Via Comic Natalie: the anime “Shenmue the Animation” — based on the action-adventure game “Shenmue”, will be released in 2022. The anime is a co-production between Crunchyroll and Adult Swim, will be directed by Chikara Sakurai, based on a screenplay by Yu Suzuki, and animated by Telecom Animation Film.

The popular action-adventure game “Shenmue” was released in 1999 on the Sega Dreamcast. It follows the story of the martial artist Royo, who witnesses his fatherโ€™s murder at their family dojo. He goes on a journey of vengeance — taking him from the streets of Yokosuka, Japan, to the sprawling metropolis of Hong Kong.