Anna Luna

Not to be confused with Annaliza.
Anna Luna
Genre Drama, Soap opera
Created by Zenaida O. Soriano
Starring Margarita Fuentes
Ricky Belmonte
Melissa Mendez
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Filipino/Tagalog, English
Running time Mon–Fri at 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm (PST);
25 to 30 minutes
Original network ABS-CBN (1989–1994)
RPN (1994–1995)
Picture format NTSC (480i)
Original release November 27, 1989 (1989-11-27) – September 29, 1995 (1995-09-29)
Related shows Anna Liza

Anna Luna is an afternoon Philippine soap opera which aired on ABS-CBN from November 27, 1989 to September 29, 1995. It aired on RPN from 1994 to 1995. This drama series made a comeback the glory days of Philippine drama, and became a contemporary for some other series like Mara Clara, Agila and Valiente.


Separated from her mother after an accident at sea, Annaluna is forced to live in the city with her estranged grandmother, Dona Martina Dominguez.

Annaluna is unwanted in the Dominguez mansion. To the old woman, she is a constant reminder of her daughter's disobedience by marrying a poor man. To a greedy aunt and an irksome cousin, she is a threat to the inheritance.[1]



In 1994, Jose Mari Gonzales, the president of RPN by that time was accused by ABS-CBN of copyright infringement on this soap opera. He believed that "Anna Luna" was an intellectual property of Zenaida O. Soriano, wife of director Gil Soriano, who directed Anna Liza, aired on GMA. He also believed that ABS-CBN only acquire Soriano to line produce the soap. However, RPN continued to air Anna Luna, with a new title Hanggang Kailan, Anna Luna?: Ikalawang Aklat (English title: Until when, Anna Luna?: Second Book) to become part of network's relaunch on October 3, 1994. The series ended on September 29, 1995 after a year of broadcast on RPN, and of almost 6 years on the air.



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