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Hero TV to Air Pandora in the Crimson Shell, Prisma Illya, Keijo!!!!!!!! Anime

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Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal airs with Crimson Shell, Prisma Illya in April

Philippine television channel Hero TV began streaming a video on Thursday that revealed that it will air the Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei!!, and Samurai X: Trust & Betrayal anime in April. The channel also revealed on Thursday that it will air the Keijo!!!!!!!! anime.

Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn centers on Nene Nanakorobi, a girl with a fully mechanical body who moves to the man-made Cenancle Island to live with her aunt. There, she meets inventor Uzal Delilah, along with her android assistant Clarion. When terrorists threaten Cenancle Island, Uzal gives Nene the ability to use the Pandora System. This allows her to briefly master any skill by inserting her fingers in Clarion's body. With this newfound ability, Nene battles the terrorists.

The 12-episode anime premiered in Japan in January 2016. Hero TV will premiere the anime on April 21.

Munenori Nawa (D.C.S.S. ~Da Capo Second Season~, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu, Kiss×sis) directed the anime at Studio Gokumi and AXsiZ, and Tatsuya Takahashi (THE [email protected] MOVIE: Kagayaki no Mukōgawa e!, The Fruit of Grisaia) wrote the script. Takuya Tani (Strike Witches, Persona 3 The Movie #1 Spring of Birth animation director) designed the characters, and TECHNOBOYS PULCRAFT GREEN-FUND composed the music.

Masamune Shirow (Ghost in the Shell) and Koushi Rikudou (Excel Saga) launched the original manga in Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype Ace magazine in 2012. Shirow is responsible for the story, while Rikudou is drawing the art. After Newtype Ace ceased publication in 2013, the manga then moved to Kadokawa's Niconico Ace website. Kadokawa published the 10th volume in Japan on March 25.

Hiroshi Hiroyama's original Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya manga re-imagines the Fate/stay night character Illyasviel von Einzbern in an alternate universe as a magical girl. Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei!! is the fourth television anime based on the manga, and it premiered in Japan last July.

Hero TV will premiere the anime on April 28.

Shin Oonuma returned as chief director of the series. Ken Takahashi (previously a key animator and action director for the series) joined returning director Masato Jinbo to direct the series at Silver Link. Kenji Inoue was once again in charge of supervising the series' scripts, penned by Hazuki Minase. Kazuya Hirata (previously a key animator for the series) replaced Nozomi Ushijima in designing the characters for animation. Hiroshi Morikawa replaced Takeshi Tateishi as art director. TECHNOBOYS PULCRAFT GREEN-FUND composed the music.

Yumeha Kōda performed the ending theme song "WHIMSICAL WAYWARD WISH."

The first television anime premiered in 2013, followed by the second in 2014 and the third in July 2015. Hero TV premiered all three television series in the Philippines. The franchise is getting an anime film titled Gekijōban Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya: Sekka no Chikai in summer.

The four-episode Samurai X: Trust & Betrayal OVA is a prequel to the Samurai X (Rurouni Kenshin) television anime, and it begins in protagonist Kenshin's childhood. The anime follows him as he is captured by slavers, and as he eventually survives to meet the master who would teach him his signature style of swordsmanship. Kenshin eventually runs away, forsaking his duty to fight his master to join the burgeoning Boshin War on the side of the Imperial restorationists with the aim of preventing more tragedies that resulted in his lot in life. In this conflict, he earns his reputation as the merciless assassin Battousai.

The OVA debuted in 1999. Hero TV will premiere the anime on April 23.

Hero TV began airing Samurai X with a new Tagalog dub on December 29.

The original 95-episode television anime series ran from 1996 to 1998. ABS-CBN premiered the anime in the Philippines in 1999. QTV also aired the anime in 2006.

Daichi Sorayomi's original Keijo!!!!!!!! (Hip Whip Girl) manga takes place in an alternate Japan where a sport called "Keijo" by law in 2003 became a sport alongside horse racing, boat racing, and cycling that allows for gambling. In the sport, contestants stand on platforms floating on the water and must use their butts and chests to fight against each other to push each other off the platform. Nozomi Kaminashi, a high school student, aims to join the sport after she graduates. Nozomi was raised in a poor family and hopes to make lots of money by playing Keijo. She grew up training in gymnastics, and she has good balance and flexibility. After high school, Nozomi joins a training boarding school and enters the world of Keijo.

The anime premiered last October.

Hideya Takahashi (Fantasista Stella director, Fafner EXODUS episode director) directed the anime at Xebec, and Takao Kato (To Love-Ru, Triage X director) was in charge of series composition. Keiya Nakano (AOKANA: Four Rhythm Across the Blue, Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky) was in charge of character designs. AiRI performed the opening theme song "DREAMxSCRAMBLE!," and voice actresses Lynn, M.A.O, Kaede Hondo, and Saori Ōnishi performed the ending theme song "Fantas/HIP Girlfriends!"

Sorayomi launched the manga in Weekly Shonen Sunday in 2013, and Shogakukan published the 15th compiled volume on March 17.


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