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Shenmue The Animation Episode 1

The series was announced on September 4, 2020, at the virtual Crunchyroll Expo.[2] The series was directed by Chikara Sakurai, best known for directing the second season of One-Punch Man. Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki was an executive producer on the series.[8] Kento Shimoyama wrote the series' scripts, Kensuke Ishikawa designed the characters, and Kana Shibue composed the music.[9] The series was animated by Telecom Animation Film with production management by Sola Entertainment.[10] The opening theme is "UNDEAD-NOID" performed by Kashitarō Itō, while the ending theme is "Sympathy" performed by Narudora.[9][5] The series consists of 13 episodes and it aired on Adult Swim's Toonami programming block and was streamed on Crunchyroll from February 6 to May 1, 2022. The English dub of the series was provided by Sentai Filmworks.[4][10][3] The series premiered in Japan on multiple streaming services on April 7, 2022.[7] Shortly after its streaming launch in Japan, it was announced that Tokyo MX would begin broadcasting the series a month later starting on May 3, 2022.[11]

Shenmue the Animation Episode 1

To make matters clear, the Shenmue anime reveals that Suzuki can tell a better Shenmue story in this media format that what he could achieve with a video game three years ago. There are 12 episodes left but the anime already looks like a capable enough medium, -even if an imperfect one- to continue where Shenmue 4 would pick up in the future, and that alone is a huge win.

Shenmue the Animation is an anime series of the Shenmue series directed by Chikara Sakurai whose credits include One Punch Man and Naruto. Animation production was led by Telecom Animation Film, and production management was provided by Sola Entertainment. Shenmue series creator Yu Suzuki is credited as executive producer. The first episode premiered on February 5th, 2022 on Crunchyroll and Adult Swim.

The series consists of one season that has 13 episodes, which tackles Shenmue I and Shenmue II and supposedly includes story ideas that never got to put into the game either due to budget, time, or mature rating reasons.

Shenmue premiered on Adult Swim's Toonami programming block on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 12:30 AM, replacing an extra airing of Naruto: Shippuden.[1] The series moved to the 12:00 AM time slot on February 12, 2022, when Attack on Titan returned to the lineup. The series finale premiered on April 30, 2022 and reruns of the series subsequently moved to the 3:00 AM time slot.[7] On July 2nd, there was a 3.5 hour marathon of the series from 12:30-4:00 AM that featured reruns of the first 7 episodes of the series.[8] The series was removed from the block following the August 6, 2022 broadcast and replaced in the lineup by Blade Runner: Black Lotus.

Shenmue: The Animation (シェンムー The Animation) is an anime television series based on the video game franchise published by Sega. It consisted of 13 episodes and aired in English on Toonami between February 6, 2022 and May 1, 2022 and simultaneously in Japanese with English subtitles on Crunchyroll.

Crunchyroll, in partnership with Adult Swim, has announced Shenmue the Animation, a 13-episode animated series based on the Sega game series curently in production at Telecom Animation Film (Tower of God, Lupin the Third: Part 5).

Shenmue the Animation (シェンムー the Animation) is an anime television series based on the Shenmue video game series by Yū Suzuki and published by Sega. A co-production between Adult Swim and Crunchyroll, the series aired on Adult Swim and was released by Crunchyroll with both English and Japanese versions between February 6, 2022 and May 1, 2022, consisting of 13 episodes. 041b061a72


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