©Goro Taniguchi, Kazuki Nakashima, ANIPLEX / BACK ARROW COMMITTEE

Southeast Asian anime channel ANIPLUS Asia has announced on Monday that they will simulcast the upcoming anime Back Arrow this Winter 2021.

The anime is set to premiere on January 8, which airs every Friday at 24:30 PHT (effectively, every Saturdays at 12:30am PHT), within two hours after its initial Japanese telecast. Primetime encore every Saturdays at 08:00pm PHT.


©Goro Taniguchi, Kazuki Nakashima, ANIPLEX / BACK ARROW COMMITTEE

Ringarindo is a land surrounded by a wall. The wall covers, protects, cultivates, and nutures this land. The wall is god… it is the foundation of this land of Ringarindo.

One day, a mysterious man named Back Arrow appears in Essha village on the outskirts of Ringarindo. Arrow lost his memories, but says that all he knows is, “I came from beyond the wall.” To restore his memories, Arrow heads out beyond the wall, but is embroiled in a battle with himself as the stakes. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)

Black Arrow is an upcoming original anime series produced by Studio VOLN, which will be directed by Goro Taniguchi, known for directing in the popular Code Geass anime franchise.

Kazuki Nakashima, who previously written scripts for the popular sci-fi comedy anime Kill la Kill, will handle the upcoming anime’s series composition, while Kohei Tanaka will handle music composition.

Shinobu Ohtaka, the creator of Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic manga series, and Toshiyuki Kanno, character designer of Black Blood Brothers, will both handle character designs for the upcoming anime.

Yuuki Kaji, who portrays “Eren Jaeger” in the highly-popular anime series Attack on Titan, will play the titular character “Black Arrow”.


Back Arrow will be ANIPLUS Asia’s third simulcast title for the Winter 2021 season, after Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki and the second season of The Promised Neverland.

The anime channel will announce more simulcast titles in the coming days.


ANIPLUS Asia is available in the Philippines on SKYcable Channel 139 (Metro Manila, CAMANAVA, Rizal, Bulacan and Laguna) and Cignal TV Channel 75.

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