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Housing Complex C Episode 1: "Optical Illusion", The Series We Needed
Toonami has played a major role in western viewers' introduction to anime for more than 25 years, consistently curating some of the best genre titles of our time — so the anime block's recent maneuver into the intricate horror genre through a four-part series titled Housing Complex C presents an exciting opportunity for next-gen audiences[...]
rick and morty
Discovery; and co-creator of Toonami, decided to field some questions from fans on Twitter And there was a ton of ground covered, some of which we're passing along to you below- from the upcoming Rick and Morty anime and the possibility of a second season of Shenmue: The Animation to if more DC content from[...]
Uzumaki: Junji Ito Plays a Role in the Anime Version of His Manga
The celebration of Toonami's 25th anniversary has made its way over to the world of a highly anticipated horror anime, Uzumaki based on the manga of the same title by Japanese manga artist Junji Ito. Source: Uzumaki/Twitter If you're a fan of the twisted and insane imagery as well as the storyline of Uzumaki like I am, seeing a[...]
blade runner
Directed by Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed) and Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex), Blade Runner: Black Lotus is produced by Alcon Entertainment and animation studio Sola Digital Arts, with Shinichiro Watanabe serving as a creative producer. Image: Screencap Now here's a look at a preview for this weekend's episode "All the Best Memories," where Niander[...]
blade runner
Now here's a look at a preview for this weekend's episode "Free Will," where Elle confronts Joseph about his past as a Blade Runner and reveals her plans to him to kill Niander Wallace: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5eSziJ6zl4Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: BLADE RUNNER: BLACK LOTUS | S1E9 Sneak Peek: Elle Confronts Joseph | adult swim[...]
blade runner
By the time you read this, we will have already crawled our way into a new year, and what better way to kick things off than with a new episode of Crunchyroll and Adult Swim's Blade Runner: Black Lotus? Returning to the Toonami programming block this New Year's Day night, this week's episode comes on the[...]
blade runner
Now here's a look at two preview clips from "The Human Condition," with Elle's questions about replicants raising Joseph's (Yoshiko Sakakibara/Peyton List) concerns about why the sudden interest: Elle asks Joseph about replicants and he questions her sudden curiosity on the subject. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o098XgYtjFsVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: BLADE RUNNER: BLACK LOTUS | S1E3 Sneak[...]
blade runner
Adult Swim is set to air the series as part of its weekend "Toonami" anime programming block, while Crunchyroll will stream the series in Japanese with subtitles (with both offering the series worldwide outside of Asia)- and it all kicks off in slightly more than a week. Image: Screencap With the series premiering on November 14th, here's[...]
blade runner
Adult Swim will air the series as part of its weekend "Toonami" anime programming block, while Crunchyroll will stream the series in Japanese with subtitles (with both offering the series worldwide outside of Asia). Image: Screencap Now here's your look at the official opening credits for Adult Swim and Crunchyroll's Blade Runner: Black Lotus, followed by a[...]
blade runner
Adult Swim will air the series as part of its weekend "Toonami" anime programming block, while Crunchyroll will stream the series in Japanese with subtitles (with both offering the series worldwide outside of Asia). Image: Screencap Now here's your look at the official trailer for Adult Swim and Crunchyroll's Blade Runner: Black Lotus, set to premiere this[...]
Uzumaki: Horror Anime Gets A Release Window & First Episode Teaser
The Toonami teaser addressed the delays that have occurred as well as the release window expected for the anime's release Junji Ito, the mind behind the horror manga turned anime miniseries, has a loyal and excited fan base behind his stories and body horror-themed drawings These drawings are a large part of the popularity that[...]
Anime 2021: 5 shows we're keeping track of. (Images: Netflix/Adult Swim/Funimation/screencap)
Who does not love all those pretty monsters? Uzumaki (2021): I cannot begin to describe how exciting it is to know Junji Ito's Uzumaki will be coming to Toonami this year It seems it will be a 4-episode miniseries in black and white based on the manga, and from just the early glimpses it looks like[...]
Adult Swim Festival returns virtually this November (Image: Adult Swim)
Along with the ongoing #ASFestChallenge (still currently underway, with rules and info below), the weekend includes a ton of never-before-seen performances (including Mastodon, Robyn from Club DOMO, and Kaytranada), live-streams (including Rick and Morty and The Eric Andre Show), Run The Jewels (Killer Mike and El-P) debuting their Cyberpunk 2077 music video, a special edition[...]
rick and morty
Set for November 13-14, the weekend also includes a ton of never-before-seen performances (including Mastodon, Robyn from Club DOMO, and Kaytranada), live-streams (including Rick and Morty and The Eric Andre Show), Run The Jewels (Killer Mike and El-P) debuting their Cyberpunk 2077 music video, and a special edition of Toonami More details should be heading[...]
Adult Swim Festival returns virtually this November (Image: Adult Swim)
For those of you wise enough to check out Adult Swim at midnight on Saturday, you were treated to much more than just your weekly Toonami anime line-up Holy Calamavote featured Run The Jewels (Killer Mike and El-P) going commercial-free and tearing through their first full performance of their critically-acclaimed new album RTJ4 in its entirety[...]