The trailer for the Philippine-made anime series Barangay 143 was posted recently on Facebook.
This also revealed that it will be aired starting October on GMA 7.
Barangay 143 is said to be about basketball players in Manila high schools. This looks like something a lot of people will be able to relate to.
The anime is created in collaboration with August Media, TV Asahi, at ASI Studios, and Synergy88, an animation and game developer here in the Philippines.
According to Synergy88:
Barangay 143 is a gritty story where the stakes are high, about never giving up and a game called life. Bren Park who loves basketball rejects his destiny to become a great player when tragedy strikes his family. He swears never to play basketball again and journeys to the Philippines where he finds his way back to himself, his heart and the game. In Manila, legendary basketball coach, Coach B seeks justice for the death of his son. He begins by using the very game that took his son from him, to find the culprits and bring down a syndicate. But he needs a captain, a leader who will take his ragtag team of misfit players to victory. Tied by their tragic loss and by the game that took everything away from them, Bren and Coach B soon through basketball find peace, justice, forgiveness, redemption, and love.
Before the anime’s premiere, Synergy88 also released a game app called “Barangay 143: Street League” for Android and iOS.
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