News Samurai 7 Anime Debuts on Toonami on August 19
posted on 2012-07-31 19:15 EDT
Adult Swim, the cable and satellite network that is paired with Cartoon Network, is listing on its schedule that it will air the Samurai 7 television anime series on Sunday, August 19 at 12:30 a.m. The first episode will then air again at 3:30 a.m. The show will air during the revived Toonami block, and will replace Deadman Wonderland, which is ending its 12-episode run on August 12.
The series previously aired on the IFC premium cable channel in 2006. The show has also aired on the Funimation Channel.
Samurai 7 is a futuristic remake of Akira Kurosawa's world renowned 1954 film Seven Samurai. The show originally aired in Japan in 2004.
[Via Toonami Podcast]