If you were around for Adult Swim's grand, unforgettable April Fools' night, during which they ran a classic block of Toonami anime, then this shouldn't be too big of a surprise: Toonami is coming back. Adult Swim has made the big announcement, setting the block's return for May 26. Read on for more!
For April Fools', Cartoon Network's Adult Swim programming block cosplayed as the much lamented Toonami, airing Dragon Ball Z, Gundam Wing, Trigun, Outlaw Star, and Tenchi Muyo, as well as new TOM bumpers. Check out a collection of the spots after the jump.
Fan YouTube channel CN Vault has been posting various localized versions of Cartoon Network's promos, and today, showcased of pair of absurd classics from Cartoon Network Japan. If you were ever curious to hear what Wonder Woman, Bird Man, Blue Falcon, the Wonder Twin's Zan, and Zandor from The Herculoids sound like in Japanese, check out the clips after the jump!
Cartoon Network is preparing the launch of DC Nation, programming built around DC superheroes with shows like the CG animation, Beware the Batman. To promote this, Aardman Films, of Wallace and Gromit fame, was contracted to render the some DC characters in claymation. Check it out after the jump.
Cartoon Network has signed a development agreement with action-adventure producer Don Murphy and partner Susan Montford and their company Angry Filmworks to develop a live-action motion picture based on the groundbreaking, environment-saving animated hero, Captain Planet and the Planeteers, it was announced today by Stuart Snyder, president and COO of Turner Broadcasting System Inc.’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media division (AYAKM). The agreement gives Murphy and his company the exclusive rights to develop and package the property and advance it towards production.
In 2011 Cartoon Network will transport fans attending San Diego Comic-Con International to the unpredictable and exciting world ofAdventure Time! The Land of Ooo comes to Comic Con and to the streets of San Diego with an Adventure Time themed booth, Pizzeria and the first-ever Adventure Time Parade.
This year at San Diego Comic-Con, Adult Swim will feature the first-ever Adult Swim panel block. On Friday, July 21 from 11:45 a.m. – 5 p.m., the network will own a convention room at the Hilton Bayfront – Indigo Ballroom (located directly next to the convention center) for a day of programming featuring creators, producers and actors from Robot Chicken, The Venture Bros., Childrens Hospital, NTSF:SD:SUV::, Black Dynamite andEagleheart. Adult Swim stars will include Rob Corddry, Chris Elliott, Paul Scheer, Jackson Publick, Doc Hammer, Seth Green and more. Fans will also get an exclusive preview of some of the new series coming to the network.