anime shenmue Set to premiere in just two days, and ahead of its release, the series revealed a handful of additional cast members, as well as the ending theme performer.
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After announcing the cast last month, three new Japanese cast members were detailed, including:
- Haruka Terui as Shenhua
- Haruka Fushimi as Nozomi Harasaki
- Ryuichi Kijima as Guizhang Chen
The characters they play have already been detailed, along with their English-speaking voice actors, but it was previously unknown who would play them in Japan. Along with casting news, the final theme of anime shenmue was also revealed to be the song “Sympathy” by rock band Narudora.
“1985, Yokosuka. Ryo Hazuki has been training to master Hazuki Style Jujitsu under the guidance of his strict father in the Hazuki Dojo since childhood,” reads the official synopsis for the series. “However, one day, a mysterious man named Lan Di murders his father and takes the ‘mirror’ his father was protecting. Ryo is determined to uncover the truth behind his father’s murder, but soon finds himself caught in a war between the underground organizations…. Traveling from Yokosuka to Hong Kong, Ryo’s long journey begins!
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Shenmue the Animation is set to premiere on February 5, 2022 and will debut on Adult Swim and Crunchyroll. Chikara Sakurai, known for A punch Season 2 is also directing the series and Telecom Animation Film is providing animation. tower of godKensuke Ishikawa is the chief animation director and Bleach and Rent TsukumogamiKento Shimoyama wrote the screenplay. The series is based on the Sega franchise which debuted in 1999.