“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.“
Yasuke is a Netflix original anime series created by LeSean Thomas (Cannon Busters) and inspired by a true historical figure. The anime is produced by Studio MAPPA (Attack on Titan: The Final Season) with music by Flying Lotus. The voice of Yasuke will be brought to life by LaKeith Stanfield (Sorry to Bother You). The characters will be designed by anime legend Takeshi Koike.
Yasuke will be streaming on Netflix April 29th.