Variety has reported that Alcon Television Group will be teaming up with Adult Swim and Crunchyroll to produce/ distribute an anime series that is inspired by “Blade Runner 2049.” The series will be titled, “Blade Runner- Black Lotus,” which is stated to consist of 13 half-hour episodes. Although details about the project are scarce at this time, it is said that series will be set in the year 2032 and will feature appearances of characters seen within the Blade Runner universe. Jason DeMarco, SVP director of Adult Swim, had this to say about the project. “I first saw ‘Blade Runner’ in 1982,Read More
The official Toonami Facebook page has updated with the announcement that the third season of Attack on Titan will premiere on the block on August 18. As reported previously, the world premiere for the season was screened by Funimation Entertainment in North America and Canadian theaters earlier this month. The season will later premiere in Japan on July 22. For those who haven’t been following the anime, the second season of the series finished its run on the block last July. For those who aren’t familiar with the anime, Funimation provided a short description for theRead More
Funimation Entertainment has recently revealed details for their home video release for Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Season Two. The second season aired in Japan on October 2, 2016- April 2, 2017 and ran for 25 episodes. The English dub premiered on Toonami starting on October 7, 2017 and finished its run on April 28, 2018. The second season will be released in two volumes and also as a BD/DVD Combo Limited Edition on August 7. The BD/DVD Combo Limited Edition will be priced at a MSRP of $149.99 and is currently listed on Funimation’s website at $112.49. TheRead More
The official Toonami facebook page has updated with a look at the new schedule for the block starting on May 5 at 10:30 P.M. The new schedule reveals that My Hero Academia will airing on Toonami starting at 11:30 P.M. Funimation Entertainment describes the series. Summer is here,and the heroes of Class 1-A and 1-B are in for the toughest training camp of their lives! A group of seasoned pros pushes everyone’s Quirks to new heights as the students face one overwhelming challenge after another. Braving the elements in this secret location becomes the least of their worries when routine trainingRead More
Nozomi Entertainment has posted an official announcement that they will be releasing a Blu-ray version of the Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn OVA Collection. The Blu-ray will include all the bonus content from the previous releases along with a few new extras. The Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn OVA Collection will be released on Blu-ray on March 6, 2018 with a list price of $64.99. The set is currently available for pre-order on Rightstuf priced at $42.24. Gundam Unicorn OVA collection is dropping on Blu-ray March 2018! Includes all the extras from the previous release plus a bit more! https://t.co/6rosjrq7h3 pic.twitter.com/9YdVeUbC15 — Nozomi EntertainmentRead More
Toonami has recently announced the premiere date for season 2 of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans on their official Facebook page. The season will continue where season 1 left off with episode 26 titled, “In the Midst of Jealousy.” The second season of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans will premiere on Toonami on October 7th at 12:30 A.M.
Funimation has updated their official Youtube channel with an English dub trailer for Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans. The trailer features a preview of the English dub and some of the events of the first season of the series. The first season of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans will be released separately in Blu-ray DVD combo packs and a single Limited Edition set on November 14. A group of child soldiers—Mikazuki Augus, Orga Itsuka, and several others—are sent to protect a young aristocrat seeking to liberate a Martian city from Earth’s rule. WhenRead More
The official Toonami Facebook page has updated with announcement that Outlaw Star will be premiering on the network. The series will premiere on August 19 at 2:30 A.M. EST in full HD. The series previously premiered on the network in 2001 and later on Adult Swim in early 2002. For those who are unaware Outlaw Star is an anime series produced by Sunrise in 1998. Funimation provided a synopsis for the series. Gene Starwind is a jack-of-all-trades responsible for odd jobs and bounty hunting with his partner, Jim Hawking. Stuck on a rundown planet, he’s going nowhere fast. But when a bodyguardRead More
The official Toonami Facebook page has recently been updated with a new schedule for the block starting on April 15. The following week will feature the premiere of the second season of Attack on Titan. The second season will premiere on April 22 at 12:30am EST.
Crunchyroll has announced that they will be streaming the Mobile Fighter G Gundam anime series. For those who are unaware the series first debuted in Japan in 1994. The series later premiered in North America during the Toonami block in the early 2000s. Crunchyroll will be streaming the original Japanese version with English subtitles starting at 5 P.M. PST/ 8 P.M. EST to all subscribers and will be available worldwide except for Asia. Crunchyroll also provided a synopsis for the series. It is time for the Gundam Fight tournament! Each country sends a GundamRead More
Crunchyroll has announced that they will be streaming the Dub for Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans. They will be adding five new episodes every Tuesday at 7 PM PST starting on February 28. The series will be available in the following territories: United States, Canada, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, South Africa, the Middle East, and North Africa. In Gundam IBO, the Earth Sphere had lost its previous governing structure, and a new world was created under new systems of government. While a temporary peace had arrived, the seeds of a new conflict were being sownRead More
The official Toonami Facebook page has recently updated with an announcement that Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE: 0096 will premiere on Toonami on January 7th at 1 AM. The series will take Gundam Iron Blooded: Orphans time slot as it finishes it’s first season on Toonami.
Yesterday, at the FLCL 2 panel at Anime Expo 2016 vice president and producer at Production I.G., Maki Terashima-Furuta announced that the original character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Neon Genesis Evangelion, .hack franchise, Attack on Titan live-action films) is returning for the sequel. Along with the return of Sadamoto, Terashima-Furuta announced Japanese rock band, The Pillows are also returning to provide music for the series. Another announcement was the addition of Katsuyuki Motohiro (chief director of Psycho-Pass) will supervise the series. Also in attendance was FLCL creator, Kazuya Tsurumako, Haruko’s voiceRead More