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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1650 on: November 20, 2017, 02:40:33 AM »
As for Black Clover being on Toonami......eh whatever.  The anime is a very mediocre adaption of the manga but still not the worst thing the block has aired by a long shot.  I think the big reason we're getting this over MHA is that Funimation insists on making Black Clover the "next hit battle shonen" in the US by having it on as many venues as possible, and they probably cut a good deal with Toonami to air the show as a result.  It's not going to happen, but they sure as hell will try.
The thing about that is MHA cost them a lot of money, gets a lot of critical and streaming attention, and the manga sells on the level with OPM and AoT. Black Clover is nowhere near any of that.

They're pushing one show at the cost of one that could really put it (and them) over. It's very silly.
I kind of assumed One Punch Man's comic sales were niche level. Even then, AoT level? Really? Wut?
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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1651 on: November 20, 2017, 12:48:36 PM »
As for Black Clover being on Toonami......eh whatever.  The anime is a very mediocre adaption of the manga but still not the worst thing the block has aired by a long shot.  I think the big reason we're getting this over MHA is that Funimation insists on making Black Clover the "next hit battle shonen" in the US by having it on as many venues as possible, and they probably cut a good deal with Toonami to air the show as a result.  It's not going to happen, but they sure as hell will try.
The thing about that is MHA cost them a lot of money, gets a lot of critical and streaming attention, and the manga sells on the level with OPM and AoT. Black Clover is nowhere near any of that.

They're pushing one show at the cost of one that could really put it (and them) over. It's very silly.
I kind of assumed One Punch Man's comic sales were niche level. Even then, AoT level? Really? Wut?
One Punch Man is huge. It's probably the highest selling manga currently running in North America.
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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1652 on: November 20, 2017, 02:07:41 PM »
Well it was ratings gold on Toonami. I should have seen the writing on the wall.
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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1653 on: December 03, 2017, 05:52:51 PM »

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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1654 on: December 03, 2017, 08:39:56 PM »
Won't be uncensored, and even if it is, it's only Aisha's breasts you see so still nothing special. But at least now the overall arc will make sense.

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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1655 on: December 06, 2017, 05:08:21 PM »
Please tell me this guy isn't the protagonist.
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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1656 on: December 06, 2017, 06:25:08 PM »
Please tell me this guy isn't the protagonist.
He is.

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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1657 on: December 06, 2017, 06:32:32 PM »
Please tell me this guy isn't the protagonist.
He is.
Well, you can't say that I don't give something a chance before I bail. Hope the fans enjoy it, at least!
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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1658 on: December 06, 2017, 08:33:53 PM »
Please tell me this guy isn't the protagonist.
He is.
Well, you can't say that I don't give something a chance before I bail. Hope the fans enjoy it, at least!

This show has fans?

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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1659 on: December 07, 2017, 03:48:59 PM »

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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1660 on: December 07, 2017, 06:22:47 PM »
We're getting a Bebop marathon on the 23rd, and a Super marathon on the 30th.

Also, want to see an interesting throwback? I was reminded of this viewer's choice New Years marathon not too long ago, where fans could vote for their favorite Toonami villains. It's interesting to see what viewers thought of at the time. Majin Buu and Cell dominated; Frieza didn't even rank; The Joker is last in the ranking. Not to mention how Kagato looks like he's only there since Tenchi was still particularly popular at this point. Sailor Moon's peak had come and gone- two or three years ago, and Queen Beryl might have ranked.
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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1661 on: December 08, 2017, 01:18:46 AM »
We're getting a Bebop marathon on the 23rd, and a Super marathon on the 30th.

Also, want to see an interesting throwback? I was reminded of this viewer's choice New Years marathon not too long ago, where fans could vote for their favorite Toonami villains. It's interesting to see what viewers thought of at the time. Majin Buu and Cell dominated; Frieza didn't even rank; The Joker is last in the ranking. Not to mention how Kagato looks like he's only there since Tenchi was still particularly popular at this point. Sailor Moon's peak had come and gone- two or three years ago, and Queen Beryl might have ranked.
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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1662 on: December 14, 2017, 07:24:50 PM »
So, according to one of DeMarco's answers on his ask page, not only is MHA unavailable (like he has mentioned before), but so is Mob Psycho 100. So, I guess neither will be on Toonami in the near future or maybe never. Which would be pretty sad, especially in MHA's case.

(Also, Ancient Magus Bride is also unavailable.)

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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1663 on: December 14, 2017, 07:26:00 PM »
Jeez. Did he give a good answer that wasn't "Netflix"?
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Re: Toonami
« Reply #1664 on: December 14, 2017, 07:33:44 PM »
All he said this time was that they couldn't get the TV rights of those three.