Fans of Rick and Morty would be rejoiced to find out that their favorite animated series will be going under a Japanese animation company to be made into an anime. That is correct, Rick And Morty Anime is finally happening. Before this, the internet had been asking questions about whether the show was an anime or not. So, when is the anime coming out? Has the production started? Here is everything that you need to know about the announcement.
R&M is one of the most popular American adult animated sitcoms. Created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon, the show came out in the year 2013. So far, six seasons of the show have come out. And now that the new season is under the release radar, fans just got a new announcement to look forward to.
Rick And Morty Anime: Official Announcement!
The news comes from the official pages of Adult Swim. On May 18, 2022, all the social media platforms of the streamer announced that the Rick And Morty Anime was finally happening. Along with this, the director of the show was also announced. Tower of God fame manga artist Takashi Sano will be directing the 10-episode venture. Moreover, the production work is under Telecom Animation Films. A teaser and cast details are yet to be revealed by the makers.
Will The Plot Be The Same?
The announcement that was made by Adult Swim was limited only to the reveal. Other than the names of the production company and the staff, nothing much was revealed about the project. The only thing that has been mentioned is the fact that the entire plot would not be similar to the original show. Only the themes of the show would be seen in the anime. So, the original Rick and Morty show deals with the adventures of the titular duo.
Rick and his grandson, Morty, go out on a bunch of adventures that follow the chaotic science experiments pulled off by Rick. As for the anime, all the characters, including the members of the Smith family, would all be a part of the show. But the storylines are to deviate from what has already come out on the screens.
Rick And Morty Anime: Release Date
As of the time of writing, there is no official announcement about the release of this new venture. Adding to this lack of information is the fact that production company Telecom Animation Film has not said anything about the production work of the show. Thus, Rick And Morty Anime might get more updates in the coming weeks. The strongest bet is on the Fall 2022 slate.
We will be sure to update this section as soon as there is more intel on the same. Thus, stay in touch with The Anime Daily to get all the timely updates about this.