I guess I should make a thread with all the new shows Toonami is picking up for anyone interested since these guys get a lot of news coverage. It's falls into my area for this site in terms of reporting on industry news. Usually, if they report on an anime show that I have a discussion for, I'll post the news there.
Adult Swim's Toonami to Air JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Anime Starting in October 2016
Jason DeMarco, Vice President and Creative Director, On-Air for Adult Swim, confirmed on Twitter on Thursday that the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure television anime series will premiere on Adult Swim's Toonami programming block starting in October. DeMarco also added that the airing will start with the show's Part 1.
Toonami To Air Uncensored "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure"
At their San Diego Comic-Con panel, Adult Swim programming block Toonami announced plans to broadcast the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure TV anime. The David Production adaptation of Hirohiko Araki's genre-hopping 1987 ongoing will make its US cable debut in October. With the series coming soon, Toonami co-creator Jason DeMarco responsed to a fan's question about whether it will be a censored or uncensored version.
Toonami is streaming a film for November 5, 2016 at 3 AM (which this day is daylight savings): Makoto Shinkai's Children Who Chase Lost Voices.
Children Who Chase Lost Voices centers on Asuna, a girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her father as a memento. However, she embarks on a journey of adventure to find a mysterious boy she just met, and thus comes to know the cruelty and beauty of the world, as well as loss.
The official Facebook page of Adult Swim's Toonami television programming block in the United States announced on Tuesday that it will run the Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE:0096 television anime beginning on January 7 at 1:00 a.m. EST. (The below graphic lists "January 2," but Toonami normally runs on Saturdays.)
A female paratrooper. A distant future. A vast desert. With limited supply of food and water, her only hope is to catch a Sand Whale from a pack. Coming on March 18th, Adult Swim block Toonami will be celebrating its 20th anniversary with "Sand Whale and Me,” a 25-minute, 5-part short film from legendary director Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell, Patlabor) and Production I.G.
Dream: Looks like a remake of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni will be airing in July. The original seiyuu from the 2000s series will reprise their roles for the remake and judging from the animation, looks like it will have more polish to it compared...
Mar 21, 2020 21:51:24 GMT
Dream: ...to the 2000s series.
Mar 21, 2020 21:51:30 GMT
Taka: That's interesting to hear. Didn't know it was going to get a remake.
Mar 22, 2020 0:33:35 GMT
Dream: Guess I'm gonna focus on wrapping up Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken whenever it comes out today. Been one of my favorites for the season.
Mar 22, 2020 16:44:54 GMT
Taka: I need to catch up or drop/put on hold whatever series I tried.
Mar 22, 2020 21:25:15 GMT
Taka: 1 confirmed death in my hometown next to 19 confirmed cases. I heard the police are fining folks for not practicing social distancing on Facebook.
Mar 24, 2020 2:31:40 GMT
Dream: At least in New York right now, they're not enforcing it. But non-essential employers who aren't abiding by shutting down at this point will be fined and shut down at this point.
Mar 24, 2020 13:38:28 GMT
Master Menos: Had some serious personal trouble go on, but now I'm through it. On-Topic, where I'm in, everything but the stores (and possibly the restaurants) are closed down.
Mar 27, 2020 17:48:40 GMT
Taka: They closed off beaches and parks along bike paths as well as extending K-12 school closure to mid May while colleges are cancelled for the semester.
Mar 29, 2020 0:47:15 GMT
CosmicNoirTear: Everything closed on my part. I live by a bunch of shopping centers. All of the are ghost towns. Hopefully means most people where I live are taking this seriously. Also got laid off from my job two weeks ago.
Mar 29, 2020 2:46:08 GMT
Dream: My county has 6 confirmed cases. Restaurants and bars have been on take-out or delivery only for about a couple weeks now since New York's the hardest hit state. Hasn't been too different for me any who since I've been out of work and tight on money...
Mar 29, 2020 15:11:51 GMT
Dream: ...to do anything outside of getting essentials and job hunting in recent months. Though with the state pretty much on lockdown, likely gonna have a rough time finding any employer to work with in-person for a while.
Mar 29, 2020 15:13:27 GMT
El_Directo: Stay safe guys
Mar 29, 2020 20:08:55 GMT
Taka: I think the only thing not closed for mass gathering other than essential services would be funerals in my area. The mayor and staff have been pretty busy in clarifying things in press releases. Edit: my mistake. Funerals are closed.
Mar 29, 2020 21:52:25 GMT
Dream: Gonna try whipping up a review for Dorohedoro at some point tomorrow. Find that I have quite a bit to cover with the series.
Mar 30, 2020 3:39:57 GMT