Extra Rick and Morty goodness is headed your manner.
Grownup Swim has given a collection order to Ricky and Morty: The Anime from director Takashi Sano (Tower of God), TVLine has realized. Sano beforehand wrote and directed the anime shorts Rick and Morty vs. Genocider and Summer season Meets God (Rick Meets Evil).
The community additionally greenlit Ninja Kamui, a brand new anime collection from director Sunghoo Park (God of Excessive Faculty, Jujutsu Kaisen).
“Toonami helped introduce anime to a U.S. viewers 25 years in the past, and is creating new, dynamic originals for the following technology of anime followers,” Grownup Swim president Michael Ouweleen stated in a press release. “These two collection construct on the legacy of these latest originals such as Fena: Pirate Princess, Blade Runner: Black Lotus, Shenmue the Animation, with Uzumaki and Housing Advanced C, premiering later this yr.”
Rick and Morty: The Anime is a 10-episode journey that adapts the themes and occasions of the unique animated collection whereas additionally standing as its personal factor.
“The multiverse-straddling exploits of Rick and the gang pose challenges to the household bond, however they at all times rise to the event. It’s such a life-affirming sight, and Jerry is not any exception,” Sano famous. “I’m honored to have been given a chance to inform a brand new story about this wonderful household. I hope you get pleasure from their adventures!”
Ninja Kamui, in the meantime, is a futuristic action-adventure anime centered on Joe Higan, a Nukenin — a former ninja who escaped his clan and is “hiding from his violent previous in rural America along with his household,” per the official synopsis. Rising from his supposed loss of life, Joe will “re-emerge as his former self, Ninja Kamui, to avenge his household and mates.”
Kamui is a “twenty first century ninja, a shadowy anachronism who pits his historic abilities towards high-tech weaponry with brutal finesse. He should face off towards skilled assassins, fight cyborgs, and rival ninjas to convey down the very clan that made him.”
Each Rick and Morty: The Anime and Ninja Kamui are at present in manufacturing and can premiere on each Grownup Swim and HBO Max.