© Hiro Ainana, shri, KADOKAWA/Deathmarch project

Southeast Asian anime channel ANIMAX Asia has revealed to Anime Pilipinas that the fantasy romance anime Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody will premiere on the channel next month.

The new series is set to premiere on September 24, which will air Every Monday and Tuesdays at 08:00pm PHT, two episodes back-to-back. Late-night encore telecast at 11:00pm PHT.


© Hiro Ainana, shri, KADOKAWA/Deathmarch project

Stuck in a fantasy RPG, 29-year-old programmer Suzuki Ichirou isn’t too concerned about his predicament. When he takes out an entire army using a rare ability, he immediately achieves a high-level rank. Despite his power, he prefers to spend his time with the many beautiful girls in the game. But the peaceful days are cut short when a demon king arrives to stir trouble. (Synopsis from Funimation)

Death March To The Parallel World Rhapsody is an anime adaptation of a fantasy romance novel series by Hiro Ainana, originally self-published in March 2013, then adapted in Kadokawa’s Fujimi Shobo a year later and currently has 17 volumes.


The anime adaptation was directed by Shin Oonuma, who also worked in the comedy anime Baka and Test – Summon the Beasts.

Armed Girl’s Machiavellism scriptwriter Kento Shimoyama and animation director Shoko Takimoto reunited to work on the series composition and character designs respectively, which was produced by SILVER LINK and Connect.

Shun Horie, who voiced “Pierre” in the idol franchise The Idolm@ster SideM, portrayed the lead character “Ichirou Suzuki” / “Satou Pendragon”.


Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody was one of the four anime titles lined-up to premiere on ANIMAX Asia this year.

The anime channel previously aired Lupin the Third Part 5 in February, Yo-kai Watch Shadowside premiered in June, and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind this month.


ANIMAX Asia is available on SKYcable, Cignal TV, SatLite and GSAT, as well as several provincial cable providers nationwide. Check your local listings.

For the full schedule and other details, please visit their website at animax-asia.com.