The anime show is set to return to the region on 31st August from midnight to 1 a.m. AT&T is reportedly talking with Sony for the sell of Crunchyroll.
AT&T’s Cartoon Network and Crunchyroll revealed the works of anime series “Toonami's” return to Latin America on 31st August. ”We're excited to have Toonami back, along with a number one player such as Crunchyroll”, Pablo Zuccarino, Senior VP and Channel Manager at Cartoon Network, Boomerang & Tooncast Latin America, said.“In our successful history, anime has been part of our DNA, and thanks to this association we´ll be delivering a curated content selection to a whole new generation of fans."
AT&T is reportedly holding conversations with Sony for the sell of Crunchyroll. said Brady McCollum, Head of Global Operations and International, Crunchyroll. “By powering Toonami’s return to Latin America with series curated by Crunchyroll, we can’t wait to create even more fans of the medium we love.”
The block will run Monday through Friday from midnight to 1 a.m. and feature "Dragon Ball Super" and "Mob Psycho 100." Each series will be dubbed into Spanish and Portuguese.
Cartoon and Crunchyroll are working together to create the original series "Fena: Pirate Princess," which will make its debut in 2021. Crunchyroll and Adult Swim are also teaming up for "Blade Runner - Black Lotus." “The team at Cartoon Network have been incredible partners in helping us grow the love of anime around and their Toonami block has been the premiere television destination for the anime community,” McCollum said.
In our successful history, anime has been part of our DNA, and thanks to this association we´ll be delivering a curated content selection to a whole new generation of fans.” Pablo Zuccarino Senior VP, Channel Manager, Cartoon Network, Boomerang & Tooncast Latin America