Sega has released the first part of Sonic Mania Adventures, its recently announced series of five animated shorts.
Here is an overview of Part 1, via its video description:
Welcome back to Angel Island with Sonic Mania Adventures! Sonic has just arrived back after the events of Sonic Mania and Sonic Forces, but something is already amiss. What are the huge holes being dug in the ground? And why is Eggman already capturing more animals? The story begins here, with the first of five parts in: “Sonic Returns”!
Sega is also selling exclusive Sonic Mania Adventures merchandise at the Sega Shop.
Watch Part 1 below.