Shenmue the Animation

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: シェンムー


Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 6, 2022 to May 1, 2022
Premiered: Winter 2022
Broadcast: Sundays at 14:30 (JST)
Producers: Wave Master
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure
Theme: Martial ArtsMartial Arts
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 6.701 (scored by 59805,980 users)
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Ranked: #54232
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Popularity: #4597
Members: 17,948
Favorites: 147

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Synopsis

1985, Yokosuka. Ryo Hazuki has trained to master the Hazuki Style Jujitsu under his strict father in the Hazuki Dojo from his childhood. However, one day a mysterious man named Lan Di murders his father and takes the “mirror” his father was protecting. Ryo is determined to find the truth behind his father’s murder, but soon finds himself getting stuck in a war between the underground organizations…. Traveling from Yokosuka to Hong Kong, Ryo’s long journey begins!

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Characters & Voice Actors

Joy

Supporting
Ichimichi, Mao
Japanese

Hong, Xiuying

Supporting
Kumagai, Mirei
Japanese

Chen, Guizhang

Supporting
Kijima, Ryuuichi
Japanese

Johnson, Tom

Supporting
Tajima, Akihiro
Japanese

Yuan

Supporting
Yamaguchi, Tomohiro
Japanese

Staff

Sakurai, Chikara
Director
Ebina, Yasunori
Sound Director
Wakabayashi, Atsushi
Episode Director
Yano, Yuuichirou
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"UNDEAD-NOID" by Kashitarou Itou
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Ending Theme

"Sympathy" by Narudora



May 1, 2022
I didn't watch many anime this season, but of the few I watched this was my favorite. Shenmue the anime is an incredibly faithful adaptation of the first 2 games and finally helps tell the story of Shenmue the way the game's creator always wanted it told without any of the hardware limitations of the Sega Dreamcast or budget worries.

So, what the Hell is a Shenmue? Before we get into the anime review, we have to talk about one of the most unusual franchises in the history of gaming. The story of Shenmue begins with its creator Yu Suzuki. This guy was 25 years ...
Apr 30, 2022
For the uninitiated, Shenmue might just be another series that people are willing to take a back seat on binging all at one time, but for the true diehards, Shenmue is a masterpiece of a franchise that's like no other: it's arguably one of Sega's most beloved IPs with a heavy cult following with the first two games released on Sega's once-beloved but short-lived final game console, the Sega Dreamcast in 1999 and 2000, and Shenmue III making a revival in 2019. And fans might've wondered what an anime adaptation of Shenmue would look like if it was made modern, and courtesy of series creator ...
May 1, 2022
Shenmue The Animation is an adaptation of the masterpiece game series Shenmue.

A game series that revolutionized the game world in 1999, Shenmue and Shenmue II are games way ahead of its time. Shenmue is more than games to me, Shenmue it is a beautiful experience that i will never forget, and now we got a anime and this is wonderful. The more Shenmue in more media the better

This adaptation tells the story of the games Shenmue I and Shenmue II.

I'm a Shenmue fan and i love the anime, the anime added more informations and even more screen time and development for a lot of characters, ...

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Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Shenmue the Animation Episode 3 Discussion
KANLen09 - Feb 19
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Nov 24, 7:35 AM
Second season as been canceled
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Poll: Shenmue the Animation Episode 13 Discussion
KANLen09 - Apr 30
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Sep 12, 11:54 AM
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Jun 3, 8:47 AM
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