YASUKE - New Anime Series From Netflix - Gets Its First Full Trailer & New Artwork!

YASUKE - New Anime Series From Netflix - Gets Its First Full Trailer & New Artwork!

Netflix has released the first full trailer and new key art for Yasuke, the new anime based on the black Samurai, ahead of its launch later this week!

Netflix has released new key art and the first full trailer for Yasuke, their upcoming anime series based upon the "Black Samurai." The trailer is sure to excite anime fans, especially those fond of decapitations... I've included both below for your viewing pleasure!

Netflix also confirmed additional talent that are joining LaKeith Stanfield - Takehiro Hira, Maya Tanida, Ming-Na Wen, Paul Nakauchi, Darren Criss, Julie Marcus, William Christopher Stephens, Dia Frampton, Don Donahue, Amy Hill and Noshi Dalal.

Yasuke is set in a wor-torn feudal Japan that is filled with mechs and magic. The gretest ronin never known, Yasuke, struggles to maintain a peaceful existence after a past life of violence. When a local village becomes the center of social upheaval between warring daimyo, Yasuke must take up his sword once again and transport a mysterious child who is the target of dark forces and bloodthirsty warlords.

Yasuke is created by LeSean Thomas (Cannon Busters), who also serves as the executive producer and director, Japanese animation studio MAPPA (Attack on Titan: The Final SeasonJujutsu Kaisen), with director and animator Takeshi Koike (Lupin the Thrid: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine) being responsible for character design. Music is by none other  than Grammy Award-nominated artist Flying Lotus and award-winning actor LaKeith Stanfield serving as both executive producer and the voice of Yasuke.

Yasuke-Key-Art

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.

What did you think of the trailer?! Will you be watching Yasuke on Netflix this week? Sound off below!

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