Netflix’s Onimusha Series First Look Pictures Revealed

Netflix took to the Netflix Anime Twitter account to show off the first five images from the streamer’s upcoming Onimusha anime.

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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: Warlords, was originally released in 2001 and was followed by seven other Onimusha games and a remaster of Warlords.

Netflix also announced that the character of Musashi Miyamoto, who will be in the Onimusha anime series, is visually based on Toshiro Mifune, a famous Japanese actor who appeared in films like Seven SamuraiThe Hidden Fortress, and Yojimbo.

Check out the Onimusha first look pictures below:

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“At the beginning of the Edo period, Musashi is no longer a young man,” reads the series’ synopsis. “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.”


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