One Piece to Return to Adult Swim’s Toonami Block in Summer 2019

FUNimation is proud to announce that Season 15 of One Piece has been licensed for broadcast and is set to premiere on Adult Swim’s “TOONAMI” block in Summer 2019. Look forward for more information regarding the premiere at a later date.

Series Synopsis:

Monkey D. Luffy refuses to let anyone or anything stand in the way of his quest to become the king of all pirates. With a course charted for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line and beyond, this is one captain who’ll never give up until he’s claimed the greatest treasure on Earth: the Legendary One Piece! Fiendish Fishmen, merciless Marines, surly sea monsters, and devious Devil’s Fruit users all try to stop this unusual man with the body made of rubber, but as long as Luffy has his loyal friends along for the adventure – nothing can stand in the way of their dreams.

Produced by TOEI ANIMATION, the extremely popular series is based on the manga by Eiichiro Oda and follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his crew of Straw Hat Pirates. The series is currently into its 887th episode and is streaming on FunimationNow, with new simulcast episodes every Saturday at 8pm CST/ 9pm EST.

Toonami to Start Airing Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin on July 6, 2019

The official Facebook account for Adult Swim’s Toonami block has announced that the block will start airing the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin anime on July 6, 2019 in the United States.

The anime project adapts Yoshikazu Yasuhiko’s manga of the same name, which in turn is inspired by the first Mobile Suit Gundam anime’s story. Yasuhiko designed the characters in the first Gundam anime, and he served as the chief director and storyboarder for the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin anime. Yasuhiko revealed in 2018 that Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin is his last anime.

Source: ANN

Toonami Block to Shift to Half Hour Earlier on May 25, 2019

The official Facebook account for Adult Swim’s Toonami block has announced that the block’s schedule will begin at 10:30 p.m., starting on May 25, 2019. It will have the following schedule on that day:

10:30 p.m. – My Hero Academia
11:00 p.m. – Dragon Ball Super
11:30 p.m. – Attack on Titan
12:00 a.m. – The Promised Neverland
12:30 a.m. – Sword Art Online: Alicization
1:00 a.m. – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable
1:30 a.m. – Black Clover
2:00 a.m. – Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
2:30 a.m. – Naruto Shippūden
3:00 a.m. – Hunter x Hunter

The block will premiere the second part of the Attack on Titan Season 3 television anime on May 25, 2019. It will then premiere Lupin the Third: Part 5 on June 15, 2019.

Reruns of earlier Attack on Titan episodes will leave the current lineup on May 25, 2019.

Source: ANN

Toonami to Premiere the Lupin the Third: Part 5 Anime on June 15, 2019

The official Facebook page for Adult Swim’s Toonami block has announced that the block will premiere the Lupin the Third: Part 5 anime on June 15, 2019.

The anime premiered on Japanese television in April 2018. Crunchyroll simulcast the series in Japanese with English subtitles as it aired in Japan. TMS Entertainment USA offered the series’ first 12 episodes for digital purchase in the U.S. on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon Digital in November 2018.

Source: ANN

Toonami Announces Lineup Change Starting on April 13, 2019

Toonami has announced a lineup change for its block beginning on April 13, 2019:

11:00 p.m. – Dragon Ball Super
11:30 p.m. – Sword Art Online: Alicization
12:00 a.m. – The Promised Neverland
12:30 a.m. – Black Clover
01:00 a.m. – My Hero Academia
01:30 a.m. – Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
02:00 a.m. – Naruto: Shippuden
02:30 a.m. – Hunter x Hunter
03:00 a.m. – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable
03:30 a.m. – Attack on Titan

Source: Toonami Twitter account

Toonami to Premiere The Promised Neverland Anime on April 13, 2019

The official Facebook page for Adult Swim’s Toonami block has announced that the block will premiere The Promised Neverland anime on April 13, 2019.

The Promised Neverland anime premiered on January 10, 2019, and ended in Japan on March 29, 2019. Aniplex of America streamed the anime on Crunchyroll, Hulu, Funimation, and HIDIVE as it aired in Japan. The anime will have a second season in 2020.

The block will also run two episodes of Sword Art Online: Alicization on April 6, 2019 from 12:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Source: ANN

Adult Swim to Re-Air an Episode of Sword Art Online: Alicization After Error

Adult Swim’s Toonami block has announced that it will re-air the sixth episode of the Sword Art Online: Alicization anime on March 23, 2019 at 12:30 a.m., after its airing of the episode on March 16, 2019 had an error during airing, with the video supposedly being frozen.

The block will air the seventh and eighth episodes of the anime back-to-back on March 30, 2019 from 12:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Sword Art Online: Alicization premiered on the block on February 9, 2019 with a one-hour premiere.

Source: ANN