HoYoVerse Honkai: Star Rail took to the official Twitter account to announce an animated, anime style short. There are few details about what to expect from the video just yet. Only a single still from it was revealed. However, it seems like it could star the next Honkai: Star Rail five-star limited character Jing Yuan. It will air online on May 10, 2023.
The description also seems to affirm that the Honkai: Star Rail animated short will be a Jing Yuan and Xianzhou Luofu-focused story. It refers to a “teacher” and “student” fighting one another alongside the picture of the character. We do know from Yanqing’s existing lore and details that Jing Yuan acted as his mentor and teacher. As part fo his character backstory, it notes the general found him.
A fleeting flash — thus is the speed of swift blades as the teacher and student spar, and thus is the whirlwind passage of the unceasing torrent of time.
The animated short film “Honkai: Star Rail — A Flash” is set to be officially released on May 10th (UTC+8). Stay tuned! pic.twitter.com/YugdMR0O1C
— Honkai: Star Rail (@honkaistarrail) May 9, 2023
We will soon have a chance to get Jing Yuan. His Special Warp banner will appear on May 17, 2023. At the moment, Seele is still available.
Honkai: Star Rail is available for PCs and mobile devices, and the Jing Yuan anime style animated short will appear on May 10, 2023. PS4 and PS5 versions of the game are in development.