Last weekend, Robot Chicken commenced its latest season, and this coming weekend it shall continue commencing further. This week Adult Swim has two new premieres to show you, on two different nights.
First off is the first-ever airing of the Robot Chicken episode “May Cause Involuntary Political Discharge.” According to Adult Swim’s official description of the episode, “Robot Chicken lets Yoshi get his revenge on Mario once and for all, a period gets so bad it requires a famous exorcist to fix, and Snoopy trains a new crew of WWI flying aces.” We have no clue what, exactly, Yoshi wants revenge on Mario for. By Robot Chicken logic it could be for all those years of riding on him, but that completely defies the canon of the games, where Yoshi is just fine with it. In fact you can’t make Yoshi do anything he doesn’t WANT to do, or he’ll swallow you and poop you out as an egg, and that’s really unpleasant. The new episode premieres Sunday, March 6 at 12 a.m. ET/PT. Keep in mind an Adult Swim Sunday lasts until 6 AM on Monday.
One day before then, Toonami kicks off with another new episode of the latest AS / Crunchyroll co-production, Shenmue: The Animation. Here’s where we are in the story:
“To unveil the truth behind his Father’s death, in “Dignified,” Ryo heads to Hong Kong looking for a person named “Lishao Tao”. His bags are taken as many thugs and thieves walk the streets of Hong Kong since everyone is desperate to survive day by day.” We’re officially in the Shenmue 2 portion of the story, which took place entirely in Hong Kong. This episode premieres Saturday, March 5 at 12:00 a.m. ET/PT.
All episodes can be viewed multiple ways: the network itself, Adult Swim.com, and the Adult Swim app.