More Information Regarding Toonami France
On Thursday this week (11/02/2016), a new channel dedicated to action animated programming called Toonami launched in France, since then, more information about the channel has been released by Turner Broadcasting System Europe. The new channel airs action programming from Cartoon Network’s and DC Comics/Warner Bros. Animation’s library, which includes Batman (Including Beware the Batman), Superman, Ben 10, Green Lantern, Teen Titans, Justice League, Young Justice and ThunderCats.
Toonami France also has a movie programming block that airs feature films and direct-to-DVD movies, including movies that have never been seen on European television. The new channel will also offer a video on-demand service called Toonami Max soon to be available on cable tv, smartphones, tablets and PCs which will provide over 145 hours of content.
Pierre Branco, General Manager of Turner France, Africa and Portugal, explains that Turner has plans to expand the Toonami brand to other countries and it’s important to offer linear and video on-demand options.
“France is a country with many kids channels, but we know our audience so well, It is important to give them both linear and non-linear options. We want to expand to the rest of the world, and this launch in France is the first step in that expansion.”
Also this week, the new Toonami France website has launched, featuring show information, video clips and games.