Onimusha anime series announced by Netflix, Takashi Miike to direct


Netflix and Capcom have announced a new Onimusha anime series based on the iconic game series of the same name.

Key staff include chief director Takashi Miike, director Shinya Sugai, and the production will be handled by Sublimation. Legendary Japanese actor Toshihiro Mifune will be the model for character Musashi Miyamoto.

Here’s some more visuals:

Here’s a brief synopsis on the show:

“The beginning of the Edo period, Musashi is no longer a young man. He departs with the legendary Oni Gauntlet to defeat the Genma. 3D CGI characters and hand-drawn backgrounds create phenomenal visuals. Onimusha is given a new life using modern-day animation technology.”

A release date for the new anime series wasn’t announced – we’ll keep you guys posted.

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