“Hand Shakers”, “Servamp”, “Terra Formars: Revenge” airs on Animax Asia this June


Animax Asia announced on Thursday that anime series Hand Shakers, Servamp and Terra Formars: Revenge is scheduled to air on channel this June.

The first season of Assassination Classroom also returns for a marathon run next month.


Full press release after the jump

Anime fans across Asia will enjoy what’s in store for the month of June, jam-packed with all the action and mixed with science fiction, fantasy, and the supernatural as three of the highest-rated anime series from Japan make their debut in Animax.

Students of Class 3-E at the Kunugigaoka Junior High School find themselves in an impossible mission as assassins to eliminate their homeroom teacher – a tentacled, smiley-faced creature responsible for destroying a part of the moon and threatens to destroy the earth within a year.

With the government offering a reward of 10 billion yen to whomever among the students succeeds in killing the monster, Nagisa Shiota and the class of academic underachievers take on the challenge to redeem themselves and finally earn the respect the deserve.

Despite the unattainable task before them, Nagisa and his band of social misfits must race against the clock, not only in time for their graduation, but also in time to save the world.

Assassination Classroom starts on 4 June, every Sunday at 9 pm, with 4 episodes back-to-back, first and exclusively on Animax

High school student Tazuna Takatsuki was just on his to repair something as a mechanic when he finds himself in another world. He meets Koyori Akutagawa, and the become one as Hand Shakers – partners who can summon weapons called “Nimrods,” which are born from their deep psyche by joining hands. With their newfound power, Tazuna and Koyori compete with other Hand Shakers for the chance to meet and challenge “God” and make their wish come true. But to do so, they should keep holding hands at all time and not let go.

Hand Shakers premieres on 15 June, every Wednesday and Thursday at 8pm, with 2 episodes back-to-back, first and exclusively on Animax.

Sixteen-year-old Mahiru Shirota lives a simple life and dislikes everything that is difficult but when he rescues a black cat named Kuro, his life suddenly becomes complicated.

Kuro turns out to be no ordinary feline but a Servamp – a servant vampire who happens to be in the middle of a sibling rivalry.

In an instant, Mahiru is tagged into a war among vampire brothers and pulled into a world completely unknown to him, realizing that his once simple life will never be simple again!

Servamp premieres on 15 June, from Monday to Friday at 6:30pm, with 2 episodes back-to-back, first and exclusively on Animax.

2620 A.D., the earth is being ravaged by a deadly pathogen called the Alien Engine Virus. In order to find a vaccine, Akari Hiazamaru and his crew travel to Mars to get a sample of the giant humanoid cockroaches known as Terraformars.

But on the red planet, an unforeseen accident occurs, which forces them to engage in a fierce battle with the alien creatures.

Fighting for their survival, Akari is fully aware that he and his should triumph against all odds to save humanity from the looming threat of extinction.

Terra Formars: Revenge premieres on 20 June, every Monday and Tuesday at 10pm, with 2 episodes back-to-back, first and exclusively on Animax.

Animax is available on SKYCable Channel 46, Cignal Channel 73, Dream Satellite TV Channel 7, Destiny Digital Channel 46 and G Sat Channel 24.

Aside from the above-mentioned series, Animax Asia will be also airing Brave Witches, Urara Meirochou, Animax Musix 2016 Yokohama and Animax Musix 2017 Osaka soon on the channel.

For more updates, check out their official Facebook page and website www.animax-asia.com.