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.
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
As with last year, the Toona,i programming block has a movie month planned for December. In addition to Summer Wars, Fullmetal Alchemist. Dragon Ball, Akira and Evangelion, the announced line-up includes the final two parts of the Hellsing Ultimate OVA. More check out the schedule after the jump.
Tonight is a big night for Toonami. At 11:30pm is Attack on Titan episode 25 - "Wall: Raid on Stohess District, Part 3" - the series finale. Perhaps more momentus, it will be followed at 12:00 by Bleach episode 366 - "Changing History, Unchanging Heart" - the final first run episode of the LONG running shonen anime. More after the jump.
Following up on the Hellsing news, Toonami had some good news to deliver for Inuyasha fans with confirmation that it will broadcast Inuyasha: The Final Act starting next month. Hit the jump for details.
Toonami's broadcast of Hellsing Ultimate has hit a snag and it means that the block will end the broadcast run earlier than originally planned. Hit the jump for the announcement.
American cable TV's summer ratings are out and while TNT was basic cable's #1 network in primetime, Adult Swim finished the period with a strong September. For the month, Adult Swim topped basic cable networks for Total Day Delivery of adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49 and men 18-24 & 18-34. Hellsing Ultimate in particular notably ranked #1 in its 3:00am Saturday night time period among adults 18-34 and men 18-24/18-34. More after the jump.
Toonami ran their latest online Q&A on September 28th, with responses posted to their Tumblr page. Among the subjects addressed were that Dragon Ball Z Kai will be replacing Bleach on November 8th. Also upcoming, a movie month is planned for December. More after the jump.
It's only a couple more weeks before it's time to bid adieu. Following this week's penultimate "Dandy's Day in Court, Baby," there's next week's Shingo Natsume (episodes 1 and 13) directed Shinichiro Watanabe written "The Neverending Dandy, Baby," then see you space cowboy! Adult Swim has now previewed their Hellsing-heavy post-Dandy Toonami line-up. See what's in store after the jump.
Adult Swim kicked off a strong Labor Day weekend with its new Space Dandy episode scoring an 0.5 rating and 1,138,000 viewers. Dandy was followed by a holiday Attack on Titan marathon that started with 12:00am's 0.6 rating and 1,232,000 viewers and trailed off, but never went below 616,000. More after the jump.
FUNimation has announced that Hellsing Ultimate will replace Black Lagoon on Adult Swim's Toonami block next month. Hit the jump for the details.
Get ready for the Toonami premiere of Gurren Lagann at 2:00am this Saturday. Then, on August 30th, Labor Day weekend plans start with a premiere episode of Space Dandy, followed by a special Attack on Titan marathon. Get the details after the jump.
Toonami has the introduction of Gurren Lagann coming up on August 16th. Beyond that, and the upcoming return of Intruder, co-creator Jason DeMarco is hinting on more developments for the block. Get a look after the jump.
The basic cable numbers are out for second quarter 2014, and the anime highlight is that Saturday Night’s Toonami block (11:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m.) increased all targeted male demos across the Quarter, ranging between 6% and 10%. More after the jump.
FUNimation has confirmed the early Cartoon Network listings that had comedy sci-fi anime Space Dandy returning to the Toonami block for its second outing on July 5th. More after the jump.