Tooniverse (Korean투니버스; RRTunibeoseu; portmanteau short for Cartoon Universe) is a cartoon and anime channel broadcast by CJ ENM E&M Division, (formerly On-Media) in South Korea.

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CountrySouth Korea
HeadquartersSeoul, South Korea
OwnerOn-Media (1995–2010)
CJ ENM E&M Division (2010–Present)
Sister channels
LaunchedDecember 21, 1995
SkyLifeChannel 149 (HD)
KT Olleh TVChannel 221 (HD)
SK Broadband B tvChannel 170 (HD)
LG U+ TVChannel 224 (HD)

Tooniverse started airing in December 1995 and is currently one of the leading anime channels in South Korea. It offers a wide variety of animation for different age groups. (And there's some edited cartoons and animes on Tooniverse).

In 2012, Tooniverse created their first teen television series, Ma Boy.[1] The Starleague professional StarCraft: Brood War broadcasts began as a program on Tooniverse before being spin-off onto a dedicated gaming channel, Ongamenet.

In 2014, it was announced that Tooniverse will create characters for a TV series that is called The Haunted House (신비아파트). In 2016, it was announced that Tooniverse will create The Haunted House: The Secret of the Ghost Ball and the new season 2 part 1 and part 2 is The Haunted House: The Birth of Ghost Ball X. In 2020, Tooniverse announced that would be the season 3 in the series is The Haunted House: Ghost Ball Double X part 1 and part 2. In 2021 the new season premiere in September, 2021 called The Haunted House: Ghost Ball Z.


Tooniverse which was officially launched on December 1, 1995, was recognized as a channel more unfamiliar than terrestrial broadcasting in the early days, but many of the imported animations are Japanese-coloured, requiring attention from parents, It is CJ ENM . (Formerly On Media's own children's channel) , which has been steadily preoccupied in the 5th place in the cable TV viewing market share as the viewership rate has gradually increased since 2000 . A month ago, the English education video 《Duli's Backpacking》 was released.

On March 1, 2002, it started broadcasting on SkyLife 's channel 656 , a digital satellite broadcasting service that has been officially commercialized , and became the most popular viewership rating in the skylife by overtaking other channels. However, in November of that year, on-media (now CJ ENM ) unilaterally refused to renew the contract , and was exclusively through cable TV from January 1, 2003 to August 31, 2011, the following year. Was able to watch. This was because large cable TV operators at that time had an exclusive lobby with the initiative.

In the meantime, as ad revenues in the pay-TV market fell sharply due to worsening management , the Internet Multimedia Broadcasting Business Act for IPTV commercialization passed the National Assembly in an environment of broadcasting and communication convergence, as part of the increase in revenues from subscription fees and diversification of the broadcasting market. and, in 2008 in the second half of IPTV , the leading provider KT to start, 2009 years 3 Mon latecomers to the SK Broadband , LG u + communications by three after consultation with IPTV operators, and initiate transmission. 2011 years 3 Mon 2 days from the CJ Group after the acquisition, the animation in the channel for children was to change the broadcast genre channels, the same year on September 1 from depending on the ongoing needs of satellite subscribers, the digital satellite broadcasting service, Skylife (Hereinafter referred to as KT OTS) , transmission to HDTV channels was resumed in 9 years . 2012 On August 15, the logo and slogan were changed to the current one , and HDTV broadcasting was officially launched on January 11, 2013, one year and four months after the establishment of the HDTV channel.

Currently, it can be watched through all cable TVs in Korea, KT 's Olleh TV Live, SK Broadband 's Btv, and other communication companies' IPTV and digital satellite broadcasting ( KT Skylife ).

Preschool programs that aired on the morning of March 2011 was replaced by Littletooni.

On April 2013, Marvel TV Animation series program exclusive contract.

On July 26, 2013, KidZania Seoul was opened a "studio actors' Experience in, 2014 years 7 Mon , the Tooniverse store was opened in Lotte World.

On April 2, 2018, Tooniverse's website has opened, and was shut down Tunisia Games website.



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For All AgesEdit

For Ages 7+Edit

Note: The following programs is censoring in anime or cartoon on Tooniverse (or not).

For Ages 12+Edit

Note: The following programs is censoring in anime or cartoon on Tooniverse (or not).

For Ages 15+Edit

Note: The following programs is censoring in anime or cartoon on Tooniverse.

For Ages 19+ (1995~2019 Only)Edit


Toonichoice WinnerEdit

In 2004
In 2005
In 2006
Sgt. Frog
In 2007
Ouran High School Host Club
In 2008
In 2009
Case Closed
In 2010
Case Closed
In 2011
Case Closed

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ ‘리틀 손예진’ 김소현, 스쿨로맨스 ‘마보이’ 첫 주연 낙점 (in Korean). Newsen. 2012-08-06. Retrieved 2013-11-26.

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