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    Thursday August 27, 2015
  • Toonami Tweaks Pre-Flight Streaming

    Rotating marathons kick off with "YuYu Hakusho"

    This Tuesday, Toonami launched a new Pre-Flight streaming offering on Adult Swim’s website and mobile apps with marathons of Toonami programing from the past and present rotating at 5pm ET, starting with YuYu Hakusho. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday August 11, 2015
  • Toonami "Dragon Ball Z Kai" Broadcast Tops 2 Million Viewers and "Akame Ga Kill!" Approaches

    Toonami's strong summer continues

    Toonami is having a strong run this summer. Last week's broadcast was the second time since the block's schedule was reduced that five of its shows pulled over a million viewers. This past weekend, Dragon Ball Z: Kai was the top cable program Saturday, earning a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating and over 2 million viewers. The Akame ga Kill premiere came in second with a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating and 1.8 million viewers. More after the jump.

  • Sunday August 2, 2015
  • VIDEO: Toonami Broadcasts "Akame ga Kill!" Promo

    Violent action series debuts next weekend

    Sentai Filmworks' first title, Akame Ga Kill! joins Adult Swim's Toonami programming on August 8th, and with the violent action show set to premiere next weekend, a promo ran with this week's broadcast. Get a look after the jump.

  • Thursday July 2, 2015
  • Toonami to Broadcast "Parasyte" Anime

    The series continues Swim's new relationship with Sentai Filmworks that sees Akame Ga Kill debut in August

    Adult Swim's Toonami block is set to get a bit of sci-fi horror as Parasyte -the maxim-, Madhouse's 2014 adaptation of Hitoshi Iwaaki's 1988-95 manga, was revealed at Anime Expo. The series, continuing Swim's new relationship with Sentai Filmworks that sees Akame Ga Kill debut in August, is planned for a fall launch. More after the jump.

  • Saturday May 30, 2015
  • Toonami Announces Addition of "Akame Ga Kill!" and "Michiko & Hatchin"

    "Akame Ga Kill!" scheduled for August 8th, and "Michiko & Hatchin" scheduled for June 8th

    At this weekend's MomoCon, Atlanta Georgia animation, anime, gaming, and comics convention, Toonami held a panel announcing that Michiko & Hatchin will be replacing Inuyasha: The Final Act, starting June 20th, and that the cable programming block will be introducing the 2014 adaptation of violent action series Akame Ga Kill on August 8th as their first tile from Sentai Film Works.

  • Tuesday March 17, 2015
  • Happy 18th Anniversary to Toonami!

    Cartoon Network block launch Match 17th, 1997

    Happy 18th anniversary to Toonami, which launched on March 17th, 1997 on Cartoon Network, showing an action nostalgia line-up of Cartoon Roulette, The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest, ThunderCats and Voltron before helping to introduce Americans to anime like Dragon Ball Z, Sailor Moon, Yuyu Hakusho, and Gundam Wing on weekday afternoon, and later the likes of Naruto, Bleach and Attack on Titan late nights. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday February 17, 2015
  • VIDEO: Toonami Airs Follow-up to Fanservice Meter

    Feedback addressed in trademark fashion

    Here, as well as elsewhere, Toonami got a bit of feedback concerning last week's fanservice meter bumper. And we don't mean underrating Deadman Wonderland. Well, this past Saturday they addressed the issue in trademark fashion.

  • Sunday February 15, 2015
  • Aniplex Of America Announces Toonami Broadcast For "Sword Art Online II"

    Broadcast begins on March 28th at 1:00 AM EDT

    Aniplex of America has announced that Adult Swim's Toonami block will broadcast the second season of smash hit Sword Art Online in Sword Art Online II. Hit the jump for details.

  • Tuesday February 10, 2015
  • VIDEO: Adult Swim Rates Shows in Terms of Fan Service

    In honor of new shorter, bustier schedule and debut of "Kill La Kill," special meter bumper runs

    Last Saturday saw the introduction of Toonami's shorter, bustier schedule with DBZ Kai, Kill la Kill, Naruto: Shippuden,  Inuyasha: The Final Act, Gurren Lagann, One Piece and Deadman Wonderland. In honor of Kill La Kill's debut, they ran a special fanservice meter bumper. Get a look after the jump.

  • Sunday February 1, 2015
  • VIDEO: Toonami Rolls Out "Kill la Kill" Promo

    Dub broadcast kicks off next Saturday at 12:30am

    Despite the recent dicing of the Toonami anime block, the broadcast of Kill la Kill is still ready to join the lineup. The dub kicks off next Saturday at 12:30am, and you can see Toonami's promo for it after the jump. 

  • Tuesday January 27, 2015
  • "Kill La Kill" Slotted Into a Further Reduced Toonami Schedule

    Many of block's re-runs go away in a new Midnight-3:30am schedule

    Good news, bad news for the Toonami programming block. The good news is that Kill La Kill has found a home with the English dub slotted to premiere at 12:30am on February 7th. The bad news is that the line-up has been further reduced beyond the hour loss, as many of its re-runs go away in a new Midnight-3:30am schedule. Get the details after the jump.

  • Friday January 23, 2015
  • Toonami Schedule to be Reduced

    Ratings prompt changes starting this week

    Animated programming block Toonami has announced a new shorter schedule, rolled out starting this week. Toonami co-creator Jason DeMarco explained on Twitter: " fans- so I don't get inundated, yes we are being shortened due to ratings. We aren't going anywhere, but we may shrink a bit. If things don't pick up. That's it, that's all I know, that's all I can talk about, thanks. Sorry to those this inconveniences." More after the jump.

  • Sunday December 28, 2014
  • VIDEO: "Deadman Wonderland" Returning to Toonami

    "Cowboy Bebop" starts over, for the first time in HD starting January 3rd

    With its movie month over, Toonami is set to introduce its new schedule on Saturday, Januayr 3rd. For the new year, They're bringing back Deadman Wonderland. Plus Cowboy Bebop’s starting over at “Asteroid Blues” for the first time remastered in HD. More after the jump.

  • Monday December 8, 2014
  • Adult Swim's "Toonami" Block Announces Return of "Deadman Wonderland" and "Cowboy Bebop" in HD

    Cowboy Bebop returns to schedule after hiatus, Deadman Wonderland returns after viewer demand

    Fans of Adult Swim's Toonami block have much to look forward to after this month, as the block returns to its normal schedule in January with a couple of surprises. Hit the jump for details.

  • Sunday November 9, 2014
  • Adult Swim's Toonami Block Gets Last Two "Hellsing Ultimate" Episodes After All

    Last two extended length episodes to run under December's "Movie Month"

    After first announcing it wouldn't be able to air the last two episodes of Hellsing Ultimate in November as originally planned, Adult Swim's Toonami block has announced that it will air the episodes in December as a part of its "Movie Month" event