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“Listen, I’ve worked every job from assassin to bodyguard. I’m the deadly ninja Speed-o’-Sound Sonic. But for the time being, my work will be on hold. And now that I’ve found such a formidable opponent, I’m dedicating myself to training until we settle this. […] Saitama, next time we meet, it’ll be your demise. I, Speed-o’-Sound Sonic the ultimate ninja, will not rest until I have brought you down.”
– Speed-o’-Sound Sonic, One Punch Man (Ep. 04)
“Go train hard!”
The Toonami Trending Rundown for September 3-4, 2016. With this being the Labor Day Weekend, Toonami took a night off from regular festivities, opting to showcase episodes 1-7 of One Punch Man. With some fans taking the night off livetweeting due to the holiday festivities in addition to the buzz of the College Football season underway, a slow night of social media buzz is to be expected, though on Twitter, #OnePunchMan did trend briefly, in addition to Toonami and character trends of Genos and Saitama. Toonami would also trend on Tumblr.
This week’s feature was a game review of Hyper Light Drifter, a multiplatform 2D action role-playing game developed by Heart Machine. It received a score of 8 out of 10.
Tune in next week as Naruto showcases the finale of the Itachi Pursuit Mission arc, among other great moments. Until next week, have a Happy Labor Day and stay gold.
Legend: The shows listed are ordered based on their appearance on the schedule. Show trends are listed in bold. The number next to the listed trend represents the highest it trended on the list (not counting the promoted trend), judging only by the images placed in the rundown. For the Twitter tweet counts, the listed number of tweets are also sorely based on the highest number shown based on the images on the rundown.
United States Trends:
- Toonami [#9]
- #OnePunchMan [#5]
- Genos (From One-Punch Man) [#7]
- Saitama (From One-Punch Man) [#6]
- #OnePunchMan [5,968 tweets]
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Special thanks to @animesavior for giving us permission to post the Toonami Trending Rundown here.