G4 has announced a Friday, July 29th American premiere for the upcoming WOLVERINE anime series, which airs at 11:30PM EST. The show consists of twelve half-hour weekly episodes, which feature Milo Ventimiglia voicing the title role.
An X-MEN anime will follow WOLVERINE later this year.
Based on the popular graphic novel by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller, WOLVERINE begins when Mariko, the love of Logan’s life, is forced back to Japan by her crime-lord father, Shingen. Logan vows to get her back at any cost. He is plunged into a chaotic world of corruption and violence, forcing him to team up with young assassin, Yukio, to battle their way through the Japanese criminal underworld.