Adult Swim Orders Rick & Morty and Ninja Kamui Anime Series

The shadowed forms of Rick and Morty look at camera film twisting into a white portal.

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It is alive! Not only a new Rick & Morty animated collection, however a Rick & Morty anime collectionhas been referred to as forth into being by the madmen of Grownup Swim, to be helmed by Takashi Sano, who additionally directed the immensely well-liked R&M anime shorts “Rick and Morty vs. Genocider” and “Summer season Meets God (Rick Meets Evil).” However that is not all, as a result of the channel has additionally greenlit a brand new authentic collection titled Ninja Kamuito be directed Sunghoo Park of the arguably much more well-liked anime film Jujutsu Kaisen 0,

In the event you’ve seen the 2 shorts, it is best to know precisely what we’ll be getting with Rick & Morty: The Anime Collection—a collection of adventures so violent and surreal it in some way makes the unique model appear tame? If you have not seen them, welp:

As for Ninja Kamuiit feels like old-school anime at its old-schoolest, with ninjas, robots, and, most of all, vengeance,

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,Ninja Kamui follows Joe Higan who’s a Nukenin – a former ninja who escaped his clan and is hiding from his violent previous in rural America along with his household,” a synopsis supplied by Grownup Swim reads partially. ,One night time, he’s ambushed by a staff of assassins from his former group who actual a bloody retribution on Joe and his household for betraying their historic code. Rising from his seeming “demise,” Joe will re-emerge as his former self – Ninja Kamui – to avenge his household and pals. Kamui is a twenty first century ninja, a shadowy anachronism who pits his historic expertise in opposition to high-tech weaponry with brutal finesse. He should face off in opposition to educated assassins, fight cyborgs, and rival ninjas to carry down the very clan that made him.”

That is hardly the primary time Grownup Swim (and its Toonami programming block) have dipped its toes into producing its personal anime collection; in addition to the latest Fena: Pirate Princess, Blade Runner: Black Lotus, and Shenmue the Animation present, an adaptation of Uzumaki and the all-new and really enigmatic Housing Complicated C, each of that are set to premiere this yr.

As for R&M:TA and Ninja Kamui, no launch dates have been introduced, after all. Nonetheless, we do know the Rick & Morty anime shall be 10 full episodes, identical to a traditional season of R&Mand animated by Telecom Animation Movie, who did the 2 shorts. Ninja Kamui, In the meantime, shall be produced by E&H Manufacturing and Sola Leisure, with character designs from Batman: Ninja‘s Takeshi Okazaki.

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