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    Mobile Suit Gundam Wing

    Mobile Suit Gundam Wing

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    Cartoon Network (ended 2000)
    Nearly two hundred years have passed since humanity departed from the Earth to start new lives in space colonies. The United Earth Sphere Alliance, who had abolished all the nations of the world and had taken control of the planet is now threatening to extend that control over the independent space colonies. Within the Alliance, a special group known as the Organization of the Zodiac(OZ) which is responsible for the Alliance's actions, aims to take center stage. Unwilling to yield to the Alliance, the colonies send 5 young men in Mobile Suits known as Gundams to destroy OZ and preserve the colonies' independence. Gundam Wing is an anime created in 1995 (formally known as 'New Mobile Report Gundam Wing'). Its parent series, Mobile Suit Gundam (AU), had premiered in 1979, marking the beginning of a successful Gundam Era. Two years after the release of forty-nine episodes, Gundam Wing was a venture to attract a new generation of cartoon-watchers. The show's initial airing in the United States is accredited to Cartoon Network's Toonami schedule block. "Generations ago, with a great dream for the future... humankind departed from planet Earth, seeking a life on space colonies. But as time went by, the United Earth Sphere Alliance brought the colonies under its control... one after another using its overwhelming military power in the name of peace and justice. After Colony, Year 195... The beginning of Operation Meteor... It was a secret operation by a few colonies which tried to stand against the Alliance. The operation was to secretly smuggle specially camouflaged combat weapons onto the earth. However, the operation had been detected by Alliance leaders..."moreless
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    The Prince Of Tennis

    The Prince Of Tennis

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    Cartoon Network
    Twelve-year-old Ryoma Echizen joins the Seishun Gakuen Middle School tennis team, known for being one of the most competitive teams in Japan. Freshmen rarely have a chance to actually play during their first year, but Ryoma's cool confidence, combined with a deadly, un-returnable "twist serve," gain him a coveted starting spot. With rigorous and extremely intense practices, the upperclassmen of the team expect the very best from themselves, and expect even more from the new members of the team. He's made the cut but can he survive the intense competition? Join Ryoma and other first year players, as they train hard, make friends, and try to find a place for themselves on the team. Ryoma's cute but chronically shy classmate, Sakuno Ryuzaki, also has problems of her own as she hopes he will notice her. Ryoma Echizen is The Prince of Tennis. He may be ready for the Seishun Gakuen tennis team, but are they ready for him?

    The exciting backdrop of high school tennis serves as the setting for the sports drama and coming-of-age story, The Prince of Tennis, or Tennis no Ōjisama (テニスの王子様). From creator Takeshi Konomi, the manga and anime depict the life and adventures of Ryoma Echizen, both on the court and off of it. The series has becomes one of the most popular manga and anime titles to hit Japan. In Japan, the manga is published in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump (and is still ongoing), and in North America (and in English), it is published by VIZ Media as a Shonen Jump graphic novel series.

    The anime aired its final episode in 2005 on TV Tokyo in Japan. On this side of the hemisphere, The Prince of Tennis anime series is slated to air on Cartoon Network's new online broadband service called Toonami Jetstream on July 17 2006.

    General Note on Airdates: The Prince of Tennis airs on Cartoon Network and Viz's broadband service, Toonami Jetstream and on Toonami. Even though TV.com has broadband shows in its database, the airdates and the titles for each episode are that of it's U.S. regular Toonami airing. The Japanese titles and airdates, and the Jetstream airdates can be found in their respective episodes ONLY when dub info (titles and airdates) have been revealed.

    Popularity of the Franchise: The series is extremely popular in Japan. In addition to the manga and anime, there is a half-hour weekly radio show, over 100 music CDs and Drama CDs, several games, an animated movie and a live action movie, a five episode OVA, a number of live-action musicals, and much, much more.

    Seasons: Season 1: Episodes 1-26 - Intraschool Ranking Arc I (1-10), Versus Fudomine Arc (11-21), Seigaku Training (22-26) Season 2: Episodes 27-52 – Versus St Rudolph Arc (27-26), Training Filler Arc (37-40), Versus Yamabuki Arc (41-48), Intraschool Ranking Arc II (49-52) Season 3: Episodes 53-78 – Versus Hyoutei Arc (53-68), Tezuka's Leaving Arc (69-75), Shonan Arc – Part 1 (76-78) Season 4: Season 5: Season 6: Episodes 129-160 - Recreation II Arc (129-135), Junior Selection Camp Arc (136-146), Versus American West Coast Team Arc (147-160) Season 7: Episodes 161-178 - Recreation III Arc (161-165), Intraschool Ranking Arc III (166-176), Start of Nationals Arc (177-178) Season 8: Episodes 179-194 (1-13 + 3 specials) - The Prince of Tennis OVA: The National Tournament (179-191/1-13), New Year's Special 2003 (192), A Day on Survival Mountain (193), New Year's Smash 2005 (194)moreless
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    Unnatural History

    Unnatural History

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    Cartoon Network (ended 2010)
    This show follows Henry Griffin, a teenager with skills acquired through years of traveling the world with his anthropologist parents. He must now use those skills to move back to America and attend a public high school in Washington D.C. With the help of his cousin Jasper and his friend Maggie, Henry uses the skills he learned around the world to solve the modern mysteries of high school.moreless
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    Code Lyoko

    Code Lyoko

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    Cartoon Network (ended 2007)
    Code Lyoko tells the story of a group of students who uncover a parallel universe called Lyoko inside a super-computer that is threatened by a virus that could destroy the universe. Three boarding school students and a day student, Jeremie, Odd, Ulrich, and Yumi, must help a virtual humanoid creature named "Aelita" to stop rogue computer X.A.N.A.'s latest attack on their real world.moreless