First trailer for animated 'Shenmue' series released
After being announced last year, we now have our first look at Shenmue: The Animation, an animated series based on the classic Shenmue video game series. The teaser trailer was aired during this year's New York Comic Con and you can watch it below:
Based on the SEGA game franchise, SHENMUE follows the journey of Ryo Hazuki. After he witnesses his father’s murder at the family dojo, Ryo dedicates his life to finding the man responsible—a mission that takes him from the streets of Yokosuka, Japan to the sprawling metropolis of Hong Kong, and beyond. Soon he will learn that larger, mystical forces are at play as he trains to become the ultimate martial artist in his quest for revenge.
Produced by Adult Swim and Crunchyroll, Shenmue: The Animation will comprise of 13 episodes, with series creator and game designer Yu Suzuki acting as Executive Producer for the project. It is expected to premiere sometime in 2022.