Cartoon Network launched Toonami on March 17th, 1997, it has introduced countless fans to the world of anime, and now, both Cartoon Network and Adult Swim are celebrating the programming block’s twenty-fifth anniversary.
The Media Company, Variety recently reported that Adult Swim ordered two more seasons of FLCL (Fooly Cooly), and a brand new anime series called “Housing Complex C“. The two new “FLCL” seasons are titled “FLCL: Grunge” and “FLCL: Shoegaze,” both of which are currently in production. “Grunge” is directed by Hitoshi Takekiyo and animated by MontBlanc Pictures. “Shoegaze” is directed by Yutaka Uemura and animated by Production I.G x NUT.
The New Series, Housing Complex C, centers around Kimi, who lives in a small, low-costing housing complex located on the seaside town of Kurosaki where trouble follows her wherever she goes, and horrific incidents begin to occur. Is an Ancient Evil stalking the residents of Housing Complex C? The series will be directed by Yuji Nara with the script and original concept by amphibian. The animation studio is Akatsuki. Both Series is being executive produced by Jason DeMarco and Production IG’s Maki Terashima-Furuta, both of whom previously produced the previous FLCL sequels in Progressive and Alternative.
For more information on this monumental news, an interview with Jason Demarco, click here to read the Exclusive from Variety.
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