Dr. Stone is a Japanese anime series, adapted from the manga series of the same name written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Boichi. The anime series was animated by TMS Entertainment, with Shinya Iino as director, Yuichiro Kido as scriptwriter, and Yuko Iwasa as character designer. The first season aired in Japan on Tokyo MX and several other channels from July 5, 2019 to December 13, 2019. The second season, titled Dr. Stone: Stone Wars, aired in Japan from January 14, 2021 to March 25, 2021. After the conclusion of the second season, a third season was announced that will cover the "Age of Exploration" arc of the manga.
The first season premiered on Adult Swim's Toonami block from August 24, 2019 to February 22, 2020. The second season made its Toonami premiere from May 15, 2021 to July 24, 2021. Reruns of the series' second season returned to Toonami on September 4, 2021. The series is rated TV-14-DLSV on Adult Swim.
After five years of harboring unspoken feelings, high-schooler Taiju Ooki is finally ready to confess his love to Yuzuriha Ogawa. Just when Taiju begins his confession however, a blinding green light strikes the Earth and petrifies mankind around the world—turning every single human into stone.
Several millennia later, Taiju awakens to find the modern world completely nonexistent, as nature has flourished in the years humanity stood still. Among a stone world of statues, Taiju encounters one other living human: his science-loving friend Senkuu, who has been active for a few months. Taiju learns that Senkuu has developed a grand scheme—to launch the complete revival of civilization with science. Taiju's brawn and Senkuu's brains combine to forge a formidable partnership, and they soon uncover a method to revive those petrified.
However, Senkuu's master plan is threatened when he realizes he has awoken someone whose ideologies differ from his own. All the while, the reason for mankind's petrification remains unknown.
Senkuu has made it his goal to bring back two million years of human achievement and revive the entirety of those turned to statues. However, one man stands in his way: Tsukasa Shishiou, who believes that only the fittest of those petrified should be revived.
As the snow melts and spring approaches, Senkuu and his allies in Ishigami Village finish the preparations for their attack on the Tsukasa Empire. With a reinvented cell phone model now at their disposal, the Kingdom of Science is ready to launch its newest scheme to recruit the sizable numbers of Tsukasa's army to their side. However, it is a race against time; for every day the Kingdom of Science spends perfecting their inventions, the empire rapidly grows in number.
Reuniting with old friends and gaining new allies, Senkuu and the Kingdom of Science must stop Tsukasa's forces in order to fulfill their goal of restoring humanity and all its creations. With the two sides each in pursuit of their ideal world, the Stone Wars have now begun!
Senku Ishigami — Senku is highly intelligent and excels in multiple fields of science, with a special love of astronomy and space exploration. After awakening in the "Stone World", he sets about trying to revive humanity by reinventing their lost technology and discovering a "cure" for the petrification. Though somewhat arrogant, he is actually very noble and kind-hearted, seeing science as a means to elevate all people and having unshakable faith in his friends.
Taiju Ōki — Senku's best friend, whom Senku refers to as a "big oaf" or "muscle-head". He has incredible strength and seemingly limitless stamina, but is a pacifist who's never thrown a punch in his life. He is in love with Yuzuriha and will do anything to take care of her, especially when she's in danger.
Yuzuriha Ogawa — Taiju's love interest, a cheerful and kindhearted young woman. She enrolled in her high school's handicraft's club to pursue her goal of becoming a fashion designer, and is exceptionally talented at arts like stitching and clothwork.
Tsukasa Shishio — A young man who rose to fame in mixed martial arts as "The Strongest Primate High Schooler". He resents adults, viewing them as a greedy, corrupting influence on the world, and thus wants to create a new society in the "Stone World" by only reviving young people.
|Character||English Voice Actor||Japanese Voice Actor|
|Senku Ishigami||Aaron Dismuke||Yūsuke Kobayashi|
|Senku Ishigami (Child)||Mikaela Krantz||Yūsuke Kobayashi|
|Taiju Ōki||Ricco Fajardo||Makoto Furukawa|
|Taiju Ōki (Child)||Emily Fajardo||Makoto Furukawa|
|Yuzuriha Ogawa||Brittany Lauda||Kana Ichinose|
|Tsukasa Shishio||Ian Sinclair||Yuichi Nakamura|
|Kohaku||Felecia Angelle||Manami Numakura|
|Chrome||Matt Shipman||Gen Sato|
|Kinro||Josh Grelle||Tomoaki Maeno|
|Ginro||Justin Briner||Ayumu Murase|
|Suika||Sarah Wiedenheft||Karin Takahashi|
|Ruri||Kristen McGuire||Reina Ueda|
|Gen||Brandon McInnis||Kengo Kawanishi|
|Jasper||Patric Carroll||Ryota Takeuchi|
|Turquoise||Mallorie Rodak||Yō Taichi|
|Byakuya Ishigami||Kent Williams||Keiji Fujiwara|
|Color||Season||Episodes||Toonami Premiere||Toonami Finale|
|1||24||August 24, 2019||February 22, 2020|
|2||11||May 15, 2021||July 24, 2021|
In Japan, the series aired on several networks from July 5, 2019 to December 13, 2019 including: Tokyo MX every Friday at 10:00 PM, KBS Kyoto every Friday at 10:30 PM, Sun TV and BS11 every Friday at 11:30 PM, TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting every Monday at 2:00 AM, TV Aichi every Monday at 2:05 AM, and TV Hokkaido every Tuesday at 2:35 AM. The second season aired on Tokyo MX, KBS Kyoto, SUN TV, and BS11 from January 14 to March 25, 2021.
In the United States, the first season aired on Adult Swim from August 24, 2019 to February 22, 2020 and the second season aired from May 15, 2021 to July 24, 2021. The first two seasons also aired on Cartoon Network in Latin America from November 9, 2020 to January 22, 2021.
- Japan (Tokyo MX) — July 5, 2019 - December 13, 2019; January 14, 2021 - March 25, 2021
- Japan (KBS Kyoto) — July 5, 2019 - December 13, 2019; January 14, 2021 - March 25, 2021
- Japan (Sun TV) — July 5, 2019 - December 13, 2019; January 14, 2021 - March 25, 2021
- Japan (BS11) — July 5, 2019 - December 13, 2019; January 14, 2021 - March 25, 2021
- Japan (TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting) — July 8, 2019 - December 16, 2019
- Japan (TV Aichi) — July 8, 2019 - December 16, 2019
- Japan (TV Hokkaido) — July 9, 2019 - December 17, 2019
- United States (Adult Swim) — August 24, 2019 - February 22, 2020; May 15, 2021 - July 24, 2021; September 4, 2021 - Present
- Latin America (Cartoon Network) — November 9, 2020 - January 22, 2021
Toonami Broadcast History
The first season of Dr. Stone premiered on Adult Swim's Toonami block in the United States on August 24, 2019 at 12:00 AM. On January 4, 2020, the series was moved from the 12:00 AM time slot to the 11:30 PM time slot. The first season completed its run on Toonami on February 22, 2020. The second season made its Toonami premiere in the United States on May 15, 2021 at 1:00 AM, replacing Fire Force in the lineup. The series moved to the 12:30 AM time slot on May 29, 2021. The second season completed its Toonami run on July 24, 2021 and was subsequently removed from the lineup. However, reruns of the second season returned to the lineup on September 4, 2021, replacing Attack on Titan in the 3:00 AM time slot.
In Latin America, the series began airing weekdays on Cartoon Network's Toonami block at 12:30 AM on November 9, 2020, replacing Mob Psycho 100 in the lineup. The series completed its run on January 22, 2021 and was subsequently replaced in the lineup by Radiant. 
- Toonami (United States) — August 24, 2019 - February 22, 2020; May 15, 2021 - July 24, 2021; September 4, 2021 - Present
- Toonami (Latin America) — November 9, 2020 - January 22, 2021
Dr. Stone only had one marathon appearance during its run on Toonami, the Dr. Stone Marathon on December 28, 2019.
- "Mark your calendars, because we’re setting it in stone! ". facebook.com/Toonami. August 16, 2019. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2208431162781052/. Retrieved on August 16, 2019.
- "Bust out your planners, Toonami’s got some schedule updates! ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. February 6, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/posts/2353608678263299. Retrieved on February 6, 2020.
- "The Stone Wars are about to begin! ". Facebook.com/TOONAMI. April 21, 2021. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2694270994197064/. Retrieved on April 21, 2021.
- "Toonami Line Up Update 09.04.2021 ". Facebook.com/TOONAMI. August 25, 2021. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2784119481878881/. Retrieved on August 25, 2021.
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- "Dr. STONE TV Anime Rolls Out OP / ED Theme Song Performers ". crunchyroll.com. June 3, 2019. https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2019/06/03-1/dr-stone-tv-anime-rolls-out-op-ed-theme-song-performers. Retrieved on August 16, 2019.
- "Dr. Stone Anime Gets Sequel ". animenewsnetwork.com. March 25, 2021. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2021-03-25/dr-stone-anime-gets-sequel/.171100. Retrieved on August 3, 2021.
- "Crunchyroll Streams Dr. Stone Anime in July ". animenewsnetwork.com. May 29, 2019. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2019-05-29/crunchyroll-streams-dr-stone-anime-in-july/.147245. Retrieved on August 16, 2019.
- "Funimation Adds Dr. Stone Anime Simuldub to Summer Lineup ". animenewsnetwork.com. June 17, 2019. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2019-06-17/funimation-adds-dr-stone-anime-simuldub-to-summer-lineup/.147952. Retrieved on August 16, 2019.
- "Dr. Stone llegará a Cartoon Network bajo el bloque Toonami ". gamerfocus.co. October 31, 2020. https://www.gamerfocus.co/anime/dr-stone-llegara-a-cartoon-network-bajo-el-bloque-toonami/. Retrieved on November 10, 2020.
- "For the first Toonami Saturday of the new decade, we’re switching up the schedule! ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. January 4, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/1440408039583372/posts/2306896562934511/. Retrieved on December 19, 2019.
- "Line Up Update 05.29.2021 ". Facebook.com/TOONAMI. May 29, 2021. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2718402911783872/?type=3&theater. Retrieved on May 29, 2021.
|Cartoon Network (1997-2008)|
|Adult Swim (2012-Present)|