All the way through the virtual Crunchyroll Expo, the anime streaming corporate introduced it’s teaming up with Grownup swim to provide an anime adaptation of Shenmue.
Shenmue will likely be a 13 episode collection is in response to the online game franchise the place protagonist Ryo Hazuki units out to get revenge for his father’s homicide. The liked Sega online game collection become a cult vintage for its slice-of-life storytelling and fleshed out global.
Crunchyroll and Grownup Swim also are running with the sport’s writer Yu Suzuki, who will function govt manufacturer.
“The sector of Shenmue is Attention-grabbing and distinctive and we’re so excited to spouse with Yu Suzuki to carry his epic introduction to anime – and make kick-ass martial artwork epic!,” stated Grownup Swim vp Jason DeMarco in a commentary.
Sakurai Chikara (season two of One Punch Guy) will direct the Shenmue collection animated by way of Telecom Animation Movie. The collection will move on Crunchyroll and air on Grownup Swim.[widget path=”global/article/imagegallery” parameters=”legacyId=20038860&captions=true”]
The plot for the anime seems to reflect the tale of the Shenmue online game collection. Spanning 3 video games Shenmue three used to be formally launched in 2019, virtually 20 years after the second one sport. Learn IGN’s Shenmue three overview right here.[poilib element=”accentDivider”]
Matt T.M. Kim is a reporter for IGN.