Netflix took off Netflix Anime Twitter Account to show the first five images from the streamer’s upcoming Onimusha anime.
The upcoming anime, which currently has no release date, is based on Capcom’s iconic video game series of the same name. The first title in the series, Onimusha: Warlordswas originally published in 2001 and was followed by seven others Onimusha game and a remaster of Warlords.
Netflix also announced that the character of Musashi Miyamoto, who will be in Onimusha anime series, is visually based on Toshiro Mifune, a famous Japanese actor who appeared in films such as Seven Samurai, The hidden fortressand Yojimbo.
Check out Onimusha first look at the pictures below:
“At the beginning of the Edo period, Musashi is no longer a young man,” reads the series’ synopsis. “He sets off with the legendary Oni Gauntlet to defeat Genma. 3D CGI characters and hand-drawn backgrounds create phenomenal visuals. Onimusha given a new life using modern animation technology.”