Global streaming giant Netflix has added a motherload of anime titles on their streaming line-up in the Philippines this month, which include the two seasons of Spice and Wolf and The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.
Other television anime titles that had been added on the service are Afro Samurai, Another, The Future Diary, Haganai: I Don’t Have Many Friends, Hellsing, High School DxD, Is This a Zombie?, Maoyu: Archenemy & Hero, Rosario+Vampire, Samurai 7, and Steins;Gate.
You may watch the following television anime titles on the Netflix app on your device, or through these links below:
1 Season + OVA
The Future Diary
HAGANAI: I Don’t Have Many Friends
2 Seasons + OVA
High School DxD
Is This a Zombie?
2 Seasons + 2 OVAs
MAOYU: Archenemy & Hero
Spice and Wolf
The streaming service has also added five anime film adaptations of Sgt. Keroro, as well as The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya, to their line-up.
You may watch the theatrical anime films on the Netflix app on your device, or through these links below:
The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
Sgt. Keroro: The Super Duper Movie
Sgt. Keroro: The Super Duper Movie 2
Sgt. Keroro: The Super Duper Movie 3
Sgt. Keroro: The Super Duper Movie 4
Sgt. Keroro: The Super Duper Movie 5
Spice and Wolf is an anime adaptation of the popular light novel series, written by Isuna Hasekura and illustrated by Ju Ayakura, which is being published by Kadokawa’s ASCII Media Works under the Dengeki Bunko since February 2006. As of January 2019, the light novel series currently has 21 volumes.
The light novel has been adapted into a manga series, two television anime and two Nintendo DS games, as well as inspiring a spin-off light novel in 2016 and its manga adaptation, which was released last May. The popular series had recently released Spice and Wolf VR, a virtual reality-style visual novel game developed by Spicy Tails, a doujin group created by the series author, which was released last June for Windows and Occulus Go devices.
The two television anime adaptations was directed by Takeo Takahashi and written by Naruhisa Arakawa, which was produced by Imagin for the first season and Brain’s Base for the second season.
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya is an anime adaptation of a popular light novel series, written by Nagaru Tanigawa and illustrated by Noizi Ito, which was published in Kadokawa Shoten’s The Sneaker magazine from June 2003 to May 2011 with a total of 11 volumes.
The light novel has inspired several manga, video game and anime adaptations, including the highly-popular The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya anime film.
Tatsuya Ishihara directed the two television adaptations, while he handled the chief director role in the theatrical anime film with Yasuhiro Takemoto as the director. Both the television series and the anime film was produced by Kyoto Animation.
In the Philippines, the first season was aired in Filipino language on terrestrial broadcaster TV5 in July 2009.
Southeast Asian anime channel ANIMAX Asia aired the second season in Original Japanese audio with subtitles in April 2011, as well as the anime film in June of the same year.