How Toonami Changed Anime (and Games) Forever
As the Summer of Gundam rolls to a conclusion, we examine the phenomenon that brought the franchise to America: Toonami!
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As the Summer of Gundam rolls to a conclusion, we examine the phenomenon that brought the franchise to America: Toonami! With the help of special guest Henry Gilbert of What a Cartoon and Talking Simpsons fame, we discuss:
- Toonami’s rise amidst the explosion of Pokemon and Final Fantasy VII
- Why Gundam Wing was uniquely suited for American audiences
- Eric’s undying love of Outlaw Star
- How Kat didn’t realize Dragon Ball Z was actually popular until just recently
- Steve Blum
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