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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1560 on: May 18, 2017, 09:10:53 PM »
Lupin getting picked up probably has a lot to do with Demarco being a big fan of the franchise, though apparently it was still getting a number of requests.  In terms of how it will perform, it probably won't do gangbusters but it shouldn't be too difficult for it to be considered a "success" at 1:30 am.   What I find curious about this though, is that Lupin is replacing Gundam Unicorn.  IBO Season 2 should be ready by now, so you'd think that they'd replace the Gundam series with another Gundam.

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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1561 on: May 19, 2017, 02:21:02 AM »
I can see them taking a break with Gundam, since Unicorn has not been a hit to say the least. I think IBO did decently enough to warrant the second season coming by the end of the year, but it's time to give another underperformer a shot this generation.

I'm really excited for Part IV, but I do wonder why Mob Psycho 100 isn't happening yet, since that won the poll by a landslide. Lupin was last in it, but to be fair, it wasn't that distant from Tokyo Ghoul.
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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1562 on: May 19, 2017, 02:38:55 PM »
I'm really excited for Part IV, but I do wonder why Mob Psycho 100 isn't happening yet, since that won the poll by a landslide. Lupin was last in it, but to be fair, it wasn't that distant from Tokyo Ghoul.

There could be a bunch of reasons, like cost or if the dub is even ready yet. I haven't been paying attention to the dub timeline, so I don't know how far along they are.

Or it could come down to what VLordGTZ said, with DeMarco seemingly being a big Lupin fan, maybe the Toonami team just preferred to get that one now. I think they tried to get Fujiko Mine a while back. So, it seems they really wanted something Lupin related on the block. And who knows maybe Mob Psycho 100 will replace Titan. It would be getting a better timeslot as well.

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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1563 on: May 19, 2017, 06:24:10 PM »
The series is completely dubbed.

It might be that Funimation will only give it to them if they promise to air another show that AS doesn't feel like. Could be anything really.
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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1564 on: May 19, 2017, 10:21:54 PM »
Well if that's the case than like you said there could be many reasons. Lots of options for Toonami moving forward. It'll be interesting to see what they do.

I still want My Hero Academia. I've been putting off watching it hoping Toonami picks it up, but maybe I should just start it some time. Or maybe I should just read the manga.

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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1565 on: May 19, 2017, 10:56:55 PM »
Mob, MHA, and Ushio & Tora are the series I'd like to see show up the most, but I think the first is the most probable. I don't expect MHA until after season 2 is done, and I don't expect U&T unless Sentai finally gets another show on the block.

But yeah, I highly recommend reading or watching MHA. Best thing currently running in Jump.
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