News S. California's UTB Airs Detective Conan/Case Closed
posted on 2011-08-23 14:00 EDT
UTBHollywood, United Television Broadcasting's free digital television station that broadcasts in Southern California on channel 18.2, began airing the series Case Closed (Detective Conan) on Sunday, August 21. The anime is based on Gosho Aoyama's long-running manga about a pint-sized detective in Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine.
The next two-episode block is scheduled for Saturday, August 27, followed by two more episodes on Sunday, August 28. The episodes are broadcast at 6:30 a.m and repeated at 10:30 a.m the same day. A one-episode block also airs at 10:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays as well.
UTB 18.2 aired a broader slate of anime titles, such as The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and Lupin III when it officially launched in 2009. Besides Case Closed the station is still airing an anime program called I can speak Japanese (Nihongo Dekimasu).
Thanks to Mohji for the news tip.