TrueID Philippines Adds Gymnastic Samurai and Sorcerous Stabber Orphen to their Anime Catalog

Video-on-demand streaming platform TrueID Philippines added two anime from Ani-One Asia to their expanded anime catalog. Those anime titles are the action anime Sorcerous Stabber Orphen and the sports anime Gymnastic Samurai.

Sorcerous Stabber Orphen is a Japanese light novel series written by Yoshinobu Akita. An anime television series was aired from January to March 2020 with a new season the following year from January to March 2021.

The young man Orphen engages in money lending activities in the back streets of the commercial city of Totokanta. Once, he was known as one of the Tower of Fang’s most promising black sorcerers. One day, Orphen was approached by Volkan and Dortin, who had a very profitable money making scheme set up. Under the guise of wealthy merchants, they set forth toward the Everlasting household to partake in a marriage fraud. But, there was one problem: Volcan’s plan was full of holes, leading one of the sisters to find out about their plan too. Then suddenly, a huge monster attacks the mansion. Among all the commotion, one name rings out: Azalie. This monster was what he was looking for for five years: his older sister Azalie who transformed into a dragonic monster. Between those who seek to kill the monster and Orphen, giving everything to protect it, his peaceful days are at an end. Trying desperately to transform his sister, Azalie, back to her true form leads to a treacherous journey that, ultimately, allows Orphen to learn the vast secrets of his world.

Summary Plot taken from Wikipedia

The Gymnastics Samurai is a Japanese anime television series about gymnastics. The series was produced by MAPPA, written by Shigeru Murakoshi and directed by Hisatoshi Shimizu. Character designs were created by Kasumi Fukagawa, and the music its composed by Masaru Yokoyama. The series aired from October to December 2020

In 2002, the Japanese men’s gymnastics team is not doing well. Jotaro Aragaki is a professional gymnast and former Olympian. However, despite being good in the past, he was never able to get a gold medal. As he suffered a shoulder injury and is an older athlete at 29 years old, his coach, Noriyuki Amakusa, suggests he retires. While considering retirement, Jotaro takes his daughter Rei to Edo Wonderland. While there, they encounter a foreigner dressed up as a ninja, who after following them home, introduces himself as Leo. Later, while announcing his retirement at a press conference, Jotaro changes his mind half way through and decides to continue to pursue a career in gymnastics.

Summary Plot taken from Wikipedia
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Gymnastic Samurai and Sorcerous Stabber Orphen were both licensed by Medialink via Ani-One Asia and distributed for streaming on TrueID Philippines. To stream, go to on any applicable browsers on web or mobile. Or download the TrueID app on Google Play at

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