Cartoon Network launches programming franchise Toonami on 8 September

Cartoon Network has announced plans to introduce a new programming franchise Toonami with the unveiling of two feature-length Indian made 3D animation shows: Pandavas - The Five Warriors and Sinbad - Beyond the Veil of Mists on 8 September.


Toonami is slotted on weekends from 6-7 pm and in the Cartoon Night Shift on weekends at 9-10 pm It promises to offer Indian viewers with innovative animation from across the world where they will be able to watch the fusion of virtual world with animation sophistication. Other programmes in the Toonami franchise are Batman of the Future, DragonballZ and Carocaptors.


Produced by Chennai-based Pentamedia Graphics Limited, Pandavas - The Five Warriors and Sinbad - Beyond the Veil of Mists which too premiers on 8 September, will be presented in an episodic format and will be aired in English as well as in Hindi.


Pandavas - The Five Warriors is an adaptation of Mahabharata, one of India's greatest epics. Set in the backdrop of action-filled battle scenes, the film won the National award for Best English Feature Film 2000 and was accredited as second best animation film at the Vancouver Effects and animation festival 2001. Sinbad - Beyond the Veil of Mists is the story about Sinbad, a daredevil sailor who sets out to rescue the beautiful princess Serena's father from evil Wizard Baraka's clutches.


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