ANIPLUS Asia to Simulcast DARLING in the FRANXX

SINGAPORE – 9 January 2018 – Aniplus-Asia is proud to bring to you the last of our simulcast line-up for January 2018, DARLING in the FRANXX.

An original sci-fi series created by the collaboration between two famed animation studios, A-1 Pictures and Studio Trigger, DARLING in the FRANXX is set in the distant future where the land is wasted and humanity the mobile fort city, Plantation. Children live there without knowing the outside world or the freedom of the sky. Their only way of life is to fight mysterious giant lifeforms and complete their mission. They pilot giant robots known as Franxx, and piloting it proves their existence.

DARLING in the FRANXX focuses on Code:016, Hiro, a fallen prodigy, and a mysterious girl with two horns on her head, known as “Zero Two”.

Listed below are details for Aniplus-Asia's finalized simulcasts for January 2018:

  • DARLING in the FRANXX, an original sci-fi series created by the collaboration between A-1 Pictures and Studio Trigger. The story follows a group of children who pilots the Franxx to fend off mysterious giant lifeforms as a prove of their existence.
    • Premiere: 14 Jan, SUN 01:00 [00:00 id/th]
    • New Episode: SUNs, 01:00 [00:00 id/th]
    • Encore: SUNs, 22:00 [21:00 id/th]
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  • TOUKEN RANBU HANAMARU Season 2, adapted from the popular online and mobile game, Touken Ranbu, the Time Retrograde Army is threatening to change the course of history. The Touken Danshis of this particular citadel is out on mission to save time and space. The anime shows their fights as well as their daily lives in this particular citadel.
    • Premiere: 8 Jan, MON 01:00 [00:00 id/th]
    • New Episode: MONs, 01:00 [00:00 id/th]
    • Encore: MONs, 23:00 [22:00 id/th]
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  • The Ancient Magus' Bride, adapted from the popular manga in Japan, The Ancient Magus' Bride looks into the relationship between a child who sold herself to slavery and a sorcerer who later saved her and became her fiancé and master in the arts of magic.
    • New Episode: SUNs, 03:00 [02:00 id/th]
    • Encores SUNs, 23:00 [22:00 id/th]
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  • Pop Team Epic, adapted from the surreal comedy 4-panel web comic of Bkub Okawa of the same name in Japan, it highlights current affairs with ironies and dark humor, in a no-hold barred style. Pop Team Epic is bound to give you a good laugh!
    • Premiere: 7 Jan, SUN 01:30 [00:30 id/th]
    • New Episode: SUNs, 01:30 [00:30 id/th]
    • Encore: SUNs, 20:30 [19:30 id/th]
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  • Record of Grancrest War is adapted from the light novel by Ryo Mizuno, creator of Record of Lodoss War. Record of Grancrest War follows a lone mage named Siluca and a vagrant knight named Theo, where they make an oath as master and retainer, with hopes of bringing reform to a land riddled with war and chaos.
    • Premiere: 6 Jan, SAT 01:00 [00:00 id/th]
    • New Episode: SATs, 01:00 [00:00 id/th]
    • Encore: SATs, 23:00 [22:00 id/th]
    • More Info:

About Aniplus-Asia
Anime anytime anywhere and much more - Aniplus-Asia is the ultimate platform for people to connect through anime and youth pop culture.

The network with the most anime simulcasts in South East Asia, Aniplus-Asia brings to teens and young adults the latest and hottest anime series simulcasting along Japan networks every week throughout the year. Since Aniplus-Asia's launch, it has offered anime fans numerous popular and award-winning series such as Attack on Titan, Bungo Stray Dogs, Kan Colle the Movie, Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu, Psycho-Pass the Movie, Knights of Sidonia, Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, etc.


Aniplus-Asia Simulcasts DARLING in the FRANXX in Jan 2018
Content: DARLING in the FRANXX, TOUKEN RANBU HANAMARU Season 2, The Ancient Magus' Bride, Pop Team Epic, Record of Grancrest War
Countries: Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand

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