Crunchyroll and Adult Swim have announced that they’re producing a 13-episode anime adaptation of Shenmue. Crunchyroll will stream the 13-episode series worldwide outside of Japan and mainland China, and Adult Swim will air it on its Toonami block 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 for production management. Shenmue game series director Yu Suzuki is the executive producer for the project.