Another Batman Movie Night Planned For Toonami
Bear in mind final 12 months when Toonami ran two animated Batman films as an alternative of their common programming? It’s occurring once more, and for a similar cause: DC Fandome, the web conference for all issues superheroic and WB-owned, takes place the weekend the marathon is deliberate.
This time, we’ve bought some good ones: the marathon kicks off with Batman: Below The Purple Hood, launched in 2010 and nonetheless among the best animated Bat-tales round. There’s a brand new vigilante working round Gotham who calls himself Purple Hood, and he’s taking out the members of Black Masks’s crime syndicate. Batman is shocked to seek out out Purple Hood is definitely Jason Todd, a former Robin who was presumed useless. The animation is implausible, the storyline is participating, and the voice actors nail their performances. In case you haven’t seen this one but, now’s the right alternative.
And there’s additionally 2018’s Batman Ninja! Batman’s rogues gallery has been transported to feudal Japan (it’s Gorilla Grodd’s fault, darn that gorilla) they usually’re shortly taking on. Batman should return in time himself and cease them from altering historical past, however he gained’t have his techy Wayne Inc. devices to depend on…simply bodily prowess.
Plus, a bonus, when you can keep awake lengthy sufficient to succeed in 4:15 AM: a model new Rick & Morty anime brief, “The Nice Yokai Battle Of Akihabara.” AS is maintaining mum on its plot in all official channels, however a Canadian supply leaked it out: “Rick plans to construct the final word AI toaster, however issues take a wierd flip when he and Morty are compelled to journey to Akihabara for spare elements.” Can’t keep up that lengthy? DVR it. Don’t have a DVR? Catch it October 10, when it’ll run at 11 PM.
All regular Toonami exhibits can be taking the week off October 16, apart from Fena: Pirate Princess which can seem at midnight to proceed its run. Every week earlier than the Bat-marathon (October 9 to be particular), Toonami will skip Naruto Shippuden to run the season finale of Black Clover in a single hour-long block.