Toonami has officially announced the next addition to their major anime lineup! The Adult Swim programming block recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, and the block itself has seen a number of different iterations over its run. Not only did it return from full cancellation, but the block itself recently got a facelift as it heads into its next era. This includes the anime offering in the block as well as Made in Abyss ending coming this week, there is now a new opening in the lineup for the next series.
Toonami revealed on their official Facebook page that the next addition to the Toonami lineup will be Lupine the 3rd part 6. It’s been quite a while since Part 5 aired on the block, so this will definitely be a welcome addition as Part 6 of the series recently ended its airing in Japan at the end of the anime schedule. winter 2022. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the original Monkey Punch Lupine III franchise as a whole, Lupine the 3rd part 6 will join Toonami on Saturday, April 16 at 1:30 a.m. EST.
The breakdown of Toonami’s new schedule on April 16 is as such (in EST) as the official Facebook page reveals:
- 00:00 – Shenmue: the animation
- 00:30 – Attack on Titan: Last part of season 2
- 1:00 – Assassination Classroom
- 1h30 – Lupine the 3rd part 6
- 2h00 – One room
- 2h30 – One room
- 03:00 – Naruto: Shippuden
- 3:30 am – Cowboy Bebop
If you wanted to jump on Lupine the 3rd part 6 before it starts its run on Toonami, you can now find the series (along with a few other parts and the The woman called mine Fujiko spin-off) now streaming with HIDIVE. Sentai Filmworks officially describes the anime as such: “The gentleman thief Lupine III is back and ready for his next caper – unless the legendary detective, Sherlock Holmes, has something to say about it! When the partner Holmes’s longtime Dr. Watson is murdered, with none other than Lupine high on the list of suspects.As Holmes quickly closes in, Lupine must prove his innocence and bring a shadowy organization called The Raven to heel if he wants to live to fly another day.
What do you think? What do you think of Lupine 3’s return to Toonami with its latest installment? Are you excited for him to join the lineup? What new series would you like to see join the Adult Swim block next? Let us know all your thoughts on this in the comments! You can even contact me directly about all things anime and other cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!