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The Rise, Fall, & Resurrection Of Cartoon Network's Toonami

The "Toonami" block was "hosted" by a CGI animated version of Moltar (C. Martin Croker) and he provided intros for the nighttime broadcasts of various action/adventure shows, many of them imported from Japan. In its early years, "Toonami" included "Voltron," "Robotech," "Dragon Ball Z," and "Sailor Moon." Eventually, a new mascot, T.O.M., took over. Everything seemed to be working fine for "Toonami" through 2008 when, quite abruptly, the block was canceled. Here's how it all went down.

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