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Akame ga Kill! Infiltrates Toonami

Akame ga Kill! Infiltrates Toonami

6/1/2015 9:53:43 PM

HOUSTON, June 1, 2015 – Television gets seriously dangerous as Akame ga Kill! infiltrates Toonami, the hugely popular Adult Swim™ block.

Over the weekend at MomoCon, Adult Swim, basic cable’s #1 network with young adults for over a decade, announced their addition of Akame ga Kill! to the Toonami anime lineup beginning this August.

Adapted from the original manga written by Takahiro and illustrated by Tetsuya Tashiro, Akame ga Kill! follows a desperate team of assassins known as Night Raid, as they take on the brutal tyranny of a corrupt empire.

Detailed broadcast schedule information will be released as soon as it becomes available.

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