Netflix has confirmed the release date for Yasuke with its absolute first look! Netflix started a more noteworthy project into the universe of allowing and unique anime creation a year ago, and one of the additional intriguing projects was a new series underway from Cannon Buster’s creator LeSean Thomas.
This new series was set to recount the tale of an unbelievable samurai of African drop, Yasuke, with Atlanta and Judas and the Black Messiah star LaKeith Stanfield as the voice behind the nominal Yasuke. Presently Netflix has affirmed this new anime series is coming our direction later this April. Netflix has affirmed Yasuke will make its debut on April 29th this year, and the series will be running for six episodes generally.
LeSean Thomas will fill in as the creator and director for Studio MAPPA with designs from Takeshi Koike, and music composed by Grammy Award-nominated artist Flying Lotus.
Netflix officially describes Yasuke: “In a war-torn feudal Japan filled with mechs and magic, the greatest ronin never known, Yasuke, struggles to maintain a peaceful existence after a past life of violence. But when a local village becomes the center of social upheaval between warring daimyo, Yasuke must take up his sword and transport a mysterious child who is the target of dark forces and bloodthirsty warlords.”
LeSean Thomas had this to say about dealing with Yasuke, “Here is a fortunate nature about this project, how an African-American man goes to Japan to live and work among the absolute best in Japanese anime to make an anime about an African who goes to Japan to live among the Japanese world-class and become a hero. Some portion of me where it counts feels I was intended to make this experience arrangement with MAPPA, Flying Lotus, LaKeith, and the rest of this skilled group.