Anime and gaming enthusiasts, get ready for a thrilling treat! Netflix is going to release an exciting anime adaptation of Capcom’s beloved video game franchise, Onimusha. The series is scheduled to release in November 2023. The anticipation is building around the show and here is all we know about it.
Onimusha, a highly anticipated Japanese Netflix Original anime series, draws its inspiration from the renowned Capcom video game franchise of the same name. The series is being spearheaded by Takashi Miike and Shinya Sugai who were also behind the anime adaptation of Dragon’s Dogma. The game Onimusha is a global phenomenon which sold over 8.6 million units globally. It is the ninth best-selling franchise in the history of Capcom.
Netflix hasn’t declared the precise date of release. But a preliminary date of November 2nd, 2023 has come forward. We are sure to get a more definite date in the coming months.
Let us quickly look at the plotline of the series as shared by Netflix.
“The beginning of the Edo period, Musashi is no longer a young man. He departs with the legendary Oni Gauntlet to defeat the Genma.”
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It is still uncertain if characters from the first game will appear in the series. No cast members have been revealed for either the original Japanese or the English dub. Nevertheless, the production is in full swing and we can receive an announcement revealing the featured voice actors very soon.
The arrival of Onimusha on Netflix is an event that fans worldwide have been eagerly awaiting. The prospect of witnessing the dynamic fusion of captivating storytelling, visually stunning animation, and the rich lore of the Onimusha franchise has generated tremendous excitement.
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