The American Programming Block Adult Swim announced the production of the anime series Rick and Morty: The Anime y Ninja Kamuiwhich will debut soon through Adult Swim itself and through the streaming service HBO Max.
Production Team (Rick and Morty: The Anime)
- Takashi Sano (Tower of God, Sengoku Basara: Judge End) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios Telecom Animation Film. He previously directed the animated shorts “Rick and Morty vs. Genocider” y “Summer Meets God (Rick Meets Evil)“. The anime will be an original work, with themes and events adapted from the main anime series of Rick and Morty.
Sinopsis de Rick and Morty
The series revolves around the adventures of the members of the Smith house, made up of parents Jerry and Beth, their children Summer and Morty, and Beth’s father, Rick Sanchez, who lives with them as a guest. According to Justin Roiland, the family lives outside of Seattle, Washington. However, the adventures of Rick and Morty take place in an infinite number of realities, with the characters traveling to other planets and dimensions through portals and Rick’s flying car.
Production Team (Ninja Kamui)
- Sunghoo Park (Jujutsu Kaisen, God of High School) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios E&H Production y Sola Entertainment (Lord of The Rings: War of The Rohirrim, Blade Runner: Black Lotus, Ultraman).
- Takeshi Okazaki (Afro Samurai, Star Wars: Visions, Batman Ninja) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
Synopsis of Ninja Kamui
Ninja Kamui follows Joe Higan, a former ninja who escaped his clan and hides from his violent past in rural America with his family. One night, a team of assassins from his old organization ambush him and mete out a bloody punishment on Joe and his family for betraying his old code. Rising from his apparent “death”, Joe will reemerge as his old self – the ninja Kamui – to avenge his family and friends. Kamui is a 21st century ninja, a grim anachronism who pits his ancient skills against high-tech weapons with brutal finesse. He must face trained assassins, combat cyborgs and rival ninjas to take down the very clan that created him.
Fuente: Press release
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