Netflix has released a full trailer on account of its upcoming animated adaptation for Tekken, the famous game franchise coming from the heart of Bandai Namco.
With that comes the series premiere date, much to the delight of fans around the world. Tekken: Bloodline arrives on the streaming service on August 18 and will be available in multiple languages, including English and Japanese, so you can take your pick.
The animated series focuses on Jin Kazama, and the action takes place between the events of Tekken 2, which features his mother, Jun Kazama, as one of the contestants in The King of Iron Fist tournament, and Tekken 3.
Jin made his debut in the third entry of the franchise, released in 1996. after losing his mother and Ogre, one of the antagonists of that franchise.
In the series, Jin was trained by his grandfather, Heihachi Mishima, the founder of the tournament, as he sought revenge throughout.
You’ll get to hear Heihachi tell Jin to abandon Kazama’s pacifist ways and “fuel the Mishima fire”.
Indeed, it can be said that Heihachi is, without question, a positive villain, and he is the main antagonist of the Tekken franchise.
What you can see new in the official trailer for Tekken: Bloodline, released by Netflix recently
The trailer also shows us faces that might look familiar to older fans, as characters from the games also appear in this animated series, so we don’t lose the notion of continuity. They include Hwoarang, Julia Chang, Nina Williams, Paul Phoenix, Ling Xiaoyu and Heihachi’s son Kazuya Mishima.
The official trailer for Tekken, released by Netflix, you can watch below, and you can enjoy the series starting August 18 (this year), as mentioned at the beginning of the article.