(Updated 12/30) Toonami Schedule Changes : Double JoJo, Marathons, Premieres, And Expansion

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Over the next few weeks the line-up will have several changes occur, starting on December 17th we will have Double JoJo due to Gundam IBO season 1 ending on December 10th. Full schedule for December 17th is as follows:

12:00AM – Dragon Ball Z Kai Episode 98 – “Peace for the Future! The Spirit of Goku is Forever!”

12:30AM – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Episode 9 – “Final Hamon!” (End of Phantom Blood Arc)

1:00AM – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Episode 10 – “New York’s JoJo” (Start of Battle Tendency Arc)

1:30AM – Hunter x Hunter Episode 32 – “A × Surprising × Win”

2:00AM – Naruto:Shippuden Episode 139 – “The Mystery of Tobi”

2:30AM – One Piece Episode 373 – ” The End of the Battle is Nigh! Pound in the Finishing Move”

3:00AM – One-Punch Man Episode 8 – “Deep Sea King”

Then on December 24th Christmas eve we will have a JoJo Marathon which will consist of episodes 5-9 of the Phantom Blood Arc and Episode 10 the start of the Battle Tendency Arc, also Toonami will be premiering at midnight Scavengers, An Animated Special By Joseph Bennett And Charles Huettner which is approximately 15 minutes and will re-air at 3:15AM as well. Full Schedule for December 24th is as follows:

12:00AM – Scavengers, An Animated Special By Joseph Bennett And Charles Huettner

12:15AM – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Episode 5 – “Dark Knights ”

12:45AM – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Episode 6 – “Tomorrow’s Courage”

1:15AM – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Episode 7 – “Sorrowful Successor”

1:45AM – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Episode 8 – “Bloody Battle! JoJo & Dio”

2:15AM – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Episode 9 – “Final Hamon!” (End of Phantom Blood Arc)

2:45AM – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Episode 10 – “New York’s JoJo” (Start of Battle Tendency Arc)

3:15AM – Scavengers, An Animated Special By Joseph Bennett And Charles Huettner (r)

On December 31st New Years Eve we will be having a DBZKai Marathon which will consist of episodes 92-98 the last 7 episodes of the Cell Saga which will then bring us into the start of DBZ Kai: The Final Chapters (Majin Buu Saga) which premieres on January 7th at midnight, Toonami will also be premiering Porter Robinson’s Shelter an Animated Music Video at 12:30am E/T. Full Schedule for December 31st is as follows:

12:00AM – Dragon Ball Z Kai Episode 92 -“Tears for an Android! Gohan’s Inner Rage Bursts Forth!”

12:30AM – Shelter: The Animation Music Video By Porter Robinson & Madeon With A-1 Pictures & Crunchyroll

12:35AM – Dragon Ball Z Kai Episode 93 – “Unleash the Warrior Within! Gohan Takes the Offensive!”

1:00AM – Dragon Ball Z Kai Episode 94 – “Perfection’s End! A Fury Beyond Super Saiyan!”

1:30AM – Dragon Ball Z Kai Episode 95 – “A Hero’s Sacrifice! Last Chance to Save the World!

2:30AM – Dragon Ball Z Kai Episode 96 – “Combine Your Strength! The Final Kamehame-Ha!”

2:30AM – Dragon Ball Z Kai Episode 97 – “A Bittersweet Victory! Until We Meet Again!

3:00AM – Dragon Ball Z Kai Episode 98 – “Peace for the Future! The Spirit of Goku is Forever!

And Finally the schedule for January 7th here is where things get a little interesting. We will have several premieres and Toonami will be expanding returning back to the 11:30pm time slot and yes this is an actual expansion and not a time shift. First we have Dragon Ball Super which will actually be premiering on Adult Swim at 8pm outside of Toonami and then re-airing on Toonami at 11:30pm, DBZ Kai: The Final Chapters (Majin Buu Saga) premieres at midnight and Gundam Unicorn RE:0096 premieres at 1:00am. Full schedule is as follows:

8:00PM -Dragon Ball Super Episode 1 – “The Peace Reward – Who Will Get the 100 Million Zeni?” (Adult Swim Only Premiere)

11:30PM – Dragon Ball Super – Episode 1 – “The Peace Reward – Who Will Get the 100 Million Zeni?” (Toonami Premiere) (r) (Toonami now starts at 11:30pm)

12:00AM – Dragon Ball Z Kai (The Final Chapters) Episode 99 – “7 Years Since That Event! Starting Today, Gohan’s a High Schooler” (Premiere)

12:30AM – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Episode 11 – “The Game Master”

1:00AM – Gundam Unicorn RE:0096 Episode 1 – “Departure 0096” (Premiere)

1:30AM – Hunter x Hunter Episode 33 – “An × Empty × Threat”

2:00AM – Naruto:Shippuden Episode 140 – “Fate”

2:30AM – One Piece Episode 374 – “Our Bodies Vanish! The Morning Sun Shines On the Nightmarish Island!”

3:00AM – One-Punch Man Episode 9 – “Unyielding Justice”

This will be the line-up until the end of January when the One-Punch Man rerun ends on January 28th, let us know what you think about all the new shows coming to Toonami in the comments below.

Note: All times are in Eastern Time.

Edit 12/16 @ 7:30pm CST: Toonami will be premiering Porter Robinson’s Shelter an Animated Music Video on December 31st New Year’s Eve at Midnight.

Edit 12/17 @ 12:56pm CST: Only Episodes 5-10 of the JoJo Marathon will air on 12/24 and Scavengers will be approximately 15 minutes.  Thanks to @myanimewaifu for this.

Special thanks to Ian Haas from Swim Squad who help contribute to this article.