Haise Sasaki as they work to exterminate ghouls. However, there’s more than meets the eye, and Haise Sasaki has unknown memories that are clawing out to him and bringing him to the past.
- Premieres 3 Apr, TUEs 24:00 [23:00 id/th]
- New Episode: TUEs, 24:00 [23:00 id/th]
- Encore: WEDs, 23:00 [22:00 id/th]
Adapted from the popular Japanese manga of the same name, Hozuki’s Coolheadedness Season 2 Part 2 depict the daily lives of Hell through Hozuki, a Demon Ogre who is also a remarkable chief deputy to the King of Hell, and other different recurring characters in the form of a dark comedy. As one of the anime voted to be the best of 2014, and most anticipated Spring anime of 2018, Hozuki’s Coolheadedness Season 2 Part 2 is vastly popular amongst the fans globally, for both male and female alike. With the hilarious interactions in the form of short encounters within each episode, Hozuki’s Coolheadedness Season 2 Part 2 continues from the previous season.
- Hozuki’s Coolheadedness Season 2 is back with showing life in Hell in the form of a dark comedy. The series is adapted from the highly popular manga that follows the daily happenings of Hell where they are understaffed, and Demon Ogre Hozuki, the remarkable chief deputy to the King of Hell, tends to all matters in place of the King of Hell.
- Premieres: 8 Apr, SUNs 01:30 [00:30 id/th]
- New Episode: SUNs, 01:30 [00:30 id/th]
- Encore: SUNs 20:30 [19:30 id/th]
PERSONA5 the Animation is adapted from the popular Japanese role-playing game that has been crowned as “one of the greatest role-playing game of all time”. Set in modern-day Tokyo, PERSONA5 the Animation follows Amamiya Ren, a second-year high school student, who just moved to Tokyo and transferring to Shujin Academy. Following a particular incident, Ren’s Persona awakens. Enter the world of PERSONA5 the Animation as we follow the characters into the Metaverse, where everything is for them to steal.
- Being adapted from the popular Japanese role-playing game, PERSONA5 the Animation follows the protagonist into another world, where everything is for them to steal. Follow the Phantom Theives of Heart as they reform the hearts of corrupt adults by stealing the source of their distorted desires.
- Premiers: 8 Apr, SUN 02:00 [01:00 id/th]
- New Episode: SUNs, 02:00 [01:00 id/th]
- Encore: SUNs, 23:00 [22:00 id/th]
Adapted from the light novel of Ryo Mizuno, the creator of Record of Lodoss War, Record of Grancrest War will continue to take you on an adventure in the land of Atland. Alongside with Theo, a vagrant knight, and Siluca, a lone mage, they made an oath as master and retainer in their first meeting. They aim to reform their land that is riddled with war and chao that is caused by corrupted nobles who used their powers to gain more land and power instead of fighting against the darkness that is plaguing their lands. Record of Grancrest War is sure to bring you on an exciting adventure and widening your view of the world while in the comforts of your couch, highlighting the politics of this alternate universe, the bravery of each character, and how they overcome each obstacle to reach their goal.
- Record of Grancrest War is adapted from the light novel by Ryo Mizuno, creator of Record of Lodoss War. Record of Grancrest War follows a lone mage named Siluca and a vagrant knight named Theo, where they make an oath as master and retainer, with hopes of bringing reform to a land riddled with war and chaos.
- New Episode: SATs, 01:00 [00:00 id/th]
- Encore: SATs, 23:00 [22:00 id/th]
An original sci-fi series created by the collaboration between two famed animation studios, A-1 Pictures and Studio Trigger, DARLING in the FRANXX is set in the distant future where the land is wasted and humanity the mobile fort city, Plantation. Following the first half of the series, DARLING in the FRANXX will continue to circle around the children’s lives where they know nothing about the outside world or the freedom of the sky. Their only way of life is to fight mysterious giant lifeforms and complete their mission. They pilot giant robots known as Franxx, and piloting it proves their existence.
- DARLING in the FRANXX, an original sci-fi series created by the collaboration between A-1 Pictures and Studio Trigger. The story follows a group of children who pilots the FRANXX to fend off mysterious giant lifeforms as a prove of their existence.
- New Episode: SUNs, 01:00 [00:00 id/th]
- Encore: SUNs, 22:00 [21:00 id/th]
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