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 father’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.