The Cartoon Network ordered 26 new episodes of Justice League Animated, which will start airing in October. Another DC Comics-based series, the previously announced Teen Titans, debuts in August. The 'final' 15 'new' episodes of Dragon Ball Z start airing on March 17, while the Cartoon Network also acquired 52 new episodes of the original Dragon Ball series, 26 more episodes of Transformers: Armada, 52 more episodes of Hamtaro, plus 50 episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh and 26 episodes of .hack//SIGN.
As we reported yesterday (see 'Rurouni Kenshin on Toonami'), the classic samurai series starts on March 17 -- the Cartoon Network has acquired all 95 episodes. New this fall will be 26 episodes of Super Defender -- a new computer-animated SD Gundam series featuring compact and cute versions of your favorite mecha. Another key new acquisition was Blue Gender, a hard-hitting science fiction anime packaged by Funimation. The Cartoon Network also picked up the 13-episode second season of The Big O as well as 12 episodes of Bandai's animated Kikaider series.