Shenmue The Animation has been cancelled after its first season

What could be essentially the most becoming finish for Shenmue’s anime adaptation? To be cancelled with its story incomplete, after all. And so it’s: Shenmue The Animation is not getting a season two.

Eagle-eyed followers noticed that the anime had been faraway from Grownup Swim’s web site, inflicting SVP of anime/motion collection at Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Community Studios Jason DeMarco to substantiate the information on Twitter.

“Sorry guys. This occurred,” wrote DeMarco. “You possibly can nonetheless watch the entire anime on Crunchyroll and it’ll nonetheless be out there as digital downloads. And sure, it’s trying like no S2 of Shenmue, despite the fact that sadly- it did properly sufficient that we have been gearing up for S2. Perhaps in the future…”.

The primary season of 13 episodes premiered again in February. The anime follows the story of the primary Shenmue sport, protecting the early days of Ryo’s efforts to avenge the dying of his father. It is a story that is still incomplete – and that even the crowdfunded Shenmue 3 handed up the chance to resolve.

Within the pantheon of current game-to-anime diversifications, Shenmue The Animation regarded significantly extra conventional – and decrease funds – than the likes of Arcane or Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. Extra considerably, I do not know anybody who truly watched it. If you wish to, you possibly can stream all of the episodes totally free from Crunchyroll with English subtitles.