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Uzumaki is coming soon to adult swim’s Toonami block in 2023. Junji Ito’s horror manga classic will premiere in 2023. The series has been in production for years following delays.

FLCL: Grunge will premiere on adult swim’s Toonami block September 9. FLCL: Shoegaze is still in production and will follow at some point. Grunge is the fourth FLCL story following FLCL, FLCL Progressive, and FLCL Alternative. 

Paramount+ has released the crossover episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and Star Trek: Lower Decks early. Episode eight will premiere in its normal Thursday slot with the finale now set to air August 10. Episode nine, airing August 3, will feature the Star Trek franchise’s first musical episode. 

Ninja Kamui is coming soon to adult swim’s Toonami block in 2024. The series follows Joe Higan who is a Nukenin – a former ninja who escaped his clan and is hiding from his violent past in rural America with his family. One night, he is ambushed by a team of assassins from his former organization who exact a bloody retribution on Joe and his family for betraying their ancient code. Rising from his seeming “death,” Joe will re-emerge as his former self – Ninja Kamui – to avenge his family and friends. Kamui is a 21st century ninja, a shadowy anachronism who pits his ancient skills against high-tech weaponry with brutal finesse. He must face off against trained assassins, combat cyborgs, and rival ninjas to bring down the very clan that made him. 

Lazarus is coming soon to adult swim’s Toonami block in 2023. The series comes from director Shinichirō Watanabe. The year is 2052 – an era of unprecedented peace and prosperity prevails across the globe. The reason for this: mankind has been freed from sickness and pain. Nobel Prize winning neuroscientist Dr. Skinner has developed a miracle cure-all drug with no apparent drawbacks called Hapuna. Hapuna soon becomes ubiquitous… and essential. However, soon after Hapuna is officially introduced, Dr. Skinner vanishes. Three years later, the world has moved on. But Dr. Skinner has returned – this time, as a harbinger of doom. Skinner announces that Hapuna has a short half-life. Everyone who has taken it will die approximately three years later. Death is coming for this sinful world – and coming soon.  As a response to this threat, a special task force of 5 agents is gathered from across the world to save humanity from Skinner’s plan. This group is called “Lazarus.” Can they find Skinner and develop a vaccine before time runs out?

Season five of The Dragon Prince is now streaming on Netflix. The series was scheduled to premiere July 27, but the streamer surprised released it early. The complete season can be streamed now. 

Melissa Roxburgh, Francois Arnaud, Aaron Abrams, and P.J. Byrne are set to appear in the upcoming second season of Quantum Leap. Season two is set to premiere October 4 on NBC. A handful of episodes were filmed prior to the ongoing writers and actors strikes.  

Season four of LEGO Masters premieres on Fox September 28. Teams of two LEGO enthusiasts go head-to-head, with infinite possibilities and an unlimited supply of LEGO bricks. Throughout the competition, host Will Arnett and expert judges encourage the amateur builders, introduce incredible challenges and put the creations to the test. The competing pairs who impress the judges the most progress to the next round, until the finale, during which the top teams face off for a cash prize, the ultimate LEGO trophy and the grand title of LEGO Masters.

Lee Arvoy
Lee Arvoy joined the TV Source team in the summer of 2020 as a TV Writer.

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