Netflix Unveils Teaser Trailer and Teaser Art For YASUKE, All-New Original Anime by LeSean Thomas and Studio MAPPA
Starring and Executive Produced By LaKeith Stanfield, With Music by Flying Lotus
Releases Globally on April 29th, 2021
The tale is set in a war-torn feudal Japan filled with mechs and magic, the greatest ronin never known, Yasuke, struggles to maintain a peaceful existence after a past life of violence. But when a local village becomes the center of social upheaval between warring daimyo, Yasuke must take up his sword and transport a mysterious child who is the target of dark forces and bloodthirsty warlords.
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Release Date | April 29th, 2021
Yasuke is created by LeSean Thomas (Cannon Busters) who also serves as executive producer and director, revered Japanese animation studio MAPPA (Attack on Titan: The Final Season, Jujutsu Kaisen), with director and animator Takeshi Koike (Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine) responsible for character designs, music by Grammy Award-nominated artist Flying Lotus and award-winning actor LaKeith Stanfield serving as executive producer and the voice of Yasuke.
Additional staff announced today includes:
Chief Animation Director: Satoshi Iwataki
Chief Technical Director: Takeru Sato
Sub-character Design: Kenichi Shima
World Art Design & Art Settings: Minoru Nishida
Art Director: Junichi Higashi
Color Setting: Azusa Sasaki
3D CGI Director: Yuki Nomoto
Photography: Park Hyo-gyu
Editing: Mutsumi Takemiya
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