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Avid Liongoren’s “Hayop Ka!” is headed for Netflix this October 29th

Netflix's first Filipino animation is here.

Avid Liongoren's "Hayop Ka!" is headed for Netflix this October 29th
Avid Liongoren's "Hayop Ka!" is headed for Netflix this October 29th

Netflix has announced the first Filipino feature-length animation to debut on its platform—Avid Liongoren’s Hayop Ka! The Nimfa Dimaano Story.

Starring Angelica Panganiban, Sam Milby, and Robin Padilla, the adult-animation parable follows animal characters living human-like lives. The film is a co-production between Rocketsheep Studio and Spring Films, with Piolo Pascual, among others, tied as producers.

Here’s the full synopsis:

Nimfa Dimaano (Angelica Panganiban), the pretty pussycat is a perfume sales kitty at a department store. Her boyfriend, Roger (Robin Padilla), the macho mongrel is a janitor. Nimfa meets Iñigo Villanueva (Sam Milby) the bourgeoisie business dog and their chemistry ignites. Will Nimfa and Roger’s love for DVDs and cheap street food keep them together or will Iñigo’s high society charms tear them apart? 

Hayop Ka! has been in the works for some time now, and it’s nice to see it finally getting a proper release.

Catch the upcoming film on Netflix on October 29, 2020. Watch the trailer below.

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