Netflix has just announced, via the release of a trailer, another title for its vast library of original anime series, namely Tekken: Bloodlinewhich will be released by the end of the year.
Netflix revealed the series with a Official one and a half minute teaser trailer. There is no specific date or mention of the number of episodes, but the summary reveals that it will focus on Jin Kazama, who joined the series as a character in Tekken 3.
The series of Tekken it has seen some attempts to translate history into other formats in the past. In 2010, a live-action movie which is noteworthy solely for being one of 43 Rotten Tomatoes movies to have a zero percent rating based on critical reviews.
The producer / director of the games of TekkenKatsuhiro Harada, speaking of the aforementioned film stated that it was terrible, saying: “We weren’t able to supervise that film; it was a cruel contract. I don’t care about that movie“.
The conditions related to this new adaptation could be better, since Harada invited fans to check out the new trailer. Self Tekken: Bloodline will be faithful to video games, the series will have the King of Iron Fist tournament at its center, the winner of which will have control of a powerful company. You can find the trailer for Tekken: Bloodline below on at the top of the article.
Check this out! https://t.co/59LHtI1Msz
– Katsuhiro Harada (@Harada_TEKKEN) March 19, 2022
Among other narrative cues, we could see the intergenerational power struggle of the Mishima family that runs the company and the devil gene mutation shared by Heihachi Mishima (who also appears in the trailer), Kazuya Mishima and Kazuya Jin Kazama.
Jin’s mother Jun Kazama was also a character from the games and the trailer appears to show her training him when attacked by another character in the series. the monstrous Ogre. These events will lead him to participate in the aforementioned tournament.