© Tsukumizu · Shinchosha / GIRLS' LAST TOUR Production Committee

Anime Pilipinas has learned that Southeast Asian anime channel ANIMAX Asia that the sci-fi drama anime Girls’ Last Tour and romantic comedy anime Real Girl are set to premiere on the channel this September.

Girls’ Last Tour premieres on September 13, airing Every Wednesday and Thursday nights at 08:00pm (07:00pm JKT/BKK).

Real Girl premieres on September 18, airing Every Monday and Tuesday nights at 08:00pm (07:00pm JKT/BKK).


Girls’ Last Tour
© Tsukumizu · Shinchosha / GIRLS’ LAST TOUR Production Committee

In a post-apocalyptic world filled with nothing but debris, two girls, Yuuri and Chito, wander the ruined land daily on their Kettenkrad in search of food and fuel to survive. Along the way, they come across never-before-seen information and items from the dead civilization and gain some insights on how the people in the past may have lived their lives. With each encounter, they begin to think about how they want to live their own lives…

Girls’ Last Tour is an anime adaptation of a post-apocalyptic manga series by Tsukumizu, which was serialized by Shinchosa from February 2014 to January 2018 with a total of six volumes.

The anime adaptation was directed by Takaharu Ozaki, who previously work on titles like Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad and Terraformars, while Tantei Opera Milky Holmes scriptwriter Kazuyuki Fudeyasu handled the series composition.

Mai Toda, who previously worked on Matoi the Sacred Slayer, handled character designs of the series, which was produced by anime studio WHITE FOX.

The Japanese voice cast are lead by Inori Minase (“Hestia”, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) as “Chito”, and Yurika Kubo (“Hanayo Koizumi”, Love Live! School idol project) as “Yuuri”.


Real Girl
3D彼女 リアルガール
© Mao Nanami / Kodansha · 3D KANOJO REAL GIRL Anime Production Committee

Hikari Tsutsui is a high school boy who is not into romance and is satisfied with his current lifestyle of encountering 2D virtual girls inside anime and games. One day, however, a pretty girl by the name of Iroha suddenly approaches him and confesses her feelings to him. With a lack of experience dealing with real ‘3D’ girls, will Hikari be able to accept Iroha’s feelings?

Real Girl is an anime adaptation of a romantic comedy manga by Mao Nanami, which was serialized in Kodansha’s Dessert magazine from July 2011 to May 2016 with a total of 12 volumes.

The anime adaptation was directed by Takashi Naoya, who previously worked on anime titles like The Pet Girl of Sakurasou and A Certain Scientific Railgun S, while Arakawa Under the Bridge scriptwriter Deko Akao handled the series composition.

Character designs were handled by Satomi Kurita, which was produced by Hoods Entertainment.

The Japanese voice cast are lead by Teppei Uenishi as “Hikaru Tsutsui”, and Yuu Serizawa (“Yumemi Yumemite”, Kakegurui) as “Iroha Igarashi”.


ANIMAX Asia’s simulcast titles for the Summer 2018 season, such as Kakuryo ~Best & Breakfast for Spirits~, Inazuma Eleven Ares, Phantom in the Twilight, and Cells at Work will continue airing this month.