Crisp revealed at a New York Comic Con panel on Thursday a first look video for Shenmue Animation, Crisp and Adult swimmingthe adaptation of the animated series Yu Suzuki‘s Shenmue series of games.
The company also unveiled a new key art:
Crisp will air the 13-episode series worldwide outside of Japan and mainland China, and Adult swimming will broadcast it on his Toonami block in the United States.
Chikara Sakurai (A punch season 2, Magimoji Rurumo, Lost song) directs the anime to Telecom animated film. Sola Entertainment is credited for production management. Shenmue game series director Yu Suzuki is the executive producer of the project.
SEGA out first Shenmue game on its Dreamcast console in Japan in 1999 and in North America in 2000. The company released Shenmue II on the Dreamcast in Japan in 2000, and in North America in 2001. Shenmue II also received an Xbox version in 2002. The series was originally planned as a trilogy.
Sega published on Shenmue I & II collection of games in North America and Europe for PS4, Xbox One and PC in August 2018.
Shenmue III Originally slated for release in December 2017, but was pushed back to the second half of 2018 and then to 2019. The game was subsequently due out in August 2019, but was again delayed before finally making its debut last November. The game was originally funded by a Kickstarter campaign in 2015, which set a new record for the most funded video game Kickstarter campaign at the time. The campaign ended after raising US $ 6,333,295 from 69,320 backers.
Crisp and Adult swimming also collaborate in the Fena: pirate princess and Blade Runner: Black Lotus lively.
Update: Thursday’s panel and the video above announce the anime’s release in 2022.
Source: Email correspondence