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Japan's TV Asahi producing anime series in Philippines

broadcaster TV Asahi Corp. is collaborating with -basedanimator and game developer Synergy88 to produce "Barangay143," an anime seriestargeting Filipino viewers, The Nikkei reportedSept. 25.

The partnership sees TV Asahi managing the designs of the animecharacters, while Synergy88 handles scriptwriting and animation production.

The series, which will revolve around high-school basketballplayers in Manila, is set to air in 2017. It may later be taken to otherSoutheast Asian markets as well, the report said.