In a surprising and unexpected turn of events, 37Games announced that SNK Playmore, now under the ownership of Ledo Millenium also owners of 37games, is working on both an Anime Series and Live Action TV Drama based on The King Of Fighters fighting Game Franchise. Both series will premiere in Japan, China, and South Korea in the first quarter of 2016, with a North america Release down the line.
While details are scarce, the press release had an image (Seen on top) showing the key The King Of Fighters characters from the Orochi saga, hinting that the anime will start by adapting the saga that spanned from Kof 94 to 97.
37Games also stated that doing a live action series will not be easy to make, but they are hoping to get it right.
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