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10 August, 2021

Warner Bros. has promoted Adult Swim exec Jason DeMarco to SVP of anime and long-form action series for Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios.

In this newly created role DeMarco started on August 1, he reports to Sam Register, president of both Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios, and Michael Ouweleen, president of Adult Swim. DeMarco will continue to work as SVP and head of anime and action series for Adult Swim.

DeMarco is responsible for identifying and developing animated action and anime projects for all ages. He will create original content, give library content an anime and action twist, and produce third-party projects to build a slate of long-form programming. He will also guide the creative direction, development and promotion for Adult Swim’s Toonami block, which broadcasts anime and animated-action programming.

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