Shenmue animation has shared a great advance at the premiere of the great series of the new anime. Adult Swim and Crunchyroll have been collaborating in several successful projects, and now the next is preparing for its great debut in just a couple of days. With the very debated sega video game franchise, reaching anime thanks to this new project, Adult Swim has launched a special preview of the first episode of the series to give fans an idea of what to expect when the new series finally makes its debut. But it will not be long before we can see everything in motion.
In development During the last two years, Shenmue The Animation will officially premiere its bent release in English with the ADULT SWIM Toonami programming block on February 6 at 12:30 a. m. EST, and will debut its launch bent in Japanese with Crunchyroll at the same time. Debuting in Japan At the end of this year, Adult Swim has launched an advancement of the folded English version of the first episode and you can see it below:
Shenmue The Animation is officially described as such, “1986, Yokosuka. Ryo Hazuki has been trained to dominate the Hazuki Style Jujitsu with the strict father of him at the Hazuki dojo since his childhood. However, one day, a mysterious man called Lan di murdered to his father and takes the “mirror” that his father was protecting. Ryo is determined to find the truth behind the murder of his father, but soon he is trapped in a war between clandestine organizations… Traveling from Yokosuka to Hong Kong, Ryo’s long trip begins!
The central cast of Shenmue the animation includes characters like Masaya Matsukaze (Japanese) and Austin Tindle (English) as Ryo Hazuki, Takahiro Sakurai (Japanese) and Scott Gibbs (English) like Lan di, Natalie Rial (English) like Shenhua, Cat Thomas (English) as Nozomi Harasaki, Jeremy Gee (English) as Guizhang Chen, Greg Ayres (English) as Chai, Bryson Baungus (English) as Wong, Luci Christian (English) as Joy, Christine Auten (English) as Xiuying Hong / Lishao Tao, Cody House (English)) as Ren, and Joe Daniels (English) as Dou Niu.
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