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 is directed by Chikara Sakurai (Magimoji Rurumo, One-Punch Man Season 2), and Shenmue creator and game designer Yu Suzuki will serve as executive producer on the project. Further details will be announced at a later date.
Shenmue III, the latest entry in the series, is available now for PlayStation 4 and PC via the Epic Games Store. The first two games are available via the Shenmue I & II collection for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. Shenmue originally launched for Dreamcast in December 1999. Shenmue II launched for Dreamcast in September 2001, followed by Xbox in October 2002.