RECAP: Toonami Japan April Fools Take Over! Premieres FLCL Alternative and Mind Game Subbed!


In case you miss last night’s Toonami we have you covered. First, from 10:30pm to 11:59pm (Eastern), Toonami was completely normal as we expected still showing new episodes of Dragon Ball Super, DBZ Kai: The Final Chapters and Black Clover. Then at midnight the Subbed version of FLCL Alternative premiered on the block and Toonami changed for April Fools and went into full Japan mode, the whole block was now subbed including TOM and SARA as you can see below.

This was the schedule for Toonami starting at 10:30pm (Eastern):

10:30pm – Dragon Ball Super
11:00pm – Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters
11:30pm – Black Clover

This was the schedule for Toonami starting at Midnight (Eastern):

Midnight – FLCL Alternative
12:30am – Mind Game (Movie)
2:45am – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders
3:15am – Hunter X Hunter
3:45am – Shippuden
4:15am – Space Dandy
4:45am – Cowboy Bebop
5:15am – Ghost in the Shell
5:45am – Scavengers

Every show starting at midnight ran subbed and uncut and the block ran from 10:30pm until 6:00am (Eastern) for a total of 7.5 hours. Note: The dubbed versions of these shows will re-air next Saturday.

FLCL Alternative premiered on the block at midnight subbed and uncut:

All the bumps are in Japaneses:


And even TOM and SARA are speaking in Japanese as you can see:

The subbed version of the Movie “Mind Game” has also premiered on the block:

Toonami also reviewed Nier Automata in Japanese with subtitles:
(Note: The english dubbed version of this game review will most likely re-air Saturday, April 7th. )


Expect more updates on this article coming later!

So what did you think of this year’s April Fools? Comment below and let us know what you think.