|Posted by Anna H. on September 10, 2017 at 12:40 PM|
How's it going my gumdrops? Trying to find the Action Supernatural Occult Detective Thriller Anime, Witch Hunter Robin last week was like struggling to pull teeth. After learning that Toonami is expanding their block again to now 4/3 am Central to re-air Cowboy Bebop for the gajillionth time, I became annoyed.
This latest news not only annoys more of us viewers because Cowboy Bebop has been replayed TOO many times, since the launch of Adult Swim in 2001, but also because Toonami wants to waste too much time pandering to certain fandoms.
Last month, Adult Swim's Toonami block acquired the rights to re-air Outlaw Star. I have been hearing about this particular series for years by its fans and how it needs to be put back on TV. Because I never had time to watch this series, when it was on TV, I had no comment about it.
After Adult Swim premiered the "uncut" version of Outlaw Star on their version of the Toonami block last month, I failed to see why it's had so much hype. I tried watching it but kept spacing out. Like I have said many times over the last 5 years, Adult Swim has overlooked many Anime over the last 16 years.
If Toonami wants to re-air older and more obscure Action Anime, why not show Action Anime titles, that younger viewers never had a chance to watch because their parents banned them from watching Adult Swim at night?
Even though I was a college student, when Adult Swim launched in September 2001, there were other shows I never had time to watch, since they aired during sleeping hours. Those hours were late at night and in the early morning.
Considering that the animated content was meant for ADULT viewers, Adult Swim always took over Cartoon Network late at night. Over the last several years, Adult Swim has been squeezed into the primetime slot. Therefore, it would be so much better to air shows at more reasonable times for their viewers to watch.
During the early Saturday evenings, Adult Swim airs the Dragon Ball franchise before re-airing them during the Toonami block. Giving this Anime franchise 2 HOURS to air on Saturday nights, while others only get 1 airing seems unfair to fans of other series.
Since earlier this year, I have sat through watching YouTube vlogs and reading online tantrums about Once Piece being replaced for Tokyo Ghoul. If Toonami did not waste time and money promoting the Dragon Ball franchise by giving it 2 HOURS, One Piece could've still aired on the block. Then, One Piece fans would not have spent MONTHS taking their anger and resentment out on Tokyo Ghoul and us fans.
Speaking of Tokyo Ghoul, this Horror Action Anime should be ending on September 30th. Considering that The Toonami Team is on that kick of re-airing older Action Anime, why not make Witch Hunter Robin Tokyo Ghoul's replacement to usher in Halloween?
Witch Hunter Robin English Dubbed Trailer (2003)
Witch Huner Robin may NOT be filled with Splatterpunk Horror Action like Tokyo Ghoul, however it does have supernatural and occult themes filled action. Witch Hunter Robin also has a history of airing once on Adult Swim, during 2004.
Witch Hunter Robin Adult Swim Promo (2004)
It was not until "binge watching" this series online 2 years later, that I was able to watch it. Like I said earlier, there were other shows I never had time to watch on Adult Swim years ago because other shows aired during times, when most people were sleeping.
During 2004, I was still a college student and had to be in bed for morning classes. As the voice actor for the character, Amon (Crispin Freeman) said, Witch Hunter Robin is "wonderfully gothic and romantic." The 2nd half of this Action Supernatural Occult Detective Thriller's scripts were adapted in English by Freeman as well.
At the beginning of this blog, I said that trying to find online streams of Witch Hunter Robin now is like struggling to pull out teeth. This is all due to Funimation's NEED to monopolize and control the Anime Industry.
Luckily, I was just able to find a site with streams of this Anime. Anyway, here is Witch Hunter Robin for today's Cartoon Sunday.
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