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WEATHERING WITH YOU, Shinkai’s new masterpiece or just a duplicate?

Three years after the theatrical release of the worldwide blockbuster hit your name., Makoto Shinkai and CoMix Wave Films return to the cinemas with the much-anticipated release of their anime film Weathering With You.

DISPATCHES: Of Throwbacks and Throwups

IBC's anime return should be given a second thought, while Doraemon moves to Mo. Ignacia in a big way.

#RandomThought: What’s in the Name?

After almost two decades with GMA Network, the popular comedy anime Doraemon has said goodbye to their former broadcaster, and moved in a big way to their main rival ABS-CBN.

EDITORIAL: After HEROtv left the airwaves…

This time last year, ABS-CBN's Filipino language anime channel HEROtv, which was on air for more than 12 years at the time, had ceased broadcasting at exactly 12:04am of February 1st.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Barangay 143

After two years in production, the Filipino-produced animated series Barangay 143 has finally shoot its way on-air.

DISPATCHES: A New Era with ABS-CBN’s New Leader

After more than 20 years as the man who led ABS-CBN to its most colorful era in its history. Eugenio Gabriel "Gabby" Lopez has decided to become the media giant's Chairman Emeritus and Board Consultant of the media titan.

#RandomThought: Have we found the sweet spot for anime on Philippine...

Japanese anime programs have been a fixture on Philippine TV since the 70's, which is why each of us has our own 'all-time' favorites. The older generation has Voltes V, while millennials like me has Yu Yu Hakusho (Ghost Fighter), while the younger generation has Naruto.

DISPATCHES: HEROtv made me

Picture this: November 2006, you are at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, it was a beautiful Saturday morning, a calm, cool, and warm Saturday morning. You skip your only morning Saturday subject in college to go to the venue.

OPINYON: Isang Pagbabalik-tanaw sa HEROtv

Sinasabi ng matangdang kasabihan na "Saka mo lamang mararamdaman ang kahalagaan ng isang tao o bagay kapag siya o ito ay mawawala na sa iyo." At sa nalalapit na pagpapaalam ng HEROtv, Sinasalamin nito ang naturang kasabihan.

Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom?

When a movie as good as Your Name establishes a benchmark of what a “quality” anime film is, expectations are bound to be set while disappointments are certain to haunt the succeeding flicks following that masterpiece.