December 1, 2021


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Crunchyroll Unveils Shenmue Anime Series' First Look Video, Art

Crunchyroll Unveils Shenmue Anime Series' First Look Video, Art


Crunchyroll Unveils Shenmue Anime Collection’ First Look Video, Artwork

Crunchyroll revealed throughout a New York Comedian Con panel on Thursday a primary look video for Shenmue the Animation, Crunchyroll and Grownup Swim‘s anime sequence adaptation of Yu Suzuki‘s Shenmue recreation sequence.

The corporate additionally unveiled new key artwork:

Crunchyroll will stream the 13-episode sequence worldwide exterior of Japan and mainland China, and Grownup Swim will air it on its Toonami block in the US.

Chikara Sakurai (One Punch Man season 2, Magimoji Rurumo, Misplaced Track) is directing the anime at Telecom Animation Movie. Sola Leisure is credited for manufacturing administration. Shenmue recreation sequence director Yu Suzuki is the manager producer for the venture.

SEGA launched the primary Shenmue recreation on its Dreamcast console in Japan in 1999, and in North America in 2000. The corporate launched Shenmue II on the Dreamcast in Japan in 2000, and in North America in 2001. Shenmue II additionally acquired an Xbox model in 2002. The sequence was initially deliberate as a trilogy.

Sega launched the Shenmue I & II recreation assortment in North America and Europe for PS4, Xbox One, and PC in August 2018.

Shenmue III was initially slated for launch in December 2017, however was pushed again to the second half of 2018 after which to 2019. The sport was then slated for launch in August 2019, however was delayed once more earlier than lastly debuting final November. The sport was initially funded by way of a Kickstarter marketing campaign in 2015, which set a brand new document for the very best funded online game Kickstarter marketing campaign on the time. The marketing campaign closed after elevating US$6,333,295 from 69,320 backers.

Crunchyroll and Grownup Swim are additionally collaborating on the Fena: Pirate Princess and Blade Runner: Black Lotus anime.

Replace: Thursday’s panel and the video above announce the anime’s 2022 launch.

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