Shenmue: The Animation Episode 8 Review

New and old lessons combine as Ryo goes through more personal growth in the eighth episode of Shenmue: The Animation. We’ve watched as Ryo has been forced...

Shenmue: The Animation Episode 12 Review

I feel like I’ve transported ten years back in time. No, not twenty years (when I was playing Shenmue), but when I saw the first Avengers movie...

Shenmue: The Animation Episode 9 Review

This week, the Wude story comes to a close, but not before following familiar plot beats making this episode more mixed than I care to admit. I...

Shenmue the Animation Episode 6 Review

Unfortunately, I didn’t play much of Shenmue II, but what I did play was contained neatly in this one episode (lucky me). I didn’t notice anything missing,...

Shenmue the Animation: Episode 11 Review

Ryo is put through a ringer by the Yellow Heads, who have captured Yuanda Zhu after a fierce battle. Ryo is again in a tight spot and...

Shenmue: The Animation Episode 10 Review

After several slow, repetitive, plodding episodes, Shenmue: the Animation returns to its roots and gives viewers compelling drama and action that has been sorely missed! Ryo and...

Shenmue: The Animation Episode 13 Review

Season finales are like high school graduations. They both have a sense of finality and hope for the future, and Shenmue The Animation’s conclusion felt similar. The...