Crédits: HoYoverse

The adaptation of video games into anime is a recurring thing. Recently, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners which was the subject of it. He even got away with strong appreciation from the viewers. This time it’s the turn of the free-to-play game Genshin Impact. The animation was entrusted to Ufotable and HoYoverse studios.

Credits: HoYoverse

Information to remember

It was on Twitter that the information leaked. The mobile game Genshin Impact will be adapted into an anime. For the moment the official title of the anime has not been given, nor its probable release date. Fans were still showered with an official trailer and image. In the trailer, we have shots that are colorful, airy and full of sweetness. Although showing nothing of the future plot, this trailer is an immersion into the vast universe of Genshin Impact.

As for the image, it first presents the twins Lumine and Aether. In the mobile game, they have been separated. Their reunification is the stake of the game. Alongside them are Paimon, Ningguang, Zhongli, Xiangling, Tartaglia and Xiao.

Ufotable takes center stage

For this adaptation two studios will collaborate. These are HoYoverse, the Chinese studio that developed the mobile game, and the Japanese studio Ufotable. The latter is known for its superb animations including that of Demon Slayer and Fate/Zero. Moreover, working on a game is not a first for Ufotable. The studio has already made its mark on Tales of Zestiria the X and God Eater.

Genshin Impact: from video game to anime

The free to play game Genshin Impact was released on September 28, 2020. Very quickly, it became one of the most profitable mobile games in the world. His goal is to reunite twins separated by an Unknown God, as well as the Seven Archons. By the end of this month, the game will celebrate its second anniversary. On this occasion, players will be entitled to some new features. First, they will have access to a new part of the Genshin Impact universe. Then, three new playable characters will be available. They are Cyno, Candace and Nilou.


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