Ninja Kamui, the original anime directed by Sunghoo Park, revealed its first teaser trailer during the recent San Diego Comic-Con. The anime is set to be released this year, although no specific release date has been announced.
E&H Production will be animating the series, with Sola Entertainment producing it. E&H Production is Park’s studio that is also working on the recently announced MONSTERS anime adaptation of Eiichiro Oda’s one-shot manga. Meanwhile, Sola Entertainment is involved in the production of the TV anime adaptation of Rick and Morty and more recently, the original anime Lazarus by Shinichiro Watanabe and studio MAPPA. Ninja Kamui, first announced in May 2022, will feature character designs by Takeshi Okazaki. Okazaki previously worked on Summer Wars as a character designer and is also known for writing and illustrating the Afro Samurai manga.
The plot for the Ninja Samurai anime is described as:
Ninja Kamui follows Joe Higan who is a Nukenin – a former ninja who escaped his clan and is hiding from his violent past in rural America with his family. One night, he is ambushed by a team of assassins from his former organization who exact a bloody retribution on Joe and his family for betraying their ancient code. Rising from his seeming “death,” Joe will re-emerge as his former self – Ninja Kamui – to avenge his family and friends. Kamui is a 21st century ninja, a shadowy anachronism who pits his ancient skills against high-tech weaponry with brutal finesse. He must face off against trained assassins, combat cyborgs, and rival ninjas to bring down the very clan that made him.
Source: Adult Swim YouTube Channel
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