Toonami is bringing the goods with today’s announcement that the hit shonen series Dr. Stone will be added to the lineup starting August 24!
Starting that Saturday, the new lineup for the television block will be:
11:00P – Dragon Ball Super
11:30P – gen:LOCK
12:00A – Dr. Stone
12:30A – Fire Force
1:00A – Food Wars
1:30A – Black Clover
2:00A – Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
2:30A – Naruto: Shippuden
3:00A – Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin
3:30A – Lupin the 3rd Part V
4:00A – My Hero Academia
Shinya Iino is directing the project at TMS Entertainment, with Yuko Iwasa (Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas, Yowamushi Pedal Movie) providing character designs. Yuichiro Kido (Gatchaman CROWDS insight) is in charge of series composition.
Crunchyroll describes Dr. Stone as:
Several thousand years after a mysterious phenomenon that turns all of humanity to stone, the extraordinarily intelligent, science-driven boy, Senku Ishigami, awakens. Facing a world of stone and the total collapse of civilization, Senku makes up his mind to use science to rebuild the world. Starting with his super strong childhood friend Taiju Oki, who awakened at the same time, they will begin to rebuild civilization from nothing… Depicting two million years of scientific history from the Stone Age to present day, the unprecedented crafting adventure story is about to begin!