Ratings for Toonami’s March airing of Evangelion 1.11 were good, with 959,000 tuning in when it aired, but the August 31 airing of its sequel, Evangelion 2.22, did even better. The second Rebuild film pulled in 1.097 million viewers on Saturday.
Those who stuck around after the film were treated to a surprise airing of Masaaki Yuasa’s Kick-Heart. The short anime that was crowd-funded on Kickstarter nabbed 708,000 pairs of eyeballs. Here’s the full ratings breakdown for the August 31 Toonami block:
12:00AM Evangelion 2.22 0.8 HH, 1.097 million
2:30AM Kick Heart 0.5 HH, 708,000
2:45AM Star Wars: Clone Wars 0.5 HH, 638,000
3:15AM Big O/An 0.4 HH, 599,000
3:45AM Kick Heart 0.4 HH, 618,000
4:00AM Fullmetal: Brotherhood 0.5 HH, 652,000
4:30AM Cowboy Bebop 0.4 HH, 584,000
5:00AM Inuyasha 0.5 HH, 646,000
5:30AM Inuyasha 0.5 HH, 681,000
HH: Household rating.
Viewers, in thousands, aged 2 years or older.
All Times Eastern & Pacific
Anyone here tune in to any of Toonami’s Saturday offerings?