BREAKING NEWS: Samurai Champloo Coming to Toonami January 2nd

During the commercial break of Akame Ga Kill!, Toonami ran a promo for their next series, Samurai Champloo. The show will be airing on January 2nd at 1:30 AM, replacing Michiko & Hatchin. Here is the new lineup for that night:

12:00 AM – Dragon Ball Z: Kai

12:30 AM – Akame Ga Kill

1:00 AM – Parasyte

1:30 AM – Samurai Champloo

2:00 AM – Naruto: Shippuden

2:30 AM – One Piece

3:00 AM – Kill la Kill

Samurai Champloo, from acclaimed director Shinichiro Watanabe, originally aired on the Adult Swim Action block in 2005, and it continued to air until 2008, when Geneon went out of business from bankrupcy. The show is now licensed by FUNimation Entertainment, which means that TV rights are now available to Toonami. What do you think of these recent developments? Are you excited to see Samurai Champloo back on Adult Swim again? Let us know in the comments below!


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