An anime television series of Shenmue was announced on September 4, 2020 at the virtual Crunchyroll Expo. The series will be directed by Sakurai Chikara with its original video game creator Yu Suzuki serving as executive producer. It will be animated by Telecom Animation Film with production management handled by Sola Entertainment. The series will contain 13 episodes (covering all of Shenmue 1 and most of Shenmue 2) and will air English dubbed on Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block and streamed by Crunchyroll.
Studio: Telecom Film Animation and Sola Entertainment
Director: Chikara Sakurai
Executive Producer: Yu Suzuki
Announced: September 4th 2020
Release: 2021 date TBC
Where to watch: AdultSwim & Crunchy Roll
To be Confirmed
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’ll learn that larger, mystical forces are at play as he trains to become the ultimate martial artist in his quest for revenge.