Tekken Anime Release Date Revealed Alongside the Japanese Cast and Trailer

Netflix has been eagerly taking a step in the Anime industry, and it is safe to say they are doing a great job. Among the vast library of their endeavors in Anime, we are now getting Tekken: Bloodline. One of the most awaited adaptations, the Tekken Bloodline release date is finally out.

Tekken is one of the leading fighting games developed and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The story takes place in a fighting tournament where players from different backgrounds fight to win the tournament and gain control of Mishima Zaibatsu, which is the most powerful company in the world.

Netflix posted it on Twitter and YouTube, which now amassed almost 500k views daily. In addition, we also have the Tekken Bloodline release date, which is the 18th of August, 2022. Moreover, we have confirmed 8 additional characters, making it 16 in Tekken: Bloodline.

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The Confirmed Characters and Japanese Cast

  • Ancient Ogre/True Ogre
  • Devil Jin
  • Feng Wei
  • Ganryu (JP VA Hidenari Ugaki)
  • Heihachi Mishima (JP VA Taiten Kusunoki)
  • Hwoarang (JP VA Toshiyuki Morikawa)
  • Jin Kazama (JP VA Isshin Chiba)
  • Julia Chang (JP VA Seiko Yoshida)
  • Jun Kazama (JP VA Mamiko Noto)
  • Kazuya Mishima (JP VA Masanori Shinohara)
  • King II
  • Kuma II
  • Leroy Smith
  • Ling Xiaoyu (JP VA Maaya Sakamoto)
  • Nina Williams (JP VA Yumi Tōma)
  • Paul Phoenix (JP VA Hōchū Ōtsuka)

This concludes all the official information we currently have. As for Tekken, it is one of the most popular games and a successful franchise. However, they do not have such a good record in the film industry. This might be a good step to plant their roots in the Anime world.

They also gave Key Art, which looks insane!

tekken bloodline key visual
Tekken: Bloodline Key Art

Additionally, the story takes place between Tekken 2 and 3. We previously saw in the teaser how Ogre attacks the Kazama house, leading to Jin being defeated. Jin turns to his grandfather Heihachi for training. It leads him to fight in the Tournament of Power to get stronger.

Power is everything.’ Jin Kazama learned the family self-defense arts, Kazama-Style Traditional Martial Arts, from his mother at an early age. Even so, he was powerless when a monstrous evil suddenly appeared, destroying everything dear to him, changing his life forever. Angry at himself for being unable to stop it, Jin vowed revenge and sought absolute power to exact it. His quest will lead to the ultimate battle on a global stage — The King of Iron Fist Tournament.

What are your thoughts on the trailer? Do you think the Japanese cast is on point, or could they have done something better? Let us know your thoughts below, and we will get back to you. In the meantime, check out the official name for Eren’s Final Form.

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