New Screencaps from the WOLVERINE Anime Television Series
Courtesy of Mania.com, several stills have gone online for the newly debuted Wolverine Anime series showing the clawed berserker in Japan.
Wolverine is based on the popular graphic novels by Frank Miller, the series begins in Japan, where Logan is challenged by Shingen Yashida, the notorious leader of a powerful mafia clan. When Shingen's employee Yukio, a female assassin, falls out of Shingen's favor, she must kill him or be killed. Teaming up with Logan, the pair seek out the villain to exact their revenge. Mariko, the Yakuza and Yukio will also appear in the storyline. The series will focus on his Weapon X origin, his time in Madripoor, and will have A.I.M. as a background villain organization. It is scheduled to debut in America in late 2011 on the G4 channel.