TOKU to Feature U.S. Network Premiere of ULTRAMAN MEBIUS
SAMURAI CAT and AMAZING DETECTIVE DI RENJIE 2 Also Airing in March
Source: TOKU press release
Special Thanks to Jesús Piñango
TOKU, the only 24/7 live and on demand television network dedicated to eye-catching anime, popular live-action titles and cult classics from Asia dubbed into English, will feature for the first time in the U.S. the critically-acclaimed Chinese historical period drama television series AMAZING DETECTIVE DI RENJIE 2 (神探狄仁傑2, Shen Tan Di Renjie 2, 2006).
“We are proud to introduce the second installment of the highly-rated Chinese series AMAZING DETECTIVE DI RENJIE to the American audience,” stated Jesús Piñango, Director of TV Content Strategy at Olympusat. “We feel confident that this series is going to enjoy great success, it features a captivating story that successfully blends historical elements with exciting crime fiction.”
Starting March 21st, every Wednesday at 9 p.m. EST, the TOKU audience will continue to enjoy one of China’s most successful detective fictions. Based on Gong’an crime fiction, AMAZING DETECTIVE DI RENJIE 2 depicts the story of De Renjie, a skilled detective who uses his amazing analytical ability to cracksome of the biggest cases in the country. Directed by Qian Yanqiu, AMAZING DETECTIVE DI RENJIE 2 features a talented cast led by Liang Guanhua and Zhang Zijian. Comprised of 40 episodes, the final episode is scheduled to premiere on December 26th.
In addition, as part of its efforts to connect its viewers with more top-quality Japanese content, TOKU will feature the network premiere of three highly popular Japanese titles: the feature film SAMURAI CAT: TAMANOJO GOES TO EDO and SAMURAI CAT and ULTRAMAN MEBIUS.
SAMURAI CAT: TAMANOJO GOES TO EDO (猫侍, Neko Samurai, 2014)
3/3/18 at 10 p.m. EST
Director: Yoshitaka Yamaguchi
Cast: Kazuki Kitamura, Megumi Yokoyama
Kyutaro Madarame (GODZILLA: FINAL WARS, THE MAN FROM RENO), a famous swordsman, is hired by a dog-loving gang to kill their feline-loving rival’s beloved cat. However, as soon as he lays eyes on the cute and fluffy white kitty he becomes a cat lover.
SAMURAI CAT (猫侍, Neko Samurai, 2013)
3/7/18, Wednesdays at 8 p.m. EST
Director: Yoshitaka Yamaguchi
Cast: Kazuki Kitamura, Kaoru Hirata
Kyutaro Madarame, a down-on-his-luck samurai, is hired to assassinate a fluffy white cat that belongs to a wealthy local boss. Instead, Kyutaro decides not to move forward with his mission and vows to protect the cat from harm.
ULTRAMAN MEBIUS (ウルトラマンメビウス, Urutoraman Mebiusu, 2006-07)
3/19/18, Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. EST
Cast: Shunji Igarashi, Misato Hirata
Chosen as Earth’s new protector, Ultraman Mebius was granted the Mebius brace by the Father of Ultra. Now, Ultraman Mebius must learn quickly how to use his maximum potential in order to save mankind.
1. A Fateful Encounter
2. Our Wings
3. Only One Life
4. Broken Bonds
5. Reverse Shot
6. Two from the Deep Sea
7. Fanton’s Lost Item
8. Terrible Predator
9. Armour of Vengeance
10. Pride of GUYS
11. Mother’s Miracle
12. The First Errand
13. Marina of the Wind
14. One Path
15. Phoenix Nest
16. A Strong Man from Space
17. Formation of Our Vow
18. Pressure on Ultraman
19. The Isolated Grandstand
20. Connecting Message
21. Cry from Space
22. Daily Future
23. Ocean Waves of Time
24. Yapool’s Rebirth
25. The Program of the Poisonous Moth
26. Flying to Tomorrow
27. Champion of the Fierce Fight
28. Konomi’s Treasure
29. Day of Separation
30. The Flame of Promise
31. Thoughts Of Friends
32. The Monster Master’s Legacy
33. Lady of the Blue Fire
34. A Man Without a Home
35. An Azurite Light and a Shadow
36. Mirai’s Younger Sister
37. Father Returns
38. Isana of the Ocean
39. An Invincible Mother
40. Lonely Paradise
41. Teacher of Memories
42. An Old Friend’s Visit
43. Threatening Mebius-Killer
44. Ace’s Wish
45. Deathrem’s Plan
46. Immortal Glozam
47. Mephilas’s Game
48. Advent of the Emperor -Final Trilogy I
49. Dark Clouds of Despair -Final Trilogy II
50. Words from the Heart -Final Trilogy III
TOKU is a unique network dedicated to a wide variety of eye catching anime, popular live-action titles and cult classics from Asia you have to see to believe. TOKU is owned and operated by Olympusat, Inc., and it’s currently available on Armstrong, AT&T U-verse, Cablevision Optimum, Claro TV, Comcast Xfinity, Hotwire Communications and MCTV. For more information on TOKU’s programming, please visit tokuhd.com.
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