Sci-fi duo will continue adventures in Rick and Morty: The Anime.

Well, wubba lubba dub dub, indeed!

Science fiction's favorite drunken grandfather-complaining grandson duo, Rick and Morty, are about to embark on a new kind of quest. Adult Swim announced today that it has greenlit Rick and Morty: The Anime, a ten-episode adventure from director Takashi Sano (Tower of God). While Sano will adapt themes and events of the main series, Rick and Morty: The Anime will stand on its own as an original work. SanoSano previously directed the anime shorts, "Rick and Morty vs. Genocider" and "Summer Meets God (Rick Meets Evil)."

Rick and Morty: The Anime
Rick and Morty: The Anime
| Credit: Adult Swim

"The multiverse-straddling exploits of Rick and the gang pose challenges to the family bond, but they always rise to the occasion," Sano said in a statement. "It's such a life affirming sight, and Jerry is no exception. I am honored to have been given an opportunity to tell a new story about this amazing family."

Adult Swim has also greenlit a second anime series, Ninja Kamui, from director Sunghoo Park (God of High School, Jujutsu Kaisen). Ninja Kamui follows Joe Higan, a former ninja who escaped his clan and is hiding from his violent past in rural America with his family. One night, he is ambushed by a
team of assassins from his former organization who exact a bloody retribution on Joe and his
family for betraying their ancient code. Rising from his seeming "death," Joe will re-emerge as
his former self, Ninja Kamui, to avenge his family and friends.

"This is a story I've always wanted to tell," said Park in a statement. "Transgression and punishment of a ninja who loses everything and goes out for revenge, and what lies at the end of his road. I am very excited about this new project and hope fans will be too.

Both series are in production and will premiere on Adult Swim and HBO Max.

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