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‘Alamat’ back with tale of sampaloc

Alamat ng Sampaloc

PREPARE for a magical Sunday afternoon as GMA News and Public Affairs brings back the first-ever Pinoy animated anthology series “Alamat” today.

First aired in 2015, the groundbreaking show featured myths and legends that mirror Filipino culture, and voiced by big stars. It also received an Anak TV Seal Award for promoting values among viewers specially children.

This year, viewers can expect the second season of “Alamat” to be beyond enchanting and colorful, as GMA takes this medium of storytelling to the next level.

Joining the cast this season are Benjamin Alves, LJ Reyes, Bianca Umali, Frencheska Farr, Rafa Siguion-Reyna, Leo Martinez, Tonipet Gaba, Love Añover, John Feir, Zaimic Jaranilla, and Miggs Cuaderno.

For its first episode this Sunday, “Alamat” will feature the legend of Sampaloc (tamarind). Veteran actor Leo Martinez will give voice to the warrior Sampo. Comedian RJ Padilla, on the other hand, will not only lend his voice but will also play The Narrator.

The new chapter of “Alamat” opens its pages today, 5:15 p.m. on GMA-7.