Toonami Powers up in Hong Kong

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 - 10:10am IST | Agency: PR Newswire

Toonami Powers up in Hong Kong

New action entertainment channel bursts onto television screens

HONG KONG, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new adventure begins as the world's greatest heroes gather together on Toonami, the city's most exciting action TV channel. Launching in Hong Kong on December 1, Toonami is a 24-hour, high-octane ride, serving up animated hits like Young Justice, Dragon Ball Z and Batman: the Brave and the Bold to boys and girls.

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A socially-charged, multiplatform experience, Toonami is a superhero fantasy: a full tilt, over the top, roller-coaster ride of adventure, quips, drama and a whole lot more.

"With the launch of Toonami, Hong Kong kids will have 24/7 access to the most electrifying entertainment available. For the first time anywhere in the world, viewers will be able to see The Spider-Man and the Hulk meet Iron Man and Goku on the same channel. It really is the ultimate home of the action hero," said Sunny Saha, Senior VP and Managing Director, Turner International Asia Pacific.

Toonami is a channel for the fans and by the fans - and the excitement extends beyond television, into the online and social media space.

To kick off Toonami's launch, budding science-fiction writers can play an active part in the channel's origins which centers on NAMI, an A.I. lifeform from the future. In December and January, fanboys and fangirls can submit their own ideas as to how to complete NAMI's story.

The winning entry will be created into an animated clip for the channel and a customized printed comic book. For more information, head to ).

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More about Toonami

Toonami is the ultimate home of the hero, featuring many top-rated action series such as Green Lantern, Inazuma XI, Avengers, Iron Man, Generator Rex, Naruto, Samurai Jack, Ben 10 Ultimate Alien, Teen Titans and Thundercats.

Toonami is available to NowTV subscribers on Channel 446 and Cable TV subscribers on Channel 30. Be the ultimate Toonami fan through Facebook (, Twitter (@ToonamiAsia) and YouTube (

Toonami is operated and distributed in Asia by Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc., a Time Warner Company.

For more information, contact:

James Moore

Turner International Asia Pacific Limited

Tel: +852-3128-3720


SOURCE Turner International Asia Pacific Limited

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