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Anime fans, you have a lot to look forward to

16 anime titles—including the much-awaited ‘TRESE’— headed to Netflix         Over 100 million households around the world watched anime in the past year,” said Taiki Sakurai, Netflix’s chief producer for anime.  According to Sakurai, they’ve seen a 50-percent growth year on year in subscribers who have been watching anime. Anime titles have …

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‘Super Random’ Episode V: How ‘Voltes V’ became No. 1 in PH before it was banned

Even though it is a Japanese creation, Voltes V is a Pinoy pop culture treasure, the national super robot, so to speak. As you’ll find out in the newest episode of the “Super Random” podcast, Voltes V’s connection to the Philippines is a fascinating tale of Japanese animation company Toei Col. LTD., Filipino licensing company …

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PH is the setting of next ‘Gundam’ anime; but release delayed indefinitely

The Philippines is the location of the action in the next “Mobile Suit Gundam” animated film, a convergence that will be very welcome to the republic of “Gundam” fans in the country. “Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway” was supposed to be released in Japan on July 23 by Bandai and animation studio Sunrise and is the …

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‘Castlevania,’ ‘Ghost in the Shell,’ and other anime you can stream on Netflix

‘Castlevania,’ ‘Ghost in the Shell,’ and other anime you can stream on Netflix

April 15 is Anime Day. What better way to celebrate the day than by watching some Japanese animation?  Here’s the list of what you can stream on Netflix.     ‘Sol Levante’ In this animated short, a young warrior and her familiar search for the sacred place are said to fulfill wishes. It’s best not to anger …

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The top 10 Studio Ghibli movies you must watch on Netflix

The whimsy and the wonder are now here! The films of Studio Ghibli, the most creative animation studio in Japan are now available on Netflix in the Philippines starting today, February 1. Cofounded by the visionary director Hayao Hiyazaki in Tokyo in 1985, Studio Ghibli has released many of Japan’s most acclaimed and successfully anime, …

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