Fena: Pirate Princess to Premiere on Crunchyroll and Toonami on August 14, 2021

Crunchyroll and Adult Swim have announced that the first two episodes of the new “Crunchyroll Originals” anime Fena: Pirate Princess will premiere on August 14, 2021 in Japanese with subtitles worldwide outside of Japan on Crunchyroll and with an English dub on Adult Swim’s Toonami block.

The English cast for the series was also announced:

  • Brittany Cox is Fena Houtman
  • Robb Moreira is Yukimaru
  • Nicholas Corda is Shitan
  • Anjali Kunapaneni is Karin
  • Brandon Winckler is Enju
  • Darrel Delfin is Kaede
  • Alan Lee is Tsubaki
  • Thomas E. Wynn is Makaba
  • Frank Todaro is Salman
  • Doug Stone is Otto

The story of Fena: Pirate Princess is described as:

Fena: Pirate Princess is a 12 episode original anime series that tells the tale of a young orphan girl, Fena Houtman. Fena has been raised on an Island where there is no hope of becoming anything more than chattel, to be used and discarded by soldiers of the British Empire. But Fena is more than just another powerless orphan. When her mysterious past comes knocking, Fena will break the chains of her oppressors. Her goal: forge a new identity, free of bondage, and search for a place where she can truly belong and find out the true mysteries behind a keyword “Eden.” It is the story of a lifetime adventure she and her crew of misfits and unlikely allies will have, in pursuit of her goals.

Source: ANN

Information on Crunchyroll and Adult Swim’s Fena: Pirate Princess Original Anime

Crunchyroll and Adult Swim have announced the main cast and staff for the new “Crunchyroll Originals” anime Fena: Pirate Princess. The Crunchyroll and Adult Swim co-production will air with an English dub on Adult Swim’s Toonami block, and it will stream simultaneously in Japanese with English subtitles on Crunchyroll in Summer 2021.

The Japanese cast includes:

  • Asami Seto is Fena Houtman
  • Ryōta Suzuki is Yukimaru
  • Takahiro Sakurai is Shitan
  • Aoi Yūki is Karin
  • Gen Sato is Enju
  • Ryota Ohsaka is Kaede
  • Jun Oosuka is Tsubaki
  • Shintarō Tanaka is Makaba
  • Manabu Muraji is Salman
  • Hiroaki Hirata is Otto

Kazuto Nakazawa is directing the series at Production I.G, and he is also credited with the original story. Asako Kuboyama is writing the screenplay. Yuki Kajiura is composing the music, and FlyingDog is producing the music.

Crunchyroll describes Fena: Pirate Princess as:

Fena: Pirate Princess is a 12-episode original anime series that tells the tale of a young orphan girl, Fena Houtman. Fena has been raised on an Island where there is no hope of becoming anything more than chattel, to be used and discarded by soldiers of the British Empire. But Fena is more than just another powerless orphan. When her mysterious past comes knocking, Fena will break the chains of her oppressors. Her goal: forge a new identity, free of bondage, and search for a place where she can truly belong and find out the true mysteries behind a keyword “Eden.” It is the story of a lifetime adventure she and her crew of misfits and unlikely allies will have, in pursuit of her goals.

Source: ANN

Toonami to Begin Airing the Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon Anime on June 26, 2021

The official Facebook page for Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block has announced that the block will begin airing Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon (Han’yō no Yasha Hime), the anime spin-off of Rumiko Takahashi’s Inuyasha series, on June 26, 2021 at 1:00 a.m. EDT (effectively, June 27, 2021).

The Toonami line up for June 26, 2021 includes:

  • 12:00 a.m. – My Hero Academia
  • 12:30 a.m. – Dr. Stone: Stone Wars
  • 01:00 a.m. – Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon
  • 01:30 a.m. – Food Wars! The Third Plate
  • 02:00 a.m. – Black Clover
  • 02:30 a.m. – Naruto Shippūden
  • 03:00 a.m. – Attack on Titan
  • 03:30 a.m. – Dragon Ball Super

Source: ANN

Toonami to Air the Black Clover Anime’s Fourth Season Beginning on June 19, 2021

The official Facebook page for Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block has confirmed that the Black Clover television anime will continue airing on the block for its fourth season, starting on June 19, 2021 at 2:00 a.m. EDT. The series’ third season is currently airing on Toonami.

The Toonami lineup includes:

  • 12:00 a.m. – My Hero Academia
  • 12:30 a.m. – Dr. Stone: Stone Wars
  • 01:00 a.m. – Food Wars! The Third Plate
  • 01:30 a.m. – The Promised Neverland
  • 02:00 a.m. – Black Clover
  • 02:30 a.m. – Naruto Shippūden
  • 03:00 a.m. – Attack on Titan
  • 03:30 a.m. – Dragon Ball Super

Source: ANN

Dr. Stone: Stone Wars Anime to Debut on Toonami on May 15, 2021

The official Facebook page for Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block has announced that the block will begin airing Dr. Stone: Stone Wars, the second season of the Dr. Stone anime, on May 15, 2021 at 1:00 a.m. EDT (effectively, May 16, 2021).

The full lineup for May 15, 2021 includes:

  • 12:00 a.m. – Dragon Ball Super
  • 12:30 a.m. – My Hero Academia
  • 01:00 a.m. – Dr. Stone: Stone Wars
  • 01:30 a.m. – Food Wars! The Third Plate
  • 02:00 a.m. – The Promised Neverland
  • 02:30 a.m. – Black Clover
  • 03:00 a.m. – Naruto Shippuden
  • 03:30 a.m. – Attack on Titan

Source: ANN

Toonami to Begin Airing the Fifth Season of the My Hero Academia Anime on May 8, 2021

Crunchyroll is reporting that the fifth season of the My Hero Academia anime will begin airing on Toonami on May 8, 2021.

The full lineup for May 8, 2021 includes:

  • 12:00 a.m. – Dragon Ball Super
  • 12:30 a.m. – My Hero Academia
  • 01:00 a.m. – Food Wars!
  • 01:30 a.m. – The Promised Neverland
  • 02:00 a.m. – Fire Force
  • 02:30 a.m. – Black Clover
  • 03:00 a.m. – Naruto Shippuden
  • 03:30 a.m. – Attack on Titan

Source: Crunchyroll

Toonami to Premiere the Second Season of The Promised Neverland Anime on April 10, 2021

The official Facebook page for Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block has announced that the block will begin airing the second season of The Promised Neverland anime on April 10, 2021 at 1:30 a.m. EDT (effectively, April 11, 2021).

The full lineup for April 10, 2021 includes:

  • 12:00 a.m. – Dragon Ball Super
  • 12:30 a.m. – Attack on Titan: The Final Season
  • 01:00 a.m. – Food Wars! The Third Plate
  • 01:30 a.m. – The Promised Neverland
  • 02:00 a.m. – Fire Force
  • 02:30 a.m. – Black Clover
  • 03:00 a.m. – Naruto Shippuden
  • 03:30 a.m. – Demon Slayer

The second season of The Promised Neverland premiered in Japan on January 7, 2021. FUNimation Entertainment is streaming the series as it airs in Japan.

Source: ANN

Black Clover Anime to Return to Toonami on February 13, 2021

The official Facebook page for Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block has announced that the Black Clover television anime will resume airing on the block on February 13, 2021 (effectively, February 14, 2021) at 2:00 a.m. EST.

The full lineup for February 13, 2021 includes:

  • 12:00 a.m. – Dragon Ball Super
  • 12:30 a.m. – Attack on Titan
  • 1:00 a.m. – Assassination Classroom
  • 1:30 a.m. – Fire Force
  • 2:00 a.m. – Black Clover Season 3
  • 2:30 a.m. – SSSS.Gridman
  • 3:00 a.m. – Naruto Shippūden
  • 3:30 a.m. – Demon Slayer

Source: ANN

English Cast Announced for Food Wars!: The Fourth Plate Anime

The English cast has been announced for the Food Wars!: The Fourth Plate anime:

  • Blake Shepard is Soma Yukihira
  • Jad Saxton is Megumi Tadokoro
  • Stephanie Wittels is Erina Nakiri
  • Ian Sinclair is Azami Nakiri
  • Michael Wronski is Tosuke Megishima
  • Morgan Berry is Rindo Kobayashi
  • Alejandro Saab is Terunori Kuga
  • Kregg Daily is Akira Hayama
  • Christina Kelly is Alice Nakiri
  • Rob Mungle is Subaru Mimasaka
  • Scott Gibbs is Satoshi Isshiki
  • Kelley Peters is Ryoko Sakaki
  • Courtland Johnson is Somaei Saito
  • Bryson Baugus is Takumi Aldini
  • Clint Bickham is Isami Aldini
  • Nathan Wilson is Eishi Tsukasa
  • Luci Christian is Yuki Yoshino
  • Heidi Hinkel is Nene Kinokuni
  • John Swasey is Senzaemon
  • Alan Brincks is Soe Nakiri
  • Jennifer Gilbert is Urara
  • Andrew Love is Aoki
  • Corey Hartzog is Sato
  • Elissa Cuellar is Decora
  • Natalie Rial is Corage, Bucchi
  • Greg Ayres is Zenji Marui
  • Houston Hayes is Shun Ibusaki
  • Benjamin McLaughlin is Kojiro Shinomiya
  • Ty Mahany is Gin Dojima
  • Anthony Hunter is Etsuya Eizan
  • Brittney Karbowski is Hisako Arato
  • Leraldo Anzaldua is Ryo Kurokiba
  • Cat Thomas is Anne
  • Blake Jackson is Charme
  • Holly Segarra is Momo Akanegakubo
  • James Belcher is Narrator

Kyle Colby Jones is directing the dub.

Food Wars!: The Fourth Plate premiered in October 2019 and has 12 episodes. Crunchyroll simulcast the series as it aired in Japan.

Source: ANN

Toonami to Add the SSSS.Gridman Anime on January 16, 2021

The official Facebook account for Adult Swim’s Toonami block has announced that the SSSS.Gridman anime will premiere at 2:30 a.m. EST on January 16, 2021 (effectively, January 17, 2021).

The Toonami lineup as of January 16, 2021 will be:

  • 12:00 a.m. – Dragon Ball Super
  • 12:30 a.m. – Attack on Titan The Final Season
  • 01:00 a.m. – Sword Art Online: Alicization War of Underworld Part 2
  • 01:30 a.m. – Fire Force Season 2
  • 02:00 a.m. – Assassination Classroom
  • 02:30 a.m. – SSSS.Gridman
  • 03:00 a.m. – Naruto Shippūden
  • 03:30 a.m. – Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Source: ANN