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    PARASYTE -THE MAXIM- Invades Toonami

    Source: Sentai Filmworks press release Official Site: kiseiju.jp (Japan) Special Thanks to Christian Lopez Humankind’s extinction begins this fall as PARASYTE -THE MAXIM- (??? ?????, Kiseijuu Sei no Kakuritsu, 2014-2015) invades Toonami, the hugely popular Adult Swim anime block. Sentai Filmworks announced during their Anime Expo 2015 panel that PARASYTE -THE MAXIM- is heading to Adult Swim, basic cable`s #1 network with young adults for over a decade. PARASYTE -THE MAXIM- chronicles a silent, sinister alien invasion and follows 17-year-old Shinichi, whose life gets seriously complicated when one would-be invader assumes control of his right hand. Originally broadcast in Japan on Nippon TV, the series is produced by MADHOUSE and adapted from the groundbreaking sci-fi/horror manga created by Hitoshi Iwaaki. PARASYTE -THE MAXIM- is scheduled to begin broadcast on Toonami this October. Detailed schedule information will be released as soon as it becomes available. For Sentai Filmworks’ latest announcements regarding PARASYTE -THE MAXIM- and other great programming, be sure to like them on Facebook and follow them on Twitter.


    About Adult Swim

    Adult Swim, launched in 2001, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s network offering of original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT), Adult Swim is basic cable’s #1 network and is seen in 96 million U.S. homes. Toonami and [adult swim] are trademarks of and © Cartoon Network.

    About Sentai Filmworks

    Sentai Filmworks curates one of largest and most beloved anime and genre programming libraries, containing thousands of hours of content released across traditional and digital media platforms. Boasting hit series that include PARASYTE –THE MAXIM–, AKAME GA KILL!, NO GAME NO LIFE, LOG HORIZON, HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD, and PERSONA 4: THE ANIMATION, Sentai’s catalogue continues to grow with new favorites such as IS IT WRONG TO TRY TO PICK UP GIRLS IN A DUNGEON? and MY LOVE STORY!!

    About Nippon Television Network Corporation

    Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV) is Japan’s number one rated broadcaster, having won the Triple Crown title for the entire year of 2014 by topping the charts in the All Day, Prime Time, and Golden Time categories. Since becoming Japan’s first commercial broadcaster in August 1953, Nippon TV has come to be known as the country’s finest producer and broadcaster of all genres of programs ranging from news, documentaries, sports, dramas, entertainment shows to animation. One of the biggest successes for Nippon TV is its format Dragons’ Den. To date, the format has been sold in 27 countries. Nippon TV also has a wide variety of group companies that deal with movies, animation, events, TV shopping, and merchandising.


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