The website for Shenmue Animation announced that Crunchyroll and Adult Swim are anime series adaptations of Yu Suzuki’s game series Shenmue, which premiered on Friday, and revealed that the anime will premiere in Japan in 2022.
Crunchyroll will stream the 13-episode series worldwide outside of Japan and mainland China, and Adult Swim will air on the Toonami channel in the United States.
Chikara Sakurai (One-Punch Man season 2, Magimoji Rurumo, Lost Song) is directing the anime at Telecom Animation Film. Sola Entertainment is credited as the production manager. Shenmue game series director Yu Suzuki is executive producer for the project.