One of the best action anime of all time is heading to Toonami, and it’s going to kick all kinds of ass! That’s right, Black Lagoon will be joining Toonami’s line-up starting March 22nd. It’ll be replacing Soul Eater once it ends in the 1:30am ET time slot.
So, are you ready to see the crew of Black Lagoon on television!?
If you’ve never seen the series, here’s a synopsis for you:
Rokuro’s mundane trip to South East Asia turns from pleasure cruise to festival of pain when modern-day pirates take him hostage. Revy, Dutch, and Benny are the ruthless crew of the Black Lagoon. For them, getting shot at while smuggling drugs, guns, and stolen goods is part of a typical day at work – and Rokuro is joining the team.
We all hope you tuned into see the premiere of Space Dandy on Toonami last night. It was a big event for all of us at FUNimation both here in Texas and out at Otakon Vegas.
Be sure to tune in to Toonami each and every Saturday at 11:30pm EST to see it first!
If you missed the premiere last night, want to watch it again, or are wanting to see the English subbed version of the show, we’ve got you covered as well.
Every Sunday at 7:00am EST the newest episode of Space Dandy will be added to FUNimation.com and viewable across all of our apps. For Elite Video Subscribers these episodes will be commercial-free and in HD. So if you are reading this you can go watch the first episode RIGHT NOW!
In addition to this, we have some more options every Sunday. You will be able to watch the English sub with your Hulu or Hulu Plus accounts. If you are looking to download the latest episode you can find both the dub and the sub on the Sony Entertainment Network via your PlayStation console, Microsoft Xbox Video via your Xbox console, in the iTunes store, Amazon Instant Video, or VUDU. Stay tuned for more places to download episodes in the near future.
Everyone here at FUNimation headquarters is out-of-their-minds excited to be a part of the awesome that is Space Dandy. We bet we’re not the only ones, but just in case you were running low on reasons to geek out over the Dandy, we put a list together.
Toonami announced back in October that their regular programming would be taking a break in December to show a block of movies. This past Friday, Toonami revealed which movies would be airing and when!
Flower Mound, TX – (October 25, 2013) It was announced today that Adult Swim will broadcast the English dub version of “Space Dandy” on television in North America beginning January 2014. This is the first time an anime series on Adult Swim will have a simultaneous TV broadcast with Japan. In addition to Japan and North America, the show will have a simulcast broadcast in numerous countries in Asia.
FUNimation Entertainment (a Group 1200 Media Company) has announced that it has acquired the home entertainment, digital, theatrical, and merchandise rights to the animated sci-fi action series. English production will be done by FUNimation Entertainment, in association with the Space Dandy Production Committee in Japan.
Space Dandy is a dandy in space! This dreamy adventurer with a to-die-for pompadour travels across the galaxy in search of aliens no one has ever laid eyes on. Each new species he discovers earns him a hefty reward, but this dandy has to be quick on his feet because it’s first come – first served! Accompanied by his sidekicks, a rundown robot named QT and Meow the cat-looking space alien, Dandy bravely explores unknown worlds inhabited by a variety aliens. Join the best dressed alien hunter in all of space and time as he embarks on an adventure that ends at the edge of the universe!
*About “Space Dandy”:
Get ready to blast off with Space Dandy, a dazzling new anime from the entire creative team behind Cowboy Bebop! General Director: Shinichiro Watanabe (“Cowboy Bebop”, and “Samurai Champloo”), Director: Shingo Natsume (“Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos”), Screenplay: Kimiko Ueno (Movie “Crayon Shin-chan”), Dai Sato (“Cowboy Bebop”, “Eureka Seven”), Keiko Nobumoto (“Cowboy Bebop”, “Wolf’s Rain”) and many others, Character Design: Yoshiyuki Ito (“Star Driver”), Spaceship Design: Thomas Romain (Satelight) (“Basquash!”), Theme Song: Yasuyuki Okamura. Animation Production: Bones Inc. (“Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood”, “Soul Eater”, “Eureka Seven AO”).
C-Control, has recently begun airing on Pivot TV Sundays at 8pm ET/ 7pm CT! Never heard of C-Control? Think financial Pokemon, or you can read this synopsis:
Kimimaro works two jobs to put himself through college. He’s handed an end to his check-to-check lifestyle when he’s offered a large sum of money to compete in a dangerous game. Kimimaro needs the extra cash, but he’ll invest his future as collateral in the Financial District. In this alternate dimension, people wage battles using Assets: warriors that protect their masters at all costs. You get wealthier every time you win, but if you lose, it could rob you of your family, your home, or your life. The destructive forces at play between the Financial District and the physical world compel Kimimaro to confront the most powerful man in the game. In this groundbreaking series, find out if the world will survive or disappear from existence.
Watch the series Sundays on Pivot TV! Click here to find Pivot in your area. Click here for the schedule.
Can’t wait for the next episode? C-Control is available now on BD/DVD Combo. Click here to buy!
About Pivot TV:
Pivot, launched August 1, 2013, is a new television network from Participant Media serving passionate Millennials (18-34) with a diverse slate of talent and a mix of original series, acquired programming, films and documentaries.
Pivot focuses on entertainment that sparks conversation, inspires change and illuminates issues through engaging content, and its website TakePart.com to continue the conversation and connect audiences to a wealth of content and customizable actions. Pivot is also changing the media landscape, available via traditional Pay TV subscription to 40 million-plus homes and integrates a Live and on demand streaming option via its interactive, downloadable Pivot APP. In both content and delivery, Pivot is ‘TV for The New Greatest Generation.’