Hayop Ka! Movie (2023):
Hayop Ka! (English: ’You Are an Animal!’, a profanity meaning “you animal!”), also known as Hayop Ka! (You animal!), Hayop Ka! The Nimfa Dimaano Story, and You Animal!, is a Philippine adult animated romantic comedy film directed by Avid Liongoren and produced by Rocketsheep Studio and Spring Films,
It features a voice cast top-billed by Angelica Panganiban, Robin Padilla, and Sam Milby. Hayop Ka! was released on 29 October 2020 on Netflix in select territories. The film received generally positive reviews from international critics, with praise for animation and voice performances, but criticism for its plot and Padilla’s performance. A standalone sequel, Hayop Ka! 2, was released in March 2, 2023.
Hayop Ka! Movie Information:
|Movie Name||Hayop Ka!|
|Also Known as||You animal!|
|Release Date||29 October 2020|
|Running Time||1hr 13min|
|Directed by||Avid Liongoren|
|Written by||Manny Angeles|
|Produced by||Avid Liongoren|
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|Edited by||Avid Liongoren|
|Music by||Len Calvo|
|Production Company||Rocketsheep Studio|
Hayop Ka! Movie Trailer:
Hayop Ka! Movie Storyline:
Nimfa Dimaano, the pretty pussycat is a perfume sales kitty at a department store. Her boyfriend, Roger, the macho mongrel is a janitor. Nimfa meets Iñigo Villanueva, 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.—IMDb
Hayop Ka! Movie Cast and Characters:
|Characters||Original voice||Netflix voice|
|Nimfarella “Nimfa” Dimaano||Angelica Panganiban||Reba Buhr|
|Roger Europeo||Robin Padilla||Mick Wingert|
|Iñigo Villanueva||Sam Milby||Todd Haberkorn|
|Jerry||Empoy Marquez||Kyle McCarley|
|Jhermelyn||Arci Muñoz||Tara Sands|
|Linda Dimaano||Yeng Constantino||Cassandra Lee Morris|
|Marie||Juliene Mendoza||Cherami Leigh|
|Papa Jorge||Piolo Pascual||Roger Craig Smith|
|Manghuhula||Eugene Domingo||Cissy Jones|
|Iñigo’s sister||Moira Dela Torre|
|An anthropomorphic owl||Joyce Bernal|
|Iñigo’s mother||Claudia Enriquez|
Interesting Facts About Hayop Ka! Movie:
- Hayop Ka! was announced as an official selection for the main competition at the 2021 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, and became the first Filipino animated feature film.
- CNN Philippines and director Avid announced that the film’s sequel is in development, naming it Hayop Ka Din!
- A standalone sequel, Hayop Ka! 2, was released on March 2, 2023.
- Hayop Ka! marks their first adult animated film produced in the Philippines according to Liongoren, it was first conceptualized after the production of the film Saving Sally, serving as its “thematic opposite.” He also said that it took three years to produce Hayop Ka!, and described it as “light and comical”.