Posts Tagged ‘Toonami’

Dragon Ball Z Kai on Toonami and December Programming

dbz kai no logoDragon Ball Z Kai debuts on Toonami tonight!

 

synopsis:

The Legendary Z Reborn!

For the first time in history, experience the legendary Z as the master intended: bigger, faster, stronger, and packed with the pulverizing power to blow your puny minds! Beef up your collection with this manga-centric, fresh take on Akira Toriyama’s original vision, featuring more action than you can handle, revitalized animation, and an amped-up audio experience that will make your ears beg for mercy!

The last descendants of an evil race of warriors known as the Saiyans are on a collision course with Earth, and Goku – the strongest fighter on the planet – is all that stands between humanity and extinction. To save his friends and the world he loves, Goku must travel to a realm from which few return, but should he survive, he’ll discover the power to face the villainous Saiyan warlord – Prince Vegeta.

 

Are you excited to see Goku return to the Toonami block? Click here to check local times.

 

But, that’s not all the Toonami news we have for you today! Just announced on their official Tumblr, here are some of the things you can look forward to in the month of December–including the conclusion to a very popular vampire series!

 

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December 6th: Hellsing Ultimate 9 and Summer Wars
December 13th: Hellsing Ultimate 10 and Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos
December 20th: Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan and Akira
December 27th: Evangelion 1.11 and Evangelion 2.22

 

Hellsing Ultimate IX & X is available now on Blu-ray and DVD Combo. If you just can’t wait and want to pick it up today, click here.

 

Hellsing Ultimate OVA Series Joins Adult Swim’s Toonami Block

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Flower Mound, Texas (August 23, 2014) – Saturday night television is about to get a lot more bloody! Adult Swim, the cable and satellite network paired with Cartoon Network, announced today that it will begin airing volumes of the Hellsing Ultimate OVA series during the popular, Toonami anime block. The action-packed, supernatural epic is set to debut on September 13 at 3:00AM ET/1:00AM CT (in the former Black Lagoon time slot). Volumes will air in an hour-long block and will be edited to fit TV-MA broadcast standards.

 

Hellsing Ultimate will be joining the Toonami ranks with other FUNimation Entertainment shows Attack on Titan, Space Dandy, One Piece, Cowboy Bebop, and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.

 

In case you missed it, the final chapters in the Hellsing Ultimate series are coming to home video later this year. Hellsing Ultimate: Volumes IX & X will be released on Blu-ray & DVD on October 28th. Check out the Coming Soon trailer below and pre-order on FUNimation.com right here.

 

 

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Attack on Titan Marathon on Toonami

Attack on Titan

Just announced via the Toonami official Tumblr account, there will be an Attack on Titan Marathon on August 30th for Labor Day Weekend. The night will kick off with a brand new episode of Space Dandy and then they will be showing back-to-back episodes of Attack on Titan.

 

It’s the perfect opportunity to get caught up on Attack on Titan if you’ve missed any episodes! Be sure to check your local listings for times.

 

Can’t wait? Watch episodes on FUNimation.com! Click here to watch both the subbed and dubbed episodes.

 

And don’t forget to pre-order your copy of the Attack on Titan, Part Two Collector’s Edition! This is a FUNimation Exclusive, and quantities are limited. Click here to order now. Available on Sept. 23rd.

 

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Dragon Ball Z: Cooler’s Revenge on Toonami

For all you Toonami watchers, we’ve got some exciting news! Dragon Ball Z Movie: Cooler’s Revenge will air on Toonami on 5/24 at midnight (ET). Space Dandy and Bleach will be taking a week off. Check out the schedule from Toonami’s tumblr below:

 

11:30pm – Attack on Titan

12:00am – DBZ Cooler’s Revenge

1:00am – Naruto Shippuden

1:30am – One Piece

2:00am – Blue Exorcist

2:30am – Black Lagoon

3:00am – Beware the Batman

3:30am – Naruto

4:00am – Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood

4:30am – Samurai Jack

5:00am – Star Wars: The Clone Wars

5:30am – Sym–bionic Titan

 

For more information about Dragon Ball Z, please visit http://dragonballz.com

FUNimation Series “Attack on Titan” to Air on Toonami Block

 

 

Flower Mound, TX – (April 12, 2014)  Adult Swim, the cable and satellite network paired with Cartoon Network, announced today that it will begin airing Attack on Titan during the popular anime programming block known as Toonami.  The series is scheduled to begin airing on Saturday, May 3rd at 11:30 pm ET.

 

Attack on Titian joins other FUNimation Entertainment® series Space Dandy, One Piece, Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood and Black Lagoon currently airing on the network.

 

 

SERIES SYNOPSIS:

When the man-eating giants called Titans first appeared, humans retreated behind massive walls. After a hundred years of safety, a colossal-sized Titan smashes through the defenses, unleashing a flood of giants and carnage in the streets. Eren Jaeger watches helplessly as one of the creatures devours his mother. He vows to kill every Titan walking the earth. Eren and his surviving friends enlist to fight against the insatiable monsters. The future looks bleak, but there’s more to Eren than meets the eye: he may be humanity s last hope against extinction. From the director of Death Note and High School of the Dead comes the series Anime News Network calls an intense, visceral, and graphic thrill ride. The Titans have come to feast. Anything can happen. No one is safe.

 

FUNimation Entertainment® series’ times in the Toonami block are Eastern Time and listed below:

 

11:30pm – Attack on Titan

12:30pm – Space Dandy

1:30am – One Piece

2:30am – Black Lagoon

4:00am- Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood

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Black Lagoon Joins Toonami Line-up Starting March 22

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.

 

 

Click here to read the announcement from Toonami. So, what do you all think? Are you ready for Revy?

 

 

 

Space Dandy – To EVS…and beyond!

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.

Otakon Vegas to Host Space Dandy Launch Event

FUNimation presents sneak preview, guests Ian Sinclair & Zach Bolton

 

FUNimation will present the first episode of the highly anticipated new anime Space Dandy in a special launch event at Otakon Vegas on Saturday (4 January 2014), featuring the U.S. voice of Space Dandy, Ian Sinclair, as well as ADR director Zach Bolton.  The anime will premiere in English on Adult Swim Toonami block at 11:30 pm that same day, and in Japan and throughout Asia hours later.

 

Space Dandy, the new anime from the entire creative team behind Cowboy Bebop, was announced at Otakon this past August by Shinichiro Watanabe (“Cowboy Bebop”, “Samurai Champloo”), who serves as general director for the series. Also on board are director Shingo Natsume (“Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos”); screenwriters including Kimiko Ueno (movie “Crayon Shin-chan”), Dai Sato (“Cowboy Bebop”, “Eureka Seven”), and Keiko Nobumoto (“Cowboy Bebop”, “Wolf’s Rain”); character designer Yoshiyuki Ito (“Star Driver”), spaceship designer Thomas Romain (Satelight) (“Basquash!”); and featuring a theme song by Yasuyuki Okamura. Animation production by Bones, Inc. (“Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood”, “Soul Eater”, “Eureka Seven AO”).

 

Ian Sinclair performs the title role of Space Dandy.  A professional actor based in Dallas, Texas, Ian’s best known for his roles as Brook in “One Piece”, as Toriko in “Toriko”, as Ryner Lute in “Legend of the Legendary Heroes”, as Bardroy in “Black Butler”, and as Romano in “Hetalia”, as well as various roles in the Borderlands video games. He’s also worked as a voice director on “Initial D”, “Spice and Wolf II”, “Black Butler”, and the “Shakugan no Shana” movie.

 

Zach Bolton directs the ambitious simultaneous English dub release.  Drawing on eight years of experience with FUNimation, Zach’s credits include “Soul Eater”, “Shin chan”, “Darker Than Black”, “Trigun: Badlands Rumble”, “Future Diary”, “Dragon Ball Z”, and “One Piece”.  He’s also lent his voice to Hero in “Soul Eater”, Pluto in “Black Butler”, Droy in “Fairy Tail”, among many others.

 

For more information about Space Dandy, please visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SpaceDandyAnime

 

ABOUT OTAKON VEGAS AND OTAKORP, INC.:

Otakon Vegas is the first annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture presented by Otakorp in Las Vegas, Nevada. Otakon Vegas celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture. Otakon Vegas is a ticket based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an all-volunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.

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