Fans of Rick and Morty have witnessed a multitude of mind-bending adventures, but now, a new chapter is about to unfold with the arrival of the Rick and Morty anime.

This spin-off series takes the iconic grandpa and grandson duo, Rick Sanchez and Morty Smith, on a riveting journey into the vibrant world of Japanese culture.

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Created and developed by Takashi Sano, this anime science fiction sitcom is a collaboration between Studio Deen, Sola Entertainment, and Telecom Animation Film for Adult Swim.

The series follows the success of five pilot short films released between March 29, 2020, and October 10, 2021.

Here is everything you need to know about the Rick and Morty anime.

Rick and Morty anime story

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The Rick and Morty anime follows the misadventures of the Smith family, particularly the mad scientist and samurai Rick Sanchez, along with his grandchildren Morty and Summer.

Despite disapproval from Morty’s parents, Jerry and Beth, the duo embarks on interdimensional escapades. 

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The anime maintains the original show’s humor and unpredictability but adds a new layer by setting it in an anime world with Japanese cultural influences. Expect the familiar dynamics of the Smith family in a new visually stunning and thematically diverse anime landscape.

Rick and Morty anime release date

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At the time of writing, the anime’s release is scheduled for sometime in 2024.

(To be updated)

Rick and Morty anime characters and seiyuu (voice actors)

Rick SanchezYohei Tadano
Morty SmithKeisuke Chiba
Summer SmithAkiha Matsui
Beth SmithJun Irie
Jerry SmithManabu Maraji

Rick and Morty anime episodes

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Samurai and ShogunMarch 29, 2020
Rick and Morty vs. GenociderJuly 26, 2020
Summer Meets God (Rick Meets Evil)August 2, 2021
The Great Yokai Battle of AkihabaraOctober 10, 2021
Samurai and Shogun Part 2November 12, 2021

Rick and Morty anime trailer

Where to watch the Rick and Morty anime

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Fans can watch the show on Adult Swim.

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