Get ready to practice your best martial arts moves! Crunchyroll has recently announced the date for the premiere of Shenmue the Animation. The series is based on the 1999 Sega Dreamcast game that follows martial artist Ryo Hazuki as he sets out in revenge for the murder of his father in 1980s Yokosuka, Japan. The 13-episode anime hopes to capture the essence of the game.
The series is directed by Chikara Sakurai, best known for One-Punch Man. Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki will be executive producer. Shenmue the Animation will premiere February 5. Crunchyroll will stream the series in Japanese while Adult Swim will air the English dub.