The musician Flying lotus posted an update on Twitter stating that all six episodes of the original anime were produced by LeSean Thomas and the studies MAPPA, Yasukeserved as an "introduction to this project". He added: "We have big plans for Yasuke. This is just the beginning». In addition, the series was premiered through Netflix on April 2nd on a global scale.


  • Jun Soejima like Yasuke.
  • Takehiro hira like Oda Nobunaga.
  • Yoshiko Tamura like Saki.
  • Yoshiko Sakakibara like Yami no Daimyou.
  • Fusako Urabe like Natsumaru.
  • Shigeru Ushiyama like Abraham.
  • Yu Suzuki like Morisuke.
  • Eri Kitamura like Ishikawa.

Production team

  • LeSean Thomas ((Cannon buster) was responsible for producing and directing this original anime in the studios MAPPA.
  • Takeshi Koike ((Lupine III .: Chikemuri no Ishikawa Goemon, Redline) was responsible for the character design and the direction of animation.
  • Flying lotus ((Blade Runner: Black Out 2022, Mehr feat. Anderson .Paak) was responsible for the composition of the soundtrack and the executive production.

Yasuke synopsis

In the era of the Warring States, where mechanics and magic mingle, Yasuke, a wanderer who once withdrew from battle, takes up his sword again to protect a mysterious boy whose life is the target of an evil force. It is a fantasy-era drama that features an African samurai who served in the real-world story of Oda Nobunaga.

Fountain: Official Twitter account

© as Yasuke - ヤ ス ケ - 」MAPPA / Netflix


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