AKAME GA KILL! BECOMES MOST WATCHED SERIES PREMIERE IN TOONAMI™ HISTORY
HOUSTON, August 13, 2015 – Sentai Filmworks’ series, Akame ga Kill!, earned 1.8+ million viewers for its series premiere during the hugely popular Adult Swim™ Toonami block. TV By The Numbers reported that it ranked second among the Top 100 cable shows among adults 25-54 for the whole day.
Akame ga Kill! follows an elite team of assassins known as Night Raid, as they take on the brutal tyranny of a corrupt empire. The series airs Saturdays at 12:30am ET during the Toonami block on Adult Swim.
About Sentai Filmworks, LLC
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. With hit series that include Parasyte –the maxim–, Log Horizon, High School of the Dead, Persona 4: The Animation, and Akame ga Kill!, Sentai’s catalogue continues to grow with new favorites like Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? and iconic anime series such as Legend of the Galactic Heroes. Visit www.sentaifilmworks.com for more information.
About Adult Swim
Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), 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. [adult swim] and Toonami are trademarks of and © Cartoon Network.
TVbytheNumbers. N.p., 11 Aug. 2015. Web. 13 Aug. 2015.
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