Rick And Morty: The anime ordered in series at Adult Swim – Tech Tribune France

Adult Swim has handed out a series order for Rick and Morty: The Anime, an all-new 10-episode adventure from Tower of God director Takashi Sano.

Rick and Morty: The Anime is currently in production and will eventually premiere on Adult Swim and HBO Max. This new Rick and Morty spinoff will serve as a standalone series, though it will adapt themes and events from Adult Swim’s critically acclaimed animated series, which follows the adventures of a genius inventor and his little boy. – kind-hearted son.

Director Sano revisits the crazy world of Rick and Morty after directing the animated shorts “Rick and Morty vs. Genocider” and “Summer Meets God (Rick Meets Evil)”. The visual style of these specials has proven to be a hit with audiences, as they have garnered more than 10 million combined views across Adult Swim’s digital platforms, according to a press release.

“The overlapping multiverse exploits of Rick and the gang pose challenges to the family bond, but they always rise to the occasion,” Sano said in a statement. “It’s such a lively show, and Jerry is no exception. I am honored to have had the opportunity to tell a new story about this amazing family. Hope you enjoy their adventures!”

There’s no denying that Rick and Morty have been through a lot, with their dimension-hopping exploits serving up years of pickle Rick, infinite Morty, Chris Parnell and Jerry’s absurdity and their adventures with a Meseeks Box, as well as the iconic catchphrases from Rick – and Now Adult Swim has ensured the fun continues by greenlighting this new series.

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It looks like Adult Swim is looking to delve deeper into the anime multiverse, as the network has also given a series order to Ninja Kamui, a futuristic action-adventure from director Sungoo Park. The series follows Joe Higan, a former ninja who escaped his clan but is ultimately forced out of the shadows to avenge his family after being ambushed by a team of assassins.

This new series follows Park’s recent animated feature Jujutsu Kaisen 0, now the seventh greatest animated film of all time. IGN’s reviewer praised Jujutsu Kaisen 0 for working as both “a standalone introduction to anime and also a satisfying prequel for those familiar with this world” while also being “one of the best anime movies ever.” shonen for a while”.

Adele Ankers-Range is a freelance writer for IGN. Follow her on Twitter.