Gēmusetto: Death Beat(s) is the second season of American animated series Gēmusetto and the follow up to season one: Gēmusetto: Machu Picchu. The series is produced by Adult Swim's Williams Street and written by Maxime Simonet who also voices the lead role Makasu. Having first premiered on Adult Swim as part of the network's April Fool's stunt in 2019, Gēmusetto combines various anime styles with humor and depictions of Inca gods.
Death Beat(s) premiered on November 7, 2020 at 2:00 AM as part of Adult Swim's Toonami programming block. The season consists of 14 quarter-hour episodes. After the first 10 episodes premiered on Toonami, the final 4 episodes premiered on December 20, 2020 outside of Toonami. The final 4 episodes made their Toonami premiere from January 2-9, 2021. The series is rated TV-14 DLSV and TV-MA LS on Adult Swim.
After being incinerated by the Inca sun god Inti, sportsman and relic thief Makasu joins a woman made entirely of fingers as they work to uncover the damage he has done. While embarking on his mission, Makasu must use his musical robot battle amphibian to reset death itself as every religion tries to judge his soul in the converging afterlives!
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Gemusetto: Death Beat(s) premiered on Adult Swim's Toonami programming block on November 7, 2020. As the show airs in quarter hours, two episodes premiered each week. The first 10 episodes premiered on Toonami from November 7th through December 12th and the remaining 4 episodes premiered outside of Toonami during the regular Adult Swim schedule on December 20th.
Toonami Broadcast History
Gemusetto: Death Beat(s) premiered on Toonami on November 7, 2020 at 2:00 AM, replacing Black Clover. Initial announcements had Death Beat(s)' scheduled to air the final four episodes on December 19, 2020 during Toonami. However, due to a last minute decision to air Wonder Woman: Bloodlines and Justice League: The New Frontier on the 19th, the remaining four episodes instead premiered outside of Toonami on the regular Adult Swim schedule the following day (December 20th). The first two of the remaining four episodes aired on Toonami on January 2, 2021 at 2:00 AM. The final two episodes aired on January 9th at 2:30 AM. The series was replaced in the lineup the following week by SSSS.Gridman.
- "Bust out your planners – Toonami’s got some announcements to make! ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. October 20, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2562005120756986/. Retrieved on October 20, 2020.
- ""Gemusetto" Returns for Chaotic Second Season with "Gemusetto: Death Beat(s)" ". thefutoncritic.com. October 7, 2020. http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2020/10/07/gemusetto-returns-for-chaotic-second-season-with-gemusetto-death-beats-307110/20201007adultswim01/. Retrieved on October 9, 2020.
- "Witness the final season of an epic series. ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. December 22, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/1440408039583372/posts/2613240268966804/. Retrieved on December 22, 2020.
- "Gemusetto: Death Beat(s) FINALE - SUNDAY, December 20th ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. December 10, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/videos/433567474469766. Retrieved on December 12, 2020.
- "Toonami’s serving up a quadruple dose of Death Beats! ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. December 2, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2601514166806081/. Retrieved on December 12, 2020.
- "In honor of the Wonder Woman 1984 release on HBO Max and in theaters, Toonami is lassoing up a special animated movie night! ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. December 11, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2608094629481368/. Retrieved on December 12, 2020.
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