©Kenjiro Hata, Shogakukan / Tonikawa Committee

Southeast Asian anime channel ANIPLUS Asia has announced on Thursday that the upcoming anime TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You will be part of the channel’s simulcast lineup in the Autumn 2020 season.

The upcoming show will premiere on October 6, airing every Tuesday nights at 06:00pm PHT, with a same-day encore at 10:30pm PHT.


TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You is an upcoming anime adaptation of a Japanese romantic comedy manga series Fly Me to the Moon, written and illustrated by Kenjiro Hata.

The manga series is being published in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine since February 2018, which currently has 12 volumes.


Viz Media, which releases the manga series in North America, describes the story:

From the day his parents named him, Nasa Yuzaki has been destined for outer space… or so he believes. But while trying to join the space program, he is thrown for a loop when an accident introduces him to Tsukasa, a mysterious girl with strange powers. Is she an alien, a moon goddess or something else? Since she insists on marrying him, Nasa has plenty of chances to find out!


©Kenjiro Hata, Shogakukan / Tonikawa Committee

The upcoming anime series will be directed by Hiroshi Ikehata, who previously worked in the sci-fi comedy anime short Space Battleship Tiramisu, while Bakegyamon scriptwriter Kazuho Hyodo will handle the series composition.

Masakatsu Sasaki, who previously worked in BOKUBEN: We Never Learn’s two anime adaptations, will handle character designs, which will be produced by Seven Arcs.

Akari Kito, who portrayed “Kotoko Iwanaga” in the sci-fi anime In/Spectre, will play the lead female character “Tsukasa”, while Junya Enoki, who portrayed “Takeru Takaishi” in the Digimon Adventure tri. anime movie series, will play the lead male character “Nasa Yuzaki”.

The upcoming romantic comedy anime is scheduled to premiere in Japanese television on Saturday, October 3.


TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You will be ANIPLUS Asia’s sixth simulcast anime title for the Autumn 2020 season.

The anime channel previously announced the simulcast airing of D4DJ First Mix, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? III, HYPNOSIS MIC-Division Rap Battle- Rhyme Anima, Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World and The Irregular at Magic High School: Visitor Arc.


ANIPLUS Asia is available in the Philippines on SKYcable Channel 139 in Metro Manila, CAMANAVA, Rizal, Bulacan and Laguna, as well as select provincial cable providers around the country.

For more details on the channel and program schedule, please visit aniplus-asia.com.