One of the most popular Japanese franchises of all time, Tekken is coming as anime in 2022. The anime adaptation of the video game series is coming to release soon on Netflix. This is certainly great news for all Tekken fans who’ve been playing the different parts of the game.
It’s not the first time that a video game is getting an anime adaptation. But Tekken has huge popularity not only in Japan but throughout the world. It will open doors for more video games of the same genre and make an easy path for the anime adaptations of the other genres as well. Let’s discuss Tekken’s anime release date, spoilers, plot, and more.
What is Tekken?
Tekken is a series of various fighting games developed by Bandai Namco Studios. It first started back in 1994 with its first release and its latest release happened in 2018 with its mobile variant.
The main plot of the series revolves around the events of the King of Iron Fist Tournament which gets hosted by Mishima Zaibatsu. Player has the liberty to choose any character from the list and they can compete against other characters to get the hold of the company.
This is how the basic narrative of the series plays out but there are various modes in it that players can enjoy. 1 v 1 battles have been prominently popular since the arcade days and have been featured on various platforms. Games are available on traditional Nintendo consoles as well as high gen PlayStation and Xbox titles as well.
Even after 28 years since its launch, it’s pretty much relevant and how the creators have decided to have a go at its anime adaptation. Its hand-to-hand combat especially is a pretty good option for anime and along with its impressive story, the anime will surely takeoff.
Tekken Anime Release Date
Netflix has announced the anime adaptation of the video game franchise on their platform. As for the Tekken release date, we still haven’t got any confirmation concerning the exact date. However, what we do know is that it will be coming out this year itself.
Tekken will have its first episode released this year. We are predicting the show to be available on the digital platform in the mid-year itself. However, since we don’t know about the production of the series, it could very well stretch towards the year-end.
Tekken Anime Plot and Spoilers
Tekken bloodline anime trailer is out on the platform and it has given a somewhat idea of what to expect from the story for the first season. The King of Iron Fist Tournament will be the headline of the show and it will pick the original story.
The main protagonist of the show is Jin Kazama is the focus of the story and learned traditional martial arts from his mother at an early age. However, in face of a powerful evil monster, he was unable to do anything and he couldn’t do anything.
This was a turning point in his life which made him what he is today. He gets angry at himself for not being able to do anything in the face of the danger. He seeks absolute power to take revenge and get strong which leads him to the King of Iron Fist Tournament.