Barangay 143 is on its way! The first ever Filipino anime series will be airing on October 21 (Sunday) at 10:00 AM on GMA 7.
Characters of the animated series will be voiced by Migo Adecer, Julie Anne San Jose, Ruru Madrid, Kelley Day, John Arcilla, Edu Manzano, Cherie Gil, Paolo Contis, Archie Alemania, Doug Kramer, and lots more.
Check out the preview and trailer below:
Meanwhile, here is the official poster of Barangay 143:
Barangay 143 is produced by ASI Studios, a collaborative project by Philippine-based Synergy88 and Singapore-based August Media Holdings.
At the onset, this animated series looks like a promising venture for the local entertainment landscape, after a number of lackluster releases in the past. Based on the trailers and poster, this looks inspired by popular anime shows like Slam Dunk.
Sure, it may appear like a mere copy of original Japanese anime, but let’s find out how this local animated offering will fare. In other words, let’s support our Pinoy animators!