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Toonami Runs Mamoru Oshii, Production I.G's Micro-Series in 2017

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Ghost in the Shell director, studio debuted Adult Swim commercial in March

Anime News Network's Anime Expo 2016 news coverage sponsored by Yen Press.

Toonami announced at its Anime Expo panel on Friday that it will run a five-part micro-series directed by Mamoru Oshii (Patlabor, Ghost in the Shell, Sky Crawlers) and produced by Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell, FLCL, Blood-C). Each part will be five minutes long, and the series will premiere in 2017.

The Adult Swim network began streaming a separate commercial in March that Oshii directed and Production I.G animated. Jason DeMarco, Vice President and Creative Director, On-Air for Adult Swim, confirmed Oshii and Production I.G's involvement.

Adult Swim also announced at its Anime Expo panel on Friday that One-Punch Man will debut on its Toonami block on July 16.

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