Toonami India To Air Hindi Language Programming Block From 22nd August
Action animation and Japanese anime channel, Toonami India will be airing a Hindi language programming block every day between 6pm and 8pm from Monday 22nd August. At present, Toonami India only airs in English. The programming block will feature episodes of Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League: Unlimited, Teen Titans (Original), Green Lantern and Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.
Today (03/05/2016), Turner Broadcasting System Europe has announced that Toonami France is now available on Freebox, an IPTV provider, on channel 109. The new distribution deal between Free and Turner means more animated action for Freebox subscribers, viewers will get to enjoy action-packed animation from DC Comics and Cartoon Network Studios, including Batman, Superman, Ben 10, Justice League, Green Lantern, Teen Titans and many more.
Between Thursday 19th May and Monday 23rd May, Freebox will be having a free preview of the Toonami channel. Toonami is available on a la carte basis on Freebox for €0.99 per month.
On Thursday this week (11/02/2016), a new channel dedicated to action animated programming called Toonami launched in France, since then, more information about the channel has been released by Turner Broadcasting System Europe. The new channel airs action programming from Cartoon Network’s and DC Comics/Warner Bros. Animation’s library, which includes Batman (Including Beware the Batman), Superman, Ben 10, Green Lantern, Teen Titans, Justice League, Young Justice and ThunderCats.
Toonami France also has a movie programming block that airs feature films and direct-to-DVD movies, including movies that have never been seen on European television. The new channel will also offer a video on-demand service called Toonami Max soon to be available on cable tv, smartphones, tablets and PCs which will provide over 145 hours of content.
Pierre Branco, General Manager of Turner France, Africa and Portugal, explains that Turner has plans to expand the Toonami brand to other countries and it’s important to offer linear and video on-demand options.
“France is a country with many kids channels, but we know our audience so well, It is important to give them both linear and non-linear options. We want to expand to the rest of the world, and this launch in France is the first step in that expansion.”
Also this week, the new Toonami France website has launched, featuring show information, video clips and games.