Additional Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Productions include the recently-announced Fena: Pirate Princess and BLADE RUNNER - BLACK LOTUS. A 13-episode 'Shenmue' anime series is on the way After years of waiting, Shenmue fans crowdfunded a new game last year , and now the story of Ryo Hazuki will be told through a new anime … At the iconic annual “Virtual Crunchyroll Expo” (held for the first time in digital format), Crunchyroll announced the new partnership with the Adult Swim platform for the production of “Shenmue” – an original anime series based on the franchise of the beloved counterpart game SEGA. WarnerMedia’s Crunchyroll and Adult Swim are teaming on Shenmue, a 13-episode original anime series based on the SEGA game franchise. RELATED: 10 Years Later: Highschool of the Dead Is Still the Silliest NSFW Anime, Crunchyroll Announces Shenmue, a Crunchyroll and Adult Swim production, the return of Dr. STONE, new partnerships and more at Virtual Crunchyroll Expo, Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Announce Production of New Original Anime Series Shenmue. Fans eager to see the launch announcement can register for a free Virtual Crunchyroll Expo badge on crunchyrollexpo.com and can access the Crunchyroll Industry Panel in the V-CRX On-Demand section. In the meantime, Shenmue III is available now on PS4 and PC. 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. 41. After witnessing his father’s murder, Ryo dedicates his life to searching for the killer – a mission that takes him from the Japanese streets of Yokosuka to beyond the Hong Kong metropolis. 'Rick And Morty' Creator Dan Harmon And Cast On The Real Beth And What To Expect For Season 5 - PaleyFest New York, “The first Shenmue video game was released more than twenty years ago and we’re so excited to be working again with Adult Swim to bring this franchise to life through anime,” said Sarah Victor, head of development, Crunchyroll. Based on the Dreamcast title of the same name, this new series will consist of 13 episodes with production being held by Telecom Animation Film (known for Lupin the Third: Part 5 and Tower of God). Video game creator Yu Suzuki is also on the team as the executive producer. Subscribe to Deadline Breaking News Alerts and keep your inbox happy. After years of waiting, Shenmue fans crowdfunded a new game last year, and now the story of Ryo Hazuki will be told through a new anime series. The Shenmue anime will be directed by Chikara Sakurai (One Punch Man, Naruto) and Telecom Animation Film will handle the drawings. Do you know what “Shenmue the Animation” is all about? We want to hear from you! This latest Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Production will stream worldwide outside of Japan and mainland China on Crunchyroll and air on Adult Swim’s Toonami in the domestic United States. If you’ve already seen one or more trailers for this anime, feel free to enter them into our database, using the, On this page we would like to show you an assortment of various merchandise for the anime “Shenmue the Animation”. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. Video game creator Yu Suzuki is also onboard as an Executive Producer. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Cuomo calls US Supreme Court's religious gatherings ruling 'irrelevant', Trump’s baseless election fraud claims in Georgia turn Senate runoffs into a ‘high-wire act’ for Republicans. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. The co-production will stream worldwide outside of Japan and mainland China on Crunchyroll and air on Adult Swim’s Toonami in the domestic U.S. Shenmue follows the journey of Ryo Hazuki. Shenmue creator and Ys Net head honcho Yu Suzuki is on board as executive producer. Copyright © 2020 Penske Business Media, LLC. #BREAKING News from #VCRX: Shenmue Anime Announced as Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Production More: https://t.co/gjSZBLu0qF pic.twitter.com/erlB8HopMd, A Shenmue anime adaptation is coming to Crunchyroll and Adult Swim, A Shenmue anime adaptation is coming to Crunchyroll and Adult Swim - Chris Moyse, Shenmue III invites you on a 'Big Merry Cruise' March 17 - Chris Moyse, Shenmue III's second DLC is more story-oriented - Chris Carter, Shenmue III update adds dialogue skip, adjusts mini-games - Chris Moyse, Shenmue III's Battle Rally DLC offers 'a race unlike any other' - Chris Moyse, Review in Progress: Shenmue III - Chris Carter, Shenmue III's launch trailer feels special - Jordan Devore, Interview with Shenmue director: Get ready for Shenmue IV - Brett Makedonski.