Cartoon Network is teaming up with manga publisher VIZ Media to create Toonami Jetstream, a broadband site dedicated to streaming episodes of anime shows. The ad-supported site will offer free, full-length streams of shows that have been featured on the network's "Toonami" block of programming, as well as new shows.
Toonami Jetstream is set to launch on July 17, and will feature new episiodes of shows as well as an archive of past shows. At the outset, the site will offer the shows Naruto and Samurai Jack, as well as Hikaru No Go, MÄR, and The Prince of Tennis, which are currently not offered on US broadcast or basic cable television. Other shows that will be featured early on include IGPX, Megaman NT Warrior, and the all-new Zoids Genesis, with more shows to be added later.
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Long ago, in a distant land, I, Aku, the shape shfiting Master of Darkness, unleashed an unspeakable evil. But a foolish samurai warrior wielding a magic sword stepped forward to oppose me. Before the final blow was struck, I tore open a portal in time and flung him into the future, where my evil is law. Now, the fool seeks to return to the past and undo the future that is Aku!
This cartoon from Dexter's Labratory creator Genndy Tartakovsky tells the story of a great warrior displaced to the distant future by the evil shape-shifting wizard Aku. The world has become a bleak place under the rule of Aku, segregated into fantastic tribes and ruled by Aku's evil robot warlords. Jack travels this foreign landscape in search of a time portal that can return him to his home time so he can "undo the future that is Aku!".