Toonami Premieres The Promised Neverland Anime on April 13
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official Facebook page for Adult Swim's Toonami block announced on Thursday that the block will premiere The Promised Neverland anime on April 13.
The block will also run two episodes of Sword Art Online: Alicization on April 6 from 12:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
The The Promised Neverland anime premiered on January 10, and ended this Friday in Japan. Aniplex of America streamed the anime on Crunchyroll, Hulu, Funimation, and HIDIVE as it aired in Japan. The anime will have a second season in 2020.
Mamoru Kanbe (Elfen Lied, The Perfect Insider) directed the anime at A-1 Pictures' CloverWorks studio (Persona 5 The Animation). Toshiya Ono (Gatchaman Crowds, The Perfect Insider) handled the series composition, Kazuaki Shimada (Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara.) designed the characters for animation, and Takahiro Obata composed the music.
Shirai and Demizu launched The Promised Neverland manga in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in August 2016. Viz Media publishes the original manga in North America digitally and in print.
Source: Toonami's Facebook page