Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The return of Toonami.
Well, the day has finally come ladies and gentlemen. Today, Cartoon Network/Adult Swim has announced that the legendary action adventure block known to millions as "Toonami" will finally be making it's return on 5/26/12. This is a day that up until 4/1/12 I thought would never come, I honestly thought that Toonami was dead in the water and that there would never be a day where we could turn on our televisions and witness the revolution once again. But I was wrong and April Fool's Day 2012 was the genesis of what would ultimately become the return of Toonami to U.S airwaves and believe me, I couldn't be happier. Now it's just a matter of the programming, I mean, it wouldn't make ANY sense to bring back the block with updated packaging just to place it around the already existing anime programming that the network already airs. So what's coming in terms of programming to the block? I guess time will tell and the long and short of it is that we will all just have to be patient and see what the people behind the scenes have planned. But I will tell you this, we've waited almost 4 years for this so I suppose waiting another couple of weeks to see what the producers have up their sleeves shouldn't be too hard to do....
Welcome back Toonami, it's been a long 4 years without you. You've always supplied us with the best action/adventure programming on television and now that you're back I have no reason to believe you won't do the same for us now that you did back then. I guess a big "thanks" should be given to those who blew up Facebook, Twitter, internet forums, and wrote personal letters to those in Atlanta trying to get the block back, without the fan support Toonami wouldn't have lasted 11 years on the air nevermind a huge comeback years after it's cancellation. Give yourselves a pat on the back because you're the ones that made this happen.
Take care, Manga4life
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