Netflix simply introduced plans for a model new anime collection to be produced by an eclectic pair inventive minds acquainted to our acquainted to us all. Yasuke, a revisionist samurai adaptation, will star Lakeith Stanfield ( Atlanta and Sorry to Bother You) within the lead voice-over function. On the opposite facet the spectrum, producer Flying Lotus will produce the musical rating for the collection.
According to a press launch forwarded to the media, Yasuke will air on Adult Swim within the not-so-coveted 2:30 AM time slot, behind the monetary chutzpah Netflix Studios. The collection will concentrate on the plight a retired samurai who should now search work as the non-public bodyguard for a kid. Little does he know, the kid is definitely the goal “darkish forces” he should now swear to fight one after the other.
To make issues extra attention-grabbing, Yasuke will likely be directed by the showrunners that introduced us the Boondocks animated collection. Co-director LeSean Thomas was impressed to hitch the writing course of after studying the Yasuke legend: an African warrior empathizing with a Japanese warlord, then combating by his facet. Four different animes have been ordered to start manufacturing. They are Pacific Rim, Altered Carbon, Cagaster an Insect Cage, and Trese.