The musician Flying Lotus published an update on Twitter noting that the six episodes of the original anime produced by Lesean Thomas and the MAPPA studies, Yasuke, they served as the "introduction of this project". He added: "We have great plans for Yasuke. This is just the beginning". On the other hand, the series premiered through Netflix on April 2 globally.
Cast of voices
- Jun Soejima as Yasuke.
- Takehiro Hira as Oda Nobunaga.
- Yoshiko Tamura as Saki.
- Yoshiko Sakakibara as Yami No Daimyou.
- Fusako Urabe as Natsumaru.
- Shigeru Ushiyama as Abraham.
- Yu Suzuki as Morisuke.
- Eri Kitamura as Ishikawa.
- Lesean Thomas (Cannon Busters) was responsible for the production and direction of this original anime at the MAPPA studies.
- Takeshi Koike (Lupin The IIIRD: Chikemuri No Ishikawa Goemon, Redline) was responsible for the design of characters and the animation direction.
- Flying Lotus (Blade Runner: Black Out 2022, More Feat. Anderson .Paak) was in charge of the composition of the soundtrack and executive production.
In the era of combatant kingdoms, where mechanics and magic are mixed, Yasuke, a vagabond that once again withdrew from battles, returns to take the sword to protect a mysterious child whose life is the goal of malignant power . It is a fantasy period drama that represents an African samurai who in real story served Oda Nobunaga.
Source: Official Twitter Account
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