Filipino-dubbed “Horimiya” coming to POPTV this June

Comedy romance anime series “Horimiya” is coming to video-on-demand platform POPTV this June.

POP TV Philippines made the announcement on their Facebook page last Wednesday. The series is dubbed in Filipino.

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“Horimiya” is based on Hori-san to Miyamura-kun web-comic series written and illustrated by HERO.

Masashi Ishihama, who previously worked on PERSONA 5 the Animation directed the series while Takao Yoshioka adapted the script. Haruko Iizuka was handling the character design. Studio CloverWorks produced the anime. Prior to the anime series, four different OVAs were released.

The official website describes the story as follow:

Kyoko Hori, a popular and flashy gal in her class, and Isumi Miyamura, a dark and unobtrusive otaku.
One day, the two of them, who are not supposed to meet, happen to know each other’s secrets.
The distance between the two men, who became “secret sharers”, rapidly shrinks, even as they are surprised at the gap between the two.

The series premiered in Japan last January, while Ani-One Asia brought the series to Southeast Asia last February.

POP TV is described as a mass market Video-on-Demand service that offers users a wide variety of local language content at an affordable price. POP TV can be accessed via www.poptv.ph. Its mobile app is available via Google Playstore and Apple App store

Anime titles such as “Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma”“How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?” and “My Hero Academia” are currently streaming on the site.

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