THE KING OF FIGHTERS: AWAKEN Upcoming Animated Film Will Receive Worldwide Release

THE KING OF FIGHTERS: AWAKEN Upcoming Animated Film Will Receive Worldwide Release

Following the announcement of the upcoming CG film The King of Fighters: Awaken, the forthcoming movie will now be getting a worldwide release in 2022! Hit the jump to learn more about this awesome update.

SNK's The King of Fighters is one of the most well known and beloved 2D games in both the video game and fighting game genre. With characters that have appeared in games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the property has earned its place as one of the forefathers of fighting games. 

Recently, an announcement came that a completely CG animated film based on the characters would be coming to China called The King of Fighters: Awaken. The trailer of the film was teasing the idea of adapting the Orochi arc, which was expanded upon in The King of Fighters '95 until The King of Fighters '97 games. 

A new announcement that is sure to please fans was made with production company iDragons Creative Studio, distribution company Joy Pictures and SFX, and animation studio Original Force signing a deal with SNK that will now allow the film to have a simultaneous worldwide release!

Now that eh film will be seen by even more eyes, will you be there for the premiere? We would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!


 

The King of Fighters, officially abbreviated KOF, is the most prominent series of fighting games by SNK. Its claim to fame is the large cast of characters and the innovative "team" system, with both original designs and characters from other SNK games.


The King of Fighters: Awaken is coming to theaters worldwide in 2022!

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