Toonami (Southeast Asian TV channel)

Toonami was a Southeast Asian television channel that was launched on 1 December 2012.[1][2] It was operated and distributed in Asia by Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc.,[3] a subsidiary of WarnerMedia. It was named after the programming block seen in the U.S,[4] using the logo introduced in 2004 but with different branded promos.

Toonami's official logo in Asia
Broadcast areaSoutheast Asia
SloganHome of the Superheroes
Picture format16:9 (576i, SDTV)
16:9 (1080i, HDTV)
OwnerTurner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc.
(Time Warner, Inc.)
Sister channelsCartoon Network
LaunchedDecember 1, 2012 (2012-12-01)
ClosedMarch 31, 2018 (2018-03-31)

The channel ceased operations on March 31, 2018, after which the channel space created in 2005 by the original version of Boomerang ceased to exist.[5]


  1. "Turner launching Toonami across Asia - Page 19962". 27 November 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  2. "Toonami and Cartoonito to bow in Asia December 1". Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  3. "Asia Pacific". 12 October 2015. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  4. "Toonami Makes Its Debut on Screens Around Asia". Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  5. Pescrillo, Paul (6 March 2018). "Toonami Asia is Shutting Down at the End of March". Toonami Faithful. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
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