IN PHOTOS: Meet the cast of ‘Encantadia’ 2016

Alexa Villano
IN PHOTOS: Meet the cast of ‘Encantadia’ 2016
See photos from the grand press conference of 'Encantadia' 2016, where most of the cast members were present – even in full regalia

MANILA, Philippines – Asnamon voyanazar! 

Enter the world of Encantadia once more, as the pilot episode will finally air on July 18.

On Wednesday, July 13, the cast of the much anticipated “requel” (or retelling) were presented to the press in their respective costumes from the fantaserye. (LOOK: The new ‘Encantadia’: Concept art, costumes unveiled) 


The cast was led by the 4 sang’gres:

Pirena (Glaiza de Castro)

Amihan (Kylie Padilla)

Alena (Gabbi Garcia)

Danaya (Sanya Lopez)

Sunshine Dizon, who was earlier announced to have a special role in the show, was also present. She plays the role of Adhara, a mysterious diwata.

Solenn Heussaff is Cassiopea, the first queen of Lireo.

See the other cast members in costume:

Aquil (Rocco Nacino)


Muros (Carlo Gonzalez)


Ybarro/Ybrahim (Ruru Madrid)


Apitong (Christian Bautista)


Agane (Rochelle Pangilinan) 

Agane’s role has been expanded and given a story of her own, as head writer Suzette Doctolero was said to be impressed with actress Rochelle Pangilinan, GMA reported.

Gurna (Vaness del Moral)


Hitano (Pancho Magno)


Wantuk (Buboy Villar)


Pako (James Teng)


Mira (Kate Valdez)


Lira (Mikee Quintos)


Muyak (Klea Pineda)


Anthony (Migo Adecer)


Alira Naswen (Julia Lee)


Asval (Neil Ryan Sese)


Ades (Ana Feleo)


Arvak (Roi Vinzon)


Also in the cast are Leandro Baldemor (Dado), Angelu de Leon (Amanda), Ryan Eigenmann (Berto), and Jestoni Alarcon (Armeo).

Max Collins also makes a special apperance as Amihan, the sister of Ynang Reyna Mine-a.


The cast will not be complete without the Adamyans:



Banak and Nakba


Conan Stevens, who appeared as Ser Gregor Clegane/The Mountain in season 1 of Game of Thrones, also made a special appearance. The actor will play a yet-to-be-specified part on the show. 

Aside from presenting most of the cast at the press conference, it was also announced that there will be a special Encantadia game that can be dowloaded on mobile phones. (WATCH: ‘Encantadia’ 2016 animated trailer: Sang’gres gear up for war)


Are you excited to watch the new Encantadia? Let us know in the comments below.  –

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Alexa Villano

Alexa is one of Rappler's Lifestyle and Entertainment reporters, covering local entertainment news to a wide range of topics from beauty pageants to reality shows.