Posts Tagged ‘Cartoon Network’

Ping Pong’s Yuasa Directs Adventure Time Episode

This past weekend at Wondercon, the staff and cast of the hit Cartoon Network series Adventure Time announced that Masaaki Yuasa wrote, storyboarded, and directed the upcoming episode “Food Chain.” If you notice that Finn and Jake also look a bit different, that’s because the episode was also animated by Yuasa’s own studio. Here’s a clip from the episode.

 

 

 

Yuasa is currently directing the anime version of Taiyo Matsumoto’s Ping Pong, streaming now on FUNimation.com every Thursday at 12:50pm ET. Click here to watch episodes now.

 

Ping Pong: The Animation synopsis:
Despite having drastically different personalities, high school boys Peco and Smile have been friends since childhood. Now, they’re both talented members of a table tennis club—but what happens when these sports lovers have to go up against each other in tournaments? Prepare for truly epic matches in this new series from the director of The Tatami Galaxy!

 
So what do you think? Do you see Yuasa’s influence in the clip provided?

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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