IT’S THE NEW YEAR! The festivities have ended, the karaoke has been silenced, and the fireworks had sparked for the last time. The new year also means the start of a brand new anime season, and we’ll start once again with Winter 2019!
Anime Pilipinas will give you the guide of all the anime titles that will be broadcasting on television or streaming online, which you can watch fresh and sizzling hot from Japan!
Of course, this is just a guide. We are not forcing you to subscribe to any of the services, especially if you don’t have the means to pay for all the services, but we definitely encourage you to support the creators and the anime industry that we all enjoy and love.
UPDATED: January 14, 2019
► ANIPLUS ASIA
The Promised Neverland
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Director: Mamoru Kanbe
Scriptwriter: Toshiya Ono
The one adored as the mother is not the real parent. The people living here together are not actual siblings. The Gracefield House is where orphaned children live. An irreplaceable home where 38 siblings and Mom live happy lives, even with no blood relations. However, their everyday life suddenly came to an abrupt end one day…
PREMIERE: January 11 (Friday), 01:40am
NEW EPISODE: Fridays 01:25am
Genre: Drama, Music
Director: Makoto Moriwaki
Scriptwriter: Nozomu Oshima
Studio: Bandai Namco Pictures
The protagonist Tsubasa Sumisora works as the A&R for “Gandala Music”, one of the biggest record companies in the industry. Along with the “B-PROJECT” members that she takes care of, she has overcome various troubles and accidents to score a huge success for the dreamed-about JAPAN Dome Live show! Tsubasa, “Kitakore”, “THRIVE”, and “MooNs” head to the next stage. What new encounters await them?
PREMIERE: January 12 (Saturday), 12:30am
NEW EPISODE: Fridays 12:30am
Kemono Friends 2
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy
Director: Ryuichi Kimura
Scriptwriter: Takuya Masumoto
The Animal Girls of Kemono Friends are back for an all-new season. Embark on a fun-filled adventure in Japari Park!!
PREMIERE: January 15 (Tuesday), 02:35am
NEW EPISODE: Tuesdays 11:00pm
Boogiepop and Others
Director: Shingo Natsume
Scriptwriter: Tomohiro Suzuki
There is an Angel of Death known as Boogiepop who releases people from their pain and suffering. A spate of disappearances occurs at Shinyo Academy. Is it Boogiepop, or something more sinister?
PREMIERE: January 4 (Friday), 11:00pm – 1 hr. Special
NEW EPISODE: Fridays 11:00pm
The Rising of the Shield Hero
Director: Takao Abo
Scriptwriter: Keigo Koyanagi
Studio: Kinema Citrus
Through a chanced encounter with a book at the library, ordinary university student Naofumi Iwatani is summoned to another world, where the legend of the four Legendary Heroes of Sword, Sphere, Bow and Shield presides. As the destined Shield Hero, he must overcome all odds and go up against the chaos-bringer known as the “Waves”.
PREMIERE: January 9 (Wednesday), 11:00pm – 1 hr. Special
NEW EPISODE: Wednesday 11:00pm
ANIPLUS ASIA is available on SKYcable Channel 139 (Metro Manila, CAMANAVA, Rizal, Bulacan and Laguna), GSat Channel 66 in High-definition (Nationwide), and in select provincial cable providers around the country.
► ANIMAX ASIA
Fairy Tail: Final Series
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Magic
Director: Shinji Ishihira
Scriptwriter: Masashi Sogo
Studio(s): A-1 Pictures, Bridge, CloverWorks
Natsu, Lucy and Happy are member of the ‘Fairy Tail’ guild. The trio embarks on a trip to find their friends and rebuild their disbanded guild. However, their journey will not be an easy one with a new dark force on the rise, possibly threatening all what they care about.
NEW EPISODE: Sundays 08:30pm
Carry Over from Fall 2018
Mob Psycho 100 II
Genre: Action, Comedy, Supernatural
Director: Yuzuru Tachikawa
Scriptwriter: Hiroshi Seko
Shigeo Kageyama, nicknamed Mob, is a youth who wants nothing more than a normal life. However, he actually possesses a very powerful ability. When his feelings reaches 100% capacity, he will “explode”. Because of that, he tries to suppress his emotions to keep his power under control. But he soon finds himself a topic of interest to religious groups and strange organizations. Will Mob be able to get the peaceful life he desires?
PREMIERE: January 8 (Tuesday), 08:30pm
NEW EPISODE: Tuesdays 08:30pm
Date A Live III
Genre: Science fiction, Romantic Comedy, Action
Director: Keitaro Motonaga
Scriptwriter: Hideki Shirane
Studio: J.C. Staff
PREMIERE: January 11 (Friday), 10:00pm
NEW EPISODE: Fridays 11:00pm
ANIMAX ASIA is available nationwide on SKYcable, Cignal TV, SatLite and GSat, and through several provincial cable providers nationwide. Check your local listings.
Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
BORUTO-ボルト- -NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS-
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Director: Noriyuki Abe
Scriptwriter: Makoto Uezu
The life of the shinobi is beginning to change. Boruto Uzumaki, son of Seventh Hokage Naruto Uzumaki, has enrolled in the Ninja Academy to learn the ways of the ninja. Now, as a series of mysterious events unfolds, Boruto’s story is about to begin!
NEW EPISODE: Sundays 05:00pm (Premium Subscribers)
Streaming since April 2017
Future Card Buddyfight Ace
Genre: Action, Tournament
Director: Takao Kato
Scriptwriter: Hiroyuki Kawasaki
Studio: OLM, Xebec
The protagonist of Buddyfight Ace is Yuga Mikado! You might find the name Mikado familiar because… that’s the son of the Mighty Sun Fighter, Gao Mikado!
Yuga is known as the “Ace of Gaming” as he is extremely talented in games. But, he has never had any experience with card games. Buddyfight is his very first card game!
How did Yuga come in contact with Buddyfight? And how did he meet his buddy, Gargantua Dragon?
NEW EPISODE: Saturdays 07:30am (Premium Subscribers)
Streaming since June 2018
Monster Strike the Animation
モンスターストライク THE ANIMATION
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Director: Yuuki Nakamura
Scriptwriter: Masaya Honda
Studio: Anima, ILCA
The Angelic Guard, who call the heavens their home, have been tasked with collecting the orbs scattered across the world. Lucifer—a leader of the Angelic Guard with a rebellious streak, said to wield power rivaling the Almighty—carries out her duty along with Uriel, also a leader of the guard.
Together, they go about executing their mission, until Holy Magistrate Keter—the one who leads the heavens under the Almighty’s will—tells Uriel of Lucifer’s planned rebellion.
Initially in disbelief, Uriel then learns that the accusations against Lucifer may be connected to an event that once threatened to shatter the heavens.
NEW EPISODE: Tuesdays 06:15pm (Premium Subscribers)
Streaming since July 2018
Director: Daisei Fukuoka
Scriptwriter: Makoto Uezu
Seth dreams of being a great sorcerer. He wants to be powerful and defeat the Némésis, monsters that come down from the sky. But his eagerness constantly gets him into trouble. He can’t seem to avoid angering the villagers and even his guardian, Alma. One day, an enormous Némésis really attacks the village! Determined to save the world, Seth embarks on a journey in search for the “Radiant,” the legendary lair of the Némésis. Making new friends, fighting tough enemies, and confronting hardships, Seth’s adventure begins!
NEW EPISODE: Saturdays 08:15pm (Premium Subscribers)
Streaming since October 2018
Rainy Cocoa SideG
Genre: Slice-of-Life, Comedy
Director: Hisashi Ishii
Scriptwriter: Saeka Fujimoto
Studio: EMT Squared
It’s a peaceful day like any other in the cafe Rainy Color. Suddenly, the silence is broken when a girl kicks down the door. Her name is Amami Yoko, and she’s the daughter of the cafe’s owner, Amami Koji.
“At least keep your promise, you old bastard!”
The target of her ire and the cause of all the ruckus is Amami Koji himself. When she learns that not only did he blow off their trip, he’s also planning to go to Hawaii by himself, Yoko’s rage only grows. Just then, she catches sight of Rainy Color’s mascot dog, Rain, and freezes. It turns out that she’s afraid of dogs!
She immediately panics and starts to run away, but she ends up heading for the suitcase Koji’s packing and…Crash! She trips over the suitcase, topples over, and shatters a vase that Koji was keeping nearby. As punishment for breaking the vase, Yoko is forced to stand in as Rainy Color’s manager for summer vacation.
A heartwarming and relaxing story depicting Yoko’s struggles, as well as what people can do for others, is about to begin!
PREMIERE: January 9 (Wednesday), 02:00am
NEW EPISODE: Wednesdays 02:00am
► AMAZON PRIME VIDEO
Genre: Dark Fantasy, Supernatural, Historical
Director: Kazuhiro Furuhashi
Scriptwriter: Yasuko Kobayashi
Studio: Twin Engine
In Japan’s Warring States period, Lord Daigo Kagemitsu makes a pact with 12 demons, exchanging his unborn son for the prosperity of his lands. The child is born malformed and is set adrift in a river, while Kagemitsu’s land thrive as promised. Year’s later, young thief Dororo encounters the mysterious “Hyakkimaru”, a boy whose arms are blades and whose visionless eyes seem able to see monsters.
PREMIERE: January 7 (Monday), 09:00pm
NEW EPISODE: Mondays 09:00pm
Genre: Science Fiction, Action
A story about three sisters struggling to survive in a desolate world surrounded by decaying buildings and red fog. The story revolves abound Rin, a girl with an updo. There’s also Ritsu, the big sister who has cat ears and is always calm, and Rina, the innocent, cheerful one dressed in a maid costume. Just what is it that these sisters are after in this mysterious world?
PREMIERE: January 9 (Wednesday), 09:15pm
NEW EPISODE: Wednesdays 09:15pm
DISCLAIMER: All information listed are correct as of posting. Schedule of New episodes are subject to change without prior notice, possibly due to several factors including Scheduling changes in its Japanese telecast and Program interruptions due to Special coverage.