Toonami (India)


Toonami's official logo in India
Launched 26 February 2015
Owned by Turner International India Pvt. Ltd. (Time Warner Inc.)
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Slogan Home of the Superheroes
Country India


Hindi (6 PM-9 PM)
Broadcast area India
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Sister channel(s) HBO
CNN International
Turner Classic Movies
Cartoon Network
Website Toonami (Asia)
Tata Sky Channel 685
Airtel Digital TV Channel 367
Siti Cable Channel 460
Hathway Channel 416
Indusind Media (Incable) – Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata Channel 336
ICNCL – Kolkata Channel 467
Home Cable – Mumbai Channel 468
JPR Cable Network –Mumbai Channel 289
DEN Networks Channel 450

Toonami is a 24-hour channel in India and a former block on India's first kids channel, Cartoon Network. Turner International India, a Time Warner Company, the owner of India's leading kids' entertainment channels, Cartoon Network and Pogo, launched Toonami on 26 February 2015. The channel is dedicated to bringing high-octane animated action to kids, superhero fans and their families across the country.[1][2]

Commenting on the launch Siddharth Jain, Managing Director of Turner International India, said, "It is a real proud moment for Turner to bring in a channel like Toonami to our young Indian audiences – we now offer a robust entertainment experience for all ages and interests. A highly successful international brand, it will meet the growing demand for premium quality action-adventure and superhero content."[3]


Current programming

Toonami was launched as a block on Cartoon Network, India's oldest kids channel in 2001.[4][5] It was a hugely successful block, and the first one to exclusively dedicate on action-adventure.[6][7][8]

Its programming is as follows

#c Name Seasons
1 Generator Rex
2 Ben 10
3 Ben 10 alien force
4 Ben 10 ultimate alien
5 Ben 10 omniverse
6 Dragon ball z
7 Transformers: Robots in Disguise
8 Wakfu: The Animated Series
9 Bey Warriors: Cyborg


Programming blocks

Superhero Universe

Starting from June 1, Toonami introduced a new block called Superhero Universe, a weekday primetime block dedicated to all mighty superheroes. This three hour-long block features DC and Marvel shows such as Wolverine and the X-Men, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes II, Teen Titans, Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League Unlimited, Beware the Batman, and more on weekdays at 5:45pm to 8:45pm.

Anime Siege

In April 2015, an action anime block, titled Anime Siege, was announced to be coming to the network. Featured shows include: Dragon Ball Z Kai, Beast Saga, BeyWarriors Beyraiderz, and Inazuma Eleven Go Galaxy.

Dragon Ball Z Marathon

This marathon consists of all episodes of Dragon Ball Z starting at 12pm to 7:30pm on weekends.


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