Aniplex’s Blue Exorcist TV Series to Debut on TOONAMI Starting March 2014

By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Monday, November 25, 2013

Blue Exorcist has continued to do quite well for Aniplex of America, and it looks like the series is getting ready to gain even more exposure. The publisher has announced that it will air on Adult Swim’s Toonami beginning in March 2014. Specific time slots and air dates will be announced at a later date. If you don’t want to wait to watch the dub on Toonami, the series is available subtitled on Hulu and Crunchyroll and dubbed on Neon Alley.

SANTA MONICA, CA (November 22, 2013) –Aniplex of America has announced on their Aniplex Live Show on Friday that their popular title, Blue Exorcist TV Series, will be making its U.S. network television debut on Adult Swim’s TOONAMI™ in March 2014. Details of the air date and time will be announced on a later date.

The Blue Exorcist TV Series is based on Kazue Kato’s hit manga published in Jump Square (by SHUEISHA) and it saw a multi-stream simulcast on websites such as Hulu, Crunchyroll (subtitled version), and as well as on Neon Alley (English dub version). In response to its worldwide popularity, the series was also adapted into a film and theatrically released across North America this past August.

Produced by the highly-acclaimed studio A-1 Pictures, (Sword Art Online, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Oreimo 2) the Blue Exorcist TV Series has gained popularity among its fans for its unique storyline and characters. Aniplex of America has released the Blue Exorcist TV Series on home video earlier this year featuring both the original Japanese and English dub which features many popular voice actors such as Bryce Papenbrook (as Rin Okumura), Johnny Yong Bosch (as Yukio Okumura), and Christine Marie Cabanos (as Shiemi Moriyama).

Hideki Goto, President of Aniplex of America expresses enthusiasm for the Blue Exorcist TV Series being available to an even wider audience through TOONAMI™. “This title was popular among the fans while it was streaming, but I believe the fans were also very excited when they realized which English voice actors were cast to play their favorite characters. I’m very excited to be able to work with TOONAMI to bring Blue Exorcist to many more fans in the US.”

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