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Samurai Jack is Back, with Beard

One of the lost gems of our childhood, and considered as one of the shining gems of Cartoon Network’s glory days, Samurai Jack is finally returning via Adult Swim’s Toonami block on March 11 at 11 PM ET. It has been a long time since the original series’ open-ended conclusion – it took 12 and a half years before the time-traveling samurai managed to return to the small screens. And as the ...

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Dragon Ball Super and Dragon Ball Z Kai Buu Saga will Air On Toonami back to Back Starting in January

From IGN: Toei Animation, Funimation, and Adult Swim have announced that the Dragon Ball Super English dub will air as part of Adult Swim’s Toonami lineup beginning next year. Dragon Ball Super season 1 will premiere on Adult Swim on January 7, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. pT/1 a.m. GMT/11 a.m. AEST and 11:30 p.m. ET/8:30 p.m. PT/4:30 a.m. GMT/2 p.m. AEST. The first season’s 26 episodes ...

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Why The AT&T/Time Warner merger, means a massive change in US Dubbing (and isnt a good thing)

Note: The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily the views of Toon Barn or its affiliates For a few years, I have been talking about Crunchyroll and its effects on the US Dubbing of anime and the way anime has been marketed in the states for some time. It has also been an issue with how licensing has been done, with certain artists (western artists like LeShawn Thomas who has ...

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Why Crunchyroll Is causing more problems than good…and Zootopia shows why…

Note: This Essay is not a review of Zootopia, nor a criticism of the movie. This essay takes its queue mostly in response to the wisecrack video about Zootopia and its issues about Race – this topic deals with why Jared made these criticisms, but expands on these questions to the how and why these issues come up. The opinions and observations made in this essay, do not represent the views ...

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The Voice of Moltar (On Space Ghost Coast to Coast and the first few seasons of Toonami) has Passed away

On September 18th, news broke over twitter and facebook, that C. Martin Croker – the first voice of Toonami, passed away at the age of 54. One of the more underrated voice actors in his time, his work made Space Ghost Coast to Coast a cult classic. He also did Zorak for the series. But his work on toonami’s early years will stand as one of his great accomplishments. Toonami later did ...

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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure FINALLY Heads to Toonami this October

This franchise had some very, very strange history in the states. For many years, the OVA was considered a cult classic in the here, and the rest of North America. Aspects of the franchise, which takes certain concepts from historical  (Victorian era England and other eras) and modern concepts (the 4th part is deals with the mid 1990’s), have made it one of the biggest hits in Japan for ...

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Things I Learned from AX 2016 (even though I wasn’t there)

Note: The Comments made in this essay does not necessarily represent the views of Toonbarn. Something big happened in AX 2016. Maybe it was that amazing cosplay work of one Anime character, maybe it was the meme and jokes that came around it and so on. But i want to talk about business and franchises. In AX, i saw a generation that was promised the world, falling into the dirt and the trash of ...

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PowerPuff Girls 2016, A Comedy of Errors and Hubris.

So we have an issue at hand. The PowerPuff Girls remake (2016) is getting panned. Bad. So bad people are talking about animation mistakes, issues with perspective, and all the rest of it. Its bad jokes, its overuse of 4Chan and Tumblr memes. The new characterizations, the loss of Ms Bellium (she’s….”Dead” in this remake) – the childishness of the teacher (the removal ...

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Hunter X Hunter’s English Dub to Debut on Toonami

Adult Swim and VIZ Media have collaborated to bring a new English dub of Hunter X Hunter to the U.S. The supernatural adventure anime will debut on Saturday, April 16 at 1 a.m. ET/PT during Adult Swim’s Toonami block. Hunter X Hunter, the newest anime property in VIZ Media catalog was produced by MADHOUSE in 2011 and produced on Nippon TV in Japan. The series reboots the famous manga series of ...

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Hunter x Hunter TV Anime Coming Soon to Toonami

According to the Adult Swim website, the Hunter x Hunter TV anime will be on Toonami programming block starting April 16. The English dub of the anime will be produced by Bang Zoom! Entertainment. Manga distributor Viz Media announced the dub cast for the 2011 to 2014 series, consisting of Cristina Vee (Killua Zoldyck), Erica Mendez (Gon Freecss), Keith Silverstein (Hisoka), Matthew Mercer ...

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FLCL Anime Sequel Is Arriving on Toonami

Anime fans’ wishes were finally via an announcement from Turner Broadcasting’s Adult Swim, which states that the hit series FLCL (Fooly Cooly) will be getting an official sequel, which in turn will arrive on the Toonami block in late 2017 or early 2018. Adult Swim is collaborating with Japanese Studio Production I.G. (Ghost in the Shell) for 2 new seasons (6 episodes) that will continue the ...

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IMPACTING: FLCL will have a season two, and three coming to Toonami in 2017/2018

From The Toonami Facebook Page and Adult Swim: Adult Swim, a division of Turner, is proud to announce an official sequel to one of the most beloved anime series of all time – FLCL (pronounced Fooly Cooly). Created in 2000, FLCL told the tale of Naota, a 12-year-old boy who met a woman that would forever change his life…whether he liked it or not. 16 years later, Adult Swim and legendary ...

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