Netflix and Capcom announce Onimusha anime adaptation
Directed by Audition’s Takashi Miike
Netflix is continuous to broaden its catalog of online game anime variations, with the reveal of a model new animated collection primarily based on Capcom’s celebrated samurai franchise, Onimusha.
The brand new anime will give attention to the violent highway trodden by collection protagonist Musashi Miyamoto. Now in his later years, the stoic swordsman continues his infinite battle towards the terrifying demon race often called “Genma.” With a metal blade and Oni gauntlet in hand, Musashi will face quite a few opposition from the darker aspect of the afterlife in his efforts to cleanse Edo-era Japan of its evil oppressors.
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Onimusha shall be directed by business legend Takashi Miike, well-known for his unusual, eccentric, and extremely violent movies akin to Audition, Useless or Alive, and Ichi the Killer. The animation shall be created by studio Sublimation, which has beforehand labored on Netflix’s Dragon’s Dogma adaptation. The present will characteristic 3D CGI fashions overlayed onto hand-drawn backgrounds to create a definite visible impact. Although no teaser trailer was revealed, a number of sharp-looking pictures provide a style of the brand new collection.
Whereas Onimusha, as a gaming franchise, stays drifting within the M.I.A. cupboard, this new collection will a minimum of provide followers somewhat extra of the demon-slaying motion they’ve been craving, and will maybe shine a highlight on the model for its long-awaited return.
Onimusha is presently in manufacturing at Netflix.