At the end of the series' third full run, it was pulled from the schedule, with Episode 37 (the final episode of the series) being the last episode aired. in Japan, is a Japanese light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita, with illustrations by Suzuhito Yasuda, that has also been adapted in to a Japanese anime series.Shortly thereafter, in early 2010, the airing rights to the series expired, along with those of Blood . The series premiered on Saturday, June 25, 2011 and ended on Saturday, December 17, 2011.Live-action series starring Tim Heidecker that parodies the action movie genre. In December 2016 Heidecker announced they were shooting both the second and third seasons. The cancellation announcement was unexpectedly made on New Year's Eve 2003. A one-off webisode was released online on May 24, 2007.It is the longest running Adult Swim original series (outlasting Aqua Teen Hunger Force's run on October 17, 2017) and the longest running original series still in production. Seasons 8-11 each go under a different alternative title. The pilot episode aired on November 3, 2013 as daylight saving time filler during Toonami.The series has been not aired on the network since.
The series began airing on television on July 11, 2014 and finished on December 6. A second season consisting of one single episode aired on April 1, 2007 as part of an April Fools' Day prank.Episodes 26–50 aired with special disclaimers warning viewers about the content of the episodes during the program's 2006–08 runs.The airing rights expired right after its then-final rerun in 2008, but were renewed in August 2012.The series aired until August 2013, where it was removed from the schedule following completion of one full run.The Toonami staff have stated that it is highly unlikely that the series will ever return to Adult Swim.