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There have been a slew of announcements to come out in the last 48 hours. Toonami will have a Dragon Ball Super encore marathon following the premiere of the penultimate episode on September 28th. The schedule is as follows:
Dragon Ball Super Marathon on 9/28:
11:00PM – Dragon Ball Super 130
11:30PM – Dragon Ball Super 121
12:00AM – Dragon Ball Super 122
12:30AM – Dragon Ball Super 123
1:00AM – Dragon Ball Super 124
1:30AM – Dragon Ball Super 125
2:00AM – Dragon Ball Super 126
2:30AM – Dragon Ball Super 127
3:00AM – Dragon Ball Super 128
3:30AM – Dragon Ball Super 129
4:00AM – Dragon Ball Super 130
Announced back at Anime Expo 2019, the hit anime series Demon Slayer, also known as Kimetsu no Yaiba, would be joining Toonami starting this fall. Today, Toonami has now confirmed the premiere date: Saturday, Oct. 12, which is also the same night One-Punch Man (Announced on September 11th), will return for its second season.
The full schedule Oct. 12th, including the time-slots for both shows is still yet to be revealed at this time. Aniplex has also yet to reveal the English Dub cast for Demon Slayer as of now. We will update you once any new information is learned.
We are so happy to announce the premiere of the English Dub of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba on Toonami coming October 12, 2019!
Thank you for supporting Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba! Are you looking forward to the premiere? pic.twitter.com/csnVp2k35G
— Aniplex USA (@aniplexUSA) September 13, 2019
Toonami will be showcasing a doubleheader of Dr. Stone episodes 6-7 on Oct. 5th, the same night Toonami will air the finales of both Dragon Ball Super and Gundam: The Origin. Becasue of this and the Dragon Ball Super marathon there will be a three week gap from the finale of gen:LOCK and the premiere of Demon Slayer and One-Punch Man. The schedule for October 5th is below.
Toonami Lineup 10/5:
11:00PM – Dragon Ball Super 131 (finale)
11:30PM – Dr. Stone Ep 6
12:00AM – Dr. Stone Ep 7
12:30AM – Fire Force
1:00AM – Food Wars!
1:30AM – Black Clover
2:00AM – Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
2:30AM – Naruto: Shippuden
3:00AM – Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin (finale)
3:30AM – Lupin the 3rd Part 5
4:00AM – My Hero Academia
And finally, in a press release FUNimation has announced that they will be simulcasting and simuldubbing the fourth season of My Hero Academia. The season premiere on YTV in Japan and on FunimationNow, Crunchyroll and Hulu stateside is set for Oct. 12. It is not known if the premiere date of the simuldub will also be October 12th or a later date and it has yet to be revealed when Toonami will get to air the new season.
We will keep you updated on this and other above mentioned announcements as well as any future announcements that may come.
Are you excited for the premiere of Demon Slayer and One-Punch Man Season 2 on Toonami? Are you sad that Dragon Ball Super will now be coming to an end? Let us know in the comments below or on our social media accounts.