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TOM 6 is the eighth and current host of Toonami and the seventh incarnation of TOM. He assumed hosting duties after TOM 5's death in episode 4 of The Forge. He is voiced by veteran voice actor Steve Blum. TOM 6 was revealed on December 7, 2019, during episode 5 of The Forge.


TOM 6's design is larger compared to his previous incarnations but more proportional, appearing much more streamlined with longer human-like limbs. Unlike TOM 5, he has no lights on his forearms and his Nuclear-Reactor has returned to the middle of his chest. He also has a blue circular light on each side of his rib cage. His body and helmet are gray and his armor plating has a highly-reflective gloss finish. His visor is much larger than previous incarnations, taking up a large portion of his helmet.

In 2020, for the Halloween broadcast, TOM's visor displayed a flaming jack-o-lantern and orange circular lights replaced the usual blue lights on each side of his rib cage.


During The Forge, after the death of TOM 5, SARA uploaded his matrix into a new, bulkier and more combat-ready body, designed by SARA and custom built in the Forge. Afterwards, the yellow TOM units took control of the Vindication and fled from the Forge Commander by jumping into hyperspace. With the Vindication gone, TOM 6 and SARA were left with no option but to take over the Forge as the new Toonami broadcast station for that time being.

During The Return, TOM reflects on the fact that there are more TOMs out there in the universe but after SARA assures him that he is "the best TOM there is" the Forge detects an unknown ship entering the station. TOM and SARA enter the ship to discover it is a version of the original Absolution sent back in time from the future. While investigating, the ship departs from the Forge with TOM and SARA onboard. Leaving The Forge behind, they decide to begin broadcasting from the new GPS Absolution Mk. XIV.


Main Article: TOM 6's Speeches

Like his predecessors, TOM 6 delivers motivational, introspective speeches interspersed with clips from Toonami's shows. These include:

Video Game Reviews

Game Review Console Rating Air Date
Overland PlayStation 4 (9/10) January 4, 2020
GRIS PlayStation 4 (8/10) January 18, 2020
Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order PlayStation 4 (8.5/10) February 15, 2020
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot PlayStation 4 (8/10) March 7, 2020
Spirit of the North PlayStation 4 (7.5/10) March 14, 2020
Ori and The Will of The Wisps XBOX ONE (8.5/10) April 25, 2020
Doom: Eternal PlayStation 4 (8.5/10) May 9, 2020
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nintendo Switch (9.5/10) May 23, 2020
Maneater PlayStation 4 (7/10) July 11, 2020
West of Dead XBOX ONE (7.5/10) September 5, 2020
Carrion Nintendo Switch (7/10) September 12, 2020
PGA Tour 2K21 PlayStation 4 (8/10) October 10, 2020
Hades Nintendo Switch (8.5/10) November 7, 2020
Assassin's Creed: Valhalla PlayStation 4 "a barbaric yawp" December 5, 2020
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Nintendo Switch (8/10) December 12, 2020
Unto The End Nintendo Switch (8/10) March 6, 2021
Desperados III PlayStation 4 (8/10) March 20, 2021
Cyber-Shadow Nintendo Switch
PlayStation 5
(8/10) April 17, 2021
Ghosts n' Goblins Resurrection Nintendo Switch (8/10) May 23, 2021
Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection PlayStation 5 (7/10) July 10, 2021
Ender Lilies: Quietus of The Knights Nintendo Switch (8/10) August 28, 2021
Alba: A Wildlife Adventure PlayStation 5 (8/10) September 18, 2021
Golf Club Wasteland Nintendo Switch
PlayStation 5
XBOX Series X/S
(8/10) September 25, 2021
Kena: Bridge of Spirits PlayStation 5 (8/10) November 27, 2021
A Short Hike Nintendo Switch
PlayStation 4
(8/10) January 8, 2022
OlliOlli World PlayStation 5 (9/10) May 14, 2022
F.I.S.T.: Forged in Shadow Torch PlayStation 5 (8/10) May 28, 2022
FAR: Changing Tides Nintendo Switch
PlayStation 5
XBOX Series X/S
(8.5/10) June 11, 2022
Narita Boy XBOX Series X (8/10) July 9, 2022


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SARAv1 Ring.png SARAv2 Ring.png SARAv3 Ring.png SARAv4 Ring.png Moltar Ring.png Flash Ring.png D Ring.png
Clydes Clyde 49 Ring.png Clyde 50 Ring.png Clyde 50 B Ring.png Clyde 51 Ring.png DOKS Ring.png Clyde 53 Ring.png Clyde 54 Ring.png
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Villains Intruder Ring.png Security Robot Ring.png Trash Compactor Ring.png Swayzak Ring.png Orcelot Rex Ring.png Future Clydes Ring.png Future SARA Ring.png
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Other Strapower Receptionist Ring.png Starpower Parts & Service Ring.png Unidentified Ship Ring.png Dronomeks Ring.png Nameless Giant Robot Ring.png Georgia Ring.png Future TOM Ring.png
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Non-canonical Nebula Ray Ring.png Beta Droids Ring.png LARS Ring.png RUBY Ring.png Demolition Droids Ring.png TOM (Cosmo Samurai) Ring.png SARA (Cosmo Samurai) Ring.png
Tsuruhime Ring.png Awaji Ring.png Yasuke Ring.png Hakase Ring.png Mid Boss Ring.png Boss (Cosmo Samurai) Ring.png