Netflix simply introduced plans for a model new anime collection to be produced by an eclectic pair of artistic minds acquainted to our acquainted to us all. Yasuke, a revisionist samurai adaptation, will star Lakeith Stanfield (of Atlanta and Sorry to Bother You) within the lead voice-over function. On the opposite facet of 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 of Netflix Studios. The collection will deal with the plight of 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 of “darkish forces” he should now swear to fight separately.
To make issues extra fascinating, Yasuke might 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 of the Yasuke legend: an African warrior empathizing with a Japanese warlord, then preventing by his facet. Four different animes have been ordered to start manufacturing. They are Pacific Rim, Altered Carbon, Cagaster of an Insect Cage, and Trese.