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The following is the complete list of lineups that were broadcast on Adult Swim's Toonami block in 2020.

2020

January 4 - 11, 2020 Lineup

On January 4th, the schedule was shuffled slightly. Dr. Stone was moved to 11:30 PM while One Punch Man took over the midnight time slot. Also, reruns of The Promised Neverland replaced Lupin the Third: Part V in the 3:30 AM time slot.[1] This schedule consisted of:

This schedule existed from January 4-11, 2020.

January 18 - February 1, 2020 Lineup

On January 18th, the second half of Sword Art Online: Alicization, "War of the Underworld", replaced One Punch Man in the 12:00 AM time slot.[2] This schedule consisted of:

This schedule existed from January 18 - February 1, 2020.

February 8 - 15, 2020 Lineup

On February 8th, Fire Force was removed from the lineup and Demon Slayer was moved from the 1:30 AM time slot to the 12:30 AM time slot. In addition, Toonami lost the 4:00 AM time slot, causing Black Clover, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Naruto Shippuden, The Promised Neverland and Attack on Titan to move up by a half hour.[3] This schedule consisted of:

This schedule existed from February 8-15, 2020.

February 22, 2020 Lineup

On February 22nd, Toonami lost the 11:00 PM time slot and, as a result, My Hero Academia was pre-empted for one week only. The rest of the lineup aired as scheduled.[4] This schedule consisted of:

This schedule only existed on February 22, 2020.

February 29, 2020 Lineup

On February 29th, Toonami lost the 3:00 AM and 3:30 AM time slots. Due to the loss of the last hour, The Promised Neverland and Attack on Titan was removed from the block. Also, new episodes of My Hero Academia returned, replacing Dr. Stone at 11:30 PM.[4] This schedule consisted of:

This schedule only existed on February 29, 2020.

March 7, 2020 Lineup

On March 7th, Toonami lost an hour of programming (the 2AM hour) due to Daylight Savings Time. However, the entire block aired from 11:30 PM to 4:00 AM, shifting JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and Naruto Shippuden to 3:00 AM and 3:30 AM respectively. This schedule consisted of:

This schedule only existed on March 7, 2020.

March 14 - April 4, 2020 Lineup

On March 14th, the schedule returned to normal. This schedule consisted of:

This schedule existed from March 14 - April 4, 2020.

April 11, 2020 Lineup

On April 11th, Dragon Ball Z Kai returned to the lineup for one night only in a 3.5-hour marathon.[5] This schedule consisted of:

  • 11:30 PM - Dragon Ball Z Kai
  • 12:00 AM - Dragon Ball Z Kai
  • 12:30 AM - Dragon Ball Z Kai
  • 1:00 AM - Dragon Ball Z Kai
  • 1:30 AM - Dragon Ball Z Kai
  • 2:00 AM - Dragon Ball Z Kai
  • 2:30 AM - Dragon Ball Z Kai

This schedule only existed on April 11, 2020.

April 18, 2020 Lineup

On April 18th, Toonami lost the 11:30 PM-12:00 AM time slot, and began starting at midnight. As a result Sword Art Online: Alicization was removed from the lineup.[6] This schedule consisted of:

This schedule only existed on April 18, 2020.

April 25 - May 2, 2020 Lineup

On April 25th, Paranoia Agent replaced Food Wars! in the 1:00 AM time slot.[7] This schedule consisted of:

This schedule existed from April 25 - May 2, 2020.

May 9 - 30, 2020 Lineup

On May 9th, reruns of Mob Psycho 100 returned to the lineup at 1:00 AM. Also, Paranoia Agent moved to the 12:30 AM time slot replacing Demon Slayer.[8] This schedule consisted of:

This schedule existed from May 9-30, 2020.

June 6 - 27, 2020 Lineup

On June 6th, Ballmastrz: 9009 replaced JoJo's Bizarre Adventure in the 2:00 AM time slot.[9] Also, in light of recent events, TOM 5's "Equality" speech from 2013 was shown at the start of the block. This schedule consisted of:

This schedule existed from June 6-27, 2020.

July 4, 2020 Lineup

On July 4th, there was a 4 hour Dragon Ball Super marathon from 12-4 AM.[10] This schedule consisted of:

  • 12:00 AM - Dragon Ball Super
  • 12:30 AM - Dragon Ball Super
  • 1:00 AM - Dragon Ball Super
  • 1:30 AM - Dragon Ball Super
  • 2:00 AM - Dragon Ball Super
  • 2:30 AM - Dragon Ball Super
  • 3:00 AM - Dragon Ball Super
  • 3:30 AM - Dragon Ball Super

This schedule only existed on July 4, 2020.

July 11 - 18, 2020 Lineup

On July 11th, Dragon Ball Super replaced My Hero Academia in the 12:00 AM time slot, and Samurai Jack returned to the lineup unannounced in the 3:00 AM time slot, which expanded the block by an extra half hour.[10] This schedule consisted of:

This schedule existed from July 11-18, 2020.

July 25, 2020 Lineup

On July 25th, in honor of San Diego Comic-Con @ Home and Adult Swim Con, the Toonami Edition of Adult Swim Con started at midnight. This included show announcements, sneak peeks, exclusive clips and episodes both online and on-air. To accommodate the festivities, Toonami did not air according to its regular schedule and Samurai Jack was pre-empted.[11] This schedule consisted of:

This schedule only existed on July 25, 2020.

August 1, 2020 Lineup

On August 1st, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind replaced Paranoia Agent in the 12:30 AM time slot.[12] This schedule consisted of:

This schedule only existed on August 1, 2020.

August 8, 2020 Lineup

On August 8th, reruns of Fire Force season 1 returned to Toonami in the 1:00 AM time slot, replacing Mob Psycho 100.[13] This schedule consisted of:

This schedule only existed on August 8, 2020.

August 15, 2020 Lineup

On August 15th, Toonami and DC FanDome collaborated to bring Toonami viewers two weeks of back-to-back DC animated movies. The entire regularly scheduled lineup was pre-empted and Batman: Year One aired at midnight. Then Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1 aired at 1:30 AM.[14] This schedule consisted of:

This schedule only existed on August 15, 2020.

August 22, 2020 Lineup

On August 22nd, Toonami and DC FanDome collaborated to bring Toonami viewers two weeks of back-to-back DC animated movies. The entire regularly scheduled lineup was pre-empted and Batman: Gotham Knight aired at midnight. Then Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2 aired at 1:45 AM.[14]
This schedule consisted of:

This schedule only existed on August 22, 2020.

Current Lineup

On August 29th, Fire Force moved to the 2:00 AM time slot and Assassination Classroom replaced Ballmastrz: 9009 in the 1:00 AM time slot.[15] This schedule consists of:

References

  1. "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. 
  2. "It’s time to draw your blade – again! ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. January 8, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2331700393787461/. Retrieved on January 8, 2020. 
  3. "Fire Force is finishing up its red-hot run on the Toonami lineup ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. January 23, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2343962099227957/. Retrieved on January 23, 2020. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "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. 
  5. "To help you all get through staying at home ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. March 26, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2392726284351538/. Retrieved on March 26, 2020. 
  6. "We're moving to a midnight start, because the schedule is going to have some disruptions ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. April 7, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2402129483411218/?type=3&theater. Retrieved on April 7, 2020. 
  7. "Lucky for you, Toonami’s got twice the good news! ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. April 15, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/posts/2408409786116521. Retrieved on April 15, 2020. 
  8. "In times like these, we could all use a little emotional release! ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. April 24, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/posts/2415199272104239. Retrieved on April 24, 2020. 
  9. "We’re sorry to say that starting this coming Saturday, we’ll have to press pause on JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure for a bit ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. June 3, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2445398562417643/. Retrieved on June 3, 2020. 
  10. 10.0 10.1 "To celebrate the 4th of July we’re running a Dragon Ball Super marathon ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. June 25, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/posts/2462900907334075. Retrieved on June 25, 2020. 
  11. "Toonami - Posts ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. July 23, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/posts/2485422925081873. Retrieved on July 23, 2020. 
  12. "Toonami’s kicking off August by welcoming back one of your favorite shows! ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. July 26, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/posts/2487694411521391. Retrieved on July 26, 2020. 
  13. "Toonami is excited to announce that Fire Force season 2 is joining our lineup on October 24th! ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. July 27, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2488652131425619/. Retrieved on July 27, 2020. 
  14. 14.0 14.1 "Toonami’s teaming up with DC FanDome to bring you two weeks of back-to-back DC animated movies! ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. August 4, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2494524504171715/. Retrieved on August 4, 2020. 
  15. "Line up announcement! ". facebook.com/TOONAMI. August 20, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/photos/a.1442483259375850/2510114395946059/. Retrieved on August 20, 2020. 
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