Yasuke is an upcoming anime series that is to release on Netflix. We have many anime series available on this platform, but Yasuke is expected to be a huge hit than others. Recently, a new trailer has been released for this series. The trailer tells a lot about the story. It is about a legendary samurai. It is a journey of him narrating how he struggles and rises to become a legendary samurai. As Netflix has already dropped the trailer, now the wait for the fans is on another level. The fans are excited to watch the series making a debut. People are more desperate to watch as directed by LeSean Thomas, who has been a part of many famous series like The Legend of Korra and The Boondocks. Let us go into the details of this upcoming original anime series, Yasuke.
Yasuke Trailer Released By Netflix
“A true warrior, above all else, prays for peace.” This dialogue from the trailer is winning everyone’s heart. It is about a black samurai living in Japan. The story revolves around Yasuke, who is known to be the legendary black samurai. He was once a boatman. When he acknowledged a little girl with mysterious power, he takes up the charge of his sword. Originally, it is about the first African samurai.
He is known to be one of the greatest ronin ever. The trailer is not too long. Although it is released two days before, it has gained almost 299K+ views. The trailer is available on YouTube. Apart from it, Netflix took it to Twitter to announce the trailer release and reveal the first look of the titular character.
Yasuke Release Date, Cast, and Story
This forthcoming series of Netflix is slated to be released on 29th April this year. Yasuke is not a long series, and hence, consists of only 6 episodes. Although, the episodes will be having a running time of about 30 minutes. Therefore Yasuke can be considered a short anime series, but the trailer has pretty much ensured that there will be a lot of action and fantasy in it.
One of the prominent figures that will be voicing the central character Yasuke is LaKeith Stanfield. He is known for his roles in Sorry to Bother You, Uncut Gems, The Photograph, and many other films. Stanfield has amazed the people worldwide with his work in Judas and the Black Messiah, who has already been nominated for the Academy Award six-time. Featuring Stanfield in Yasuke is driving the fans crazy. Moreover, he is also known for voicing cartoon characters.
Further, the other cast members have not been officially announced. Hence, we cannot give you all the accurate information about it at the moment.
After watching the trailer, it is quite sure that it is based on a samurai’s life who later on sets a history. It is a true story showcasing the life of the only black samurai of Japan. It is set in the time of feudal Japan. We will see the journey and help save the little child from supernatural powers and elements.
About the Series
Yasuke is based on the samurai’s life of the same name. LeSean Thomas is the creator, writer, and director of the show. Furthermore, he is serving as one of the producers along with Flying Lotus and LaKeith Stanfield. Stanfield is all set to the part of the anime series by playing the central character. MAPPA Studio will be providing the desired animation. The trailer has been successful till now and, we are expecting the show to be engaging.