Netflix simply introduced plans for a model new anime sequence to be produced by an eclectic pair of inventive 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 position. On the opposite facet of the spectrum, producer Flying Lotus will produce the musical rating for the sequence.
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 sequence will deal with the plight of a retired samurai who should now search work as the private bodyguard for a kid. Little does he know, the kid is definitely the goal of “darkish forces” he should now swear to fight one by one.
To make issues extra attention-grabbing, Yasuke shall be directed by the showrunners that introduced us the Boondocks animated sequence. 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.